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Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-17, 04:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,772
Posted By nhluhr

But the 303 Disc is meant for tubeless use. It's...

But the 303 Disc is meant for tubeless use. It's not a risky adaptation.
01-15-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By nhluhr

On the shelf where I tend to put all my cycling...

On the shelf where I tend to put all my cycling related gadgest such as lights/etc, I just have an 8-outlet power strip mounted and several of the 2-amp USB transformers and a handful of appropriate...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-16, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By nhluhr

Simply going to a shorter crank arm will not help...

Simply going to a shorter crank arm will not help you spin faster. You also need shorter gear ratios to go along with it. Given your goals and description of use, I'd recommend you go with a 34-50...
11-12-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By nhluhr

Best way to strap my headlight battery to my toptube?

I have a Light & Motion Seca 2000 and after one or two uses of strapping it tightly to the toptube of my MTB the plastic buckle on the otherwise burly velcro strap cracked. Since then I've been...
11-10-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,307
Posted By nhluhr

So why are you here commenting on the topic?

So why are you here commenting on the topic?
11-10-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,307
Posted By nhluhr

It sounds like you've never setup a Shimano 11spd...

It sounds like you've never setup a Shimano 11spd front derailleur. On these front derailleurs, "converter" refers to the small pin that guides the cable into the fixing bolt and adjusts leverage on...
11-10-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By nhluhr

Yep, the symptoms you describe are a bent...

Yep, the symptoms you describe are a bent derailleur hanger.
11-03-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 13,112
Posted By nhluhr

Big-Big+2 is actually another chain sizing method...

Big-Big+2 is actually another chain sizing method that Shimano recommends for various situations and what it means is you wrap the new chain around the big cog and big chainring (not thru the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,273
Posted By nhluhr

This isn't the Quarz but Peloton just released an...

This isn't the Quarz but Peloton just released an article discussing the BH Ultralight Impression: BH UltraLight EVO - Peloton Magazine (http://pelotonmagazine.com/goods/impression-bh-ultralight-evo/)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,273
Posted By nhluhr

It's also surprisingly hard to find info on BH...

It's also surprisingly hard to find info on BH bikes on the various cycling forums since they typically don't allow two-character search terms... You have to use google to search the sites instead.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By nhluhr

You keep saying the LBS 'sorted it out' but then...

You keep saying the LBS 'sorted it out' but then the problem keeps happening. Doesn't sound sorted to me. Ask them to actually fix the issue next time instead of band-aiding it with a quick truing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,273
Posted By nhluhr

I have about 20,000mi on my 2010 BH G5 and...

I have about 20,000mi on my 2010 BH G5 and absolutely love it. I've had not a single issue with the frame. I've raced it in crits and road races, taken it on huge rides with tons of climbing,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,295
Posted By nhluhr

My 500 definitely increases elevation accuracy as...

My 500 definitely increases elevation accuracy as you let it sit before a ride.

My typical ride starts with turning on the GPS and letting it sit clear of big buildings (and of the sun) while I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-15, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,298
Posted By nhluhr

Like you said... "largely aerobic". There is no...

Like you said... "largely aerobic". There is no specific crossover where it goes from being aerobic to anaerobic.
...
05-07-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By nhluhr

That's called OEM packaging and why you can get...

That's called OEM packaging and why you can get it so cheap.
05-06-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By nhluhr

At least with 7900 and 6700, the "Lock Nut" piece...

At least with 7900 and 6700, the "Lock Nut" piece has a fixing bolt on it, indicating it doesn't stay put on its own. That would indicate the need for a washer. As for the 4600, the "Lock Nut"...
05-06-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By nhluhr

As well as my BR-7900 and BR-9000 Which are NOT...

As well as my BR-7900 and BR-9000 Which are NOT the same model as the OP is talking about.

Go look at the parts diagram on si.shimano.com for yourself. It's plain as day.
05-06-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By nhluhr

You definitely don't need any kind of additional...

You definitely don't need any kind of additional friction washer or carbon paste or anything else like that. If it was necessary, Shimano would have included it. When properly tightened, the brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,801
Posted By nhluhr

When you've wrecked hard enough to have your ass...

When you've wrecked hard enough to have your ass hanging out, you definitely aren't worried about onlookers during your ride home. I had it happen once. Didn't even really realize my shorts were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By nhluhr

If anything, a speed difference may be...

If anything, a speed difference may be encountered from the big difference in aerodynamics but that's about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,513
Posted By nhluhr

I work in risk-mitigation for stuff that's...

I work in risk-mitigation for stuff that's significantly more dangerous than a bicycle quick release and one thing we have to always come to grips with is that if people are still getting hurt...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,513
Posted By nhluhr

Oh, nevermind, I thought you meant to flip it...

Oh, nevermind, I thought you meant to flip it around so it's in front of the fork (which is the usual suggestion for people worried about the axle coming out of the dropouts)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,513
Posted By nhluhr

And now the two M6 bolts that hold the caliper on...

And now the two M6 bolts that hold the caliper on are in tension and become new failure points.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,513
Posted By nhluhr

I have to agree with you. If you have a process...

I have to agree with you. If you have a process that is continually being improperly peformed by the average end user, is it really correct to blame it on the average end user or more correct to...
04-23-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By nhluhr

Here's an FEA chart showing what happens to...

Here's an FEA chart showing what happens to normal spoke tension when vertically loaded with rider weight:
http://i.imgur.com/f2PzOpz.png

Notice how the greatest effect from vertical load is...
04-23-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,852
Posted By nhluhr

I'll toss in my vote for this exact pump. It's...

I'll toss in my vote for this exact pump. It's got a gauge and a tiny little foot-wedge along with the folding handle to make pumping easier. I have one that i use in lieu of CO2 cartridges on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,513
Posted By nhluhr

I think that's actually part of OSHA 1910.333.

I think that's actually part of OSHA 1910.333.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,868
Posted By nhluhr

Shimano has a number of things going for their...

Shimano has a number of things going for their design that makes them preferable over others in the market. First of all, since you're riding in San Francisco where they have real hills and you've...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,868
Posted By nhluhr

I'm guessing English is your second language.

I'm guessing English is your second language.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,868
Posted By nhluhr

BB7s don't self-center or compensate themselves...

BB7s don't self-center or compensate themselves at all. Only one pad moves. That means to get reasonable lever action without rubbing you have to adjust the caliper so the rotor is super close to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,868
Posted By nhluhr

At your weight you need to be sure to stick with...

At your weight you need to be sure to stick with 160mm rotors (no 140s).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,501
Posted By nhluhr

This just sounds a lot like what MadFiber and...

This just sounds a lot like what MadFiber and Mavic did with their not-quite-Full Carbon Clinchers.
03-10-15, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By nhluhr

That wasn't the plug piece broken off from a...

That wasn't the plug piece broken off from a Polar power meter was it?

http://www.dcrainmaker.com/images/2012/07/polar-look-keo-power-system-pedal-based-power-meter-in-depth-review-27.jpg
03-10-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By nhluhr

As a provider, the last thing I'd want is for a...

As a provider, the last thing I'd want is for a customer to see any indication that my work wasn't excellent.

I even make sure the damn directional arrows on Conti GP4000 tires are pointing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,892
Posted By nhluhr

Sounds like you only got the "Maui Cyclery to...

Sounds like you only got the "Maui Cyclery to Summit 10,023" segment. Did you start at the little "Lower Paia Park" public parking area just east of Paia? That's where the 10,016ft climb segment...
03-10-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,929
Posted By nhluhr

BB386 takes the cue from BB30 of a larger...

BB386 takes the cue from BB30 of a larger diameter spindle being stiffer but it fixes the massive design error of BB30 of having the bearings spaced so narrowly. BB386 bearings are spaced the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,892
Posted By nhluhr

Mine is right.... ...

Mine is right....

http://i.imgur.com/ETVHomm.png
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,047
Posted By nhluhr

I do all my own work exclusively... but then I'm...

I do all my own work exclusively... but then I'm a LBS mechanic as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,549
Posted By nhluhr

700x23 is still top seller at our shop but x25 is...

700x23 is still top seller at our shop but x25 is picking up steam quickly.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,447
Posted By nhluhr

Evans didn't charge the fee. It does have...

Evans didn't charge the fee. It does have nothing to do with them.

You effectively agree to pay tariffs every time you order goods from foreign countries. Those companies like ChainReaction and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By nhluhr

The Dura-Ace pedals do not have a titanium...

The Dura-Ace pedals do not have a titanium spindle. Not sure where you got that idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,494
Posted By nhluhr

You can't reuse the spokes from your SL+ to...

You can't reuse the spokes from your SL+ to rebuild the wheel with a G3. The spokes would be too short to use on the G3 since it has a 17mm lower flange diameter than the SL+.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-15, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By nhluhr

12mm. Brand matters not.

12mm. Brand matters not.
02-05-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,274
Posted By nhluhr

I wouldn't disagree with you but as you may have...

I wouldn't disagree with you but as you may have noticed above I said I "dribble on a bit of ChainL...and I'm good" - as in, I typically never get around to wiping off excess. I realize this creates...
02-05-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,274
Posted By nhluhr

Who the hell takes the chain off every week to...

Who the hell takes the chain off every week to clean it? That's absurd. Hell, I just dribble on a bit of ChainL every couple weeks and I'm good. Over 5000mi on the current CN-7901 and I'm in the...
02-04-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,274
Posted By nhluhr

Hundreds of miles? So, like, a couple weeks and...

Hundreds of miles? So, like, a couple weeks and you have to melt wax again?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By nhluhr

It's unlikely you'll catch the wave in front of...

It's unlikely you'll catch the wave in front of you quickly enough to make it worthwhile. You'll do better rotating with the lead riders of your wave.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,441
Posted By nhluhr

ahhhhh units. I'm the guy who objects to seeing...

ahhhhh units. I'm the guy who objects to seeing things like "KW" on a power statistic.
02-04-15, 11:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,274
Posted By nhluhr

Maybe you could better rationalize the use of...

Maybe you could better rationalize the use of products like One Ball? I can't find their MSDS sheet.

If they are anything like Simple Green, it's far from 'environmentally friendly'. Simply...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By nhluhr

Shimano did 'fix' this inherent difficulty with...

Shimano did 'fix' this inherent difficulty with their new 4bolt cranksets. They all have the same bolt pattern from compact to time trial. That doesn't help you I know but in case you're thinking...
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