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08-05-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By KCT1986

Shimano has 'Compatibility' pages on their web...

Shimano has 'Compatibility' pages on their web site. Only cover 2004 forward. Note that the way Shimano presents this info is not totally inclusive of all prior models that may be compatible. It...
04-27-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, this seems to be correct. So a freehub body...

Yes, this seems to be correct. So a freehub body that has wear/improper adjustment of the inner bearings/shim/screw-in cup would have an effect on the axle 'feel'. Seems that would be noticeable if...
04-21-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By KCT1986

The Shimano ones have the boot fixed on the...

The Shimano ones have the boot fixed on the axle/cone, and thus the hub rotates on the boot. It does have some drag.

Clean the edge of the boot and the inner ring where it run. On the plus side,...
04-18-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, 31mm is about right for 7 speed, measured...

Yes, 31mm is about right for 7 speed, measured from the back of the spline where the largest cog butts to the outer edge of the freehub body. 8-10 speed will be in the 35mm range.
04-16-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By KCT1986

No screw on cover of the 6500/6501 versions of...

No screw on cover of the 6500/6501 versions of these. The cover just snaps onto the piece that is screwed on. 6510 had the 'chrome look' with the tiny screw.


Clips at the top & bottom, see...
04-07-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By KCT1986

If the issue is with the 2nd & 3rd smallest cog,...

If the issue is with the 2nd & 3rd smallest cog, check that the screws holding the larger cogs is not interfering with the proper seating of the 2nd.
04-06-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By KCT1986

Glad that it worked out. With the 11T, the cog...

Glad that it worked out. With the 11T, the cog doesn't engage a lot of the freehub's spline and can rotate out of position when the lockring is started if you aren't careful.

It's also possible...
04-05-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By KCT1986

If your cassette has a 11t smallest cog, it must...

If your cassette has a 11t smallest cog, it must be lined up correctly when engaging the lockring. If it rotates out of alignment, the large tab will interfere with the freehub's spline and not...
04-05-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, you should measure the chainline at the...

Yes, you should measure the chainline at the cassette. This will give you some idea of how different the proposed new crank/BB combo will be.

Although, how much of an affect it haves will depend...
04-05-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,856
Posted By KCT1986

[QUOTE=M.Lou.B;22461358]Hi, it's me. I...

[QUOTE=M.Lou.B;22461358]Hi, it's me.

I wanted to give a huge THANK YOU to KCT1986 for all the useful help, the great advice and the really helpful explanations with pictures. After a couple...
03-22-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 426
Posted By KCT1986

The 'quirks' were for the 6-8 speed Duraace...

The 'quirks' were for the 6-8 speed Duraace RD/shifters, 74xx series. The 9-10 speed versions were the same pull ratio as all other Shimano road RDs, (except 47xx series).
03-22-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 426
Posted By KCT1986

If it is a RD-7800, it is for 10 speed and be...

If it is a RD-7800, it is for 10 speed and be fine. Assuming that the R10 is fully compatible with Shimano as advertised, the pull should be the same. If you used the same setup with a 10 speed...
03-18-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By KCT1986

Depending on what you plan to do and parts that...

Depending on what you plan to do and parts that you may already have, review the specs carefully to select a frame that would work easily. Early 90's frames had many of the old specs; 1 inch threaded...
03-18-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By KCT1986

Go to Vintagecannondale.com. Read the info on...

Go to Vintagecannondale.com. Read the info on serial # to get the year.

Then pull the catalog for build details and frame specs.
03-14-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 743
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, you're correct about the shifter...

Yes, you're correct about the shifter compatibility. You need to go back to the SL-460x for your derailleurs. Current line-up only has SL-R460, for 10 speed, but double for front cranks. If you go...
03-10-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By KCT1986

Shimano Capreo hub/cassette goes to 9T. Used for...

Shimano Capreo hub/cassette goes to 9T. Used for folders.
03-10-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,856
Posted By KCT1986

Not a professional wheelbuilder, but have done...

Not a professional wheelbuilder, but have done quite a few builds and rebuilds over the years.

As for in/out orientation, opinions vary on the benefits or lack thereof. Since you have a disk hub,...
03-10-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,856
Posted By KCT1986

Since you are using the DT info and they require...

Since you are using the DT info and they require the washer, you would expect that the measurement would be accurate with the washer included.

DT measures ERD to the bottom of the screwdriver slot...
03-09-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By KCT1986

Based on your test/swaps, it does seem that the...

Based on your test/swaps, it does seem that the problem is somewhere in the freehub body.

I have a similar/same wheel, but don't have enough mileage or maintenance experience to say more.

Let...
03-09-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By KCT1986

Some play does seem to develop in that pivot as...

Some play does seem to develop in that pivot as the RD wears. I have 3 RD-6500 on bikes and the 2 more 'used' examples have more play than the 'newer' one. Also have a RD-5501 that is nearly new...
03-09-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,856
Posted By KCT1986

Just to confirm, the washers are for rim/nipple...

Just to confirm, the washers are for rim/nipple interface correct? If so, has this been factored in the ERD calculation? Not really sure exactly how your washer will effect the ERD or how the rim ERD...
03-04-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,444
Posted By KCT1986

If you haven't already, you should at least read...

If you haven't already, you should at least read the Sheldon Brown article an Wheelbuilding, see the sticky on top of the Mechanics subforum and navigate to Wheels. This covers the basics of wheel...
03-03-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,444
Posted By KCT1986

Couple of comments: The FH-TX500 that was...

Couple of comments:

The FH-TX500 that was quoted to you is not a very high-end hub and has minimum dust/weather sealing. The hub on the prebuilt is probably similar, you should at least inquire...
03-02-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By KCT1986

Don't quite understand what you are describing...

Don't quite understand what you are describing with the crank failure comment. Can you provide more details.

The Cdale T bikes have a following on here so many are quite familiar with them and...
03-01-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By KCT1986

Also measure the rear dropout spacing. Could be...

Also measure the rear dropout spacing. Could be from 126-130mm for road frames, depending on year. This will give you some idea of how many speeds you can reasonably run in the rear.

Hard to...
02-28-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,856
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, the Sheldon article is the one. Have...

Yes, the Sheldon article is the one.

Have looked at the 2:1 pattern but never studied it enough to assess the possible benefits or challenges. All the rims I've worked with have normal staggered...
02-27-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By KCT1986

The yellow arrow shows the movement at the outer...

The yellow arrow shows the movement at the outer cross where the spokes overlap, bend, and push on each other. Under load the spokes will try to straighten. The assumption is that the trailing...
02-26-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, what you have seems to be trailing spokes...

Yes, what you have seems to be trailing spokes head-out, mirrored left & right. See #2 in the diagram. As mentioned in my post yesterday, one of the common patterns.
...
02-25-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By KCT1986

The spoking looks fine, assuming that you are...

The spoking looks fine, assuming that you are trying to lace as Sheldon shows. Pulling (trailing) spokes head-out (elbow-in) on both sides. This means last cross of the pulling spokes is outside of...
02-23-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,168
Posted By KCT1986

Looks like the hub are like the pic below. ...

Looks like the hub are like the pic below.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x800/mavic_elite_ksyr_s_6981144077c993435ea3f93fae9f99a72cfc60c5.jpg...
02-22-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By KCT1986

Here's how the cage is attached on some of the...

Here's how the cage is attached on some of the older models. Solid axle on the cage and long thin screw through the body, next to the (8) in the diagram....
02-22-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By KCT1986

The RX-800 appears to have a different attachment...

The RX-800 appears to have a different attachment design for the cage. Most of the 'Shadow' style looks to have a different method of cage attachment.

See the attached. RD-6800 seems similar...
02-20-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By KCT1986

If you don't replace them, at least check that...

If you don't replace them, at least check that hole in the glare area in the photo. May me something wedged in there. A piece of rock will scar you rim if not dug out.
02-19-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,856
Posted By KCT1986

If you haven't already, you should at least read...

If you haven't already, you should at least read the Sheldon Brown article an Wheelbuilding, see the sticky on top of the Mechanics subforum and navigate to Wheels. This covers the basics of wheel...
02-16-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,856
Posted By KCT1986

I don't know the specific rim options you...

I don't know the specific rim options you mentioned so can't comment on the difference in sturdiness of each. Will say that 32h 3 cross lacing has been the standard for many years, and properly...
02-16-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,856
Posted By KCT1986

Rear hubs for 28H and 135mm OLD is not very...

Rear hubs for 28H and 135mm OLD is not very common and will need to be one of the 'exotic' brands or XTR for Shimano. As you have found, these are more expensive than necessary.

For your model...
02-08-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By KCT1986

I second most of what John says in his post. ...

I second most of what John says in his post.

Would really not want to totally disassemble a freehub body and deal with the bearings and spacers needed to get a good preload on the bearings. ...
02-07-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By KCT1986

The standard rings for 105 series 10 speed uses a...

The standard rings for 105 series 10 speed uses a 50T large ring,
02-02-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By KCT1986

Based on Shimano's published specs of each of the...

Based on Shimano's published specs of each of the hub mentioned, the spoke lengths that would work are very similar. Probably within 1mm difference between the old and new hub. So unless you're...
01-16-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, EC34 is exactly what was expected. 34mm...

Yes, EC34 is exactly what was expected. 34mm would be too narrow to house both 1 1/8" headtube and bearings. ZS headsets are usually made for a 44mm bore, 41mm at the very least in most cases, and...
01-15-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By KCT1986

RE: headset, these older CAAD frames should use...

RE: headset, these older CAAD frames should use an external cup 34mm (EC34 standard) with pressed cups. If you measure the frames headtube, it should be about 41mm+/- just below the headset. This...
01-10-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,146
Posted By KCT1986

The BCD of both cranks should be 130. The 600...

The BCD of both cranks should be 130. The 600 probably has 42T inner and 53 or 52T outer. The Ultegra is probably 53/39 and would have shift aids (pin and profile teeth).

As for classic 'look',...
01-06-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By KCT1986

Is the cable attached on the correct side of the...

Is the cable attached on the correct side of the RD cable anchor bolt? Should be in the groove side.
01-03-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By KCT1986

The comment about the front derailleur is wrong! ...

The comment about the front derailleur is wrong! If the front shifter is going to be changed to 11 speed verson, the 10 speed FD will not work properly. The 11 speed FD needs more cable pull to...
12-29-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, 11T pulleys will work fine in a long cage RD...

Yes, 11T pulleys will work fine in a long cage RD as there is lots of room between the pulleys. As long as you're not using a large cog on the cassette that is making you screw in the B adjustment...
12-24-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By KCT1986

For Shimano BB, the D-H is the marking for the...

For Shimano BB, the D-H is the marking for the 115 nominal size, 115.5mm total, 23.5mm drive side, 24mm non-drive. This is based on a 68mm width model.
12-20-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By KCT1986

[/QUOTE] Yes, I noticed that too, but my...

[/QUOTE]
Yes, I noticed that too, but my thought was that you had been testing the shifter with the cable disconnected from the FD & was just pulling on the cable. Then that you had released...
12-19-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By KCT1986

In the second pic above, do you mean pressure OFF...

In the second pic above, do you mean pressure OFF the lever? This should be the locked position for the top position. From here, the small (B) lever should need a sweep and release of lever to get...
12-19-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,111
Posted By KCT1986

Did you get the "clicking" issue figured out? ...

Did you get the "clicking" issue figured out? What was the solution?
12-18-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By KCT1986

First step would be to check that the shifter is...

First step would be to check that the shifter is working properly. Disconnect the cable verify that it is fully working. You should get "clicks" as in the diagram.
From low to top: first full...
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