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05-08-14, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Frum

There are no rivet heads, there are no...

There are no rivet heads, there are no protrusions--the single bolt that holds everything together is recessed on both sides of the 7 cog cluster.

EDIT: Off-brand here is subjective, seeing as...
05-07-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Frum

9 Speed Cassette not Fitting

I ordered a 9 speed cassette. The CSM91 from Sunrace, specifically. The wheelset I was putting it on came stock with an 8 speed cassette, at one point ran a 10 speed cassette without a spacer, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-14, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,093,581
Posted By Frum

I've thought of doing that, but I like aluminum...

I've thought of doing that, but I like aluminum cages too well. Sometimes I like to bring very thin bottles with me for the rest periods in rides and it's nice being able to change the size of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-14, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 162,825
Posted By Frum

The black bike is my commuter, which in the...

The black bike is my commuter, which in the picture is running some bulky, knobby tires with fenders. Now that the snow is gone, it's running mudflaps and 700x23 slicks. 500 dollar bike. Second is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,093,581
Posted By Frum

My saddle tilt? My saddle is actually completely...

My saddle tilt? My saddle is actually completely level, same for my handlebars.

EDIT:365484

I imagine it was the camera I am using--not the most impressive one. Blurr and angle. EDIT EDIT: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-14, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,373,339
Posted By Frum

365217 Diamondback frame and carbon fork, of...

365217

Diamondback frame and carbon fork, of course.
Microshift R10 shifters
Tiagra 4600 cassette, chain, and derailleurs.
SRAM apex crankset.
RS21 wheelset.

I like muh bwak.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,093,581
Posted By Frum

Considering this cost me about 1100 dollars total...

Considering this cost me about 1100 dollars total to put together, I think I've done quite well for myself.
12-25-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,683
Posted By Frum

I'm back. It's light blue. It's just the...

I'm back.

It's light blue. It's just the frame, no fork, stem or quill. I just want to know off hand if a 1" headset will fit--the fork going into it will be 1" as well.

As the moment it has a...
12-25-13, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,683
Posted By Frum

Vintage Schwinn headset replacement.

Looking to do the title.
1970's-ish Schwinn Traveler III
Think it's a standard 1'inch headset.
Not making a fixie.

Thanks Bikeforums.
08-30-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,087
Posted By Frum

Two things come to mind. If it's a square...

Two things come to mind.

If it's a square taper, try this.

Remove cranks--remove grease--re-install cranks without grease.
Or: Remove cranks--add grease--re-install cranks with grease.

And...
08-24-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By Frum

No--unless you want a messed up chainline with...

No--unless you want a messed up chainline with odd rubbing in gears it shouldn't and the ability to jam up your drivetrain just by pedaling sdarwkcab.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Frum

Stretching out or dropping down?

The title might invoke some confusion.

When it comes to getting aero on the bike, do you have a preference for having the bars farther away or farther down? I've been wondering if my "I like to be...
08-24-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By Frum

Grab a hammer and force it in there. Repeat...

Grab a hammer and force it in there.

Repeat the process you just went through next year.
08-24-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By Frum

If it's an aluminum frame then, yes, you'll get...

If it's an aluminum frame then, yes, you'll get plenty of stress related fractures in the paint that mean nothing--I've got a few going across my downtube. They should be completely smooth to the...
08-24-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,323
Posted By Frum

Most manufacturers rate the suggested pressure at...

Most manufacturers rate the suggested pressure at or about half of the failure pressure of the tire itself.

So, technically, you can assume the tire will take twice that.

The rim, of course,...
08-23-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Frum

Front wheel turns when hands free.

This isn't a fork issue, first off.

Recently I fell off of a drop onto my back wheel--hard. Hard enough to flat the rim and break three spokes. The front wheel experienced almost nothing.

Now,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,547
Posted By Frum

Looks like he just dropped a chain because of bad...

Looks like he just dropped a chain because of bad adjustment.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-13, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By Frum

If this is your first road bike I have one...

If this is your first road bike I have one suggestion--hold on up.

Diamondback makes fantastic bikes--I'm riding around a Podium 1 equipped with tiagra and Microshift. The frame, fork, headset,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 12:51 AM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,373,339
Posted By Frum

330962 I upgraded the drivetrain on my...

330962

I upgraded the drivetrain on my podium one. Tiagra 4600 FD and RD, Cassette, and chain with an FSA Vero compact crank. Microshift 2x10 drive train. All I need to do now is correct my bottom...
07-25-13, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Frum

Well, that's less disastrous.

All of the bike shops here in my town get swamped with cheap bikes, especially the GMC Denali.

But, I was kind of surprised to see one of them that didn't seem half bad. Apparently GMC took the...
07-23-13, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Frum

It's not an outdated bike--the triple is a 2012...

It's not an outdated bike--the triple is a 2012 model from FSA, and a 2013 FSA double replaced it. The bottom bracket is a 127mm UN26, I believe.
07-22-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Frum

I actually changed the crankset, don't worry. I'd...

I actually changed the crankset, don't worry. I'd figured that a double would less spaced outward, but I'm guessing I was wrong. Though, in the big big combination on the triple this didn't happen.
07-22-13, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Frum

Well, that's odd.

I recently upgraded my bike from a triple to a double without changing the bottom bracket, which was sized for a triple.

Now, if I am in the largest cog in the back and in the front, when I pedal...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-13, 03:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,464
Posted By Frum

Almost definitely its where the crank interacts...

Almost definitely its where the crank interacts with the chainrings or with the axle.

For the first, uninstall and test, see if sound it still there by hand.

For the second.

1. Remove...
07-21-13, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By Frum

Yes. EDIT: You can use basically any...

Yes.

EDIT: You can use basically any crankset with any chain--9 and 10 are a bit thinner and closer together than 7/8, but will certainly work with a 7/8 speed system.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,464
Posted By Frum

1. Take off cranks. 2. If cranks were lubed...

1. Take off cranks.
2. If cranks were lubed with grease, clean them.
2. If cranks were not lubed with grease, lube them.
3. Reinstall as tight as you can.

Fixed it on a few bikes. Almost always...
07-16-13, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Frum

Slightly bent fork or the front wheel is seated...

Slightly bent fork or the front wheel is seated in the frame to one side (not perpendicular to the ground.) It won't be easy to see in either case--if you try riding handless and get tracked off to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-13, 01:32 AM
Replies: 20,185
Views: 4,495,101
Posted By Frum

I just bought a new drive train for my bike. ...

I just bought a new drive train for my bike.

Upgrading from 3x8 speed Sora/2300 to 2x10 speed Microshift/Tiagra.

Tiagra 4600 FD and RD
Tiagra 4600 11-25 Cassette
FSA Vero 50/34 Crankset...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,373,339
Posted By Frum

Is it me or does that handlebar look massive...

Is it me or does that handlebar look massive compared to the rest of the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,489
Posted By Frum

Two road bikes. One Diamondback Podium 1 and self...

Two road bikes. One Diamondback Podium 1 and self built 2x7 speed with 27 inch wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-13, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,609
Posted By Frum

Even with clipless pedals on my 1970 Raleigh I've...

Even with clipless pedals on my 1970 Raleigh I've got toe overlap--you shouldn't be pedaling in low speed, tight turns.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-13, 11:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

Well, thanks to the advice of some people here, I...

Well, thanks to the advice of some people here, I spent some time dallying on Amazon.

I'm thinking that if I manage to sell my current componentry for 180-200$, I would do this, and just not have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,609
Posted By Frum

I own one that is, for now, stock. I'd say you...

I own one that is, for now, stock. I'd say you should go on ahead and get it--upgrade the saddle, though.

Diamondback has some pretty looking, but terrible feeling saddles.

Then get the stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Frum

http://www.amazon.com/Diamondback-Podium-Wheels-Bl...

http://www.amazon.com/Diamondback-Podium-Wheels-Black-Large/dp/B008O0XV36/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1373259267&sr=8-1&keywords=podium+2

My suggestion. That, or a Hasa.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 08:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

Oddly enough, it's much cheaper for me to upgrade...

Oddly enough, it's much cheaper for me to upgrade to a 3x9 Sora than to upgrade to a 2x8 Claris (haven't seen a 3x8 yet.) New shifters, cassette, and chain, about 200$, whereas the 2x8 I'd need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

Did you miss the "without thinking" part or is...

Did you miss the "without thinking" part or is your need for satisfaction too great?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

For a bike forum you seem to care much about my...

For a bike forum you seem to care much about my changing the intent of my sentence half way through without thinking.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 12:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

I covered that, nitty.

I covered that, nitty.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 11:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

I am the OP. I meant "stigmata", which is the...

I am the OP. I meant "stigmata", which is the plural of "stigma". In the same way that "data" is a plural.
I made a typo and inserted the word "a" in my post by accident.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 11:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

Stigmata has more than one meaning.

Stigmata has more than one meaning.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

I've heard good things here, then, too. I'm...

I've heard good things here, then, too.

I'm curious as to how much of a stigmata racing roadies would associate with my using a bike that has a Sora groupset on it to race.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,918
Posted By Frum

According to bikepedia, they didn't make a Podium...

According to bikepedia, they didn't make a Podium 3 for 2010. This is their 2007 frame, though it may have been made in 2010. They didn't refresh it after 2007, and kept it the same in 08', 09', and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,829
Posted By Frum

The 'new' Soras.

Is anyone here riding them regularly now? I've heard good things about them and might soon get a pair.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-13, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,093,581
Posted By Frum

Almost hot--something seems a bit skinny about...

Almost hot--something seems a bit skinny about that fork compared to the rest of the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-13, 04:53 AM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,373,339
Posted By Frum

Put that bad boy up on Ebay and let a bidding war...

Put that bad boy up on Ebay and let a bidding war happen with a bottom line price of 200--you're sure to make a lot more than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-13, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,599
Posted By Frum

http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?...

http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?year=2010&brand=Trek&model=2.1+Triple#.UdFM2_mbP44
...
07-01-13, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By Frum

For single speed there is a split in what you...

For single speed there is a split in what you ought to do between fixed gear and free wheel single speeds.

For a fixed gear, unless you want to be spinning out when going down hill, you'd want...
06-28-13, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,295
Posted By Frum

I've also extensively ridden in the rain with...

I've also extensively ridden in the rain with sealed bearings without any trouble at all.

The only entrypoint into the frame for water is going to be the seatpost--a properly done headset won't...
06-28-13, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By Frum

Sounds to me like the derailleur (assuming its...

Sounds to me like the derailleur (assuming its shimano) is sitting in position 3 of 4 from the shifter.

Position one is the small chainring, 2 and 3 are the middle, and 4 is the big ring.

It's...
06-27-13, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,596
Posted By Frum

Mount a seat on the post and twist. If it's...

Mount a seat on the post and twist.

If it's a steel frame and steel seatpost, I pity you--brute force or annoying methods.

Steel frame, aluminum seatpost--there are ways of reacting the...
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