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Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 26,263
Posted By biker128pedal

For the Pro 51s what size did get and how wide...

For the Pro 51s what size did get and how wide are they inflated? Oh I got to resist until my new rear tube tire wears out.
10-03-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By biker128pedal

Like above the magnet may not be strong enough. ...

Like above the magnet may not be strong enough. Also hard to see but the magnet location can be touchy. I think mine is shifted toward the rim a little more.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By biker128pedal

I went tubeless on the 35mm GR1 mounted to the...

I went tubeless on the 35mm GR1 mounted to the OEM wheels (37mm measured) . Did this to run lower pressure, try tubeless and hope they self seal holes. Next time around going tubeless for the road...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By biker128pedal

Thats good to know. I just had to replace my rear...

Thats good to know. I just had to replace my rear tire so since the front was not tubeless went with latex tubes. I knew latex lost air quicker than butyl but Im not sure Ill like how much they...
10-01-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By biker128pedal

If you have a Garmin computer get theirs though...

If you have a Garmin computer get theirs though it takes up handlebar space. There are others made of aluminum that are long enough for Garmin and other computers with room under for light mounts....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 559,477
Posted By biker128pedal

Had a good ride Wednesday. The sky was awesome. ...

Had a good ride Wednesday. The sky was awesome.


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09-29-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By biker128pedal

I carry two and have replaced one trail side....

I carry two and have replaced one trail side. Watch out for the tiny screws and take the correct size wrench.
Forum: Touring
09-29-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,042
Posted By biker128pedal

I road an up and back on about 20 miles of the...

I road an up and back on about 20 miles of the New River Trail from Pulaski last Fall. I took my mountain bike with cushy tires. It is 57 miles of State Park. There are three places to camp. I was...
Forum: Touring
09-26-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,042
Posted By biker128pedal

This is interesting. Wonder if the TAT set up for...

This is interesting. Wonder if the TAT set up for motorcycles would be a good route for bike packing.

Other alternative could be a semi organized route for each state of roads less traveled.
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09-26-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By biker128pedal

Buy two. A spare is good to have on hand. For my...

Buy two. A spare is good to have on hand. For my mountain bike I carry two spares. Well have only one now after I picked up a stick a few weeks ago.

Also Ive had to file some to make a correct...
09-24-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,888
Posted By biker128pedal

I use the 11-34 on the wheel set with the GR1...

I use the 11-34 on the wheel set with the GR1 Teams and 11-28 on the wheel set with Conti GP5000 25F / 28R. 4 turns if the b screw is all the adjustment I need. But both wheel sets are Bontrager. ...
09-24-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,888
Posted By biker128pedal

I have team issue so my first experiment with...

I have team issue so my first experiment with tubeless. 520 would be better for me. The Domane and Checkpoint have the same wheels. Ive broken 4 inboard drive side spokes. The last one I removed and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By biker128pedal

Look on the Trek website and see if there is some...

Look on the Trek website and see if there is some fine print saying parts are subject to substitution. I e noticed a few mountain bikes with Praxis cranks substituted.
09-16-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By biker128pedal

I run tubes and have pinch flatted the read...

I run tubes and have pinch flatted the read running 20 psi. Could be my extra 10 pounds.
09-16-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,888
Posted By biker128pedal

Ah I'd have gotten a Checkpoint SL6 if available....

Ah I'd have gotten a Checkpoint SL6 if available. Rack mounts. Allows much wider tires and has a regular round seat post too. I am still looking at and AL5 for more gravel and also lite touring. The...
09-16-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 674
Posted By biker128pedal

I had this happen on a mountain bike. I used...

I had this happen on a mountain bike. I used Loctite thread repair kit to secure the pulled. Let it sit for a day the. Was able to pull off the crank arm.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By biker128pedal

The wider rim increases the circumference so the...

The wider rim increases the circumference so the height and width will increase. The amount of height and width depends on the tire. So in addition to width take a look and height clearance.
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09-15-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By biker128pedal

Sorry I think I was unclear. N+1 rule. Upgrade...

Sorry I think I was unclear. N+1 rule. Upgrade to a better bike.
09-15-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,888
Posted By biker128pedal

I have Domane SL6 with two sets of wheels. The...

I have Domane SL6 with two sets of wheels. The Paradigm 25s it came with now have Bontrager GR1s 35mm (measure 37mm) set up tubeless. The second set are Aeolus Pro 51s with GP5000 25mm F and 28mm...
09-13-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,695
Posted By biker128pedal

Rode 24 miles today on the Domane with GR1 35mm...

Rode 24 miles today on the Domane with GR1 35mm tires setup tubeless on the Paradigm 25s. Wanted to compare them to my Aeolus Pro 51s with GP5000 tires. The GR1s are slower. But smooth. Cant compare...
09-13-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By biker128pedal

Keep in mind while Trek has a good warranty it...

Keep in mind while Trek has a good warranty it only applies to their original buyer. As for carbon inspection it can be done but by a knowledgeable person with the right equipment. Others are right...
09-13-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By biker128pedal

If you do more road riding or smooth rail trails...

If you do more road riding or smooth rail trails just max the tire pressure or try a narrower tire. And rougher terrain lower the air pressure. Those wide tires will smooth it out. Get a good tire...
09-12-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By biker128pedal

Ride it like you stole it. Hit the trails....

Ride it like you stole it. Hit the trails. Replace what breaks. After a couple of years save and upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,551
Posted By biker128pedal

Hard to tell from the Trek site pictures. I did...

Hard to tell from the Trek site pictures. I did not look through the specs. Agree the 27.2 round post is better. I have a few of various lengths and set backs that will fit. The Gen 3 post is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,551
Posted By biker128pedal

Looks like this generation has an odd shaped...

Looks like this generation has an odd shaped post. Like last generation but without the expansion plate build in. My 2021 SL6 came with the longer post/mast. Im a few millimeters from the bottom....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By biker128pedal

What is the inside width of your rim used for the...

What is the inside width of your rim used for the measurements and pressure? Rim width is more important. I have GP5000 tube tires. They measure wider on rims 19mm wide inside or wider for 25mm and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,215
Posted By biker128pedal

For added comfort how wide can you go? A wider...

For added comfort how wide can you go? A wider tire you can run at lower pressure for more comfort. Even if mix sizes front and rear. Run latex tubes. Ive not but heard they help with rolling...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,567
Posted By biker128pedal

Aeolus Pro 3 or 5 rim brake wheels with lifetime...

Aeolus Pro 3 or 5 rim brake wheels with lifetime warranty. But even at 95kg Ive not touched them in 5 or so years.
08-28-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By biker128pedal

I saw this but have not done it myself. I have...

I saw this but have not done it myself. I have heavy steel fork tubes.

https://youtu.be/xAV7J93J9Z0
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,751
Posted By biker128pedal

Trek Isospeed Brow Band

2021 Trek Domane SL6. Couple of weeks ago I noticed one side of the brow cover was sticking out like on the picture. The Trek manual was confusing so I put off trying to take the brow cover off...
08-28-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 13,912
Posted By biker128pedal

Id not pay $40 for a water bottle but $20 since...

Id not pay $40 for a water bottle but $20 since it is reusable and stays in the $12 water bottle cage. I got a free bottle from Voler when I bought a jersey and shorts on sale. Anyway. Unlike buying...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 372
Posted By biker128pedal

Sorry if you dont have a car. I was told they...

Sorry if you dont have a car. I was told they are costly there. But in Ankara in the shops I was surprised at the number of friendly people who spoke a little English. The Google translator was also...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 372
Posted By biker128pedal

Ankara would be closer. Been there but never had...

Ankara would be closer. Been there but never had time for a bike shop. Did Google and wish Id had time just to look.
08-23-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,695
Posted By biker128pedal

After work a 25.9 ride. No rain and the most...

After work a 25.9 ride. No rain and the most excellent ride. No empty road ahead.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By biker128pedal

Id buy one of the brand and model you want and...

Id buy one of the brand and model you want and try it on.
08-17-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,518
Posted By biker128pedal

Conti GP5000s have little round depressions for...

Conti GP5000s have little round depressions for wear indicators. If it was me with that many miles and a trip planned Id get new tires. Cold up the old ones to take for spare. Im looking to go...
08-17-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,695
Posted By biker128pedal

26 mile ride today. Almost a group ride but the...

26 mile ride today. Almost a group ride but the others saw the rain clouds on the phone radar. I thought I could make it. Temperature was 81 F at the start. Dropped and started to rain in the last 4...
08-14-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,695
Posted By biker128pedal

Cool morning ride. High of 77 F and almost not...

Cool morning ride. High of 77 F and almost not wind. Road 35 miles. GP5000 tires getting ready to need replacement. Thinking of going tubeless or convert to latex tubes.

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08-13-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By biker128pedal

Got a pair of 32 mm TlCs and marked on the...

Got a pair of 32 mm TlCs and marked on the sidewall is a maximum pressure for tubed and one for tubeless. I went tubeless.
08-12-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,659
Posted By biker128pedal

Yes I like them. From Voler. I had noticed a...

Yes I like them. From Voler. I had noticed a freckle getting redder so decided I needed some protection. I wore then last weekend on a 70 mile ride where is was very sunny and 90 to 95 F.
08-10-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,899
Posted By biker128pedal

The problem you may have with PayPal and I had on...

The problem you may have with PayPal and I had on a purchase is the tracking shows it delivered. Hopefully PayPal will recognize for you the wrong shipment did not go to your address and will default...
08-07-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26,403
Views: 2,851,282
Posted By biker128pedal

A hot 72 mile ride on the Capital Trail. Hit the...

A hot 72 mile ride on the Capital Trail. Hit the wall about 68 miles. Rested on the shade and cooled off with water. Slowed down the rest of the way. Whod have that 800 calories was not enough....
08-05-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By biker128pedal

May have been. I came from 110 psi 23mm tires....

May have been. I came from 110 psi 23mm tires. But have been running the recommended pressure for my weight. The lowers pressure is smoother. Im running a Panaracer Gravelking SK tubeless. Well see...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By biker128pedal

How wide do the current tires measure and what is...

How wide do the current tires measure and what is the inside width of your rim? I had a 2015 or so Madone and 28mm did not fit front or rear. A 25mm fit the rear but was too close to the fork bridge...
Forum: Touring
08-05-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By biker128pedal

After sewing Id add some iron on patches on the...

After sewing Id add some iron on patches on the inside to reinforce the fabric. I just had to do that for a motorcycle tank bag made from a cordura fabric.
07-31-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,695
Posted By biker128pedal

32 mile ride today. Put the gravel wheels on the...

32 mile ride today. Put the gravel wheels on the Domane. Hauled it closer to the limited gravel roads. Only 7 miles but the 35mm GR1 tires set up tubeless do roll smooth. Slower than the GP5000s but...
07-31-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 361,659
Posted By biker128pedal

Well only 7 miles of gravel and dirt roads today....

Well only 7 miles of gravel and dirt roads today. A lot quicker to get there on my motorcycle. I parked closer to cut down on the road time.
...
07-30-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,695
Posted By biker128pedal

Hit but not as humid today. Road 64 miles. Hope...

Hit but not as humid today. Road 64 miles. Hope Im not too sore to ride tomorrow.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 559,477
Posted By biker128pedal

Road ahead and behind. Nice 64 mile ride scoping...

Road ahead and behind. Nice 64 mile ride scoping out places to ride some gravel.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,797,273
Posted By biker128pedal

Set of Aeolus Pro 51s. Out the tubed GP5000 tires...

Set of Aeolus Pro 51s. Out the tubed GP5000 tires with 2500 miles on them. Plan Moto go tubeless. But also put GR1 35mm set up tubeless on the Paradigm 25 wheels. They expanded to 37mm. So road set...
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