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08-09-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By joejack951

If you end up needing a new real wheel, don’t...

If you end up needing a new real wheel, don’t fret the 12x135 rear hub. 12x142 is the current road ‘standard’ but while wider numerically, in practice both hub standards place the disc and cassette...
07-29-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,377
Posted By joejack951

I agree, but that doesn't mean I agree with not...

I agree, but that doesn't mean I agree with not going threadless on a C&V frame. You just gotta do it 'right', which at the time meant designing my own headset.
...
07-14-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,124
Posted By joejack951

You can use any old spacers for determining your...

You can use any old spacers for determining your ideal height. Once you settle on a stem and spacer stack, get in touch (if necessary) and I can get you set up with an ideal additional spacer. I have...
07-10-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 31,567
Posted By joejack951

Classy looking build! Beautiful frame and your...

Classy looking build! Beautiful frame and your color and component choices all compliment it nicely.
07-10-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By joejack951

Yeah, so that took a lot longer than anticipated....

Yeah, so that took a lot longer than anticipated. But it's here:

https://youtu.be/5bmgrA1_cq8
06-25-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,124
Posted By joejack951

If you happen to see a silver innicycle headset...

If you happen to see a silver innicycle headset sitting around Bilenky’s shop ask him when he plans on installing it :D
06-20-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 31,567
Posted By joejack951

I added a link to post #2 but here (finally!) is...

I added a link to post #2 but here (finally!) is the installation video I’ve mentioned several times:
https://youtu.be/DOlHzF64kmg

Produced in collaboration with Rob Garrison of Garrison’s...
06-12-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 31,567
Posted By joejack951

I think you're on to something here. I've had...

I think you're on to something here. I've had this hidden bolt stem concept in my mind for a while. But hidden as in Hidden, like you won't see them at all. What this could ideally allow is to make...
06-11-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 31,567
Posted By joejack951

I love a good set of questions! My issue with the...

I love a good set of questions! My issue with the tubing/pipe cutter is that those work by essentially 'flowing' the material away from the 'cutting' blade. I say 'cutting' because no actual material...
06-05-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 243,042
Posted By joejack951

Cannondales have stiffer chainstays than most...

Cannondales have stiffer chainstays than most steel frames but they will still flex easily enough to accommodate the wider hub. I did the calculation once, as someone had posted some fear-mongering...
06-02-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 31,567
Posted By joejack951

Thanks for the heads up! That was pretty cool to...

Thanks for the heads up! That was pretty cool to see and I'd have never known if you didn't mention it. Yet again proves how unimaginative I am in not realizing other potential options for my own...
05-11-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 301,189
Posted By joejack951

How do you justify not wearing a helmet all the...

How do you justify not wearing a helmet all the time?
05-09-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 301,189
Posted By joejack951

You wanted a ‘reasoned argument for not wearing a...

You wanted a ‘reasoned argument for not wearing a helmet’. You got one. Now you’ve shifted the goalposts to ‘why it’s better not to wear a helmet’. Nice.

Why is it better not to wear one? Because...
04-28-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 31,567
Posted By joejack951

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07KFYZPD2 Black...

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07KFYZPD2

Black innicycle headsets back in stock by May 4, 2020. JIS crown races available in ~4 weeks, no, make that 5-6 based on how everything is going lately.
04-27-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 301,189
Posted By joejack951

I find it hard to believe that you've spent much...

I find it hard to believe that you've spent much time considering all of the many ways one can cycle unsafely if you've deemed the helmet as the #1...
04-27-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 301,189
Posted By joejack951

Insufferably arrogant. Enjoy wearing your helmet...

Insufferably arrogant. Enjoy wearing your helmet 24/7.
02-19-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By joejack951

Been there, done that (not for a stem but other...

Been there, done that (not for a stem but other parts) and it is not worth it. Find a local anodizing vendor. Drop by their shop and give them the specs of your stem. Hopefully you know which type of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By joejack951

Same here. Pic taken January 2005: ...

Same here. Pic taken January 2005:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49400041931_ab0fe41eaf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2igj8oT)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 47,142
Posted By joejack951

No sooner did I say '99%' than I discovered some...

No sooner did I say '99%' than I discovered some of the weirdness out there from a few big names, notably 3T and Focus. The former have a fork, the Luteus II, which has a 15mm thru axle but, similar...
12-23-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,597
Posted By joejack951

I'm partial to white tape. It's my go-to choice...

I'm partial to white tape. It's my go-to choice unless there is no white anywhere else on the bike. And Fizik's perforated tapes are all I use any more.

Would you consider a white stem? Both...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 47,142
Posted By joejack951

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49208801246_b6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49208801246_b66242c37e.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hYpYcG)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49208316498_9b07fae977.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hYnu6Y)

A...
12-09-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 31,567
Posted By joejack951

Trimming the steerer tube upper portion: ...

Trimming the steerer tube upper portion:

https://youtu.be/wnWbO_tLxn4
11-17-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,597
Posted By joejack951

For wheels, I trawled ebay for a while looking...

For wheels, I trawled ebay for a while looking for a good deal on some reasonably deep (50-60mm) wheels that were at least 10 speed compatible for use on my early 2000s Litespeed Tachyon. I wound up...
10-16-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,276,237
Posted By joejack951

Ask and ye shall receive: My Trek 660...

Ask and ye shall receive:

My Trek 660 "slammed":
https://live.staticflickr.com/904/28149525108_1f57cb0b0b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JTtF6N)

A Cannondale SR500 for some eventual purpose (max...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 47,142
Posted By joejack951

Over on Weight Weenies I've been discussing for...

Over on Weight Weenies I've been discussing for some time now a conversion kit to allow one to use 12mm thru axle wheels with a 15mm thru axle fork (a bygone standard of the 'early' road disc days)....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,117
Posted By joejack951

Too far along how exactly? You don't even have a...

Too far along how exactly? You don't even have a product on the market yet.
09-08-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By joejack951

As long as you use the matching 9 speed front...

As long as you use the matching 9 speed front derailleur and chain you should be fine. I’ve wasted way too much time in the past with sub-optimal front derailleur/chain combos. Not worth it, trust me...
08-17-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 243,042
Posted By joejack951

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x752/46b9842c_b2c2_4688_91cd_aefa3b7b9011_534f44ba9437cc245851205f7e7c70c49be55689.jpeg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 156,230
Posted By joejack951

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48538720977_75...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48538720977_752e4ff382_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXcCFB)
1988 Cannondale SR500
08-14-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,276,237
Posted By joejack951

While we're sharing pictures of Cannondales built...

While we're sharing pictures of Cannondales built up with no real purpose in mind, here's my 1988 SR500 (too big for me but got it and the groupset for a steal and those fat frame tubes blend so well...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,206
Posted By joejack951

Being related to crossfit is about all I need to...

Being related to crossfit is about all I need to see to recognize that it's a BS product. That and the fact that no elite endurance athletes are ever spotted wearing those things.
05-11-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 31,567
Posted By joejack951

Threadless Conversion Headset

At the risk of further hijacking the retro-roadie thread and/or my own open mold disc road bike build thread, I'm going to start a separate thread to post some details about the threadless conversion...
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