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06-18-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,999
Posted By bike_boy

That's awesome and congrats on him doing his...

That's awesome and congrats on him doing his first race. My kid has a 24" wheel Trek Superfly.
LBS had me put a front tire on that had more aggressive tread than the rear one; in that configuration...
10-21-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By bike_boy

I have a 2013 Trek DS (Dual Sport) 8.4 with 21.5"...

I have a 2013 Trek DS (Dual Sport) 8.4 with 21.5" frame. It has hydraulic disc brakes and 9-speed rear cassette. I typically ride it on paved and gravel MUPs. I put a rear rack on it for commuting. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,622
Posted By bike_boy

My Reynolds are 46mm. Crosswinds above 30 mph...

My Reynolds are 46mm. Crosswinds above 30 mph affects the handling/control.
03-14-17, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,548
Posted By bike_boy

OP, make sure your Bontrager DuoTrap is a newer...

OP, make sure your Bontrager DuoTrap is a newer model which has ANT+ and Bluetooth LE (4.0), the older DutoTraps were ANT+ only.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,746
Posted By bike_boy

There's also the 4iiii Precision left-side power...

There's also the 4iiii Precision left-side power meter which you glue on to your left
crankarm. (Don't recall if they are compatible with carbon crankarms)
Forum: Introductions
03-07-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By bike_boy

Hey tmblweed1 ! Welcome to BF. What type of...

Hey tmblweed1 ! Welcome to BF. What type of riding do you do? Have you ridden the American Tobacco Trail in the RDU area?
02-12-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,187
Posted By bike_boy

Welcome back ! Looks like I joined the same year...

Welcome back ! Looks like I joined the same year as you and have about the same number of posts.
My BF usage dropped over the years and I just started back logging in lately, myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,517
Posted By bike_boy

I have used Keep on Kovers. (KOK) When I...

I have used Keep on Kovers. (KOK) When I purchased these a few years ago, there were only 2 versions; one less plyable than the other. I chose the tougher one. The KOKs wrap over the cleat. On...
12-01-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,978
Posted By bike_boy

Sorry, I have to ask...you do have a magnet on...

Sorry, I have to ask...you do have a magnet on your rear wheel and non-drive-side crankarm? Check their lineup with GS10. You also need to make sure the ANT+ is picking up the GS10 and that it is...
02-27-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,566
Posted By bike_boy

To echo the above response, saddle position and...

To echo the above response, saddle position and (if clipless) cleat position & float. I've even heard of where some
folks use different methods extending out the pedal from crankarm.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,235
Posted By bike_boy

Hmmm...the Thule & Nashbar bike rack look...

Hmmm...the Thule & Nashbar bike rack look identical.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-13, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,885
Posted By bike_boy

Wait...you said you went to a Trek store and...

Wait...you said you went to a Trek store and found a Cannondale?
10-17-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,611
Posted By bike_boy

Try a balance bike (no pedals) i.e. Strider or a...

Try a balance bike (no pedals) i.e. Strider or a Trek one; if he can balance on a scooter then he should be able to manage balance bike.

After a few weeks on it, and then try his 16" bike w/o...
10-15-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,571
Posted By bike_boy

My Bontrager repair stand clamp for seat post had...

My Bontrager repair stand clamp for seat post had 2 sets of rubber inserts: 1 for oval seat post cap and 1 for round seat post cap.

My 2011 Trek Madone has round seat post cap. Is your Madone a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,402
Posted By bike_boy

That Assos model always has large sunglasses on....

That Assos model always has large sunglasses on. I find their gear a bit pricey, but have seen some jerseys & bibs on fellow cyclists that look good quality-wise.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 52,793
Posted By bike_boy

...or your bike tires ? Congrats on the new...

...or your bike tires ? Congrats on the new puppy !
Forum: Foo
10-08-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By bike_boy

There seems to be something "fishy" about this...

There seems to be something "fishy" about this thread. ;)
Forum: Foo
09-30-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By bike_boy

I think he needs a hockey mask for eye/face...

I think he needs a hockey mask for eye/face protection.
Forum: Commuting
09-30-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,533
Posted By bike_boy

Can you easily rotate those 2 top lights down...

Can you easily rotate those 2 top lights down when you need to get in the drops?
Forum: Foo
07-22-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By bike_boy

Heat some green pea soup in it?

Heat some green pea soup in it?
Forum: Touring
07-12-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,178
Posted By bike_boy

Garmin Edge 510 use Bluetooth to connect to your...

Garmin Edge 510 use Bluetooth to connect to your smartphone. You'll need to download the free GarminConnect app
to phone. The 510 also has the capability to do LiveTracking; wherein, it will allow...
07-02-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,447
Posted By bike_boy

+1 on bike fits; got rid of tightness in neck &...

+1 on bike fits; got rid of tightness in neck & shoulders, eliminated low back pain issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,614
Posted By bike_boy

fyi to OP those Rolf's are aluminum 30mm rims...

fyi to OP those Rolf's are aluminum 30mm rims with paired spokes. I still have them myself, but
upgraded to 2001 Reynolds Assault 46mm carbon clinchers w/ctg carbon brake track.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,041
Posted By bike_boy

Agree w/LowCel's comments. Pre-2013 10 speed...

Agree w/LowCel's comments.

Pre-2013 10 speed Red cassette is noisey; some say due to it being milled. A number of folks use Shimano cassettes;
I use Dura-Ace 7900. 2013 10 spd RED cass is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,290
Posted By bike_boy

I find that it takes 2+ months of use to break in...

I find that it takes 2+ months of use to break in Speedplay cleats. Gotta keep 'em clean from debris, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 106,512
Posted By bike_boy

...or do you mean: someone rubbed the dub off his...

...or do you mean: someone rubbed the dub off his forum name?
03-05-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,719
Posted By bike_boy

Used them on 30mm rims and they still protruded...

Used them on 30mm rims and they still protruded pretty good. Never a problem. Actually, prefer them as it is easier to attach pump nozzle especially on an under-inflated tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 01:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,573
Posted By bike_boy

You may want to consider the Reynolds Assurance...

You may want to consider the Reynolds Assurance Program (RAP) for their wheels. (2 yr. program) You have to register serial # of your wheels and purchase RAP within 30 days of purchasing wheelset.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 01:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,573
Posted By bike_boy

I have the 2011 Reynolds Assaults w/CTg brake...

I have the 2011 Reynolds Assaults w/CTg brake track and use the Reynolds Cyro Blue brake pads. The CTg brake track is an improvement over the 2010 and earlier Assaults which used a ceramic brake...
02-20-13, 11:38 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,109
Posted By bike_boy

My bike is Lula Mae aka Holly Golightly; 60 cm...

My bike is Lula Mae aka Holly Golightly; 60 cm Trek Madone 6.5 @ 15 lbs.
02-19-13, 12:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,909
Posted By bike_boy

I can lift my 60 cm Trek Madone 6.5 using one...

I can lift my 60 cm Trek Madone 6.5 using one finger. It weighs 15 lbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-13, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By bike_boy

I have Bonty R3's in 23 mm as replacements for my...

I have Bonty R3's in 23 mm as replacements for my worn out Conti GP4000's.
It's my understanding they'll have a much shorter life than GP4000's. The
tires seem more supple. But, I do prefer the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-13, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6,304
Views: 162,973
Posted By bike_boy

TS, have you seen Bontrager Quick Release...

TS, have you seen Bontrager Quick Release Speed/Cadence sensor version of Garmin's GCS-10?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-13, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6,304
Views: 162,973
Posted By bike_boy

Is TS talking about the Garmin GCS-10...

Is TS talking about the Garmin GCS-10 speed/cadence sensor?
01-01-13, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By bike_boy

Spraying bike = bad; as in you can inadvertently...

Spraying bike = bad; as in you can inadvertently wash out grease from bearings.
I trickle water on it. Then, apply a bike polish, Followed by buffing/drying with a microfibre towel.
Forum: Commuting
12-28-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,555
Posted By bike_boy

With my front light on blink mode (daytime),...

With my front light on blink mode (daytime), drivers are noticeably more cautious/courteous around me.
Forum: Commuting
12-28-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,555
Posted By bike_boy

My 550 lumen light (mounted to helmet) gets...

My 550 lumen light (mounted to helmet) gets motorists' attention when I have it in blink mode and look in direction of the vehicle. The blinking lights reflection on signs when approahing...
11-27-12, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By bike_boy

Head tube: Just cosmetic blemishes from useage to...

Head tube: Just cosmetic blemishes from useage to me. Wonder if someone tied an event ride number or strapped a top tube bag to frame near head tube? I also wonder if that curved line is supposed to...
11-27-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By bike_boy

Am I seeing a cable running next to what I...

Am I seeing a cable running next to what I presume is top tube in 3rd pic? Perhaps, blemish is from the cable rubbing the frame there. You could put one of those clear cable frame protector stickers...
11-27-12, 11:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By bike_boy

Please post larger pics. Not sure of frame area...

Please post larger pics. Not sure of frame area of second/middle pic. Back of head tube area?
11-27-12, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By bike_boy

Do you have a carbon seat post? Perhaps yellow...

Do you have a carbon seat post? Perhaps yellow stuff is carbon paste to keep a carbon seat post snug with seat tube. My Trek Madone has a seat cap that fits over the seat tube and requires carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-12, 10:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,715
Posted By bike_boy

KMC X10sl gold w/master link. I believe KMC...

KMC X10sl gold w/master link. I believe KMC makes Shimano's chains.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-12, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 87,077
Posted By bike_boy

No. My 2010 SRAM Red shifters & RD are paired...

No. My 2010 SRAM Red shifters & RD are paired with 2012 50/34 compact crank & 2012 Yaw FD.
It shifts smooth as butter to big ring. (silent & no roughness felt during chain transition). However,...
Forum: Foo
11-20-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,745
Posted By bike_boy

I liked the original tin foil wrapping on Ho...

I liked the original tin foil wrapping on Ho Ho's; easier to unwrap, the new sealed ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-12, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 87,077
Posted By bike_boy

LBS ended up just dremeling black oval washer...

LBS ended up just dremeling black oval washer that sits behind Yaw FD's mounting bolt. Which allowed room for chain watcher/keeper and it's limit screw.
11-20-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By bike_boy

Thanks for input Looigi - There is a black...

Thanks for input Looigi -

There is a black ovalized washer w/a hooked lip that installs behind bolt used for attaching Yaw FD to brazed-on mount/bracket.

LBS had to dremel down washer due to...
11-20-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By bike_boy

Thanks, that's in the queue; as I wait just...

Thanks, that's in the queue; as I wait just wanted to hear if others have run into/resolved this issue.
Forum: Foo
11-20-12, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,003
Posted By bike_boy

Fiction: Fred who lives in the land of BF who...

Fiction: Fred who lives in the land of BF who does TimeTrials on the MUP.
11-20-12, 09:01 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 87,077
Posted By bike_boy

<sigh> SRAM Yaw FD's chain keeper won't fit 2011...

<sigh> SRAM Yaw FD's chain keeper won't fit 2011 Madone due to brazed-on mount's raised edge...don't want to dremel it.
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