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11-05-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 422
Posted By Aero-X

Converting a single speed to an internal geared bike

Guys,

I've been riding my 2008 Spec Langster for years. Mostly as a commuter bike. The current set up is 39T x 22T. I've recently changed a job and the commuting route has a couple of hills. I...
02-07-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By Aero-X

Thank, guys :)

Thank, guys :)
02-07-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By Aero-X

where to buy Mavic Ksyrium Pro UST replacement spoke?

Hi guys,

Do you know where to buy a Ksyrium Pro UST replacement spoke? The black ones. Not sure if they're aluminum or steel ones.

Thanks.

AX
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01-26-19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Aero-X

That's great, guys. Thanks. I didn't know SRAM...

That's great, guys. Thanks. I didn't know SRAM 11/36 works too. Which SRAM model is it? PG-1170? I'll give it a try to see if I need a new chain.
01-26-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Aero-X

RD-6800 GS compatible with CS-HG800 11/34?

Guys,

I currently run 50/34 and 11/32 11spd on both of my road bikes(DA 9000 mixed with UT 6800 rear mech). With the new generation UT8000 coming with 11/34 cassette, is it possible to run the...
01-19-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Aero-X

The frameset is the right size, the steer tube is...

The frameset is the right size, the steer tube is actually uncut. It's a show room bike with spacers above stem. I'm 6 foot(183cm), 35.5 inch inseam, the frame size is 58cm.

My current two bikes...
01-19-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Aero-X

component selection for 2019 Spec Crux Suggestions?

Hi guys,

I have an opportunity to buy a slightly used 2019 Specialized Crux carbon frameset for a pretty good price. This will be my first disc equipped bike. I'm a roadie and have only used...
07-17-17, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By Aero-X

Well, I've got a Canyon Ultimate which has a 1...

Well, I've got a Canyon Ultimate which has a 1 1/4" steer. I bought a brand new Deda M35(35mm) carbon bar on ebay for a very good price. It was my fault that I thought it's a 31.8mm bar like most of...
07-17-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By Aero-X

The Trentacinque is only for 1 1/8" steer, not 1...

The Trentacinque is only for 1 1/8" steer, not 1 1/4".

I did another ebay search. Found this. It seems to be 35mm bar clamp, 1 1/4"(31.8mm) steer. It actually works with 31.8mm bar clamp and 1...
07-17-17, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By Aero-X

Who makes 1 1/4" road stem with 35mm bar clamp?

Hi guys,

Do you guys know who makes road stems with 35mm diameter bar clamp for 1 1/4" fork steer tube?. I looked on ebay, couldn't find any. I need 100mm or 110mm length with 5~6degree rise.
...
10-23-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Aero-X

Got it out! Yes. The top hex edge of the bottom...

Got it out! Yes. The top hex edge of the bottom bolt is a little rough. I was turning in the wrong direction. I cleanen up the edge. Now the Allan key can go all the way through for better grip. I...
10-23-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Aero-X

Too bad, I was turning the wrong direction! Why...

Too bad, I was turning the wrong direction! Why did they use Italian?! What to do now?
10-22-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Aero-X

How to remove this expander plug?

It's on my Cervelo RS bike. There's a hex nut at the bottom. I tried to reach down with a 4mm park Allan key, and try to untighten it to loose the wedge. It's pretty tight. I was turning counter...
10-19-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,700
Posted By Aero-X

My current seat post has 20mm setback. I push my...

My current seat post has 20mm setback. I push my saddle further back so I can roll my pelvis forward and engage my glutes and hamstring to initiate the pedal stroke.
10-19-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,700
Posted By Aero-X

2017 Roubaix geometry changed?! How to choose the right size?

Guys,

I was checking out the new 2017 Specialized Roubaix on Specialized website. I noticed there's a drastic changes in it's geometry. I currently ride a previous generation Roubaix SL4 56cm....
05-19-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By Aero-X

2015 Mavic R-SYS SLR rear drive side nut

Hi,

I recently ran into a situation where my brand new 2015 R-SYS SLR rear wheelset I bought online came damaged. The soft aluminum rear axial nut(drive side) was installed reversed which caused...
05-18-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By Aero-X

This one? M2 M2 5 M3 M4 A2 Stainless Cone...

This one?

M2 M2 5 M3 M4 A2 Stainless Cone Point Grub Screws Hex Socket Set Screw DIN 914 | eBay...
05-18-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By Aero-X

Wow, best solution so far. How close can you...

Wow, best solution so far. How close can you bring the lever in?
01-16-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By Aero-X

tire wear on stationary trainer

Guys,

I have a Kurt R&R v2. I noticed it wears out the rear tire significantly every time I use it. There are a lot of black rubber dust on the ground. The tire is noticeably worn. Is there sth...
12-21-15, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By Aero-X

Thank you! Good to know:)

Thank you! Good to know:)
12-20-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By Aero-X

Single speed horizontal dropout lock nut position?

Hi guys,

I just put on a pair of 700x25c tires on my single speed commuter bike(Langster). I found I had to move the rear wheel back about 1" to make the rear tire clear of the rear fender. I was...
11-24-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Aero-X

I measured the non-drive side cone nut diameter...

I measured the non-drive side cone nut diameter which is 9.97mm which is correct. I sure don't know why the non-drive side cone nut OD is correct, but not the drive side. I also measured the O.L.D on...
11-23-15, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Aero-X

Mavic R-Sys SLR wheel axial cone different size?

Hi guys,

I recently bought a second set of Mavic R-Sys SLR wheelset from PBK. I found that I can't fit the rear wheel onto the frame rear drop out. The new set drive side axial cone diameter is...
10-09-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Aero-X

Oh, as a good practice I use a round needle file...

Oh, as a good practice I use a round needle file to file down the sharp edges on the valve holes. Just to give it a round bevel instead of a straight edge. I had bad experience with the valve hole...
10-09-15, 06:51 PM
10-09-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Aero-X

Tubeless ready clincher road wheels no need for rim tapes?

Hi,

I recently got a pair of tubeless ready clincher road wheels. It's the D/A WH9000 C24 CL. There're no spoke holes inside of the rims. No rim tapes came with the package. So I wonder it means I...
09-04-15, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By Aero-X

Here's the video. ...

Here's the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DCfJ3nGUEE
09-04-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By Aero-X

Yes, it only happens when I'm riding the back....

Yes, it only happens when I'm riding the back. When it's on the repair stand, I can not replicate that ticking sound. The bearing is super smooth. So I think it's the spokes. Any possible causes for...
09-03-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By Aero-X

Dura-Ace WH-9000 C24 CL rear wheel ticking sound

Hi guys,

I have a set of WH-9000 C24 CL wheels. I had them about 4 months. The rear wheel starts to have a ticking sound. The sound is very noticeable when I'm coasting the bike(not pedaling). The...
08-21-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By Aero-X

So here is what I did. Got some resin bumpers...

So here is what I did. Got some resin bumpers from Target. I used two of the rounded bumpers and gorilla glued to the small platform behind the face plate. That pushed the lever down for about...
08-19-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By Aero-X

I did some googling. I found some women cycling...

I did some googling. I found some women cycling forum people talking about using those felt furniture pads cut in shape as shims. Those pads have adhesive on one side. The felt side doesn't compress...
08-19-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By Aero-X

I know the wedges you are referring to. Where can...

I know the wedges you are referring to. Where can you buy those wedges? Thanks.
08-19-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By Aero-X

She spends majority of her time on the hoods....

She spends majority of her time on the hoods. Drops are mainly for descending and going a bit more aero on the flats.

Her bike is the Trek Domane 4.7WSD. It has a Bontrager Race VR-S handle bar....
08-19-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By Aero-X

Ultegra ST-6800 11spd STI lever reach adjustment

Hi guys,

Not sure if this has been asked about before. If so, sorry for reposting.

I have a friend who has really small hands. Her Ultegra ST-6800 11spd STI lever reach adjustment has been...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-15, 11:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,572
Posted By Aero-X

how to change a saddle while maintaining saddle height?

Guys,

I'm replacing my old Specialized saddle with an Sella Italia SLR Max gel flow. I want to keep the saddle height exactly the same as before. I think the rail height might be different on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Aero-X

Got it. Thanks guys. Already have FD-7703 and...

Got it. Thanks guys. Already have FD-7703 and RD-7703(long cage) as a part of the groupset. Will find a 118mm English BB-6503 or BB-5503. The old BB-7703 is shot, very rough now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Aero-X

BB for D/A FC-7703 cranks?

Guys,

I still have a D/A FC-7703 triple crank laying around. A friend of mine wants to use it on his bike to save his knees. His bike still has Ultegra 9spd 53/39 double. Since this is a 9spd...
06-03-15, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,015
Posted By Aero-X

Big Sur road cycling

Guys,

I've done some camping in Big Sur area in the previous years. I'm planning another camping trip in July. But this time I want to do some road riding in the area. So what would be a decent...
02-05-15, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By Aero-X

Do you use aluminum rims or carbon rims? Is it ok...

Do you use aluminum rims or carbon rims? Is it ok to NOT have any toe in on the carbon rim specific pads like the black prince?
02-04-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By Aero-X

Swiss Stop Flash Pro Black Prince toe in adjustments?

Hi all,

Not sure if this has been asked about before. I got my first set of carbon clinchers for my bike. I bought a set of Swiss Stop Black Prince for those wheels. I use Dura-Ace BR-9000 brakes...
02-02-15, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,921
Posted By Aero-X

How to true Specualized Roval CLX 40 carbon wheels?

Hi guys,

I have a set of those carbon CLX40 wheels. They need a little truing. After I took off the rim strip, I found it requires a special spoke wrench. Do Specialized dealers sell this kind of...
11-15-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Aero-X

It worked with the lower part of the wedge. My...

It worked with the lower part of the wedge. My rubber mallet knocked the lower wedge loose. But the top wedge is still stuck in the steer tube. It's that black bowl thingy where the 6mm bolt is...
11-15-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Aero-X

I've loosen the steel socket head. I tried to...

I've loosen the steel socket head. I tried to push it down, but nothing happens.
11-15-14, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Aero-X

Carbon steer tube plug

Hi guys,

There's this carbon steer tube plug came with my new specialized frameset. The plug has been put in the steer tube by the factory. After removing the 5mm stem cap bolt and loosen the 6mm...
09-24-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By Aero-X

Can Dura-Ace ST-7803 triple shifters work with double cranks?

hi,

I've heard from this forum that ST-7803 triple shifters can work with double cranks without any mods. Is there a reliable source to back it up?

Thanks.

AX
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-14, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Aero-X

Flight Deck 11spd for D/A 9000 Mechanical group?

Hi guys,

Is there a Flight Deck 11spd for the D/A 9000 mechanical group? It seems that there's only one for Di2. Does it work with the 9000 mechanical group? I really liked my old Flight Deck 6502...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Aero-X

CS-6700 12/30 with CN-7801 and RD-7801?

Guys,

I have D/A 7800 set up on my bike. I was wondering if I can run a newer Ultegra CS-6700 12/30 with the existing D/A 7800 chain and rear der. I wanted a lower gearing than my current CS-7800...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Aero-X

I was looking at the older SRAM Force BB30 10spd...

I was looking at the older SRAM Force BB30 10spd cranks. It seems that the older Force is lighter than the Force 22. About 50grams? The new 22s are definitely visually more appealing.

Yes, I plan...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Aero-X

I was looking at the Sram Force cranks. They seem...

I was looking at the Sram Force cranks. They seem to be light and budget friendly. But why Force 22? Isn't that for 11spd? Would that work with my old 7800 setup for now? Would love to have a black...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Aero-X

Thanks. I don't plan to use a 7800 crank...

Thanks.

I don't plan to use a 7800 crank because it's a full size crank. I want a carbon BB30 compact double(50/34). They're better for my knees. So any options out there?

BTW, my frame...
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