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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By jimc101
Yes, if you were buying a current Shimano 11...

Yes, if you were buying a current Shimano 11 speed hub, these have this included, a lot of wheelsets also ship with these, so a good LBS may have some unused from these.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By jimc101
Think you need to find a new LBS, as the info...

Think you need to find a new LBS, as the info they are giving you is bad.

For the hub, all 11 speed hubs are backwards compatible (to 8/9/10), just use a 1.85mm spacer (available from any good...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By jimc101
If they are ball bearing, for the home mechanic,...

If they are ball bearing, for the home mechanic, they are even easier to service than cartridge, and just require cone wrenches.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By jimc101
LBS, eBay, local bearing supplier, these are not...

LBS, eBay, local bearing supplier, these are not exactly hard items to find.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By jimc101
Going to call BS on that, hub bearing (cartridge)...

Going to call BS on that, hub bearing (cartridge) are almost always an industry standard 6000 series, and generics can be used (or Enduro which are nice), just get the old ones pressed out, either...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-24-16, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By jimc101
Thinking you may be better sticking with the...

Thinking you may be better sticking with the original Canti brakes.

My experience with MTB's goes back to '94/5 and all the bikes/forks I have worked on have the holes on the inside, never seen...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-23-16, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By jimc101
What is the OLD (rear axle spacing) on your bike?...

What is the OLD (rear axle spacing) on your bike? if it's 126mm, then fitting a 130mm (current road non-disc standard) into a Alu frame may not be the best idea.

If the OLD is 130mm, then any...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-22-16, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By jimc101
For the shifters, you will need ones with...

For the shifters, you will need ones with integrated brake levers (i.e. STI's and these will need to be a 7 speed canti brake compatible version), the shifters currently fitted are Shimano Rapidfire...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-21-16, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By jimc101
Time machine! Threaded suspension forks were...

Time machine!

Threaded suspension forks were rare/unusual BITD (threadless & 1 1/8th came in/were pretty standard by 1995 at the same time as early suspension forks), the you need to be looking at...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-17-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By jimc101
16 years for a bike isn't old, last week I pulled...

16 years for a bike isn't old, last week I pulled apart a wheel from a 1992 bike, and the was still as soft as the day it was put in.

For the brake pads, 50/50, if they are cartridge, probably...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-13-16, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By jimc101
Why not just ask for/order the correct CSU (thats...

Why not just ask for/order the correct CSU (thats what Fox call the the part the OP has broken, the Crown Steerer Unit) for the year of the fork?

No point in even thinking about putting the wrong...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-13-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,523
Posted By jimc101
That difference has been there since MTB cranks...

That difference has been there since MTB cranks have existed, so not really a problem, there is also the massive difference in ratios between MTB and road, so normally you won't be using a MTB crank...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-13-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,523
Posted By jimc101
What type of bike are you looking at? go back 30...

What type of bike are you looking at? go back 30 years, and there weren't too many specialized (not the brand) bikes, now you have a specialist bike type for just about every application you can...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-13-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 390
Posted By jimc101
Why? it's got an Octalink BB, haven ridden a lot...

Why? it's got an Octalink BB, haven ridden a lot of distance with a few of these off & on road since the came out int he early '00, have never had any issues with them, have found Octalink BB's to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-10-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 854
Posted By jimc101
11 speed and 36 are a combo that is not really...

11 speed and 36 are a combo that is not really sold anymore, as the market doesn't demand it. There are a few options, Hope, White Industries, and that's about it (there maybe one or two more, but...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-10-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,251
Posted By jimc101
Where's the damage? not seeing anything there...

Where's the damage? not seeing anything there worth noting.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-08-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By jimc101
Maybe look at one the has a bit more rise?

Maybe look at one the has a bit more rise?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-08-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By jimc101
If it's the under BB shell guide, any good LBS...

If it's the under BB shell guide, any good LBS should stock them, Shimano's part number is SM-SP18
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-06-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By jimc101
As with #HillRider my oldest/first set of carbon...

As with #HillRider my oldest/first set of carbon forks were purchased back in 2000, and are still going great today, currently have several on different bikes, including one on my...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-05-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By jimc101
Get a setup which was designed for 1x11 as stock...

Get a setup which was designed for 1x11 as stock ie. SRAM, or get a converter part, like a Wolftooth Roadlink

Also, Shimano don't make any road RD's as Long cage, only Medium and Short, Long is...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-05-16, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By jimc101
No one has said the shock is obsolete, the one...

No one has said the shock is obsolete, the one great thing with Fox is you can get spares for every MTB product they have ever done, the issue could be with the fitting (an that's not just the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-04-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By jimc101
If your going to toss it, stick it on ebay, and...

If your going to toss it, stick it on ebay, and let someone else with the tools/knowledge/interest re-built it.

RS Mag series forks are easy to work on, but do require the correct tools, no point...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-04-16, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By jimc101
Chill dude The imperial/metric issue has two...

Chill dude

The imperial/metric issue has two parts, the current, which your referring to, where the eye to eye measurement is done in metric is new for 2016/7.

The issue I was referring to was...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-03-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By jimc101
Absolutely nothing wrong with older bikes,...

Absolutely nothing wrong with older bikes, especially hard tails, but for full suspension, especially where the originally manufacture is long gone (in this case, Planet X Titus is no longer the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By jimc101
The problem isn't that the bars are 31.8mm, its...

The problem isn't that the bars are 31.8mm, its that the clamping area isn't MTB spec of 22.2mm which is what the RS mount is designed for.

What your trying to do is something that the components...
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