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06-28-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By jmess

Here is a picture of the one I use to have. It...

Here is a picture of the one I use to have. It had 700x33s and mini-v brakes. It seems like 700x40 would be pretty tight if they fit at all. You could borrow a set of wheels and tires and do a fit...
06-06-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By jmess

I live in Oregon (home of Rolf) and there are a...

I live in Oregon (home of Rolf) and there are a number of people I ride with that have Rolf wheels (road, CX/Gravel, MTB). I had a set of Vigors on an Orbea Orca for 2 years. I now have some of...
05-08-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,681
Posted By jmess

Thanks to everyone for the advice. I am...

Thanks to everyone for the advice.

I am going to talk to my Doc about an Echo Cardiogram, he never mentioned it and I wouldn't have known about it without doing some research like this.
04-22-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,681
Posted By jmess

good advice

Thanks, I will talk to my Doc about an Electrocardiogram test.
04-19-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,681
Posted By jmess

Sort of what I have come to believe. It seems...

Sort of what I have come to believe. It seems strange though that there appears to be zero info on the interweb about managing it for endurance athletes. My symptoms are mainly feeling light headed...
04-14-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,681
Posted By jmess

Thanks I had found that article in one of my...

Thanks I had found that article in one of my searches. I doubt increasing my workouts and intensity is going to help me, I wish that was all it would take.

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04-14-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,681
Posted By jmess

Bradycardia (low resting HR)

My resting HR drops to 35-40 sometimes (66 years young) and I have some of the minor symptoms of Bradycardia. I have seen my primary care doc and had an EKG. The EKG was reviewed by a Cardiologist...
03-13-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By jmess

RoadLink

You could try a RoadLink to extend the RD mount. I have a 6870 GS RD rated for 11-32 with RoadLink and run an 11-36 sram cassette with 50/.34 compact. I think the 9150 RD is rated for an 11-30...
12-07-18, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By jmess

FYI R7000 105 CS-HG700 11-34 cassette

I spent a couple hours going in circles after moving a new bike's 105 11-34 cassette to a different rear wheel. I didn't realize there was a spacer ring on the original wheel hub. As a result the...
11-15-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,542
Posted By jmess

Bcycle Bluebook fees?

A LBS is tacking on a $150 handling/shipping fee for Bicycle Bluebook trade ins. They say it covers packing the bike and shipping it to Bike Bluebook. Does anyone know if this is valid or not? I did...
09-14-18, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By jmess

Can't hear alerts on Edge 1030

I like my RTL510 except for one thing, I can't hear the alerts on my Edge 1030 unless I am riding slowly on a really quiet road. The tone is too high and/or volume too low. There isn't any volume or...
08-10-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By jmess

Alchemy HYAS?

Anyone spent any quality gravel time with an Alchemy HYAS? If so what were the high and low points.
08-10-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,059
Posted By jmess

Bike Review

You may have seen this checkpoint review already?
Review (https://road.cc/content/review/243301-trek-checkpoint-sl-6)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By jmess

Me thinks Zwift will have a big impact on winter...

Me thinks Zwift will have a big impact on winter gear sales over time. I have a closet full of some really good stuff that I hardly use anymore. It is a lot safer and more comfortable on the trainer.
07-06-18, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By jmess

The FD bracket has about 2-2.5MM of metal left...

The FD bracket has about 2-2.5MM of metal left at the bottom of the slot. So it should be possible to file it down by 1mm which would get me closer to or on the Shimano 3mm recommended maximum. I...
07-05-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By jmess

Thanks, I thought about filing it down but there...

Thanks, I thought about filing it down but there isnít much at the bottom of the slot to work with. So unless I start having some shifting problems I am inclined to leave it alone. Surprising that no...
07-05-18, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By jmess

FD mount bracket too high

The smallest gap I can get between my Ultegra 8050 DI2 FD cage and my big chain ring teeth (50 tooth ring) is between 3.7-4mm. It is my understanding the Shimano spec is 1-3mm. The FD mount bracket...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By jmess

Only diff I am aware of is the tires they come...

Only diff I am aware of is the tires they come with. I have another set of wheels for my 2017 SLR7 with mounted 35s that I use for gravel rides. I wouldn't recommend this bike for rougher gravel...
05-28-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,779
Posted By jmess

Since the 4.0 firmware update I have had two 1030...

Since the 4.0 firmware update I have had two 1030 lockupís both between 30-40 miles. Never happened before 4.0. If you hold the power button down for 5+ seconds the 1030 will reboot and you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,411
Posted By jmess

Something else to consider

After years of dealing with pain under my left little toe pad the problem has been found. I had a sebaceous cyst (plugged up oil gland) cut out by a Podiatrist this morning. After the hole in my foot...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,411
Posted By jmess

I have been dealing with a similar issue under...

I have been dealing with a similar issue under the pad of my left little toe. I tried different brand shoes and wider shoes along with a myriad of cleat and saddle adjustments with no luck. I had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By jmess

I recently installed some varus wedges under my...

I recently installed some varus wedges under my left shimano SPD-SL cleat and had some left front knee pain. Raising my saddles 1/8" seems to have helped.
02-06-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By jmess

Have both Stages Gen I and Gen II meters on...

Have both Stages Gen I and Gen II meters on bikes. Also have had a Pioneer left side for a year now. IMHO the Pioneer is better made and has been trouble free. One of my Gen I Stages failed a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-17, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By jmess

My guess would be the XR1 but you should contact...

My guess would be the XR1 but you should contact Bianchi and make sure.

Contact Us (http://www.bianchiusa.com/store/contacts/)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By jmess

I have an XR and I am pretty sure the aero...

I have an XR and I am pretty sure the aero seatpost and clamp are Bianchi parts that come with the frame.
11-14-17, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By jmess

For temps under 45 degrees, Pearl Izumi Amfibs...

For temps under 45 degrees, Pearl Izumi Amfibs bib tights work well rain or shine.
08-03-17, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By jmess

You should consider looking for a bike fitter or...

You should consider looking for a bike fitter or Orthotic person who specializes in custom made bicycle shoe orthotics. I had similar problems with my left foot little toe. I tried Sidi and Shimano...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By jmess

Just need the mount, the existing external...

Just need the mount, the existing external battery is compatible.

Mount: https://www.competitivecyclist.com/shimano-bm-dn100-di2-battery-mount

Good source of Di2 info Shimano Ultegra and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-17, 02:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,107
Posted By jmess

Agree about 6800s being too stiff. I have had...

Agree about 6800s being too stiff. I have had DuraAce pedals on all my bikes and never had any problems. Got some 6800s for a new comfort bike and found the spring tension is too tight even on full...
02-18-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,909
Posted By jmess

No diff?

A quick search found this:
Shimano Finned Resin Pads: F01A vs. J02A?- Mtbr.com (http://forums.mtbr.com/brake-time/shimano-finned-resin-pads-f01a-vs-j02a-991467.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,266
Posted By jmess

A Disc wheel review

Here is a review of some of the better known wheel brands. I have two sets of HEDs which have worked really well for me so far.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By jmess

I have two sets of HED Ardennes SL Plus disc. I...

I have two sets of HED Ardennes SL Plus disc. I got the first set from an online HED dealer last year for $800. The other set I bought last month via a LBS closeout sale for $600. So if you watch the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,975
Posted By jmess

I have two Di2 bikes with D-fly and they seem to...

I have two Di2 bikes with D-fly and they seem to reduce battery life by 10-20%. I think there have been some firmware updates related to battery management.
05-13-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,357
Posted By jmess

Disc brake evolution continues

Didn't take very long
http://http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/05/13/tred-solves-dangerous-disc-brake-rotor-problem-pro-peloton/...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,561
Posted By jmess

2017 Domane SLR is a new design and IMHO is...

2017 Domane SLR is a new design and IMHO is currently the better all around bike for road and gravel. I have a 2014 Synapse HiMod disc that I really like but would get the Domane today (accepts...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By jmess

Thanks for sharing DXchulo. I hit some ice and...

Thanks for sharing DXchulo. I hit some ice and broke my left hip on 12/30/15. I have the same type of pin and rod repair but the rod extends down to just above my knee. I am in recovery week 5 now...
11-09-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,320
Posted By jmess

The cards provide a small gap between the brake...

The cards provide a small gap between the brake pads and the rotor which should help center the caliper over the rotor.

Something I found that can help is rotating the wheel until you hear the...
09-02-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By jmess

If you want have questions about Di2 component...

If you want have questions about Di2 component and firmware compatibility this is a great site.
CarltonBale.com Ľ Shimano Ultegra and Dura-Ace Di2 Electronic Shifting ? Everything You Need to Know...
06-22-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,827
Posted By jmess

Nonconformist

Too bad Camelbak stopped making the more road focused SLX/Charge based packs. They sit higher on your back so you can reach your back pockets easier. They also had some vent type groves that help...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,786
Posted By jmess

Ride your current bike with an extra full 24oz...

Ride your current bike with an extra full 24oz water bottle in a cage or jersey pocket if you feel slower then get the lighter bike.
04-28-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,037
Posted By jmess

I have a used RD6670 that I took off when I...

I have a used RD6670 that I took off when I converted to 11-speed. PM me if interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-15, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By jmess

If you purchased from the US they had a some...

If you purchased from the US they had a some containers that got hung up with shipping and weather. I got my order late last week. Have you checked the status of your order on the website or sent...
02-06-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,025
Posted By jmess

Tool

Some of you may have seen this tool to calculate chain length?
Chain Length Calculator (http://www.machinehead-software.co.uk/bike/chain_length/chain_length_calculator.html)
01-02-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By jmess

FYI Shimano doesn't recommend using automotive...

FYI Shimano doesn't recommend using automotive brake clearner, they recommend using denatured alcohol for cleaning. I have been using windex glass cleaner on the pads and rotors.
01-02-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By jmess

Shimano BR785 road disc brake pad squeal (organic vs metallic)

Do the Shimano BR785 road disc brake metallic pads squeal less in the rain than the organics? BTW my organic pads are well bedded in and brake performance is excellent other than some intermittent...
08-06-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By jmess

To avoid the crowds of the BP you might consider...

To avoid the crowds of the BP you might consider the Covered Bridge Tour. Pretty easy ride in general.

CBBT (http://www.mvbc.com/event-CBBT.html)
07-30-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,877
Posted By jmess

From what I found when I asked a similar question...

From what I found when I asked a similar question a Stages PM works the same no matter what crank it is attached to. It is measuring the flex of the crank arm it is glued to and the rest of the crank...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By jmess

All three of the GFs I have done this year have...

All three of the GFs I have done this year have been competitive for those who wanted to compete. The pace of the lead groups quickly drop folks that aren't interested in their finishing time. So if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,218
Posted By jmess

Seems like like a reasonable price. I have a 2013...

Seems like like a reasonable price. I have a 2013 Oltre XR and would have a hard time letting it go for that price. Building your own usually gives you the parts you want at often the same or less...
06-17-14, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,700
Posted By jmess

I have been thinking of getting a CGR post for my...

I have been thinking of getting a CGR post for my gravel grinder. You can purchase adapters to fit different/larger seat post holes.
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