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06-03-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 110
Posted By Mad Honk

Wesley, Have you overhauled the BB recently? If...

Wesley,
Have you overhauled the BB recently? If so you may have re-inserted the spindle in backwards? That could change the chain line by a few MM and get you to the point you are. It sometimes is...
06-03-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 110
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Besides the mentioned issue of chain line (rings...

Besides the mentioned issue of chain line (rings too far out from freewheel centerline) there's the lesser issue of in proper cable routing through the BB cable guides. The frt shift cable needs to...
06-03-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 898
Posted By pdlamb

My (warped) mind keeps coming up with some truly...

My (warped) mind keeps coming up with some truly snarky responses to some inane threads. Examples:

Recommend some bike shorts: OK, I recommend you wear bike shorts when you ride a bike.
...
06-03-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 898
Posted By dedhed

I can see some of you are kind of new around here.

I can see some of you are kind of new around here.
06-03-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 898
Posted By indyfabz

I highly recommend reading ďBlinkĒ, by Malcom...

I highly recommend reading ďBlinkĒ, by Malcom Gladwell.

Now excuse me. I have to add water to my hydraulic brake lines. :innocent::)
06-03-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By HeyItsSara

I found that my stuff molded because it didn't...

I found that my stuff molded because it didn't air dry properly. I live in a small NYC apt. I dry everything in the dryer with a few towels. thankfully I have ten tons of stuff so everything is...
06-03-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 898
Posted By DMC707

Dial it up to 400 and Drope the Hamer (still...

Dial it up to 400 and Drope the Hamer (still funny after all these years :roflmao2:)
06-03-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 898
Posted By indyfabz

IMO, I think some of what you are seeing are...

IMO, I think some of what you are seeing are non-serious responses to the trolls who are allowed to ply their trade on this site because they tiptoe inside the boundaries of the rules and create site...
06-03-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 635
Posted By indyfabz

Itís a sign of the times.

Itís a sign of the times.
06-03-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By daveton

Weight of rider over rear tire. I was a little...

Weight of rider over rear tire. I was a little confused as to the front tire pressure differential.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,723
Posted By guadzilla

Sir, the C&V forum is over there.... thank you...

Sir, the C&V forum is over there.... thank you for stopping by.
06-02-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 635
Posted By hillyman

I've said many times we should all learn to work...

I've said many times we should all learn to work on our own bikes. I now wish to retract that statement.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By mcspeed

shelbyfv I should trust my instincts 7 years is a...

shelbyfv I should trust my instincts 7 years is a long time to wear out parts. I slammed the stem on my roubaix the moment I got it, but it still feels a bit tall in front.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By abshipp

The only black R700 I can find is the 1994 model...

The only black R700 I can find is the 1994 model (https://vintagecannondale.com/year/1994/1994.pdf), but even then the logos don't completely match so I'm not exactly sure. Assuming it is a 1994:
...
06-01-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By August West

I just mounted a pair last week on my November...

I just mounted a pair last week on my November rgc36 CF wheels and once I figured out the technique I was surprised how easy it was.

Originally I figured I would just muscle them on by hand but it...
06-01-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By Batstar

Kool Stop tire bead jack works like a charm for...

Kool Stop tire bead jack works like a charm for me.

https://www.amazon.com/Kool-Stop-Tire-Bead-Jack/dp/B089B5718Q
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By mcspeed

yeah I'm having a hard time getting over the fact...

yeah I'm having a hard time getting over the fact that it's a 7yr old used bike Tacoenthusiast WhyFi
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By WhyFi

It might be a really killer-spec, lightweight...

It might be a really killer-spec, lightweight bike.

...but I'd still have a hard time paying that much for a 7-year-old bike with 10-speed SRAM.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By popeye

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By noodle soup

Yes, but there's no need for all that goop on the...

Yes, but there's no need for all that goop on the outer surfaces. Wipe it off so it doesn't collect dust.
06-01-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,486
Posted By Reynolds

A device that can be called gauge, gage or guage...

A device that can be called gauge, gage or guage can't be reliable.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By Racing Dan

The bike myth the WONT die. It never fails :-) ...

The bike myth the WONT die. It never fails :-)

Its NOT cosmoline. Bike chains are ready to use out of box. You think Giant or your LBS washes 50 mio chains a year in solvent?
06-01-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 646
Posted By dedhed

New, unopened tubes of cement can & will dry...

New, unopened tubes of cement can & will dry out.
05-31-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By chobbs77

The derailleur was for my 1987 Peugeot Triathlon....

The derailleur was for my 1987 Peugeot Triathlon. I asked the question about the cassette since I found this Trek bike for $60. I figured that the Trek would be a better bike to upgrade to current...
05-31-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By dedhed

More important Rule of thumb - make sure it's...

More important Rule of thumb - make sure it's long enough in the big/big so you don't rip your derailleur apart and stuff it into your wheel.
05-31-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Ruffles92

It isnt touching the seat tube in the picture, I...

It isnt touching the seat tube in the picture, I just took it out a little to show where it ends up at the seat tube.
05-31-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 406
Posted By dsaul

The GRX will definitely work without changing the...

The GRX will definitely work without changing the bottom bracket, but you may need to change the front derailleur because the chainrings are 2.5mm further out. The FSA is supposed to work with the...
05-30-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By chobbs77

I think I understand what I need to do know. My...

I think I understand what I need to do know. My shifters and cassette have to be the same speed to be compatible. So I cannot use a 9 speed shifter with a 7 speed cassette, is that correct?
05-30-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By Leinster

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/7c367808_8af4_4329_aaaf_16eaef3044fa_0a0409d71ee86558ececbb6eb4fb519cc38cb89e.jpeg

Can you tell which finger this is?
05-29-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By Strange

If riding your bike lowers your excitability...

If riding your bike lowers your excitability threshold and your inhibitions do at least one of the following things: learn and practice anger management techniques and/or stop riding. There are a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,901
Posted By indyfabz

Received my trophy ti spork today. Going to box...

Received my trophy ti spork today. Going to box it up and entomb it in the plastic storage bin that holds a lot of my bike touring do dads.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,901
Posted By indyfabz

wut BTW... Your welds remind me of a woman...

wut

BTW... Your welds remind me of a woman in a beautiful, right dress with bulging panty lines showing.
05-28-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 932
Posted By chaadster

Because you donít provide even a single example...

Because you donít provide even a single example to support your view, I can only assume thatís just a *feeling* you have, nothing based on reality.
05-28-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,621
Posted By Camilo

The cap is just one part of the pro kit I wear ...

The cap is just one part of the pro kit I wear

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/540x640/red_plaid_earflap_hat_186189_14a1e29d3d714606e2eb5f3301d7d8128c02737b.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,901
Posted By DrIsotope

While I understand that everybody has their own...

While I understand that everybody has their own reasons and methods for doing things, this thread is nonetheless mind-boggling. Favorite bike ever but just 5k miles on it? I rode my first bike until...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,437
Posted By justonwo

I have coached dozens of high school kids, some...

I have coached dozens of high school kids, some of whom have nearly no bike skills at the start of the season, through the process of handling their bike, getting fit, and finally racing MTBs. Iím...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:18 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,901
Posted By SalsaShark

This entire excercise is strange and confusing. ...

This entire excercise is strange and confusing. If you want to keep a "trophy bike" why would you disassemble it and package it away where you cannot admire it? Why not mount it on the wall or a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 07:44 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,455
Posted By WhyFi

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
05-28-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 521
Posted By TakingMyTime

After every third ride. Doesn't everyone?

After every third ride. Doesn't everyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,006
Posted By lykbutta

Sounds good man.

Sounds good man.
05-28-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 521
Posted By mrrabbit

There are three levels for polish for stainless...

There are three levels for polish for stainless steel spokes:

no polish
semi-polished
polished

CN and Wheelsmith by default do polished.

But I've had CN do semi-polish for me in the past.
05-28-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 521
Posted By HillRider

I know we are all bored now but I hope I never...

I know we are all bored now but I hope I never get THAT bored. :rolleyes:
05-28-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 521
Posted By Bill Kapaun

It's the kind of thing that makes me put you on...

It's the kind of thing that makes me put you on my ignore list.
Do something useful for somebody instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By yarbrough462

Correct. Always best to read the DMs. The two...

Correct. Always best to read the DMs. The two link method will result in too short a chain on the new Shimano 12 speed MTB groups. Made that mistake the expensive way...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Iride01

Shimano gives very specific information in their...

Shimano gives very specific information in their DM's for sizing chains. 1x, 2x and 3x can be different procedures depending on the group. I'd think SRAM has similar info published too.

Typically...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,455
Posted By guadzilla

OP, i see you have a new name. What is Eagle...

OP, i see you have a new name. What is Eagle Sand Cycling?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By InvertedMP

Ok so avoid the RD pulleys, go big and big, wrap...

Ok so avoid the RD pulleys, go big and big, wrap the chain and add two links basically...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By WhyFi

Are you talking about a floor pump for home use...

Are you talking about a floor pump for home use or are you talking about a mini-pump for use in the event of a flat during a ride?

Most floor pumps that you'd find at a bike shop will reach 8 bar...
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