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09-24-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By jaxgtr

I had surgery on my left wrist and I was back...

I had surgery on my left wrist and I was back riding on the road in about 10 weeks. I was riding my trainer in about 5.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20,197
Views: 4,501,271
Posted By jaxgtr

Actually found some brake pads for my Shimano...

Actually found some brake pads for my Shimano 8070 disc and bought 2 pairs.
09-23-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,474
Posted By jaxgtr

:lol:

:lol:
09-23-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,474
Posted By jaxgtr

I think it depends on the sealant you use. I use...

I think it depends on the sealant you use. I use Orange Seal and it is not that big of a deal. it wipes down with a rag
09-23-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,474
Posted By jaxgtr

the one I used the other day stayed with the...

the one I used the other day stayed with the plug, I only know that because when I pulled the tire to check it and the rim to make sure the 3" nail did not damage anything, it was still attached.
09-22-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 686
Posted By jaxgtr

I hang mine on these hooks after I fold them up. ...

I hang mine on these hooks after I fold them up. I have the main rack on my truck , this is the second bike attachment. It fits neatly between my tool box\work bench on the wall.
...
09-22-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 686
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I like to keep the rack tucked up close to...

Yea I like to keep the rack tucked up close to the rear bumper when not in use. I also like that when I have the rack on my truck, is has such a low profile, it does not block my reverse camera.
...
09-21-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,474
Posted By jaxgtr

If you are in the field and have to add a tube, a...

If you are in the field and have to add a tube, a CO2 cartridge will seat the tire.
09-21-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,474
Posted By jaxgtr

I have been running the Pirelli tires and I can...

I have been running the Pirelli tires and I can seat them on my wheels with a regular pump without issues. Some rims\tire combo's are more of a struggle than others, but once you find what works,...
09-21-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,474
Posted By jaxgtr

Or you can get a 3" nail in your tubeless tire...

Or you can get a 3" nail in your tubeless tire and not flat and ride another 5 miles to make it home... This got lodged into my tire on Saturday and I did not flat. The sealant ensured the seal and...
09-21-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
Posted By jaxgtr

I cleaned house except for a fews things last...

I cleaned house except for a fews things last fall and tried to sell some stuff here, gave some stuff away, and put a lot on ebay. I made of 2k for the stuff I had on ebay. I had this stuff for 7 or...
09-21-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By jaxgtr

I've had a Feedback Sports work stand for about...

I've had a Feedback Sports work stand for about 10-12 years and still works perfectly. It was not cheap, but It folds up very compactly so I can hang it on a wall.
09-21-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,891
Posted By jaxgtr

Replaced a bad outer bearing in my rear hub.

Replaced a bad outer bearing in my rear hub.
09-21-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 686
Posted By jaxgtr

The 1Up allows you to positions your bikes as...

The 1Up allows you to positions your bikes as needed since it does not have wheel cups like the others. I am can easily position my drop bars bikes and my wife's flat bar without issues of bars and...
09-21-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 686
Posted By jaxgtr

Oh yea that is another plus. I have a Honda...

Oh yea that is another plus. I have a Honda ridgeline and I can store the rack in the bed trunk if needed or easily sore under the rear seat.
09-21-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 686
Posted By jaxgtr

Had a neighbor that did this after driving back...

Had a neighbor that did this after driving back from South Carolina and getting into an argument with his now ex wife and completely forgot about the bikes being on the roof. Destroyed 10K worth of...
09-20-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 686
Posted By jaxgtr

1UP racks are outstanding , what I like about it...

1UP racks are outstanding , what I like about it is that I can run a single bike rack or easily add the second bike add on in less than 10 seconds. since they are separate pieces, nothing weighs more...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,304
Posted By jaxgtr

At the point I picked up the nail, I was 5 miles...

At the point I picked up the nail, I was 5 miles from home. At the end of that road, I had planned to deviate which would have added another 20 miles give or take a mile. I attempted to pull the nail...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I was never a fan of their saddles, but, I...

Yea I was never a fan of their saddles, but, I have heard some good stuff about a few of the saddles in the last couple of years. My wife was riding a Bontrager Montrose and liked it a lot, but it...
09-19-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 216,368
Posted By jaxgtr

yea I did not measure the pressure, but I would...

yea I did not measure the pressure, but I would say less than 5 lbs lost if that much. I felt no real difference as far as it being too soft or lack of stability. I did notice the slight bump at...
09-18-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 216,368
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep no flat, I was rather amazed myself. I called...

Yep no flat, I was rather amazed myself. I called my wife at first, but she was with her mom, and figured it would take her longer to take her home and then go get my truck, than it would be to just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20,197
Views: 4,501,271
Posted By jaxgtr

Some Dynaplug pointy replacement plugs, only had...

Some Dynaplug pointy replacement plugs, only had two, and I used one today, and a set of Pirelli P Zero Race TLR in 30mm for a second set of wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By jaxgtr

I've thought about it, but have not done it. I...

I've thought about it, but have not done it. I rode the Romin for a long time, fantastic saddle, up until about the 70 mile mark, then it was the saddle from hell, but I still had them on 4 bikes. ...
09-18-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,843
Posted By jaxgtr

Selling my Cannondale SuperSix and buying a...

Selling my Cannondale SuperSix and buying a Cannondale Synapse......worst decision I ever made, .......ever......, quite possibly will even top all the bad decisions I make in the future for the...
09-18-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 216,368
Posted By jaxgtr

It must a day to pick up nails.... I picked this...

It must a day to pick up nails.... I picked this up this 10 penny nail at mile 47, I run tubeless and did not flat, and made it home to finish with 52. Luckily, I was heading toward the house where...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,304
Posted By jaxgtr

I got this in my tire today around 45 miles into...

I got this in my tire today around 45 miles into my what was suppose to be a 65 mile ride. Obviously, I cut the ride short and headed back to the house, but I did not flat and I made it home. Once I...
09-18-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 556
Posted By jaxgtr

The main issue with trying to color match is...

The main issue with trying to color match is general the colors are off and then it does not look good. Unless your opt for a drastically lighter or dark version then it can work.
09-18-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 556
Posted By jaxgtr

I think it depends on the shade of the tan. My...

I think it depends on the shade of the tan. My wife's bike has them, and I am not a super fan, but she really likes it. I think if they had been a slightly different shade it would be better.

...
09-17-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By jaxgtr

I used Shipbikes to ship a pair of wheels to the...

I used Shipbikes to ship a pair of wheels to the west coast from the east coast and it was about $15. Not stupid expensive and a very easy process. I also used them when I sold a smart trainer I sold...
09-17-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 852
Posted By jaxgtr

"*Doesn't melt off your chain on a hot day." ...

"*Doesn't melt off your chain on a hot day."

I've never had wax melt off my chain on a hot day. I live in the southeast, store my bikes in my garage which gets damn hot in the summer and the wax...
09-17-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By jaxgtr

ah ok, I thought the brake track looked carbon as...

ah ok, I thought the brake track looked carbon as well. Maybe send an email to Trek to see if they can id it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,149
Posted By jaxgtr

Here you go Troul ...they have a 13-32 ...

Here you go Troul ...they have a 13-32

13-14-15-16-17-19-21-23-26-29-32T
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,149
Posted By jaxgtr

I just did check of my extra cassettes thinking I...

I just did check of my extra cassettes thinking I had a 11-32 but it was an 11-30,
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,149
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea, I know, what I was thinking is get both,...

Yea, I know, what I was thinking is get both, pull the 12 and add the 16.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,149
Posted By jaxgtr

you could get a 14-28, get rid of the 12 in your...

you could get a 14-28, get rid of the 12 in your existing cassette and add the 16.
09-16-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By jaxgtr

They look like Aeolus 9 D3 strung to Phil Woods...

They look like Aeolus 9 D3 strung to Phil Woods hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By jaxgtr

See if you can get something like this off Amazon...

See if you can get something like this off Amazon if they have service in Greece, not sure where Amazon does business, so could be a crapshoot.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20,197
Views: 4,501,271
Posted By jaxgtr

Bottom bracket bearings....had one feeling like...

Bottom bracket bearings....had one feeling like there was sand inside....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By jaxgtr

Some people sweat and dissipate heat differently....

Some people sweat and dissipate heat differently. If you can get away with a single fan, good for you, some might need more. I have a vornado that pushes a lot of air and does the job for me but...
09-13-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,790
Posted By jaxgtr

My Dad was an engineer at NASA during the 60's...

My Dad was an engineer at NASA during the 60's and he did not buy anything "prepacked", our stereo and TV were kits He made the case and put them both in the same cabinet. That damn thing put off...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,413
Posted By jaxgtr

Is it BB30, then yes. Do not pass go, do not...

Is it BB30, then yes. Do not pass go, do not collect $200. I got rid of a Synapse due to the BB30 noise. It drove me nuts.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By jaxgtr

possible spoke seating? If they were not tension...

possible spoke seating? If they were not tension and stressed properly, they could be releasing that stress. I had that on new wheels in the past, generally, alloy, but not sure if it would happen...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 853
Posted By jaxgtr

If that is a Domane, check the rear IsoSpeed...

If that is a Domane, check the rear IsoSpeed bolts, I had the same type of clicking and that was the cause...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 853
Posted By jaxgtr

I just spent 3 hours chasing a clicking noise in...

I just spent 3 hours chasing a clicking noise in my Domane. I pulled the seat post, pedals, checked the stem, fork, pulled the crank, check the bolts; and then discovered I had a bad drive side...
09-13-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,790
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, when my mom and dad divorced, she sold the...

Yep, when my mom and dad divorced, she sold the house after my sister and I moved out and my younger brother was the only one left. She had plans to push him out and bought a 2 bedroom condo. He was...
09-12-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,118
Posted By jaxgtr

This is most vehicles these day how they sandwich...

This is most vehicles these day how they sandwich it all in
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By jaxgtr

Most hubs are 9-11 speed compatible, are you sure...

Most hubs are 9-11 speed compatible, are you sure your hub will not take an 11 speed cassette?
09-12-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,790
Posted By jaxgtr

Cool. Ahh the Bose 901's....had some of...

Cool.

Ahh the Bose 901's....had some of those back in the day. Picked them up in Naples at the Navy Exchange for about 1/2 what they wanted in the states. Early 80's electronics were not cheap....
09-12-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,790
Posted By jaxgtr

It's this, only I made the wheel well just a tad...

It's this, only I made the wheel well just a tad bit wider to hold tires up to 38mm , an obviously, no trek stickers....

https://www.gwfweb.com/bicycles/stands2.html


nope, just PVC caps..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 843
Posted By jaxgtr

When I was commuting, I had 2 headlights, one on...

When I was commuting, I had 2 headlights, one on my helmet and one on my bike. I used a 100 lumen flashy on my helmet and a 700 lumen the both flashed and had constant light so I can be seen and see.
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