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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-08-16, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 580
Posted By davidad
If you have any mechanical aptitude you will be...

If you have any mechanical aptitude you will be able to do it. Take it slow and don't be discouraged.
I wasn't able to use my tensiometer on the spokes of a 20" wheel.
I like the Gerd Schraner...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-04-16, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By davidad
I have found the factory lube good for 800 to...

I have found the factory lube good for 800 to 1000 miles. Wipe off the excess with a rag or paper towel.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-02-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By davidad
https://www.rivbike.com/collections/handlebars-ste...

https://www.rivbike.com/collections/handlebars-stems/products/nitto-noodle-handlebar
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-28-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By davidad
I have a friend with a trike and the chain rubs...

I have a friend with a trike and the chain rubs the tire on the big cog. I think hers is the 55, but it's been a while since I have seen it.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-28-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By davidad
That may be the problem. That type of freehub is...

That may be the problem. That type of freehub is nothing more than a glorified freewheel with the axle cantilevered out and bending under load.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-25-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By davidad
The only real advantage of radial spoking is...

The only real advantage of radial spoking is style.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-25-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By davidad
You use 9 speed shifters with a 9 speed cassette...

You use 9 speed shifters with a 9 speed cassette with one cog removed. I know, I did it.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-19-16, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By davidad
Formula hubs use radial bearings and a shimano...

Formula hubs use radial bearings and a shimano type freehub body.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-18-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By davidad
I've never had to retension a wheel I have built.

I've never had to retension a wheel I have built.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-14-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 610
Posted By davidad
The shape of the tire patch makes a tread pattern...

The shape of the tire patch makes a tread pattern useless.
Tires with Smooth Tread by Jobst Brandt (http://sheldonbrown.com/brandt/slicks.html)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-13-16, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By davidad
Trek was using Formula hubs on their wheels...

Trek was using Formula hubs on their wheels before. I haven't seen any lately. Since the 11mm wrench removes it I am guessing that it is a Formula.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-11-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By davidad
What brand of hub?

What brand of hub?
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-09-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,994
Posted By davidad
Fenix BT-20. It uses two 18650 batteries so you...

Fenix BT-20. It uses two 18650 batteries so you can carry spares.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-07-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 334
Posted By davidad
And not a whole lot has changed since then.

And not a whole lot has changed since then.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-06-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 334
Posted By davidad
Simple answer, no. There are no standards for...

Simple answer, no. There are no standards for freehubs other than which cassette will fit.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-05-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By davidad
Wheels Manufacturing replacement derailleur...

Wheels Manufacturing replacement derailleur hangers for Kona frames. (http://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hangers/manufacturers/kona.html)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-05-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By davidad
The BB is a square taper cartridge type. If it's...

The BB is a square taper cartridge type. If it's smooth don't bother to replace it until it wears out. It can't be serviced.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-04-16, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 405
Posted By davidad
I use 14 gauge double butted spokes on my tourer....

I use 14 gauge double butted spokes on my tourer. You could get by with 36 15-16-15 spokes as well.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-04-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By davidad
File or sand the cracks and see if they are still...

File or sand the cracks and see if they are still there or deep.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-29-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 713
Posted By davidad
Big guy, good power plus light weight rim makes...

Big guy, good power plus light weight rim makes for a short rim life.
I have a friend who destroyed two Open Pro rims built on a Power Tap hub. He is 225 and a gym rat who is very strong. Rebuilt...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-24-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,443
Posted By davidad
Formula hubs can be found with radial bearings...

Formula hubs can be found with radial bearings for much less than the Phils.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-23-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 987
Posted By davidad
The only reason to go radial is looks. I would...

The only reason to go radial is looks. I would guess that Jobst didn't bother with radial spoking because he saw no valid use for it.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-20-16, 10:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,026
Posted By davidad
A fool and his money are soon parted. Lubriplate...

A fool and his money are soon parted. Lubriplate EMB is about $4.00 for a 14oz tube.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-19-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 992
Posted By davidad
What brand of spoke is in the wheel? There should...

What brand of spoke is in the wheel? There should be an identifying mark on the spoke head.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-19-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 992
Posted By davidad
Good quality spokes never die. If they are not...

Good quality spokes never die. If they are not kinked they can be reused indefinitely.
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