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01-19-19, 09:59 PM
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Posted By kmcrawford111

Thanks everyone. How do I check for damaged bead?

Thanks everyone. How do I check for damaged bead?
01-19-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By kmcrawford111

Definitely go hydraulic disc! Itís so nice,...

Definitely go hydraulic disc! Itís so nice, especially for your intended use. Another big bonus of getting discs: no more rim wear!

Iíd make sure to find out whether you can use a FD before buying...
01-19-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By kmcrawford111

Fat Bike Tire Won't Stay on Hookless Rim

Hello everyone! I am having an issue with Vee Snowshoe XL 26" x 4.8" tires (studded and tubeless ready, but I'm using tubes) staying on my Specialized Stout Pro (26", 86mm internal width) rims.
I...
09-20-17, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By kmcrawford111

Think you quoted the wrong mate. :)

Think you quoted the wrong mate. :)
09-19-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By kmcrawford111

I'm a fan of pegboard organizers. I read a good...

I'm a fan of pegboard organizers. I read a good tip somewhere - maybe from Park Tool - to paint the pegboard white to increase visibility. They can easily be reorganized if needed.

If I had to...
09-18-17, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By kmcrawford111

It was the left crank/spindle interface after...

It was the left crank/spindle interface after all. I pulled out the cap, pinch bolts, and crank, wiped everything down, and reinstalled, putting waterproof grease on the spindle and pinch bolts and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By kmcrawford111

I had only checked on their website before, then...

I had only checked on their website before, then later emailed them. You are right, because I've been in contact with someone there, and they've already shipped one to me. Many thanks for your help!
09-17-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By kmcrawford111

I didn't think about the chainring bolts. Thanks!...

I didn't think about the chainring bolts. Thanks! I'll try that too.
09-17-17, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By kmcrawford111

Creak from 105 5700 Crankset - Lube Crank Spindle?

Hello everyone.

After about 5 years of heavy use my Specialized Roubaix developed a creak.

I've changed the BB (which was worn out), slathering the cup threads with anti-seize. I've tried...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-13-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By kmcrawford111

I've looked all over, including there, and nobody...

I've looked all over, including there, and nobody seems to carry it any longer. I've read it's discontinued. Should've bought one earlier, I suppose.

I'm buying fietsbob's 50T one. I'll see how...
09-13-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,374
Posted By kmcrawford111

We paid $700, I think, though it was a pre-order...

We paid $700, I think, though it was a pre-order while they were trying to get the operation started.

OK, but is a Sun designed to support up to 3 child seats? And even with 1, is your kid going...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-13-17, 08:28 AM
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-17, 10:17 PM
09-12-17, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,374
Posted By kmcrawford111

I'm quite surprised that nobody else has posted...

I'm quite surprised that nobody else has posted about this trike recently.

My wife wanted one of these (2.0 model) and we decided to pull the trigger. After some delays, I received it and put it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By kmcrawford111

Looking for *Integrated* 44T (or so) Brompton Crankset - Or one Compatible

Hello All:

I have a 2012 Brompton - one made before the spider cranks were used. The 54T chainring is too large. I'd like to switch to a 44T without the much, as far as I can tell, higher expense...
08-23-17, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By kmcrawford111

Shimano Road Hubs - Drop-In Replacements for 105 5700?

Hello all:

I finally got around to overhauling my front (will do the rear later) hub, a 105 5700. I found that there is a bit of damage on one cone and one side of the shell, so I'm going to buy a...
04-28-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,406
Posted By kmcrawford111

Single-Cross Wheel Build - Crossing Question

Hello everyone,

I'm building a new ebike wheel. Here are the specs:

hub: Q100 350W motor (128 mm flange diameter), 36-hole
rim: Weinmann ZAC 19 700c 622x19, Aluminum, double wall,...
11-21-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,907
Posted By kmcrawford111

Thank you sir. My Roubaix is a 2013 Elite model....

Thank you sir. My Roubaix is a 2013 Elite model. I believe it has the "SL2" frame, Carbon 8R. The Seatpost is also carbon. Unfortunately the shop no longer exists.
11-21-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,907
Posted By kmcrawford111

Seatpost Clamp Replacement

Hello everyone,

The split-style Seatpost clamp on my Specialized Roubaix broke in one section a few months ago. I have a Salsa clamp to replace it (as recommended by the machanic who built the...
08-11-15, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,793
Posted By kmcrawford111

Thank you all, for responding. I like those...

Thank you all, for responding. I like those Vuelta rings that Eric S. linked to - they even look like they'd fit with the look of 5700. I see they also offer ramped and pinned rings, but they are...
08-10-15, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,793
Posted By kmcrawford111

Replacing the inner chainring with a different size - Shimano 5700 Compact

Hello Everyone,

I would like to try replacing only the inner chainring on my crankset, which is a Shimano 105 5700-series compact. I understand that my BCD is 110mm. What I would like to be able...
Forum: For Sale
12-22-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,304
Posted By kmcrawford111

I still have the above from message #155...

I still have the above from message #155 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=155) :

* "Chosen" brand front 100mm OLD hub. Cup and cone. Inside could use a rebuild....
Forum: For Sale
12-01-14, 11:58 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,304
Posted By kmcrawford111

Yes they are. Please send me your address in a...

Yes they are. Please send me your address in a PM.

Only the hub and spoke guard are left after this.
Forum: For Sale
11-26-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,304
Posted By kmcrawford111

Sure, please send me a PM with your address.

Sure, please send me a PM with your address.
Forum: For Sale
11-22-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,304
Posted By kmcrawford111

I have some excess smaller stuff I'd like to...

I have some excess smaller stuff I'd like to purge. None of this is anything special, but I'd much rather see it find a use rather than recycled/discarded. Send me a PM if you're interested. Free...
10-13-13, 09:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,628
Posted By kmcrawford111

I was thinking along those lines earlier too. I...

I was thinking along those lines earlier too. I see no way that mandating driverless technology is going to fly politically, especially with already-made cars. The cost of a conversion kit just has...
10-12-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,628
Posted By kmcrawford111

One more thing: This article waxes on about how...

One more thing: This article waxes on about how the amount of cars on the road could increase with this technology. Excuse me, not going to happen. Certainly not for any kind of long term, and it's...
10-12-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,628
Posted By kmcrawford111

Here's something else to chew on: certainly,...

Here's something else to chew on: certainly, driverless cars aren't going to replace all existing driver cars at once. Common sense dictates that the driverless cars are going to obey traffic laws....
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-12-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,818
Posted By kmcrawford111

That is one nice finish you opted for!

That is one nice finish you opted for!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-12-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,857
Posted By kmcrawford111

I like my S2L (steel) circa 2011 real well. I'm...

I like my S2L (steel) circa 2011 real well. I'm surprised to hear some people say they are slow. I can really move on mine in the small cog. I have the firm suspension. The ride is smooth and the...
10-12-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,890
Posted By kmcrawford111

Too much for me! I'm quite satisfied going 25 MPH...

Too much for me! I'm quite satisfied going 25 MPH with my eZee motor, and I have parameters limited to 480W and 10A. Even this seems a little edgy at times.
10-12-13, 11:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,628
Posted By kmcrawford111

+1. One would think doing this would be less...

+1. One would think doing this would be less complicated than having an entire automated control system. My only concern here would be braking so sudden and hard as you describe - I could see that...
10-12-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,628
Posted By kmcrawford111

Pray tell just what I typed that was exaggerated....

Pray tell just what I typed that was exaggerated. As long as car crashes remain the #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) killer of young kids through adults in their...
10-12-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,669
Posted By kmcrawford111

I'm actually kind of jealous that the guy...

I'm actually kind of jealous that the guy "threatened" to call the cops. I wish that would happen to me!

"I'll call the cops!!11"

Me: "OK, go ahead. I'll wait right here."

I think it...
10-12-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,628
Posted By kmcrawford111

Put more simply: it doesn't much matter where the...

Put more simply: it doesn't much matter where the ultimate responsibility lies because there are are too many irresponsible drivers. What really matters is the number of innocents being injured or...
10-12-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,628
Posted By kmcrawford111

The bigger question is: does it matter? People...

The bigger question is: does it matter? People are already totally irresponsible. Even in my walkable community, there's plenty of drivers zooming around with total disregard for the people that are...
10-04-13, 01:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,904
Posted By kmcrawford111

I am curious as to why the cranks had to be...

I am curious as to why the cranks had to be replaced after just a little use.
10-04-13, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,580
Posted By kmcrawford111

It would be helpful to know the circumstances of...

It would be helpful to know the circumstances of the breakage. In any case, if the chain has more than 1% stretch I would replace it.
10-03-13, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,580
Posted By kmcrawford111

I used a method similar to that in post #8...

I used a method similar to that in post #8 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) to drive a pin out - once. It involved laying the bike on its side, putting a...
10-03-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,904
Posted By kmcrawford111

So a good middle ground for the OP might be...

So a good middle ground for the OP might be simply to just swap out what he's not happy with, one thing at a
time. In the case above it sounds like swapping out the crankset with one with larger...
10-01-13, 01:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,319
Posted By kmcrawford111

I'm still surprised that I don't see more bikes...

I'm still surprised that I don't see more bikes that forgo the front der.. There's a good amount of SS/FG bikes, and plenty of bikes that use 2xY or 3xY, but I've seen just one for sale that is a 1x9...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-13, 09:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,466
Posted By kmcrawford111

342935 I did find this amusing. Sadly, I didn't...

342935
I did find this amusing. Sadly, I didn't find the actual peacock. :(
09-26-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,094
Posted By kmcrawford111

I like my Park PCS-10 real well. It's plenty...

I like my Park PCS-10 real well. It's plenty sturdy, and easily enough portable if I need to do so.
09-26-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By kmcrawford111

If you really wanted to murder shouldn't you be...

If you really wanted to murder shouldn't you be stabbing the things with a knife?

Seriously, I've never heard of this before.
09-26-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By kmcrawford111

Good to know. Maybe it's only the thin tubes from...

Good to know. Maybe it's only the thin tubes from Specialized that suck (I think they were actually made by someone else).
09-26-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,453
Posted By kmcrawford111

I've never had problems with the hub shells...

I've never had problems with the hub shells themselves, just the cones. Oh, and the freehub body on my road bike - I didn't worry about the hubs on the road bike because I was told they had cartridge...
09-25-13, 09:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,282
Posted By kmcrawford111

Thanks for your responses. I very much appreciate...

Thanks for your responses. I very much appreciate your insight. I did re-read that post.

* 1: If there is a small amount of interference, I don't see a problem with grinding off a little of...
09-25-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,282
Posted By kmcrawford111

I know I'm reviving an old thread here, but I...

I know I'm reviving an old thread here, but I came across this today:

http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi?id=309018832346&d=single&c=&sc=&item_id=SU-550I

This seems to be EXACTLY what I was...
09-25-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By kmcrawford111

IMO if it's a "thin tube" don't bother fixing it,...

IMO if it's a "thin tube" don't bother fixing it, and avoid buying another such tube. My Specialized Roubaix came with these, and after two weeks both of the tubes failed, and they weren't even...
09-25-13, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,453
Posted By kmcrawford111

I'd like to hear how you like that DT 350 front...

I'd like to hear how you like that DT 350 front straightpull hub. I've been thinking of getting one. I like the idea of not having to overhaul loose-ball hubs all the time (for whatever reason, my...
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