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07-19-11, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By tbrtbx

ignore that post, I cannot measure properly ...

ignore that post, I cannot measure properly

my mistake!
07-19-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By tbrtbx

larger than 151 bcd campagnolo ring, identify?

Hi C&V

Clearing out some old chainrings here and found one 54t to be larger than 151bcd. Promptly paid Sheldon a visit and he states no BCD higher than 151, which is the old pre-67 Campy standard....
06-30-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By tbrtbx

Front brake Hex totally rounded out, how to remove?

Hi guys I searched but nothing came up so forgive me if this has come up before.

I have a front brake that needs removing from some carbon fibre forks. It's been in a while and I think has been...
04-11-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By tbrtbx

ty bro will do

ty bro will do
04-11-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By tbrtbx

looks like 197477

looks like

197477
04-11-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By tbrtbx

larger than 151bcd?

hiya

got a 55T Campagnolo ring here

measured the BCD and to my surprise its over 151. looks to be about 160BCD. c-t-c is about 94mm.

anyone help? sheldon doesn't go over 151 :(
01-07-10, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By tbrtbx

Unknown Selle Italia saddle

Picked up a "Dual" saddle recently - anyone heard of it? It has a strange spring in the nose which allows the rear to be shifted back and forwards, whilst riding! Can't find any info online, hoping...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 12:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,838
Posted By tbrtbx

Found a nice article strength training for the...

Found a nice article strength training for the winter, for cyclists.

http://www.bikeradar.com/fitness/article/fitness-worth-the-weight-24094
11-28-09, 06:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

I am making it creak by exerting force on the...

I am making it creak by exerting force on the tubes with my weight. Thanks for the tip, i'll look in to it.
11-28-09, 06:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

You can't be serious! I have the BARE FRAME IN MY...

You can't be serious! I have the BARE FRAME IN MY HANDS AND IT'S STILL CREAKING. I hope you're being sarcastic
; )
11-28-09, 06:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

the frame makes noise by it self. read post 9.

the frame makes noise by it self. read post 9.
11-27-09, 11:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

Do what he said .. right .. so yo think I should...

Do what he said .. right .. so yo think I should 'rule out every single other cause of noise', like he said. I am holding the BARE FRAME. What else could it be******************************?? Loose seatpost???...
11-27-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

sorry.

sorry.
11-27-09, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

It's definitely coming from the frame. Why else...

It's definitely coming from the frame. Why else would the frame be creaking? And louder than it was last week? There's no other reason.
11-27-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

operator, please don't post in any more threads...

operator, please don't post in any more threads started by me, thanks.
11-27-09, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

The sound is definitely louder now, compared to...

The sound is definitely louder now, compared to before. It actually creaks/crunches, whereas before it just went 'tick .. tick .. tick'.

Noticed something new .. if I stand on the chainstays and...
11-27-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

It's Alu, Deda Force 7003 Tubing, quite beefy...

It's Alu, Deda Force 7003 Tubing, quite beefy tubes. Maybe there's a crack hidden underneath the paint.
11-27-09, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

I see no other reason for the frame to be...

I see no other reason for the frame to be creaking. There must be an internal crack somewhere. If I don't find it, the noise is going to drive me crazy!
11-27-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

No, I mean, similarly to finding a hole in an...

No, I mean, similarly to finding a hole in an inner tube, pump it up and immerse it in water, I could put some water around the welds, then plug the holes, and see if bubbles come up.
11-27-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,397
Posted By tbrtbx

Techniques for finding frame cracks

As some may know, I have a problem with a creaking frame. I took it to the manufacturer, they took a look and said it was normal. Since there is no visible crack, they won't replace it. But I know...
11-25-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,536
Posted By tbrtbx

Yep it wasnt the bearings. I realized this once I...

Yep it wasnt the bearings. I realized this once I removed the forks and could recreate the noise. LBS said the noise was normal, just flex.
11-25-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,019
Posted By tbrtbx

I know the bearings shouldn't be a tight fit, but...

I know the bearings shouldn't be a tight fit, but they shouldn't rock when I move them by hand, they should be snug. This is what makes me think I have a 41.5mm dia bearing.
When I fit the headsed...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-09, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By tbrtbx

Integrated Headset malfunction!

Hellooooooo. I am cheekily cross posting this from Mechanics because this is a busier forum and I need all the help I can get!

Firstly, my bearing size. I've been doing some googling, and found...
11-24-09, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,019
Posted By tbrtbx

integrated headset problems

I think I have the wrong headset installed in my frame, and I have one or two questions i'd be grateful you fine mechanics would help me with.

Firstly, the bearing size. I've been doing some...
11-24-09, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,536
Posted By tbrtbx

ok i think my frame needs campy size yellow seal...

ok i think my frame needs campy size yellow seal bearings (41.8mm) at the moment they have red sealed 36x36 bearings in them.

is the frame f*cked??
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By tbrtbx

why do bumped threads never get as much attention...

why do bumped threads never get as much attention as brand new threads *sigh*
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By tbrtbx

it certainly is.

it certainly is.
11-24-09, 07:12 PM
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Views: 15,421
Posted By tbrtbx

how did you immerse the crossbar? what material...

how did you immerse the crossbar? what material did you use to contain the LN2?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By tbrtbx

Do you think the fact that the bearings rock...

Do you think the fact that the bearings rock slightly in the HT is the previous owner's fault? I also don't think they sit completely flush, as you can see from the pics, the breadth of where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By tbrtbx

Took it to the manufacturers, they told me that...

Took it to the manufacturers, they told me that the noise was just due to flex. They said they would only replace it if there were visible cracks on the frame, which there aren't! I'm pissed off,...
11-24-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,536
Posted By tbrtbx

Could someone please tell me if those headtube...

Could someone please tell me if those headtube pics look normal? I may be able to get it replaced under warranty because of the headtube. When the bearings are seated in the frame, they rock. There...
11-24-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,536
Posted By tbrtbx

OK I took the frame into the LBS (they made...

OK

I took the frame into the LBS (they made the frame), they told me the noise was just flex, and it's normal. I called bullsh*t. If it was normal, all the other identical framesets would be...
11-20-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,070
Posted By tbrtbx

found some more pics ...

found some more pics

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3117/3124448143_2371e470c8.jpg

http://www.fixed-gear-blog.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-o-matic/cache/b343e_3803878263_189c196e99.jpg
11-20-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,070
Posted By tbrtbx

I hear ya, but I don't know anywhere that does...

I hear ya, but I don't know anywhere that does anodising near me. It's also a fair bit dearer than powdercoating.Plus, the DA logo insert would still need to be removed! As for the spoke holes, I...
11-20-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,070
Posted By tbrtbx

yeah, powdercoat, then lacuqer. fanks!

yeah, powdercoat, then lacuqer.

fanks!
11-20-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,070
Posted By tbrtbx

Are they powdercoated by an individual then? I...

Are they powdercoated by an individual then? I thought they may have been anodised. So, the part of the flange that has the DA logo is removable, I presume ..
11-20-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,070
Posted By tbrtbx

Dura Ace track hubs in BLACK!

http://withcyber.net/zbxe/files/attach/images/1829/939/001/2739.jpg

Anyone know anything about these? Custom job, or limited edition release? I would dearly love a pair...

Cheers!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By tbrtbx

OK will do, thangyou.

OK will do, thangyou.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,838
Posted By tbrtbx

Another benefit is, having muscle on your...

Another benefit is, having muscle on your core/upper body increases you metabolism, meaning you can eat more than you used to and stay at the same weight.

@wfrogge I do think squats help though....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-09, 01:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,838
Posted By tbrtbx

I'm not sure that's so true .. Core muscles...

I'm not sure that's so true .. Core muscles really help on the bike, but they aren't developed a lot when riding, they are more of a stabilizer muscle group. Core work (abs, lower back, glutes, hip...
11-18-09, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,467
Posted By tbrtbx

you'll need a tool called a crank puller to...

you'll need a tool called a crank puller to remove the cranks, and a BB tool to remove the BB. I reckon the BB's are shimano, so you will need a shimano BB tool which looks like this.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-09, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By tbrtbx

Tune CNC cranks - your views?

Hey,

Curious to know if any of you have ridden any of Tunes cranks? The lightweight CNC'd square taper ones, or the newer ones. There is a lack of information online about these :(

Any horror...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,838
Posted By tbrtbx

Weights really help! **** the gym, though. Just...

Weights really help! **** the gym, though. Just get yourself a barbell and a bench, cheaper and easier. Do lots of deep squats, helps your quads and glutes grow. Do situps on the bench, for core...
11-18-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By tbrtbx

Bike noises can be notoriously hard to locate!...

Bike noises can be notoriously hard to locate! Check all bolts, check cleat bolts, grease saddle rails + bolts. You shift your weight when pedalling, so it's not necessarily related to your BB area,...
11-18-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By tbrtbx

cheers guys.

cheers guys.
11-18-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By tbrtbx

i did search but i think using a light crank...

i did search but i think using a light crank makes a difference.
11-18-09, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By tbrtbx

sorry, forgot to say I will be using lightweight...

sorry, forgot to say I will be using lightweight alu CNC'd road cranks!
11-18-09, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By tbrtbx

Using a road crankset on the track, different forces?

Hello Mechanics!

Quick question,

I am curious to know if a road double crankset will hold up just as well as a single ring track crankset for fixed riding on the velodrome. I would have thought...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By tbrtbx

It makes me think that there's a crack.

It makes me think that there's a crack.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By tbrtbx

OK, no joy. Even though there is about a mil of...

OK, no joy. Even though there is about a mil of play between the bearings and the HT, when the headset is fully assembled, there is no play at all like you might expect from a loose headset.
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