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    Single ended Park's - 15mm and 17mm and a 17mm...

    Single ended Park's - 15mm and 17mm and a 17mm box wrench will cover most rear Shimano / Shimano Compatible hubs.

    =8-)
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    I'm glad I'm half deaf... ...I only hear half...

    I'm glad I'm half deaf...

    ...I only hear half the things that drive you guys nuts.

    =8-)
  3. Thread: Axle Question

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    It's not a hollow axle hub per-se for quick...

    It's not a hollow axle hub per-se for quick releases...it's a drilled axle. A feature...

    =8-)
  4. Just search against my name for hub specs... ...

    Just search against my name for hub specs...

    ...you'll see plenty of write-ups on how to get the standard spec you need when converting a hub.

    =8-)
  5. How about taking the entire bike to the LBS...and...

    How about taking the entire bike to the LBS...and save everyone here AND there the guess work as to all the issues you are having with your bike. I'm betting you have more than one issue...

    =8-)
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    We could use some more details... 700c or 26"...

    We could use some more details...

    700c or 26"

    Box profile? Aero profile? Low profile aero (30mm or less) or Deep profile aero (in excess of 30mm)?

    Hole many holes / spokes

    Current...
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    Modified triplet...not your normal triplet. AEO...

    Modified triplet...not your normal triplet. AEO has the details...

    =8-)
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    1. One person suggested offset rim. Worth...

    1. One person suggested offset rim. Worth looking into...

    2. FB and others brought up stress relieving. It's important - can make the difference between NDS spokes breaking and NOT breaking.
    ...
  9. 622-15 to 622-17 in small print on rim label and...

    622-15 to 622-17 in small print on rim label and in published online rim specs. (You can get away with 622-14 and 622-18 in many cases as well...)

    Hub in new wheel just needs to be 8/9/10 speed...
  10. Nope... ...but I do occasionally ride...

    Nope...

    ...but I do occasionally ride Caltran's - and my wheels show up everywere - even in San Francisco...and people do lots of "weird" things with 'em. :D

    =8-)
  11. Advising on the good, the bad and the ugly is...

    Advising on the good, the bad and the ugly is easy.

    Determining what is an intermediate price point - that's your job.

    =8-)
  12. It'll probably be a Bicycle Research...

    It'll probably be a Bicycle Research product...they're still made...keep looking...

    =8-)
  13. FB beat me to it... ...while you're at it -...

    FB beat me to it...

    ...while you're at it - take a spare spoke with the same threads and a spare nipple - exactly what you used - and test minimum and maximum insertion. See video linked below if...
  14. JetSet does have a clincher that is very "Rigida"...

    JetSet does have a clincher that is very "Rigida" like.

    Wouldn't surprise me if that is the rim that Velo Orange uses and relabels?

    Would appear that Velo Orange only provides polished...
  15. Perhaps is the smaller splined tool that requires...

    Perhaps is the smaller splined tool that requires removing the axle locknuts to remove the freewheel?

    =8-)
  16. 1. Should have lubed the nipple seat like any...

    1. Should have lubed the nipple seat like any other rim - the oil would have no effect on the carbon.

    2. Spoke preps / glues DO cause premature windup. For carbon builds - I'll use a glue that...
  17. They're unfinished wheels. You'll need to pay...

    They're unfinished wheels.

    You'll need to pay extra to have them finished.

    Furthermore, those Sun rims are very very soft cheap rims - about 1/4-1/2 will have defective joints...or just simply...
  18. Totally unnecessary and risky: Humans are not...

    Totally unnecessary and risky:

    Humans are not calibrated machines that can provide the correct input short of collapsing the wheel. Tired of hearing story after story of people who use this...
  19. All of the above assumes the OP's tension meter...

    All of the above assumes the OP's tension meter is calibrated to begin with.

    For all we know - it's reading overly high.

    =8-)
  20. Spline stop to end of locknut of 36.00mm to...

    Spline stop to end of locknut of 36.00mm to 37.00mm merely establishes the 6/7 speed spec.

    Once you have established that, the rest of the spacing work goes to the non-drive side until you have...
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    BikeForums is a joint where everyone is cracked!...

    BikeForums is a joint where everyone is cracked!

    =8-)
  22. Doesn't matter... Same spec is used for...

    Doesn't matter...

    Same spec is used for cassettes...

    SPLINE STOP TO END OF LOCK NUT = Dimension A

    36.00mm - 37.00mm for 6/7 speed road cassette hubs.

    39.00mm for 7 speed MTB cassette hubs.
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    OP: In terms of riding style, when you do the...

    OP:

    In terms of riding style, when you do the hill climbing...

    Do you,

    Rock the bike side to side while charging up the hill...

    Or do you stand straight up stiff and drive your legs...
  24. The OP can: 1. Do it right. And in the...

    The OP can:


    1. Do it right. And in the meantime maintain the original chain line and hopefully dish assuming it wasn't off to begin with.


    2. Do a "hack job" or "band-aid" or quick "one...
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    Makes me wonder if the builder came up about 10...

    Makes me wonder if the builder came up about 10 kgf short on the tension - due to a tension meter that is out of calibration - or something else.

    I too would have stuck with the same spokes...
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