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12-11-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By well biked

Being from the mid-south (U.S.), I pronounce it...

Being from the mid-south (U.S.), I pronounce it as "sawder" instead of "sodder," FWIW.
12-10-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By well biked

I use a Supernova dynamo headlight and tail light...

I use a Supernova dynamo headlight and tail light on a bike, also. Just curious, regarding your Sinewave Revolution USB charger, do you have it wired to the connector that plugs to the hub alongside...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By well biked

Maybe take a look the Flip III pedals from...

Maybe take a look the Flip III pedals from issi.....they have a nice platform on one side and SPD on the other. I like that they have replaceable pins on the platform side. In the "Flip" series, I...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By well biked

To the OP, I think you will really like the...

To the OP, I think you will really like the Teravails.
Forum: Commuting
11-20-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By well biked

I have only run the slick Gravel Kings, not the...

I have only run the slick Gravel Kings, not the SK's. Have sold a bunch of SK's to customers, though, including the new SK+'s which are a little heavier but have more puncture protection. The SKs and...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By well biked

I run Teravail 700 x 42's in the light and supple...

I run Teravail 700 x 42's in the light and supple version on my commuter right now, it's a great tire, plenty robust for my commuting needs. Seems like it would be a little more flat resistant than...
11-18-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By well biked

QBP does have in stock plenty of Ritchey 1"...

QBP does have in stock plenty of Ritchey 1" threaded headsets, Ritchey's part number is 33000877001. Any bike shop with a QBP acct should be able to order one. The color of the headset is a mix of...
11-14-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By well biked

Stan's....pull it TIGHT, as you apply it.

Stan's....pull it TIGHT, as you apply it.
11-14-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By well biked

I usually use a tubeless tape that's a couple of...

I usually use a tubeless tape that's a couple of mm wider than the stated internal width of the rim. The contours of the rim bed add a little distance across the internal surface of the rim.
11-14-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By well biked

Sorry to derail the thread....You're right, the...

Sorry to derail the thread....You're right, the Pure headlight is compatible with a tail light (as long as it's a Supernova). I'm not sure where I got the impression that the E3 Pure3 headlight...
11-14-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By well biked

Interesting info on the Supernova lights, thanks!...

Interesting info on the Supernova lights, thanks! I have a Supernova E3 Pro2 headlight paired with the Supernova tail light, and my understanding is that the capacitor that powers the tail light...
11-09-19, 10:41 AM
Forum: Commuting
10-29-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,188
Posted By well biked

Teravail Rampart is my recommendation. they're...

Teravail Rampart is my recommendation. they're available in 700 x 38, should fit fine on your Vaya. Great tires for commuting on pavement, super easy to set up tubeless.
10-23-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,636
Posted By well biked

Give us a general description of the bike (color,...

Give us a general description of the bike (color, parts on it, etc), and look closely at the head badge for a 4-digit date code. From there, we would hopefully have the info needed to plug it into a...
10-11-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,576
Posted By well biked

Assuming those are metallic pads, maybe install...

Assuming those are metallic pads, maybe install resin pads. They tend to be quieter, and IME, provide a little better brake performance. The downside is that they wear faster, but with those brakes...
10-10-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,461
Posted By well biked

To the OP, I quickly checked the specs on your...

To the OP, I quickly checked the specs on your Giant ATX 3, it uses a very inexpensive chain ("8 speed chain").

Whatever you do regarding chain lube/chain cleaning, just remember the chain itself...
10-01-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By well biked

Is it a Schwinn Caliente?

Is it a Schwinn Caliente?
09-30-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By well biked

Regarding Shimano Rapid Rise derailleurs, there...

Regarding Shimano Rapid Rise derailleurs, there was an XTR RR introduced in the late '90's, and it was a problematic derailleur. A fair number of riders bought in to the concept, but it was a very...
09-25-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By well biked

re: the thread title...don't focus solely on...

re: the thread title...don't focus solely on evening spoke tensions, morning spoke tensions are equally important.

Sorry, couldn't resist.
09-25-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By well biked

+1

+1
09-21-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By well biked

I suggest replacing the wheel. It's a known...

I suggest replacing the wheel. It's a known problem with older Mavic freehubs. At our shop, we have had reported cases of the freehub not freewheeling at higher speeds when this squeal occurs, which...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By well biked

There are very stiff carbon-soled road shoes and...

There are very stiff carbon-soled road shoes and very stiff carbon-soled mtb shoes. I've used both and I certainly can't tell that one is more efficient at transferring my power to the bike. The...
09-11-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By well biked

My advice: with a really old Raleigh like your...

My advice: with a really old Raleigh like your Grand Prix, don't agonize over the small stuff and don't expect that any two bikes, even the same model, are going to measure out to exactly the same...
08-31-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By well biked

I hear ya on all of that....The Mavic Reflex name...

I hear ya on all of that....The Mavic Reflex name was more associated with the tubular version IME, but there was a clincher version of the Reflex also, that later became the Open Pro. We sold...
08-31-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By well biked

Absolutely not intentional, these flaws...

Absolutely not intentional, these flaws effectively made the rims out of round, and would have been very noticeable when braking.
08-31-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By well biked

Sorry to hear about the defect in the OP C's. I...

Sorry to hear about the defect in the OP C's. I just built a wheelset using the recently renamed "Open Pro T" rims, a very close cousin of the C's (the T's are the tubular version), and found the...
08-30-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By well biked

I advise just springing for a new cassette. But...

I advise just springing for a new cassette. But as to the question of a U.S. Campy parts dealer, Branford Bike comes to my mind as a very authoritative source for most things Campy. I haven't talked...
08-24-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,349
Posted By well biked

Pedal. Pedals.

Pedal. Pedals.
Forum: Commuting
08-22-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,376
Posted By well biked

rgvg, that looks like a Centurion Pro Tour from...

rgvg, that looks like a Centurion Pro Tour from about 1983...I had that same bike in the same color. Very nice. And nice bell, too.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,908
Posted By well biked

Cygolite is my favorite light brand. I have used...

Cygolite is my favorite light brand. I have used them for years on a variety of bikes, and they are really good IME.
08-10-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By well biked

As long as you don't change the size of the...

As long as you don't change the size of the largest cog on your cassette and the largest chainring on your crankset during the life of the chain, here is a summary:

The chain should be sized by...
08-08-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
Posted By well biked

I suspect the same thing. The carbon black adds...

I suspect the same thing. The carbon black adds some UV protection, and I think that's the main reason the gumwall, tanwall type of sidewalls you see on old tires of that type are often badly...
08-05-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By well biked

What's rest of your drivetrain? Shifter(s) and...

What's rest of your drivetrain? Shifter(s) and crankset specifically.
08-04-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,038
Posted By well biked

Regarding ruler material: We have two metal...

Regarding ruler material: We have two metal rulers in the bike shop we use for measuring chains. One is a steel ruler, the other a Park aluminum ruler (in blue). I like the aluminum one from Park,...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By well biked

That's a higher dose than I take. I started out...

That's a higher dose than I take. I started out at 175mcg soon after my surgeries to remove my thyroid, then a few months later the doctor reduced the daily dose to 150 mcg. I felt great at both...
Forum: Touring
08-01-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,237
Posted By well biked

Teravail Sparwood, 29 x 2.2

Teravail Sparwood, 29 x 2.2
08-01-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By well biked

Ah, but here's even better chain maintenance...

Ah, but here's even better chain maintenance advice, also on Sheldon's site: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/chainclean.html
08-01-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By well biked

Date of Manufacture of Bicycle Components can be...

Date of Manufacture of Bicycle Components can be used to date a bike: component dating (http://vintage-trek.com/component_dates.htm) Check the date codes with the ones in the link. If they seem to...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By well biked

I was diagnosed with two different types of...

I was diagnosed with two different types of thryoid cancer seven-plus years ago, had my entire thyroid removed, and had radioactive iodine treatment after the surgeries. I'm extremely thankful that I...
07-29-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By well biked

I wonder if the c-to-c spacing between the...

I wonder if the c-to-c spacing between the chainrings on the 11sp crankset, when used with a 10 sp chain (if that's what you're doing) might be the problem. If so, when you get a bit cross chained...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By well biked

I recommend the Osprey brand. Look through their...

I recommend the Osprey brand. Look through their offerings and find the one that best fits your needs. I've used several brands of backpacks over the years; mountain biking, backpacking, commuting,...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By well biked

Regarding the Riddler in 700 x 45, they are...

Regarding the Riddler in 700 x 45, they are especially difficult to mount tubeless. We have set up hundreds, probably thousands, of tubeless tires at the shop, there was a rim combo with the Riddler...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By well biked

Gravel King SK should be available in 700 x 43,...

Gravel King SK should be available in 700 x 43, we have sold them in that size at my shop. Regarding the Sparwood, sorry, I meant to say Rampart, it's more the wide pavement tire from Teravail. The...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By well biked

Another good one is the Panaracer 700 x 43 Gravel...

Another good one is the Panaracer 700 x 43 Gravel King SK or SK+ (extra flat protection). Tubeless ready and a very low profile knobby tread pattern.
Forum: Commuting
07-03-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By well biked

I've become a huge fan of QBP's new gravel/mtb...

I've become a huge fan of QBP's new gravel/mtb tire brand, Teravail, I have used quite a few of the tire models on various bikes, all tubeless. For what you're describing, I recommend the Teravail...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,213
Posted By well biked

Admittedly, I was trying to be clever with that...

Admittedly, I was trying to be clever with that response. What I was trying to say was that, usually, when we think of someone being "into" something, whatever that something is, we're referring to...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,213
Posted By well biked

I think it's circular. They're great for people...

I think it's circular. They're great for people who are so into bikes that they're not really into bikes.
Forum: Commuting
06-30-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,201
Posted By well biked

My commute is hilly, and is a challenge on a...

My commute is hilly, and is a challenge on a singlespeed. But I do go through phases when I like that challenge, and I will usually go through a period of a week or two at a time riding my...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,782
Posted By well biked

:thumb: Yeah, that was me who posted that. ...

:thumb:

Yeah, that was me who posted that. I did end up deleting the post, this thread is turning into a long one with much "debate" and I really don't have the time or energy to dive into all...
06-18-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By well biked

I doubt it, regarding it being licensed from...

I doubt it, regarding it being licensed from SRAM. SRAM's trademarked name for chain-retaining chainrings is "X-Sync," I don't think the Hope rings use that terminology. It doesn't matter, a good...
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