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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,354
Posted By Xcessiv

Pinarello or Chinarello?

Hello guys.

There is a local guy selling 2 Pinarello F10s: a used one w/ Dura ace 9000 groupset, another brand new in box frame.

There are different factors leading me to doubt they are genuine...
03-26-18, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Xcessiv

VMO trigger point, where to stop (to avoid tendon/ligament damage)

Hello guys,

I am trying to address VMO trigger points via massage and roller.
It took about 2 weeks, but I can now say that 90% of the VMO is back to normal.

I still have what feels like a...
03-14-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Xcessiv

I believe you are right with case 1. Last year,...

I believe you are right with case 1. Last year, the very same pain appeared after an intense winter (10-12 hours weekly indoor) followed by a 12 days cycling trip in Mallorca.

It could also be...
03-13-18, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Xcessiv

Knee stretches upsetting my MCL or Pes Anserine

Hello guys,

I recently developed a patellofemoral syndrome probably due to 3 causes:
- saddle too front forward and too low
- too much power too often on the indoor trainer
- overuse (I'm at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 468
Posted By Xcessiv

Cervelo S3 2014 - Internal battery conversion

Hello guys,

I'd like to convert my mechanical 6800-based S3 2014 to 6870 Di2.

The internal battery option is very appealing, and has been covered multiple times, but there is one important...
07-13-15, 06:01 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,633
Posted By Xcessiv

http://xcessiv.net/S3_Reynolds.jpg

http://xcessiv.net/S3_Reynolds.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By Xcessiv

Fitting Reynolds Aero wheels on a Cervelo S3 2014+?

Hello,

Does the new Reynolds Aero 58/72 (26.2mm external width) fit on a Cervelo S3 2014+? There seems to be some incompatible frames.

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,839
Posted By Xcessiv

What would be the migration effort / cost, to...

What would be the migration effort / cost, to eventually move this same power2max Type S Rotor-based powermeter to a totally different bike (Cannondale PressFit30 BB, Cannondale HollowGram Si BB30...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-15, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,839
Posted By Xcessiv

Installing a Stages power meter on my Cervelo S3 2014?

Currently looking at the different options, I'm leaning towards a Stages for my Cervelo S3.

Reasoning: I want to use multiple wheel sets, I don't thrust the pedal-based meters, and I want the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 557,148
Posted By Xcessiv

Gotcha!! There was a glass holding the bike and I...

Gotcha!! There was a glass holding the bike and I removed it quickly in Photoshop... So you're right, there's no hole in the picture lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 557,148
Posted By Xcessiv

I know... Wrong side, I was a bit too excited...

I know... Wrong side, I was a bit too excited about my new acquisition. :crash:

http://xcessiv.net/Evo6800.jpg
03-11-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By Xcessiv

Numbness only when resting?

Over the last week my left leg (from the glutes, hamstrings behind the leg and calves) has gone numb only when resting and mainly when sitting.

What confuses me is that this only occurs 24+ hours...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Xcessiv

Thanks! I'll look for the spacer.

Thanks! I'll look for the spacer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Xcessiv

2013 according to the owner, but you never...

2013 according to the owner, but you never know... The decals would be the best indicator I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Xcessiv

Is it externally visible? Or if we have to...

Is it externally visible? Or if we have to dismantle it?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Xcessiv

Are These Zipp 303s, 11 Spd Compatible?

I'm shopping for 303s. According to the decals, do you know if these ones are Shimano 11 spd compatible? The owner doesn't know.

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NjAwWDgwMA==/z/k5QAAOSwPhdU4-Tz/$_20.JPG...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,810
Posted By Xcessiv

No. :cry:

No. :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,810
Posted By Xcessiv

SuperSix Evo sizing?

Hello.

I could get a killer deal for a 48cm SuperSix Evo in the following dimensions:
http://www.7hundred.co.uk/images/evogeom.png

I prefer smaller frames in general, would it be suitable for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,576
Posted By Xcessiv

Thanks everyone for the info, I'm leaning towards...

Thanks everyone for the info, I'm leaning towards the SS Evo.



My sponsor offered a pretty good alternate option, what do you think?

For an additional 350$, I would get:
- Ultegra 6800 vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,576
Posted By Xcessiv

I meant the opposite: that smoothness of the...

I meant the opposite: that smoothness of the frame and components would lead to less control loss probability under heavy rain or bumpy roads; but this is just a minor issue and I don't see a big...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,576
Posted By Xcessiv

Sorry, english isn't my native language. By this,...

Sorry, english isn't my native language. By this, I'm referring for example to car engineering. On a perfect road, in dry conditions, you want the stiffest possible car. On the other hand, whenever...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-15, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,576
Posted By Xcessiv

Supersix Evo 105 5 2015 Vs Synapse Carbon 105 2015?

Hey :thumb:

I'm looking for a secondary bike (primary one being a Cervelo S3 2014 6800) for:
- commuting to work (with average road quality)
- trips (plane)
- races where the conditions aren't...
02-21-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Xcessiv

Hahahaha good question... Simply for financial...

Hahahaha good question... Simply for financial reasons. I need to keep the Cervelo, and would ideally only have 2 bikes.
02-21-15, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Xcessiv

The parts are in like new condition, really. No...

The parts are in like new condition, really. No scratch, no functionality degradation, 6000 to 8000 miles and cleaned/oiled every 200 miles. They were acquired new in 2006-2007, but the bike...
02-21-15, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Xcessiv

Ultegra 6500 / DA 7700 to 105 5800

Hey :thumb:

As a secondary bike (primary one being a Cervelo S3 2014 6800), I own a Trek Pilot 5.0 2007 with Dura Ace 7700 rear derailleur and everything else being Ultegra 6500. It's in pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Xcessiv

Thanks. What's the difference with a 2013 version?

Thanks. What's the difference with a 2013 version?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Xcessiv

EC90 Aero year approximation?

Hello guys,

What would be the approximate year of these Tubular wheels based on the stickers and characteristics? They have the smaller font for EC90 Aero, versus some wheelsets with fonts as big...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By Xcessiv

Wheel dilemma

Hello guys,

I’m currently looking for an upgrade of my ~2008 clincher Aeolus 5.0s (10 -> 11 spd, '14 Cervelo S3). I must say that I was very happy with them.

I’m looking for race, but also...
Forum: Triathlon
09-11-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 734
Posted By Xcessiv

How much is it worth (1x 808 2013, 1x 404 2013, 1x 404 2011)

Hello,

I need to bid on a set of three Zipp wheels:
1x rear tubular 808 2013 (Shimano 11 spd) with ~600 miles
1x front tubular 404 2013 with ~600 miles
1x front tubular 404 2011 with unknown...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

Again, thanks a lot for the guidance! Done! I...

Again, thanks a lot for the guidance!
Done! I also purchased a torque wrench.

Everything was seated properly and no visual sign of damage anywhere.

There was quite a bit of grease, I cleaned...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

Yeah, I'll buy the tool for future maintenance. ...

Yeah, I'll buy the tool for future maintenance.

They took the cranks off before delivery and regreased everything, so your assumption of improper reinstallation might be right after all.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

Thanks for the advices, will do! :thumb:I need to...

Thanks for the advices, will do! :thumb:I need to buy a cassette removal tool and, will keep you updated.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

http://www.rotorbikeusa.com/pdf/3dplus_bb30_manual...

http://www.rotorbikeusa.com/pdf/3dplus_bb30_manual_12-8-10.pdf

I followed the last step only, didn't take the assembly off since it's been regreased 60 miles ago. I followed this last step, but as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

Your post is exactly the one that led me to...

Your post is exactly the one that led me to believe that it was a pre-load issue and thanks for that :thumb:. Which question exactly?

1) Yes, I'm mechanically inclined.
2) There was a tiny bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

I called the shop, he told me to set it the way I...

I called the shop, he told me to set it the way I like (too much pre-load without noise, or proper pre-load with noise) until he replaces everything. I can't get it replaced now. What would you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

Edit: I tried adding some pre-load on the ...

Edit: I tried adding some pre-load on the bearings. The issue is: I can get rid of the noise, but then my bearings are wayyyyyy too pre-loaded. I can't even reach a spinning turn when giving it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

Got it.

Got it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

Not sure to understand the "free" part, isn't the...

Not sure to understand the "free" part, isn't the original LBS the only one who can do it for free?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Xcessiv

Brand new Cervelo S3 - BB loose? (video)

Hello,

New (unhappy) owner of a '14 Cervelo S3. On my first ride, I can hear all sort of noises, clunks, making my 10 000 miles '07 Trek Pilot 5.0 a joy to ride.

I was able to identify (one of)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Xcessiv

New pic with the stickers. 403813

New pic with the stickers.

403813
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Xcessiv

Thanks! Much appreciated.

Thanks! Much appreciated.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Xcessiv

What year is this HED JET9/JET6 wheelset?

Seller telling me that this Flame Rouge wheelset was issued in Nov 2012, but I have some doubts based on the shape of the edge and spokes.

403790

403791

403792

403793
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Xcessiv

Since I've never tried this setup, in fact this...

Since I've never tried this setup, in fact this could be what I want.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Xcessiv

HED JET6 FR / JET9 FR for road use?

I recently bought a '14 Cervélo S3 mainly for training on flat roads. I know that the ideal setup for road use and minor race use (let's say 2% racing, 98% training) would be 50mm wheels, but I came...
06-25-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By Xcessiv

BINGO!!! The cable was under the washer. I...

BINGO!!! The cable was under the washer. I readjusted everything, now my bike is shifting better than ever. Thanks!
06-17-14, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By Xcessiv

Mainly shifthing up, but when shifthing down I...

Mainly shifthing up, but when shifthing down I can also feel that the downshift is more brutal / under more tension.

I basically changed everything, every single screw, following the BBB.
06-17-14, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By Xcessiv

Pressure required on the levers

Hi there,

I recently adjusted my front derailleur (Ultegra, Trek Pilot 5.0) following the steps listed in the Big Blue Book.

Everything seems fine, the shifts are smooth and no friction/noise,...
05-10-14, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Xcessiv

Thanks a lot guys, very useful info! :beer:

Thanks a lot guys, very useful info! :beer:
05-09-14, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Xcessiv

That's good to know! By resistance I mean: by...

That's good to know! By resistance I mean: by giving it a moderate swing, it will do maybe ½ turn, maybe ¾ turn if I'm lucky. There's no play or noise.
05-09-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Xcessiv

What kind of bottom bracket is this, what would be the best replacement?

Just bought a 2006 Trek 1.2, relatively low mileage but I can feel a considerable resistance when turning the BB (with the chain off). I'd like to replace the bearings, or the entire BB. What would...
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