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06-26-22, 01:43 PM
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Posted By 55tele

Aero Tech.......

Aero Tech.......
06-26-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By 55tele

An update: We are going with the double...

An update:

We are going with the double butted 2.0 / 1.8 / 2.0 DT Competition spokes. As stated above, LBS has experience with these spokes and this hub. I would have preferred using the 2.34 head...
06-24-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By 55tele

Spokes on the OEM wheels are nothing...

Spokes on the OEM wheels are nothing special.......they are not butted and appear to be 2.0mm / 14 gauge....but as I stated, they are "Road Boost", so maybe a little stronger due to the spoke...
06-24-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By 55tele

So I heard back from DT Swiss on this.... ...

So I heard back from DT Swiss on this....

The first choice in their opinion is to use the Alpine III with a 2.34mm diameter at the head.

But they also said they have heard of no issues using a...
06-23-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By 55tele

Spoke hole diameter for new wheel build

I'm having a set of wheels built with DT 350 Hybrid 36h hubs for my new Specialized Creo. I was double checking the hubs specs and discovered the spoke holes are slightly larger (2.8mm) compared to...
06-23-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By 55tele

Yes, thanks for the reply... Both the DT350...

Yes, thanks for the reply...

Both the DT350 148 x 12 / 36h rear hub and 110 x 15 / 36h front hub were only available in 6 bolt disk mount, so I had no choice.....would have been nice to get it in...
06-15-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By 55tele

Creo Wheelset

Never mind…..I got to the right person at Specialized and the MY19 magnet for the Levo will work fine
06-15-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By 55tele

Creo Wheelset

This directed to Veganbikes if he would be so kind to answer.....

I did purchase a Creo this morning after a good test ride......

....the original hubs are centerline disk mount....but new one...
06-14-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By 55tele

Thanks for the reply... Yes, White Hubs are...

Thanks for the reply...
Yes, White Hubs are great, but pricy...I'm looking at DT350 hybrid series that I can get 36 hole 12/148 rear and 15/110 front and they make a kit to convert the front to...
06-14-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By 55tele

Specialized Creo SL E5 (aluminum)

Any heavy Clydes have experience with this bike? Im 285#....If I buy one, 24 spokes have me thinking about a 36 spoke wheel set....it is a "road boost" setup....12mm / 148 in the rear and 12mm / 110...
10-16-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By 55tele

Check Out Zinn Cycles in Boulder, Colorado... ...

Check Out Zinn Cycles in Boulder, Colorado...

They have subsets rated for 450 lbs....

They specialize in big / tall bikes and parts

look at their Clydesdale Hubs......
08-21-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By 55tele

I would just add that if you have a Shimano DI2...

I would just add that if you have a Shimano DI2 setup that you have to ‘wake up” the DI2 by making a shift so the Garmin sees it as a sensor. It appears that the light network won’t initiate until...
07-19-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By 55tele

I’ve had a similar issue…I tried replacing the...

I’ve had a similar issue…I tried replacing the valve and didn’t improve…..it’s got to be something in the stem…..when it first happened I needed to replace the tire, so I pulled the valve out…

In...
07-09-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By 55tele

Sorry, thoughtless of me about...

Sorry, thoughtless of me about "spoiling"........won't do it again.....

However, how could you have not "heard" about the win with all the hype about this**********

I still think the Tour de...
07-09-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By 55tele

John, I think those are intelligent...

John, I think those are intelligent comments...thanks
07-09-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By 55tele

Yes, I'm implying it isn't sport if its a setup...

Yes, I'm implying it isn't sport if its a setup to win...

Maybe bicycle road racing isn't a sport??

And yes, it is totally possible I don't understand enough of the nuances to know what really...
07-09-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By 55tele

Tour de France....???? SPOILERS

I've been casually watching the Tour and all the hype about Mark Cavandish. So he won Stage 13 today and the press is gushing that he has now equaled Merckx's number of stage wins at 34.

Does...
07-09-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By 55tele

You gotta remember this bike is not totally...

You gotta remember this bike is not totally custom. Zinn brought out these in stock frame sizes for big / tall guys with his geometry, with the long cranks and the heavy duty hubs. From looking at...
07-08-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By 55tele

I worked for PPG for 32 years selling industrial...

I worked for PPG for 32 years selling industrial coatings. Most finishes have been lead free in the US for years, certainly pre 2008….which means less than .06% pB…If your bike was made / finished in...
07-08-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By 55tele

Bike weighs 25 pounds in 2XL, which is a 64cm...

Bike weighs 25 pounds in 2XL, which is a 64cm frame....

Holes in the top tube are for brake cable / hydraulic line routing.....not used in this build....rear hydraulic line are routed externally...
06-27-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By 55tele

Size15 /EU50 Wide Shoe Fit Question

Anyone out there wearing LAKE Size 15 / EU 50 WIDE size MTB Shoes? Do they clear your crank arms where the shoe gets close to the spindle? I've ordered their MX238 WIDE shoes in 15 / EU 50, which...
06-24-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By 55tele

I think you’re on the right track….Had exact same...

I think you’re on the right track….Had exact same issues with my DA 7400 STI front shifter and when I did my WD40 flush followed by TriFlow lube it was all good…

it’s sort of ironic that if you...
06-24-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By 55tele

Try loosening the cable tension…

Try loosening the cable tension…
06-23-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By 55tele

Still loving the bike….the electronic shifting is...

Still loving the bike….the electronic shifting is awesome…with the terrain I ride, not much use for the small ring up front though…

I don’t think the longer crank length will be an issue because...
06-14-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By 55tele

I would like to know as well…SRAM is touting...

I would like to know as well…SRAM is touting these chains are much more durable because of new manufacturing technologies, but there isn’t a 2X recommended offset…Would be helpful to know if someone...
06-13-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By 55tele

What are u lubing the chain with?

What are u lubing the chain with?
06-10-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,618
Posted By 55tele

OP’s picture shows the chain in small /...

OP’s picture shows the chain in small / small……chain is too long….take at least a link out…
06-04-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,377
Posted By 55tele

I think the most likely scenario so far is slight...

I think the most likely scenario so far is slight twist of the RD cage and / or misalignment of pulleys….
06-04-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,682
Posted By 55tele

Go to an auto parts store and buy the closest...

Go to an auto parts store and buy the closest match……Take the bike with you…..Bikes are generally finished with auto refinish lacquer at the factory….Trek uses PPG on bikes made in the US at...
06-02-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By 55tele

No…likely made for them for this frame…..

No…likely made for them for this frame…..
06-02-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,377
Posted By 55tele

When you say you “indexed”, you checked / trimmed...

When you say you “indexed”, you checked / trimmed with either shifter adjustment or etube software?

if you did do this without the software by going into the adjustment mode and jogging the RD...
06-02-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By 55tele

My bike is a Zinn Clydesdale….IT DOES HAVE A...

My bike is a Zinn Clydesdale….IT DOES HAVE A HANGER EXTENDER standard from the builder.

I’m running the Ultegra RD8050 DI2 GS rear with SRAM 1170 and 1130 cassettes on two sets of wheels, both are...
05-26-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,500
Posted By 55tele

I tried to contact SRAM…..there is no way to ask...

I tried to contact SRAM…..there is no way to ask a question…..their site circle jerks you through FAQs….

The SRAM master link comes in two pieces, each has a pin (link) that fits the opposite...
05-26-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,500
Posted By 55tele

Guys, I appreciate all the responses, but no...

Guys,

I appreciate all the responses, but no one ever answered the question…..

The 116 links (including the master link) on this chain is what came on the bike when new. It shifts fine. I’m...
05-26-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,500
Posted By 55tele

…..just gonna order or get the 120 link chain...

…..just gonna order or get the 120 link chain from my LBS…

Park says dont use my CT3…..so I ordered a 3.3 and the fancy pliers to remove the master link…
05-26-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,500
Posted By 55tele

I’m trying to avoid buying a chain breaking tool...

I’m trying to avoid buying a chain breaking tool to reduce the 120 link chain if I can help it. My chain break tool is not new and might damage a narrower 11 speed chain. It’s a new bike and the...
05-26-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,500
Posted By 55tele

Ordering a replacement SRAM Chain, do I include the connector in the pin count?

I have an SRAM chain that measures 114 links WITHOUT the Powerlink connector……i.e.,116 with the chain installed…

I can buy the chain either 114 or 120 links…..when SRAM specifies 114 length, is...
05-26-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By 55tele

Ordering a replacement SRAM Chain, do I include the connector in the pin count?

I have an SRAM chain that measures 114 links WITHOUT the Powerlink connector……I.e, 116 with the chain installed…

I can buy the chain either 114 or 120 links…..when SRAM specifies 114 length, is...
05-04-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By 55tele

A couple of details / features remembered but...

A couple of details / features remembered but forgot to include on this bike….

1. The Clydesdale branded hubs on these wheels are super heavy duty…I looked up a manufacturer in Taiwan called Bitex...
05-02-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By 55tele

Yes, the graphics are just vinyl…I will say they...

Yes, the graphics are just vinyl…I will say they were applied well and pretty durable, but curled at edges..I found Goo Gone helped remove….

I had an entire second set sent to me but decided to...
05-02-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By 55tele

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/67fab1f2_a509_4015_a709_f67c79ed31b8_34214e98ae2243ee35951818d49ea61d0766bcca.jpeg
Here’s my Clydesdale Team from Zinn Cycles Boulder,...
05-01-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By 55tele

I’m the OP…Had my Clydesdale Team ( I upgraded...

I’m the OP…Had my Clydesdale Team ( I upgraded from the Draft after I put the order in) now since early Feb and started riding early March. Have about 250 miles on mine….It’s a 2XL….I’m 6’6” and...
04-10-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,854
Posted By 55tele

I have a Park T Handle torque wrench that has a...

I have a Park T Handle torque wrench that has a dial to select between 4 and 6 Nm in half steps. It works as a clutch and will not tighten further beyond the preset.

I also purchased a Precision...
04-08-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,317
Posted By 55tele

Thanks Badger 6....Yes, I’m doing this on a stand...

Thanks Badger 6....Yes, I’m doing this on a stand and had been pulling the derailleur body back, but not pushing the cage forward...I will try your method....

Thanks
04-08-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,317
Posted By 55tele

Thanks much, When putting the wheel back on,...

Thanks much,

When putting the wheel back on, do you push the cage forward as well? I’ve managed this several times all with making sure the disk is aligned into the caliper, but always seems a...
04-07-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,317
Posted By 55tele

Removing a rear wheel with DI2

I have a DI2 equipped bike with a compact crank (50-36) and a 36-11 cassette. On a non DI2 bike, I would shift to the small ring up front and the 11 in the rear, but DI2 will not allow this. When...
04-06-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,468
Posted By 55tele

I’m running an SQ Ergowave 610

My new Zinn Clydesdale promotes fairly upright riding position....totally different compared to my Serotta. I’m 6’6” and 285 lbs with a 37” inseam...40” from bottom of pedal stroke (at seat tube...
03-30-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,429
Posted By 55tele

Thanks much for the info on 15 foot pounds...

Thanks much for the info on 15 foot pounds tightening torque. Comforting info meaning I probably didn’t strip the threads....

I was able to get a spare cap from my builder just in case any future...
03-23-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,429
Posted By 55tele

It’s a Driveline R210...... hope that helps ......

It’s a Driveline R210...... hope that helps ......
03-23-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,429
Posted By 55tele

No, I have several Suhr Telecasters, a Merle...

No, I have several Suhr Telecasters, a Merle Haggard Custom Shop Tele and a Tele Custom Champagne Sparkle Tele...

Nothing vintage....
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