Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: 72andsunny
Showing results 1 to 50 of 324
Search took 0.18 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By 72andsunny

Bike shop had it overnight and said it worked...

Bike shop had it overnight and said it worked with a new shifter: $150. Asked again if they can plug directly into R-Tube for diagnostics. He said theyíd try.

I see Shimano makes (or made) spare...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By 72andsunny

I bricked my Ultegra DI2

I didnít know this was a thing. But it all stopped working.

The bike is a 2017, I think. 11 speed Ultegra di2.

With a little help from the internet, I downloaded E-Tube Project for windows...
06-17-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By 72andsunny

I feel your pain. That sounds like rubbing...

I feel your pain.

That sounds like rubbing more than creaking. I donít have any great advice, but some places I finally found loud noises after spending lots of time not finding them:

1) Terry...
05-14-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By 72andsunny

So it looks like you have no braze ons for the...

So it looks like you have no braze ons for the rear rack. Santana used to sell a rack that mounted to the v brake bosses; it was made by Old Man MountainÖtheir current racks probably arenít spaced...
03-06-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By 72andsunny

Double kick stand replacement tips

Hi all, Iíve got a pretty heavy duty kickstand. The rubber feet are shot, which makes the tandem a little wobbly. The shop I bought it at keeps sending me Greenfield kickstand tips, which are way too...
10-07-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,652
Posted By 72andsunny

That looks like 3 bikes to me. Guessing youíll...

That looks like 3 bikes to me. Guessing youíll find a different serial number under each bottom bracket on that vintage of Schwinn.
10-06-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By 72andsunny

Broke down and ordered Ride2 shorteners from...

Broke down and ordered Ride2 shorteners from Modern Bike. They'll ship them free to Hawaii, so that made the $130 more palatable. Hoping Stoker #2 doesn't have a growth spurt and also demand to have...
10-06-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By 72andsunny

Thanks, I like the da Vinci option, but I'm...

Thanks, I like the da Vinci option, but I'm figuring this is a problem that goes away in less than 6 months.
10-06-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By 72andsunny

You are correct--removing the child stoker kit...

You are correct--removing the child stoker kit was mostly because I have a ten year old teenager and I could no longer handle the constant complaining. With the kidback on, her handlebars were a...
10-05-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By 72andsunny

Crank Shorteners or..."

Just got my oldest out of the child stoker kit. I'm happy to be a few pounds lighter!

The primary cranks on the bike are 170 mm, which is a bit long for her and is causing a hitch at the bottom of...
09-18-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By 72andsunny

£20? Iíll sell you mine for 20 and Iíll throw in...

£20? Iíll sell you mine for 20 and Iíll throw in a pair of pedals.
09-16-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By 72andsunny

That appears to be identical to my Look Delta...

That appears to be identical to my Look Delta disassembly tool....
08-25-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,986
Posted By 72andsunny

We have Serfas Drifters on our long bike. 26x1.5,...

We have Serfas Drifters on our long bike. 26x1.5, but they make a 2Ē. Havenít intentionally off-roaded them, but overall Iím happy with them.

RE the stock tires on your bike: I suspect most people...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By 72andsunny

The last couple of times I've flown, I've ended...

The last couple of times I've flown, I've ended up with bike tools in my carry on; once because the checked bag was overweight and I was making a mad dash to lighten up at the counter and once...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By 72andsunny

10 miles uphill, my butt hurts

40 mile ride yesterday; 10 miles continuous uphill with a group. Never have I been so sore. Think I need to replace my stock Specialized saddle. Whoís got recs? Preferably something online as thereís...
05-31-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,789
Posted By 72andsunny

I'll be surprised if that trip goes as scheduled....

I'll be surprised if that trip goes as scheduled. Maybe you'll be able to make the new dates?
03-21-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,264
Posted By 72andsunny

Weíve used this (or something similar) bag...

Weíve used this (or something similar) bag forever. And being a Jandd, itís lasted forever.
...
03-15-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,045
Posted By 72andsunny

Complaint about replaceable Presta Valves

Iíve had bikes with Presta valves for at least 30 years. In the last year, two bikes (one new, one just with new tubes), started getting flats, sometimes slow, sometimes fast. I was never able to...
03-15-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,785
Posted By 72andsunny

Iíll echo the fit being the most important thing....

Iíll echo the fit being the most important thing. And 32 mm is only 1.25Ē. That would be narrower than 1.5Ē...

Also, Iíll throw in: your friend is not giving you the friend prices. The Trek was a...
03-14-21, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,785
Posted By 72andsunny

I remember the Encore. If my memory is correct,...

I remember the Encore. If my memory is correct, Santana had a line of road (really touring tandems), mountain tandems (which had suspension forks, flat bars, 26Ē tires), and a line of enduro bikes...
03-07-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,994
Posted By 72andsunny

Hey, Iíve got a Noventa. We bought it new in...

Hey, Iíve got a Noventa. We bought it new in 2004, though I believe it was built up from an older frame Santana had sitting around (note the double boom tube). Also, Noventas were supposed to have...
11-13-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,394
Posted By 72andsunny

Iíve got a Rohloff on our quad. I donít know how...

Iíve got a Rohloff on our quad. I donít know how much power we put out (my kids are young and have child stoker kits), but with what youíre trying to do, the only reason not to go Rohloff is cost and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By 72andsunny

Thanks, might do something like that. Iíll have...

Thanks, might do something like that. Iíll have to check my front derailleur box; one of them would work, but it wonít fit around the seat tube. Otherwise, I think Iím just a 9 speed cassette away...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By 72andsunny

itís less than ideal, but heís never ridden a...

itís less than ideal, but heís never ridden a road bike, so wonít know any better. I did bar ends on a tandem for years. Thatís much more difficult.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By 72andsunny

Building a bike with spare parts

Hi all, Iím building a bike for a needy neighborhood kid. Iím using the term needy loosely as I wouldnít call his family poor, but thereís no way his father would spend more than a couple hundred...
09-28-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By 72andsunny

Needy in the sense that he rides an old Schwinn...

Needy in the sense that he rides an old Schwinn hybrid/mountain thing that is constantly falling apartóno front brakes, loose bottom bracket. I patch it together when I can. His father keeps saying...
09-28-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By 72andsunny

I sold an aluminum bike with 105 (9 speed)...

I sold an aluminum bike with 105 (9 speed) components for $125 a year ago. I donít think I could buy the shifters for that now. Iím hoping to keep my total costs under $200 for this build, so might...
09-27-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By 72andsunny

Thanks! If Iím reading that correctly, I want a...

Thanks! If Iím reading that correctly, I want a 110 mm spindle?
09-27-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By 72andsunny

No current bottom bracket. Iíve inherited a frame...

No current bottom bracket. Iíve inherited a frame and fork. See donated cranks in reply above.
09-27-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By 72andsunny

Link fixed; should point here:...

Link fixed; should point here: https://www.amazon.com/SHIMANO-BB-UN300-Bottom-Bracket-English/dp/B08C76LSKM

I have a donated crankset. Sugino XD2 46/36/24 (though I donít have those chainrings)...
09-26-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By 72andsunny

Bottom bracket question

Iím building up a road bike for a needy neighborhood kid using mostly donated parts, but it looks like IĎll need to buy a bottom bracket (and brake levers and shifters or brifters). Anyway, Iím...
07-19-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By 72andsunny

Three chains? Am I doing something wrong, or is...

Three chains? Am I doing something wrong, or is that because you're making a timing chain from two conventional chains? I have distinct memories of bike shops having reels of bulk bicycle chain, but...
07-12-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By 72andsunny

These are just the spacers that came with the...

These are just the spacers that came with the cassette. Iím sure a better mechanic can put the entire cassette on in one piece, and never see them. But Iíve been unable to do that. Everything is in...
07-12-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By 72andsunny

Thank you for that. My largest socket is 24 mm...

Thank you for that. My largest socket is 24 mm and the Park Tool is an inch (or possibly 25 mm), so I put it on with an open wrench. Iíll pick up a bigger socket and check my torque.
07-12-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By 72andsunny

As in the R-8000 diagram here: ...

As in the R-8000 diagram here:

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-RACS001-03-ENG.pdf

(After cogs 6, 7, and 8)
07-12-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By 72andsunny

New Cassette

Another stupid question.

I bought a new cassette for the new wheels, and the smaller 4 or so cogs are rumbling. I figured I needed a new chain, so after ordering one, decided to put the old...
07-12-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By 72andsunny

Thanks! I donít know which side you were...

Thanks! I donít know which side you were recommending, but I did the opposite of what I was doing (hit the part that was sticking out with a skewer) and with a lot of pushing and then a lot of...
07-12-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By 72andsunny

Yeah, Iíve tried pushing, I did a little light...

Yeah, Iíve tried pushing, I did a little light hammering with a mallet. It hasnít budged. Looks like the box was damaged a little at that spot, so Iím going to claim only partial responsibility.
07-12-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By 72andsunny

Protective hub end cap

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/a6771db3_41e6_4c6d_b5a1_9a2582634f85_7f8a13ab9c9c8d406728e8f7d6bfd7dffd95e050.jpeg...
03-30-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By 72andsunny

Do you ever have a third friend come over and...

Do you ever have a third friend come over and wish you had a quad?
03-22-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,597
Posted By 72andsunny

What do you mean by the seat is too tall? ...

What do you mean by the seat is too tall?

Are you trying to touch the ground while seated? Donít do that. Or can you not reach while straddling the top tube? If thatís the case, this is a...
02-25-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By 72andsunny

Like to buy? Wolfgang will set you up:...

Like to buy? Wolfgang will set you up: https://www.fahrrad-ro.de/index.html

I don't know about Ireland. But he's the European Santana distributor, so if you don't want to go to Germany, I'm sure...
02-24-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,544
Posted By 72andsunny

My 2 cents (worth about 2 cents): I only...

My 2 cents (worth about 2 cents):

I only break our tandem apart like you're describing when I'm forced to do so. Like when Amtrak decides they won't let me take it on the train because they're...
02-10-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By 72andsunny

squak!

squak!
02-09-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By 72andsunny

squawk!!!!!

squawk!!!!!
02-09-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By 72andsunny

Interrupting squawking parrot.

Interrupting squawking parrot.
02-09-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By 72andsunny

Yes. PS: Youíre supposed to say: ďWhoís...

Yes.

PS: Youíre supposed to say: ďWhoís there?Ē
02-09-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By 72andsunny

Iím sure someone in the mechanics forum will have...

Iím sure someone in the mechanics forum will have better advice, but I always resort to towing out when nothing else works. I know it reduces braking power, but Iíve never had a problem stopping with...
02-07-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,651
Posted By 72andsunny

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5b588ff8_e023_49de_bc50_b6bec49f9de4_dbb044febf76c7f7aae07e440d2524e525519337.jpeg

Iím pretty much done with my refresh. This post...
02-06-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,330
Posted By 72andsunny

Finally had some free time to call my insurer...

Finally had some free time to call my insurer while they were open. The bicycle will be covered under our existing policy (at replacement cost) minus a $1000 deductible.

I donít disagree with...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 324
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.