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12-05-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 186
Posted By Iride01

I got some new cycling shoes and had to relearn...

I got some new cycling shoes and had to relearn how to hold my feet in them and put more pressure on the side my big toe is on. For some reason when I got them I was putting pressure on the pedals...
12-05-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 260
Posted By Iride01

I bet the manufacturer that markets duct tape...

I bet the manufacturer that markets duct tape under their brand name of Duck Tape might know the answer!

https://www.duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape

It's kinda like when I want a facial tissue...
12-05-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,276
Posted By Iride01

If the guy had admitted he drove car all day long...

If the guy had admitted he drove car all day long joy riding or just sat in his easy chair all day and had a heart attack, what would we be saying about him? Probably that he should ride or at least...
12-05-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Posted By Iride01

I would have done that first and ask here second...

I would have done that first and ask here second if still needed.

Garmin support has always been very helpful to me. Even for things many years out of warranty. And though their phone queue is...
12-05-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Iride01

I always enjoy my rides. Have one coming up just...

I always enjoy my rides. Have one coming up just after lunch today!
12-05-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Iride01

Lower your stem as much as you can. If you don't...

Lower your stem as much as you can. If you don't see yourself staying in that position for very long then drops won't necessarily do anything for you. Mustache bars already give you the decent hand...
12-05-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Posted By Iride01

You followed what SRAM says here? ...

You followed what SRAM says here?

https://www.sram.com/en/sram/road/campaigns/pairing-your-bike-computer-with-SRAM-etap-axs-components

You aren't trying to add fields to some other screen are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By Iride01

Different frame design and layup. Along with...

Different frame design and layup. Along with minor increases in weights of some components and maybe wheels too.

And possibly a misprint or someone goofed while weighing them.
12-04-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Iride01

Flashy light or no flashy light the cyclist...

Flashy light or no flashy light the cyclist should have been seen in time to be avoided. The driver of the other vehicle just wasn't paying enough attention to what was out in front of their vehicle,...
12-03-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 498
Posted By Iride01

You didn't see the huge family sedans and station...

You didn't see the huge family sedans and station wagons that we rode around in during the 50's and 60's did you?

But I will agree that population plays a part in the issue. Though it might not...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Iride01

If it's comes with that combination from the...

If it's comes with that combination from the manufacturer, then I'm sure it's good enough for the price point that bike is in. Might be that 9 speed components for a road bike are just not what...
12-03-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By Iride01

Well what was the revelation? Did you suddenly...

Well what was the revelation? Did you suddenly increase speed or were able to put out more power for longer periods of time?
12-03-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By Iride01

It's mainly a matter of whether the spindle...

It's mainly a matter of whether the spindle diameter is the same. I think a BB that is made to BB30 standards will have a 30mm spindle diameter. A Shimano road crank will have a 24 mm spindle...
12-03-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By Iride01

I've seen one bike fitter state that a lot of leg...

I've seen one bike fitter state that a lot of leg length discrepancies that he sees are just people that got into a habit of holding their pelvis a certain way. Particularly when they get on the...
12-02-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Iride01

I'll take a stab at it. Envelope open,...

I'll take a stab at it.

Envelope open, unread messages.
Envelope reddish.... hot subject, lots of activity.

Clickable so the web master can just marvel about which members will click...
12-02-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By Iride01

Are you selecting the quote button to start your...

Are you selecting the quote button to start your reply? Or are you doing a Quick reply and checking the quote text box? Or perhaps doing something else?
...
12-02-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Iride01

The quick link has 12S on it for 12 speed chain. ...

The quick link has 12S on it for 12 speed chain. Is that a 12 speed chain?
12-01-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By Iride01

You just get a grinding noise. Or do you also...

You just get a grinding noise. Or do you also feel it grinding when you turn it by hand? If you only hear it, then it might be the water and grease along with some air attempting to mix together...
12-01-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Iride01

Are you sure that's not a self extracting crank...

Are you sure that's not a self extracting crank arm? is that a threaded "cover" around the crankarm bolt that you had to remove before the bolt. If so, then it's self extracting. Put the bolt back...
11-30-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By Iride01

I thought the main reason for trainer tires over...

I thought the main reason for trainer tires over regular tires was that some regular tires make more dust as they scrub some on the roller. And that doesn't look good inside on your carpet or floors...
11-30-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By Iride01

If you are looking for the utmost in safety. And...

If you are looking for the utmost in safety. And if you are going to go by recommendations, then go by the recommendation of the tire manufacturer for the tire you are looking at. And if they also...
11-30-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Iride01

It'd be easier to figure that out after it's been...

It'd be easier to figure that out after it's been done. There is always the possibility that you might not, depending on whether the chain was sized to it's minimum length or whether the person that...
11-29-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By Iride01

If you have a bearing supplier to your local...

If you have a bearing supplier to your local industry nearby, then go to their parts desk with the old bearings. They'll quickly find you the correct replacement if those are not a proprietary...
11-29-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

Shimano's tech doc site doesn't even bring up a...

Shimano's tech doc site doesn't even bring up a MF-HG20. However it does bring up a MF-HG22. It shows the removal tool being a Shimano TL-FW30. Whether the park tool SurferRosa pointed you to is the...
11-29-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

No, I can't see that in the photo. For all the...

No, I can't see that in the photo. For all the FW's I ever had the Cone was the biggest widest thing on the axle. So since there is clearance between it and the remaning part of the FW, then I can't...
11-29-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,297
Posted By Iride01

I had a conversation with someone at the top of a...

I had a conversation with someone at the top of a hill one time that I watched climb that hill in way to hard a gear combo. The conversation wasn't so much about their climbing, but during the...
11-29-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

This being what? If you have the cone...

This being what?

If you have the cone removed from the other side of the hub, just pull the axle out with the drive side cone and all else attached to that axle. Be sure you have something to...
11-29-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

I don't agree. As long as you don't remove the...

I don't agree. As long as you don't remove the cone on the drive side from the axle, then all your adjusting of the axle bearings can be done from the non-drive side. At least that's the way I did...
11-29-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

Are these the pic's you wanted to put with this...

Are these the pic's you wanted to put with this post? All you have to do is just let us know you put them in the Gallery here on BF and someone will find them and post them for you.

...
11-29-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

Usually for freewheels, I removed the cone on the...

Usually for freewheels, I removed the cone on the non-drive side of the hub and just pulled the axle out the other side. Then fished out the bearings with a magnet or just flushed the trough with a...
11-29-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 482
Posted By Iride01

Again the chain line is going to be your biggest...

Again the chain line is going to be your biggest issue. You have to find out what spindle length will give you the correct chain line. That's not easy to do since sometimes mfr's don't even list what...
11-29-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 760
Posted By Iride01

Shimano also says that RD-RX812 is only to be...

Shimano also says that RD-RX812 is only to be used with their ST-RX810 or ST-RX600 shifters. So take that into consideration too....
11-28-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By Iride01

Sheldon's recommendations are only...

Sheldon's recommendations are only generalizations that you can use when you have no better information. Just guidance only and not regulations that you must follow or else you die.

The other page...
11-28-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 482
Posted By Iride01

You have the cranks, do you already have the...

You have the cranks, do you already have the BB's? If you do, then just put them on. If the chain line is off far enough for it to be a bother, then you will know at that time whether you need a BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,417
Posted By Iride01

I mentioned that in reply #13. No one seems to...

I mentioned that in reply #13. No one seems to have been bothered about it but you and I. Maybe someone else mentioned it, but I'm not going to dig that hard to find them.
11-28-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 482
Posted By Iride01

No offense but you'll quickly put more into those...

No offense but you'll quickly put more into those bikes than they are worth monetarily. Just keep the one piece cranks they have. Just adjust the bearings as they wear. When you can't adjust...
11-28-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 482
Posted By Iride01

Oh... So you are converting a bike that had...

Oh...

So you are converting a bike that had a 1 piece crank so it can use a cartridge BB.

What you are going to have to figure out is the chain line you are going to need so you can get the...
11-28-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 482
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, me too. Or maybe more of an incredulous...

Yeah, me too. Or maybe more of an incredulous WTF!
11-28-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Iride01

Is the wheel that was made for the bike usable? ...

Is the wheel that was made for the bike usable? Why can't you put a narrower tire on that wheel?
11-28-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,717
Posted By Iride01

And that the manufacturer doesn't even call them...

And that the manufacturer doesn't even call them hybrids. It just a term that we as cyclists can't seem to let go of.



edit.....

Well heck, seems I'm wrong, Trek still lumps them by a Hybrid...
11-28-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 3,787
Posted By Iride01

Are those even 23mm wide tires? I guess I've...

Are those even 23mm wide tires? I guess I've gotten use to wider because they look skinnier. Consider how much bigger tire might fit.
11-27-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,717
Posted By Iride01

Just like tire sizing, it's continued use of the...

Just like tire sizing, it's continued use of the term by the masses. So pretty much your last suggestion...
11-27-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 760
Posted By Iride01

Depends on which specific GRX components you are...

Depends on which specific GRX components you are talking about. If a GRX FDR, then I'd check the specs. But for a rear DR, probably not an issue. What matters for that crank is what the Chain Line of...
11-27-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By Iride01

Shift the bike of your op into that second...

Shift the bike of your op into that second smallest cog. Undo the cable from the pinch bolt. With the bike in a stand turn the pedals forward and allow the rear wheel to turn. If the chain shifts to...
11-27-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 608
Posted By Iride01

Hmmm. What does that say for for most cyclist...

Hmmm. What does that say for for most cyclist then???? As the greater number of cyclists are also motorists.
11-27-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By Iride01

These guys had the foresight to leave that space...

These guys had the foresight to leave that space for Varia and put their spare over their shoulder.....
...
11-27-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,453
Posted By Iride01

Well I hope you enjoy riding in the winter or you...

Well I hope you enjoy riding in the winter or you live where the temps are mild. You have a lot of lost riding miles to make up!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,417
Posted By Iride01

On a bike with STI's and properly sized for the...

On a bike with STI's and properly sized for the rider, then you'll be keeping your hands on the control levers or in the drops. So, leaving more bare bar on top will give more room for all the gizmos...
11-26-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By Iride01

You seem to say you want a bike that you can sit...

You seem to say you want a bike that you can sit more upright on since you mention the neck trouble. That's going to be more of a cargo bike or a cruiser style bike with a high stack and a very...
11-26-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By Iride01

You need to get it up where it's not shadowed by...

You need to get it up where it's not shadowed by your tire, stays or anything else. How much up or down tilt it can have I don't know. So whether you DIY something or buy something, you should get...
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