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10-16-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By Dan Burkhart

As Bill Shakespeare said, brevity is the soul of...

As Bill Shakespeare said, brevity is the soul of wit. I get the struggle to compress everything you want to put across into a couple of short minutes, but that is what it takes to keep viewers...
10-15-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Dan Burkhart

When this type of extender is used, the valve is...

When this type of extender is used, the valve is left in the open position before it's installed. The pressure in the tire keeps it closed. You have to pump it with enough pressure to crack the valve...
10-15-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It has been a long time since I installed one of...

It has been a long time since I installed one of those, but I seem to remember there are washers that go between the crank and the bearings, and they must be oriented the correct way so they push...
10-15-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Is your BB shell 68 or 73? That, along with the...

Is your BB shell 68 or 73? That, along with the presence or absence of an E type derailleur will determine how many spacers you need to install.
Did the bottom bracket ship with 3 spacers?
10-11-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Throwing "old French" into the mix further...

Throwing "old French" into the mix further complicates things. The bottom bracket threading is likely not compatible with whatever bottom bracket is included in that kit.
10-07-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No. You measure to the inside of the bend.

No. You measure to the inside of the bend.
Forum: Foo
10-06-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,767
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm really enjoying this series. I've watched...

I'm really enjoying this series. I've watched some of Ken Burns' other work, and it's great stuff.
This series must have been a long time in the making, because you see the likes of Merle Haggard...
10-04-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I think the way I would approach the problem...

I think the way I would approach the problem would be to start with a square taper crank, a cheap steel one would be best, cut off the crank arm, and cut or mill what's left to mount whatever drive...
10-03-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 851
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Lining up the logo with the valve hole is...

Lining up the logo with the valve hole is something that buyers have come to expect as attention to detail, so, as a builder for a branded line, I accept that it's a detail I can't overlook.

That...
10-02-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Dan Burkhart

My motto right there.:roflmao2:

My motto right there.:roflmao2:
09-30-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The explanation I got for the rationale behind...

The explanation I got for the rationale behind the rapid rise came, from of all places, the instructor at STU (Sram Technical University.)when I attended their classes about a dozen years ago. As he...
09-30-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Actually, the loosening direction is opposite to...

Actually, the loosening direction is opposite to that. It is the drive side that is reverse threaded.
I have a tool that holds the BB tool in place for removal and installation, but there are hacks...
09-29-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,114
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's a bit higher than I would go with a rim...

That's a bit higher than I would go with a rim like that. I work in KGF rather than Newtons, but the conversion is pretty simple. 1200N is about 120 KGF. I would settle for about 100 KGF.
09-25-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Actually, according to SA specs, the flange width...

Actually, according to SA specs, the flange width differs by .2mm. The SRF3 is 56.6 the CS version lists at 56.8.Just enough to suggest they are not 100% identical, but I can't think of a reason why...
09-25-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 956
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Correct, it does not apply to your Shimano hub. ...

Correct, it does not apply to your Shimano hub.
The bell crank, the part that is afixed to the axle, should have a letter N visible and perfectly centered in that round window when the shifter is in...
Forum: Foo
09-17-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10,193
Views: 2,072,379
Posted By Dan Burkhart

COP: You can't haul those like that. DRIVER:...

COP: You can't haul those like that.

DRIVER: I was doing just fine until you showed up.
Forum: Foo
09-17-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10,193
Views: 2,072,379
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://globalnews.ca/news/5907975/suspended-drive...

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09-17-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,372
Posted By Dan Burkhart

My best find on a ride was the woman who three...

My best find on a ride was the woman who three years later became my wife.
Forum: Foo
09-14-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 771,314
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The story...

The story https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/penske-truck-flips-alban-1.5277415
09-14-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There is such a thing as 1" threaded headsets to...

There is such a thing as 1" threaded headsets to fit a 34mm head tube, which is the size for a 1 1/8 headset, so I do not doubt the possibility that is what you have. If the internal diameter of the...
Forum: Foo
09-13-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10,193
Views: 2,072,379
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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09-10-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It may be the pinion pins are worn where the star...

It may be the pinion pins are worn where the star clutch engages them, could be worn pawls or it may be a weak spring. In any case, it's likely it needs a disassembly and overhaul. They are not that...
09-10-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No, it should not be a problem. Without the...

No, it should not be a problem. Without the indicator spindle, the hub defaults to third gear just like it would if you moved the shifter to third gear if all the parts were in place.
09-10-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That’s one of the many challenges working on tri...

That’s one of the many challenges working on tri bikes with between the chainstay brakes and minimal clearance to maximize aero dynamics. Your frame was likely made before the wider wheels became a...
09-10-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I will go out on a limb and guess a Schlumpf...

I will go out on a limb and guess a Schlumpf drive is involved
09-08-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Pedros makes a tool for that. ...

Pedros makes a tool for that.

https://pedros.com/products/tools/pedal-crank-and-bottom-bracket/bb-socket-holder/

It works on both square taper with 8mm threads and ISIS which has 15mm threads....
Forum: Foo
09-06-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10,193
Views: 2,072,379
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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Forum: Introductions
09-01-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Greetings neighbour. The Classic and Vintage...

Greetings neighbour.
The Classic and Vintage sub forum would be the place to post any questions about your Bianchi. Lots of very knowledgeable folks over there.
08-29-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,963
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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08-27-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No hands on experience with the new 4 speed hub,...

No hands on experience with the new 4 speed hub, but just be aware that it is an all overdrive hub like their 8 speed model with first gear direct. This needs to be taken into consideration when...
08-27-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Thank you for the comment. I would very much like...

Thank you for the comment. I would very much like to get my hands on one of those Kernel units.
08-25-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It is 100% normal. Ride on and enjoy the...

It is 100% normal. Ride on and enjoy the mechanical music.
08-25-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes, it is fixed gear in both ratios.

Yes, it is fixed gear in both ratios.
08-25-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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Yup, good versatile bike for those purposes. Will...
08-25-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Great stuff. I have a Jake the Snake from the...

Great stuff. I have a Jake the Snake from the same era. It was given to me a few years ago by a friend who had it laying around unused in the basement for years.
I dealt with gummed up 105 brifters...
08-24-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It is as standard as you get in this business....

It is as standard as you get in this business. 3/8 x 26, 15mm over the wrench flats so the bell crank fits.
08-23-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I think what you are looking for comes as part of...

I think what you are looking for comes as part of the shifter/cable assembly, not the small parts kit.
08-23-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,664
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Provided the chain is long enough. I have seen...

Provided the chain is long enough. I have seen the collateral damage of a too short chain and a big/big cross chain event.
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10,193
Views: 2,072,379
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Coming or going or.... ...

Coming or going or....

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Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 111,505
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Imagine having breakfast at Denny's and out of...

Imagine having breakfast at Denny's and out of the blue.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JWKXI8nEOQ
08-19-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,808
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's a shame. I have Louis Garneau stuff that...

That's a shame. I have Louis Garneau stuff that has held up for over 20 years, but of course, it was made in Canada.
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 111,505
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've been following the saga of 4014. It's proof...

I've been following the saga of 4014. It's proof that a corporation can be sentimental.
08-17-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,664
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Square taper is what many of us are making do...

Square taper is what many of us are making do with until something better comes along. Still waiting for that to happen.
Or to paraphrase a famous person from history, it's the absolute worst system...
08-16-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Oh I missed the part about how you have already...

Oh I missed the part about how you have already done an oil bath. I have had success treating engagement issues in different hubs this way, and function has always improved in any hub I have given...
08-16-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I would not advise mis-adjusting the alignment...

I would not advise mis-adjusting the alignment marks in an attempt to get the clutch to engage, because it could cause worse problems. The adjustment is most critical to ensure the pawls that couple...
08-14-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Between 4th and 5th gear the clutch transitions...

Between 4th and 5th gear the clutch transitions from being disengaged from the planet carrier, to engaged which bypasses the low range reduction unit. At the 9:40 point in the attached video is an...
08-14-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No. In 1st and 5th, it is the outer roller clutch...

No. In 1st and 5th, it is the outer roller clutch on the left side that drives the hub. This is because none of the sun gears in the planetary carrier are engaged, so no power is transmitted to the...
08-10-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I believe it's the other way around. They require...

I believe it's the other way around. They require different barbed inserts. One type is silver, the other brass coloured, but I don't remember off the top of my head which is what.
07-27-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah 30 Lux is Just enough to make you visible...

Yeah 30 Lux is Just enough to make you visible not to light your way. 75 and up is what you need. The dyno hub won’t have a problem powering a brighter light.
07-26-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taya quick links AKA Sigma ,are actually pretty...

Taya quick links AKA Sigma ,are actually pretty good, and require no tools. They are opened by side flexing the chain at the connecting link until the pin can slide out of the widened part of the...
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