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01-31-22, 09:59 PM
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Posted By veganbikes

Dimension has made it quite clear: Dimension...

Dimension has made it quite clear: Dimension stems are not intended for use with carbon handlebars or carbon steerer tubes (it is listed in your link where you say it seems safer)...
01-31-22, 08:03 PM
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Views: 492
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Seems safer to use a steeper stem. For example:...

Seems safer to use a steeper stem. For example: Dimension Threadless Road Stem: 90mm; 125 Degree; Black; 1-1/8"; 31.8 - Modern Bike...
01-31-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Some hinged stems (that are threadless) have a...

Some hinged stems (that are threadless) have a preload bolt at top of the portion that goes over the steerer. Once the headset preload is done the stem extension angle is set.

Many carbon...
01-16-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By pennpaul

I had/have a similar issue with my road bike. I...

I had/have a similar issue with my road bike. I disassembled, cleaned, and regreased my BB but that wasn't it. Bunch of people here suggested to lube my seatpost inside the seat tube. Yep!

I've...
01-16-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Check all the other stressed parts. Seat on post....

Check all the other stressed parts. Seat on post. Post in frame, Stem/bars. Spokes at the nipples and their crosses. For starters. Andy
08-25-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By chas58

Well, the rambles are going to be as fast as...

Well, the rambles are going to be as fast as anything anyone suggested here. Hard to do better than that. Heck, some of my conti slicks aren't any faster than that.
The Conti 4000s are crazy fast...
08-24-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By mstateglfr

Not sure why you are asking me which bike the OP...

Not sure why you are asking me which bike the OP has. The OP didnt specify and I dont know the OP.
Truthfully, I thought all models are 'Search XR' regardless of if they are steel, carbon, or...
08-24-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By Metieval

Does the OP have a Norco search, or a Norco...

Does the OP have a Norco search, or a Norco search XR?

What is the tire width restrictions on those 2 completely different bikes?
08-24-21, 01:56 PM
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Posted By mstateglfr

There are tons of 650b tires to choose from. ...

There are tons of 650b tires to choose from.
As for running them skinny...why? I get your bike is on the small end of things, but a 650x48 is roughly the same as 700x32 for overall diameter. ...
08-24-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By tangerineowl

The filetread ReneHerse are really nice riding...

The filetread ReneHerse are really nice riding tyres; especially in the extralight.

The tanwall extralight are a little more prone to weeping sidewalls than the black.
Standard casing (or...
08-23-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By dwmckee

IF you ride where there is a lot of broken glass,...

IF you ride where there is a lot of broken glass, thorns and tire wires in your path then the Rene Herse tires may not be as durable as you desire. If you do not ride in a lot of that then a Rene...
08-23-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By mattcalifornia

According to the NOX web site, those rims are...

According to the NOX web site, those rims are 23mm internal width and 29mm external and are tubeless ready. You should be easily able to run 32s on these rims if you want a pure road tire or 38 or...
05-04-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,186
Posted By superdex

Don't sand. Get out your spoke wrench and...

Don't sand.

Get out your spoke wrench and tighten everything 2 turns. Poof, you've shrunk your radius. You're welcome.
01-08-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By canklecat

That appears to be a Novatec hub, common with...

That appears to be a Novatec hub, common with Bontrager wheelsets from that period. I have a couple.
11-17-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By canklecat

Very familiar. Between injuries and arthritis...

Very familiar. Between injuries and arthritis sometimes my wrists and every finger joint ache.

Try a swept bar and bar-end shifters. That's what I've used on one hybrid for a couple of years.
...
11-17-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,487
Posted By cwilly8

Shimano recall success!

My father-in-law was about to throw out his 25-year old hybrid bike -- a Univega Via Carisma. Instead, I got it and started refurbing it for a general purpose knock-around bike. While searching for...
11-16-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By FTB

I should have mentioned to very slightly toe the...

I should have mentioned to very slightly toe the cage in. Very slightly. It is more that slightly in is better than slightly out if anything. And make sure the indexing is appropriate after changing...
11-16-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By FTB

First of all, since you flushed the shifter, I'm...

First of all, since you flushed the shifter, I'm assuming that the lever feel lead you to do this, but following your train of thought, it is likely the FD itself
I see WT already replied mentioned...
11-16-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By canklecat

Check the cable routing. Some derailleurs are...

Check the cable routing. Some derailleurs are picky and can be set up more than one way.

If the cable runs through a metal or plastic guide brazed or screwed onto the bottom bracket, try adding a...
11-16-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I had that issue with a Shimano FD once (I don't...

I had that issue with a Shimano FD once (I don't remember the model.. The spring was so strong that my wife could not exert enough pressure to shift up. I don't recall what the pull measured at...
11-16-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By andrewclaus

Any excessive length leading to extra bends in...

Any excessive length leading to extra bends in the housing? I've fixed this problem on some bikes by removing as little as three or four inches of housing, say if it's making an extra bend around the...
11-16-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By WT160

I had a lot of trouble with a Shimano derailleur...

I had a lot of trouble with a Shimano derailleur recently. Cable tension was a big issue, as well as the lower limit. Are you sure that yours are right?

Also, have you checked your geometry...
04-18-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By linberl

Check out the system I have. Onemotor.co. I use...

Check out the system I have. Onemotor.co. I use it on both my bikes, an advantage over any other system on the market. Super light weight, and you can pull the entire thing off to ride analog in...
04-17-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By chas58

I love canyon bikes, and I'm grateful they...

I love canyon bikes, and I'm grateful they started selling them in the US. For women like you, an extra huge bonus is that they make the small bikes with 650b wheels instead of 700c wheels. This...
04-16-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By veganbikes

We are hoping the Creo will be out in XS later...

We are hoping the Creo will be out in XS later this year I could have sold at least one last year but ended up customizing a Vado 5.0. She still loves it but I know she wanted the Creo. If you are...
04-16-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By linberl

Put your own assist unit on a bike that fits you...

Put your own assist unit on a bike that fits you well. Lots of options. For a light road bike, if you're only going to need a bit of assist, you could go with a friction drive (Onemotor, Zipdrive,...
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