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Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By jzsoup

But how did you know that it was 11? Is that...

But how did you know that it was 11? Is that just an assumption?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By jzsoup

I've spent some time on there but still not...

I've spent some time on there but still not getting it figured out. I also wasn't much help on my 4th grader's math home work last year during home school either, so maybe that's the problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By jzsoup

Can you show me the math to get to the 11-45...

Can you show me the math to get to the 11-45 numbers?
I understand how to get to the 45: 408% / 100 = 4.08 x 11 = 45. The part I'm not understanding is how to calculate the 11. In this calculation...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By jzsoup

So I assume the 455% is calculated as 50/11 =...

So I assume the 455% is calculated as 50/11 = 4.54 * 100 = 455% **********

Am I doing this correctly?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By jzsoup

Please explain Alfine 11G hub gearing to me.....

I'm having a hard time figuring this out and need some help. I'm looking at a new bike (handbike actually since I'm a para). The bike I have now is a 1x10 with a 36 tooth chainring and an 11-50...
10-21-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By jzsoup

How does a dead battery feel on a ebike handcycle???

I realize this isn't the handcycle forum, but I haven't found an answer to my question yet. But I don't think my question only pertains to handcycles, so I'm hoping this group will give me some...
09-22-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By jzsoup

How does an Alfine hub compare to a cassette for ratios????

Someone please educate me. Iím looking at a handcycle (Iím paralyzed) with the option of an Alfine 8 or 11 hub. I currently run a 1x10 on a 10 speed cassette. My high gear is 36x11. The bike Iím...
06-07-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By jzsoup

[QUOTE=Bill Kapaun;21497993]If it worked "fine"...

[QUOTE=Bill Kapaun;21497993]If it worked "fine" before, I'd think you have a cable/housing friction issue.

I finally pulled the cable and housing. The housing end that goes in the derail was...
05-26-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By jzsoup

I should have boiled it down and asked more...

I should have boiled it down and asked more directly.

Will using a 12 speed system be more reliable than 10 speed (with similar gearing) with a roadlink?
05-26-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By jzsoup

Advantages of 12 speed over 10 speed with Wolf Tooth????

I'm paralyzed and ride a handcycle. I converted it to 1x10 with a sunrace cassette with 50 tooth low gear and added a Wolf Tooth Roadlink. For a while it worked just fine; after a summer I replaced...
Replies: 73
Views: 32,924
Posted By jzsoup

Paralyzed guy riding a handcycle. I'm looking at...

Paralyzed guy riding a handcycle. I'm looking at 20mm sets on Amazon...any reason I can't/shouldn't link 3 of these together per pedal, to get the length I need?
09-17-19, 07:43 AM
09-11-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By jzsoup

I did not know that! Thank you for the answer!!!!...

I did not know that! Thank you for the answer!!!! Now I want to ask you what it would take to make my current wheel work with a 12 speed cassette??? I'm on a handbike cause I like to make things...
09-10-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By jzsoup

I gave too much detail last time.....12 speed rear deraill on 10 speed gear?

Will a 12 speed SRAM GX rear derailleur work with a 10 speed GX cassette, chain, and shifter?

I'm thinking of going 1x12 eventually but I'll have to save up some more pennies and need a new...
09-10-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By jzsoup

The nylock nut is a good idea! Now I need to get...

The nylock nut is a good idea! Now I need to get to home depot...….
09-09-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By jzsoup

The b-screw doesnít push on the hanger now. I had...

The b-screw doesnít push on the hanger now. I had to add a nut to the end of the screw so it will push against the wolf tooth at all. Iím thinking that eventually that nut is gonna vibrate out of...
09-09-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By jzsoup

12 speed rear derail on 10 speed cassette/shifter?

I'm paralyzed and on a handcycle that came with 3x10 drivetrain. The front shifting didn't work well (mostly due to my hand) so I converted it to 1x10 (bike came with SRAM GX). Then I needed a lower...
07-02-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By jzsoup

Would new shift cable/housing improve chainring pickup of chain?

A friends mountain bike chainrings are kind of sporadic. Youíre never quite sure if it will shift from middle to large ring. It usually does, but is a more sure thing if the chain is in a high...
06-23-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By jzsoup

I just asked him. I thought newer but apparently...

I just asked him. I thought newer but apparently that really means he estimates heís got about 4,000 miles on it. So I think thatíll be the next move.
06-23-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By jzsoup

Chain pops on cassette

I'm trying to help a buddy on this one. He has an older 29er hardtail. Heís a big guy (250ish) and puts a bunch of road miles on every year. He has a new chain, newer cassette, & rear derail looks...
03-05-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By jzsoup

That's what I'm after. I didn't know about...

That's what I'm after. I didn't know about these, thanks. I'd still like to see about fitting a mtn crank if possible.
03-05-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By jzsoup

I hadn't thought to try ******. Good call. ...

I hadn't thought to try ******. Good call. Yeah, the goal is to get lower, much lower. We have an event in Wyoming in June....last year I rode it on an old hardtail with a triple, and had to get...
03-05-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By jzsoup

It's rubbing the aluminum shell outside the BB. ...

It's rubbing the aluminum shell outside the BB. It's like the BB just needs a spacer installed and viola! But I don't see anyway you could add a spacer. That's a good link, thanks for sharing. ...
03-04-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By jzsoup

Nashbar Alloy 105 Cyclocross Bike - Bike Nashbar...

Nashbar Alloy 105 Cyclocross Bike - Bike Nashbar (http://www.bikenashbar.com/cycling/nashbar-alloy-105-cyclocross-bike-nb-alcx)


This is what I bought. I'm not necessarily set on slx/xt, it's...
03-04-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,240
Posted By jzsoup

Mtb crank on gravel bike...what do I need to know?

I bought a Nashbar gravel bike with FSA Gossamer 50/34 crank and bb86. I need lower gearing and was thinking of putting a double slx or xt crank (or similar). I tried putting my older xt triple...
01-22-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,307
Posted By jzsoup

This one: Diamondback Bicycles - Bikes -...

This one:


Diamondback Bicycles - Bikes - Road - Alternative Road - Haanjo - Haanjo Trail Carbon (http://www.diamondback.com/shop/bikes/road-bikes/alternative-road/haanjo/haanjo-trail-carbon)
01-16-17, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,307
Posted By jzsoup

[QUOTE=Barrettscv;19317078]A gravel bike will...

[QUOTE=Barrettscv;19317078]A gravel bike will maintain a fast pace, but you will incur a minor speed penalty compared to a regular road bike. A good road bike tire makes a big difference.

I'm...
01-16-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,307
Posted By jzsoup

[QUOTE=bcpriess;19317074]If you don't mind my...

[QUOTE=bcpriess;19317074]If you don't mind my asking, why are you interested in a gravel bike if you don't plan to do gravel riding? Is there a particular benefit you are trying to achieve by...
01-16-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,307
Posted By jzsoup

25-28c road tires on gravel bike?

Thinking of replacing old road bike with a gravel bike. But still would do paved only rides with the buddies. Anyone run regular road tires on their gravel bike? (The wheels I'm looking at will go...
09-05-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By jzsoup

Thanks Rocco, I'll see what I can find out there....

Thanks Rocco, I'll see what I can find out there. V-brake isn't a problem. It is funny how you can't just change one thing though.....one change sets in motion a whole list of other to make it work.
09-04-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By jzsoup

Looking for a 1" suspension fork with about 80mm travel....any suggestions?

So far the only thing I've found is the RST Capa. It looks low-end, but not a problem for this particular bike. Do you guys know of any others?

Current headset is threaded, but I could change...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,067
Posted By jzsoup

Change the BB already!!! The suspense is killing...

Change the BB already!!! The suspense is killing us.....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,067
Posted By jzsoup

My guess would be time to replace BB.

My guess would be time to replace BB.
07-21-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By jzsoup

I do see those numbers marked on the driveside...

I do see those numbers marked on the driveside cap. But does that mean a 68? Thanks
07-21-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By jzsoup

Miyata 312 BB diameter?

Hello everybody,

I picked up a 1988 Miyata 312 and want to put a MTB crank on it so I can pull the kids in the trailer. I don't have the tools to remove the old BB yet, so I don't know the...
06-02-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,237
Posted By jzsoup

So I pulled the headset apart today. I had...

So I pulled the headset apart today. I had installed the top sealed bearing upside down in the cup. It looks to me like the resulting rocking back and forth "ovalized" the cup, as RetroGrouch was...
06-01-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,237
Posted By jzsoup

Need advice on threadless headset that keeps coming loose

I've got an 1 1/8" Cane Creek headset on a mountain bike that has been switched over several times to other frames over the past 10 years or so. I just used it on a parts bin bike I put together and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,477
Posted By jzsoup

I would get the Giant. But I bet you'd be happy...

I would get the Giant. But I bet you'd be happy with any of them.
01-15-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,209
Posted By jzsoup

Did you get it together yet? How is the ride?

Did you get it together yet? How is the ride?
11-10-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,844
Posted By jzsoup

I pray to have the same problem when I'm 70.

I pray to have the same problem when I'm 70.
11-04-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By jzsoup

A new cassette, chain, brake pads, and...

A new cassette, chain, brake pads, and cables/housing would make most any bike feel fresh. Add some tires and grips just because. You'll still be several hundreds of dollars under the cost of a new...
11-04-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By jzsoup

Switching a set of cross wheels to disc...

Switching a set of cross wheels to disc compatible. I would use the same rims and spokes, would just need to replace the hubs.
11-03-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By jzsoup

Is there such a thing as 6 bolt hubs with 45mm flange?

Was thinking of picking some up (if they exist) and mixing with some leftover parts in the garage. Does this exist?

thanks
11-03-12, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By jzsoup

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,113
Posted By jzsoup

Says the guy who must not have anything else on...

Says the guy who must not have anything else on his mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By jzsoup

Built is more expensive.

Built is more expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,428
Posted By jzsoup

I've bought 4 bikes from them, including a 29er...

I've bought 4 bikes from them, including a 29er that just arrived Friday. Took me 30 minutes to get it together. The shifting didn't need any adjustment. Headset, hubs, and cranks were tight. ...
09-03-12, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By jzsoup

Thanks for input everybody. Hopefully this next...

Thanks for input everybody. Hopefully this next weekend I'll have some time to get on it.
09-02-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By jzsoup

How to size chain for a 1 x 7?

I'm putting together a neighborhood cruiser with left over parts. I've never really thought about how to size the chain....do I just go around the ring and largest cog? It seems like it would be...
03-10-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By jzsoup

I took a closer look and they do just need the...

I took a closer look and they do just need the cone wrenches. I got distracted by the outer dust cap with the little holes. Thanks for the help everyone.
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