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04-12-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By jadocs

Are your wheels tubeless ready? If so forget...

Are your wheels tubeless ready? If so forget about inner tubes and get the GP5000TL and go tubeless.
04-12-20, 12:04 AM
04-11-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,404
Posted By jadocs

Honestly, I would bring the bike to your LBS at...

Honestly, I would bring the bike to your LBS at this point.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,492
Posted By jadocs

Received my second order of PTFE (200g) from...

Received my second order of PTFE (200g) from AliExpress last week.
04-09-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By jadocs

It came with Record 8 speed, but it was built up...

It came with Record 8 speed, but it was built up so no telling if all the parts were Record. I know the hubs were...not sure on the seatpost (can you tell?). I have since put Record 11 on.

...
04-09-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By jadocs

Ha it figures! Yes I had it apart and re-greased...

Ha it figures! Yes I had it apart and re-greased the top and bottom, but did not think to count or measure. Had I known there were two different sizes, I would have paid more attention.
04-09-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By jadocs

Thanks everyone again. You know that is a good...

Thanks everyone again. You know that is a good question. I honestly don’t know and could. Or find anything definitive. Can you guys tell by this pic?

...
04-07-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By jadocs

Excellent thank you

Excellent thank you
04-07-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By jadocs

Thanks Iride much appreciated. Any...

Thanks Iride much appreciated.

Any suggestions on a place to source these bearings? I’ve seen “wheels manufacturing” turn up in my google searches.

thanks again
04-07-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By jadocs

Campagnolo 1” headset bearings (25-5/32)

Hey all,

Need some assistance from the experts with regard to headset bearing replacement on a threaded Campagnolo headset.

Research says the bearings are 25-5/32” caged bearings. I assume the...
04-04-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,427
Posted By jadocs

Water only when riding, but after a hard ride on...

Water only when riding, but after a hard ride on the trainer when I’m parched, ice cold diet tonic water seriously hits the spot. Not kidding, try it.
04-04-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 758
Posted By jadocs

You bought them used?

You bought them used?
04-04-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By jadocs

If you were invited to an event you must accept...

If you were invited to an event you must accept the invitation in the companion app. Then when you go to ride you will get a notification to “join” the event. Just select “join” and it will take you...
04-01-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By jadocs

Why are you degreasing a second time using...

Why are you degreasing a second time using gasoline and degreaser? You should have only needed to use hot water and maybe a brush if you had already degreased previously and were using wax. i.e. if...
04-01-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,702
Posted By jadocs

How do you switch to watching someone?

How do you switch to watching someone?
03-31-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,798
Posted By jadocs

Yes they are carbon rims.

Yes they are carbon rims.
03-27-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,798
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-27-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,222
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 doesn’t interfere with getting the valve seated properly. You do this by starting the wrap about an inch from the valve hole,...
03-25-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By jadocs

That process works fine. I've done it twice.

That process works fine. I've done it twice.
03-25-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By jadocs

Might be your cranks clicking....the bearing...

Might be your cranks clicking....the bearing connected to your crank is seated in the BB cups. It's possible that it is moving slightly causing the click when you get on it. If you are familiar with...
03-25-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,673
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
03-25-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,492
Posted By jadocs

Just an update, all my waxed chains still shift...

Just an update, all my waxed chains still shift like butter. I have gone 300 miles since the last waxing, and have no indication that it needs to be refreshed/re-waxed. Drivetrain remains spotless. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,373
Posted By jadocs

You got a dual GEN III for $583 shipped? That is...

You got a dual GEN III for $583 shipped? That is one heck of a deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,373
Posted By jadocs

The 25mm Schwalbe ONE TLE’s that I ordered...

The 25mm Schwalbe ONE TLE’s that I ordered measured exactly 27mm on my rim which has a 19mm inner diameter.
03-17-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By jadocs

Good deal!

Good deal!
03-17-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By jadocs

Seriously? I’ve had trouble finding gas station...

Seriously? I’ve had trouble finding gas station pumps that have enough power to inflate the rear tires of my truck.
03-16-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By jadocs

Put a little air in the tube, then put it on your...

Put a little air in the tube, then put it on your rim. It’s not supposed to be a snug fit when you are installing it. Get all the tube under the tire, finish mounting the tire and pump it up.
03-16-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,230
Posted By jadocs

I’m running 25mm Schwalbe One TLE’s that measure...

I’m running 25mm Schwalbe One TLE’s that measure out to 27mm on my 1992 frame. That’s the largest I can go in the rear. Any bigger and it will rub the brake bridge. I have more room up front than the...
03-15-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By jadocs

Any reason why you don't just bring it inside?

Any reason why you don't just bring it inside?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By jadocs

That’s how I do it, outside as well. I have found...

That’s how I do it, outside as well. I have found that 20 min tests tend to overestimate FTP for people who do not have the gas tank to go all out for an hour. It sounds like you have that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,373
Posted By jadocs

No not TT, just plane “ONE TLE”. Fit my Reynolds...

No not TT, just plane “ONE TLE”. 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....
03-14-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 571,713
Posted By jadocs

Schwalbe ONE TLE (tubeless tires/tan) and...

Schwalbe ONE TLE (tubeless tires/tan)

and Lyzene Pressure Overdrive Pump. This pump is the bomb diggity. Chamber is rated to 220 psi and this thing seats tubeless tires better than the compressed...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
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.
03-11-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,923
Posted By jadocs

Yep you scored big time. $100 for a Ti...

Yep you scored big time. $100 for a Ti bike....yep.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,492
Posted By jadocs

Decided to test the bottled solution on a section...

Decided to test the bottled solution on a section of chain. This is after the alcohol completely evaporated. Brushing the chain removes the external wax/PTFE dust. When articulating the chain you can...
03-07-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,918
Posted By jadocs

That’s beautiful, and yes you are right Mom’s are...

That’s beautiful, and yes you are right Mom’s are the best.
03-07-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,918
Posted By jadocs

Awesome! You have the best bikes. I’m super...

Awesome! You have the best bikes. I’m super envious of your vintage collection.
03-07-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By jadocs

Yeah you think you had an 11 speed quick link on...

Yeah you think you had an 11 speed quick link on there?
03-07-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,983
Posted By jadocs

sounds like a trashed frame to me.

sounds like a trashed frame to me.
03-07-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By jadocs

What size is your cassette? Is your largest cog...

What size is your cassette? Is your largest cog bigger than a 30? I’m trying to figure out why you need that hanger extension. Based on your description of the inept mechanic, I’m not convinced he...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,492
Posted By jadocs

Yeah, Oz's approach has been evolving and he...

Yeah, Oz's approach has been evolving and he stopped mixing the Paraffin with Paraffin Oil. Thanks for the info about Naphtha, although when I look it up Google says it's a flammable oil. If it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,373
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,131,373
Posted By jadocs

Wow that's super inexpensive! Pics on the bike!

Wow that's super inexpensive! Pics on the bike!
03-06-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By jadocs

I have experienced exactly this. On those...

I have experienced exactly this. On those occasions, 18-19mph felt like a 22mph effort, almost like someone was holding on to my seat post or riding on flat tires. On the flip side when doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,492
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: 4,918
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, 08:58 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,492
Posted By jadocs

15000km (metric), see his test and results here: ...

15000km (metric), see his test and results here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=953QTThT4_M&t=570s&spfreload=10

All things being equal (i.e. shifting performance), initial flaking is really no...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,492
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,426
Posted By jadocs

Very interesting thread

Very interesting thread
03-05-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,571
Posted By jadocs

I can't say if it will feel any shorter, but you...

I can't say if it will feel any shorter, but you don't have to rotate anything. If that is comfortable for you leave it as is. It does sound like you need a longer stem if you feel cramped.
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