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06-08-08, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By CBolt

Sounds like a bad freehub. Here's why: The...

Sounds like a bad freehub. Here's why:

The noise is created by an increase in speed and backpedaling. Of your Crank, BB, Chain, Cassette or Derailuer; none becomes more active with an increase in...
09-24-07, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,159
Posted By CBolt

Shimano Roller Brake Compatibility

I want to get new wheels w/ drum brakes for my commuter. The front is readily available, but (how) can I use the shimano drum brake in the rear without using an internal hub? The picture on the...
Forum: Touring
03-02-07, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By CBolt

if your legs feel good, yours seat is not too...

if your legs feel good, yours seat is not too high. whats happened is you've changed the seat height relative to the handlebars significantly. therefore bending your back lower to reach the...
Forum: Touring
08-06-06, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 2,339,292
Posted By CBolt

^^^nice. could you post more pics? I've been...

^^^nice. could you post more pics? I've been wanting to get a good look at that color (sun gold).
Forum: Touring
08-06-06, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By CBolt

I think they discontinued the World but are still...

I think they discontinued the World but are still making the Touring. The rack is pretty flimsy. I cant say how much weight it will hold, but the rack flexes a lot and that will eventually lead to...
08-06-06, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By CBolt

^^^ Could you elaborate? How exactly do you fix...

^^^ Could you elaborate? How exactly do you fix them?
I've tried soaking and rinsing the shifter with solvent, then relubing with T9, it doesn't help. I have a nice stack of these shifters just...
05-17-06, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By CBolt

either way is ok, but be sure not to overtorque...

either way is ok, but be sure not to overtorque is you choose to grease.
Forum: Touring
05-09-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,931
Posted By CBolt

AEbike is also a QBP dealer, located across the...

AEbike is also a QBP dealer, located across the lake in Michigan. The next batch of red LHT's will be available in june and I have a feeling they will look a little different. I got mine a few weeks...
Forum: Touring
05-09-06, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By CBolt

The decision to use mtn or road components is...

The decision to use mtn or road components is decided by the gearing you want to have. For an 11-32 you will need to use a mtn RD, because road will not shift onto the larger gears. The barcons will...
Forum: Touring
05-05-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 2,339,292
Posted By CBolt

Here's my new LHT. Not exactly loaded but you get...

Here's my new LHT. Not exactly loaded but you get the idea.
05-04-06, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,127
Posted By CBolt

1-2 millimeters? dont touch a thing, thats as...

1-2 millimeters? dont touch a thing, thats as good as it will ever be.
05-04-06, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By CBolt

Your cable is just to tight. Let a couple mm...

Your cable is just to tight. Let a couple mm slide out at the caliper. They probly cleaned the rims and pads which increases stopping power and also (over)tightened the cable tension a little bit. I...
04-21-06, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By CBolt

shimano doesnt make ISIS. this should be...

shimano doesnt make ISIS.

this should be plenty long...
http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=TL4590
04-16-06, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By CBolt

aebike.com (http://www.aebike.com) also ships...

aebike.com (http://www.aebike.com) also ships usps and has very competitive prices
Forum: Great Lakes
04-14-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By CBolt

I'll be riding around SW michigan every weekend...

I'll be riding around SW michigan every weekend this summer. I live in kzoo but plan to do some kind of stealth camping beach tour(s) from here to grand haven or muskegon.
04-13-06, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By CBolt

my families' ACE hardware sells them individually...

my families' ACE hardware sells them individually and inexpensive.
04-13-06, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By CBolt

yup, use the king tools. make sure the inside of...

yup, use the king tools. make sure the inside of your headtube has enough clearance for those monstrous cups.



never tried one, but I would hope my steerer is strong enough without that little...
04-04-06, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By CBolt

to determine what you have, spin the gears...

to determine what you have, spin the gears backwards (make it click). if the splines rotate with the gears you have a freehub/cassette. if the splines rotate with the hub, its a freewheel.
Forum: Touring
04-03-06, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By CBolt

neatsfoot oil will soften it right up and prevent...

neatsfoot oil will soften it right up and prevent any cracking. tighten the saddle before you soften it to avoid over tensioning.
04-03-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,883
Posted By CBolt

You can probably just take out another link and...

You can probably just take out another link and put the chain back together. If you do buy a new link, get a powerlink or something similar so it can be easily removed and re-installed.
03-24-06, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By CBolt

Ive done some integrated cabon forks with...

Ive done some integrated cabon forks with external headsets. They all looked fine.
03-24-06, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By CBolt

Try turning the front wheel around. The seam...

Try turning the front wheel around. The seam might pass more smoothly.

To smooth the seams, start with a file. Then use finer sandpaper until it matches your rim surface (this may not be possible...
03-24-06, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By CBolt

I second the motion.

I second the motion.
03-21-06, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By CBolt

You can also spray brake cleaner on a rag and...

You can also spray brake cleaner on a rag and clean your rims with it. brake cleaner is also the best thing ive found for degunking old shifters. don't forgot to wear goggles.
03-21-06, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By CBolt

Yup, powerlinks and connex are good. Why do you...

Yup, powerlinks and connex are good. Why do you need to buy a replacement pin everytime you take the chain off? It can be reassembled.
03-21-06, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By CBolt

Hayes uses DOT 3 or 4. Shimano uses mineral oil....

Hayes uses DOT 3 or 4. Shimano uses mineral oil. Anybody know if using the wrong one will actually damage anything?
Forum: Touring
03-21-06, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By CBolt

The longer chainstay provides a more stable ride...

The longer chainstay provides a more stable ride which is good for both trailers and panniers. My commuter feels like a yacht and it pulls a burley nomad full of groceries(beer) like a bat outta hell.
03-21-06, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 939
Posted By CBolt

XM radio, usaully laidback stuff.

XM radio, usaully laidback stuff.
03-17-06, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,342
Posted By CBolt

If you have the regular platinum pro, you will...

If you have the regular platinum pro, you will need to use spacers. The track platinum pro is made for adjustable chainlines. You might try spacing the cassette to help with the chainline.
03-15-06, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By CBolt

Those are cartridge pads that slide into a pad...

Those are cartridge pads that slide into a pad holder. They should work if your 105's have the original pads. Here's what the complete assemby looks like. ...
03-15-06, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By CBolt

No cup press needed, but the crown race still...

No cup press needed, but the crown race still needs to be properly set.
03-15-06, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By CBolt

68 is the shell width, it can not be changed. 110...

68 is the shell width, it can not be changed. 110 is the spindle length, it determines how far the crank is from the frame. If you can, put the new crank on the old BB to get an idea of what spindle...
Forum: Touring
03-15-06, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By CBolt

The Hudson and Vagabond use the same frame and it...

The Hudson and Vagabond use the same frame and it is also availabe as a frameset. I'm getting the frameset because I can get some really good prices on components and I wont charge myself a cent to...
Forum: Touring
03-15-06, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By CBolt

This...

This (http://www.sram.com/en/truvativ/road/cranksets/rouleur/) is the crank I am looking at in a 30/39/52. And I'll make sure my FD can go smaller if needed.

I'm pretty slender, but have decided...
Forum: Touring
03-15-06, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By CBolt

Good work people. I'm starting to lean towards...

Good work people. I'm starting to lean towards barcons because of the reliability issue, and the front derailluer functions much better with a micro-adjust or friction shifter anyway.

I'm thinkin...
Forum: Commuting
03-14-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,747
Posted By CBolt

Here it is, the "ultimate super cool commuter"....

Here it is, the "ultimate super cool commuter". This bike hangs in our front window and I drool over it everyday. It would be perfect with a brooks, and if the nexus hub was lighter. Black frame with...
Forum: Touring
03-14-06, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By CBolt

I know these threads seems a little cheesy and...

I know these threads seems a little cheesy and pointless, but this bike will be a big investment...so... I'm looking for comments from people who have experience with any of these components, and...
03-14-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By CBolt

I've had some terrible ****ting lately, but I...

I've had some terrible ****ting lately, but I figured it was from drinking too much. I'll check the cables tommorrow.

But seriously, read the Park website before you try anything. Unfortunately,...
03-11-06, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By CBolt

Sometimes you can use the dremel to make them fit...

Sometimes you can use the dremel to make them fit better.
Forum: Touring
03-09-06, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By CBolt

I saw a guy on tv that catwalked across the US....

I saw a guy on tv that catwalked across the US. You might as well try this if you're already on a BMX bike. Seems like it would take more than a month though.
03-09-06, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By CBolt

ahahhahahah. steel. freewheel. 16.8 lbs....

ahahhahahah. steel. freewheel. 16.8 lbs. hahahahahahaaaahha
03-09-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By CBolt

Various companies make magnets for aero spokes....

Various companies make magnets for aero spokes. There's a couple on this page. http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=list&Category=20&type=T
03-09-06, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By CBolt

-the rear wheel might have too much dish after it...

-the rear wheel might have too much dish after it is rebuilt.
-the new chain may be too narrow and could get sucked between the chainwheels.
-the front derailluer might not have the the right...
03-09-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By CBolt

This...

This (http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=HD2211) will do exactly what he wants, and it wont be a PITA like some of the other suggestions
03-08-06, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By CBolt

Its not about cantilever flex. The difference is...

Its not about cantilever flex. The difference is how the cable pulls. To have the most efficient brakes, the cable must be pulling perpendicular to a line drawn from the point of rotation(the...
03-08-06, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By CBolt

Goatheads? I hope you have fenders to keep the...

Goatheads? I hope you have fenders to keep the blood away. Maybe you should quit riding through the slaughterhouse after work. But seriously, what's a goathead?
03-08-06, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By CBolt

Just because the guy mentions bar spins, he gets...

Just because the guy mentions bar spins, he gets banished to the BMX forum? Thats pretty harsh man.

You can get a larger, hollow bolt and matching starnut that enables you to run the cable through...
03-07-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,748
Posted By CBolt

here it is:...

here it is: http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=76
03-07-06, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,194
Posted By CBolt

Thats crazy. I have the same pedals, and they are...

Thats crazy. I have the same pedals, and they are the other way around. My SPD's work fine. One can only wonder about quality control.
03-07-06, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By CBolt

Are you guys talking about the tape that has...

Are you guys talking about the tape that has threads running lenghtwise? or the thick plastic stuff that comes on new bikes? Two layers of electrical tape works for me.
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