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08-26-12, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Again

Pretty good for steel!

Pretty good for steel!
08-26-12, 11:46 AM
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What is the weight?

What is the weight?
06-16-12, 10:31 PM
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Follow up!

All is put together again, the FD has all the reach it needs, and all settings work fine.
I want to thank all contributors for their ideas and efforts to help me out of this dilemma!
Have a good...
06-16-12, 03:00 PM
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That seal looks too good and solid just to serve...

That seal looks too good and solid just to serve as a shipping protection!
06-16-12, 02:59 PM
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Well, we wouldn't need to modify (afro-engineer?)...

Well, we wouldn't need to modify (afro-engineer?) anything if the designers would give it more thought. That spring end limitation is totally unnecessary, and the Sram people could substantially...
06-16-12, 01:59 PM
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That was my primary option, and it seems to have...

That was my primary option, and it seems to have brought results. I took off the FD and looked for the spot that limits movement. Found that it was one end of the spring hitting the guide, and...
06-16-12, 09:22 AM
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Views: 1,111
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But he ain't sure what to do about it. There is...

But he ain't sure what to do about it. There is a rubber seal on the crank, and I am afraid to remove that:
http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=256322&d=1339860068&thumb=1&stc=1
06-16-12, 09:15 AM
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seat tube diameter at braze-on is 1.18" center...

seat tube diameter at braze-on is 1.18"
center of tube to center of crank is 2".
06-15-12, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Again

Mine measures closer to 1.5"!

Mine measures closer to 1.5"!
06-15-12, 08:17 PM
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I installed all original SRAM Rival parts that...

I installed all original SRAM Rival parts that came with the gruppo...
06-15-12, 06:37 PM
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I can barely move the outer guard far enough out...

I can barely move the outer guard far enough out to line up with the big wheel, which is not out enough to clear the chain from rubbing.
06-15-12, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Again

256255

256255
06-15-12, 06:26 PM
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Cable not connected: ...

Cable not connected:

http://www.bikeforums.net/asset.php?fid=224777&uid=236260&d=1339805182

Sorry, bad pic!
06-15-12, 05:07 PM
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Cable disconnected, high gear limit screw out all...

Cable disconnected, high gear limit screw out all the way, can not move guide with fingers to clear the big ring. I can not see what it hits, but it does make a distinct metallic sound.
06-15-12, 03:29 PM
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Views: 1,111
Posted By Again

SRAM Rival FD limit other than high limit screw?

I installed a new Rival group on a CF frame and can't get the FD to move out far enough to clear the big ring, although the limit screw is not touching at all. I can't see anything it hits, so what...
05-02-12, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Again

Great, glad you can use it!

Great, glad you can use it!
05-02-12, 06:59 PM
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Views: 373,860
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Yes, here:...

Yes, here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/261014784700?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649#ht_500wt_1202
04-14-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,066
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Hooray, studying the FM did the trick! When I...

Hooray, studying the FM did the trick!
When I pushed the cable through the hole it popped off that little panel, and I suppose somewhere on my garage floor there should be a tiny screw in hiding! ...
04-14-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,066
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Ah yes - I had figured it out meanwhile...:D ...

Ah yes - I had figured it out meanwhile...:D
Trouble is I don't have the manual, so I was left to guess work. I went to the SHimano website, but all the tech advice did was run me in circles...
04-14-12, 09:45 PM
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Views: 17,066
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I am sorry, I don't know what RTFM stands for. ...

I am sorry, I don't know what RTFM stands for. If you are asking whether I tried to find an answer on the Shimano site, yes I did try, but found no answer. Thanks for the link, I will have to study...
04-14-12, 09:17 PM
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Views: 17,066
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Where is the hole for the shift cable on 105 5700 brifter?

I have successfully installed a number of shifter cables in different older Shimano levers, where it was usually quite easy to find the channel for the cable. On the current 105 shifters I am...
04-03-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By Again

Thanks, guys, I appreciate your input! Went to...

Thanks, guys, I appreciate your input!
Went to Lowe's for a 32tpi hacksaw and hose clamp and did the cleanest steerer cut ever!
And it seems to be reflected in the tightest headset installation to...
04-03-12, 08:05 AM
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Views: 1,267
Posted By Again

what do you use to cut your CF steerer?

I have run "search" for "cut steerer", but found nothing. I am sure there is some discussion of it somewhere in here, but I never find much with "search".
So, what do YOU use to get a clean, square...
03-22-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,578
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Thanks, you two guys gave me enough confidence to...

Thanks, you two guys gave me enough confidence to reach for my rubber mallet.
Just to be sure, I put a little extra grease on the spindle, took the bike off the stand and laid it on a good support. ...
03-22-12, 12:48 PM
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Views: 5,578
Posted By Again

That's what I like to hear! It was just too...

That's what I like to hear!
It was just too closely looking like regular Shimano compatible stuff, and the tight (un-)fit surprised me.
I have a new couple of Shimano outboard cups I would like to...
03-22-12, 09:46 AM
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Views: 5,578
Posted By Again

Well, yes! That is what confused the hell out of...

Well, yes! That is what confused the hell out of me!
03-22-12, 08:44 AM
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Views: 5,578
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Now, that makes better sense to me now! As I was...

Now, that makes better sense to me now! As I was saying, it looks like it should readily fit into any of my Shimano outboard bottom brackets. It just didn't want to go in when I tried a new one. ...
03-21-12, 11:17 PM
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Posted By Again

New build. 10 splines.

New build.
10 splines.
03-21-12, 11:00 PM
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Views: 5,578
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So it looks like it is the ISIS splined, doesn't...

So it looks like it is the ISIS splined, doesn't it?
But looking at the ISIS bottom brackets I am confused. They don't look the way I am used to see them, with an empty tube through which I can...
03-21-12, 10:30 PM
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Views: 5,578
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It isn't square, so I suppose it is ISIS: ...

It isn't square, so I suppose it is ISIS:
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I have no idea how to tell whether it is V1 or V2!
03-21-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,578
Posted By Again

compcat crank set won't go into BB!

I just got an FSA Gossamer Compact Crank Set 50/34 (http://www.ebay.com/itm/260975420930?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649#ht_500wt_860).
When I tried to slip it into a regular EN68...
03-06-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
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It has been cut, so there is no solder left. ...

It has been cut, so there is no solder left. However, I am always making sure the cable ends are not frayed. I also tried, just to test the channel, to feed a new shifter cable (4mm, nitrite...
03-06-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Again

That is the impression I am getting too. This is...

That is the impression I am getting too. This is one "advancement" we could do without!
03-06-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
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Yes, I know. But this one came still connected...

Yes, I know. But this one came still connected to the brifter of a used Rival group I am installing. I may have to replace it for the sake of getting this job done.
03-06-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Again

That sounds like a plan! I was trying to think...

That sounds like a plan! I was trying to think of a way to tie the floss to the cable, but couldn't figure out how. I also have to be careful not to shorten the cable too much and not reach the...
03-06-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Again

Well, sucking the floss through was not too...

Well, sucking the floss through was not too difficult, but attaching the cable to it to pull it through proves another matter! I tried with all kinds of tape, and now I have super glue drying on it....
03-06-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Again

No, actually never heard of it. I suppose the...

No, actually never heard of it. I suppose the method is self-explanatory - suck a length of dental floss out the back end while holding on to the front end, then tie the cable to the front and pull...
03-06-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Again

I think it may not be a blob, because my LBS...

I think it may not be a blob, because my LBS originally managed to get a cable through, although they said they had to fiddle a lot with some kind of snare. I just can't think of what to use to...
03-06-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Again

That sounded like a great idea, but unfortunately...

That sounded like a great idea, but unfortunately it didn't pan out - it is not open to the top tube.
03-06-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
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Yes. I tried from either end, with the same...

Yes. I tried from either end, with the same result. It seems the channel does not guide properly.
03-06-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
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Internal cable won't come through channel?

On most CF frames the internal channel for the rear brake cable is designed to guide the cable through and come out at the rear opening without too much fuss.
However, I am working on a frame now...
03-04-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Again

The housing is not thinner, it is the same I used...

The housing is not thinner, it is the same I used before.
03-04-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Again

Yes, I file the ends off and ream out the inside....

Yes, I file the ends off and ream out the inside. I don't have a means to measure the cable thickness though. But it slides very well before connecting.
03-04-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Again

I never thought of that possibility, and they...

I never thought of that possibility, and they actually look thinner than what I used before.
However, it seems to me that it must be a flaw in the housing stop inside the channel, because it...
03-04-12, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Again

Brakes are new Tektro side pulls. Frame is...

Brakes are new Tektro side pulls. Frame is carbon fiber.
Yes, the cable slides easily as long as it is not tightened to the brake. It only jams when there is pulling resistance, which is when the...
03-04-12, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Again

jamming brake housing!

I am working on a CF build with internal cable routing. Today I was going to just quickly install the brakes, but it turned out to become a minor nightmare. The front one went fine, and works...
Forum: Introductions
02-12-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Again

Thanks, cre8tive!

Thanks, cre8tive!
Forum: For Sale
01-04-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 118,583
Posted By Again

232450I meant to add the pic!

232450I meant to add the pic!
Forum: For Sale
01-04-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 118,583
Posted By Again

Two of these?: Sorry, pic did not come through...

Two of these?:
Sorry, pic did not come through - see next post.
01-02-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Again

Yes, I understand. I usually have trouble...

Yes, I understand. I usually have trouble covering the full range of sprockets from both chain wheels without a bit of rattle in the cross positions. It's true that experienced riders know how to...
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