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01-09-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 386
Posted By jimc101

What do you mean by thumb shifter? in bike terms,...

What do you mean by thumb shifter? in bike terms, a thumb shifter pre-dates Gripshift, if you mean trigger shifters like Shimano Rapiidfire+, these are probably the most common type of MTB shifter...
01-08-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By jimc101

Any Shimano road HT2 crank arm of the same length...

Any Shimano road HT2 crank arm of the same length will do, if you haven't bought already, would really question why upgrade a 6700 crank to power, the 6700 is a very old design, and if you need...
01-05-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By jimc101

You have a factory wheel, with a proprietary rim,...

You have a factory wheel, with a proprietary rim, unless you can get another (identical) rim from Vuelta (highly unlikely) if you are that concerned about the braking surface, scrap the wheel, and...
12-28-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By jimc101

The key advantage is during the warranty period...

The key advantage is during the warranty period as if you don't use genuine/manufactures fluid, they could reject warranty claims, after this has expired, then choose your favorite brand of...
12-28-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By jimc101

The new design which uses a funnel is a lot...

The new design which uses a funnel is a lot easier to use, would look at the cost of any tools needed vs just replacing them, and selling on ebay as for parts.

Add to that, the old design you have...
11-23-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By jimc101

Get a bike with IGH gearing as stock, trying to...

Get a bike with IGH gearing as stock, trying to retrofit this (or retrofitting just about anything) on a bike not designed for it will lead to incompatibility complications, and you will end up with...
09-25-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By jimc101

No, you are asking about combining hydraulic...

No, you are asking about combining hydraulic levers with mechanical calipers, they are a totally different system, with no compatibility

Dump the Avids (they were bad brakes back in 2008, and...
07-30-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,290
Posted By jimc101

Guess it was a DT Rim, have had them fail before...

Guess it was a DT Rim, have had them fail before like that, surprised that is has happened on a 7.1, as these are heavy duty rims, I have 4 on 2 bikes and no issues with them so far, although mine...
06-28-19, 12:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By jimc101

Before doing anything, would be taking some basic...

Before doing anything, would be taking some basic measurements of dropouts on the Cannondale & Giant, if it's 126mm at the back, then you're going to run into issues (cold setting Aluminium, your...
06-01-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,156
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,...
05-14-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
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...
05-28-13, 02:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,288
Posted By jimc101

As the cranks fitted are 1997 STX, and the recall...

As the cranks fitted are 1997 STX, and the recall was for Atlus, Acera & Alivio FC-CT90, FC-M290 & FC-MC12 cranks from around 1994-95 (the recall was in 1997), you can discount this.
05-27-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,288
Posted By jimc101

From the pictures, it's perfectly serviceable,...

From the pictures, it's perfectly serviceable, where are you getting the idea that is is defective from?
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