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03-06-21, 02:35 PM
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Posted By clubman

You probably shouldn't mix 6/7 speed cranks with...

You probably shouldn't mix 6/7 speed cranks with 10 speed cassettes and chains. dddd mentions it and some workarounds but this is maybe a source of your problems. The front derailleur too. Keep your...
03-03-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By oneclick

It's possible that a too-short crank axle could...

It's possible that a too-short crank axle could place the outer ring too far inward. Was the axle was changed to be correct for a single-speed?
03-03-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By dddd

It's common and normal for the chain to rub...

It's common and normal for the chain to rub against the big ring when running in the small-to-small gearing.

Novices often use that gear because of a dislike of selecting a precise lever position...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-19-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By dsaul

Definitely bent from a frontal impact, so the...

Definitely bent from a frontal impact, so the head tube angle is steeper than intended. I wouldn't have any concerns with riding it, just keep an eye on that unsupported cable routing hole in the...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I now agree with Cynikal. The additional images...

I now agree with Cynikal. The additional images are telling. Thanks for them.

I would likely not put much, if any, $ into this bike. Both the impacted frame and the internal routed cable are deal...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Cynikal

It sure looks like a traditional front impact...

It sure looks like a traditional front impact that was made worse by the unsupported internal routing hole (that is in the worst possible locations btw).
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I'm not sure what specifically are the...

I'm not sure what specifically are the concerns... so I'll just say some stuff.

The brake cable port and front underside of the TT- Are the squiggly lines cracks, rust fingers or the uneven edges...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By unterhausen

Do you see a downtube bend? I wonder if someone...

Do you see a downtube bend? I wonder if someone added an internal brake line to a frame that was made under stress, and it buckled at the opening.
Forum: Introductions
06-20-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By lucky92

Welcome to this forum, I am new here too!

Welcome to this forum, I am new here too!
Forum: Introductions
06-18-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By project jayden

welcome!!!

welcome!!!
Forum: Introductions
06-18-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Ifixjetz1

Welcome

Welcome
Forum: Introductions
06-18-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By WastedYouth

This is cool, I've got a few old English bikes...

This is cool, I've got a few old English bikes I've more or less inherited. Just done my introduction beneath this thread also looking for more details o the old gems. Look forward to seeing...
06-16-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By jp911

IMO, it's all about tire clearance and how much...

IMO, it's all about tire clearance and how much you can stuff in the frame, fork, and brake setup. Old rigid mountain bikes with cantilever brakes are generally a better starting point than a road...
06-16-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By shoota

BUT, if you're dead set on it then watch this...

BUT, if you're dead set on it then watch this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHXYN1JH8Oc
06-16-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Koyote

This. You'll spend a bunch of money and time...

This.

You'll spend a bunch of money and time and end up with a bike that still isn't well-suited to gravel.
06-16-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By shoota

I'm gonna burst your bubble here, but just buy an...

I'm gonna burst your bubble here, but just buy an entry level gravel bike. You're going down a rabbit hole that you won't like the end of.
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