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  1. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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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    I contacted TRP in the U.S. with a few questions...

    I contacted TRP in the U.S. with a few questions including how the Stop Sell notice effects consumers. They have not formulated a plan at this point. The person I spoke with shared some of their...
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    The top can mount a 180mm rotor in the front, or...

    The top can mount a 180mm rotor in the front, or 160mm in the rear. The bottom bracket can mount a 160mm up front or 140mm in the rear. A 200mm up front takes a 40mm IS bracket, a 203mm up front...
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    My guess, the rest of the world lists the day...

    My guess, the rest of the world lists the day followed by the month, and that's why the date appears retro at first glance on the German notice.
  20. Thread: Rim brakes

    by Werkin
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    Here's a comparison of calipers from 2009...

    Here's a comparison of calipers from 2009 http://www.eecycleworks.com/VNJune%20BrakeTest.pdf

    The performance of most calipers can be elevated by installing SwissStop BXP (blue) pads.

    The best...
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    The BR-9000 calipers are outstanding, so are the...

    The BR-9000 calipers are outstanding, so are the new brake pads they come with. Some things to be aware of, they are a high mechanical advantage, long travel arm caliper designed to perform best...
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    If you only have an afternoon, and don't mind an...

    If you only have an afternoon, and don't mind an urban bike path, the Pearl Brewery location is closest to Ft. Sam. Depending on which gate you're near it can be a near straight shot down to the...
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    The SRAM mid cage derailleur will work with a 34t...

    The SRAM mid cage derailleur will work with a 34t sprocket if the derailleur hanger is long enough.

    A single front ring will not exceed the chain wrap capacity of the road mid cage derailleur. A...
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    The replacement Soma fork will slacken the head...

    The replacement Soma fork will slacken the head tube angle, thereby increasing trail and raising the bottom bracket. A 10mm difference in axle to crown distance will alter head tube angle by ~.55...
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    Hans Schneider does indeed still build (and...

    Hans Schneider does indeed still build (and paint) frames 936-291-1764, also performs carbon repair. As mentioned Koh is another Houston builder http://samuraicycleworks.com/contact-us/. If...
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