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06-28-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Canker

That is why I bought 3 of the sensors. I didn't...

That is why I bought 3 of the sensors. I didn't need a cadence sensor on my mtn bike but for $12 I bought it as a back up in case one of the speeds died but then the cadence sensor is the one I...
06-28-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By Canker

https://www.ridefox.com/img/other/greymarket/good-...

https://www.ridefox.com/img/other/greymarket/good-serial.jpg where fox stamps their serial number

https://www.ridefox.com/fox17/help.php?m=bike look it up there
06-27-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Canker

I bought 3 of the cheapest cadence/speed combo...

I bought 3 of the cheapest cadence/speed combo senors you could get of amazon for $12 each, Tusy branding but a bunch of other people sell the same thing. I used two as speed sensors and one as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Canker

Go to an autoparts store and buy a touch up pen ...

Go to an autoparts store and buy a touch up pen
https://www.amazon.com/ACDelco-19328528-Black-WA8555-Touch-Up/dp/B010GGGSRG/ref=sr_1_10?keywords=automotive+paint+pen&qid=1655785460&sr=8-10
06-20-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By Canker

you can run 12 speed too you just have to get a...

you can run 12 speed too you just have to get a cassette where the small cog is an 11 instead of a 10. The 10 tooth cog is what takes the special freehub with shimano and sram. Sunrace makes...
06-14-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 676
Posted By Canker

hardtail = yep full suspension = yep ...

hardtail = yep
full suspension = yep
road/gravel = half yep, the gravel wheelset doesn't go on very often.
had a rigid mtb but sold it because it was a nope.
06-12-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By Canker

Avid Juicys were poop, elixers are fine. Have...

Avid Juicys were poop, elixers are fine. Have elixer 7s and XTs both are fine, XTs bleed a bit easier but elixers are way easier than the old juicys. Actually if we want to keep throwing out...
06-10-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Canker

And you don't have to match everything. If you do...

And you don't have to match everything. If you do upgrade everything you don't have to install a GX cassette, or just upgrade to the GX crankset and leave everything else alone. You don't even have...
06-07-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Canker

A bronson isn't a fat bike just a mountain bike. ...

A bronson isn't a fat bike just a mountain bike. Platform racks are the preferred racks by pretty much everybody for road, mtn, and fat bikes.
06-05-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 448
Posted By Canker

Sounds to me like all you need to do is adjust...

Sounds to me like all you need to do is adjust the cable tension of the front derailleur.
06-04-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 337
Posted By Canker

More likely the old brifters being worn than the...

More likely the old brifters being worn than the derailleurs or it is all in your head because you want that Ultegra.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,183
Posted By Canker

This. For some reason a lot of roadies seem to...

This. For some reason a lot of roadies seem to think running appropriate gearing is a sign of weakness. My road bike does double duty as my gravel bike so I run a 11-32 cassette to keep my gaps...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,183
Posted By Canker

MIght even want to go 11-36 or even 40. Just get...

MIght even want to go 11-36 or even 40. Just get a wolftooth roadlink to get around the limits of your RD. I've never been riding up a hill and thought "gee it really sucks having this easier...
05-04-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,928
Posted By Canker

Yes. I'm just using cheapo generic patches with...

Yes. I'm just using cheapo generic patches with a big jar of autoparts store vulcanizing goo, think slime brand.
05-01-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Canker

eh not a problem. Only a problem if you they are...

eh not a problem. Only a problem if you they are going way over the max psi. It is more of a problem with tubeless mountain bike tires since they have a much lower max PSI and people use...
04-03-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Canker

I just bought that light last week but I haven't...

I just bought that light last week but I haven't been out with it yet. I don't do group rides very often but if I do I'll just change the setting to steady or the "waa-waa" flash rm -rf...
03-31-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,344
Posted By Canker

I'm 6 for 9 online sight unseen. I'm 5'10 with...

I'm 6 for 9 online sight unseen. I'm 5'10 with pretty normal proportions so it isn't hard to figure out fit. The only one that I did have some fit issues with was the first used road bike I bought...
03-22-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By Canker

I've been running a lezyne super pro for around a...

I've been running a lezyne super pro for around a year now and no complaints. It isn't as pretty as the wahoo and garmin units but it does everything and cost a lot less.
03-21-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,880
Posted By Canker

I've had decent luck with the cheapo sensors but...

I've had decent luck with the cheapo sensors but haven't tried one of the GPS units yet. I've been running a Coospo heart rate monitor for 2 or 3 years and have 3 Tusy(goes by a bunch of names)...
03-18-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,588
Posted By Canker

and greatly increases the leverage on your...

and greatly increases the leverage on your receiver. The generic saying about extenders/adapters is it cuts the tongue weight max in half.
03-07-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,588
Posted By Canker

I love mine but I bought a single and then a year...

I love mine but I bought a single and then a year or so later bought the add on so I didn't spend the $$$$ all at once. Made it a lot easier to swallow.
03-06-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Canker

because he doesn't have any

because he doesn't have any
03-06-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Canker

The biggest PITA about risking it is if you do...

The biggest PITA about risking it is if you do flat out on the trail you have to really carefully check over the tires for old puncture wounds and pull out whatever caused them. You throw a tube in...
03-01-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Canker

Doesn't have to be shimano either. Sram and...

Doesn't have to be shimano either. Sram and Sunrace will also work fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Canker

I'd forget the 650b idea unless you are planning...

I'd forget the 650b idea unless you are planning to gravel ride a lot. If you are planning to ride on the road the vast majority of the time set up for that. I bought a cross bike(gravel bike...
02-13-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By Canker

or just go get a touch up pen from any automotive...

or just go get a touch up pen from any automotive store. They offer many color options.
02-08-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 689
Posted By Canker

https://www.altaracks.com/shop/ There is an...

https://www.altaracks.com/shop/
There is an option that will make prj71 happy. You just need $1300.
Any options that can handle 6 bikes is going to have to be
1. verticle
2. mixed between hitch...
02-06-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By Canker

which is exactly what you need to do for indoor...

which is exactly what you need to do for indoor use. It turns off the GPS and uses the speed sensor to track mileage.
02-06-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By Canker

It can. ...

It can.
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/1636948/Bryton-Rider-15.html?page=14#manual
Read the GPS section #3 specifically
02-05-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By Canker

Most of them will do it. Garmin, wahoo, lezyne,...

Most of them will do it. Garmin, wahoo, lezyne, bryton, magellan ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
You seem to have bought one of the few that doesn't. Can you just use your phone since you have a BLE speed...
01-29-22, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Canker

No. Time is forward and backwards adjustable...

No. Time is forward and backwards adjustable only(unless there is some funky time atac cleat I don't know about). Shimano and Crankborthers have some side to side adjustment built into the cleats,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,419
Posted By Canker

https://absoluteblack.cc/oval-road-chainrings-30-4...

https://absoluteblack.cc/oval-road-chainrings-30-46-and-32-48-for-110-4bcd/
01-18-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By Canker

https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/products/tanpa...

https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/products/tanpan?variant=11283110789
https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/products/roadlink
Path Less Pedaled over on youtube has a bunch of videos trying out...
01-18-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Canker

Lezyne and Bryton have cheaper units and are a...

Lezyne and Bryton have cheaper units and are a bit more well known.
https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/1244990-looking-cyclo-computer.html
Might ask in that thread how happy...
01-12-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,024
Posted By Canker

The new Toyota Sienna gets 36mpg city and highway...

The new Toyota Sienna gets 36mpg city and highway which is really impressive for a minivan. Had an 89 dodge caravan for a LONG time that I used as a bike and dog transporter / general beater and it...
01-11-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By Canker

There or tons of cheapo GPS computers out there...

There or tons of cheapo GPS computers out there now that will do everything you want. Think the $35 XOSS G over on Amazon does it all including bluetooth. If you want a more known brand Bryton and...
01-11-22, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By Canker

The could make them do speed or cadence but I'm...

The could make them do speed or cadence but I'm guessing they have ran the numbers and figured out they make more money by making them specific devices. I have 3 speed/cadence sensors that I bought...
01-11-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By Canker

There are other options that may save you a few...

There are other options that may save you a few bucks if you really want to go 1x. Look up the prices on Microshift and Box groupsets.
01-06-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,839
Posted By Canker

https://www.pnwcomponents.com/products/coast-suspe...

https://www.pnwcomponents.com/products/coast-suspension-dropper-post-external
01-02-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Canker

Or keep the ultegra crankset and just change the...

Or keep the ultegra crankset and just change the rings to absolute black oval sub-compact 48/32 or 46/30. They aren't cheap but then neither is changing out the whole crankset....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,984
Posted By Canker

Had the same problem with my lezyne GPS on the...

Had the same problem with my lezyne GPS on the mtn bikes. I just bought two super cheap $12 speed sensors off amazon for the mtn bikes and that has fixed the problem. I'm too lazy to deal with...
12-27-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,535
Posted By Canker

Not really. You wear them out a bit faster but...

Not really. You wear them out a bit faster but unless you are riding on the trainer a LOT it really isn't a concern. I use to swap out my good tire for an old 23mm I don't care about but it really...
12-19-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Canker

I started wearing light knee pads, ISX Flows, 2...

I started wearing light knee pads, ISX Flows, 2 years ago. They are light and flexy enough that I don't bother taking them on and off while riding, don't bother me. I can say I haven't hurt my...
12-08-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,009
Posted By Canker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z6aY_AsoRM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z6aY_AsoRM
12-06-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,331
Posted By Canker

yeah riding in the upper 20s really isn't that...

yeah riding in the upper 20s really isn't that bad but once you get under 20 is when I find I need to really prepare. Most of my winter riding gear is just close out winter running gear. For me the...
12-03-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Canker

Not that I know of. I'm thinking about swapping...

Not that I know of. I'm thinking about swapping my stages road 5800 crank arm over to my hardtail with a SLX crankset and vice versa for the winter. The road bike is staying on my smart trainer all...
11-29-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,857
Posted By Canker

I just bought a lezyne after having a Garmin and...

I just bought a lezyne after having a Garmin and a magellan and I had to buy speed sensors for my mtn bikes with the lezyne. I bought a couple of super cheap Tusy speed/cadence sensors off amazon...
11-26-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Canker

What all do you need it to do? I just had to buy...

What all do you need it to do? I just had to buy one to work with a power meter on my road bike and tried and tried to convince myself to buy the current $300ish Wahoo Bolt but I ended up buying a...
11-21-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By Canker

Are you on the drops or hoods on these sketchy...

Are you on the drops or hoods on these sketchy downhills? I know it goes against what you feel is right in the world but ride in the drops.
11-20-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,691
Posted By Canker

Going from a 34 to a 36 in the back isn't going...

Going from a 34 to a 36 in the back isn't going to make a noticeable difference. Chainrings Chaingrings Chainrings.
If you want to keep your current crankset then Absolute Black makes 48/32 and...
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