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  1. Replacement straight-pull spokes for Shimano Factory wheelsets?

    Please tell me if the straight-pull spokes on the Shimano RS-11 and virtually all the new RS wheelsets now can be replaced with "standard" straight-pull spokes like the DT Swiss one shown.

    I...
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    Thanks, Chris--I enjoyed looking at your...

    Thanks, Chris--I enjoyed looking at your website--do you recommend Weebly?
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    I'm a little confused here--the wheels need to be...

    I'm a little confused here--the wheels need to be reinstalled before you can adjust brakes/drivetrain, so why would you not go over the wheels while you have them removed the first time?
  4. Well, I think it's supposed to be "virtual 3...

    Well, I think it's supposed to be "virtual 3 cross"-- you may wish to double-check
  5. Poll: interesting article--thanks

    interesting article--thanks
  6. Poll: We speak a strange dialect here in the islands,...

    We speak a strange dialect here in the islands, due primarily to too much year-round sun and surf, too much fresh pineapple in the diet, and too many bare-breasted nubile maidens in grass skirts...
  7. Poll: Well, apparently I have another misconception--I...

    Well, apparently I have another misconception--I thought the reason that wider road rims (say 23mm instead of 19) are becoming more popular is because of a more comfortable ride. If this is not...
  8. Poll: Wow, I was way off base--sure glad I asked! ...

    Wow, I was way off base--sure glad I asked! Thanks, guys.
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    Thanks, Guys!

    Thanks, Guys!
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    You are correct--you said remove the core and...

    You are correct--you said remove the core and screw in the extenders, I read it as remove the core and screw on the extenders. My mistake and thank you.
  11. Poll: How effective is TPI (threads per inch) as a measure of puncture protection?

    OK, so a guy is looking at new tires and is interested in protection against punctures.

    Every manufacturer has their own "SpecialAdvancedEvolutionaryStupendousFormula" for the rubber, with lots...
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    AHA-- I found a pic--diagram on the lower left...

    AHA--
    I found a pic--diagram on the lower left corner of the box of Schwalbe extenders shows how they work (with dimensions). I didn't realize that the thin end of the extender screws into the...
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    At last! Specifics! So I just measured and...

    At last! Specifics!

    So I just measured and the length on a tube valve measures 8mm from the tippy tip to where the plastic cap screw-on threads bottom out. So a 60 extender added onto a 42...
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    Yeah, well, I've already ordered a case each of...

    Yeah, well, I've already ordered a case each of Conti and Schwalbe road tubes with the regular length stems and removable cores.

    Considering my space limitations, I want to stock different lengths...
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    Valve extenders for deep rims?

    I understand the concept of the valve extender; what is not clear to me is the final length of the tube's valve after I transfer the core and attach the extender.

    Does the extender screw onto the...
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    Situation's handled, customer's happy, I'm happy,...

    Situation's handled, customer's happy, I'm happy, bike is happy. Thanks, Guys!
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    Pics

    Currently the installed rotors are 140 rear and 160 front
    Installed adapters are marked F180/R160

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    Sooooo, as I understand it so far, the bike...
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    Lavish photo spread will be posted in an hour or...

    Lavish photo spread will be posted in an hour or so, stay tuned!!!!!:D
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    Actually I've already called it to his attention,...

    Actually I've already called it to his attention, although I need to stress that it is apparently a more serious problem than I initially thought.

    What I like to do in cases like this is just...
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    Actually it's the reverse situation, where the...

    Actually it's the reverse situation, where the disc does not extend far enough into the caliper, which led to my bonus question in the OP.
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    Avid BB7s-Road ?

    I have a bike here with Avid BB7s-Road disc brakes. In trying to align the brake bodies with the rotors I notice that the spherical washers which are supposed to be on the mounting bolts (and allow...
  22. Looks like you could save some money shopping...

    Looks like you could save some money shopping with them, but navigating their site is a nightmare--no search function and items are listed inconsistently--some by brand, some by description, some by...
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    Thanks, Gents . . . Through coincidence, I...

    Thanks, Gents . . .

    Through coincidence, I happened to have a similar Bontrager rear wheel in for service yesterday; and I examined the freehub attachment.

    Unfortunately it requires a hex...
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    445599 OK, what I'm asking is if the "fixing...

    445599

    OK, what I'm asking is if the "fixing bolt" has been known to loosen during normal riding?
    I'm talking about item 14 in the diagram below.

    The bearings seemed OK (freehub spun nicely)...
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