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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By jideta

I think I was looking at $800 for the upgrade. ...

I think I was looking at $800 for the upgrade. Already got 11 sp cranks and front derailleur.
Ergos and RD and cassette were in my watch list. Decided to wait even though I like the Gumbys (also...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By jideta

I have oh ninish Centaur also on my steel...

I have oh ninish Centaur also on my steel Bianchi.
Keeping it as its the last 'classic' looking group, even though my shifters and RD are carbon. Also the last mid level group with the different...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,203
Posted By jideta

take a look at Casati

take a look at Casati
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By jideta

I would have no problem going $500 each for...

I would have no problem going $500 each for frame, group, wheels and misc.

Maybe Surly crosscheck with used 105, $500 wheels and a nice cockpit.
Give or take some.

I try have everything match...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,956
Posted By jideta

I voted remove but for certain C&V bicycles, the...

I voted remove but for certain C&V bicycles, the chrome metal ones they kinda look cool.
Like on my old Sears Freespirit ten speed.
Wouldn't put it on my steel Bianchi though.
09-30-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By jideta

I used less than half the can. Once you shoot...

I used less than half the can.
Once you shoot in the tubes it spreads fairly quickly.
Like others said, I kept turning the frame around and upside down.
In a year or so I'll probably remove the BB...
09-30-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,322
Posted By jideta

Dude, your theories, or whatever you want to call...

Dude, your theories, or whatever you want to call it, are just that: whatever you want to call it.

You would think that after oh, 120 years or so of Paris Roubaix, if running 2.0 inch tires made...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By jideta

What I understand is 350 series is made in Asia,...

What I understand is 350 series is made in Asia, the 240s and 180 are made in Europe.

I have a set of wheels with 350 hubs and despite being a bit on the heavy side, they are as good as any.
09-28-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By jideta

Awesome! Okay, just wanted the opinions of...

Awesome!

Okay, just wanted the opinions of the pros.
Figured I'd ask while I still got time to order new spokes.
thanks!
09-27-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By jideta

ERD 1mm difference same spokes?

I'm thinking it will be okay.
Old wheels ERD 576
New wheels ERD 575

Old spokes should work?
Going to a smaller rim you think the spokes will bottom out? It's only 1 mm... but then...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By jideta

Nice! Jealous of the lugged frame. The Veloce...

Nice! Jealous of the lugged frame.
The Veloce looks cool! the calipers and aero style levers.
Liking the celeste tires.

I got a c.1998 Campione. Originally had 8sp Mirage, now has 10sp...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,146
Posted By jideta

IMO once you get below that magic number 20,...

IMO once you get below that magic number 20, weight is not so important.
You can shave three pounds off of that bicycle and you probably won't feel the difference, unless you are getting lighter...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By jideta

+1 Spesh soles not really helping.

+1

Spesh soles not really helping.
09-23-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,079
Posted By jideta

buff it out

buff it out
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By jideta

Deda RHM 01 or 02 I think they are 75/130. ...

Deda RHM 01 or 02
I think they are 75/130.
Discontinued so cheap enough to try.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

One last thing about these wheels: they make...

One last thing about these wheels: they make noise.

Not the carbon wheel type growl, this is more like a high pitched turbine whine.
My tires are smooth in the middle with herringbone on each...
Forum: For Sale
09-22-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By jideta

sold thanks

sold
thanks
09-20-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By jideta

For my difficult rims I used hand sanitizer as a...

For my difficult rims I used hand sanitizer as a lube.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By jideta

wow that could've been really bad! Hope you...

wow that could've been really bad!
Hope you okay.
Did the bolt just shear off?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By jideta

carbon or alloy?

carbon or alloy?
09-19-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0819_e0173492c5fb92d4e2db7608c0a123fb0a928284.jpg

No problems on the road.
No problems braking.
Though I only went for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 02:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

out of sight out of mind ...

out of sight out of mind

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1620x2000/img_0821_1f78427263dcaec1f0cd4e03accf0ac493564fd9.jpg

I wasn't expecting anything huge out of these...
09-18-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

Haven't heard from the vendor since Monday when I...

Haven't heard from the vendor since Monday when I sent the videos.
I'll send the video off to AForce if anything just to let them know this is out there.
09-18-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

My motivation was that I wanted to build a nice...

My motivation was that I wanted to build a nice wheel set.
My expectation was based upon another high end rim I built (HED) and that I would not have any problems with the build/components. The...
09-18-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

https://youtu.be/VBXIzc7ACO0 just gonna...

https://youtu.be/VBXIzc7ACO0


just gonna live with it...
09-18-19, 12:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

Yes measuring at the edge. Also noticed that at...

Yes measuring at the edge.
Also noticed that at the 'hop' the brake surface has an extra machined groove about inch wide near the outer edge.

I'm done with these rims unless the...
09-18-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

So what exactly are you questioning here?

So what exactly are you questioning here?
09-18-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

Thanks, I'll back off the spoke and just let the...

Thanks, I'll back off the spoke and just let the bump be.
09-17-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

They are Aforce Al33 rims.

They are Aforce Al33 rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,652
Posted By jideta

As a former salesman, I don't see a marketing...

As a former salesman, I don't see a marketing scam.

First, you have to create a need and no one needs Dura Ace.

Second, you have to give folks a reason to upgrade and no one needs Dura Ace.
...
09-17-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

Being new to this wheel building thing, I wasn't...

Being new to this wheel building thing, I wasn't sure where the lines are drawn.

Still, if I had paid say, $800 for this wheel set, would that be okay? As the wheel builder would I even let this...
09-16-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

I was afraid you'd say that! No, wheel has...

I was afraid you'd say that!

No, wheel has not been out on the road yet.
Waiting for vendor to get back to me.
Didn't want anyone to claim the 'flaws' were road damage or such.

Just built up...
09-16-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

Rim width at various spots is 31.94-31.97 with...

Rim width at various spots is 31.94-31.97 with some deviation.
Area of bump is 32.12-32.14.
Way less than a MM.

The DS spoke at the 'hop' is at 120kgm, all other DS are about 104.
Don't want to...
09-16-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By jideta

Defective rim? or not

NDS

https://youtu.be/D_dX9BPWMv8

DS

https://youtu.be/PjJS_9urmPw

front rim has a similar 'bump' also at the weld
Drive side spoke nearest the 'bump' is apparently bottomed out. Will not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 294,656
Posted By jideta

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0818_d086ee56516ab1b5ae9e07e647b91d975a72ae36.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

Big and fat: ...

Big and fat:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1011x789/dscf4783_cf7d23b310382bcb5fc50668bd0bcbc378b5d49f.jpg


Next to a 'regular' Kinlin 19mm wide.

Side profile:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

Yeah I'm about to get some video and caliper...

Yeah I'm about to get some video and caliper readings to send over to the vendor.
I'm kinda new to this wheel building stuff and I'm not sure if there are certain things that are considered...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

Big and fat. First things that came to mind. ...

Big and fat.
First things that came to mind.
Not like the HEDs. More on this later.
Makes your tires sort of like low profiles. Spesh 26mm Turbo Cottons measure out to about 27mm, not much gain,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

And those old Kinlins are of course, PSIMETs. ...

And those old Kinlins are of course, PSIMETs.

I think I ordered them in 2011 or so, finally retiring them.

BTW, congrats on 10 years Rob!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1820x2000/img_0814_621ff691354ed485fd021aa3a0239d01dc18609d.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

I just wanted to say one more thing in relation...

I just wanted to say one more thing in relation to cost at the risk of hijacking my own thread.

Tires and wheels are the contact points to the ground. I think I got around $4000 in my bicycle and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

Seems like spending the extra just for bling is a...

Seems like spending the extra just for bling is a waste of cash. Gold plate yer spokes while you're at it.
I don't need anyone to tell me where and how I should spend my cash.

I just laced up...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

According to tracking they are here but I won't...

According to tracking they are here but I won't be able to start lacing them up until later today.

I'm afraid I don't expect them to be too different from the HEDs, HPlusSon or Kinlin I'm already...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

MSW Ceramic will eventually wear and I don't...

MSW
Ceramic will eventually wear and I don't mind the machined look. Also didn't want to be messing around with brake pads.
I expect the build to be just under 1600gms. This will be with brass...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

build kit from Bike Hub Store White...

build kit from Bike Hub Store

White Industries T11
Sapim CXrays
20f/24r

Bicycle is 2012 Dedacciai Strada Assoluto
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

On the way.

On the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

Most of the reviews I read were 1-2 years old. ...

Most of the reviews I read were 1-2 years old. Was hoping for some newer insight or longterm info.
I guess I'll find out soon enough.
Was between R90 and Aforce and I decided to go deeper. Hope I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By jideta

Not really worried so much about side to side,...

Not really worried so much about side to side, more like on the top and back of chain stays where stuff can get stuck.
If was just side to side I'd go.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By jideta

Yeah the more I look at it the more it's a no go....

Yeah the more I look at it the more it's a no go.
Carbon frame so anything gets stuck...I can imagine the sound it's going to make. The monkeypod seeds can be crazy and they've gotten stuck in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By jideta

really? can you list them all for me with links...

really? can you list them all for me with links to the best online prices?
thanks!
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