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05-15-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By hcgaloi

You can rent a truck from Home Depot. I think...

You can rent a truck from Home Depot. I think the rate is $20/hr
04-30-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By hcgaloi

That same ad was on OfferUp in 14 different...

That same ad was on OfferUp in 14 different cities. It was removed about 4 weeks ago
04-29-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,141
Posted By hcgaloi

Oh, boy.... I thought you were describing my...

Oh, boy.... I thought you were describing my city, San Diego, CA. You are fortunate to find ONE. I haven't found that ONE in my city yet ...

Cheers...
04-19-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By hcgaloi

I saw this over RoadBike Review, and tempting to...

I saw this over RoadBike Review, and tempting to get it..

https://forums.roadbikereview.com/components-wrenching/your-new-saddle-ready-367695.html
04-19-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 320,094
Posted By hcgaloi

Please tell us your age. 53 as of 2019 1....

Please tell us your age.
53 as of 2019

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
In order of preference:
1-Masciarelli Pitbull
2-Colnago EX-1 Evo
3-Cipollini RB800
4-Quintana Roo Seduza...
03-28-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By hcgaloi

I have an extreme protan color blindness...

I have an extreme protan color blindness condition. That is, I'm one level above people whom can only see grayscale. I can see three group of colors:
1) Red, brown, dark green are the same....
03-20-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By hcgaloi

Runstastic Road Bike Pro displays metrics and map...

Runstastic Road Bike Pro displays metrics and map in real time, and you can also view historical data after rides. An added feature is you can set voice announcement per time , distance, cadence...
03-19-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By hcgaloi

I use Runtastic Road Bike Pro ($4,99) and pair...

I use Runtastic Road Bike Pro ($4,99) and pair with SungDing BlueTooth cadence/speed sensor ($14 on Amazon).
03-12-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By hcgaloi

I use iPhone with: Runstastic RoadBike Pro app...

I use iPhone with:
Runstastic RoadBike Pro app ($4.99)
SunDing BlueTooth speed/cadence sensor (Amazon $14)
iPhone handlebar holder (Amazon $12)

Good luck
02-20-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,152
Posted By hcgaloi

I used Runtastic Roadbike Pro app ($4.99) on an...

I used Runtastic Roadbike Pro app ($4.99) on an iPhone and paired it with Sunding Bluetooth cadence and speed sensor (Amazon $14.99).
02-11-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By hcgaloi

I have recently took one to a Home Depot...

I have recently took one to a Home Depot (hardware section), and a person there help to pick out a replacement for me.

Good luck
01-16-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,013
Posted By hcgaloi

If you are near a Performance Bike store, it's a...

If you are near a Performance Bike store, it's a good opportunity to get a kit due to store closing.

Cheers
01-16-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By hcgaloi

Just want to share my experience. Last year...

Just want to share my experience.

Last year I built two road bikes from frame sets. Local bike shops quoted for complete Dura Ace 9100 (mechanical) groupset from $2,700 to $3,400. I purchased...
12-26-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By hcgaloi

You are missing a compression ring such as below ...

You are missing a compression ring such as below

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009ZN248E/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

make sure the one you get is the right size for your...
12-14-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By hcgaloi

Last update... I went to another bike shop, but...

Last update...
I went to another bike shop, but it didn't have the needed parts. So, I contacted FSA customer support, their response was amazingly quick. I have ordered the given part numbers.
...
12-10-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By hcgaloi

For an update, I went to two LBSes. First bike...

For an update, I went to two LBSes. First bike shop head mechanic recommended bearings replacement. He compared 3-4 bearings in stock with the originals i brought in. He sold me a couple and said...
12-10-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,590
Posted By hcgaloi

I'm a recreational rider, and I can only share...

I'm a recreational rider, and I can only share with you personal experience. I used to have hand numbness riding a local 20 miles loop at 14 mph and 80+/- cadence. After I switched to a carbon...
12-10-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By hcgaloi

FSA headset replacement?

Hello,
I bought a used Masciarelli Pitbull (2013 ?) road bike frameset, and the headset bearings needed to be replaced. The headset is FSA, and the bearing part numbers are MH-P08(o41.8x6.5x45),...
09-17-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By hcgaloi

If derailleur hanger is bent, you can buy Park...

If derailleur hanger is bent, you can buy Park Tool derailleur alignment for $71 on Amazon and fix it yourself.
...
09-05-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By hcgaloi

I bought SunDing Bluetooth speed/cadence sensor...

I bought SunDing Bluetooth speed/cadence sensor on Amazone around $12, one for each of my eight bikes. I paired it with Runstastic Road Bike Pro on the iPhone and had no issue.

Good luck
05-31-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By hcgaloi

I started out 5 miles with average speed ~8mph. ...

I started out 5 miles with average speed ~8mph. After a month of cycling every weekday, I increased to 10miles and ~10mph. Then, after 3 months, I've been riding 20 miles at ~14mph for almost 2...
05-17-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,517
Posted By hcgaloi

I use Runstastic Road Bike Pro on iPhone $4.99(?)...

I use Runstastic Road Bike Pro on iPhone $4.99(?) one time purchase, and I pair it with SunDing Bluetooth speed/cadance sensor ($13/amazon). I have multiple bikes, so I buy phone mounts and SunDings...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By hcgaloi

If the fork is the same color, and you can bring...

If the fork is the same color, and you can bring it to a Home Depot, they can match it for you. The last time I did it, I paid ~$10 for a quartz.

Good luck
03-23-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,542
Posted By hcgaloi

I buy all my cycling outfit using Wish app (iOS)...

I buy all my cycling outfit using Wish app (iOS) or wish.com. I wear size L (U.S.) and XL on Wish. I have found that the sizing charts is accurate and buy off of that.

I budget each outfit at...
03-23-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,542
Posted By hcgaloi

For me, I would rather spent $34 for an outfit on...

For me, I would rather spent $34 for an outfit on Wish than paying $150 for the exact same ones with %50 off at REI.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,499
Posted By hcgaloi

I'm a recreational rider with front left knee...

I'm a recreational rider with front left knee pain issue. I went in for a non-computerize bike fit. It helped reducing 70% of the pain. So, I'm considering a Retul fit ($450), and hope that it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-18, 02:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,478
Posted By hcgaloi

Last April and September, i was building two...

Last April and September, i was building two bikes from framesets. I did a price compare between mechanical Ultegra and DA from various online shop from Europe (ProBikeKit, Merlin, Ribble, etc.),...
03-15-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By hcgaloi

Thank you everyone for your kindness in sharing...

Thank you everyone for your kindness in sharing your experiences. I found another LBS that would do a "static" fit for $75. I'm contemplating giving it a try, and hope that my left knee pain issue...
03-15-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,176
Posted By hcgaloi

I use the Runstastic Road Bike Pro iPhone app...

I use the Runstastic Road Bike Pro iPhone app ($4.99), and pair it with SunDing bluetooth speed and cadence sensors (Amazon $14). I used to wear Wahoo heart rate monitor for a few months and I have...
03-08-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,622
Posted By hcgaloi

I made a mistake of buying 4 cheap stands which...

I made a mistake of buying 4 cheap stands which were not usable. But I still wanted to pay as little as possible, so I frequently checked Craigslist until a Spin doctor Pro G3 came up for $20. I'm...
03-07-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By hcgaloi

I had a "non-computerized" bike fit done. It...

I had a "non-computerized" bike fit done. It helped lowering my knee pain issue to a manageable level, but not total elimination. I'm contemplating on a Retul fitting ($450), but I'm not sure if it...
02-27-18, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,711
Posted By hcgaloi

I have been road cycling for about 1 1/2 year. ...

I have been road cycling for about 1 1/2 year. I ride about 20 miles a day on a mostly flat route with many twists and sharp turns. My avg cadence is 80 and speed is 14mph on light weight bikes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,340
Posted By hcgaloi

Here are the weights of my bikes: 1. 22.4...

Here are the weights of my bikes:

1. 22.4 lbs = Giant Fastroad aluminum hybrid, stock wheels, and Tiagra groupset
2. 18.6 lbs = Quintana Roos Seduza carbon TT, Alex 220 wheels, DA 7800 groupset...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-18, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,524
Posted By hcgaloi

In April, I built a Colnago CX-1 Evo from...

In April, I built a Colnago CX-1 Evo from frameset with brand new mechanical Dura Ace 9100 and a used Dura Ace C24 wheelset for much less. I bought groupset piece-by-piece from various online stores...
01-10-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,141
Posted By hcgaloi

I'm a complete newbie to cycling. I started road...

I'm a complete newbie to cycling. I started road cycling about 1 1/2. Last April, I built a Colnago CX 1 Evo from the frameset. I spent about 2 months buying pieces of Dura Ace 9100 groupset...
01-08-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By hcgaloi

I bought XCSOURCE SUNDING Bluetooth Bicycle Cycle...

I bought XCSOURCE SUNDING Bluetooth Bicycle Cycle Computer Cadence Sensor Speedometer on Amazon for eight of my bikes. It's on $14 and works well with Runtastic Road Bike Pro app on iPhone.
...
11-22-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By hcgaloi

I ordered twice in October, and each time it took...

I ordered twice in October, and each time it took about 10 days to delivered to California.

Good luck
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By hcgaloi

I bought all my cycling outfit on wish.com. It...

I bought all my cycling outfit on wish.com. It has an app for IOS, too. Everything is made and ship in China. The sizes are for Asian, but they have size charts for body simple conversions. ...
11-06-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By hcgaloi

Should I deflate tubular wheel in hot temperature?

Hello,

I'm a newbie to cycling. I keep bike in my car during working days, and I had two tires blew during hot summer days when inside of car temperature reaching beyond 100 degrees. After that...
11-06-17, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,501
Posted By hcgaloi

In April, I built a Colnago from a frameset. I...

In April, I built a Colnago from a frameset. I chose to go with mechanical Dura Ace 9100 groupset. It took me over two months to buy individual pieces from various online stores from Europe...
11-04-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By hcgaloi

Thank you everyone for your kindness in helping...

Thank you everyone for your kindness in helping out a newbie. Without your helps, it would be so much harder for me to build this bike. The total cost is almost $1800, but I have learned tremendously...
11-02-17, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,233
Posted By hcgaloi

Try nails supply stores. They sell a gallon for...

Try nails supply stores. They sell a gallon for around $3-$5.

good luck
10-31-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By hcgaloi

I've recently started cycling for fitness. After...

I've recently started cycling for fitness. After purchasing 8 different new and used bikes without any luck. So I decided to build one myself starting with a frame set.

In April, I got a good...
10-15-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By hcgaloi

In April I started to build an old Colnago from...

In April I started to build an old Colnago from frameset. Instead of buying a full Dura Ace groupset, I bought it piece-by-piece from various websites in the U.K. (I live in California). I waited...
09-29-17, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By hcgaloi

Thank you very much... :thumb: I didn't think of...

Thank you very much... :thumb: I didn't think of that. Luckily there is a distributor in my town. I'll give him a visit tomorrow.

CHeers....
09-28-17, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By hcgaloi

BB386Evo to 41mm (BB86) reducer?

Hello,

I got a Cipollini frameset from a friend and tried to build it up. The bottom bracket type is BB386Evo. It came with two plastic cups to reduce 46mm shell (386Evo) to 41mm diameter...
09-26-17, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By hcgaloi

I'm a newbie... After I posted the question, I...

I'm a newbie... After I posted the question, I looked at the frame again and saw 386 printed around the BB. So, it's BB386EVo.

I apologize for wasting your time.
09-26-17, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By hcgaloi

Is this BB30 or BB386EVO?

Hello,

I got a Cipollini RB800 frameset from a friend. The earlier models had BB30 and later models had BB386EVO. It has been too long and my friend doesn't remember what it was. Is there a way...
09-26-17, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By hcgaloi

Yes, after stop riding as a kid, I just get back...

Yes, after stop riding as a kid, I just get back into cycling. In that short amount of time, I have bought and tested 8 different bikes. I have made some newbie mistakes and got wrong bikes, but...
09-26-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By hcgaloi

Mixed match wheels (tubular/clincher)?

Hello,

I have been cycling for fitness about a year, and I ride between 20-30 miles on weekdays. The bike route is mostly flat with many sharp turns. I found a used Cipollini RB800 frameset and...
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