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10-12-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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10-08-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 621
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If the threads have just disappeared into the...

If the threads have just disappeared into the nipple, you still have quite a ways to go before running out of thread. I would keep tightening and watch the back side of the nipple to see if it comes...
09-12-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yup, you've pretty much got it. The primary...

Yup, you've pretty much got it. The primary difference between the Sachs mechanism and Sturmey Archer is that the ring gear pawls are taken out of action in first gear by moving the whole ring gear...
09-05-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You do have the modern version. This video...

You do have the modern version. This video demonstrates the design changes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UyHVWsvzQs
08-08-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Common issue with straight pull spokes. These...

Common issue with straight pull spokes. These days, I build at least as many wheels with straight pulls as with J bend, and some way of holding the spoke from rotating is a must.
I use a twist...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11,895
Views: 2,521,484
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I wonder if a winning lottery ticket was...

I wonder if a winning lottery ticket was involved. Cue Johnny Paycheck.
07-11-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Sapim Race are 14/15, not 14/16.. That said, I...

Sapim Race are 14/15, not 14/16.. That said, I did come across one bag of Race blanks that were 1.7 mm just like the Wheelsmiths. That was an anomaly however among the many thousands of them I have...
07-06-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Dan Burkhart

3 x will give you a spoke entry angle of over 8...

3 x will give you a spoke entry angle of over 8 degrees. Not horrible, but with a small rim like that, I would go 2x. Spoke angle will be around 6 degrees.
06-10-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,234
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A 100% markup equates to 50% margin. The smalls...

A 100% markup equates to 50% margin. The smalls will be well over that, the big stuff, considerably less. 35% margin on bikes was good when I ran my shop. If your business plan is not predicated on...
06-07-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Exactly right. I do a lot of wheel repairs for...

Exactly right. I do a lot of wheel repairs for three different bike shops and numerous individuals, and I always try to steer people towards wheels that use standard vendor components (spokes and...
06-03-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's really good pricing in your link. ...

That's really good pricing in your link.
Question about the Alpine spokes. I've never used them, but I use lots of Competitions and they have enough 2.0 shaft that they can usually be shortened by...
06-02-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I might be able to help you out. I have tons of...

I might be able to help you out. I have tons of DT Swiss Competition (2.0/1.8/2.0 silver) in lengths up to 284 mm and can custom cut to your required length. For longer lengths, I have some Sapim...
06-01-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,276
Posted By Dan Burkhart

When peened pins with the ends nearly flush with...

When peened pins with the ends nearly flush with the outer plates appeared, that's when. If you are pushing pins in and out of modern chains, you are looking for trouble.
05-23-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,164
Posted By Dan Burkhart

An oil change on the 11 speed Alfine is a drain...

An oil change on the 11 speed Alfine is a drain and fill procedure. Removal of the internals is not necessary.
I made the above video, however many years ago that was, in response to all the...
05-22-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If spoke tension is equal on both sides, the rim...

If spoke tension is equal on both sides, the rim will be centered between the flanges. If the flanges are offset due to a freehub, or disc brake mount, the rim heeds to be centered between the...
05-22-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
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Views: 876
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've lost track of the number of IGH conversions...

I've lost track of the number of IGH conversions I've done, but it is many dozens and covers everything from 2 speed to 14.
As long as dropout spacing and over locknut dimensions either are, or can...
05-16-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You have a Shimano Nexus 3 speed. The bolt head...

You have a Shimano Nexus 3 speed. The bolt head that you have circled in your photo should be the means to secure the bell crank onto the axle. It should not matter if you moved the shifter to...
05-14-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That is why some ebike mfgs now add the pinch...

That is why some ebike mfgs now add the pinch bolt I showed the photo of above. If the OP ever decides to respond, maybe we will learn more.
05-13-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Sometimes, it just takes patience. The last set...

Sometimes, it just takes patience. The last set of shifters I managed to free up with WD40 was an old Shimano Tri Color set that would not catch going up or down. For about three days, I kept dousing...
05-13-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Many ebikes with a rear hub motor have special...

Many ebikes with a rear hub motor have special dropouts that capture the axle across the flats and have a bolt through the dropout from front to rear to keep the axle of the hub motor from torqueing...
05-09-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The Velocity website says the A23 has a tubeless...

The Velocity website says the A23 has a tubeless ready design. In an earlier reply, I specified current generation A23, because earlier generations were not as far as I know...
Forum: Foo
05-05-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,269
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I love mine. The grand kiddies love it too. ...

I love mine. The grand kiddies love it too.
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Just to give you an idea how...
05-03-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Without specialized equipment, I imagine it would...

Without specialized equipment, I imagine it would be difficult to control the depth of cut. Years ago, a friend had a mobile business siping heavy truck tires from the back of his truck, so I had a...
05-01-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The current generation A23 rim is tubeless...

The current generation A23 rim is tubeless compatible. All you need to make it tubeless ready is the rim tape and tubeless valve.
04-23-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,913
Posted By Dan Burkhart

And, I believe one of the oldest corporate...

And, I believe one of the oldest corporate mascots on the planet. He was born before tires were black, and he never updated. The mascot’s name is actually "Bibendum" from the Latin phrase "Nunc est...
04-23-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,782
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Coyotes are ever present here, but encounters are...

Coyotes are ever present here, but encounters are rare, and almost always uneventful. My wife had one come right up to her while she was resting during her morning walk a few months ago.
I'm sure...
04-18-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dan Burkhart

One more quick update just to show the finished...

One more quick update just to show the finished bike with decals attached. The owner did that part himself and sent me these photos....
04-10-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The shift rod is specific to the axle length. The...

The shift rod is specific to the axle length. The pin should protrude 14mm from the end of the axle at the point where it meets resistance when inserted. If this measurement is off, it is the wrong...
04-09-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, the rest of the pieces needed to complete...

Well, the rest of the pieces needed to complete the build finally arrived , so I thought I would wrap this up by showing it. It is almost 100% Superbe components, with a couple of minor exceptions...
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 901
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Good to know I'm not alone. Heck, we may be the...

Good to know I'm not alone. Heck, we may be the majority.
04-07-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,839
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There's a Dutch bike for every discipline ya...

There's a Dutch bike for every discipline ya know. :lol:

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04-06-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 2,323,555
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This Raleigh just fell into my hands. All STX...

This Raleigh just fell into my hands. All STX components with extremely low wear. Date codes on the parts indicate 1995.
The bearing cones and cups in the hubs and headset were pristine, but the...
04-04-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I would love to meet a pro mechanic who has never...

I would love to meet a pro mechanic who has never done this. As I always say, there are two kinds of mechanics, those who have incorrectly routed the chain through a derailleur and liars.;)
03-30-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Nothing useful there for determining spoke...

Nothing useful there for determining spoke offset. try this.

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03-28-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,590
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Now you need to install a pair of these. Of...

Now you need to install a pair of these. Of course, you will need a large compressed air supply. https://airhornsbygrover.com/product/1055/
03-27-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By Dan Burkhart

2X with straight pull spokes. 24 spoke wheels are...

2X with straight pull spokes. 24 spoke wheels are almost universally 2x although I have seen a few done 3x. (J bend only) With straight pull, you don't get to chose the pattern as the spoke holes...
03-21-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 276,722
Posted By Dan Burkhart

John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara ...

John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara
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03-21-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 914
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The pulley with the G in the text is the guide...

The pulley with the G in the text is the guide pully and goes closest to the cogs. The guide pulley is never directional as far as I know but the tension pully is on the higher end derailleurs. There...
03-19-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, the Bdop pads arrived today. Talk about...

Well, the Bdop pads arrived today. Talk about rapid sevice. :thumb:
Anyway, they actually provide enough drop to use the 700c wheels that were originally planned for this build, so I think the owner...
03-15-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Don't forget eye of newt and wing of bat.

Don't forget eye of newt and wing of bat.
03-15-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Chain saw oil has a tackifier added to keep the...

Chain saw oil has a tackifier added to keep the oil from being flung off the chain at speed. It might be a bitt too tacky for freehub pawls.
03-14-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes, the stronger brake should go on the front....

Yes, the stronger brake should go on the front. Note that many mountain bikes come with larger front rotors. Also, some Campy brake sets are dual pivot front, single rear.
03-13-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm not sure about the earliest version of the...

I'm not sure about the earliest version of the Nexus 7, but any I have dealt with had axle flats on both sides and anti rotation washers both sides.
The coaster brake reaction arm only serves to...
03-12-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Thanks for checking in Bob. Looks like that's the...

Thanks for checking in Bob. Looks like that's the option the owner wants to go with,
03-11-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes thanks, but seems to be rear only. I would...

Yes thanks, but seems to be rear only. I would need both.
EDIT: I just found a listing for the matching front, but as I said before, when the shipping and import fees are added on, we're at about...
03-10-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Suntour Superbe long reach brakes?

Did they ever make a caliper with longer than 58mm reach? Doing a build for a guy that wants to keep the group all Superbe. He sourced all the parts, but the 48-58mm calipers come up a bit short on...
03-08-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,934
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This is one of those times when one can be...

This is one of those times when one can be excused for resurrecting a zombie thread when useful info is added. Besides, reading through was entertaining.
03-07-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,589
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Certainly superior aesthetically to my eye at...

Certainly superior aesthetically to my eye at least.
Forum: Foo
03-07-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,724
Views: 1,322,135
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It's the latest craze. White water cycling.

It's the latest craze. White water cycling.
Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9,724
Views: 1,322,135
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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