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10-24-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,274
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Posted By biker128pedal

Yes it was windy. But here near the cost we donít...

Yes it was windy. But here near the cost we donít have mountains we have wind. I road 43 easy miles today. Including Friday that makes 120 miles. Each one slower.

Sunny day...
10-23-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 640,152
Posted By biker128pedal

A damp day Friday fenders help. 36 mile ride. No...

A damp day Friday fenders help. 36 mile ride. No rain but damp roads.

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10-23-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice 40 mile ride today. Did 36 miles yesterday....

Nice 40 mile ride today. Did 36 miles yesterday. Itís cooling off. Getting time for arm warmers.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,115
Posted By biker128pedal

Fit the frame. Frame Clearance. The 25mm rubbed...

Fit the frame. Frame Clearance. The 25mm rubbed the chainstays on the rear and up front there was about 1mm clearance to the fork. I filed it a little but rocks jammed in the gal and would cut a...
10-10-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By biker128pedal

Looks defective. Tread was not vulcanized to the...

Looks defective. Tread was not vulcanized to the case. Take it back.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 487,508
Posted By biker128pedal

Road ahead and a bonus road behind. A bit of...

Road ahead and a bonus road behind. A bit of rain. Not much but my quick release fenders helped keep me drier. Easy slow ride on the rail trail. D

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By biker128pedal

Thinking more about your issue I wonder if the...

Thinking more about your issue I wonder if the threads and face in the frame are aligned correctly. May be the frame.
09-29-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

After work here too. Roads 25 miles. A massive...

After work here too. Roads 25 miles. A massive 984 foot total elevation climb here in Southern Maryland. Weather great. Low of 59 F.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 405,765
Posted By biker128pedal

Yorktown Battlefield. Good day for a ride last...

Yorktown Battlefield. Good day for a ride last Saturday
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09-26-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 311,105
Posted By biker128pedal

Search and find to show the dirty wheels picture...

Search and find to show the dirty wheels picture at the end.


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09-25-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 311,105
Posted By biker128pedal

Post Your Gravel Ride

Did not see any ride post threads but did not look far. So Iíll start one even if some donít consider a Domane a gravel bike.

After 2 month of riding the road with my Domane I got for a Madone...
09-21-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,265
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a tiny iPhone CE and keep it in a Pelican...

I have a tiny iPhone CE and keep it in a Pelican case. The bare phone is just too slippery to hold. So a tactile case is my way.
09-18-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

Took a 45 mile ride this afternoon. Scoping out...

Took a 45 mile ride this afternoon. Scoping out routes to put together for another metric century and a clover leaf route for a American century.

Good ride but picked up a nail in the rear tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a 2021 Domane SL6. I took off the 11-34...

I have a 2021 Domane SL6. I took off the 11-34 and swapped it for and 11-28. The numbers can be confusing. Should have gone 11-26. One thing. The 11-34 has a spacer behind it. You wonít need that for...
09-16-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 645
Posted By biker128pedal

You only have 30 minutes. How about going over...

You only have 30 minutes. How about going over bike fit. Keep it simple seat height. Using wrenches to properly tighten a seat post with a torque wrench. They could share a few wrenches. If outside...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 487,508
Posted By biker128pedal

Todayís ride to Mathews Va. Mobjack. Strong wind...

Todayís ride to Mathews Va. Mobjack. Strong wind when out of the trees. This ride made over 100 miles for the weekend. Including Friday.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 487,508
Posted By biker128pedal

Todayís ride. East of Owl Trap in Gloucester...

Todayís ride. East of Owl Trap in Gloucester County Va...
09-11-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,014
Posted By biker128pedal

These are fastest. I figure I save 1.2 grams per...

These are fastest. I figure I save 1.2 grams per foot. :D

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09-11-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

Yesterday was a fast 21 miles. Today an easy 47...

Yesterday was a fast 21 miles. Today an easy 47 miles. Weather fantastic. Mid seventies.

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09-04-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

Canít make the early Saturday morning ride so I...

Canít make the early Saturday morning ride so I road the route from my house. 64.4 miles. Longest ride in years. Nice and sunny with temperatures around 75 F. Sure beats 96 F and high humidity weíve...
08-29-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By biker128pedal

I have the stealth black color. Black is faster...

I have the stealth black color. Black is faster you know. :thumb: Even for SL vs SLR. :cry:

Tube stem length for my cheapo Paradigms 25 Rims 37mm stem tubes that just work with my Bontrager pump....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By biker128pedal

Use a cyanoacrylic adhesive. Superglue or equal....

Use a cyanoacrylic adhesive. Superglue or equal. Gel or liquid. Clean well with isopropyl alcohol first. Apply adhesive then Flatten the area so the split stays closed for a day. Shoe Goo will not...
08-24-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

Man I need to remember to take pictures....

Man I need to remember to take pictures. Yesterday 30 miles in 91 F. Good ride. Today 25.35 miles on Alsí route. Noticed when in the hoods down low with shoulders scrunched up to my ears the aero...
08-15-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice 32 mile ride out through Matthews Va. I...

Nice 32 mile ride out through Matthews Va. I procrastinated some and missed the rain showers.
08-14-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By biker128pedal

If all else fails try a Lycra seat cover. They...

If all else fails try a Lycra seat cover. They come in colors. Here is an example.
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08-14-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

Road 42.5 miles in a loop from home in a little...

Road 42.5 miles in a loop from home in a little over 2-1/2 hours. Started out 94 F. Hit two rain showers while out. Temperature dropped into the seventies. Felt chillie. Good ride the rain was not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,343
Posted By biker128pedal

Nice build. I had to go to their site and look....

Nice build. I had to go to their site and look. The Spaceship Ti caught my eye. I have all the parts and aero carbon wheels from my warranties Madone 5.0. Rack mounts would have pushed me over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a 2021 SL6 in 58cm. Went from a 60cm...

I have a 2021 SL6 in 58cm. Went from a 60cm Madone 5.0. Saddle position should be relative to the pedals. Unless the seat tube angle is is steeper and Iíd have to look, it should not matter. Size...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 487,508
Posted By biker128pedal

New state park in Gloucester County Va....

New state park in Gloucester County Va. Machicomoco State Park. It has a plus 3 mile loop with a partial walking path all around. Ride a bike in at not fee. Itís a good 16 miles from my house so a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 405,765
Posted By biker128pedal

At the new state park today. Machicomoco State...

At the new state park today. Machicomoco State Park, on the York River, Gloucester County, Virginia...
08-08-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 228,822
Posted By biker128pedal

Took a ride to the new state park in Gloucester...

Took a ride to the new state park in Gloucester County Va. Machicomoco State Park. Nice pier and Algonquin Indian history Center.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 495,564
Posted By biker128pedal

2021 Domane SL6. Replacement for my old Madone...

2021 Domane SL6. Replacement for my old Madone 5.0 with warranty credit. A pound heavier but new wheels and lighter tires will fix that. But a better fit. Not sure I see the advantage of through...
07-28-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By biker128pedal

Could be the little extra coating on the inside...

Could be the little extra coating on the inside of the tubeless construction stiffens it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,840
Posted By biker128pedal

Your wrong. Drum brakes are next. Carbon fiber...

Your wrong. Drum brakes are next. Carbon fiber hubs with integral drums. Carbon fiber shoes. Hydraulic actuated too. :roflmao2:

With wireless Bluetooth to the hydraulic actuator in the drum. Press...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 405,765
Posted By biker128pedal

New Domane

My new Domane SL6 on our second ride. Just after this picture the wind picked up and rain showers moved in for its baptism. Yes disc brakes are better in the rain. 1 mile to the west and Iíd have...
06-17-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By biker128pedal

Before going fancy GPS with wheel hub sensor I...

Before going fancy GPS with wheel hub sensor I used wired Bontrager cycle computer. Like above. Mount the sensor on the lowers (sliders). I used longer zip ties and followed up with silicone RTV to...
05-30-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,701
Posted By biker128pedal

I have a 1030 and found the Bike Lights Control...

I have a 1030 and found the Bike Lights Control app allows me to turn the light off or other function. The radar works with the light off. Still messing with it wondering if the light will come on...
05-20-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By biker128pedal

You can also look at the wolf tooth derailleur...

You can also look at the wolf tooth derailleur extender. I have one for 32 tooth cassette for my short cage Ultegra derailleur. Have not made a trip to the mountains so not used it yet.
05-14-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By biker128pedal

Most gravel bikes have mounting points for racks...

Most gravel bikes have mounting points for racks and fenders front and rear plus room for wide tires. Think of a touring bike but lighter and with more aggressive geometry.
05-02-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,946
Posted By biker128pedal

Glad you asked. I have radar and a mirror. They...

Glad you asked. I have radar and a mirror. They were only informative until on my ride yesterday. I was on a nice road with a half shoulder. I ride the line or to the left depending on the debris in...
04-29-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By biker128pedal

Iíd replace the front derailleur and run it as a...

Iíd replace the front derailleur and run it as a 2x. The rear derailleur may accommodate a wider range cassette. Not as big as found for 1Xs. I run an 11-34 cassette with 24 and 36 rings. It works...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,858
Posted By biker128pedal

You say you cannot test ride so I assume all...

You say you cannot test ride so I assume all would need to be ordered. Then the question to ask the dealers is how long it will take to get. That may influence your decision.
04-10-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,528
Posted By biker128pedal

Check out Ryan Van Duzer on YouTube. His divide...

Check out Ryan Van Duzer on YouTube. His divide trip series is done on a belt drive bike.
04-10-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 907
Posted By biker128pedal

Allen racks come with an adapter. Itís a little...

Allen racks come with an adapter. Itís a little awkward but works with their stabilizer bolt well. The extender will work but Iíd get two stabilizer bolts and keep the weight down.
04-04-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,389
Posted By biker128pedal

Good on you. Now ride. :thumb: Next year or...

Good on you. Now ride. :thumb:

Next year or so the market will be flooded with used bikes from those who bought because the could not get into the gym or bars.
03-12-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By biker128pedal

I do bar ends but use the Zefal mirror just below...

I do bar ends but use the Zefal mirror just below my brifter. Been using this for about 8 years. Well this is the second one. Got the radar last a couple years ago. The radar tells me to look....
03-03-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By biker128pedal

I don’t have a tapered fork but I’d try wrapping...

I don’t have a tapered fork but I’d try wrapping tape below at the each mount. Build up a layer thick enough to keep the mount from sliding down. The thick waterproof polyurethane tapes would work....
01-15-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By biker128pedal

My wife uses Volt battery powered heated gloves....

My wife uses Volt battery powered heated gloves. They have very good service and are helpful. There are other brands but these heat all the fingers and thumb.
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01-14-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By biker128pedal

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic...

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic bags. Easier to be sure you have a clean bag for storage.
12-23-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By biker128pedal

www.advrider.com is also a good motorcycle forum...

www.advrider.com is also a good motorcycle forum to post your questions. They like project bikes.
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