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07-24-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By joejack951

That痴 a common question and a good one. The best...

That痴 a common question and a good one. The best way to use a 15x100 wheel with your converted fork is install a 15mm to 12mm hub adapter. That way the kit remains installed which prevents...
07-23-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By joejack951

If you want to run a 12x100 front wheel in your...

If you want to run a 12x100 front wheel in your Warbird fork, order this kit: https://www.ebay.com/itm/114257283772 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/114257283772?hash=item1a9a43cabc:g:qfMAAOSwkBtej363)
07-23-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,782
Posted By joejack951

For almost all Salsa 15x100 forks you値l want to...

For almost all Salsa 15x100 forks you値l want to order this kit: https://www.ebay.com/itm/114257283772 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/114257283772?hash=item1a9a43cabc:g:qfMAAOSwkBtej363)

Salsa also has...
05-25-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By joejack951

21.1(5)mm = .833" ---> This is a less common...

21.1(5)mm = .833" ---> This is a less common quill size typically found on old Schwinns, cheap cruiser-style bikes, and older BMX.

22.2mm = .875" ---> This is by far the most common quill size...
05-24-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,666
Posted By joejack951

For that kind of money send it to me and I値l get...

For that kind of money send it to me and I値l get it out. You値l be back in business for far less money. I do want to see it before giving an actual price, though.
05-23-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,666
Posted By joejack951

What happened then when you bottomed out the tap?...

What happened then when you bottomed out the tap? If you don't feel comfortable torquing harder with the tap, grab an M3 screw and thread it into those nice tapped threads. Then use that new screw to...
05-23-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By joejack951

As others have pointed out, the '100' in 12x100...

As others have pointed out, the '100' in 12x100 has relatively little to do with the size of the thru axle you need. 12x100 is mainly a hub specification; it only tells you what the spacing between...
05-18-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 70,879
Posted By joejack951

The pic above is a perfect illustration as to why...

The pic above is a perfect illustration as to why you can't simply 'hide' a headset on a frame designed for a standard, external headset. If you look closely at the headtubes for both the integrated...
05-18-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 70,879
Posted By joejack951

Long time with no updates! I mentioned it in my...

Long time with no updates! I mentioned it in my last post and like many things, it took a lot longer to come about than anticipated but it is finally ready for 'mass' consumption. Of course, there's...
12-03-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 70,879
Posted By joejack951

It is a possibility. The one caveat is that it...

It is a possibility. The one caveat is that it will require a 1 1/4 stem (similar to the current innicycle in that 壮teps up the steerer tube diameter). I have some other higher priority versions I...
11-22-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,586
Posted By joejack951

Perhaps even lighter exists but this is the...

Perhaps even lighter exists but this is the ultra-lightweight headset that came on my Trek 660:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51056792412_9e174a5233_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kMHpAm)

Not...
10-19-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 70,879
Posted By joejack951

For anyone having an issue getting the quill...

For anyone having an issue getting the quill tight enough to not turn inside of the steerer, I'd suggest one or all of the following (in addition to greasing the threads and wedge):

1. more...
10-13-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By joejack951

Ah, I see...Well, everyone who has responded thus...

Ah, I see...Well, everyone who has responded thus far has had way more patience than I likely could muster so I'll just get back to doing what I do.
10-13-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By joejack951

A few details would go a long way. Which bike?...

A few details would go a long way. Which bike? What is/are the issue(s)? Help us help you :)
10-12-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,226
Posted By joejack951

I guess Ford expects its customers to not pay...

I guess Ford expects its customers to not pay much attention to one of its biggest competitors?

https://www.motortrend.com/features/1307-2014-chevrolet-corvette-c7-smart-metal/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By joejack951

$100 for an R-series Cannondale? Are you insane?...

$100 for an R-series Cannondale? Are you insane? :D Even the older 'Criterium-series' Cannondales can fetch $300 in my area.

And a 'nightmare' to fix? If it has downtube shifters, the worst thing...
09-01-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By joejack951

If it makes you feel any better, I have a Nitto...

If it makes you feel any better, I have a Nitto quill stem sitting here off an old Cannondale that measures 22.0mm (at spots, depends on the paint thickness, other places it is 22.1mm). I imagine...
08-18-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 70,879
Posted By joejack951

Interesting product (the TMAT switch). I think...

Interesting product (the TMAT switch). I think something can definitely be made to work but the standard threadless version won't be it. What I see as the best possibility for integrating a switch is...
08-03-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,586
Posted By joejack951

An uncut innicycle is 240 grams (90mm steerer...

An uncut innicycle is 240 grams (90mm steerer extension). Cut down to 45mm (for a slammed stem) and with the steel stud trimmed, total weight is down to 185 grams.
...
07-13-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By joejack951

My guess is that the brake lever and handlebar...

My guess is that the brake lever and handlebar combo you are using allows for more lever travel (and thus is more foregiving) than a Campy/SRAM brifter can achieve on a typical handlebar. If you poke...
07-12-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By joejack951

Make that MTB, Shimano SLR-EV, and everything...

Make that MTB, Shimano SLR-EV, and everything else (Shimano Super SLR & SLR, Campy, SRAM, Microshift). Shimano relocated the brake lever pivot with their latest shifters (anything labeled SLR-EV)...
06-21-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By joejack951

I hope you were able to see all the sarcasm in my...

I hope you were able to see all the sarcasm in my post...I agree that nothing will stop a determined thief, or home-mechanic for that matter. Having been in similar situations with automotive locking...
06-21-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By joejack951

Based on your posts' timestamps, it took you...

Based on your posts' timestamps, it took you nearly 4 days to remove that wheel! I'd say it did its job ;)
06-08-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,602
Posted By joejack951

I tried using the FD-6503 with an otherwise...

I tried using the FD-6503 with an otherwise 10-speed setup as I had no other choice when I first built that bike (5600 didn稚 come out for another year or more). Upshifts were ok but downshifts were...
06-08-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,411
Posted By joejack951

Does the rear wheel have a big, goofy reflector...

Does the rear wheel have a big, goofy reflector attached to the spokes? Those will easily cause an oscillation when spinning the rear wheel at high rpms. I doubt you壇 feel that will riding, though...
06-08-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,602
Posted By joejack951

The thing I never liked about Ultegra 6500 (6503...

The thing I never liked about Ultegra 6500 (6503 to be specific) was the lack of trim for the big ring of a triple. 6603 has it, and to me shifts just a bit cleaner and has more comfortable hoods.
...
06-07-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By joejack951

That's getting into cracked rim territory so I'd...

That's getting into cracked rim territory so I'd consult with the manufacturer before going that high. At 155 lbs. I personally don't see that as necessary but YMMV.

I tried to find Fulcrum's...
06-07-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By joejack951

#1 tip: if you broke a spoke after only 2 years,...

#1 tip: if you broke a spoke after only 2 years, you have a bigger problem than just that one broken spoke.

Go over the entire wheel with a tension meter and get the tension high enough on the DS...
06-04-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,444
Posted By joejack951

Low-level components usually means 6-7 speed...

Low-level components usually means 6-7 speed stuff which is very forgiving. But, it also usually means the bikes are beat to hell: bent derailleur hangers, corroded cables, housing, and cable stops,...
06-03-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By joejack951

Put a 1-2mm spacer on the drive side of the axle...

Put a 1-2mm spacer on the drive side of the axle and I bet you can make that 11th cog work just fine.



If I'm picturing this correctly, it's not going to do what you think it's going to do....
06-03-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,444
Posted By joejack951

If you understand what each adjustment does yet...

If you understand what each adjustment does yet still struggle to get clean shifting, you more than likely are dealing with a bent derailleur hanger (at the rear at least). Up front, if you can't set...
06-03-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By joejack951

But have you mixed and matched with the latest...

But have you mixed and matched with the latest SLR-EV levers? SLR-EV levers pull about twice as much cable as 9/10-speed era Shimano (Super SLR) putting them in the same realm as MTB v-brake levers....
06-01-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,444
Posted By joejack951

Take any bicycle job gone south and apply a...

Take any bicycle job gone south and apply a 10-20x factor for how bad a job on a car can go. After years of working on cars, bicycles are SO easy.

That said, my cousin brought his Specailized...
06-01-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,436
Posted By joejack951

Cogs not designed for smooth shifting can have a...

Cogs not designed for smooth shifting can have a far taller (fuller?) profile than those designed for smooth shifting (reference any early freewheel vs. a Hyperglide freewheel/cassette). As such,...
05-27-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,436
Posted By joejack951

Re-dishing to accommodate a 2mm offset (meaning...

Re-dishing to accommodate a 2mm offset (meaning 1mm dish adjustment) is maybe 1/4 turn on each drive-side nipple. You don稚 even need a truing stand for it, assuming the wheel was reasonably true to...
05-27-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,436
Posted By joejack951

I mentioned shifters, specifically 7-speed...

I mentioned shifters, specifically 7-speed brifters. But it痴 cool. 1 post out of ~70 is tough to spot :-)
05-26-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By joejack951

I wholeheartedly disagree, unless you have very...

I wholeheartedly disagree, unless you have very low expectations for (indexed) front shifting. Chain rub is a huge issue when trying to pair a narrow-cage FD with a wider chain and indexed shifting....
05-26-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,436
Posted By joejack951

I skimmed the thread and didn't see this reason...

I skimmed the thread and didn't see this reason so I'll share mine: you can get 7-speed brifters (but not 6 speed or at least not as easily). My brother-in-law bought an old Raleigh to ride but hated...
05-21-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By joejack951

I'm going back several years and just making some...

I'm going back several years and just making some assumptions due to that...and realizing I was dumb for not fact-checking...but it seems that I must have read that the SRAM links were reusable on...
05-20-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,141
Posted By joejack951

Even simpler than Kimmo suggestion, just cut off...

Even simpler than Kimmo suggestion, just cut off the amount you want to lower your stem from the original conical spacer. That spacer looks solid so it shouldn't be an issue. The only trick will be...
05-20-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By joejack951

I use a SRAM 11-speed quick link on my Campy...

I use a SRAM 11-speed quick link on my Campy Chorus chain (as well as a few Shimano chains). I went with the SRAM mainly because they claim you can reuse it after opening as opposed to KMC who say...
05-20-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,782
Posted By joejack951

12mm hub end caps are almost universally 19mm (I...

12mm hub end caps are almost universally 19mm (I say 'almost' only because I can never be too certain in this industry!). 15mm hub end caps come in a few different flavors, most commonly 19mm and...
05-20-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,782
Posted By joejack951

Which hub and fork? I'm nearly certain I can help.

Which hub and fork? I'm nearly certain I can help.
05-20-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,408
Posted By joejack951

I used a wire wheel on a hand drill to remove...

I used a wire wheel on a hand drill to remove most of the paint from a hand-me-down frame for a bike I built for my son. I used a little bit of paint stripper and sand paper in a few tough spots.
...
05-20-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,782
Posted By joejack951

I beg to differ: https://www.ebay.com/str/jjpellc...

I beg to differ: https://www.ebay.com/str/jjpellc

Shameless plug for my Ebay store full of kits to do what 'can't be done' :-)
03-13-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,641
Posted By joejack951

How could you tell that your hanger was aligned...

How could you tell that your hanger was aligned to within a millimeter at the rim just using a large crescent wrench? That other issue with that method is possibly distorting the hanger threads...
03-12-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,641
Posted By joejack951

I've never had issues with play but smaller would...

I've never had issues with play but smaller would be nice. If I'm traveling to work on a bike I will nearly always have my big, bulky stand in tow so I'm actually less concerned then about space than...
03-12-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,641
Posted By joejack951

The pivoting holder is probably nicer to use but...

The pivoting holder is probably nicer to use but I have no issues with the original DAG design. The o-ring acts as a placeholder for the rod for when you need to rotate the gauge which requires...
03-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,641
Posted By joejack951

Is the Abbey Tool a copy of this?...

Is the Abbey Tool a copy of this? https://www.parktool.com/product/derailleur-hanger-alignment-gauge-dag-2-2
02-17-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,003
Posted By joejack951

Did you need to do anything special during setup?...

Did you need to do anything special during setup? That is typically a very problematic pairing of components. I designed short pull arms to be able to use HY/RD calipers with my Campy levers on my...
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