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09-23-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,426
Posted By reconnaissance

Phil Wood grease will quiet your pawls..

Phil Wood grease will quiet your pawls..
09-18-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By reconnaissance

if the OP doesnt need that left side arm, I could...

if the OP doesnt need that left side arm, I could use it if its 170mm. Please let me know.

mike
07-02-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,489
Posted By reconnaissance

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05-04-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By reconnaissance

if the motorist was at fault and had insurance...

if the motorist was at fault and had insurance then you’re owed a settlement equal to the actual cash value of your bike.
02-13-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By reconnaissance

Did you not read that he was dealing with tape...

Did you not read that he was dealing with tape shorter than would cover the entire bar? So the top bar is wrapped in the customary direction (heaven forbid light colored tape should get dirty). Itís...
Forum: Southwest
02-12-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By reconnaissance

Considering the temperature differential between...

Considering the temperature differential between Independence Pass and the Sonoran desert, sounds like an interesting ride. Spring, or Fall seasons would probably provide the most temperate weather.
02-12-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By reconnaissance

I think the bar tape wrap job looks great!

I think the bar tape wrap job looks great!
02-12-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By reconnaissance

You may be able to help clear those jet holes wit...

You may be able to help clear those jet holes wit a piece of guitar string. Carburetor float level is an area of concern as well and must be properly adjusted. Too low and symptoms like yours appear.
02-12-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By reconnaissance

On close inspection, the brake adjustment barrel...

On close inspection, the brake adjustment barrel is there, just doing what they do when the cable is missingóflopped upside down. be careful not to lose it if it falls out.
02-03-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 518,841
Posted By reconnaissance

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My 510
02-03-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By reconnaissance

The anomalous hub also has a freshly-machined...

The anomalous hub also has a freshly-machined profile visible where the tube meets the flange, whereas on the other hub the tube meets the flange with a more gradual radius profile. Has this been...
02-03-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 37,095
Posted By reconnaissance

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02-03-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,034
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This is my trail bike. 2.5Ē front and 2.3Ē rear...
02-03-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By reconnaissance

Thirteen year old me rode one with the Whizzer...

Thirteen year old me rode one with the Whizzer motor. Noisy and oily but a lot of fun!
12-30-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,409
Posted By reconnaissance

Itís a flat spot due to denting.

Itís a flat spot due to denting.
Forum: Introductions
12-26-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 371
Posted By reconnaissance

Hey. I used to live in Spokane and really enjoyed...

Hey. I used to live in Spokane and really enjoyed riding that hill with all the radio antennas on it. There was a really nice property owner that built a gate through his own lot so we could access...
12-25-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By reconnaissance

I have a dia compe u-brake if you’re interested....

I have a dia compe u-brake if you’re interested. I’ll post a pic tomorrow.
12-23-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,428
Posted By reconnaissance

We seem about the same age, but I grew up in...

We seem about the same age, but I grew up in rural Idaho so I have a little different perspective. Consolidating the high school brought students in from all over our county. Riding the bus was...
12-23-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By reconnaissance

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80mm between tubes, 60mm tire width, so a generous...
12-23-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By reconnaissance

Iíll grab some in line photos later today.

Iíll grab some in line photos later today.
12-23-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,987
Posted By reconnaissance

I wish you the best in your vocational endeavors....

I wish you the best in your vocational endeavors. In my 45 years of wage-earning in mostly automotive related work, eight years in aviation mechanics, my four year stint at a bike shop (while...
12-23-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By reconnaissance

Ha! It does look that way. Itís an optical...

Ha! It does look that way. Itís an optical illusion because youíre seeing it directly inline. From the front you would see the curve of the cable.
12-22-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By reconnaissance

Another Stumpjumper for the old man

I just finished a re-build of an 1997 Specialized Stumpjumper 1997. Some parts came from Australia, some from local private sellers and since the local the local Specialized dealer was out of all 26Ē...
12-22-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,937
Posted By reconnaissance

Itís not often I see the suntour triple pulley...

Itís not often I see the suntour triple pulley cage. I installed one on my Cannondale mountain bike which had 24Ē rear wheel and I was concerned about having higher clearance in the rocky and brushy...
12-21-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By reconnaissance

this is the way.

this is the way.
12-20-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By reconnaissance

Impressive. I browsed the website and agree the...

Impressive. I browsed the website and agree the build quality and thought put into the geometry choices is intelligent. I could see myself owning one.
12-18-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By reconnaissance

I guess I wasnít clear enough. The photos you see...

I guess I wasnít clear enough. The photos you see show it put back togetherómy way of preventing parts loss until I figure out a tool. I began my story with 1) the axle out 2) the ND bearing cap out...
12-18-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By reconnaissance

The end cap weíre looking at here is made of...

The end cap weíre looking at here is made of steel. I checked the wheel serial number on the Mavic site but it returns nothing so I assume it is an early type no longer in the catalog.
12-18-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By reconnaissance

Some are suggesting using a plastic tool with...

Some are suggesting using a plastic tool with molded plastic pins and to clarify I want to show you the plastic pins are designed to work on the opposite side, which turns very easily:
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12-18-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By reconnaissance

that pin spanner is for the cap on the other...

that pin spanner is for the cap on the other side. The freehub side is torqued on.
Forum: Foo
12-18-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,279
Posted By reconnaissance

The thing I like about Elon is failure is not in...

The thing I like about Elon is failure is not in his vocabulary:
“Fuel header tank pressure was low during landing burn, causing touchdown velocity to be high and what followed was ‘rapid...
12-17-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By reconnaissance

My Bianchi Virata, 1993: ...

My Bianchi Virata, 1993:


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12-17-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,761
Posted By reconnaissance

Inside job.

Inside job.
12-17-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,154
Posted By reconnaissance

Why not keep it “pure” and use a piece of a spoke...

Why not keep it “pure” and use a piece of a spoke instead of a nail?
12-17-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,378
Posted By reconnaissance

You can see that the cable makes a bit of a bend...

You can see that the cable makes a bit of a bend as it exits the adjusting barrel, and is probably rubbing on the inside edge where it enters open space. This combination of flexure and friction is...
12-17-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By reconnaissance

Mavic Madness

The pawls on my rear hub sometimes lock up. I want to rebuild the freehub and am stuck with a proprietary nut on the cassette side. This is a Mavic Crossland hub. The axle is a two-piece threaded...
12-15-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,323
Posted By reconnaissance

At first glance it looked to me like it had depth...

At first glance it looked to me like it had depth but when I recognized that this frame has two layers of paint then the illusion was clear. The first layer is white and the second is red. Because...
12-15-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,842
Posted By reconnaissance

This also explains why you canít escape the...

This also explains why you canít escape the accusation of passing gas just by walking away.
Forum: Foo
12-15-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,515
Posted By reconnaissance

Catastrophizing is a term I learned earlier this...

Catastrophizing is a term I learned earlier this year which causes the kind of stress you describe. Physical exercise is my number one go-to for the blues and cycling is my favorite. Here are a...
12-15-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,124
Posted By reconnaissance

I donít know about budget, but the only 26Ē tires...

I donít know about budget, but the only 26Ē tires I could find are 2.3 and 2.5 and the local bike shop sage said they wouldn't fit my 97 stumpjumper but Iím going to put them on anyway.
12-15-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,010
Posted By reconnaissance

Since fat is a hydrocarbon, does burnt fat count...

Since fat is a hydrocarbon, does burnt fat count as carbon fiber?
12-15-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,004
Posted By reconnaissance

Specialized had a full line of sizes in their...

Specialized had a full line of sizes in their 1996 and 1997 catalog.
12-15-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,306
Posted By reconnaissance

If you havenít had symptoms by now then youíre...

If you havenít had symptoms by now then youíre golden. I got it in nearly the same way as you did back at the end of Septemberóclose contact with a family member whoís a nurse who was exposed at...
12-15-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,010
Posted By reconnaissance

My greatest weight savings on both mountain bikes...

My greatest weight savings on both mountain bikes and road bikes has been belly fat. Now we’re talking kilos, not grams.
12-15-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,323
Posted By reconnaissance

This passes the safety test. The quick release...

This passes the safety test. The quick release was at some point loose enough to slip and just scraped some paint. There is no gouging of metal thatíll need welding up. To the poster, slide the...
12-15-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By reconnaissance

Part of the equation is the crankset you plan to...

Part of the equation is the crankset you plan to use. I thought I might have the original one from my super le tour but it’s not in the box of take-off parts.
12-15-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,973
Posted By reconnaissance

I was looking at the top tube dent an want to...

I was looking at the top tube dent an want to share there’s a way to “soften” the contours of it with the bike stand clamp. Bearing in mind that the metal has molecular memory it sort of “wants” to...
12-13-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By reconnaissance

I have a similar issue where the threads are worn...

I have a similar issue where the threads are worn just where the locknut needs purchase on the threads and thought of doing this too. Do you recall which brazing rod you used? Iíll probably use MAPP...
12-08-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By reconnaissance

Keeping a post on track can be “...properly...

Keeping a post on track can be “...properly torqued at assembly...” is an attempt to eliminate the noise from the good data. It’s as close to normalized as we can get without actual experimentation....
12-07-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By reconnaissance

This makes the most sense to me. Put another way,...

This makes the most sense to me. Put another way, the left crank, in order to drive the chain must transfer torque through the spindle to the right bolted chainring. The right crank directly drives...
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