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05-16-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Freerojo

I just found this from a review of those bikes :...

I just found this from a review of those bikes : “The power assist does not come on immediately after you start pedaling. The Assist kick in after you complete two or three pedal cycles. This will...
05-16-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Freerojo

This may or may not explain the issue, bear with...

This may or may not explain the issue, bear with me. On the Bafang mid drive we have the option of selecting (in programming) how far the cranks turn before the motor starts to kick in. I am assuming...
05-11-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Freerojo

You probably wouldn’t be able to fit a thud...

You probably wouldn’t be able to fit a thud buster or other type shock under the stokers seat if you were thinking that, but a sprung Brooks flyer(with the springs under the seat) would probably fit...
05-06-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Freerojo

I thought at first that you were suggesting to...

I thought at first that you were suggesting to work the steel rivet edges as if they were softer copper.

So, I should center the impact on the rivet to drive it straight?
05-06-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Freerojo

They mention that for the copper rivets, mine is...

They mention that for the copper rivets, mine is steel.
05-06-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,034
Posted By Freerojo

Also, be sure to install a “wave washer” between...

Also, be sure to install a “wave washer” between the non-drive side crank and bearing. This is very important otherwise you will be torquing the crank into the side of the bearing assembly itself and...
05-06-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Freerojo

Brooks B17 sharp edged rivet

I own 3 Brooks saddles, 2 of which is the B17. I love them. However, my first B17 has the 2 outside rivet edges protruding and I can feel them riding. Has anyone dealt with this issue on their own if...
05-06-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,392
Posted By Freerojo

Got stuck in Portland Maine with a tandem last...

Got stuck in Portland Maine with a tandem last summer. Real drag. Later on passing the UHaul place here saw they have Vans for rent at $20 a day plus mileage. That is something to think about..
05-02-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By Freerojo

There used to be a device to find stolen cars,...

There used to be a device to find stolen cars, why can’t that be adapted for bikes? C’mon big tech! There could be a real bonanza here.
05-02-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By Freerojo

Apple Tags and stolen bikes

Can these Apple airtags be hidden in a bike in case they are stolen and still be tracked? How do they work exactly ( I don’t own a tag). Is it practical?
04-28-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By Freerojo

Gotta say the same here, own several, comfortable...

Gotta say the same here, own several, comfortable from day one.
04-25-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,451
Posted By Freerojo

Just saw something like this last night watching...

Just saw something like this last night watching the Liege Bastogne Liege race. Mechanic hanging out the window trying to adjust a electronic derailleur for a rider. Showed him doing it twice,...
04-25-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By Freerojo

Are you riding with a mountain bike style helmet...

Are you riding with a mountain bike style helmet with a visor? If so, remove it (the visor, that is).
04-21-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,001
Posted By Freerojo

Crank Brothers Multi-17

Crank Brothers Multi-17
04-17-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Freerojo

I have a 2008 Roubaix Triple Elite 105 that is...

I have a 2008 Roubaix Triple Elite 105 that is Carbon.
04-03-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Freerojo

Also, you might get more expert opinions at the “...

Also, you might get more expert opinions at the “ Endless Sphere” forum site, lots of ebike and Bafang info there.
04-03-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Freerojo

Check “the pins” in that connector to make sure...

Check “the pins” in that connector to make sure they are all straight.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Freerojo

I have this rack, what I didn’t like is that the...

I have this rack, what I didn’t like is that the top of the rack is so narrow that a regular rack bag will tend to fall to either side. The other is you need to drill out the skewer holes to make...
02-18-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Freerojo

Just wanted to close this out. I took off the...

Just wanted to close this out. I took off the Sunrace 11-40 and put back the old Shimano 11-30. I was struck by how much I had to reset the limits on the rear mech but it shifted flawlessly. Soooo,...
02-15-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By Freerojo

Get these...

Get these https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/105-5800/SM-CB90.html To get the brakes as close to the rim as needed you may not have enough to release the noodle to open the brake. Those...
02-08-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Freerojo

I am returning the Sunrace 11-40 9 speed cassette...

I am returning the Sunrace 11-40 9 speed cassette for another one. In the mean time I will put the older cassette on and see if it hangs. It worked perfect before.
02-07-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Freerojo

the Sunrace cassette is all one unit.

the Sunrace cassette is all one unit.
02-07-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Freerojo

the 9 speed 105 brifter has only 3 seasons of use.

the 9 speed 105 brifter has only 3 seasons of use.
02-07-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Freerojo

I can get up to the 4th cog no issue, jump over...

I can get up to the 4th cog no issue, jump over the 5 and from there it’s fine too.
02-07-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Freerojo

Shift wire is new and goes through housing real...

Shift wire is new and goes through housing real easy. Was mostly naked wire before, but needed to put a short section of housing under the BB to facilitate motor placement and send wire to RD. This...
02-07-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Freerojo

RD hanging on cog 4

I have updated a Cannondale tandem with a Bafang BBS02. Using a lekkie 42 tooth front chain ring allows for a perfect chainline as far as I can see. That is, with the removal of the triple crank, the...
02-06-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By Freerojo

As my signature states, I may have been the last...

As my signature states, I may have been the last guy he emailed. He replied to an email late in the afternoon on a Saturday no less. Nice man!
07-25-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,687
Posted By Freerojo

it is just for hill climbing assist. Are...

it is just for hill climbing assist. Are Dllengers front wheel kits the way to go? The front wheel type kit seems the better options.
07-25-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,687
Posted By Freerojo

Road tandem bike conversion?

I have a 96 Cannondale RT2000 and was wondering if something like that could be fitted/converted with a electric motor for pedal assist. Was thinking front wheel.
06-24-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Freerojo

Thank you.

Thank you.
06-23-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Freerojo

Timing chain size?

I was given this Tandem Magazine Onine, Roadtest Cannondale RT 2000 (http://www.sudibe.de/articles/roadtest/rt2000.html) 1996 Cannondale RT2000. The timing chain is fine, however I would like to know...
06-20-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Freerojo

Yes, you need to make sure when looking at the...

Yes, you need to make sure when looking at the stem and steerer that the stem is taller by a couple of mm.
06-18-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Freerojo

And the answer is: At its 95lb limit on the Dyad...

And the answer is: At its 95lb limit on the Dyad 700c 19 interior rim ( I actually measured 18.46) the Schwalbe 420 Marathon 700c x 32mm is 32.5mm wide. This will give my tandem much needed breathing...
06-17-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Freerojo

The Dyad under discussion has internal rim width...

The Dyad under discussion has internal rim width of 19.
06-16-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,874
Posted By Freerojo

Sad to hear this. As my signature says I may be...

Sad to hear this. As my signature says I may be the last person Sheldon emailed as he died of a heart attack about an hour after emailing me about a query I had, late on a Saturday afternoon in...
06-14-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,750
Posted By Freerojo

I have a Mazda5 mini-minivan and hang my tandem...

I have a Mazda5 mini-minivan and hang my tandem on a rear mounted Thule rack. I bungee front wheel to my clips. I also look at it from the front to even it out so it sticks out maybe 5 inches on...
06-14-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Freerojo

Marathon 420 tire width

Due to a broken spoke and crack in rim I needed to replace the OE wheel with a Velocity Dyda. I use Schwalbe Marathon 420 700c x 35mm. My frame clearance with that tire and rim is now minimal. I can...
06-06-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By Freerojo

https://www.bikeforums.net/tandem-cycling/1208376-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/tandem-cycling/1208376-cannondale-eccentric-frozen.html

go down until you see WheelsNT post. I had the same issue, this is the fix.
03-29-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Freerojo

https://www.mirrycle.com/product/original-mirrycle...

https://www.mirrycle.com/product/original-mirrycle-mirror/

If you have the older style brake levers this is a way better option...
03-26-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,638
Posted By Freerojo

My 97 Hardrock GX came with cantis, still have...

My 97 Hardrock GX came with cantis, still have the bike, brakes are awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By Freerojo

sounds like this...

sounds like this https://www.healthline.com/health/vasomotor-rhinitis
03-17-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,153
Posted By Freerojo

Schwalbe Marathons 35c here. Here is a great...

Schwalbe Marathons 35c here.

Here is a great review from Rolling Resistence https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/tour-reviews/schwalbe-marathon-2015
03-17-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Freerojo

No, it’s too small for housing, there are stops...

No, it’s too small for housing, there are stops at both ends. It doesn’t seem very effective as a open type cable guide.
03-16-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Freerojo

Top tube brake boss?

My rear brake works fine but I am curious about the top tube brake boss. As you can see in the image the brake cable passes through an open boss. Is this correct? It just seems like I’m missing...
03-11-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Posted By Freerojo

I’m not sold that adding a spacer and throwing...

I’m not sold that adding a spacer and throwing the chainrings further away from the crank would solve anything. The shiftmate will allow the FD to index to the wider spaced chain rings without all...
03-10-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Posted By Freerojo

You need something like this...

You need something like this https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/cables/jtek-shiftmate-7/?geoc=US
It matches the road brifter to the mountain front derailleur to properly cover the wider spacing of the...
03-05-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By Freerojo

WD-40 is an old remedy to stop the squeaking from...

WD-40 is an old remedy to stop the squeaking from the Brooks saddles with springs such as the Flyer and B67.
02-27-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By Freerojo

i just found and ordered these on eBay. SHIMANO...

i just found and ordered these on eBay. SHIMANO BIKE JOCKEY WHEEL PULLEY SET 10 TEETH 1 1/2" 38MM 6 7 8 SPEED TY05-30 They seem to fit the bill?
02-27-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By Freerojo

Alivio RD-MC16 GS pullies?

Hi, I have a 7 speed Alivio RD-MC16 rear derailleur and need to replace the worn pullies. Cant find a parts list for this circa 1997 derailleur. Anyone know if they are interchangeable with another...
08-18-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,279
Posted By Freerojo

That tip did the trick.

That tip did the trick.
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