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08-09-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I would extend the slot down to close to the...

I would extend the slot down to close to the lug's bottom edge and round off the bottom of the slot. Seat posts can be harder to make tight is the slot is short. I like a slot at least an inch long....
08-07-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Steve B.

Easiest method for R wheel removal and install is...

Easiest method for R wheel removal and install is to shift chain down to smallest cog. Makes it easier to get the chain back on the cassette when putting wheel back.
08-05-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Why does it have a Tiagra rear shifter and SRAM...

Why does it have a Tiagra rear shifter and SRAM front shifter? Did the original Tiagra front shifter get damaged in a crash? What other creative fixes did this guy do? Just for this alone I would...
08-05-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Kai Winters

Sounds like you were the "aggressive"...

Sounds like you were the "aggressive" person...did you know the bike was stolen or just making an assumption?
08-05-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 310
Posted By JoeTBM

Just use another spoke threaded a little bit into...

Just use another spoke threaded a little bit into the top (cap) of the nipple to guide it in and start threading it onto the proper spoke, then unscrew the "tool' spoke
08-04-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 599
Posted By 52telecaster

That is how tall seatposts we're back in the day....

That is how tall seatposts we're back in the day. I would question whether a 58cm frame actually fits you if you need that much post showing on a level top tube frame.
08-04-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 485
Posted By repechage

Step through Cargo Bike with an extended frame in...

Step through Cargo Bike with an extended frame in addition. Do not recall what Schwinn did for that model in a step through frame, but I would rethink the overall concept.
If the frame is a...
08-04-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By icemilkcoffee

That would have to be a very long legged 5'1"...

That would have to be a very long legged 5'1" person to go on a 52cm frame. I bought 650c wheeled bikes for my sons who were around that height. I think a 650c wheel bike is best for people that...
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By T-Mar

The OP is correct, there were no Sekine Medalist...

The OP is correct, there were no Sekine Medalist models. That was a name started by one of the forum members who little about the Sekine models. In fact why he chose "Medalist", when the head badge...
07-27-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

This reeks of poor communication. The shop seems...

This reeks of poor communication. The shop seems to have not informed the OP of increased costs beyond the common 10%/$10 allowance many states have in their "fair business" laws. The shop might have...
07-25-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I would NOT expect a bent axle to have any effect...

I would NOT expect a bent axle to have any effect on a cassette wobble.
The axle doesn't rotate!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By BTinNYC

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Congrats! I love mine.
The power meter is a really nice add-on.
I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By TakingMyTime

NBD - Canyon Endurace

Canyon Endurace CF SL 8 Di2 (what a mouthful) in Stealth Grey, size Medium

Only about 10 miles on it so I can't really speak to many of the features and ride quality other than it fits great and...
07-22-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By cxwrench

How is anyone supposed to have an opinion when...

How is anyone supposed to have an opinion when you haven't bothered to say anything about the size of the tire?
07-21-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By cxwrench

If you don't have tubeless ready rims and tires...

If you don't have tubeless ready rims and tires don't do it. Especially the tires. Why would you take the chance?
07-21-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By redlude97

mavic wheels generally are all 11 speed...

mavic wheels generally are all 11 speed compatible, they're designed with a spacer used behind 9/10 speed cassettes so the freehub bodies were interchangeable with campy freehub body lengths
07-20-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,060
Posted By livedarklions

The irony of you calling someone else's question...

The irony of you calling someone else's question silly!
07-19-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,204
Posted By dedhed

First determine what 26" ISO size you have. There...

First determine what 26" ISO size you have. There are a number on them and they are all different. Going by ISO size is the only real way to know.

​​​​​​https://www.sheldonbrown.com/26.html
07-17-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By dedhed

Chain rings spread the load over many more teeth...

Chain rings spread the load over many more teeth (except for a small granny gear which is used infrequently usually) so wear less
07-17-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By andrewclaus

You'll go through quite a few cassettes before...

You'll go through quite a few cassettes before you wear out a chainring. The only one I've ever replaced where I knew its mileage had about 25K miles on it. And in that case, there were no problems...
07-16-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By cxwrench

FTFY. Chains don't stretch, they WEAR. No need to...

FTFY. Chains don't stretch, they WEAR. No need to avoid 'cross chaining, every modern (the last 20 or so years) can do it. Small/small isn't a great idea, big/big should be no big deal. You don't...
07-15-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,057
Posted By cxwrench

You should rethink giving advice on a mechanical...

You should rethink giving advice on a mechanical forum. Please. Whether or not you think you'll 'never go big/big' it's stupid to cut a chain too short to do it. For the OP: Forget calculators....
07-14-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By willydstyle

First off: you can get punctures from user error....

First off: you can get punctures from user error. If you fixed the flat then reinstalled the tube and tire poorly you could easily have pinched the tube between the bead of the tire and rim. If you...
07-13-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 843
Posted By well biked

Yep, just too many vairiables. Let's round it off...

Yep, just too many vairiables. Let's round it off to 50 miles to 5000 miles. With an emphasis on "round it off." I once did a very nasty mtb endurance race (52 miles), in horribly wet and abrasive...
07-09-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By cxwrench

:popcorn

:popcorn
07-08-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By surak

Neither, both only work when the leader is the...

Neither, both only work when the leader is the strongest rider.

Ineos learned that the Sky Train just gives other teams' domestiques an easy day ever since they failed to find a replacement...
07-06-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By cxwrench

You pinch flatted because you didn't look where...

You pinch flatted because you didn't look where the hell you were going.
07-06-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By BCDrums

Has no one else ever wondered if Larry is a...

Has no one else ever wondered if Larry is a performance artist? His posts are just on the edge of troll, yet good enough to attract not only the Usual Suspects but the most credible members. I always...
07-06-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By Mojo31

ftfy

ftfy
07-06-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By genejockey

Now, now. He has excellent skills at...

Now, now. He has excellent skills at facilitating discussions.
07-06-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By datlas

We all may need brain protection when reading OPs...

We all may need brain protection when reading OPs threads.
07-06-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By livedarklions

I think your perspective here is rather limited,...

I think your perspective here is rather limited, many of us are old enough to remember 25s being referred to as "wide tires" in the racing context, and now you're actually seeing 26s on the Tour...
07-06-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By datlas

This is a parody thread, right?

This is a parody thread, right?
07-06-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By Ironfish653

Big Gravel? :roflmao: <laughs in...

Big Gravel? :roflmao:

<laughs in NORBA:bike:>
07-06-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,958
Posted By livedarklions

TdF riders with a gross vehicle weight of over...

TdF riders with a gross vehicle weight of over 300 pounds? Don't think so.
07-04-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By smd4

Oh, definitely. The point is if I can go that...

Oh, definitely. The point is if I can go that high without a struggle, then you should have no problem going to 110.
07-03-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,465
Posted By Litespud

why on earth are you spending $40 on bar tape? ...

why on earth are you spending $40 on bar tape? Tape is a wear item - buy a $10 roll, replace it every few months, youíll be an expert after a few rolls
07-03-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By SwimmerMike

The projection is for hanging your chain on when...

The projection is for hanging your chain on when removing the rear wheel.
07-03-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By JohnDThompson

Lots. Takagi used to make Shimano's cranks until...

Lots. Takagi used to make Shimano's cranks until Shimano bought out Takagi. SunTour was more a design shop than a manufacturer; Maeda Industries made the freewheels and derailleurs, Sugino made the...
07-01-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 981
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

If one were to redesign the draw/preload bolt...

If one were to redesign the draw/preload bolt (that plastic threaded thing we are talking about) please don't have it stick out past the crankarm's surface. There's a reason why crank arm dust caps...
06-30-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 981
Posted By HillRider

That plastic tool is intended to limit the torque...

That plastic tool is intended to limit the torque you apply. The specified torque is 0.7 to 1.5 Nm which is quite low and well within "finger tight" using that plastic tool. BTW, that tool is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By stevel610

I wouldn't ride carbon wheels with rim brakes....

I wouldn't ride carbon wheels with rim brakes. But that's just me. YMMV.
06-29-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,146
Posted By rccardr

Kind of surprised that this one has not been...

Kind of surprised that this one has not been mentioned, unless I missed it somewhere
...
06-27-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By BlazingPedals

That will get you disciplined, too. I think...

That will get you disciplined, too. I think you're allowed 5 posts per day when you're on probation. It's all meant to put the brakes on real spammers.
06-27-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,851
Posted By curbtender

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06-27-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,146
Posted By Aardwolf

Holdsworth Professional in team colours ? ...

Holdsworth Professional in team colours ?


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06-27-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,146
Posted By ehcoplex

Classic & vintage road icons....?

Of course, everyone has their own personal Ďiconsí & grail bikes, but what (road) bikes have the kind of iconic status of the Peugeot PX-10? A late 60s- mid 70s white PX-10 is immediately...
06-24-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By _ForceD_

Iím not following. ??? All the bicycle helmets...

Iím not following. ??? All the bicycle helmets Iíve ever used donít come close to touching my neck. The strap buckles (tight or loosely) under my chin.

Dan
06-22-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By JohnDThompson

The other one appears to be a Regina style...

The other one appears to be a Regina style two-notch freewheel. A SunTour two- prong tool will not work reliably. Use a Bicycle Research CT-1 or old style Dura-Ace tool, which have stabilizing rings...
06-22-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,096
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Get a REMA repair kit. Don't screw around with...

Get a REMA repair kit.
Don't screw around with less.
https://www.rematiptop.com/products/automotive/tube-repair-kits.html
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