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Forum: Touring
05-18-24, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 534
Posted By Pratt

Second what Mr. Clark and Downtube said. One of...

Second what Mr. Clark and Downtube said. One of the most corrosive things for bike touring is a schedule. Touring, for me, is about being there, not getting there. Try not to think of it as...
Forum: Touring
05-18-24, 03:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 534
Posted By imi

I canít imagine trying to keep a fixed cadence. I...

I canít imagine trying to keep a fixed cadence. I have no idea how fast or slow I pedal, but my legs tell me constantly when to change gear, push it, coast, stand up and mash, stop and take a break,...
05-16-24, 06:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,619
Posted By PeteHski

I recently did a 2 week test with a glucose...

I recently did a 2 week test with a glucose monitor and my responses were completely normal.
05-14-24, 08:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,753
Posted By lklkl993

Might be worth quoting the rest of that paper,...

Might be worth quoting the rest of that paper, rather than just cherry-picking one line:

"We found little or no effect of reducing saturated fat on all‐cause mortality or cardiovascular mortality"...
05-10-24, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By rccardr

If you really want indexed 9 speed Shimano, one...

If you really want indexed 9 speed Shimano, one option is to pick up a pair of BS-77 bar ends, which have both an index and friction option. As mentioned above, like the Microshift, they fit...
05-09-24, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By PromptCritical

I used a set of Paul thumbies and an old Campy...

I used a set of Paul thumbies and an old Campy shift lever I had. No indexing, but it works great and the length of the Campy lever is really helpful.

The Paul thumbies come in different...
05-09-24, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Kontact

The Ene, Silver, etc are all products made by Dia...

The Ene, Silver, etc are all products made by Dia Compe based on the Suntour Sprint ratchet shifter. There are two of normal diameter and one oversized. Because the shifters have a little backlash in...
05-09-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Classtime

My understanding is that the Silver Shifter guts...

My understanding is that the Silver Shifter guts are the same as the Ene.
05-09-24, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Smaug1

One mistake that less serious bikers make is to...

One mistake that less serious bikers make is to always inflate the tires to the max. marked on the side of the tire. That makes a huge negative effect on the ride quality.

For example, the tires...
05-04-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,177
Posted By Aubergine

Let's not forget also that Brooks makes a wide...

Let's not forget also that Brooks makes a wide (pun intended) range of saddles. The B17 is what people commonly refer to, but there are also much wider seats (B68, B72) and narrower (B15,...
05-04-24, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Maxey

Depends on the model -- for example in 1989 the...

Depends on the model -- for example in 1989 the top Rockhopper, the Comp, had the same triple butted frame as the entry level Stumpjumper, and though I haven't researched it, it's likely the top...
05-02-24, 12:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,035
Posted By Koyote

The best solution is different tires.

The best solution is different tires.
05-02-24, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By Jughed

I stopped drinking 3 years ago this August. I was...

I stopped drinking 3 years ago this August. I was always a weekend drinker, but like you I ramped up during Covid... Never did have the full blown disease, but I did like to drink. I just up and...
04-30-24, 07:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,552
Posted By MoAlpha

Training Stress Score. It represents the...

Training Stress Score. It represents the theoretical exercise stress of a ride and is a function of intensity (expressed relative to FTP) and duration. Sixty min. at FTP is arbitrarily assigned a TSS...
04-22-24, 09:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,619
Posted By terrymorse

Well, India for one has a long tradition of...

Well, India for one has a long tradition of plant-based diets, which is encouraged by Hinduism and Buddhism. Some estimate that about 400 million in India currently are vegetarian/vegan.
04-22-24, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By cyccommute

V-brakes and cantilever brakes are...

V-brakes and cantilever brakes are interchangeable with regards to the brake bosses. I’m rather surprised that Shimano didn’t require completely different brake bosses back in the 90s when linear...
04-22-24, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By shelbyfv

Should be a straight forward easy swap if you...

Should be a straight forward easy swap if you have the right levers.
04-22-24, 03:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,040
Posted By Jughed

Been to a few docs about my T2 - all of them...

Been to a few docs about my T2 - all of them basically said the same thing. The disease is progressive, you will be on meds for the rest of your life, and you will need more meds. Eat the ADA...
04-18-24, 09:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,040
Posted By Duragrouch

Thanks for the info. There's no walmart in my...

Thanks for the info. There's no walmart in my city, I live near downtown. There are some on the fringes of the greater metro area, but none within biking distance, not even close. I have a very small...
04-02-24, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By PeteHski

Thatís a very high bar to set. I think most...

Thatís a very high bar to set. I think most people would crack sooner or later on that kind of strict plan. But if it works for you and doesnít rely on willpower then itís bound to be highly...
03-31-24, 06:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,216
Posted By Brocephus

I second this recommendation (I intended to in my...

I second this recommendation (I intended to in my earlier post but couldn't manage to recall WELLGO)
Anyway, Ive run basic, low-end Wellgos on several bikes over the years, and never had a problem.
03-27-24, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Phatman

I've got a 2021 Crux which is the same frame as a...

I've got a 2021 Crux which is the same frame as a 2018. I'm also 6'2". I would not get a 61, the 58cm I have is almost too big as is.

Its a great bike though, I'd say the only shortcomings on...
03-24-24, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Kontact

I'm thinking of a local bike shop, not online.

I'm thinking of a local bike shop, not online.
03-24-24, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By dedhed

Depending on year the 400 frame may also already...

Depending on year the 400 frame may also already be spaced at 128mm to easily accommodate a 130mm hub. My 1987 and 1991 were.
03-24-24, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By lasauge

Technically what you propose is possible with...

Technically what you propose is possible with enough spacers and possibly modifying a cassette, but as a practical matter it would be much easier (and minimally expensive) to change to a 7-sp (or...
03-24-24, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Bianchigirll

Well first off is your 400 Suntour or Shimano...

Well first off is your 400 Suntour or Shimano equipped? If you have Suntour you made to upgrade everything. If you have Shimano you may be able to use a newer wheelset with a 7spd cassette and...
03-23-24, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By t2p

check the area around the seatpost - this can be...

check the area around the seatpost - this can be a problem area for frames of any type of material

check the area around the bottom bracket - carbon frames are tough but thrown chain can result...
03-22-24, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By tFUnK

I bought all 6 of my carbon bikes used and while...

I bought all 6 of my carbon bikes used and while I've not had any issues, I'm just some guy on the Internet and whatever I say might not be enough to assuage your apprehension towards buying used...
03-21-24, 08:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,774
Posted By sean.hwy

I had this one before. $22 113 grams ...

I had this one before.

$22 113 grams
Lezyne Sport Drive HV Bicycle Hand Pump, 90psi, Gravel, Mountain Bike, Presta and Schrader Valve, High Volume...
03-20-24, 05:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,576
Posted By PeteHski

This comment near the end caught my eye. ďit...

This comment near the end caught my eye.

ďit needs to be emphasized that categorization into the different windows of time-restricted eating was determined on the basis of just two days of dietary...
03-19-24, 06:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,576
Posted By MoAlpha

For those speculating that people with...

For those speculating that people with cardiovascular risk were over represented in the 8hr window group, the press release mentions that the effect was seen even among individuals with known...
03-19-24, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By PeteHski

I've been using the ZOE nutritional program for a...

I've been using the ZOE nutritional program for a few months now. Not specifically to lose weight, but I have lost about 5 kg as a bonus. There are no supplements involved and no calorie...
03-18-24, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By mstateglfr

Are the VO wheels the 'Enterprise' model on their...

Are the VO wheels the 'Enterprise' model on their website? If so, I wouldnt say those wheels are performance based at all. Like not in any way. The weight isnt performance based and the rim shape...
03-06-24, 01:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,337
Posted By 2_i

In my use, Topeak Morph was falling apart after a...

In my use, Topeak Morph was falling apart after a couple of years. After a far longer use, Lezyne Micro Floor operates like new. If there were no Lezyne, though, I would have been presumably just...
03-06-24, 01:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,337
Posted By cyclomath

Your review and comparison is a really good read....

Your review and comparison is a really good read. I had to delete the link, because the forum won't let me have a link in my posts yet, even if it's in a quote... Still a fresh member.

I have...
03-06-24, 12:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,337
Posted By Tourist in MSN

You are not going to find a good high pressure...

You are not going to find a good high pressure and high volume portable single pump to carry on a bike. It takes more effort to push down on the pump rod on a high volume pump when used for high...
03-06-24, 11:05 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,979
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

"Actual food!" Yes, and the closer to the soil,...

"Actual food!" Yes, and the closer to the soil, the better.
03-06-24, 10:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,337
Posted By John Valuk

I appreciate the capability of the longest Lezyne...

I appreciate the capability of the longest Lezyne Road Drive - too long to be jersey pocket-friendly - and I don't mind carrying it on its mount next to the bottle cage on the seat tube.

Lezyne...
03-06-24, 07:43 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,979
Posted By PeteHski

Fiber deficiency yes for sure. I believe the...

Fiber deficiency yes for sure. I believe the average American/Bit (on their crappy diet) typically only gets about half the recommended daily amount. Something like 15g rather than the 30g min...
03-06-24, 06:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,337
Posted By John Valuk

I like the longest version of the Lezyne Road...

I like the longest version of the Lezyne Road Drive, and carry it on the frame next to the bottle cage on the seat tube.

Many models from Lezyne have combination Presta/Schrader flex hoses, but...
03-05-24, 04:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,337
Posted By Koyote

Here...

Here (https://silca.cc/collections/frame-pumps-mini-pumps/products/tattico-mini-pump) you go.
03-04-24, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By delbiker1

I will add that, IME, the visors do almost...

I will add that, IME, the visors do almost nothing but catch air. I am bald and, when riding, always have a hat on my head, usually a cycling cap with the short brim. The cap is easily moved to get...
03-03-24, 04:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,961
Posted By John E

Even on my mountain bike (thumb shifters) an...

Even on my mountain bike (thumb shifters) an Peugeot (barcons), I always anticipate fatigue on a climb and downshift before I need to. I am old school enough to avoid trying to shift a chain under...
02-26-24, 04:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Duragrouch

OP: The pitting you have described is not...

OP: The pitting you have described is not "galling" as some have mentioned, but "spalling". If you want to get the bike back together right away, you may be able to use it. Usually, spalling happens...
02-25-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By kcjc

Not going to make any difference and is a...

Not going to make any difference and is a complete waste of time
02-25-24, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Barry2

If you need to ride it while waiting on...

If you need to ride it while waiting on tools/parts, just throw it back together.
Where I am tools/parts takes 2-3 days. We don’t know where you are, YMMV.

Barry
02-24-24, 08:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,932
Posted By Reynolds

Yes, that's the way it works, and it's effective....

Yes, that's the way it works, and it's effective. I use a 5/8" bolt and thick washers.
02-23-24, 07:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,932
Posted By squirtdad

here is the link to the sheldon brown tool ...

here is the link to the sheldon brown tool https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tooltips/bbcups.html
02-22-24, 06:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,274
Posted By Thulsadoom

Just what the world needs, more hypersensitivity....

Just what the world needs, more hypersensitivity. For godsake don't be friendly, you're bound to offend someone.
02-17-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,736
Posted By Classtime

Get the folding ones. Presuming your rims are...

Get the folding ones. Presuming your rims are hooked.
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