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Postby Causidicus » Tue Sep 17, 2013 5:36 pm

singlespeedscott wrote:I was thinking 10 speed because that's what I got. If you want a challenge on Campagnolo knowledge bring it on.

Like I said, a little reading and you might get there. No need to be churlish for being proved wrong. All you need do is read and live with the fact you got it wrong. No big deal.
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Postby singlespeedscott » Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:09 pm

I have no issue with being proven wrong.

My wife does it to me constantly.

However, I take issue with your condescending response to my post, particularly given your rather limited number of posts on BNA.
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Postby Causidicus » Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:32 pm

singlespeedscott wrote:I take issue with your condescending response to my post, particularly given your rather limited number of posts on BNA.

I fail to see the merit to your objection. You have been proven wrong. The number of posts to my credit has nothing to do with the veracity of the information provided.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:05 pm

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This is starting to get off topic guys.
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Postby Dan » Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:07 pm

Causidicus wrote:
singlespeedscott wrote:I take issue with your condescending response to my post, particularly given your rather limited number of posts on BNA.

I fail to see the merit to your objection. You have been proven wrong. The number of posts to my credit has nothing to do with the veracity of the information provided.


You haven't actually proven anything, apart from an ability to allude to specification in technical documentation.

I'd suggest a more conciliatory attitude might enhance your overall BNA experience - unless of course you're deliberately setting out to crap on people, in which case carry on.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Dan » Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:07 pm

In other news, I fitted a new fork to the Trek this morning. No photo though.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:14 pm

Matching colour to the frame?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mulger bill » Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:22 pm

Dan wrote:In other news, I fitted a new fork to the Trek this morning. No photo though.

No you haven't :P

What did you go for?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Dan » Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:35 pm

Grabbed a generic carbon/alloy steerer job from Ribble. $100 delivered, but standard carbon/black - sorry Luke. I did switch the cage though ;)

Like this....
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Nice taper to the dropouts, and a relatively narrow shoulder which suits the dimension of the Cane Creek headset reasonably well.
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Postby Causidicus » Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:36 pm

Dan wrote:You haven't actually proven anything, apart from an ability to allude to specification in technical documentation.

I'd suggest a more conciliatory attitude might enhance your overall BNA experience - unless of course you're deliberately setting out to crap on people, in which case carry on.

Actually, I have. The technical specification proves that person's claims incorrect. Wholeheartedly. I fail to see why a more conciliatory attitude is required to disprove inaccurate information, unless you have some desire to defend inaccurate claims.
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Postby Mulger bill » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:02 pm

Causidicus wrote:I fail to see why a more conciliatory attitude is required to disprove inaccurate information, unless you have some desire to defend inaccurate claims.

Maybe he meant polite? :idea:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Dan » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:16 pm

Mulger bill wrote:Maybe he meant polite? :idea:

Spot on Shaun.

Causidicus wrote:Actually, I have.

No, you haven't. All you've proven is that the spec says 8 - 15mm, not that other strategies won't be similarly successful.

Anyway, welcome. Maybe start a thread in the Shed instead?

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Postby Causidicus » Wed Sep 18, 2013 1:33 am

All you've proven is that the spec says 8 - 15mm, not that other strategies won't be similarly successful.

Strategies for what? I pointed out three things. A short chain, Campagnolo's specification on 11s and the reality of only two cage sizes for 11s. Odd that there should be so much attention for something so small.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Duck! » Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:04 am

The Campagnolo-recommended method for setting chain length is equally valid to the others as well, and is the method I prefer to use. The beauty of it is that it will allow you to swap out to any cassette that the derailleur is designed to handle without altering chain length.

As for that pic under intense discussion, I'd say the chain is barely long enough; another pair of links would be better.
I had a thought, but it got run over as it crossed my mind.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby munga » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:00 am

well, look at all the big d!cks on bna this week!
do we all feel empowered and virile now?
can we get back to looking at bikes?
take it private if you wanna swordfight, guys..
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Postby kunama » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:57 pm

munga wrote:well, look at all the big d!cks on bna this week!
do we all feel empowered and virile now?
can we get back to looking at bikes?
take it private if you wanna swordfight, guys..



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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby schroeds » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:44 pm

Like turning a hose on fighting cats :grin:

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Dan » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:50 pm

Do I need to take a fork photo to get us back on topic?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby frodo » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:45 pm

Dan wrote:Do I need to take a fork photo to get us back on topic?



Yes Please ! This is a gallery thread.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby kunama » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:46 pm

My old hack:
(after the mediocre ski season it is time to get back on the bike to keep the arthritis at bay.)

TCR Adv1 2010, Ultegra, RS80 wheel set, Conti 4000, Cinelli Carbon/Kevlar stem 120mm, FSA K-Wing 44cm bars, SMP Glider saddle. Not a fancy euro bike but good enough for a retiree like me.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby DoubleSpeeded » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:48 pm

kunama wrote:My old hack:
(after the mediocre ski season it is time to get back on the bike to keep the arthritis at bay.



is that a medium sized frame?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby kunama » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:54 pm

DoubleSpeeded wrote:
is that a medium sized frame?


It is the Large
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:20 pm

Dan wrote:Do I need to take a fork photo to get us back on topic?


We're all waiting.... :P

I'll continue on helping to get the ball rolling again. Ye ol Merida in long distance/semi TT setup. Check out the quality of that chain.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby jasonc » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:26 pm

Lukeyboy wrote: Ye ol Merida in long distance/semi TT setup. Check out the quality of that chain.


the fact that it's not in the big ring as per standard bike photo etiquette? :mrgreen:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:31 pm

jasonc wrote:
Lukeyboy wrote: Ye ol Merida in long distance/semi TT setup. Check out the quality of that chain.


the fact that it's not in the big ring as per standard bike photo etiquette? :mrgreen:


Shhh... No one has made out the tape holding the chain together... and the misaligned brakes :lol: :lol: :lol:
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