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07-14-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By speedyspaghetti

26" Tubeless Rim Brake Rims?

Hey everyone -

Trying to build a wheelset for my Bridgestone MB-3 and I'm having a hard time finding a suitable rim. I know what I'm looking for is rather unobtanium, but maybe someone has an idea...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Campy 11 Speed Wheelset Questions

Hey everyone -

So I recently got lucky and found a bike I've been looking for a long time - a 1998 Ibis Spanky road bike.

I want to do modern components on it since I know I'll use it more if I...
05-27-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By speedyspaghetti

I'm terrible at getting air - can someone help me?

Hey everyone -

So I've recently been getting more into MTB and I love it. Just bought my first full-suspension last week (Ibis Ripmo AF) and I've been riding pretty much every day.

One thing...
05-22-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Ripmo AF vs. Aluminum Tallboy?

Hey guys -

So I've been looking for a full squish for a while. I really want a Ripley AF, but I've given up on that since they are unavailable literally everywhere.

I went to a bike shop about...
05-18-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Are those chucks threaded inside? How does the...

Are those chucks threaded inside? How does the adapter connect?
05-18-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Thanks for the detailed response! Yeah, that's...

Thanks for the detailed response! Yeah, that's what is holding me back a bit too. I feel like both the PT and the EVT should be under $90. Not sure where the PT is manufactured, but if it is anywhere...
05-18-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Interesting - I do like that price. So would...

Interesting - I do like that price.

So would I just buy something like this thing...
05-17-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Best inflator for air compressor?

Hey guys -

So I finally pulled the trigger on an air compressor for inflating tubeless tires, blowing dust out of parts, etc. Now I need to pick an inflator.

There's the Park Tool INF-2 which...
05-03-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Awesome, I'll look into that. Is it possible that...

Awesome, I'll look into that. Is it possible that the salmon Kool Stop pads are meant for wet conditions and as such as squeaky in the dry? I know their road salmon pads are meant for wet conditions,...
04-30-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Screeching Brakes on Vintage MTB

Hey everyone -

So my 1987 Bridgestone MB-3 recently starting howling like crazy when I brake. The pads are Kool Stop Eagle 2s Salmon Compound which I put on 4 months ago and maybe 300 miles. They...
04-27-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Good to know! Which tank size do you have?

Good to know! Which tank size do you have?
04-27-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By speedyspaghetti

1-Gal Air Compressor for Tubeless Tire Setup?

Hey everyone -

So yesterday was an extremely frustrating day. Riding my gravel bike with my 700x37 WTB Riddlers set up tubeless at about 35 psi on a trail I've done a million times and I get a...
04-24-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Would something like this work even with AXS? ...

Would something like this work even with AXS?

Ali Cassette...
04-24-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Yeah the 350s would be nice, but unfortunately...

Yeah the 350s would be nice, but unfortunately the next step up in build spec on the Stigmata is a good amount more expensive and not really worth it imo. I imagine I'll only swap the 650s on when I...
04-24-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Ah ****... guess I'll have to cancel my order. So...

Ah ****... guess I'll have to cancel my order. So I try the Gravelkings then? Or the Fire XC?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Yeah I mean I have other wheelsets - I just...

Yeah I mean I have other wheelsets - I just wanted to use it as an excuse to learn how to build wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Yeah I have no experience building wheels - I...

Yeah I have no experience building wheels - I just wanted to learn and I figured this would be a cheaper / fun way to do it since I already have the hub.
04-24-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Yeah so unfortunately the 700s that come with the...

Yeah so unfortunately the 700s that come with the bike use 370s, but the 650bs I already bought have 350s on them.
Forum: Want To Buy
04-23-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Depends on what it is!

Depends on what it is!
04-23-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Awesome, thanks for the input! I'll give those a...

Awesome, thanks for the input! I'll give those a shot in the future - hopefully I can find one that works. This Bridgestone seems to be the worst with regards to rear tire clearance - my Trek...
04-23-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By speedyspaghetti

I saw those Rene's - so beautiful, pretty penny...

I saw those Rene's - so beautiful, pretty penny though. Have you used them before? They seem a little slick for the riding I like to do.

Yeah the Gravelkings might be worth a shot - they are...
04-23-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Nice! I'll have to check those out - I did just...

Nice! I'll have to check those out - I did just find Continental RaceKings in 2.0 - so hopefully those work. Otherwise, I'll give the Panaracers a shot. My current tire is 26x1.95 but its on the more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Ok, makes sense. Yeah the hubs are nice, so maybe...

Ok, makes sense. Yeah the hubs are nice, so maybe just get a new rim and new spokes? Would I need to take any specific measurements of the hub beyond spoke holes to match it correctly to the spokes?
04-23-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Is it a significant amount of overlap? Or can you...

Is it a significant amount of overlap? Or can you deal with it on tight switchbacks? Unfortunately only the super expensive builds of the Stigmata come with a 650 option, so I'll have to buy separate.
04-23-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Yeah unfortunately the only Stigmata build kit...

Yeah unfortunately the only Stigmata build kit you can purchase with 650s is the $6000 one, which is more than I want to pay. Mine comes with 700s, but I figure I'll buy a used set of 650s and just...
04-23-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By speedyspaghetti

I would probably stick with a 10 speed chain IMO...

I would probably stick with a 10 speed chain IMO - the cassette is designed for that width of chain and an 11 speed one might create shifting issues. The 11 speed crankset will have slightly narrower...
04-23-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Where to buy 26x2.00 Tubeless Tires?

Hey guys -

So I have a couple of vintage MTBs that I enjoy riding tubeless - I was running my Bridgestone MB-3 with 26x1.95 vintage Hutchinson tires, but I recently got a sidewall tear that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By speedyspaghetti

So what specific measurements would I want from...

So what specific measurements would I want from the old hub/spokes to figure out what I need?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Replacing damaged rim

Hey guys -

So my Mavic Krysium Elites recently bit the dust - the hub won't freewheel anymore. I tried re-lubing as per directions but it is super sticky. I told this to my friend and he gave me a...
04-19-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Which 32 tires are you running? It seems like the...

Which 32 tires are you running? It seems like the smallest tire I could use on the specific rim that comes with the bike is 32mm so I'll have to shop around for that size.
04-19-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Will do - I'll measure everything when I get back...

Will do - I'll measure everything when I get back home from work today.

Yeah I think I would be ok with 2x10, although this bike just might be better suited to true XC stuff - I took it on this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By speedyspaghetti

3x10 Front Derailleur Question

Hey everyone -

So I'm helping out a kid down the street - his bike uses a braze-on FD (he has Shimano 105 3x10 speed shifters) which broke - I tried replacing it with my own 105 triple FD but mine...
04-12-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Will do - thanks. So follow up question then...

Will do - thanks.

So follow up question then - I kind of want to have this bike replace both my current gravel bike and road bike (cheap Chinese frame with Ultegra 2x10) so I planned on running...
04-11-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Oh wow, thanks for the awesome response! ...

Oh wow, thanks for the awesome response!

Love the DIY 12 speed - very ingenious.

So it seems to me then that all I would need is the GX RD, Force eTap shifters (I can find the left one easily,...
04-11-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By speedyspaghetti

A few SRAM AXS Questions

Hey everyone -

So I recently hit "purchase" on a 2021 Santa Cruz Stigmata - super, super pumped. My first ever big bike purchase. I love the look of the frame and the company, but I'm not super...
04-09-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Upgrading older hardtrail

Hey guys -

So I've recently been getting into mountain biking more and a friend of mine gave me his old hardtail - a 2011 Bianchi JAB7500 26er. The bike is awesome, I know it's not the highest...
04-07-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Did you buy the Ibis in the 650b configuration?...

Did you buy the Ibis in the 650b configuration? Or did you buy a separate wheelset?
03-30-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Help with vintage frame identification

Hey everyone -

So I grew up spending my summers in Italy visiting my grandparents. They lived in a house inside of a big regional park with miles and miles of trails and I spent most of days back...
03-30-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Santa Cruz Stigmata Questions/Opinions

Hey everyone -

So I'm contemplating the purchase of a new Santa Cruz Stigmata in 54c with the SRAM Rival 1x build. My LBS has a shipment coming in in a month so I put a refundable deposit down but...
03-25-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By speedyspaghetti

So based on an online calculator a 700x37...

So based on an online calculator a 700x37 wheelset would give me a diameter of 696mm (diameter is what I need, right? Not circumference) and a 650b x 42 tire/wheel combo would give me 668mm in...
03-25-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Yeah I've been drooling over a Santa Cruz...

Yeah I've been drooling over a Santa Cruz Stigmata or Ibis Hakka... but probably shouldn't spend that much after having just bought the Scott 6 months ago. About how much would my bottom bracket drop...
03-25-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Is there a conversion "ratio" or whatever to...

Is there a conversion "ratio" or whatever to figure out what the similar size would be?
03-25-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Awesome! Did you notice any adverse effects?

Awesome! Did you notice any adverse effects?
03-25-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,208
Posted By speedyspaghetti

+1 on GravelKing SKs - they are a major PITA to...

+1 on GravelKing SKs - they are a major PITA to install tubeless (but it seems like you don't care about that) but they have ridiculous grip even in the 700x35 size. My friend has them on his S-Works...
03-25-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Which 30c tubeless tires are you looking at?

Which 30c tubeless tires are you looking at?
03-25-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By speedyspaghetti

700c to 650b Conversion Questions

Hey everyone -

So I got into gravel riding last year and I love it. Since I bought my bike, I've put way more miles on it than my road bike by about a 3-1 ratio. Unfortunately, I didn't really...
03-11-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Gotcha - so I ended up buying a used Tiagra 4400...

Gotcha - so I ended up buying a used Tiagra 4400 - on the Shimano website it lists SS and GS as the two options with the GS being the one with 27 gear capacity - so I should be fine, correct?
03-11-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By speedyspaghetti

So I think I'm just gonna replace the RD with a...

So I think I'm just gonna replace the RD with a used 105 or Tiagra, but what I'm running into is that since this is a triple, I need a triple-specific GS derailleur, correct? Or would be able to get...
03-11-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By speedyspaghetti

Will do - I was looking for excuse to buy a new...

Will do - I was looking for excuse to buy a new tool anyway lol. Park Tool DAG 2.2 on order from Amazon and will be here tomorrow...
03-11-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By speedyspaghetti

1 - I'll try doing this later tonight. 2 - Do...

1 - I'll try doing this later tonight.
2 - Do they still make replacement cages for older 9-speed RDs like this?
3 - The RD is an Ultegra, I know that 105 and Ultegra are interchangeable (the...
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