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    I like Schwalbe 2.35 HS430 Big Apple, a lot. ...

    I like Schwalbe 2.35 HS430 Big Apple, a lot. These are not "doomsday" tires, they are enjoy-the-ride tires.
  2. Early model Traitor Cycles Ruben frame, Oil Rig....

    Early model Traitor Cycles Ruben frame, Oil Rig.

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-AlOp2cwOW7s/TuZZ_7CGddI/AAAAAAAAAEU/xuKv4UvBkzg/s400/Frame%2520Profile%25201.jpg

    Surly Disc Trucker fork,...
  3. Roadster, climber, urban trekker, caliche...

    Roadster, climber, urban trekker, caliche cruiser, gravel glider.

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-tjFN9rBdMn8/VIiPO0T-CPI/AAAAAAAABfQ/mwXEVJ-GSl4/s640/P1030114.JPG
  4. An FYI on most off-the-shelf sizing. Fork...

    An FYI on most off-the-shelf sizing. Fork size/spec remains the same for a manufacturer's model range, so viewing the HA in isolation, slacken the HA by 1 degree or greater increases trail...
  5. I looked at the specs on the Trek Crockett in...

    I looked at the specs on the Trek Crockett in size 50, generous F/C guess is only about 58.5cm. Wheelbase 100.1cm - chainstay length 42.5cm = 57.6cm, add ~7mm for BB drop of 7cm for virtual...
  6. An off-the-shelf frame with long F/C in size 50...

    An off-the-shelf frame with long F/C in size 50 is out of the ordinary.

    More information about the test bike please; BB drop, crank arm length, head tube angle, fork axle to crown, and fork rake?...
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    Home (http://www.youngwheels.com/) Granbury

    Home Granbury
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    Not Stupid

    It's a very good idea on many levels. To achieve the most performance potential using a high volume/low pressure tire, mount them on appropriate width rims. Think 29mm or greater inner width. ...
  9. Thread: Rotor Question

    by Werkin
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    I suggest direct from TRP if you haven't tried...

    I suggest direct from TRP if you haven't tried that option.

    There are better rotors available than those from TRP, and better PM/IS adaptors also (at least adaptors that will accommodate a wider...
  10. Thread: Hybrid to cx?

    by Werkin
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    I'm aware you have your mind set on drop bars,...

    I'm aware you have your mind set on drop bars, but since you invited an alternative. An entry level suspension fork with drop bars on top is a poor combination. I suggest a wider flat bar,...
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    Hetre 42mm nominal (47-48mm mounted), Pari-Moto...

    Hetre 42mm nominal (47-48mm mounted), Pari-Moto 38mm nominal (43mm mounted)
    33 R, 30 F
    Orange Seal
    Single rider only, 213 - 217 bike & rider.
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    I have wide hookless carbon rims...

    I have wide hookless carbon rims, and run supple high volume/low pressure road tires with and without tubes. The tires are designed for tubes and hooked rims, yet they seal securely when installed...
  13. In my application there were a few minor...

    In my application there were a few minor tradeoffs. Occasionally, there is a little chain to sprocket noise when shifting, and the range for appropriate cable tension became very narrow. The good...
  14. I'll add a non-campy data point, Praxis Works...

    I'll add a non-campy data point, Praxis Works cyclocross chain rings, SRAM 10 speed Rival crank/spider, Shimano FD-CX70 10 speed, Shimano CN-9000 11 speed chain, SRAM 1091 10 speed cassette and XX...
  15. Thread: SRAM goes 1x

    by Werkin
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    I like it. Right, I've done it, reduces...

    I like it.


    Right, I've done it, reduces chain drop here too.



    I'm using both clutch and non clutch MTB RDs with SRAM Force 10 speed shifters.
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    Another compatibility confirmation here for 10...

    Another compatibility confirmation here for 10 speed MTB RDs. I've used the X9 Type II, and currently use the XX rear derailleurs with Force 10 speed shifters. FYI, the Type II medium cage has 35T...
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    http://www.voler.com/browse/product/li/1110554 ...

    http://www.voler.com/browse/product/li/1110554 Search for a web coupon.
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    Make sure the lock-out screw can be screwed down,...

    Make sure the lock-out screw can be screwed down, pad gap can not self-adjust if the piston cylinder can not refill. This top-off procedure is helpful: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0i4aQ8S34w
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    Here you go -...

    Here you go - http://www.voler.com/browse/product/li/1110554
    Before balking at the price, search for a coupon code. These are outstanding bib shorts.
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    FYI, there have been a few changes since the...

    FYI, there have been a few changes since the early version of the Hy/Rd caliper. For 2014 a set-screw has been added to the plunger rod to discourage user manipulation, reservoir volume has...
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    More mechanical advantage than traditional side...

    More mechanical advantage than traditional side pull/dual pivot calipers.

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-3fLaVDZRNc4/UfT2qnHzstI/AAAAAAAAA0I/vzqVDW1ZO-I/s400/P1020362.JPG


    I don't have an...
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    Modulation is user control up to and including...

    Modulation is user control up to and including the threshold of lock-up. Power in my description can be defined as low lever effort required for rapid slowing. A stick in the spokes can lock a...
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    SwissStop BXP (blue) pads will improve both power...

    SwissStop BXP (blue) pads will improve both power and modulation with any rim brake on aluminum rims.

    Shimano 6800 and 9000 series brake calipers are not like traditional dual pivot center mount...
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    The original pad adjustment screw was also a 3mm...

    The original pad adjustment screw was also a 3mm hex, it was located within the center of the outboard arm's torx fastener.
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    Terry (RT Wheelcraft) built a set of wheels for...

    Terry (RT Wheelcraft) built a set of wheels for me; great workmanship and attention to details.
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