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08-26-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,048
Posted By Roadlizzard

Mineral spirits and a park chain cleaner,paint...

Mineral spirits and a park chain cleaner,paint brush on the cassette and other parts, Catch the mineral spirits and store in a container the solids will settle into the bottom of the container and...
Forum: Recumbent
07-20-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Roadlizzard

Velocity USA will build you a 650 wheel,check out...

Velocity USA will build you a 650 wheel,check out there web page.
Forum: Recumbent
07-20-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By Roadlizzard

I purchased a used Bacchetta Corsa with 650...

I purchased a used Bacchetta Corsa with 650 wheels front and rear and it is so much more stable that the CA2.0 I had borrowed with 700 rear and 650 front. Really like the bike but it really takes...
Forum: Recumbent
06-28-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By Roadlizzard

Help

I have never ride a recumbent before and have borrowed a 2016 Bacchetta CA2.0 from a friend. The bike steering is super sensitive and I mean super! The bike has a 700 rear wheel and a 650 front I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Roadlizzard

Pain

Just recently I have started having a pain on the out side of my left foot just behind the little toe, it usually take 3 hours of riding to get really bad. The bike has over 8200 miles on it the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,778
Posted By Roadlizzard

The Ultgra 8000 sets up different from all others...

The Ultgra 8000 sets up different from all others I had trouble until I went to the Shimnao site and down loaded the instructions, just follow the instruction and you will not have a problem
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By Roadlizzard

I know I posted it twice but I wanted as many...

I know I posted it twice but I wanted as many riders to know of this problem
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By Roadlizzard

goenrdoug you might be right they sure don't work...

goenrdoug you might be right they sure don't work on UST rims,I will try to mount them on regular at a later date so it won't be a waste of money
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By Roadlizzard

I tried that it didn't seem to help

I tried that it didn't seem to help
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By Roadlizzard

Caution

I have been using Mavic Ksyrium UST and Kysrium Pro UST wheels for over a year and a half. Having used a couple sets of Mavic Yksion Pro UST tires with out any problems. After hearing all the BS...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By Roadlizzard

Caution

For a year and a half I have been running a set of Mavic Ksyrium UST and a set of Mavic Ksyrium Pro UST wheels using Mavic Yksion Pro UST tires with great results.I have gone thru a couple sets of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roadlizzard

Today after a half way stop I looked down and saw...

Today after a half way stop I looked down and saw a wet spot on my front tire about 1/2 inch in dia. I got off the bike and rubbed the wet spot and felt something sharp in the tire I got a pair of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roadlizzard

Main reason I use Mavic UST

Main reason I use Mavic UST
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roadlizzard

I started into tubeless with the same problem...

I started into tubeless with the same problem then I switched to Orange Seal it's a latex and easy to remove. You just rub it and it rolls up and falls off.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roadlizzard

Fantastic Mess

Sunday I started cleaning my bike after a 50 miles ride on Saturday, at first I didn't realize what was on my bike then it dawned on me my bike was cover in sealant and that I had a puncture on my...
07-31-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By Roadlizzard

I wish I could keep my heart rate down sometimes,...

I wish I could keep my heart rate down sometimes, I can hit 180 after a could hours riding then do a hard fast sprint.
07-31-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By Roadlizzard

By reading everyone reply I guess my problem is I...

By reading everyone reply I guess my problem is I don't really have a set of goals. Like I said my only goal is to have a healthy active life as long as possible. I might change my thinking at a...
07-31-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By Roadlizzard

Thanks everyone I guess I fell a little guilty...

Thanks everyone I guess I fell a little guilty that I do not want to push it really hard any more. I think I will ride at a leisure pace most of the time and have one ride doing intervals one a week...
07-31-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By Roadlizzard

I guess I really don't have any goals except to...

I guess I really don't have any goals except to live a long and healthy life
07-31-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,585
Posted By Roadlizzard

How much fitness

Everyone please give me your thoughts, I'm 70 yo have low blood pressure have fantastic cholesterol numbers, I ride 500 miles a month, walk 80 miles a month and work out at the gym with weights three...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,536
Posted By Roadlizzard

Mavic UST

Mavic UST
04-04-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
Posted By Roadlizzard

Once a month I turn the bike upside down let all...

Once a month I turn the bike upside down let all the air out of the tires remove the valve cores. I check the sealant with my Orange Seal dip stick. If needed I add a little OS install valve cores...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,766
Posted By Roadlizzard

I have been running Mavic UST's for over a year....

I have been running Mavic UST's for over a year. Once a month I check the sealant (Orange Seal) buy removing the valve core then using the Orange Seal dip stick. Takes just a few minutes to check...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,454
Posted By Roadlizzard

Got a email from Continental and they say you...

Got a email from Continental and they say you shouldn't have a problem installing the new GP 500TL on a Mavic UST wheel
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Roadlizzard

Thanks for all the info, I did quad stretches and...

Thanks for all the info, I did quad stretches and rolls on the quads(rolling on the quads hurt like crazy) In the morning I will do a much harder warm up doing, I will check on the supplements...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Roadlizzard

I was hooping for a quick fix. I ride three miles...

I was hooping for a quick fix. I ride three miles at a very slow pace 14 or so then start the main ride starting off at a slower pace then building up to 20 to 23. If my burn only lasted 15 minutes...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Roadlizzard

Please Help

I'm 69,have been riding 5, years riding around 150 miles a week, I have a little over 30,000 miles on my road bike. Two hours before a ride I drink an Ensure+ Protein 13g,Carbs 50g,eat a Cliff Bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-18, 06:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,683
Posted By Roadlizzard

Had the same problem with my 2013 Domane 4.5...

Had the same problem with my 2013 Domane 4.5 Cracks around the spokes on the rear wheel, Trek replaces the wheel it was less than a year old, I now use them as spare wheels that I lone out when...
09-06-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,505
Posted By Roadlizzard

I'm 68YO on a two and have hour ride I will reach...

I'm 68YO on a two and have hour ride I will reach a high of 162 a number of time and average 123 for the two and have hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-18, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Roadlizzard

First Puncture

I ride Mavic Ksyrium UST wheels with WST Yksion Pro UST tires. Great wheels and tires easy to mount can mount with just hands no tools and easy to pump up using just a floor pump. Can ride with any...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,828
Posted By Roadlizzard

I just use a Dremel grinder with a cut off disc...

I just use a Dremel grinder with a cut off disc Which I had in the tool box already
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,843
Posted By Roadlizzard

Tires

Just for you info I have to put one pump of air, one stroke of my Lezyne steel floor pump per day in my Yksion Pro UST tires to maintain pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,843
Posted By Roadlizzard

Tires

I like my Yksion Pro UST tires so well I order one to have as a spare along with a tubeless tire repair kit and I'm selling my new spare GP 4000S2. I did order a 700x28 spare
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By Roadlizzard

It should have a sleeve, you can purchase them...

It should have a sleeve, you can purchase them online. I have found that the BB bearing do get moisture in the bearing. I would recommend changing them at least once a year. Best way to save the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,688
Posted By Roadlizzard

I have never ridden an Emonda but I ride a 2013...

I have never ridden an Emonda but I ride a 2013 Domane 4.5 with 27000 miles. The bike is a little heavy I guess around 19 pounds. At times I start thinking about a new bike but after a littler...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,567
Posted By Roadlizzard

The only tubeless I would use are Mavic's UST, no...

The only tubeless I would use are Mavic's UST, no problem mounting or removing tire and can pump up with a bicycle floor pump
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By Roadlizzard

Thanks a million, I guess I was just stupid...

Thanks a million, I guess I was just stupid trying to push the bead off with a tire tool. I took WhyFi's advice and the tire just rolled off the bead as he suggested. Now I know I like the Mavic's...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-18, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By Roadlizzard

Thanks going to give another try this morning. I...

Thanks going to give another try this morning. I do have problems with my hands wore them out over the years. My GP 4000S2 were 25's they just measured 28 on the old rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By Roadlizzard

Mine must be made tighter, I worked for about 15...

Mine must be made tighter, I worked for about 15 minutes with out having any luck. I removed the rear twice and the front once with the same results. I was using tire leavers pushing on the tire bead...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By Roadlizzard

I don't know if its just the pressure the Conti...

I don't know if its just the pressure the Conti measures 28 wide or the make up the tire but believe me there is a big difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By Roadlizzard

First ride Mavic tubeless

I purchased a set of Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST, with Yksion Pro USt tire installed from Merling Cycles very very good price. I removed and reinstalled the tires three time. They installed using hands...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,843
Posted By Roadlizzard

Talked to Mavic they said any tire will fit just...

Talked to Mavic they said any tire will fit just fine on our wheels. I f anyone need new wheels giver these a look, there are a couple sites on you tube that are work looking at. The price from...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,843
Posted By Roadlizzard

My Mavic Ksyrium wheel arrived and the first...

My Mavic Ksyrium wheel arrived and the first thing I did want to see how hard it would be to inset a tube while out on the road. The tire came mounted, the tire was a little hard getting off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,843
Posted By Roadlizzard

Yksion Tires

I have ordered a set of Mavic Ksyrium Elite USD wheels and they come with WST Yksion Pro UST ties Tubless, Does anyone have any experience with these tires. I know they are free and come with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,534
Posted By Roadlizzard

Look at Mavic Ksyrium Elite USD at Merlin Cycles,...

Look at Mavic Ksyrium Elite USD at Merlin Cycles, I order a set yesterday good price and they come with tires
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,915
Posted By Roadlizzard

TokyoWheels

Has anyone used Tokyo wheels, looking at their web site the reviews sound too good to be true
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,529
Posted By Roadlizzard

Trek Care Plus

I purchased Trek Care Plus on my Domane 4.5. The dealer replaced the chain and cassette at 3000 and then at 6000 miles, this was in the first eight months. I will get more than my moneys worth in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,255
Posted By Roadlizzard

I have a Domane 4.5,I ridden 3200 miles in seven...

I have a Domane 4.5,I ridden 3200 miles in seven months. I have no regrets and would purchase another Domane without giving it a second thought. I like the bike so much that if I had it to do over...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Roadlizzard

Please Help

I'm 64 YO rider that has a big problem. I have logged 2100 miles in the last four and half months, and plan on ridding a lot more since the weather has wormed up. I ride a Trek Domane,I have no...
01-08-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,165
Posted By Roadlizzard

Upright Kickstand

Just received my UPSTAND KICKSTAND, and it is everything they clamed in their video. I can now leave my bike without the fear of it falling!! I have not found a good pace to store it on the bike, but...
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