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10-01-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By Iride01

On the vices I have it's not a lever in the sense...

On the vices I have it's not a lever in the sense that you only move it from a locked to unlocked position. It's always been a bolt with a handle on the end of the bolt that you might have to shove...
10-01-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By Iride01

There is really only one time I can think of that...

There is really only one time I can think of that Ineos as Sky animated the race and created some excitement. Don't remember the stage or year of the TdF, but it was when there were some heavy cross...
10-01-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 69
Posted By Iride01

Another way to think of it is no matter whether...

Another way to think of it is no matter whether you are using a hex key or a wrench, then to loosen either side you always rotate the tool toward the back of the bike. Works for either side, no...
10-01-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 69
Posted By Iride01

The drive side pedal is right threaded or normal...

The drive side pedal is right threaded or normal threads. Are you using a open end wrench or a hex key from the other side? With an open end wrench, you'd loosen it in the normal direction, counter...
10-01-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Iride01

You main take a way should be that if your scale...

You main take a way should be that if your scale shows you getting too light or too heavy, then somethings got to change. Either the amount of Calories in, or the amount of Calories out.

I don't...
10-01-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 466
Posted By Iride01

Regularly riding with 15 to 20 people as you said...

Regularly riding with 15 to 20 people as you said your group has expanded to will be troubling for me too. Are they breaking up into smaller groups when actually riding? Or is everyone staying...
10-01-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By Iride01

Remember that the OP.... as far as I know..... is...

Remember that the OP.... as far as I know..... is planning on using the same tires on the other rims. So things like elasticity and differences from one tire to the next are pretty much not in play.
10-01-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By Iride01

Pretty much. Cycling is about the only sport that...

Pretty much. Cycling is about the only sport that I can't get enough of on free TV. For me here in the USA, NBC Gold with the Cycling pass is the least expensive. It has it's blemishes though. Seems...
10-01-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Iride01

I don't know that any of us that respond in here...

I don't know that any of us that respond in here are medically qualified dieticians. I'd recommend you consult one or two if you haven't already. Don't chose one that is advertising for a diet weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Iride01

I'd put a new tire on it. Maybe save the old...

I'd put a new tire on it. Maybe save the old tire. If my budget for new tires gets to my breaking point, then I'd go back to plugging, patching or booting the better of the pile of old tires I...
10-01-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Iride01

I think newb's only get 5 posts in so much time....

I think newb's only get 5 posts in so much time. I guess you can say they didn't post wisely. <grin>

ahhh, Grasshopper!
10-01-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By Iride01

I took my bike to the oldest bike shop in the...

I took my bike to the oldest bike shop in the area and they searched through a box of old cable endcaps and came up with one that fit like a glove. It lets the housing come out of the chainstay cable...
10-01-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By Iride01

That's what I took away from the article too. If...

That's what I took away from the article too. If you think about it, circumference of a tire is pretty much built into it from the start. So rim width isn't going to matter much.

If you are using...
09-30-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By Iride01

Fitting Your Bike Are you confused about how you...

Fitting Your Bike Are you confused about how you should fit a bike to your particular body dimensions? Have you been reading, found the terms Merxx or French Fit, and don’t know what you need? Every...
09-30-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By Iride01

If they aren't participating in races or other...

If they aren't participating in races or other competition, I'd probably will be unlikely to encourage a 7 yo to use clips or clipless of any sort. Just plain old flat pedals.

If they grew up on...
09-30-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By Iride01

Oh, when I expand the pic, I see you've put sti's...

Oh, when I expand the pic, I see you've put sti's on it and gotten rid of the downtube shifters. If you haven't done it yet, then shift to the small cog. Remove the cable from the DR hold fast and...
09-30-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 466
Posted By Iride01

Since the context of riding in a group for a...

Since the context of riding in a group for a period of time was brought up, I just want to add that on many of the organized century rides I've done, I was solo or with my son and sometimes a couple...
09-30-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Iride01

I remember at a similar age I started riding for...

I remember at a similar age I started riding for health and exercise. 4 and 5 miles were an achievement then. Keep riding and you'll think nothing of a riding another century ride soon.

Don't...
09-30-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 361
Posted By Iride01

There are quite a few hand signals that are just...

There are quite a few hand signals that are just not meant for motorist. We might be pointing out a crack, pothole or rough spot for riders behind. Maybe twitching an elbow for another to take a...
09-30-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Iride01

Bearing that's out of shape being the bearing...

Bearing that's out of shape being the bearing cage as pictured in post #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) ? Just put loose balls back in. You don't have to fill...
09-30-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By Iride01

I think this is the first year I was able to...

I think this is the first year I was able to watch every day and stay current, week days I'd have to fast forward through some. Used to be that I'd get as much as four or five days behind watching. ...
09-30-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 466
Posted By Iride01

You are outdoors, so that already statistically...

You are outdoors, so that already statistically drops your chances of infection. As long as you are moving and even better if the wind is blowing across the road, then your chances of getting...
09-30-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 361
Posted By Iride01

The big picture should include the concept that...

The big picture should include the concept that any safe driver or safe cyclist should be aware that not all other drivers or cyclists follow or even know the rules of the road. If you get bent out...
09-30-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Iride01

This is where you need to go sit in a serene...

This is where you need to go sit in a serene location and contemplate the direction you want to go. Both are just as equally viable. Some methods work better for some people and the other method...
09-30-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Iride01

Are you just guessing at a problem? I don't...

Are you just guessing at a problem? I don't think the headset bearings will have any part in the symptoms you described in the OP. I'd rule out a a bent frame or bent fork first. And the bend can...
09-30-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 267
Posted By Iride01

Seems like my Raleigh Comp GS used to do this...

Seems like my Raleigh Comp GS used to do this when it had friction shifters and Campy group on it. Don't quite remember what solved it, but don't overlook typical things like a frayed cable or your...
09-30-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 368
Posted By Iride01

Indexed shifters on the downtube? I'm assuming...

Indexed shifters on the downtube? I'm assuming they are Shimano then. Are the other components Shimano too? The catalog says Campy Super Record for most everything. And I think those were always...
09-29-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Iride01

Comes a time for all children to leave the nest. ...

Comes a time for all children to leave the nest.

Enjoy, be smart about hydration and food, be safe and enjoy. Start planning your next while you do this one.
09-29-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By Iride01

Is there anyone that isn't going to Ineos?

Lately, every time I listen to cycling commentary it seems I hear them talking about riders going to Team Ineos. Both my wife and I thought that Lucy Martin's comment "if you can't beat them, buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,374
Posted By Iride01

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09-29-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 361
Posted By Iride01

Just imagine a car with four people inside...

Just imagine a car with four people inside turning the corner. Should those not driving signal also?

I know it's not quite the same, but when traveling as a group, I'd rather all the cyclists...
09-29-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 368
Posted By Iride01

Just to throw something else for us to toss back...

Just to throw something else for us to toss back and forth, the 1984 Trek catalog says the 770 was 7 speed. Maybe the shop person switched wheels on you so he could have the latest and greatest 7...
09-29-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By Iride01

Sounds like you are trying to go faster for...

Sounds like you are trying to go faster for longer than your body wants to. Not sure I understand your focus on breathing. If you are trying to limit your breathing rate, then you are just hurting...
09-29-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

How accurate is the monitoring of your Calorie...

How accurate is the monitoring of your Calorie intake?

Even if you weigh ever gram that goes into your mouth and calculate the Calories from a website or table lookup, there is a lot of estimation...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 604
Posted By Iride01

And again, it really depends on what you are...

And again, it really depends on what you are calling a road bike. But your typical drop bar road bike will be made for those riding at a fairly high effort. They get their comfort for long distance...
09-29-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 717
Posted By Iride01

Depends on how you look at it. If you are...

Depends on how you look at it. If you are looking only at the one side it opens or closes, then I'd agree with you. But if the side that moves is not the side that is rubbing and needing...
09-29-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Iride01

The best way to tell would be to launch E-tube...

The best way to tell would be to launch E-tube project on your computer and connect your bike to it. Personally I would not use the phone app unless you strictly only used it to view settings. But...
09-29-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 717
Posted By Iride01

The little screw to help you center the brake...

The little screw to help you center the brake pads on the rim only controls movement in one direction. So you have to balance that with the adjustment from the barrel adjuster. If you've gotten the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 604
Posted By Iride01

Why is that?[/QUOTE] If you look at some of the...

Why is that?[/QUOTE]
If you look at some of the cruiser style bikes, you'll note that many of them have the BB quite a bit more forward than on typical bikes sold as road bikes which IMO are really...
09-28-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By Iride01

This is what I have based my thoughts on rim...

This is what I have based my thoughts on rim width verses tire width. Though I've never actually measured myself or worried much about it.
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09-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By Iride01

Rim internal width probably isn't going to make...

Rim internal width probably isn't going to make much difference for the amount you are changing. But if you pushing less than a mm or two of clearance already, then already from one tire model to the...
09-28-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 368
Posted By Iride01

Why would you care if it's freehub or freewheel? ...

Why would you care if it's freehub or freewheel? 6 speeds is 6 speeds. If you are buying a replacement wheel, then just make sure it has the spacing for your dropouts. I'd think a hub for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,579
Posted By Iride01

People in retirement communities might be a bad...

People in retirement communities might be a bad study for any generalizations toward riding position. Many very active retired people don't go to retirement communities.

And I can't say that...
09-28-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 378
Posted By Iride01

Maybe part of the return spring that got...

Maybe part of the return spring that got distorted and broken before falling out for you? item 12 on the exploded view. ...
09-28-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Iride01

Be careful looking for second hand parts. If you...

Be careful looking for second hand parts. If you are relying on eBay and other places, then my experience with them has been every time I wanted to consider used parts for a bike, the sellers wanted...
09-28-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 239
Posted By Iride01

Well if you consider yourself up for DIY and...

Well if you consider yourself up for DIY and tinkering with things, then SheldonBrown had a lot of stuff about Sturmey-Archer.

Here is the main page on Sturmey-Archer.......
09-28-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, they got a point, if this was damaged in...

Yeah, they got a point, if this was damaged in shipping you ought to get something for that. Even if the shipper didn't ensure it, there is still a minimum insurance on most all stuff I've shipped. ...
09-28-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 239
Posted By Iride01

When you turn the rear wheel backwards the pedals...

When you turn the rear wheel backwards the pedals will turn. Think about it. It's the opposite reaction to force being put on the pedals.... sort of, in my contorted way of thinking.

What kind of...
09-28-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By Iride01

Ride the bike. Just like many other things on...

Ride the bike. Just like many other things on your bike, this should just become one of the things you look at every so often. When you remember to look at it make certain a crack isn't developing....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 604
Posted By Iride01

[/list] This is exactly the kind of riding a...

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This is exactly the kind of riding a road bike is not made for. I think you are caught up in a "look" that you want to have. Road bikes are for endurance riding of many miles at a time, not...
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