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03-16-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By josephgallawos

star fangled nut too deep! longer bolt available?

I set my star nut easy enough then realized I needed to cut a bit off the stem. I tapped it down a bit and used a pipe cutter. for some reason, the pressure of the pipe cutter made my star nut...
03-09-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By josephgallawos

wondering where you are getting 605 for rim D. ...

wondering where you are getting 605 for rim D. The specs are saying 608. If I use 608 my spoke lengths are (almost) correct and maybe i was exagerating how much too long they were. Here is what...
03-09-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By josephgallawos

sound advice. thanks. I guess i will cross...

sound advice. thanks. I guess i will cross check several spoke calculators before re=lacing it with the exhisting to see if it does account for the error or not. I have a feeling by the time i am...
03-09-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By josephgallawos

Well, maybe pro wheel builder is wrong? here is...

Well, maybe pro wheel builder is wrong? here is what they give me. Note that I did use the correct hole number of 36.
Pro Wheel Builder Spoke Length Calculator

Left spoke length: 291.3
Right...
03-09-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By josephgallawos

Update: Measured the flange. it is 60 mm, just...

Update: Measured the flange. it is 60 mm, just as the spoke calc said it would be. checked my lace job against another 3 cross wheel and it is laced correct as best I can tell. Question. The...
03-09-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By josephgallawos

gruppo- Yea, money is not really the issue, and...

gruppo- Yea, money is not really the issue, and of course I could pay someone to do it, but then I wouldnt know how to do it myself. I am doing it for the learning experience, not to save money ...
03-09-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By josephgallawos

spoke length galldangit!

So, I used the pro wheel builder spoke calculator to determine the length of my spokes. Running alex advent. 700c on a Shimano deore xt fh-m756 a hub. The calculator lists a shimano deore xt m 765...
02-26-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By josephgallawos

spoke gauge question

is 2-1.8-2 the same as 14-15-14. i realize that the latter is the guage. is the former mm? and are they the same?
02-22-14, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,932
Posted By josephgallawos

Done! That was easy enough. It seems like there...

Done! That was easy enough. It seems like there is a bit more spin resistance than on my square taper LHt crank. If i spin it with my index finger it will make about four or five revolutions on...
02-22-14, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,932
Posted By josephgallawos

Thanks for the tip. I found exactly what I was...

Thanks for the tip. I found exactly what I was looking for. I figured that since my shell was 68 and the bb fits 68-73 i needed to stack the 2.5 mm spacers. Still not exactly sure why I would use...
02-21-14, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,932
Posted By josephgallawos

Yea. Didn't come with any directions. But for...

Yea. Didn't come with any directions. But for the surly it says bb she'll width is 68mm.
02-21-14, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,932
Posted By josephgallawos

Bottom bracket spacer arrangement question

I am installing the bb that came with my shim deore m590 crankset. Into a surly dt frame. It came with three plastic spacers. How do I know which side they go on and how many to use? I am assuming...
02-20-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By josephgallawos

Thanks to all for the info! @ jeff, yes i read...

Thanks to all for the info! @ jeff, yes i read several other posts about the position of the piece and that part is pretty clear in the directions although i could imagine if you didn't have the...
02-20-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By josephgallawos

yet another compatibility question

I recieved my shimano sl bs 77 shifters and the directions say it is only compatible with shimano dura ace RD? I have a shimano xt Rd m771. is it an indexing issue or what? or am i ok with that...
02-18-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,401
Posted By josephgallawos

Yes. Sorry, I meant micro shift. Sorry I got to...

Yes. Sorry, I meant micro shift. Sorry I got to too many bike part brands running thru my brain. I do like the friction switch option in a pinch which was why I chose these in the first place. If...
02-18-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,401
Posted By josephgallawos

Does crescent think the tektro bar end shifters...

Does crescent think the tektro bar end shifters are more durable for touring bikes? Bes in general seem to catch on things but I have grown accustomed to them on my lht.
02-18-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,401
Posted By josephgallawos

sorry, it is shimano sl BS 77 bar end shifters.

sorry, it is shimano sl BS 77 bar end shifters.
02-18-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,401
Posted By josephgallawos

Oh DUh! I just actually LOOKED at one of my...

Oh DUh! I just actually LOOKED at one of my bikes. I get it now
02-18-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,401
Posted By josephgallawos

$1127 so far and I still need a stem. And I did...

$1127 so far and I still need a stem. And I did get a few perks. better Shifters, dynamo, cross brakes, etc. a new disk trucker is 1500$, so i might save $350 or so but honestly my goal is to...
02-18-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,401
Posted By josephgallawos

My surly disc trucker build out components list and a question.

So, I have been piecing together parts and here is what I have so far

Brand spanking new Surly DT frame 58cm 700c
Crankset: shimano deore M590 26 36 48
FD: shimano sora FD-3503
RD: Shimano xt...
02-13-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By josephgallawos

Thanks for all the feedback yall. Funny cuz I am...

Thanks for all the feedback yall. Funny cuz I am an edible mushroom grower that spends lots of time on the shroomery website helping folks with their mushroom cultivation problems. Glad to know a...
02-12-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By josephgallawos

Shimano xt m771 rd. it does come in med and long....

Shimano xt m771 rd. it does come in med and long. So, it sounds like the concensis is to size the chain for big on big and I may or may not have access to the two smallest gears on small chainring,...
02-12-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By josephgallawos

med cage on triple. (bad idea?)

So.....I have been reading on the pros and cons of using a medium cage vs. long cage. I am running a triple crankset with 9 speed. Is the main disadvantage that I will lose 2 gears? big on big and...
02-11-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By josephgallawos

Thanks y'all. Yes I was going to use friction bar...

Thanks y'all. Yes I was going to use friction bar end shifters. Since the shimano chain set is the same number of teeth as the stock andel one i am figuring it is the same size. However, I think I...
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02-11-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By josephgallawos

hello from asheville nc

I am def a jack of all trades but I am just now getting into working on and building out bikes. The biggest problem I have is understanding what components fit together. My first big project is to...
02-11-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By josephgallawos

Help with components for Surly DISc Trucker

So, I have been tinkering with bikes now and am going to build out a disc trucker. My question concerns the compatibility issues between crankset, cassette and front derallier. I am looking at the...
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