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    I don't deal with these much. I have a FSA crank...

    I don't deal with these much. I have a FSA crank on my tandem which using this kind of setup, but most of my cranks are Dura Ace or Ultegra.

    First, carefully measure your chainline and that will...
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    My guess is they put your crank on wrong. From...

    My guess is they put your crank on wrong.

    From the centerline of the frame, to the exact midpoint between the chainrings should be 43.5mm.
    My guess is that it is less which is causing the chain...
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    In the old days, all the springs were the same,...

    In the old days, all the springs were the same, front and rear.

    I've seen some near skewers that attempt to overcome the lawyer lips on the front fork and allow the QR to open and close without...
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    Well, that really depends on whether the existing...

    Well, that really depends on whether the existing brakes are SLR or not. If you mix/match SLR and non-SLR, braking will feel wrong. If you go to new SLR brakes, they may not have enough reach because...
  5. All 7800 had the tall splines and an Al cassette...

    All 7800 had the tall splines and an Al cassette body.
    If you want maximum 7,8,9,10 compatibility make sure to get a 7850 rear hub. They went to a Ti cassette body and back to a normal spline.
    No...
  6. Yes, the rings are thinner and the space where...

    Yes, the rings are thinner and the space where the spider is milled will be thinner also. The 11 speed chain is narrower and this facilitates shifting.

    However, it is not much different and there...
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    Worst case, take the crankarm off and wrap it up...

    Worst case, take the crankarm off and wrap it up and put it in a vise.
  8. You can favor your naturally stronger leg and...

    You can favor your naturally stronger leg and that can lead to an imbalance. Weight lifting doing legs individually will help keep it balanced.

    Yes, if you are feeling something, try a different...
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    You probably want something that makes wolf...

    You probably want something that makes wolf sounds as you ride.
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    It's a P2. It uses Dura Ace 10 speed bar end...

    It's a P2. It uses Dura Ace 10 speed bar end shifters. It is very unlikely they would ever need to be replaced.
    ...
  11. Thread: Best Tools

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    4, 5 and less often now 6mm Allen keys Philips...

    4, 5 and less often now 6mm Allen keys
    Philips screw driver
    cable cutters
    Cassette lockring tool

    if you use a KMC chain with the Missing Link (which you should because they're great)
    Missing...
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    Oh sorry, was thinking of x-rays. Yeah, soft...

    Oh sorry, was thinking of x-rays.

    Yeah, soft pliers, file a round groove for better contact.
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    You should be using a bladed spoke tool, not any...

    You should be using a bladed spoke tool, not any kind of pliers.

    I like the DT since it works well with a Park spoke wrench.
    ...
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    King Cage - Bicycle waterbottle cages handmade in...

    King Cage - Bicycle waterbottle cages handmade in Durango, CO

    Stainless or Ti will not mark bottles.
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    You will likely get hit with about $2.50 in...

    You will likely get hit with about $2.50 in customs and a $22.50 fee from AirCityPostal so add that to the price.

    Still not too bad.

    If you talk to Chris Hill (Customer Relations Executive) at...
  16. This is the truth. The evolution of...

    This is the truth.

    The evolution of recreational road cycling clothing goes:

    running shorts, sneakers and and a T Shirt
    shorts, half zip jersey, SPD shoes
    bib shorts, full zip jersey,...
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    Bono's real name is Peter or something. Bono is a...

    Bono's real name is Peter or something. Bono is a name he made up for himself.
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    If you're going to ride a wheel near its...

    If you're going to ride a wheel near its advertised limit, a lot depends on you.

    If you ride "lightly" and don't plow through potholes and over 2x4s in the road, pay attention to where you're...
  19. I think that leaves you with solar powered...

    I think that leaves you with solar powered asbestos socks. No animal or vegetable involvement there.
    I would say you could light a fire to keep them warm, but then you'd be polluting the atmosphere....
  20. So, over the years I've changed my rear wheel...

    So, over the years I've changed my rear wheel building technique.

    Once the initial slack is out of the spokes, I concentrate completely on the drive side. I get the wheel round and tension on the...
  21. Why do you want to rune a perfectly grate thread...

    Why do you want to rune a perfectly grate thread with facts.

    Ewe should feel bad.
  22. I have blue bikes and red bikes and one white...

    I have blue bikes and red bikes and one white bike.

    I'll end up with about half of what I'm wearing matching anything if I'm lucky.
  23. Unless you can move the derailleur hanger in...

    Unless you can move the derailleur hanger in relation to the horizontal dropout, then it is not possible to "tune" them that way. The hanger is cast to put the derailleur at the best position when...
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    Something isn't right. I've service this type of...

    Something isn't right. I've service this type of BB a lot and never had more than about 1-1/2 or 2 threads protruding beyond the lock ring.

    Take it all apart, hand fit it together, compare old...
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    Putting on a long cage RD would be a lot easier...

    Putting on a long cage RD would be a lot easier and cheaper than a triple.

    A triple requires a new FD shift lever which is mucho $$$.
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