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Forum: Touring
06-25-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By biker128pedal

In the metal recycling bin along with any other...

In the metal recycling bin along with any other steel or aluminum waste. Well except the aluminum cans. They go in with the recycling. Or a friends pickup bed with the massive amount he recycles for...
06-24-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By biker128pedal

Yes it should at least be a 3x9. :D With a...

Yes it should at least be a 3x9. :D

With a rock ring.
06-24-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By biker128pedal

Try a 50:50 mixture of acetone and transmission...

Try a 50:50 mixture of acetone and transmission fluid. PB blaster and Kryoil are good too. May take a few applications over a few days.

What are the frame and seat post made of? Round or aero...
06-22-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,723
Posted By biker128pedal

Old throw rug in front of the work bench on the...

Old throw rug in front of the work bench on the concrete garage floor. As for frame or wheel I donít know. Had forgotten about it. Now like a song I canít get it out of my head. Anyway 1 mm was not...
06-20-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 915
Posted By biker128pedal

May be out of your price range and availability...

May be out of your price range and availability may be an issue but for a new bike look at Salsa. Two years ago I asked about the weight limit for a Warroad.

ďďAs an ASTM Condition 2 bicycle the...
06-20-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,160
Posted By biker128pedal

Good stuff. Iíve used, tested and specified it to...

Good stuff. Iíve used, tested and specified it to replace older aerospace epoxy. McMaster Carr will have it and a gun and static mixers. But Iíd also replace the rivets or at least one if the holes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By biker128pedal

The Domane AL3 would make a great...

The Domane AL3 would make a great rain/commute/store getter bike. It should have rack mounts. For know ride it. Get new lighter faster rolling tires and tubes. Save and get a new higher end second...
06-18-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By biker128pedal

Iíve got a Bontrager shoes running SPDs. Shimano...

Iíve got a Bontrager shoes running SPDs. Shimano a makes adapter spacers for walking.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By biker128pedal

For GP5000 may depend on when it was made and the...

For GP5000 may depend on when it was made and the specific flavor. Iíve got one about 2 to 3 years old. On a 19mm inside width Aeoles at 90psig it measured 29.0 mm. Note it gets taller but this l did...
06-16-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By biker128pedal

Oh did not say the year. Anyway how about shoe....

Oh did not say the year. Anyway how about shoe. Others have done this. Then mobile to any bike.
Forum: Touring
06-13-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,106
Posted By biker128pedal

Good idea on the shoe repair adhesive. There is...

Good idea on the shoe repair adhesive. There is also the 3M Marine 9000. All come in white or clear. I just got a set of Ortlieb paniers. The classics. I may glue Velcro loop on for a try. Anyway...
06-13-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 970
Posted By biker128pedal

In regards to Trek Checkpoints I see SLs multiple...

In regards to Trek Checkpoints I see SLs multiple levels and a few AL5s. It nothing lower. More in the Trek factor stores.
06-13-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By biker128pedal

I see the OPs attached to the chain ring so...

I see the OPs attached to the chain ring so cannot be the cool 😎 Duotrap. In that case like above says inside the spider if there is room.
06-13-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By biker128pedal

I assume your using the Bontrager Duotrap sensor...

I assume your using the Bontrager Duotrap sensor for speed and cadence that fits in the stay. I have that on my Domane SL. The magnet holders that came with it did not fit and looked unsightly. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,050
Posted By biker128pedal

Looks like with the 72.5 psig pressure limit one...

Looks like with the 72.5 psig pressure limit one should run wider tires Iíd one is on the heavy side. So for rider and bike at 230 lbs the minimum wide tire is about 28mm. Of course the newer...
06-12-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 661
Posted By biker128pedal

Yes, afterward I thought it would have been...

Yes, afterward I thought it would have been easier just to yell for him to call a state trooper and report me.

Then again smiling and waving would most likely go farther in the future. Itís not...
06-11-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 661
Posted By biker128pedal

Thursday I yelled a a motorist too. After he had...

Thursday I yelled a a motorist too. After he had slowed and yelled at me for illegally riding in the road. A rural road. But hey I got to yell at the idiot driving the dually hauling a trailer after...
06-11-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,211
Posted By biker128pedal

Donít run into anyone and break rear wheel...

Donít run into anyone and break rear wheel spokes. Happened to me in my second century. I Road 98 miles with a broken spoke twisty around the other spokes. And over tensioned spokes to straighten the...
06-10-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 574
Posted By biker128pedal

As recommended above make a 50:50 mix of acetone...

As recommended above make a 50:50 mix of acetone and Dextron or equal transmission fluid. Use a dropper to soak the threads. Twice a day for a few days.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By biker128pedal

If yours is like the new Domanes get a long cage...

If yours is like the new Domanes get a long cage rear derailleur and you can go up to a 34T in the rear. May be a 36T.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 547,640
Posted By biker128pedal

Short but shady. Out for a 64 mile ride today. ...

Short but shady. Out for a 64 mile ride today.
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06-05-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,072
Views: 316,613
Posted By biker128pedal

This afternoon roads 64 miles. The second half...

This afternoon roads 64 miles. The second half was slow. Head wind most of the way. We have short hills and wind here is Eastern Va.

...
06-03-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By biker128pedal

If by chance both bikes are being ridden close by...

If by chance both bikes are being ridden close by say with a friend one ca just disable the sensor you donít want to use. Easy to disable and enable. In sensors select the one and toggle on or off.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 666
Posted By biker128pedal

I have an SL6 Iíve been riding since last July...

I have an SL6 Iíve been riding since last July and the BB is still good. That said a few things Iíd suggest are a 3D mount for the Varia radar light if you have one. Use the Trek rear reflector...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,376
Posted By biker128pedal

I have one amongst my pump collection. It is...

I have one amongst my pump collection. It is crazy small but easy to get high pressure. I was thinking a Lezyne HP pro may fit, take less pumping and has a hose.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,376
Posted By biker128pedal

What pump did you fit in the down tube and did...

What pump did you fit in the down tube and did you put it above of below the access panel? Iíve been thinking about modifying the DI2 bracket below the panel to fit a pump.
05-30-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By biker128pedal

I put a dot of low strength threadlocker on my...

I put a dot of low strength threadlocker on my removable valve stems. I also bought a second Lezyne pump for tie in line gauge. If I did it again Iíd get the Silca with the digital gauge.
05-22-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,072
Views: 316,613
Posted By biker128pedal

A hot 29.3 miles today. Hit 93 F. Took it easy...

A hot 29.3 miles today. Hit 93 F. Took it easy to acclimate to the heat. No pictures but a lot of sweat.
05-15-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,072
Views: 316,613
Posted By biker128pedal

Road about 25 miles today. Wanted to go farther...

Road about 25 miles today. Wanted to go farther but grass cutting and work calls. Today was the first warm humid day. Sweat flowing down into my eyes.

Stopped at one of the murals in town

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,649
Posted By biker128pedal

I weigh 205 to 210 pounds and run 80 psi rear...

I weigh 205 to 210 pounds and run 80 psi rear 28mm and 75 psi front 25 mm tube tires. On a 2021 Domane.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By biker128pedal

Is this the bike? If so you could go a 34 and...

Is this the bike? If so you could go a 34 and maybe a 36.

https://www.boardmanbikes.com/us_en/products/2341-slr-8.9-2021.html
05-12-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,512
Posted By biker128pedal

So now do you have enough posts to post pictures...

So now do you have enough posts to post pictures of your ride? Pictures or it never happened.

also now your on your way to being self sufficient.
05-12-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,512
Posted By biker128pedal

It would be helpful if newbies were allowed to...

It would be helpful if newbies were allowed to post one picture their first posts. Then when they come for help they get it and stay.

Then more eyes on the ads.
05-08-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,664
Posted By biker128pedal

I have one of those finger ones. Mine resting...

I have one of those finger ones. Mine resting was down to 92. It is back up to 97 and above. I used it on the bike (per an RN not supposed too with the finger type) and saw 86 but now stays over...
05-07-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,664
Posted By biker128pedal

Take care. I had the same symptoms Nov to Dec...

Take care. I had the same symptoms Nov to Dec 2020. Went to doctors. Stress test and chest X-ray. Doc: ďYou can smell and taste so we wonít prescribe a COVID test.Ē Then a couple of days after Xmas...
05-07-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,072
Views: 316,613
Posted By biker128pedal

Cool 55 F today with a little misty wetness. But...

Cool 55 F today with a little misty wetness. But fenders on. Road for a leisurely 25 miles.

...
05-07-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By biker128pedal

Wait. You filed the drop outs so another wheel...

Wait. You filed the drop outs so another wheel would fit. That did not work. Then did you return the other wheel or the bike? What bike is this? You can post links so the manufacturers site for...
05-06-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26,322
Views: 2,832,592
Posted By biker128pedal

Sorry was a short ride before the rain so no...

Sorry was a short ride before the rain so no pictures. Was not going to ride but decided a short one and try to push it. Drive of the last of the bronchitis. A little over 14 miles but averaged...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a 2021 SL6. Check under the steerer too...

I have a 2021 SL6. Check under the steerer too cap and see if the Allen bolt under it is loose. My was and I had to tighten it as above. It still I had no noise from that. I do get some noise from...
05-05-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By biker128pedal

The Garmin edge can be set up to auto start. But...

The Garmin edge can be set up to auto start. But leave it on while the bike 🚲 is on the rack while driving and improve oneís average speed. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 547,640
Posted By biker128pedal

Heading home from an easy ride. Recovering from...

Heading home from an easy ride. Recovering from bronchitis.

...
05-01-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26,322
Views: 2,832,592
Posted By biker128pedal

Been sick and getting over some bronchitis but...

Been sick and getting over some bronchitis but took an easy ride that stretched to 25.5 miles. Temperature got up to 71 F. Good ride. Tired tonight but needed the ride.
...
04-27-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,979
Posted By biker128pedal

I just use my CC and lay it off for the cash...

I just use my CC and lay it off for the cash back. Still it is odd they donít take a check unless they et den burned too much. These days checks can be deposited over the ether. Do they take debit?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,192
Posted By biker128pedal

Since you said light touring see which will...

Since you said light touring see which will accommodate racks so your not cut short. Domane SL does not have rack mounts. Besides that itís a great bike. In your price range from Trek look for an...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 814
Posted By biker128pedal

Might send the picture to Gunnar and ask them....

Might send the picture to Gunnar and ask them. They may be able to recommend someone local. 40 years ago a friend did that to his Motobecane. Iíd still ask Gunnar. My friend did wreck his bike...
04-22-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 848
Posted By biker128pedal

Ride it and save for a new bike. Upgrades? Like...

Ride it and save for a new bike. Upgrades? Like a few times above. Tires. Carbon wheels only if you can get a used pair of tubeless ready on the cheap. No use spending big bucks on a wheel set you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 547,640
Posted By biker128pedal

Yorktown Battlefield area. ...

Yorktown Battlefield area.
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04-17-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,382
Posted By biker128pedal

I use the orange spacers which I had to ask for...

I use the orange spacers which I had to ask for but did not know to ask for the lever locks. New to me. I think the sops are hoarding them to sell on eBay. :p
04-17-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4,072
Views: 316,613
Posted By biker128pedal

Out for a 24 miles mixed surface ride today....

Out for a 24 miles mixed surface ride today. Large size gravel is rough with the 32mm tires. But thatís as wide as I can go. Dirt and roots work so this may see them C&O Canal in the future.

...
04-17-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,376
Posted By biker128pedal

WD40 is useless. Mix a 50:50 solution of...

WD40 is useless. Mix a 50:50 solution of transmission fluid (red type) and acetone. There is also Aerokroil. Between these two and PB Blaster there are argument are the best. PB BLaster used to...
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