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08-15-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By redcon1

A successful local cycling group was formed here...

A successful local cycling group was formed here on Meetup.com as an informal way for people to post up rides to join. They have been going 8 years or more and seem very active, and have road,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By redcon1

I don't use synchronized mode but Any Di2...

I don't use synchronized mode but Any Di2 questions I ever had has been answered at bettershifting.com

Check out the page for Synchronized setup here: Set up synchronized shifting using Di2...
08-03-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,781
Posted By redcon1

As I said initially, what gave it away was the...

As I said initially, what gave it away was the one pedal that blew apart on the first ride. He took the pedals and packaging to a local shop and they couldn't believe the level of detail in the fake...
08-02-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,781
Posted By redcon1

Not so. Fraudulent products are a huge issue on...

Not so. Fraudulent products are a huge issue on eBay. One example:

Ultegra PD-R8000 Pedals Road Bike Clipless Pedals with SPD-SL R8000 Cleats Pedal | eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By redcon1

I had a buddy buy some Ultegra counterfeit pedals...

I had a buddy buy some Ultegra counterfeit pedals on eBay for around $50. The look and packaging was good... almost perfect even. But the pedal body was cheap plastic and the bearings imploded the...
06-23-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By redcon1

I see the Top End Accelerator model and others...

I see the Top End Accelerator model and others have 24" wheels... is yours actually 26?" I'm hoping so, because 26" high-quality tires will more available than 24", for sure.
The idea to put a...
01-17-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,702
Posted By redcon1

Paging Moisture - Perfect solution if you...

Paging Moisture - Perfect solution if you mounted up a second bracket to carry both spare wheels-- So you could hit that sweet singletrack you were always raving about.
12-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,861
Posted By redcon1

Although I always ride off from the front of the...

Although I always ride off from the front of the C Pace Partner unless I am mindful of the gradients, It seems like a huge jump to me to hang on the the B rider group. I guess because its near or...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 33,116
Posted By redcon1

To add to the confusion, for 2022 Trek has just...

To add to the confusion, for 2022 Trek has just announced the last in the series-- Amdone.

Please tip your waitress, I'll be here all week. :lol:
10-26-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By redcon1

To justify dispensing stupid device to a new...

To justify dispensing stupid device to a new member under the guise of 'humor' doesn't make you funny, or interesting. Your link provided the information the OP needed, I assume. To embellish your...
10-08-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By redcon1

unterhausen it looks like you and I are the only...

unterhausen it looks like you and I are the only ones concerned, anyway. The OP drops a video and then disappears, LOL.
I would think a quick call to the manufacturer for a new TA adapter would be...
10-05-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,458
Posted By redcon1

Wow... if you didn't feel that rock strike, it...

Wow... if you didn't feel that rock strike, it may be time to take up another sport, or stick to the rail trails. Price for replacement sounds reasonable.
09-20-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,599
Posted By redcon1

Good idea --I was going to suggest the Bicycling...

Good idea --I was going to suggest the Bicycling Skill Badges of the Webelos - It covered some basic maintenance and less detail than the Bicycling Merit Badge. Pretty sure the badge pamphlets are...
09-14-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,954
Posted By redcon1

Same here. And my 2 roommates were not pleased,...

Same here. And my 2 roommates were not pleased, but they got over it.:lol:
09-10-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By redcon1

Wow. Add the $249 Edge Explore to your list. ...

Wow. Add the $249 Edge Explore to your list. Navigation to known points was one of the reasons I purchased it, now it looks like even more a bargain.
09-07-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,553
Posted By redcon1

Total BS -- you obviously have never used the...

Total BS -- you obviously have never used the Explore. It does all those things exactly the same as the 1030 and 1030 Plus (albeit with slightly slower processing, but certainly capable in use). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,084
Posted By redcon1

Frozen garden hose filled with lead shot. :lol:...

Frozen garden hose filled with lead shot. :lol:

Actually my wife has them in 28mm on her Ruby and they seem like decent tires, and not all that much heavier or less lively than my Specialized...
06-25-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,489
Posted By redcon1

The effect of countersteering is easy to see in...

The effect of countersteering is easy to see in Keith Code's videos with the motorcyle fitted with a fixed bar. it is impossible to turn the motorcycle more than a few degrees off center by the...
05-26-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,312
Posted By redcon1

See Also: BREXIT

See Also: BREXIT
05-19-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,663
Posted By redcon1

I've had this sensation when the cassette...

I've had this sensation when the cassette lockring was not tightened properly. Check that.
05-10-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By redcon1

Sounds like crash mode enabled? Push the button...

Sounds like crash mode enabled? Push the button on the junction box for 5 seconds or more until red light flashes. Then pedal the crank and the derailleur will cycle through the cassette and reset.
05-05-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,727
Posted By redcon1

Sure, I'm on several excellent Z3 sites. As I...

Sure, I'm on several excellent Z3 sites. As I said, I haven't seen anyone that has successfully installed a hitch rack that worked well without scraping, particularly with a lowered suspension.
...
04-30-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By redcon1

Agree. I don't like crossing that road as a...

Agree. I don't like crossing that road as a cyclist, and I don't like driving thru there as a motorist. Lots of overflow cars parked along the road there also, adding to congestion and poor sight...
04-29-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,893
Posted By redcon1

That's what I was thinking. Look for the remains...

That's what I was thinking. Look for the remains of an alloy Silca frame pump nearby. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,728
Posted By redcon1

Yep that vid looked familiar to me. I used to...

Yep that vid looked familiar to me. I used to wear gloves when cold, or I felt like it. Then I went OTB and hit the pavement at 22mph-- my left hand had chunks of gravel embedded in the palm, and the...
04-06-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,358
Posted By redcon1

@psychoanalyst...

@psychoanalyst (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/psychoanalyst-338113.html) Looking at your pics your chainstays near the seat tube look exactly like those on my 2013 Izalco Ergoride. There will...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,793
Posted By redcon1

You are talking about the touch point dimensions,...

You are talking about the touch point dimensions, not changing the frame geometry. Rake/Trail, Wheelbase, Chainstay length are all different between your Emonda/Domane. Different geometry, and...
03-16-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By redcon1

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/475x380/y8j709000_b3f800fa27b250a8dada6cba5cf6c387ddc3f241.jpg
Your bike shop should have supplied a similar spacer to use when you remove the...
03-03-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By redcon1

KickR Core Bike Mounted Off-Center?

Iíve had my Kicker for 6 weeks or so and have enjoyed Zwifting much more than on my Kurt Kinetic.

This evening I was cleaning my bike, and looked closely at the mounting of my Roubaix, mounted to...
03-01-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,710
Posted By redcon1

and Focus.

and Focus.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-15-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By redcon1

Whelp-- some bad news since I posted the update...

Whelp-- some bad news since I posted the update you quote. Three or so miles into the northern extension, north of the US 30 overpass, the railroad bridge was raining down debris onto the trail. So...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,835
Posted By redcon1

OP: I want to get a Honda Accord, does anyone...

OP: I want to get a Honda Accord, does anyone own one, and what are your experiences?
BF: Dude, get a Mercedes S-Class. Does everything SO much better than the Accord.

He asked about a...
01-20-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,139
Posted By redcon1

A word of caution -- I have found my Edge Explore...

A word of caution -- I have found my Edge Explore is useless for hiking and most of my kayaking.. It stays in pause mode until you reach 6mph, when the navigation starts. Maybe this is a setting...
01-14-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,134
Posted By redcon1

Delsey Hard-Side 25" Carry-on case with wheels -...

Delsey Hard-Side 25" Carry-on case with wheels - $159.99. Lasts a 'long time.'
Box of 50 Hefty Ultra-Strong 13 Gal Garbage Bags - $7.98. Each would last more than a few trips-- you'll never need a...
11-25-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,967
Posted By redcon1

+1 on the hand pogies & balaclava-- Huge...

+1 on the hand pogies & balaclava-- Huge difference for winter comfort. Another pro-tip... wear a ski helmet instead of a bicycling helmet. Warmth engineered in, mine even has adjustable venting if...
11-12-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,248
Posted By redcon1

Moisture have you ever browsed the forums before...

Moisture have you ever browsed the forums before asking questions, and just sticking them in the General Forum? Did you even notice that there is a Bike Fit forum? So of course, your premise that...
11-04-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,035
Posted By redcon1

Z3 Roadster

I love my Roadster
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1984x1487/bmw_z3_a989b6904b2eaede3ba9cfba318e33ad12151bab.jpg
10-30-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,903
Posted By redcon1

Some of you guys never rode your Spyder bike into...

Some of you guys never rode your Spyder bike into a lake off a homemade ramp built at the end of a dock, and it shows.
10-28-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,874
Posted By redcon1

What??

Amazon sells the 11-speed Dura Ace Di2 for under $600, and the Ultegra 11-speed Di2 rear for under $300.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,158
Posted By redcon1

rob_adams great info, thanks!

rob_adams great info, thanks!
10-20-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,301
Posted By redcon1

My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon,...

My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring, we'd make meat helmets... and wear them while riding our bicycles.
10-16-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,932
Posted By redcon1

I understand. My wife has a Liv (Giant) Thrive...

I understand. My wife has a Liv (Giant) Thrive CoMax1, Flat bar 11-speed with 105 drivetrain and hydraulic brakes. The specs list the 11-speed shifters as Shimano SL-RS700. Perhaps you can source...
10-14-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By redcon1

I went with the budget solution, $34, and it...

I went with the budget solution, $34, and it works OK. It rolls over my front tire to get the laptop close, but it would be nice if it adjusted higher.
...
10-07-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,908
Posted By redcon1

I remember TimTak's windshield wiper glasses! ...

I remember TimTak's windshield wiper glasses! :lol:
10-02-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,774
Posted By redcon1

I LOL'd at the testicle reference. ...

I LOL'd at the testicle reference.

Apparently, though, Pandemic boredom has ramped up enough that people are now vigorously defending their cycling luggage from unseen attacks. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By redcon1

Thanks, that is helpful: looks like the...

Thanks, that is helpful: looks like the threading is 1.0:

https://robertaxleproject.com/product/lightning-bolt-on-axle-front-12-mm-x-117-mm-x-1-0-thread/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,052
Posted By redcon1

Have you ridden JS? I'm used to quiet roads too,...

Have you ridden JS? I'm used to quiet roads too, and there are plenty around here-- I've ridden over 31,000 miles of them the past few years since moving to PA (of course, most are chipsealed) ;).
...
09-09-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,825
Posted By redcon1

Your hard tale indicates that you were peddled a...

Your hard tale indicates that you were peddled a hardtail without adequate pedals.

I like pinned flat pedals, something like Crank Bros Stamp 1
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,052
Posted By redcon1

Take this advice with a large grain of salt.....

Take this advice with a large grain of salt.. some of the marked PA Bicycle Routes are terrible. For example, I live right near route PA Route JS and there are sections of twisty road with limited...
09-01-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,821
Posted By redcon1

Will be 58 at the end of this year; my Focus...

Will be 58 at the end of this year; my Focus Izalco was feeling too stiff and my riding position was low for my lower back. Found a leftover 2019 Roubaix Expert Di2 and loving it so far-- so...
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