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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,127
Posted By jadocs

The Litespeed Ultimate line are painted, and as...

The Litespeed Ultimate line are painted, and as mentioned there are other brands that offer color options.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,127
Posted By jadocs

Thanks Marco! I try to take care of it. I got it...

Thanks Marco! I try to take care of it. I got it last November and it has over 5000miles as it sits in the pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By jadocs

For me to be on board, components would need to...

For me to be on board, components would need to have a reasonable lifespan and be able to handle big power. Looks like only one little bearing is in contact with the cassette at any given time. Maybe...
09-12-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jadocs

I was going to say that pretty much all...

I was going to say that pretty much all variations of Multi-Tool already exist, but this is actually a good idea. Not everyone has the same requirements and if you really wanted to be different,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,127
Posted By jadocs

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This has nothing to do with the proís but since...
09-12-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By jadocs

I have not tried both, but the Bolt does...

I have not tried both, but the Bolt does everything the Elemnt does, minus the slightly larger screen and the vertical LEDs. If I had to do it again I would still get the Bolt.
09-11-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By jadocs

Let us know when you get it!

Let us know when you get it!
09-10-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,771
Posted By jadocs

Do you know how many times my flashing front...

Do you know how many times my flashing front light has caught the attention of a driver who rolls up to a stop sign on an adjacent street only to slam on their brakes preventing a T-bone situation?...
09-10-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By jadocs

Take a closer look at how your routes were...

Take a closer look at how your routes were created. If you use RWGPS you really need to zoom in and make sure it doesnít auto populate a leg incorrectly which is not readily apparent while zoomed out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 863
Posted By jadocs

Yes 0700hrs is way too early unless you are...

Yes 0700hrs is way too early unless you are riding an imperial century.

Our roll time is 0800hrs in the summer for up to a metric century. 0900hrs roll in the winter (because of light).

The...
09-09-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By jadocs

A lot lighter too. The SuperCaz bar end plugs...

A lot lighter too. The SuperCaz bar end plugs that came with the tape are like boat anchors.
09-09-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By jadocs

Optimally spacer on top to center the expansion...

Optimally spacer on top to center the expansion plug to your steerer, yes

....and yes lol
09-09-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By jadocs

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Hereís how mine is setup. Itís slammed (and steerer...
09-09-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By jadocs

You'll be fine, I'm just anal about making sure...

You'll be fine, I'm just anal about making sure everything is optimized. Like I said the expansion plug probably sits on top of the steerer like mike which prevents any deformation under clamping...
09-09-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By jadocs

Yeah the geometry is a little different. I...

Yeah the geometry is a little different. I usually run 52.5 to 53 ETT with a 110mm stem, but the geometry is a little different at least on my T2. My medium T2 has a 54cm ETT and I'm running a 120mm...
09-09-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By jadocs

Finding a bike that fits, made with the material...

Finding a bike that fits, made with the material you desire, essentially new and in pristine condition for a fair price....I'd say you got a great deal.

...and you have plenty of room on that...
Replies: 12
Views: 5,263
Posted By jadocs

That is outstanding customer service.

That is outstanding customer service.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,562
Posted By jadocs

For me itís not about the route. Itís about...

For me itís not about the route. Itís about objectives. One day a week Iíll time trial it as hard as I can (essentially a 1hr FTP test). Following days will be sprint drills, tempo, and a zone 2 for...
Replies: 22
Views: 5,490
Posted By jadocs

Since it was scanned as ďout for deliveryĒ and...

Since it was scanned as ďout for deliveryĒ and you never got it you should be able to call the local post office and have them ask the driver what the heck is up. Iíve done that once myself. You have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,587
Posted By jadocs

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It shows up on my BT settings? But I do not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18,825
Views: 3,773,108
Posted By jadocs

WhyFi melikebikey35 thanks a bunch!

WhyFi melikebikey35 thanks a bunch!
09-06-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,815
Posted By jadocs

Yep, people who have not configured their bikes...

Yep, people who have not configured their bikes properly to ride in the drops ...Ēdonít know what they donít knowĒ...because they are more comfortable and used to riding on the hoods. As such, bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18,825
Views: 3,773,108
Posted By jadocs

How do you like it? I was looking at them myself....

How do you like it? I was looking at them myself. What temp do you think it will be good for?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By jadocs

Iím running the same wheel/tire combo as you and...

Iím running the same wheel/tire combo as you and I have heard the exact same thing from others about the Conti 5000 and UST rims....impossible to mount. I too am sticking to Yksion Pros as they have...
09-03-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,156
Posted By jadocs

Yes adjusting your position over the BB does...

Yes adjusting your position over the BB does affect muscle recruitment. I will purposely slide forward a little bit while in the drops when I am really going hard (think TT position, but in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By jadocs

Nothing wrong with that. If anything, it was...

Nothing wrong with that. If anything, it was considerate to ask to share the load.
09-03-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 826
Posted By jadocs

In my experience, Mavic customer service has been...

In my experience, Mavic customer service has been phenomenal. I'm sure they would make it right for you.
09-03-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,815
Posted By jadocs

That's a true statement, there have been more...

That's a true statement, there have been more than a few times this has happened to me...not even on a decent but just going fast. I would also add "control" to the lower center of gravity.
09-03-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By jadocs

It could also be the chain "skipping" on the...

It could also be the chain "skipping" on the jockey wheel making you think it is skipping on the cassette. It sounds and feels similar. Make sure your derailleur hanger is not bent and that both...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By jadocs

I have the Dynamic and Glider. Great saddles and...

I have the Dynamic and Glider. Great saddles and super comfortable if you like to "sit in" and not shift forward and back when riding (in my experience).
09-02-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By jadocs

Patch it from the inside and dab some glue in the...

Patch it from the inside and dab some glue in the outside.
09-01-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,267
Posted By jadocs

Have you actually taken a FTP test yet? I...

Have you actually taken a FTP test yet? I remember when you got the PM you were relying on Strava estimates and history. I told you that you really needed to take one in that thread because Strava...
09-01-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,815
Posted By jadocs

If you canít comfortably ride in the drops you...

If you canít comfortably ride in the drops you are not fit properly to your bike. If you only ride the hoods you are only riding part of your bike. The control, leverage and power that can be had in...
08-30-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By jadocs

Yes itís carbon paste.

Yes itís carbon paste.
08-30-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,059
Posted By jadocs

You should just say that you are trying to design...

You should just say that you are trying to design a better multi-tool.

You need a clearly defined problem statement. A ďdelayĒ is not a problem, itís a consequence as a result of a problem. You...
08-29-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,551
Posted By jadocs

Old t-shirts

Old t-shirts
08-28-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By jadocs

Why are you looking at skewers when you have...

Why are you looking at skewers when you have through axles?
08-28-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,866
Posted By jadocs

5-7 and my optimal reach is: 380mm frame + 120mm...

5-7 and my optimal reach is: 380mm frame + 120mm stem = 500mm bar reach, on compact geometry (Medium frame with 54cm ETT)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By jadocs

I could never go back to mechanical unless I'm...

I could never go back to mechanical unless I'm building up a vintage bike.
08-28-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,614
Posted By jadocs

How in the world did you wait until the next...

How in the world did you wait until the next day???

I was ready to eat the bedrail the morning of the procedure. I pigged out on the way home from the hospital. About an hour or two after waking...
08-27-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By jadocs

Check the spokes.

Check the spokes.
08-27-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,614
Posted By jadocs

Youíll be fine later in the afternoon. Seriously,...

Youíll be fine later in the afternoon. Seriously, itís no big deal.
08-27-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By jadocs

The easiest way to get used to it is to do it...

The easiest way to get used to it is to do it often.

I do it every week as part of my structured training. I just finished doing one about an hour ago. It will pay dividends believe me.

Don't...
08-27-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By jadocs

Based on my experience and something to keep in...

Based on my experience and something to keep in mind.... if you are not used to going all out for an hour that your 20 minute FTP estimate will be higher (sometimes quite a bit depending on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,020
Posted By jadocs

I don 't think he has the newer group. He posted...

I don 't think he has the newer group. He posted a pic about a month ago and I recall the cage was straight and not shaped like mine (R8070).

OP...Man really sorry to hear what happened. I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By jadocs

You could but I would ensure the tape width is...

You could but I would ensure the tape width is optimal and not just wide enough to cover spoke holes. For example, if you have a 21mm internal width rim, 25mm tape would probably be optimal to...
08-23-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,254
Posted By jadocs

I have averaged 34.2 mph over .31 miles at 624...

I have averaged 34.2 mph over .31 miles at 624 watts on a flat KOM. I topped out at 38 mph. I'm pretty sure I can hit 40 if I worked on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By jadocs

Yep, it sounds like your tape or tape job.

Yep, it sounds like your tape or tape job.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By jadocs

Was the tape wide enough to where it approaches...

Was the tape wide enough to where it approaches the bead but does not incorporate it?

Is your valve stems air tight? Do not overtighten to the point where it deforms the seal and lets air escape....
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By jadocs

There you go... I have experienced the same.

There you go... I have experienced the same.
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