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10-04-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 816
Posted By SalsaShark

The 50t front ring with an 11-32t cassette gets...

The 50t front ring with an 11-32t cassette gets used the majority of the time on my solo riding, probably 85-90% of the time on average. I will drop down to the 34t ring for steeper climbs that are...
09-20-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 559
Posted By SalsaShark

So I assume you're gathering information in...

So I assume you're gathering information in preparation for the sale of this fine machine?
09-19-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By SalsaShark

Disc brake rotors will sometimes rub the pads...

Disc brake rotors will sometimes rub the pads when riding hard out of the saddle, and throwing the bike back and forth. Might be worth a check of pad clearance and caliper alignment
09-11-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 345
Posted By SalsaShark

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/large_img_20190926_140137557_571d9fbc09309a1cab9e0aecdce613ecf6cfe5d8.jpg
Found a photo of a 6500, and looks to be a step ferrule of...
09-11-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 345
Posted By SalsaShark

Frame appears to be designed for a full housing...

Frame appears to be designed for a full housing run on the unused housing guide on the cable stop cluster. You will likely have to run a full housing on whatever will be using that free spot. If it...
09-07-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 883
Posted By SalsaShark

You said you had just serviced the hub - did you...

You said you had just serviced the hub - did you loosen both the DS and NDS lockouts when this was performed? I ask because it looks like the axle is not centered properly, and the end of the NDS...
09-05-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 590
Posted By SalsaShark

The latter.

The latter.
09-03-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By SalsaShark

The seatpost is correct and fits perfectly. I am...

The seatpost is correct and fits perfectly. I am running a layback post with a Brooks Pro, so there is leverage, but no more than any one of the millions of riders out there using a similar setup.
...
09-03-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By SalsaShark

Understood. But if the goal was a replacement...

Understood. But if the goal was a replacement frame, that would already be accomplished. Problem is the replacement would not be the desired frame - thus the intention to repair.
09-02-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By SalsaShark

Nope, that is just a piece of dust or something...

Nope, that is just a piece of dust or something lit up by the flash from the photo.
09-02-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By SalsaShark

Cracked seattube - repairable?

EDIT: This is a damaged seattube, not seatpost. I am unable to edit the incorrect thread title. If an admin could correct the title, that would be cool. 😉

So my 2015 Trek 520 has developed a crack...
08-30-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By SalsaShark

I suffer from chronic knee issues. Have had...

I suffer from chronic knee issues. Have had multiple procedures on my left knee including a high tibial osteotomy and microfracture. Most of the time it is tolerable. I no longer run or jump, and...
08-28-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,187
Posted By SalsaShark

You might as well just have the cashier throw...

You might as well just have the cashier throw your groceries in the road for you to pick up. This is where they are going to end up anyway.
08-21-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,178
Posted By SalsaShark

I think my record is 3 or 4 flats repaired on a...

I think my record is 3 or 4 flats repaired on a rainy day years ago.
I carry one spare tube, a frame pump, a patch kit, and a tire lever. Obviously I prefer to patch tubes in my garage, but...
Forum: For Sale
08-17-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By SalsaShark

Do you have the gearing and rear derailleur cage...

Do you have the gearing and rear derailleur cage length information available on the installed components? Also, do you know the max tire size for the frame/brake reach setup?
08-14-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 955
Posted By SalsaShark

Yeah, one of the strongest guy's around here ride...

Yeah, one of the strongest guy's around here ride today was 73 miles with about 600' of elevation gain per 10 miles at 21.0 mph average. He has a power meter which shows avg power at 270W, with...
08-14-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 955
Posted By SalsaShark

I don't get into numbers that much - keeps things...

I don't get into numbers that much - keeps things more enjoyable. I just start Strava when I depart, and stop it when I return. I don't have a power meter and have never done an FTP test, but strava...
08-14-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 955
Posted By SalsaShark

Every ride is different, but I get real enjoyment...

Every ride is different, but I get real enjoyment out of a 40-50 mile ride with some good elevation (700-1000' / 10-mile) at an 18-19 mph average.
08-13-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By SalsaShark

I use a #1 Phillip's screwdriver whose handle is...

I use a #1 Phillip's screwdriver whose handle is slightly smaller than the ID of the steerer to drive starnuts. Works good and the screwdriver fits through the threading in the starnut, giving you...
08-12-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By SalsaShark

Get off your fu@k!ng phone! Unfortunately I...

Get off your fu@k!ng phone!
Unfortunately I have to say this all too often.
08-09-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,881
Posted By SalsaShark

I flipped a Peleton Pro (circa 2000) a few years...

I flipped a Peleton Pro (circa 2000) a few years back with an 853 frame and Time carbon fork (steel steerer). It was a very nice riding frame, and fairly lightweight, with the full build weighing in...
Forum: Commuting
08-05-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By SalsaShark

Average speeds on hilly terrain. Riding...

Average speeds on hilly terrain. Riding bagged-out touring or gravel bike. Studded tires when appropriate. I try to keep efforts below the sweat threshold in temps less than 45°F or so (Typically...
08-04-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By SalsaShark

Check the B-Limit screw also. If the upper...

Check the B-Limit screw also. If the upper pulley is too far away from the cassette, shifting can suffer and require double shifts up and down the cassette. In my experience with SRAM rear...
Replies: 32
Views: 1,135
Posted By SalsaShark

Pic assist ...

Pic assist
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By SalsaShark

I believe you are looking for a pair of cycling...

I believe you are looking for a pair of cycling sandals.
Embrace and enjoy warm weather rain riding!
07-19-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By SalsaShark

It's really not. Just because the OP erroneously...

It's really not. Just because the OP erroneously decided to factor in fuel costs into owning a car does not mean that it is warranted.
Comparing apples to apples, the price of owning a vehicle, be...
07-19-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By SalsaShark

It's really not. Just because the OP erroneously...

It's really not. Just because the OP erroneously decided to factor in fuel costs into owning a car does not mean that it is warranted.
Comparing apples to apples, the price of owning a vehicle, be...
07-18-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,151
Posted By SalsaShark

Padding of any kind does not agree with me. I...

Padding of any kind does not agree with me.
I ride completely unpadded shorts, and a non-padded saddle (Brooks C17 or Team Pro).
I tried some padded shorts briefly years ago, and could not stand...
07-18-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By SalsaShark

Do you factor in your food costs when you tally...

Do you factor in your food costs when you tally up how much you spend on bicycles and maintenance/parts per year?
Forum: Commuting
07-17-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By SalsaShark

I have the original cloth covered Cambium saddles...

I have the original cloth covered Cambium saddles on 3 of my bikes. These get a lot of miles, and I usually ride them with only my normal riding shorts. I have never noticed any excessive wear or...
07-16-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By SalsaShark

When I had a car that I called my own, it cost me...

When I had a car that I called my own, it cost me less than $1000 per year.
Our current family car still probably comes close to that figure, if you do not factor in fuel costs.
Forum: Touring
07-15-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,098
Posted By SalsaShark

I have Cambium saddles on most of my bikes and...

I have Cambium saddles on most of my bikes and they are great, but the 520 still gets the leather treatment!
Forum: Touring
07-15-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,098
Posted By SalsaShark

That is the one. They used to make a less...

That is the one. They used to make a less expensive standard rivet version called the Team Pro Classic, but it was discontinued a year or two ago.
Forum: Touring
07-14-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,098
Posted By SalsaShark

Brand new Brooks Pro on a 520 is the most...

Brand new Brooks Pro on a 520 is the most comfortable combo IMO. Setup with an inch or two drop from saddle to the bars, and level the saddle tilt to the pavement. Look for one with the thickest...
Forum: Fatbikes
07-14-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By SalsaShark

Sounds like your tire's casing was compromised...

Sounds like your tire's casing was compromised due to it having been impaled by a screw. Sometimes it is just time for a new tire.
It sounds like the tire repair was performed by you - I do not see...
06-28-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,536
Posted By SalsaShark

Was the bike purchased at full listed price, or...

Was the bike purchased at full listed price, or was it on sale or haggled down in price? It really isn't the dollar amount spent as much as the profit margin that would sway my answer.
As a consumer...
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 950
Posted By SalsaShark

I purchased a long sleeve O'Neill UV protection...

I purchased a long sleeve O'Neill UV protection sunscreen shirt last year. It fits like a tight base layer, so it is pretty aerodynamic and light weight, and the fabric wicks moisture efficiently...
06-28-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By SalsaShark

For some reason I read all threads started by...

For some reason I read all threads started by AOSTIRMOTOR as though they are being narrated as 'Deep Thoughts' by Jack Handy. However, these posts are usually not as humorous as the aforementioned...
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By SalsaShark

Tektro makes another lever, the RL341, which is...

Tektro makes another lever, the RL341, which is specifically designed for people with smaller hands. Might be worth a look, as they are very reasonably priced
06-16-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,921
Posted By SalsaShark

I believe that since you are describing all of...

I believe that since you are describing all of the brand names that you find on the various components of your bicycle, which are there to help differentiate said component from other similar...
06-16-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,225
Posted By SalsaShark

I had a lady pull up in the lane beside me on my...

I had a lady pull up in the lane beside me on my commute one day and tell me I need to get off the road. I told her if she has a problem to simply pass in the adjacent lane, or that she simply get...
06-16-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,720
Posted By SalsaShark

I have cursed aloud at some stiff headwinds in my...

I have cursed aloud at some stiff headwinds in my days! 🚴‍♂️🌬
06-15-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By SalsaShark

How did I not see this in time?

How did I not see this in time?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By SalsaShark

I tried fitting 28mm on a 2000 Peloton Pro I had...

I tried fitting 28mm on a 2000 Peloton Pro I had for awhile, and while I can't remember if it would clear in the rear, I am sure it would not clear the fork or front caliper, which was an ultegra on...
06-15-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,195
Posted By SalsaShark

I imagine somebody willing to ride in the worst...

I imagine somebody willing to ride in the worst extremes that Wisconsin has to offer could put up a pretty big temperature width over the course of a year.
06-15-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,195
Posted By SalsaShark

I hear you there. I find i can stay comfortable...

I hear you there. I find i can stay comfortable in cold temps if I make sure my fingers and toes stay warm, and don't overexert myself to sweating - dry is the key. One can always carry extra...
06-15-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,195
Posted By SalsaShark

Me either; that's why I took the bike! 😉

Me either; that's why I took the bike! 😉
06-15-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,195
Posted By SalsaShark

Oh I had a face mask and goggles on. I was...

Oh I had a face mask and goggles on.
I was also wearing a shirt.
06-14-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,195
Posted By SalsaShark

What's the environmental temperature width of your riding?

It is warm in my neck of the woods (Midwest USA) these last few days, pushing 100°F. Where I reside, the mercury doesn't rise much more beyond that, rarely eclipsing the 100° mark, albeit usually...
06-13-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,034
Posted By SalsaShark

I wouldn't necessarily consider either of these...

I wouldn't necessarily consider either of these changes an upgrade - unless, of course your current wheels and brakes are super-crappy.
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