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09-14-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By KaisoArt

Ok. Looks like it's 1-1/8. That changes...

Ok. Looks like it's 1-1/8. That changes everything.
09-13-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By KaisoArt

Pics. 9 Speed cassette. SRAM X7 shifters with...

Pics.
9 Speed cassette.
SRAM X7 shifters with what looks like 7 Speed display window.
SRAM 5.0 derailleur. Don't know what the chain is.

...
09-13-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By KaisoArt

Was SRAM 5.0 RD 7,8,9, or all?

Buddy was given an old Cannondale Badboy that is around 2001-2005. TruVtiv triple cranks, 7-speed SRAM X7 trigger shifters, SRAM 5.0 RD, WITH 9-speed cassette. If you are paying attention, 7-speed...
09-13-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By KaisoArt

26" Carbon Forks with 1" steerer??? Were they made?

A buddy just got an old Cannondale 2004-5 non-suspension Badboy. He'd like to use it as a cycle wrenching learning platform. (He's restored motorcycles & cars) He has interest in swapping the front...
03-12-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By KaisoArt

Thanks. Re-adjusted it is working...

Thanks. Re-adjusted it is working better--especially while riding as opposed to on the work stand. I guess I'm capable of more finesse while riding.
03-11-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By KaisoArt

Pretty much shifts like crap in every direction....

Pretty much shifts like crap in every direction. Goes too far, sits on the chainring badly for a rotation, etc. It worked fine with the 8-speed chain using the same derailleur and chainrings. And...
03-11-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By KaisoArt

Barend FD shifting problem with Triple

I'm switching from SRAM X4 8 speed 11 speed. I installed a Shimano XT 8000 11 speed with Microshift Mega 11-Speed MTN Bar End Shifters. They are shifting the XT RD great, but the Microshift FD is...
02-03-18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,077
Posted By KaisoArt

Anyone familiar with Microshift 11-speed bar end shifters? Pic.

I purchased a set of Microshift BS-M11 bar end shifters that are for MTB drive trains. I plan to use them with a Shimano XT M8000 SGS 11-speed derailleur. When I looked closer at the 11-speed...
12-29-17, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By KaisoArt

Ok. Thanks for the replies. I'm going with an XT...

Ok. Thanks for the replies. I'm going with an XT SGS RD and returning the SLX. The math suggests it will work. Still waiting for a few items. (I'm also going to swap out the draggy $12 tire at the...
12-28-17, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By KaisoArt

Well, it seems that my ignorance has cost me. I...

Well, it seems that my ignorance has cost me. I purchased a SLX m7000 which is only available as GS. This RD has a capacity of 41T. My cassette is 34/11, and my current cheapo cranks that are...
12-28-17, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By KaisoArt

I'm planning to use 11-speed bar ends for MTN...

I'm planning to use 11-speed bar ends for MTN bike. These. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NBVFRKC/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I was also planing to use Shimano SLX RD. however...
12-27-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By KaisoArt

3x11. What is the reality on compatible cranks.

I'd like to set up a 3x11. Assuming a SLX 11-speed RD and cassette. Which cranks would be compatible. Shimano's compatibility PDF says only FC-M9000 & FC-M8000. Is that true? I'm reading differing...
12-26-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By KaisoArt

Could you provide a link to more info on this?...

Could you provide a link to more info on this? I'm not finding much.
12-26-17, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By KaisoArt

Thanks. just what I was looking for. I'll keep...

Thanks. just what I was looking for. I'll keep this info handy.
12-26-17, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By KaisoArt

Thanks for that info. I found one reference to it...

Thanks for that info. I found one reference to it fitting 8.9.10 speed hubs. However, all other references make no mention of it, and none show a picture of the back of the cassette. I hope you are...
12-21-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By KaisoArt

Here is the deal, this is not for any of my 2...

Here is the deal, this is not for any of my 2 wheelers, but for a soon arriving 3 wheeler. The rear is 26" with cheapo X4 and grip shifts. I figured for the purpose of fun tinkering and upgrading...
12-21-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By KaisoArt

Before this goes to far. Sorry for any confusion....

Before this goes to far. Sorry for any confusion. It was NOT a shop mechanic that made the statement. Just another person hanging around who heard my comment. I did not want to debate it there, but...
12-21-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By KaisoArt

Would locking Hydraulic brake "on" damage them? I was told they would.

People often Velcro their their brakes "on" when leaning their bikes against a support or using a Click Stand. It prevents the bike from rolling and falling. In fact, there are levers with lock...
12-21-17, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By KaisoArt

Would a SLX M7000 11 speed SGS work with a 50-39-30 road triple?

The SLX M7000 11 speed SGS is listed as 2x11 (42t max cog), 1x11 (46t max cog) I would like to run it with a triple. FSA SLK-Light road cranks 50-39-30. This is for a recumbent with a long chain line...
Forum: Recumbent
12-09-17, 12:47 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 387,511
Posted By KaisoArt

In case you haven't been here. Recumbent home...

In case you haven't been here. Recumbent home builders forum:
Homebuilders - BentRider Online Forums (http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/forumdisplay.php?f=12)
Forum: Recumbent
12-09-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,082
Posted By KaisoArt

The new Performer Carbon bike. Muses...

The new Performer Carbon bike.
Muses (http://www.performercycles.com/new/product_info.php?cPath=188&products_id=498)
12-04-17, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By KaisoArt

This is what I want info on. A few grams extra on...

This is what I want info on. A few grams extra on a RD has no effect on a loaded bike. However, quality robust pivots and bearing will. I have both the Dura-Ace and SRAM TT900 barend shifters. If...
12-03-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By KaisoArt

Rear Derailleur suggestions?

I do not want to start SRAM/Shimano flame war, I'm just hoping to get some useful info. My last build was several years ago and I used a SRAM X9 as it worked with my black and red scheme. That...
12-01-17, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By KaisoArt

In 2014 I took a longtime rider friend looking...

In 2014 I took a longtime rider friend looking for a new bike. (She had no car.) We hit every nearby LBS and she tested every available brand. The last dealer had a Synapse in her size. I made no...
Forum: Recumbent
12-01-17, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,207
Posted By KaisoArt

This. Bees, bugs or flying pebbles entering a...

This. Bees, bugs or flying pebbles entering a open pants leg can be a minor discomfort to quite painful. Ballooning pants leg under speed has its own negative.
Forum: Recumbent
11-29-17, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,757
Posted By KaisoArt

Here's hoping you get your "recumbent trike legs"...

Here's hoping you get your "recumbent trike legs" soon, and to don't get "recumbent bladder". When I transitioned from my DF to laid back recumbent, I got in only a few miles on my first ride before...
Forum: Recumbent
11-28-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,518
Posted By KaisoArt

I started with the pedals that have the clip on...

I started with the pedals that have the clip on only one side. It allowed me to ride with one foot clipped in while I practiced un-clipping. If I got shaky the other foot was always free. You can...
11-11-17, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,820
Posted By KaisoArt

Thanks for the response. As I mentioned in the OP...

Thanks for the response. As I mentioned in the OP I built the bike using BB7s and they worked well with the Speed dials. Several recumbent manufacturers speced similar setups. Then some began...
11-10-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,820
Posted By KaisoArt

I built with alligator iLink aluminum segmented...

I built with alligator iLink aluminum segmented housing which is compressionless.

Really, I have the levers adjusted such that when the brakes are actuated the levers are not close to their full...
11-08-17, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,820
Posted By KaisoArt

Poor stopping with TRP Spyres

I have a recumbent and an Montague Folder. The Montague came with terrible components especially the brakes. I built my recumbent with BB7s, iLink housings, Jagwire pro cables, and Avid Speed Dial 7...
10-14-12, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By KaisoArt

Thanks for the replies. Actually it is 650C, I've...

Thanks for the replies. Actually it is 650C, I've already got the wheels. Just FYI, the bike is carbon fiber race recumbent. But all the same problems apply. Except the bottom bracket. (In this case...
10-13-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By KaisoArt

Dropbolts on carbon fiber frame and fork.

I'm doing an experiment, 650c wheels on a 700c carbon frame. (don't ask why) However, the brakes need an additional 25mm of reach. People do dropbolts on metal frames at the time. Shouldn't it be...
03-13-12, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By KaisoArt

Online calculator gave me the below info. If I'm...

Online calculator gave me the below info. If I'm reading it right, the spoke lengths for a 3 cross build are 286.8 and 288.5. Universal Cycles lists Wheelsmith spokes available in 286 and 288 sizes....
Forum: Touring
03-13-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,692
Posted By KaisoArt

I'm thinking tent for the same reasons you state....

I'm thinking tent for the same reasons you state. Though getting wet has never been something to slow me up. (I grew up in the tropics, But the wet was always warm) However, biting bug will. I have...
Forum: Touring
03-12-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,692
Posted By KaisoArt

Lots of good info from every one. I'm not...

Lots of good info from every one. I'm not looking to do the ultra cheap camping and not necessarily the ulta light. The thing is that I have to limit my additional weight to about...
03-12-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By KaisoArt

Ordered a black 36h 105 hub and Dyad rim. Will...

Ordered a black 36h 105 hub and Dyad rim. Will start getting informed on spokes. Suggestions for an online source? I have no aversion to getting them from an LBS, it just that my off time never...
Forum: Touring
03-11-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,692
Posted By KaisoArt

Definitely did not think of this! Now you got me...

Definitely did not think of this! Now you got me thinking. A little more info, the eventual goal is to ride LA to Miami on the ACA southern route, but my training rides will be California. I did...
Forum: Touring
03-11-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,692
Posted By KaisoArt

Begining tour. Item suggestions?

Hi to all the touring mavens, I'm starting to put together a list of items for touring.
First, my interest is the minimal stuff I can get a way with. I need to keep weight down for many reasons I...
03-10-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By KaisoArt

So I'm narrowing the rim down to Dyad or CXP33....

So I'm narrowing the rim down to Dyad or CXP33. Still not sure about the hub. I think I'd prefer a sealed bearing hub but I'm not finding any with 36 holes. If not, I just might go with 105 since...
03-09-12, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By KaisoArt

Thanks for the suggestions. A little more info....

Thanks for the suggestions. A little more info. The bike has 130 rear dropout, 10-speed SRAM, 700c wheels and brakes to match. So I think most mountain components would be incompatible. I mention...
03-08-12, 10:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By KaisoArt

I want to build a rear wheel. Suggestions, info, anyone?

I hoping to make a long distance trip in the near future. My bike has low spoke count racy wheels. I'd like to try my hand at building a 36 spoke rear wheel for the trip. I've been reading/studying...
Forum: Recumbent
01-09-12, 10:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,051
Posted By KaisoArt

I used the Shimano m324s to learn to ride clipped...

I used the Shimano m324s to learn to ride clipped in in my DF bike. I'm transferring them to my soon to arrive CA 2.0. On my DF, I started by riding with one foot clipped in, and the other side...
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