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06-01-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Drew Eckhardt

It's a bad idea. First position cogs have a...

It's a bad idea.

First position cogs have a builtin spacer so they have good spline engagement overhanging the end of the freehub, and serrations to prevent lock ring rotation. While you can...
05-31-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By dedhed

More important Rule of thumb - make sure it's...

More important Rule of thumb - make sure it's long enough in the big/big so you don't rip your derailleur apart and stuff it into your wheel.
05-31-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By 70sSanO

It is funny that you mention obsession with gear...

It is funny that you mention obsession with gear ratios. I have an excel spreadsheet that lists both my bikes and my wife's bikes. I set it up with an arbitrary cadence of 75 as a reference point...
05-31-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By 70sSanO

I have done similar as this without issue. I...

I have done similar as this without issue. I have used .5mm thick stainless spacers between 1st cog and the lockring. This resulted in a smooth surface for the lockring. Never had an issue.

As...
05-31-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By Sy Reene

FWIW, Assuming a 2x crank (?) an 11-XX cassette...

FWIW, Assuming a 2x crank (?) an 11-XX cassette makes the 12 and 13 tooth cogs that more likely to be usable if cross-chaining is an issue with your setup when in the small crankring. A cassette...
05-31-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By rosefarts

I have a Campy 12-30 10 speed that I bought new 2...

I have a Campy 12-30 10 speed that I bought new 2 years ago. They're around.

50x12 gets you 27 mph @ 80 rpm.

10 and 11 teeth are for a smaller chainring. It gets used a lot more in a 1x set up...
05-31-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By Crankycrank

Another experienced vote for yes, it's fine. Been...

Another experienced vote for yes, it's fine. Been using the same setup for about 15k miles and no issues.
05-31-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By HillRider

You have come up against the problem many of us...

You have come up against the problem many of us have, a current 9, 10 or 11-speed cassette with a 13T or even a 12T first position cog is difficult to impossible to find. My favorite cassettes in...
05-31-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By blamester

So long as it is torqued up against the sprocket...

So long as it is torqued up against the sprocket and not the freehub you will be fine.
I have been doing just this for years.
05-27-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,450
Posted By vinuneuro

Continental Terra Speed or Terra Trail

Continental Terra Speed or Terra Trail
05-10-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 618
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I was going to post earlier but gave it up. Now I...

I was going to post earlier but gave it up. Now I see my point being mentioned by WizardofBoz. The chain looks to seat well on the ring teeth in the upper right corner of the photo. But it's the...
05-10-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 618
Posted By 79pmooney

1 X 8. Narrow cogs. You have an 8-speed chain...

1 X 8. Narrow cogs. You have an 8-speed chain and that is a chainring for a basic 3/32" chain as was used for the old 5 and 6-speed freewheels. (Single speeds and fix gears use 1/8" or 3/32". The...
04-14-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I only remove one end. You don't have to fitz...

I only remove one end. You don't have to fitz around trying to recenter the axle.
On the rear, I remove the NDS side. it's easier to install the DS side bearings 1st.
04-11-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By cpach

What you're looking for kind of falls in the...

What you're looking for kind of falls in the crack of recent mainstream gear--and to be honest, I kinda get why: what you want is not what I'd want (I would probably run a triple if I wanted a...
04-07-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,007
Posted By HillRider

I've read that the 9-speed GS Shimano rear...

I've read that the 9-speed GS Shimano rear derailleurs, despite the spec of 27T max, will easily take a 28T cog, almost always take a 30T cog and will sometimes take a 32T cog. I hope this is correct...
04-03-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,007
Posted By bwilli88

This Zunow of mine is running a 9 speed 105 with...

This Zunow of mine is running a 9 speed 105 with a 48x45 with a 11x36 9 speed rear....
03-07-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Depends on the pin design not the number of cogs....

Depends on the pin design not the number of cogs. Since most all common der chains have followed the peened pin design (because any shift gated system will stress the chain independent of the cog...
02-07-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,810
Posted By andrewclaus

I've never seen an crank tool strip before the...

I've never seen an crank tool strip before the crank does.

It's not unusual for the internal threads on the crank to pull out.
01-08-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,223
Posted By oldbobcat

Chain could be too long.

Chain could be too long.
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