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10-25-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If this is a square taper crank, and it was run...

If this is a square taper crank, and it was run loose for any time at all, it's highly likely that the square hole in the crank arm is distorted and will never stay tight. The crank spindle is...
Forum: Foo
10-24-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If this thread is still going in October 2054 I...

If this thread is still going in October 2054 I will be able to say the same in the unlikely event that I am still around. I will be coming up on my 101st birthday then.
Forum: Foo
10-22-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 1,013,025
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yoyo man.

Yoyo man.
10-19-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That barrel adjuster would fit in the end of the...

That barrel adjuster would fit in the end of the fulcrum lever if your bike is so equipped. If the cable housing stop is mounted to the seat stay or chain stay, there will be no fulcrum lever in...
Forum: Foo
10-11-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 1,013,025
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I predict a total loss of stability at any speed...

I predict a total loss of stability at any speed over 35 mph.
Forum: Foo
10-04-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's one tired elephant! ...

That's one tired elephant!



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09-11-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 655
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The most reliable way to diagnose a worn cassette...

The most reliable way to diagnose a worn cassette is to install a new chain and look for the symptoms as described in the OP. It has to be pretty far gone to be obvious visually in my experience.
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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08-17-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Maybe it's one of those brain teaser puzzles.When...

Maybe it's one of those brain teaser puzzles.When the solution comes to you, you probably will have no idea how you did it....
08-14-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Exactly. If I can see that the hanger is bent...

Exactly. If I can see that the hanger is bent without the tool, it's really bent. I use the DAG tool on every service and adjustments are frequently necessary , but I would not be able to determine...
07-23-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
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...
07-18-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
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...
Forum: Foo
07-13-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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07-10-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
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....
05-18-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
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....
05-13-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
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...
Forum: Foo
05-11-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 1,013,025
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.
05-06-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
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...
05-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
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...
04-01-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,229
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This is especially true of the newer models that...

This is especially true of the newer models that have a scallop shaped notch. The older style with the square cut notch are ok with a steel punch.
04-01-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It can be purchased directly from Jim Stein. The...

It can be purchased directly from Jim Stein. The guy is a real gentleman. Answers the phone himself and always willing to help.
I have one and it works great.
03-20-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,229
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You definitely want to unscrew the ball ring...

You definitely want to unscrew the ball ring before you cut the spokes. After that, no issues.
It can be done with a bare hub. I have done it numerous times, but it is way easier when it is still in...
03-11-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Dan Burkhart

My guess is the shift rod may be hanging up due...

My guess is the shift rod may be hanging up due to dirt or dried out grease. The bell crank pushes the rod in to upshift and the spring pushes it out to downshift.
I suggest removing the bell crank...
03-05-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking the stages off is pretty straight forward....

Taking the stages off is pretty straight forward. Once you remove the retaining ring, they lift right off. As long as you don't disassemble the sub assemblies, it will go back together the same way,...
03-02-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I do plan to go on Friday, but I'm more...

I do plan to go on Friday, but I'm more interested in looking at new products and talking to industry people than I am in looking for killer deals in the marketplace.
I don't know if it will be the...
Forum: Foo
02-24-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 1,013,025
Posted By Dan Burkhart

So, the truck identifies as a bicycle. Who are we...

So, the truck identifies as a bicycle. Who are we to judge?
02-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've had a couple of new internal assemblies sent...

I've had a couple of new internal assemblies sent to me from Sunrace, and was never asked to return the old ones. One of then was an 8 speed just like yours, and after receiving the new assembly,...
02-24-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A brass punch is better than steel if you have...

A brass punch is better than steel if you have one. It deforms a bit to help get better purchase on the scallop shaped notch. A brass punch is all I've ever used on these, and it works fine.
One...
02-24-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,751
Posted By Dan Burkhart

1964 Schwinn Twinn. I am the second owner. ...

1964 Schwinn Twinn. I am the second owner.

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Forum: Foo
02-20-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 1,013,025
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not as bad as it could have been if the air bag...

Not as bad as it could have been if the air bag had detonated.
02-17-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23,294
Views: 2,691,227
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There is one in Brantford on March 29th.

There is one in Brantford on March 29th.
Forum: Foo
02-12-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 1,013,025
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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Forum: Foo
02-06-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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Forum: Foo
02-04-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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01-28-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Looks like a pretty hefty rim bed for an alloy...

Looks like a pretty hefty rim bed for an alloy rim. The 12mm works, but I would opt for 14.
01-26-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Dan Burkhart

OK, how about some actual confirmation. Here I...

OK, how about some actual confirmation. Here I have a spoke taken from a bag of Sapim Race spokes marked as 268mm...
01-23-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,695
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Six. Four boys and two girls. Ages 2 to 15.

Six. Four boys and two girls. Ages 2 to 15.
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 1,013,025
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Don't think that's the way exchanges are supposed...

Don't think that's the way exchanges are supposed to work.
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 1,013,025
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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01-22-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,576
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I vote for the blue ones too, but not made by...

I vote for the blue ones too, but not made by Park.
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01-17-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,620
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The current generation of the Alfine is high...

The current generation of the Alfine is high normal, but previous models were low normal, same as Nexus hubs.
01-16-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Dan Burkhart

As far as I am aware, Shimano is the only one...

As far as I am aware, Shimano is the only one currently manufacturing a 7 speed IGH with or without brake.
01-10-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,447
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Unless you weigh north of 250 lb, a well built 32...

Unless you weigh north of 250 lb, a well built 32 spoke wheel, especially on the front will be fine. I weigh about that, and ride 32 spoke wheels all the time. Including my cargo bike....
12-31-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Actually that would be a Canadian conglomerate...

Actually that would be a Canadian conglomerate but the bikes likely come from China
12-28-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have mine bolted to a heavy truck brake drum....

I have mine bolted to a heavy truck brake drum. Nice and stable for all but the heaviest bike.
Easily obtainable at any heavy truck repair facility. A worn out drum works just fine. You might have...
12-28-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Iím guessing you never got Candid Camera either,...

Iím guessing you never got Candid Camera either, am I Right?
Geez, its a joke already, obviously lost on some.
12-28-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Why you should leave bike maintenance to the professionals.

Unless you know all the secrets like this one.

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12-20-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Dan Burkhart

We likely won't be around to find out.

We likely won't be around to find out.
Forum: Foo
12-20-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,406
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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