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08-03-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Davet

Is Gevenalle still in business? According to...

Is Gevenalle still in business? According to their website they gave nothing in stock.
08-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Davet

There are a variety of 10-speed Shimano shifters...

There are a variety of 10-speed Shimano shifters available through different sources that would work perfectly with what you have now: 105 5600/5700, Ultegra 6600/6700 and Dura Ace 7800. You may have...
08-03-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Davet

I've used NFS for 3 years and it seems to warrant...

I've used NFS for 3 years and it seems to warrant it's good reputation. I follow the directions regarding the application. The key seems to apply the night before and wipe the excess from the outer...
07-28-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By Davet

‘You *may* have read that the CS-HG700-11 11/34...

‘You *may* have read that the CS-HG700-11 11/34 11-speed cassette fits on a 10-speed freehub and in your old age gotten that mixed up. Maybe.
07-28-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 419
Posted By Davet

The SORA is 9-speed? If so, a 6800 rear...

The SORA is 9-speed? If so, a 6800 rear derailleur won’t work.
07-22-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By Davet

The post is unreadable.

The post is unreadable.
07-20-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By Davet

A dab of Super Glue on the loose part is a common...

A dab of Super Glue on the loose part is a common fix.
07-17-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Davet

Any 10-speed Shimano/SRAM compatible chain will...

Any 10-speed Shimano/SRAM compatible chain will work with your setup. There’s virtually no size differences within those chains.

if you’re getting rubbing/vibration while you’re in the small...
Forum: Touring
07-15-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By Davet

My top 3 countries, in no particular order, for...

My top 3 countries, in no particular order, for thoroughly enjoyable cycling on lots of levels are Austria, Germany and Italy.
Forum: Touring
07-12-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,054
Posted By Davet

Sorry thst you couldn’t easily find...

Sorry thst you couldn’t easily find accommodations daily.

Other than that how was your tour? To me riding the Danube is fascinating and fun because its relative ease and you can more focus on...
06-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Davet

A very common way to achieve your goal is to...

A very common way to achieve your goal is to install a Shimano 9-speed rear MTB derailleur, most any will do. The touring guys use this to get the gearing they need to carry their loads whoever they...
06-29-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Davet

There’s a very good chance that your 7900 rear...

There’s a very good chance that your 7900 rear der will work with a 32t cassette if you’re using a compact crank. If you have that setup, try a 32t cassette before you buy the new rear derailleur.
Forum: Touring
06-21-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,054
Posted By Davet

My wife and I have ridden the Danube twice from...

My wife and I have ridden the Danube twice from Salzburg to Vienna but not on to Budapest, Our trips were in the high months yet as I recall we saw Zimmer-Frei signs every day.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By Davet

Try Lemon Pledge. Works really well and your bike...

Try Lemon Pledge. Works really well and your bike will smell good!
06-20-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Davet

I’ve used the Kool Stop salmon pads on all my...

I’ve used the Kool Stop salmon pads on all my bikes for years. The salmon pads give better ‘feel’ and modulation, no noise, work truly great in the wet and their wear characteristics are very good,...
06-18-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Davet

Your derailleur may be compatible....to a point....

Your derailleur may be compatible....to a point. There’s going to be a couple, at least, gear combos that the derailleur can’t handle. Most likely the big/big combo. Yeah, you’ll say that you will...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Davet

^ ^ ^ ^ I’ll wholeheartedly recommend the guy...

^ ^ ^ ^
I’ll wholeheartedly recommend the guy above!
06-06-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Davet

Congrats! A great reason for lotsa grease on...

Congrats! A great reason for lotsa grease on clean threads when installing your new BB. Some folks, me too, also use Teflon plumbers tap in addition.
06-05-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Davet

....and use a loooong handled wrench/socket...

....and use a loooong handled wrench/socket arm/breaker bar to help you get the BB loose. You do remember that the drive side is turned to the right to loosen? Unless you’ve got a Italian BB.
06-05-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Davet

All you will need is the BBT-22 to install your...

All you will need is the BBT-22 to install your bottom bracket. What you’re calling the NDS lockring is actually a cup and the BBT-22 fits both the DS and NDS.

Screw the NDS cup in maybe halfway...
Forum: Touring
06-03-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,445
Posted By Davet

Here’s a screenshot from Amazon of the exact...

Here’s a screenshot from Amazon of the exact pulleys if you’ve got Shimano or Campy rear derailleur.The TACX pulleys are all the same except for tooth count and type of sealed bearings. They come...
Forum: Touring
06-02-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,445
Posted By Davet

One ‘cure’ for squeaky pulleys, and in my...

One ‘cure’ for squeaky pulleys, and in my experiences will really extend the time in between maintenance work, is TACX pulleys with sealed bearings. My wife and I have them on all our bikes which...
05-20-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Davet

No To any RD-5700 or RD-5701 derailleur to run...

No To any RD-5700 or RD-5701 derailleur to run with a 34t cog. There are kludge work arounds but the results aren’t good.

Any Shimano 9-speed rear derailleur will work and do what you want it to...
05-20-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Davet

To the OP: Any Shimano or SRAM 9-speed cassettes...

To the OP: Any Shimano or SRAM 9-speed cassettes are compatible with your components.
05-20-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By Davet

The RD8000 rear der is not compatible with your...

The RD8000 rear der is not compatible with your shifters. A 9-speed Shimano MTB rear derailleur works perfectly and is very common on touring bike and old farts like you and me who need better...
05-19-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Davet

the ‘pull’ of the 11-speed 5800 rear derailleur...

the ‘pull’ of the 11-speed 5800 rear derailleur is different than that of 10-speed and not compatible.
05-19-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Davet

For several years I’ve been using a 7900 short...

For several years I’ve been using a 7900 short cage rear derailleur with a 32t cassette on several of my bikes with no modifications. If you do this you will have to have a longer chain sized for the...
05-15-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Davet

Often the factory grease inside the shifter can...

Often the factory grease inside the shifter can dry out and not provide the interior parts the lube needed for correct shifting, it’s pretty common. The trick is to blast the inside of the shifter...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By Davet

The transition time from full light to full dark...

The transition time from full light to full dark or full dark to full light is more than 10 seconds. I feel that transition lenses aren’t good for cycling glasses, there’s not enough darkness in...
05-11-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,212
Posted By Davet

I Understand what you’re saying, I owned a...

I Understand what you’re saying, I owned a motorcycle shop for years and we had our share too. BUT, that customer that you’re complaining about puts the dollars on your paychecks. I used to tell my...
05-01-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By Davet

IIRC only Shimano 10-speed cassettes needed the...

IIRC only Shimano 10-speed cassettes needed the spacer. Other brands didn’t.
04-30-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Davet

¡Perfecto!

¡Perfecto!
04-30-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Davet

Barry2: the bolded quote is the key to...

Barry2: the bolded quote is the key to understanding what is being said about the use of 9-speed MTB rear derailleurs with 10-shifters. The ‘pull ratio’ of both is the same, so when the shifter tells...
04-29-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Davet

Speedplay has been fighting with these vendors of...

Speedplay has been fighting with these vendors of Chinese-made products To have them removed from eBay and to eliminate U.S. sales. There have been reports of the Ti spindles breaking plus examples...
04-26-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Davet

The pull ratio of the Shimano 9-speed MTB rear...

The pull ratio of the Shimano 9-speed MTB rear derailleurs are the same as your 10-speed shifters so the der does exactly what the shifter tells it to do. You cannot use 10-speed MTB rear derailleurs...
04-26-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Davet

Barry2, as I posted earlier; you have the 6700ss...

Barry2, as I posted earlier; you have the 6700ss rear der already and you're going to use a 30T cassette. Why don't you try that combo as an easy experiment. Ride carefully and see if it will work to...
04-25-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Davet

I have 4 bikes, all running 34/50 cranks, 11/32...

I have 4 bikes, all running 34/50 cranks, 11/32 cassettes and all using Ultegra 6700 rear derailleurs.

Since you’re going to use a 30t cassette regardless of the rear derailleur, I’d tell you to...
04-24-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Davet

My wife’s 9-speed Shimano rear hub is dead quiet.

My wife’s 9-speed Shimano rear hub is dead quiet.
04-15-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,410
Posted By Davet

By chance are you running a triple crank? With...

By chance are you running a triple crank? With the gaps that you describe, that would make sense.
04-14-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,410
Posted By Davet

There are NO spacers on that model Shimano double...

There are NO spacers on that model Shimano double crankset.

the cap on the end of the crank is to set preload on the crank. Loosen the two bolts on the crankarm, turn the end cap until it’s snug...
03-23-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Davet

Only the spoke holes are counted.

Only the spoke holes are counted.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Davet

My second Look, a 2010 585. ...

My second Look, a 2010 585.

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Davet

As one who lived on the coast in Mexico, I would...

As one who lived on the coast in Mexico, I would tell you to look at hybrid style bikes. While they’re a bit heavier than what you’ve posted, they can accommodate larger tires to deal with poor roads...
12-28-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By Davet

When I went to 28mm and 30mm tires in my bikes I...

When I went to 28mm and 30mm tires in my bikes I switched my calipers to Shimano 6800 series. They offer plenty of room both vertically as well as horizontally. So no tire clearance issues WRT to...
12-19-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,049
Posted By Davet

Adel clamps and P-clamps aren’t a bike thing...

Adel clamps and P-clamps aren’t a bike thing necessarily, they’re used heavily in the auto and aviation industries as well as others. Google either Adel or P clamps. They’re available from Amazon...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By Davet

A Shimano 9-speed MTB derailleur will work...

A Shimano 9-speed MTB derailleur will work perfectly when used with Shimano 10-speed shifters and a larger cassette. It will shift all 10 cogs properly. Don’t get too hung up on keeping your bike all...
12-08-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,500
Posted By Davet

In your particular case, as the KMC guy inferred,...

In your particular case, as the KMC guy inferred, the lube on the chain contaminates the cardboard box therefore rendering it not recyclable.
11-30-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,347
Posted By Davet

^^jeebus!^^

^^jeebus!^^
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,488
Posted By Davet

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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DrDyno, here’s the specs I couldn’t attach to my PM.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 16,868,519
Posted By Davet

On the internet everyone is a critic!

On the internet everyone is a critic!
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