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11-15-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Radish_legs

replacement chain for Shimano Deore XT 10 speed?

I bought this mountain bike used. It has a chain that says XTR and HG-X on it. Would this be the right spec? SHIMANO XT CN-HG95 10 SPEED CHAINAlso, does a 10 speed chain pin work on both the shimano...
11-08-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Radish_legs

I took off the chain, and the derailleur snapped...

I took off the chain, and the derailleur snapped back to the most outermost position. I guess I’m going to install the chain again and see if it works.
11-08-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Radish_legs

The shifting cable has been removed and the...

The shifting cable has been removed and the derailleur is at the 2nd largest cog position (not the smallest cog).

I suppose I should take the chain off and take the derailleur apart and see if...
11-08-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Radish_legs

Shimano XTR rear derailleur is stuck

Shifting problems, I removed my shifting cable finally, and discovered that my derailleur is stuck. It just doesn’t move at all. Any suggestions on what to do next? Is this a common problem with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Radish_legs

My Joe Blow is probably 18 years old now. The...

My Joe Blow is probably 18 years old now. The handle up top is starting to split and break. And my nozzle or whatever they called it had to be replaced. Several years ago. Joe Blow sent it to me for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,693
Posted By Radish_legs

I like this quote from 2005. Umm,...

I like this quote from 2005.



Umm, dude. It got taken away. He cheated. And no doubt, Mr. Pena, you cheated too.
04-07-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 877
Posted By Radish_legs

thanks for all the advice. I'm going to change my...

thanks for all the advice. I'm going to change my chain.
04-07-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 877
Posted By Radish_legs

Changing the chain when it less than 0.5% worn?

Had my bike at the shop for repair for reasons other than the drivechain. Was told that my chain was worn out, would I want it replaced. I said no, I have a spare new chain at home. From what I can...
03-13-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 74,302
Posted By Radish_legs

One of the major races in Texas (Corsicana) was...

One of the major races in Texas (Corsicana) was just canceled. I think in short order everything will be canceled. Including official group rides (i.e shops and official organizations).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By Radish_legs

I think at this point you are not allowed to...

I think at this point you are not allowed to leave your home in Italy w/o a specific approved purpose. So I think solo riding outside for recreation/fitness would be banned.
03-10-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,889
Posted By Radish_legs

Have you noticed an uptick in local cyclists who are now trying to coach?

I'm not talking pros. Just local cat 1s and 2s. It seems to me that during the Lance days there were a lot more guys coaching. Then the coaching market cratered. Is it possibly picking up again, at...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By Radish_legs

Yes, solo rides are being allowed in the Italy quarantine

I know you were wanting to know if we could still ride our bikes in the apocalypse. Luckily the answer is yes. [I put a link to facebook Italy US military post, but apparently that is not allowed and...
02-19-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,380
Posted By Radish_legs

One of the two most prominent bicycle rallies in...

One of the two most prominent bicycle rallies in Dallas just announced they are done after 28 years. Cost of police doubled, so they threw in the towel.
02-18-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,380
Posted By Radish_legs

McKinney Crit

McKinney Crit
02-17-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,380
Posted By Radish_legs

Seems like the scene is down around here

1. Texas Cup points competition canceled for 2020. They say it will be back for 2021, in new format. But this is where they kept track of standings for the different events to determine individual...
10-08-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By Radish_legs

I think it will eventually make a lot of...

I think it will eventually make a lot of penetration. Especially in smaller scenes with more elevation/climbing.
10-05-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By Radish_legs

I think you are right, and also I think I might...

I think you are right, and also I think I might just stop posting videos altogether, lol.
10-04-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By Radish_legs

30 min commentary. Basically I said that...

30 min commentary.

Basically I said that e-bikes are going to be a big part of the future of cycling in the US, even with road bikes. In the video I get dropped by two super old guys on...
10-03-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By Radish_legs

I posted a video about my take on road biking with guys on E-bikes

I was on vacation in Arizona, and had my first real exposure to e-bikes. It was an eye-opener for me, given that I live in Dallas, which is flat and has very little e-bike penetration.
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09-27-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 77,104
Posted By Radish_legs

Not yet. I might try it on my mountain bike this...

Not yet. I might try it on my mountain bike this year. I would like to get a cross bike perhaps mainly for gravel. But if I do I'll certainly try cross.
09-18-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By Radish_legs

would it only be accurate on a straightaway?...

would it only be accurate on a straightaway? Would it only be accurate on a flat road?
09-12-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,897
Posted By Radish_legs

Young guys train really hard, do well, move up to...

Young guys train really hard, do well, move up to Cat 1. Then they realize that there is a limit to how far they can go in the sport. Time demands are significant. Peers are moving onward and upward...
09-11-19, 04:24 PM
09-09-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,513
Posted By Radish_legs

1) achieved 2) achieved 3) came within 1...

1) achieved
2) achieved
3) came within 1 bike's length in the last Tuesday Night Crit of achieving. Had the break I was in stayed away, might have won. I didn't race enough A races to make this...
09-09-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,008
Posted By Radish_legs

Using e-bike as neutral feed in P12 race

https://youtu.be/Q_QaO1pksZM
09-08-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,879
Posted By Radish_legs

the USA cycling website is programmed by monkeys....

the USA cycling website is programmed by monkeys. Not very smart monkeys either.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,738
Posted By Radish_legs

I use both at the same time.

I use both at the same time.
09-04-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,210
Posted By Radish_legs

that by itself is a good enough reason

that by itself is a good enough reason
09-04-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Radish_legs

I haven't commented on the original question...

I haven't commented on the original question because I have never used a Neo. I do have a kickr2 and it has worked flawlessly (except the power is not all that accurate, but I don't use the kickr...
09-04-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Radish_legs

well if you want ERG mode, then you do want a...

well if you want ERG mode, then you do want a smart trainer.
09-04-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,210
Posted By Radish_legs

How can weight lifting help?

Headed into off-season now. Thinking about adding lifting to what I do, as a means of getting better.

But how exactly would it help? Surely it will help with sprint and peak power. But can it...
09-04-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 63,470
Posted By Radish_legs

I helped dismantle the Frisco track.

I helped dismantle the Frisco track.
09-04-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Radish_legs

a smart trainer would allow you to do ERG mode...

a smart trainer would allow you to do ERG mode for a structured workout, but sounds like you don't need or want to do that.
09-03-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,879
Posted By Radish_legs

we have a masters guy here locally who raced on a...

we have a masters guy here locally who raced on a pro team in Europe (as an American) in his 20s. Then he stopped riding for 20 years. Comes back. And in just over a year is one of the very top...
09-03-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,879
Posted By Radish_legs

based on my interaction and talking to friends, I...

based on my interaction and talking to friends, I think there is often a high degree of discretion. Talk to them. For example, I was able to go from 5 to 4 after 4 races.
09-03-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Radish_legs

what's the name of the very quiet trainer,...

what's the name of the very quiet trainer, wheel-on, where the wheel doesn't actually touch anything. Uses magnetic resistance or some-such.
09-03-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 63,470
Posted By Radish_legs

Congrats on the podium. We have a local masters...

Congrats on the podium. We have a local masters track racer who did well at Nationals. I think he has won over 100 NCs. Maybe that's an underestimate. He was tagged in another guys's FB post, and...
09-01-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 63,470
Posted By Radish_legs

Link starts at the last lap. I'm in the...

Link starts at the last lap. I'm in the breakaway. Group chasing. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XBrC-LE6_E0&feature=youtu.be&t=3287
08-31-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,583
Posted By Radish_legs

Anyone us bicarb lotion?

Amp Plus and the stuff like that. Do you have sense it actually helps?

I'm kind of against it in principle, meaning that even if it did help, I'm not going to spend the money because I'm cheap. ...
08-30-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By Radish_legs

like I said, in the Dallas area, local mtn bike...

like I said, in the Dallas area, local mtn bike racing now with e-bike categories. Don't tell me it's not sanctioned racing, when it clearly is. Go yell at a cloud.
08-30-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By Radish_legs

e-bike crits could be something that gets people...

e-bike crits could be something that gets people back into racing. You don't need elite training or fitness (though it helps). But it's mostly about the strategy and decision making. And surviving...
08-30-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,785
Posted By Radish_legs

I live in North Texas. If one is a climber, well,...

I live in North Texas. If one is a climber, well, better to race in a different part of the country. I started off thinking "I'm just a sprinter" (for my level). But you know, it's fun to do other...
08-29-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,785
Posted By Radish_legs

Depends

Depends
08-29-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 63,470
Posted By Radish_legs

I'm trying to practice cornering in all domains....

I'm trying to practice cornering in all domains. When I drive (why am I breaking in the turn?), with my motorcycle (I'm not experienced really with it), on group rides. I tend to get gapped in turns...
08-29-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 63,470
Posted By Radish_legs

Here where we are, usually the C and B crits get...

Here where we are, usually the C and B crits get easier throughout the season. They are most competitive at the beginning. I didn't do a single B race at the technical course this year. I've never...
08-29-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 63,470
Posted By Radish_legs

Yes, my teammate said the same thing to me. He...

Yes, my teammate said the same thing to me. He says he thinks I am trying to get visual lines on the apex/turn, and I need to just stay on the wheel and trust where the corner is without seeing it as...
08-29-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By Radish_legs

There are already local sanctioned races for...

There are already local sanctioned races for e-mountain bikes.
08-28-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 63,470
Posted By Radish_legs

Did the "technical" A crit tonight, where I keep...

Did the "technical" A crit tonight, where I keep getting dropped early. Same thing happened. Averaged 341w over first 3 laps. Same old story. That's the last one I'm doing. My skills and fitness are...
08-28-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By Radish_legs

one more thing to drive up costs and reduce...

one more thing to drive up costs and reduce participation. I think you are assuming that non e-bikes will be the norm. I'm not as convinced. I think the day is soon coming when the majority of rec...
08-28-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,897
Posted By Radish_legs

Most people it seems don't stay in racing...

Most people it seems don't stay in racing long-term. I'm in season #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) , and I see tons of turnover. I'm wondering if I'm doing...
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