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06-14-24, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 304
Posted By Barry2

Easiest approach is disconnect the rear...

Easiest approach is disconnect the rear derailleur (RD) and plug in another battery using a new wire externally (not through the frame).
If you still cant connect via BT it’s the rear derailleur at...
06-13-24, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 304
Posted By Barry2

Sweden, well you wont be using my interface then...

Sweden, well you wont be using my interface then will you.

I'd pull the shifter and Front derailleur wires from the battery.
Pop a couple coin cells in the brifter and check the rear derailleur...
06-10-24, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By Barry2

Give a man a fish. or Go to YouTube and...

Give a man a fish.
or
Go to YouTube and search for…… Park Tool Derailleur

you'll find some great “How to” videos from the Park Tool Guy

Follow those and Yes, you can adjust it yourself
...
06-06-24, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By Barry2

OP ask yourself…..Will you really trust that tire...

OP ask yourself…..Will you really trust that tire ever again?

Barry
06-04-24, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Barry2

Mavic refers to no spoke holes as FORE...

Mavic refers to no spoke holes as FORE Technology.
I have 3 tubeless road bikes and Mavic Fore wheels on all 3.

I find no rim tape is nice, but usually, also being able to seat a tire with a...
06-03-24, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,100
Posted By Barry2

It likely fell on its right side and bent the...

It likely fell on its right side and bent the rear derailleur hanger.
Any bike shop can straighten it for you.
or
Buy a Hanger Alignment Tool. I have one and use it pretty often.

Barry
06-01-24, 02:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,773
Posted By Barry2

OK... the Cats out of the bag In case you...

OK... the Cats out of the bag

In case you missed it, you're gonna need more bikes !

:)

Barry
05-31-24, 07:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,071
Posted By Barry2

Accuracy v Precision, had that discussion more...

Accuracy v Precision, had that discussion more than once.
🙂

Barry
05-23-24, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Barry2

Captain Obvious reporting for duty. I do...

Captain Obvious reporting for duty.

I do hope this is a joke.

Nothing touching the Thru-Axle should be moving.
The Thru-Axle shouldn’t tighten or loosen.
Unless you’re using tubulars....
05-23-24, 08:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,956
Posted By Barry2

You ordered mx201 Lake sent me mx169 The FTC...

You ordered mx201 Lake sent me mx169

The FTC (https://consumer.ftc.gov/articles/what-do-if-youre-billed-things-you-never-got-or-you-get-unordered-products) is very clear on receiving items you...
05-18-24, 06:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,311
Posted By Barry2

If you have to ask the question……… Barry

If you have to ask the question………

Barry
05-16-24, 11:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By Barry2

Are you referring to the Torque spec printed on...

Are you referring to the Torque spec printed on the stem "9Nm" ?
That is the spec for the stem bolts, not the top cap that goes down into the steerer tube.

The top cap is there only to preload...
05-16-24, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,464
Posted By Barry2

Bhahah…. That’s a REALLY long trip. About...

Bhahah…. That’s a REALLY long trip.
About 11,000 miles

Barry
05-16-24, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By Barry2

Don’t get hung up on the star nut, it only exists...

Don’t get hung up on the star nut, it only exists for one real reason.

The star nut is used with the top cap to hold the headset bearing preload, while you tighten the stem bolts.
Once the stem...
05-15-24, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,590
Posted By Barry2

The heart wants, what the heart wants ! Itís...

The heart wants, what the heart wants !

Itís the result of successful marketing.

Barry
05-13-24, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 753
Posted By Barry2

In the beginning there was GP 5000 TL.... and all...

In the beginning there was GP 5000 TL.... and all was well.

Then came GP 5000 S TR and all was not so well....
05-10-24, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Barry2

7970 does not support E-TUBE. It’s a 4 wire...

7970 does not support E-TUBE.

It’s a 4 wire system and not 2 wire E-TUBE compatible.

Barry
05-08-24, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Barry2

My coach had concerns regarding power accuracy...

My coach had concerns regarding power accuracy between my Stages Dual side power meter and my Wahoo Kickr Bike.
I borrowed a pair of Garmin Vector 3 pedals and did a comparison.
The pedals read 3%...
05-08-24, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Barry2

Korina , Why would looking for a cycling event...

Korina ,
Why would looking for a cycling event marshal not belong in a cycling forum.
You do know it's possible to own both types of bike and owning both might make a person more inclined to...
05-08-24, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Barry2

My go to manufacturer is Hambini...

My go to manufacturer is Hambini (https://www.hambini.com/product/trek-bb90-bearing-kit/).
Be sure to read the note at the bottom of the page regarding measuring.

Barry
05-06-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,887
Posted By Barry2

Take two feet of parachute cord and tie it...

Take two feet of parachute cord and tie it tightly around the rim and the tire to the left of that last bit that wont go on.
The use the levers to the right side of that last bit. No longer will the...
05-06-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,424
Posted By Barry2

Buy one with a waxed chain ! Barry

Buy one with a waxed chain !

Barry
05-04-24, 08:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,136
Posted By Barry2

I recently started waxing chains. Havenít been at...

I recently started waxing chains. Havenít been at it long enough to decide if I like it.
But the one ride black chain has gone.
Its also a lot easier and quicker than I expected.

Barry

Oh,...
05-02-24, 06:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,717
Posted By Barry2

Never found a downhill (road) I didnít like! ...

Never found a downhill (road) I didnít like!

Barry
05-02-24, 07:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,969
Posted By Barry2

ReallyÖ.. bikeindex.org...

ReallyÖ.. bikeindex.org (https://bikeindex.org/)

Barry
05-01-24, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Barry2

Generally speaking an iPhone adaptor will not...

Generally speaking an iPhone adaptor will not charge your Di2. Many have fallen for this issue.

Shimano spec's a USB adaptor capable of more than 1 Amp (1A) and the iPhone adaptor is capable of...
05-01-24, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Barry2

In my mind the most obvious, extremely useful,...

In my mind the most obvious, extremely useful, and likely least popular choice here on BF ..... Amazon

Barry
04-28-24, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,130
Posted By Barry2

Thats not right….. the valve has to be centered...

Thats not right….. the valve has to be centered in the manufacturers name !

Thems the rules (#40 (https://www.velominati.com/))

Barry
04-24-24, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Barry2

Stages Cycling has closed its doors.

Itís being reported that Stages has laid off all staff and closed its doors.

Just a thought, I had their app on my phone & just grabbed both apps on my iPad.
If itís pulled from the App StoreÖÖÖ...
04-24-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Barry2

My buddies and I are planning to do Concord BART...

My buddies and I are planning to do Concord BART to Sac & return on Caltrain.
The Antioch Bridge does not appeal !

Maybe we can just get a bunch of us and bike 680 to 80.
After all, it’s ok to...
04-23-24, 12:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,270
Posted By Barry2

OK, fun time over.. After all this is their...

OK, fun time over..

After all this is their first ever post at Bike Forums.


King Friday , Welcome to bike forums (and our sad sense of humor)

When sizing a chain it needs to be long enough...
04-23-24, 11:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,270
Posted By Barry2

I don't think it's been mentioned, but your chain...

I don't think it's been mentioned, but your chain is TOO SHORT

THIS (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help/chain-length-sizing) is how to size the chain to length. <<clickable link
...
04-22-24, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,236
Posted By Barry2

ScottCommutes , With modern electronics (Cars,...

ScottCommutes ,
With modern electronics (Cars, bikes, TV,) parasitic drain has become a way of life.
Even if all it's doing is waiting to be woken up or maintaining the time on a clock.
Most...
04-21-24, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By Barry2

Don’t forget bottom brackets are defined by...

Don’t forget bottom brackets are defined by Diameter and their Length
Be sure to measure the width of the bare frame.

Barry
04-20-24, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Barry2

Mavic has recently (re)opened a new USA office...

Mavic has recently (re)opened a new USA office and warehouse.
Try mavic support directly. I needed a replacement wheel, nobody had stock, but their US warehouse did.

Barry
04-11-24, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,239
Posted By Barry2

BBright. Don’t cheap out, I’d suggest a one...

BBright.

Don’t cheap out, I’d suggest a one piece like Hambini.
I’ve done two R3’ s and when my R5 needs it, it’ll get a Hambini as well.

Barry
04-11-24, 07:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,709
Posted By Barry2

Yes, it will still happen. But I’ve heard...

Yes, it will still happen.
But I’ve heard covering your helmet with aluminum foil can reduce the severity.

Barry
04-10-24, 09:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,709
Posted By Barry2

It’s likely a speed wobble...

It’s likely a speed wobble (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bicycle+speed+wobble)

Barry
04-08-24, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,891
Posted By Barry2

Are you sure it's a crack and not a scratch in...

Are you sure it's a crack and not a scratch in the paint?

Barry
04-06-24, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,531
Posted By Barry2

If you’re bored and need somethin’ to work on for...

If you’re bored and need somethin’ to work on for a week or two, buy one !

Barry
04-06-24, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,008
Posted By Barry2

If you can get to totality, it is well worth the...

If you can get to totality, it is well worth the trouble!

Barry
04-04-24, 09:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,001
Posted By Barry2

You are correct... Cycling is about suffering. ...

You are correct... Cycling is about suffering.
I purchased a light bike and made my wallet suffer !

Barry
04-03-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By Barry2

My hat is off ! I tried not to, and failed. ...

My hat is off !

I tried not to, and failed.
But I did try to tread really gently. :)

Barry
04-02-24, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By Barry2

zandoval , I’m IT for a manufacturer of women’s...

zandoval ,
I’m IT for a manufacturer of women’s clothing, but not in El Salvador.
None of our offshore factories work that way, we simply spec a product and contract to purchase the completed...
04-02-24, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By Barry2

Would it not be the owner of the factory that...

Would it not be the owner of the factory that pays wages and not the customer of the product?
Deep pockets maybe ?

Barry
04-02-24, 11:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,001
Posted By Barry2

R5, dirty, but ready to roll

Cervelo R5 (58cm) on Mavic 45 SLR / GP5000 S TR (setup tubeless)
Including, Garmin Rally Pedals, Lights, Cages, Pump, Dynaplug and Garmin Computer.
So, ready to roll!

17lb 4oz
...
03-31-24, 08:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,802
Posted By Barry2

Found no online support or docs for your helmet....

Found no online support or docs for your helmet. But I do have a question.
can you leave the SD card in the helmet, but plug the helmet into the PC to read the files?

Barry
03-31-24, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,334
Posted By Barry2

Self Fusing Silicon Tape...

Self Fusing Silicon Tape (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N7KC62D) Great stuff.

Barry

EDIT: Just noticed that the Black in my link is only in a large quantity. There are many others...
03-29-24, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,128
Posted By Barry2

I find it’s not people being discourteous, they...

I find it’s not people being discourteous, they are oblivious and more than often, apologetic .

I slow and tell them…. “it’s OK, I’ve checked the calendar and it’s not my day to run anyone over”
...
03-28-24, 10:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,305
Posted By Barry2

If you cycle on the road……. A mirror...

If you cycle on the road……. A mirror (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000AO7ETQ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&th=1&psc=1)

Barry
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