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02-15-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By joejack951

CohenS Funny how things turn out, when I...

CohenS Funny how things turn out, when I conceived of this headset my main focus was performance and aesthetics: lightweight, stiff, losing that ugly locknut, lowest possible stem height. As it turns...
01-30-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

zenolee Interesting. I had no idea this existed....

zenolee Interesting. I had no idea this existed. You'll want to make sure the cone wedge is well greased and perhaps have a solid 'tool' on hand (mallet, block of wood, shoe?) to whack the top cap in...
01-29-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By joejack951

Perhaps some of this information will be useful...

Perhaps some of this information will be useful to you: https://www.bikeforums.net/13370239-post8.html

In the past when I have needed freehubs, Iíve usually found it more economical to purchase an...
01-29-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By joejack951

Thereís no way the Shimano flat mount adapter is...

Thereís no way the Shimano flat mount adapter is 55 grams. Where did you see that? Perhaps that weight included the thru-the-chainstay bolts? Youíll need those no matter which adapter you use.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 113,136
Posted By joejack951

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48538720977_75...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48538720977_752e4ff382_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXcCFB)

I have a tough time calling any bike with a skinny, curved-blade steel fork 'modern' but the chunkier...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 113,136
Posted By joejack951

Chiming in as I can't resist a discussion so near...

Chiming in as I can't resist a discussion so near and dear...

It's aluminum but did you get a chance to see the Cannondale I posted a little bit ago? A full 50mm worth of spacers getting the bars...
01-21-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

CohenS That amount of eccentricity could...

CohenS That amount of eccentricity could certainly be the cause. There is some wiggle room between the components being fit together (threads of innicycle, steerer tube, and innicycle quill) but not...
01-20-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Glad you found me here and posted this publicly...

Glad you found me here and posted this publicly so that it can potentially help others out in a similar situation.

First and foremost, please don't trim your steerer tube to 'fix' the issue! I'm...
01-20-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

zenolee Very cool. I learned a new term: Rinko...

zenolee Very cool. I learned a new term: Rinko compatible. Do you plan to remove the handlebars from the stem or the stem from the adapter? Especially in the latter case it's a new-to-me 'excuse' for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By joejack951

-17 degree and high end carbon is pretty niche...

-17 degree and high end carbon is pretty niche already. Add in 105mm and I can see why youíd just rather move your saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By joejack951

105mm are fairly common. You need to search a bit...

105mm are fairly common. You need to search a bit more for 95mm and 115mm but both are available.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By joejack951

Same here. Pic taken January 2005: ...

Same here. Pic taken January 2005:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49400041931_ab0fe41eaf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2igj8oT)
01-17-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Thanks! I have not seen that before and was super...

Thanks! I have not seen that before and was super excited until I saw that they only offer it in a -7į angle. -17į or it's dead to me :)

I may be in touch anyway as perhaps they'd consider...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 44,059
Posted By joejack951

No sooner did I say '99%' than I discovered some...

No sooner did I say '99%' than I discovered some of the weirdness out there from a few big names, notably 3T and Focus. The former have a fork, the Luteus II, which has a 15mm thru axle but, similar...
01-16-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

zenolee What's the rest of the build going to be?...

zenolee What's the rest of the build going to be? Which stem is that? It appears like a nice match for the frame tubing size-wise.
12-23-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,900
Posted By joejack951

I'm partial to white tape. It's my go-to choice...

I'm partial to white tape. It's my go-to choice unless there is no white anywhere else on the bike. And Fizik's perforated tapes are all I use any more.

Would you consider a white stem? Both...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 44,059
Posted By joejack951

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49208801246_b6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49208801246_b66242c37e.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hYpYcG)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49208316498_9b07fae977.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hYnu6Y)

A...
12-11-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,900
Posted By joejack951

Some great questions, most of which I have answer...

Some great questions, most of which I have answer for!

1. In an effort to minimize SKUs, and recognizing the potentially small market for this version, I would start out by offering the one piece...
12-10-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,900
Posted By joejack951

Thanks for egging me on to actually CAD this up...

Thanks for egging me on to actually CAD this up and do some weight checks. It convinces me even more that I ought to make a few of these to test. No titanium at all, but more on that later.

First,...
12-09-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,900
Posted By joejack951

Trimming the steerer tube upper portion: ...

Trimming the steerer tube upper portion:

https://youtu.be/wnWbO_tLxn4
12-09-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Trimming the steerer tube upper portion: ...

Trimming the steerer tube upper portion:

https://youtu.be/wnWbO_tLxn4
12-08-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,900
Posted By joejack951

Ugh, I had a long reply typed out explaining some...

Ugh, I had a long reply typed out explaining some design considerations that lead me to using a very custom threaded stud between the top cap and wedge but I left my computer before finishing it, and...
12-08-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,900
Posted By joejack951

First, make the top of your stem on the tube with...

First, make the top of your stem on the tube with a marker after determining your exact stem and spacer arrangement. Stem clamp heights vary by a few millimeters, generally 38-42mm with most being on...
12-07-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,900
Posted By joejack951

What diameter seatpost does the frame use? Look...

What diameter seatpost does the frame use? Look Ergoposts have always attracted me due to their appearance then repelled me due to their price and weight. When I built a 2004 KG386 I used an American...
12-03-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Perhaps this is just the diagram that I need to...

Perhaps this is just the diagram that I need to create to help explain just how this thing works. Like an A + B + C = D illustration (upper race + lock nut + threadless adapter = innicycle upper...
12-03-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7,570
Views: 2,117,532
Posted By joejack951

I guess I shouldn't be surprised by this...

I guess I shouldn't be surprised by this statement coming from you but it still feels really good to hear it :thumb:
12-01-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Yes. I still have not tried to do it, due to lack...

Yes. I still have not tried to do it, due to lack of interest, but it should also be fairly simple to ream out the ID to JIS spec. The advantage of cutting fork crown down to ISO spec is that you...
12-01-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,570
Views: 2,117,532
Posted By joejack951

The headset cap is specific to this design. The...

The headset cap is specific to this design. The cap functions much like the cap in a standard threadless adapter in that it carries all of the tension for the wedge that anchors the quill into the...
12-01-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Thank you very much! Feel free to post any...

Thank you very much! Feel free to post any questions/comments/concerns in this thread. Looking forward to seeing pics of at least the finished build, if not some in-process shots as well.
11-28-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Ha! I posted that having just woken up and...

Ha! I posted that having just woken up and clearly didn't proofread. The requirement is for the threads to end no more than 16mm above the headtube so whether the correct math is 5 or 9mm, you are...
11-28-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

204 (steerer) - 169 (headtube) = 35 (good to go) ...

204 (steerer) - 169 (headtube) = 35 (good to go)

35 - 26 (thread length) = 9 (again good to go)

So Iíll be honest. I love math, but most people donít share my warm feelings toward numbers. I am...
11-17-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,900
Posted By joejack951

For wheels, I trawled ebay for a while looking...

For wheels, I trawled ebay for a while looking for a good deal on some reasonably deep (50-60mm) wheels that were at least 10 speed compatible for use on my early 2000s Litespeed Tachyon. I wound up...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 44,059
Posted By joejack951

For anyone who happens upon this thread and is...

For anyone who happens upon this thread and is wondering about the conversion kits, below is a snippet that is also posted over on the YouTube video linked above:

Kicking off production today...
11-09-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,795
Posted By joejack951

~15 years ago I road my first road bike, a 2003...

~15 years ago I road my first road bike, a 2003 Specialized Sequoia from Luray up to one of the higher points along Skyline Drive. Canít remember where I stopped and turned around to head back but...
11-08-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

I donít believe either of these bikes have graced...

I donít believe either of these bikes have graced the pages of this thread. [Hint hint]



:thumb:
11-06-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Hi Paul, If your current quill stem measures...

Hi Paul,

If your current quill stem measures 1Ē at the neck then unfortunately the current innicycle headset wonít fit. It is designed for 22.2mm (7/8Ē) diameter quill stems and their matching...
10-30-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7,570
Views: 2,117,532
Posted By joejack951

Correct. The great thing about these older Mavic...

Correct. The great thing about these older Mavic wheels, including the Cosmos on my Trek, is that they accept 11 speed cassettes.
10-21-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

the sci guy Yes, exclusively on Amazon for now....

the sci guy Yes, exclusively on Amazon for now. Let me know if you have any questions in the meantime.
10-16-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7,570
Views: 2,117,532
Posted By joejack951

Organize a group buy? :D ...

Organize a group buy? :D

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48908998111_d9a95c6a74_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hvVpb8)

Keep in mind, that's 11 unique custom parts (14 if you count the spacer...
10-16-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,570
Views: 2,117,532
Posted By joejack951

Ask and ye shall receive: My Trek 660...

Ask and ye shall receive:

My Trek 660 "slammed":
https://live.staticflickr.com/904/28149525108_1f57cb0b0b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JTtF6N)

A Cannondale SR500 for some eventual purpose (max...
10-15-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,017
Posted By joejack951

I use a cheap chainwhip that came with an old...

I use a cheap chainwhip that came with an old tool set I got from Nashbar when building my first bike (2004-ish). For bottom bracket tools and just about anything else that's bike-specific, you can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 113,136
Posted By joejack951

I like the Elite Ciussi cages but I'm struggling...

I like the Elite Ciussi cages but I'm struggling with how to fit on into the color scheme of your bike. Where did you find that headset spacer? If custom painted, perhaps you could do the same with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 113,136
Posted By joejack951

I may be an outlier but the 'typically...

I may be an outlier but the 'typically exaggerated' look does nothing for me. I understand that there are applications best served by bikes that have that look but that's where my appreciation ends....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 44,059
Posted By joejack951

Install video for fork thru axle conversion kit: ...

Install video for fork thru axle conversion kit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii0aeARoPj0&feature=youtu.be (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii0aeARoPj0&feature=youtu.be)

I have some miles on...
09-27-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Awesome! Can't wait to see it. That Ritchey...

Awesome! Can't wait to see it.

That Ritchey Pro stem ought to be ~42mm at the steerer clamp so you'll have no issues fully 'slamming' it. The Kalloy stem on my Trek is only 40mm at the clamp. If...
09-27-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

Thanks for the pics. On the steerer tube...

Thanks for the pics. On the steerer tube measurement, you want the full tube length down to the fork crown as opposed to the newly-added crown race. The crown race is 3.5mm thick at the flat faces so...
09-26-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

:beer: Can you post the measurements of...

:beer:

Can you post the measurements of your steerer tube length (crown to end) and head tube length? Iíd like to be sure you are cutting off the right amount :) Your steerer tube appears to have...
09-26-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,055
Posted By joejack951

First, let's be sure you have the headset cups...

First, let's be sure you have the headset cups installed correctly. The cups are slightly different for the top and bottom. The easiest way to determine which is which is that in the installed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 44,059
Posted By joejack951

On the 15mm to 12mm thru axle fork adapters, I...

On the 15mm to 12mm thru axle fork adapters, I have made good progress over on Weight Weenies with learning about different fork dimensions. Apparently Ninerís RDO fork is nearly identical to my Hong...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 44,059
Posted By joejack951

Thanks for that tip. I found too good of a deal...

Thanks for that tip. I found too good of a deal on another set of XTR rotors so I went with them again for the new wheelset. Glad I did having heard about this issue now.
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