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10-31-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By cxwrench

From your photos it looks like you're trying to...

From your photos it looks like you're trying to install the new crown race over an old one.
10-23-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By easyupbug

That is a spring chicken over on the C&V Forum. ...

That is a spring chicken over on the C&V Forum. My newest is an '04.
10-15-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 660
Posted By icemilkcoffee

First of all you should try disassembling and...

First of all you should try disassembling and cleaning out the old shifters with WD40. I've never cleaned out a 10sp shifter but I've brought several 7-8 sp brifters back to life.

Secondly, you...
10-14-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Rolla

You're sure the levers are for V-brakes, and not...

You're sure the levers are for V-brakes, and not cantilevers, right? Pics or parts details might be helpful here.
09-24-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,633
Posted By dedhed

https://www.amazon.com/ear-plugs/s?k=ear+plugs

https://www.amazon.com/ear-plugs/s?k=ear+plugs
09-15-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By onsay99

The pictured SR bars are steel in the drops with...

The pictured SR bars are steel in the drops with an aluminium sleeve in the stem clamp area.
Measure the alu clamp section for stem fit. Some were 25.4mm, some approx 26.0mm.
08-15-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By cxwrench

You can't do that on a carbon steerer.

You can't do that on a carbon steerer.
08-15-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,340
Posted By shelbyfv

Not much more to say, time for a new fork.

Not much more to say, time for a new fork.
08-04-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By caloso

This is great. But since I don't have a 3D...

This is great. But since I don't have a 3D printer, I'm just going to reuse the nice one that Shimano included in the package.
07-29-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By ThermionicScott

Aha! :D ...

Aha! :D

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/643x805/vx300_00b8704dc8774c183eceb8a1a3d26de8697a85ec.jpg
07-17-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Iride01

1 month old bike? Did you buy it locally at a...

1 month old bike? Did you buy it locally at a LBS? They'll probably tighten it for free if no other parts were damaged or nothing else is required.

I just got my bike back from the bike shop...
07-08-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By Rick

Finding what works for you is a trial and error...

Finding what works for you is a trial and error kind of problem. You might try Ergon Grips...
07-03-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,978
Posted By BillyD

Ok folks, rest assured you're not the only...

Ok folks, rest assured you're not the only victims in this situation, this is affecting many many users. If you haven't read the opening post of this thread please do so, it explains the reason for...
06-28-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,174
Posted By 79pmooney

This isn't about you. The moderators are for the...

This isn't about you. The moderators are for the most part, volunteers who have to deal with massive amounts of spam and posters with no intent to improve this place. This is to to filter that and...
06-12-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,158
Posted By cyccommute

Your VeloBase link doesnít work. But is unclear...

Your VeloBase link doesnít work. But is unclear if the rims are actually titanium based on that link. Iím not saying they werenít titanium. The information is confusing and I canít find anything...
06-09-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Local Bike Shop. Andy

Local Bike Shop. Andy
06-06-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By cxwrench

I've currently got Wera L and also a couple of...

I've currently got Wera L and also a couple of their ratcheting handles/bits. They have held up well over the last couple of years. PB Swiss is great if your budget is higher. Beta is nice too. I...
05-31-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By cyccommute

For Shimano, anything that isn’t marked “Dynasys”...

For Shimano, anything that isn’t marked “Dynasys” is cross compatible from 5 speed to 9 speed (10 speed for road bikes). All Dynasys components are clearly marked but, if all else fails, look at the...
05-24-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,782
Posted By andrewclaus

I'll repeat: It's a stronger hub, with fewer axle...

I'll repeat: It's a stronger hub, with fewer axle failures.
05-23-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Iride01

You can upload them to your gallery and just tell...

You can upload them to your gallery and just tell us to look there. Or you can write the URL of your pics in the plain text of your message. Remove https:// from it and also put a space on either...
05-22-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By dsaul

On a full suspension bike of that age, I'm...

On a full suspension bike of that age, I'm guessing some suspension bushings/bearings are worn out.

Otherwise, rattling is usually from the cassette when someone forgets to put on a spacer behind...
05-21-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Crankycrank

Contact Chris King. They have excellent support...

Contact Chris King. They have excellent support and can answer your question, straight from the horses mouth......as they say.
05-21-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By thook

i believe you're going to need a wider bottom...

i believe you're going to need a wider bottom bracket so the crank arm will clear the wider chainstay of a mountain bike. also, be aware mountain bikes have a longer top tube and usually a lower...
05-16-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Thanks for being willing to toss the mechanic...

Thanks for being willing to toss the mechanic under the bus when you didn't know what was the norm.

As has been said the image is the usual assembly. I see no missing parts. Andy
05-15-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Crankycrank

Take it back to the shop you bought it from....

Take it back to the shop you bought it from. Could be something simple but let them determine what's wrong before digging yourself in a hole and voiding any warranty by damaging something trying to...
05-13-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By urbanknight

I see threads showing on those spokes. Someone...

I see threads showing on those spokes. Someone used spokes that were a few mm too short, and quite possibly went a little too far with the tightening/tensioning trying to cover it up.
05-13-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By zandoval

Bravo Stud... That's the ticket. Soon you...

Bravo Stud...

That's the ticket. Soon you will be into it. Starts with the pump, then adjusting breaks, then checking your spokes, then truing your wheels, then... Fun, Fun, Fun...

However you...
05-10-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By davidad

Are you trying to save a half an ounce? Why?

Are you trying to save a half an ounce? Why?
04-22-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By 70sSanO

I believe that TA makes a triple 130mm bcd set...

I believe that TA makes a triple 130mm bcd set that should work.

John
04-18-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,397
Posted By Crankycrank

I recommend buying the tools as you need them....

I recommend buying the tools as you need them. Many of the kits I've seen either have tools you'll never use or don't have a couple that you will and quality can vary of tools from the same kit. I...
04-18-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Racing Dan

There is no difference outside of marketing that...

There is no difference outside of marketing that distinguishes mtb from road. Unless you are descending long steep hills or mountains, any disc will do, although Id pass on the cheapest discs that...
04-18-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By toma01

Yes Exactly this is what has broken!! THANK...

Yes Exactly this is what has broken!!

THANK YOU!

Still needs a whole servicing and setup I guess.
Thanks for tips regards upgrades, I think I will be happy with this setup if it works properly...
04-08-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By AeroGut

There are two time considerations here. One is...

There are two time considerations here. One is how long it takes to put the parts on the bike, which isnít a lot if heís worked on bikes before and has access to the right tools.
The second, more...
04-06-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By oldbobcat

Your local bike shop.

Your local bike shop.
04-05-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By dsbrantjr

https://si.shimano.com/#/

https://si.shimano.com/#/
03-11-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,830
Posted By cxwrench

Not even close to being a copy.

Not even close to being a copy.
02-26-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By DecOD

Thanks for the responses, especially jimc101. It...

Thanks for the responses, especially jimc101. It is a Mustang Elite, I hadn't realised they were the only one with thru-axles. Unfortunately can't add photos yet as a new member. The 184620153371...
02-25-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,990
Posted By subgrade

You might try looking also for Shimano Alivio...

You might try looking also for Shimano Alivio M4000 or Deore M590 which are both 3x9 systems - some places seem to still carry them.
But if your problem is the thumb lever moving without doing...
02-25-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,990
Posted By hokiefyd

You do have several 3x9 choices in Shimano. ...

You do have several 3x9 choices in Shimano.

Alivio M3100: https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/alivio-m3100.html
Acera M3000:...
02-20-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By cxwrench

I predict a thread titled "I broke my 2008...

I predict a thread titled "I broke my 2008 Specialized Globe Centrum Elite IG3 frame" in 30-60 days.
02-13-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By daniell

I have this derailleur and it does a good job on...

I have this derailleur and it does a good job on 8 speed.
...
02-11-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By alcjphil

If you bought the bike from a shop they should...

If you bought the bike from a shop they should have given you the pad spacer that came with the bike in the box it was shipped to the store in. Every single disc brake bike I have ever built up had...
02-11-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Bill Kapaun

With all those needed parts, I'd pass. This...

With all those needed parts, I'd pass.
This would be a project for a more experience mechanic.
You have fork specifications such as rake etc. that must be correct.
By the time you purchase the...
02-03-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,823
Posted By squirtdad

just make sure you take the freewheel off before...

just make sure you take the freewheel off before cutting rear spokes :) don't ask how I know
01-27-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By mack_turtle

looks like the bit that holds a new cassette...

looks like the bit that holds a new cassette together in the packaging. useful if you have a spare cassette not on a bike to keep all the pieces together and in the right order.
01-21-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By delbiker1

For what it is worth, if that was my bike, that...

For what it is worth, if that was my bike, that aluminum tubing would already be in the recycle bin.
04-26-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By cpach

The correct service procedure is to throw your...

The correct service procedure is to throw your Juicys in the trash. Seriously, the probability that the seals are blown in the lever are high. For casual use the cheapest Shimano hydraulic brakes...
01-26-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,770
Posted By veganbikes

If everything is mounted and seated properly and...

If everything is mounted and seated properly and wheel is true and the tire is not bulging anywhere or looking odd in natural state and the tire is not over or significantly under pressured, I...
01-03-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By freeranger

I feel like a broken record lately, but I'll...

I feel like a broken record lately, but I'll throw it out there anyway! Before you spend $$$ on upgrades, try adjusting your air pressure--chances are that it is a contributing factor if you are...
12-31-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,519
Posted By jbucky1

130 disc was a flash in the pan for a lot of...

130 disc was a flash in the pan for a lot of reasons, became 135 disc which worked for a while and is still in production on some bikes now, industry is going 142x12 disc for sure
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