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06-28-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By Rdmonster69

A good therapy for PF is to lay a dish towel or...

A good therapy for PF is to lay a dish towel or something similar on the floor and then use your toes to scrunch it up under your foot. This is a great exercise for the foot and is very low impact....
06-27-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By Rdmonster69

I ordered a Top Fuel at my LBS in February with...

I ordered a Top Fuel at my LBS in February with an advertised ship date of 7/11/22. I guess we will see. At the time the sales guy said they were doing pretty well on those ship dates and each time I...
06-27-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 416
Posted By Rdmonster69

It's painful being so awesome.

It's painful being so awesome.
06-21-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rdmonster69

My 25's running clinchers I stop around 100...

My 25's running clinchers I stop around 100 because I haven't been flatting and its a tad more comfortable. I went out last week and did not have my floor pump. The thumb test showed they were pretty...
06-21-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rdmonster69

Hey !! I resemble this remark ..... well like 185...

Hey !! I resemble this remark ..... well like 185 on a good day but carbol-oading beer at the rest stop keeps me closer to 190 LOL !!!!
06-21-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rdmonster69

Thread winner LOL

Thread winner LOL
06-21-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rdmonster69

It's not my opinion but fact that the OP was...

It's not my opinion but fact that the OP was soliciting comments and advice on how to achieve these super high pressures. If the gist of the thread was "what do you think of the pressures I am...
06-20-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rdmonster69

I legit LOL'd on this comment. My thoughts on PSI...

I legit LOL'd on this comment. My thoughts on PSI ? Meh ....run what ya want if it suits you. The OP was asking about pumps that would get his tires pumped up to high pressure easily...not if people...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rdmonster69

Thank god the Bonnie Aeolus 3V Pro whatever else...

Thank god the Bonnie Aeolus 3V Pro whatever else they are called are hooked. I can rest easy knowing I won't die because of my wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,587
Posted By Rdmonster69

I love the GP5Ks I put on my Domane. Great ride...

I love the GP5Ks I put on my Domane. Great ride and seem pretty fast. Now that I know the technique I can get them mounted with very little fuss. The front I put on recently required no tools and no...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Rdmonster69

Pretty much guaranteed they will make tubed...

Pretty much guaranteed they will make tubed versions. They make tubed versions of the GP5K IIRC.
06-13-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,738
Posted By Rdmonster69

Wise thinking. I can def understand the want and...

Wise thinking. I can def understand the want and desire for upgrades as I have spent large amounts of coin on not smart upgrades. Lately I have bought bikes that don't really need much...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By Rdmonster69

I ordered a Trek Top Fuel which will have the...

I ordered a Trek Top Fuel which will have the same hard plastic internal liner as my Domane has. They are a bit of a pain to mess around with but they came pre installed and work just fine. They seal...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By Rdmonster69

My tubeless tires have all seated fine with just...

My tubeless tires have all seated fine with just a floor pump. Soon(ish I hope !!) I will have a new MTB. I will be curious to see how those set up .... I have a compressor if I need one but...
05-31-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,075
Posted By Rdmonster69

You have certainly not expanded my imagination or...

You have certainly not expanded my imagination or anything close to it. You seem to be utterly unable to understand the concept of people buying things because they like it. Did I buy a 21 year old...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By Rdmonster69

Blender computer and light mounts as said before....

Blender computer and light mounts as said before. Very slick look. Rear Ion flare mounts very clean also. GP5000 Tubeless as well. Much better riding than stock. My BB has been OK.
05-27-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,075
Posted By Rdmonster69

Ugh ...if I must. Lighter than steel and far...

Ugh ...if I must.

Lighter than steel and far more corrosion resistant.
More corrosion resistant than Aluminum.
More durable in most applications than carbon fiber.
More bio compatible for...
05-26-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,075
Posted By Rdmonster69

You're certainly entitled to your opinion,...

You're certainly entitled to your opinion, whether or not it is worth it is up to the person buying. Ti has many attributes in many applications that make it superior to steel, aluminum or carbon...
05-25-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,075
Posted By Rdmonster69

With a nod towards ride quality. Ti makes a...

With a nod towards ride quality. Ti makes a difference there IMHO.
05-24-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,075
Posted By Rdmonster69

I can't imagine what it would take to bend the DR...

I can't imagine what it would take to bend the DR hanger on my Litespeed. That thing is pretty darn thick to start with and Ti is tough stuff.
05-16-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 378
Posted By Rdmonster69

Interesting as my seat mount that clips into the...

Interesting as my seat mount that clips into the Trek seat post ....mast ...whatever they call it ...is tight and rock sold. The front mount is getting a little wobbly. I only went that route because...
05-16-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By Rdmonster69

Use a chain that is designed for the number of...

Use a chain that is designed for the number of speeds in your cassette. My DA 11 speed chain is VERY narrow w/no bulged side plates. I can see you having difficulties getting it dialed in just...
05-16-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,056
Posted By Rdmonster69

I ordered my Top Fuel 9.8 XT in February. Was...

I ordered my Top Fuel 9.8 XT in February. Was able to lock in the price by paying for a large amount of it up front. Ship date has been holding steady at July 11th. I could have had a few similar...
05-13-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Rdmonster69

What is weird is the GP5K's I have on there do...

What is weird is the GP5K's I have on there do not have the wet spots at all....and sometimes there were 20 or more of those small maybe 5 -10 mm wet spots completely around the tire. I doubt if it's...
05-13-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Rdmonster69

Weird Tire Issue

Hello fellow bikers !!

I had a weird issue last fall with my rear tire developing a bubble where the tread apparently separated from the casing of the tire. The tire in question was (and is) a...
05-11-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 858
Posted By Rdmonster69

I see what you did there : )

I see what you did there : )
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Rdmonster69

Thanks for pointing that out. Hate to be the...

Thanks for pointing that out. Hate to be the giver of bad info. I think the front ends are the same which is why I posted that but you are correct. Different carbon and adjustable rear isospeed....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have an SLR 6 that I bought last summer and...

I have an SLR 6 that I bought last summer and have about 650 Miles on it. Should be the same frame. Has been totally silent with none of the issues you have mentioned.
05-04-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,836
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm envious of pain free cyclists. Honestly I...

I'm envious of pain free cyclists. Honestly I think I would be in that category if it wasn't for a laundry list of sprains , breaks and overuse of my body. The car accident essentially eliminated...
05-03-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 945
Posted By Rdmonster69

I squeeze the brakes easy when I wont to come to...

I squeeze the brakes easy when I wont to come to stop slowly, I squeeze them a bit harder when I want to slow down fast. I adjust them when needed. That about all the thought I put into the brakes. I...
05-02-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,836
Posted By Rdmonster69

A serious neck fracture with a skull to c-3...

A serious neck fracture with a skull to c-3 fusion ..... I have pain just walking around. Cycling doesn't help ....but helps me mentally.

I also shattered my left tibia. Between my neck and leg...
04-29-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,256
Posted By Rdmonster69

Titanium is extremely difficult to grind, file or...

Titanium is extremely difficult to grind, file or sand. I will be interested to see if you have any success with a file.
04-29-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,969
Posted By Rdmonster69

I drive by there every day. Once stopped to get a...

I drive by there every day. Once stopped to get a dozen for work and forgot they only did cash. Went to a bank machine because those are the best donuts anywhere. Pharoa's donuts in St Louis were...
04-29-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By Rdmonster69

Meh .... live and learn. I wouldn't say dumbass...

Meh .... live and learn. I wouldn't say dumbass but a lesson learned.
04-29-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,212
Posted By Rdmonster69

Is she hot ... that is the real question here.

Is she hot ... that is the real question here.
04-25-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 693
Posted By Rdmonster69

I use 3 in 1 a fair amount on both my road bikes....

I use 3 in 1 a fair amount on both my road bikes. It tends to get a little nasty after a few rides but cleans off really easy. I found my Finish Line chain wax and will use that after I clean my...
04-25-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have a stiff neck all 4 seasons.

I have a stiff neck all 4 seasons.
04-22-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,207
Posted By Rdmonster69

I carry the Park IB3. It has flat/Phillips. A...

I carry the Park IB3. It has flat/Phillips. A chain breaker, all the allen wrench sizes you would need and a tire lever/spoke wrench. Its a bit overkill but plenty compact. I am interested in the...
04-19-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,378
Posted By Rdmonster69

You win the internets for today ...... best post...

You win the internets for today ...... best post by far.
04-19-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,674
Posted By Rdmonster69

I will stick with my bike, I like riding my bike,...

I will stick with my bike, I like riding my bike, That looks like a good way to fall while walking. I can do that without increasing the altitude.
04-19-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,706
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm a young pup at 52 but share the sentiment. I...

I'm a young pup at 52 but share the sentiment. I carry a 185 average in my bowling league. Gonna bowl this summer for the first time. Keep racking up the miles .... I will too. Keeps my mind right.
04-18-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,232
Posted By Rdmonster69

A bit of gel super glue works great. I even have...

A bit of gel super glue works great. I even have had semi frayed ends that I was able to get back in shape by gluing and twisting with some rubber gloves on. All this because I didn't have the end...
04-15-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,077
Posted By Rdmonster69

I use a Camelback Lobo which is quite small....

I use a Camelback Lobo which is quite small. Unless I am on a MTB I take out the water bladder and carry a pump and tube in that space. It does have a pump pocket on the side for when I have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,078
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm curious as to whether these will be the same...

I'm curious as to whether these will be the same bikes available to the public or if they are custom rigs for the pro's. I like the idea of adjustable Isospeed as well as the front Isospeed. My...
04-14-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,505
Posted By Rdmonster69

Tried to true my old AF Bontrager wheels with...

Tried to true my old AF Bontrager wheels with paired spokes. Made them worse and rather than trying to fix it I just had em done at a shop. Oddly enough the same style on my road bike I got done...
04-14-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,488
Posted By Rdmonster69

Today its 55 with 20 mph wind gusts. Gonna see...

Today its 55 with 20 mph wind gusts. Gonna see how cold it feels and maybe go ride .... maybe wave off. I rode several times in March down to about 40 degrees. I have decent gear and can handle it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,644
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Domane came set up tubeless from the Trek...

My Domane came set up tubeless from the Trek store. 0 flats . My other bikes I would get 2-3 flats a year on the MUP and the tow path. Not world ending but still a flat to fix every few months. If...
04-11-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,801
Posted By Rdmonster69

How about a bike lock that explodes when a...

How about a bike lock that explodes when a cutting tool is used on it ??? : )
04-07-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have my bike locked up in my car for an after...

I have my bike locked up in my car for an after work ride. It was maybe hitting 50 and just cloudy today. Its currently 45 with a stiff breeze and sprinkling...... no way. Maybe I will have better...
04-07-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,766
Posted By Rdmonster69

I had a little three legged dog chase me once....

I had a little three legged dog chase me once. Didn't seem particularly intent on biting he just wanted to give chase. Little guy outran his pal that also chased .....fast little fella for sure. Also...
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