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Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,382
Posted By RGMN

Another vote for the Bontrager Elite Recycled...

Another vote for the Bontrager Elite Recycled...
09-24-23, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,199
Posted By RGMN

Bike tire mounting fluid...

Bike tire mounting fluid (https://kis.rema-tiptop.net/catalog/RTT/CatalogArticlesList.aspx?LanguageID=EN&L=6&LL=&GLS0=1&GLS1=11&GLS2=2&GLS3=8&PLS0=6)
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07-06-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By RGMN

Is your cassette properly torqued to 40Nm? A...

Is your cassette properly torqued to 40Nm? A loose cassette (i.e. not torqued to spec) can cause problems like this, particularly in the loose cogs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By RGMN

Follow up on this - this winter I noticed my...

Follow up on this - this winter I noticed my rollers seemed much harder to ride, and the flywheel didn't seem to provide much momentum. Finally one workout the rollers started to squeal. Started...
12-23-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,104
Posted By RGMN

And another customizable option: Lezyne Storage...

And another customizable option: Lezyne Storage Drive (https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/bicycle-multi-tools/products/1-mt-stdr-v104t5). Just get the bits you need to fit your bike.
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12-02-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By RGMN

Every time I've run into this I've found the...

Every time I've run into this I've found the shift cable is too tight. Loosen the cable slightly and the lever clicks in.
11-29-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,488
Posted By RGMN

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Fast skis, fresh snow, fresh corduroy, nice weather. Things don't get much better.
11-16-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,177
Posted By RGMN

Unless you sized your cycling shoes for thicker...

Unless you sized your cycling shoes for thicker socks all they will do is make your feet colder. You would be better off with the thin wool socks and insulated shoe covers...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,133
Posted By RGMN

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My Ritchey Logic RB is my favorite bike. 18.5 lbs ready to ride, and can...
08-07-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By RGMN

Drift Ghost XL Pro...

Drift Ghost XL Pro (https://us.driftinnovation.com/collections/cameras-new/products/ghost-xl-pro) are popular for helmet mounting
08-07-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,876
Posted By RGMN

Handlebars are overrated. I got rid of mine and...

Handlebars are overrated. I got rid of mine and enjoy the weight savings.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,917
Posted By RGMN

Have you looked at Bont Cycling shoes...

Have you looked at Bont Cycling shoes (https://bontcycling.com/)? I know they make double wide shoes in some of their models. Iím riding their Vaypor G shoe and it is the best fitting shoe Iíve ever...
08-04-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By RGMN

I've used a 4th hand brake tool...

I've used a 4th hand brake tool (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/cable-stretcher-bt-2?category=Brakes) to hold some tension on the cable while tightening the pinch bolt.
07-16-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By RGMN

You got the wrong tool - Draper's website shows...

You got the wrong tool - Draper's website shows this one measures clockwise only. You need one that works in both directions.
07-16-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By RGMN

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07-12-22, 12:16 PM
07-08-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 898
Posted By RGMN

May I suggest looking at this: Cantilever Smooth...

May I suggest looking at this: Cantilever Smooth Post Brake Service | Park Tool (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help/cantilever-smooth-post-brake-service)
07-03-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By RGMN

I have a CDI Torque screwdriver...

I have a CDI Torque screwdriver (https://www.amazon.com/Products-TorqControl-TLA28NM-Screwdriver-Magnetic/dp/B01DIRD5CG) that I like better than the individual torque keys. And it is less $ too,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 567,575
Posted By RGMN

Ritchey Road Logic RB. 2015+ Chorus 11 with a...

Ritchey Road Logic RB. 2015+ Chorus 11 with a pre-2015 Record 11 chainset. Love the HED Belgium R rims but they make for a heavy set of wheels. With my Shamals the RB it right around 17.25 lbs, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By RGMN

You can get a 50T outer chainring in an 11 spd...

You can get a 50T outer chainring in an 11 spd 135 bcd, but it won't be Campagnolo. Both TA Specialties (https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/tach.php#horus11) and Stonglight...
04-26-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,240
Posted By RGMN

Not bows but another use for Park repair stands:...

Not bows but another use for Park repair stands: Home Page | Park Tool Trimmer (http://www.parktooltrimmer.com/)...
04-26-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,240
Posted By RGMN

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04-16-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,456
Posted By RGMN

Wrong technical manual for the rear derailleur...

Wrong technical manual for the rear derailleur the OP has. Here's the correct one: Rear derailleur - mechanical units...
01-31-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By RGMN

I design wiring harness for heavy-duty off-road...

I design wiring harness for heavy-duty off-road vehicles. ANY soldered wire will break in a vibration environment. I've seen literally hundreds of tests and field reports, and soldered wires are one...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,903
Posted By RGMN

If you ride in cold weather carbon bars are...

If you ride in cold weather carbon bars are noticeably warmer than aluminum.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By RGMN

I'm not a fan of Lobster gloves. The loss of...

I'm not a fan of Lobster gloves. The loss of dexterity is much more severe than the increase in warmth is helpful. When I've ridden with lobster gloves I find I cannot push the upshift lever on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,463
Posted By RGMN

If you want to use earbuds try some Shure Aonic...

If you want to use earbuds try some Shure Aonic 215 Gen 2 (https://www.shure.com/en-US/products/earphones/aonic215). Sounds great, others have said my voice sounds clear and crisp in calls so the mic...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 525,015
Posted By RGMN

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10-24-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By RGMN

Did you check if a 9/64" hex key fit?

Did you check if a 9/64" hex key fit?
10-13-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,619
Posted By RGMN

BTW, Campagnolo has the spare parts catalogs back...

BTW, Campagnolo has the spare parts catalogs back to 1994 on their website. https://www.campagnolo.com/US/en/Support/download?td=3
10-13-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,619
Posted By RGMN

It's the brake pivot pin. It should be equally...

It's the brake pivot pin. It should be equally spaced on each side, on yours one side is clearly in further, the other side is sticking out. Give it a light tap with a hammer/handle of a screwdriver...
10-12-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,619
Posted By RGMN

This is for 9/10 speed Ergo but 8 speed should be...

This is for 9/10 speed Ergo but 8 speed should be very similar.
09-27-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,197
Posted By RGMN

I doubt his friends think it's funny. They're...

I doubt his friends think it's funny. They're probably pissed the cyclist damaged his truck.
09-23-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,860
Posted By RGMN

The crushed limestone on the local trails ride...

The crushed limestone on the local trails ride pretty much like dusty asphalt. I ride 4 of them regularly (MN River Bluffs, Lk Mtka, Dakota, and Luce Line) on my regular road bike with 28mm Conti...
09-18-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,449
Posted By RGMN

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09-13-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By RGMN

It isn't an issue, just make sure to torque the...

It isn't an issue, just make sure to torque the lock ring to 40Nm. Or whatever the lock ring has spec'd on it. Personally I prefer the loose cogs, it makes it easier to clean and inspect the...
09-11-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,852
Posted By RGMN

When the electronic shift systems were first...

When the electronic shift systems were first coming out I attended a seminar given by 1 of the manufacturers on setting up their system. One of the attendees asked why the system wasn't smart enough...
09-05-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By RGMN

Visit your LBS. They typically purchase housing...

Visit your LBS. They typically purchase housing in file boxes and can cut to any length you need. They should also have the ferrules and cable end crimps. For inner cables you will need tandem cables...
08-13-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,648
Posted By RGMN

I grew up and still live in Minnesota. It was...

I grew up and still live in Minnesota. It was always giving a buck. Things are different here, though. It's pop not soda and duck duck grey duck not duck duck goose. But at least we don't call a...
08-01-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By RGMN

Batteries in your carry-on, including any in the...

Batteries in your carry-on, including any in the bike computer/lights. CO2 cartridges are not allowed on the plane so leave them at home. If you need to buy them at your destination.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,582
Posted By RGMN

I got a 30 miler in. My buddy missed out.

I got a 30 miler in. My buddy missed out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,582
Posted By RGMN

A buddy sent this link to an AQI prediction site:...

A buddy sent this link to an AQI prediction site: Breezometer (https://www.breezometer.com/air-quality-map/air-quality/united-states/minnetonka) We were going to ride this morning (its a beautiful...
08-01-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By RGMN

Silca Professional Pressure Calculator...

Silca Professional Pressure Calculator (https://info.silca.cc/silca-professional-pressure-calculator)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,582
Posted By RGMN

Make your own - How to Make a DIY Air Filter |...

Make your own - How to Make a DIY Air Filter | Ask This Old House
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,008
Posted By RGMN

From Velo New's chain lube test...

From Velo New's chain lube test (https://www.ceramicspeed.com/media/3505/velonews-friction-facts-chain-lube-tests-combined.pdf) Molten Speed Wax took 0.14 watts less than plain paraffin wax. Squirt...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,008
Posted By RGMN

I haven't used Molten Speed Wax but it doesn't...

I haven't used Molten Speed Wax but it doesn't surprise me that it is lasting a long time. The PTFE and MoS2 cost me less than $20, and with the smallest containers I could find I now have a lifetime...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,008
Posted By RGMN

Stop by your local auto parts store and get a can...

Stop by your local auto parts store and get a can of dipping carburetor cleaner (https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/MCR6402). These usually are in a 1 gallon can and have a basket you can drop the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By RGMN

I actually like having the flywheel, it makes it...

I actually like having the flywheel, it makes it much easier to be smooth on the rollers, and you can actually coast for a several seconds. It does make it feel more road like than without the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By RGMN

Yes, maybe, and yes.

Yes, maybe, and yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 525,015
Posted By RGMN

Gray's Bay, Lake Minnetonka, MN

My replacement Ritchey Road Logic on it's shakedown run @ Gray's Bay
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