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02-26-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

So I'm 2 in those pics. Both on my 2017/current...

So I'm 2 in those pics. Both on my 2017/current wheel and the copy/2022 rebuilt wheel. Looking at the top row of pics only though. Yellow arrows are the movement of the spoke sideways, so you want...
02-26-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

And then for my thinking.... drive side, ds,...

And then for my thinking....

drive side, ds, would be the cassette side, right side as you sit on the bike, so that's clockwise in these pics.for how the wheel rotates
non drive side, nds, is the...
02-26-22, 04:59 PM
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Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

non drive side again ...

non drive side again

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1_copy_b198f68b5410e0aa20dff9896a567ea9d234f989.jpg...
02-26-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

And non drive side. F... I forgot to put little...

And non drive side. F... I forgot to put little paper towels in. You can still see on the paper towels I missed for putting under the spokes on the left on the wider shot that... I'll just go redo...
02-26-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Drive side pics. Lessons learned. Dirty paper...

Drive side pics. Lessons learned. Dirty paper towels make it more difficult to see. And more paper towels last week would have made this easier, although that it probably at least an extra 15...
02-26-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Good. I just checked. And I did noticed the...

Good. I just checked. And I did noticed the spokes seemed opposite on the wheel when I was working on it before, but I figured that's how it was, and I just wanted to copy what the other wheel was....
02-26-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Nice. Something good to compare with. I did a...

Nice. Something good to compare with. I did a better job getting spoke pics before. I was rushing the other day though.

https://www.bikeforums.net/19459154-post141.html
DS side.... So that...
02-26-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Looking at this again. I've got pics from my 2016...

Looking at this again. I've got pics from my 2016 wheel builds on here. And then the wheel I just made to compare against the 2016 wheel that still exists, except it's on the bike. I may have screwed...
02-23-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Can someone give me a second opinion (or more)...

Can someone give me a second opinion (or more) about my spoke lacing here please? This is the new rim (original meant for the second front wheel but that gets a used rim now), new hub, and reused...
02-20-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By bikerbobbbb

How do you clean a bristle brush with grease on it?

Dumb question, but yeah... For a basic kitchen type of bristle scrubbing brush, I've used those on my bike chains and things. Now they're black with grease.

Just... soak them in water with......
02-20-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

So far, so good. I got the spokes off the...

So far, so good. I got the spokes off the cassette, drive side all transferred to the new wheel (new hub and what would have been my second/new front wheel rim).

Lined the inner tube hole up...
02-16-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 786
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Recommend a good tool for cleaning a cassette?

I finally started recreating my second rear wheel. The hub cracked on the 2016 one I built. I'm taking spokes off the broken hub and rim and adding them to a new hub and new rim (new rim that was...
02-01-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Building another second rear wheel

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1079898-anyone-want-assist-guide-me-building-new-rear-wheel-8.html#post22395165

That black hub was a Shimano Deore XL FH-T780. That's discontinued,...
02-01-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,863
Posted By bikerbobbbb

RIP 2016 black hub. I was alternating rear...

RIP 2016 black hub. I was alternating rear wheels, so that maybe had two years of year it... So maybe 3,000 miles. It died too early. I think I put too much tension on the spokes.

That black hub...
02-01-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By bikerbobbbb

The business. I googled, and the reviews are...

The business. I googled, and the reviews are found we nearly all horrible, even going back to ten years ago.
01-23-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By bikerbobbbb

How much wiggle room do you have for spoke length?

It would just be the amount of thread available for truing and the point where the spoke end on the nipple, right? How comfortable you are with running out of thread, not having the spoke go to the...
01-23-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Does anyone know where I can get a Shimano rear hub FH-T780, and does it matter?

I only found the Shimano rear hub FH-T780 at one business online, and it's got horrible reviews. If there's anywhere else I can look, I'm interested.

I found another hub though that is actually...
01-23-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

So using the prowheelbuilder.com default Mavic...

So using the prowheelbuilder.com default Mavic A719 ERD of 601...
front
AMVIC
A719
shimano
deore xt 760 hub front. But it's actually a HB-T780 hub....
36 spoke
3 cross
That gives me 292.1mm.
01-23-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

I must have left the default ERD of 601 there on...

I must have left the default ERD of 601 there on the rear wheel calculation. I didn't list the ERD because the site put it in for me.

https://www.prowheelbuilder.com/spokelengthcalculator/
rear...
01-23-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Interesting. It looks like I reused spokes I had...

Interesting. It looks like I reused spokes I had for one of the 2016 rear wheels, 292 and 290mm....
01-23-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

:D I guess I'll go with the 292mm. Double...

:D I guess I'll go with the 292mm. Double butted again. I don't want to remeasure ERD again like I did... almost two years ago.

I've had the rim and hub sitting around this whole time. On my...
04-28-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Which is correct for measuring ERD?

Park Tool shows the end of the spoke being lined up with the bottom of the screw driver slot on the nipple.
https://www.parktool.com/blog/calvins-corner/measuring-effective-rim-diameter

Over here...
04-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Yuck. I got 294 on one site. 291 on another. ...

Yuck. I got 294 on one site. 291 on another. They're using different ERDs though compared to my wheel or even the preprogrammed hub on one site I found had slightly different numbers.
...
04-28-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

The Sheldon Brown excel calculation. I'm getting...

The Sheldon Brown excel calculation. I'm getting just over 292.5 twice now. If I make the ERD 601 though, then this excel is 292.2mm. I was wondering if I measured ERD wrong maybe. I found a site...
04-28-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By bikerbobbbb

This last pic on this 2009 thread is incorrect,...

This last pic on this 2009 thread is incorrect, isn't it?

You measure ERD from the bottom of the nipple head, not the top? In other words, this pic is probably add 2+2mm or 4mm extra on the ERD? ...
04-28-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1358x660/6_copy_9e2e7b04c64a7f0f92e6d37f639f4134afd2c0e4.png



I'm leaning toward 292mm now.
04-28-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Here's with the highest and lowest measurements...

Here's with the highest and lowest measurements taken out. I'm still wondering why the very last ERD spoke set check was higher like that. It was on the opposite side of the stem hole if that...
04-28-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Measured the ERD. I measured all the 2-spokes...

Measured the ERD. I measured all the 2-spokes around, so 18 times.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/351x513/4_copy_44615a576422a23b92e9a94066c343bdbae43c5d.png

So I get...
04-27-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

So two spokes, each 292mm. That's 584. So my...

So two spokes, each 292mm. That's 584. So my spokes shouldn't overlap and the caliper should work.

I'm thinking maybe measure all of them. That's 18 ERD checks. The nipples are going to move...
04-27-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

This page gives an ERD of 602mm. Mavic A719...

This page gives an ERD of 602mm.
Mavic A719 700c, 29er rim dimensions | Freespoke (http://www.kstoerz.com/freespoke/rim/234)

Mavic is 598mm....
04-26-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Looks like a useful video. ...

Looks like a useful video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JptjQaEcqBMGlimpse into How To Measure ERDBill Mould
04-25-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Nope. Someone mentioned the pulley wheels were...

Nope. Someone mentioned the pulley wheels were worn a few years ago. It wasn't the rear wheel builds. The chain came out of the cage there, so I posted a few pics. That's when someone said it was...
04-24-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Mission accomplished. I think that took four...

Mission accomplished. I think that took four years, although I just got around to ordering the pulleys this year.

I'm glad I watched the videos ahead of time. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't just...
04-24-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By bikerbobbbb

https://youtu.be/zeb80OeL_pM?t=210 3:30min...

https://youtu.be/zeb80OeL_pM?t=210

3:30min in some details on the guide vs. tension This guide is narrower and has the metal ring.
04-24-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,003
Posted By bikerbobbbb

It's the bike for sure. I'm inside each time. ...

It's the bike for sure. I'm inside each time. Weather can be the same. If the bike is outside, it's more sluggish. If it's inside, it's normal.

These are about ten minute bike rides, so the...
04-20-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,003
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Yep, bringing it/keep it inside is probably...

Yep, bringing it/keep it inside is probably enough of an answer. It's aluminum. It probably takes less than an hour to warm up enough to room temp. The other other thing I thought of was pointing...
04-19-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Thanks. Double text side cog is 8.53mm...

Thanks.


Double text side cog is 8.53mm thick.
Single text side cog is 6.84mm thick, so it is slightly narrower. This is the one with the single groove bar on the side.... From the above post,...
04-18-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Lost my post.... Here's what I bought for...

Lost my post....

Here's what I bought for pulleys, if it helps.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JNAH5GA/
Shimano Altus M280 7/8-Speed Rear Derailleur 13t Pulley Set


This is the grease...
04-18-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By bikerbobbbb

I also dug out my red-colored tube of BLUE...

I also dug out my red-colored tube of BLUE Loctite 242 (yes blue, 242, not the actual red 243, no idea why the reversed the color scheme like that). This pulley set came with the two pulleys, four...
04-18-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Details.... The "double sided lettered...

Details....

The "double sided lettered pulley -- It's got text on both sides.
- Shimano on one side. W 8.6 on the side side.
- Shimano on the other side. >POW< on that same side. Also the...
04-18-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Need an assist with my jockey/pulley wheel replacements

Yeah, this goes back to 2016 or so. When I was building my rear wheel or had a question the chain popping out of the track around the derailleur, someone mentioned my pulley wheel were pretty pretty...
04-18-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,965
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Time turns out to be the limit. Time and...

Time turns out to be the limit. Time and patience. I can keep getting a little better and then a little more better and even a little bit better.... But if I take the wheel and stress the spokes by...
04-16-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Pulled out some spokes and nipples from my rear...

Pulled out some spokes and nipples from my rear wheel builds. DT Swiss brass nipples, 2.0 x 12mm.

They don't have thread on the square hub side. Thread starts on the round, middle part. And on...
04-15-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Nice. ...

Nice.

https://www.parktool.com/blog/calvins-corner/measuring-effective-rim-diameter

Two spokes, spoke up to the screwdriver head point on the nipple, pinch together with calipers like the...
04-15-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By bikerbobbbb

What's the best way to measure ERD for one measurement?

Measure a few times, take the average.

But for one measurement, what's the best way to get that? I'm thinking, take two spokes, secure those together after put through the rim. Pull everything...
04-13-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

Thanks. Still studying out your post. I suppose...

Thanks. Still studying out your post. I suppose I should order the rim then, and check those measurements myself. I figured the manufacturer must know and be precise if they're precise enough in...
04-13-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

So from this post, ...

So from this post,
https://www.kstoerz.com/freespoke/tech-threadengagement.php

And glancing at this post,
https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1124652-nipples-kind-spoke.html

It...
04-13-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By bikerbobbbb

All nipples look like this? It's the opposite of...

All nipples look like this? It's the opposite of what I was thinking.
https://www.kstoerz.com/freespoke/tech-threadengagement.php
04-13-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By bikerbobbbb

How much thread is on the inside of a spoke nipple?

Is it thread from the very bottom to the very top or only has thread on part of the inside, like the bottom, squared off section?
04-11-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikerbobbbb

I found some other calculators. After those, the...

I found some other calculators. After those, the excel sheet was easier. I'm getting 290.6-8 roughly. Would round up to 291mm, but I don't think I can get that. And it's just a mm.... So is 290...
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