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Forum: Road Cycling 07-30-16, 08:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,228
Posted By JohnJ80
Getting 1.6 lbs (~725g) off the bike for $300 is...

Getting 1.6 lbs (~725g) off the bike for $300 is going to be the hard part no matter what. In this case, getting that much weight off the bike and all of it out of the wheels is going to pay some...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-30-16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,228
Posted By JohnJ80
Ah, but this isn't about your bike. ;) The...

Ah, but this isn't about your bike. ;)

The OP said he was using a Continental Sport Race tire that was 250g on the front (25mm) and 270g on the rear (28mm). Presuming from the remaining gear on...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-30-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By JohnJ80
Probably a little soon, but not out of line. ...

Probably a little soon, but not out of line. Li-ion dies from two things: Age and charge cycles. They start losing capacity pretty fast after about three years and it's a function of the chemistry....
Forum: Road Cycling 07-30-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,228
Posted By JohnJ80
And if with that new wheelset, you go for a set...

And if with that new wheelset, you go for a set of tubular rims, you'll save around 300g just in the wheelset and about another 100g or so in tubes. It will ride better, you'll get less flats and...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-28-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By JohnJ80
just say no.

just say no.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-27-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By JohnJ80
This is the easiest way to make this work. Take...

This is the easiest way to make this work. Take the lockring and the 12-15 from the 12-25 and the 16-32 from the 11-32. You'll have a 11-25 and a 12-32 left over. I just did exactly this for a...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-27-16, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 746
Posted By JohnJ80
Exactly right. This is not about the pedal. ...

Exactly right.

This is not about the pedal. It's about practice and counseling.

J.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-27-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By JohnJ80
Precisely my experience too. And then it took a...

Precisely my experience too. And then it took a couple of weeks to even get that response. And, I might add, I finally got that response after I posted a detailed negative review on Amazon listing...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-24-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By JohnJ80
I love not having the magnets and the alignment...

I love not having the magnets and the alignment issue to deal with anymore. Really nice. I bet you'll like this.

J.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-23-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By JohnJ80
OP - Why don't you just go and ride it and see...

OP - Why don't you just go and ride it and see what you think you need?

J.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-23-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 12,838
Posted By JohnJ80
I have rim brakes on all my bikes. I would,...

I have rim brakes on all my bikes. I would, however, like to have disc brakes on carbon rims when riding in the mountains. That said, Lennard Zinn puts the weight penalty for a disc brake equipped...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-23-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By JohnJ80
A number of us have had problems making it work...

A number of us have had problems making it work in a variety of configurations and where it conflicts with other sensors. Tech support is non-existent and is a one man band sort of company. Great...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-22-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,021
Posted By JohnJ80
I have had the wireless sensors on my bikes for...

I have had the wireless sensors on my bikes for the last year with no problems. I have been using the garmin ANT+ speed sensor on the rear hub and the Wahoo RPM cadence on the crank. If I did it...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-21-16, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 516
Posted By JohnJ80
^this. There generally isn't room to do it any...

^this. There generally isn't room to do it any other way. Dismounting, in my experience, is not safe either since it's sort of a high traffic area near a roundabout.



Actually, i think you...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 939
Posted By JohnJ80
I've had one since just after they came out. I...

I've had one since just after they came out. I think this is a pretty amazing device and a big help in situational awareness. I ride on country roads where the speed limit is 45-55mph. I find this...
Forum: Commuting 07-18-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,557
Posted By JohnJ80
I know it's not a lot of watts from the middle of...

I know it's not a lot of watts from the middle of the pack to the high end, but 3W is 3W. When you can get that back essentially for free by a lube choice, what's not to like? At an average power...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By JohnJ80
Agree. The primary advantage is it's tubeless...

Agree. The primary advantage is it's tubeless construction that works really well with sealant. That would bring increased reliability as it's primary benefit especially if you didn't have tubeless...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-17-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 18,788
Posted By JohnJ80
I believe the spacing is different. Why...

I believe the spacing is different.

Why would you want to do this anyhow?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-17-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By JohnJ80
I think the point is that you can get tubular...

I think the point is that you can get tubular like reliability and performance without having to get a new set of wheels.

If you are getting new wheels the absolutely get tubular wheels. With the...
Forum: Commuting 07-15-16, 05:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,557
Posted By JohnJ80
I can't post the article because it's a...

I can't post the article because it's a copyrighted purchased pdf directly from Friction Facts called chain_lube_efficiency_tests_combined_1.pdf and copying is prohibited as terms of the sale. The...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-15-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By JohnJ80
You'd get rid of pinch flats, if that has been a...

You'd get rid of pinch flats, if that has been a problem for you. They would ride like tubulars but with the weight burden of the heavier clincher rims. Sealant would be very effective in these as...
Forum: Commuting 07-14-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,557
Posted By JohnJ80
White Lightning Clean Lube is rated in the bottom...

White Lightning Clean Lube is rated in the bottom third for lube efficiency of lubes tested by Friction Facts. It's right behind Vaseline Petroleum Jelly and ahead of Finish Line Ceramic Grease.
...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-13-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,021
Posted By JohnJ80
If you don't have a dog in this fight then...

If you don't have a dog in this fight then exactly why are you being so aggressive? Odd.

I'm in the semiconductor business in an engineering capacity and I have way more than a passing...
Forum: Commuting 07-12-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,557
Posted By JohnJ80
Actually, what was really surprising to me in how...

Actually, what was really surprising to me in how well it work is the Rock N Roll Gold chain lube. Put it on the chain, spin it forwards for 10 seconds, then backwards for 10 seconds and all the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-12-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,021
Posted By JohnJ80
Convenient.

Convenient.
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