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09-14-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By jbucky1

The pictures look fine. Sorry to go backwards,...

The pictures look fine.
Sorry to go backwards, are you using a tool to mount it or just your hand? - coz you need a tool

james
www.buckyrides.com
09-10-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By jbucky1

1. Post photos 2. There shouldn't be paint...

1. Post photos
2. There shouldn't be paint where the crown race sits
3. Get the right tools to set the crown race, it should be a non moving super tight fit (interference like others said)
4. Dont...
09-10-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

So, just to give you an update. I have patched my...

So, just to give you an update. I have patched my Latex inner tube twice now, using the same method and its held up and ridden really well.
I have 350miles total and 200miles on it since my last...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,704
Posted By jbucky1

+1 on the Pasela's James www.buckyrides.com

+1 on the Pasela's

James
www.buckyrides.com
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,704
Posted By jbucky1

5psi extra is not gonna make much difference, but...

5psi extra is not gonna make much difference, but like what someone else said dont go over the max printed on the side wall for safety reasons
If you are riding mainly road, just buy some road...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,704
Posted By jbucky1

you dont say what tires you are using or riding...

you dont say what tires you are using or riding style, so I assumed what it came with - 40c. Given your weight I would use 70psi if using an inner tube tube.

james
www.buckyrides.com
08-15-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,099
Posted By jbucky1

Some off brand, alloy Deep V and a Continental...

Some off brand, alloy Deep V and a Continental Wire Bead 700x25c Sport tire. OMG. the worst
08-15-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

I glued one up last night using a scrap of old...

I glued one up last night using a scrap of old latex tube as the patch and regular vulcanising cement. So I will see how that holds. I applied the patch "wet" ish and used a little clamp. Can only...
08-15-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

It's a thread about Latex tubes and fixing them,...

It's a thread about Latex tubes and fixing them, so not really sure how your comments about tubeless even apply.
08-14-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

yeah the idea of breaking down the cross links in...

yeah the idea of breaking down the cross links in the material is interesting would really like a scientist to chime in.

my understanding is vulcanization is creating cross links, so it makes...
08-14-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

This is interesting I found this on the web when...

This is interesting I found this on the web when researching glue aclinjury The "cement" used in tire tube patch kits (de)vulcanizes the rubber in the patch and of the tube. Which is a chemical...
08-14-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

Thats a great tip thank you, interesting that the...

Thats a great tip thank you, interesting that the normal glue didn't act the same
08-14-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

great point on the elasticity and the mark where...

great point on the elasticity and the mark where the latex hits the carcass. Makes total sense.
08-14-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

I also found it hard to locate the pinpoint of...

I also found it hard to locate the pinpoint of the leak in latex tubes.... is it just me or is it actually harder in Latex? is the hole kinda disguised in the texture of the tube? on a butyl tube it...
08-14-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

I agree, I can tell the difference, especially...

I agree, I can tell the difference, especially when using supple tires, currently Corsa Controls
08-14-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

Interesting, I dont really see how that would be,...

Interesting, I dont really see how that would be, creating blisters in the confines of tire space. but an interesting viewpoint.
08-14-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

really?

really?
08-13-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,185
Posted By jbucky1

Have you patching Latex Tubes?

I know its been discussed in the past. I was wondering if there was any more insight as to patching Latex tubes. Many opinions out there, some say special glue, some say not. Threads are pretty old...
08-03-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By jbucky1

Seems normal to me. Di2 worth it in my opinion ...

Seems normal to me. Di2 worth it in my opinion

james
www.buckyrides.com
08-02-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,490
Posted By jbucky1

Sick frame, you should probably get her a fit /...

Sick frame, you should probably get her a fit / new stem steup that bar /hoods doesn't look so comfortable.

james
www.buckyrides.com
05-01-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,709
Posted By jbucky1

Just sent you a message, check it, get back to me...

Just sent you a message, check it, get back to me

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-30-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,709
Posted By jbucky1

I need your e mail address and can send you one....

I need your e mail address and can send you one. Private message me

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-29-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By jbucky1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dB5fTLKOmNQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dB5fTLKOmNQ

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-29-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By jbucky1

You should have gotten a spare barb and olive in...

You should have gotten a spare barb and olive in your Force kit

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-29-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By jbucky1

by the book - Use a new barb and olive james...

by the book - Use a new barb and olive

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-29-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By jbucky1

nope, no messages mpow540

nope, no messages mpow540
04-28-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By jbucky1

What Iride01 sounds right. Unless you post a pic...

What Iride01 sounds right. Unless you post a pic or find the exact same one on the internet then you can share a link.

self extracting bolt - no need for a special puller tool, just turn anti...
04-28-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By jbucky1

if you want to direct message me a pic, I can...

if you want to direct message me a pic, I can post it for you

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-28-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By jbucky1

Did you make sure the crank puller tool is...

Did you make sure the crank puller tool is threaded all the way out first, before attaching to the crank?

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-28-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By jbucky1

If you have been riding a SRAM system a lot prior...

If you have been riding a SRAM system a lot prior to getting on you Shimano it may strongly explain the sensations you have. SRAM is much more of an clunck downshift, shimano is more subtle and may...
04-27-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By jbucky1

I dont think its a marketing ploy. Having worked...

I dont think its a marketing ploy. Having worked in these companies in the past, the engineering shines through. If they say it will only work with a 12t and not an 11t, theres a reason. It could be...
04-27-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By jbucky1

I have some 700x32 gators on my commuter bike and...

I have some 700x32 gators on my commuter bike and think they are great. Nice to ride. I didn't find them any harder than most other tyres to mount. Some tyres can be harder to mount due to specific...
04-27-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By jbucky1

Normally its just the max that matters. when...

Normally its just the max that matters. when selecting a derailleur and cassette.
It matters because the mechanics of the derailleur are designed to extend/ angle and work with a certain diameter...
04-26-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By jbucky1

I think it needs adjusting properly. Maybe it was...

I think it needs adjusting properly. Maybe it was never setup right in the first place.
front derailleur s can be counter intuitive if you have not set up a bunch before. Take it to a bike shop.
...
04-26-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,870
Posted By jbucky1

I think you are over thinking it. The GS will go...

I think you are over thinking it. The GS will go up to 30 no problem

james
www.buckyrides.com
04-26-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By jbucky1

I think your cups are mis aligned and thatís why...

I think your cups are mis aligned and thatís why the bearing with a wider tolerance seems to work better

james
www.buckyrides.com
02-11-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,979
Posted By jbucky1

I think you would benefit from a slightly longer...

I think you would benefit from a slightly longer rear derailleur cable housing by about 3-4Ē longer. It will shift better, last longer and stop the housing getting damaged removing the obtuse angle...
02-11-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By jbucky1

they advise hand washing probably for the reason...

they advise hand washing probably for the reason that they donít want the plastic sweat channel de laminating

james
02-06-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

I can see a 3mm shim theoretically working. One...

I can see a 3mm shim theoretically working. One that sits inside the frame behind the bearing.
- Although in my style of riding I know its a less expensive and painful endeavour to buy a correct...
02-06-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By jbucky1

PJay120 Might wanna check out a place like...

PJay120 Might wanna check out a place like McMaster, they sell a lot of useful hardware stuff including rubbers and foams in different shapes and sizes. Useful place. https://www.mcmaster.com/rubber...
02-06-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

A taller bearing will work, Iím not sure they...

A taller bearing will work, Iím not sure they make such a thing though in that size. Have you tried calling cane creek ? Would be an easy one to see if they do.
you're welcome
James
02-05-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

Assuming you got the tapers correct on the...

Assuming you got the tapers correct on the bearings for the orange fork. Then the orange fork is not compatible with your frame. The engineering is physically different. I donít know of a solution in...
02-05-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

Whatís the difference between the two forks? In...

Whatís the difference between the two forks? In terms of steerer tube / crown area?
02-05-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

Ok there is the issue. You have the wrong lower...

Ok there is the issue. You have the wrong lower bearing. You can measure the seat Hight in the HT or contact the frame manufacturer for the proper bearing. The bearing you have now is what is...
02-05-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

Cool. So. 1. No fork installed. Bearing fit...

Cool. So.

1. No fork installed. Bearing fit dry and snug by hand. On the lower bearing is the face of the bearing flush with or proud of the headtube face?
02-05-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

Great. Did you dry fit with preload?

Great. Did you dry fit with preload?
02-05-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

You bought the wrong bearings then. Re measure...

You bought the wrong bearings then. Re measure and see if that highlights anything.
02-05-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By jbucky1

1) Measure the headtube ID 2) Measure the fork...

1) Measure the headtube ID
2) Measure the fork OD
3) Buy the bearings to match
4) test fit with preload.

Thats about as simple as it gets
02-05-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 707
Posted By jbucky1

YES! exactly. Insane.

YES! exactly. Insane.
02-05-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 707
Posted By jbucky1

Unless the rim is bent, its totally do able and...

Unless the rim is bent, its totally do able and have "good" balance and tension. Maybe go to a wheel builder so they can show you the steps.
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