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04-19-17, 09:45 AM
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Posted By atlantis

And a 11 speed chain will work fine with a 4700...

And a 11 speed chain will work fine with a 4700 crankset and rd ?
04-19-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By atlantis

You mean I could keep the same crankset , rd and...

You mean I could keep the same crankset , rd and fd and just get a cassette and 11speed bar ends , that should work right ?
04-19-17, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By atlantis

Wow ! Bike Gremlin I was just reading this...

Wow ! Bike Gremlin
I was just reading this stuff on your page, it is an honour to chat with you.
Do you have any solution for this to work since I have some of the parts
04-19-17, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By atlantis

Shimano 4700 compatibility query

Hi !

I have the 4700 crankset, Fd and Rd.
The brifters are pretty expensive , hence I was looking at bar ends.
I have read online, that the pull ratio of Shimano 11 speed shifters is similar to...
03-29-17, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By atlantis

@ corrado33 I started working on the mech this...

@ corrado33
I started working on the mech this morning and realised that my chain was 1.5 inches short , since I had swapped from the parts bin. Resized and resolved the chain. Shifting became...
03-28-17, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By atlantis

yes i read somewhere its a 68x118 bottom bracket

yes i read somewhere its a 68x118 bottom bracket
03-28-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By atlantis

26t is fine , no issue there. Surly has the Sora...

26t is fine , no issue there. Surly has the Sora 3503 on their stock bikes. They had their similar crankset and fd on the 9 speeds as well as the 10 speeds now. I took the cue from there. I think...
03-28-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By atlantis

I also wanted to clarify, the bb52 hollowtech bb...

I also wanted to clarify, the bb52 hollowtech bb , came with 3x 2.5mm spacers. 2 for the driveside and 1 for the non drive side. Initially the fd would need a lot of effort to reach the largest...
03-28-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By atlantis

Sure Mr IGH will certainly do that. corrado33...

Sure Mr IGH will certainly do that. corrado33 ,these are 10 speed dura ace shifters, they were a spare, hence used it to make this bike a 10 speed. shifting is flawless at the rear.
Yes the fd is...
03-28-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By atlantis

Surly Disk trucker build front mech issues

HI !

I have built up a D Trucker with the following components
Deore M590 Crankset 48-36-26
Fd Sora 3503
dura Ace shifters. friction front and index rear.

I am not being able to get a smooth...
11-26-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

Will do that certainly ! Gratitude for all...

Will do that certainly !

Gratitude for all your responses,
Since mirror builds it is, what would be the trailing spokes in a fixie rear wheel, and disk brake rear and front ? ie. with heads in or...
11-25-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

An update ! After pondering over the thread and...

An update !
After pondering over the thread and some reading, I realised that my lacing pattern on standard wheels was kinda wrong.

I was not doing a mirror build, and was lacing most of my...
11-02-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

Does the leading spokes ie inbound or outbound...

Does the leading spokes ie inbound or outbound make a difference or cause an issue, such as in my case ?

I wanted to mention all of my builds have the leading spokes inbound.

The only...
11-01-16, 10:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

FBinNY Initially the problem arose ( alternate...

FBinNY
Initially the problem arose ( alternate tensions)when i finished the wheel, but someone advised to check tension during the build , hence I started to check earlier.
When i reach a good...
11-01-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

And the uneven tension ghost, rears its ugly...

And the uneven tension ghost, rears its ugly head.
This time I was building a front wheel (rim brake) , and the tensions started to alternate on the same side.
I did the same build process, as...
10-06-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

Yes finally got down to work on the wheel ! ...

Yes finally got down to work on the wheel !
Grabbed the coffee and you were spot on with this statement "So in effect, the tight spokes are pulling against each other rather than their opposites on...
10-05-16, 11:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

Sorry for the late reply, was under the weather ....

Sorry for the late reply, was under the weather . I will be trying out your suggestions and let you know on the progress
09-28-16, 09:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

Thanks for replying in. A bit confused,...

Thanks for replying in.

A bit confused, could you pls make it simpler.
I normally normally build by feel. The tensiometer is only a last minute checking. But I could have blundered somewhere. ...
09-28-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,900
Posted By atlantis

Unequal Spoke Tensions !

Hi !

I am building a rear wheel disc, 32 hole.
Normal steel round spokes and brass nipples.

The wheel seemed ok , dish was fine, but when I checked the spoke tension with a park tool...
09-28-16, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By atlantis

Sorry for the late reply ! this thing got sorted,...

Sorry for the late reply ! this thing got sorted, although no input from me.
This is a learning process :)

i just rode the bicycle for 25km and the problem went away. Thanks for all the inputs.
09-01-16, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By atlantis

its a set of loose rings after the fixed cluster

its a set of loose rings after the fixed cluster
09-01-16, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By atlantis

No there is no spacer there, the cog design has a...

No there is no spacer there, the cog design has a spacer in it.
08-31-16, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By atlantis

Surly troll build query

Hi ! .
I am building up a 16" troll, with dyna sys components
Crankset: deoreM610 48-36-26
FD Deore trekking FD -T611
Rear Derailleur: Deore TRekking Rd -T610 SGS
Shifters:Slx M670
Chain...
04-20-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By atlantis

Thanks for replying in, sorry i didn't get you...

Thanks for replying in, sorry i didn't get you there ! My current hybrid is an 8 speed .



So I can use a Sram 10 speed shifter x7 or x9 with a dyna sys rear derailluer, or is it possible to...
04-20-16, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By atlantis

Dyna - Sys Query

Hi !
I just could not find the direct answer to my query , hope you would help me out.
I have been gifted an M610 Deore Crankset 48-36-26.
Was wanting to upgrade my hybrid, with a 9 speed , but...
04-20-16, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By atlantis

True to that. Will certainly do so. Thanks

True to that. Will certainly do so. Thanks
04-13-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By atlantis

Hi ! Thank you , thank you to all, problem has...

Hi ! Thank you , thank you to all, problem has been sorted. I started checking the cables, all was well ! until I saw the cable stop, it's a plastic part and its bolted under the down tube, this was...
04-12-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By atlantis

Cyccommute, I will certainly check that today,...

Cyccommute, I will certainly check that today, thanks for the detailed information, and thank you all.l will keep you posted
04-12-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By atlantis

Sadly done that too !

Sadly done that too !
04-12-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By atlantis

Yes I have checked the height and angle, its...

Yes I have checked the height and angle, its perfect. I have also checked for cracks but nothing visible :(
04-12-16, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By atlantis

Front dérailleur is driving me crazy

Hi!

I have a hybrid with a triple 48-38-28 crankset, 8 speed . This bicycle was working perfectly well and also well maintained. Suddenly the shifting of the front derailleur has gone bad. That...
01-05-16, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By atlantis

Thank you for your replies, will certainly give...

Thank you for your replies, will certainly give the narrower tires a shot.
01-04-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By atlantis

650c Rim swap for a 26 "

Hi!

Specs
650c rim 650x23c tires.
Calliper brakes

I wanted to put in wider tires, but unfortunately for my rim I can only find 25c tires.

I borrowed a 26 inch rim (without tire) and fit...
04-03-15, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By atlantis

Thank you for all your replies ! Actually I have...

Thank you for all your replies ! Actually I have just acquired a Tension meter, hence the variable checks on my wheels. @dabac (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=114951) & davidad with ref to...
04-03-15, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By atlantis

Wheel Building question !

Hi !
This is a question for the people who are wheels builders and love to work on their wheels. Its a bit long pls bear with me !
Rear Wheels.
I have been building wheels for recreation, and...
02-10-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,321
Posted By atlantis

HI ! @thenomad...

HI ! @thenomad (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=73597) , I have been working on this build since some time and landed up with a lot of variations, just bear with me , i will put down the...
02-08-15, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,321
Posted By atlantis

While working on this build , needed some more...

While working on this build , needed some more input.
if i go for a 9 speed build with the following is it ok that is are they compatible ?

Crankset Shimano Deore M590 / 48-36-26
Dura Ace 9...
02-04-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,321
Posted By atlantis

c_m_shooter these sites are very nice. Any other...

c_m_shooter these sites are very nice. Any other reliable sites you could point me to ? Preferably the ones you have shopped from.
02-04-15, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By atlantis

@ Android Thanks. mconlonx any issues with the...

@ Android Thanks. mconlonx any issues with the mtb front or is it the limit of 42 chainring that you advise me a road fd
@ Andy_K its bottom pull 28.6 although i have a braze on too.
02-03-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By atlantis

Compatibility and selection of front mech

Hi !

Can you please tell me if the following components are compatible,having an issue with the front derailleur selection.

shifter Dura Ace 9 speed bar end shifters.
Crankset Shimano alivio...
02-03-15, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,321
Posted By atlantis

@ cm shooter Are these handle bars available on...

@ cm shooter Are these handle bars available on crc or evans ?
gamby, I would love to go 9 speed , i have a 9 speed road bike, and I am no fan of higher gears, but the pricing of 9 speed...
01-29-15, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,321
Posted By atlantis

Building up a multi purpose Cyclocross.

Hi !

Planning to build up a Surly Cross Check.

I was initially planning to go for a road groupset, but costs did not permit me so.

I have finally decided on a shimano mix, of mtb components...
03-11-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,988
Posted By atlantis

Thanks ! Yes they are interchangeable . @ Ithadan...

Thanks ! Yes they are interchangeable . @ Ithadan - I have 2 fronts so the bolt size is long, can I put spacers and use it for the rear ?
03-11-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,988
Posted By atlantis

Side pull brakes installation issue !

I am planning to install these brakes on my bike and a little confused with the barrel positions on the brake

This link is of the front brake.
...
02-25-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,984
Posted By atlantis

Yes that is true ! ThimbleSmash :) the only...

Yes that is true ! ThimbleSmash :) the only positive response I have received. In all honesty the variety of fixies/ single speeds is far more in the other countries. In my country if you make a...
02-25-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,984
Posted By atlantis

nope getting it for around $350. Did not care...

nope getting it for around $350. Did not care much for the color, but certainly liked the rims and hubs.
02-25-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,984
Posted By atlantis

Yikes ! Maybe this was the older 2009 model,...

Yikes !
Maybe this was the older 2009 model, the one that I have listed is a 2010. I will not be doing any stunts. Just needed a solid bike for city commutes.
02-25-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,984
Posted By atlantis

DC Pk Ripper Reviews

Hi !

http://www.sneakerfiles.com/2009/10/12/dc-x-se-pk-ripper-2010-fixed-gear/
I am keen on buying this bike, and needed your expert advice for the same.

Please let me know about the quality...
10-04-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By atlantis

Thanks for replying ! There is no problem...

Thanks for replying !

There is no problem with shifting. Yes the chain has stretched a bit checked it with a scale as well. So should I just change the chain as of now , cause I do not see any...
10-04-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By atlantis

7 Speed freewheel play.

Hi !


My Trek 7.1 fx has been used for about 1 1/2 years, and I checked the chain had stretched a little, checked it with a xtools gauge the .75 marker was almost in. On close observation, I...
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