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07-22-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By TimothyH

Best bet is to pull it apart and ID the actual...

Best bet is to pull it apart and ID the actual bottom bracket parts.

My guess is that this bike comes with an english threaded BSA bottom bracket shell. Almost certainly if it is 10 speed.

...
07-22-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By TimothyH

:lol: Laughing because this is true. ...

:lol:

Laughing because this is true.

Shifting is so overrated.


-Tim-
07-22-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 504,798
Posted By TimothyH

I can't help it is most of the cycling world...

I can't help it is most of the cycling world rides around with their bars too low. Most riders don't even touch the drops, let alone use them for a significant period of time. Manufacturers making...
07-22-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,853
Views: 568,828
Posted By TimothyH

Those black and white Giro shoes are righteous.

Those black and white Giro shoes are righteous.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,826
Posted By TimothyH

Keep in mind that there are two types of e-bikes....

Keep in mind that there are two types of e-bikes.

Throttle operated don't need to be pedaled.

e-assist need to be pedaled and the motor only assists. Assist is supposed to cut out above 20 MPH....
07-22-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By TimothyH

FYI, $48 at Excel Sports. ...

FYI, $48 at Excel Sports.

https://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?page=8&description=Urban+900&vendorCode=LIGHTNMO&major=3&minor=6

I also own two. :)


-Tim-
07-22-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By TimothyH

I agree with dedhed. You can use a Shimano...

I agree with dedhed.

You can use a Shimano SM-BBR60 bottom bracket. They are about $25.

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/105-5800/SM-BBR60.html


-Tim-
07-22-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By TimothyH

Several on these forums are running 11-42...

Several on these forums are running 11-42 cassettes with 46/30 chainrings using a Shimano mid-cage Ultegra 8000 series rear derailleurs. This is what I'm running for bikepacking. A CS8000 XT mountain...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,826
Posted By TimothyH

Millions of people ride e-bikes every day. A...

Millions of people ride e-bikes every day.

A pro rides and e-bike and it is news.

Someone pass the cream and sugar.


-Tim-
07-22-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 504,798
Posted By TimothyH

It has been through 0.36 miles of grueling tests...

It has been through 0.36 miles of grueling tests at the cul-de-sac proofing grounds and everything is running fine.


-Tim-
07-22-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 504,798
Posted By TimothyH

The bike wasn't built to fit Batman. ...

The bike wasn't built to fit Batman.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By TimothyH

Sorry, my post was specific to DIY, not having an...

Sorry, my post was specific to DIY, not having an LBS build it.

R&A is in Brooklyn, NY and I might be on Long Island in the fall. I'm seriously thinking about stopping by their shop with cash in...
07-22-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,839
Posted By TimothyH

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07-22-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By TimothyH

I prefer Light & Motion.

I prefer Light & Motion.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 47,813
Posted By TimothyH

What direction should the grooves in the brake...

What direction should the grooves in the brake track face?

For those who have grooved graphene brake track on wheels built by Light Bicycle, which way do they face, open end or closed end toward...
07-21-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 504,798
Posted By TimothyH

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By TimothyH

I think it only shows how little a set of alloy...

I think it only shows how little a set of alloy wheels and traditional mechanical Ultegra groupset can actually cost.

The alloy DT Swiss Spline 32 wheels on the complete in the first post are 1800...
07-21-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 653
Posted By TimothyH

One bottle always has water, if only to pour it...

One bottle always has water, if only to pour it over my head and neck when it is hot.


-Tim-
07-21-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By TimothyH

Switch to koolstop salmon pads and this whole...

Switch to koolstop salmon pads and this whole thread becomes moot. $12 is cheap piece of mind.

I have ave them on three bikes. They work extemely well in the dry.


-Tim-
07-20-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By TimothyH

The first LBS is correct. You can buy the...

The first LBS is correct.

You can buy the 9100 chainrings, remove the old and bolt the new ones on yourself.

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/shimano-dura-acer9100-chainring
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 47,813
Posted By TimothyH

Most of you guys are using Black Prince pads? ...

Most of you guys are using Black Prince pads?

My concern is wet weather performance. Are the Black Prince pads good in the wet? What about the Yellow King?

I'm used to Koolstop salmon on alloy...
07-19-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,006
Posted By TimothyH

It wouldn't surprise me if they stuck plutonium...

It wouldn't surprise me if they stuck plutonium up their nostrils.



-Tim-
07-19-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By TimothyH

I have Koolstop salmon on three bikes and don't...

I have Koolstop salmon on three bikes and don't get any noise, wet or dry.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 47,813
Posted By TimothyH

Thanks. I didn't notice that. Something is...

Thanks. I didn't notice that.

Something is wrong with that claim because these were not waterslide decals under clearcoat. I peeled them off about an hour ago. They are simple stickers and came...
07-19-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By TimothyH

What brand and model pads are you running? ...

What brand and model pads are you running?

My guess is that you would not have noticed a thing with good wet weather pads like Koolstop salmon.


-Tim-
07-19-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,873
Posted By TimothyH

Everyone should read this... ...

Everyone should read this...



Monitoring heart rate is a really good point.

Excellent post.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 47,813
Posted By TimothyH

Well, speaking with Paul at Light Bicycle...

Well, speaking with Paul at Light Bicycle customer service, apparently what is seen in the photo above is their idea of stealth. I decided not to get into a discussion of the semantics of the word...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 47,813
Posted By TimothyH

Pretty disappointed. Stealth graphics were...

Pretty disappointed.

Stealth graphics were ordered. This looks like white.

Do these look like stealth or white to you guys?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,547
Posted By TimothyH

It sounds like average speed and a cycling...

It sounds like average speed and a cycling computer are the least of your problems. :p


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 47,813
Posted By TimothyH

Shipped 7/3. Edit: I just checked tracking...

Shipped 7/3.

Edit: I just checked tracking information. There had been zero updates since 7/4 but lots of activity since yesterday, the 18th when the rims apparently passed customs at JFK airport...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 47,813
Posted By TimothyH

Mack hubs arrived from Poland in three weeks. ...

Mack hubs arrived from Poland in three weeks.

Rims were ordered from LB almost five weeks ago and have not arrived. I'm not worried or upset. Just want to get this done and do some riding.
...
07-19-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,578
Views: 453,566
Posted By TimothyH

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07-19-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,571
Posted By TimothyH

I own the Easton EC70 AX. They are about as wide...

I own the Easton EC70 AX. They are about as wide as I would want to go on the road, not so much because of the flare of the bars themselves but because of the angle at which it places the...
07-19-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,012
Posted By TimothyH

Maybe it is a cultural thing. Americans tend...

Maybe it is a cultural thing.

Americans tend to grow up on diets with lots of dairy.
07-19-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 866
Posted By TimothyH

Hello 1AvidCyclistCat. I ride a Rodriguez...

Hello 1AvidCyclistCat.

I ride a Rodriguez custom on the road and have done centuries on it. I started at 51 with a Bianchi Pista and I'm now 55.
...
07-19-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By TimothyH

The light is an Exposre Strada 1200 which is...

The light is an Exposre Strada 1200 which is discontinued. They now make the Strada SL, RS and SB with various max brightness levels. Burn time is 3+ hours on high and by dropping to low power when...
07-19-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,873
Posted By TimothyH

Skipjacks is 100% correct. There are...

Skipjacks is 100% correct.

There are multiple heat related threads right now.

Northerners - Montreal, NYC, Ohio, Wisconsin - are complaining about nausea, not being able to complete rides,...
07-19-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By TimothyH

The Air 9 came with a front suspension. If it has...

The Air 9 came with a front suspension. If it has a rigid fork then someone converted it. Just FYI.

I would not go rigid but would want at least a front suspension - AKA "Hardtail."

Full...
07-19-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,207
Posted By TimothyH

The Cervelo Aspero has generated some excitement....

The Cervelo Aspero has generated some excitement.

For me it is the Niner MCR. I would like to see how this thing actually rides in the wild. No plans to buy one but I'd like to test ride one for...
07-19-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By TimothyH

She's very sparkly - definitely very sparkly... ...

She's very sparkly - definitely very sparkly...

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07-19-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By TimothyH

Integrated. Much simpler - fewer parts, no wires,...

Integrated. Much simpler - fewer parts, no wires, etc.

I run both helmet and bar lights. Riding on bumpy surfaces has not been a problem.

Bar lights get attached to the underside of the GPS...
07-19-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,012
Posted By TimothyH

Dairy isn't a problem. An ice cold bottle of...

Dairy isn't a problem.

An ice cold bottle of milk is great on a hot ride.

Lots of protein, hydrates, wholesome and natural - isn't engineered in a test tube and manufactured in a vat in some...
07-18-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By TimothyH

Edge 830 Battery Life with Screen On All the Time?

Can someone who actually owns one tell me how long the battery lasts with the screen on all the time, glonass enabled and speed/cadence/heart rate sensors in use?

I'm not looking for Garmin's...
07-18-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 981
Posted By TimothyH

Fabric Scoop. ...

Fabric Scoop.

https://fabric.cc/products/saddles/

They come in three profiles - Flat for an aero racing position, Shallow for a more upright position and Radius for a fully upright position.
...
07-18-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,806
Posted By TimothyH

So how does this work? The government is...

So how does this work?

The government is just going to ignore that the lane is for bikes and allow motorized delivery robots?

They are just going to ignore that the MUP is for non-motorized,...
07-18-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
Posted By TimothyH

The wall was a crutch until I got proficient. ...

The wall was a crutch until I got proficient.

48x15 (84.5 GI) by the way.

When using the Sportcrafter inertia (free spinning) drum, intensity of the workout is limited by my ability to pedal at...
07-18-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By TimothyH

I doubt the rider was trying to smoke anyone or...

I doubt the rider was trying to smoke anyone or hurt anyone's ego. He was probably just spectating and he had the best seat in the house.

Personally, I think the guys jumping the peloton are...
07-18-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 117,045
Posted By TimothyH

I was running Absolute Black 46/30 chainrings on...

I was running Absolute Black 46/30 chainrings on an Ultegra crank but they have gone away due to shifting performance issues. It is a shame because the oval rings feel great to pedal.

An Easton...
07-18-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By TimothyH

This is extremely good advice. 800-234-2725...

This is extremely good advice.

800-234-2725 is Cane Creek's number.

Tell whomever answers that you need help determining what headset you need and would like to order it. Two guys do this and...
07-18-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,012
Posted By TimothyH

These things are good... ...

These things are good...

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