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10-18-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By KCT1986

For the 65xx series of shifter, they are all...

For the 65xx series of shifter, they are all double/triple capable. Models are 6500 pre-Flightdeck, 6501 w/Flightdeck, 6510 updated model w/Flightdeck.

The 6503 marking was used on cranks and...
10-18-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By KCT1986

There is no cable in the pic. That is what the...

There is no cable in the pic. That is what the cable stop (hook) looks like in these shifters. It has a slight bend, and ridge around it that looks like it could be 2 pieces, but this is what it...
10-15-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 529
Posted By KCT1986

My reference to "lube" is whatever you may chose...

My reference to "lube" is whatever you may chose to apply. Most penetrating oil or similar, has some type of petroleum in it and can effect the adhesive of the rim tape.

My point is that not a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By KCT1986

With 10 speed DA shifters, you can use any road...

With 10 speed DA shifters, you can use any road Shimano 8 (except RD-74xx, which is different),9,10 RD (except RD-4700, which is also different). For MTB RDs, only 8,9 RD will work. Shimano changed...
10-07-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By KCT1986

Glad that the tension pin worked. That shifter...

Glad that the tension pin worked. That shifter looks to be in nice condition.

I have a set like that which needs to be cleaned out and sold/donated.
10-06-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By KCT1986

Two common options that is used to hold the...

Two common options that is used to hold the spring in place is ball inflation needle (like you would use to inflate a football with a schrader pump). May need to open up the tip a little with an...
10-05-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By KCT1986

Just go back a couple of days to your comment...

Just go back a couple of days to your comment about the XT hub ball bearings size and your response to my request that the OP check on the specs for the actual hub in question.

Quite being so...
10-05-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By KCT1986

Well it looks like you're getting some responses...

Well it looks like you're getting some responses from other members, some slightly useful and others... Unfortunately, unless someone has opened up a hub exactly like yours, its hard for anyone to...
10-04-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By KCT1986

Not sure why you got such a cold response. ...

Not sure why you got such a cold response. People on here are usually quite helpful.

The lack of useful responses may be because not many members probably have knowledge of your specific hub, me...
10-03-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By KCT1986

In many of the Shimano hubs the swap is quite...

In many of the Shimano hubs the swap is quite easy. The FH-1055 and the FH-5700 uses the very common interface. Like this:...
09-23-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By KCT1986

The V1 for road cranksets used 109.5 (double) and...

The V1 for road cranksets used 109.5 (double) and 118.5 (triple). The BB-5500 was only available in these length.

A 118 would be a V2 length.

Edit: Guess we're all in agreement on this. :thumb:
09-21-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By KCT1986

Has the rear derailleur hanger been checked for...

Has the rear derailleur hanger been checked for alignment?

A few older models of Shimano RD has an adjuster, but not many have this feature. What model are you working with?

If it does have an...
09-19-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By KCT1986

If you decide to lube the nipples, couple of...

If you decide to lube the nipples, couple of things:

First, the rear non-drive side (left side) is usually under quite low tension and shouldn't need lube to turn freely. Any lube that you put on...
09-14-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By KCT1986

Generally, yes, you can swap. Few things to...

Generally, yes, you can swap.

Few things to watch out for;

Shape and thickness of the outer portion of the lockring, (the part that sits between the small cog and the drop-out). Some of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By KCT1986

Does the fork have a carbon steerer tube? If so,...

Does the fork have a carbon steerer tube? If so, it may warrant further inspection. Check for damage and be sure that the expansion plug is correctly placed under the stem clamp.
08-12-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,070
Posted By KCT1986

During the winter, my 48cm SR800 run Vittoria...

During the winter, my 48cm SR800 run Vittoria Corsa 2.0 28 on older 14mm rims. Similar DiaCompe brakes to the RGC, and the rear is as tight as possible. The closest point on mine is the mount on...
08-11-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,070
Posted By KCT1986

When fitting this frame be aware that the seat...

When fitting this frame be aware that the seat tube angle is quite steep so you may need to adjust for that. Get your seat positioned in relation to the BB first before assessing the reach. ...
08-10-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,070
Posted By KCT1986

Stock paint, called Coral, pink with a touch of...

Stock paint, called Coral, pink with a touch of orange tint. Still trying to figure out how to get a good color match. Welcome help from anyone who might be able to assist on a color source.
08-10-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,070
Posted By KCT1986

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Guess that 04/22/1986 was small frame welding day at CDale.

Here mine, SR800, got...
08-08-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By KCT1986

Assuming threadless headset, maybe addnl spacer...

Assuming threadless headset, maybe addnl spacer if the new stem's clamp area is shorter.
08-07-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By KCT1986

You're welcome. A 5 yard roll will easily do 2...

You're welcome. A 5 yard roll will easily do 2 wheels, single layer.

It will be fine. My MTB wheel with these ran thousands of miles with no issues. Only changed to fiberglass reinforced...
07-26-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,971
Posted By KCT1986

You'll probably be able to use the low limit...

You'll probably be able to use the low limit screw on the FD to 'lock-out' the smallest ring if you desire. Set it up as usual, shift to the middle ring and tighten the low screw. Even if it not...
07-26-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By KCT1986

Seems like the screw on cap is stuck in the dust...

Seems like the screw on cap is stuck in the dust shield. Does the part with Blackburn on it have internal threads? If so, it's actually 2 separate pieces, 1 a retaining ring that holds the grommet...
07-21-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 904
Posted By KCT1986

The ST-3500 front shifter is for double rings and...

The ST-3500 front shifter is for double rings and should work with older shorter pull compatible FDs. If you have a Shimano 9 speed FD road such as the FD-6500, the ST-3500 should be fine for...
07-06-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By KCT1986

See the attached of a pair of hubs of the...

See the attached of a pair of hubs of the estimated vintage of yours.

Note the differences in the spacer on each, both right and left side. Since both are 126 OLD, there must be some differences...
06-30-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By KCT1986

Glad it worked out for you. Shimano's...

Glad it worked out for you.

Shimano's instructions for their components are quite helpful and very welcome. Unfortunately, some of the instructions are not as detailed as it could be. Sometimes...
06-29-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By KCT1986

Hope that it makes a difference. Forgot to...

Hope that it makes a difference.

Forgot to mention that the measurement is based on a 90* angle from a line between the axle and the center of the BB. Depending on the frame BB drop dimensions,...
06-28-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By KCT1986

See the attached from Shimano about recommended...

See the attached from Shimano about recommended frame spec.

Regarding the shifter cable pull. It's not in the instructions. When you work on your bike next, notice the difference in the amount...
06-28-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By KCT1986

Another possible cause is the placement of the...

Another possible cause is the placement of the wheel in the dropout. Shimano frame specs call for the center of the wheel axle to be forward of the center of the RD mounting bolt. The axle should...
06-26-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By KCT1986

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

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06-26-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By KCT1986

The top part of the wedge shape on the stem is...

The top part of the wedge shape on the stem is broken or chipped badly. The bottom of the stem should have wedge shape that is similar to the wedge on the expander nut. Totally unscrew the bolt and...
06-23-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By KCT1986

Are you asking for 8 or 9 speed rear?

Are you asking for 8 or 9 speed rear?
06-12-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By KCT1986

The article does not explain this point too...

The article does not explain this point too clearly. The backwards compatibility is for 6/7 speed Dura Ace shifters only. The RD-7402 did not change the actuation ratio. The Sheldon Brown info for...
06-09-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By KCT1986

Are you trying to separate the shoe and pedal...

Are you trying to separate the shoe and pedal before installing on the bike? It takes quite a bit of force to free the shoe, like your 'massive' legs provides:).

Mount pedal on bike and try it. ...
05-14-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By KCT1986

The FC-4503 has the spindle attached to the...

The FC-4503 has the spindle attached to the crankarm and uses a external BB.

The Tiagra with a Octalink BB is in the 4400 series. More specifically the second versions only, FC-4402 and FC-4404. ...
04-10-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By KCT1986

Sorry about not catching that you have a triple,...

Sorry about not catching that you have a triple, the mention of 53T (which was double only), made me think that it was a double.

Regardless, at this point, you'll probably have a hard time getting...
12-28-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By KCT1986

These older FDs were designed for a lot of cable...

These older FDs were designed for a lot of cable pull, as evidenced by the longer arm for the cable attachment point. Newer levers usually don't pull enough cable to move these FD cages for proper...
12-27-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,931
Posted By KCT1986

I always test the patched tube in a spare wheel...

I always test the patched tube in a spare wheel before putting it in as a spare. With the newer tubes that have a lot of mold lines and the newer type of patch kits, seems like patches are not as...
12-21-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By KCT1986

Would add a chain breaker tool to be able to size...

Would add a chain breaker tool to be able to size a new chain to length or open a chain that doesn't have a removable link. Just need to determine what speed chains you think that you'll encounter...
12-20-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By KCT1986

The crank has a 130 BCD thus the limit on size of...

The crank has a 130 BCD thus the limit on size of the small ring. You may be able find 38T with a 130 BCD but these are a specialty item from a few generic suppliers. Not sure if the bolt placement...
12-16-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By KCT1986

Don't know what Zukka is. Are the shifters the...

Don't know what Zukka is. Are the shifters the Shimano Tourneys?

If they are Shimano Tourneys, they may work for 6 speed (5.5mm) spacing by using an alternate routing method. See Sheldon Brown's...
12-10-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,469
Posted By KCT1986

When I used a Flite, I liked the front top level...

When I used a Flite, I liked the front top level with the very back top. Rode a Concor for a long time and got used to this setup with a saddle that had a "scallop" just back of center.

Good luck...
12-10-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,469
Posted By KCT1986

Looks great! The blue hood look fine, at least...

Looks great! The blue hood look fine, at least in this lighting. What color hoods are you considering?

A black Flite works on any racy classic:thumb:.
12-02-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By KCT1986

Full 9 speed Ultegra? Good to know that the...

Full 9 speed Ultegra?

Good to know that the BB & chainrings have that kind of durability. Got those on my CDale.

You must have been diligent on keeping the chain fresh.

The whole bike looks...
11-27-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By KCT1986

When adding the 4mm, if you add it equally on...

When adding the 4mm, if you add it equally on each side no redishing is needed to center the rim. Most hubs for 6 speed freewheels are not highly dished, so trying to strengthen the wheel is...
11-26-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By KCT1986

Rear hub is easily converted, simply add 2mm...

Rear hub is easily converted, simply add 2mm spacers to each side to get to 130mm if you don't want to redish the rim. If you have 3mm or more of axle outside of the locknuts it should be fine.
...
11-11-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By KCT1986

Cinelli used a 26.4mm standard for quite a while...

Cinelli used a 26.4mm standard for quite a while back in the vintage days. The 1a was produced in both 26 & 26.4. Don't recall when they changed. Do a search.

Unfortunately, sellers on Ebay...
11-10-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By KCT1986

Seems to be a nice find. Based on components was...

Seems to be a nice find. Based on components was a nicely speced bike for the time. RD is DX which is early '90s and just below XT.

No idea of the frame but worthy of some work nontheless ...
11-09-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By KCT1986

I think that this is correct. So for friction...

I think that this is correct. So for friction shifting, the 2 things that would matter would be spool diameter and RD actuation ratio.

Spool diameter-smaller will pull less cable per degree of...
10-29-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By KCT1986

I've seen wheels built this way before. It may...

I've seen wheels built this way before. It may make sense for a rear disk brake hub. Opinion varies on disk lacing patterns though.

For the OP, if the non-drive side flange has just light marks...
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