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07-18-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By wgscott

Make sure the derailleur hanger itself isn't bent.

Make sure the derailleur hanger itself isn't bent.
07-18-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 116,008
Posted By wgscott

If your goal is just to change the gear spacing,...

If your goal is just to change the gear spacing, rather than the lower range, that would work, but if you want a smaller small chain-ring to get lower hill-climbing gearing, I don't see the advantage.
07-18-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 116,008
Posted By wgscott

chef09 The SRAM 11-36T might work fine with...

chef09

The SRAM 11-36T might work fine with your existing derailleur, with just a B-screw adjustment. Then Wolf-tooth makes an adaptor, if that (or putting in a longer screw for $0.75) isn't...
Forum: Introductions
07-16-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By wgscott

Welcome. I lived there for about 1.5 years.

Welcome. I lived there for about 1.5 years.
07-15-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By wgscott

Is GS the mid-cage or short-cage? If it is the...

Is GS the mid-cage or short-cage? If it is the mid-cage, it will work fine. (I didn't even know about the 37T difference capacity.) (Just looked it up, I see that it is.) Several of us here have...
07-15-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By wgscott

I currently have a 46/30 crankset and 11-36...

I currently have a 46/30 crankset and 11-36 cassette with an ordinary Ultegra RD (the Di2 mid-cage derailleur that corresponds to the 6800 series). Why not try just the crank and/or 11-36T (or...
07-15-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By wgscott

I screwed up the thread title. I wanted to write...

I screwed up the thread title. I wanted to write "This wood hurt" but had "would" instead, thus ruining the pun.

Sorry.


:cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By wgscott

Chain, cassette, brake pads, cables, tires

Chain, cassette, brake pads, cables, tires
07-14-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By wgscott

This would hurt (Graphic Image warning)

This wood hurt.


At least it didn't involve disc brakes.




Link: Independent (UK)...
07-14-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,283
Posted By wgscott

Thank god the internal brake cabling was there to...

Thank god the internal brake cabling was there to hold the frame together.
Forum: Introductions
07-14-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By wgscott

It has been so long now that this is cool again. ...

It has been so long now that this is cool again. Congratulations!

A steel frame = carbon frame + water bottle.
Forum: Touring
07-13-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By wgscott

Spork 1.2 or 2.0. Rodeo Labs. Might fit the...

Spork 1.2 or 2.0. Rodeo Labs.

Might fit the bill

https://www.rodeo-labs.com/rodeo-spork-2-0/

But i am worried that the steering tube isn't what you want.

Enve Road forks?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,557
Posted By wgscott

I never even knew this existed. This is just...

I never even knew this existed.

This is just like when Napster was forced to shut down before I ever got to download a free mp3.

Except different.
07-11-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,386
Posted By wgscott

It is called gluconeogenesis, and it happens when...

It is called gluconeogenesis, and it happens when your body consumes your muscle proteins to produce glucose. The ammonia is generated from amino acids as they are metabolized from your muscle...
07-05-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,992
Posted By wgscott

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyj_D2ivwS4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyj_D2ivwS4
07-04-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By wgscott

N+1 = 68

N+1 = 68
07-04-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By wgscott

:foo:

:foo:
07-04-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By wgscott

The Flintstones is still ok.

The Flintstones is still ok.
07-04-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By wgscott

He says it is a clamp-on. Hence my question. ...

He says it is a clamp-on. Hence my question.


Another idea:

Did you take apart the crank or bb, and if so, is there any chance a spacer got put in differently?
07-04-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By wgscott

Is this the small one next to the low-limit screw...

Is this the small one next to the low-limit screw that adjusts yaw? Mine (an older version) is a clamp-on, and doesn't appear to have this screw. Are you SURE you haven't been messing with the...
Forum: Touring
07-04-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By wgscott

Black-ops BMX Torqlite UL Pedals ...

Black-ops BMX Torqlite UL Pedals

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51vDvzkWRWL._SX425_.jpg

Azonic 420

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/419yvPki4WL._SX425_.jpg
07-04-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By wgscott

The only other thing I can think of is Crash...

The only other thing I can think of is Crash Recovery Mode, but I think this is only something that would involve the rear derailleur.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,650
Posted By wgscott

I'm hoping to upgrade GX Eagle 12-speed to...

I'm hoping to upgrade GX Eagle 12-speed to Shimano SLX
07-03-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By wgscott

OK, if it was working fine before, and nothing...

OK, if it was working fine before, and nothing has changed (or has broken), it should be possible to re-zero it and start afresh. (You have nothing to lose).

If nothing else, get the chain on...
07-03-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By wgscott

I'd be the guy in orange letting people go by. ...

I'd be the guy in orange letting people go by.

The cliff makes me more nervous than the path itself. I'd probably bring my 2.8" 27.5+ drop-bar bike for that one.
07-03-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By wgscott

Also: ...

Also: https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/07/lee-iaccoca-who-gave-us-the-minivan-and-the-mustang-dies-at-94/
07-03-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By wgscott

I believe so.

I believe so.
07-03-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By wgscott

The 105 and Ultegra are identical in this regard.

The 105 and Ultegra are identical in this regard.
07-03-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By wgscott

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaerobic_organism ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaerobic_organism


Oh, and while we are at it:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proline
07-03-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,648
Posted By wgscott

I have to admit the idea that a Nova could rank...

I have to admit the idea that a Nova could rank anywhere above the lowest boggles my mind.
07-03-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By wgscott

I got this from Amazon (by mistake -- I ordered a...

I got this from Amazon (by mistake -- I ordered a non-adjustable one). However, it is far better than a previous one I threw in the trash after it slipped and almost caused my kid to crash.
...
07-03-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By wgscott

Difference between Ultegra and 105 cassette?

The Ultegra version of the 11-speed cassette I want (11-34T) is identical in gearing to a 105 option. It is about $25 more. I wear through these faster than I care to think about. Apart from a...
07-03-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By wgscott

Not all are created equal. Get one that requires...

Not all are created equal. Get one that requires complete disassembly in order to move.
07-03-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,648
Posted By wgscott

Based on what?

Based on what?
07-03-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,648
Posted By wgscott

Swing and a miss ...

Swing and a miss ...
07-03-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,648
Posted By wgscott

Dewey, Chetham and Howe.

Dewey, Chetham and Howe.
07-03-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,648
Posted By wgscott

A bit of a catty response.

A bit of a catty response.
07-03-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,818
Posted By wgscott

The mini shop-vac vacuum cleaner was $25 at...

The mini shop-vac vacuum cleaner was $25 at Costco (and, unlike the magnet thingie, I can use it for other stuff). The dental floss was a free handout from the dentist. It worked in less than 60...
07-03-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,200
Posted By wgscott

Flat bars typically position the rider more...

Flat bars typically position the rider more upright, where having a visor doesn't interfere with vision.
07-03-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By wgscott

Lee Iacocca (RIP)

Link: https://www.electricbike.com/ebike-graveyard/

Also credited with the Minivan, Mustang, and Chrysler government bailout.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/02/obituaries/lee-iacocca-dead.html
07-03-19, 08:08 AM
07-02-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,818
Posted By wgscott

Thanks, but I'm two or three crises beyond this...

Thanks, but I'm two or three crises beyond this now.
07-02-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By wgscott

Software. Something got changed. Mine...

Software.

Something got changed.

Mine works that way by default. I've avoided doing firmware updates due to the fear that cross-chain prohibition would be forced upon me.
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By wgscott

Get some of these and forget about narrow -- go...

Get some of these and forget about narrow -- go as wide as will fit:

https://www.renehersecycles.com/product-category/components/tires/26-inch/
07-02-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By wgscott

I was thinking of getting these, but then I found...

I was thinking of getting these, but then I found your post.

Are you still struggling with them?

DC Rainmaker reviewed them, and suggests they work better if controlled individually, but also...
07-02-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By wgscott

Thanks for the ride report. Looks like ~40...

Thanks for the ride report.

Looks like ~40 million other people in CA decided they also want to go to Tahoe in a few days.
07-01-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By wgscott

Is this quick-release or through-axle? If it is...

Is this quick-release or through-axle? If it is quick-release, get some good internal-cam skewers, or your wheel will tend to move around slightly in the dropouts.
07-01-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,818
Posted By wgscott

I thought, given the circumstances, it would be...

I thought, given the circumstances, it would be more appropriate to shoot up some smack, but I kept missing the vein.
07-01-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By wgscott

https://d4zzp4ohshzeb.cloudfront.net/resize/listin...

https://d4zzp4ohshzeb.cloudfront.net/resize/listing-picture/b54873be-9833-33fb-a0bf-b85409c2e49d?width=1000&height=1000&withoutEnlargement=true

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07-01-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By wgscott

Kedge

Kedge
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