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07-18-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,351
Posted By sch

I had one class in a spin class at the YMCA...

I had one class in a spin class at the YMCA perhaps 10 yrs ago. The bikes then, had a flywheel with a friction belt that
the rider could tighten to whatever resistance desired. At the end of the...
07-18-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 403
Posted By sch

The hanger probably won't bend but there is a lot...

The hanger probably won't bend but there is a lot of flexion in the RD body that will occur when you
start to bend the cage if mounted on the bike. Best to remove from bike and dismantle the cage so...
06-25-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By sch

https://wheelsmfg.com/products/hub-parts/all-cones...

https://wheelsmfg.com/products/hub-parts/all-cones.html?p=2 is another place to start if no coop or old established
LBS is not available. Looks like many are out of stock but the profiles and...
06-17-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By sch

IME (3 episodes of a derailler malfunction) all...

IME (3 episodes of a derailler malfunction) all were due to cable problems: two for apparently good plugins of cable ends
that were not, it turned out that there are two 'pops' or 'clicks' when...
06-04-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By sch

OTOH rubber is a material that stretches most...

OTOH rubber is a material that stretches most where weak or thin, so any areas of thinning or any
scratch on the rubber will disproportionately thin out more increasing the risk of puncture or leak....
06-03-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By sch

Try a high end cable/housing transplant first. ...

Try a high end cable/housing transplant first. Not for nothing 20 yrs of cable/housing tech improvement.
05-20-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By sch

FWIW the Shimano 11 spd 11-34 cassette in the...

FWIW the Shimano 11 spd 11-34 cassette in the 700-800 series were specifically designed to be used on 8-10spd free hubs
as well as 11 spd hubs with a spacer. It is my understanding that a number...
05-01-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By sch

Wow! 80 psi in 35mm tire certainly would be more...

Wow! 80 psi in 35mm tire certainly would be more comfy at 50-60 psi. I run 90-95 psi in 23 mm tires and find that adequate.
80 psi in 35mm would be rock hard and as crankycrank points out your frame...
04-27-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By sch

Numerous posters have reported 'no problems' with...

Numerous posters have reported 'no problems' with Shimano RDs when used with cassettes 2 teeth (and 4t sometimes) larger than
the 'rated max' and I suspect the same would be true with a SRAM RD less...
04-22-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By sch

A zip tie an inch or so down the chain stay from...

A zip tie an inch or so down the chain stay from the cable stop might help as well, but the ferrule, assuming it fits into the
cable stop will keep the cable from the acute angle seen in the pix...
04-04-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 411
Posted By sch

My experience is similar to those that R&R the...

My experience is similar to those that R&R the chain periodically: though the makers of several quick links do
specify "1 use" in practice this means use on one chain until the chain wears out then...
03-30-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By sch

Another option is tennis racket head saver tape...

Another option is tennis racket head saver tape which I have found in clear and black and is cheap.
03-29-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 667
Posted By sch

Google cable end crimps for sources, same on...

Google cable end crimps for sources, same on amazon as well. Note different sizes for derailler versus brake cables.
Or any bike shop .....


I bought 100 stainless SHCS in 5Mx0.8 20 yrs ago from...
03-21-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By sch

After reviewing some answers it comes down to...

After reviewing some answers it comes down to buying $5-20 worth of your selected glue and then
attempting to clean the sole which is IME very difficult absent complete removal of the sole and ...
03-13-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By sch

Have had mixed success with New Balance walkers...

Have had mixed success with New Balance walkers gluing the soles back on, either partial (20% or so) or nearly
fully detached, with such as shoe goo. Cleaning can be hard unless you completely...
02-27-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By sch

Have had 3 minivans: '09 Ody would take my bike...

Have had 3 minivans: '09 Ody would take my bike straight in no problem through the rear hatch, but the '19 Ody
with the power liftgate in back was 3-4" smaller vertically due to the mechanism to...
02-23-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By sch

46/36 was aimed at gravel riders with 200-300+...

46/36 was aimed at gravel riders with 200-300+ watts of power. Shimano realized not everyone met that criteria hence
the GRX series with 46/31 and 48/32 cranks for those of us with more modest...
02-23-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 578
Posted By sch

FWIW I have had 3 Ti frames: now retired Teledyne...

FWIW I have had 3 Ti frames: now retired Teledyne Titan ( ~15k miles), a Rotator recumbent now at 36k miles
and a Lightspeed, now at 32k miles. Never had any problems with corrosion or binding of...
02-23-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,211
Posted By sch

I considered adding repolishing to the procedure...

I considered adding repolishing to the procedure but depends on the OP's workshop. Likely the balls are much harder than the
cones and the cones are surface hardened and aggressive polishing will...
02-23-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,211
Posted By sch

Or you could just replace the balls and rebuild...

Or you could just replace the balls and rebuild the hub with the existing cones and accept that you might need to
expend another 50 milliwatts more than you would with good cones.
02-21-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 953
Posted By sch

K Edge was the only extended range solution back...

K Edge was the only extended range solution back 10-11 yrs ago when the Di2 was mostly for racing
types who can average > 20mph with ease on a 60 mile 3000' elevation change ride and then mow
the...
02-17-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By sch

Hollowtech is a Shimano marque and refers to the...

Hollowtech is a Shimano marque and refers to the 'newer' splined 24mm axle cranksets where the
spindle axle is integral to the R crank and slides into a hollow BB with external bearings. Octalink...
01-17-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By sch

As per Diabloscott, but also possibly frayed...

As per Diabloscott, but also possibly frayed cables in shifters or housing. First loosen the RD/FD limit screws maximally
so there is no limiting from the screw. If no change then pull on cable...
01-06-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By sch

Brake cleaner is basically more volatile...

Brake cleaner is basically more volatile gasoline, consisting of C6/C7 alkanes where gasoline is C7/C8 alkanes so it works
well as a degreaser but should NOT be used indoors or near any ignition...
12-20-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By sch

During my 12-14k miles as stoker we lost the...

During my 12-14k miles as stoker we lost the chain 3x. Once the timing chain came apart for no apparent reason (moving
at ~15 mph on level without accel). It was repaired with a quick link IIRC. The...
11-26-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By sch

I noticed that as well when I started looking for...

I noticed that as well when I started looking for Frog cleats about 5-6 mo ago and noted the sparsity of Speedplay stuff left at the Wahoo
site and the absence of Frog cleats on the web except for...
11-25-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By sch

Ditto, really shocked when I realized that...

Ditto, really shocked when I realized that Speedplay sold out to Wahoo which promptly discontinued
all pedals except the newest road racing pedal. So my four pairs of Frogs bought in the 2001-5...
11-13-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,491
Posted By sch

As they say, build up and longevity are a...

As they say, build up and longevity are a feature, not a bug, Boeshield's primary purpose is as a
corrosion preventative, not a lubricant, though it does lube well. A review of the marine...
11-03-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By sch

FWIW, IME on 3 bikes and 5 chain sets over the...

FWIW, IME on 3 bikes and 5 chain sets over the past 8 yrs a 10 spd chain (KMC/SRAM/Shimano-used them all) works
fine on an 11spd cassette and chainrings. You use what is available.
11-02-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,169
Posted By sch

As above, the mind boggles, it would take...

As above, the mind boggles, it would take incredible persistence and determination, to say nothing of the torque needed
after 2-3 turns and a strange blindness to the bits of aluminum falling out of...
11-01-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By sch

Books can be a bit dicey if your bike is only 2-3...

Books can be a bit dicey if your bike is only 2-3 yrs old as book may not cover some of the strange bits of tech
the manufacturers and frame builders come up with.
OTOH www.parktool.com/repair-help...
10-31-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By sch

The Shimano HG 700 and HG 800 11 spd cassettes,...

The Shimano HG 700 and HG 800 11 spd cassettes, only available (when available these days) in 11-34 are specifically
made to fit 8-9-10 hubs or with supplied spacer to 11 spd hubs. The 700...
10-30-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,029
Posted By sch

No experience with tubeless, much less your...

No experience with tubeless, much less your combo, but if it is this much trouble fully equipped at an LBS then think
what might happen if you flat out in the boonies with dodgy cell coverage....
10-28-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,221
Posted By sch

If the FD moves when plugged in to the RD cable,...

If the FD moves when plugged in to the RD cable, then I would suspect the cable to the FD from the dumb jxn box
is bad or not 'properly' plugged in at one end or the other. I have had experience...
10-27-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,100
Posted By sch

IME brake cables last forever, in contrast with...

IME brake cables last forever, in contrast with derailler cables which might last 1500-10k miles before fraying usually
within the worst possible place, the brifter. Stainless brake cables avoid...
10-26-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By sch

No reason why the OP couldn't find a worn out 9...

No reason why the OP couldn't find a worn out 9 spd cassette and use the spacers with the 11 spd cogs to make his
own cassette. You generally have to dredge through the bottom end cassettes to...
10-26-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By sch

Considering that Park is 3 generations away from...

Considering that Park is 3 generations away from the OP tooling and the adapter for the OP tool is considered obsolete by Park and
possibly unavailable I think the OP request was reasonable and his...
10-25-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By sch

One thing that occurs to me, find a tube with the...

One thing that occurs to me, find a tube with the right ID for your through axle, use band clamps to clamp it on top of
the existing tube, remove the existing tube QR apparatus if needed for...
10-15-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By sch

It is not unusual for bicycle components to have...

It is not unusual for bicycle components to have special heads on their bolts/screws, occasionally
special enough that they are unique. You might peruse the metric bolts at Mcmaster.com and
see if...
10-15-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,384
Posted By sch

Here is the OEM BB:...

Here is the OEM BB: https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/cycling-components/bike-bottom-brackets/-vp-components-square-taper-bottom-bracket/p/1040693/
which at $12 is about half the price of...
10-13-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,727
Posted By sch

Facebook marketplace claims to have some recourse...

Facebook marketplace claims to have some recourse but with significant limits:
https://www.facebook.com/help/228307904608701

I thought new bikes were sold with 6800 upto about 3 yrs ago when the...
10-13-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,727
Posted By sch

6800 is what 3 yrs out of date? I agree with...

6800 is what 3 yrs out of date? I agree with you at that price... CF repairs up very well, and the repair, especially
on the top tube, would not be a detriment to the longevity or performance...
10-13-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,727
Posted By sch

Functionally the frame should be and almost...

Functionally the frame should be and almost certainly is fine. Cosmetically this is like your new to you
2019 car that just had a beer can size dent put in the door. My attitude would depend a...
10-11-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By sch

OTOH the large cogs are about the same size as...

OTOH the large cogs are about the same size as the chainwheels which IME last longer than steel cassettes.
10-10-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By sch

Something like Shimano ST-EF500 shifter set would...

Something like Shimano ST-EF500 shifter set would probably be a suitable replacement.
3x7 R+L shifter set on amazon for $40 with cables but no housing. Probably
best to replace your housing as...
10-10-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By sch

Best bet is to remove the handlebar from the...

Best bet is to remove the handlebar from the bike. Use 3M type scrubbing pads to remove most of the
crusted stuff. Careful use of a modest washing soda solution will remove the rest in combo with...
10-09-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By sch

IIRC there is a T-nut that comes in from the...

IIRC there is a T-nut that comes in from the inside of your hanger and engages the mounting bolt of the
derailler. If you can locate such a nut you should be able to use the standard RD such as...
10-09-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By sch

Harder than usual, but a better word is...

Harder than usual, but a better word is toughened, should be no problem for the really hardened tap to clean out
buggered threads. A dollop of oil is a good idea when using the tap.
10-08-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By sch

This pdf is probably for a more modern version of...

This pdf is probably for a more modern version of the Tourney TX35 but look at pages 12-13
to see if you can get a handle on which version you might have....
10-06-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,806
Posted By sch

FWIW a couple of friends were planning a cross US...

FWIW a couple of friends were planning a cross US bike camp tour starting in LA, up the coast then across the
northern tier. This was to be in March '21. They did a proof of concept with the bikes...
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