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07-22-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By jideta

run a full length cable housing

run a full length cable housing
07-22-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By jideta

There's a thread around here that can help you. ...

There's a thread around here that can help you.
I use 10 speed Chorus shifters with a 9 speed Chorus RD to shift 10 speed Shimano.
I believe this is the only Campagnolo combination that will shift...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By jideta

I think S Works used to be their race stuff. I...

I think S Works used to be their race stuff.
I sort of remember, especially in MTB, that the S Works stuff was race only and slowly the tech trickled down to stuff mere mortals could purchase.
Then...
Forum: Foo
07-22-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

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07-22-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 930
Posted By jideta

Cygolite Once lost the on/off button cover,...

Cygolite
Once lost the on/off button cover, they promptly sent it out to me no charge.
Rear light is crazy bright!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,284
Posted By jideta

Since we're all here: what are you using to clean...

Since we're all here: what are you using to clean your frame of dirt and grease?

Kitchen and bathroom stuff is not working. I got a degreaser but it leaves a residue. Simple Green and Windex not...
07-21-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 811
Posted By jideta

Oakley. Just got some Double Edge and Holbrook...

Oakley.
Just got some Double Edge and Holbrook frames.
Hard to beat for customization and lens selection (depends on your script).
Some bucks, but I used my last ones for over five years.
Forum: Foo
07-21-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

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07-20-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,276
Posted By jideta

Or a summer cycling cap. I have two from...

Or a summer cycling cap.
I have two from Castelli.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By jideta

I bought some Double Edge frames. I was...

I bought some Double Edge frames.
I was impressed with the vertical field of view.
Then I checked the mirror and saw Will Smith in Hancock.
Decided that I don't usually ride near mirrors so I...
07-19-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By jideta

I'd rather wear out the cassette than start cross...

I'd rather wear out the cassette than start cross chaining and wearing out everything else.
I consider the cassette a wear and tear disposable item.
07-19-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 995
Posted By jideta

Specialized makes some inexpensive saddles based...

Specialized makes some inexpensive saddles based on the more expensive models.
I got a Toupe style saddle for $40.
07-17-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By jideta

Sounds like he's measuring the steerer tube. ...

Sounds like he's measuring the steerer tube.
Olden days style 1" which you can get a shim for so you can use nowadays style stem.
Shim the fork steerer tube so you can use contemporary size (1...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

Thanks! Eastman 5363 is my favorite though I did...

Thanks! Eastman 5363 is my favorite though I did like 2366 also.
I enjoy film way more than digital.
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

something interesting...one on film(Nikon S2,...

something interesting...one on film(Nikon S2, Eastman 5363 ISO12), the other digital
...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

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07-17-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,688
Posted By jideta

As I posted earlier, the bike shop just tightened...

As I posted earlier, the bike shop just tightened my skewer and the creak went away.
I could only suppose that under load, the wheel(axle) was microscopically moving around in the drop out and...
07-16-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By jideta

Finding the right Cinelli stem was pretty...

Finding the right Cinelli stem was pretty frustrating. Once you found one in good condition, it would be the wrong size! Finally I just got two bars, one 26.0 the other 26.4 since you gotta take...
07-16-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By jideta

I seem to remember seeing stems with stress...

I seem to remember seeing stems with stress cracks from using smaller bars.
A half a mm may not seem like much but apparently over time it makes a difference.
Cinelli makes a couple of different...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 12:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,284
Posted By jideta

Just went down to the Bianchi store and ordered...

Just went down to the Bianchi store and ordered it off the web site.
Didn't know it was a matte finish until it got here.
Tends to pick up a lot of dirt fast.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 277,453
Posted By jideta

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By jideta

For the most part, I think fast engaging hubs are...

For the most part, I think fast engaging hubs are going to sing.
Loud.
Just to remind you why you paid the big bucks.
07-13-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By jideta

thanks!

thanks!
07-12-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By jideta

Leather seat getting slippery

Olde Selle Italia getting a bit slippery.

Mink oil?

Saddle soap?

Sand paper?

what say ye?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,667
Posted By jideta

Find another hobby.

Find another hobby.
07-12-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By jideta

There is a website dedicated to steel Pinnies if...

There is a website dedicated to steel Pinnies if you care to search for it.

Last time I checked there were also some NOS steel frames floating around the webz if you are looking for replacement...
07-12-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By jideta

MX228 fitted with crank bros cleats: ...

MX228 fitted with crank bros cleats:

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Nice shoes.
Stiff without...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,667
Posted By jideta

I'm sorta glad I don't play guitar anymore. I can...

I'm sorta glad I don't play guitar anymore. I can cross stuff like Gibson and Rickenbacker off my list.
Except my sister in law gave me a baby Taylor. I've just been staring at it for the last two...
07-12-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,441
Posted By jideta

I don't know about you folks, but besides weight,...

I don't know about you folks, but besides weight, engagement is a deal breaker for me.

Riding some cheap Shimano was like a game, guessing when the hub would engage. I could just feel the cassette...
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

light trails ...

light trails

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,667
Posted By jideta

Apparently the 48 hour rule doesn't work. I just...

Apparently the 48 hour rule doesn't work. I just bought some new cranks.

I don't usually replace. I just add to the stable. You know, like cameras.
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

Waikiki triptych ...

Waikiki triptych

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,667
Posted By jideta

Been there done that. This is after I sold off...

Been there done that.
This is after I sold off some cameras on eBay:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 277,453
Posted By jideta

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 277,453
Posted By jideta

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07-09-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By jideta

I'm impressed. Ordered on the 4th, would have...

I'm impressed.
Ordered on the 4th, would have gotten it yesterday if I had been home. Pretty good considering the shoes came from the Netherlands!

Lake vs. Sidi:
...
Forum: Foo
07-09-19, 02:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,402
Posted By jideta

Tostitos almost came out of my nose! Until...

Tostitos almost came out of my nose!

Until the internet, I never knew Jim Morrison was saying "another lost angel."
07-08-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By jideta

Summertime! Severe case of bicycle shirt

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I better hang out at the beach a bit more...sans jersey.
07-08-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By jideta

I run Ergon bar ends and cut the handlebars down...

I run Ergon bar ends and cut the handlebars down as far as I can while still being able to mount the controls. Very similar to riding the 'corners' on drops.
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

HDR ...

HDR

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07-07-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,117
Posted By jideta

I'm 56. Started cycling when my kidneys failed...

I'm 56. Started cycling when my kidneys failed and I had to go on dialysis about ten years ago.
My hemoglobin level is around 11, lower than women. That's with the EPO.
Ten years ago I was doing...
07-07-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,688
Posted By jideta

I had a creaky wheel once and I'm trying to...

I had a creaky wheel once and I'm trying to remember how I fixed it. I think I just had to tighten the skewer a bit more. It was one of those weird things...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 278,995
Posted By jideta

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Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,013
Posted By jideta

1 altair4 2 hondo 3 -

1 altair4

2 hondo

3 -
07-06-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,688
Posted By jideta

If you are sure it's the wheel, I would check the...

If you are sure it's the wheel, I would check the drop outs on the new build. Maybe the wheel is sitting a bit cocked and that's causing the click(fork could be a bit uneven). Put some triflow or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 02:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,655
Posted By jideta

Well, I was thinking about doing it just so I...

Well, I was thinking about doing it just so I could expand my bicycle IQ.

I guess its something I don't really need to learn.

Like how to adjust the dwell on my points.
07-06-19, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By jideta

check chainring bolts

check chainring bolts
07-05-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By jideta

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 01:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,655
Posted By jideta

Tubulars for JRA

Seems like a lot of folks here selling their tubular wheels.
Based on what I've read here, not sure its something I wanna try.
Tires are also kinda expensive.
I have two road bikes running 25s,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,825
Posted By jideta

I have no idea to what SRAM's actual business...

I have no idea to what SRAM's actual business figures look like, but I would guess that the numbers are very close to SRAM's market penetration circa 2008 when Red first came out. Talking road...
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