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09-16-23, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 449,803
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

I rode 41 miles on Friday and 42 miles on...

I rode 41 miles on Friday and 42 miles on Saturday. Got stopped by this bridge as a couple of sailboats passed through. ...
09-14-23, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By ljsense

I just ordered a quart of ATF to mix with some...

I just ordered a quart of ATF to mix with some acetone. I'd read that is the best solution for rusted steel threads. We'll see how it goes.
09-14-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Crankycrank

You can also make up your own fluid to break...

You can also make up your own fluid to break through the corrosion by mixing 50/50 Automatic Transmission Fluid and Acetone. Soaking in Vinegar also helps but may take a lot longer. As mentioned by...
09-14-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By purpurite

Load it up with PB Blaster or Kroil—don't waste...

Load it up with PB Blaster or Kroil—don't waste your time with other fluids. Let it soak overnight, then do it again and let it sit again. I had a similar issue with a Thule Circuit fork mount and it...
09-13-23, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 449,803
Posted By jaxgtr

17 hour work day.... :notamused:.... I am ready...

17 hour work day.... :notamused:.... I am ready to break some knuckles so certain people will never touch a keyboard again. Got in 29 miles and 2.5K of climbing inside today, some 19% sections,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By terrymorse

Or the Ritchey Comp Carbon, also around $100.

Or the Ritchey Comp Carbon, also around $100.
09-13-23, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 449,803
Posted By Troul

55 miles.

55 miles.
09-07-23, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By Pop N Wood

The low buck Allen Sport racks all tilt with the...

The low buck Allen Sport racks all tilt with the bikes on.

Amazon.com : Allen Sports Deluxe 2-Bike Hitch Mount Rack , Silver/Black (522RR) : Sports & Outdoors...
09-05-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,081
Posted By Eric F

Kids, these days!!! Back in my day, we rode...

Kids, these days!!! Back in my day, we rode bikes with 3 chainrings...in the snow...uphill both ways!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 486
Posted By PeteHski

Maybe 24 mm hookless internal rims are a bit...

Maybe 24 mm hookless internal rims are a bit wider than their reference. My DT Swiss rims are 22 mm hooked. Iíll measure the tyres and see how close they are to the stated 30 mm. I also run the S TR...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-23, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 596,167
Posted By bampilot06

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7577_740d44d7e9b8c2fd587870ec1c6b3603058f745f.jpeg
08-18-23, 06:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,596
Posted By john m flores

I had the same concern when I started riding...

I had the same concern when I started riding motorcycles but I have no issue with hopping off the motorcycle and then going for a bicycle ride. The mind figures it out pretty quickly.

Enjoy the...
08-12-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 449,803
Posted By jaxgtr

Got in 49 today, it was brutal hot today. Started...

Got in 49 today, it was brutal hot today. Started with a heat index at 100 at 8 am, ended at 117 by the time I got home at 10:40. I stopped at the bike shop to get some more water and to take...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-23, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,033
Posted By datlas

Fine tire. Depending on your rims may be a...

Fine tire. Depending on your rims may be a challenge to mount.
08-04-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By sch

Shimano Tech Docs

Maybe my googlefu has failed, but it seems the Shimano has mucked up their tech docs area and, where you could
find the DM SM Exploded Views etc for time out of mind bicycle products and the...
08-03-23, 02:18 PM
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Views: 449,803
Posted By Troul

99 miles

99 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-23, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By seypat

I don't know about which helmet to buy, but get...

I don't know about which helmet to buy, but get yourself one of these. Most BFers swear by them.
...
08-01-23, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 449,803
Posted By rsbob

58 miles and 3,100í climbing. Ran into another...

58 miles and 3,100í climbing. Ran into another Strava user that I have been following for 2 years and we rode 10 miles together. It was wonderful finally meeting her and chatting.

...
07-27-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,497
Posted By genejockey

You have the opportunity to make her happy with a...

You have the opportunity to make her happy with a small gesture, at little cost to yourself. I mean, you have a wife who will ride with you AND who doesn't seem to mind your solo riding. Hell, get...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 40,692
Posted By Mojo31

Have not tried to seat them with a hand pump,...

Have not tried to seat them with a hand pump, only the flash can. Just put them on Saturday so I have not deflated them to check sealant. I'm just keeping them inflated for now, and we'll see how...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-23, 04:30 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 40,692
Posted By Mojo31

I got the GP5k S TR on Amazon last week for $65...

I got the GP5k S TR on Amazon last week for $65 each. I didn't think that was too bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 40,692
Posted By Mojo31

Pro 37s with Trek rim strip.

Pro 37s with Trek rim strip.
07-23-23, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,284
Posted By MindDbike

First on the chain then on your lips :lol: ...

First on the chain then on your lips :lol:
Warning Don't try this at home
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,462
Posted By ArgoMan

Thanks for all the info. I think I'm going to...

Thanks for all the info. I think I'm going to keep the carbon wheels with rim brakes and just get some Kool Stop pads that are geared toward carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-23, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,462
Posted By SoSmellyAir

In my experience with (Shimano 105 BR-5800) rim...

In my experience with (Shimano 105 BR-5800) rim brakes in the dry, SwissStop Black Prince on (high TG) CF wheels stop about just as well as Shimano R55C4 on aluminum wheels, but the former squeals...
07-20-23, 02:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By Germany_chris

I've reached out to a couple people I know in the...

I've reached out to a couple people I know in the area and they both also told me to live in Alexandria but you can only get so much information on a map recon. I spent a few minutes yesterday...
07-19-23, 10:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,249
Posted By pepperbelly

Iím grate-ful.

Iím grate-ful.
07-19-23, 03:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,249
Posted By pepperbelly

Did you know that the edit feature does not work...

Did you know that the edit feature does not work on thread titles?
Btw I like pepper jack. 😎
07-19-23, 06:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By bonsai171

I tightened the valve core also before work. If...

I tightened the valve core also before work. If it loses a lot of pressure again, will probably water test the wheel and see where bubbles come out.

Dave​​​​​​​
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,462
Posted By popeye

Black Prince are the go to pads for carbon.

Black Prince are the go to pads for carbon.
07-15-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,034
Posted By Bald Paul

In fact, J&J are suing the researchers: Johnson &...

In fact, J&J are suing the researchers: Johnson & Johnson sues researchers who linked talc to cancer | Reuters...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,932
Posted By datlas

I went from 53/39 to 50/34 a few years back. I...

I went from 53/39 to 50/34 a few years back. I highly recommend it.

I can get by with an 11-28 but most folks prefer 11-32.

Ultegra level crankset is fine, or 105 if on a budget, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-23, 10:36 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,502
Posted By Ogsarg

I would call them as opposed to email or through...

I would call them as opposed to email or through their website. If they sent you something you didn't order, it's different from you just not being happy with what you got and wanting to...
07-10-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By WizardOfBoz

Tire tool I think.

Tire tool I think.
07-04-23, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By skidder

This thread needs some bicycle content: ...

This thread needs some bicycle content:

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/57/ea/5c/57ea5c399a32babf5cfeae697b1399a2.jpg
07-03-23, 05:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By Troul

aside from the previous purposes, I forgot to add...

aside from the previous purposes, I forgot to add that I keep some tubes on-bicycle for those unexpected times that the bead might not want to easily seat while on the side of the road. Hoping to...
06-28-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,086
Posted By Barry2

And I'll raise you again $0.92...

And I'll raise you again $0.92...
06-21-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,414
Posted By SurferRosa

https://media.tenor.com/L6DcL1gsqW0AAAAM/sausagefe...

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06-10-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 610
Posted By Wildwood

For the competitive folk = Oct 2023

Huntsman World Senior Games - St George, UT (North of Lost Wages, NV.)
Huntsman World Senior Games | Main (https://seniorgames.net/about)
Age categories 50 - 100 in 5 year groupings = :)
Cycling...
06-10-23, 09:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,157
Posted By t2p

Continental GP 5K AS is avail in 35mm

Continental GP 5K AS is avail in 35mm
06-04-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,154
Posted By Koyote

The Worst Ride Ever!

I went for a ride today, and it ended horribly! First, my electronic shifting died - right in the middle of my ride. The bike is only a year old, and the battery is completely dead! I guess I'll have...
05-28-23, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,612
Posted By jadmt

I have found on batteries I have had terrible...

I have found on batteries I have had terrible luck with cheap batteries. why risk it. you can get 12 or 20 count Duracell's for a decent price. I think I got a 12 pack at Costco for like $14 or so
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By bampilot06

I have a 2022 madone and have never had any...

I have a 2022 madone and have never had any issues with the iso speed.
05-22-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,576
Posted By Kayla Celmer

Alright, I will try out more options. I plan to...

Alright, I will try out more options. I plan to visit a bicycle shop this weekend to test ride some bikes.
05-18-23, 10:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,339
Posted By urbanknight

Mine with the handle also have an allen bolt...

Mine with the handle also have an allen bolt inside them, so I install them with the torque wrench, then note the position of the handle so I know where to tighten it to should I need to do it out on...
05-18-23, 07:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,339
Posted By jaxgtr

Ooops, yea that makes it sound a whole lot...

Ooops, yea that makes it sound a whole lot different. No, I only got one.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-23, 09:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,908
Posted By mstateglfr

A Domane chainstay is 420mm and a size 54...

A Domane chainstay is 420mm and a size 54 wheelbase is 1010mm long.
A Cannondale Super6evo chainstay is 408mm and a size 54 wheelbase is 1008mm long.
Why is a 420mm chainstay a downside? And the...
05-15-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,251
Posted By seypat

There's actually 2 lighthouses. Here you go: ...

There's actually 2 lighthouses. Here you go:

https://dwr.virginia.gov/vbwt/sites/cape-henry-lighthouse-at-joint-expeditionary-base-fort-story/
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,057
Posted By Troul

thats what i'd roll with. how much do you...

thats what i'd roll with.

how much do you weigh on a heavy day? If you're a heavier person, the wider Checkpoint capability might make more sense to keep the suppleness using the much wider tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,436
Posted By roadie276

Others have mentioned, but it's worth emphasizing...

Others have mentioned, but it's worth emphasizing that newer generation, wide, deep wheels apparently handle windy conditions much better (u-shaped profile instead of v-shaped, apparently). I'm not...
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