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04-29-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By KCT1986

As far as being 'hosed', it all depends on the...

As far as being 'hosed', it all depends on the overall condition. If it has not been abused or sorely neglected, it may just need a good cleaning and adjusting. Some of the consumable on a 20+ year...
04-25-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By KCT1986

The SL-7700 will shift the RD-740x correctly for...

The SL-7700 will shift the RD-740x correctly for 8 speed Shimano cassettes. Just lock-out the final click.
The SL-R400 will not index properly with a RD-740x for 8 speed.
04-16-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By KCT1986

Much of it depends on the freehub body shoulder...

Much of it depends on the freehub body shoulder (deep or shallow).

Think that this what 70sSanO is referring to. Note the difference in how far the rear of the body would be in the hub shell.
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04-15-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By KCT1986

A lot will depend of which end of the cassette...

A lot will depend of which end of the cassette you think you'll use most and if you have a preferred position of the front ring.

With a single ring, using the extreme ends of the cassette will be...
04-14-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By KCT1986

Based on a guess of the limited info available,...

Based on a guess of the limited info available, the chainline would probably be aprox. 5mm further out. So, if the Suntour info is correct giving a 48mm chainline with a 113 BB then you'll be at...
04-14-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By KCT1986

Great and innovative way to "hack" the problem. ...

Great and innovative way to "hack" the problem.

Need you to post pictures when you can. Others may be able to use this example.
04-12-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By KCT1986

The Suntour specifies a 68-113 BB. Your...

The Suntour specifies a 68-113 BB.

Your current BB is probably too long. How are you measuring the 140mm on your current BB. Measurement is usually done to the end of the square portion, not...
04-12-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By KCT1986

We need to know if you're changing the whole...

We need to know if you're changing the whole crank or just rings. If new crank, what make & model.
04-12-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By KCT1986

If your bike has split cable stops, pull the...

If your bike has split cable stops, pull the brake calipers/arms apart at the rear and check for slack in the exposed part of the cable. Slack here would indicate an issue in the lever or the...
04-12-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By KCT1986

If you are looking for older RD and use index...

If you are looking for older RD and use index shifting, a RD with a cable adjuster built in or a unit marked SIS is your best choice. Units prior to these may not index properly.
04-10-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By KCT1986

The FC-x700 series was the beginning of the...

The FC-x700 series was the beginning of the spider with the integrated hollow spindle and had a different chainring attachment. No bolt hole on the outside of the spider, and different attachment of...
04-10-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By KCT1986

Sorry about not catching that you have a triple,...

Sorry about not catching that you have a triple, the mention of 53T (which was double only), made me think that it was a double.

Regardless, at this point, you'll probably have a hard time getting...
04-10-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By KCT1986

There is nothing unusual about these cranks. ...

There is nothing unusual about these cranks. Measured a set of FC-6500 crankarms. The thickness of the mounting point, where the rings sit is about 3.5mm. Measured some Shimano from the 6,7,8 speed...
04-03-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By KCT1986

Based on your pics, looks similar to a Mavic...

Based on your pics, looks similar to a Mavic wheelset on my early 2000's bike. Not sure how much servicing can really be done to the hub with sealed cartridges. Pulling the cartridge would require...
04-03-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By KCT1986

Mavic wheelset hubs are usually sealed cartridge...

Mavic wheelset hubs are usually sealed cartridge type. Not sure what you mean by "other brand of hubs". These are different from the standard cup & cone hubs,

Mavic's web site has some tech docs...
03-26-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,391
Posted By KCT1986

Post width for V brakes are normally spec'd at...

Post width for V brakes are normally spec'd at 77-85mm.

Shimano's frame specs are a good example of what is normal.
03-21-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,605
Posted By KCT1986

The above picture of the pic of the bike and...

The above picture of the pic of the bike and specs do not match. The bike as described in the specs is on the page after the specs on the Vintagecannondle site. The frame in post #1 is a plum...
03-16-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By KCT1986

If you decide to remove the large ring from the...

If you decide to remove the large ring from the crankarm, note that there is lock nut stop ring next to the ring with the 8 notches. Give it a good cleaning and you'll see it. The ring is easily...
03-15-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 762
Posted By KCT1986

My guess is that it is '91 model in size 21". ...

My guess is that it is '91 model in size 21".

For reference, I own 2 racing Dales from the mid 80s. A 48cm and a 50cm. The 48 has a top tube/down tube junction similar to one in post #15, and...
02-12-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By KCT1986

A roll pin works well for this. Get the smallest...

A roll pin works well for this. Get the smallest size that will fit over the spring end. If it's really short, get another pin about 2 size larger and insert the smaller into the larger to lengthen...
01-12-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,285
Posted By KCT1986

Thanks for posting the link. That is the...

Thanks for posting the link.

That is the one. Could not get the link to work.
01-12-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,285
Posted By KCT1986

Try doing a search for; Shimano 105 (SL-5500) STI...

Try doing a search for; Shimano 105 (SL-5500) STI lever Disassembly and Assembly Pictures

Can't figure out how to post a link.

Someone posted to a flickr account pic & directions. Best that...
01-11-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,082
Posted By KCT1986

Is it possible to reduce the hub width? If there...

Is it possible to reduce the hub width? If there is room between the smallest cog and the dropout, remove and swapping around the spacers or locknuts to equally reduce each side. If you do each...
01-10-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, adjusting to index for the middle cogs may...

Yes, adjusting to index for the middle cogs may give you a few usable gears. The high & low end would quite a bit off.

If you want to experiment, any Shimano RD with a 1.7 actuation ratio would...
01-10-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By KCT1986

Thanks for making the change. That's quite a...

Thanks for making the change.

That's quite a chart you created. Very informative and a worthy reference.
01-09-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By KCT1986

Regarding your 0.2mm, do you mean between 1.9mm &...

Regarding your 0.2mm, do you mean between 1.9mm & 1.7mm? These numbers are per 1mm of cable pull from the shifter.

The DA 8 speed shifter pulls aprox. 2.52mm per cog shift, so (0.2mm x 2.52 =...
01-08-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By KCT1986

The pull ratio (actuation ratio) remained the...

The pull ratio (actuation ratio) remained the same for all of the 74xx series RDs. All 74xx series shifters was based on this ratio.

There were a few changes in the RDs to allow for the larger...
01-08-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By KCT1986

Looks like it is altered/damaged. The upper...

Looks like it is altered/damaged. The upper riveted pivot axle on the link arm looks bent or loose. The front part of the rivet looks like it's not flush.

The link arm (with the rectangular...
01-08-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, this is correct, 7400 series is different. ...

Yes, this is correct, 7400 series is different.

With a 8 speed DA shifter & 7700 RD (standard routing), the shifting would be about the same as Shimano 9 speed spacing, with 8 cogs possible.
01-03-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By KCT1986

Based on the pic, it looks like the clearance...

Based on the pic, it looks like the clearance between the chain and dropout is about what you would expect for a road bike with 9 or 10 speed cassettes. How the chainstay & seatstay are connected to...
01-03-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By KCT1986

Could be a 66cm size frame which was offered in...

Could be a 66cm size frame which was offered in some years in the Criterium Series. Frameset only in this size for some years, so components would be varying. Maybe painted similar to the Black...
01-02-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,300
Posted By KCT1986

Based on the pic. It appears that you have a...

Based on the pic. It appears that you have a standard Hyperglide style cassette. This uses a lockring at the outer end of the freehub body. This is easy to work on with the proper tools. Need a...
01-01-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By KCT1986

Of you're referring to the ST touring bikes,...

Of you're referring to the ST touring bikes, depending on the year, some of the ST series of bikes used 27" tires, and changed to 700c during later years. Don't know what year had each.

Lighter...
01-01-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By KCT1986

My take of this is that the new wheel may have...

My take of this is that the new wheel may have the cassette a little more inboard (closer to the centerline of the frame) and is enough to cause this. If the OP needed to adjust the RD's low limit...
12-30-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,119
Posted By KCT1986

The Cannondale catalog for 1994 list many of the...

The Cannondale catalog for 1994 list many of the road models with the cantilever dropouts with 8 speed groupsets. Would be surprising if they were still using 126mm rears, at least in the later...
12-28-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By KCT1986

Changing the freehub body is a good option. What...

Changing the freehub body is a good option. What brand & model is the hub. Some of the common brands would probably be familiar to someone here and they may be able to provide pointers.

Dropout...
12-28-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By KCT1986

Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately, it all...

Thanks for the reply.

Unfortunately, it all seems OK and should not be any of the issues that I had in mind. Your answers to all the other posters' question also seems to check out. Chainring...
12-28-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By KCT1986

These older FDs were designed for a lot of cable...

These older FDs were designed for a lot of cable pull, as evidenced by the longer arm for the cable attachment point. Newer levers usually don't pull enough cable to move these FD cages for proper...
12-28-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By KCT1986

Based on the way the freehub body looks in the...

Based on the way the freehub body looks in the OP's pics, the problem is with the new freehub body. In the pic below of the FH-6500, the protrusion is deeper than what is normal for the OP's hub...
12-27-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By KCT1986

Appears to be an incompatibility of the new...

Appears to be an incompatibility of the new freehub body and the hub shell. Shimano has a few different variations of how deep the freehub body is. Most are reasonably flush in back of the freehub...
12-27-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,272
Posted By KCT1986

I always test the patched tube in a spare wheel...

I always test the patched tube in a spare wheel before putting it in as a spare. With the newer tubes that have a lot of mold lines and the newer type of patch kits, seems like patches are not as...
12-25-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By KCT1986

Is this happening on all/most of cogs of cass.? ...

Is this happening on all/most of cogs of cass.? If smaller cogs mostly, could the chain be clipping the teeth on the big chainring at this extreme angle?

Is this a asymmetrical chain? correctly...
12-25-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By KCT1986

Is this happening on all/most of cogs of cass.? ...

Is this happening on all/most of cogs of cass.?

Is this a asymmetrical chain? correctly aligned?

How's shifting front and rear?
12-22-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By KCT1986

The RD-6800 has a different design of how the...

The RD-6800 has a different design of how the outer cage attaches to the main body. It uses a bolt from inside the pulley cage, as opposed to the method that was used for many years that had a long...
12-21-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,366
Posted By KCT1986

Gnats, clouds of them when it's humid. Nothing...

Gnats, clouds of them when it's humid. Nothing like having them crawling around in your scalp and walking around the inside of your glasses.

Bees, been stung a few times. Once had one bounce off...
12-21-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By KCT1986

Would add a chain breaker tool to be able to size...

Would add a chain breaker tool to be able to size a new chain to length or open a chain that doesn't have a removable link. Just need to determine what speed chains you think that you'll encounter...
12-20-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By KCT1986

Can't give you specifics of what would work with...

Can't give you specifics of what would work with your FSA, but can say that if your frame has a BB-6500, at least you know that it's threaded. Pretty sure that it's 68mm wide and thus standard...
12-20-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By KCT1986

The crank has a 130 BCD thus the limit on size of...

The crank has a 130 BCD thus the limit on size of the small ring. You may be able find 38T with a 130 BCD but these are a specialty item from a few generic suppliers. Not sure if the bolt placement...
12-18-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By KCT1986

That part may not be present in the RD-4700. The...

That part may not be present in the RD-4700. The diagram posted is of a different model, it's for a Dura Ace.

Attached is a pic of the RD-4700, note the pressed-in insert on the exit point of the...
12-17-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By KCT1986

Was wondering the same thing. On the older RDs,...

Was wondering the same thing. On the older RDs, there was a ring press-fitted on the exit side of the cable hole, opposite of the cable tension adjuster. This would sometimes get pushed out by...
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