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Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,865
Posted By hrdknox1

[QUOTE=wgscott;22018522]Shop vac and dental...

[QUOTE=wgscott;22018522]Shop vac and dental floss. Use mint-flavored ribbon.[/QUOTE
Best solution. Also works using thread.
03-15-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By hrdknox1

I have this one. I chose it because of the...

I have this one. I chose it because of the ratings, and it's everything the ratings claim it to be....
02-25-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By hrdknox1

Yeah, everything I read indicated it would not...

Yeah, everything I read indicated it would not work.
Would a GXP crankset and GXP BB work in the 68mm shell?
02-25-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By hrdknox1

BB30 Crankset with 68mm BB shell

Is there a way to use a standard BB30 crankset on a frame that has a 68mm threaded bottom bracket shell? If so, what bottom bracket would work?
10-20-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By hrdknox1

Tour of Flanders.

Tour of Flanders.
10-20-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By hrdknox1

Yes he was dropped on the climb, but he was...

Yes he was dropped on the climb, but he was within reach of the lead group. It wasnít until the descent that he fell considerably farther back and no longer was in reach of the lead group. I didnít...
10-20-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By hrdknox1

They went head to head in the sprint and he gave...

They went head to head in the sprint and he gave it his utmost, but Vander Poel was better. It is hard to accept defeat after you give it your all.
10-20-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By hrdknox1

Some do complain more than others though.

Some do complain more than others though.
10-20-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,428
Posted By hrdknox1

Sep Koos. What a talent he is turning out to...

Sep Koos. What a talent he is turning out to be....possibilities are endless. :giver:
10-20-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By hrdknox1

Froome fears descents?

On today's Vuelta stage Chris Froome lost considerable time on the last descent. Up to that point he had maintained contact with the lead group, but he let a huge gap open on the descent and...
09-22-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By hrdknox1

Same here. I've been using Shimano SPD Dura Ace...

Same here. I've been using Shimano SPD Dura Ace pedals for umteen years with no service and no problems.
09-22-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,402
Posted By hrdknox1

Sepp Kuss. I've seen him climb in the Tour of...

Sepp Kuss. I've seen him climb in the Tour of Utah......very impressive. He never looks tired.
09-22-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,213
Posted By hrdknox1

I suspected that he was doping when he bested the...

I suspected that he was doping when he bested the records of Armstrong and Pantani up Mont Ventoux in the Tour de la Provence.
09-03-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,939
Posted By hrdknox1

Team Ineos may be finished with their reign of...

Team Ineos may be finished with their reign of consecutive Tour winners. We will know for sure after stage 21.
09-03-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By hrdknox1

Depending on how far and hard you ride, your...

Depending on how far and hard you ride, your sweat odor should overpower it.
09-03-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,425
Posted By hrdknox1

Sagan is neither a pure sprinter or a pure...

Sagan is neither a pure sprinter or a pure climber. He can do both very well, but it takes an ideal situation of these components for him to win.
09-03-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,418
Posted By hrdknox1

I like watching it on Eurosport with commentators...

I like watching it on Eurosport with commentators Sean Kelly and Carlton Kirby. Fewer and shorter commercial breaks.
I dislike listening on NBCSN to which rider the commentators have picked to...
09-03-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By hrdknox1

Certainly goggles cover a larger area of your...

Certainly goggles cover a larger area of your face and could provide more safety, but probably fog up more.
09-03-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By hrdknox1

Cycling goggles

It seems that the latest fashion in cycling eyewear are goggles. A year ago I saw Peter Sagan wearing them. Now in this yearís Tour quite a few riders are sporting them. I donít like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,312
Posted By hrdknox1

Even helmets are in matte finish. I can’t see a...

Even helmets are in matte finish. I can’t see a reason for them being matte other than to market something new. So if you have a matte bike, you should match with matte wheels and matte helmet....I...
09-02-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,111
Posted By hrdknox1

Subscribe to a streaming service. I use...

Subscribe to a streaming service. I use Cyberstreamz. It offers NBCSN, Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 which show a good amount of every stage of the Tour. If you miss the morning broadcast, it is on...
08-30-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By hrdknox1

I would think not. The chainline is narrower on...

I would think not. The chainline is narrower on the 12 speed. SRAM states their 12 speed crankset has a 45 mm chainline, and their 11 speed crankset has a 45.5 mm chainline. The .5 mm difference...
08-30-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,949
Posted By hrdknox1

I would say the fact that they have won seven of...

I would say the fact that they have won seven of the last eight Tour de France's, and have the money to bring in the best riders.
08-28-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By hrdknox1

Depending on the geometry of the bike the wheel...

Depending on the geometry of the bike the wheel might not go on with the tire inflated. There might be too little a space between the seatstay and tire to get the wheel far enough forward to slip...
08-28-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By hrdknox1

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 show all the...

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 show all the professional races and tours. Cyberstreamz, which is a paid streaming service, offers these channels at a very reasonable cost.
08-28-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By hrdknox1

I bought a Hylix carbon fork from Asia on ebay...

I bought a Hylix carbon fork from Asia on ebay for my 2014 Pinarello Dogma. I purchased it because it looked and claimed to be the exact fork for that bike. I could not see any difference between it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By hrdknox1

My team recently switched kits to an American...

My team recently switched kits to an American manufacturer (Verge) and the jersey's have full zippers with the slider on the left side. Our team has worn kits from different manufacturers over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,312
Posted By hrdknox1

Interesting how the matte look has caught on with...

Interesting how the matte look has caught on with bikes, but not with cars. Most prefer a shiny car to a dull one....I certainly do.
08-28-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,949
Posted By hrdknox1

Read the original post. An understanding of the...

Read the original post. An understanding of the word, "Perhaps", is important here.
08-27-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,949
Posted By hrdknox1

They are the top team and have not switched over...

They are the top team and have not switched over to disc. Obviously they are doing what they feel is best to win, including taking into account that the Mavic universal support vehicles only carry...
08-26-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,949
Posted By hrdknox1

Rim brakes for Team Ineos

Perhaps rim brakes are making a resurgence. Team Ineos, now Team Ineos Grenadier, will ride Pinarello F12 DogmaĎs with rim brakes in this yearís Tour de France. The Team edition bike will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By hrdknox1

Same here. Only Shimano blue cleats....last...

Same here. Only Shimano blue cleats....last 10,000 miles. I get them off ebay.
08-03-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By hrdknox1

I use Tufo tape. It glues the tire so well that...

I use Tufo tape. It glues the tire so well that it is difficult to get the tire off. For this reason I have bought Effetto Mariposa Carogna tape. I haven’t had to use it, but heard it makes...
08-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By hrdknox1

Wholesale price. U.S. price is retail. They’re...

Wholesale price. U.S. price is retail. They’re made in Taiwan.
07-05-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By hrdknox1

The same, 2 oz.

The same, 2 oz.
07-05-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By hrdknox1

Orange Seal ...

Orange Seal


https://shop.orangeseal.com/collections/all
07-03-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By hrdknox1

Most likely the cable is sticking inside the...

Most likely the cable is sticking inside the housing. Remove the cable, then clean it or replace it.
Forum: Introductions
07-03-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By hrdknox1

Warning! You may get addicted like many of us.

Warning! You may get addicted like many of us.
07-03-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,259
Posted By hrdknox1

You can just change the bearings if they are...

You can just change the bearings if they are separate from the bottom bracket.
07-03-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,259
Posted By hrdknox1

Since the sound is not constant, I would think it...

Since the sound is not constant, I would think it is coming from the bottom bracket bearings. Change your bottom bracket, as someone else mentioned.
07-03-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By hrdknox1

Add my post, "Lengthening a Steerer...

Add my post, "Lengthening a Steerer Tube"
07-03-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By hrdknox1

Yeah I think it is pretty good without using new...

Yeah I think it is pretty good without using new tape. I'll take your suggestion to test how hard it is to remove the tire.
07-03-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By hrdknox1

Could be leaking from the valve core if you...

Could be leaking from the valve core if you didn't submerge that.
07-03-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By hrdknox1

Tubular tire tape

I pulled my tubular tire from the rim to insert a valve extender. The tufo tape on the tire is still tacky. Is mounting the tire with the tape ok, or should I put new tape on?
06-24-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By hrdknox1

Good info.

Good info.
06-24-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By hrdknox1

I would think waxing would give it more sheen,...

I would think waxing would give it more sheen, but maybe not enough to look glossy. May try it though.
06-24-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By hrdknox1

I thought about doing that, but wasn't sure if it...

I thought about doing that, but wasn't sure if it would achieve the desired affect.
06-23-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By hrdknox1

Matte to Glossy

What is the best way to paint a matte finish glossy?
06-22-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,216
Posted By hrdknox1

I agree, that aluminum and set pins would have...

I agree, that aluminum and set pins would have worked. Oh well.
06-21-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,216
Posted By hrdknox1

Yeah, there was a lot of opinions on whether my...

Yeah, there was a lot of opinions on whether my method would work. I wanted to be responsible in reporting the outcome so others can avoid what happened to me, or worse.
I have taken your...
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