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Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By simnorm

found this, removal of the bb30 bearings and...

found this, removal of the bb30 bearings and install of the FSA sleeve and Shimano BB on a Focus Cayo BB30 frame (http://osaka-b.blogspot.ca/2013/01/BB30-Threaded-Adapter-68mm.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By simnorm

http://i45.tinypic.com/2pt45et.jpg here's...

http://i45.tinypic.com/2pt45et.jpg

here's how it looks, I have the same bb30 frame and removed the FSA sleeve adapter because it was creaking
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-17, 05:44 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 24,324
Posted By simnorm

I'd get bb30 bearings and Wheels Manufacturing...

I'd get bb30 bearings and Wheels Manufacturing BB30-24mm adapter (http://wheelsmfg.com/bb30-adapter-for-shimano-24mm-cranks.html) instead of the alum sleeve and shimano bb. Less creaking
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-16, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,608
Posted By simnorm

I've just received my Blade 2s, I had Classic...

I've just received my Blade 2s, I had Classic before.
The tension on the old Classics was 8 to 12nm, and I had them set to 12nm. I bought 16nm Blades and I can certainly feel the difference. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By simnorm

Garneau is euro sizing, I'm 6'5" 210lbs and I...

Garneau is euro sizing, I'm 6'5" 210lbs and I wear XXL in Garneau.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-16, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,956
Posted By simnorm

I have that same post, it's just fine. I like the...

I have that same post, it's just fine. I like the dual bolts and it fits oval rails. I think mine weights around 190g for a 31.4. I'm 210lbs and it's plenty stiff
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,958
Posted By simnorm

That amazon frame appears to be a FM066sl, a...

That amazon frame appears to be a FM066sl, a popular open mould frame.
actually, it's a Workswell WCB-R-066
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,683
Posted By simnorm

Motobecane Grand Jubilee, in the 80s, I paid...

Motobecane Grand Jubilee, in the 80s, I paid something like 550$ for it, my most prized possession at that time.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,665
Posted By simnorm

2007 Solo30 came with a carbon seat stay. 2007...

2007 Solo30 came with a carbon seat stay.
2007 Rocky Mountain Solo 30 - BikePedia (http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?year=2007&brand=Rocky+Mountain&model=Solo+30)
It's even older...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By simnorm

only issue with my bike is that is the Made in...

only issue with my bike is that is the Made in Germany labeling. Yeah, right! It's a taiwanese or chinese frame, not that there's anything wrong with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-15, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By simnorm

I own a Focus, Paragon Sports in NYC has been...

I own a Focus, Paragon Sports in NYC has been selling them for a couple of years now.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,528
Posted By simnorm

Max line should be 100mm from the end. Therefore,...

Max line should be 100mm from the end. Therefore, cut it so that 100mm is inserted in your frame's seat tube. It has to clear the top tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By simnorm

Also take a look at the Rockymounts TieRod. Very...

Also take a look at the Rockymounts TieRod. Very good quality, lock cores are sold separately.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-15, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,053
Posted By simnorm

they are super rare in my city. Here's my...

they are super rare in my city.

Here's my 62cm Cayo expert 2010 with 6700, upgraded Ritchey cockpit and wheels, carbon seatpost. Just today I found a Sram Red crankset for it
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-14, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By simnorm

Campag Zonda on Ribble are 243€ 1550g or so,...

Campag Zonda on Ribble are 243€
1550g or so, have very nice hubs and are super tough. The downside is that spoke replacement would be expensive but I`ve had no issue with mine and i weight over...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By simnorm

my zondas are the 2012 model with 9-10s shimano...

my zondas are the 2012 model with 9-10s shimano freehub.
actual weight are 675g + 933g, so 1608g

My friend's FR3 2013 were 50g lighter if I recall correctly
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By simnorm

Yeah that's a "faux-pas" but when it came down to...

Yeah that's a "faux-pas" but when it came down to it, I bought the Zondas anyways. They were 150$ cheaper than the FR3. I'm debating removing the wheels stickers
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-14, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,996
Posted By simnorm

they are listed at 1610g, alloy or carbon brake...

they are listed at 1610g, alloy or carbon brake track?
Sure looks like alloy in the pics

edit: the description is whack, this is an all alloy clincher according to my google search, wiggle has...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,256
Posted By simnorm

I use white microtex, I like the feel and it...

I use white microtex, I like the feel and it stays clean.
lots of folks suggesting Deda perforated over Microtex. Anyone know the difference between Deda Mistral perforated and Deda perforated?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-14, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,732
Posted By simnorm

here is my 62cm Cayo Expert 2010 wheels,...

here is my 62cm Cayo Expert 2010

wheels, stem and bar were upgraded

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/24871065/Photos/Bike/preDoubleCentury.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
Posted By simnorm

I hope you guys will enjoy your trip to my city! ...

I hope you guys will enjoy your trip to my city!

There aren't really any LBS that are worth the detour. MEC, similar to REI, has a store in the lower part of downtown see Mountain Equipment Co-op...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,554
Posted By simnorm

I had one, I didn't like the single bolt design....

I had one, I didn't like the single bolt design. Saddle would slip back so I had to torque it down real hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,549
Posted By simnorm

I'm 6'5". Here's my 62cm bike, 210mm head tube,...

I'm 6'5". Here's my 62cm bike, 210mm head tube, 30mm stem spacers

Tall head tubes make bikes look goofy, no doubt.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/24871065/Photos/Bike/IMG083.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-13, 09:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,025
Posted By simnorm

taken September 22nd ...

taken September 22nd
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/24871065/Photos/Bike/2013-09-22%2015.24.17.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By simnorm

no more than a few degrees right? Should be fine....

no more than a few degrees right? Should be fine.
My factory crossbars on my Subaru Outback have the same bend
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By simnorm

it's Formula2 tubing frame, not the highest...

it's Formula2 tubing frame, not the highest quality Columbus but decent.
Ask in the Classic & Vintage forum.

It looks just like mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,843
Posted By simnorm

I went with these chinese carbon cages, copies of...

I went with these chinese carbon cages, copies of the Specialized Rib cage. They were just too tight for my CamelBak bottles. I was almost glad when I broke one on my 4th ride!...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By simnorm

jerseys are ok for the price, 20$ and easily...

jerseys are ok for the price, 20$ and easily worth 60$
bibs are junk
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By simnorm

I did the same thing the other day but used a...

I did the same thing the other day but used a single course per Strava Segment.
Using http://strava-tools.raceshape.com/vpu/ , I created a course using my PR.
As I get closer to the start of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20,434
Views: 4,783,970
Posted By simnorm

XXL size Sugoi RS Bib L size Hincapie Metric Bib

XXL size Sugoi RS Bib
L size Hincapie Metric Bib
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,785
Posted By simnorm

2 weeks ago I hit 83.5km/h (51.8mph)

2 weeks ago I hit 83.5km/h (51.8mph)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,109
Posted By simnorm

It looks like it can be mounted on the stem like...

It looks like it can be mounted on the stem like the garmin 500
http://www.usglobalsat.com/forum/index.php?topic=3790.msg10189#msg10189
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,109
Posted By simnorm

Does it have a stem mount or just handlebar? ...

Does it have a stem mount or just handlebar?
Can the speed sensor go on the rear wheel?
05-10-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By simnorm

Huh? you need to align the splines in the spacers...

Huh? you need to align the splines in the spacers with the splines in the cogs?
I didn't know that, I just slide them in
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-12, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,405
Posted By simnorm

It's on the canadian website. It ships with the...

It's on the canadian website. It ships with the HR belt, just need to add speed/cadence sensor.
http://www.timex.ca/Cycle-Trainer-20-SKT5K615L3-P1246.aspx?l=e...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,818
Posted By simnorm

Amazon for the cadence sensor, around 35$ with...

Amazon for the cadence sensor, around 35$ with free shipping

best price for a bundle right now is PBK. They are 20% off and you can apply a 10% coupon code like bicycling10 or parcel10
Should be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,022
Posted By simnorm

Am I seeing this right? Is that the rear brake...

Am I seeing this right? Is that the rear brake cable showing under the top tube.
The top tube is not straight and the cable is external?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,910
Posted By simnorm

I have a pair of the black/red...

I have a pair of the black/red (http://www.dealextreme.com/p/outdoor-sports-uv-uv400-protection-goggle-w-replacement-pc-lens-set-black-red-68824). They fit narrower than the real jawbones. I like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-11, 07:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,563
Posted By simnorm

You'll fit a 60cm. But at 6'5" that 63cm isn't...

You'll fit a 60cm. But at 6'5" that 63cm isn't too big. Why is cannondale making bikes that size, how often do you see guys taller than you?

There's only 1cm tob tube difference between the 60cm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-11, 09:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,563
Posted By simnorm

I'm 6'5" 215 and almost bought the same bike but...

I'm 6'5" 215 and almost bought the same bike but was fitted to a 63cm. I could probably fit on a 60cm CAAD10, but with a bigger saddle-bar drop...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 524,008
Posted By simnorm

pre-ride pic. It's a 62cm and yes that tube is...

pre-ride pic. It's a 62cm and yes that tube is huge
http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/9918/focussider.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,535
Posted By simnorm

Coincidence? My overall reach should be 72.6cm,...

Coincidence? My overall reach should be 72.6cm, that's exactly the distance from stem to top of seat post, just under the saddle.
07-07-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,779
Posted By simnorm

Yes it's a carbon steerer. I'm pretty sure that...

Yes it's a carbon steerer. I'm pretty sure that everything is under-torqued right now.

I need to invest on tools, agreed. I ordered a Ritchey Torqkey from PBK last week to do the stem and...
07-06-11, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,779
Posted By simnorm

That's white grease that you see in the gap on...

That's white grease that you see in the gap on the second pic. The top of the head tube looks fine but I will have it checked Monday if I still can't fix the problem by then.

Good tips there...
07-05-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,779
Posted By simnorm

the gap is back and I can hear some creaking. It...

the gap is back and I can hear some creaking. It looks like it's coming from the headset. My LBS is booked until next Monday.

So I took it apart again and moved one of the spacer above the stem....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 141,187
Posted By simnorm

that's pretty uncommon on the 7, nice

that's pretty uncommon on the 7, nice
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,704
Posted By simnorm

They look nicer than the ones that came with my...

They look nicer than the ones that came with my Focus. Orbea has similar ones.
206507
06-12-11, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,779
Posted By simnorm

Interesting, how so?

Interesting, how so?
06-12-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,779
Posted By simnorm

Thanks for your help. I took it apart and...

Thanks for your help.
I took it apart and reassembled it. The cartridge looked like it is sitting pretty square, I tighten everything up nicely and the gap is smaller now. I can squeeze my nail in...
06-12-11, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,779
Posted By simnorm

Here's another pic. ...

Here's another pic.

http://img864.imageshack.us/img864/9263/headsetgap2.th.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/864/headsetgap2.jpg/)
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