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07-12-19, 07:28 PM
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Posted By darkhorse75

If you post some decent (pre-fire) photos of it...

If you post some decent (pre-fire) photos of it someone should be able to help.
07-05-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By darkhorse75

What sort of missing link did you get KMC, Sram,...

What sort of missing link did you get KMC, Sram, other?
06-11-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,402
Posted By darkhorse75

I too had this same problem on my 1984 Trek 720....

I too had this same problem on my 1984 Trek 720. The canti posts had a spacing of around 60mm making it impossible to use 700c wheels with the stock brakes. I ended up getting the Shimano CX-50...
06-07-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By darkhorse75

This is assuming that the rim is offset towards...

This is assuming that the rim is offset towards the non-drive side. I would always assume the opposite, that the rim is offset to the drive side due to low non-drive side spoke tension.
04-05-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By darkhorse75

Ive had the same problem with a Thomson post...

Ive had the same problem with a Thomson post slipping in a titanium frame . If all else fails get one of these. Double seat post clamp...
03-06-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By darkhorse75

Check out this thread...

Check out this thread https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1090124-hub-threading-freewheel-threading.html
02-28-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By darkhorse75

When I did my stress test a few years ago after a...

When I did my stress test a few years ago after a bout of atrial fibrillation a week previous I was told to go as hard/long as possible until I thought I would collapse. Managed to get heart rate to...
12-02-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By darkhorse75

It's a freehub. You need a lockring tool and a...

It's a freehub. You need a lockring tool and a chainwhip to loosen it.
11-24-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By darkhorse75

Ocular dominance perhaps?

Ocular dominance perhaps?
11-05-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By darkhorse75

I wish I could help but I am in much the same...

I wish I could help but I am in much the same situation as you. About 12 months ago had numbness in my shoulder when riding or just looking upwards, went to my doctor and got a CT scan and he said my...
10-02-18, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By darkhorse75

Bingo.Wiggle | TA 130 PCD Alize Outer Chainrings...

Bingo.Wiggle | TA 130 PCD Alize Outer Chainrings (46-49T) | Chain Rings (http://www.wiggle.co.uk/ta-130-pcd-alize-outer-chainrings-46-49t/)
09-03-18, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By darkhorse75

Yeah, that's what I meant.

Yeah, that's what I meant.
09-03-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By darkhorse75

Undo and remove drive side cone and lock, slide...

Undo and remove drive side cone and lock, slide out axle from the drive side. Remove dust cap on the freehub exposing driveside bearings. Clean and repack with fresh grease and balls. Reassemble....
09-03-18, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By darkhorse75

If it is uniglide is there any need to remove the...

If it is uniglide is there any need to remove the cassette? There should be no lockring blocking access to the bearings.
08-02-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By darkhorse75

KMC make cheap 3/16" chains.Not sure why you...

KMC make cheap 3/16" chains.Not sure why you would need one though as 1/8" seems to be strong enough for the best track riders in the world. KMC K910 Strong 3-16 Chain | Chain Reaction Cycles...
07-16-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By darkhorse75

https://www.amazon.com/KMC-Missing-Link-Card-Silve...

https://www.amazon.com/KMC-Missing-Link-Card-Silver/dp/B004DM22UW
Just get a pack of these and use any chain breaker you like.
07-10-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By darkhorse75

It will be easier with the shifter off the bike...

It will be easier with the shifter off the bike since the first step involved is to drive out the pin that retains the brake lever with a hammer and a punch. If you can the mount the shifter on an...
07-05-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By darkhorse75

If the spare ring is 24mm ID then it's for...

If the spare ring is 24mm ID then it's for Shimano cranksets and you won't need to use it.
06-20-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By darkhorse75

Surly or Origin8 there's plenty on ebay. Just...

Surly or Origin8 there's plenty on ebay. Just search 'single speed cassette cog"
06-20-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By darkhorse75

What you have is a freehub with a single speed...

What you have is a freehub with a single speed conversion kit. You wont be able to replace it with a regular single speed freewheel. You can remove the cog with a chainwhip and cassette removal tool...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By darkhorse75

Campy wheels go fine on a Shimano drivetrain....

Campy wheels go fine on a Shimano drivetrain. Just specify a Shinmano freehub. Campagnolo has weight limit of 109kg on their wheelsets and urges caution above 82kg so keep that in mind.
06-04-18, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By darkhorse75

How tight did you tighten the top cap? Sounds...

How tight did you tighten the top cap? Sounds like the bearings are binding or assembled the wrong way around. Loosen the the stem bolts then the top cap, tighten the top cap until there is no play...
05-14-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By darkhorse75

Don't forget that the chain also has to fit over...

Don't forget that the chain also has to fit over the rear cog. Could be 3/32" or could be 1/8".
04-07-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By darkhorse75

I think you're reading the gauge wrong 1.044...

I think you're reading the gauge wrong 1.044 inches not 1.44.
02-11-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By darkhorse75

All trailing spokes on the rear. Some black magic...

All trailing spokes on the rear. Some black magic going on there.
01-14-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By darkhorse75

Maybe Pm user QuangVuong. He's done guides for...

Maybe Pm user QuangVuong. He's done guides for rebuilding Shimano brifters.This spring looks similar to those found in the 6400 and RSX...
11-25-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By darkhorse75

Shimano shifters and Sram derailleur won't work...

Shimano shifters and Sram derailleur won't work together.
11-22-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By darkhorse75

If it's located on the seatpost or thereabouts i...

If it's located on the seatpost or thereabouts i just hold my hand behind it and make sure the light is shining on my hand.
10-23-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By darkhorse75

^ This. Why not just shift to the big ring when...

^ This. Why not just shift to the big ring when you want to remove the wheel?
09-08-17, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By darkhorse75

Ritchey Classics are nice 73 reach/128mm drop

Ritchey Classics are nice 73 reach/128mm drop
09-06-17, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By darkhorse75

The same number of teeth are engaged on the...

The same number of teeth are engaged on the chainring regardless of its orientation so given each tooth is half an inch apart it takes up the same length of chain. Use the usual method for chain...
08-14-17, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By darkhorse75

Park tools BBt-7 or equivalent or a hook spanner...

Park tools BBt-7 or equivalent or a hook spanner for the lockring. Large adjustable wrench for the fixed cup.
07-13-17, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,317
Posted By darkhorse75

If the presta valves are threaded they will come...

If the presta valves are threaded they will come a knurled nut on the valve stem. Leave this on so its inside the rim and it takes up the extra space around the valve...
07-13-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By darkhorse75

Screwdriver on the screwhead inside the dropout...

Screwdriver on the screwhead inside the dropout twist the silver bit on the other end off with your hand or maybe pliers then remove.
07-07-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By darkhorse75

If these are Dura-Ace wheels the freehub should...

If these are Dura-Ace wheels the freehub should be steel or titanium. Put the spacer back on and tighten the lockring properly.
07-03-17, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By darkhorse75

This. 6,7,8,9 and 10 speed chains are all 3/32"...

This. 6,7,8,9 and 10 speed chains are all 3/32" inside width some 11 speed are 11/128" there are no 5/64" chains for bikes that I know of.
06-19-17, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By darkhorse75

Computer magnet hitting the sensor?

Computer magnet hitting the sensor?
04-17-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,054
Posted By darkhorse75

If it's a Specialized bike it may have a stem...

If it's a Specialized bike it may have a stem where the angle can be adjusted with...
04-03-17, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By darkhorse75

Exactly the same thing happened to my Athena...

Exactly the same thing happened to my Athena cranks although they were the older Ultra Torque version. I did exactly what you propose to do and and applied red loctite to the washer and retightened...
02-09-17, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,882
Posted By darkhorse75

To protect the frame from damage when chain gets...

To protect the frame from damage when chain gets caught between the small ring and the chainstay.
02-02-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By darkhorse75

Shell is 68mm. Crank is designed for 73mm shell....

Shell is 68mm. Crank is designed for 73mm shell. Spacers are 2.5mm. (73-68)/2.5=2. Use 2 spacers.
01-29-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,526
Posted By darkhorse75

I use a 10 speed chain and it works fine. If you...

I use a 10 speed chain and it works fine. If you have 10 speed Chorus the front shifter should have multiple clicks between chainrings and can be made to work easily. Best not to overthink it.
01-26-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,526
Posted By darkhorse75

Do it. It will work fine. I've got a 10 speed...

Do it. It will work fine. I've got a 10 speed chorus set up with an eleven speed Athena chainset and it works perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-16, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By darkhorse75

Nitto make some nice ones.Nitto Lamp Holder 2 -...

Nitto make some nice ones.Nitto Lamp Holder 2 - 26.0mm Ben's Cycle - Milwaukee (http://www.benscycle.com/p-1566-nitto-lamp-holder-2-260mm.aspx)
11-12-16, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By darkhorse75

Campagnolo lock rings during the 9 speed era were...

Campagnolo lock rings during the 9 speed era were 26mm. When things went to ten speed the lock rings changed to and still are 27mm. So you just need a 27mm lock ring.
09-21-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,407
Posted By darkhorse75

Derailleur hanger alignment?

Derailleur hanger alignment?
08-28-16, 12:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By darkhorse75

NEW 2014 Campagnolo FH BUU015X Freewheel Body ONE...

NEW 2014 Campagnolo FH BUU015X Freewheel Body ONE Piece 9 10SPD | eBay (http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/New-2014-Campagnolo-FH-BUU015X-Freewheel-Body-One-Piece-9-10spd-/281664659306). $50 + post as long...
08-27-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By darkhorse75

Campagnolo wheels come with either campy or...

Campagnolo wheels come with either campy or shimano freehub bodies. Just specify a shimano body if your buying them new and swap the cassette over. If the wheels are second hand you can buy the...
07-02-16, 03:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,014
Posted By darkhorse75

The new Shimano Metrea shifters might fit the...

The new Shimano Metrea shifters might fit the bill.Shimano's New Sora and Metrea Groups | Bicycling...
10-09-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By darkhorse75

No need for rim tape just make sure there isn't...

No need for rim tape just make sure there isn't any burrs around the valve hole.
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