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04-14-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Ramjm_2000

Update on my situation. I ordered an alligator...

Update on my situation. I ordered an alligator brand adapter, qr/12mm type, and used the body of the adapter vs. the stock ones and it was about 2mm shorter and cleared even with the 15mm lock ring....
04-09-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ramjm_2000

That will be COA #2 if the pin spanner idea...

That will be COA #2 if the pin spanner idea doesnít work
04-09-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Itís 15mm. I ordered a qr/12mm low profile...

Itís 15mm. I ordered a qr/12mm low profile version. Iím hoping to use a pin spaner to tighten. Iíd rather find a lower profile 15mm version if possible.
04-07-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Any updates on this? Iím having the same issue...

Any updates on this? Iím having the same issue with my new Wheelset (dt 350s with center lock) and my Lynskey GR Pro fork. The adapter that came with it is rubbing the molded brake mounts on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 06:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,025
Posted By Ramjm_2000

This...as fredalicious as it is (and not to...

This...as fredalicious as it is (and not to mention dangerous as hell with all the route bottlenecks and kids) I do it every year just for this reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,418
Posted By Ramjm_2000

LOL.. I'd hardly call it a debate. Basically...

LOL.. I'd hardly call it a debate. Basically GMM's source confirmed my point. The fact that 3/2.5 and 6/4 "may" go through additional processes (annealing) or testing for a specific job is a moot...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,418
Posted By Ramjm_2000

What they were probably saying is that not all...

What they were probably saying is that not all grades of Ti are appropriate for recreational use. Not that there is a different "version" of 6/4 or 3/2.5 Ti used. If there were why have a "standard"?...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-12, 06:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,418
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Sport grade??? I'm sorry but titanium is...

Sport grade??? I'm sorry but titanium is classified by it's alloy composition. Yes some alloys are more expensive than others but 6/4 and 3/2.5 are 6/4 and 3/2.5 regardless of what they are used for....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,146
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Not 100% true. Do a web search (hint weight...

Not 100% true. Do a web search (hint weight weenies site) for details.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,418
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Lots of inaccurate info here. First you realize...

Lots of inaccurate info here. First you realize Lynskey has 2 stock geo options right? Race and Sport. The Race geo has a longer TT and shorter HTs as opposed to the sport with slightly taller HT and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,418
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Whichever you chose, I think you'll be pleasantly...

Whichever you chose, I think you'll be pleasantly surprised as there is not a bad bike in lot. That said, custom is over rated. 95% of us don't need it and sometimes (I know in my case twice) a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-12, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 695,569
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Mark Sorry for not seeing your post until...

Mark

Sorry for not seeing your post until now, I don't really post here that often anymore. I'm glad you got your questions answered about the seatpost. It is correct that they have switched in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 695,569
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Nothing to see here...move along.

Nothing to see here...move along.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-12, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Miche makes both campy and shimano spacers. I've...

Miche makes both campy and shimano spacers. I've mixed widths to custom tune a miche cassette. That said having individual cogs is a must.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-12, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,282
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Odds are it will fit fine. The only negative I...

Odds are it will fit fine. The only negative I can forsee is the HT length and how short the fork was cut. Again odds are pretty good given the generous HT length for the 51.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ramjm_2000

The only thing that makes sense to me would be an...

The only thing that makes sense to me would be an alloy crank ala Rotor. Maybe even light weight brakes (Negative G style).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,591
Posted By Ramjm_2000

A sub 1500gm Ti frame for less than $1700 in a...

A sub 1500gm Ti frame for less than $1700 in a 58cm? That's a pretty tall order. Have you looked at a Lynksey Cooper CX? Probably a bit over 1100 gbp but its probably the closest I can think of, in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 101,874
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Same boat as you. Had orders to Afghanistan...

Same boat as you. Had orders to Afghanistan (Afghan Prev Med Advisor), cancelled 2 days before CST. Pretty bummed initially but kinda glad now given recent events.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 695,569
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Thanks. I'd like to try tubeless at some point...

Thanks. I'd like to try tubeless at some point but I've read too many mixed reviews on the current selection of tires.

JR
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 695,569
Posted By Ramjm_2000

I'm 69" and 31.5" ish inseem. My Helix and my...

I'm 69" and 31.5" ish inseem. My Helix and my previous L3 are mediums. Don't go by the online chart, I find the rec's way off. Unless you need the extra HT length, go with a medium.

JR
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-12, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 695,569
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Recently updated: Frame: Lynskey Helix...

Recently updated:
Frame: Lynskey Helix Handbrushed finish w/ etched graphics size medium
Fork: Enve 2.0
Bar: FSA K-Force Light 44cm
Stem: New Ultimate w/ti bolts
Tape: Bike ribbon Eleganza...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 24,043
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Assuming you don't completely destroy the rim,...

Assuming you don't completely destroy the rim, the braking layer can be repaired:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Assuming your using the cryo blue pads, why use...

Assuming your using the cryo blue pads, why use anything else? I've used Swiss stop, Koop stop, stock shimano, and campy. The Reynolds pads are the best of the bunch. Plus, using anything else voids...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 06:36 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 8,916
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Amen brother...this does not even take into...

Amen brother...this does not even take into acount the "cost" of ride time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,292
Posted By Ramjm_2000

I’ve actually been testing these two with my new...

I’ve actually been testing these two with my new Helix. Previously I had been on a Romin (155) for about 10 months and have a Toupe (155) on my MTB (Litespeed Niota Ti). When riding off-road, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-11, 12:49 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,466
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Given the differences in these two frames...

Given the differences in these two frames geometries, you’d probably be better off with the 230 if your not touring. The Sportive has a 10mm shorter HT and 10.1mm shorter TT for a medium, that’s a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-11, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By Ramjm_2000

That's probably one of "chuck's bikes" tsunamis....

That's probably one of "chuck's bikes" tsunamis. He's since closed shop but there was lots of his frames sold since they were so inexpensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,700
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Looks nice. Congrats

Looks nice. Congrats
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-11, 09:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,004
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Geeze fellas...i think is pretty obvious that no...

Geeze fellas...i think is pretty obvious that no matter what you point out to canam and sced they are going to argue their points with you. You’re not going to change their mind. This topic has taken...
09-15-11, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 368,261
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Have: Easton EC90 SLX 3 Compact Bar 44cm...

Have: Easton EC90 SLX 3 Compact Bar 44cm Excellent condition
2011 EC90 carbon lay back post 31.6 (new style) never ridden
EC70 layback post 31.6
Truvativ carbon post...
09-15-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 368,261
Posted By Ramjm_2000

PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,840
Posted By Ramjm_2000

At this point I'm not terribly concerned about...

At this point I'm not terribly concerned about the OPs original question...as a previous poster put it "inquiring minds want to know". I'm dying to hear what bike required a 70mm stem to achive a fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,004
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Honestly if your already at the "longing for it"...

Honestly if your already at the "longing for it" stage...its too late. Your only cure is to get yourself one. Wish I had better news...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 07:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,840
Posted By Ramjm_2000

This. Without knowing what bike we are talking...

This. Without knowing what bike we are talking about all this is pretty much pointless, TT lengths/HT lengths very too much between brands to give any helpful advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,469
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Old info. 105 through Dura Ace have been 10 speed...

Old info. 105 through Dura Ace have been 10 speed for quite a while now....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,408
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Might want to consider Blue. They are a...

Might want to consider Blue. They are a southeastern (georgia) based company...really cool dudes with cool bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,879
Posted By Ramjm_2000

They look great. Congrats!

They look great. Congrats!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,135
Posted By Ramjm_2000

The welds are also cleaned up during their bead...

The welds are also cleaned up during their bead blasting process, similiar to IF. Ive had both a Moots and IF Ti Crown Jewel and the decreased amount of extra material at the welds was notable. IMO...
08-11-11, 08:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,466
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Commute: Vittoria Rondi Pros 32s Race: Used to...

Commute: Vittoria Rondi Pros 32s
Race: Used to run Tufos now bulldogs
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Contes when I can get over there. Otherwise...

Contes when I can get over there. Otherwise Spokes in Alexandria as they offer a nice military discount.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Ramjm_2000

I'm going to go out on a limb and predict...

I'm going to go out on a limb and predict Litespeed's warrenty process improves as they move away from Ti. This isn't the first I've heard of a positive ABG carbon experience. I suspect it's much...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18,732
Views: 3,733,001
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Lynskey Helix...

Hot dang...
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s132/ramjm_2000/Lynskey/f396dbdd.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,516
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Nice build. I'm much more fond of th Colnago...

Nice build. I'm much more fond of th Colnago Monocoque frames. Well done...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,694
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Ride 5; Run 1; Off 1

Ride 5; Run 1; Off 1
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Most female specific designs have shorter top...

Most female specific designs have shorter top tubes as compared to a similiar "normal" frame. That said my wife rode for years on a "guys" frame without a problem. The biggest difference I see is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,772
Posted By Ramjm_2000

I had a mystery creak that surfaced after ridding...

I had a mystery creak that surfaced after ridding through a pretty nasty rain storm. Check where your cables enter your barrel adjusters (assuming you have some), might be the culprit.
07-18-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,685
Posted By Ramjm_2000

If you do end up locking the bike, consider...

If you do end up locking the bike, consider "lockable" skewers as well. I've had a few friends get their wheels stolen. Personally I'm lucky enough to be able to bring my bike into work or lock it in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,451
Posted By Ramjm_2000

Yes

Yes
07-18-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 2,606,497
Posted By Ramjm_2000

In full commute mode, a real jack of all trades....

In full commute mode, a real jack of all trades. Love the frame but will be selling later on this year to upgrade to a similar disc equiped Lynskey. ...
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