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07-22-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,151
Posted By bikejack

What a mess, just stupid panic. What the...

What a mess, just stupid panic.

What the hell is Lelangue doing in the team car twitter or PS3
07-22-11, 08:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,151
Posted By bikejack

Evans has just blown it, why chase on a climb...

Evans has just blown it, why chase on a climb 60km out when you can tempo your team over the top chase down the break and hit d'huez fresh???
04-11-10, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By bikejack

The Rims. The bike hangs off the rim via the...

The Rims.

The bike hangs off the rim via the spokes.

I've had less trouble with strong rimmed low spoke count wheels than light rimmed 32-36 wheels.
04-11-10, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,307
Posted By bikejack

Joejack, the spacer is in place the problem is...

Joejack, the spacer is in place the problem is that unless the bearing is a sliding fit in the cup it loads the bearing from the side. The cups also have the nylon insert common for tight location in...
04-04-10, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,843
Posted By bikejack

Leave her on a single speed.

Leave her on a single speed.
04-04-10, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,470
Posted By bikejack

WHY? 8 year olds need to be taught how to...

WHY?

8 year olds need to be taught how to spin and apply power efficiently.

Look for a JNR or MINI BMX, light wheels light frame <60inch gear you can put a decent saddle on one of these and you...
04-04-10, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,470
Posted By bikejack

WHY? 8 year olds need to be taught how to...

WHY?

8 year olds need to be taught how to spin and apply power efficiently.

Look for a JNR or MINI BMX, light wheels light frame <60inch gear you can put a decent saddle on one of these and you...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By bikejack

Stronglight and TA both have a range of 130 1/8...

Stronglight and TA both have a range of 130 1/8 chainrings. I have several of the Stronglights no problems and cheaper than the 144's available.
Replies: 11
Views: 3,115
Posted By bikejack

There are no longer set marks for the Sprint...

There are no longer set marks for the Sprint Rules the rules apply from when the Sprint is judged to have started. This also applies to sprints during a race you cannot swing up after crossing the...
04-04-10, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,307
Posted By bikejack

joejack, the short answer is yes and more. ...

joejack, the short answer is yes and more.

BB is 68.1mm, I have also tried the activ link in an undersize bracket I have tried longer spacers I have tried precompressing the bearings before...
04-03-10, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By bikejack

What's your problem Mr Know it All. Re: Some...

What's your problem Mr Know it All.

Re: Some say yes some say no?

My comment was to clear the confusion unlike your cynical tripe.

Stay on topic and keep your personal opinions to yourself
04-03-10, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By bikejack

The XT hub is a short spline so all the cassettes...

The XT hub is a short spline so all the cassettes should fit OK.

You have trouble when you try to fit short spline cassettes onto the deep spline Dura Ace and Ultegra hubs. Half the cassette is...
04-03-10, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,307
Posted By bikejack

STRONGLIGHT Z Light Activ Link Installation

Anyone had experience with these cranks, I believe its the same for setup the Oxala MTB cranks.

The system is a hydrid ISIS system where Stronglight have attempted to turn ISIS into a Mega or...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-08-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,682
Posted By bikejack

Two basics. Keep the temperature up to the...

Two basics.

Keep the temperature up to the job. eg: secondary propane flame. As soon as it drops the brass stops flowing. You need a larger lazier flame than silver.

Brass needs room to move....
03-11-09, 05:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,870
Posted By bikejack

I think the Octalink is doomed, unfortunate for...

I think the Octalink is doomed, unfortunate for such a tough usable system. It was always better than ISIS.

I purchased an Ultegra Hollowtech 11 with BB for under $200.00 and the BB's are around...
Replies: 26
Views: 18,657
Posted By bikejack

From previous Miche experience. If your...

From previous Miche experience.

If your looking at Miche and can afford DA go the latter.

Check out the Mavics.
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By bikejack

T1 Heard all praise for the frame too bad...

T1

Heard all praise for the frame too bad Trek can't put a value for money package around it.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,821
Posted By bikejack

You're kidding right? "hey man I'm about to...

You're kidding right?

"hey man I'm about to pass you" isn't part of racing.

The current rule in Australia just to clear things up is 'in the last 2 laps no swinging up regardless' fines and...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-14-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 18,665
Posted By bikejack

Then again 531 isn't as notorious for snapping as...

Then again 531 isn't as notorious for snapping as 753, there weren't many full 753 frames produced as many builders used 531 rears for stiffness and 531 forks to avoid loosing customers.

531 is a...
Replies: 124
Views: 10,238
Posted By bikejack

<1km from a 250 indoor board. I win, its...

<1km from a 250 indoor board.

I win, its good to be me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-08, 11:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,357
Posted By bikejack

There's no saving when your gear turns up trashed...

There's no saving when your gear turns up trashed from PBK crap packaging and you have to fork out to return it if you want too see your money again.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-28-07, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,620
Posted By bikejack

+1 on recognising the need to attend a course of...

+1 on recognising the need to attend a course of instruction and attain a level of competency before building a frame.

You need a course that will teach you brazing and braze welding techniques,...
11-04-07, 04:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,054
Posted By bikejack

If you're going to start throwing stones about...

If you're going to start throwing stones about attention to detail at least ensure your own attention to detail is up to muster.

BTW there is no distinction between alloying iron with carbon,...
Replies: 4
Views: 3,589
Posted By bikejack

Looks like lawyer geometry to me 'though shall...

Looks like lawyer geometry to me 'though shall not overlap', have you measured up an actual bike and compared it to the catalogue.
10-25-07, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,551
Posted By bikejack

I know a few variations were "invented" in Sydney...

I know a few variations were "invented" in Sydney in the early eighties.

This one looks pretty basic, I've seen them with elliptical type movements that try to simulate the walking or running...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,484
Posted By bikejack

Italian Pursuits are the best we have an all in...

Italian Pursuits are the best we have an all in 10 - 15 riders aside in our Junior Italian pursuit, bugger to handicap but great when it works.

Thanks for the info everyone, the Australian Pursuit...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-07, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By bikejack

Good call Dicky. I pointed out the cost of...

Good call Dicky.

I pointed out the cost of powder was comparable with a home spray can job when you considered everything in another post and had an avalanche of spraycan sniffers dump on me.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-07, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By bikejack

The sticker 'Tubi Rinforzati Accacio Special' is...

The sticker 'Tubi Rinforzati Accacio Special' is guaranteeing the tubing is Columbus, it was a replacement sticker issued to Columbus builders for use on repainted or repaired bikes or bikes with a...
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By bikejack

Not ridden but I've seen the product on a demo...

Not ridden but I've seen the product on a demo bike and it appears to be a well made piece of kit.

I doubt any company would build a 144 crankset for hype, I think Truvativ have probably seen the...
10-17-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By bikejack

I've been down this track with a Cruiser refurb. ...

I've been down this track with a Cruiser refurb.

I found frame clearance the biggest issue with the wider more bulbous tyres, if you use smoothish 1 1/2" 559's and some careful installing it may...
10-17-07, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By bikejack

Hand braking! Those were the days; hand...

Hand braking!

Those were the days; hand braking and hoop rolling and cow punching and freak shows.

where did it all go wrong.
10-17-07, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,567
Posted By bikejack

You think thats strange. The CS 6600 junior...

You think thats strange.

The CS 6600 junior clusters won't work on the wh 6600 wheels even though they carry the same part number as the normal cluster.

Good luck trying to make a close ratio...
10-17-07, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By bikejack

7803? 3 usually indicates a triple crankset and...

7803? 3 usually indicates a triple crankset and the last Dura Ace I saw was 7703.

Regardless, 6600 indicates a double crank BB which won't work with a triple crank.
Replies: 17
Views: 3,484
Posted By bikejack

OK I've waited long enough to find out what an...

OK I've waited long enough to find out what an Australian pursuit is, please describe the event.
09-02-07, 05:25 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,952
Posted By bikejack

I would like to share my experience with Nashbar....

I would like to share my experience with Nashbar.

Nashbar advertise they ship international but won't reply to my emails.

What gives?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-02-07, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,353
Posted By bikejack

Maybe the charm wears off with age when you see...

Maybe the charm wears off with age when you see the results and damage from too many backyard framebuilders and mechanics.

You can save your lecture (and take the tickets off yourself)....
08-31-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By bikejack

If your on a budget checkout the soccer shin...

If your on a budget checkout the soccer shin guards.

I've found they're lighter and more flexible than a lot of the cycling armor.
08-31-07, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By bikejack

Check out BMX cruisers, they are a lightweight...

Check out BMX cruisers, they are a lightweight 24" rigid bike.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-31-07, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,353
Posted By bikejack

HEY, didn't realise this was still kicking...

HEY, didn't realise this was still kicking around.

Over the counter the sets are sold complete and with instructions.

QUOTE " I was just given a bernzomatic propane/mapp + oxy torch. I tried...
08-30-07, 03:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By bikejack

Old Shimano! why buy someone elses problem....

Old Shimano! why buy someone elses problem. Though I have to admit that my old 7400 single pivots outshine the new Ultegra for a lean mean racing look. Some of the old entry level Trek carbons...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-23-07, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By bikejack

No that's incorrect. Fillet braze welding...

No that's incorrect.

Fillet braze welding (not brazing) requires a finesse and an understanding of welding more than you will be able to teach yourself.

I have seen plenty of framebuilders flow...
08-14-07, 04:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,145
Posted By bikejack

Your hubs are worn at the spoke holes, 20 years...

Your hubs are worn at the spoke holes, 20 years is pretty good for the soft crappy aluminium Shimano used in the 80's.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-07, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,353
Posted By bikejack

If you were properly informed you would know in a...

If you were properly informed you would know in a gas set there is an ignition fuel and a heat fuel.

At least read a book before you start messing around with it. Sorry if I sound short but...
08-05-07, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,361
Posted By bikejack

Refer to my first reply. I suggested there...

Refer to my first reply.

I suggested there was no alternative to going in hard and wiping it out.

If they condone it it will be known as the doper sport and the standard will drop as those with...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-07, 04:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,353
Posted By bikejack

Playing with volatile fuels without proper...

Playing with volatile fuels without proper instruction and safety awareness.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-07, 04:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By bikejack

Try stretching the seatpost towards the bottom...

Try stretching the seatpost towards the bottom bracket.

Sounds like your seat is to high.
08-05-07, 03:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,361
Posted By bikejack

You're statements are a little conflicting and...

You're statements are a little conflicting and you have your own answers so no need for my input.

Just answer one question: Do you honestly believe cycling would be better off and improve its...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-07, 06:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,856
Posted By bikejack

Not just cycling. You get A**Holes in every...

Not just cycling.

You get A**Holes in every sport and the higher up the tree you go the bigger ones you find, button pushing and positive aggression are part of sport and anyone new will have his...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-07, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,399
Posted By bikejack

Has anyone noticed that most bicycle production...

Has anyone noticed that most bicycle production even Euro models is centred in Asia.

Yeh man you did miss something.
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By bikejack

It's a road time trial frame from the late 80's...

It's a road time trial frame from the late 80's by the look of those dropouts.

If it fits your groove go for it. How much are they asking?
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