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06-26-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By jimc101

I think the OP has just given a confusing title...

I think the OP has just given a confusing title (maybe he can clarify), thinking what he meant by 'rack front stays' is the integrated rack stays, and where the attach to the frame, not as for...
06-25-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 462
Posted By jimc101

The title of the thread? maybe something like ...

The title of the thread? maybe something like 'dynamo lighting system stopped working' it a lot more generic but still asks the same question, the current thread title blinkers everyone into...
06-25-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By jimc101

Wondering how you did that, and would be going...

Wondering how you did that, and would be going for a warranty claim (after you have put it back together and it looks like it has never been apart) and under 2 years old.

If you of warranty would...
06-25-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 462
Posted By jimc101

You have a 2-year warranty on the hub...

You have a 2-year warranty on the hub (https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/warranty.html), but as others have said, there are plenty of other things to look at before going down this route.
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06-22-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By jimc101

Look for a Shimano Deore M591 RD, probably the...

Look for a Shimano Deore M591 RD, probably the most universal RD currently out there for anything below 11 speed road/10 speed MTB.
06-19-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By jimc101

It will probably give you a messier cut then if...

It will probably give you a messier cut then if you did it with a hacksaw (and guide). Your bars, your choice in how you cut them

And make sure that you don't cut too short, you can always cut...
06-17-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By jimc101

Think you may want to reconsider your user name,...

Think you may want to reconsider your user name, for most users the frame will determine the type of brakes, with discs now being a very common type of brake on new bikes, If the brake threw you...
06-14-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,029
Posted By jimc101

Apart from the cap (which is probably from the...

Apart from the cap (which is probably from the seller buying in bulk/OEM rather than boxed retail packaging), why do you think they are not the real thing?

Would go back and look at the Amazon...
06-10-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By jimc101

Why not? You are happy to replace the spokes, so...

Why not? You are happy to replace the spokes, so already there is not going to be a lot left of the original wheel, you don't mention the hub, but unless it's mid-high end, getting a complete wheel...
06-09-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,660
Posted By jimc101

That crank looks as real as they get, it's a...

That crank looks as real as they get, it's a current 12 speed forged carbon (love or hate the look) Campag Super Record crank.

Still don;t really understand what the question about it was, but...
06-08-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By jimc101

Sometimes, corrosion happens, no matter what you...

Sometimes, corrosion happens, no matter what you do, for brake, With brakes (levers and the brake themseleves) I have found that it will take years of daily use to get Shimano ones to have any sign...
06-08-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,158
Posted By jimc101

For what the OP is asking, this is really the...

For what the OP is asking, this is really the only option, as their budget is way too low to do anything as a build it yourself project unless your willing to drag it over a long time period and get...
06-08-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,660
Posted By jimc101

And how do you know that they haven't been...

And how do you know that they haven't been wrenching on bikes for the last 10 years or so, and maybe as qualified as you can get in the bike industry.

The tools (and pipe cutter!) you have photoed...
06-04-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By jimc101

A bit confused with the question, is there one? ...

A bit confused with the question, is there one? wondering, why didn't you ask the shop you got it from, when you got it, and why would you need to remove the rotors, as a new bike isn't going to...
06-01-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By jimc101

Go by the rotors instructions, yes, when I worked...

Go by the rotors instructions, yes, when I worked in a LBS, we did it with a digital torque wrench, for personal use, no, have been using discs for pushing 20 years and not had any bolts come loose,...
05-29-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By jimc101

You will have no bike left in this case, the...

You will have no bike left in this case, the Scott Speedster is Aluminium, a steel brush will eat that frame nice and easy.

For the OP, how old is the bike and have you tried using the warranty?...
05-29-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By jimc101

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05-28-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By jimc101

Think you need to be a bit more specific in what...

Think you need to be a bit more specific in what your asking, what your asking for is the lube for an aircan service, not suspension grease, which often would be thought of as for forks.

For a...
05-27-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By jimc101

Your frame determines what brakes you can use,...

Your frame determines what brakes you can use, you made that decision at the time of purchase. You have the choice you made back then and have what you have now, linear pull or caliper, your frame...
05-25-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By jimc101

Bit confused about the question in general, you...

Bit confused about the question in general, you have a relatively new frame on the way (2003 is a long long way from being vintage, even if it is steel), which will have exactly the same specs...
05-22-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By jimc101

And is shouldn't, if any are needed (and this is...

And is shouldn't, if any are needed (and this is regardless of brand, be it SRAM, Shimano, or any other), the BB will have them, not the crank.
05-20-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By jimc101

He gave the model name, so not too hard to find ...

He gave the model name, so not too hard to find

Save Up to 60% Off Disc Brake CycloCross Cross CX Bikes - Motobecane Whipshot 853 Reynolds 853 Steel SRAM FORCE1 Hydraulic Disc Brake CycloCross...
05-18-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By jimc101

Photos? From what you're describing, it sounds...

Photos? From what you're describing, it sounds like something to do with the B screw, for non-user serviceability, not sure what you meant by that, as mechanical RD's are a very user serviceable...
05-16-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By jimc101

If you can find any third party copies, 6500 is...

If you can find any third party copies, 6500 is from a time before anyone was doing aftermarket hoods (Bracket Covers in Shimano terminology) the earliest Hudz do are for 6600

Finding NOS or...
05-16-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By jimc101

The original question was about direct mount vs...

The original question was about direct mount vs dual pivot, both types of rim brakes, just saying 'rim' brakes is exactly the wrong answer, as there are different types which fit different frames.
05-14-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By jimc101

If you asking this question, it indicates your...

If you asking this question, it indicates your already out of your depth when it comes to building bikes (and for a frame like this, you really don't want to be out of your depth, it's not one to...
05-13-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,690
Posted By jimc101

Would be looking at what is causing you to you...

Would be looking at what is causing you to you need better braking performance, and what you can do with your current setup, rather than just replacing with a larger rotor.

You have given zero...
05-08-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By jimc101

Why would it exist? suspension on gravel bikes is...

Why would it exist? suspension on gravel bikes is still very rare so no real demand if you want suspension, you probably be looking at a Lauf (or linkage) fork, Cannondale Slate or similar, which...
05-07-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By jimc101

This is an issue for you and the LBS you got it...

This is an issue for you and the LBS you got it from to resolve, why did you accept it? only they can really resolve this sort of issue
05-05-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By jimc101

The FH-T670 has an MTB freehub, so should take...

The FH-T670 has an MTB freehub, so should take 8/9/10/11 speed mtb cassettes with no need for spacers. If you looking to put a road series cassette on, it should take 8/9 speed with no issues, it...
05-05-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By jimc101

Why? what is the matter with the current fork? ...

Why? what is the matter with the current fork?

What do you expect to gain from a new fork? your current fork is recent spec (the 15mm is still a bit debatable for gravel vs 12mm) but otherwise,...
05-01-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By jimc101

More a case of people not really knowing what new...

More a case of people not really knowing what new kit cost and thinking that parts all cost virtually nothing/can be substituted for cheap parts, in the case of the OP, if you have Hydraulic road...
04-30-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By jimc101

With the mechanical versions, you could get the...

With the mechanical versions, you could get the paddle/arm as a separate piece, although the cost of these (at least in my market) made a full replacement generally cheaper.

Looking at the EV for...
04-29-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By jimc101

For the Freehub gouging there are really only2...

For the Freehub gouging there are really only2 ways for fixing/eliminating this, either a steel freehub, or a bit guard, like the Novatech AGB ABG feature | N guide...
04-28-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By jimc101

Threadless External Cup 1 1/8", just one at the...

Threadless External Cup 1 1/8", just one at the price point you comfortable with.

The 1998 GT Timberline has an external cup headset (this was the standard design at the time), these threadless 1...
04-27-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By jimc101

But clean it, and the frame first to get good...

But clean it, and the frame first to get good adhesion.
04-22-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By jimc101

What do they retail for new/what do other 2nd...

What do they retail for new/what do other 2nd hand ones go for in your local market?

You can use this as a general guide, but the size throws this...
04-22-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By jimc101

What frame is it? as this will define the thread...

What frame is it? as this will define the thread needed/brand/model needed on the axle for your frame, and why can't you use the axle that came with the bike, at least you will know that this fits?
04-20-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By jimc101

These screws are effectively disposable screws,...

These screws are effectively disposable screws, often the new pads will come with them (Shimano and Swissstop do) Get a set of those pads, and your sourcing problem is resolved.
04-17-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By jimc101

Don't care for this post or you anymore (not...

Don't care for this post or you anymore (not that I ever did) so will leave it to you to post one more time to fulfill your self-esteem quota for the day, or is it troll quota, not sure
04-16-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By jimc101

No. it's the way you said it, with the image,...

No. it's the way you said it, with the image, that was offensive. For my post about the PM vs FM, and being erroneous (your using big words now!) assumptions often have to be made with the infomation...
04-16-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By jimc101

And you prove my point, that this was a...

And you prove my point, that this was a cross-posting mess. which has now devolved into a who can delete their post first, resulting in a thread which makes less and less sense and point; which the...
04-16-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By jimc101

Before spending any money on cosmetic...

Before spending any money on cosmetic improvements, would make sure that they are fully serviceable.

Original Judys (not the 2017 on models) have been OOP for years now (Hydracoils were MY98/99)...
04-16-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By jimc101

Dude, most of this was posted with very little to...

Dude, most of this was posted with very little to no useful info from the OP, my last (relevant) post was made almost at the same time as the OP came in with much more detailed info, which made alot...
04-15-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By jimc101

Into the badlands of Lancashire, got to be brave...

Into the badlands of Lancashire, got to be brave to do that.
04-15-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By jimc101

Got to agree with fiestbob, realistically, all...

Got to agree with fiestbob, realistically, all your going to gain is a bit of bling, if you have Shimano brakes, which the OP appears to have, as the RX4 are Post Mount, not Flat Mount, if...
04-15-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By jimc101

For Hope making replacement cross compatible...

For Hope making replacement cross compatible caliper, they only do one, the RX4 (as previously mentioned), but we still don't really know what the OP is doing.

Given the OP still hasn't given any...
04-15-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By jimc101

Or stove enamel depends on how much you want to...

Or stove enamel depends on how much you want to pay to re-paint it.

For a cheap option, nail polish, there will be a green similar from your favorite beauty supplier, If you don't fancy going to...
04-14-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By jimc101

Because every bike component company has...

Because every bike component company has different incompatible specs, even down to the seating for olives and hose bores, there are standards for bike parts, just everyone has a different one.
04-14-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By jimc101

Adapters are normally avaliable Wheels...

Adapters are normally avaliable Wheels Manufacturing, Praxis Works, Rotor and others make them.

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