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01-24-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,795
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

I got my last batch on sale in 2019 at $2/6. ...

I got my last batch on sale in 2019 at $2/6.
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01-23-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Use two wraps of 1 mil Kapton tape totaling...

Use two wraps of 1 mil Kapton tape totaling 0.005" versus 0.020" for traditional tape like Velox and 0.010" for thin tapes - 16mm (5/8") for classic width rims, 19mm (3/4") wide. Finish at the valve...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Please name one where I can buy an EC-SR037....

Please name one where I can buy an EC-SR037. Having spare EC-SR015 springs on hand would also be good.

Unfortunately, Campagnolo stopped selling Ultrashift parts separately in 2009, the first year...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Unfortunately Ultrashift small parts were...

Unfortunately Ultrashift small parts were discontinued in 2009 - the same year the shifters were introduced.

You can buy replacement shift units for ~$80 including everything except brake blade,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

They're not because actuation ratios changed in...

They're not because actuation ratios changed in 2015.

You'll need to find 2009-2014 derailleurs.
01-22-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Cassettes and cranks are compatible. ...

Cassettes and cranks are compatible.

Derailleurs and shifters are not because actuation ratios changed in 2015.
01-16-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Campagnolo's more expensive groups have used ball...

Campagnolo's more expensive groups have used ball thrust bearings on their dual pivot brakes since 1994.
01-08-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,331
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

TiGr which stows conveniently strapped to my top...

TiGr which stows conveniently strapped to my top tube with the lock cylinder in my tool kit, although I've yet to use it on a long ride due to taking my bicycle inside stores and public restrooms.
...
01-07-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,052
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Seat too low, knee joint angle too acute.

Seat too low, knee joint angle too acute.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,762
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

I barely ride because of COVID giving me Chronic...

I barely ride because of COVID giving me Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, although in 2020 I was hoping to hit the three highest paved peaks on a 300 mile loop starting and ending at my front door.
...
01-05-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

3W/kg. 1.6 - 2.6 W/kg is more typical based...

3W/kg.

1.6 - 2.6 W/kg is more typical based on personal experience with a power meter while I was out of shape.

20 miles in one hour solo is the benchmark for a fit recreational cyclist which...
12-31-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,084
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

With some wear on its truncated teeth, the chain...

With some wear on its truncated teeth, the chain displacement from cross chaining can be enough to shift off your big ring or triple middle ring.

The sudden forward rotation taking up the slack...
12-31-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,084
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

You fall when you're out of the saddle, leaning...

You fall when you're out of the saddle, leaning forwards, and lose resistance on your forwards foot which was holding you up.

I've crashed out of the saddle breaking chains and with unintended...
12-30-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Campagnolo sells 7 10 speed half links for $25.99...

Campagnolo sells 7 10 speed half links for $25.99 and Pro Bike Kit USA has them for $22 although it's not a good deal - 114 half link chains are $37 for Veloce and $48 for Record....
12-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,576
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Bolting on new rotors takes less skill than...

Bolting on new rotors takes less skill than lacing on new rims.

Tubeless tires are much less likely to require installing an intact inner tube after a puncture.

Electronic shifting never...
12-26-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

The Specialized Toupe is their flat model. ...

The Specialized Toupe is their flat model.

Toupe:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19,821
Views: 4,281,384
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Stahlwille Torsiomax 775a/12 2-12 inch-lb (0.2 -...

Stahlwille Torsiomax 775a/12 2-12 inch-lb (0.2 - 1.4 nm) and 775a/50 5-50 inch-lb (1.1-5.7 nm) torque screwdrivers. They complement my smallest torque wrenches, the Stahlwille 730a/2-1 17.5 - 87.5...
12-25-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,629
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Track stand for stop signs, left foot for all but...

Track stand for stop signs, left foot for all but the shortest lights.

I have no idea whether that comes from motorcycles where I keep my right foot on the rear brake or my left foot being...
12-23-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,114
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

I'd sign up given a 100% refundable deposit in...

I'd sign up given a 100% refundable deposit in the event of cancellation.

Otherwise I wouldn't.

While I think riding wearing a mask is as safe as you can get without staying home, I don't...
12-23-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

What you need will depend on the specific bikes. ...

What you need will depend on the specific bikes.

When you need it will depend on distance covered, how you ride, terrain, etc. You might wear out rear shift cables in 1000 miles or 20,000.

I...
12-21-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,359
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Messenger bags are garbage. Hauling stuff in...

Messenger bags are garbage.

Hauling stuff in panniers is much more pleasant with the weight off your body.
12-21-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,546
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Buy a set of your favorite commodity rims -...

Buy a set of your favorite commodity rims - quality Kinlin rims with machined sidewalls are available for not much over $30 each. Lace them to cheap hubs - when you don't buy Shimano or Campagnolo...
12-20-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,710
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Excess Post Exercise Oxygen Consumption and the...

Excess Post Exercise Oxygen Consumption and the accompanying glycolysis totals 6-15% of that during exercise.

Regardless, it's not enough to offset the increased food consumption from "runger."
12-16-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,110
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

You may be far less than halfway done with the...

You may be far less than halfway done with the front tire.

Usually I get 9000 miles total out of GP4000s - 4500 front then 4500 rear.

When I switched from GP4Seasons I ran my first GP4000 1037...
12-13-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,998
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Listen to her. Stay where you are if you don't...

Listen to her. Stay where you are if you don't want a miserable existence with no fun..
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,791
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Every mechanical Campagnolo brake/shift lever...

Every mechanical Campagnolo brake/shift lever made since 1992 can do that with the exception of the much maligned Escape mechanism (2005-2008) and Powershift (2009-present) used on the least...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,791
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Upgrade to Di2 or Campagnolo Ultrashift levers...

Upgrade to Di2 or Campagnolo Ultrashift levers which allow transitioning to the next gear on the small ring in one motion.

With traditional Campagnolo levers you just push both your thumbs at the...
12-11-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,110
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Rear to trash, front to back, new tire on front. ...

Rear to trash, front to back, new tire on front.

With losing front tire traction leading to low side crashes, you want the freshest rubber in front to minimize the risk of punctures and blow outs.
12-10-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

I have a piece of unshrunk heat shrink tubing on...

I have a piece of unshrunk heat shrink tubing on my rear brake cable.

In theory that could prevent scratches if I rubbed the cable against the top tube shouldering my bike. The brake return...
12-08-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,445
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

I'm off the scale because I don't care what other...

I'm off the scale because I don't care what other people do or think.
12-08-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,256
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Everything I've needed to work on my 1997...

Everything I've needed to work on my 1997 Litespeed with Campagnolo square taper/ISIS/FSA Mega Exo bottom brackets and 1997 Campagnolo Chorus / 2000-2006 Record / PowerTap / SON hubs, plus the 1984...
12-07-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,256
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Cartridge bearing hubs usually don't use them. ...

Cartridge bearing hubs usually don't use them.



Many bikes only use a wrench for brake centering and that may take a bike specific offset model.

Conversely, Torx fasteners are becoming...
12-07-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,710
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Low intensity which is forced by enough time...

Low intensity which is forced by enough time riding. I lost over 60 pounds that way without being hungry.

That produces appetite suppressing peptide YY and doesn't deplete your glycogen stores as...
12-07-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

This one took 30,715 miles plus whatever the...

This one took 30,715 miles plus whatever the caliper had on it when I bought it used.

Something on that order would be right for the front and rear springs on Athena dual pivots I bought new in...
12-06-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Campagnolo brake return spring replaced

FYI, Campagnolo brake return springs part BR-RE008 dual pivot and BR-RE108 rear differential are wear items you want to keep on hand for when they break.

Also note that the Kool Stop Super Record...
12-05-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

A $6 dental caliper works fine - just replace...

A $6 dental caliper works fine - just replace when less than 1mm remains.

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12-04-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

To my knowledge, all common 9 speed chains except...

To my knowledge, all common 9 speed chains except Campagnolo plus all chains for 10 or more cogs are flush riveted including KMC.

It's needed to prevent contact with the adjacent cog as you fit...
12-03-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Yup. Nine months later without drugs for CNS...

Yup.

Nine months later without drugs for CNS inflammation I'd be disabled and my career over from brain fog.

It gave me Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, cut my aerobic threshold in half from 140W at...
12-03-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Yes. Nine months later without drugs for CNS...

Yes.

Nine months later without drugs for CNS inflammation. I'd be disabled and my career over from brain fog.

It gave me Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, cut my aerobic threshold in half from 150W at...
12-03-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

In spite of weighing under 150 pounds, shifting...

In spite of weighing under 150 pounds, shifting correctly, and not splitting my chains for cleaning I occasionally broke them until I moved on to 10 cogs with flush riveted chains that had pinned...
12-03-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

I've ridden my 1997 Litespeed 37,000 miles since...

I've ridden my 1997 Litespeed 37,000 miles since resuming bike computer use in 2010, and have no clue how many I put on it in the 13 years before that since my Purple Avocet 45 died.
12-02-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,142
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

I broke my first Campagnolo Ultrashift rear lever...

I broke my first Campagnolo Ultrashift rear lever front paddle return spring due to fatigue in 5 years over 24,000 miles which for me is about 12 shift cables. With Campagnolo abandoning Ultrashift...
12-01-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,255
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Gears. You can even use road and mountain...

Gears.

You can even use road and mountain triple cranks with pie plate size cogs.
11-30-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,788
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Two blocks. Any more and the hassle of...

Two blocks.

Any more and the hassle of walking exceeds that of using my full size frame pump instead of my floor pump at home.
11-29-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Daytona and Centaur which followed due to...

Daytona and Centaur which followed due to trademark issues are both 10 speed groups.

Regardless, the need for a CT or CT + Standard derailleur may remain.
11-27-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

While also shiny silver, pinball solenoid...

While also shiny silver, pinball solenoid plungers produce the same black, conductive, slightly magnetic dust.
11-27-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Metal dust from chain wear suspended in oil. ...

Metal dust from chain wear suspended in oil.

You get the same black dust inside pinball machines from solenoid plunger wear.
11-25-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Record and Chorus rear hubs switched to oversize...

Record and Chorus rear hubs switched to oversize aluminum axles in 1999. 10 speed followed in 2001.

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If you have...
11-24-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

The height is probably OK. The rotation is not -...

The height is probably OK. The rotation is not - the tail is too far inboard which in turn requires the high limit screw to be set too far outboard which leads to dumping the chain.

Shift to big...
11-23-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

10 speed Record hubs have a pinch bolt not a lock...

10 speed Record hubs have a pinch bolt not a lock nut.
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