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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-23-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By Waldo
Presumably you got this resolved to your...

Presumably you got this resolved to your satisfaction already, but those are older B2 bars, predecessor to the current Contour bar. As noted in the warning in the picture above, the issue is purely...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Waldo
Actually, as our clincher bead is governed by the...

Actually, as our clincher bead is governed by the ISO/ETRTO standard that dictates that a road racing rim be compatible with tires between 18-25 mm, those tires are just fine. The aero penalty is on...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-24-09, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By Waldo
Barrettscv, that's the gist of it. We do see some...

Barrettscv, that's the gist of it. We do see some other very minute changes (and I'd have to pull up some tunnel data to get exact figures) but again that varies with yaw angle, and to a lesser...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-23-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By Waldo
It looks like the OP has settled on continuing...

It looks like the OP has settled on continuing with his current wheels but I wanted to chime in on some of the points made here in case anyone searching later on wanted this info.

To answer the...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-24-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By Waldo
Since 2003. BHBiker, I'm afraid I...

Since 2003.



BHBiker, I'm afraid I haven't yet put the Reynolds version of the Baradine pads through our testing so I hesitate to give any recommendation, either positive or otherwise. As...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-23-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By Waldo
This was a bit of a misconception borne out of a...

This was a bit of a misconception borne out of a lack of familiarity with the design of our pads. Matt was concerned with the pad shedding hot material, as evidenced by the small tail of material on...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-23-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By Waldo
Sorry to say but that is completely incorrect. ...

Sorry to say but that is completely incorrect.

I can't comment on the Reynolds pads versus Swiss Stops as I haven't bothered to send them off to a lab, but our pads are made by Kool Stop with a...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-04-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By Waldo
It's true that we don't yet have a solution for...

It's true that we don't yet have a solution for the Flash-Point hubs but the Zipp hubs will work fine with the Campag 11 speed. The Zipp hubs can be fitted with an additional shim between the drive...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-28-09, 06:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By Waldo
Perhaps my previous post was not sufficiently...

Perhaps my previous post was not sufficiently clear as it seems you are misinterpreting it, so I will try to clarify. Thermal dissipation is very much an issue for carbon tubular wheels given the...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-27-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,186
Posted By Waldo
Thanks for the kind words, and sorry about the...

Thanks for the kind words, and sorry about the image; for some reason it decided to make it the super widescreen version when I hosted it.

My degree is in mechanical engineering and I specialized...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-27-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,186
Posted By Waldo
I realized I didn't really do a good job of...

I realized I didn't really do a good job of answering the previous question...the best bet for getting the proverbial foot in the door is to check http://www.zipp.com/about/careers.php for openings....
Forum: Road Cycling 01-26-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,186
Posted By Waldo
In our engineering group, most are mechanical...

In our engineering group, most are mechanical engineers with a bachelor's degree at a minimum. Many of us were able to specialize in particular areas, such as FEA, composites, fluid mechanics, etc....
Forum: Road Cycling 01-25-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,186
Posted By Waldo
I'd send 'em over on the official sponsorship...

I'd send 'em over on the official sponsorship helicopter, but I hope you've got a big yard. It takes a big chopper to ferry around the money we're practically printing. We've always got the official...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-25-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,186
Posted By Waldo
I could say that, but it's simply not true....

I could say that, but it's simply not true. Besides, you surely wanted a detailed explanation instead, right? :)



I don't pretend to be an economist, but the unfortunate reality is that the...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-25-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,186
Posted By Waldo
I don't know if I should take that as a good...

I don't know if I should take that as a good thing or a bad thing. :D

If you thought the first paragraph was boring, wait 'til you get through the rest. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling 01-25-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,186
Posted By Waldo
Well, I hate to dissapoint P-Cad so I suppose I...

Well, I hate to dissapoint P-Cad so I suppose I ought to chime in here.

The price increases in the past few years have been driven by several different factors, and I'll try to delineate some of...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-11-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,085
Posted By Waldo
Next time you're by we should hit up the torta...

Next time you're by we should hit up the torta shop at the end of Main Street. It's awesome but it will take more than a few miles to make up for it. :thumb:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-08-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,349
Posted By Waldo
I have 8 that are in fairly excellent condition...

I have 8 that are in fairly excellent condition and one that's definitely not-so-excellent. One of my friends has somewhere on the order of 15-20 bikes, most of which are Schwinn Homegrowns and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-08-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Waldo
I'd have to recommend against the Pedros stand I...

I'd have to recommend against the Pedros stand I have as I find it's not very stable and the clamp leaves a bit to be desired when it comes to, well, clamping. Kind of a shame as I'm a big fan of...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-08-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,331
Posted By Waldo
Pretty simple, really-that testing was done at an...

Pretty simple, really-that testing was done at an indoor velodrome.

Long story short, at the low yaw angles that will be seen in this sort of testing (extremely low relative to the typical yaw...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-08-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,331
Posted By Waldo
It's funny to see various versions of that data...

It's funny to see various versions of that data posted on various forums, particularly the multitude of times Jason has posted it on Slowtwitch. The really funny part is that he still hasn't...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-08-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,466
Posted By Waldo
This is incorrect-the Red crank is a true BB30...

This is incorrect-the Red crank is a true BB30 setup with bearings in the BB shell.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-25-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,204
Posted By Waldo
The main difference is in the shape and...

The main difference is in the shape and construction. Most manufacturers use some variation on an inverted v-shaped profile, whereas Hed and ourselves use variations on the toroidal profile. We...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-25-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,204
Posted By Waldo
Wow, I'm amazed that anyone read through that...

Wow, I'm amazed that anyone read through that far. Our skills extend far beyond dimples and into various facets of the government, which helps for getting those patents.
Which address would you...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-25-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,204
Posted By Waldo
Before I begin the response here let me say how...

Before I begin the response here let me say how great it is to have DocRay back. I guess they don't do IP bans here or you're at least mildly crafty. In any case, this is hilarious; some of what...
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