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08-25-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Berge20

Thx, will give it a go.

Thx, will give it a go.
08-25-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Berge20

Ah, I'm learning! Had flipped the bike upsidedown...

Ah, I'm learning! Had flipped the bike upsidedown to get a closer look at a tire valve giving me issues right before the ride. Now realize how that could shift some of that air within the system...
08-24-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By Berge20

Elbow Issue

What would one normally start to look at changing if you had an elbow issue on one side?
New machine with a fitting (and I will continue to work through it with them as well) and looking like...
08-24-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Berge20

Soft Disc Brake Lever

New to disc brakes, so may be a simple question. SRAM Red Hydrolic disc brakes for a road bike. Ridden it a few hundred miles with very tight brake levers (aka you touch them slightly and they grip...
08-17-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By Berge20

There also could be an element of not properly...

There also could be an element of not properly cooling yourself.
08-11-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By Berge20

Just out of curiosity, what do people with this...

Just out of curiosity, what do people with this setup (using manufacturer recommendations) do if they wanted to widen their pedal stroke width profile by say 4mms on each side? Just buy the +4mm...
07-28-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Berge20

Initially I would have said this helped, but when...

Initially I would have said this helped, but when I tried it today, it didn't really seem to. Curious as to what it would indicate (possibly) if so? Trying to learn from you all! Thanks
07-28-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Berge20

:o

:o
07-28-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Berge20

The internet is great :)

The internet is great :)
07-27-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Berge20

Roger all. Thanks again and will keep at it....

Roger all. Thanks again and will keep at it. Minor issue at most it appears, but good thoughts on how to clear it up potentially.
07-27-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Berge20

Thanks all. Is it typical for a brake to warp...

Thanks all. Is it typical for a brake to warp temporarily after heavy use and then rub slightly for a few minutes after? Just trying to get my head around all of this.
07-26-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Berge20

:eek: oooops!

:eek: oooops!
07-26-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Berge20

Newbie Disc Brake Question

Before I lug the bike into the LBS, wanted to check here and see if this is just par for the course.

I'm totally new to disc brake systems and am just starting out on a SRAM Red Hydraulic Flat...
07-01-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Berge20

SRAM Rear Derailleur Size Choice

This may not be the right place for this question, but wanted to check. Fairly unsophisticated at all this, so bear with me if it's a dummy question.

Doing a groupset/bike upgrade of SRAM AXS...
06-26-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Berge20

0mm setback The clamping design is the one...

0mm setback
The clamping design is the one which is open in the center, making it look like a small "U" when clamped onto the saddle rails.
06-25-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Berge20

Sorry, good question. I have a super aggressive...

Sorry, good question. I have a super aggressive race bike from twelve years ago that just (if it ever really did) doesn't do the trick for my current flexibility level. All the alterations in the...
06-25-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Berge20

Seat movement

Ironing out some kinks in the ride and am dealing with a little seat movement for the first time. I've been running an Easton EC70 Seatpost for about a year now and now my seat (Selle SMP) is...
06-24-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Berge20

Next steps

Just had a substantial pre-bike purchase fit (measurements, video in various setups,etc) with a recommended local fitter. The only downside is that the shop he's affiliated with is limited in brands,...
06-24-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Berge20

Good call guys (as always), it had popped out of...

Good call guys (as always), it had popped out of the housing right below the barrel adjuster so it was very hard to notice. All solved! Thanks everyone.
06-23-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Berge20

Thank you both: I Ride, good tip for sure, and...

Thank you both: I Ride, good tip for sure, and that's where I started to get the tire back on at all after a good five minutes of standing there like an idiot. However, the breaks are still...
06-23-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Berge20

Basic rim break question

This is likely an idiots question, but instead of randomly tinkering, figured I'd check here first.

My bike mechanic skill level: Very Low to Tinkerer
My tools available: Many

Yesterday I...
09-19-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Berge20

Thanks. Sounds like this might best be done by...

Thanks. Sounds like this might best be done by the LBS guy, not a tinkerer hobbyist. Ha.
09-15-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Berge20

BB30 and Ultegra Cranks

Thinking about upgrading my CAAD-9 cranks to Shimano Ultegra's to match the rest of my now Frankenbike's components. What else will I need to buy, if anything to handle this kind of switch? The...
09-13-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Berge20

Thanks all. Pedal disassembly, clean and grease...

Thanks all. Pedal disassembly, clean and grease seems to have done the trick. Add another new maintenance experience to my bucket, and wasn't all that hard.
09-11-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Berge20

Pedal Knock when at certain power

Any suggestions are welcome. I have developed a silent knock (there's not actual sound) or thunk feeling in my right pedal when applying something over 200watts or what not of power. Wish I could...
06-27-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Berge20

Thank you all; good points/tips.

Thank you all; good points/tips.
06-26-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Berge20

Carbon Seat Post in Aluminum Frame

I've decided to add a carbon seat post to my aluminium frame; previously it was an aluminum seat post. How important is it (and what's the best/recommended way) to remove whatever grease was in there...
04-01-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By Berge20

Numbness vs Saddle slippage

Still working through re-fitting an upgraded/tweaked machine and now dealing with the challenge of groin numbness vs forward slippage on my saddle angle choice. If I go more level on the saddle,...
03-17-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By Berge20

Good article, thanks.

Good article, thanks.
03-15-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By Berge20

Thanks for these thoughts all. Just noticed that...

Thanks for these thoughts all. Just noticed that my seat slipped back all the way somehow on the last ride w/o me noticing so going to fix that first and see where things are at. Will definitely...
03-13-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By Berge20

Fit, technique, or chain length?

So just starting to get out on a newly reconfigured machine (new seat, bars, gearing, etc.) and am experiencing what I'd normally describe as chain slack when I approach 90 rpm in my normal cruising...
03-12-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Berge20

Thanks, I thought I was going crazy and my...

Thanks, I thought I was going crazy and my initial search had led me astray and somehow those represented length/angle. Yes, those are all outside on the C2 stem. I'll see if there are any other...
03-12-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Berge20

Older parts question

Doing a bit of a revamp on a CAAD-9 and trying to nail down stem details to ultimately track down something shorter w/more rise. This is probably very basic, but newbie to these things.

Only...
11-17-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Berge20

Video software for bike fit?

Over the early fall, I did some upgrades to my old rig and have noticed the fit is now a little off. Can work most of it out myself, but wanted to see if there were any recommended software programs...
09-25-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Berge20

Yeh, this might be a bad idea. Ha. Defo the...

Yeh, this might be a bad idea. Ha. Defo the V-brakes I forgot all about.

Thx gents
09-25-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Berge20

Component compatability

Not sure if this is a really dumb question, but I've got two old bikes (a CAAD-9 and a Surly Crosscheck) and currently upgrading the old components on the road bike rather than buying a new one. Any...
09-24-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,002
Posted By Berge20

Thanks all. Great community here (and still some...

Thanks all. Great community here (and still some classic love of the CAAD-9)! Tinkering feels like the right approach to me after the feedback and some pondering.
09-21-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,002
Posted By Berge20

Considering new components vs new bike for my old CAAD-9

Starting to think about upgrading the worn components on my CAAD-9 from about a decade ago (rather than buying a totally new rig) since I generally like the geometry and feel of it. Currently have...
09-13-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Berge20

Thanks all. Just trying to figure it all out in a...

Thanks all. Just trying to figure it all out in a way that makes sense financially and from a realistic training perspective. Just never totally sure what a good training regimen is, but sounds like...
09-08-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Berge20

Returning cyclist: Setting appropriate goals and associated training plans....how to?

Love to pick the crew’s brain trust on how I should approach returning to cycling and improving effectively/efficiently.

Long story short, I picked up cycling about a decade ago at age 30 and...
05-11-14, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,066
Posted By Berge20

Good point George. It is easy to get into a...

Good point George. It is easy to get into a routine that only includes cycling (I mean hey, we all love it), but that only works our body in a certain way. Undoubtedly I need core work, which...
05-08-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,066
Posted By Berge20

Right. The back issue will require some form...

Right. The back issue will require some form tweaks and additional flexibility, but think that will get there with work.

Knee issues were much better today after some increased seat height. Thanks.
05-05-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,066
Posted By Berge20

Knee Pain After Changing Stem

Appreciate any thoughts you guys have. I'm trying to get in to see my LBS fit guy, but he's booked up this week. Want to make some adjustments before hand to get some seat time in.

The long and...
08-04-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Berge20

No luck for me with a new battery and it didn't...

No luck for me with a new battery and it didn't make any difference with/without my Iphone along.

Guess I'll buy a new strap first and see what happens. Thanks for the input.
08-01-12, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Berge20

Ran across someone who indicated their Iphone...

Ran across someone who indicated their Iphone would cause problems when not in airplane mode. The issues cropped up about at the same time I purchased a new phone, so will give that a look and report...
07-31-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Berge20

I don't, but not a bad idea.

I don't, but not a bad idea.
07-29-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Berge20

HRM Trouble - Any thoughts?

I've had the HRM that came with my Garmin Edge 800 for roughly a year.

At some point in the last few weeks, I realized that it was not properly working. Heart rate was significantly different (by...
09-05-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Berge20

I'll be the first to admit that I don't know much...

I'll be the first to admit that I don't know much about how fans reacted in the past, but I was thinking the same thing as you when I watched it. On those kind of grades, it would be disaster for...
Forum: Southeast
08-22-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By Berge20

Visiting Nashville/Chattanooga - Recommended routes?

Spending some time next week in Nashville and Chattanooga. Bringing my own road bike on the trip and want to sneak in a few rides during the week.

Any good recommendations for either the...
08-12-11, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Berge20

Headed across the Golden Gate Bridge down through...

Headed across the Golden Gate Bridge down through Sausalito and beyond a little bit. Then doubled back and headed around the Presidio, through the neighborhood along the cliffs, down to GG Park and...
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