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01-17-19, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Greenfieldja

Truing stand = device that holds the wheel when...

Truing stand = device that holds the wheel when it is being worked on.
Wheel truer = person who performs the work on the wheel.

-j
01-03-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,482
Posted By Greenfieldja

I believe you mentioned you are using Ultegra...

I believe you mentioned you are using Ultegra brifters....I don't recall seeing anywhere what rear derailleur you are using. Can anyone weigh in on whether there were any cable pull length changes...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By Greenfieldja

I ride campy pro-fit pedals and would not...

I ride campy pro-fit pedals and would not recommend them. The cleats are expensive and increasingly harder to source. The benefits of these pedal that campy touted look great on paper but in real...
12-01-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By Greenfieldja

Prevent this moving forward by greasing the bolts...

Prevent this moving forward by greasing the bolts and then drip some candle wax into the recess for the allen wrench. The wax prevents dirt from compacting in the recess which reduces how far the...
11-01-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,482
Posted By Greenfieldja

Even if this was the case it would be the high...

Even if this was the case it would be the high limit screw not the low limit screw...but this is not the issue as it is not that the derailleur is not indexing properly it is an issue with it not...
11-01-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,482
Posted By Greenfieldja

Did the shop check rear derailleur alignment at...

Did the shop check rear derailleur alignment at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions as well as at 12 and 6 o'clock positions? it could be your hanger is out of alignment in the horizontal plane but not...
10-29-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Greenfieldja

Just remember to lift chain off the peg before...

Just remember to lift chain off the peg before riding after replacing the wheel or you will snap that thing right off....did that to my first road bike on the first day of owning it back in the early...
10-03-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Greenfieldja

What HillRider means by matching handlebars is...

What HillRider means by matching handlebars is that the diameter of the bar matches the diameter of the stem clamp area...not necessarilly matching make/model/material.

-j
09-29-18, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Greenfieldja

To answer your question about not using the...

To answer your question about not using the toothed bushing....you of course can try taking up the space with a washer but there will be nothing preventing the derailleur from pivoting...
09-29-18, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Greenfieldja

Not the same part number may work just the...

Not the same part number may work just the same:...
09-29-18, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Greenfieldja

The part you are looking for is referred to as...

The part you are looking for is referred to as "upper body bushing" and is part number 7116112. Your derailleur was made sometime between 1988 but before 1994. From what I can tell, I believe this...
08-27-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Greenfieldja

Looking for members in Columbia MO

Are there any members here in the Columbia MO area that can help me, or rather my daughter out?

My daughter just began classes at Mizzou and is living on campus. She is looking for a bike and...
07-16-18, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Greenfieldja

I had a similar issue with bleeding Avid Elixir 3...

I had a similar issue with bleeding Avid Elixir 3 hydraulic brakes....no matter what I did, following the bleed directions could I get a firm lever feel. The Avid directions reference that the lever...
07-14-18, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Greenfieldja

what make/model brake do you have? -j

what make/model brake do you have?

-j
04-08-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,606
Posted By Greenfieldja

Here in Belgium there is a phone number you can...

Here in Belgium there is a phone number you can call to leave your mailing address and Eddy M's daughter will send you an autographed photo of him.

-j
03-17-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By Greenfieldja

I built my road bike with a set of them....If I...

I built my road bike with a set of them....If I could do it again I would not purchase them. A lot of money for minimal to no gains. There are cheaper alternatives to wing shape bars and in my...
11-27-17, 01:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,202
Posted By Greenfieldja

Ergg....you definitely do not have the same thing...

Ergg....you definitely do not have the same thing going on that I had with my frame. From what I could tell, you have a carbon fiber frame so there is no weld have been overheated. My frame is a...
11-21-17, 02:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,202
Posted By Greenfieldja

The rep's name that I worked with is listed in my...

The rep's name that I worked with is listed in my post above. I have no idea if he is still with the company or if the number is still good as this transpired in 2012. The Phone number to reach him...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-17, 06:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,284
Posted By Greenfieldja

Dan, check your compass, you are so lost right...

Dan, check your compass, you are so lost right now and don't even know it.

I have a number for a good therapist when you realize you need help. In the interim, I will pray for you.

-j
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-17, 06:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,284
Posted By Greenfieldja

Celeste is a "custom" color....it is "custom" to...

Celeste is a "custom" color....it is "custom" to Bianchi, and it is "custom"ary to have a Bianchi frame painted that color.

The fact that Bianchi offers anything other than celeste is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-17, 01:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,284
Posted By Greenfieldja

What blasphemy is that....Campagnolo wheel mixed...

What blasphemy is that....Campagnolo wheel mixed with dura-ace crankset...you gets points for going with celeste, but you also get the bell of shame for mixing Campy and Shimano on your steed.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,284
Posted By Greenfieldja

It is a Bianchi....there is really only one...

It is a Bianchi....there is really only one choice...the rest is just a trap!!!

-j
11-07-17, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Greenfieldja

$150 is about the max you should expect for the...

$150 is about the max you should expect for the pair. A reasonable price for you a used sunlite truing stand like in your picture would be $25. A reasonable price for the work stand would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,768
Posted By Greenfieldja

The OP mentioned goatheads...not sure why anyone...

The OP mentioned goatheads...not sure why anyone would want to deal with the hassle of tubulars in an area where you have to contend with goatheads and the prevalent flats that accompany riding in...
09-24-17, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Greenfieldja

You are correct....no Nuovo Record hub, but it...

You are correct....no Nuovo Record hub, but it was Nuovo Tipo...my error for not catching that. Also, you are correct that the front hub uses 3/16" balls....I missed that one completely. Thanks for...
09-23-17, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Greenfieldja

front hub = 9 x 7/32" balls each side rear hub...

front hub = 9 x 7/32" balls each side
rear hub = 9 x 1/4" balls each side

I believe that super record, record, and nuovo record hubs of that era all used the same cones. Sourcing replacements...
09-22-17, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Greenfieldja

You will need to research the model year of that...

You will need to research the model year of that chorus crankset in the linked craigslist add. The chainring design is a bit dated. The last handful of years that Campy was making square taper...
08-29-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Greenfieldja

From the introduction of Potenza through the 2018...

From the introduction of Potenza through the 2018 model year there appears to be no mechanical difference between the Potenza and Chorus brake calipers except the brake pads and their hardware.
...
08-02-17, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By Greenfieldja

This is bikeforums.net not google.com -j

This is bikeforums.net not google.com

-j
08-02-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Greenfieldja

B-twin is the house brand of Decathlon which is a...

B-twin is the house brand of Decathlon which is a sporting goods chain in Europe and the UK. Their are some good bikes in the range the market but like all manufacturers they have lower priced,...
08-02-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,648
Posted By Greenfieldja

The reason the Park chainwhip has a 1 inch hex...

The reason the Park chainwhip has a 1 inch hex spanner on the end is a holdover from the days of high quality freewheels that folks would change the cogs to change there gearing to match the terrain...
07-16-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By Greenfieldja

+1...I have no idea what he is being referenced...

+1...I have no idea what he is being referenced in the description.
05-16-17, 05:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By Greenfieldja

To the OP, the hilliest race I recall in CT was...

To the OP, the hilliest race I recall in CT was the state road race, which if I recall correctly was out in the Roxbury area...I don't know if they are still using the same course as the late 80s...
04-02-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,548
Posted By Greenfieldja

What an exciting and beautiful day on the...

What an exciting and beautiful day on the Kwaremont. I had a great spot along the barriers just past the summit. Can't believe Gilbert was able to stay away for so long and win, absolutely...
03-29-17, 01:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By Greenfieldja

A bit off topic but pertinent for someone your...

A bit off topic but pertinent for someone your age who is racing in the CT area:

I was living in CT when I was racing, especially Juniors. I recall only a few races each year that were not a...
01-17-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By Greenfieldja

If it is cold where you live don't discount the...

If it is cold where you live don't discount the effect of low temperatures on the grease in the hub. I live in Belgium and even in the garage at this time of year, i get the effect the OP describes...
12-30-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By Greenfieldja

If these are v-brakes, you will need to release...

If these are v-brakes, you will need to release the metal noodle the cable threads through from the bracket on the caliper arm; if these are canti-lever brakes you will need to release the straddle...
12-30-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,849
Posted By Greenfieldja

I had a hard time installing a crown race on a...

I had a hard time installing a crown race on a fork using a pvc tube....the race would not seat all the way. I realized the inner edge of the tube was hitting the lip of the slightly wider area that...
12-30-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By Greenfieldja

Looks like the crown race is installed upside...

Looks like the crown race is installed upside down, but would need better pictures of the area to tell for sure.

-j
10-23-16, 04:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,521
Posted By Greenfieldja

It was not uncommon in the 80's and prior for...

It was not uncommon in the 80's and prior for bikes to not have a bottom bracket cable guide other than a groove in the metal of the bottom bracket shell.

Should you desire to install a plastic...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-16, 10:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,473
Posted By Greenfieldja

When Cannondale came out with their 2.8 series...

When Cannondale came out with their 2.8 series frame (later to become the CAAD series), they designed the top tube to be oval vertically where it met the head tube, round in its mid-section, and oval...
09-24-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By Greenfieldja

No reason why you can't run the tange headset...

No reason why you can't run the tange headset with just the adjustable race and locknut...if it concerns you then measure the stack height of the current headset and buy a branded one to match.
...
09-13-16, 01:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By Greenfieldja

Based on your description I would recommend...

Based on your description I would recommend having your derailleur hanger alignment checked. An often indicator that it needs to be realigned is that one can dial in the shifting for the top or...
08-23-16, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,786
Posted By Greenfieldja

Weird in the way that it is highly unusual for a...

Weird in the way that it is highly unusual for a handbuilt wheel to be "significantly" out of dish.

Weird in the way that a wheel that is "significantly" out of dish would cause your brakes to be...
08-20-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Greenfieldja

The campy freehub was changed when they moved...

The campy freehub was changed when they moved from 8sp to 9sp, and since the change the freehubs have been compatible with 9, 10, and 11sp cassettes. So you should have no problem if you have a 9sp...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,195
Posted By Greenfieldja

1. If you can standup and sprint at the end then...

1. If you can standup and sprint at the end then you did not push hard enough throughout the time trial.

2. If you don't feel like puking at the end then you did not push hard enough throughout...
06-30-16, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Greenfieldja

According to the company, a Sturmey Archer...

According to the company, a Sturmey Archer 3-speed or 5-speed coaster brake kit is available for this bike. If yours is brand new then perhaps you can work something out with the shop or the company...
06-30-16, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Greenfieldja

No offense but you may be living in denial about...

No offense but you may be living in denial about your brake situation. As I mentioned, the chatter/squealing you experience is a characteristic of the design of the brake you have. A simple web...
06-29-16, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Greenfieldja

The squealing, also known as "chatter" is an...

The squealing, also known as "chatter" is an inherent characteristic of the type of brake you have and one of a few reasons why they are not very popular. The problem is usually more pronounced at...
06-29-16, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Greenfieldja

The ferrules don't need to be snug as in there is...

The ferrules don't need to be snug as in there is resistance when putting them on the ends of the housing, they just need to fit without any "side-to-side" play.

If you think they are a good fit...
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