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02-26-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By jadocs

You're a good man, and again I'm very sorry.

You're a good man, and again I'm very sorry.
02-26-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By jadocs

I absolutely get that and I am very sorry for...

I absolutely get that and I am very sorry for your loss. My issue is with disingenuous people.

It just seems like if it were that important, some of these people would be fundraising without a...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By jadocs

I would apply epoxy and reinforce the exterior at...

I would apply epoxy and reinforce the exterior at that location.
02-26-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 817
Posted By jadocs

That is pretty special. Must have been very hard...

That is pretty special. Must have been very hard for him to let go.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By jadocs

That is actually a good idea.

That is actually a good idea.
02-26-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By jadocs

Exactly this...I was going to say you don't try...

Exactly this...I was going to say you don't try to measure from the center of a pin, you start at the edge it's more precise.

DaveSSS I do have one question though, why is it preferable to take...
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By jadocs

That is one clean bike. Nice Concor saddle as...

That is one clean bike. Nice Concor saddle as well. I would buy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,971
Posted By jadocs

I just ride... interesting hearing about van...

I just ride... interesting hearing about van buttons, feather buttons, powerups, etc... I've never used them and would probably crash if I tried.
02-26-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,650
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: 20
Views: 498
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...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-25-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By jadocs

Do a YouTube search for "Boogaali Bikes", they...

Do a YouTube search for "Boogaali Bikes", they build bamboo bikes out of Ghana and some of the videos show how they make joints. It may give you some ideas to use same method to wrap/reinforce the...
02-25-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By jadocs

Is your back hurting because you are bending over...

Is your back hurting because you are bending over slightly more?
02-25-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,985
Posted By jadocs

You can do it, it's easy. It's one of those...

You can do it, it's easy. It's one of those things that looks a lot harder and involved than it really is.

Cheap crockpot at Walmart $9
2lbs of Paraffin Wax via eBay $11

I re-waxed my chain at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,971
Posted By jadocs

That's crazy...Are you on WiFi? My ethernet is 75...

That's crazy...Are you on WiFi? My ethernet is 75 up and down via Verizon so it is consistent.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,971
Posted By jadocs

I mostly ride Watopia...no delay at all. Maybe...

I mostly ride Watopia...no delay at all. Maybe it's my ethernet connection. The only thing that has a slight delay is when I select to join an event and that only takes 3-4 seconds (at most) for it...
02-25-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By jadocs

The OP was 45 yrs old when he wrote this. He is...

The OP was 45 yrs old when he wrote this. He is now 60.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,971
Posted By jadocs

Wow seriously? Mine loads almost instantly after...

Wow seriously? Mine loads almost instantly after selection.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,971
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,754
Posted By jadocs

So does it still skip on the two cogs you...

So does it still skip on the two cogs you identified previously? To me, your old cassette did not look like it needed replacing and that it was probably a hanger & indexing issue.
02-25-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,985
Posted By jadocs

Have you done it yet? Once you do the work to...

Have you done it yet? Once you do the work to completely degrease the drivetrain, it's easy as pie maintaining and doing a re-wax. I just did my first re-wax two days ago. Poured boiling water over...
02-25-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 498,194
Posted By jadocs

You’re right. I just took a closer look at mine...

You’re right. I just took a closer look at mine and the curve definitely doesn’t look as pronounced.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,971
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, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 115,453
Posted By jadocs

I thought I read somewhere that their lace up...

I thought I read somewhere that their lace up version had room in the toe box.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 115,453
Posted By jadocs

To be honest, I don't know. I have not heard that...

To be honest, I don't know. I have not heard that before. It would explain the similarity for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 115,453
Posted By jadocs

The new style looks like a Fizik shoe.

The new style looks like a Fizik shoe.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By jadocs

Yeah. my recommendation was based on your #1...

Yeah. my recommendation was based on your #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) in your first post. It sounds like you want an informed answer based on knowledge and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
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: 71
Views: 1,650
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
02-24-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 115,453
Posted By jadocs

Seriously? BOA? I would have thought they would...

Seriously? BOA? I would have thought they would stay with laces.
02-24-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By jadocs

While it does clean the big stuff off, it is like...

While it does clean the big stuff off, it is like taking a bath in dirty bath water. That is unless you do multiple iterations of cleaning and replacing the fluid.
02-24-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 500
Posted By jadocs

I can't see how the stem could be secured...

I can't see how the stem could be secured reliably in one of those. The ones I've seen have plastic pegs to hold wood in place. I would be worried about the stem rolling and messing up the angled cut.
02-24-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,218
Posted By jadocs

You need to make two more posts and you will then...

You need to make two more posts and you will then be able to post pictures. There is a 10 post minimum on this site. Make two quick posts to this thread or another and post some pics. I'm curious to...
02-24-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,985
Posted By jadocs

I suggest completely degreasing your drivetrain...

I suggest completely degreasing your drivetrain and hot waxing your chain if you are looking to maintain shifting performance and keep your drivetrain free of gunk.
02-23-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By jadocs

Awesome, every frame looks like 57-58 cm.

Awesome, every frame looks like 57-58 cm.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By jadocs

Have you considered Ti?

Have you considered Ti?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,986
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-23-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,650
Posted By jadocs

Exactly, half of this thread is based on...

Exactly, half of this thread is based on misinformation. The OP is wrong about the tolerance (.00001, etc) and some of you are just running with the misinformation. The BB Hambini talks about were so...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 741
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: 741
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,...
02-21-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 500
Posted By jadocs

Interested in how this turns out.

Interested in how this turns out.
02-21-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By jadocs

I use my eye, but good suggestions above.

I use my eye, but good suggestions above.
02-21-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By jadocs

Your chain is fine. Think of it this way, your...

Your chain is fine. Think of it this way, your chain is made up of links, when they rotate around a small cog it is going to be noisier than rotating around a larger cog because of the chain angle....
02-20-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By jadocs

Yeah that's weird, I told E-Tube I had a 50/34...

Yeah that's weird, I told E-Tube I had a 50/34 and 11-30, and no issues on my end.
02-20-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 607
Posted By jadocs

Ha Ha…that's good …..but I disagree :D

Ha Ha…that's good


…..but I disagree :D
02-20-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By jadocs

What you are feeling is the chain rotating around...

What you are feeling is the chain rotating around the small cog. That buzz I think you are referring to gets quieter as you shift up as you described.
02-20-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,379
Posted By jadocs

I can see the logic in that. However if...

I can see the logic in that.

However if other chains in the test fail before Connex under those conditions (smooth pedaling), would they not fail even sooner under rough pedaling?
02-20-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By jadocs

I've never heard of Di2 not liking big ring small...

I've never heard of Di2 not liking big ring small cog.

OP please clarify what you mean by "wiggle sound" otherwise you are going to be subjected to everyone's assumptions of what you mean.

For...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,088
Posted By jadocs

Interesting thank you.

Interesting thank you.
02-20-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,584
Posted By jadocs

As mentioned you cannot target fat loss. It...

As mentioned you cannot target fat loss.

It doesn't matter what kind of targeted exercise you do. Everyone looses fat in different places first.

For me, it's my arms, followed by legs, followed...
02-20-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By jadocs

Good practice for punctures that require a plug...

Good practice for punctures that require a plug or larger than normal.
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