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07-21-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By DOS

Flip flop hubs.Single speed on one side, fixie on...

Flip flop hubs.Single speed on one side, fixie on the other?
07-20-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 784
Posted By DOS

I had this problem with an aluminum seatpost in a...

I had this problem with an aluminum seatpost in a steel frame where some corrosion at the bottom of the post causeD it to seize. The only thing that worked for me was brute force. I put a saddle I...
07-10-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By DOS

I expect its probably five or six cogs in the...

I expect its probably five or six cogs in the back and 27 inch tires, which you can find online at decent prices. You might also look under the bottom bracket shell and elsewhere on the frame for a...
07-07-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By DOS

BB depends on what cranks you want to use but...

BB depends on what cranks you want to use but shouldn’t be an issue as long as you match up BB and cranks. As for rear spacing, all depends on what the current spacing of the dropouts is. But steel...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By DOS

I haven’t ridden any Berthoud saddles, but I do...

I haven’t ridden any Berthoud saddles, but I do own two Brooks Professionals and a Selle Anatomica. Based onOPs description, the Galibier would be too narrow for me. I rode a Brooks Swift for a...
07-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By DOS

Not a shop rat either, but the only thing that...

Not a shop rat either, but the only thing that surprises me is that it was a Schwalbe tire. I have found them among the most easy to mount. What was the rim, out of curiosity?
07-01-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By DOS

I like my wheel mfg universal press. It was...

I like my wheel mfg universal press. It was around 50 bucks two years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By DOS

Yep. Sure way to tell if your cassette is shot is...

Yep. Sure way to tell if your cassette is shot is to put a new chain on it.
06-28-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By DOS

I think this is right. The other thing, when...

I think this is right. The other thing, when installing with wavy washer, it doesn’t need to be compressed all the way. As long as there is no play in the cranks and the wavy washer isn’t compressed...
06-27-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By DOS

When you said you hadn’t mounted the rings I...

When you said you hadn’t mounted the rings I thought you meant you had a removeable spider and newer model with spindle attached to the NDS. My Reds have spindle on NDS. I think the models with...
06-27-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By DOS

I haven’t had an issue with BB30.Once pressed in...

I haven’t had an issue with BB30.Once pressed in correctly with a bit of retaining compound, my BB30 bearings have been quiet so I haven’t had any need for other BB options. But I miss threaded bb...
06-27-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By DOS

Not a diy job I would try. There is one Brooks...

Not a diy job I would try. There is one Brooks authorized service center in the States, https://www.transportcycle.com/frame-shop/brooks-saddle-repair/, which is where I sent mine to have leather...
06-27-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By DOS

To use a Shimano crank with that CAAD 10 frame,...

To use a Shimano crank with that CAAD 10 frame, you need a conversion BB that allows you to use a crankset with a 24mm spindle in a frame designed for 30mm spindles. Shimano doesn’t make cranks with...
06-27-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By DOS

Oh, ok. I misunderstood. The PF30 crank should...

Oh, ok. I misunderstood. The PF30 crank should work with the CAAD10 and BB30 bearings. PF30 frames have 46mm shells to accommodate the PF30 cups. BB30 shells are 42mm, but becuase the bearings press...
06-27-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By DOS

What model token BB are you using? I think the...

What model token BB are you using? I think the ninja will work with a pf30 frame and BB30 cranks but not with a BB30 frame (which is what your CAAD 10 is) and BB30 cranks. This is because a pf30...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,432
Posted By DOS

A regular occurrence in my weekend group.It...

A regular occurrence in my weekend group.It started years ago as mostly social group but has gotten more intense as some guys have gotten into racing and training to hit personal goals at endurance...
06-20-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By DOS

I dont think that is going to work.It appears to...

I dont think that is going to work.It appears to be designed for a standard BB30 frame, which would have a 42mm interior diameter shell. Your PF30 frame has a 46mm shell to accommodate the pf30 cups....
06-20-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By DOS

Yes. And 8 year old bearings probably need...

Yes. And 8 year old bearings probably need replacing anyway.
06-20-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By DOS

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06-20-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By DOS

So what snapped?Doesn't that bike have a pressfit...

So what snapped?Doesn't that bike have a pressfit BB, which is just a set of cups and bearings? I am having trouble envisioning what would snap on those. If just the cups or bearings are damaged,...
06-18-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By DOS

That should work to remove the Pf30 cups as well....

That should work to remove the Pf30 cups as well.

Editing to add: You may need to spread the fingers a bit to ensure they contact the cups. I think that particular tool is designed for smaller...
06-17-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By DOS

PF30 cups. You could bang those out and replace...

PF30 cups. You could bang those out and replace with a whole new pf30 or just press in bb30 bearings. Curious, what did you use to pull out the bearings?
06-17-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By DOS

Thats a pretty old bike so you might need 27 inch...

Thats a pretty old bike so you might need 27 inch tires rather than the more typical 700c. I would be inclined to install new cables and housings but as zacaster notes, if brake and shifter cables...
06-16-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By DOS

What kind of bike, stem, and headset?

What kind of bike, stem, and headset?
06-15-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By DOS

Good question. I think in recent yesrs, C’dale...

Good question. I think in recent yesrs, C’dale alu frames use BB30 or BB30A (C clips) while on carbon frames, they use pf30or pf30A.
06-15-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By DOS

Well the bearings in a PF30 would be same as BB30...

Well the bearings in a PF30 would be same as BB30 so the markings aren’t necessarily indicative, and I am not aware that Cannondale had used machined stops in their BB shells (Trek does). You might...
06-14-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By DOS

I think the supersix evo line used PF30 bbs,...

I think the supersix evo line used PF30 bbs, which have bearings pressed into cups that are pressed into the shell, rather than bearings pressed directly into the shell with snap-rings.
06-12-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,764
Posted By DOS

Not very for bottom brackets. I have never had a...

Not very for bottom brackets. I have never had a problem where you the issue is getting things, like BB cups, that need to be tight, tight enough. When the issue is making sure you don’t get things...
06-10-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,052
Posted By DOS

For the bottom bracket, what tools you need will...

For the bottom bracket, what tools you need will depend on the type. I suspect in 1987 you would have still had a 3 piece adjustable cup and cone BB, but am not sure about that. If you still have...
05-19-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By DOS

I find some air loss is common after first...

I find some air loss is common after first setting up, but it dissipates after a ride or two as the sealant has an opportunity through riding to distribute.I wouldn’t worry about three pounds, you...
04-22-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By DOS

^ Point of emphasis here. The top clamp bolt...

^ Point of emphasis here. The top clamp bolt needs to be below the top of the steerer so the clamp is fully clamped around the steerer.
04-20-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By DOS

Everything Le Mechanic says is true if you have a...

Everything Le Mechanic says is true if you have a carbon steerer tube. However its also possible you have an aluminum tube, which wouldn’t have an expansion plug. It would have a star nut wedged down...
04-20-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By DOS

Just google dt swiss freehub body. The same body...

Just google dt swiss freehub body. The same body is used on 350, 240, and 180 hubs. They come in steel and aluminum. Steel will be less prone to getting nicked up by the cassette; alu will lighter.
04-04-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By DOS

Also don’t use threadlock on a threaded BB....

Also don’t use threadlock on a threaded BB. Standard grease, taping with plumbers tape, or antiseize all work well on BB threads.
04-02-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By DOS

Could be you connected the cable to derailleur...

Could be you connected the cable to derailleur with the shifter set on the second rather than first setting. Disconnect cable and make sure shifter is shifted all the way to first setting then...
03-27-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By DOS

No. install and connect to rear derailleur with...

No. install and connect to rear derailleur with rear shifter in highest gear setting.
03-05-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By DOS

Latex tubes aren’t really about saving weight,...

Latex tubes aren’t really about saving weight, they are about reduced rolling resistance. You save about 5 watts at 25mph so if that is meaningful to you, go latex.
03-02-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By DOS

This, along with wider tape, seems to have done...

This, along with wider tape, seems to have done the trick. I was spoiled by my HED rims, which seal up almost air tight without sealant, without having to really crank on the stem nut, and with 21mm...
03-02-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By DOS

Thanks, I haven’t gone that far.

Thanks, I haven’t gone that far.
03-02-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By DOS

The tires seat fine and will inflate. Air escapes...

The tires seat fine and will inflate. Air escapes around the valve, hence my question about valves. I have retaped and double taped with Stans tape and have had no trouble getting other wheels to...
03-01-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By DOS

Assymetric gravel wheels wont seal

I am having a heck of a time getting panaracer gravelkings to seal on my new hunt rims. I have retaped twice so am pretty sure its not the tape and have tried a couple of different valves. Best...
03-01-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By DOS

Valves for asymmetric tubeless rim

I am having a heck of a time getting panaracer gravelkings to seal on my new hunt rims. I have retaped twice so am pretty sure its not the tape and have tried a couple of different valves. Best...
03-01-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By DOS

Speaking of correctly tensioned wheels, the ones...

Speaking of correctly tensioned wheels, the ones I have have been reliably true for 4 years without issues and were built by a pro wheelbuilder. So I assume that they were correctly tensioned...
02-28-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By DOS

Thanks to everyone who pointed out the wisdom of...

Thanks to everyone who pointed out the wisdom of relacing the same way as original to maximize hub durability. I hadn’t considered that issue.

As to the quote above, the spokes are different...
02-28-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By DOS

Wheel lacing issue — 3x/2x

Hi

I am starting down the road of rebuilding my rear wheel because the current rim is worn out. The wheel is currently 28h 3x on drive side and 2x on nondrive. No idea why the builder built it...
02-26-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By DOS

Sapim Cx Ray,$3.50 per x 28 spokes = $98.00 not...

Sapim Cx Ray,$3.50 per x 28 spokes = $98.00 not counting nipples. Thats what the wheel is built so that would be cost to return the wheel to original.. But I could Sabe $70-$80 by going with basic...
02-26-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By DOS

A maintenance thing that happens all too frequently (to me anyway)

Does this ever happen to you?

You get some new part to replace something worn out, like tires or a cassette or whatever, and while installing the new thing you notice some other issue you hadn’t...
02-24-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By DOS

I have both. Both work. I find Thomson a little...

I have both. Both work. I find Thomson a little easier to adjust but you need a fair amount of post outside the seat tube to accommodate the bend. As for Velo Orange, I have had no problems but...
02-24-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By DOS

I am just a garage mechanic hobbiest, but I took...

I am just a garage mechanic hobbiest, but I took a week long UBI class many years ago and enjoyed it. Even for things I already knew how to do,I picked up tips for doing them better. Also, I got to...
02-23-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,195
Posted By DOS

He is also not wrong that there are a lot of...

He is also not wrong that there are a lot of crappy bearings being sold as “bicycle bearings”. Which isn’t to say that one needs bearings that meet high speed industrial tolerances.
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