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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Iride01

Where was the damage to the tube in relation to...

Where was the damage to the tube in relation to everything else? Next to the tire tread, sidewall or rim side of the tube?

I'd just suspect it got damaged during the last flat repair and finally...
09-18-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Iride01

You might get a real strong magnifying glass or...

You might get a real strong magnifying glass or zoom in on the usb port with your camera and see what's up. Might be just dirty. Might be something bent and out of place.

Even if you could find...
09-18-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By Iride01

Bluetooth connection to a smartphone app? Might...

Bluetooth connection to a smartphone app? Might be just the way BT behaves on your phone with certain BT pairings.

Have you ever just continued to ride and see if they reconnect on their own...
09-18-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Iride01

Also, are you sure it isn't a brake or shifter...

Also, are you sure it isn't a brake or shifter cable bend from bars to frame pulling or pushing it one way?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Iride01

400 dollars if you have to have that one. ...

400 dollars if you have to have that one. Subtract anything that doesn't work or needs maintenance.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By Iride01

If you liked the fit of the Felt, and it was a...

If you liked the fit of the Felt, and it was a 2017 FR5, then it looks fairly comparable in geometry to the Allez you are getting based on what they showed for the F5's geometry at 99Spokes...
09-18-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Iride01

Before the tire change, how long has it been...

Before the tire change, how long has it been since you rode it hands free? If the bikes been sitting around and you finally drug it out of years of storage and had to put new tires on it in order to...
09-18-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By Iride01

What are you what'ng? Do you think that when...

What are you what'ng? Do you think that when considering terrain, structures and surrounding foliage that the satellites are always in the ideal position and that they never move from that?
09-18-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By Iride01

Or just buy a complete bb-un300 of the...

Or just buy a complete bb-un300 of the appropriate spindle length. It'll look more like the bb-un52 that might have been in that bike originally.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 300
Posted By Iride01

Probably over planning it a little like I did...

Probably over planning it a little like I did Mount Evans. If you can do that climb several times in a row you'll be okay for the climbing on the DCR.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 487
Posted By Iride01

It's not only the gears you use the most. It's...

It's not only the gears you use the most. It's also the gears you need to get up any hill you normally encounter. If you are muscling your way up a hill at a low cadence every ride you do, then you...
09-18-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By Iride01

Might be better to ask what can improve your...

Might be better to ask what can improve your accuracy instead of limiting the discussion to WAAS and SBAS.

WAAS in general won't do much for you in your situation in my opinion. However you could...
09-18-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By Iride01

Well mash out some grain, ferment it a few days...

Well mash out some grain, ferment it a few days and distill out the alcohol. Usually where WD-40 or mineral spirts doesn't work, alcohol does well for me.

But since WD is commercial, just try some...
09-18-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By Iride01

If you have it and everything else there in front...

If you have it and everything else there in front of you, try it and see. Do you know how the other one fit? Make sure this fits the same.
09-18-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By Iride01

You tell us what the name of the adhesive is and...

You tell us what the name of the adhesive is and maybe we can tell you what works.

Otherwise, try everything mentioned. No guaranty that it won't hurt your finish as you didn't tell us what that...
09-18-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Iride01

This is sort of a "Duh!" I hit the brakes more...

This is sort of a "Duh!" I hit the brakes more in traffic whether in a motor vehicle or human powered vehicle. With either, moving with confidence and a manner that others will be more likely to...
09-18-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 352
Posted By Iride01

If those are the only two color choices, then I'd...

If those are the only two color choices, then I'd do a tan bike with the currently shown tires.
09-17-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 230
Posted By Iride01

But what squirtdad is talking about won't be a...

But what squirtdad is talking about won't be a problem for just trying it out by staying in one gear in your bikes current configuration. If you don't like staying in any one of the current gear...
09-17-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By Iride01

Just because they aren't taken into account in...

Just because they aren't taken into account in those calculations doesn't mean that crank length won't make it feel different.
09-17-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By Iride01

Crank length, position of where you sit relative...

Crank length, position of where you sit relative to the BB.

Did you change the wheel size when you did the gear ratio and other calcs?

Weight will go a long way, but total weight will seem more...
09-17-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 230
Posted By Iride01

I think the thing about the drag and power loss...

I think the thing about the drag and power loss come under the heading of marginal gains. So I doubt for just finding out whether you can comfortably ride the terrain in one gear ratio that it will...
09-17-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't weld it. I'd braze it with the proper...

I wouldn't weld it. I'd braze it with the proper silver solder. Not the silver solder they sell for plumbing, it's the wrong strength of what ever the proper word is for that. I suppose brazing with...
09-17-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 230
Posted By Iride01

I don't really know why the DR will affect that. ...

I don't really know why the DR will affect that.

However if you are talking about a proper fixie or track bike, I don't think they have a freewheel at all. So when you quit pedaling the cranks...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 487
Posted By Iride01

If the cost of 12 speed stuff in the near future...

If the cost of 12 speed stuff in the near future isn't outside your budget, then certainly a new 11 speed cassette for your current bike is just a pittance.

You'll have to buy new shifters for 12...
09-17-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Iride01

If you can find someone that can straighten those...

If you can find someone that can straighten those forks, then you've probably found the person that can extend the steerer.

Steel steerer? Quill or fork? It can be cut off a few inches above the...
09-17-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,379
Posted By Iride01

Do you fly anywhere via an aircraft? Aircraft...

Do you fly anywhere via an aircraft? Aircraft designers and engineers don't really know either. They make an educated suggestion based on testing and analysis. Then as real world evidence comes in...
09-17-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By Iride01

Like I originally stated, my old handhelds and...

Like I originally stated, my old handhelds and marine gps's had WAAS capability. Looking at the new Garmin handhelds, they too still have WAAS. So if you need it, then you can get it in a very...
09-17-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,379
Posted By Iride01

Seem silly to even be talking about planes in a...

Seem silly to even be talking about planes in a bicycle forum. There have been many planes with steel frame structures that failed and crashed for various reasons as have aluminum structures in...
09-17-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 559
Posted By Iride01

Organized tour or just you and maybe some...

Organized tour or just you and maybe some friends?

Organized tours many times have a sag wagon that will take a bag or two ahead to the next destination.

For the stuff you are wanting to carry,...
09-17-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Iride01

And also rub some paraffin or wax of some sort at...

And also rub some paraffin or wax of some sort at the point where the spokes intersect and touch another.
09-17-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 405
Posted By Iride01

Where are the axle bearings? I thinking I should...

Where are the axle bearings? I thinking I should either be seeing them or the dust cap in that picture and I don't see either.

I'm still thinking the wobbly play you saw was the axle bearings...
09-17-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,729
Posted By Iride01

Did y'all even watch the video? If that didn't...

Did y'all even watch the video? If that didn't answer your questions then start a new thread for your exact question.

Even if you think the OP's issue is your issue.
09-17-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 172
Posted By Iride01

At any rate, this looks like a Raleigh made after...

At any rate, this looks like a Raleigh made after Raleigh wasn't really Raleigh any more. Not that it's a bad bike brand. But it isn't known for the racing claims it had in the 70's. That was Raleigh...
09-17-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 172
Posted By Iride01

OP's pic..... ...

OP's pic.....
https://i.imgur.com/jqo7fdK_d.webp?maxwidth=760&fidelity=grand

What about the headbadge on it you mentioned?

You have a 5 post limit as a noob. So watch that. Maybe edit a...
09-17-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Iride01

Selling still gets back to it's worth what the...

Selling still gets back to it's worth what the buyers you are able to attract are willing to pay. Or, it's worth to you the price you are unwilling to sell below.

Will it do you any good to know...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By Iride01

Well I didn't see that you addressed safety...

Well I didn't see that you addressed safety limits in any of your posts to this thread. Why should I?

All the pressures I wrote about were within the limits of the tires I used them on. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By Iride01

I'd have to ask what tires you are running too. ...

I'd have to ask what tires you are running too.

I went from a discontinued model of Continental Ultra Sports that was uncomfortable at 70 PSI to a Vittoria Rubino Pro (also now discontinued) and...
09-17-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By Iride01

We can make all kinds of hypothetical rhetoric on...

We can make all kinds of hypothetical rhetoric on why it is or isn't the right size for you, but until you actually go out and start having aches and pains or find that it seems to limit your...
09-17-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 230
Posted By Iride01

Is the question that you want to simulate what a...

Is the question that you want to simulate what a single speed bike will be like on the terrain you ride?

If so, why not put your bike into a similar gear ratio to what someone on your terrain with...
09-17-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 894
Posted By Iride01

Why wait for the organized ride to find out? Just...

Why wait for the organized ride to find out? Just go ride a 100 miles and you'll know what to expect during and after.

Don't skimp on water and carb's. I put virtually all my carb's in my bottles....
09-17-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By Iride01

Exactly my idea of a kludge. WAAS is old stuff. ...

Exactly my idea of a kludge. WAAS is old stuff. But if you go to Garmin's Aviation products I think you'll see it talked about quite a bit. Aviation navigation was one of the main driving force for...
09-16-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 405
Posted By Iride01

Probably just the bearings need adjusting. Is it...

Probably just the bearings need adjusting. Is it this one?

https://si.shimano.com/api/publish/storage/pdf/en/ev/FH-RM30-7S/EV-FH-RM30-7S-2389C.pdf

Also if you haven't already..
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 959
Posted By Iride01

Well in the pics I was noticing that your arms...

Well in the pics I was noticing that your arms are fairly straight. And that is me quite often too. However when I keep a fair amount of bend in my elbows I actually notice a lot less weight on both...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 300
Posted By Iride01

I don't think the Denver Century is a race. More...

I don't think the Denver Century is a race. More just a social event.

Though some do, I don't think these type events are the place to be going for a record or KOM.
09-16-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,152
Posted By Iride01

While 2-propanol isn't a good choice for...

While 2-propanol isn't a good choice for degreasing I have always thought that the polar nature of isopropyl made it a good choice to get that last remaining film of almost invisible oily residue off...
09-16-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By Iride01

Isn't WAAS sort of an old kludge that isn't...

Isn't WAAS sort of an old kludge that isn't needed anymore? I've got WAAS on many of my older marine chart plotters and handhelds. But never seen it on bike gps's. Though I've not really cared to...
09-16-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 591
Posted By Iride01

Might have to modify that somewhat. Some bikes...

Might have to modify that somewhat. Some bikes with thru-axles do actually have an open drop out or fork end on one side. It's been around a while. Haven't actually seen one in person. Or at...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 487
Posted By Iride01

Shimano also tells you that information too. ...

Shimano also tells you that information too. Look for the DM about your rear DR. If your stuff is old enough that there isn't a DM, then it'll be in either the SI or UI.
https://si.shimano.com/#
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 487
Posted By Iride01

Park Tool makes some pretty good videos. They...

Park Tool makes some pretty good videos. They should be your most trustworthy video over most any youtuber out there making vid's. However some component manufacturers have their own vid's too and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Iride01

How are you measuring those rails on both...

How are you measuring those rails on both saddles? The standard has been 44 mm width. I don't see that SelleSanMarco says that they deviate from standard.

How old is that Spesh saddle and/or...
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