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Forum: Introductions
12-06-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By Hooligans

Hi Keith. I lived in Concord for four years, long...

Hi Keith. I lived in Concord for four years, long ago. Nice place to ride.
11-26-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,469
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...in future years, you will be able to...

.
...in future years, you will be able to accurately predict when it is going to rain. So that's a positive. :)
11-23-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By Bean Counter

Put a piece of pipe over the end of wrench for...

Put a piece of pipe over the end of wrench for extra leverage. Use your foot on it for more force. Don't forget to yell, "Ouch," when your leg hits something unintended.
11-22-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By Rolla

Every spring my bike club goes on a camping trip...

Every spring my bike club goes on a camping trip with our bikes; we load 15-20 bikes into a trailer and drive out to the desert. Our protocol is to remove the pedals and turn the handlebars sideways...
11-21-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By squirtdad

so bottom line is: if the frame the OP is...

so bottom line is: if the frame the OP is looking at does not have the specific press fit BB installed for R7000 it will need to be pulled and replaced with the correct BB
11-18-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,242
Posted By mstateglfr

You are post 4, dummy! Oh my gosh you have to be...

You are post 4, dummy! Oh my gosh you have to be a fool to think yours was post 3. How could you be so wrong?!




^ I figured petty personal attacks may help lock it.
11-17-22, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By PeteHski

I would strongly recommend spending a little more...

I would strongly recommend spending a little more for a direct drive trainer.
11-11-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,632
Posted By curbtender

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20221110_114258_0dfabb393a3dbb2241aa8e98c91db91e7c4b0660.jpg
11-11-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By fishboat

Benotto tape was nice stuff. I used it with a...

Benotto tape was nice stuff. I used it with a thin foam underwrap with yellow Benotto over the top. That combo was on the bike for 30+ years and it still looked very nice. Any yellow tape today...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 62,346
Posted By str8jakett

End of year update 12,554mi. I'm going to...

End of year update 12,554mi.

I'm going to go ahead and preface this update with it will probably be the end for me and these wheels. New bike build coming in December sometime and this TCR, along...
11-09-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By sjanzeir

Update..

I finally grew a pair and banged harder and harder until I thrusted the shaft all the way in:


...
11-03-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 513
Posted By Smokinapankake

With that 1st pesky piece out of the way, there...

With that 1st pesky piece out of the way, there was more clearance to aggressively slide the tool in and out, thereby effecting a much quicker cut. So, with nothing to lose but a finger or two and a...
11-03-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By BTinNYC

Di2 shifter fix: microswitch rebuild

After crashing and dropping the bike on the right side, the R shifter upshift lever no longer made a click or operated the RD. All the other levers worked. The electronic functions were checked OK...
11-02-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Iride01

Any chance that BB shell is too wide for the...

Any chance that BB shell is too wide for the inner sleeve of the BB and you were hanging up on the edge of the inner sleeve. due to the BB faces not being parallel? Or if it is the correct size for...
11-02-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By PeteHski

Only difference is that you have the same engine...

Only difference is that you have the same engine in both ;)
11-01-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,457
Posted By kitbiggz

I ruined a bunch of bikes as a Kid. Painting is a...

I ruined a bunch of bikes as a Kid. Painting is a real skill. Requires lots of practice a prep. Some things you just have to pay up and have a pro do it right.
11-01-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By trailangel

A picture of the neighbor would help!

A picture of the neighbor would help!
10-27-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By phughes

Be patient. The doctors here on Bike Forums will...

Be patient. The doctors here on Bike Forums will be with you in a moment.

Go back to the doctor. We cannot treat you here. Alternately, as with any injury, take time to let it heal.
10-24-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By rm -rf

I made a spoke holder I used a cheap plastic...

I made a spoke holder
I used a cheap plastic screwdriver handle. Cut it off near the metal blade. Then saw a slot in the end of the handle. I used a 32 tooth hacksaw blade.
That was a bit too...
10-22-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,695
Posted By cxwrench

Here's how it works for us. Bike shops normally...

Here's how it works for us. Bike shops normally order parts from one of a small-ish group of distributors. Let's say you're looking for a shimano derailleur. There is only one distributor that would...
10-21-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By Tourist in MSN

When in doubt, add a small diameter cord as a...

When in doubt, add a small diameter cord as a tether.
10-20-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 731
Posted By IBJoel

I've asked tech to roll back the change until we...

I've asked tech to roll back the change until we add the opt-out option in the User CP. I'll provide detailed instructions on how to turn it off when we roll it back out.

Did anyone use the...
10-19-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By Polaris OBark

Well, having complained about this kind of thing...

Well, having complained about this kind of thing before, I am rather embarrassed.
10-18-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,043
Posted By spelger

i'm sure he just missed the "bought a bike from...

i'm sure he just missed the "bought a bike from Germany and want to return it before it gets shipped" forum :rolleyes:
10-18-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,043
Posted By mstateglfr

https://tout-terrain.de/en/terms-conditions ...

https://tout-terrain.de/en/terms-conditions

#3 is worth reading.
10-18-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,338
Posted By Aardwolf

I don't (yet) carry a spare, or any tools. ...

I don't (yet) carry a spare, or any tools.
Running tubulars with Orange Seal in them.
But I'm in London so if I'm stuck I just take the front wheel off and jump in any black cab :)
Edit: Or I can...
10-18-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,043
Posted By MrFriendly

How to cancel a bike order from Germany?

Hello,

I live in the U.S., and in early July I placed an order for a Tout Terrain Silkroad expedition bike. This week I tried to cancel the order, but I was told that orders can't be canceled. ...
10-17-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,928
Posted By pdlamb

High priced bicycles, sold used at still high...

High priced bicycles, sold used at still high prices, mail order so you find out if you like it or it even fits after you buy and have it shipped...

Seems like the dearth of current production...
10-13-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 410
Posted By jccaclimber

Often carbon on aluminum, though I imagine it...

Often carbon on aluminum, though I imagine it would do fine carbon on steel.
That toothed washer is probably doing more with the paint than the actual fork crown metal anyways.
Sand is a perfectly...
10-13-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 743
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...short socks do not make good sock puppets....

.
...short socks do not make good sock puppets. Ergo: cyclists need longer socks, so they can run sock accounts on Bike Forums..
...
10-11-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,044
Posted By Broctoon

Thank you. Your stance is noted. The database...

Thank you. Your stance is noted. The database will now reflect: adlai = opposed to e-bikes
10-10-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By Rolla

The fork looks like it was installed backwards....

The fork looks like it was installed backwards. Turn it around so the dropouts are facing forward, then re-install the brake.
10-09-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's not so much a "design defect" as it is a...

It's not so much a "design defect" as it is a design limitation. The experimental aircraft folks have a rule-of-thumb regarding control cables, where cable failure is a far more serious matter than...
10-07-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By FBinNY

I call what you're seeing "spanning" error....

I call what you're seeing "spanning" error. Meaning the RD is moving slightly more or less than the cassette spacing with each click. Over a few steps the error adds up and indexing fails.

Since...
10-06-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By cpach

I would generally recommend against it, and will...

I would generally recommend against it, and will not do it for customers as a professional mechanic. This can obviously be made to work OK with relatively low offroad pressures, but generally takes...
09-28-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 306
Posted By Jackm08

Hi Barry2/Grumpus, Everything you mention is...

Hi Barry2/Grumpus,

Everything you mention is accurate. The bolt issue is the one that goes from the saddle housing into the seat post. I looked at the one that broke and it was indeed 8.8. That...
09-27-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,017
Posted By Koyote

Should I also post my net worth, penis length,...

Should I also post my net worth, penis length, and annual mileage?
09-24-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,052
Posted By Rolla

I think the color combo you have in mind would be...

I think the color combo you have in mind would be perfect -- really ties the room together.
09-23-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By FBinNY

The single most important thing to know if you're...

The single most important thing to know if you're going to ride a bike more than a few miles from home is how to fix a flat. Flats happen, and are only slightly less likely then stepping into dog...
09-22-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Jeff Neese

Whenever I encounter those, I take them off and...

Whenever I encounter those, I take them off and throw them away, along with all the other reflectors.
09-21-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,374
Posted By Hermes

The problem is that the kitchen is where many of...

The problem is that the kitchen is where many of the people who have something to say of value are located. In BF’s case, many who know a lot about T&N are in General, Road and Racing. And many who...
09-20-22, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 618
Posted By cyclezen

hmmmm... 35 views and no takers so far? BF is...

hmmmm... 35 views and no takers so far? BF is losing it's touch...
Did you change your saddle position (to compensate for hamstring re-injury buzzin around in your head)? If so, that will...
09-20-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By BJack312

I spend quite a bit of time riding on the...

I spend quite a bit of time riding on the trainer, and in my opinion good shorts are more important indoors than they are outdoors.
I don't seem to change position nearly as often indoors and...
09-19-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,398
Posted By Paultreks

Keep in my I'm working with 3 rings up front, so...

Keep in my I'm working with 3 rings up front, so I don't want to cross chain, but I'll be sure to be in lower gear for the climb. like your mindset. I think of myself as a roadie even though I still...
09-19-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I've never messed with that generation of...

I've never messed with that generation of brifters, but Shimano brifters in general tend to get gunked up with age, and you would have to strip it down and clean out all the old grease with WD40 and...
09-19-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,398
Posted By alcjphil

Well, to my mind a 30 tooth small ring and only a...

Well, to my mind a 30 tooth small ring and only a 25 tooth big cog, the gearing isn't all that low especially for a triple setup. A larger cassette would be helpful depending on the capacity of the...
09-19-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,138
Posted By Iride01

If you are constantly messing with and changing...

If you are constantly messing with and changing the pads then they might never bed in correctly. It took about 300 miles for my new disc brake bike to start showing that it had better braking than...
09-18-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Posted By TerryDi2C

Tsssk, I go away for a while and Barry does all...

Tsssk, I go away for a while and Barry does all the work for me! ;-)

New SM-PCE02 units come with both an SD50 wire and an SD300 wire, GPLama has one of these ;-)
09-17-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By The Natural

Found prescription cycling glasses, undamaged

Found a pair of prescription cycling glasses on the side of the road just north of Danville. If you have any ideas whose they might be, please let me know. Would love to get them back to their...
09-17-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 334
Posted By mdarnton

Looks like a whole new crank w/rings is pretty...

Looks like a whole new crank w/rings is pretty cheap
https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/index.php?category=64
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