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04-06-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By reptilezs

old thread but bike shop will have a collection...

old thread but bike shop will have a collection of cotter pins. easy. or hardware store and get a cotter pin
03-18-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By reptilezs

probably too much negative air. need to over...

probably too much negative air. need to over pressure the postitive chamber so the fork is fully extended. then the air chambers will equalize. once equal slowly air down to release air
02-09-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By reptilezs

depends but i usually use good pliers and hold...

depends but i usually use good pliers and hold the riv nut. you can also wind fishing string around the base to bind it up. finally drill it out if it corroded
12-20-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,511
Posted By reptilezs

very reliable. used on the mtb models for many...

very reliable. used on the mtb models for many years
11-19-18, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By reptilezs

you can find old 1 .5 steerer clamp stuff around

you can find old 1 .5 steerer clamp stuff around
11-10-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By reptilezs

the reason for ice tech rotors is heat...

the reason for ice tech rotors is heat management. you can use whatever you want. it's your bike
11-10-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By reptilezs

a shot of wd 40 and wipe followed by your lube...

a shot of wd 40 and wipe followed by your lube and wipe. done
11-09-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By reptilezs

overhaul and or replace freehub

overhaul and or replace freehub
11-09-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 983
Posted By reptilezs

you just have to get used to how your tool...

you just have to get used to how your tool works. if you need a visual or audible beep then go digital torque wrench
10-28-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,131
Posted By reptilezs

if it has a 1 inch head tube then you are left...

if it has a 1 inch head tube then you are left with something like rst. straight 1 1/8 is still available new
10-27-18, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,131
Posted By reptilezs

i have a judy xc on ebay now. fork parts are...

i have a judy xc on ebay now. fork parts are usually around for 5 years after the end of the production cycle. a lot of the more modern stuff(built in the last 15 yrs) can be retro fitted with newer...
10-25-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By reptilezs

end of spoke and wheel life. get a new wheel with...

end of spoke and wheel life. get a new wheel with more spokes for longer service interval
10-21-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By reptilezs

just snip the tang off with side cuts. done. you...

just snip the tang off with side cuts. done. you can still remove the pad with needle nose
10-18-18, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By reptilezs

dura ace

dura ace
10-18-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By reptilezs

11 speed shifters

11 speed shifters
10-18-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,104
Posted By reptilezs

32 hole is suitable. i would pick spokes out...

32 hole is suitable. i would pick spokes out wisely. leaning towards ones that has a 13g elbow. keep the rim weight on the heavy side. 500-600 gram. finally a good hub with a strong ratchet. make...
10-18-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,104
Posted By reptilezs

what are you trying to achieve with your...

what are you trying to achieve with your wheelset? durability and longevity? what does 32 offer you that 36 doesn't?
10-08-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,706
Posted By reptilezs

novatec front and dtswiss rear

novatec front and dtswiss rear
10-02-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By reptilezs

generous spraying of t9 or acf50 on everything....

generous spraying of t9 or acf50 on everything. even the paint
09-20-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,237
Posted By reptilezs

just get a hub that can convert between 12 and 15...

just get a hub that can convert between 12 and 15 but the drop bar disc market is stabilizing at 12mm
09-06-18, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 596
Posted By reptilezs

are you using a shimano chain? they are...

are you using a shimano chain? they are asymmetrical. what is the cassette range? what derailer?
09-04-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By reptilezs

use your tl fc 32 to remove

use your tl fc 32 to remove
09-03-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By reptilezs

who makes your current bb>? praxis?

who makes your current bb>? praxis?
09-03-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By reptilezs

yes. i would also overhaul the hub to make sure...

yes. i would also overhaul the hub to make sure it is worth building
09-03-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By reptilezs

i use snap on hex and torx

i use snap on hex and torx
08-22-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By reptilezs

use a pce1 to fix the bricked units. are you...

use a pce1 to fix the bricked units. are you updating via wireless? i have not had good sucess with wireless update
08-21-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,365
Posted By reptilezs

wood rasp

wood rasp
07-28-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By reptilezs

upgrade the housing and get bigger rotors

upgrade the housing and get bigger rotors
10-05-17, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By reptilezs

doubt its the bb. 1900 miles is nothing. grease...

doubt its the bb. 1900 miles is nothing. grease your hanger, check skewer, grease the chainrings
09-28-17, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,956
Posted By reptilezs

get a 10s one

get a 10s one
09-28-17, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By reptilezs

in theory cross levers match the pull ratio but...

in theory cross levers match the pull ratio but in practice they don't work well at all, whether it is calipers or disc
09-26-17, 05:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,474
Posted By reptilezs

higher price generally means lighter weight and...

higher price generally means lighter weight and performance. with that comes with more maintenance/cost of ownership
09-26-17, 05:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,378
Posted By reptilezs

yes you press in one side then thread in the other

yes you press in one side then thread in the other
09-25-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,378
Posted By reptilezs

frame needs to be reamed out so the wheels bb...

frame needs to be reamed out so the wheels bb does not contact the lip/shelf
09-25-17, 06:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,378
Posted By reptilezs

is that a groove for a snap ring in the bb shell...

is that a groove for a snap ring in the bb shell or a lip/ shelf that the bearing rests against? looks like the wheels bb is bottoming out on a lip/shelf and galling
09-16-17, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By reptilezs

get a road crank and fd. maybe a cross geared...

get a road crank and fd. maybe a cross geared crank. add in new fd and you are good. assuming you still have bar end shifters
09-08-17, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By reptilezs

the small holes are drain holes. the damage near...

the small holes are drain holes. the damage near the valve is from over tightening the nut. yes it is a fairing not structural
09-07-17, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,658
Posted By reptilezs

just go with the heli coil. they are legit. if...

just go with the heli coil. they are legit. if that doesn't work go with one of the press fit options or the dropout saver. usually the helicoils are too long so you need to clip a few coils to...
06-29-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By reptilezs

preload caps are different in that they vary with...

preload caps are different in that they vary with the thread length
06-29-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By reptilezs

yes, no, i don't remember if the bearings land...

yes, no, i don't remember if the bearings land into a step/flange or not or if the axle is stepped. the bearings are usually retained with a snap ring you need to remove first.
06-29-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By reptilezs

what you have is a specialized mindset. the black...

what you have is a specialized mindset. the black ring inside with the holes is part of the race. just pound it all out and insert new cartridge style headset(new crown race and upper wedge etc.). i...
06-19-17, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By reptilezs

sram still uses sticky grease. shimano uses large...

sram still uses sticky grease. shimano uses large quantities of light to mid weight oil, dripping wet usually
06-17-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,980
Posted By reptilezs

i use gear oil, stinky but has good EP additives

i use gear oil, stinky but has good EP additives
04-12-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 770
Posted By reptilezs

mostly for shops during the intake process to...

mostly for shops during the intake process to quickly identify the bcd and get an accurate estimate
04-12-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,316
Posted By reptilezs

the new pedro's model with the needle thrust...

the new pedro's model with the needle thrust bearing is very nice
01-15-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,899
Posted By reptilezs

the higher end rolf hubs are white industries

the higher end rolf hubs are white industries
09-19-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By reptilezs

move the 2x shift mode to 3x mode then release to...

move the 2x shift mode to 3x mode then release to the low gear position
06-06-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,663
Posted By reptilezs

the real difference is can you do it fast as well...

the real difference is can you do it fast as well as accurate?
05-10-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By reptilezs

drill it out or use an impact wrench

drill it out or use an impact wrench
04-08-15, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By reptilezs

yup make sure the freehub body bolt is tight. the...

yup make sure the freehub body bolt is tight. the cup could also be cracked
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