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03-02-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Shifter barrel adjuster question, is the metal body supposed to sit flush?

Flush with the plastic outer body? Not able to screw it in any further.

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02-27-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 36,477
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Thanks! by any chance are you also using a triple...

Thanks! by any chance are you also using a triple crank(50/39/30) setup too ?
02-18-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 36,477
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Are you using the older 10 speed cassette? Have a...

Are you using the older 10 speed cassette? Have a question. I'm currently using a 10 speed 105 RD and shifter and Ultra 6700 cassette. Let's say I decide to change to the Tiagra setup and 11 speed...
02-12-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Ev0lutionz

10 speed cassette and 11 speed freehub body question

Do I have to use the 1mm spacer + the 1.85mm spacer behind the biggest cog? If I remove the 1mm spacer will my cassette be loose or so?
02-11-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 36,477
Posted By Ev0lutionz

How does a 10 speed shifter and an 11 speed RD...

How does a 10 speed shifter and an 11 speed RD work when installing? Will it end up at the final click of the RD or the second to last when installing?
02-03-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Ev0lutionz

From your experience, do rear mechs last very...

From your experience, do rear mechs last very long and does it need replacement if it has not been crashed at all?
02-02-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Ah i see! cool, actually i'm currently using a...

Ah i see! cool, actually i'm currently using a triple crank on my old der. Is it cheap to service at a LBS? Not all LBS can do the pivot service though in my country.
02-02-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Shimano RD 5701 10 speed RD, can it fit a triple crank?

Just checking, if i'm planning to get a replacement rear mech, 5701, can it fit a triple crank setup? I'm weighing the costs between overhauling(have to send to my LBS) on my current rear mech...
01-26-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By Ev0lutionz

correct, should have made myself a little...

correct, should have made myself a little clearer! Still pondering if I should blow the money or just leave it since it still shifts very well. Just afraid of it getting damaged some day!
01-26-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By Ev0lutionz

actually basically Iím thinking of getting it...

actually basically Iím thinking of getting it because I want to keep my 10 speed drive train as long as I can.
01-26-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Are rear mech cages interchangeable?

I have a shimano 5600 rear mech GS(mid cage). Could I get the same model, a short cage (SS) one on eBay and just swap the cages and use it normally ?
01-25-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By Ev0lutionz

any adverse effects if itís one link short? I...

any adverse effects if itís one link short? I donít usually do cross chaining though.
01-25-21, 08:40 AM
01-25-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By Ev0lutionz

On the contrary, it seems as though my chain is...

On the contrary, it seems as though my chain is skipping and I find it hard to put in the power on some cogs, worn cassette tooth?
01-25-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By Ev0lutionz

How did I fare sizing and replacing my chain on my own the first time?

Did a size with my old chain and cross checked it with the big big method.
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01-16-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Cut on SMP saddle, can I use duct tape to seal this hole?

As per photo below.

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01-15-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,272
Posted By Ev0lutionz

I've just started using RnR gold too! What do you...

I've just started using RnR gold too! What do you all do after riding in the wet? Just apply the lube again ? Do you all degrease ?
01-09-21, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Anyway, I had it taken out and replaced with new...

Anyway, I had it taken out and replaced with new ones by another LBS. Was told that the bearings may have been in there for quite awhile.

I'm using a Kashima hub. Old bearings felt very draggy and...
01-08-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Commuter wheels, ceramic sealed bearings, 3000 miles, excessive?

Was told that my rear hub bearings are worn out by my LBS, question, is it too soon for a wheelset after 3000 miles ?

My usage, riding with 2 panniers, max 10 kilos at the back, sometimes in wet...
01-06-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Is this because of dirt within the free hub? Weird sound when back peddling/moving wh

https://i.imgur.com/Nro8dYC.mp4

https://i.imgur.com/hYq0cpZ.mp4
01-04-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Pmed you with my photos ;) Thanks alot !

Pmed you with my photos ;) Thanks alot !
01-04-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Maybe its my placebo effect, but i'll monitor! I...

Maybe its my placebo effect, but i'll monitor! I only feel the vibration/pulses when the bike is spinning freely without me on it.
01-03-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Feeling some vibration through my seatpost when i spin my rear wheel

I've just been through a really wet ride, with rain pouring. Does it mean water has entered my hub bearings or do I just need to service my freehub body?

The vibrations also can be felt through...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,788
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Do you have to degrease your chain if you're caught in heavy rain for about 2 hours?

Was riding around and pelted by moderate to heavy rain. Just wondering, should I just re-lube it and save the time on degreasing?
Forum: Commuting
01-01-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,396
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Biked 32 km to a hawker centre for lunch in...

Biked 32 km to a hawker centre for lunch in almost torrential rain, and another 32km back home... Bad day to bike but i think the rain cleaned my bike a bit.
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12-30-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By Ev0lutionz

KMC Chain authenticity question, bought on Taobao

I just bought a KMC Chain made in China on Taobao, is it legit? I hope there arent any fakes on Taobao right?
12-25-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By Ev0lutionz

So I have to add 2 links yeah and bypass the...

So I have to add 2 links yeah and bypass the derauileur ?
12-25-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Chain sizing technique for a 10 speed triple crank.

Do I use the Big Big method on Park tool or small small through the derailleur ? An experienced bike mechanic told me the small small method is more accurate though.
12-19-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Can a LBS easily replace a stripped frame threaded insert?

Just asking, both my pannier frame top mounting rivets, are stripped and it looks like its just the rivet inserted into the frame hole that's stripped. can my LBS easily replace those riv nuts?
12-19-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Need 2nd opinion, can I still run this GP5000 till the TWIs disappear?

Very thin now and cracks are on the tread.

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12-10-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,911
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Does a generic one work as well? I got one for US...

Does a generic one work as well? I got one for US 1 dollar.
12-05-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By Ev0lutionz

10 speed ! I realized the tip of my Chinese...

10 speed ! I realized the tip of my Chinese generic one isnt as profound as the Park Tool ones.
12-05-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Good chain breaker tool to recommend?

Am currently using this and its totally not giving me the leverage to break the pin.. The whole chain just becomes bent in one way. Thankfully its just a broken part of my chain that I am currently...
Forum: Commuting
12-04-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15,436
Views: 11,491,809
Posted By Ev0lutionz

My bike. ...

My bike.

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12-04-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Ev0lutionz

I'm in Singapore and it would take some time to...

I'm in Singapore and it would take some time to ship over! I'll consider this though if I need to put it on another bike :)
12-04-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Sounds reassuring ! This is just my bike for...

Sounds reassuring ! This is just my bike for commuting and running errands. Although if I push it, I can easily pace a normal roadie.
12-04-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Octalink BB v2 durability?

Just changed to a Octalink BB v2 from a HT. Before you ask why, its because my current crank is already worn out and my LBS suggested i changed to a brand new crank to keep my triple crank setup on...
11-30-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Sorry i'm pretty new to biking stuff ! Thanks for...

Sorry i'm pretty new to biking stuff ! Thanks for the answer though! will try it out.
11-30-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Ev0lutionz

hmm even when Iím busting shimanoís specs? Will...

hmm even when Iím busting shimanoís specs? Will my rear D be stretched with just one extra tooth?
11-30-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Ev0lutionz

RD 5600 compatibility on 11-28 cogs?

Currently using a 12-27 T for my RD5600 10 speed. However, Iíve read on shimanos spec sheet that this RD is only rated for max 27T. Will I have an issue fitting a 28T on this?
11-29-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,242
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Just a question, are the triggers fairly reliable...

Just a question, are the triggers fairly reliable ?
11-28-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,242
Posted By Ev0lutionz

How long do shifters last?

Just wondering, been using my Shimano 105 flat bar 10 speed shifters for 5 + years. I generally spray in GT85 after every rain ride to keep it smooth.
11-21-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Bicycle fell on drive side while washing/degrease

Was washing my bike and took both wheels off and my bike fell off my chain stay stand. Am pretty sure the right pedal took most of the brunt. Do I need to check anywhere for damages? So far the ride...
11-07-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,100
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Totally agree, with spatial awareness too!

Totally agree, with spatial awareness too!
11-07-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 157,472
Posted By Ev0lutionz

30kms ! feels very good!

30kms ! feels very good!
Forum: Commuting
11-07-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,166
Posted By Ev0lutionz

30, sometimes 20km round trip, sometimes 40km,...

30, sometimes 20km round trip, sometimes 40km, pre Covid.
Forum: Commuting
11-07-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,089
Posted By Ev0lutionz

They come in pairs usually. Been using Ortliebs...

They come in pairs usually. Been using Ortliebs and pretty pleased with them !
Forum: Commuting
11-07-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,954
Posted By Ev0lutionz

Supply chain ! And I commute to work daily pre...

Supply chain ! And I commute to work daily pre Covid.
08-27-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 157,472
Posted By Ev0lutionz

I do 25ks a day on average. Feels good to get the...

I do 25ks a day on average. Feels good to get the exercise in !
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