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05-23-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By joejack951

As others have pointed out, the '100' in 12x100...

As others have pointed out, the '100' in 12x100 has relatively little to do with the size of the thru axle you need. 12x100 is mainly a hub specification; it only tells you what the spacing between...
05-18-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 69,799
Posted By joejack951

Long time with no updates! I mentioned it in my...

Long time with no updates! I mentioned it in my last post and like many things, it took a lot longer to come about than anticipated but it is finally ready for 'mass' consumption. Of course, there's...
10-19-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 69,799
Posted By joejack951

For anyone having an issue getting the quill...

For anyone having an issue getting the quill tight enough to not turn inside of the steerer, I'd suggest one or all of the following (in addition to greasing the threads and wedge):

1. more...
08-03-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,375
Posted By joejack951

An uncut innicycle is 240 grams (90mm steerer...

An uncut innicycle is 240 grams (90mm steerer extension). Cut down to 45mm (for a slammed stem) and with the steel stud trimmed, total weight is down to 185 grams.
...
06-08-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,386
Posted By joejack951

Does the rear wheel have a big, goofy reflector...

Does the rear wheel have a big, goofy reflector attached to the spokes? Those will easily cause an oscillation when spinning the rear wheel at high rpms. I doubt you’d feel that will riding, though...
06-04-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,429
Posted By joejack951

Low-level components usually means 6-7 speed...

Low-level components usually means 6-7 speed stuff which is very forgiving. But, it also usually means the bikes are beat to hell: bent derailleur hangers, corroded cables, housing, and cable stops,...
06-01-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,429
Posted By joejack951

Take any bicycle job gone south and apply a...

Take any bicycle job gone south and apply a 10-20x factor for how bad a job on a car can go. After years of working on cars, bicycles are SO easy.

That said, my cousin brought his Specailized...
05-20-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,075
Posted By joejack951

I used a wire wheel on a hand drill to remove...

I used a wire wheel on a hand drill to remove most of the paint from a hand-me-down frame for a bike I built for my son. I used a little bit of paint stripper and sand paper in a few tough spots.
...
03-12-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,444
Posted By joejack951

The pivoting holder is probably nicer to use but...

The pivoting holder is probably nicer to use but I have no issues with the original DAG design. The o-ring acts as a placeholder for the rod for when you need to rotate the gauge which requires...
03-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,444
Posted By joejack951

Is the Abbey Tool a copy of this?...

Is the Abbey Tool a copy of this? https://www.parktool.com/product/derailleur-hanger-alignment-gauge-dag-2-2
02-17-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,594
Posted By joejack951

Did you need to do anything special during setup?...

Did you need to do anything special during setup? That is typically a very problematic pairing of components. I designed short pull arms to be able to use HY/RD calipers with my Campy levers on my...
12-16-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 379,904
Posted By joejack951

:beer: Pop over to this thread if you want to...

:beer:
Pop over to this thread if you want to read more about the headset/stem details: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1143824-threadless-conversion-headset.html
12-16-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 69,799
Posted By joejack951

PM me or email at joe@jjpne.com

PM me or email at joe@jjpne.com
09-11-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 69,799
Posted By joejack951

Me: Joe :) 'Jack' is the first half of my very...

Me: Joe :) 'Jack' is the first half of my very common last name. I forget who first called me JoeJack but it stuck and I like it better than Shoeless.

Interesting issue. How exactly are you...
09-11-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 69,799
Posted By joejack951

First, let me say that I am humbled by the...

First, let me say that I am humbled by the enthusiastic response to this product lately. Not much more than a year ago I considered letting it die a slow death. *I* was enthusiastic about it and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By joejack951

This is the correct spacer arrangement for a...

This is the correct spacer arrangement for a Shimano 10 speed cassette used on an 11 speed hub. Glad you got it working correctly.

For those without much Shimano 10 speed experience, those...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By joejack951

Wheelset: depends. See below. Fork: yes. ...

Wheelset: depends. See below.
Fork: yes.
Frame: depends. You could keep a rim brake for the less powerful rear brake. This would require a custom wheelset to get a rim brake capable rear that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By joejack951

Looks like just the clear coat coming off a bit,...

Looks like just the clear coat coming off a bit, which is a very different thing than delamination (fibers coming loose). I'd ride it and not worry about it. If the appearance bothers, use some fine...
08-09-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
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: 6,810
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: 115
Views: 15,191
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: 264
Views: 69,799
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: 1,551
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: 115
Views: 15,191
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: 264
Views: 69,799
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: 264
Views: 69,799
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: 264
Views: 69,799
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: 1,321
Views: 379,904
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: 264
Views: 69,799
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: 3,497
Views: 397,659
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: 3,497
Views: 397,659
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: 264
Views: 69,799
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: 3,497
Views: 397,659
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: 3,497
Views: 397,659
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: 1,871
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: 1,028
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: 294
Views: 58,149
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: 9,434
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: 294
Views: 58,149
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: 264
Views: 69,799
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: 9,434
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: 8,132
Views: 2,784,162
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: 294
Views: 58,149
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: 66
Views: 9,187
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: 909
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: 1,321
Views: 379,904
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: 1,686
Views: 276,719
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: 8,132
Views: 2,784,162
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: 5,675
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, 09:40 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 69,799
Posted By joejack951

Basic specs: Converts ISO 1"-24 threaded to...

Basic specs:

Converts ISO 1"-24 threaded to 1 1/8" threadless (dia. 30.2mm cups, dia. 26.4mm crown race)
Sealed steel cartridge bearings with Buna-N dust seals, top and bottom
Uncut weight: 265...
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