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09-07-20, 12:57 PM
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Posted By JackElliott

Inexpensive SPD shoes?

For general cycling, SPD-compat.

Thanks!
07-05-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By JackElliott

Hm. Then we need a rubber bellows to cover the...

Hm. Then we need a rubber bellows to cover the rubber bellows!

Every problem I face today comes from the solution to a previous problem.
07-05-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By JackElliott

[QUOTE=Barabaika;19698004]I just inserted the...

[QUOTE=Barabaika;19698004]I just inserted the cable adjuster from an old Dia-Compe G400 brake wrapped in an electrical pvc tape.

Doesn't look very squishy.

corrado330: Clearly Shimano needs...
07-05-17, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By JackElliott

Yeah, it may be unnecessary. We do have a lot of...

Yeah, it may be unnecessary. We do have a lot of road grit from cinders laid down on the roads during winter here in Central Oregon. Black volcanic dust stuff. I figure a little rubber bellowing...
07-05-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By JackElliott

Thanks for the help, folks.

Thanks for the help, folks.
07-03-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By JackElliott

Rubber bellows thingies for IGH cable

I purchased a wheel with a Nexus INTER-8 IGH, and, not liking twistie shifters, instead got a thumbie shifter from Microshift, their "CNC Thumb Shifters for Alfine/Nexus Inter 8." So I didn't get a...
07-02-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,735
Posted By JackElliott

Thanks, sweeks

Thanks, sweeks
07-02-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,735
Posted By JackElliott

Is it just me or are most of the links on that...

Is it just me or are most of the links on that page broken?
07-02-17, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,735
Posted By JackElliott

Lubing Nexus IGH

So, I have a Nexus Inter-8 IGH on this here bike. Shimano's recommended lubrication procedure has you immersing the hub in their special magic maintenance oil. But this hub is part of the wheel, and...
09-14-16, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,281
Posted By JackElliott

Anyone sell 26-inch wheels with Shimano 8-spd IGH?

I need a 26-inch wheel with a Shimano 8-speed IGH, the coaster brake version (P/N SG-8C31).

Anyone sell these? I am a miserable wheel builder.
Forum: Commuting
07-21-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By JackElliott

Best response ever. Well, there's my...

Best response ever.



Well, there's my solution: I have a small canvas Banjo Bros toolbag strapped to the bike's saddle. I'll get a mini-pump and put it in with the tools, where it will be out...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-16, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By JackElliott

What Frame Pump for Balloon Tires?

I've just built up a bike on an old frameset for commuting, and am using Schwalbe Big Apple balloon tires. All my other bikes have skinny, high pressure tires, and I carry high-pressure low-volume...
07-18-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By JackElliott

Oh I got a couple other bikes. :) But I just...

Oh I got a couple other bikes. :) But I just built up this one from scratch starting from a used frame and it's my current heartthrob. In bikes, anyway.

Feitsbob: Retainer cage highly mangled....
07-18-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By JackElliott

Hey sch, that's a good suggestion. I'm old-school...

Hey sch, that's a good suggestion. I'm old-school enough to have plenty of experience using loose balls in steering tubes and wheel axles and bottom brackets. But this hub doesn't have a bearing race...
07-18-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By JackElliott

Thank you, feitsbob. None of the online US...

Thank you, feitsbob.

None of the online US bike parts suppliers seem to carry them. My local bike shops don't have them. If they need to order from overseas, I can do that myself.

I'd like to...
07-18-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By JackElliott

USA source for retained ball bearings?

The left-hand (non-drive side) bearing in my Shimano 3-speed IGH got chewed up into little bits when I followed the advice of a Russian YouTube video which showed how to remove the coaster brake shoe...
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