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08-09-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 201
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The largest hub I have built into a 20" wheel was...

The largest hub I have built into a 20" wheel was a Rohloff, and I went 1x with that one. Mind you, that was 32 hole, not 36, so that makes a bit of difference.The flanges on the Nuvinci are somewhat...
07-25-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Most suspension forks do not get parts support...

Most suspension forks do not get parts support beyond a few years after production. There was a company called Hippy Tech that used to stock out of date parts and offered service to most makes of...
07-24-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The axle is different to accommodate the drum...

The axle is different to accommodate the drum brake but the mechanism is the same in every way otherwise.
http://www.sturmey-archer.com/files/catalog/files/309/PART%20LIST%20-%20AW%20SRF3.pdf...
07-23-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The mechanism in the X-RD3 and the S-RF3 are the...

The mechanism in the X-RD3 and the S-RF3 are the same. The difference is the former is a drum brake model.
You may indeed have a defective unit, but I can tell you from my own experience, this is...
07-22-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You do know Curtis Odom is a forum member. I have...

You do know Curtis Odom is a forum member. I have a few of those hub sets laying around.
07-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Beautiful high flange hubs. Looks like they could...

Beautiful high flange hubs. Looks like they could be Curtis Odom.
07-18-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well done. Your experience explains why the...

Well done. Your experience explains why the shifting function of these hubs often improves with use. These interfaces wear in over time and move more freely.
That said, the wide range version of the...
07-18-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I never had problems with threaded thru axles as...

I never had problems with threaded thru axles as a shop mechanic.
Focus came up with a non threaded design that uses a quarter turn lock tab that fits in a replaceable slot. The shop I was working...
Forum: Foo
07-13-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10,861
Views: 2,258,967
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x960/107789876_10218530553320593_8576380325904699996_n_2aecfb53b7bdb7dd9ae7d17f0150cd05e5866bf8.jpg
07-11-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,789
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Only because Peter Robertson refused to give...

Only because Peter Robertson refused to give Henry Ford exclusive rights to the design.
07-10-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I just built a wheel today with a Dyad. Measured...

I just built a wheel today with a Dyad. Measured it at 597. But measure yours to be sure. I have seen variances.
Edit to add. Actually, my measurement confirms the spec from Velocity site....
06-30-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Depending on the model number on the hubs you...

Depending on the model number on the hubs you have the internal assemblies are probably interchangeable.
If the model number is SG-S500 it might not be compatible with newer modelís. If the S500...
06-20-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not trying to gross you out, but saliva is an...

Not trying to gross you out, but saliva is an excellent solution for this.
06-19-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Shortages at distributor warehouses are common...

Shortages at distributor warehouses are common once the heavy seasonal demand is over. It's at least as bad or worse with the current situation because of long shipping times for re stock.
I deal...
06-10-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I don't know for certain if the shifters are...

I don't know for certain if the shifters are compatible, but the most likely answer is that they are not.
06-10-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You have two choices, either of which would be...

You have two choices, either of which would be fine. A Sturmey Archer S-RC3 or a Shimano Nexus 3 speed with coaster brake.
05-30-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It's always like that at Portage and Main, isn't...

It's always like that at Portage and Main, isn't it?
Forum: Introductions
05-21-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not me but there is a guy in Kitchener with the...

Not me but there is a guy in Kitchener with the same name that played for the Rangers back in the 60s
05-21-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You could be excused for thinking that, given...

You could be excused for thinking that, given that the term dyno actually suggests direct current, and is a misnomer.
Forum: Introductions
05-20-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Welcome from a fellow Oakvillian

Welcome from a fellow Oakvillian
05-18-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By Dan Burkhart

"Aquila is the in house brand of Oakville and...

"Aquila is the in house brand of Oakville and Toronto based bike shop Racer Sportif. The company offers carbon road, triathlon and track bikes that have been ridden by Canadian development squad Team...
05-18-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm not ready to declare categorically that the...

I'm not ready to declare categorically that the hub is safe to rebuild. That would require a close up, hands on examination, but what I'm seeing here is not cause for concern. Builders have been...
05-18-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No. The V shape at the bottom of the hole is not...

No. The V shape at the bottom of the hole is not damage. The hub was made that way to accommodate the wide bladed spokes. Check out the daylight visible in one of the other spoke holes in his photo....
05-17-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 547
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm a fan of Stein tools generally, and I do own...

I'm a fan of Stein tools generally, and I do own a Stein axle vise, but I have found using my Hozan axle vise in the same manner works much better. I can pass the skewer through the vise and the...
05-16-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,051
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, it works pretty well on tubular glue. Does...

Well, it works pretty well on tubular glue. Does that stuff have a completely different chemical makeup from other adhesives?
05-15-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Dan Burkhart

One more thing on the band brake, and another...

One more thing on the band brake, and another reason it won't work on the right side. These brakes are designed to be self energizing. This means that when the band is brought in contact with the...
05-14-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have worked on trikes with band brakes, but...

I have worked on trikes with band brakes, but they were always mounted on the axle not the wheel hub itself. I'm assuming this is a delta style trike (2 wheels in back, one in front?)
If it is a...
05-14-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Band brakes use a right hand thread, same as a...

Band brakes use a right hand thread, same as a freewheel, so they mount on the left side so they do not loosen in use. If it is on the right side of the wheel, it will unscrew itself.
05-14-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You speak the truth, as usual. I have more...

You speak the truth, as usual.
I have more success extending the threads if I don't rush the job.
Thin wall material will heat very rapidly during any process of forming or cutting, and even when...
05-13-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

At 1/16" wall thickness, there is not much room...

At 1/16" wall thickness, there is not much room for error with a non precision cutting method. I would forgo the keyway rather than risk compromising the integrity of the tube that the stem quill...
05-13-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No worries. Also, the keyway is not essential,...

No worries.
Also, the keyway is not essential, although it does help to hold the bearing adjustment. I have extended threads beyond the keyway and just filed the locking tab off the washer. The jam...
05-13-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I am in Canada, so two way postage would make...

I am in Canada, so two way postage would make this prohibitive, not to mention that with the current situation, there are long delays in the cross border postal service.
I would consider myself an...
05-13-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I don't have Velocity hubs on any of my bikes,...

I don't have Velocity hubs on any of my bikes, but I do have a dealer account with Velocity and have sold some of them. Everybody is happy so far, no failures, and no complaints. One of my customers...
05-13-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By Dan Burkhart

We could probably help you better if you indicate...

We could probably help you better if you indicate what your location is. If you are local to me I have the means to extend the thread and cut the steer tube, but I'm not set up for broaching a keyway.
05-12-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Ok, good to know. Velocity promotes them as a CX...

Ok, good to know. Velocity promotes them as a CX rim. Too bad they dropped the Escape. Most of my track riding customers want tubulars, and the rim choices are really slim unless you go carbon....
05-11-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If you are happy with 25mm wide tires or wider,...

If you are happy with 25mm wide tires or wider, the Velocity Major Tom is available in a polished version and would look good on a classic build. https://www.velocityusa.com/product/rims/major-tom-622
05-11-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Dan Burkhart

They were not shipping up until last week due to...

They were not shipping up until last week due to Covid 19, but they have started up again. I have an order of rims on the way from them now. https://www.velocityusa.com/
05-11-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes, except there was no Cambridge in those days....

Yes, except there was no Cambridge in those days. I'm old enough to remember it as Galt, Preston and Hespler.
05-11-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Lance joined an organized group ride that started...

Lance joined an organized group ride that started in the Kitchener Cambridge area several years ago.I don't remember exactly what year it was, but on the day of the ride, my wife and I were having...
Forum: Foo
05-11-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8,889
Views: 971,383
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It's the tail propeller that put him over the top.

It's the tail propeller that put him over the top.
05-11-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Is that the ride that Lance joined a few years...

Is that the ride that Lance joined a few years back?
05-08-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Dan Burkhart

OK. It looked at first to be a bladed spoke with...

OK. It looked at first to be a bladed spoke with the flat portion extending out of sight behind the flange. Anyway, that qualifies as an excellent field repair, and will probably hold till you decide...
05-08-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No ridicule from this quarter, and I've built...

No ridicule from this quarter, and I've built wheels in the thousands. The only thing that concerns me is, being a bladed spoke, how close to the transition from round to flat the bend is. If you...
05-07-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This is a common issue with Nexus hubs. The usual...

This is a common issue with Nexus hubs. The usual cause in my experience is friction between the cog and dust cover. I have several 7 and 8 speed Shimano Nexus/Alfine hubs, and they all do it to one...
05-07-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Is this a recent production Pinarello? They did...

Is this a recent production Pinarello? They did follow the herd and offer press fit bottom brackets for a while, but they saw the light and reverted to threaded bottom brackets. All Italian as far as...
05-06-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 397
Posted By Dan Burkhart

In that case you may as well use red loctite and...

In that case you may as well use red loctite and then you really wont have to worry about it coming loose. Plus you can have a giggle just thinking about the poor schmuck that will be dealing with it...
Forum: Foo
05-06-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10,861
Views: 2,258,967
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A hockey stick is much more portable. Every...

A hockey stick is much more portable. Every Canadian must have at least two. I think it's the law....
05-02-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yup. 16" wheels with electric hub motors are...

Yup. 16" wheels with electric hub motors are laced radial all the time.
05-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The smallest wheel I have ever built with a...

The smallest wheel I have ever built with a Rohloff was a 406 and that one required 1 x to get it right, so a 349 would definitely need to be 1x. I would not worry about interlacing them either. You...
04-22-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm sure you already know this, but just to be...

I'm sure you already know this, but just to be sure, you do know lock rings are left hand thread, right? I'm having a hard time telling from the photo if the hub is stepped down to the smaller...
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