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03-01-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By RGMN

Get the Record hubs and pull the freehub and...

Get the Record hubs and pull the freehub and cutout axle from it. They will work on your Chorus hub. (That's how I got my cutout axle and freehub. And a new set of bearings & cone for it.)
02-27-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By RGMN

You should only need the axle. All the other...

You should only need the axle. All the other parts come off the old axle.

I found in my notes that the freehub bearings are 6803 2RS, 2 needed. The outer bearing needs to be pushed out, then...
02-26-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By RGMN

You can use freehub body FH-BUU015 but you have...

You can use freehub body FH-BUU015 but you have to change the axle to the cutout version FH-BO001. FH-CH215 is on the left, FH-BUU015 is on the right
...
02-25-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By RGMN

Yes, the Shimano splined freehubs use the same...

Yes, the Shimano splined freehubs use the same pawls and spring as the Campagnolo splined freehubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,889
Posted By RGMN

Mine sure is the "ONE bike." It is my go-to bike...

Mine sure is the "ONE bike." It is my go-to bike if I have any question on what which one to use, and it never fails to put a smile on my face.

I use a 6 stem on mine and the bars are about 1/2"...
02-17-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By RGMN

Fulcrum recommends...

Fulcrum recommends (https://www.fulcrumwheels.com/area/download/download.php?tab=doc&rnd=bVYFlOdLdK&rnds=&rndc=1&rnts=1) greasing the pawls & ratchet ring with lithium grease. Funny thing is that...
02-13-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By RGMN

Normally I don't lube the cables under the bottom...

Normally I don't lube the cables under the bottom bracket, but on the occasions when there is too much friction I use Drislide Bike-Aid...
01-15-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By RGMN

Campagnolo's grease is Kluber Isoflex Topas...

Campagnolo's grease is Kluber Isoflex Topas NB52...
12-29-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,291
Posted By RGMN

I've broken chains on both road and mountain...

I've broken chains on both road and mountain bikes while riding. They always broke while shifting under power. I've been with my riding buddies when they've broken chains. Always when they were...
12-27-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By RGMN

Sella Italia Flite...

Sella Italia Flite (https://us.selleitalia.com/en/saddles/?f=flite)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,297
Posted By RGMN

I was one of those customers. Bought a new car,...

I was one of those customers. Bought a new car, returned it for service before I left the lot. I sort of think new cars should have operational brakes i.e. a pedal doesn't go to the floor. 2 days...
12-13-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By RGMN

NEVER argue with cxwrench. He is ALWAYS right....

NEVER argue with cxwrench. He is ALWAYS right. (That's why I have him on my ignore list.)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By RGMN

That looks just a touch big for you ;)

That looks just a touch big for you ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By RGMN

I used have a Damocles as my primary road bike. ...

I used have a Damocles as my primary road bike. Loved it. Then I put together a Ritchey Road Logic 2.0 as around town, casual ride bike, but found I was using it more and more until the Damocles...
11-26-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,189
Posted By RGMN

Love my Varia. It improves the situational...

Love my Varia. It improves the situational awareness enormousness. Besides being a very bright tail light.
11-26-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By RGMN

Once upon a time Campagnolo made an inexpensive...

Once upon a time Campagnolo made an inexpensive plastic tool to help install the freehub. You would get the pawls and springs positioned properly, the slide it into the tool. The tool would compress...
11-25-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By RGMN

It's been a while I've rebuilt one of this...

It's been a while I've rebuilt one of this version hubs, but I think you have this correct. The DS nut gets positioned to locate the axles in the dropouts, tighten the set screw making sure it is in...
11-14-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By RGMN

The adjuster should be Campagnolo P/N BR-RE409. ...

The adjuster should be Campagnolo P/N BR-RE409. Your LBS should be able to order them from Quality for about $35 each. If you are willing to try ordering them from overseas you should be able to...
11-14-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By RGMN

Put me down for it doesn't matter. I have...

Put me down for it doesn't matter.

I have XC6 & XC8 with the tension adjustment, and some original ATAC with no adjustment. It makes a slight difference in release force, but it is also something...
11-07-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By RGMN

Put the lock ring tool on a bench vise, put the...

Put the lock ring tool on a bench vise, put the lock ring on the tool, and use the rim to turn it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By RGMN

https://www.mcmaster.com/round-belts/round-belts-8...

https://www.mcmaster.com/round-belts/round-belts-8/
11-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By RGMN

https://www.sparkfun.com/ ...

https://www.sparkfun.com/
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https://www.mouser.com/
https://www.alliedelec.com/
https://www.newark.com/
https://www.microcenter.com/...
11-01-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By RGMN

If you're using the brine regen waste water then...

If you're using the brine regen waste water then I would stop using it, but if you're using what comes out of the faucet your bike should be fine, other than galvanic corrosion that can occur between...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,257
Posted By RGMN

I usually avoid the low- and high-end stuff so...

I usually avoid the low- and high-end stuff so I've been using mostly XC8 pedals, and have occasionally used XC6. I did have a pair of the titanium spindle XC12s but forgot to swap them off that bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,257
Posted By RGMN

Most people I know use the XC series rather than...

Most people I know use the XC series rather than the MX. I have original ATACs, XC6, and XC8 and they all work well. I've had a couple of bails break on the original ATACs but other than a lost dust...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,257
Posted By RGMN

Another vote for Time ATAC pedals. They give 17...

Another vote for Time ATAC pedals. They give 17 degrees float, not as much as Frogs but I find that it is more than enough. I'm hoping to try some of their new single sided Gravel Pedals...
10-27-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,308
Posted By RGMN

Several years ago a buddy and I were out for a...

Several years ago a buddy and I were out for a ride out by his place in the country. We're riding side-by-side on a nearly deserted road when some guy in a pickup comes up behind us and starts...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By RGMN

I have those gloves. The fleece does almost...

I have those gloves. The fleece does almost nothing to stop the wind. Any breeze about about 5 mph cuts right thorough them. Funny thing about cycling, you generate your own wind. They don't work...
10-22-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,308
Posted By RGMN

Got to spend a night in jail after getting pulled...

Got to spend a night in jail after getting pulled over on my bike. Cop decided that is was suspicious that a minority kid would have a nice bike, even stranger that he would be carrying the sales...
09-22-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,520
Posted By RGMN

If you know what dealers have new 2019s I'd love...

If you know what dealers have new 2019s I'd love to know. Every dealer within 300 miles of me is out of stock, and we're looking for a companion to this one. And the Alltrack has only been to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,767
Posted By RGMN

:thumb: I didn't realize how many of my routes...

:thumb: I didn't realize how many of my routes used that that bridge. I've been across it 4 times in the last week.
09-21-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,520
Posted By RGMN

VW quit selling the Golf Sportwagen and the Golf...

VW quit selling the Golf Sportwagen and the Golf Alltrack after the 2019 model year, and doesn't plan on bringing the Mk8 Golf Estates to the US.

I went for a ride with a buddy a couple of weeks...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,767
Posted By RGMN

I found my hands slipped more in the gloves than...

I found my hands slipped more in the gloves than they did on the hoods or the tape (Fizik Endurance Tacky) so I ditched the gloves. I still use gloves on group rides or in cold weather but I usually...
09-21-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By RGMN

https://www.fumpapumps.com/ ...

https://www.fumpapumps.com/
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,845
Posted By RGMN

I find I ride much, much slower when I'm actively...

I find I ride much, much slower when I'm actively having a heart attack (https://www.bikeforums.net/21596449-post8.html) than when I'm not.
09-13-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 7,420
Posted By RGMN

I don't understand gravel riding. I don't...

I don't understand gravel riding. I don't understood why I should pack up my bike, drive 20-30 miles to gravel roads, and go for a ride on a surface I'm more likely to crash on (even with gravel...
09-10-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,821
Posted By RGMN

I lost over 15 lbs between when I was admitted...

I lost over 15 lbs between when I was admitted and when I went home (7 days.) It didn't help that they didn't feed me for almost 4 days, and when they did I barfed up the first meal (likely a delayed...
09-07-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,320
Posted By RGMN

An extended right arm is codified as a legal...

An extended right arm is codified as a legal signal (https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/169.19) for a right turn in some states. But it still doesn't fix the problem of drivers not knowing what...
09-05-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,076
Posted By RGMN

High power rocketry ...

High power rocketry
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08-31-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By RGMN

Just 'cause you use a torque wrench doesn't mean...

Just 'cause you use a torque wrench doesn't mean you put your brain away. It you're tightening something with a torque wrench if it feels too tight STOP. Check that everything is assembled correctly,...
08-31-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,201
Posted By RGMN

The paved path right next to the road is actually...

The paved path right next to the road is actually a sidewalk. There is no easy way on or off it for a bike. The actual bike path is on the hill and is a crushed limestone surface. Some don't like...
08-30-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By RGMN

I have that same torque wrench. Any 1/4" hex...

I have that same torque wrench. Any 1/4" hex shaft bit will work in it.

I'd go somewhere else for those Wiha bits. $27 is a real premium for 6 bits, even if they are Wiha. McMaster has a 7 piece...
08-30-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,201
Posted By RGMN

He could do something about but didn't have the...

He could do something about but didn't have the integrity to do it. And we wonder why LEOs act the way they do.
08-26-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,201
Posted By RGMN

If I'm going to ride Minnetonka Blvd I usually...

If I'm going to ride Minnetonka Blvd I usually stay on Minnetonka Dr to the right turn on Elm, take the informal entrance to the LRT trail, ride the couple hundred yards to Shady Oak on the trail,...
08-26-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,201
Posted By RGMN

I always use the trail when I ride thru the Mills...

I always use the trail when I ride thru the Mills for that exact reason. But I'm usually crossing that intersection to go north on Plymouth rather than ride along Mtka. And Minnetonka PD only cares...
08-23-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By RGMN

There are also different lock rings depending on...

There are also different lock rings depending on if you have an 11t or 12-16t 1st cog.
08-23-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By RGMN

Most LEO have no incentive to check the serial...

Most LEO have no incentive to check the serial number of a bike. If it gets sold at auction that money goes to the police department. If they check the serial number and find that an owner reported...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By RGMN

Last winter on a whim I purchased a boot dryer...

Last winter on a whim I purchased a boot dryer (https://www.amazon.com/DryGuy-Forced-Boot-Dryer-Garment/dp/B010A5J5FU/) keep both my XC ski boots and my winter riding boots dry. I got it primarily...
08-18-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By RGMN

I run 23 and 25mm tires on Belgium Plus rims. No...

I run 23 and 25mm tires on Belgium Plus rims. No problems with the tires on the rims what-so-ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By RGMN

Even if you carry a spare tube it is always a...

Even if you carry a spare tube it is always a good idea to carry a patch kit. I like the Park Pre-Glued Patches (https://www.parktool.com/product/super-patch-kit-gp-2), they are quick to install,...
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