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03-08-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,130
Posted By joejack951

The market for JIS headsets is simply too small...

The market for JIS headsets is simply too small for me to bother doing a special run of parts for an already niche product, especially when there are options to rework existing parts to satisfy any...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 630
Posted By joejack951

The only way to know if you truly like 1X is to...

The only way to know if you truly like 1X is to start by using a cassette with a wide enough range to accommodate all your riding needs with a single chainring. Keeping the stock cassette in place...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 630
Posted By joejack951

Just my opinion, 'simplifying' may sound nice but...

Just my opinion, 'simplifying' may sound nice but the practical benefit is nil. Buy a 2x11 group with a 53/39 double and have at it. Shimano 105 5800 comes in silver.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By joejack951

What matters here (ok, it doesn't really matter...

What matters here (ok, it doesn't really matter but you know what I mean) is the chain rubbing on the derailleur. If using the trim position doesn't get you at least one more quiet gear combination...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By joejack951

I had no idea 'campy' was a word. Gotta figure...

I had no idea 'campy' was a word. Gotta figure out how to work that into my every day vocab.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By joejack951

So, cable pull is definitely a concern. I looked...

So, cable pull is definitely a concern. I looked into my options, including the 'hack' method of sawing the arm to create a closer attachment point to the pivot for the cable, and decided none of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By joejack951

With normal length chainstays, i.e. a 700c wheel...

With normal length chainstays, i.e. a 700c wheel at least, it should be no issue to achieve noiseless running using 9-10 of the cogs on the cassette and either chainring without trimming. With the...
11-27-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,130
Posted By joejack951

As Robbie noted, yes, the inni headset could be...

As Robbie noted, yes, the inni headset could be used as a solution to either of those problems. You won't find a threaded headset that requires less available threaded fork than the inni design.

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11-27-18, 04:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,130
Posted By joejack951

Sorry for the slow response. I am alive just...

Sorry for the slow response. I am alive just coming off a holiday weekend and not feeling 100%. Headsets are still available and I will be in touch with everyone who has requested one today.
11-20-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By joejack951

What size are they? I am sure they are available...

What size are they? I am sure they are available somewhere, just not from the obvious sources.

Do you mean a Solace 20?
11-05-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7,185
Views: 1,836,589
Posted By joejack951

Give the Ritchey Neo Classic bars a good look,...

Give the Ritchey Neo Classic bars a good look, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,912
Posted By joejack951

Should be easy enough to make one to fit. Contact...

Should be easy enough to make one to fit. Contact me offline if you are interested in pursuing something like that. If the problem is common enough I am more than willing to invest some time into...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,477
Posted By joejack951

I know this is a necro thread but I can't help...

I know this is a necro thread but I can't help myself. No reason one cannot achieve an aggressive set up on a vintage frame (albeit with some special parts):
...
10-25-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By joejack951

Is this personal experience with studs on wet...

Is this personal experience with studs on wet pavement? My experience has been that studded tires, if any worse than standard knobbies, aren't that much worse in the wet. But they are *infinitely*...
10-24-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By joejack951

Hey, another DE cyclist! For sleet/ice, you...

Hey, another DE cyclist!

For sleet/ice, you can't beat a studded tire. I have some studded Nokian Mount & Ground tires that I used for commuting year round. At 1.9" wide they wren't great for deep...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By joejack951

Talk to a physical therapist. A good one who...

Talk to a physical therapist. A good one who understands that focused therapy can result in improvement even if it's slow. And one that understands that surgery is generally not the answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,629
Posted By joejack951

Being related to crossfit is about all I need to...

Being related to crossfit is about all I need to see to recognize that it's a BS product. That and the fact that no elite endurance athletes are ever spotted wearing those things.
10-18-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By joejack951

Much quicker than sanding is a convolute wheel on...

Much quicker than sanding is a convolute wheel on a bench grinder, ideally with a polishing wheel on the opposite side. The convolute wheel will quickly remove the old finish and any minor scratches,...
10-14-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,819
Posted By joejack951

I briefly discussed the same thing with him. Full...

I briefly discussed the same thing with him. Full fat dairy is only 'healthy' in the context of a diet that includes dairy milk (an entirely unnecessary component of a human diet) where 'healthy'...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By joejack951

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By joejack951

Any more details to share about it? I edited my...

Any more details to share about it? I edited my post to ask for most of the relevant information I need to help.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By joejack951

What are the specs for the screw: thread...

What are the specs for the screw: thread diameter, pitch, length, head style, drive type? I may have something you can use or can definitely tell you where to get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By joejack951

My advice: Forget what you learned about clipping...

My advice: Forget what you learned about clipping into double sided pedals. SPD-SL require a toe-first clip in, not a straight downward motion like SPD. If you try to stomp in, you'll have a really...
09-26-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,130
Posted By joejack951

I am using a double negative which I should know...

I am using a double negative which I should know by know by now is a confusing way a stating things :(

The intent of that measurement is to ensure that there are enough threads on the steerer tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-18, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,523,940
Posted By joejack951

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1853/44500771511_5a...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1853/44500771511_5a027d05d6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aNo5Ze)

Orbea something or other kids road bike. 24" wheels, came with 7 speed Sora mix which was upgraded to...
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