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04-17-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 645
Posted By biker128pedal

OP. Did you build your shed or buy it prebuilt....

OP. Did you build your shed or buy it prebuilt. Got any pictures. I ask because with the world economy collapse around the corner I need a second shed for my kids and grandkids. I already have...
04-14-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By biker128pedal

Ha. Thatís the top of the freezer with my stereo...

Ha. Thatís the top of the freezer with my stereo and broken tape deck. The notebook is a spare for recording my mileage in my commuter car. So far the one I use has lasted 10 years. :-)
04-13-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By biker128pedal

I had a Cateye wireless and my headlight caused...

I had a Cateye wireless and my headlight caused interference but only when flashing. Oh the speed was wireless and cadence was not. Now I use a Garmin 1030 and no interference from two flashing...
04-13-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By biker128pedal

Allen racks come with an adapter. Their bolt set...

Allen racks come with an adapter. Their bolt set up is extra but I like. The two piece adapter I glued together with silicone RTV.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,020
Posted By biker128pedal

You say you cannot test ride so I assume all...

You say you cannot test ride so I assume all would need to be ordered. Then the question to ask the dealers is how long it will take to get. That may influence your decision.
04-10-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By biker128pedal

Check out Ryan Van Duzer on YouTube. His divide...

Check out Ryan Van Duzer on YouTube. His divide trip series is done on a belt drive bike.
04-10-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By biker128pedal

Allen racks come with an adapter. Itís a little...

Allen racks come with an adapter. Itís a little awkward but works with their stabilizer bolt well. The extender will work but Iíd get two stabilizer bolts and keep the weight down.
04-04-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 164,622
Posted By biker128pedal

18 mile loop today on the mountain bike of which...

18 mile loop today on the mountain bike of which 10 were off road. I though I would get a tail wind on the road back to my car. But the wind shifted.
04-04-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 712
Posted By biker128pedal

Good on you. Now ride. :thumb: Next year or...

Good on you. Now ride. :thumb:

Next year or so the market will be flooded with used bikes from those who bought because the could not get into the gym or bars.
04-04-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 712
Posted By biker128pedal

If you bought it new and the tires are worn out....

If you bought it new and the tires are worn out. Good on you whether street, rail trail or single track. Keep it going until you can get a better bike. If the fork cannot be repaired/rebuilt go ahead...
04-01-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,202
Posted By biker128pedal

I did not look for the manual but if that solo...

I did not look for the manual but if that solo air is like my Tora 318 you may be able to configure it for shorter travel or shorter length for closer to original fit. But if it is longer youíd have...
03-24-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,498
Posted By biker128pedal

The Voler Enduro jersey has a stash pocket. ...

The Voler Enduro jersey has a stash pocket. Donít have one but have a jersey made by them without any pockets. Nice stuff. I may get one of these but the pocket may not be big enough for your...
03-17-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By biker128pedal

I thought tubeless tires while being able to use...

I thought tubeless tires while being able to use a tube are heavier than the same brand tube only tires. Looks like he used the same tire and just put in a tube. If so not really a valid test. Oh I...
03-16-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By biker128pedal

Years ago I had a three bike rack. Hanging type....

Years ago I had a three bike rack. Hanging type. It was a pain but worked. If I had to carry four bikes today I agree it would be even more difficult. Thatís assuming all are standard diamond frame...
03-15-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By biker128pedal

I mostly ride in the hood but they the drops...

I mostly ride in the hood but they the drops work. The Trek bars have a slightly straight flat section and my left hand just touches the mirror mount. Other bars may not be as roomy.
03-13-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a 1030. Mine does funny things with water...

I have a 1030. Mine does funny things with water droplets on the screen when set to the most sensitive setting. I just lock the screen. I can still a scroll between screens.

since the 1030 is out...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By biker128pedal

Need to check with the race organizer to see...

Need to check with the race organizer to see which compatible GPSs they recommend for uploading. I donít see it as an issue but with motorcycle GPS event they prefer Garmin.
03-12-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By biker128pedal

I do bar ends but use the Zefal mirror just below...

I do bar ends but use the Zefal mirror just below my brifter. Been using this for about 8 years. Well this is the second one. Got the radar last a couple years ago. The radar tells me to look....
03-11-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,786
Posted By biker128pedal

Ok I went through the same thing back in 2005. I...

Ok I went through the same thing back in 2005. I have an old Trek lugged Chrome moly frame. Even converted it to index shifting and 700c wheel. My advice is hope you can find a shop and test ride...
03-11-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,225
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a pair of Specialized footbeds/insoles for...

I have a pair of Specialized footbeds/insoles for my high arches. First got them for a pair of Lake shoes. Now their in my Bontrager shoes. Donít tell Trek. ;-). They must be 15 years old. Work great...
03-04-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By biker128pedal

Iíd try to treat the seized post with a 50/50 mix...

Iíd try to treat the seized post with a 50/50 mix of acetone and transmission fluid. Just keep soaking the joint and hope it will wick in. Or if you can get the bottom bracket out and access to the...
03-03-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By biker128pedal

I don’t have a tapered fork but I’d try wrapping...

I don’t have a tapered fork but I’d try wrapping tape below at the each mount. Build up a layer thick enough to keep the mount from sliding down. The thick waterproof polyurethane tapes would work....
02-28-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By biker128pedal

I have the 1030. Iíve used the build a route....

I have the 1030. Iíve used the build a route. Worked well but takes time. If Iím on a trip in and unfamiliar place I use the auto route builder. Though once in State College PA it routed me on a...
02-26-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By biker128pedal

I normally use an Allen hitch rack for the HT...

I normally use an Allen hitch rack for the HT mountain bike. I want a roof rank for my canoe and in the future a FS mountain bike. I have an old Thule rail I can use with adapters. The Ebay prices...
02-26-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By biker128pedal

Thank you. They both look easy to install. The...

Thank you. They both look easy to install. The newer 450R rapid crossroads comes with the same aerobar now. Both will fit my 2013 Tucson. That's the problem. I have to make a choice and over...
02-26-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By biker128pedal

Thule EVO Raised Rail vs Rapid Crossroad foot pack

Hope someone has experience with roof racks which mount to existing factory racks. I have a Hyundai Tucson with roof rails. Trying to figure which foot pack.

The Thule rapid crossroads feet look...
02-26-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,139
Posted By biker128pedal

The Conti tires seem like they are sized for...

The Conti tires seem like they are sized for narrower rims. I upgraded to Bontrager carbon wheels and drove me crazy.
Tire Pressure Width Rim (mm)
Conti 5000 23mm 100 psi...
02-26-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By biker128pedal

Check your current clearance. Sides and top. Also...

Check your current clearance. Sides and top. Also the inside width. Like said above Oder bikes donít necessarily have much room. Most newer rims are wider which increases width and height of tire. I...
02-22-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By biker128pedal

My SO had it. It helps a lot. But one has to take...

My SO had it. It helps a lot. But one has to take care during the recovery. If anything is dropped on it before it it fully heals it can dislocate the repair. If you donít have time to let it heal,...
02-15-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,371
Posted By biker128pedal

I guess Iím just procrastinating and want to do...

I guess Iím just procrastinating and want to do some test rides. Last April COVID put a kink in my plans. That still and a new roof.

But based on my limited one on the rear experience disc on a...
02-15-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,371
Posted By biker128pedal

I switched my moutain bike to disc (cable) in the...

I switched my moutain bike to disc (cable) in the rear when I broke the last frame. I could change the front but really like the wheel with the Ringle hub Iíve built up 15 years ago. Anyway the rear...
02-12-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By biker128pedal

Wonder if anyone could make some using a 3D...

Wonder if anyone could make some using a 3D printer. If you have one it could be scanned. The other option but more permanent would be to fill the cavity with shoe some repair epoxy. This is tuff...
02-12-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By biker128pedal

You may just be resolved to use a GPS head unit...

You may just be resolved to use a GPS head unit and rely on the GPS signal for speed and distance.

Another option but would be a hack would be to attach the sensor to the spokes on the side....
01-26-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By biker128pedal

Bet you can but you will need new bushings. Not...

Bet you can but you will need new bushings. Not sure of the year and wheel side. May take some creative Google foo. Look for the manual. There may be a list of parts with part numbers. Here is one...
01-19-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By biker128pedal

Have you tried Pearly's Possum Socks? But for...

Have you tried Pearly's Possum Socks? But for -15C I would need those white rubber inflatable artic boots. :twitchy:
01-18-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By biker128pedal

Left twist drill but may start it then an easy...

Left twist drill but may start it then an easy out. But Iíd start with PB Blaster or a 50:50
mix of acetone and transmission fluid. The later people in the motorcycle forums swear it is better. ...
01-15-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By biker128pedal

They don’t really balloon. It the wider rim...

They don’t really balloon. It the wider rim increases the effective cross section circumference of the tire when mounted. A 14 mm wide inside width rim would seem the the correct inside rim width to...
01-15-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By biker128pedal

No. The GP5k tires I have on now balloon. This is...

No. The GP5k tires I have on now balloon. This is the third set. The first set ballooned more. I was trying but did not like the fit 25mm tires on my Madone 5.0 with Aeroles wheels with 19.5mm inside...
01-15-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By biker128pedal

For best aero I think you want to match or come...

For best aero I think you want to match or come close to the rim outside rim width. A 23mm Conti GP5000 will measure about 26 to 27 mm wide on a 19 mm rim. A 25mm GP5000 will be slightly less than...
01-15-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By biker128pedal

My wife uses Volt battery powered heated gloves....

My wife uses Volt battery powered heated gloves. They have very good service and are helpful. There are other brands but these heat all the fingers and thumb.
...
01-14-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By biker128pedal

Well I guess you have it out in the fresh air...

Well I guess you have it out in the fresh air instead of a closed bag growing fungus like mine. :lol:
01-14-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By biker128pedal

When you get it post pictures. Someone in the...

When you get it post pictures. Someone in the future may have the same questions.
01-14-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By biker128pedal

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic...

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic bags. Easier to be sure you have a clean bag for storage.
01-08-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By biker128pedal

For the money and if you donít mind hanging from...

For the money and if you donít mind hanging from the top tube, Allen racks are good. Iíve had mine more about 10 years. Itís the cheapest 3 bike rack so the height is not adjustable. There have...
01-01-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,069
Posted By biker128pedal

These were GP5000 tube type tires. The 25mm were...

These were GP5000 tube type tires. The 25mm were also GP5000 tube tires.
12-31-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 971
Posted By biker128pedal

Check tire and rim width. Most likely they are ok.

Check tire and rim width. Most likely they are ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By biker128pedal

Um. After I tighten my stem I alway tighten the...

Um. After I tighten my stem I alway tighten the top cap bolt a bit. Was afraid it would come loose. Guess I made the correct choice. I just have to remember to redo the headset bearing preload if I...
12-23-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,271
Posted By biker128pedal

If you can afford the higher cost go with the...

If you can afford the higher cost go with the Ultegra. Itís cooler than 105 just like 105 is cooler than Tiagra. :p

Post a few more replies and youíll have 10 posts. Didnít it used to be 5 posts.
12-23-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By biker128pedal

www.advrider.com is also a good motorcycle forum...

www.advrider.com is also a good motorcycle forum to post your questions. They like project bikes.
12-23-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,894
Posted By biker128pedal

Trek has an ANT+ controller for their Bontrager...

Trek has an ANT+ controller for their Bontrager lights. I donít have one so cannot attest to its reliability but may be what you want. Like others indicated there are apps for head units too. Cross...
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