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10-26-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

It gets cold in Hot-lanta? :D Please do...

It gets cold in Hot-lanta? :D

Please do update when the new group and wheels are installed.
10-24-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By joejack951

Keep in mind that there are two versions (well...

Keep in mind that there are two versions (well three actually, maybe four) of the Shimano downtube cable stops. Depending on the size of your downtube you will want either the the concave version...
10-23-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Maybe their invite got lost in the mail? That...

Maybe their invite got lost in the mail? That new-fangled internet is so expensive!
10-22-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

VOLS That's looking really good! I read on...

VOLS That's looking really good! I read on another thread that this was just part 1. What else do you have planned?

Elsewhere on the internet, I see that a little media attention has riled up all...
10-20-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Lots of plans! Life in general seems to be doing...

Lots of plans! Life in general seems to be doing all it can to interfere, though. I do have stock ready to ship directly.
10-11-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

I have been asked several times for clarification...

I have been asked several times for clarification of the frame and fork dimensions required to install an innicycle. This is still a work in progress but here is an attempt at conveying those...
10-11-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

That's a unique build! So much blending of old...

That's a unique build! So much blending of old and new it's almost hard to keep track.

Questions:
1. How much flex are you feeling with that much extension coming off the top of the innicycle...
09-16-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,090
Posted By joejack951

YouTube user Old Shovel did use an innicycle...

YouTube user Old Shovel did use an innicycle headset for his gravel bike conversion (purchased at full retail through Amazon at the time). However, the link above (removed) is not a legitimate store...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By joejack951

We're probably more on the same page than I...

We're probably more on the same page than I thought. I have not been on route JS. I have cycled a good bit of L and E and some of S. That the routes could have been routed on quieter roads through...
09-13-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

I'm happy to accept any of the stems that have an...

I'm happy to accept any of the stems that have an issue for inspection, and happy to send you a prepaid label for that purpose. I'm extremely curious about what is going on. Can you send some pics of...
09-12-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Just email me for now. I promise ordering will be...

Just email me for now. I promise ordering will be simpler in the near future but it's not ready yet.
09-12-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

I'm not sure exactly what's going on with either...

I'm not sure exactly what's going on with either stem but I've used a variety of cheap and high end stems and not had an issue with slippage.

The issue with scarring as a means of generating grip...
09-11-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Which stem?

Which stem?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By joejack951

I guess it comes down to what you are used to....

I guess it comes down to what you are used to. Virtually every truly quiet road Iíve ever cycled meets your description. And in my experience, they are great to ride and just as safe as anywhere else.
09-11-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Me: Joe :) 'Jack' is the first half of my very...

Me: Joe :) 'Jack' is the first half of my very common last name. I forget who first called me JoeJack but it stuck and I like it better than Shoeless.

Interesting issue. How exactly are you...
09-11-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

I'll be in touch. Both black and silver headsets...

I'll be in touch. Both black and silver headsets are now available. I'm happy to ship worldwide.
09-11-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

First, let me say that I am humbled by the...

First, let me say that I am humbled by the enthusiastic response to this product lately. Not much more than a year ago I considered letting it die a slow death. *I* was enthusiastic about it and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By joejack951

I should have recalled that the later generations...

I should have recalled that the later generations ditched the spacer. Thank you for pointing that out. Do you know exactly when that happened?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By joejack951

There are also signed bike routes that bisect PA:...

There are also signed bike routes that bisect PA: https://www.penndot.gov/TravelInPA/RideaBike/Pages/Pennsylvania-Bicycle-Routes.aspx
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By joejack951

This is the correct spacer arrangement for a...

This is the correct spacer arrangement for a Shimano 10 speed cassette used on an 11 speed hub. Glad you got it working correctly.

For those without much Shimano 10 speed experience, those...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By joejack951

Iím not far from either of you and agree that it...

Iím not far from either of you and agree that it is quite easy to find quiet roads to ride, especially if you are willing to drive 20-30 minutes. Drive from Philly to West Chester. Start riding on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By joejack951

Wheelset: depends. See below. Fork: yes. ...

Wheelset: depends. See below.
Fork: yes.
Frame: depends. You could keep a rim brake for the less powerful rear brake. This would require a custom wheelset to get a rim brake capable rear that...
08-26-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By joejack951

Experiment with aluminum shims until you figure...

Experiment with aluminum shims until you figure out the thickness you need. Once that's settled, you can find plenty of options at McMaster Carr or similar:...
08-26-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By joejack951

Part #12...

Part #12 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=12) is a cone/bearing race. If spacers are missing and required, the freehub could be too tight. Of course, the more likely...
08-26-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By joejack951

When you say the 'cone is too tight' are you...

When you say the 'cone is too tight' are you referring to part #12 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=12) ? From the appearance of things, #12...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By joejack951

Looks like just the clear coat coming off a bit,...

Looks like just the clear coat coming off a bit, which is a very different thing than delamination (fibers coming loose). I'd ride it and not worry about it. If the appearance bothers, use some fine...
08-17-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

As noted previously, Amazon will lag behind on...

As noted previously, Amazon will lag behind on availability for a good few weeks. If you are ready to buy, send me an email at the address above and Iíll set you up to purchase through Paypal.
...
08-09-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By joejack951

If you end up needing a new real wheel, donít...

If you end up needing a new real wheel, donít fret the 12x135 rear hub. 12x142 is the current road Ďstandardí but while wider numerically, in practice both hub standards place the disc and cassette...
08-09-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By joejack951

Yes, barely. 1 1/8Ē = 28.6mm ISO 1Ē...

Yes, barely.

1 1/8Ē = 28.6mm
ISO 1Ē headtube ID = 30.2mm

That said, the result wonít be pretty as the bearings necessary for a 1 1/8Ē fork will require bearing cups that are significantly...
08-09-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By joejack951

What actually wears out on these? If a new unit...

What actually wears out on these? If a new unit is $250 and these are failing regularly, that gets my attention as something I ought to look into producing as an aftermarket replacement item.

Do...
08-06-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Yes, provided that Amazon continues to process...

Yes, provided that Amazon continues to process orders efficiently as they have been as of late I plan to restock their warehouses. I do need to sort out the listing so that both color options appear...
08-06-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Sneak peak Thursday: ...

Sneak peak Thursday:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50195950776_fc8d192b80.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jtDnnb)
Lower headset cups, polished, anodized, and etched.
...
07-30-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,408
Posted By joejack951

Time to come clean: it's my product :) Not...

Time to come clean: it's my product :)

Not discontinued, just in between production runs. The product took some time to gather a following then quickly sold out. It's returning to the shelves by...
07-29-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,910
Posted By joejack951

I agree, but that doesn't mean I agree with not...

I agree, but that doesn't mean I agree with not going threadless on a C&V frame. You just gotta do it 'right', which at the time meant designing my own headset.
...
07-29-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,408
Posted By joejack951

Anyone interested in going threadless on a...

Anyone interested in going threadless on a threaded fork for a gravel bike conversion may be interested in this: https://youtu.be/8sdjSzAG9lc
07-29-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By joejack951

No personal experience with these forks, but they...

No personal experience with these forks, but they were brought to my attention by someone looking for one of my 15 to 12mm axle conversion kits. Probably the cheapest short travel, straight steerer...
07-22-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Sorry for my slow response. Silver headsets are...

Sorry for my slow response. Silver headsets are available by direct order only for now. I'll PM you with my contact info. Canada is no issue, just adds a little extra for shipping.
07-19-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By joejack951

The 3T Luteus II fork has its own special kit:...

The 3T Luteus II fork has its own special kit: https://www.ebay.com/itm/114257282214

So far, I offer 16 different kits. Within the next two weeks Iíll be adding about 5 more, most of which are...
07-19-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By joejack951

1. This specific kit, no, as it is made to fit...

1. This specific kit, no, as it is made to fit the unique Trek forks that use M14x1.5mm threads in a non-removable insert in the fork leg. But I do make a kit for Lauf's suspension forks. That kit is...
07-19-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,112
Posted By joejack951

Looking back at this almost 9-year-old thread, my...

Looking back at this almost 9-year-old thread, my only comment is that the least attractive part of this otherwise stunning build is the stem adapter. And perhaps that's what inspired me several...
07-14-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,136
Posted By joejack951

You can use any old spacers for determining your...

You can use any old spacers for determining your ideal height. Once you settle on a stem and spacer stack, get in touch (if necessary) and I can get you set up with an ideal additional spacer. I have...
07-14-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,136
Posted By joejack951

What is your plan for handlebar height?

What is your plan for handlebar height?
07-14-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,136
Posted By joejack951

Beat me to it!

Beat me to it!
07-13-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Will do! For this production run, I kept...

Will do!

For this production run, I kept everything generally the same as before but I couldn't let a few things go unchanged, having had a lot of time to think about the design.

1. As...
07-10-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Two options to try: double sided foam tape or an...

Two options to try: double sided foam tape or an o-ring (similar to the ones used in the inni spacers). Either should allow for some compression which ought to help hold the bell in place. If you...
07-10-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

Classy looking build! Beautiful frame and your...

Classy looking build! Beautiful frame and your color and component choices all compliment it nicely.
07-10-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By joejack951

Yeah, so that took a lot longer than anticipated....

Yeah, so that took a lot longer than anticipated. But it's here:

https://youtu.be/5bmgrA1_cq8
07-02-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x958/64a4e671_2bef_4009_ae73_b4699e5134d5_1b6639b2decc0c39e356e47a207ff85c754867ea.jpeg
Found a silver crankset to try on the Trek :-)
06-30-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

0% legit. Any website claiming to have them in...

0% legit. Any website claiming to have them in stock right now is making things up.
06-29-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,892
Posted By joejack951

John never responded to my counter so I'm not...

John never responded to my counter so I'm not sure if he fully understands how the innicycle headset works. It does not present the 'challenges' of adjusting handlebar height the way a typical...
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