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01-28-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By Slash5

Shimano system uses mineral oil. I'd agree...

Shimano system uses mineral oil.

I'd agree with Andrew - tiny bit of air getting past the seals over time. Not sure if cavitation could have something to do with it too - sometimes an issue with...
01-19-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Slash5

I had the same problem and just used a hex head...

I had the same problem and just used a hex head bolt rather than the Allen head bolt supplied. I ground the head down a bit for even more clearance.
You should only use the barrel adjusters to...
01-19-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Slash5

Your LBS will have bulk housing, probably Jagwire...

Your LBS will have bulk housing, probably Jagwire and will cut the length you need.
01-15-18, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By Slash5

Not to be negative but a Grand Prix frame isn't...

Not to be negative but a Grand Prix frame isn't really worth buying components for and building up. You can usually buy a good complete Grand Prix for not much money. If you want to build a bike I'd...
01-14-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Slash5

There are 30 mm BSA external bearing setups...

There are 30 mm BSA external bearing setups available now - but I'm pretty sure not in Italian.
However, a standard BB30 crank won't work, the spindle is too short. You need a 30 mm crank designed...
01-05-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By Slash5

If you are referring to a claw type hanger then...

If you are referring to a claw type hanger then reusing the old one will depend on the old setup. But you can pickup a new claw from your LBS and mount a derailleur onto it.
Your old one may use the...
01-02-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,019
Posted By Slash5

If they are sealed bearing there are instructions...

If they are sealed bearing there are instructions here:
Suntour Superbe / Cyclone / XC Pro Pedal Overhaul Tool - Bike Recyclery...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By Slash5

Exact description of mine: ...

Exact description of mine:
https://i.imgur.com/0jBTTNI.jpg
12-30-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17,866
Views: 2,801,983
Posted By Slash5

When I first saw the heading on this, I was...

When I first saw the heading on this, I was interested - then saw the pictures.
Looks to me like a ARX rear derailleur, Gardin fork. I'm not sure but looks like when they removed the cable guides...
12-12-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,464
Posted By Slash5

I'd have to say the gravel bike is going to be...

I'd have to say the gravel bike is going to be faster. You've got the better aero position and the (usually) skinnier tires.
Plus, all being equal, the better cable management on the gravel bike...
12-12-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Slash5

Cartridge BBs have to match the crank as well as...

Cartridge BBs have to match the crank as well as the bike. It appears your bike is BSA threaded so you just need to know the width of the frame - either 68 or 73, easily measured with a ruler. That...
12-11-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Slash5

Camo, white helmets and reflectors :foo:

Camo, white helmets and reflectors :foo:
11-28-17, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,514
Posted By Slash5

I believe the Sante will be 7 speed and Tricolor...

I believe the Sante will be 7 speed and Tricolor could be 7 or 8 if that makes a difference to you.
11-27-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Slash5

Off topic but that auction site is one of those...

Off topic but that auction site is one of those where each bid extends the auction end time. Really caught me by surprise - bid at the last moment and the end time jumps 10 min. You sit watching the...
11-25-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Slash5

Yes. No problem at all. I assume you do not have...

Yes. No problem at all. I assume you do not have indexed shifters. You will need to adjust the limit screws on your rear derailleur.
11-22-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,865
Posted By Slash5

Yep, bar mitts or pogies are the way to go. When...

Yep, bar mitts or pogies are the way to go. When I ride the fat bike with them, I find a thin pair of gloves or even summer gloves work fine.
11-22-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By Slash5

Take a look at some cross country ski pants.

Take a look at some cross country ski pants.
11-19-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,953
Posted By Slash5

I don't think you understand how it works.

I don't think you understand how it works.
11-19-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Slash5

If I understand what you are proposing, I would...

If I understand what you are proposing, I would think all 5 mm will be on the drive side making your chainline way off. Also less engagement in the splines and in the retaining bolt. Probably better...
11-18-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By Slash5

Pickup a some piano wire at a hobby shop and make...

Pickup a some piano wire at a hobby shop and make one with needle nose pliers. A R/C hobby shop may have a clip close enough to use.
11-18-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By Slash5

I know on the early Cannondales they can't be...

I know on the early Cannondales they can't be easily modified - they don't use standard dimensions.
Later ones do use standard dimensions and can be converted to 1 1/2" headsets.

I think you need...
11-18-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Slash5

2015 catalog says BB30a as well. What was the old...

2015 catalog says BB30a as well. What was the old crank like? What did it measure?

http://issuu.com/cannondale_usa/docs/15_c_bike_catalog_us_final_issuu?e=9912505/8937095
11-18-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Slash5

2016 Cannondale catalog says the Carbon is BB30a....

2016 Cannondale catalog says the Carbon is BB30a. Easy to tell - measure the frame. Will be 68 for BB30 and 73 for BB30a.
11-15-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Slash5

I bought bib tights for mountain biking so that I...

I bought bib tights for mountain biking so that I wouldn't have to muck around with suspenders but then realized that it makes it very difficult to stop and pee. Ended up using them just for short...
11-13-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Slash5

BB PressFit 86.5x46mm is BB386 EVO. You need a...

BB PressFit 86.5x46mm is BB386 EVO. You need a BB386 BB for a 24 mm crank.
Or a standard BB386 BB and adapters.
Not going to be cheap....
11-13-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,833
Posted By Slash5

I adjust the cones on my truing stand using the...

I adjust the cones on my truing stand using the quick release to load the bearings.
11-13-17, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By Slash5

This bike is running a Sante front derailleur...

This bike is running a Sante front derailleur with 10 speed STI shifters and shifts beautifully.
If you say it has enough travel, I would say it should work. But a triple derailleur would work...
11-10-17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,964
Posted By Slash5

If you don't mind having mixed fasteners, you...

If you don't mind having mixed fasteners, you could try running a 12-24 or 12-28 tap through those 5mm stripped holes. They are slightly larger than the 5mm thread.
11-08-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By Slash5

https://www.endurobearingsonline.com/collections/t...

https://www.endurobearingsonline.com/collections/threaded-road-bottom-brackets/products/bb-italian-30

For use with a 30 mm crank spindle and a threaded Italian bottom bracket shell.

However...
11-08-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By Slash5

From an old post of mine: I wonder about the...

From an old post of mine:
I wonder about the FSA/Shimano compatibility.
I just swapped a FSA crank from my 2009 Kona Unit with a SLX from another bike.
My intention was just to swap cranksets....
11-05-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By Slash5

I think you need to provide model numbers and...

I think you need to provide model numbers and more details for a definitive answer - but they show an Italian FSA BB-6000 Gossamer Mega Exo BB here.

FSA BB-6000 Gossamer Mega Exo BB | Chain...
11-03-17, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Slash5

Crank may or may not work. I've had to replace a...

Crank may or may not work. I've had to replace a 8 speed crank before but also got other cranks to work.
11-03-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,524
Posted By Slash5

I wish they had done it at 12 ft lbs and 35 ft...

I wish they had done it at 12 ft lbs and 35 ft lbs too. 5 Nm isn't too bad, it's so low that it's barely tight.
I know when I installed a RaceFace crank, I would never have tightened the spindle...
11-01-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By Slash5

Mechanical disk brakes need to be adjusted at the...

Mechanical disk brakes need to be adjusted at the pad. Cable adjusters are only used to remove slack in the cable. Anything else just reduces travel.
10-31-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Slash5

Yep, you're right. I wasn't paying attention to...

Yep, you're right. I wasn't paying attention to the width of the spacer you referenced. Some cassettes would only need a 1.8 mm spacer but most of the Shimano need the 1 mm added.
10-30-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By Slash5

They list one here but it's out of stock. Rear...

They list one here but it's out of stock.
Rear 36 Hole 14 gage Hub Left and right hand threads (http://www.staton-inc.com/store/index.php?p=product&id=885)
48 hole seems to be the only one in stock.
10-30-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Slash5

I would have said that with that cassette, you...

I would have said that with that cassette, you should be using the thin Shimano spacer along with the 2.8 mm spacer.
Some of the other 10 speed cassettes do not need the spacer but that one does.
10-28-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Slash5

Sirrus Comp ...

Sirrus Comp
https://www.specialized.com/ca/en/bike-archive/2015/sirrus/sirrus-comp/93345
10-24-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By Slash5

Since you are installing MTB cranks on a 68mm...

Since you are installing MTB cranks on a 68mm frame you will need a 2.5 mm shim on each side. Then you will add your shims etc. to preload the bearings.
Remember though, due to their design, a GXP...
10-22-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,040
Posted By Slash5

Depends on what your expectations are. I've got...

Depends on what your expectations are. I've got one and wouldn't buy again. I bought when the only game in town was the Pugsley and they were very expensive.
I was expecting an ATV, go anywhere...
10-21-17, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Slash5

Sure it's not an Italian threaded BB? 70 mm...

Sure it's not an Italian threaded BB? 70 mm sounds like it. It wouldn't be threaded lefthand but since Italian is larger you could probably force a left hand cup into it. Googling around, sounds like...
10-18-17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Slash5

They didn't come with chrome forks but the paint...

They didn't come with chrome forks but the paint doesn't stay on.

https://i.imgur.com/wMay3ZD.jpg
10-14-17, 04:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By Slash5

Something like this resulted in the front wheel...

Something like this resulted in the front wheel skewer recall a couple years ago. if left loose, the skewer handle could flip into the disk brake, locking up the front wheel.
10-14-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By Slash5

I'd go ahead and change the tires. Problems like...

I'd go ahead and change the tires. Problems like this are so inter-related, the tire change is likely to make it go away.
10-12-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Slash5

Adjusting the wheel position in the dropout and...

Adjusting the wheel position in the dropout and playing with chain length can help when running large cogs.
However, on my one bike with a Superbe derailleur, I had to play around to get the 26 to...
10-11-17, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Slash5

Have you ever seen the Top Gear episode with the...

Have you ever seen the Top Gear episode with the hovercraft? This will have the same issues - can't stop, can't turn and the fans will blow crap everywhere.
10-10-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By Slash5

Usually it is cone, spacer, washer and lock nut....

Usually it is cone, spacer, washer and lock nut. If you have mixed all of the spacers etc up, then the NDS side is usually just cone, washer and lock nut. Everything else goes on the drive side.
10-06-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,470
Posted By Slash5

Honda Fit. I always remove the front wheel. A...

Honda Fit.
I always remove the front wheel. A large frame 29 + fits but I have to move the pass. seat up some. Road bike is no problem. I keep several moving blankets in the back and can put one...
10-05-17, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By Slash5

Yes but no. A lot of the 30 mm cranks will not...

Yes but no. A lot of the 30 mm cranks will not work in a BSA BB frame.
10-02-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By Slash5

Sure. If you gain weight you'll find that an...

Sure. If you gain weight you'll find that an aggressive position pushes your gut and affects your breathing. Old age and less flexibility can make bending over for deep drops uncomfortable. As core...
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