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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 344,814
Posted By biker128pedal

Along the Indian Head Rail Trail. May be a second...

Along the Indian Head Rail Trail. May be a second time here.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 442,010
Posted By biker128pedal

My old Madone with upgraded wheels. Needs new bar...

My old Madone with upgraded wheels. Needs new bar tape.


...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,162
Posted By biker128pedal

We are both way way behind. Apparently 28mm is...

We are both way way behind. Apparently 28mm is the new 23mm. :D

I hope 23mm stays around. My old Madone wonít fit a 25mm with the wider fancy carbon wheel I bought.
09-19-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By biker128pedal

Agreed better to be wider if you value...

Agreed better to be wider if you value protection. Now if your trying to keep your average speed up the narrower. But if they were the case youíd ride without fenders. :D
09-17-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By biker128pedal

Look here. You may find something compatible. I...

Look here. You may find something compatible. I would not be surprised if another brands fit. If all else fails get another handlebar lever. Does not need to be the same brand.
...
09-13-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 974
Posted By biker128pedal

Shame? You have not shame. I ride a 26er hard...

Shame? You have not shame. I ride a 26er hard tail. Disc rear and rim front brakes. Rim front only because I built the wheel with a Ringle hub. Cannot be old school because it is old. Travel? Who...
09-04-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,560
Posted By biker128pedal

I slide my backside back. But if you cannot look...

I slide my backside back. But if you cannot look this up. Got the idea to google anti lock brakes.
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09-04-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a Tora 312 I have rebuilt a few times. ...

I have a Tora 312 I have rebuilt a few times. Either every few years or when the travel get shorter from fluid leakage internally. I know it is time when the travel.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By biker128pedal

Iíve had a set of non V 5s for a couple of years....

Iíve had a set of non V 5s for a couple of years. I run then with tubes but they come with the tubeless stuff. Good wheels and look cool. They at 19mm inside width so a stretch for my old Madone. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By biker128pedal

Don’t go wider. Or at least not more than a...

Don’t go wider. Or at least not more than a couple millimeters. I upgraded wheels going from 14mm internal width to 19mm. A 25mm Conti 5000 now measures 27.6mm wide. Won’t fit the rear without...
08-30-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By biker128pedal

Interesting.

Interesting.
08-30-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By biker128pedal

Simple Green or Purple Power I have found to work...

Simple Green or Purple Power I have found to work the best. Just check the surface to make sure it does not remove what you want left. Goof or Goop Off I have found useless.
08-30-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 129,107
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice mid eighties today. Road 46 miles. And no...

Nice mid eighties today. Road 46 miles. And no rain.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,978
Posted By biker128pedal

Road along the York River by the Moton Center in...

Road along the York River by the Moton Center in Gloucester County VA. Nice day in the mid eighties.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By biker128pedal

Can you even get a new bike? Want you want may...

Can you even get a new bike? Want you want may not be available for delivery until next spring.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By biker128pedal

Time to upgrade wheels.

Time to upgrade wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By biker128pedal

Check out Peninsula Bicycle Association PBA. It...

Check out Peninsula Bicycle Association PBA. It is sorta divided into local clubs. Some more active than others. On the site under the pull down menu is a page with links to their Facebook sites....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,314
Posted By biker128pedal

Wait until next year. There will be different...

Wait until next year. There will be different colors. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By biker128pedal

Take a look at the tan wall contis ...

Take a look at the tan wall contis

https://cyclingtips.com/2020/07/continental-launches-special-edition-cream-sidewall-gp-5000/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By biker128pedal

Been there. Pack them with newspaper. Put a fan...

Been there. Pack them with newspaper. Put a fan on then too. Then change the paper every few hours. They still may be a little damp the next day.
08-22-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,534
Posted By biker128pedal

Insulated bottles are good for hot tea in the...

Insulated bottles are good for hot tea in the winter too.
08-22-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,534
Posted By biker128pedal

Pack with ice and water then good for an hour at...

Pack with ice and water then good for an hour at 90 F. Have not froze one yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By biker128pedal

I like to get on the bike and roll at the desired...

I like to get on the bike and roll at the desired tire pressure to measure circumference. Makes a slight difference. Use a metric tape measure. I tried putting line chalk on the floor and roll...
08-09-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By biker128pedal

Glad your ok. I have relatives in the Fort Worth...

Glad your ok. I have relatives in the Fort Worth area. South side was not bad years ago.

Would radar and a mirror help? I have a Zefal mirror under my left brake lever and glance at when the...
08-08-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 956
Posted By biker128pedal

I was comparing the load of the Salsa WarRoad to...

I was comparing the load of the Salsa WarRoad to the Trek Checkpoint and asked Salsa. I did not have a chance to look up the ASTM so thank you. But I got this response from Salsa. If I recall...
08-01-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By biker128pedal

Do they have the ION Elite R down your way? This...

Do they have the ION Elite R down your way? This is 1000 lumen. That may be a good compromise over the Pro 1300. I have the Pro 1300. Great light. I use as a daylight light On the road and at night...
07-29-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,162
Posted By biker128pedal

Donít add air with a pump first to get it...

Donít add air with a pump first to get it started. Too easy to add to much gas and rupture the tire if one does not practice.
07-26-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,141
Posted By biker128pedal

I have put GP5000 23mm and 25mm tires on 19mm...

I have put GP5000 23mm and 25mm tires on 19mm inside width Aeoles Pro5 wheels. The 25mm are 28mm wide. The 23mm are 27mm. So width will depend on rim inside width. Take care.
07-26-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By biker128pedal

If you get a 1030 watch for the Halo around the...

If you get a 1030 watch for the Halo around the screen if it is old stock with older screen. Garmin will replace under Warranty. It can show up after a few months.
07-25-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By biker128pedal

Too bad they pretty much abandoned BaseCamp and...

Too bad they pretty much abandoned BaseCamp and it is not compatible with all the fitness data. Living in the cloud can be foggy. Work is going to Some MS office 360 thing. All day Friday the servers...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By biker128pedal

Check out Voler. They have a bib with pockets. I...

Check out Voler. They have a bib with pockets. I just got a pair of shorts from them and like the fit and comfort.

https://www.voler.com/browse/product/li/1110840
07-16-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By biker128pedal

Out of your price range but Salsa bike are rated...

Out of your price range but Salsa bike are rated to 350 pounds.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By biker128pedal

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/b56fedf8_99a1_462f_b90a_ba701552f774_a04105b90de93b2ebc4ed15feaae3f7b51cd55fe.jpeg
Lezyne with gauge hose bought separately. I should...
07-12-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By biker128pedal

Take into account the parts you have. Worst case...

Take into account the parts you have. Worst case is bottom bracket (maybe cranks) wheels (Axles width &type) brakes (rim or disc caliper mount type), seat post and front derailleur hanger wonít fit....
07-11-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By biker128pedal

Just starting out? If you have a smart phone get...

Just starting out? If you have a smart phone get and app to track your rides. Strava is one. It cost to unlock the fancy features but not for just tracking. Plus this gives time to decide on the...
07-07-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,437
Posted By biker128pedal

Oh now I feel old. Learning to ride in the late...

Oh now I feel old. Learning to ride in the late sixties. But there are many who will beat me. Age and speed. :-)
07-07-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,437
Posted By biker128pedal

Rookies. Just don't check the tire air pressure...

Rookies. Just don't check the tire air pressure and head out. Pinch flats with two holes.
07-05-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,685
Posted By biker128pedal

Check the chain. May be worn out. I had recently...

Check the chain. May be worn out. I had recently had an annoying click. I thought it was the seat or seat tube. Standing it went away. My chain was way overdue. Replaced to and the cassette. Click...
07-03-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By biker128pedal

Check out the Osprey brand.

Check out the Osprey brand.
07-03-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By biker128pedal

When itís hot I pack ice in mine. Used to have a...

When itís hot I pack ice in mine. Used to have a Camelbak mule and could feel the cold. Now I have an Osprey and it rides off my back so I donít get the cooling. But then again the Osprey is cooler...
07-03-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By biker128pedal

Deluth Trading Company has a good selection of...

Deluth Trading Company has a good selection of compression socks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,535
Posted By biker128pedal

A friend had Trek replace his dream years ago for...

A friend had Trek replace his dream years ago for a crack. Really just looked like the paint but Trek stood up for him. Old parts transferred to the new frame. Trek provided a couple parts to...
06-24-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 830
Posted By biker128pedal

From flat count the number of strokes. Iím the...

From flat count the number of strokes. Iím the opposite. I NEED 110 psi rear and 100 psi front otherwise I will pinch flat.
Lezyne Long.
Front 205
Rear 230

but Iíd did buy the hose with a...
06-22-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By biker128pedal

I had a 2010 Honda Civic. I put my bikes in the...

I had a 2010 Honda Civic. I put my bikes in the truck. Take off both wheels and use a chain support. Park brand. The mountain bike I had to fold down the back seats. I have 2009 Camry now. Both fit...
06-20-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By biker128pedal

I had the same problem. No matter how tight they...

I had the same problem. No matter how tight they would come out with the Lyzene pump. I used green low strength wicking Loctite. Working so far. Will get me through this batch of tubes I bought.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By biker128pedal

I looked an REI was sold out of 1030s earlier.

I looked an REI was sold out of 1030s earlier.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,318
Posted By biker128pedal

Interesting the wireless technology allows it....

Interesting the wireless technology allows it. But Looks like it may add expense to the chain rings or a more complex replacement procedure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By biker128pedal

I donít see it anymore but the older 1030s were...

I donít see it anymore but the older 1030s were being discounted. I think some still had the older screen which developed the blue halo 😇. Mine was replaced under warranty last January. In March...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a Bontrager 1030. It has the new mountain...

I have a Bontrager 1030. It has the new mountain bike stuff except Trail Forks. Hope they add it to mine. The Faster CPU would be nice but not necessary.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,535
Posted By biker128pedal

Hopefully the shop will have Trek look at it. It...

Hopefully the shop will have Trek look at it. It may take a month. I think for damage like that Trek has regional people come take a look. Good Luck. I hope they replace the frame and just charge...
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