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09-03-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,059
Posted By hrdknox1

Team Ineos may be finished with their reign of...

Team Ineos may be finished with their reign of consecutive Tour winners. We will know for sure after stage 21.
09-03-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 508
Posted By hrdknox1

Depending on how far and hard you ride, your...

Depending on how far and hard you ride, your sweat odor should overpower it.
09-03-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By hrdknox1

Sagan is neither a pure sprinter or a pure...

Sagan is neither a pure sprinter or a pure climber. He can do both very well, but it takes an ideal situation of these components for him to win.
09-03-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By hrdknox1

I like watching it on Eurosport with commentators...

I like watching it on Eurosport with commentators Sean Kelly and Carlton Kirby. Fewer and shorter commercial breaks.
I dislike listening on NBCSN to which rider the commentators have picked to...
09-03-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By hrdknox1

Certainly goggles cover a larger area of your...

Certainly goggles cover a larger area of your face and could provide more safety, but probably fog up more.
09-03-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By hrdknox1

Cycling goggles

It seems that the latest fashion in cycling eyewear are goggles. A year ago I saw Peter Sagan wearing them. Now in this year’s Tour quite a few riders are sporting them. I don’t like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By hrdknox1

Even helmets are in matte finish. I can’t see a...

Even helmets are in matte finish. I can’t see a reason for them being matte other than to market something new. So if you have a matte bike, you should match with matte wheels and matte helmet....I...
09-02-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By hrdknox1

Subscribe to a streaming service. I use...

Subscribe to a streaming service. I use Cyberstreamz. It offers NBCSN, Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 which show a good amount of every stage of the Tour. If you miss the morning broadcast, it is on...
08-30-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By hrdknox1

I would think not. The chainline is narrower on...

I would think not. The chainline is narrower on the 12 speed. SRAM states their 12 speed crankset has a 45 mm chainline, and their 11 speed crankset has a 45.5 mm chainline. The .5 mm difference...
08-30-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By hrdknox1

I would say the fact that they have won seven of...

I would say the fact that they have won seven of the last eight Tour de France's, and have the money to bring in the best riders.
08-28-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By hrdknox1

Depending on the geometry of the bike the wheel...

Depending on the geometry of the bike the wheel might not go on with the tire inflated. There might be too little a space between the seatstay and tire to get the wheel far enough forward to slip...
08-28-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By hrdknox1

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 show all the...

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 show all the professional races and tours. Cyberstreamz, which is a paid streaming service, offers these channels at a very reasonable cost.
08-28-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By hrdknox1

I bought a Hylix carbon fork from Asia on ebay...

I bought a Hylix carbon fork from Asia on ebay for my 2014 Pinarello Dogma. I purchased it because it looked and claimed to be the exact fork for that bike. I could not see any difference between it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 813
Posted By hrdknox1

My team recently switched kits to an American...

My team recently switched kits to an American manufacturer (Verge) and the jersey's have full zippers with the slider on the left side. Our team has worn kits from different manufacturers over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By hrdknox1

Interesting how the matte look has caught on with...

Interesting how the matte look has caught on with bikes, but not with cars. Most prefer a shiny car to a dull one....I certainly do.
08-28-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By hrdknox1

Read the original post. An understanding of the...

Read the original post. An understanding of the word, "Perhaps", is important here.
08-27-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By hrdknox1

They are the top team and have not switched over...

They are the top team and have not switched over to disc. Obviously they are doing what they feel is best to win, including taking into account that the Mavic universal support vehicles only carry...
08-26-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By hrdknox1

Rim brakes for Team Ineos

Perhaps rim brakes are making a resurgence. Team Ineos, now Team Ineos Grenadier, will ride Pinarello F12 Dogma‘s with rim brakes in this year’s Tour de France. The Team edition bike will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By hrdknox1

Same here. Only Shimano blue cleats....last...

Same here. Only Shimano blue cleats....last 10,000 miles. I get them off ebay.
08-03-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By hrdknox1

I use Tufo tape. It glues the tire so well that...

I use Tufo tape. It glues the tire so well that it is difficult to get the tire off. For this reason I have bought Effetto Mariposa Carogna tape. I haven’t had to use it, but heard it makes...
08-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By hrdknox1

Wholesale price. U.S. price is retail. They’re...

Wholesale price. U.S. price is retail. They’re made in Taiwan.
07-05-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By hrdknox1

The same, 2 oz.

The same, 2 oz.
07-05-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By hrdknox1

Orange Seal ...

Orange Seal


https://shop.orangeseal.com/collections/all
07-03-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By hrdknox1

Most likely the cable is sticking inside the...

Most likely the cable is sticking inside the housing. Remove the cable, then clean it or replace it.
Forum: Introductions
07-03-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By hrdknox1

Warning! You may get addicted like many of us.

Warning! You may get addicted like many of us.
07-03-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,678
Posted By hrdknox1

You can just change the bearings if they are...

You can just change the bearings if they are separate from the bottom bracket.
07-03-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,678
Posted By hrdknox1

Since the sound is not constant, I would think it...

Since the sound is not constant, I would think it is coming from the bottom bracket bearings. Change your bottom bracket, as someone else mentioned.
07-03-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By hrdknox1

Add my post, "Lengthening a Steerer...

Add my post, "Lengthening a Steerer Tube"
07-03-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By hrdknox1

Yeah I think it is pretty good without using new...

Yeah I think it is pretty good without using new tape. I'll take your suggestion to test how hard it is to remove the tire.
07-03-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By hrdknox1

Could be leaking from the valve core if you...

Could be leaking from the valve core if you didn't submerge that.
07-03-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By hrdknox1

Tubular tire tape

I pulled my tubular tire from the rim to insert a valve extender. The tufo tape on the tire is still tacky. Is mounting the tire with the tape ok, or should I put new tape on?
06-24-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By hrdknox1

Good info.

Good info.
06-24-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By hrdknox1

I would think waxing would give it more sheen,...

I would think waxing would give it more sheen, but maybe not enough to look glossy. May try it though.
06-24-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By hrdknox1

I thought about doing that, but wasn't sure if it...

I thought about doing that, but wasn't sure if it would achieve the desired affect.
06-23-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By hrdknox1

Matte to Glossy

What is the best way to paint a matte finish glossy?
06-22-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,169
Posted By hrdknox1

I agree, that aluminum and set pins would have...

I agree, that aluminum and set pins would have worked. Oh well.
06-21-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,169
Posted By hrdknox1

Yeah, there was a lot of opinions on whether my...

Yeah, there was a lot of opinions on whether my method would work. I wanted to be responsible in reporting the outcome so others can avoid what happened to me, or worse.
I have taken your...
06-20-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,169
Posted By hrdknox1

Ebay fork wouldn't fit, and I couldn't find one...

Ebay fork wouldn't fit, and I couldn't find one that would.
06-20-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,169
Posted By hrdknox1

Yep, The Home Depot.

Yep, The Home Depot.
06-20-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,169
Posted By hrdknox1

The wood dowel snapped and I crashed descending...

The wood dowel snapped and I crashed descending at a high speed. Fortunately this catastrophy resulted in only road rash and soreness for me, but it could have been much worse. Obviously the stress...
06-13-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By hrdknox1

I use DEP degreaser in a Park Tool Chaincleaner,...

I use DEP degreaser in a Park Tool Chaincleaner, wait until the chain is dry, then lube it with DuPont Teflon Dry ChainSaver
Forum: Foo
06-13-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By hrdknox1

I have my phone set to “Do Not Disturb” with the...

I have my phone set to “Do Not Disturb” with the custom setting to only allow calls from Contacts. My phone will ring only if you are in my Contacts. Spam and other callers are allowed to leave a...
06-13-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,747
Posted By hrdknox1

I don’t use a torque wrench. I tightened by feel...

I don’t use a torque wrench. I tightened by feel on my carbon bikes and have never had an issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,830
Posted By hrdknox1

The difference in weight between the Domane and...

The difference in weight between the Domane and the Emonda are negligible. I don't think that you'll be able to feel you are climbing any easier on the Emonda than on the Domane. For a second bike I...
06-11-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By hrdknox1

Advice on shaving

Don't shave the hair on your buttocks. It will make it more vulnerable to friction from your shorts and saddle, and you'll get saddle sores even with the help of chamois cream. I made the mistake...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,132
Posted By hrdknox1

No tricks up my sleeve....just an incomplete...

No tricks up my sleeve....just an incomplete sentence....Lol!! The sentence should have ended with "after removing the wheel".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,132
Posted By hrdknox1

I shift into the smallest cog, and then stand...

I shift into the smallest cog, and then stand behind the bike to remove the wheel. I usually ride in a group so there is always someone to hold the bike. When I am solo I lay it down on the...
06-06-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By hrdknox1

Nothing wrong with power washing a bike. Even at...

Nothing wrong with power washing a bike. Even at 3500 psi I don't think that it will remove the paint. I would just be cautious with the amount of pressure.
06-06-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,403
Posted By hrdknox1

It's thinking like this that is the root of the...

It's thinking like this that is the root of the problem. Fortunately the greater majority of people are good and don't think this way. I applaud Fuji for taking a stance against police brutality.
06-06-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,428
Posted By hrdknox1

A bell is better because some people interpret...

A bell is better because some people interpret "on your left" to mean move left.
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