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09-29-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 29
Posted By Iride01

Is there anyone that isn't going to Ineos?

Lately, every time I listen to cycling commentary it seems I hear them talking about riders going to Team Ineos. Both my wife and I thought that Lucy Martin's comment "if you can't beat them, buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,206
Posted By Iride01

:thumb:

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09-29-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By Iride01

Just imagine a car with four people inside...

Just imagine a car with four people inside turning the corner. Should those not driving signal also?

I know it's not quite the same, but when traveling as a group, I'd rather all the cyclists...
09-29-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By Iride01

Just to throw something else for us to toss back...

Just to throw something else for us to toss back and forth, the 1984 Trek catalog says the 770 was 7 speed. Maybe the shop person switched wheels on you so he could have the latest and greatest 7...
09-29-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Iride01

Sounds like you are trying to go faster for...

Sounds like you are trying to go faster for longer than your body wants to. Not sure I understand your focus on breathing. If you are trying to limit your breathing rate, then you are just hurting...
09-29-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 203
Posted By Iride01

How accurate is the monitoring of your Calorie...

How accurate is the monitoring of your Calorie intake?

Even if you weigh ever gram that goes into your mouth and calculate the Calories from a website or table lookup, there is a lot of estimation...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By Iride01

And again, it really depends on what you are...

And again, it really depends on what you are calling a road bike. But your typical drop bar road bike will be made for those riding at a fairly high effort. They get their comfort for long distance...
09-29-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 465
Posted By Iride01

Depends on how you look at it. If you are...

Depends on how you look at it. If you are looking only at the one side it opens or closes, then I'd agree with you. But if the side that moves is not the side that is rubbing and needing...
09-29-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Iride01

The best way to tell would be to launch E-tube...

The best way to tell would be to launch E-tube project on your computer and connect your bike to it. Personally I would not use the phone app unless you strictly only used it to view settings. But...
09-29-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 465
Posted By Iride01

The little screw to help you center the brake...

The little screw to help you center the brake pads on the rim only controls movement in one direction. So you have to balance that with the adjustment from the barrel adjuster. If you've gotten the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By Iride01

Why is that?[/QUOTE] If you look at some of the...

Why is that?[/QUOTE]
If you look at some of the cruiser style bikes, you'll note that many of them have the BB quite a bit more forward than on typical bikes sold as road bikes which IMO are really...
09-28-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Iride01

This is what I have based my thoughts on rim...

This is what I have based my thoughts on rim width verses tire width. Though I've never actually measured myself or worried much about it.
...
09-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Iride01

Rim internal width probably isn't going to make...

Rim internal width probably isn't going to make much difference for the amount you are changing. But if you pushing less than a mm or two of clearance already, then already from one tire model to the...
09-28-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By Iride01

Why would you care if it's freehub or freewheel? ...

Why would you care if it's freehub or freewheel? 6 speeds is 6 speeds. If you are buying a replacement wheel, then just make sure it has the spacing for your dropouts. I'd think a hub for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,248
Posted By Iride01

People in retirement communities might be a bad...

People in retirement communities might be a bad study for any generalizations toward riding position. Many very active retired people don't go to retirement communities.

And I can't say that...
09-28-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By Iride01

Maybe part of the return spring that got...

Maybe part of the return spring that got distorted and broken before falling out for you? item 12 on the exploded view. ...
09-28-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Iride01

Be careful looking for second hand parts. If you...

Be careful looking for second hand parts. If you are relying on eBay and other places, then my experience with them has been every time I wanted to consider used parts for a bike, the sellers wanted...
09-28-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 173
Posted By Iride01

Well if you consider yourself up for DIY and...

Well if you consider yourself up for DIY and tinkering with things, then SheldonBrown had a lot of stuff about Sturmey-Archer.

Here is the main page on Sturmey-Archer.......
09-28-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, they got a point, if this was damaged in...

Yeah, they got a point, if this was damaged in shipping you ought to get something for that. Even if the shipper didn't ensure it, there is still a minimum insurance on most all stuff I've shipped. ...
09-28-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 173
Posted By Iride01

When you turn the rear wheel backwards the pedals...

When you turn the rear wheel backwards the pedals will turn. Think about it. It's the opposite reaction to force being put on the pedals.... sort of, in my contorted way of thinking.

What kind of...
09-28-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Iride01

Ride the bike. Just like many other things on...

Ride the bike. Just like many other things on your bike, this should just become one of the things you look at every so often. When you remember to look at it make certain a crack isn't developing....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By Iride01

[/list] This is exactly the kind of riding a...

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This is exactly the kind of riding a road bike is not made for. I think you are caught up in a "look" that you want to have. Road bikes are for endurance riding of many miles at a time, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By Iride01

I guess many do, but I wouldn't buy a road bike...

I guess many do, but I wouldn't buy a road bike for a commuter. I'd look at something like Trek's Urban bikes or some of their cruisers that have multiple speeds. Others have them too, but Trek has...
09-27-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 435
Posted By Iride01

Not for me here. For the most part I have more...

Not for me here. For the most part I have more issues with motorist trying to be too nice. On the start of our ride today, My son and I were first at the light out of the neighborhood. It had just...
09-27-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By Iride01

oops! :beer:

oops!
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09-27-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Iride01

Aluminum rims? Might just be where they are...

Aluminum rims? Might just be where they are joined and not a break. Some are just pinned and not welded. Depending on the warpage or bend, it might just need the wheel trued. Did you ever take this...
09-27-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By Iride01

I put a 105 5800 crank in Ultegra R8000 chain...

I put a 105 5800 crank in Ultegra R8000 chain rings. Works great. Looks like crap. But I figure you won't notice the visual discrepancy in the way the two are sculpted while I'm passing you! ...
09-27-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By Iride01

Where does the plane of the front ring hit the...

Where does the plane of the front ring hit the cassette? If you have your bike in a stand you can just turn your front wheel to look through the spokes and sight across the chainwheel to the...
09-27-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 310
Posted By Iride01

You've already got the donated crankset. But if...

You've already got the donated crankset. But if you were to go with a 2 piece crank or I suppose even a crank that used octalink or ISIS cranks, you wouldn't have to worry about spindle length.
09-27-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Iride01

So you haven't seen races where the old cable...

So you haven't seen races where the old cable pulled DR's gave issues?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Iride01

Ever since I turned fifty-two back in 2010, I'd...

Ever since I turned fifty-two back in 2010, I'd been wanting a new steel road bike. The only ones I ever found were with low end component groups and heavier than anything I'd want. Even they were...
09-27-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By Iride01

Just looked at some Tektro brakes. Don't know...

Just looked at some Tektro brakes. Don't know for certain which yours are but all the screws that you can see in pictures are Torx. Perhaps yours isn't messed up too bad yet.
09-27-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By Iride01

Heat from a torch will make a bad situation...

Heat from a torch will make a bad situation worse. Don't do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Iride01

When I was riding old steel bikes, I bought into...

When I was riding old steel bikes, I bought into the idea that steel bikes rode the best. While searching for a new bike, I found out that it wasn't true.

You really have to try the different...
09-27-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Iride01

Let's see how he does today in the UCI...

Let's see how he does today in the UCI world...... I haven't missed it yet have I?

Don't expect him to win, but I hope he does well. But then again, he is apparently going to Ineos. (boo) But...
09-27-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By Iride01

If the OP's bike is just a commuter bike and they...

If the OP's bike is just a commuter bike and they aren't competing with themselves for speed, then perhaps leaving the bike single speed on the back and 3x on the front might actually be the less...
09-27-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By Iride01

I'm not familiar with single speed bikes. My...

I'm not familiar with single speed bikes. My first bike at 4 or 5 yo was my one and only single speed bike. It will have required a new wheel, or at least a new hub regardless of how many additional...
09-27-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By Iride01

Everything is normal though if you have the wheel...

Everything is normal though if you have the wheel in the bike and are pedaling forward? It's only when you stopped pedaling or pedaled backwards that something was amiss?
09-27-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By Iride01

Why are you stopping at 7 speeds on the rear? If...

Why are you stopping at 7 speeds on the rear? If you are spending the money to convert, then will 9, 10 or 11 on the rear be that much more?

As bwilli88 mentioned you can just leave it 1x on the...
Forum: Recumbent
09-26-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By Iride01

Sorry about your middle ear issue.... recumbent?...

Sorry about your middle ear issue.... recumbent? I'm certain I'll be there with you one day....................... but until then

...
09-26-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 685
Posted By Iride01

I can't specifically tell you what you'll get and...

I can't specifically tell you what you'll get and see. I don't have D-fly with my Di2. But as for what you ask all I can say is what I provided you links to. Since no one else has answered you here,...
09-26-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Iride01

You replaced the cassette for the noise of for...

You replaced the cassette for the noise of for something else? Was all the other stuff done for the noise or for other?

Cassette from what size/type to what size/type?

Does this happen mainly...
09-26-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,744
Posted By Iride01

This is all off topic from the OP.......... ...

This is all off topic from the OP..........

Actually when you look into the hard and arduous life that our forefathers had and look into the diets, carbohydrates are plentiful. So the statementis...
09-25-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By Iride01

Thanks for the update. In some respects it may...

Thanks for the update. In some respects it may have been better to add this to the other thread to give it a solution. Otherwise it might wake you up 10 years from now when your email notification...
09-25-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By Iride01

I wasn't able to hear anything that concerned me....

I wasn't able to hear anything that concerned me. But there are a few missing frequencies in my hearing spectrum.

That is more play than I remember any of my freewheels ever having. But I don't...
09-25-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 998
Posted By Iride01

While the Trek and Specialized bikes might have a...

While the Trek and Specialized bikes might have a more robust looking knuckle and more stronger anything else you can point to, the question is really if you need that.

If you are not going to put...
09-25-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By Iride01

I think there is something to the thing E. Merckx...

I think there is something to the thing E. Merckx was saying about JV pulling too hard on some of the last stages. That will have used some energy Roglič might have been able to better use for the...
09-25-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By Iride01

That's a hybrid bike with other than drops?...

That's a hybrid bike with other than drops? Assuming you aren't going to convert it to drop bars (I wouldn't), then you might still be limited to road bike components with that 130 mm spacing on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,411
Posted By Iride01

I wanted to give you a like or plus 1 on that,...

I wanted to give you a like or plus 1 on that, but I'm not quite sure how to read manner and tone in which you said that.

If you meant because it exemplifies that "I always do right and I never...
09-25-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 418
Posted By Iride01

Good catch... in my speed reading ADHD (without...

Good catch... in my speed reading ADHD (without the H) world, I missed that. And if they are just seeing the mark going through the threads shown in that picture, then that looks like a seam or...
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