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02-02-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By ninja2

we try and fail miserably; lesson learned: never...

we try and fail miserably; lesson learned: never try (HS's wisdom quotes..)

conclusion - stick to Campy, buy plenty of chains, discounted if possible, ride and prosper.

thanks to all who...
02-02-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By ninja2

oh, yes, down to 0.1mm

oh, yes, down to 0.1mm
02-01-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By ninja2

that's obviously the best....only one and the...

that's obviously the best....only one and the last experiment...after so many years with campy i forgot how superior their chains to everything else are.
cheers
02-01-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By ninja2

KMC chain noise after using Campy Record

in a moment of weakness i replaced 10 sp Record with KMC, silver, supposedly to be a good one, but it makes too much noise particularly on small chainring - biggest cog combo. chainring is new,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,532
Posted By ninja2

based on my modest experience, if you don't use...

based on my modest experience, if you don't use or don't need cog 11, there is no advantage of having 11 sp cassette and you generally use cog 11 only when riding downhill. i use standard 53/39 crank...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By ninja2

i did not read anything past '90 years old...

i did not read anything past '90 years old cyclist...' thanks for sharing this Campag4life!
09-08-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,650
Posted By ninja2

very nicely put and my experience as well - the...

very nicely put and my experience as well - the difference between "fine" and "excellent" is obvious, once you try it - you can not compete with professional R&D teams and expect the same results,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By ninja2

i bought this one, you can make 4 protectors out...

i bought this one, you can make 4 protectors out of this piece, it is transparent and amazingly strong. vinyl is more or less useless.

BBB TubeSkin Kit BBP60 | Chain Reaction Cycles...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By ninja2

vento

i've used vento for about 6 months on the road, outstanding in every way. a bit heavier than you'd like, but close enough. exactly within your price range. rock solid, perfectly true after lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,367
Posted By ninja2

go ride

waste of time - go ride, find out what's best for you on the road, not hear. no disrespect.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,615
Posted By ninja2

very entertaining thread, like it! lots of of...

very entertaining thread, like it! lots of of good info; here is my 2.5 cents - after having read everything there was to read, i decided to take time some years back and did the tests - 8 different...
03-26-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,730
Posted By ninja2

easy and inexpensive fix

almost with certainty, the G spring is gone. they cost almost nothing, the instructions how to do it are everywhere on the web, replace G spring holder and the big washer that goes with it at the...
03-17-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,409
Posted By ninja2

nice post

a lot of good info and problems solved. i agree with the above, my experience is the same (have only two average bikes, nothing like your pal). so far, using vittoria hp rim tape with their latex...
03-11-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,215
Posted By ninja2

bearing puller

same case with me, but if you ever need to remove power crank, search automotive tools; i bought the puller for $28 some years back, for the alternator bearings removal. worked like a charm, i did it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,256
Posted By ninja2

build or pay for it

bikehubstore.com may be the answer for you - having the same question as you, i did some digging and it seems this is one of the best choices we have. you buy parts and have the wheelset built for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,028
Posted By ninja2

finish line

my experience with this one for the last 15k km:

finish line dry lube

has been great and can highly recommend it. I tried 3-4 other brands, but none came close to this one. it works exactly as...
02-12-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,442
Posted By ninja2

my experience with Rubino Pro has been great. new...

my experience with Rubino Pro has been great. new version has the same rr like conti 4ks, but they are sturdier.
i don't know much about tubeless, does your rim have spoke holes and do you need the...
02-12-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By ninja2

it positively works - i run sc derailleur on...

it positively works - i run sc derailleur on 53/39 with 10sp 12-30cassette. just don't use (not the end of the world if it happens) combo 53/29. according to the official campy spec the capacity of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,700
Posted By ninja2

true to both earlier posts. in 12 years riding...

true to both earlier posts. in 12 years riding tubes on an open road, had 3 flats. on the trails, in the city, clinchers rule. when i decide about tubular wheels it will be most likely coin flip, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,700
Posted By ninja2

tubes

I have the same questions - when I was young I used tubulars glued with special synthetic glue that was stronger than tubular glue and all was great (had time and patience to do it). did not ride...
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