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04-21-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By KCT1986

The Shimano ones have the boot fixed on the...

The Shimano ones have the boot fixed on the axle/cone, and thus the hub rotates on the boot. It does have some drag.

Clean the edge of the boot and the inner ring where it run. On the plus side,...
04-07-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By KCT1986

If the issue is with the 2nd & 3rd smallest cog,...

If the issue is with the 2nd & 3rd smallest cog, check that the screws holding the larger cogs is not interfering with the proper seating of the 2nd.
04-05-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By KCT1986

If your cassette has a 11t smallest cog, it must...

If your cassette has a 11t smallest cog, it must be lined up correctly when engaging the lockring. If it rotates out of alignment, the large tab will interfere with the freehub's spline and not...
04-05-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, you should measure the chainline at the...

Yes, you should measure the chainline at the cassette. This will give you some idea of how different the proposed new crank/BB combo will be.

Although, how much of an affect it haves will depend...
03-18-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By KCT1986

Go to Vintagecannondale.com. Read the info on...

Go to Vintagecannondale.com. Read the info on serial # to get the year.

Then pull the catalog for build details and frame specs.
03-10-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,847
Posted By KCT1986

Not a professional wheelbuilder, but have done...

Not a professional wheelbuilder, but have done quite a few builds and rebuilds over the years.

As for in/out orientation, opinions vary on the benefits or lack thereof. Since you have a disk hub,...
03-10-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,847
Posted By KCT1986

Since you are using the DT info and they require...

Since you are using the DT info and they require the washer, you would expect that the measurement would be accurate with the washer included.

DT measures ERD to the bottom of the screwdriver slot...
03-09-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,847
Posted By KCT1986

Just to confirm, the washers are for rim/nipple...

Just to confirm, the washers are for rim/nipple interface correct? If so, has this been factored in the ERD calculation? Not really sure exactly how your washer will effect the ERD or how the rim ERD...
03-04-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,444
Posted By KCT1986

If you haven't already, you should at least read...

If you haven't already, you should at least read the Sheldon Brown article an Wheelbuilding, see the sticky on top of the Mechanics subforum and navigate to Wheels. This covers the basics of wheel...
03-03-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,444
Posted By KCT1986

Couple of comments: The FH-TX500 that was...

Couple of comments:

The FH-TX500 that was quoted to you is not a very high-end hub and has minimum dust/weather sealing. The hub on the prebuilt is probably similar, you should at least inquire...
02-28-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,847
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, the Sheldon article is the one. Have...

Yes, the Sheldon article is the one.

Have looked at the 2:1 pattern but never studied it enough to assess the possible benefits or challenges. All the rims I've worked with have normal staggered...
02-23-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,168
Posted By KCT1986

Looks like the hub are like the pic below. ...

Looks like the hub are like the pic below.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x800/mavic_elite_ksyr_s_6981144077c993435ea3f93fae9f99a72cfc60c5.jpg...
02-19-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,847
Posted By KCT1986

If you haven't already, you should at least read...

If you haven't already, you should at least read the Sheldon Brown article an Wheelbuilding, see the sticky on top of the Mechanics subforum and navigate to Wheels. This covers the basics of wheel...
02-16-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,847
Posted By KCT1986

I don't know the specific rim options you...

I don't know the specific rim options you mentioned so can't comment on the difference in sturdiness of each. Will say that 32h 3 cross lacing has been the standard for many years, and properly...
02-16-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,847
Posted By KCT1986

Rear hubs for 28H and 135mm OLD is not very...

Rear hubs for 28H and 135mm OLD is not very common and will need to be one of the 'exotic' brands or XTR for Shimano. As you have found, these are more expensive than necessary.

For your model...
02-08-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By KCT1986

I second most of what John says in his post. ...

I second most of what John says in his post.

Would really not want to totally disassemble a freehub body and deal with the bearings and spacers needed to get a good preload on the bearings. ...
12-20-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By KCT1986

[/QUOTE] Yes, I noticed that too, but my...

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Yes, I noticed that too, but my thought was that you had been testing the shifter with the cable disconnected from the FD & was just pulling on the cable. Then that you had released...
12-19-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By KCT1986

In the second pic above, do you mean pressure OFF...

In the second pic above, do you mean pressure OFF the lever? This should be the locked position for the top position. From here, the small (B) lever should need a sweep and release of lever to get...
12-18-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By KCT1986

First step would be to check that the shifter is...

First step would be to check that the shifter is working properly. Disconnect the cable verify that it is fully working. You should get "clicks" as in the diagram.
From low to top: first full...
11-28-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,889
Posted By KCT1986

My contributions to keep this thread going. Two...

My contributions to keep this thread going. Two vintage and 1 somewhat vintage. Also have a couple of more Dales & a GT, all old:) and 50cm and smaller.
...
11-19-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, this is a good read for DA 7400 RD info. ...

Yes, this is a good read for DA 7400 RD info.

Cliff note: The RD-740x series needs a ST-7400 or a Shimano 9 speed brifter to shift 8 speed. Use the limit screws to lock out the lowest shift...
11-11-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,790
Posted By KCT1986

From the pics, you have the wheel in the very...

From the pics, you have the wheel in the very rear of the dropout slot. Is there a reason for this? Per the attached Shimano spec, the axle should be forward of the rear derailleur mounting point. ...
11-04-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,320
Posted By KCT1986

First off, the post about pushing the valve was...

First off, the post about pushing the valve was probably suggesting pushing the valve away from the from the rim so that the thicker portion of the tube around the valve would be well within the tire...
11-03-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By KCT1986

Those could be store branded Wellco. The proper...

Those could be store branded Wellco. The proper cleat is Wellgo RC-1 or RC-2 if memory serves. Similar to Delta cleats but rear is slightly different to fit the slot in the middle of the clamp.
...
10-29-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By KCT1986

Glad that you got it taken care of. Under...

Glad that you got it taken care of.

Under the bar tape cabling began about 2009 with DA 7900 series and trickled down to R2000 in 2017 or so.
10-28-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By KCT1986

Have you gotten this figured out? ...

Have you gotten this figured out?
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1100x734/5500a1_7b39a6aca62c1869c1d94bf1f3221070535aba03.jpg

Here's what it looks like under the plastic...
10-18-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
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: 25
Views: 849
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: 1,000
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: 14
Views: 1,721
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: 1,169
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: 1,169
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: 736
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: 736
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: 736
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: 556
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: 766
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: 1,736
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: 316
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: 492
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: 450
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: 3,011
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: 3,011
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: 3,011
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: 3,011
Posted By KCT1986

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x267/042286_29ab6f3bc4048b4011a2fba247c9d479d9af51c2.jpg
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: 218
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: 839
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: 4,055
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: 350
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: 1,814
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...
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