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09-09-21, 02:34 PM
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Posted By bh85

I have 2020 Renegade C2 Gray/Blue/White/Black,...

I have 2020 Renegade C2 Gray/Blue/White/Black, which is exactly the same frame as 2021 C2. They didn't update that carbon frame for some time. Bike came with 40's. 40's will fit but that's about it....
08-31-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By bh85

Marlin is a MTB. Quick 5 is more urban bike. I...

Marlin is a MTB. Quick 5 is more urban bike. I would go with Quick 5 because it will be lighter and quicker and less bulky.
08-27-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

When I did mine, I just purchased the frame. I...

When I did mine, I just purchased the frame. I actually got it from my local bike shop. It was a complete bike, but I didn't want any parts off of it. I just told them, keep all parts, just give me...
08-27-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1989x1284/img_3050_61ba602012bef5e3ed919fa770f387e28e43c2d4.jpg...
08-27-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

I would wash the bike, disassemble everything,...

I would wash the bike, disassemble everything, throw away rusted out/bad parts, find replacement parts on ebay, lubricate everything good and re-install. You can find used groupsets in decent shape...
08-20-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

just wanted to let you know that I did switch to...

just wanted to let you know that I did switch to cantilever brakes. While V brakes worked, you really had to squeeze them a lot. Cantis are perfect.
08-18-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

They seem fine. They are shimanos. Iíll still...

They seem fine. They are shimanos. Iíll still have to give it a better test. By the way 122.5mm bottom bracket gave me a great chain line that I needed. 118 was too short.
08-17-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here is my finished build.
08-03-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here is work in progress.
08-03-21, 11:03 AM
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Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

Manual said 118 bb will give 44mm chainline.

Manual said 118 bb will give 44mm chainline.
08-03-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

I also have 118. What would your guess be for the...

I also have 118. What would your guess be for the length needed for the correct chainline?
08-03-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

Yea as long as it works. We will see how the...

Yea as long as it works. We will see how the chainline will look. I got square tapered BB with 122.5 long spindle. Do you think that would be a good length?
08-02-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

I got Fsa Tempo Adventure square tapered...

I got Fsa Tempo Adventure square tapered crankset. That way it gives me more chain line adjustment. What do you think about using that with SRAM apex 10s?
08-02-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

I got more parts coming in so I will see what, if...

I got more parts coming in so I will see what, if anything, fits.
07-31-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

Itís a sram GXP. What would be my options now?

Itís a sram GXP. What would be my options now?
07-31-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

So I got my frame from powder coating. I have...

So I got my frame from powder coating. I have been working on it today and Iím having an issue with SRAM Apex 10 speed 50/34 crankset. Big chainring is hitting the chain stay. Is 92 frame...
07-28-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

Does anyone know is seatpost binder bolt is M6 or...

Does anyone know is seatpost binder bolt is M6 or M8?
07-07-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

Does anyone know what clamp size to use for FD on...

Does anyone know what clamp size to use for FD on 92 750?
07-05-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

Do you think itís because of the crankset? Not...

Do you think itís because of the crankset? Not made for 1x.
07-03-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

Will do. Hopefully I will have it done by the end...

Will do. Hopefully I will have it done by the end of this month. Iím still deciding what group set to do. Was thinking 1x10, new deore10 speed rd with 1x fsa vero cranks and miscroshift 10 speed MTB...
07-03-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 220,735
Posted By bh85

I acquired 1992 750 - 21Ē frame and Iím 5í8Ē. I...

I acquired 1992 750 - 21Ē frame and Iím 5í8Ē. I wonder if it will be too tall. I did do a mock up on my other bike with stand over, which Iím most concerned and it wasnít too bad. Iím not too...
07-02-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By bh85

Mine is 92. I think I should be able to fit 43?

Mine is 92. I think I should be able to fit 43?
07-01-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By bh85

Yea I cant wait to see it being done. Currently...

Yea I cant wait to see it being done. Currently bike has been sent for powdercoating. Gloss black. I am still deciding on components and wheels. I might do 1x10 Deore with FSA 42 1x crankset and...
06-29-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By bh85

Do Dynasys MTB derailleurs work with Microsoft 10...

Do Dynasys MTB derailleurs work with Microsoft 10 speed MTB bar end shifter?
06-29-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By bh85

It would be for gravel riding. Wasn't sure if...

It would be for gravel riding. Wasn't sure if there are any limitations with mixing the groupset.
06-29-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By bh85

1992 Trek Multitrack 750 Frame

I recently acquired 92 Trek 750 frame. I plan on installing new groupset. Can anyone tell me what would be the best? I did see that a lot of people are doing Shimano 10 Speed MTB derailleurs and bar...
05-10-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,978
Posted By bh85

I read that Zipp 303 S uses hookless system,...

I read that Zipp 303 S uses hookless system, which limits tire selection. Whatís everyoneís opinion on that. I almost bought them but Iím debating on them now.
05-06-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,978
Posted By bh85

Those are pretty nice.

Those are pretty nice.
05-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,978
Posted By bh85

How much did you pay for your wheelset? I did...

How much did you pay for your wheelset? I did "my" build and it was around $1100. I wonder how is their shipping now?
05-05-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,978
Posted By bh85

Thank you for this information. I will try...

Thank you for this information. I will try playing with their wheel building tool and see what i come up with.
05-05-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,978
Posted By bh85

I did look at Spinergy. They are very affordable...

I did look at Spinergy. They are very affordable - GX at like 1475 grams. My concern are the spokes. One is serviceability at local shops and another one is the drag. I know they are light, but would...
05-05-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,978
Posted By bh85

Carbon/Aluminum Wheels

Thinking about upgrading my wheels on my carbon Jamis C2. I found couple of options:

1. https://e11evenbike.com/collections/gravel
----They are carbon wheels, 38 and 50 mm depth. 38 is 1820...
12-10-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By bh85

Yea I need to take a look at my trainer roller...

Yea I need to take a look at my trainer roller and see how wide it is. I just wasn't sure because you have to enter tire size before you start and I am not sure what people enter.
12-10-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By bh85

Zwift with gravel 650x47 tires

Can you use 650x47 on Zwift? Does anyone know or is using it?
06-24-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 210,383
Posted By bh85

Mine is 2020 Expat Gloss Gray. From what I am...

Mine is 2020 Expat Gloss Gray. From what I am able to see, its looks like primer/paint is not adhering to the steel like it should.
06-24-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 210,383
Posted By bh85

You said it right "brittle". Mine is gloss gray,...

You said it right "brittle". Mine is gloss gray, and I think that gloss is even worse. I am kinda disappointed because bike is brand new. I have had old steel bikes that had much stronger paint. Also...
06-24-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 210,383
Posted By bh85

Is anyone having any issues with paint on their...

Is anyone having any issues with paint on their Renegades? I have pretty much brand new one and when I tightened bottle cages, the paint chipped around the mounting holes. I did not over tighten them...
05-01-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By bh85

I don't have 1x11 but I have 2x10 Apex on my...

I don't have 1x11 but I have 2x10 Apex on my bike. I like it better than Shimano groupsets. I like how it shifts and has that click when you change gear. I have installed this group set couple years...
03-10-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,611
Posted By bh85

Yea, haven't had a crash yet for few years, but...

Yea, haven't had a crash yet for few years, but yes, it will be a gravel bike.
03-10-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,611
Posted By bh85

Bikes with non-replaceable rear derailleur hanger

Steel frames with non-replaceable rear derailleur hangers. Is it a bad thing? Should I stay away? Opinions? Thanks!
11-13-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 33,867
Posted By bh85

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here is mine. It is 1x, but its a wide gear range, so you will be fine.
10-21-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,693
Posted By bh85

Not all tires are the same. Some will say 38 but...

Not all tires are the same. Some will say 38 but will balloon up to 40 or more. Some will be also smaller than what they say. You can always order tires somewhere if they have return policy so you...
09-22-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,836
Posted By bh85

Thanks for help

Thanks for help
09-21-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,836
Posted By bh85

WTB Byway 650x47 Circumference

Does anyone know whatís WTB Byway 650x47 tire circumference? I need it for my bike gps computer and I wasnít able to find it anywhere online. Thanks for help!
10-16-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,674
Posted By bh85

2019 Trek Marlin 6

Would this be OK as a first MTB bike? Mainly going to use it as a winter bike on trails. Are Altus components good?
...
08-29-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 71,063
Posted By bh85

Is sizing of Topstone strange to anyone? I ride...

Is sizing of Topstone strange to anyone? I ride 54 Specialized Diverge (5'7.5-8"), and im not sure what size to get? S or M?
06-16-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 181,263
Posted By bh85

I still like my 2016 with small upgrade. If I buy...

I still like my 2016 with small upgrade. If I buy one I would go with E5 105 model.
06-15-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 181,263
Posted By bh85

I kind of like it. I don't like bright bikes....

I kind of like it. I don't like bright bikes. Good specs but price is still a little high, 1800. I was hoping for 1600.
06-07-17, 01:26 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 181,263
Posted By bh85

Hope they come up with some better colors.

Hope they come up with some better colors.
02-24-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,613
Posted By bh85

I ride Specialized Diverge with 30mm Espoir Sport...

I ride Specialized Diverge with 30mm Espoir Sport tires which are pretty much slicks. I always wondered if I installed knobbier tire, maybe 32mm or 35mm, would I be able to gain any speed? I ride on...
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