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07-01-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By cxwrench

Read the instructions again. And this is a...

Read the instructions again. And this is a mechanical question and should be posted in 'bicycle mechanics' not here.
* For full suspension bikes, check the length of the chain with the suspension...
07-01-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By cxwrench

Yeah, follow the Shimano instructions: Mtb...

Yeah, follow the Shimano instructions:

Mtb chain sizing (https://si.shimano.com/api/publish/storage/pdf/en/dm/MARD001/DM-MARD001-04-ENG.pdf)
05-02-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Kapusta

Wise move. Keep the good stuff. So to answer...

Wise move. Keep the good stuff.

So to answer your question: I think a quality CF bar is in most cases an upgrade on a trail bike. The lower weight is nice, but also the ride quality is a little...
04-22-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Tandem Tom

I think it is an Escape

I think it is an Escape
04-19-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By Kapusta

I have not heard it canít. :) I am running...

I have not heard it canít. :)

I am running an 11 sp sram chain.
04-18-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By Darth Lefty

that's cause everyone on a forum is a conny-soor

that's cause everyone on a forum is a conny-soor
04-18-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By Kapusta

Wow, a lot of Canfields around here.

Wow, a lot of Canfields around here.
04-18-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By Darth Lefty

This is on your Canfield? Definitely don't half...

This is on your Canfield? Definitely don't half ass it. That's the kind of bike that works this stuff the hardest. It needs any leeway built into the design to handle the chain growth when the...
04-18-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By Kapusta

The XT M8000 RD won't take a 51t cog, regardless...

The XT M8000 RD won't take a 51t cog, regardless of the cage length. There are aftermarket gizmos like the Wolftooth Goatlink that might work.

You will likely need to either switch to the Deore...
04-18-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By AeroGut

The long cage is visibly much longer. Take a look...

The long cage is visibly much longer. Take a look at pics online and compare to yours and it should be fairly obvious which one it is.
04-18-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By AeroGut

Both of the M8000 rear derailleur options...

Both of the M8000 rear derailleur options indicate a max cog of 46, and the medium cage version only has a total capacity of 39. Usually those specs are a bit conservative, but you may have trouble...
03-08-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Kapusta

You can probably take the price tag off the bike,...

You can probably take the price tag off the bike, now :)

Nice bike, BTW. I just bought a Tilt. Balance looks like an absolute blast of a bike. Wish I had the terrain to justify one.
03-06-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By frankenmike

Slightly off-topic consideration: dust and dirt...

Slightly off-topic consideration: dust and dirt will shorten the lifespan of your pump. I’d suggest a jersey pocket.
03-02-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By prj71

Never understood why bike companies designed FS...

Never understood why bike companies designed FS MTBs that don't fit a water bottle. A while back Yeti bikes were the same as your Canfield. Then they re-designed the frame and one of their selling...
03-02-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Kapusta

I think that is what I am talking about. I've got...

I think that is what I am talking about. I've got the stuff from Finish Line. Finish Line - Bicycle Lubricants and Care Products - Fiber Grip?...
02-19-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Kapusta

I have 2 Cascades. A 125mm drop and 150mm drop....

I have 2 Cascades. A 125mm drop and 150mm drop. Both 30.9.

They are pretty good, but not perfect.

The difference between the two is that the 150 has an extra slide bushing, and the stanchion...
02-18-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By cxwrench

We sell TONS of them. Solid posts, great levers....

We sell TONS of them. Solid posts, great levers. Everyone that comes in w/ a Reverb we recommend replacing it w/ something like a PNW.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,218
Posted By mstateglfr

You must not have kids. If a tub is OK to clean...

You must not have kids. If a tub is OK to clean off what kids get into thru their years growing up, a bike is nothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,218
Posted By GhostRider62

Does the bike get the little mint on the bed...

Does the bike get the little mint on the bed pillow before you tuck her in?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,218
Posted By J.Higgins

If I were in an apartment in the city, this is...

If I were in an apartment in the city, this is what I would do. If you have one of those showers with the hand-held showerhead on the end of a hose, then that would be the hot setup!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,218
Posted By BTinNYC

I would. Our street muck is thick, gross and...

I would. Our street muck is thick, gross and corrosive.

I'm lucky enough to have a hose, but the bike dries indoors.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By silverado8405

If you donít want to duct tape your shoes, wrap...

If you donít want to duct tape your shoes, wrap your toes in cling wrap, I use the press and seal stuff, and that makes a nice barrier around your toes as well. Disclaimer, I put the bike on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I'm a 42 and my new yellow! booties are marked...

I'm a 42 and my new yellow! booties are marked 41/42 and fit fine. I ride a tandem a lot and have a habit of footing as I come to a stop. I had to put duct tape under the toe on one pair after a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By Psimet2001

"It's a tool, not a jewel." Don't want...

"It's a tool, not a jewel."

Don't want residue then spend money on other solutions. Want something fast, cheap and easy then use duct tape. You can try goo gone after you're done but I personally...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Yeah, as some above have commented, toe covers...

Yeah, as some above have commented, toe covers aren't worth bothering with, also tape, etc. Silly IMO. What you want is something like these:...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By chaadster

:foo: You donít think trying one or none and...

:foo:

You donít think trying one or none and being indifferent to outcomes might work?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By Iride01

There are so many possible correct answers...

There are so many possible correct answers depending on the conditions you ride in, your personal preference and your willingness to open your wallet. Many of them mentioned in the replies already...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By Psimet2001

If you're going to ride in cold weather...

If you're going to ride in cold weather consistently then having a pair of winter shoes/boots is a huge benefit. The rules of thumb mentioned above do apply -

Make sure you can move your toes....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By base2

It's not a big deal to place a piece of tape over...

It's not a big deal to place a piece of tape over any ventilation holes that may be present in your particular shoe.

Neoprene booties are also a big help. Not only do they provide a thermal...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By woodcraft

Yes, booties are warmer than toe covers. I no...

Yes, booties are warmer than toe covers. I no longer bother with toe covers. Get them large as can be a PIA to get on & off at stated size.

Try to get hi vis ones since mostly used winter/ bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By Litespud

Overshoes (zip up the back) will definitely do...

Overshoes (zip up the back) will definitely do better than toe covers - they just keep in more heat. I use a pair of LG overshoes that I've had for the last 5-6 years that stay comfortable down to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By waters60

Donít wear socks that are too thick. You need a...

Donít wear socks that are too thick. You need a little space to trap warmth.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By chaadster

A winter cycling shoe is a good investment if you...

A winter cycling shoe is a good investment if you prize both warmth and convenience. Otherwise, there are a buch of things you can do to keep warm.

To the specific question, thermal overshoes with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By jsilvia

Wool socks make a big difference.

Wool socks make a big difference.
10-07-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By dsaul

I would fix it by extending those slots in the...

I would fix it by extending those slots in the plate a little more, but I have a shop with machine tools. Some careful work with a dremel would get it done. You can't go too far or you'll run into...
10-06-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By dsaul

It is either welded to the shell before the shell...

It is either welded to the shell before the shell gets bonded into the frame or its bonded onto the shell with epoxy.
10-05-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By cxwrench

Keep lubricating them and working them in and...

Keep lubricating them and working them in and out. Sometimes it takes a while. When you do the bleed make sure you have the block in the caliper...if they decide to let go and move all of a sudden...
09-17-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By AeroGut

If it's just the syringe that's bad, you can...

If it's just the syringe that's bad, you can replace it with any plastic syringe that has a luer lock fitting (the threaded bit) on the tip, which is the standard for any needle or tubing connection,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By shelbyfv

You may have to wipe after each ride for awhile...

You may have to wipe after each ride for awhile until the excess is gone. I usually wipe the chain either before or after each ride (What Did You Do To Your Bike Today:lol:) but that could be wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By cxwrench

You're doing it wrong. Do NOT shift until you've...

You're doing it wrong. Do NOT shift until you've wiped the excess off. You don't want lube on the cogs. It's called 'chain lube' for a reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By fujidon

If it picked up that much dirt in just 150 miles,...

If it picked up that much dirt in just 150 miles, then yes, it could be your choice of lube, but I think it's more likely that it's a case of too much lube.

I lube my chains the day before a ride...
09-10-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By AeroGut

If it wasn't left open for a long time and the...

If it wasn't left open for a long time and the seal is tight, I wouldn't worry too much. The amount of moisture in the air that was trapped in when you closed should be minimal. You just want to...
09-09-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By ThermionicScott

DOT 5.1 is hygroscopic, if that answers your...

DOT 5.1 is hygroscopic, if that answers your question. I always buy fresh containers for my cars, it's cheap enough for what it does.
09-08-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By '02 nrs

tool to test/

only way to know for sure if its safe is to check it for moisture.I wouldn't discard it without knowing....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By shelbyfv

Not that it matters but it's an Ultegra...

Not that it matters but it's an Ultegra derailleur, not DA. Your H limit screw is all the way in so good chance that is the problem. Loosen it a turn and see if that resolves it. If not, start over...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By curbtender

Before you screw with the screw limits, pull on...

Before you screw with the screw limits, pull on the cable and see if it moves further out. You may just need a cable adjustment.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By cyclezen

You might also check the FD cage alignment. From...

You might also check the FD cage alignment. From the images it appears off a bit.
that, for sure, can be cause of rubbibg.
thx Yuri
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By datlas

Trim is your friend. edit: maybe not unless...

Trim is your friend.

edit: maybe not unless you already pushed the FD lever a smidge to the inside. If not, then you do need to adjust limit screw
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By stevel610

YouTube "front derailleur adjustment." You'll...

YouTube "front derailleur adjustment." You'll have to move the little screws shown on the top of the derailleur in the one of the pictures.
09-04-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Darth Lefty

Put the crank bolt (8mm hex) back on, cinch but...

Put the crank bolt (8mm hex) back on, cinch but no need to torque it. Put the cover nut with the 10mm hex back on and torque it to spec. You weren't supposed to take that one off. Unscrew the bolt...
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