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08-05-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 285,834
Posted By DorkDisk

Those cranks look like CT-90s which were recalled...

Those cranks look like CT-90s which were recalled (https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/customer-services/recalls-and-repairs/fc-ct90-m920-mc12-cranks.html); perhaps you'd like to check the...
07-28-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 565
Posted By DorkDisk

I'd use a toggle bolt...

I'd use a toggle bolt (https://www.mcmaster.com/toggle-bolts/anchor-type~toggle/), I have two bikes on a wall held up with two toggle bolts each for two years now.

...
07-22-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By DorkDisk

Agreed. X9 sounds edgier and more gravelly. ...

Agreed. X9 sounds edgier and more gravelly.






;)
07-21-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 285,834
Posted By DorkDisk

Don't know about the decals, but some model years...

Don't know about the decals, but some model years had the model (and size) stamped on the BB shell
...
07-20-22, 02:36 PM
07-20-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,444
Posted By DorkDisk

I've a lot of 26ers, many with very nice...

I've a lot of 26ers, many with very nice wheelsets and agree that CR18 and Deore is a mild bummer. Having seen and having nicer wheels, its hard to accept the lack of high end in 26" wheels.

A...
07-14-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By DorkDisk

The red one

The red one
07-13-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,264
Posted By DorkDisk

This person is either lying or is very...

This person is either lying or is very inexperienced. NDS falling off a HTII is very common.
07-12-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,850
Posted By DorkDisk

BUMP ...

BUMP

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07-12-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,738
Posted By DorkDisk

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07-07-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 153,005
Posted By DorkDisk

Slightly newer, a '96 trek 750 ...

Slightly newer, a '96 trek 750

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07-05-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,434
Posted By DorkDisk

Manhattan Bridge ...

Manhattan Bridge


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06-30-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By DorkDisk

Can't you just slap any Headshok in there? Just...

Can't you just slap any Headshok in there? Just don't buy a cheap elastomer one, and the color will not match. You could also run cup reducers...
06-16-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By DorkDisk

Not turquoise, Celeste....

Not turquoise, Celeste. (https://www.bianchi.com/celeste/)
06-16-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,717
Posted By DorkDisk

"Get a job" On my way home from...

"Get a job"

On my way home from work
06-01-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,680
Posted By DorkDisk

94 Kona Hot

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in a silver elevator for June...
05-31-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By DorkDisk

Oh, it's polished...

Oh, it's polished (https://s3.amazonaws.com/www.bikerumor.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/31111818/Shimano-GRX-Limited-Polished-Groupset-and-GRX-carbon-Wheels-4.jpg). Its hard to tell from the photo;...
05-28-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By DorkDisk

Depends on your rear axle and frame material as...

Depends on your rear axle and frame material as Shimano make three lengths (163, 168, and 173mm) 163 and 168 are for 130mm (steel and Al/CF respectively) whereas 168 and 173 are for 135mm (steel and...
05-24-22, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By DorkDisk

Pasela 700c and Pasela 26ers are quite different;...

Pasela 700c and Pasela 26ers are quite different; 26 is "upscaled" and the tread is thicker with taller tread. Its not the lightweight 700c rubber. The weight chart will show a chunky 26 tire, which...
05-22-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By DorkDisk

Yes

Yes
05-20-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By DorkDisk

You have Xpress under the bar shifters on that...

You have Xpress under the bar shifters on that bike. Are those the ones you are talking about? They are not thumb shifters. Thumbshifters are sleek and ergo

...
05-19-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By DorkDisk

Its quite common but not stock; Suntour...

Its quite common but not stock; Suntour freewheels are no more but Shimano ones are.
05-19-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,220
Posted By DorkDisk

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05-19-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By DorkDisk

If you have the shifters, just try them on. The...

If you have the shifters, just try them on. The cable pull ratio on Suntour was the same as Shimano, the variance was in the cog spacing. Since you already have a Shimano freewheel, you may be good...
05-12-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By DorkDisk

For sure, PVC was used BITD. The ID has to clear...

For sure, PVC was used BITD. The ID has to clear the steerer and the OD has to be small enough to seat the headset. You might even try some 1.5" spacers, as the IDs and ODs are all over the place...
05-11-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 975
Posted By DorkDisk

Pretty much this; reminds me of a bike I made...

Pretty much this; reminds me of a bike I made awhile ago

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05-11-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By DorkDisk

Action Tec came out in 91, Headshok in 92 ...

Action Tec came out in 91, Headshok in 92

Tioga Revolver was probably more similar to modern hollowtech than pong crank
...
05-10-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By DorkDisk

Is this a standard QR? Assuming everything is...

Is this a standard QR? Assuming everything is aligned and rub free, the issue is made worse by the lawyer tabs and the varying amount of torque placed by the skewer. Count the number of full...
05-10-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By DorkDisk

Lefty forks also used the same diameter, so maybe...

Lefty forks also used the same diameter, so maybe search for "lefty stem shim" or "OPI shim" as those systems do use shims.
05-10-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By DorkDisk

Headshok came out about two decades before...

Headshok came out about two decades before 1.5"
05-09-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,775
Posted By DorkDisk

+2 I have a Ritchey Flexlogic and a Superlogic....

+2
I have a Ritchey Flexlogic and a Superlogic. Love em both for the smoothness in the rear. I'm about 160lbs these days and the Flexlogic has about 7" sticking out FWIW.
05-09-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By DorkDisk

Breezer is a good example of a small brand which...

Breezer is a good example of a small brand which many cyclists prefer over the big ones. Joe Breeze is a pioneer of MTBs and was always a "thinking man," his bikes show very thoughtful touches...
05-09-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By DorkDisk

From what I recall, Headshok forks do not use...

From what I recall, Headshok forks do not use spacers as the steerer tube is fixed at a minimal length, you're supposed to swap stems. C used to offer a very large range of stems; not anymore. An...
04-11-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 285,834
Posted By DorkDisk

Trek stopped using lugs all around on 94 models....

Trek stopped using lugs all around on 94 models. That meant that models that once used lugs no longer didn’t. So any Trek with lugs is a pre 94 but absence of lugs doesnt mean post 94, especially on...
04-10-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 3,681,112
Posted By DorkDisk

ive got 38s. The newer generation has more...

ive got 38s. The newer generation has more clearance but longer chainstays as well
04-06-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 3,681,112
Posted By DorkDisk

My two steel contributions ...

My two steel contributions

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04-03-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 41,591
Posted By DorkDisk

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04-03-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 858,957
Posted By DorkDisk

They're supposed to be 92 Record but they might...

They're supposed to be 92 Record but they might be Euclids
04-02-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 858,957
Posted By DorkDisk

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04-02-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By DorkDisk

Special Ed's QC issues have been extended a few...

Special Ed's QC issues have been extended a few years...
03-31-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 51,195
Posted By DorkDisk

U-brakes under the chainstays look sleeker, were...

U-brakes under the chainstays look sleeker, were bolted to beefier chainstays, and had the weight down lower; in reality, it made working on that brake a nightmare due to their location. One had the...
03-31-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 51,195
Posted By DorkDisk

Love those old GTs. A small observation, if I...

Love those old GTs. A small observation, if I may; '92 was the last year of U-brakes on GT's. Your's is likely a '92
03-30-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,284
Posted By DorkDisk

Bontrager Comp's triple clamp crown ...

Bontrager Comp's triple clamp crown

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03-29-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,425
Posted By DorkDisk

Nice project, here is my 93 I've had since new....

Nice project, here is my 93 I've had since new. 21lbs 7oz

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Breezer...
03-23-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By DorkDisk

For prebuilts, I'm really liking Campagnolo...

For prebuilts, I'm really liking Campagnolo (https://www.campagnolo.com/US/en/Wheels/wheels_for_bicycles_with_rim_brakes) and Fulcrum...
03-13-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,872
Posted By DorkDisk

We went through this awhile ago in NYC, owner...

We went through this awhile ago in NYC, owner closed down his large space traditional bike shop and now does repairs and custom builds in a shack; now makes more money and is less stressed due to...
03-03-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By DorkDisk

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02-18-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By DorkDisk

Attempting to decipher your issue, you have a...

Attempting to decipher your issue, you have a post mount fork, an IS frame, and flat mount calipers? If so, that might be very difficult, AS Solutions is one of the only solutions for that and it...
02-17-22, 02:03 PM
02-11-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By DorkDisk

Haven't used them with Apex levers, but for new...

Haven't used them with Apex levers, but for new cantis I'd start with Avid Shorty Ultimates (https://www.sram.com/en/sram/models/rb-srty-u-a1).
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