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08-10-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
Posted By chi-james

Love my 85/86 Passage, why not just switch to...

Love my 85/86 Passage, why not just switch to 700c? I'm going to get the canti-mounts moved so that I can run center-pulls and 650B this winter.

Also, I couldn't get the one...
08-07-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By chi-james

I'll take em

I'll take em
05-11-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,729
Posted By chi-james

I've used sram cassettes on my 6700 drivetrain no...

I've used sram cassettes on my 6700 drivetrain no problem.
07-06-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,558
Posted By chi-james

I've been using sealant in every tube I can for...

I've been using sealant in every tube I can for several years and have not had any of the aforementioned issues. Even used stans in latex tubes, still have one in my saddle bag with old sealant in...
03-21-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,145
Posted By chi-james

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000ACAML0?psc=1&...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000ACAML0?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=ox_sc_sfl_title_19&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
03-12-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,627
Posted By chi-james

I'm a big fan of the compass tires. I think the...

I'm a big fan of the compass tires. I think the Bon Jon pass can be run tubeless also. If you're worried about flats you could put some stans in latex tubes. I'm not convinced by the ammonia...
11-04-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By chi-james

I can imagine that it would work just fine. I...

I can imagine that it would work just fine. I also know that my force crankset works just fine with my ultegra 6700 fd.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,094
Posted By chi-james

I would be interested in the frameset if you ever...

I would be interested in the frameset if you ever wanted to sell
09-01-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By chi-james

I have returned to popped tubes after storing...

I have returned to popped tubes after storing wheels in my car after a race. Maybe deflate first?
08-31-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By chi-james

wouldn't you tighten the b tension not loosen in...

wouldn't you tighten the b tension not loosen in this case?
07-17-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,512
Posted By chi-james

hope not, I use it every so often to wipe down my...

hope not, I use it every so often to wipe down my caad10
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,587
Posted By chi-james

The trainerroad training plans are pretty good...

The trainerroad training plans are pretty good (especially if you are 'time crunched'), I think you need to pay for an account though (I think it's worth it). Of course these are geared towards...
05-22-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By chi-james

hi, I have a 42mm vr-c. 10 + shipping from 60076

hi, I have a 42mm vr-c. 10 + shipping from 60076
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-15, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By chi-james

I would do the crit series if you "have to start...

I would do the crit series if you "have to start racing" and if most of the available racing in your area are crits because actually racing is a good way to get better at racing. If they're practice...
04-29-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By chi-james

The derailleur stop looks similar to my 1985-ish...

The derailleur stop looks similar to my 1985-ish sr-500. Same color also.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-15, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,682
Posted By chi-james

at that price, why not just by latex tubes with...

at that price, why not just by latex tubes with removable cores and inject some stans?
03-30-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,602
Posted By chi-james

based on my chromo team miyata, guessing 26.8,...

based on my chromo team miyata, guessing 26.8, but not sure for the team titanium.
Replies: 1
Views: 2,315
Posted By chi-james

That is a very neat looking bike. Maybe contact...

That is a very neat looking bike. Maybe contact Jan Heine of Bicycle Quarterly... he probably has contacts in Japan that may be able to identify it.
12-02-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By chi-james

* Part of the benefits of running tubeless is to...

* Part of the benefits of running tubeless is to run lower pressure without worrying about pinch flats I thought.
* When mounting/seating tubeless tires, you often use way more air pressure than...
11-21-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,093
Posted By chi-james

is the gearing and fit comparable to the other...

is the gearing and fit comparable to the other "older and heavier" bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,529
Posted By chi-james

This and there is also no difference between the...

This and there is also no difference between the caad10 from 3 years ago to the 2015 models in terms of geometry or manufacturing quality. Just color.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,742
Posted By chi-james

I'm 5'10" and ride a 56 with 130mm stem. Lesson...

I'm 5'10" and ride a 56 with 130mm stem. Lesson being, we're all different so you will need to try it out.. caads have the same geo as the super six evo's so you could try one of those in 56/58.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,456
Posted By chi-james

the caad is 10speed, it looks like the saeco has...

the caad is 10speed, it looks like the saeco has 6500 cranks... caad has a dent in the top tube, whether it effects performance or not it should be a ding on the price... maybe talk them both down...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,266
Posted By chi-james

Tubeless is fine but tire choices are still...

Tubeless is fine but tire choices are still rather limited and nearly as pricey as a quality tubular tire (you'll need an air compressor to initially seat the tire to the rim), if you already have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-14, 09:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,806
Posted By chi-james

Why couldn't/didn't you just speak directly with...

Why couldn't/didn't you just speak directly with him? Conversations regarding safety and best practices do not have to be antagonistic or snobbish. People make mistakes all the time and cause...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-14, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,297
Posted By chi-james

You will not regret purchasing a caad10 as long...

You will not regret purchasing a caad10 as long as it fits. BB30 can be swapped out to use hollowtech with an adapter if it really becomes a problem.
09-15-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,718
Posted By chi-james

do sram derailleurs have a b-tension screw? if so...

do sram derailleurs have a b-tension screw? if so you need to tighten it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,950
Posted By chi-james

you can run sealant in your tubular tires

you can run sealant in your tubular tires
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,874
Posted By chi-james

a c02 canister + chuck is already so small that...

a c02 canister + chuck is already so small that this barely "solves" anything.
Replies: 6
Views: 3,472
Posted By chi-james

It's a great price. You'll have to add an entire...

It's a great price. You'll have to add an entire group set (shifters, derailleurs, brakes, cables, etc), wheels, handle bars, and seat/seatpost, costs for which will vary. I would get that frame...
07-31-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,115
Posted By chi-james

Nashbar touring or cyclocross frame with adapters...

Nashbar touring or cyclocross frame with adapters to reduce the headset to 1"
07-31-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,115
Posted By chi-james

a 1990s MTB frame would fit the the listed...

a 1990s MTB frame would fit the the listed specs...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,927
Posted By chi-james

I know several people who race and commute on All...

I know several people who race and commute on All City Mr. Pinks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,760
Posted By chi-james

I've ridden 28mm Hutchinson Sectors on my Caad10....

I've ridden 28mm Hutchinson Sectors on my Caad10. I doubt you could go wider with that frame and brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,872
Posted By chi-james

make it cheaper with understated colors/design...

make it cheaper with understated colors/design and you win.
09-24-13, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,280
Posted By chi-james

your hanger seems "bent" in those shots you...

your hanger seems "bent" in those shots you posted. Also, did you install a 1mm spacer before the cassette on your freehub?
09-22-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By chi-james

How small and for sale where?

How small and for sale where?
07-12-13, 12:44 PM
07-12-13, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By chi-james

pretty cool, but I hope he never has to go uphill...

pretty cool, but I hope he never has to go uphill or downhill with that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,862
Posted By chi-james

I've been riding Fusions for a few months now on...

I've been riding Fusions for a few months now on some converted da-7801 wheels and love it, mainly for the flat protection that sealant provides, but also running lower pressures. The tires...
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By chi-james

races on Thursday and Friday I believe.

races on Thursday and Friday I believe.
06-15-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,320
Posted By chi-james

When I installed an fsa adapter in my caad 10, it...

When I installed an fsa adapter in my caad 10, it came with the green loctite to apply, not grease.
05-21-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By chi-james

fantastic!

fantastic!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By chi-james

carbon frames can be repaired.

carbon frames can be repaired.
05-07-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 408,940
Posted By chi-james

have: Ultegra 6700 53/39 chainset 170mm want:...

have: Ultegra 6700 53/39 chainset 170mm
want: same in 172.5mm
04-26-13, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By chi-james

Drooling

Drooling
04-01-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By chi-james

funny. I've actually sanded the groves away on...

funny. I've actually sanded the groves away on seat posts like that because I found them impossible to set the saddle angle "correctly". Maybe you could place a thin piece of coarse sandpaper along...
Forum: Foo
03-18-13, 03:26 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 16,648
Posted By chi-james

wet underwear

wet underwear
03-18-13, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By chi-james

I've just finished my build of this frame,...

I've just finished my build of this frame, haven't heard about this issue. The most annoying thing is the location of the water bottle mount on the seat tube. need to use spacers to bridge the fd...
Replies: 28
Views: 6,221
Posted By chi-james

I'm sure it happens, but I've never seen anyone...

I'm sure it happens, but I've never seen anyone changing chainrings at the track. Cogs, yes, chainrings, no.
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