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09-19-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6
Posted By Troul

Find the short in the wiring. Likely pinched or...

Find the short in the wiring. Likely pinched or skinned & prematurely draining the battery.
is the battery getting unusually warm?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

nothing really, but I like to have the favored...

nothing really, but I like to have the favored gears as straight lined with the crank. Preferences of mine may be different for others.
09-19-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 213,309
Posted By Troul

53 Miles O.D.

53 Miles O.D.
09-18-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Troul

which part though? Part of me thinks it's good to...

which part though? Part of me thinks it's good to let it out rather than let it be part of a stressful keeping.
Forum: For Sale
09-18-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Troul

used 700C wheels

I have a few used 700 alloy series wheels I'm looking to part ways with, some have tires/tubes in unknown condition, some are just wheels. They all have hubs/spokes & are disc ready (not included) ....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

I'd like to create a ...

I'd like to create a
11-13-14-16-17-18-21-22-25-28-32, but that'd require buying parts. Maybe next spring I'll have it ready to go or if someone needs wheel parts & has an excess supply of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Troul

is there a way to send a previously tracked route...

is there a way to send a previously tracked route from the smart device/phone's location to the bicycle computer?
09-18-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 213,309
Posted By Troul

Headed out against the wind & returned with 100.1...

Headed out against the wind & returned with 100.1 Miles O.D.
09-17-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Troul

I've always liked the Integrated Handlebar...

I've always liked the Integrated Handlebar System. too bad there isnt an aftermarket stem that can do the same for regular drop-bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

$0 invested, some time getting dirty I was able...

$0 invested, some time getting dirty I was able to achieve my goal.
old: 11-12-13-14-15-18-20-22-25-28-32
New: 11-12-14-15-16-18-20-22-25-28-32
With some parts found in the storage cabinet I can...
09-17-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 213,309
Posted By Troul

102 Miles O.D.

102 Miles O.D.
09-17-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Troul

Shipping a pair of wheels?

I have some 700z alloy disc ready wheels that I don't foresee needing & have been thinking about putting them up on the market, but last wheel assembly I shipped was more than the actual wheel. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

That is totally kosher with me. Without doing a...

That is totally kosher with me. Without doing a lot of other changes, I'd have went slightly larger, but not for this particular drivetrain. Maybe the next one...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

can that brand's 13T be swapped out for a more...

can that brand's 13T be swapped out for a more common 11T?

The 13-34 is what I'm eyeing up, but would want to drop that 13T for the 11T.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

that seems expensive, even just reading it while...

that seems expensive, even just reading it while typing the credit card is changing temps.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

a 30T might be feasible, but the 32 really comes...

a 30T might be feasible, but the 32 really comes in handy when spiking up certain terrains around the area.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

i'd thought that sweep would be easy for the...

i'd thought that sweep would be easy for the system... Did you have the back spacing, shim, in between spacers, & chainline good? New cable & housing?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

I'm not 100% on the thickness, but I'll take out...

I'm not 100% on the thickness, but I'll take out the vernier to see about that difference. what was the T setup across the cassette?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

going to dig in the ole parts cabinet tomorrow...

going to dig in the ole parts cabinet tomorrow evening to see if I have an old 8 or 10 speed cassette that may be able to donate a 16T....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

that cost though... it's approaching the...

that cost though... it's approaching the "custom" route.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

still would be missing the 32T though. I'd even...

still would be missing the 32T though. I'd even opt to have a 34T if it netted the lesser tooth count cogs.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

11-13-14-15-16-------32 As long as I can get...

11-13-14-15-16-------32

As long as I can get the 15, 16, & maybe even 17 together on a 11-32T 11spd assembly, it'd be sufficient.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

probably could remove the shim on the hub for...

probably could remove the shim on the hub for it.... is it a 11T with 34T or 32T
09-16-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 213,309
Posted By Troul

it was painfully slow waiting for it to do its...

it was painfully slow waiting for it to do its thing. Learned my lesson on being proactive with updating the thing. lol
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

that was the site.. oh that is a sticker shocker!

that was the site.. oh that is a sticker shocker!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,155
Posted By Troul

i'd trash it if you have a replacement on hand. ...

i'd trash it if you have a replacement on hand.
Plan on ordering one soon if not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

thanks. I recall a thread with a link to a site...

thanks. I recall a thread with a link to a site that offers a build to spec cassette, but couldn't find it using the search menu.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Troul

11 speed cassette with a 16T

Looking for a Shimano or Sram 11-32T cassette that contains the 13-14-15-16T in the grouping. Any suggestions? Some sites don't list the full breakdown & others show it only available with a 11-28T
09-16-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 960
Posted By Troul

perfectly ripe is when the banana has some slight...

perfectly ripe is when the banana has some slight green the night before, & when you're sleeping, it goes full ripe. Then, by the time you wake up, it has turned beyond ripe, with a bunch of dark...
09-16-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 960
Posted By Troul

PSA: Always stay ahead of those who eat naners....

PSA:
Always stay ahead of those who eat naners.

:mariocart:
09-16-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 213,309
Posted By Troul

45 Miles O.D. & had to format the bicycle's...

45 Miles O.D. & had to format the bicycle's computer after an update...
09-16-21, 01:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,233
Posted By Troul

Yes. Had a rock kick up & lodge itself in between...

Yes. Had a rock kick up & lodge itself in between a gear out back in the cassette. Ironically, I used a nearby stick to pick it out. The twigs will stay in place until I stop & address it. Usually...
09-15-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,051
Posted By Troul

I'd think it'd hit home with more than cyclists...

I'd think it'd hit home with more than cyclists if a manufacturer designed a small (or even compact) SUV that could contain two fully assembled XL frame sized bicycles upright. The Ford Transit, Ram...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Troul

just wait until ya hit the 60th anniversary,...

just wait until ya hit the 60th anniversary, you'll have to source her a diamondback bicycle.
09-15-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,233
Posted By Troul

blast away. I'm just particular with how I...

blast away.

I'm just particular with how I prefer the drivetrain. Factor in the environment conditions & it's a constant twig/hair/road rocks buffet in the system.
Forum: Want To Buy
09-15-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Posted By Troul

Domane SL6

Looking for a good condition Domane SL6 [disc brakes ready] in a 58 or 60. I'd be okay with just a frame & handlebars. Color doesn't really matter. It'll be a build bicycle, so I'm not looking for...
09-15-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 213,309
Posted By Troul

56 Miles O.D.

56 Miles O.D.
09-15-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,233
Posted By Troul

I've always had to service & overhaul Known Good...

I've always had to service & overhaul Known Good Brands platform pedals frequently compared to KGB clipless. OF the KGB platform pedals that were disassembled for service, the % of rendering them...
09-14-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,233
Posted By Troul

Not concerned with hubs. Rear & front derailleurs...

Not concerned with hubs. Rear & front derailleurs are hard to keep clean as well as cassettes.
09-13-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,233
Posted By Troul

crud adds weight too, therefore engineering...

crud adds weight too, therefore engineering should consider a design that also eliminates such crud collecting.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,031
Posted By Troul

unless you are granted permission by the...

unless you are granted permission by the stranger, it's risky business to assume it's ok to invade someone's personal time. Friends/Family victims are inherently open to being drafted .
09-13-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Troul

I like it when it's wet on the chain to be able...

I like it when it's wet on the chain to be able to fling off & out in to the air. The beautiful mist of spent oil+wax just seems rad.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 905
Posted By Troul

never had a pf bearing fail. the plastic shell...

never had a pf bearing fail. the plastic shell is what gives up on the assembly ime. OEM stock bicycle with a pf30 FSA bb cracked around the pf30's lip & sent it in the bb.
09-13-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,086
Posted By Troul

been stranded when the cable frays are not caught...

been stranded when the cable frays are not caught & times its failure with a wrecking shift.
09-13-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,107
Posted By Troul

Depends, what is expensive to one might be cheap...

Depends, what is expensive to one might be cheap to another.
could go have some decals printed to enhance your bicycle to be like those in the used market that are "$75-200 range".
09-12-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,051
Posted By Troul

so impressed it spurs a big purchase, wow..

so impressed it spurs a big purchase, wow..
09-12-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Troul

the point of "dry climate" lube is to not attract...

the point of "dry climate" lube is to not attract gunk as bad. IMO, it's pointless to use a lube that states "dry weather" & expect a cleanish drivetrain. Lawn sprinklers getcha, & if those don't a...
09-12-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,051
Posted By Troul

11-17 honda odyssey might be something to...

11-17 honda odyssey might be something to consider. stow the completely assembled bicycles, luggage, & SO in it with ease. Decent pep too.
09-12-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 213,309
Posted By Troul

58 Miles O.D. was going to make it short, but...

58 Miles O.D. was going to make it short, but three days of rain & wind are forecasted
09-11-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 213,309
Posted By Troul

119 Miles O.D. Great weather day.

119 Miles O.D. Great weather day.
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