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10-04-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By delbiker1

FS: Giro Republic SPD size 42

Had these attached to a different post, now posted separately.

Barely used Giro Republic in black, size 42, with cleats. Uppers and insoles look new, outer sole and cleats show minimal usage. $70...
10-03-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By delbiker1

Personally, I always have the attitude that...

Personally, I always have the attitude that others, especially drivers of vehicles, have issues with their vision, whatever the reason, which affects their ability to see me. I mostly wear bright...
10-03-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By delbiker1

And, I now have a barely used pair in black, size...

And, I now have a barely used pair in black, size 42 with cleats, that are up for sale.
10-03-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By delbiker1

From the pictures, IMO, Phil is likely right...

From the pictures, IMO, Phil is likely right about some damage. Not sure what is being shown at the IALI of the down tube decal. Is that a bad rust spot above the ZED of the same decal. I have no...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 248
Posted By delbiker1

FYI, I have patched latex in that same location;...

FYI, I have patched latex in that same location; Rema patches worked well, glueless not so.
10-03-22, 05:29 AM
Forum: Introductions
09-30-22, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By delbiker1

Hello from another Delawarean, Bethany Beach area.

Hello from another Delawarean, Bethany Beach area.
09-29-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 417
Posted By delbiker1

I am in the camp that does not like flat bars on...

I am in the camp that does not like flat bars on a road bike, due to being uncomfortable after riding for not that long. However, as I age, and due to chronic spinal issues, I have to do do a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By delbiker1

I have had quite a few Hutchinson Fusion...

I have had quite a few Hutchinson Fusion Performance tires and never had a problem with them. In fact, I liked them a lot, but, their price jumped a lot during the worst of covid. I just recently...
09-28-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By delbiker1

Zippety-Doo-Da! One of SNL's funniest...

Zippety-Doo-Da! One of SNL's funniest characters, IMO. The bike looks pretty decent with that nice 105 group.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,509
Posted By delbiker1

Good on you for the final result, extra-special...

Good on you for the final result, extra-special kudos to the LBS for the fantastic help and customer service. And, for whatever reason, good on Specialized. Having a good relationship with a LBS is a...
09-27-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,053
Posted By delbiker1

Not a fan of leather cycling gloves, nor cotton....

Not a fan of leather cycling gloves, nor cotton. They hold the moisture, and smell terrible after drying. I like full fingered gloves with no, or minimal padding, that wick moisture and dry quickly....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By delbiker1

To me, it sounds like a cable issue, not the...

To me, it sounds like a cable issue, not the cassette. I wonder if the OP used the barrel adjuster at the RD, he mentions slackening the cable, but does not mention the adjuster. In addition, I am...
09-26-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By delbiker1

If you read the original post through, the poster...

If you read the original post through, the poster states they are not questioning longevity. He/she is asking about any experience anyone has had with that particular bb, ergo, my post. If I am still...
09-26-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By delbiker1

I replaced a piece of crap FSA PF BB and not as...

I replaced a piece of crap FSA PF BB and not as bad crankset with a Tiagra 4600 crank and the bb you are asking about. I then replaced that crank set with a real nice CF Kuota, using the same bb. I...
09-25-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,317
Posted By delbiker1

This post, maybe?

This post, maybe?
09-25-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 684
Posted By delbiker1

Barchettaman ,that is a Dunlop valve/stem, not a...

Barchettaman ,that is a Dunlop valve/stem, not a presta. Do not see many on bikes in the USA. I believe parts of Europe still has a fair amount of use with these. I have no experience with them,...
09-25-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By delbiker1

Are you sure the replacement dr is for 3x? What...

Are you sure the replacement dr is for 3x? What is the series number stamped on the back side plate?
09-24-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 625
Posted By delbiker1

I just hit 70 a couple of weeks ago. The past 5...

I just hit 70 a couple of weeks ago. The past 5 years has been an ongoing transition time. Not just gearing, but set up of my bikes also. I have never had Campy, always Shimano, so cannot comment on...
09-23-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 13,895
Posted By delbiker1

Just what BF has been lacking, BS.

Just what BF has been lacking, BS.
Forum: Introductions
09-23-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By delbiker1

NBG, don't leave us hanging, what are you riding?...

NBG, don't leave us hanging, what are you riding? There is a wealth of knowledge, and opinion, here. Enjoy and be safe.
09-20-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By delbiker1

I really like this bike. I have not had a...

I really like this bike. I have not had a fixed/ss since I was young, like a stingray. It looks like a perfect first one for someone, or someone that wants one just to take for a spin now and them....
09-20-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 613,010
Posted By delbiker1

A belated happy b'day. I am a bit jealous of your...

A belated happy b'day. I am a bit jealous of your sound system. I have not had a really good one in a long time. Just in the past couple of years, I have had times when I missed having one, and the...
09-20-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By delbiker1

I have a set of 1056 dt levers that can be...

I have a set of 1056 dt levers that can be switched to friction mode. I do not have the mounting bolts for available for them. Pm me with interest.
09-19-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By delbiker1

Depending on location, including availability to...

Depending on location, including availability to other options, I am sure it is doable. What do your really want out of it? If you just want a side hustle to give you a bit of spending money, and...
09-19-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,229
Posted By delbiker1

Beacon bar update

I now have numerous rides on the Ritchey Beacon Bars. I believe I got the positioning of everything right this morning, but will do one more before wrapping. I am very much liking these bars. I would...
09-18-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,970
Posted By delbiker1

It seems to just keep getting worse on the roads....

It seems to just keep getting worse on the roads. Not just for cyclists. I have had many incidents in the last 2 years. One last week with a driver cutting short on his left turn, west to south, and...
09-17-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,546
Posted By delbiker1

I think it is a bit of a cyclical thing, hee hee,...

I think it is a bit of a cyclical thing, hee hee, momentum keeps it going for a while, then it naturally slows down. I like vintage, classic looking frame sets, but I like them with modern...
09-17-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,687
Posted By delbiker1

I sort of rediscovered how much I like riding my...

I sort of rediscovered how much I like riding my Lemond Tourmalet. I had not been riding it due to making changes on a couple of other bikes, ergo, mostly riding them. I switched the Tourmalet to a...
09-17-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,229
Posted By delbiker1

I really dislike flat bars. I have been a drop...

I really dislike flat bars. I have been a drop bar rider most of my life, but have recently tried a couple of other types.

First up: Ritchey Beacon Handlebar. Still a drop bar, but with very...
09-17-22, 04:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 700
Posted By delbiker1

I just turned to 70 last week, and I have chronic...

I just turned to 70 last week, and I have chronic back issues. I have averaged 5000 miles per year for the past 10 years. This past spring I had a bout of acute prostatitis and was off the bikes for...
09-16-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By delbiker1

I would be okay with only 2 seasons, but they...

I would be okay with only 2 seasons, but they would be spring and fall. Personally, I cannot fathom anyone wanting to skip fall. I can do without the extreme heat and humidity and the extreme cold...
09-16-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By delbiker1

Ugly!

Ugly!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By delbiker1

These kind of things, for me, take some trial and...

These kind of things, for me, take some trial and error to get just right for the position I want. A couple of suggestions: move the brifters to a higher position on the curve, rotate the handlebar,...
09-14-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By delbiker1

https://www.ebay.com/itm/155125123767? ...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/155125123767?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/334439320356?

Top one is actually 90mm, bottom is higher dollar but specs you are looking for. There are some others, mostly...
09-13-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,255
Posted By delbiker1

I like it, also. I have recently been thinking...

I like it, also. I have recently been thinking "Killen Beige" would be a nice color for a bike, ice grey 6600 group, matte black everything else, skin or brown sidewall tires.
09-12-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 834
Posted By delbiker1

I most like 28 or 30 mm for pavement. I have a...

I most like 28 or 30 mm for pavement. I have a Poprad that I use for easy path/gravel and chores, it has 32mm GK's on it. I tried the same tire in 35 mm, but it was too tight. Reality for me, tires...
09-12-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 9,052
Posted By delbiker1

I am a people, I still love to pedal. I will not...

I am a people, I still love to pedal. I will not say never, but I do not see myself owning an e-bike. That is certainly open to change, given the right, or wrong, circumstances. If it becomes a way...
09-12-22, 12:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 883
Posted By delbiker1

Occasionally. I usually just lay them out in the...

Occasionally. I usually just lay them out in the sun with my shoes.
09-11-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By delbiker1

I have 2 bikes set up with Velo-Orange Porteur...

I have 2 bikes set up with Velo-Orange Porteur bars. This one is on sale now: https://velo-orange.com/collections/flat-and-upright-bars/products/vo-porteur-handlebar-23-8-dia-blk
I really like the...
09-07-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 558
Posted By delbiker1

I have chronic dry mouth issues, rx's being part...

I have chronic dry mouth issues, rx's being part of the cause, bowel and prostate issues, also. I almost always have water on hand to sip on. When biking, I occasionally pop a small piece of gum or...
09-07-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,687
Posted By delbiker1

Actually from yesterday, my 70th birthday, 25...

Actually from yesterday, my 70th birthday, 25 miles. I made snap decision to drive to my hometown so my twin sister and I could spend the day together. 950 miles in 2 days was more miles driven than...
09-01-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,676
Posted By delbiker1

I am one that could get the Shorty 4's to be...

I am one that could get the Shorty 4's to be quiet for awhile. but the screech always came back. They came on a Poprad I purchased used and had a lot of wear on them. I did away with them and the...
09-01-22, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,687
Posted By delbiker1

25 miles to get me to 800 for August. Now just...

25 miles to get me to 800 for August. Now just over 3900 for the year, 4 months to get 1100 more.
08-30-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 71,717
Views: 11,672,932
Posted By delbiker1

I hear you, mine is not anywhere close to that. I...

I hear you, mine is not anywhere close to that. I have actually sold quite a few items recently, and I gave a bike to a friend that wants to have one available. He is a business owner and father of 2...
08-30-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 241
Posted By delbiker1

I am a bit jealous of someone getting these for...

I am a bit jealous of someone getting these for that price. Republics are my favorite cycling shoes. Fortunately, they last a long time, and I think I replaced the cleats only once.
08-30-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,147
Posted By delbiker1

I have not looked at the article, likely will...

I have not looked at the article, likely will not. Civility is disappearing, it is likely to get worse. This morning, I came pretty close to getting hit by a driver that was cutting the corner by...
Forum: Introductions
08-30-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By delbiker1

You have picked a good place to expand your bike...

You have picked a good place to expand your bike world. Get on the bike and get in some miles, enjoy the ride.
Forum: Introductions
08-30-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By delbiker1

Greetings from south-coastal Delaware. Your...

Greetings from south-coastal Delaware. Your winter arrives a lot earlier, and last a good bit longer. I do not see much snow here, but occasionally a winter storm will dump 1 to 2 feet. I am able to...
Forum: Introductions
08-30-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to the Bikeforums. I am located about 6...

Welcome to the Bikeforums. I am located about 6 miles west of Bethany Beach, 12 from O.C., MD. I have not been in the D.C. area in a long time. I am not from this area, and I can remember the first...
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