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11-28-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By bdaghisallo

I like Mick Rogers but he isn't likely to ever...

I like Mick Rogers but he isn't likely to ever make the podium at the TdF, much less win it. There are too many other guys that are better than him. He can climb okay, but he has never shown in the...
06-21-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By bdaghisallo

Relative performance may matter for one on their...

Relative performance may matter for one on their own, but if you are trying to reach a standard in your training, like watts/kg, then you are going to want to know an absolute number. You will want...
05-13-08, 03:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,262
Posted By bdaghisallo

www.biketoolsetc.com have a lot of the Cyclus...

www.biketoolsetc.com have a lot of the Cyclus tools. Contact Larry there. He is very helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By bdaghisallo

I'll sell you mine for $50 if you want. pm me if...

I'll sell you mine for $50 if you want. pm me if you're interested.

geoff
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,001
Posted By bdaghisallo

In addition to the 8.5mm bolts that come with the...

In addition to the 8.5mm bolts that come with the spd-sl cleats/pedals, and the 13.5mm bolts they sell aftermarket, Shimano also makes the spd-sl bolts in a 10mm length. They are worth pursuing as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-08, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By bdaghisallo

When I briefly tried Zeros, I found it very...

When I briefly tried Zeros, I found it very unsettling how soon the release was as you tightened down the float towards zero. It almost felt like twiddling my toes too vigourously would cause me to...
03-28-08, 05:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 47,102
Posted By bdaghisallo

I have a Park PRS-20 stand and that helps a great...

I have a Park PRS-20 stand and that helps a great deal. I can brace the head of my ratchet against the underside of the bar of the stand and it makes getting pedals loosened an absolute breeze!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By bdaghisallo

Great choice!!

Great choice!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-08, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By bdaghisallo

If you ride with fixed cleats then there is can...

If you ride with fixed cleats then there is can be no argument - spd-sl! There is no finer setup than the updated spd-sl pedals with the metal base plate. The pedal is super stable and super secure...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By bdaghisallo

You need to provide more information. Do you...

You need to provide more information. Do you like float? If so, do you like a lot of it or a little? Do you like it to be have a centering force or not? Do you have any biomechanical issues? Do...
02-29-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,600
Posted By bdaghisallo

You could always buy longer SPD-SL bolts and then...

You could always buy longer SPD-SL bolts and then you wouldn't have to worry about getting the right heads. Shimano makes both 10mm and 13.5mm bolts - the standard bolts are 8mm.

Here are the...
01-13-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 24,006
Posted By bdaghisallo

How do the citrus based degreasers stack up...

How do the citrus based degreasers stack up against the hydrocarbon solvents? Or are they the water-based solvents that have been mentioned so far? Pardon me if I am confused. It's been a long...
01-11-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 24,006
Posted By bdaghisallo

Well there is some really nasty stuff that will...

Well there is some really nasty stuff that will clean your chain really well, but it's quite carcinogenic if you're exposed to it on a regular basis!

As far as reasonable solvents go, mineral...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-08, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By bdaghisallo

The rubber pad at the front may not contact the...

The rubber pad at the front may not contact the pedal surface when clipped in, but the pad at the rear certainly will, and would affect function, imo.
12-04-07, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By bdaghisallo

The SKIL team that Sean Kelly rode for was quite...

The SKIL team that Sean Kelly rode for was quite a different setup than the current SKIL-Shimano team. It was simply a case of Skil sponsoring the team that Jean de Gribaldy ran. Shimano was not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By bdaghisallo

Shimano do make longer bolts for spd-sl cleats...

Shimano do make longer bolts for spd-sl cleats than those they supply with the cleats. I believe they are in the region of 10mm and 13.5mm lengths. They are available from Shimano - your bike shop...
05-07-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,170
Posted By bdaghisallo

You could use some Tacx Dynamic Assembly...

You could use some Tacx Dynamic Assembly Compound. It is made for carbon to carbon mating surfaces but will do fine for your application. The paste has tiny little balls in it to induce friction. ...
05-06-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By bdaghisallo

Check that the plate/washer on the cable fixing...

Check that the plate/washer on the cable fixing bolt is orientated right. I did this once and spent hours trying to figure out what was going on since I had the same symptoms as you. Got out the...
03-14-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,358
Posted By bdaghisallo

Call Shimano USA. 949 951 5003 and ask them. ...

Call Shimano USA. 949 951 5003 and ask them. They will set you straight.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By bdaghisallo

Well it depends on what you mean by custom. What...

Well it depends on what you mean by custom. What Trek did for Lance was to take what he wanted as far as geo and made that a standard size in their line. So the exact geo that Lance wanted roughly...
02-02-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By bdaghisallo

Yep, DZ's wife Randi is the lady in the back of...

Yep, DZ's wife Randi is the lady in the back of the three in front there.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-06, 01:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,586
Posted By bdaghisallo

Thanks for the info Pinky.

Thanks for the info Pinky.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-06, 12:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,586
Posted By bdaghisallo

Pinky, Since you have access to the employee...

Pinky,

Since you have access to the employee purchase plan I wonder if you can tell me if the new road pedals ( pd-7810) are available yet? I am dying to get a pair!!

thanks
Geoff
12-16-06, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By bdaghisallo

http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi?id=104747186...

http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi?id=104747186495&d=single&c=Tools&sc=Chain&tc=Rivet-Extractors&item_id=RO-REV2

These guys usually carry it. They should be your first stop for tools. Larry,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-06, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,103
Posted By bdaghisallo

Tom Boonen uses a San Marco Regal saddle.

Tom Boonen uses a San Marco Regal saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-06, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,103
Posted By bdaghisallo

From the beginning of his time at US Postal,...

From the beginning of his time at US Postal, Lance always used a San Marco Concor Light, both on his road and time trial bikes. I believe he briefly experimented with a San Marco OV in one...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By bdaghisallo

http://harriscyclery.net/page.cfm?PageID=49&action...

http://harriscyclery.net/page.cfm?PageID=49&action=list&Category=750&Brand=367&type=T

Any lbs that has a relationship with Quality Bicycle can order these caps for you. The link is to Harris...
11-07-06, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By bdaghisallo

To the guys who have ridden or have knowledge of...

To the guys who have ridden or have knowledge of the new shimano spd-sl pedal:

The nose of the new pedal looks a little narrower than the nose on the 7800 pedal. Do you know if this will reduce...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-06, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By bdaghisallo

Easton only ever employed CNT technology in the...

Easton only ever employed CNT technology in the mountain bike bars. It was never used in the EC90 equipe bar. As for the difference in graphics, I believe it was just that, an update to something...
Replies: 26
Views: 4,228
Posted By bdaghisallo

The reason that velodrome racing goes counter...

The reason that velodrome racing goes counter clockwise and also does with track running and most oval auto racing is simple. The human heart is located slightly to the left side of the thorax. ...
07-03-06, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By bdaghisallo

Is there a specific product you are referring to?...

Is there a specific product you are referring to? I have used Vibra-Tite by ND Industries on bb threads but not on any bolt threads as yet.
06-11-06, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,911
Posted By bdaghisallo

In regard to the comment about a lot of folks...

In regard to the comment about a lot of folks swearing off Jagwire cables, keep in mind that Jagwire make about 80% of the cables out there, including Shimano cables and the QBP cables.

I use...
03-19-06, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By bdaghisallo

Easton EC90 Equipe carbon bar w/ Deda Newton stem - Anyone?

I have been running an Easton ec90 equipe pro bar for a couple of months now and I love it. The shape is great. I am using Ritchey's new 4axis stem with it, the one designed specifically for carbon...
02-05-06, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By bdaghisallo

I have just mounted an easton ec90 equipe bar in...

I have just mounted an easton ec90 equipe bar in a ritchey 4axis stem and while it functions well and feels good and stiff, I am getting an ungodly creaking out of it. The interface is clean and...
01-29-06, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By bdaghisallo

If anyone wants to access the Mavic tech site at...

If anyone wants to access the Mavic tech site at www.tech-mavic.com the username is mavic-com and the password is dealer.

There's nothing really earth-shattering there. Makes you wonder why they...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-06, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,628
Posted By bdaghisallo

Would you try the Assos FI-13 bibs? The chamois...

Would you try the Assos FI-13 bibs? The chamois is the same construction, though a slightly different shape, but the legs are a good bit longer than those on the Milles.

Give them a try.
01-27-06, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By bdaghisallo

Yes please keep me and us posted Pete. thanks

Yes please keep me and us posted Pete.

thanks
01-26-06, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By bdaghisallo

Servicing Dura Ace 7800 10sp rear hubs

Anyone pulled these apart to relube the bearings yet? Is it relatively simple to do and does it just require cone wrenches to get them apart?

Thanks.
01-26-06, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By bdaghisallo

Pete Hamer: Phil Wood BB tools H-Tech?

Hey Pete,

I remember you posting that you got the Phil Wood tools to allow removal of the bearings from the shimano hollowtech II external BB cups. Did you ever use them and change the cup...
01-20-06, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By bdaghisallo

Do you have another back wheel that you can try? ...

Do you have another back wheel that you can try? If so, move the cassette to that wheel so that you can eliminate that zipp cassette hub as the source. That will help you nail things down a bit.
...
01-05-06, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By bdaghisallo

I have considered this before and I think cross...

I have considered this before and I think cross is up against one stark reality. And that is that, in order to qualify as a winter olympic sport, the sport must, by definition, require snow or ice...
01-01-06, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By bdaghisallo

Any idea what the scfm ( cubic feet/ minute)...

Any idea what the scfm ( cubic feet/ minute) figure is for your compressor?

Another one I have seen is the C Hausfeld fp2052, which has a 2gal tank on it. I wonder how much I might give up by...
12-31-05, 07:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By bdaghisallo

Was it this one? ...

Was it this one?

http://aircompressorsdirect.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=1_190_6&products_id=58

This looks like a good one. Max pressure is 125psi, perfect for tires.

It pumps at 1...
12-11-05, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By bdaghisallo

I don't know if they still make them, but I got...

I don't know if they still make them, but I got some wool kneewarmers from Defeet that are the same as their regular kneekers but made out of wool. They are definitely better in the wet than the...
09-12-05, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,190
Posted By bdaghisallo

Of the current teams, Credit Agricole is the...

Of the current teams, Credit Agricole is the longest living team - not with the current sponsor but with the team organisation. When I think of teams and their duration I always think of the...
08-16-05, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,946
Posted By bdaghisallo

Faema are manufacturers of coffee and espresso...

Faema are manufacturers of coffee and espresso machines, primarily of the type found in cafes and restaurants.

And they surely use the coolest font know to man in their logo. The font used on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-05, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By bdaghisallo

AFAIK the 7801 was introduced to make oem...

AFAIK the 7801 was introduced to make oem assembly easier.
05-01-05, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,122
Posted By bdaghisallo

Watch Paris-Tours and compare that to what...

Watch Paris-Tours and compare that to what happens at Paris-Roubaix, and compare Fleche-Wallone to the Tour of Flanders. Both have similar topography, but at Tours and even at the Fleche, with all...
03-12-05, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By bdaghisallo

WWW.IBEXSPORTS.COM They're the NA...

WWW.IBEXSPORTS.COM

They're the NA distributors and they have the newer one-bolt "cyclops" clamp for $25.
03-03-05, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By bdaghisallo

Cipollini is arguably the greatest pure road...

Cipollini is arguably the greatest pure road sprinter in the history of the sport. If you look at his longevity and the breadth of his victories, not many can rival him. Darrigade in the fifties...
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