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10-02-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,671
Posted By KLiNCK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hNIX7V21pU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hNIX7V21pU
09-22-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By KLiNCK

I've bought the Continental Ultra Sport II 27 x 1...

I've bought the Continental Ultra Sport II 27 x 1 1/4" Wire Bead Tire from MEC (https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5004-046/Ultra-Sport-II-27-x-1-1-4%22-Wire-Tire) before. Nice tire. Not a bad price at...
08-15-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By KLiNCK

I'd concentrate on getting my health back first! ...

I'd concentrate on getting my health back first!
You can "aim" for the 35 miler (in less than 3 weeks...),
but I wouldn't push myself too hard if I was taking anti-biotics.
Lyme disease is...
07-23-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,080
Posted By KLiNCK

I think after 23 years I'd be looking for a brand...

I think after 23 years I'd be looking for a brand new saddle...
Transfer width/profile and length measurements, from old to new, and be amazed at how much saddle material, ergonomic and construction...
07-21-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By KLiNCK

It might be “up and running” but that pedal/wheel...

It might be “up and running” but that pedal/wheel overlap is an accident waiting to happen. YRMV.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,096
Posted By KLiNCK

I’d also check/clean/lube/tighten seat post,...

I’d also check/clean/lube/tighten seat post, saddle rails, pedals, cleats, stem and steering head before I started replacing parts. At 500 miles things are just "bedding in" adjustments at this time...
07-19-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By KLiNCK

^ This! This!

^ This! This!
07-17-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,730
Posted By KLiNCK

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Fig Newtons work well for me.
07-16-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By KLiNCK

Yep, time for a new tire. Put the new one on the...

Yep, time for a new tire. Put the new one on the front and rotate the older tire to the rear wheel.
Best practice to always have the “freshest” rubber on the front.
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,169
Posted By KLiNCK

They killed him because he forgot his password?...

They killed him because he forgot his password? And he invented the system? Seems harsh. Whenever I’ve messed up, more than 5 attempts, they just tell me to try again in 10 minutes. 😀
07-13-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By KLiNCK

Very nice. Congrats! There is nothing better than...

Very nice. Congrats! There is nothing better than new bike day!
07-05-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By KLiNCK

Perhaps the inner tube is not sitting properly...

Perhaps the inner tube is not sitting properly inside the tire (folded or kinked)? To prevent this from happening put a little air into the tube, just enough to give it some shape, before you stuff...
07-05-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,297
Posted By KLiNCK

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07-05-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,757
Posted By KLiNCK

WD-40 and a clean rag works well on matte...

WD-40 and a clean rag works well on matte finishes. Just rinse with soap and water to finish up.
Replies: 14
Views: 2,680
Posted By KLiNCK

I found that tire inflation can make a...

I found that tire inflation can make a difference. Too much psi made things squirrelly. You really want to be hitting that “15% sidewall deflection” zone.
06-30-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,180
Posted By KLiNCK

Why not make it really interesting? Charge the...

Why not make it really interesting? Charge the battery... BUT DON’T WEAR ANY SHOES!
06-26-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By KLiNCK

^+1 This. Clean rings good. Dirty rings bad!

^+1 This. Clean rings good. Dirty rings bad!
Forum: Foo
06-24-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,389
Posted By KLiNCK

You are doing it wrong! Beer should be kept in...

You are doing it wrong!
Beer should be kept in the refrigerator.
You're welcome. :thumb:
06-22-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,862
Posted By KLiNCK

LOL! ^+1 THIS!!! (Sometimes it can feel like...

LOL! ^+1 THIS!!!
(Sometimes it can feel like the bus has manual steering and no air in the tires!)
06-22-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By KLiNCK

It's hard to tell, visually, if a chain will skip...

It's hard to tell, visually, if a chain will skip on a worn cassette or chain ring - the only way is to ride and see...
From your pictures - the chain rings don't appear to be "hooked" or...
06-22-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By KLiNCK

I'd be more concerned about the possibility of...

I'd be more concerned about the possibility of little fingers getting pinched (or worse)...
Could the old mounting point could be glued back together?
There are lots of good adhesives that, when...
Forum: Foo
06-22-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,511
Posted By KLiNCK

Mmmmmmm! Sodium replenishment and body core...

Mmmmmmm!
Sodium replenishment and body core temp reduction at the same time!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By KLiNCK

Congratulations on the new bike! Sounds like you...

Congratulations on the new bike! Sounds like you got a great deal!
Although it looks "different", compared to conventional seatposts, the CG-R (Cobble Gobbler) Seatpost works very well. It doesn't...
06-17-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By KLiNCK

It’s all about the cable tension!

It’s all about the cable tension!
06-17-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By KLiNCK

WD-40 also works well to clean tar/road scum from...

WD-40 also works well to clean tar/road scum from matte carbon fibre finish - just rinse well with soap and water to finish.
06-17-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,569
Posted By KLiNCK

I enjoy cleaning, lubing, tuning. Drive trains in...

I enjoy cleaning, lubing, tuning. Drive trains in particular. I strive to make them purr.
Least enjoyable task would be dealing with ANYTHING “stripped” or “seized”.
(Although, l must admit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By KLiNCK

I use to use a seat bag to carry tubes/CO2 and...

I use to use a seat bag to carry tubes/CO2 and tools but I never really liked the look of it (like a diaper, IMO, lol). Occasionally, one of the velcro straps would come loose I'd be riding around...
06-10-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By KLiNCK

It really depends on your riding and storage...

It really depends on your riding and storage conditions. If you only ride your bike in dry conditions and keep it stored out of crappy weather, l’ve had cables (and particularly) housings last 4 or 5...
06-06-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By KLiNCK

Perhaps some premium rubber? A pair of...

Perhaps some premium rubber? A pair of Continental GP 4000s2’s in 28mm would work well...
06-06-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,208
Posted By KLiNCK

If you mean on the spoke side of their inner tube...

If you mean on the spoke side of their inner tube when you say “inner side of the tube” I would suspect that you need to replace your rim tape. It can look OK but then when you inflate the tube it...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,702
Posted By KLiNCK

Never had a problem using panniers. Just like...

Never had a problem using panniers. Just like parcelling up your grocery bags, keep the delicate items near the top.
06-05-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,431
Posted By KLiNCK

I’ve never ridden carbon rims but you sure can...

I’ve never ridden carbon rims but you sure can tell who is... they have a distinctive “ barrel rolling” type sound that I’ve never heard from alloy rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By KLiNCK

Sounds like the Cateye Padrone Digital...

Sounds like the Cateye Padrone Digital (https://bikerumor.com/2017/12/13/cateye-padrone-digital-updates-large-screen-wireless-cycling-computer/) has the features you are looking for.
I've had zero...
05-29-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,032
Posted By KLiNCK

I love the smell of napalm Chain-L in the...

I love the smell of napalm Chain-L in the morning! :thumb:...
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,186
Posted By KLiNCK

"Tell my WiFi love her"

"Tell my WiFi love her"
05-13-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,032
Posted By KLiNCK

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You don't need a bell either! Win-win!! ;)
05-11-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,132
Posted By KLiNCK

Maybe the “2 guys” didn’t realize they were in a...

Maybe the “2 guys” didn’t realize they were in a race. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,387
Posted By KLiNCK

I mounted a similar bicycle rack/hanger to...

I mounted a similar bicycle rack/hanger to drywall using the heavy-duty "expanding" style of anchor. Works great - no problems....
04-12-19, 12:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,036
Posted By KLiNCK

The easiest, most cost-effective, performance...

The easiest, most cost-effective, performance "boost" is often realized by reducing rotating mass ... installing lighter tires can make a noticeable difference.
I'd recommend a pair of Continental...
Forum: Foo
04-11-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By KLiNCK

That's alot!!

That's alot!!
04-09-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By KLiNCK

This This is both unique and whimsical!

This This is both unique and whimsical!
04-09-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,660
Posted By KLiNCK

NOBODY EXPECTS THE SPANISH INQUISITION! :lol:

NOBODY EXPECTS THE SPANISH INQUISITION! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 01:09 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 13,041
Posted By KLiNCK

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04-01-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By KLiNCK

:eek: Time for new boots!

:eek: Time for new boots!
03-29-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,541
Posted By KLiNCK

There is a bit of wear ...but nothing too bad....

There is a bit of wear ...but nothing too bad. I'd replace the chain first and see how that works. If it skips replace the cassette. If it still skips, replace the chain rings.
03-29-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,541
Posted By KLiNCK

Post a couple pictures (profile, side view) of...

Post a couple pictures (profile, side view) of the teeth on the cassette and chain rings.
If they aren't "hooked" (look like a shark's dorsal fin) you'll probably just need to replace the chain.
03-29-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,541
Posted By KLiNCK

That's about the mileage that I get out of a...

That's about the mileage that I get out of a chain...
9 or 10 chains before I need a new cassette.
3 or 4 cassettes before I need to replace a chain ring.
I keep everything clean and well lubed...
03-26-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,470
Posted By KLiNCK

That frame is no longer safe to ride.

That frame is no longer safe to ride.
03-26-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,206
Posted By KLiNCK

As long as you were running lights/reflectors,...

As long as you were running lights/reflectors, and were visible, I wouldn't worry about it.
(He might have had a bad scare with a cycling "ninja" in the past??)
Just some knob blowing off steam...
03-22-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 917
Posted By KLiNCK

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