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Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By OneTinSloth
RE: new campy shifters.

i just noticed something about the aesthetics of the new shifters. they work great, but man, they look...well, check it out.
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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 11-29-08, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By OneTinSloth
no, V1 and V2 are not interchangeable. V2 uses...

no, V1 and V2 are not interchangeable. V2 uses deeper, wider, longer splines than V1.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-27-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 2,128,694
Posted By OneTinSloth
so far, so good. i wouldn't take any super high...

so far, so good. i wouldn't take any super high speed corners on the road with the small block 8s, but for general purpose type riding, i think they do alright. i've ridden them on my MTB for a...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-26-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 2,128,694
Posted By OneTinSloth
that bike looks SICK! but those rotors look...

that bike looks SICK! but those rotors look scary as hell. i wish i could justify deep V carbon rims for myself, but since i'm not planning on doing any real racing, it's just not in the...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-26-08, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 2,128,694
Posted By OneTinSloth
It's just an older XTR, rapid rise with the...

It's just an older XTR, rapid rise with the rollamajig-device integrated, rather than a barrel adjuster. The only thing I really did to it was grind off some of the anodizing and polished the heck...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-24-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 2,128,694
Posted By OneTinSloth
The frame showed up FedEx today and golly it's...

The frame showed up FedEx today and golly it's beautiful!

DeSalvo Frame
Wound-up fork
Dura-ace 9 speed shifters
Customized XTR rear derailleur
Customized spot bashguard
Customized ultegra...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-03-08, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By OneTinSloth
another great comment from the peanut gallery. ...

another great comment from the peanut gallery. wrong wrench, or maybe, just maybe, the aluminum nipples are actually softer, and they deteriorate faster than brass. 90% of the bontrager race lite...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-21-08, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By OneTinSloth
i have a set of older shimano XT hubs laced up to...

i have a set of older shimano XT hubs laced up to salsa delgado cross rims with ritchey (DTswiss with a ritchey logo) DB spokes, 32hole. been riding those trouble free for the last 4 years, toured...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-23-08, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By OneTinSloth
you sir, just won the thread.

you sir, just won the thread.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-08, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25,651
Views: 14,409,571
Posted By OneTinSloth
i think they're around 1700g. a bit heavy...

i think they're around 1700g. a bit heavy compared to others, but i'm willing to make sacrifices here and there for a bomb-proof, hand built, easy to maintain and service when it needs it wheelset. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25,651
Views: 14,409,571
Posted By OneTinSloth
Here's my Cannondale six13. 48cm, ultegra 10...

Here's my Cannondale six13. 48cm, ultegra 10 shifters, ultegra brakes, ultegra 9 RD, 105 FD, chris king 'cross hubs laced to DT RR1.1s, fizik bartape, toupe saddle, specialzed pro road shallow drop...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,896
Posted By OneTinSloth
can you quantify "the same amount of thread...

can you quantify "the same amount of thread engagement as a normal nut would give?" how many threads? what thread pitch? i'm not sure i know what the width and pitch of a "normal nut" is.

i'm...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-12-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,896
Posted By OneTinSloth
get a pair of allen skewers (like delta brand), a...

get a pair of allen skewers (like delta brand), a very wide profile STEEL QR nut (like an old veratomic locking skewer nut) about an inch long and threaded all the way through to make sure you have...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-12-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By OneTinSloth
if you're just switching the cranks, i wouldn't...

if you're just switching the cranks, i wouldn't do it. sure, the dura ace cranks are fancier looking, and a tiny bit lighter, but with the triple, if you ever have to replace the rings, you're stuck...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-12-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By OneTinSloth
i think you're on crack. that fork's axle to...

i think you're on crack. that fork's axle to crown is far too long for that bike. that bike was originally spec'd with either a rigid fork, or a 63mm suspension fork. for christ's sake it's got...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-11-08, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By OneTinSloth
matrix rims are notorious for being rather...

matrix rims are notorious for being rather difficult when it comes to tire installation. they have a really shallow depth from the bead seat to the outer rim wall, so they don't allow you to get...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-05-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By OneTinSloth
there's a little metal leaf spring or bracket...

there's a little metal leaf spring or bracket inside the shifter that holds the brake lever steady that either breaks or wears out over time. i have a set that is doing the same thing, though maybe...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-05-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By OneTinSloth
it sounds like they need to adjust the high limit...

it sounds like they need to adjust the high limit screw and release a little cable tension on the rear derailleur to accommodate for the slightly wider hub/narrower drive side axle spacer of the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-05-08, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By OneTinSloth
it's 3 years....

it's 3 years. (http://bike.shimano.com/publish/content/global_cycle/en/us/index/tech_support/warranty3.html) he'd still be covered at this point if they hadn't been crashed though.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-10-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By OneTinSloth
you don't. you buy a new fork that is made for...

you don't. you buy a new fork that is made for the application that you want to use it for.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-21-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,175
Posted By OneTinSloth
bacon grease.

bacon grease.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-15-08, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By OneTinSloth
the nipple on this wheel normally resides inside...

the nipple on this wheel normally resides inside the rim and has started to pull through, causing the outer rim wall to crack. eventually it will pull all the way through if the wheel continues to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-08, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By OneTinSloth
if you're referring to the alloy Si cranks, you...

if you're referring to the alloy Si cranks, you can get a 130BCD spider from cannondale which will let you use standard 39/53 rings. replacing those cranks with anything else is heresy! also, if...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-29-08, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,814
Posted By OneTinSloth
bullshot...

bullshot http://mdt-products.co.uk/products/184_bullshot/bullshot.html
PM600 is also red, it's military spec. i used to know where to get it, but i've since forgetten.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-02-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25,651
Views: 14,409,571
Posted By OneTinSloth
actually, it looks like it's just a set of tektro...

actually, it looks like it's just a set of tektro road brake levers with a shimano rapid fire shifter pod clamped below it.
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