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Posted By jadocs

Yep you confused the agent (who's primary...

Yep you confused the agent (who's primary language may not be English) when you started mixing up the damage with what they wanted to do in order to get the replacement processed. I would do as...
09-29-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 620
Posted By jadocs

Or you can adjust trainer difficulty setting to...

Or you can adjust trainer difficulty setting to replicate a different gear range. Power required to get up the mountain remains the same, it just get's spread out differently.
09-29-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,940
Posted By jadocs

Old thread I know, But I have never had an...

Old thread I know,

But I have never had an issue with mine. Also never had an issue updating via my phone. I also recommend the EW-WU111 because it is more streamlined and fits nicely by my...
09-29-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 620
Posted By jadocs

- Frame material doesn't matter - Weight...

- Frame material doesn't matter
- Weight doesn't matter
- Wheels do not matter
- Fit matters: Replicate as close as possible
- Drivetrain: Replicate gear ratio as close as possible, ie. My...
09-28-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,949
Posted By jadocs

So they admitted they caused the damage and will...

So they admitted they caused the damage and will cover the repair costs. I guess what everyone is wondering is did they just see the light after you contacted them again, or did they still deny it...
09-28-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 535
Posted By jadocs

After a hard ride on the trainer, I just raise my...

After a hard ride on the trainer, I just raise my arms and have my wife wipe me down like Burmese logger taking care of his elephant.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,234
Posted By jadocs

Re: Stages dual side crank PM I agree with...

Re: Stages dual side crank PM

I agree with all the information above. Aside from the studies showing the inaccuracy of the drive side due to the how Shimano designs their cranks....I have a buddy...
09-25-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,917
Posted By jadocs

Oh, I thought we were just talking about criteria...

Oh, I thought we were just talking about criteria in general. As I became more and more involved with cycling, I developed an appreciation for classic/vintage bikes...much like a car enthusiast...
09-24-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,917
Posted By jadocs

Frame material, componentry and...

Frame material, componentry and aesthetics...Aesthetics usually ends up being the deciding factor because frame material and componentry usually end up being a wash on the high end of the scale (for...
09-23-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,287
Posted By jadocs

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https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1400x1050/94904823_314d_40d5_b3a8_bd1a6c5d021c_77858f70e1bb3dc1625c6b646f466469c0eb6bf8.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By jadocs

Well, going off the 2017 data and the fact that...

Well, going off the 2017 data and the fact that you are currently dialed in with a 100mm stem on the 695....and the XS Cinelli reach is 5mm shorter with a 3mm shorter stack....and also looking at how...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By jadocs

Use a different wall adapter plug. The one you...

Use a different wall adapter plug. The one you are using doesn't have enough amps.
09-23-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,287
Posted By jadocs

I eat by power...I do a lot of threshold eating.

I eat by power...I do a lot of threshold eating.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,635
Posted By jadocs

Yep....I use this as well. Tons of useful data.

Yep....I use this as well. Tons of useful data.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,635
Posted By jadocs

That has not been my experience

That has not been my experience
09-22-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,588
Posted By jadocs

I fail to see what the issue is. Cop is stopped,...

I fail to see what the issue is. Cop is stopped, you stop, he motions for you to go. You didn't mention if there was other traffic there so I assume it was just you the intersection and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 777
Posted By jadocs

Yes, if your shifters have the buttons on the...

Yes, if your shifters have the buttons on the top, older versions do not have it.



You cannot wirelessly update the software. You must connect directly to a Windows computer to do it if you do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,442
Posted By jadocs

I usually blow it out before it gets to that...

I usually blow it out before it gets to that point.

I'll wear gloves if it's cold, but in general I do not. I find that my hands sweat a lot more wearing them, a sweat sponge. Well used gloves end...
09-21-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,354
Posted By jadocs

Ha Ha Ha...these threads are always entertaining.

Ha Ha Ha...these threads are always entertaining.
09-18-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 586
Posted By jadocs

This...the only thing I would add is, screw the...

This...the only thing I would add is, screw the barrel adjuster all the way down, then back it out 2-3 turns (so you have room to add tension or slack) before you attach the cable so you can use it...
09-18-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By jadocs

COA - Course of Action Just a general rule...

COA - Course of Action

Just a general rule of thumb for a Road Bike...I see you are going for an endurance/all rounder...so this may not apply. After purchasing the correct size frame (road bike)...
09-18-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 596
Posted By jadocs

Nice, let me know how you make out with them!

Nice, let me know how you make out with them!
09-17-20, 11:54 AM
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Views: 596
Posted By jadocs

Yeah, this would alleviate that problem.

Yeah, this would alleviate that problem.
09-17-20, 11:45 AM
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Views: 596
Posted By jadocs

Actually, now that I think about it. I have one...

Actually, now that I think about it. I have one of those high capacity pumps that store air in a cylinder, then releases the air (blasts) into the tire. I am able to blast the air without removing...
09-17-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 596
Posted By jadocs

I've had them about 6-8 months. No complaints...

I've had them about 6-8 months. No complaints really. There is another benefit to these and that has to do with seating a tubeless tire. Some people have a hell of a time getting a tire seated (I...
09-16-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 932
Posted By jadocs

That never works because then you will need to...

That never works because then you will need to get a backup for the backup lol.
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,321
Posted By jadocs

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https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x600/20ed3457_569b_44c9_9c0d_8ff214fb3173_ae3537609f059fc911f3b8ae7bab11d9750ca9c4.jpeg

twist to expand.
09-15-20, 01:32 PM
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Views: 932
Posted By jadocs

None of my bikes have the same components.

None of my bikes have the same components.
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,321
Posted By jadocs

You can twist the assembly to adjust the height....

You can twist the assembly to adjust the height. Are you saying that even when extended it's too short?
09-15-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,701
Posted By jadocs

Same type of person who buzzes a cyclist in a...

Same type of person who buzzes a cyclist in a vehicle.
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,233
Posted By jadocs

That is impressive

That is impressive
09-14-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By jadocs

That bolt looks like it's been really wrenched...

That bolt looks like it's been really wrenched on. Loosen your stem first in case the cap has been wrenched on against the stem.
09-14-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By jadocs

Screw extractor, then get a new bolt.

Screw extractor, then get a new bolt.
09-14-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,354
Posted By jadocs

Any rack that secures the bike by the wheels. 1UP...

Any rack that secures the bike by the wheels. 1UP USA is my rack of choice.
09-14-20, 09:17 AM
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Views: 44,814
Posted By jadocs

Photo I took after readjusting my brifters and...

Photo I took after readjusting my brifters and indexing.

...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By jadocs

I don't see why you couldn't pump up the PSI and...

I don't see why you couldn't pump up the PSI and use it on your rollers. I do not use special tires on mine...I have road bikes.
09-11-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,055
Posted By jadocs

If your talking new components, he's not wrong if...

If your talking new components, he's not wrong if you price out the cost of the groupset/wheels/frame.

If you are willing to purchase used or NOS at a discount then you can save. You can find some...
09-09-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,622
Posted By jadocs

Because I want to.

Because I want to.
09-08-20, 07:14 AM
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Views: 5,682
Posted By jadocs

Do it outside in the sunlight and stand 50-80...

Do it outside in the sunlight and stand 50-80 yards away from it.

People who make the "it's too bright" or "it's going to give someone seizures" usually make that determination in their living...
09-08-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By jadocs

You don't need to take the stem out to measure...

You don't need to take the stem out to measure it. Measure from center of the bolt to center of the clamp (across the top).
09-02-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,289
Posted By jadocs

Highly unlikely that anything got disconnected...

Highly unlikely that anything got disconnected inside the frame. As mentioned, check all connections...junction box, rear derailleur, front derailleur, unwrap your bar tape and check connection in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,562
Posted By jadocs

Your 4iiii is correct and your Peloton is wrong....

Your 4iiii is correct and your Peloton is wrong. Your Peloton will never be as accurate as an actual strain gauge power meter. 260 watts at 160lbs you would be averaging over 24 mph with no wind on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By jadocs

I have no experience with 10s, but I put Record...

I have no experience with 10s, but I put Record 11s on my Master and have no regrets....running Ultegra 11-28 cassette. I would definitely go 12s if you can.
08-18-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,568
Posted By jadocs

Everyone looses fat in different places first....

Everyone looses fat in different places first. You cannot spot lose fat if that was implied in your question.
08-17-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By jadocs

In that case your only option is to have...

In that case your only option is to have something you can pull up over your face, so a lightweight neck gator.

Given the fact that this is only for a short portion of the ride and you are not...
08-14-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like his wheel is off to one side and not...

Sounds like his wheel is off to one side and not centered.

Post some pics of your dropouts and then of your wheel in the dropouts showing the issue you are describing.
08-14-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,203
Posted By jadocs

If you want the bike, get the bike. You will get...

If you want the bike, get the bike. You will get more enjoyment out of it and that translates to more riding and increased fitness. Are your motorcycles just a means of getting from point A to point...
08-13-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,039
Posted By jadocs

I always patch my holes from the inside after...

I always patch my holes from the inside after using a plug. Do I have to? Probably not, but that's just something I choose to do.
08-11-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,300
Posted By jadocs

Nice, I have a bike like that (that's one of mine...

Nice, I have a bike like that (that's one of mine that has a PM as well) and I find I ride it more than my modern bike.
08-11-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,300
Posted By jadocs

No there is not reason not to. I have stages...

No there is not reason not to. I have stages non-drive side power meters on two of my bikes.

You'll get used to looking at your power numbers outside as a measure of effort vs. looking at your...
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