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06-21-16, 07:28 PM
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Posted By justinzane

Addendum: Since my accushifts are in friction...

Addendum: Since my accushifts are in friction mode, they do not have the microratchet on the right. Presuming the DC levers would work on the Suntour bodies, would the right ratchet? Or do I need the...
06-21-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By justinzane

Replace Broken Suntour Accushift Lever?

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/shopping?q=tbn:ANd9GcQB8gBlyovmgZtIz_MEBu3XxxcOaPOYjGr7sMP7bS8-7UbxccxDEtEmIbbert8qglLDLAPO5OY&usqp=CAE

Moron (me) bumped the Barcon lever on his bike and it...
03-19-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

If only: `cd /dev/terrain/hills/; rm -rf*`. Strip...

If only: `cd /dev/terrain/hills/; rm -rf*`. Strip mining to the rescue!



What I don't quite know how to do is to get from the point of "not mashing the pedals" on 3.5% 36-28 closer to the point...
03-19-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

I try to stay hydrated and am pretty sure that...

I try to stay hydrated and am pretty sure that water, electrolytes, blood sugar, etc. are not normally the problem. I've run out of water / gatorade accidentally before and could tell when that was a...
03-19-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

I'll try to resuscitate a cadence sensor to try,...

I'll try to resuscitate a cadence sensor to try, but I'm pretty sure that if I have to go much lower than 65 rpm because of load for more than maybe 15-20 seconds that I'd be unable to continue.

...
03-19-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

I'm an East Coast vegetarian with a Honda and a...

I'm an East Coast vegetarian with a Honda and a road bike in a place where the "Tea Party" rally for the Malheur Refuge hijacker Levoy Finicum who committed suicide by SWAT team attracted far more...
03-19-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

Of the ~3500 miles since I got a bike, I've done...

Of the ~3500 miles since I got a bike, I've done less than 200 with other people. And most of those were the kinda events I want to train to be able to do.

And when I ride myself I'm more likely...
03-19-16, 06:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

No f_cking around with ambiguity or doubt!...

No f_cking around with ambiguity or doubt! Excellent!
03-19-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

On some of the steepest, it feels like I'm not...

On some of the steepest, it feels like I'm not breathing as hard as when I pushing a high cadence to go fast downhill or on the flat. Though my perception may be off, it feels as if I were...
03-19-16, 05:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

I was pretty certain that that was the case. :) ...

I was pretty certain that that was the case. :)

Riding up a hill in a 36Tf-24Tr mountain gear seems ridiculous. Though slightly less ridiculous than not training at all and walking a lot!
03-19-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,027
Posted By justinzane

Hill Climbing for (Weak) Roadies

I've been riding for about 2 years, and the thing that I really struggle with is hills. I can ride the flats endlessly; but there are quite a few hills near me that I simply cannot bike up. Since a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By justinzane

I would love to try some Q/QXL rings to see how...

I would love to try some Q/QXL rings to see how they feel. I'll be roasting in Hades before I drop ~250-300 for a pair of rings, though. Too bad that Rotor has not license manufactured a heavier,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-16, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By justinzane

All of this makes me wonder about the practical...

All of this makes me wonder about the practical value of any hyped or lauded cycling products. If the cyclist community is so poor at determining which things actually make one faster or more...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By justinzane

The article spoonrobot found notes that they...

The article spoonrobot found notes that they found that differences increase with cadence and decrease with load. That is, spinners benefit more than mashers. Which makes intuitive sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-16, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By justinzane

Nice finds. From paper #2...

Nice finds. From paper #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) :
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By justinzane

I found a $10 NOS Biopace ring and tried it for...

I found a $10 NOS Biopace ring and tried it for ****s and giggles. I ended up doing a PR, which surprised me since I did not feel like I was pushing. But the weather was cooler, I was riding...
02-28-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By justinzane

Medically Managed Doping: Anabolics, etc. for Older or Injured Cyclists

Doping, from EPO to erythrocyte transfusion to 'roids and amphetamines have been part of cycling for almost as long as bikes were used in competitions. And, when used in a competitive arena, doping...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By justinzane

Technical Drawings or Comparisons of Non-Round Chainrings?

Does anyone know of any detailed drawings (vector format, like SVG or CAD-type, preferrably) or technical comparisons of the various and sundry nonround chainrings that are not completely historical?...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,211
Posted By justinzane

Ah, a cheap ass bastard after my own heart. :)...

Ah, a cheap ass bastard after my own heart. :) Seeing as I grew up with in Reading with a Depression/WWII era Dutchy Grandad; I'm wondering if there isn't a cultural-regional aspect to this. Whether...
Forum: Triathlon
02-15-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By justinzane

Best Shorts/Tights/Bibs with or without Chamois for Long Rides in Aerobars?

Are there any "general consensus" favourites for cycling bottoms -- be they Tri-specific or not -- for long rides rolled forward in a good aero position? I'm not really thrilled with any of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,211
Posted By justinzane

Wow, your LBS does butt tuning! Does that include...

Wow, your LBS does butt tuning! Does that include cleaning, waxing and lube?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,211
Posted By justinzane

My ProLogo was a lightly used "Try-n-Buy" at...

My ProLogo was a lightly used "Try-n-Buy" at ~30.00. Ben Franklin does not count as cheap, to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,211
Posted By justinzane

Right, 'cause maintainint the highly linear flow...

Right, 'cause maintainint the highly linear flow between one's pumping thighs is so critical for drag. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,211
Posted By justinzane

Interesting... I'm sure that the pressure from...

Interesting... I'm sure that the pressure from the rail clamps also helps initiate deformations that shorten fatigue life. Good reminder that there is almost no single material that is the best...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,211
Posted By justinzane

Saddle Rails vs Bad Roads: Steel, Al, Ti, CF... Any Difference

As a parallel to the discussion on seatposts and comfort (http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1047111-seatposts-vs-bad-roads-does-post-matter-3.html), it is time to find out whether there really...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

Thanks for the reminder about the post-rails...

Thanks for the reminder about the post-rails interaction, thought it is probably as off-topic as my (and others) constant mention of tire width/volume. I'm currently riding a Prologo Nago Evo Tri 40,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

I ended up getting a Thomson 10deg forward angled...

I ended up getting a Thomson 10deg forward angled post because it was vastly less expensive than the Profile Design Fast Forwards and I need at least no-setback with this frame. I'd rather put the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-16, 11:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

For those posts that rely on tube material...

For those posts that rely on tube material properties, whether carbon weave angles or metal bulk properties, to provide absorbtion and damping, the amount of material not held fixed is certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

http://www.bikeforums.net/images/misc/quote_icon.p...

http://www.bikeforums.net/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by justinzane http://www.bikeforums.net/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

My LBS is a Spec. dealer and they could not...

My LBS is a Spec. dealer and they could not manage to find anything in either that S-Works one from the Roubaix or the COBLGOBL that can run set forward or 0mm. The only thing they had was a Nitto(?)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

Well aware of that, as I stated in the 2nd...

Well aware of that, as I stated in the 2nd paragraph of the OP. Asking because of the limited clearance of the short stays.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

For me, probably 175mm.

For me, probably 175mm.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

Surely so; but presuming that one has the best...

Surely so; but presuming that one has the best rim width, tire width and pressure for their frame, I'm trying to work out what difference posts make.

I'm sure that the larger online stores have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,409
Posted By justinzane

Seatposts vs. Bad Roads: Does the Post Matter?

I just rediscovered a VeloNews article about seatpost vibration damping tests from 2012. They did a nice little study, with the following results:
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As good as their study design was, I have a...
01-30-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By justinzane

Very nice design. ~200 USD seems to imply that...

Very nice design. ~200 USD seems to imply that one has a team budget. Or that one's wife is not shopping for a dining room table. ;)

That one should have been obvious to me. Especially since I'm...
01-30-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By justinzane

Repair Stand Clamps?

501543Park Tool PRS4W

I'm trying to figure out what an affordable option might be for a wall or bench mount frame clamp might be. Being a novice, I'm concerned that some of the cheaper options out...
01-25-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By justinzane

Bada bing! Exactly the thing.

Bada bing! Exactly the thing.
01-25-16, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By justinzane

What Is the Name of This Headset Part?

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What is the part on the right called? And what sizes are important when buying a shorter one to lower the bars? That is, 1 1/8" steerer tube is the ID of the top. Is the ID or OD of the...
01-25-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By justinzane

Reversible Seatposts?

I'm trying to find my ideal position on a new Fuji Aloha. In order to do some experimentation on fore-aft positioning, I'm trying to find a seatpost that is reversible, and, that is affordable. To be...
01-13-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By justinzane

... keeping other aspects of rim geometry...

... keeping other aspects of rim geometry constant ... :)

I like constants. To bad that reality has many more dependent variables than my brain manages...
01-13-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By justinzane

I had assumed that the increase in volume between...

I had assumed that the increase in volume between the bead seat and the base (flat-ish part opposite to contact patch) of the rim would mean that less volume would extend outwards. Nice to clearly...
01-13-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By justinzane

That was what I was looking for. Thanks.

That was what I was looking for. Thanks.
01-13-16, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By justinzane

Rim Width vs Tire Diameter

I'm struggling to find a formula or table of measurements that shows the diameter of an inflated tire on different width rims. In other words, given a Conti GP4S 622x25mm tire at 105PS (or 622x23 or...
01-08-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By justinzane

YES YES It has ISIS splines as the...

YES

YES It has ISIS splines as the interface between crank arms and spindle.


I think this was a garage sale or "$1.00 Box" type purchase. It is cheap but serviceable Origin8 crankset...
01-08-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By justinzane

ISIS Drive, BB86, BSA -- The Terror of Exploding BB Standards, part 76532

So, a long while ago I picked up a 52-36 crankset with matching bottom bracket and my brain recorded it as having an English (BSA) BB. Then, my generous spouse got me a NOS Fuji Aloha frame with fork...
01-05-16, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,806
Posted By justinzane

Perhaps sprue was inexact, but I am quite...

Perhaps sprue was inexact, but I am quite familiar with lawyer lips and this ain't them. This is sub-millimeter sharp extensions of the edges of the machined surface. What I call sprue is usually...
01-04-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,806
Posted By justinzane

Failed to find the recommended lumber... But the...

Failed to find the recommended lumber... But the rubber handle of a mallet worked. Man, I'm shocked at the sprue on the dropouts! Funny that the carbon-polymer part is exquisite and the little bit o'...
12-31-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,806
Posted By justinzane

Removing Plastic Shipping Bridge from Carbon Fork?

496052This may be the most stupid question I ever ask.... but, how does one remove the plastic "bridge" that is installed in some forks and frames for shipping? The thing fits in the dropouts and...
10-15-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By justinzane

Cycling Apps for Android with Voice Feedback?

There are an ever growing list of Android cycling apps out there and some reviews and feature lists floating around the interwebs. One thing that I have not found is a list of apps that provide voice...
10-10-15, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By justinzane

What kind of riding -- road, CX, trail, etc. --...

What kind of riding -- road, CX, trail, etc. -- do you do and what is you "1" up front?
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