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11-28-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,755
Posted By Iride01

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11-27-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Iride01

Pro teams suffering too with slack inventory

I guess it's not odd that pro teams are having problems getting bike stuff too. Not sure whether I'm happy that we mere mortals aren't alone and they are sharing in our misery or that I'm more...
11-26-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By Iride01

If the soil on the outside is not below the slab...

If the soil on the outside is not below the slab level of the garage by a a few inches or several centimeters then moisture will probably be a problem if there aren't any waterproofing measures taken...
11-26-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By Iride01

I would think it normal enough. That's about the...

I would think it normal enough. That's about the best place on a bike for the right combination of stuff to pop the paint off.

Aluminum? I wouldn't worry about it. Steel, I wouldn't worry about...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,686
Posted By Iride01

If you don't have the extra spindle length...

If you don't have the extra spindle length sticking out either side of the BB then you can't add spacers. At least not if you want the crank arm's stopper plate to be properly engaged.

I thought...
11-25-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Iride01

Call Garmin Support. If you are in North...

Call Garmin Support. If you are in North America, then if the call center has long hold times the VRU will ask you if you want to leave a call back number and they will call you back in the order...
11-25-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By Iride01

OP's pic: ...

OP's pic:

https://i.imgur.com/AdXTzco_d.webp?maxwidth=760&fidelity=grand
https://imgur.com/a/BD4j8to
11-24-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By Iride01

Not all MIPs is exactly the same. Other than...

Not all MIPs is exactly the same. Other than minor fit differences, I can't tell the difference between my S-works MIPs helmet I got last year or any other helmet I've had or tried on whether MIPS...
11-24-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Iride01

I'd be more worried about other things. Just like...

I'd be more worried about other things. Just like cars, I see the curb, I know it's there, but unlike cars, I know what the curb is about to do.

I see the point about square vs rounded... I think....
11-24-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By Iride01

Put your pics on imgur.com or some other hosting...

Put your pics on imgur.com or some other hosting site and just write the URL of the sharing link in the plain text of your next message. Remove the https:// and put a space on either side of any dot....
11-24-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By Iride01

It's also not unusual for sellers on eBay,...

It's also not unusual for sellers on eBay, craigslist and elsewhere to have no real clue whatsoever about the things they are selling.

More than one of them just get random inventory from state...
11-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Iride01

Not quite the same cog as yours, but this is...

Not quite the same cog as yours, but this is brand new. Doesn't look much different than yours except the finish worn off in places....
11-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 424
Posted By Iride01

Shimano rear DR? The most common recommended...

Shimano rear DR?

The most common recommended chain sizing by Shimano is to not thread the chain through the rear DR and put the chain in the big - big combo. Then add a link or two to get you to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By Iride01

Without knowing more about how you ride and what...

Without knowing more about how you ride and what terrain conditions I tend to agree with urbanknight . With a 3x front I'd want a more closely spaced rear. Only exception for that would be if I rode...
11-23-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 424
Posted By Iride01

What about 7 through 11? If you aren't getting...

What about 7 through 11? If you aren't getting smooth shifting through them all, then that would be taken as an issue by me even without the other issue going the other way.

You do need to look at...
11-23-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,384
Posted By Iride01

Yes, it definitely depends on your voice and...

Yes, it definitely depends on your voice and volume you can get out. As well as the ambient sound levels. There is a part of the MUP that parallels a very busy 4 lane HWY and sounds reflecting off...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By Iride01

I wonder why it's just new bikes? Maybe you go...

I wonder why it's just new bikes? Maybe you go to read crazy sites on the internet or take too literal their cautions. <grin>

How did your old bike fair in the winter? I expect your new bike...
11-22-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,728
Posted By Iride01

I guess I'm not as stingy as y'all. I have no...

I guess I'm not as stingy as y'all. I have no idea what the OP's income and net worth is, but does everything have to have to be balanced by dollars in and dollars out? If taxes are a concern, then...
11-22-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,728
Posted By Iride01

I'm hoping the OP gives it away. It didn't cost...

I'm hoping the OP gives it away. It didn't cost them anything. Why not pass it on and make some other's day just like winning that bike must have made the OP's day.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,401
Posted By Iride01

Use some oxyclean or other non-chlorine bleach...

Use some oxyclean or other non-chlorine bleach that has Oxy in it's name. The sodium percarbonate is also a sanitizer as well as a color safe bleaching agent.

I actually only use oxyclean when I...
11-22-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Iride01

You can tell when the season is over

I find it interesting that the conversation in this sub-forum comes to a screeching halt at the end of the season. <grin>

Cheers y'all. Looking forward to the 2022 pro cycling season to begin.
11-22-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 442
Posted By Iride01

Probably not your issue, but since you brought it...

Probably not your issue, but since you brought it up.

When you are clipped in, do you feel any twisting of your knee when you go from the bottom stroke to the top of the stroke? If so, then you...
11-22-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Iride01

Salsa says a 2011 Vaya has a English 68mm BB. ...

Salsa says a 2011 Vaya has a English 68mm BB.

https://salsacycles.com/bikes/archive/2011_vaya

I'd double check that it's not 73 mm. But it apparently it is a BSA threaded shell and that...
11-22-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,384
Posted By Iride01

I never made the connection of distance not...

I never made the connection of distance not startling the person you are passing. But with some exceptions for very noob walkers and cyclist, I think you are on to something there.

One of the...
11-22-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,728
Posted By Iride01

You might see if there are any amateur cycling...

You might see if there are any amateur cycling competition teams for very young adults and older teens and see if there are any in need of a good bike. Some youth and young adults really struggle to...
11-21-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 528
Posted By Iride01

This was actually 40 plus years ago. A lot has...

This was actually 40 plus years ago. A lot has changed since then. Back then I think they were even using a rubber hand stamp to print on the checks that cashing the check signified ones acceptance...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Iride01

I'd think it'd help make you stronger in the core...

I'd think it'd help make you stronger in the core and more limber. So even if it doesn't help you to the extent you want on the bike, it'll help you in other ways.

Staying low and aero might also...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Iride01

You got aero bars and you are going to lash a bag...

You got aero bars and you are going to lash a bag to them. Temporary, just for a ride or for most all rides?

If it's just the aesthetic of them I guess I can understand that. But you have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,166
Posted By Iride01

Oh... I think you are right and can see that now....

Oh... I think you are right and can see that now. Thank goodness you clued me in before I went around telling people all about it.
11-21-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,529
Posted By Iride01

That does get a little mildly annoying at times....

That does get a little mildly annoying at times. A pause or snooze button similar to what Ring Doorbell does for motion alerts might be helpful, but I'm sure other considerations on Garmin's side...
11-20-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Iride01

I'd replace the BB if it's a threaded shell. ...

I'd replace the BB if it's a threaded shell. Press fit, I'd have to ask a couple people that I know actually wrench on a bike for a living.
11-20-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Iride01

Much of the couple years or so I was all...

Much of the couple years or so I was all vegetable with the exception of maybe 6 to 8 oz. of fish and a half dozen eggs a week were what I consider the best cycling shape I ever was.

I mostly put...
11-20-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By Iride01

11:00a till almost dark is my preferred time...

11:00a till almost dark is my preferred time period to go cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By Iride01

Send the pic to continental bike tire's technical...

Send the pic to continental bike tire's technical support. If they think it's an issue, they'll be in contact with you shortly. If you hear nothing, then probably as I feel it's really nothing more...
11-20-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 442
Posted By Iride01

Did I understand that you can't get an...

Did I understand that you can't get an appointment with a bone & joint doctor until Dec 2?

I'd see if I could hurry that up some if you are experiencing pain on a daily basis and it's interfering...
11-20-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,529
Posted By Iride01

From the time I put that in the post I was...

From the time I put that in the post I was wondering if any would do the math and convert yards to feet. So good for you catching on that. I can only sarcastically say or suppose why is it okay for...
11-20-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,086
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, that's all pretty sticky thick stuff. ...

Yeah, that's all pretty sticky thick stuff.

But viscosity of chain lube is not an issue once it's were it needs to be. Maybe like paraffin, the factory keeps it at a warmer temperature where it is...
11-20-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,086
Posted By Iride01

Well there is the word "all". Sort of makes it...

Well there is the word "all". Sort of makes it hard to answer from experience.

But KMC and Shimano are. I still usually wipe the lube off the outside since that's there just to preserve the...
11-20-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Iride01

Bearings are probably still in the trap of the...

Bearings are probably still in the trap of the sink. If you can get past the strainer basket or there is no strainer basket, then one of those magnetic parts grabber on the long flexible stem might...
11-20-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,086
Posted By Iride01

I guess the "pre-lube" you mention is the factory...

I guess the "pre-lube" you mention is the factory lube when you buy a chain. Most lubes you can find a recommendation for how often to lube are in the ball park of 200 mile range and less. Or at...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,446
Posted By Iride01

Is the ride going through or near any communities...

Is the ride going through or near any communities that specialize in some particular agricultural food product? Maybe try and showcase those in some sort of quick treat that's high in carbs, low in...
11-18-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,372
Posted By Iride01

No, My grandma and my mom only believed in...

No, My grandma and my mom only believed in Maytag's. My mom used a Maytag wringer washer till about 1967 and grandma used an older Maytag wringer washer into the early 70's. My wife also came from a...
11-18-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,086
Posted By Iride01

For the cost of a chain, I'm not going to go to...

For the cost of a chain, I'm not going to go to any more effort than just dripping lube on it and wiping off the excess. My chains last me long enough and I feel I got my moneys worth from them.
11-18-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,372
Posted By Iride01

In the legal aspect, then substitute the word...

In the legal aspect, then substitute the word "our" for "her".

Typically she does all the laundry and I do all the cooking. So fair trade off for me. The decision on what to get was mostly her...
11-18-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,828
Posted By Iride01

That's true. Is it wrong to state a...

That's true.

Is it wrong to state a viewpoint that maybe it's something that isn't necessary for everyone to do?

I'm not forcing anyone to agree with my opinion.
11-18-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,372
Posted By Iride01

My wife last week was bemoaning the "death" of...

My wife last week was bemoaning the "death" of her 36 year old Maytag washer. All the usual they don't make 'em like they use to and all the other phrases one can make for how great things were BITD...
11-17-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 308
Posted By Iride01

Is this your front crank, an FC-T781 ? ...

Is this your front crank, an FC-T781 ?
...
11-17-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,392
Posted By Iride01

One reason might be that it keeps people from...

One reason might be that it keeps people from just grabbing the choice stuff and selling on eBay.
11-17-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 701
Posted By Iride01

If we all liked the same bottle holders there...

If we all liked the same bottle holders there would only be one bottle holder made.

I like the bottle holders that Specialized makes which is closer in design to choice 3 maybe 2. If you can't...
11-17-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,426
Posted By Iride01

Since about this last July I've been simply...

Since about this last July I've been simply drinking chocolate flavored soy milk for a recovery drink. A full 24 fl oz within the forty minutes after a ride. Chocolate milk is good too if you aren't...
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