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09-26-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Iride01

You replaced the cassette for the noise of for...

You replaced the cassette for the noise of for something else? Was all the other stuff done for the noise or for other?

Cassette from what size/type to what size/type?

Does this happen mainly...
09-26-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Iride01

This is all off topic from the OP.......... ...

This is all off topic from the OP..........

Actually when you look into the hard and arduous life that our forefathers had and look into the diets, carbohydrates are plentiful. So the statementis...
09-25-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Iride01

Thanks for the update. In some respects it may...

Thanks for the update. In some respects it may have been better to add this to the other thread to give it a solution. Otherwise it might wake you up 10 years from now when your email notification...
09-25-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By Iride01

I wasn't able to hear anything that concerned me....

I wasn't able to hear anything that concerned me. But there are a few missing frequencies in my hearing spectrum.

That is more play than I remember any of my freewheels ever having. But I don't...
09-25-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 286
Posted By Iride01

While the Trek and Specialized bikes might have a...

While the Trek and Specialized bikes might have a more robust looking knuckle and more stronger anything else you can point to, the question is really if you need that.

If you are not going to put...
09-25-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,069
Posted By Iride01

I think there is something to the thing E. Merckx...

I think there is something to the thing E. Merckx was saying about JV pulling too hard on some of the last stages. That will have used some energy Roglič might have been able to better use for the...
09-25-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Iride01

That's a hybrid bike with other than drops?...

That's a hybrid bike with other than drops? Assuming you aren't going to convert it to drop bars (I wouldn't), then you might still be limited to road bike components with that 130 mm spacing on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,052
Posted By Iride01

I wanted to give you a like or plus 1 on that,...

I wanted to give you a like or plus 1 on that, but I'm not quite sure how to read manner and tone in which you said that.

If you meant because it exemplifies that "I always do right and I never...
09-25-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By Iride01

Good catch... in my speed reading ADHD (without...

Good catch... in my speed reading ADHD (without the H) world, I missed that. And if they are just seeing the mark going through the threads shown in that picture, then that looks like a seam or...
09-25-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By Iride01

Unless you have them tested to determine what it...

Unless you have them tested to determine what it more correct, then who can say which is the more accurate? Sure, we can look at other articles that suggest one or the other is more accurate, but...
09-25-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By Iride01

Drilling does help to stop cracks, but I've seen...

Drilling does help to stop cracks, but I've seen a lot of people that drill cracks fail to find the actual end of the crack and the drilled hole does nothing. Probably won't hurt though to try even...
09-24-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Iride01

They weren't riding a bicycle over 3500...

They weren't riding a bicycle over 3500 kilometers (2200 miles) at an average speed of 25 mph in 21 days. Different energy demands.
09-24-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Iride01

You don't have the Cycling pass for NBC sports?...

You don't have the Cycling pass for NBC sports? Or is NBC Gold still a separate thing from NBCSN?

Assuming you are in USA. Coverage varies a lot by country and region.
09-24-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Iride01

Did you not read the page that had the compatible...

Did you not read the page that had the compatible device list? It tells you specifically about two of the three things you are wanting. I suspect it will do all three if you do already have the...
09-24-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Iride01

Maybe for external battery for Di2 or eTap? If...

Maybe for external battery for Di2 or eTap? If you don't have anything that fits it, then just be happy that if you need it it will be there.
09-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Iride01

Doesn't take much to make your body burn fat....

Doesn't take much to make your body burn fat. It's doing it all the time. Not giving it carbohydrates just forces it to only burn fat. If you want to ride a bike, you can burn either carbs or fat or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Iride01

You can put forks with different rake angles and...

You can put forks with different rake angles and stuff in a bike if you want. It will alter the ride characteristics to varying degrees. If it doesn't ride to your liking then it's not a big deal to...
09-24-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By Iride01

Are you saying your wheel inside width is about...

Are you saying your wheel inside width is about 32mm wide? Or do you have a wheel that has a 27x1¼ tire on it and mistakenly think that means anything for the question you ask?

Without knowing...
09-23-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By Iride01

The bike can keep your muscles toned. But IMO,...

The bike can keep your muscles toned. But IMO, building your muscles up quickly is better done in a gym with weights and resistance. Trying to use a lot of muscle on a bike to build more muscle is...
09-23-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By Iride01

If you go to what ever is the bolt and screw...

If you go to what ever is the bolt and screw supplier in your area to local industry, they'll be able to tell you real quick what it is.

The older one in my area that has been around since forever...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Iride01

I'm not sure there is that much difference. Which...

I'm not sure there is that much difference. Which do you like better aesthetically and color wise? Be sure that each has the gear ratios you will need for the terrain you ride and type of riding you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,052
Posted By Iride01

I've had similar stuff both with me as motorist...

I've had similar stuff both with me as motorist and with me as cyclist. It's great that you thought to check later to see why you missed seeing them. Not sure that you could relate that to any other...
09-23-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Iride01

Everyone will experience that to varying degrees...

Everyone will experience that to varying degrees at different times.

Your Wahoo or any other device you use and RWGPS or any other site you use don't use the same data to arrive at the...
09-23-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Iride01

Well from the product page for the Edge 530 on...

Well from the product page for the Edge 530 on Garmin's site (https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/621232) you click the link that says "specs" (https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/621232#specs) and it...
09-23-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 653
Posted By Iride01

I might be in the 3, but think or at least want...

I might be in the 3, but think or at least want to think I'm in an aggressive position.

As I've aged, now 62, I've gone from 5 or 4 to lower and lower positions since passing 52 yo and the years I...
09-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Iride01

Oh, I see you agree with taking it back to the...

Oh, I see you agree with taking it back to the shop. Thanks for the complement, but I don't consider myself great. <grin>
09-23-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Iride01

If you feel that it is the wedge that isn't...

If you feel that it is the wedge that isn't moving, then just unscrew the bolt all the way and remove the stem. The you can deal with the wedge by itself. Which I'd think will be just putting a drift...
09-23-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 253
Posted By Iride01

You don't have to disassemble the bearing...

You don't have to disassemble the bearing sub-assembly. I guess you can call it a cartridge. Just get the old grease cleaned out of it with solvent and maybe a blast of compressed air. You might want...
09-22-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Iride01

Why would someone not take a recently purchased...

Why would someone not take a recently purchased bike making a strange noise back to where they bought it and let them figure out if they (the shop) did something wrong putting it together or the shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

What's the output amperage of the charger? Might...

What's the output amperage of the charger? Might as well note the voltage too while you are looking. The first time I tried to charge mine I'd grabbed a 5 volt dc 0.5 amp output charger and it...
09-22-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 253
Posted By Iride01

Depends on how fussy you want to be. You can...

Depends on how fussy you want to be. You can wait till it starts making noise or in my case with my PD-A520's, I feel a click in my pedal.

Might be just something to give yourself something to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,013
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't pay extra to get D-fly. If in the...

I wouldn't pay extra to get D-fly. If in the mass marketing scale of things, including D-fly with any Di2 bike wouldn't add but a few dollars, I'd be okay. But if it added more than fifty dollars,...
09-22-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Iride01

With certainty I use the term warranty loosely...

With certainty I use the term warranty loosely and am also implying the good will of the seller to make it right and adjust or fix the many things that wouldn't be covered under the warranty.

If I...
09-22-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't do anything as big as a car tire...

I wouldn't do anything as big as a car tire either with a floor pump unless the only option. That is when I use my shop compressor. But a small portable compressor with a tank will work fine for a...
09-22-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Iride01

helpful, thanks for that[/QUOTE] You picked up...

helpful, thanks for that[/QUOTE]
You picked up the wrong helpful piece of advice. This is the important part...........
09-21-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Iride01

Those premoistened cleaning towels that come in...

Those premoistened cleaning towels that come in those plastic bottles and you pull them out the top.

That's all a road bike needs, IMO. Or at least that is all mine needs.

In fact it's been a...
09-21-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,218
Posted By Iride01

I see a lot of newb's riding the trail with their...

I see a lot of newb's riding the trail with their helmets hanging on their handlebars. I guess they plan to put them on just before an accident.
09-21-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By Iride01

My only comment is that you need to assess how...

My only comment is that you need to assess how well you can handle a situation for your own safety when it requires you to let go of doing things when you know that you are following the rules...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,789
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, seems like wider neck ties with big knots...

Yeah, seems like wider neck ties with big knots are coming back too. I will always prefer the skinny neckties and knots.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,884
Posted By Iride01

Price goes up for performance and weight along...

Price goes up for performance and weight along with the manufacturing technology and materials to obtain that. Durability remains about the same or even slightly lower in some respects.

The very...
09-21-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By Iride01

I don't know why I'd need one. Decent floor pump...

I don't know why I'd need one. Decent floor pump fills all my tires up and probably to a higher pressure. If I had to fill more tires than my own, I'd probably go for a small portable compressor...
09-21-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Iride01

Well that describes my Raleigh Comp GS except for...

Well that describes my Raleigh Comp GS except for it being a little older and a road bike.

It was cup and cone too. Thankfully a BSA threaded BB. I put a RaceFace Cadence crank in it. Which is a...
09-21-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Iride01

You'll be the first person I know of that ever...

You'll be the first person I know of that ever ask about this in all my years on various forums and bulletin boards since before cell phones where even a thing.

I've always found cell phones...
09-21-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Iride01

If you are going to take the wheel and get it...

If you are going to take the wheel and get it trued, then make certain you tell them about your other issue with regards to your OP. Otherwise they may just true the wheel and put it back in the...
09-21-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Iride01

It will be okay if you wait till a new chain on...

It will be okay if you wait till a new chain on your bike shows them as worn out by skipping when you put some muscle into pedaling. While some might argue that a worn ring or rear cog will wear your...
09-21-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Iride01

Oh..... yeah I'm a little dense many times, but I...

Oh..... yeah I'm a little dense many times, but I can see that somewhat. I have to hold my head in an odd position and read it out of the corners of my eyes.

I think you are right.
09-20-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Iride01

It'll ride better with some Vittoria Corsa...

It'll ride better with some Vittoria Corsa Speed's or Continental GP 5000's. <grin>


Happy Birthday!
09-20-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By Iride01

Except for stage 20 of this TdF, what stage and...

Except for stage 20 of this TdF, what stage and whom did you see using a TT bike? All I've noticed are what I'd call a standard race fit road frame with drop bars. Some more aero than others, but not...
09-20-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,522
Posted By Iride01

I don't use anesthesia either. Back earlier than...

I don't use anesthesia either. Back earlier than the 1990's they didn't give anesthesia as a rule here in the US either. I think it caught on from doctors just not wanting us bothering them with...
09-20-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By Iride01

A really good jeweler's loop or other magnifier...

A really good jeweler's loop or other magnifier comes in useful for inspecting and seeing if you are even doing anything when you clean. You might even see a bent pin or broken contact in it. At...
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