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Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,378
Posted By Jiggle

Well Shimano obviously can't get it right. JB...

Well Shimano obviously can't get it right. JB Weld is an American company, and it has been used to hold engine blocks together. I think it can handle a little bike crankset. Just shooting from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,378
Posted By Jiggle

170lb rider, 2017 model. If it's glued together I...

170lb rider, 2017 model. If it's glued together I can just glue it back, right? What do you think of JB Weld?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,378
Posted By Jiggle

Is this normal for an Ultegra crank?

Was riding along, felt a shudder as I dialed it up.

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05-26-18, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By Jiggle

You should go by a bike shop and test ride a...

You should go by a bike shop and test ride a modern fs 29er. Talking on the internet isn't going to get you an answer.
05-06-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Jiggle

Make, model, location of pliable carbon?

Make, model, location of pliable carbon?
05-04-18, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By Jiggle

Should have used double square or squorx nipples....

Should have used double square or squorx nipples. Tension from the top. And lube your threads. The slotted head nipples are 1800s technology.
03-17-18, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,898
Posted By Jiggle

Target employees I would expect to be more clear...

Target employees I would expect to be more clear thinking. If it is permissible to push a basket around, then what difference does a bicycle make? It doesn't. :D
03-12-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,898
Posted By Jiggle

The hardware stores are different for sure. I...

The hardware stores are different for sure. I still ride into Home Depot just because it's faster to roll than clickety clack awkwardly.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,703
Posted By Jiggle

Not much at all because tariffs have been in...

Not much at all because tariffs have been in place for the last ten years. They just didn't get the news coverage so you didn't hear about them.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,851
Posted By Jiggle

I'm not sure but probably something from the top...

I'm not sure but probably something from the top end of Alex or Oval.
03-12-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,699
Posted By Jiggle

I've never been comfortable in this skin.

I've never been comfortable in this skin.
03-12-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,898
Posted By Jiggle

That's how I go into Wal Mart if I'm on my bike....

That's how I go into Wal Mart if I'm on my bike. If you walk in they try to stop you and say you have to leave it outside. But if you blast in they are too lazy to chase.
03-12-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,845
Posted By Jiggle

So you want an Underarmor shirt with a zipper and...

So you want an Underarmor shirt with a zipper and some fake sponsor logos?
03-12-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By Jiggle

"Not convertible" Ha! wrong again...

"Not convertible"

Ha! wrong again Oval!
03-08-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,278
Posted By Jiggle

I had an FSA chainring that I wanted to use on a...

I had an FSA chainring that I wanted to use on a cx bike but it had those terrible silver highlights and didn't match me carbon crankset. I washed it with alcohol and spray painted it with flat black...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,851
Posted By Jiggle

CX75 hub with Dura Ace ti freehub, cx rays, the...

CX75 hub with Dura Ace ti freehub, cx rays, the Venn 35mm clincher rims. I like the look of their weave.

I'm easy to please.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,489
Posted By Jiggle

You should contact the UCI and complain about the...

You should contact the UCI and complain about the sex segregation (basically institutionalized sexism) since women are competitive with strong male athletes.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,083
Posted By Jiggle

gotta pay to play

gotta pay to play
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,489
Posted By Jiggle

Group ride procedure: 1. Endure the first...

Group ride procedure:

1. Endure the first few scary warm up miles with the noobs who can't ride straight or level weaving all over the road white knuckling their handlebars.
2. Breath a sigh of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-17, 09:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,150
Posted By Jiggle

This. Mountain biking in the winter is a luxury...

This. Mountain biking in the winter is a luxury we have in the south. In the North you can fat bike in the snow I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-17, 09:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,083
Posted By Jiggle

Happy you're getting better results. I use...

Happy you're getting better results. I use tubeless tape with a very small hole cut out for the valve - in fact I melt it with a soldering iron. This creates a very smooth surface. I have not had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jiggle

Ask around the bike shops. One of them may have a...

Ask around the bike shops. One of them may have a spoke cutter.
12-23-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By Jiggle

I chose mini-v for the gravel bike. There's no...

I chose mini-v for the gravel bike. There's no front brake shudder like can happen with Cantis. They're very powerful with road levers, 5800 to be exact. Tektro 926AL, $20 each. I did install a...
12-21-17, 10:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,695
Posted By Jiggle

Yes, I think setting the elbows is important,...

Yes, I think setting the elbows is important, though I haven't proven it yet.

I can tell you that the radial force required to detension a spoke is massive compared to the lateral force required....
12-20-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,133
Posted By Jiggle

No, why would there be? The very same...

No, why would there be?

The very same properties that make polystyrene foam hated by the state of California and last so long in the environment so it can pollute shores, choke ocean creatures,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,330
Posted By Jiggle

Please try to follow the conversation.

Please try to follow the conversation.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,911
Posted By Jiggle

Interesting video. The narrator is one of...

Interesting video.

The narrator is one of those guys where you're constantly impressed that he is able to finally get a complete thought out.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-17, 08:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,330
Posted By Jiggle

It would have been a good test if they had...

It would have been a good test if they had accurately measured power in, or controlled it to be actually constant.

Sweeting posted that the reason it was so hard was because if they did "real...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,330
Posted By Jiggle

Yes, they did. It was the crux of their...

Yes, they did. It was the crux of their experiment. Energy in = energy out. Energy in all equal. Therefore energy to brake track all equal. Sweeting posted about it on various forums.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,330
Posted By Jiggle

I think the lab screwed up the power input...

I think the lab screwed up the power input measurement to the motor. It's the one factor that simply explains everything wrong with the test. And it fits that a bunch of mechanical engineers would...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Jiggle

Through axles are so silly on road bikes.

Through axles are so silly on road bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-17, 08:01 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,207
Posted By Jiggle

Magnetic drain plug on my truck, never seen a...

Magnetic drain plug on my truck, never seen a particle on it that was visible to the naked eye. 140,000 miles, regular oil :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,473
Posted By Jiggle

No but I farted on the seat. I did another...

No but I farted on the seat.

I did another patch this weekend with the Elmers rubber cement. Roughed up the surface, dried for 24 hours. Peeled off with my finger. Just no good at all.
10-22-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Jiggle

I'm running 40mm WTB Nanos tubeless on XR200 rims...

I'm running 40mm WTB Nanos tubeless on XR200 rims right now, inner dimension is like 13mm, at like 18 psi.

Works fine.
10-22-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By Jiggle

I did this on a carbon post. Just sand it a bit....

I did this on a carbon post. Just sand it a bit. Then polish. Since it's aluminum, maybe toss it in an anodizing bath after.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,473
Posted By Jiggle

I borrowed his F250, then made the mistake of...

I borrowed his F250, then made the mistake of giving it back.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-17, 02:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,473
Posted By Jiggle

I bought a can of vulcanizing cement, figured it...

I bought a can of vulcanizing cement, figured it would last me forever.

Like two weeks later my dad sees it and says that he tore a hole in his pool liner. Can he "borrow" my vulcanizing cement to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,473
Posted By Jiggle

I did the same experiment and found that the...

I did the same experiment and found that the Elmer's rubber cement did a very poor job in bonding the patches.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,016
Posted By Jiggle

Ok dude, I'll admit that was pretty good. :)

Ok dude, I'll admit that was pretty good. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-17, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,984
Posted By Jiggle

The other manufacturers dropped the ball. We have...

The other manufacturers dropped the ball. We have to get a helmet made by a sunglasses company to remember that sunglasses stowage ports really are important to have!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,725
Posted By Jiggle

If you get it wet, then put it in a humid place,...

If you get it wet, then put it in a humid place, that really encourages the stinkfication.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-17, 08:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,016
Posted By Jiggle

In this thread, the TS trusts is wrong first...

In this thread, the TS trusts is wrong first impression and spends the rest of the thread in post fact rationalization. I'm sure a sunk cost fallacy is in there as well.

All this whining over...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,750
Posted By Jiggle

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09-17-17, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,634
Posted By Jiggle

Is this disc lockring aluminum? I had a steel one...

Is this disc lockring aluminum? I had a steel one that I couldn't tighten with a tool (different hub though) so I put a large set of locking pliers on the outside circumference and cranked it down....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-17, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jiggle

RC means you got the BH Ultralight model that...

RC means you got the BH Ultralight model that isn't light at all.
08-19-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 201,901
Posted By Jiggle

Castle Keep - 11/10.

Castle Keep - 11/10.
08-19-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By Jiggle

Premium Rush

Premium Rush
08-18-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Jiggle

I just do my own on Google Earth. Use the line...

I just do my own on Google Earth. Use the line tool to measure a distance and record the elevation at both ends.

Or you could put your smartphone on the ground and measure the degrees with an app....
08-14-17, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,071
Posted By Jiggle

oh, a company does it so there must be something...

oh, a company does it so there must be something to it. sure. wink wink.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,510
Posted By Jiggle

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