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Forum: Great Lakes
10-17-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Troul

A lot of stop and goes for the 8 miles of riding?

A lot of stop and goes for the 8 miles of riding?
10-16-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 956
Posted By Troul

Good eye. I didnt see it the first time around. ...

Good eye. I didnt see it the first time around.


I'd replace the housing & cable. If it were my bicycle, I'd swap in a rear bb7_road
10-16-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By Troul

Consider using a paint can opener. Usually a...

Consider using a paint can opener. Usually a 1.00 next to the house latex paint section in the home improv. stores. If it has any rough/sharp edges, be sure to polish those areas off to a smooth...
10-16-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 956
Posted By Troul

You will want to use bb7_road calipers with those...

You will want to use bb7_road calipers with those brifters. Hard to tell from my viewing side the type you are equipped with currently, but it appears like you have bb7_mtn.
10-15-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,459
Posted By Troul

The tubeless tires would need thicker layers than...

The tubeless tires would need thicker layers than what they average now. toss in a tube, & that could become a bulletproof tire setup.
10-15-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,335
Posted By Troul

If the person does the work to achieve the end...

If the person does the work to achieve the end result as contracted, i dont judge there work by the expressed language they use . I have met people that were vulgar, business like, & in between. At...
10-14-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,459
Posted By Troul

Pneumatic tires on an automobile adds unwanted...

Pneumatic tires on an automobile adds unwanted rotational weight. If a vane tire were to be 20% or less to a traditional steel belted tire in lbs, it'd be a direct positive impact to performance and...
10-13-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By Troul

Lessen the chain wrap at the rear cassette. See...

Lessen the chain wrap at the rear cassette. See if that makes a difference.
10-12-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Troul

Not necessarily a performance improvement, just...

Not necessarily a performance improvement, just less noise during a shift. The speed of the shifting wasn't any better between the two from my experiences.
10-11-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 956
Posted By Troul

Replace the cables and housings with new.

Replace the cables and housings with new.
10-11-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By Troul

It comes from being used. Only way to stop that...

It comes from being used. Only way to stop that is to not use it... or possibly painting the bicycle cyan?
10-11-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Troul

I will say that since going to brifters away from...

I will say that since going to brifters away from triggers, I like that I can "trim" the RD somewhat. The FD is not as trim friendly, but it is also less likely for me needing to trim up front.
10-11-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Troul

Bicycle derailleurs

Thinking back to the days of old clunker bicycles I've had & comparing those to what I would value more "higher end" it seems as tho the clunkers with derailleurs shifted well & the most noticeable...
10-10-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Troul

Refer to your owner's manual "care" &...

Refer to your owner's manual "care" & "maintenance" section of the manual.
For the most part, keep it out of direct UV exposure when possible.
Other than the "paste" used for the seat post,...
10-10-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,054
Posted By Troul

or use honey... it'd be the sweetest product on...

or use honey... it'd be the sweetest product on the bicycle!
10-10-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,971
Posted By Troul

A little while back I was able to achieve a top...

A little while back I was able to achieve a top 10 pr. It involved putting ribs in the smoker, & needing to get back from the ride in order to tend the meat. It was a very rewarding day!
10-10-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,054
Posted By Troul

IMHO, decide the cleanliness vs maintenance...

IMHO, decide the cleanliness vs maintenance intervals. From my experiences regarding lubricants exposed to the open elements/environment, it will attract dirt. How much grime do you want to...
10-09-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Troul

You could mount this on a wooden built structure...

You could mount this on a wooden built structure to achieve the height desired...
https://www.amazon.com/CyclingDeal-Bicycle-Carrier-Mount-Release/dp/B07BSFF86Y

Or do the same with this and some...
10-08-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,971
Posted By Troul

Cycling as fast as possible to get away from the...

Cycling as fast as possible to get away from the abominable snowman while on a unicycle in a blizzard will make any condition tolerable... so long as you make the escape.
10-08-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Troul

as long as the debris is not floating inside the...

as long as the debris is not floating inside the tire, that could be a better quick 'back on the road' repair. Otherwise, you'll be harpooning the tire every time the shrapnel rears itself from the...
10-08-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,468
Posted By Troul

Anything that just about adds subjective...

Anything that just about adds subjective unnecessary weight &/or absorbs energy instead of applying it during a ride regarding a bicycle's main configuration; it will likely have a debatable opinion...
10-08-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,971
Posted By Troul

Early morning, right before the sun comes up,...

Early morning, right before the sun comes up, 70's, no humidity, sunny, tail wind, down a slope & after a night of undisturbed rest.
10-07-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,279
Posted By Troul

oh, I wasnt aware of the type of bar you have.

oh, I wasnt aware of the type of bar you have.
10-06-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,279
Posted By Troul

Have you considered gel padding under the tape? ...

Have you considered gel padding under the tape?
https://www.planetbike.com/store/century-gel-pads.html
10-06-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Troul

I care for accuracy of the areas I'd consider...

I care for accuracy of the areas I'd consider using in a fitness app for the outdoors activity.

Ride data: Current MPH, average mph, distance traveled thus far, duration of the ride during &...
10-06-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Troul

Recently did the cabling for the brifters. The...

Recently did the cabling for the brifters. The shifting slowly gets sluggish from the factory coating in the housing degrading & caking within the housing, followed by the cable itself wearing off...
10-01-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By Troul

What switched to no longer make a living out of...

What switched to no longer make a living out of it?
09-30-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By Troul

I don't have it on the face, however, I can...

I don't have it on the face, however, I can relate.

IMO, seeing a dermatologist/osteopathic doctor for their recommendation might be best in finding a possible treatment.

I've tried some...
09-27-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By Troul

Do not eat grapes right after ingesting mag lact....

Do not eat grapes right after ingesting mag lact. Omfg the ibs & gassing. Goodlord!
09-27-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Troul

Thanks. At least the weather can bring you...

Thanks.

At least the weather can bring you a warmer drier positive than here.
09-26-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Troul

Sounds like a doo doo experience. If you dont...

Sounds like a doo doo experience. If you dont mind, about how old are you?
09-26-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By Troul

The front wheel, & most likely the seat w/t tube...

The front wheel, & most likely the seat w/t tube would need to come off to stow it in the Neon. Folding the seats down would not benefit the stowing of the bicycle any better. If anything you'd...
09-26-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By Troul

See if the LBS where you bought it from will...

See if the LBS where you bought it from will allow you to test drive a like bicycle for a few days while they evaluate yours in the meantime.

Or, possibly warranty out yours for another. If...
09-24-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Troul

i'm not shocked, not shocked at all..

i'm not shocked, not shocked at all..
09-23-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,990
Posted By Troul

I'm hands-off to that subject...

I'm hands-off to that subject...
09-21-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,990
Posted By Troul

That is it.

That is it.
09-19-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,990
Posted By Troul

I'd mmob. Now if it were breaking a law, then...

I'd mmob. Now if it were breaking a law, then I'd notify the authorities.
09-14-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Troul

went with a SATORI as it seems better fit for me....

went with a SATORI as it seems better fit for me. CC Thud was very close on the list, but the satori grab my attention better.
09-13-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,214
Posted By Troul

boredom could be remedied by finding a stray dog...

boredom could be remedied by finding a stray dog that's up for a chase. Might need to rub something with the scent of steaks on your legs to get that real good excitement back, but it could work!
09-11-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,874
Posted By Troul

etiquette, mannerism, responsibility, & general...

etiquette, mannerism, responsibility, & general logic is not a given, & that applies to the sport of bicycling just as equally to other sports. As with any sport, it'll take time to build those...
09-10-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,214
Posted By Troul

I buy bicycle parts to fill that void. Then...

I buy bicycle parts to fill that void. Then install them to test fate.
09-09-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,605
Posted By Troul

So when you go for a ride, it'll be all 4 P's?

So when you go for a ride, it'll be all 4 P's?
09-08-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,605
Posted By Troul

Email the oem to see what they say. ...

Email the oem to see what they say.

Personally, i dislike a bicycle that contains decals that i cannot easily find replacements for. Color isn't a huge qualm.
09-08-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Troul

It's cheap to bulk buy small, medium, & large...

It's cheap to bulk buy small, medium, & large open toe flip flops for the group. You should already have a head count for knowing how many you might need. I think they're about .50 per pair. ...
09-08-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,317
Posted By Troul

The benefit I can see is that it would reduce the...

The benefit I can see is that it would reduce the chance at creating corrosion, especially when the bicycle is not being used for lengths of times.
09-03-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Troul

Might go there to see what my options are. I did...

Might go there to see what my options are. I did take a few minutes to see what kind of pedals are out there thesedays that might be better than what I have & appeal to me. I like the composite...
09-02-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Troul

Pedal sealed bearings

Has anyone sourced cartridge bearings for pedals?

I have a pair of pedals that contain one cartridge bearing per pedal & one of the peds has a bad bearing. I know I could just buy a new pair of...
09-01-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 89,043
Posted By Troul

Set out for a sunny 20 miles, yet did 27 in an on...

Set out for a sunny 20 miles, yet did 27 in an on the spot monsoon.
Any more rain and I'll have to get a pedal boat.
08-28-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By Troul

As long as those tps reports are not compromised,...

As long as those tps reports are not compromised, everything is grand.
08-21-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Troul

replace the tape & tube.

replace the tape & tube.
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