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08-03-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By jbucky1

Seems normal to me. Di2 worth it in my opinion ...

Seems normal to me. Di2 worth it in my opinion

james
www.buckyrides.com
08-02-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,847
Posted By jbucky1

Sick frame, you should probably get her a fit /...

Sick frame, you should probably get her a fit / new stem steup that bar /hoods doesn't look so comfortable.

james
www.buckyrides.com
05-01-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,658
Posted By jbucky1

Just sent you a message, check it, get back to me...

Just sent you a message, check it, get back to me

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-30-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,658
Posted By jbucky1

I need your e mail address and can send you one....

I need your e mail address and can send you one. Private message me

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-29-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By jbucky1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dB5fTLKOmNQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dB5fTLKOmNQ

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-29-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By jbucky1

You should have gotten a spare barb and olive in...

You should have gotten a spare barb and olive in your Force kit

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-29-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By jbucky1

by the book - Use a new barb and olive james...

by the book - Use a new barb and olive

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-29-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By jbucky1

nope, no messages mpow540

nope, no messages mpow540
04-28-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By jbucky1

What Iride01 sounds right. Unless you post a pic...

What Iride01 sounds right. Unless you post a pic or find the exact same one on the internet then you can share a link.

self extracting bolt - no need for a special puller tool, just turn anti...
04-28-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By jbucky1

if you want to direct message me a pic, I can...

if you want to direct message me a pic, I can post it for you

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-28-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By jbucky1

Did you make sure the crank puller tool is...

Did you make sure the crank puller tool is threaded all the way out first, before attaching to the crank?

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-28-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By jbucky1

If you have been riding a SRAM system a lot prior...

If you have been riding a SRAM system a lot prior to getting on you Shimano it may strongly explain the sensations you have. SRAM is much more of an clunck downshift, shimano is more subtle and may...
04-27-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By jbucky1

I dont think its a marketing ploy. Having worked...

I dont think its a marketing ploy. Having worked in these companies in the past, the engineering shines through. If they say it will only work with a 12t and not an 11t, theres a reason. It could be...
04-27-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 980
Posted By jbucky1

I have some 700x32 gators on my commuter bike and...

I have some 700x32 gators on my commuter bike and think they are great. Nice to ride. I didn't find them any harder than most other tyres to mount. Some tyres can be harder to mount due to specific...
04-27-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By jbucky1

Normally its just the max that matters. when...

Normally its just the max that matters. when selecting a derailleur and cassette.
It matters because the mechanics of the derailleur are designed to extend/ angle and work with a certain diameter...
04-26-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By jbucky1

I think it needs adjusting properly. Maybe it was...

I think it needs adjusting properly. Maybe it was never setup right in the first place.
front derailleur s can be counter intuitive if you have not set up a bunch before. Take it to a bike shop.
...
04-26-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 966
Posted By jbucky1

I think you are over thinking it. The GS will go...

I think you are over thinking it. The GS will go up to 30 no problem

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-26-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By jbucky1

I think your cups are mis aligned and thatís why...

I think your cups are mis aligned and thatís why the bearing with a wider tolerance seems to work better

james
www.buckyrides.com
02-11-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,223
Posted By jbucky1

I think you would benefit from a slightly longer...

I think you would benefit from a slightly longer rear derailleur cable housing by about 3-4Ē longer. It will shift better, last longer and stop the housing getting damaged removing the obtuse angle...
02-11-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By jbucky1

they advise hand washing probably for the reason...

they advise hand washing probably for the reason that they donít want the plastic sweat channel de laminating

james
02-06-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

I can see a 3mm shim theoretically working. One...

I can see a 3mm shim theoretically working. One that sits inside the frame behind the bearing.
- Although in my style of riding I know its a less expensive and painful endeavour to buy a correct...
02-06-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By jbucky1

PJay120 Might wanna check out a place like...

PJay120 Might wanna check out a place like McMaster, they sell a lot of useful hardware stuff including rubbers and foams in different shapes and sizes. Useful place. https://www.mcmaster.com/rubber...
02-06-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

A taller bearing will work, Iím not sure they...

A taller bearing will work, Iím not sure they make such a thing though in that size. Have you tried calling cane creek ? Would be an easy one to see if they do.
you're welcome
James
02-05-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

Assuming you got the tapers correct on the...

Assuming you got the tapers correct on the bearings for the orange fork. Then the orange fork is not compatible with your frame. The engineering is physically different. I donít know of a solution in...
02-05-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

Whatís the difference between the two forks? In...

Whatís the difference between the two forks? In terms of steerer tube / crown area?
02-05-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

Ok there is the issue. You have the wrong lower...

Ok there is the issue. You have the wrong lower bearing. You can measure the seat Hight in the HT or contact the frame manufacturer for the proper bearing. The bearing you have now is what is...
02-05-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

Cool. So. 1. No fork installed. Bearing fit...

Cool. So.

1. No fork installed. Bearing fit dry and snug by hand. On the lower bearing is the face of the bearing flush with or proud of the headtube face?
02-05-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

Great. Did you dry fit with preload?

Great. Did you dry fit with preload?
02-05-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

You bought the wrong bearings then. Re measure...

You bought the wrong bearings then. Re measure and see if that highlights anything.
02-05-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By jbucky1

1) Measure the headtube ID 2) Measure the fork...

1) Measure the headtube ID
2) Measure the fork OD
3) Buy the bearings to match
4) test fit with preload.

Thats about as simple as it gets
02-05-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By jbucky1

YES! exactly. Insane.

YES! exactly. Insane.
02-05-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By jbucky1

Unless the rim is bent, its totally do able and...

Unless the rim is bent, its totally do able and have "good" balance and tension. Maybe go to a wheel builder so they can show you the steps.
02-05-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By jbucky1

I would get some sheet rubber and use it where...

I would get some sheet rubber and use it where bike contacts. Thinker and better than a paint application. That's just me.

- james
www.buckyrides.com (http://​​​​​​​www.buckyrides.com)
02-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By jbucky1

42, I dunno that might be really tight on the...

42, I dunno that might be really tight on the back at the chainstay. Have you seen 42's on it before?

- james
www.buckyrides.com (http://www.buckyrides.com)
02-05-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By jbucky1

You should try a Wolftooth Road link before you...

You should try a Wolftooth Road link before you buy a full new groupo. Cheap to try and I know some people have had success.

https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/products/roadlink

- james...
02-05-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By jbucky1

Im glad you said that. Panache is panache -...

Im glad you said that. Panache is panache

- james
www.buckyrides.com (http://www.buckrides.com)
02-05-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By jbucky1

Unless its an utter garbage $10 rim, you should...

Unless its an utter garbage $10 rim, you should be able to true out the lateral movement at the rim weld / joint. Some rims are better than others, generally the more expensive, the better they have...
02-01-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,706
Posted By jbucky1

Ah I see. Castelli makes good stuff, I call it...

Ah I see. Castelli makes good stuff, I call it mid range. Im not sure if they have shorts. They have a deep heritage in cycling and apparel tech so make good products . Good Luck

- James
02-01-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By jbucky1

I agree with you. But check this one out also: ...

I agree with you. But check this one out also:

https://buckyrides.com/silca-ypsilon-wrench/
02-01-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By jbucky1

I wouldn't do it, as the NDS crank arm stopper...

I wouldn't do it, as the NDS crank arm stopper plate won't engage. Using a spacer, there will not be enough distance for it to catch.

- james
www.buckyrides.com (http://www.buckyrides.com)
02-01-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,706
Posted By jbucky1

This is relatively more expensive but the...

This is relatively more expensive but the comfiest bib I have ever worm Not quite rapha price but still $160

https://buckyrides.com/product-review-castelli-free-aero-race-4-0-cycling-bib-shorts/
...
02-01-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By jbucky1

Yes. You will just need the correct adapters for...

Yes. You will just need the correct adapters for mounting method and rotor size.

- james
www.buckyrides.com (http://www.buckyrides.com)
01-31-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,658
Posted By jbucky1

Sure thing

Sure thing
01-31-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By jbucky1

Good sweat management on the trainer

thought I would share!

https://buckyrides.com/headband/

thanks
Forum: Commuting
01-30-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,553
Posted By jbucky1

I just put this Halo review together ...

I just put this Halo review together
https://buckyrides.com/headband/

- james
01-30-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,658
Posted By jbucky1

I can give you one of my free months. Hit me up...

I can give you one of my free months. Hit me up on the PM

james
www.buckyrides.com (http://​​​​​​​www.buckyrides.com)
01-29-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By jbucky1

^ ha!

^ ha!
01-29-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By jbucky1

I dont / never have used grease on them and its...

I dont / never have used grease on them and its fine. I remember reading an mtb thread where pretty much no one did and that was the consensus, so I went with that. Been fine on all the hydro stuff I...
01-29-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By jbucky1

oooof, I dunno about that. That info is solid...

oooof, I dunno about that. That info is solid base but a LOT has changed since then.
01-29-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,740
Posted By jbucky1

^^^ ditto this post. Forget craigslist, go ride a...

^^^ ditto this post. Forget craigslist, go ride a bunch, and see what you like. Then maybe go back to craigslist. but ride first.

- james
www.buckyrides.com (http://www.buckyrides.com)
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