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06-15-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By jay4usc

My classic ...

My classic


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06-15-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

Install your White Ind on your Wabi and see what...

Install your White Ind on your Wabi and see what happens. I had a similar problem a few years ago ago with my WI.
06-06-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

The 16T freewheels from white industries do not...

The 16T freewheels from white industries do not have enough room below the teeth to allow a 1/8Ē chain to fully engage the teeth which will result in premature wear.
05-31-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,387
Posted By jay4usc

replace it for a new bike.

replace it for a new bike.
05-26-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,311
Posted By jay4usc

bring it back to Dicks for a full refund, they...

bring it back to Dicks for a full refund, they have a great return policy
05-26-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

From what I have read those tires actually run...

From what I have read those tires actually run wide. If you put those on wider rims they measure 29-30mm
05-25-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

The only negative thing with the wabi wheels sold...

The only negative thing with the wabi wheels sold with the Classic is that they are very narrow. Inner width is 12.6mm and outer width 18.2mm. Wheel builder and Velomine on sell wheels that are...
05-25-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

One recommendation when you order your bike is to...

One recommendation when you order your bike is to also order a set of extra wheel bolts and a seat binder. These are very inexpensive must have extra set laying around because your LBS won't have...
05-24-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,548
Posted By jay4usc

Damn that sucks bro. You should of used Uber...

Damn that sucks bro. You should of used Uber eats. LOL
05-24-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,548
Posted By jay4usc

did you get more Chinese food after the accident?

did you get more Chinese food after the accident?
05-24-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

definitely upgrade the tires. Kenda you get with...

definitely upgrade the tires. Kenda you get with the bike sucks. Maybe Gravel King tires? All depends on type of road you will be riding.
05-24-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

I think they are very similar in build quality...

I think they are very similar in build quality and very close in geometry. I know the AC Track bike and the Wabi Classic has an identical geometry. Unsure with the Thunder and Super Pro. I do...
05-24-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

pull the trigger and buy one. You wonít have any...

pull the trigger and buy one. You wonít have any regrets. Another option you have is the All City Super Professional SS
05-18-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

I just installed the new chainring today and the...

I just installed the new chainring today and the Blackspire is definitely an upgrade compared to the Andel ring. Itís much rounder and I notice a significant difference on the dead spots on my...
05-18-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

Thanks for the recommendation! I found them at...

Thanks for the recommendation! I found them at Ben Cycles for $59.
05-13-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By jay4usc

the crunching noise you’re hearing is possibly...

the crunching noise you’re hearing is possibly the freewheel. That noise is common with freewheel unless you have a white industries freewheel if you don’t have it, I highly recommend investing in...
05-11-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

Is there a big difference on the tight and loose...

Is there a big difference on the tight and loose spot of your chain? Currently thereís a about .75 inch difference on mine. Hoping to get rid of that.
05-11-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

I was actually looking at Blackspire but was...

I was actually looking at Blackspire but was hesitant bc Iíve never heard of it. Thanks for sharing your experience with the brand. With the price I might just buy it since thereís a noticeable...
05-10-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,848
Posted By jay4usc

gorgeous. Post the pics when sheís all done

gorgeous. Post the pics when sheís all done
05-10-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By jay4usc

nice bike, what brand is that

nice bike, what brand is that
05-09-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

tight spots donít bother my cadence unless my...

tight spots donít bother my cadence unless my legs are really tired. I always keep about 1inch of slack on the tightest spot on my chain.
05-08-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

Thanks everyone, your input was helpful. I will...

Thanks everyone, your input was helpful. I will hold off until I wear mine out.
05-07-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By jay4usc

Chainring $40 vs $125

Currently I have a stock wabi chainring$40 on my wabi classic (single speed) and thinking of buying a DuraAce chainring $125. Due to my 16t WI freewheel my options are limited to 3/32 -144mm. Is...
04-20-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By jay4usc

I went to 3 shops near me in Southern Cal and no...

I went to 3 shops near me in Southern Cal and no one had them. Itís ok, I already ordered them
04-20-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By jay4usc

6000

6000
04-19-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By jay4usc

did you ruin your hub? Or still useable after...

did you ruin your hub? Or still useable after wards? I have to order the bearings non of the LBS have them in stock
04-18-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

Iím on wheel builder website now checking stuff...

Iím on wheel builder website now checking stuff out. Thanks for the advice. Enjoy your bike bro!
04-18-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

are yours box rims? I was considering something...

are yours box rims? I was considering something with Phil Woods but unsure if itís worth the extra money. Will the ride be that much smoother?
04-18-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

itís great so far. I have about 4K miles on it. ...

itís great so far. I have about 4K miles on it. Iím thinking of getting new wheel sets because these are very narrow wheels and wouldnít mind getting something wider. Any recommendations on wheels...
04-18-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By jay4usc

Iím certain thatís not the cause. I have plenty...

Iím certain thatís not the cause. I have plenty of slack on my chain, never run right. I usually leave about 1inch slack at itís tightest spot. I do all my maintenance on my bike which is minimal in...
04-18-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By jay4usc

i will bring it to LBS tomorrow to confirm thatís...

i will bring it to LBS tomorrow to confirm thatís the problem and have them replaced.

I have been thinking of replacing them anyways to get wider wheels. The inner width on these are 12.5 and...
04-18-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,818
Posted By jay4usc

ohhhhh very very nice bro!

ohhhhh very very nice bro!
04-18-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By jay4usc

my bike is a single speed. Use tubes and I ride...

my bike is a single speed. Use tubes and I ride the bike for cardio exercise. I ride about 35 miles three times a week. I ride on mostly flat paved road on the riverbed. I live in SoCal so itís all...
04-18-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By jay4usc

could it be the company who put together the...

could it be the company who put together the wheels didnít properly install them or doesnít know what heís doing? They sent one other bike that I returned and I remember when I took the wheels out...
04-18-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By jay4usc

Sealed bearing hub question

Bike = Wabi Classic, Single Speed

How many miles can I get out of a rear sealed bearing hub? I purchased the bike in August and have about 4000 miles and my drive train is starting to run rough,...
04-18-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By jay4usc

Sealed bearing hub question

How many miles can I get out of a rear sealed bearing hub? I have about 4000 miles on my wabi classic with standard wabi wheel set, white industries freewheel and my drive train is starting to run...
04-14-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,551
Posted By jay4usc

check out All City Bikes, they make quality steel...

check out All City Bikes, they make quality steel bikes. ​​​​​

https://allcitycycles.com/bikes/zig_zag_ultegra
04-13-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By jay4usc

thanks for the info. I canít buy the 1/8 bc...

thanks for the info. I canít buy the 1/8 bc white industries 16t freewheel will only take 3/32 chain.

FREEWHEELS ? White Industries (http://www.whiteind.com/new-page)
04-12-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By jay4usc

Do u know if this chain have more flex since itís...

Do u know if this chain have more flex since itís made for multi speeed?
04-12-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By jay4usc

Can I use 6 speed chain on single speed

Iím thinking of buying an Izumi es40c chain from Amazon but itís for 6 speed chain. I know these chains are made for shifting but how stable will it be on a single speed? My drive train requires...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,201
Posted By jay4usc

for $1000 you can buy a high quality light weight...

for $1000 you can buy a high quality light weight steel single speed bike and it will give you a good workout every time you ride it.
04-08-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By jay4usc

Sounds like it would be expensive to convert into...

Sounds like it would be expensive to convert into a belt drive
04-08-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By jay4usc

which Izumi chain do you use? I maintain my...

which Izumi chain do you use? I maintain my chains weekly. I ride about 120 miles per week and I always wipe and wax the chain at the end of the week. Using wax for lubricant makes it easy to clean.
04-08-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By jay4usc

I just purchased my bike in August and I have...

I just purchased my bike in August and I have already put about 3500 miles. I estimate about 6k miles per year. Iím going to try the Izumi chain 410 series
04-07-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By jay4usc

Stretched proof chain

Just curious if there’s a stretched proof chain out there. How many miles can I get out of an Izumi chain?
04-07-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,267
Posted By jay4usc

500 miles and you already need a new chain?

500 miles and you already need a new chain?
03-29-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,891
Posted By jay4usc

go down the same hill and hit the same pole in...

go down the same hill and hit the same pole in slow motion so you have an idea how the you bent it
03-22-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,749
Posted By jay4usc

itís all on the legs bro!

itís all on the legs bro!
03-10-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By jay4usc

Do you guys feel the wavecel would cut your head...

Do you guys feel the wavecel would cut your head if by chance you crashed and it comes into contact with your head?
03-09-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By jay4usc

if your head is not over heating in Texas then I...

if your head is not over heating in Texas then I should be fine in SoCal. Thanks for sharing

their website states they offer unconditional guarantee for 30 days on all Bontrager after market...
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