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08-06-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,690
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Posted By masi61

ditto to what pastorbobnlnh said. Sorry your...

ditto to what pastorbobnlnh said. Sorry your friend was injured and the tubeless tire going flat and causing an accident. It would be helpful to know if the tire failure was of a road, gravel or mtb...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 319
Posted By masi61

Not sure if this was mentioned yet: pedal...

Not sure if this was mentioned yet: pedal bearings. Which pedals are you using?
08-05-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By masi61

I do have the in-line indicator but I use it in...

I do have the in-line indicator but I use it in conjunction with the Flight Deck.
I spoke with my LBS mechanic and he is willing to help my troubleshoot why the new Ultegra shifter is not...
08-03-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 491
Posted By masi61

speedlever : I’m glad you are sticking to what...

speedlever : I’m glad you are sticking to what you like with your 6603 Ultegra. I wore out the 39 tooth on mine and it was beyond shark tooth. Mine had a wide U shape with a flat gullet at the...
07-31-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By masi61

Update: My flight deck 6500 nine speed shifter is...

Update: My flight deck 6500 nine speed shifter is definitely not displaying any correct gear information on my display. It does not change when gears are changed either. Some at this point I am no...
07-30-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 691
Posted By masi61

Since they are good at answering emails, message...

Since they are good at answering emails, message them and determine if the frame was prepped or not.

Ciocc is one of those Italian brands that to my recollection could be more mass produced...
07-29-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By masi61

You could always do a triplizer for a square...

You could always do a triplizer for a square taper double crankset. The Willow ones are about gone now. I think that company is out of business. I believe Specialities TA makes a triplizer for 130...
07-28-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By masi61

Here you can see the clearance with my triple...

Here you can see the clearance with my triple crank with the 7mm drive side spacer removed:

The 30 tooth chainring overlaps the drive side bearing nicely still leaving plenty of clearance....
07-28-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By masi61

Thanks for keeping this thread going. I hadnít...

Thanks for keeping this thread going. I hadnít thought of removing a spacer. I have a used Dura Ace 7803 crankset and I just tried it with the nylon spacer removed and I was able to get a fit with an...
07-28-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By masi61

Thanks SpeedofLite - I will let you know :cheers:

Thanks SpeedofLite - I will let you know :cheers:
07-28-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By masi61

Thanks awesemblauge - This work is going to get...

Thanks awesemblauge - This work is going to get done eventually. I will re-read your post about the dimensions needed for Shimano Hollowtech external bottom bracket cranks.

One thought that...
07-28-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By masi61

The lack of support for the Flight Deck seems...

The lack of support for the Flight Deck seems kind of odd to me. Yeah cell phones and GPS and Strava are great but sometimes you just want some robust, direct data coming direct from the bike the old...
07-28-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By masi61

One more try: Flightdeck computer proficient? He me get things functional

I crashed last week and ruined my lovely Dura Ace 7700 shifter. I elected to swap it out for a NOS Ultegra 6500 nine speed that I purchased for a good price a few years back.

I’ve got it installed...
07-28-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By masi61

Hey, awesemblauge : Did you have your LBS do the...

Hey, awesemblauge : Did you have your LBS do the facing work?

Or or did you do it yourself? Just curious: Also: what is the brand of the BB facing tool you are using? Could you post a picture?
...
07-28-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By masi61

Thanks for doing the necessary work awesemblauge...

Thanks for doing the necessary work awesemblauge !

The Klein Performance that I bought that has the Phil external bearing cups isn’t going to work until I face the shell. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By masi61

Those look nice. I notice that the rear uses...

Those look nice. I notice that the rear uses bladed spokes and the front is radially laced. I’m not a fan of radial lacing since to me it deprives the wheel of slight shock absorption. The flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By masi61

Since your bike is older, you may be able to find...

Since your bike is older, you may be able to find some clean used clincher wheels that will fit your bike and be plenty strong for your weight in the $200 + shipping category. Just today I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By masi61

Can you tell us what failed with your current...

Can you tell us what failed with your current wheelset?

As a "fat guy" are you putting your wheels through any exceptional issues? Are you a masher? Are you commuting or sport riding on smooth...
07-26-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,545
Posted By masi61

i canít help you on the holder... do you have...

i canít help you on the holder... do you have some Shimano spec pads you can try? If they donít fit you know youíve got Campy spec holders.

As for your question of running the rear on the front -...
07-22-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By masi61

Hey I just saw this revived thread and I am...

Hey I just saw this revived thread and I am embarrassed to say that my project is stalled.

Hopefully your interest will help me push it through. I honestly donít quite understand the insistence...
07-20-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By masi61

A lot of very ugly clear anodized silver, road...

A lot of very ugly clear anodized silver, road rashed parts could be rescued if more folks would embark on some of your procedures!
07-20-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By masi61

Just wondering if folks press down the valve stem...

Just wondering if folks press down the valve stem from the rim internal side in order to make a better seal? What about taking a little file to the rectangular type of tire valves when there is a...
07-19-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By masi61

The larger, more central of these 2 nodules goes...

The larger, more central of these 2 nodules goes deep under the skin - almost down to the pubic bone. I will tell my dermatologist about it when I go in for my annual skin check with him this month.
07-19-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,545
Posted By masi61

I notice in your photos that your Athena brakes...

I notice in your photos that your Athena brakes have little bits of rust on the brake bolts. This makes me wonder if the calipers might benefit from being completely disassembled, cleaned, lubed...
07-18-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By masi61

canklecat - your experience sounds similar to...

canklecat - your experience sounds similar to mine. My Team Turbomatic saddle has no cutouts. It is a bit longer than a lot of short modern saddles. I think riding a cutout saddle would not help...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By masi61

I'm curious if anyone is running the Panaracer...

I'm curious if anyone is running the Panaracer Race A Evo3 tubeless with the Mavic UST road wheels? If I could just get my DT Swiss R460 wheels to hold air, I would be really stoked about running...
07-17-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,374
Posted By masi61

My problem right now is with DT Swiss R460 rims...

My problem right now is with DT Swiss R460 rims set up tubeless. I do have a set of Mavic Cosmic disc UST wheels which are going on my new disc bike but I have not ridden them yet. They appear to be...
Forum: Introductions
07-17-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By masi61

Welcome! That's cool that you enjoy tinkering...

Welcome! That's cool that you enjoy tinkering with your "frumpy old bikes". I live in Dayton too, BTW!
07-17-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,374
Posted By masi61

Lucky you! Can you share what rims and what...

Lucky you! Can you share what rims and what tubeless tape you are using? Also, what valves are you using?
07-17-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By masi61

Carbonfiberboy - so sorry you are having this...

Carbonfiberboy - so sorry you are having this issue. I am beginning to think it is much more widespread than anybody knows.

I'm wondering what specialty surgeon could remove these lesions? Since...
07-16-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By masi61

You can use a micro-grease gun such as the...

You can use a micro-grease gun such as the Pedroís to inject high quality grease into those ports. The V shaped tip comes to a point so as long as you keep that tip firmly planted on that little...
07-16-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By masi61

Perineal Nodular Induration - pinches that are not exactly saddle sores

Just wonder if anyone has heard of this condition.

I have 2 grape sized hard subcutaneous nodules on the left/central perineum at the base of my scrotum.

The one one closer to center is more...
07-16-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,374
Posted By masi61

No tubes are not that horrible. I just am making...

No tubes are not that horrible. I just am making it a priority to get at least one road tubeless wheelset functional. I hate to give up on something before I even get out of the starting blocks.

I...
07-16-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By masi61

I would say point ďAĒ is OK so long as the bottom...

I would say point ďAĒ is OK so long as the bottom of the post extends to below the bottom of the top tube junction.
07-15-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,872
Posted By masi61

Here is the wax brick as it looks after drying in...

Here is the wax brick as it looks after drying in a silicon bread mold:

...
07-12-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By masi61

You might check my recent thread entitled "smooth...

You might check my recent thread entitled "smooth Presta rim stop desired". All the latex inner tubes currently on the market have unthreaded valve stems. If you ride multiple bikes like I do, it is...
07-12-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By masi61

Looks nice! Since you would like to stay...

Looks nice!

Since you would like to stay with the SunTour Accushift Indexing, and you are having some imprecision in a few combinations my suggestion would be to find a used SunTour Winnner Pro...
07-12-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By masi61

I managed to purchase what I was looking for for...

I managed to purchase what I was looking for for about $5 each:

...
07-11-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,872
Posted By masi61

This is interesting. I have also thought about...

This is interesting. I have also thought about such an apparatus. A way to get wax all the way into the rollers. I have a universal brake bleeder tool laying around, but come to think of it- it might...
07-10-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,872
Posted By masi61

Yeah, as the OP "I'm sorry" for that. I just want...

Yeah, as the OP "I'm sorry" for that. I just want the d*mn grinding noise to stop all the while keeping my clean drive train. I'm a little too busy to moderate my own thread working full time and...
07-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,374
Posted By masi61

I un-taped both the front and rear yesterday. I...

I un-taped both the front and rear yesterday. I found some sealant in the spoke holes on both front and rear rims. I could not remember if I had double taped, and it turns out I only single taped. I...
07-09-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,872
Posted By masi61

I think I will start with a fresh batch of Molten...

I think I will start with a fresh batch of Molten Speed Wax. I did buy a candy thermometer that I was going to use to check the wax temperatures, maybe it is time to start using it. I do agitate the...
07-08-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,872
Posted By masi61

Anti-squeak chain wax additive badly needed.

Hello - this is year 3 of chainwaxing for me. I used Molten Speed Wax with both my road bikes with a 2 chains per bike and changed them out about every 100 miles. This interval is more frequent than...
07-08-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By masi61

Based on your picture , it appears as if your...

Based on your picture , it appears as if your chain is not long enough. Even though the ďbig bigĒ combo is not recommended (cross chaining), you should still be able to safely shift into it.
07-06-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By masi61

It can help with mounting tight tubeless tire...

It can help with mounting tight tubeless tire beads.
07-05-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,374
Posted By masi61

I have noticed that the presta valves want to...

I have noticed that the presta valves want to unthread themselves when I use my inflation cannister to pressure mount the tubeless tires onto the rim shelf. I don't think they are leaking from the...
07-04-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,374
Posted By masi61

Thanks for the tip! I will try this.

Thanks for the tip! I will try this.
07-04-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,374
Posted By masi61

i tried on generic Taiwanese aluminum valve with...

i tried on generic Taiwanese aluminum valve with a universal cone and also an American Classic one with an O-ring design.
07-04-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,374
Posted By masi61

rosefarts - this is an interesting product and I...

rosefarts - this is an interesting product and I believe you that it would hold air reliably.

I have not yet abandoned the quest to get it to seal the conventional road tubeless way. In my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By masi61

The shape of the Gilles Berthaud saddle Galibier...

The shape of the Gilles Berthaud saddle Galibier saddle is very similar to the Selle Italia Turbomatic Team saddle that I ride on both my road bikes. To my eye it looks very classy. I believe your...
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