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05-24-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By masi61

My weekend riding friend has a Synapse disc in a...

My weekend riding friend has a Synapse disc in a 58 from that time period. His has Ultegra Di2 shifting which has worked well for him. This era disc wheels were quick release, not through axle but I...
05-21-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By masi61

cyccommute - thanks for the encouragement! I’m...

cyccommute - thanks for the encouragement! I’m going to try it. I’d love it if I don’t lose too much time head scratching on this. But I’m quite motivated to hopefully be able to visualize as well as...
05-20-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By masi61

Chris King NoThreadSet bearing service

I have a 1990's titanium Veritas road bike that has a pretty silver Chris King 1-1/8" Nothreadset that is acting funny. I get a faint "index" or "brinnelled" feeling when I turn the handlebars...
05-20-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By masi61

pennpaul - the top strap on Sidi's can be offset...

pennpaul - the top strap on Sidi's can be offset a little by playing around with the plastic clicks where it inserts into the shoe. Maybe if that could be offset slightly the tongue pressure on your...
05-18-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,755
Posted By masi61

It was in the mail. I might have gotten other...

It was in the mail. I might have gotten other bills from them earlier but newer opened the envelope thinking it was junk mail.
05-18-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,755
Posted By masi61

FedX sent me a bill for a duty

They say I owe like $145 duty on some 6 pound shipment from Europe in March. I just found out about this bill. It is very odd. I did place and order from Bike24.com in Germany maybe back in March but...
05-16-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By masi61

Thanks for the detailed response. I have bold...

Thanks for the detailed response. I have bold faced and italicized the segment about wheels since my spider-sense is pointing the blame in this direction.
05-16-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By masi61

, mysteries like this do motivate me to...

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mysteries like this do motivate me to continue to look for the source. When I find it, I will without a doubt update the forum readers here...
05-16-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By masi61

I tend to agree but that only leaves the wheel...

I tend to agree but that only leaves the wheel re-build itself as the culprit for the noise. I plan to take the wheel in for a re-tension/stress relief on Thursday then re- test ride the bike again....
05-16-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By masi61

Intermittent clunky sound Dura Ace FH-7800

It will happen continuously while the rear wheel is rolling whether I am pedaling or not. I have never re-packed the bearings on the FH-7800 Dura Ace hub but the wheel spins freely with no play...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 832
Posted By masi61

Since you are playing music via the digital...

Since you are playing music via the digital output can you share what headphone amp or DAC are using and what kind of digital cable it requires?

Just curious.
05-08-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By masi61

tubeless or tubed? Also, speaking of the...

tubeless or tubed?

Also, speaking of the post covid supply chain shortage world - have you checked the prices for a used Dura Ace 7803 RD lately?
05-08-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,109
Posted By masi61

Sorry if your thread you started got off on a...

Sorry if your thread you started got off on a tangent.

Could you update us in what beneficial tips you have learned +/or reiterate again what inflation related techniques you still are seeking to...
05-08-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By masi61

Very nice! What tires & tubes are you...

Very nice!

What tires & tubes are you running with the Pacenti Brevet rims?
05-07-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,109
Posted By masi61

You are much more hard core than most of us. Are...

You are much more hard core than most of us. Are you running butyl or latex innertubes in those Veloflex tires? I used to enjoy the Avocet FasGrip tires as well. Panaracer Race A tires have a similar...
05-07-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,109
Posted By masi61

smd4 - just curious: what are your favorite...

smd4 - just curious: what are your favorite tires? Also, can you comment on the road surfaces you typically ride?

edit: I just did some quick research and see where you are running Velomax Master...
05-07-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,109
Posted By masi61

Racing bikes are plenty fast when set up with...

Racing bikes are plenty fast when set up with much lower pressures than the old standard 23mm tires inflated to 115 psi. If you run lightweight tubeless tires or lightweight clinchers with latex...
05-07-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By masi61

Hey leob1 Could you give us an update on what the...

Hey leob1 Could you give us an update on what the surgeon said?
05-03-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By masi61

78mm = ~ 3”. Klein press fit sealed bearing...

78mm = ~ 3”.

Klein press fit sealed bearing bottom brackets were also 3” wide. I don’t know how this bit of trivia will help your quest for a proper bottom bracket, but 3” width just sort of...
05-03-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,161
Posted By masi61

The Profile one isn't horrible but if it were...

The Profile one isn't horrible but if it were horizontal instead of upward rising that might look less dorky and more racer. Syncros made some stems like that that were chunky and cool. Since you...
05-03-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By masi61

yet another freehub noise thread (Dura Ace 7800)

My Dura Ace 7800 freehub was built into a wheelset about 5,000 miles ago. The clicks are distinct and I have never oiled it. I have noticed more of a hard pawl engagement slamming type noise when...
05-03-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By masi61

+1 to this. I would think that with all the...

+1 to this.

I would think that with all the variables of 1) quality of tape job 2) how tight the bead to rim interface is, 3) how good of a seal your valve makes, & 4) random additional unique...
05-03-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By masi61

How many spokes are your current wheels? Have you...

How many spokes are your current wheels? Have you broken any spokes on your rear wheel? Are there any cracks visible around the spoke nipples?

It is possible that a good bike shop could check out...
04-28-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By masi61

I’ll give this a shot, thanks!

I’ll give this a shot, thanks!
04-28-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By masi61

Just curious: which complete Accushift set did...

Just curious: which complete Accushift set did you pick up? I would imagine it would work for your Schwinn High Sierra which I presume is 3 x 7 gearing. As far as I know the rear derailleur “swing”...
04-28-22, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By masi61

Gummy latex sealant rim shelf residue (road tubeless)

I’m re-doing my tape job (again) on my DT-Swiss road tubeless wheelset. I used a fine brass brush, and a spiral gun brush to try to get as much of the old rubberized, dried latex sealant residue off....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By masi61

Front loader doors should always be left open!...

Front loader doors should always be left open! Technical apparel that has been washed in mildew conditions might be devoid of the smell for a minute but as soon as you start sweating the foul odor...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By masi61

Symox - just curious: is your washing machine a...

Symox - just curious: is your washing machine a front loader by chance? If so, are you aware of any mildew issues with the washing machine or have you accidentally left the door closed or left...
04-25-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By masi61

can cable housing make a cracking sound when turning the handlebars?

I get an intermittent cracking noise on the front end of my titanium road bike. It happens only when turning the handlebars side to side. It will happen loudly once then not recur for a long time. It...
04-25-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By masi61

Also if you are "stripping out" the driveside...

Also if you are "stripping out" the driveside splines it is possible that you may have made an installation error where the crankarm was never fully seated onto the splines. These are tricky to...
04-21-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,450
Posted By masi61

Ritchey Flexlogic has compliance built in to the...

Ritchey Flexlogic has compliance built in to the carbon construction AFAIK. I have the "Superlogic" post that has the :"flexlogic" tech to it on my titanium road bike. My Turbomatic Team saddle has...
04-13-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By masi61

The 110 psi was just what I could get in there to...

The 110 psi was just what I could get in there to try to test ride around the block & get the beads to settle in. I would have pre-inflated slightly higher still (if I could have) for the same...
04-13-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By masi61

Thanks for participating in a discussion of a...

Thanks for participating in a discussion of a dilemma.

This valve stem is losing air too fast. I was able to pump the tire up to about 110 psi & took a test spin around the block but had to...
04-13-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By masi61

DT Swiss road tubeless valve sealed on my last tape job but now…

…it doesn’t! I wasted several hours yesterday trying to re-mount my Hutchinson Secteur 28 tubeless tire onto my DT Swiss rim that I had re-taped with 2 layers of DT Swiss tape.

I re-used the old...
04-11-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By masi61

Hope seatpost collars have that aluminum bolt...

Hope seatpost collars have that aluminum bolt that does not like to be over-torqued or it will break. I broke 2 of them! I had a recurrent ticking sound with my 350mm Ritchey Flexlogic 27.2 post in a...
04-10-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,405
Posted By masi61

jgf310 when I looked again at the Shimano tech...

jgf310 when I looked again at the Shimano tech doc, the use of the set up block was explained as you described. I know I read somewhere that leaving it in place until after you pull the cable gives...
04-05-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,405
Posted By masi61

The “pro-set gauge” is the piece of tape that is...

The “pro-set gauge” is the piece of tape that is applied to the outer front derailleur cage.

The “pro-set alignment block” is the one that offsets the cage slightly when you first pull cable when...
03-30-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,405
Posted By masi61

AFAIK - it is not just packaging. It is a set up...

AFAIK - it is not just packaging. It is a set up gauge! After you set your triple up this way, a lightbulb went off in my head and I no longer have this anxiety about triple shifters being...
03-30-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By masi61

UPdate: my Topeak Smart Gauge is working fine now...

UPdate: my Topeak Smart Gauge is working fine now that the o-ring has been greased with silicon grease. My aluminum bike really benefits from me taking a few notes and carefully lowering the psi to...
03-30-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By masi61

All; my modern stuff I purchased has never even...

All; my modern stuff I purchased has never even been road tested by me because my main rides that I maintain for immediate use all have rim brakes and 9 or 10 speed rear cassettes and double or...
03-30-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,405
Posted By masi61

I highlighted something in your description of...

I highlighted something in your description of the setup could be your mistake. Not sure if you remember this or not or if you looked up any of the Shimano 6703 pdf setup documents but do you...
03-30-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By masi61

I find that the helicopter tape I have used,...

I find that the helicopter tape I have used, tends to peel up around the edges of complex frame contours, then the lifted up parts get dirt under it making the effect look grungy. I thought maybe...
Forum: Introductions
03-30-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By masi61

Welcome from a Daytonian. 1200 to 3000 - that's...

Welcome from a Daytonian. 1200 to 3000 - that's quite a bump up for 2022!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By masi61

I suspect you will have issues setting these up...

I suspect you will have issues setting these up tubeless. In the last photo where it shows the inner and outer dimension, you get the cross section of the interior rim extrusion - it does not have a...
03-27-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,212
Posted By masi61

That's good to know. I also experienced not as...

That's good to know. I also experienced not as long as I would like noise-free chain performance with the MSW product. I have been doing the Gulf canning wax with a few tablespoons of paraffin lamp...
03-27-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,212
Posted By masi61

Can I ask what you are liking about the Silca...

Can I ask what you are liking about the Silca compared to the MSW?
03-26-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By masi61

Well when I looked up "Pilonidal Cyst". the...

Well when I looked up "Pilonidal Cyst". the photos show a large boil just above the butt crack sort of directly over the sacrum. I have posted here about "epidermoid cysts", "sebaceous cysts" and...
03-26-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,721
Posted By masi61

In the video, all the air bubbles are adhering to...

In the video, all the air bubbles are adhering to the rim edge. I don't see clear evidence of bubbling from the sidewalls themselves, just bubbling from the bead. I would think that is is not...
03-25-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By masi61

I’m going to venture a guess that it is the tape...

I’m going to venture a guess that it is the tape but it might help to know the brand of rims and the brand of valves. To me it seems there are many ways that cone shaped universal tubeless valves...
03-19-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By masi61

Dumb question: does this frameset take 700c or...

Dumb question: does this frameset take 700c or 26” wheels?
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