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03-15-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By beatlebee

Speaking of depression and Stanford...Here is a...

Speaking of depression and Stanford...Here is a well respected researcher arguing for the very biochemical basis of depression. In essence, if someone has depression, telling them to get through it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By beatlebee

Psimet2001: what tubulars are you recommending...

Psimet2001: what tubulars are you recommending these days for your racers? I have been on veloflex for a while now.
09-30-18, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By beatlebee

Coming back to answer my own thread. I went ahead...

Coming back to answer my own thread. I went ahead and replaced the classic Enve 1.65 with a Bontrager Aeolus 50 mm wheel. After several rides, including mtn. descents where the old Enve was not...
09-22-18, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,799
Posted By beatlebee

Turned mine into an internal geared three speed...

Turned mine into an internal geared three speed and love the bike. The geometry handles great, the bike looks great, and with 3 speeds now, it is a solid back up training bike when my geared bike is...
09-16-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By beatlebee

Thanks, I don't really have any problems gluing...

Thanks, I don't really have any problems gluing up. I rode my tubeless rear wheel today that has wide internal and it felt much more planting descending than the old enve. hmm...
09-16-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By beatlebee

Wide Rim for Tubular?

My Enve 1.65 rear wheel needs servicing or possible replacement. It is an older cross-sectional profile. I am wondering if replacement with a wider, more modern shape will improve tire profile with...
09-05-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180905_171301_6446b12e91a55211f93b50328eee28cb7f8fa3e7.jpg...
08-25-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

thanks!

thanks!
08-25-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

Saddle is staying put. It is fit perfect. I...

Saddle is staying put. It is fit perfect.

I did see the suggested pedals are not low profile so other suggestions appreciated.
08-24-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

Thanks, I'll look into those.

Thanks, I'll look into those.
08-23-18, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

Let me ask this while here: I am currently...

Let me ask this while here:

I am currently using some cheap wellgo pedals pulled from my mtn bike. They are fine but I would like a flat pedal that is thinner so that I can drop the seatpost down...
08-23-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

I took the pic before planning to come here and...

I took the pic before planning to come here and ask about the downtube measurement. Pic was requ...never mind, no need to justify anything.
08-22-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/mercier_77c618d270859b9e06d2cef62bd27e62a148ed0e.jpeg
Here it is as of now. I know, wrong side to take the pic, blah blah blah. Better...
08-21-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

Stock white kilo wt converting to a three speed...

Stock white kilo wt converting to a three speed SA with the shifter in the bar end. Also putting on 32 mm gatorskins and possibly a small front basket rack . I'll try to remember to post pics when it...
08-21-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

Thanks!

Thanks!
08-21-18, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By beatlebee

Kilo WT question

Has anyone measured the downtube of a Kilo WT?

I am turning one into a three speed (Sturmey Archer) and running a cable on the downtube, I'd like to get a clamp to hold the cable but need to know...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 864
Posted By beatlebee

Yup. Orange Seal in Veloflex roubaixs. Highly...

Yup. Orange Seal in Veloflex roubaixs. Highly recommended. Saved me a podium in one race.
02-12-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By beatlebee

I am running 3.0 on a 29+ with 12.5 psi out back...

I am running 3.0 on a 29+ with 12.5 psi out back and 12 psi up front. Very rocky terrain and no burping or bottoming out. ~165 lbs
10-30-17, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By beatlebee

thanks

thanks
10-27-17, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By beatlebee

DA9000 Shifter paddle

Rear Shifter, small paddle: click it to go to a higher gear. Shifting is fine.

The shifter has about 25K miles and the issue is that the paddle has some play in it, such that when I ride over...
Forum: Southwest
10-21-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,416
Posted By beatlebee

The only thing different here is goatheads....

The only thing different here is goatheads. Maybe, maybe if you ride in the heat of the day during summer, your tires will not last as long, hard to believe though and I have not had that experience.
10-21-17, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By beatlebee

carpediemracing: :thumb:

carpediemracing: :thumb:
10-20-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By beatlebee

Yes, that makes sense to me too.

Yes, that makes sense to me too.
10-20-17, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By beatlebee

Thanks for all the thoughts. I pretty much use...

Thanks for all the thoughts. I pretty much use the advice here already, just wondering if there were any not so obvious techniques.

And if the OP wasn't clear, I am interested in road race...
10-19-17, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By beatlebee

Taking a wheel

What strategies do you use to take a wheel?

Specifically, a situation when you are seeking shelter quickly when given a road-race situation (nontechnical course) with the group strung out.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,934
Posted By beatlebee

I run Orange Seal in my veloflex tubbies as do...

I run Orange Seal in my veloflex tubbies as do many others. It makes tubular life manageable. It does not ruin the ride and it literally kept me on the podium in one race where the puncture would...
07-18-17, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By beatlebee

Thanks Steve!

Thanks Steve!
07-17-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By beatlebee

I just had a similar problem resolved (my thread...

I just had a similar problem resolved (my thread is on the front page now) by contacting Garmin via their chat. I had to reformat my 510 via a PC. You might look into that. It took about 15 minutes.
07-17-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By beatlebee

Chatted with an agent this morning. He walked me...

Chatted with an agent this morning. He walked me through reformatting using a PC and it worked!
07-16-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By beatlebee

Might try that

Might try that
07-16-17, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By beatlebee

Last thought here is to let the garmin on until...

Last thought here is to let the garmin on until it runs the battery down and then recharge. Grasping at straws now...
07-15-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By beatlebee

Its acting as if it has been hacked!

Its acting as if it has been hacked!
07-15-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By beatlebee

No, sorry my wording is probably not precise. I...

No, sorry my wording is probably not precise. I can not change any settings. They are not saved after switching to any different screen. Everything keeps reverting to some random (useless) setting,...
07-15-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By beatlebee

Garmin 510 crazy after return from trip

This morning my Garmin 510, which has never had any real issues showed 0 items displayed on my training page. I went through the settings to change to 6 items to display, hit the check mark button...
06-15-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By beatlebee

Great tip, thanks. Im all set up now. A main...

Great tip, thanks. Im all set up now. A main reason for my trip is to ride, so everyday missed is a downer but all is good now. Cheers gentlemen. Always amazed at the wealth of knowledge here.
06-15-17, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By beatlebee

So a shop, Velo Culture, just outside of Annecy...

So a shop, Velo Culture, just outside of Annecy put my campy cassette on a new, wide internal mavic rim on the spot for 160 euros. I am quite happy now! They were great. I had my bike insured for the...
06-14-17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By beatlebee

Thanks John, looks like it would be an 8 speed...

Thanks John, looks like it would be an 8 speed shimano if I am reading the table correct. This is a fall back option.
06-14-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By beatlebee

I did realize in the middle of the night that...

I did realize in the middle of the night that leaving the casette on was probably not smart. So how can I rmove this? I dont have the campy lockring tool.doh!
06-14-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By beatlebee

Thanks for the ideas so far. The rim is beyond...

Thanks for the ideas so far. The rim is beyond repair unfortunately. It has an acute deep gash in the braking surface as well as being all out of true, not by mm but more like several cm. In haste, I...
06-14-17, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By beatlebee

Campy \ Shimano compatibilty

On a trip in france, looking at my bike with a moderately damaged wheelset due to shipping. Enough that the rear doesnt spin at all in the frame. I am running campy 10 speed drivetrain. Local shop...
06-13-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By beatlebee

thanks, looks like the lbs is in my future

thanks, looks like the lbs is in my future
06-13-17, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By beatlebee

loose ball bearings to cartridge?

I have a ritchey breakaway that came with a carbon "carve" fork. It uses ball bearings at the fork\headset that are somewhat constrained to a ring (retainer?). Since the fork is constantly being...
05-18-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 112,232
Posted By beatlebee

Cdale's ~2 year dry spell is over with a W by...

Cdale's ~2 year dry spell is over with a W by Talansky.
05-09-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,377
Posted By beatlebee

I highly suggest the rumble roller. ...

I highly suggest the rumble roller.

https://www.rumbleroller.com
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,019
Posted By beatlebee

I have a pair of Bont zero + in 45. I wear a size...

I have a pair of Bont zero + in 45. I wear a size 11 in regular shoes, size 45 in giro. The bonts are just a tad too small. Too bad as they are the best road shoe out there for performance. Up for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-17, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By beatlebee

I run 25 mm veloflex roubaixs on my 2014 evo....

I run 25 mm veloflex roubaixs on my 2014 evo. There is still some room, probably could go to 27 mm.

tubulars.
04-29-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By beatlebee

Thanks!

Thanks!
04-29-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By beatlebee

Kleen up solvent

Local food coop had this with the weekly haul.

Can this stuff be used to clean the drive chain?

Ingredients here:

https://images.hillyard.com/IMAGES/MSDS/MSDSHIL00437.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By beatlebee

Don't. DA9000 notoriously eats rear...

Don't.

DA9000 notoriously eats rear derailleur cables due to a sharp bend in the shifter. I get about 6K miles out of a cable. I have replaced the rear cable many times and the front once maybe?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-17, 05:48 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,252
Posted By beatlebee

Next time, leave the wheels out in the sun or...

Next time, leave the wheels out in the sun or gently use a heat gun to loosen the glue bond before removal. Helps a tiny bit.
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