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03-27-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,755
Posted By jadocs

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03-27-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,118
Posted By jadocs

I double wrap each wheel but only leave it single...

I double wrap each wheel but only leave it single by the valve stem so it doesnít interfere with getting the valve seated properly. You do this by starting the wrap about an inch from the valve hole,...
03-25-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By jadocs

The cage sure looks bent to me. If that is the...

The cage sure looks bent to me. If that is the case, adjusting the hanger is not going to solve that. Check the hanger alignment and make sure it's straight, but if your cage is bent you will have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19,388
Views: 4,065,600
Posted By jadocs

No not TT, just plane ďONE TLEĒ. Fit my Reynolds...

No not TT, just plane ďONE TLEĒ. Fit my Reynolds great. Was able to pop one on by hand. I imagine I could have done the same with the other but I was impatient.

Just did 32 miles on them today....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By jadocs

Finally! I have been waiting for someone to...

Finally! I have been waiting for someone to develop a wheel that can be switched from a wheelchair to a bike.
03-07-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,506
Posted By jadocs

Thatís beautiful, and yes you are right Momís are...

Thatís beautiful, and yes you are right Momís are the best.
03-07-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,814
Posted By jadocs

sounds like a trashed frame to me.

sounds like a trashed frame to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19,388
Views: 4,065,600
Posted By jadocs

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,661
Posted By jadocs

WhyFi Check our his test in the video I...

WhyFi

Check our his test in the video I linked. It has a direct comparison to MSW.

I did the same, got a $9 crock pot from Walmart, except I purchased 2lbs of Paraffin of eBay for $11. You can...
03-05-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,506
Posted By jadocs

I'm running a Shimano R8000 11-28 cassette on my...

I'm running a Shimano R8000 11-28 cassette on my Colnago with Record 11. I don't have any experience running Campagnolo cassettes, but it shifts just as crisp as my trainer bike with Dura Ace...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,661
Posted By jadocs

Yeah, I was just going to mention his test video....

Yeah, I was just going to mention his test video. He did a pretty good job with the test parameters IMO, kind of hard to dispute his findings. Either way chain life is a secondary benefit to me. My...
03-04-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By jadocs

Have you tried standing up occasionally to...

Have you tried standing up occasionally to relieve the pressure on your rear?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,661
Posted By jadocs

Yep, I did. I ordered 28DEC and I believe I...

Yep, I did. I ordered 28DEC and I believe I received it end of JAN. I purchased 100g, interestingly I don't see any 1.6mu PTFE available anymore. Now I wished I bought them out.
02-27-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,934
Posted By jadocs

My tastes have evolved to really appreciate...

My tastes have evolved to really appreciate vintage bikes with respect to craftsmanship, quality and aesthetics.
02-26-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,556
Posted By jadocs

As mentioned the stuff he points out are...

As mentioned the stuff he points out are Engineering 101 design deficiencies that should never pass muster for the prices people are paying for these brand name products. What makes it worse and the...
02-25-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By jadocs

Yep I don't ride these types of events anymore. ...

Yep I don't ride these types of events anymore.

The other thing I can't stand is some of my friends plastering my FB feed everyday with requests for money. "This is for a good cause, I only need...
02-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 19,418
Posted By jadocs

I'm using an Apple TV ethernet connected (not...

I'm using an Apple TV ethernet connected (not WiFi) to a 73" 4K TV. Connection is fast and no delays whatsoever. It feels like I am right in it. When I'm bombing down a hill and see a hairpin turn...
02-25-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6,270
Views: 537,304
Posted By jadocs

Youíre right. I just took a closer look at mine...

Youíre right. I just took a closer look at mine and the curve definitely doesnít look as pronounced.

...
02-25-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 19,418
Posted By jadocs

Spot on advice. Everyone should pay attention to...

Spot on advice. Everyone should pay attention to this.

I never knew you had InsideRide Rollers as well? You can't beat really riding your bike indoors on Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By jadocs

I came across one a few months ago when I was...

I came across one a few months ago when I was researching leather bar tape. I seem to recall that you could send your seat in and they would reupholster it and provide matching leather bar tape. They...
02-24-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,556
Posted By jadocs

I just recently started watching his videos. I...

I just recently started watching his videos. I have not seen them all, but everything I have seen is logical and makes sense, it's not something that is subject to interpretation. This is also not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,375
Posted By jadocs

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 930
Posted By jadocs

Not clear on what you are describing. You paid...

Not clear on what you are describing. You paid for two GP5000 (which are clincher tires) and told the shop you did not want tubeless (you can't use GP5000 as tubeless). You say the shop set you up...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 930
Posted By jadocs

You said the bike was in the shop for routine...

You said the bike was in the shop for routine maintenance. Does routine maintenance include taking the tires off and replacing tubes? Routine maintenance to me means checking the drivetrain, cables,...
02-20-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,227
Posted By jadocs

Park Tool: Campagnolo crank and bearing tool ...

Park Tool: Campagnolo crank and bearing tool
Park Tool: Derailleur hanger tool

I do not like relying on anyone to perform repairs on my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like your shoe is putting pressure on your...

Sounds like your shoe is putting pressure on your foot. Loosen them way up or try different shoes.
02-18-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,236
Posted By jadocs

890 MTD, I was nursing an injury otherwise I...

890 MTD, I was nursing an injury otherwise I would be at 1k.
02-15-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,763
Posted By jadocs

Cop was a jackass. When a cyclist hears sirens,...

Cop was a jackass. When a cyclist hears sirens, the first thought is to get closer to the shoulder so the cop can pass. The last thing they would expect is the cop running them down. What a jackass.
02-13-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By jadocs

Wow that is superb! What are you using to...

Wow that is superb!

What are you using to wipe it down with after the paint?
02-13-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,176
Posted By jadocs

He already has a carbon bike that weighs sub...

He already has a carbon bike that weighs sub 16lbs. That was his second bike he purchased for $800.
02-13-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,176
Posted By jadocs

$800 carbon bike that weighs 15.4lbs sounds like...

$800 carbon bike that weighs 15.4lbs sounds like you've already optimized it.
02-12-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,673
Posted By jadocs

Dwayne....watch this video ...

Dwayne....watch this video

www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaJqiUdmiA8
02-12-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,673
Posted By jadocs

Dwayne, If you have acetone, you can wipe...

Dwayne,

If you have acetone, you can wipe the frame down to get rid of the clear coat easier. You can make that frame look amazing if you take your time with the scotch brite pads. Just remember...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,110
Posted By jadocs

You can give it to me, I'll take whatever you...

You can give it to me, I'll take whatever you have off your hands lol
02-10-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By jadocs

Yeah that's what I mean, not an easy task for the...

Yeah that's what I mean, not an easy task for the home mechanic.
02-09-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By jadocs

Brooks synthetic microfiber tape $18 Amazon Prime...

Brooks synthetic microfiber tape $18 Amazon Prime free shipping. I was going to get the Brooks leather, but now I donít think I will. These look great and they have 3mm padding.

...
02-07-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,399
Posted By jadocs

Thanks, it works great. The "old man mountain...

Thanks, it works great. The "old man mountain Sherpa rack" handles over 70lbs. You can also hang panniers on there, and the whole rack is easily removed. Believe it or not, the bike when loaded up is...
02-07-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,399
Posted By jadocs

The Litespeed is my main road bike, the Colnago...

The Litespeed is my main road bike, the Colnago (my newest addition) is my Sunday, put the top down on the convertible fair weather cruiser, and the Fatbike is when I want to play in the dirt.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By jadocs

I can also speak directly to this. I have Ksyrium...

I can also speak directly to this. I have Ksyrium Pro Discs with Yksion Pro tires on my Litespeed. Tires are very good and you can get them for around $70 a PAIR, just have to look in the right...
02-03-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7,726
Views: 2,216,715
Posted By jadocs

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02-03-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,611
Posted By jadocs

Received my PTFE last week from China and did two...

Received my PTFE last week from China and did two chains. Amazing!

I am very anal about keeping my drivetrain clean and I maintain it after every ride. When I was using lube (Dumond Tech Lite), I...
02-03-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By jadocs

Her position looks perfect.

Her position looks perfect.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 144,776
Posted By jadocs

You guys are killing me! 😂

You guys are killing me! 😂
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 144,776
Posted By jadocs

:twitchy: Thanks, but that's not for me.

:twitchy:

Thanks, but that's not for me.
01-31-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By jadocs

Stay away from cheap China carbon bars like you...

Stay away from cheap China carbon bars like you see on eBay is my only advice. I purchased a set and cracked them on my first hard out of the saddle effort.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 144,776
Posted By jadocs

Updated

Took the advice and installed the C-Record seatpost (still unsure which I prefer). I also swapped the 120mm stem for a 130mm to dial in my reach. Unfortunately the stem cannot be lowered...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 144,776
Posted By jadocs

I think this is as good as itís going to get,...

I think this is as good as itís going to get, unless I take some sandpaper to it. I may do that at some point. Lots of scratches. Iím curious though about how it will look so will mount it up after...
01-29-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By jadocs

I meant to say my 60 minute threshold heart rate.

I meant to say my 60 minute threshold heart rate.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 144,776
Posted By jadocs

Agreed, the pics I posted were pre test ride. I...

Agreed, the pics I posted were pre test ride. I have since lowered the stem as far as that one I have on there will allow. the extra cm of a 130mm will give me the perfect reach. It's not just...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 144,776
Posted By jadocs

Actually. I have this being delivered tomorrow. I...

Actually. I have this being delivered tomorrow. I need about 1cm more to be comfortable in the drops. I also think the ribbing will match the Gilco tubing. No way I could bring myself to put a...
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