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05-17-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Iride01

Rollerless chains aren't anything new. For...

Rollerless chains aren't anything new. For anyone that rides a dozen or so times a year this might be a good choice if it's less expensive.
05-17-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Iride01

If you have a mechanic, why don't you let it be...

If you have a mechanic, why don't you let it be his problem to find the correct ones and install them? Once you add up your time and effort spent or wasted searching yourself, you might find it well...
05-17-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By Iride01

Simple depends on how well you understand...

Simple depends on how well you understand everything else involved. You probably should change out the cable too. You for certain will need to know what all the pieces parts of the rear DR do so...
05-17-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By Iride01

If you are relatively satisfied with your cycling...

If you are relatively satisfied with your cycling so far and don't need to go farther and longer, then no, there isn't anything special about the new stuff.

I can ride my old '78 Raleigh with six...
05-17-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By Iride01

In the spirit of Red Green up in Possum Lake,...

In the spirit of Red Green up in Possum Lake, Canada, the correct fix should be duct tape.

Not sure about that location though. Might make your heel slip. But I've used it inside the upper part of...
05-17-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 471
Posted By Iride01

Remember that just because it has a feature you...

Remember that just because it has a feature you don't think you want, doesn't mean you have to use that feature. I've used navigation once in the more than 2 years I've owned my Garmin Edge 530. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 707
Posted By Iride01

With the OP only claiming to have been riding for...

With the OP only claiming to have been riding for maybe a little over two years, this might just be a matter of expecting too much too soon.

More miles more often while riding on their own or with...
05-17-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 284
Posted By Iride01

Weight won't do much for speed. It holds you back...

Weight won't do much for speed. It holds you back from accelerating as fast as you will on a lighter bike. And more weight will make you expend more energy going up hills. The mechanical aspect of...
05-16-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Iride01

Might just need to ride it some more and get use...

Might just need to ride it some more and get use to it.

After I got my 56cm Tarmac I thought the bars were too far out front, so I got a 70 mm stem to replace the 100 mm stem. First few rides were...
05-16-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 284
Posted By Iride01

Endurance today tends to mean the bike has...

Endurance today tends to mean the bike has geometry for a more relaxed and not as aero position. If you don't like being very aero, then don't get a race fit bike. However a race fit bike for those...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 723
Posted By Iride01

Races of any sort for the last couple centuries...

Races of any sort for the last couple centuries have almost always involved manufacturers showcasing and doing practical testing of their latest technology. If we are only to race on proven and...
05-16-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By Iride01

2x or 3x front? Integrated shifters on a drop bar...

2x or 3x front? Integrated shifters on a drop bar or downtube shifter?

Probably that old just get some new Microshift Front DR. However you can also probably find a used and period correct Campy...
05-16-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By Iride01

Sometimes if you tell a child not to push a...

Sometimes if you tell a child not to push a button, they'll go way out of their way and through any amount of trouble to push the button. <grin>

From time to time, I've been afflicted with that...
05-16-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 543
Posted By Iride01

If straight bars, then almost certainly I will...

If straight bars, then almost certainly I will say that you are not keeping your wrists straight. You are letting your wrists roll downward and your hands are angled upward in the same position that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 723
Posted By Iride01

Obviously you just started watching Tours and...

Obviously you just started watching Tours and Grand Tours. Back in the days of rim brakes only there were also plenty of issues. Like the rim getting too hot from braking and the tire rolling off...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 707
Posted By Iride01

Is that you on the bike in the pic? Can't really...

Is that you on the bike in the pic? Can't really say from the pic, but is your saddle too low and too far back? I climb hills in my saddle and do best when in the drops. I also am pedaling a cadence...
05-16-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, I always wonder about those that carry...

Yeah, I always wonder about those that carry spray of some sort. If I stop, I'm unlikely to be able to get the spray out of my bag or pocket in time. Though likely, based on my experience, the dog...
05-16-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 392
Posted By Iride01

I'd change the tire. I generally will only live...

I'd change the tire. I generally will only live with a cut on the tread. Sidewalls are very thin so they don't give a harsh ride. So they don't have much additional structure for when they get...
05-16-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By Iride01

If it happens while you pedal, it's very unlikely...

If it happens while you pedal, it's very unlikely to be anything inside the freehub. You might have an axle issue. Might be something bumping that you just aren't seeing.

I might say it's just...
05-16-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By Iride01

DuraAce isn't necessarily longer lasting. It's...

DuraAce isn't necessarily longer lasting. It's just the top of the line for Shimano. And it is optimized to work with the other DuraAce components the best of all. Shifting ability and weight will be...
05-16-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By Iride01

You can upload to the gallery here at BF and then...

You can upload to the gallery here at BF and then tell us they are there. Or you can put them on a site like imgur.com and just write the sharing link in your message. If the spam filter balks at the...
05-16-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 543
Posted By Iride01

How long are you riding before they start to...

How long are you riding before they start to tingle? What kind of bike and what size? What is your height and inseam? Are you physically fit otherwise or sit at a desk all day long?
05-16-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Iride01

Get your doctor to send you to a neurologist. ...

Get your doctor to send you to a neurologist.

But you should investigate if you are set up correctly on your bike. However you've given us no clue to begin with.
05-16-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 471
Posted By Iride01

Garmin Connect as in the web site, or Garmin...

Garmin Connect as in the web site, or Garmin Connect Mobile App? I use to somewhat share your vitriol for both, and especially for the predecessor to the phone app Garmin Express. However since...
05-16-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,462
Posted By Iride01

Other bills that contain bits and pieces of...

Other bills that contain bits and pieces of proposed legislation I've seen look like they are going to muck things up even further. Especially with the way some proposals are including e-bike...
05-15-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Iride01

You don't mind me putting up your pics here do...

You don't mind me putting up your pics here do you?

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05-15-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,462
Posted By Iride01

Good, I hope you sent him the specific parts of...

Good, I hope you sent him the specific parts of title 63 that I have been presenting. Otherwise if you just simply ask if lights are required in the daytime, he might just refer to his notes and not...
05-15-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,462
Posted By Iride01

This part of that you linked? Nothing...

This part of that you linked?



Nothing in that statement will lead me to believe that just because they further divide up how something that can be ridden on can be categorized, that they all...
05-15-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,462
Posted By Iride01

Did you link the correct thing? I don't see any...

Did you link the correct thing? I don't see any thing in that section that even talks about distinctions of roadways, paths or such. Maybe copy and paste out the verbiage and then put the link to...
05-15-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Iride01

You might consider getting a threadless stem...

You might consider getting a threadless stem adapter along with an appropriate stem. Then you won't have issues with shifters, brake levers, and grips for stem changes in the future.
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05-15-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,462
Posted By Iride01

Have not found anything excepting MUP's from...

Have not found anything excepting MUP's from being considered a highway. However this is the definition in Mississippi code title 63 that seems to include them...


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05-15-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By Iride01

Well it also bizarre that you'd derail your...

Well it also bizarre that you'd derail your thread by arguing whether something is relevant or not. Seems like that will only scare others away from your thread.

I haven't had any drugs, beer or...
05-15-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By Iride01

Well, it goes along with my question to you if...

Well, it goes along with my question to you if the lux reading was a feature of the new watch only or was it a feature that was introduced with the recent update and some of the other recent but...
05-15-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Iride01

:thumb: How jealous I am of the places you...

:thumb:

How jealous I am of the places you have to ride out there. Your great write up and pics of everything didn't help my envy either! <grin>
05-15-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By Iride01

I don't get sun evenly on all the parts of my...

I don't get sun evenly on all the parts of my body. So not sure how you'd even begin to use it.

For riding since I use sun sleeves and half fingered gloves, the only place I'm getting sun enough...
05-15-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Iride01

Sometimes the spokes of the wheels will make a...

Sometimes the spokes of the wheels will make a raspy groan at certain places during the pedal stroke. For me it's usually when slow and putting out a lot of power to accelerate fast. And sometimes...
05-15-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Iride01

You aren't backpedaling while you are shifting...

You aren't backpedaling while you are shifting are you? Any time you shift, you should always be pedaling forward. Waiting to shift until your RPM is very low will also present problems.

New...
05-15-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By Iride01

Well it probably depends on exactly which...

Well it probably depends on exactly which Deore-XT free hub you have. There were a bunch of them over the many years Deore has been a name. If yours was originally 7 speed, then 8 as you say you...
05-15-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,462
Posted By Iride01

Well a bicycle is a vehicle by Mississippi Law....

Well a bicycle is a vehicle by Mississippi Law. And vehicles, human powered vehicles, are allowed on MUP's. Years ago when I previously got into this, I think MUP's will be highways covered under 63....
05-15-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,462
Posted By Iride01

So if you look in the requirements for the other...

So if you look in the requirements for the other vehicle types, none say lighted. When you go to the section of title 63 that deals with when lights are required to be on, bicycles are not described....
05-14-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 468
Posted By Iride01

Seems we agree. I just wasn't as verbose. See...

Seems we agree. I just wasn't as verbose. See our comments in red.
05-14-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,462
Posted By Iride01

Well you'd have to show me that the path isn't...

Well you'd have to show me that the path isn't included in what Mississippi law will consider as being covered by the rules contained under Title 63.

Specifically 63-7-13 (4)




Not making...
05-14-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Iride01

I agree with CliffordK Just ride it and watch...

I agree with CliffordK Just ride it and watch it. Don't use it for BMX competitions! <grin>
05-14-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Iride01

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-pxl_20220514_191440148_mp_387e9c1ece8cff30833d873b54030e5f36dcff80.jpg...
05-14-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 316
Posted By Iride01

What type bike is this? Maybe need a full pic of...

What type bike is this? Maybe need a full pic of the bike from the side.

...
05-14-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 468
Posted By Iride01

Since the front and rear DR aren't from the same...

Since the front and rear DR aren't from the same group, then a previous owner has been changing stuff out. Was the original group on the bike 105 or Ultegra? Possibly the limits on the front DR are...
05-14-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 468
Posted By Iride01

Is there any more to the story than just a...

Is there any more to the story than just a changing of the chain?

Changed crank or chainrings? Swapping out components with another bike? Just bought the bike from someone?
05-14-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 198
Posted By Iride01

Well just try one and go ride. If you find...

Well just try one and go ride.

If you find that the mount gets crooked from vibrations during your ride and you feel it was tight enough, then try the other. Maybe one works best on certain...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Iride01

50 miles away from home I wouldn't want to risk...

50 miles away from home I wouldn't want to risk having to find another tire. So unless you carry a spare tire with you, I'd change it out now.

But I wouldn't be worried about it assploding, if...
05-14-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 198
Posted By Iride01

Is the ribbed one a smaller diameter inside than...

Is the ribbed one a smaller diameter inside than the other? Looks smaller in the picture.

Maybe intended for mounting on seat stays or a very small diameter seat post. As long as one isn't too...
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