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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 679
Posted By Kimmo

Sure looks like a nice stem tho

Sure looks like a nice stem tho
10-16-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Kimmo

My eyes are pretty good, but some of the stuff...

My eyes are pretty good, but some of the stuff that comes across my workbench is ridiculously tiny, like smartphone guts. The only way I could see what I was doing was to use a magnifier app on my...
10-16-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Kimmo

IIRC, there are three flavours of Ergo mechanism,...

IIRC, there are three flavours of Ergo mechanism, and they all more or less work with a triple, but the most surefire is the original non-escapement Ultrashift mechanism employing the G springs,...
10-16-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 493
Posted By Kimmo

Um, same deal with Ergos and a Shiftmate. So...

Um, same deal with Ergos and a Shiftmate.

So the 7800 calipers are totally compatible with Ergos.
Shiftmate!
Shiftmate!
Shiftmate!
...
10-16-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 269
Posted By Kimmo

If it's not sagging at all, that's typically not...

If it's not sagging at all, that's typically not enough slack, because every single speed drivetrain I've ever seen isn't concentric enough at hub and crank for there not to be tight spots through...
10-16-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Kimmo

I'm pretty sure that bit that's 'stuck' in there...

I'm pretty sure that bit that's 'stuck' in there is the part of the shifter the cable head sits in - left and right aren't made the same. You'd be lucky if these shifters still work properly, but a...
10-15-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 493
Posted By Kimmo

I thought Shimano's brake cable pull changed when...

I thought Shimano's brake cable pull changed when the shift cables went under the tape, ie 2nd-gen 10s?
10-15-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,265
Posted By Kimmo

I'm tipping decent carbon rims would be quite...

I'm tipping decent carbon rims would be quite uniform, at least until they're deformed by spoke tension.
10-15-21, 08:19 PM
10-15-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Kimmo

Or maybe you need to back out the low limit screw...

Or maybe you need to back out the low limit screw a hair? Could also be worth checking hanger alignment.

Given the age of this gear, could just be wear. How sloppy is the RD and freewheel?
10-15-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 493
Posted By Kimmo

This bike is rocking the last silver Dura-Ace...

This bike is rocking the last silver Dura-Ace group - it deserves something sexy IMO. Record levers and a Shiftmate is chef's kiss.
10-15-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By Kimmo

Actually yeah, that's another angle to look at....

Actually yeah, that's another angle to look at. There might be something specific for Steps-powered cargo ebikes from Shimano these days too.
10-15-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By Kimmo

Very wise of you. I'm pretty sure you need a hub...

Very wise of you. I'm pretty sure you need a hub which employs the cassette body as a stressed member to place the drive side axle bearing next to the dropout, and provides preload adjustment for the...
10-15-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 269
Posted By Kimmo

How tight is the chain? It's got some slack, yeah?

How tight is the chain? It's got some slack, yeah?
10-15-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 493
Posted By Kimmo

If I was you, I'd try Campy shifters and a...

If I was you, I'd try Campy shifters and a Shiftmate. I've got that setup in 9s, and it works sweet. If you're not happy with that for whatever reason, you can sell the shifters and your Shimano...
10-03-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 513
Posted By Kimmo

Odd OLD like 133mm would be another reason to go...

Odd OLD like 133mm would be another reason to go for a cup and cone hub like Shimano, just respace the axle and add some more tension to the NDS spokes, and that extra 3mm would make your wheel...
10-01-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,967
Posted By Kimmo

Also no such thing as too much Dura-Ace. Give us...

Also no such thing as too much Dura-Ace. Give us a close-up of your crankset!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,069
Posted By Kimmo

I'd say never mind any of that faff, and just...

I'd say never mind any of that faff, and just tighten the bolt onto the clamp band. This was a pretty freaky failure; wouldn't expect to see it again.

BTW, IIRC Shimano's instructions say to set...
09-28-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 513
Posted By Kimmo

If you want to avoid breaking axles, it sounds...

If you want to avoid breaking axles, it sounds like you have the wrong freehub. You need a Shimano style hub with the ratchet between the axle bearings.
09-27-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,434
Posted By Kimmo

Hmm, wonder if the magnetism could substitute for...

Hmm, wonder if the magnetism could substitute for springs, for about the same drag...?
09-27-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,434
Posted By Kimmo

Can you magnetise the engagement ring? The...

Can you magnetise the engagement ring? The ferrofluid experiment sounds like it's worth a shot! I wouldn't worry about it attracting grit - it could only pull on anything that had already made it...
09-27-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,434
Posted By Kimmo

Shimano make the best freehubs hands down, and...

Shimano make the best freehubs hands down, and not just for the quietness, but the loud hub in my flash wheels is pretty handy on the MUP, at least
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,138
Posted By Kimmo

Or, find some hydraulic rim calipers... I...

Or, find some hydraulic rim calipers...

I would be so down with something in direct mount. Doubt it's a thing, though... What is there, ye olde Magura ones, and SRAM?


No. They're superior in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,138
Posted By Kimmo

Good analogy, but I doubt it. Better analogy...

Good analogy, but I doubt it.

Better analogy is electronic shifting vs cable. Pros all use disc and electronic. Higher end groupsets are/will all be electronic and disc brake.

However,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,622
Posted By Kimmo

Okay then, but it strikes me that anyone posting...

Okay then, but it strikes me that anyone posting a team replica (or actual team bike) in this thread should note that
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,566
Posted By Kimmo

Pretty happy with my Edco cassette. Chains are...

Pretty happy with my Edco cassette. Chains are cheaper than cassettes - just change them early, and save your rings too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,622
Posted By Kimmo

Slammed seatpost = instant fail. The Storck...

Slammed seatpost = instant fail.

The Storck is mint. The Colnago needs black tape, and the fork painted to match the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Kimmo

Actually, I'm loathe to fit lights or even a...

Actually, I'm loathe to fit lights or even a bottle cage to my bike, so since I have a loud freehub and a voice, no bell.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 03:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Kimmo

Au contraire ...

Au contraire

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09-20-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 500
Posted By Kimmo

I'd pull off the bars and get the rest of the...

I'd pull off the bars and get the rest of the stuff off the bike, and look at it on the bench.

If you can't see anything wrong, leave it till it goes flat (or you could just skip that bit), remove...
09-20-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,062
Posted By Kimmo

I'd probably spend five minutes, a few times, to...

I'd probably spend five minutes, a few times, to get all the excess lube off, so if I brush the chain or even grab it from the sides, I'm clean.
09-19-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By Kimmo

Same internal width and narrower outer width, yet...

Same internal width and narrower outer width, yet more bushing area because 11s uses separate bushings instead of them being formed from the inner plates. So less chain rub and longer life.
09-18-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,062
Posted By Kimmo

This. All my gear wipes clean with a dry rag. ...

This. All my gear wipes clean with a dry rag.

When I lube stuff, I try to put only enough lube to do the job, only where the job is. When I lube a chain, it's a manually placed drop at every...
09-18-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Kimmo

Don't try to face the fork without the proper...

Don't try to face the fork without the proper tool, it's too optimistic to eyeball the necessary tolerance for road disc.
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Find a shop with the tool.
09-18-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By Kimmo

I recommend a Shimano 11s chain for a 10s...

I recommend a Shimano 11s chain for a 10s drivetrain.
09-18-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By Kimmo

Because hydraulic brakes are a bit of a black...

Because hydraulic brakes are a bit of a black box, I can't tell you whether the self-adjusting happens in the lever or the caliper, but it appears that's not functioning.

It's almost certainly...
09-18-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Kimmo

Here's my cotter pin tool: ...

Here's my cotter pin tool:

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09-18-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,373
Posted By Kimmo

Not so much in practice, since if you're...

Not so much in practice, since if you're shattering your carbon, you no doubt have bigger problems than the shattered carbon. Consider the unsuccessfully garaged Look above; the rim is bent pretty...
09-18-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,373
Posted By Kimmo

If you're bending carbon to the point it...

If you're bending carbon to the point it shatters, any comparable metal component would have yielded too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,034
Posted By Kimmo

Can't see why not - in fact, if you have one of...

Can't see why not - in fact, if you have one of these poxy cartridge bearing hubs with an aluminium cassette body instead of a proper Shimano hub, it'll prevent your cassette body from getting chewed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,622
Posted By Kimmo

Posted it in Anti Porn at LGFSS

Posted it in Anti Porn at LGFSS
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,034
Posted By Kimmo

The Recon shifts about as well you'd expect with...

The Recon shifts about as well you'd expect with Di2, pretty flawless. Sounds a little crunchy during the shift compared to a Shimano cassette, but that's to be expected comparing CNCed to stamped....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Kimmo

Sifn't Dura-Ace 11s. Not sure about the weight,...

Sifn't Dura-Ace 11s. Not sure about the weight, but the separate bushings provide more wear area than 10s, dunno why anyone replaces a 10s chain with another 10s chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,913
Posted By Kimmo

The only conceivable way you could get enough...

The only conceivable way you could get enough friction between cogs and spacers to prevent that before you strip the thread on the lockring would be to install the cassette as an assembly paste...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,622
Posted By Kimmo

Hmm, bummer the bottle is part of it and it only...

Hmm, bummer the bottle is part of it and it only comes off to the right...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By Kimmo

Sure, why not see how it looks. Might do the job

Sure, why not see how it looks. Might do the job
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By Kimmo

Yeah, I guess it's the distance to the edge of...

Yeah, I guess it's the distance to the edge of the pulleys that matters, rather than the distance between them? Or not so much? Circles can be confusing sometimes
Anyway, it definitely requires a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 03:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,182
Posted By Kimmo

I thought minimum tooth count on 110 was 34?

I thought minimum tooth count on 110 was 34?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By Kimmo

As an aside (I doubt this adds anything to wrap...

As an aside (I doubt this adds anything to wrap capacity), I squeezed 12/14t into my 9070's standard cage, had to cut off one cage pin and hack the other one:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By Kimmo

12t > ugly extra bit adding flex to your RD...

12t > ugly extra bit adding flex to your RD mount
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