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08-07-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
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: 3,543
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: 1,062
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: 459
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: 579
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: 527
Posted By RGMN

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07-12-22, 12:16 PM
07-08-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
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: 337
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: 2,100
Views: 517,501
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: 383
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: 2,313
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: 2,313
Posted By RGMN

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04-16-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
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: 448
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: 5,122
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: 1,783
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: 3,917
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: 2,844
Views: 466,115
Posted By RGMN

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10-24-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
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: 649
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: 649
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: 649
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: 191
Views: 11,014
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: 3,213
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: 930
Posted By RGMN

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09-13-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
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: 4,313
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: 386
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: 4,925
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: 400
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: 1,829
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: 1,829
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: 566
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: 1,829
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: 9,897
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: 9,897
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: 9,897
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: 4
Views: 310
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: 4
Views: 310
Posted By RGMN

Yes, maybe, and yes.

Yes, maybe, and yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 466,115
Posted By RGMN

Gray's Bay, Lake Minnetonka, MN

My replacement Ritchey Road Logic on it's shakedown run @ Gray's Bay
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By RGMN

The Lizard Skins DSP tape is great up right until...

The Lizard Skins DSP tape is great up right until the tape falls apart, which in my experience is about 2 months. I like Fizik Vento Solocush Tacky...
07-03-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By RGMN

I've found the stick style anti-seize is much...

I've found the stick style anti-seize is much more convenient to use and is not a messy as the can/brush or tube styles. I currently have Loctite 8065...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,806
Posted By RGMN

I run K-Edge chain catchers...

I run K-Edge chain catchers (https://k-edge.com/shop/chain-catchers/pro-road-braze-chain-catcher/) on all my bikes except for my commuter. Started using them after a riding mate dropped an chain and...
06-26-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By RGMN

Muc-Off makes an inner tube specific sealant...

Muc-Off makes an inner tube specific sealant (https://us.muc-off.com/products/inner-tube-sealant).
06-22-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By RGMN

Hate to step into this pissing contest between...

Hate to step into this pissing contest between you and cx but I've never had success with Wipperman Connex links on Campag C9 chains. On my 9-sp Campag Centaur system I had a click and an occasional...
06-12-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,196
Posted By RGMN

1 tire iron and a Lezyne Storage Drive...

1 tire iron and a Lezyne Storage Drive (https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/multi-tools-category/products/1-mt-stdr-v104t5)
06-08-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,390
Posted By RGMN

That's actually what I was thinking it could be. ...

That's actually what I was thinking it could be.

I remember a customer years ago that absolutely had to have a certain bike but we didn't have his size. He ended up buying one in a different size,...
06-01-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By RGMN

The Campag P/Ns I gave are all current and QBP...

The Campag P/Ns I gave are all current and QBP actually have them in stock. They are current parts for the wheels both Campag & Fulcrum are selling.
05-30-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By RGMN

Depending on the age of the Campag hub you may be...

Depending on the age of the Campag hub you may be able to change the freehub to a Shimano compatible freehub. Then you can use a Shimano 10-sp cassette on the Record hub. You would need a Campagnolo...
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