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Forum: Framebuilders
04-06-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Posted By dsaul

No. One of my friends had her make a mold for...

No. One of my friends had her make a mold for casting bronze headbadges and the per badge cost was around $35 after the initial mold fee.

These guys messaged me on Instagram and gave me some very...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-05-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By dsaul

I don't see anything about a reducer sleeve in...

I don't see anything about a reducer sleeve in that listing. I see a seat tube that is meant to take a 30.6 seat post. In any event, there is no way a seat tube would come with a sleeve pre-glued...
04-05-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By dsaul

See how it works with the original compression...

See how it works with the original compression ring and the Cane Creek top cap. If that doesn't work, you should be able to use both original parts on top to get you going again. You might also try...
04-05-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By dsaul

I don't know for sure, but it looks like it...

I don't know for sure, but it looks like it requires an external bottom bracket tool.
04-03-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By dsaul

Loctite 480 is a rubber based instant adhesive...

Loctite 480 is a rubber based instant adhesive and is definitely the wrong product for that application. Loctite 242 is a thread locking compound and is not very useful in press fit applications...
04-03-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By dsaul

Hollowtech II bearing life can vary greatly due...

Hollowtech II bearing life can vary greatly due to installation errors. That plastic threaded plug on the non-drive side is for bearing pre-load(really just taking play out of the system) and too...
04-02-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By dsaul

Those are clear indicators that the stay was...

Those are clear indicators that the stay was filled with water and froze, causing it to bulge and split. Water probably got in through the seat tube and pooled in the stay.
04-01-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By dsaul

Actually, Yes. ...

Actually, Yes. https://www.notubes.com/valve-stem-pair-universal-schrader-32mm-10mm-base
03-31-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By dsaul

This is a case where a picture would be helpful,...

This is a case where a picture would be helpful, instead of everyone guessing at what you are describing.
03-30-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By dsaul

That's just how it works, regardless of component...

That's just how it works, regardless of component level. It is never going to have the short stroke of the right shifter, because of the different leverage ratio and amount of cable that has to be...
03-30-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By dsaul

The chain may work ok, but that is a 9 speed...

The chain may work ok, but that is a 9 speed cassette and I would assume from having an 11 speed chain that your bike has 11 speed shifters, so the shifter won't work with the 9 speed cassette.
03-29-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By dsaul

I read the description on one of the Ebay...

I read the description on one of the Ebay listings and he explains that the saddles are the discontinued style and he bought them at auction after Cobb came out with the newer model. Since the...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-29-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By dsaul

I use these adapters from Paragon to attach my...

I use these adapters from Paragon to attach my 19mm stays to plate style dropouts. The cone shaped end allows the stay to come in at an angle to the dropout. I'm welding them, so I don't know how...
03-27-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By dsaul

If you don't mind going Oval, Absolute Black...

If you don't mind going Oval, Absolute Black makes sub-compact rings to fit Shimano compact cranksets. https://absoluteblack.cc/oval-sub-compact-chainrings-48-32-for-110-5-bcd/
03-26-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By dsaul

The Spyre brakes do not have a fixed pad like...

The Spyre brakes do not have a fixed pad like most other cable brakes. Both pads move when the brake is actuated and there is a separate pad adjustment for each pad, via an adjustment screw on each...
03-25-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By dsaul

If it is set up properly, you won't notice a...

If it is set up properly, you won't notice a difference. I've ridden everything from Dura Ace to Microshift. The more expensive stuff is usually just lighter, it doesn't shift any better.
03-23-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By dsaul

I've been running their 2x10 Arsis group on one...

I've been running their 2x10 Arsis group on one of my bikes for at least three years with no problems. I eventually changed out the rear derailleur for a 9 speed Deore, so I could use an 11/34...
03-22-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By dsaul

I would assume that the carbon frame has a...

I would assume that the carbon frame has a threaded insert bonded into the frame. If the threaded insert is moving, that means it is no longer bonded to the frame. If you can get it out and remove...
03-22-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By dsaul

It's completely normal for the chain to catch on...

It's completely normal for the chain to catch on the shift ramps of the large chainring in that situation, especially on bikes with short chainstays.
03-21-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By dsaul

Why don't you want to remove the wheel? You will...

Why don't you want to remove the wheel? You will have to push the pistons back before replacing the pads, or the new pads won't fit. The transport device is designed to protect against accidentally...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-20-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By dsaul

Build the bike. Ride it. See if you like it. ...

Build the bike. Ride it. See if you like it. It doesn't matter what the designer intended, if you like the way it rides.
03-18-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By dsaul

There are three possible thread pitches for a...

There are three possible thread pitches for a 12mm thru axle. 1mm, 1.5mm and 1.75mm, with 1mm being the finest thread. Perhaps you could take it to a shop or hardware store to check the thread...
03-18-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By dsaul

I would also be interested to know if this...

I would also be interested to know if this derailleur ever worked on this bike. I use SRAM components on a lot of my gravel bikes and they always need the B-tension screw to be turned in a...
03-17-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By dsaul

The notion that a shorter stem causes the...

The notion that a shorter stem causes the steering to react faster to steering input is based on a flawed principle. Most articles, that I've seen, call out the fact that a longer stem sweeps a...
03-17-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By dsaul

Your assumption is correct. I design the frames...

Your assumption is correct. I design the frames with a longer front center, in order to get the front wheel further ahead of the bars to eliminate the feeling of going over the bars on rough...
03-17-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By dsaul

Go as short as you want with the stem. It really...

Go as short as you want with the stem. It really doesn't make as much difference as people think, as long as the reach feels comfortable to you. I design my personal gravel bikes to use a 50mm stem...
03-17-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By dsaul

Paragon has some M10 x 1.5 brake posts....

Paragon has some M10 x 1.5 brake posts. https://www.paragonmachineworks.com/frame-building-parts/brake-mounting-components/brake-studs.html
03-17-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By dsaul

Both of those methods should work fine. My only...

Both of those methods should work fine. My only comment on the crown race install is that he didn't grease the parts first. I would never install a crown race dry. Pressing in the headset cups...
03-16-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By dsaul

GRX 1x chainline is 49.7mm and the NX is listed...

GRX 1x chainline is 49.7mm and the NX is listed as both 49 and 52mm. I would assume that the 52 is the boost chainline, so the standard chainline is actually slightly less than the GRX by an...
03-14-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By dsaul

The shifter has to be able to shift the same...

The shifter has to be able to shift the same number of cogs that are on the cassette. Cassettes are not specific to road or MTB , so you can use an MTB shifter and rear derailleur with your 105...
03-12-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By dsaul

I just looked at the M6000 specs again and the GS...

I just looked at the M6000 specs again and the GS version specs show a max. 42t, so it may work with a 46t cassette. Is yours the SGS version?

In any event, it won't work with your Microhift...
03-12-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By dsaul

What are you using to shift this rear derailleur?...

What are you using to shift this rear derailleur? There is no Shimano road shifter that will work with 10 speed MTB rear derailleurs. The only compatibility between Shimano road and MTB is 9 speed...
03-11-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By dsaul

I doubt that was bent from shipping damage. ...

I doubt that was bent from shipping damage. Also, those marks around the crown race seat look like center punch marks from trying to make an oversized crown race fit the fork.
03-11-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By dsaul

The max cassette cog size on that derailleur is...

The max cassette cog size on that derailleur is 36T. Shimano is a bit conservative on the max size rating, but there is no way that will work with an 11- 46t cassette.
03-11-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By dsaul

I stand corrected. It seems that they used Sapim...

I stand corrected. It seems that they used Sapim CX ray spokes. My advice to take the wheel to a shop still stands.
03-11-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By dsaul

This is your problem. Shimano's rear derailleur...

This is your problem. Shimano's rear derailleur hanger specifications require the hanger mounting hole to be 4-10mm behind the axle. Your picture shows that your axle is so far back that the...
03-11-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By dsaul

Volagi didn't make their own wheels, so the...

Volagi didn't make their own wheels, so the spokes aren't specific to Volagi bikes. It's probably best to just take the wheel to a shop and have them replace the spoke for you.
03-10-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By dsaul

Scroll down to the bottom of the page. ...

Scroll down to the bottom of the page. https://www.cushcore.com/kit-specs/
03-10-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 433
Posted By dsaul

I can only tell you what is wrong, based on the...

I can only tell you what is wrong, based on the symptoms you described. If the low limit doesn't need to go in as far, maybe swap it with the high limit screw. Otherwise, take the screw to a bike...
03-10-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By dsaul

It depends on the brakes, but it shouldn't be too...

It depends on the brakes, but it shouldn't be too hard to do if you know how to change them. You'll have to remove the wheel, use whatever tool necessary to remove the fastener that prevents the...
03-10-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 433
Posted By dsaul

If the screw threads in part way and then slips,...

If the screw threads in part way and then slips, the screw is the problem. The threads are damaged in the area of the screw where it starts to slip.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-08-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By dsaul

Carlos Clemente Cruz may be able to help you. ...

Carlos Clemente Cruz may be able to help you. https://www.cruzcomp.com/pages/about-us
03-08-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By dsaul

There are currently two actuation ratios in the...

There are currently two actuation ratios in the SRAM MTB and road groups, X-actuation and Exact Actuation. The Apex 2x10 shifters will work with the GX 2x10 rear derailleur, as both are Exact...
03-06-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By dsaul

A google search for "simplex dropouts" turned up...

A google search for "simplex dropouts" turned up several pictures to demonstrate how to modify the dropout for a modern rear derailleur. It appears to be as simple as filing away a section to...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-05-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By dsaul

Do you know anyone who owns a Cricut? I cut all...

Do you know anyone who owns a Cricut? I cut all of my own vinyl decals at home with the Cricut. I cut these Trek decals for a restoration that I did for one of my wife's friends. I found an SVG...
03-05-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,920
Posted By dsaul

It's not a Walmart bike any more than Rapha is...

It's not a Walmart bike any more than Rapha is Walmart clothing. Just because the Walton family owns it, doesn't make it a Walmart product.
03-05-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By dsaul

What kind of bike? There are plenty of 11 speed...

What kind of bike? There are plenty of 11 speed MTB cassettes that will fit on a 10 speed wheel.
03-03-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By dsaul

Your propane torch won't generate enough heat to...

Your propane torch won't generate enough heat to remove a brazed on shifter boss. If it was originally brazed with silver, using a MAPP gas cylinder with your torch would work. If the original was...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-02-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By dsaul

Post mount brake specs can be found in this...

Post mount brake specs can be found in this Shimano Frame fit specs document. I'm not sure why you'd need them unless you're trying to place the mounts without a fixture or making your own fixture....
Forum: Framebuilders
03-02-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By dsaul

Post mount brakes go in the same place regardless...

Post mount brakes go in the same place regardless of the axle width. The standard is for a 160mm rotor, but there are specs available for larger rotors. I don't know of anyone making a UDH...
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