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10-15-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By tempocyclist

Essentially, yes. The Flux has a belt and...

Essentially, yes. The Flux has a belt and flywheel, the Neo has a motor and a bunch of high powered magnets.
10-15-23, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By PeteHski

Yes the Neo 2T is belt free. It drives a motor...

Yes the Neo 2T is belt free. It drives a motor directly, which provides a virtual flywheel. Most other trainers have a belt drive geared to a physical flywheel.
08-28-23, 07:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,883
Posted By Bike Gremlin

I asked the same question a while ago, this is...

I asked the same question a while ago, this is the topic:

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1273353-odourless-mineral-spirits-german-amazon.html...
08-28-23, 02:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,883
Posted By SkinGriz

Its not corrosive.

Its not corrosive.
08-27-23, 02:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,883
Posted By cyccommute

In the EU market it might be called white...

In the EU market it might be called white spirits, mineral turpentine, Stoddard solvent, turpentin ersatz as a few possible names.
08-26-23, 01:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,883
Posted By sweeks

Diesel fuel is basically kerosene, and is not...

Diesel fuel is basically kerosene, and is not corrosive to metals. If it were, diesel engines would require a heck of a lot more maintenance. This is consistent with your experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-23, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By streetsurfer

I've just begun these stretches. Working on the...

I've just begun these stretches. Working on the speed bag for recovery of a shoulder after a clavicle break, is aggravating the neck injury sustained during the same fall.

Neck stretches
08-19-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 692
Posted By FBinNY

"Flat top" refers to the shape of the plates. ...

"Flat top" refers to the shape of the plates. Rollers and pitch would have to be the same in order to work with the same sprockets.

So, as far as chain checkers go that measure pitch, whether...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By MoAlpha

Road cycling is a great way to lose core and...

Road cycling is a great way to lose core and upper body strength.

Your point about the saddle angle is right, but Ive found the adjustment to be small and the solution being to strengthen the hip...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 07:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By MoAlpha

Position on the bike and a flat back are...

Position on the bike and a flat back are important at others have noted, but strength in the deep neck extensors is key. Isometric exercise, e.g., placing a towel roll behind the head and pressing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 05:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By eduskator

Good advices were given, I think it's a good...

Good advices were given, I think it's a good starting point. It would also be a good thing to pay a visit to your / a physiotherapist to check your upper body and see what kind of stretching /...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

As above, the most common source of road bike...

As above, the most common source of road bike neck pain is rounding the back, thus creating a sharper angle between neck and back than necessary. Rolling the pelvis forward is usually helpful. Think...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By datlas

Understood. Improving your comfort may be a...

Understood. Improving your comfort may be a challenge then. Be sure you are in a good position (back as flat as possible, rotate pelvis forward) so you are not hunched over, that minimizes the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,197
Posted By masi61

I try to not be so hypervigilant about always...

I try to not be so hypervigilant about always looking up the road. Once I peruse a lightly traveled road ahead, I will go ahead and drop my head to where my eyes are only looking partly down the...
04-23-23, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By FBinNY

Like you, (I suspect), I'm a long time roadie. I...

Like you, (I suspect), I'm a long time roadie. I consider disc brakes on road bikes to be an overly complex solution to a problem that doesn't exist.

I believe the shift to road discs to be the...
04-22-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Iride01

You've only ridden 200 kilometers on them. My...

You've only ridden 200 kilometers on them. My discs didn't perform well till I had 300 miles on them. So you might have almost 283 more kilometers to go.

I didn't muck around with them either...
04-22-23, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By FBinNY

The bad news You're feeling the effects of...

The bad news

You're feeling the effects of resonance. No brake disc will ever have perfectly uniform friction properties through 360 degrees. So there'll always be some pulsing.

The front...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-23, 07:31 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,458
Posted By Jughed

Agreed. There are marginal gains - I guess the...

Agreed. There are marginal gains - I guess the talking points are the $$$$$ required for those marginal gains. It costs a metric crap ton of money to get a slight advantage in chasing KOM's, or to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By njkayaker

There are a few of them, ...

There are a few of them,

https://road.cc/content/review/tail-it-bike-gps-tracker-274995

Most of them use a cell network to report back and that usually requires a subscription ($5-10/month).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-23, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't buy insurance just directly on the...

I wouldn't buy insurance just directly on the bike either. However for some situations the bike is already covered by other policies you may already have as was the subject of my initial reply here....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-23, 08:31 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 13,327
Posted By GhostRider62

Fine I listed the actual weight differences...

Fine

I listed the actual weight differences from a scale

You listed something entirely different.

The actual weight difference due to modern grouppos is well under 1 pound, more like 250...
02-15-23, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By Eric F

Although it misses the mark on the rest of your...

Although it misses the mark on the rest of your requests, one of my favorite features about Zwift is the variety of bot groups at different levels, covering different terrain, that can be joined at...
02-15-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By PeteHski

Yes BKool can switch from video to generic...

Yes BKool can switch from video to generic animated 3D scenery. It actually works quite well. It can also generate 3D scenery from a user GPS route. It had bots available too when I was using it a...
02-13-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,134
Posted By GhostRider62

This is very simple. Your upper body should...

This is very simple.

Your upper body should be prioritized with that data.

Go for the longer reach frame.

My ape ratio is close to 1.05. I usually am offered a 58 cm or 61 cm. Using the...
12-01-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,582
Posted By spelger

Just curious, how much are they paying you?

Just curious, how much are they paying you?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 13,327
Posted By CliffordK

For most consumer owned bikes, they won't end up...

For most consumer owned bikes, they won't end up in the dump after 10 years. But, will get passed onto someone else that will continue riding the bike, or perhaps stripped to a bare frame and built...
05-28-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By ThermionicScott

I always thought The Man With The Hammer was...

I always thought The Man With The Hammer was figurative, but OP can hear him. :)
05-27-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

If the BB was intended to last a life time it may...

If the BB was intended to last a life time it may have died:) Once again I marvel that someone would consider a man made product a "life time" item. IMO this means no wear would happen, ever.
Loud...
05-26-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By JohnDThompson

What's the advantage of tubeless if the plugs...

What's the advantage of tubeless if the plugs aren't a permanent fix for punctures?
05-16-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The imaged bearings sit on their tapered...

The imaged bearings sit on their tapered surfaces, The mating cups will have matching tapered surfaces. As long as these mating surfaces are not deformed they will accept new bearings and all should...
05-12-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Iride01

I've never replaced a headset because it wore...

I've never replaced a headset because it wore out. They really don't have a lot of wear and tear put on them. The bearings in you picture are indeed cartridge bearings and for the most part as long...
05-12-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Rolla

They are called headset cups. Sometimes they are...

They are called headset cups. Sometimes they are "integrated" -- a permanent part of the head tube, and sometimes they are separate pieces, pressed in with a headset press.



If they accept the...
05-07-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By HillRider

I have two very light Easton carbon forks with...

I have two very light Easton carbon forks with over 55,000 miles (over 88,000km) each and neither steerer shows the kind of damage yours does and I stand to climb a lot. It's not expected wear. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,776
Posted By tomato coupe

To be fair, that's a bit of a condemnation of...

To be fair, that's a bit of a condemnation of tubeless, isn't it? It shouldn't be that difficult.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,776
Posted By PeteHski

IME plugs often last as long as the tyre,...

IME plugs often last as long as the tyre, especially Dynaplugs. But even if you decide to use an internal patch back at home, fitting a tube at the roadside to get home is doing it the hard way with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,776
Posted By BikeOnForever

Redbullet, I have the same exact issue with the...

Redbullet, I have the same exact issue with the Vittoria Corsa Speed 2.0 25c tires. I have FIVE useless tires because they have what look like pinhole punctures but the sealant will not seal them. ...
06-26-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,864
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

We are now fully in troll category and time for...

We are now fully in troll category and time for me to check out. Hope you had fun exploiting people who had good intentions and wanted to help a fellow cyclist.
02-10-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,547
Posted By zen_

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBgAr7kLsZY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBgAr7kLsZY

Good video on the subject, and a channel worth following if you care about training somewhat properly. The Cliff's Notes is that there is not a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,827
Posted By ZHVelo

Correct, I agree with you fully. I said not...

Correct, I agree with you fully.

I said not low because even rubik really cannot dispute that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 28,297
Posted By Wilmingtech

Proper Use of Expander / Compression Plug

I posted this over at WW. Take it for what its worth.

I recently chopped the steerer tube of my 2 carbon framed bikes to get the front end dialed in.

Before this I had never chopped a carbon...
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