James asked to have his ZIPP 404 clincher wheel set upgraded to DT240s hubs. This would allow him to run 11 speed Shimano/SRAM cassettes on this older set of ZIPP wheels. The black nipples and black Sapim CX-Ray spokes definitely indicate a custom ZIPP build. ZIPP has done well over the years, but I have…Read more James’ ZIPP 404 upgrade
As a cyclist, if you've been paying attention at all, you'll have figured out that in British Columbia under Section 183(2)(d) of the Motor Vehicle Act, an operator of a cycle must not ride abreast of another person operating a cycle on the roadway, You may have learned this rule having been on the receiving end…Read more Is side by side cycling unlawful?
After 5 years of use, my Park Dial Indicators (Park TS-2Di) started to show their age. They no longer moved smoothly across the range, but jerky and the dial shaft would stick. This would cause incorrect roundness or trueness readings. I had to replace them. When I started looking into precision dial indicators, a Japanese brand…Read more TS-2Di Truing Stand Hack
I had ordered a set of Hope Mono RS 11 speed compatible road hubs awhile back and had been meaning to build up a set. If you've seen my builds with Hope disc hubs, you know I am a fan of Hope Technologies. Hope hubs are manufactured in the UK, not China or Taiwan and…Read more Hope Mono RS | Pacenti SL23 wheels
Pacenti SL23v2/Tune wheels: Just did my second day on the wheels. 100% pleased. Braking surface works extremely well. I just set PR’s on almost every segment I rode today so it’s gotta be the wheels. (plus my incentive to climb the ladder on sranks) Thanks again. Brian
If you've ever experienced creaking on a modern bicycle, determining cause can be very difficult. If you suspect that your wheels are the cause of the annoying creaking sounds, you'll want to first confirm that suspicion then try these steps to cure the creaking issue. The first step in confirming your suspicion of the wheels…Read more Crikey, there’s creaking!