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03-15-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By bjohn

thanks for that, its hard to keep up with every...

thanks for that, its hard to keep up with every spec, sometimes its just as good to solve yourself with common sense
03-15-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By bjohn

Cluster spacer

I have durace C24 9000 wheels (hence standard freebody) and an ultegre 10speed CS-6700 cluster. I inserted the spacer that came with the wheels
2mm? thick. When riding the rear wheel is very noisy...
01-25-15, 03:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By bjohn

I agree with a lot of your comments, yes when is...

I agree with a lot of your comments, yes when is it 'good enough', the flex is probably OK, also it's interesting to look at the skewers nut as it also moves as the threaded shaft flexes to...
01-24-15, 02:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By bjohn

pretty sure i've fixed it by very finely scraping...

pretty sure i've fixed it by very finely scraping the carbon fibre high spots then a very gentle wet sand, it didnt need much, then used black to colour in dropout and fastened, removed dropout and...
01-22-15, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By bjohn

eddy merckx emx3, 2 years old, i have been...

eddy merckx emx3, 2 years old, i have been persevering, but probably too late to take it back, (frame / dropouts are carbon)
01-22-15, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By bjohn

Rear deraileur hanger flex - carbon mount face not flat / parrellel

My rear deraileur flexes too much when skewers are tightened cause gear change problems; I have done all other fixes, but now realised that the carbon mounting face for the aluminium hanger is not...
09-01-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By bjohn

Yes, also due to carbon dropouts the force has to...

Yes, also due to carbon dropouts the force has to be good and repeatable so the designers had to get it correct. Its seems they have got the frame dropout thickness and cam offset right, so once the...
09-01-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By bjohn

skewers

I have a carbon 29er MTB (Scott scale 920). I've noted that when tightening the rear wheel, the force on the cam or skewer, locks (or over cams) at the same spot, this seems to be pre set. That is,...
02-26-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By bjohn

thanks andy, this small preload window your...

thanks andy, this small preload window your talking about, i'm assuming this is not really a preload adjustment but it would have an effect on drag, Is there a torque setting for this? Be good if...
02-26-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By bjohn

Ultegre 10spd BB a lot more friction than 9spd

My latest Ultegre 10 speed cranks/BB seems to have a lot more rolling friction (rotating with no chain) than compared to my old 9 speed Ultegre splined shaft BB, I'm assuming shimano have increased...
01-13-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,562
Posted By bjohn

it was rear hanger that was out of align

it was rear hanger that was out of align
01-06-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,562
Posted By bjohn

Have replaced outer cable (gore ride on), inner...

Have replaced outer cable (gore ride on), inner cable, removed inline barrel adjusters, have packed away (from frame) BB cable guide with a piece of plastic 1mm sheet because the cables were slightly...
01-03-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,562
Posted By bjohn

My problem is that the gears change fine when...

My problem is that the gears change fine when indexing all the way up (10 speed ultegre) to a big gear, but indexing down on third and forth largest cogs dont aling up, the deraileur settles a...
01-03-13, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,562
Posted By bjohn

replace inner gear cable

Has anyone replaced a rear deraileur cable on an Eddie merckx EMX-3 (current) frame? any advice? The inner cable only goes through the frame, with a very small exit hole at BB. Bike is newish and i...
02-29-12, 02:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,244
Posted By bjohn

Top tube OD = 1" Seat tube OD = 1 1/8" ID = 1...

Top tube OD = 1"
Seat tube OD = 1 1/8" ID = 1 1/32
Down tube OD = 1 1/8
Head tube OD = 1 1/4 ID = 1 3/16 (30mm?)

Hope this helps
02-28-12, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,244
Posted By bjohn

Sorry for late reply, Seat post = 26.2mm ...

Sorry for late reply,
Seat post = 26.2mm
Head tube ID = 30mm (stem 22.2)
BB 1.37x24 english, and thread looks good.
I'm still looking in hope to find a serial no.......
The BB stamping of...
02-26-12, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,244
Posted By bjohn

I read somewhere that the no's under nervex were...

I read somewhere that the no's under nervex were dimensional no's of the BB itself? maybe? so looking at yours it looks like 59degree3064degree.... if this is true
02-26-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,244
Posted By bjohn

Help ID old nervex lugged frame

Guys;- Not sure of the year / manufacturer or if cinelli sticker on front is legit, probably not? it is stamped nervex on BB (along with something else?) No serial no. anywhere, campagnolo is...
01-23-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,790
Posted By bjohn

torque wrench - range

I'm about to buy a torque wrench, what torque range
covers all screws settings for a modern bike?
Thanks
10-20-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By bjohn

I'll definately keep origionl paint, what decals...

I'll definately keep origionl paint, what decals to put on it?
Thanks gurus,
10-20-11, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By bjohn

Its seat post is 27.2. BB is a Gipiemme 1.37" x...

Its seat post is 27.2.
BB is a Gipiemme 1.37" x 24, RHS is LH thread, is this LH thread always the case with Gipiemme?

Why do I say monark, no reason, I'm a bike lover!! but some of these details...
10-19-11, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By bjohn

European? wow, I thought it may have been a local...

European? wow, I thought it may have been a local (australian) custom frame. I'll check the seat post and BB, let you know.
Now im excited as to what european stickers to go for, Reynolds, Monark?
10-18-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 964
Posted By bjohn

Help ID reynolds

I have an old reynolds, I'm assuming this origional sticker says 531, 700C wheels, shimano on rear dropout, 6 speed, nice gali components, any clues to what it is,
Cheers Ben
...
03-07-11, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By bjohn

square crank - engaugment length on shaft

what is the correct length of crank arm to shaft engaugment, or how far should the crank arm push on to the bottom bracket shaft. I've push it on and it is 5mm away from where the washer sits (end of...
01-26-11, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By bjohn

Handlebar to steerer size

I have and old "road" size bar which measures exactly 26mm, and its mating stem (both halfs (handlebar end)) fit perectly to a pair of handlebars which are 25.4mm, are these compatiable? As...
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By bjohn

vintage persuit - not pursuit

I purchased a 80/90's chrome persuit road bike last week, it stickers are persuit (persuit cycles) not spelt pursuit, Its components are average, but chrome frame and lug work is nice. Does anyone...
Forum: BMX
02-09-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By bjohn

24" BMX wheels

I purchased an old 80's Pro Cycle 24" BMX bike at a garage sale, everything is there except the wheels. I'm assuming the origonal wheels would be rare and hard to find, correct me if im wrong. Are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By bjohn

its not old to me:), but when shimano doesn't...

its not old to me:), but when shimano doesn't include it anymore on the web in their technical referance pages, thats no fun!, its still a mystery what those little spacers are for?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By bjohn

Ultegre crank sprocket spacers

Hi, I'm running old integre cranks (5yrs old) FC6500. I've had creaky cranks, so I've cleaned and reassembly the sprokets and 5 screws. There is 1 thin (approx 0.2mm) spacer per screw, that goes over...
Forum: Introductions
10-06-09, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By bjohn

Hi bike lovers

I've just joined this community, am passionate about everything on two wheels (pushed that is), looking forward to using around this site!! seeya
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