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08-14-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By anti.team

Second on PB Blaster.

Second on PB Blaster.
08-12-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,375
Posted By anti.team

What to improve: Carry a spare tube!

What to improve:
Carry a spare tube!
07-15-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By anti.team

The same reason that you don't remove the cones...

The same reason that you don't remove the cones from both sides of you axle when servicing wheel bearings: It makes it easier to readjust when you reassemble, since you only have to adjust one side...
07-03-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,535
Posted By anti.team

Powdercoating will be fine. I'm pretty sure most...

Powdercoating will be fine. I'm pretty sure most brazing processes used to fabricate bike frames melt at well over 400 degrees.

I wouldn't powdercoat it every week, but once to refinish it should...
06-28-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,707
Posted By anti.team

One thing I like about friction shifting is that...

One thing I like about friction shifting is that it keeps you from over-shifting, on road bikes anyway. The convenience of index shifting combined with 10-11 speed gearing causes people to shift when...
11-14-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By anti.team

best bet is SRAM PC-870 (or cheaper) 8 speed...

best bet is SRAM PC-870 (or cheaper) 8 speed chain. I use SRAM 9sp chain on my 7sp and it works just fine though. 8sp will be cheaper.

10sp would probably work OKish but it is a lot more expensive...
11-10-08, 12:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By anti.team

Aircraft Remover will take off powdercoat easily....

Aircraft Remover will take off powdercoat easily. Just don't get it on your bare skin or it will burn like a MF!

http://www.autobodytoolmart.com/showproduct.aspx?productid=12816
11-09-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By anti.team

You will also need new cables, those levers...

You will also need new cables, those levers require MTB style brake cables.
10-18-08, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By anti.team

That should fit just fine. 8-9-10sp cassettes all...

That should fit just fine. 8-9-10sp cassettes all fit on the same freehubs (with the exception of some higher end freehubs w/ aluminum/titanium bodies)
10-14-08, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By anti.team

It's possible that the cable end wasn't seated...

It's possible that the cable end wasn't seated all the way in the lever and it finally popped into place. This usually happens to me when I'm first setting the cable tension, but it could be a lot...
09-26-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By anti.team

The answer is that there is 99% chance that the...

The answer is that there is 99% chance that the 9sp chain will work with no problem. There are a few possible minor issues, but in practice it doesn't seem to be a problem to run 9sp chain on 10sp...
09-23-08, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By anti.team

You could use these instead: ...

You could use these instead:
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/BL407D06-Tektro+R200a+Ergo+Brake+Levers.aspx

There is no pic but they are the same shape as the others. I have them on my bike...
09-09-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,912
Posted By anti.team

You should be able to use most any 8/9/10sp...

You should be able to use most any 8/9/10sp freehub

See here:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/k7.html#transplant

Any of these options should work, somebody please correct me if I'm wrong:...
09-01-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,766
Posted By anti.team

www.mcmaster.com Item #94020A375 or item...

www.mcmaster.com
Item #94020A375 or
item #91230A231
08-30-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By anti.team

Look here under "Checking Alignment" for a method...

Look here under "Checking Alignment" for a method to check some things using a string wrapped around the headtube.

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html
08-26-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,606
Posted By anti.team

If the Dura-Ace shifters are 8sp, they require...

If the Dura-Ace shifters are 8sp, they require either an 8sp Dura-ace derailleur (good luck!) or possibly an alternate cable routing. Look here for info:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/dura-ace.html
08-25-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By anti.team

Look here: ...

Look here:
http://www.ctc.org.uk/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabID=3946 (http://www.ctc.org.uk/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabID=3946#Sprocketpitch)

There aren't any combos that will work for S8 cassette using...
08-24-08, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By anti.team

Did the saddle get soaked when you rode it in the...

Did the saddle get soaked when you rode it in the rain? Did you ride on the saddle when it was soaked? This would definitely cause some of the sagging you're talking about.
08-23-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By anti.team

It will most likely work just fine, try it and...

It will most likely work just fine, try it and see.
08-21-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 22,102
Posted By anti.team

Agree with the above...Best way in my opinion...

Agree with the above...Best way in my opinion would be to run the cable all the way under the tape.

If that isn't an option (it wasn't for me) then just wrap over the cable for the first 3-4...
08-07-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,525
Posted By anti.team

You have to turn the screw CLOCKWISE to remove....

You have to turn the screw CLOCKWISE to remove. Other than that, not too sure what to tell you, but good luck!
08-06-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,613
Posted By anti.team

I agree. The adapter might cover it so you can't...

I agree. The adapter might cover it so you can't press it in, but a pebble or other piece of road debris could.
08-05-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By anti.team

CRANKS Your chainrings really don't care what...

CRANKS
Your chainrings really don't care what chain goes on them; the difference between an 5-6-7-8sp chain and a 10sp chain is only the outside width. This means that you can put a 10sp chain on...
08-04-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By anti.team

No problem. The chain is only narrower on the...

No problem. The chain is only narrower on the outside.
08-03-08, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,626
Posted By anti.team

I don't think anything stronger than 222 (purple)...

I don't think anything stronger than 222 (purple) is necessary for bike fasteners. It will keep things from working loose, but not stop you from loosening them on purpose.

I bought a used campy...
08-03-08, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By anti.team

1. As long as you are willing to spread the...

1. As long as you are willing to spread the dropouts 3-4mm every time you install a wheel, you will have no issue. With an aluminum frame there is no way to redo (coldset) the rear spacing, but you...
07-29-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,252
Posted By anti.team

I actually tip my Brooks a bit up to relieve some...

I actually tip my Brooks a bit up to relieve some of the pressure from my hands. The nice thing about a Brooks is that the spots where you are feeling pressure will eventually give way to distribute...
07-27-08, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,675
Posted By anti.team

Spreading the frame 2mm will not come anywhere...

Spreading the frame 2mm will not come anywhere near coldworking a hardened tubeset like 753. Heat-treating increases the yield strength, which is what you are concerned with when coldsetting.

In...
07-27-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By anti.team

Find somebody who sells this: ...

Find somebody who sells this:
http://www.wmbarr.com/product.aspx?catid=72&prodid=135

It will take powdercoat off easily. Leave it on for about 5 minutes and the PC will sort of bubble up, and...
07-26-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By anti.team

Seriously, I believe the best way to cut overall...

Seriously, I believe the best way to cut overall weight is to cut your own weight. In my mind, it's not worth trying to shed weight from your bike unless you yourself are at your ideal weight. If you...
07-23-08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,734
Posted By anti.team

A while back, somebody posted a how-to build your...

A while back, somebody posted a how-to build your own eccentric bottom bracket. It was a bit of a frankenstein but it could work. You'd have to do some searching on here and on google to find it.
07-06-08, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By anti.team

I use a 9sp chain on a 7sp cassette and have not...

I use a 9sp chain on a 7sp cassette and have not had a single issue with the chain. In general, you can use a chain designed for more speeds than your cassette. The chain is not any narrower...
07-04-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By anti.team

Shiftmate won't help match a Shimano RD to Campy...

Shiftmate won't help match a Shimano RD to Campy shifters and cassettes. Also, if you are going to shell out $35 for a shiftmate, it would be cheaper to buy a RD off ebay (my Campy Veloce RD was...
07-04-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By anti.team

I agree with the others, there is no advantage to...

I agree with the others, there is no advantage to using a campy RD if you want to index. Even if you could find a Shiftmate that works, it would almost be cheaper to buy a shimano RD. It will work...
07-04-08, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,620
Posted By anti.team

Sheldon offers this strategy for using the rear...

Sheldon offers this strategy for using the rear caliper in the front, but more for bikes that do not have the proper recessed mounting setup in front:
"Use the short recessed nut, but don't put it...
07-02-08, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By anti.team

You can use them in friction mode and they will...

You can use them in friction mode and they will work with any cassette you want. It takes a little getting used to but it it really works well. Just set the stops on the derailleur and you will be...
06-29-08, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,707
Posted By anti.team

The other day I rode a century with the valve...

The other day I rode a century with the valve unscrewed on my rear wheel and never lost any air. I never even noticed until I got the bike out of the car a day or 2 later.
06-28-08, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,940
Posted By anti.team

I would say use at your own risk. Any oil based...

I would say use at your own risk. Any oil based leather softener has the potential to over soften (due to breaking down) the leather and cause it to collapse. The term I heard was that it could turn...
06-27-08, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,496
Posted By anti.team

I doubt you will actually need new chainrings....

I doubt you will actually need new chainrings. The thickness won't cause any problems, but sometimes the ring-to-ring spacing is too big on non 10sp cranks and the chain can fall between the rings....
06-25-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By anti.team

I use a 9sp chain on my 7sp Uniglide cassette and...

I use a 9sp chain on my 7sp Uniglide cassette and nearly 30 year old chainrings and I haven't had any issues. I am using a 9sp campy derailleur which is too narrow for 8sp chain.

The chains aren't...
06-16-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,509
Posted By anti.team

It's not too surprising that it wouldn't work,...

It's not too surprising that it wouldn't work, but you might not be completely out of luck.

Did you adjust the limit screws? That would be the simple solution.

If so and still no luck, don't...
06-15-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By anti.team

tires full of glass + tire liners + NO FLATS = I...

tires full of glass + tire liners + NO FLATS = I think tire liners work and would recommend them to others.

Do you have any suggestions of your own for the tires this guy should use? He's looking...
06-15-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By anti.team

I just discovered that my tires have liners in...

I just discovered that my tires have liners in them (I bought the wheels/tires on CL). I was wondering why I never flatted on the nearly 20 year old Conti Super Sports in 1000 miles, while my riding...
06-07-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By anti.team

These will be more than good enough for anything...

These will be more than good enough for anything you need to do at home. If you were doing something that requires more precision than these then a) you are in the wrong forum and b) you wouldn't...
05-31-08, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By anti.team

eBay is probably your best bet for barends. 7sp...

eBay is probably your best bet for barends. 7sp barends exist, but good luck finding them. I ended up using old style Suntour Barcons (friction only) and I really like them. They seem to run about...
05-31-08, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By anti.team

Any Campy 8sp setup will work. Campy 8 uses 5mm...

Any Campy 8sp setup will work. Campy 8 uses 5mm cog spacing, which is the same spacing as all 7sp systems.

8sp campy can be a little hard to find. You need to use a campy derailleur too, and it...
05-27-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,980
Posted By anti.team

Try Simple Green, it's pretty much the same thing...

Try Simple Green, it's pretty much the same thing as Bio-Clean.
05-13-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,540
Posted By anti.team

The only ball bearings I could find are Gr25....

The only ball bearings I could find are Gr25. Mcmaster part no. 9528K15 for 1/4". As far as I know they should be just the same as what you buy from JensonUSA, and they probably come from the same...
05-11-08, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By anti.team

A shiftmate isn't really applicable here, all his...

A shiftmate isn't really applicable here, all his components are compatible.

I think the real issue here is the chain. 10sp chain is a little narrower and the 9sp chain may not be compatible with...
05-09-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By anti.team

the current shifters should be fine if they are...

the current shifters should be fine if they are campy. The front shifter isn't truly indexed so they are double or triple compatible anyway.
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