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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Psimet2001

There's 2 different inserts. There is also a...

There's 2 different inserts. There is also a (round) hard clamping mount that is available. If you can't get one of those to work then honestly just tape it in place until you can find something...
07-01-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Trek world cup cx cancelled as well

Trek world cup cx cancelled as well
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,295
Posted By Psimet2001

Thanks Gary. I don't want to see it but I think i...

Thanks Gary. I don't want to see it but I think i actually needed to see that. Thanks for sharing it. Hope you and the family are well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,295
Posted By Psimet2001

I woke up to a text about it when the news broke....

I woke up to a text about it when the news broke. Like everyone else I spent tons of time trading quips with Peter both here and on Facebook. I had spoken to him over the phone as well. Like most...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Psimet2001

They should last forever - If you never ride...

They should last forever - If you never ride them.

All rim brake rims are a wear component. Use and conditions can reduce or accelerate wear.

They last long enough otherwise there'd be 10,000...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,353
Posted By Psimet2001

I've said it many times and I stand by it - we...

I've said it many times and I stand by it - we will see the return of triples.

Also this is just a patent. I wouldn't hold your breath.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,876
Posted By Psimet2001

With how busy all our shops are nowadays I'm...

With how busy all our shops are nowadays I'm amazed if anyone in the industry can still get any rides in.

I have a lot of riders on the team at this point who are choosing not training, riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,876
Posted By Psimet2001

Seriously... I've been out on it once since this...

Seriously... I've been out on it once since this originally happened and that was 6 months ago based on the thread start date. That was like a week or two ago but I walked by the bike today and put...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Psimet2001

1. 650C 2. 130 is still a modern rear spacing....

1. 650C
2. 130 is still a modern rear spacing. It came out for 8 speed around 1989-1990ish. 7sd (with a 4mm spacer), 8, 9, 10 and 11 will all run in a 130 OLD.
3. BSA= the thread standard for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,876
Posted By Psimet2001

I know, right. That or ride it more. *shrug* ...

I know, right. That or ride it more. *shrug*

Will take the money all day to set that up for others but will always prefer riding with a tube for myself.
06-04-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Nice to drop in and see the old names. UMD had a...

Nice to drop in and see the old names. UMD had a post on facebook not too long ago that brought a lot of us out. He waxed slightly nostalgic about bikeforums. Fun stuff.

I remembered the whole...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,071
Posted By Psimet2001

Ride with a tube. I personally have had more...

Ride with a tube. I personally have had more situations requiring a tube while using tubeless than I have had using tubes over the last 3 years (1).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Psimet2001

If you're looking for aluminum I can usually...

If you're looking for aluminum I can usually still get rims in 650. Most other wheel builders can as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Psimet2001

650 rim brake? ebay. Cross your fingers.

650 rim brake? ebay.

Cross your fingers.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,876
Posted By Psimet2001

Thanks for the bump - new tire and nothing but...

Thanks for the bump - new tire and nothing but problems. Really a massive PITA when all I want to do is grab the bike and go riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Psimet2001

Did a video on it I believe - Think it's this...

Did a video on it I believe - Think it's this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JPql3Rakkw
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Psimet2001

Cable issue. Many Shimano cables will fray at the...

Cable issue. Many Shimano cables will fray at the end by the shifter. Sounds like you have a rats nest in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,639
Posted By Psimet2001

As a shop I will mark any post before I move it...

As a shop I will mark any post before I move it and will move it back afterwards. I usually only move it if I have to. There are occasions where it slips my mind to move it back. No ill will intended...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 768
Posted By Psimet2001

I've seen all sorts of issues over the years but...

I've seen all sorts of issues over the years but usually basic ones.

This one in particular I have seen on one unit I got new last fall for a customer. Bladder seal was folded under the reservoir...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By Psimet2001

Not well as all. They are ending acute care ready...

Not well as all. They are ending acute care ready to put her on hospice. We are having her transported back up to Indy so family can come visit. They are saying 4-6 weeks. Life is life. Thank you for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By Psimet2001

I hang bikes in the shop as storage before and...

I hang bikes in the shop as storage before and after repair. By hanging I mean I have single hooks on the wall or above me. I hang one wheel by the hook and let the bike dangle.

Hydraulic bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah... not unusual. Install and ride. if it...

Yeah... not unusual. Install and ride. if it holds air it's working.
04-24-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

My wife is getting actual calls from patients...

My wife is getting actual calls from patients this morning asking if it is OK to gargle Clorox.

The day can only get better.
04-18-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah... pretty sure nothing on that list is going...

Yeah... pretty sure nothing on that list is going to happen this year except for Cross nationals. In December and here outside Chicago. It will be a go.
04-15-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

We had our monthly call in meeting last night for...

We had our monthly call in meeting last night for the USA Cycling LA I am President of. I sent around emails beforehand to see if there was even a point. Everyone said we should. It felt like a...
04-14-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Looks like cross may be coming into question now...

Looks like cross may be coming into question now as well. At least early season cross.
04-13-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Almost all of our local races have just outright...

Almost all of our local races have just outright cancelled. The large series like ToAD and the Intelligentsia Cup are trying to figure out what they are going to do. Gravel events seem to be...
04-13-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

I gotta be honest - we officially cancelled our...

I gotta be honest - we officially cancelled our crit when the last announcement was made public. I was actually kind of happy. I am seeing that in a lot of promoters. With numbers being what they...
04-13-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Like I posted a while back - my wife's hospital...

Like I posted a while back - my wife's hospital stopped tested except for people being actively admitted and/or staff who have known exposure. Scores of patients have been "seen" and told they may...
04-08-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

They've been on again and off again with shutting...

They've been on again and off again with shutting my wife's facility down. She runs an immediate care facility. They keep wanting to close one and move the staff to the hospital. First she was going...
03-31-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,926
Posted By Psimet2001

I'm hard to find on there. User name is: P. SIMET...

I'm hard to find on there. User name is: P. SIMET

I ride when I have time. I ride with no purpose other than to ride. If there's a meetup I might pop on. We have been trying to have meetups every...
03-30-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Ugh. Sucks. People just don't understand...

Ugh. Sucks.

People just don't understand the numbers. I was messing around with conservative scenarios with the best numbers I could find a while back and was coming up with something like 3...
03-30-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,290
Posted By Psimet2001

The point is that people HAVE to go to a grocery...

The point is that people HAVE to go to a grocery store to get food to survive. They DON'T have to go on a "long" bike ride to survive.

Ride outside if you insist but this is Chicago so I'll go out...
03-30-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Snake Alley and the rest of the Quad Cities...

Snake Alley and the rest of the Quad Cities memorial Day classics have officially cancelled. The rest of the races in May have cancelled except for mine which is scheduled for May 17. Village doesn't...
03-27-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

I'm sure having to re-buy all those drugs for...

I'm sure having to re-buy all those drugs for Tokyo for the following year as this year's will no doubt be expired won't exactly help... :D
03-27-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Call covered everything we got notices on earlier...

Call covered everything we got notices on earlier yesterday regarding the layoffs and furloughs. 40% of all staff. The rest took pay cuts. Supposedly everyone.

They wouldn't seem to budge on the...
03-27-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Ugh... on the USA Cycling LA call. *blerg*

Ugh... on the USA Cycling LA call. *blerg*
03-25-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Yeah I hate to say it but I am actually...

Yeah I hate to say it but I am actually preferring this distancing. Enough that I almost get subconsciously offended when people actually come in to the shop. Even friends.
03-25-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

Sorry I'm popping in. Looking for a semi-neutral...

Sorry I'm popping in. Looking for a semi-neutral place to complain.

I'm open. I'm "essential" as are all other bike shops in the state. In the city there are a lot of people who use bikes as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Psimet2001

...and HR over time and afterwards tells you...

...and HR over time and afterwards tells you whether you were right or wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Psimet2001

HR is a better indicator of how your body is...

HR is a better indicator of how your body is doing. Power is an indicator of how your training is going. Using both together you can use one to help explain the other.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,383
Posted By Psimet2001

I knew someone was going to do that. I didn't say...

I knew someone was going to do that. I didn't say I was descending....just coasting.... and I'm very out of shape. :D

Started to notice it a few years back on longer rides. I would just fatigue.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,383
Posted By Psimet2001

Right foot forward. I have noticed in the last...

Right foot forward. I have noticed in the last few years I do this enough that I find I am tiring that foot and calf out for hold that position so much (I find I press down on the forward foot a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By Psimet2001

Those batteries are backwards compatible to every...

Those batteries are backwards compatible to every etube generation though aren't they? meaning everything but first gen Dura Ace di2
03-12-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,438
Posted By Psimet2001

From Lamp

From Lamp
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By Psimet2001

This Brian guy got a bad rap. My apologies. He...

This Brian guy got a bad rap. My apologies. He should probably be released. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Psimet2001

You're looking for road wheels - 700C rim brake.

You're looking for road wheels - 700C rim brake.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By Psimet2001

This. Brian is in the battery. Won't know what...

This. Brian is in the battery. Won't know what you can or can't do until you set up the app and see what you can customize. It's en ever-changing landscape with Shimano.
03-03-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,774
Posted By Psimet2001

We have EXACTLY the same issue. Chicago. Gravel...

We have EXACTLY the same issue. Chicago. Gravel has already started. Road (crit) season starts in like 2 weeks. Runs every weekend from then through first weekend in June.

June is given over to...
03-03-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,680
Posted By Psimet2001

I've seen both. I have seen races or fields that...

I've seen both. I have seen races or fields that were allowed to do whatever they wanted and I have seen riders DQ'd and pulled from the field while still out on course for riding on the line and not...
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