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08-09-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,656
Posted By BobsPoprad

My current collection is a Lemond cross, Cervelo...

My current collection is a Lemond cross, Cervelo road, Cannondale mtn, and a RANS recumbant. Want to get a fat tire.

So I say FIVE.
06-03-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By BobsPoprad

I was asking because my understanding of tubeless...

I was asking because my understanding of tubeless rims (apparently flawed) was that they were not interchangeable. I guess things have changed.

Anyway, thanks for the input.
06-01-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks. I wonder how tubeless ready tires work as...

Thanks. I wonder how tubeless ready tires work as a clincher? As good as a regular clincher?
05-28-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By BobsPoprad

Panaracer Gravelkings

I was looking at the Panaracer Gravelking SK or SK+, and depending on retailer are "tubeless ready, " or plain "tubeless." Anyone try the tubeless ready versions? Is it kinda like half good a two...
05-13-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By BobsPoprad

Ya. where I live, it's beer bottles and cans....

Ya. where I live, it's beer bottles and cans. It's their way of recycling.
05-13-20, 04:20 PM
05-13-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By BobsPoprad

Unless it is an obvious object, like a roofing...

Unless it is an obvious object, like a roofing nail (yes, a roofing nail), I always take the tube out so it is lined up with the tire. Then pump the daylights out of the tube. usually I fing the...
05-13-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Iride01, It worked! Thanks. I just have bar...

Iride01,

It worked! Thanks. I just have bar tape to put on. on a side note, The front shifter/derailleur worked fine. But I couldn't get the chain to quit rubbing. I'd forgotten about the...
05-10-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks! I am guessing I did NOT do that. At least...

Thanks! I am guessing I did NOT do that. At least not intentionally. I will give it a try.

Thanks again!
05-10-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By BobsPoprad

Yay! it looks like I will be trying it again. ...

Yay! it looks like I will be trying it again.

https://www.roadbikerider.com/tubed-bicycle-tire-seat-correctly/
05-10-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By BobsPoprad

It's called the bead line!! Found something on...

It's called the bead line!! Found something on it...reading it now.
05-10-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By BobsPoprad

my wheels are WTB 20-559, 537 ERD, whatever those...

my wheels are WTB 20-559, 537 ERD, whatever those numbers mean. I did get the Schwalbes on, and the tag says those are 50-559, 26x2.
Still wondering if they are completely seated.
05-10-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 13,112
Posted By BobsPoprad

Used to. Not anymore. Most, if not all, of the...

Used to. Not anymore. Most, if not all, of the reasons have been stated.
05-10-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Ok, so update. Finally got around to replacing...

Ok, so update. Finally got around to replacing cables. The fron is fine, the right/rear still doesn't shift. Is there only one way to feed the cable through the shifter? It doesn't shift at all now....
05-10-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By BobsPoprad

Ok, so finally got some new tires. Went with...

Ok, so finally got some new tires. Went with Schawlbe Marathon GT Tour. Is the the narrow ribbed section just above the bead supposed to be the same all the way around? After monkeying with the...
05-02-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,202
Posted By BobsPoprad

I have used Voler in the past, and they seem fine...

I have used Voler in the past, and they seem fine for the price. Having said that, I use DeSoto now. Not necessarily discount, very comfy.
04-30-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By BobsPoprad

WTB rims. Came with the bike. Cannondale F4...

WTB rims. Came with the bike. Cannondale F4 purchased 9-10 years ago. I'll take a look at those suggestions.
The tire jacks look interesting.
Thanks,
Bill
04-29-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By BobsPoprad

Found these. Although they wouldn't be any better...

Found these. Although they wouldn't be any better on gravel roads, might they mount better?

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/continental-contact-plus-city-reflex-tire-26?sg=501
04-29-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By BobsPoprad

Continental Town and Country

Ok, so it's getting close to the time to replace these tires. They seem to be decent tires. Good for pavement, suck on gravel.

I would like a nice mix type tire. Weight doesn't matter. Just want...
04-26-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,468
Posted By BobsPoprad

:lol:

:lol:
04-23-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By BobsPoprad

Tube size

Ok, I'm sure this has been beaten to death.

I just realized I have been riding with two spare tubes that were useless (valve had warn a hole in tube). Needless to say, I has been a while since I...
Forum: Introductions
04-16-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome from "up nort."

Welcome from "up nort."
Forum: Introductions
04-16-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome. :)

Welcome. :)
Forum: Introductions
04-16-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By BobsPoprad

I lived in Tucson for a couple of years. I REALLY...

I lived in Tucson for a couple of years. I REALLY miss the cycling down there. Nothing like the cool desert mornings.
Forum: Introductions
04-16-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome! It sounds like you have a lot to share.

Welcome! It sounds like you have a lot to share.
04-10-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks! I was very curious. I don't have one, so...

Thanks! I was very curious. I don't have one, so I guess I don't have to worry.
04-10-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Dang, so why is bikeman.com like $9 cheaper than...

Dang, so why is bikeman.com like $9 cheaper than Nashbar for the same product? I thought Nashbar was the bottom. No offense, Nashbar.
04-10-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Oh, in the second photo, what is the paper...

Oh, in the second photo, what is the paper looking stuff? Looks like it connects something. It goes from the top of the shifter all the way down. Both shifters have it. I lightly pulled on it, but it...
04-10-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Ok, here are a couple of pics. I basically...

Ok, here are a couple of pics. I basically stripped the bike of the rear shifter and brakes. Cables, etc. Cleaned out the shifter as best as possible, then lubed it up well. While holding it in my...
04-08-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Well, I just ordered Butt'r that I was running...

Well, I just ordered Butt'r that I was running low on. Planning on looking at it in the stand this weekend.

Thanks.
04-08-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

It does shift all the way up...I shifted while...

It does shift all the way up...I shifted while pulling the cable along the down tube. I have my cart ready at Nashbar...but I think I will put it up on the stand tomorrow after work. I am not riding...
04-08-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Here are some pics... ...

Here are some pics...
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200408_164535_d768698c011393cb0b7340a3179ebb90c5ebdb4c.jpg...
04-08-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

So I went out to garage...and my bike has center...

So I went out to garage...and my bike has center pull Avid Shorty brakes...the new Sora has the internal route for the cables/housing. The Tiagra is the old Shimano Flight deck, so shift cables are...
04-08-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By BobsPoprad

Tyrion, thanks for the video. I might be needing...

Tyrion, thanks for the video. I might be needing this soon.
04-08-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Thanks...I haven't had time to put it on the...

Thanks...I haven't had time to put it on the stand. I guess if I take it somewhat apart, no harm done if I have to replace.
04-08-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By BobsPoprad

Replacing shifters?

My right 9 speed Tiagra shifter is missing...as in it will shift down the cog, just not back up. It isn't catching on anything when shifting. Really sucked the other day. Made me finish my ride in a...
03-29-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By BobsPoprad

I'm jealous. Used to live in Tucson. Now I wait...

I'm jealous. Used to live in Tucson. Now I wait for months for nice weather.
03-29-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25,417
Views: 2,507,883
Posted By BobsPoprad

15.5 miles on a mtn bike. Temp was 36 F, but...

15.5 miles on a mtn bike. Temp was 36 F, but with a 10-12 mph north wind. But yesterday and today were my first rides of the year, so I won't complain!
03-29-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,315
Posted By BobsPoprad

I think Marcus Aurelius said something...

I think Marcus Aurelius said something similar:thumb:
03-29-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By BobsPoprad

WAS going to paint. When the announcements came...

WAS going to paint. When the announcements came out about distance learning, we went out and bought gallons of paint, brushes, sand paper, etc...Turns out our elementary school is providing daycare...
03-25-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By BobsPoprad

Been there done that. On both a bike and a horse!

Been there done that. On both a bike and a horse!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 156,379
Posted By BobsPoprad

I'm in love with all of 'em.

I'm in love with all of 'em.
03-23-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By BobsPoprad

Cannondale F4 head shock

This is hard to describe, but when I go over a bump in the road, I get a knock. Almost like the headshock is bottoming out. Doesn't seem to make a difference how much air is in the shock. Is there...
Forum: Introductions
03-23-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome! Winter riding takes guts. Keep it up.

Welcome! Winter riding takes guts. Keep it up.
Forum: Introductions
03-23-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,715
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome! I used to be into road riding big time....

Welcome! I used to be into road riding big time. I have grown to appreciate the mtn bike. Mainly gravel roads. I have a "puncture proof" slick so I can ride on the pavement, then veer off to country...
Forum: Introductions
03-23-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome! You have some absolutely beautiful...

Welcome! You have some absolutely beautiful riding in the SW part of your state!
Forum: Introductions
03-23-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By BobsPoprad

:lol: The wind is just the poor man's hill!

:lol:
The wind is just the poor man's hill!
03-22-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,578
Posted By BobsPoprad

On my main ride, I'm pretty sure the left and...

On my main ride, I'm pretty sure the left and right are slightly different:eek:
03-22-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By BobsPoprad

Like BassmanBob, I am wearing my regular glasses....

Like BassmanBob, I am wearing my regular glasses. I did splurge. Progressive, transition, etc. Costly, but I don't have a second pair of sunglasses.
Forum: Introductions
03-22-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome! Back in the day, like many moons ago, I...

Welcome! Back in the day, like many moons ago, I lived in Tucson. Tour de Tucson, Tour of the Tucson Mountains. Riding up Mt. Lemmon. Lots of memories.
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