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02-03-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,069
Posted By Todd Richards

Narrow wide with an 8 speed rear?

trying to convert an older 8s MB to 1x set-up.

narrow wide chainrings from Race Face and others all list '9/10/11 speed comparable' but would they work with an 8 speed rear and 8 speed chain?
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11-16-16, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Todd Richards

Unbelievably clear. Thank you SkyDog75. ...

Unbelievably clear.
Thank you SkyDog75.
seriously: what is your shipping address and your favorite beer.
11-16-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Todd Richards

Campy 9 and 10s rear derailleurs the same?

Assuming you have campy 9 speed shifters and 9 speed cogs, or 10 speed shifters and 10 speed cogs.... most Campagnolo rear derailleurs will work with either correct?

I'm looking for a used one...
09-17-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By Todd Richards

I built similar but 32H Open Pro on Campy hubs,...

I built similar but 32H Open Pro on Campy hubs, and I weight 185. I did 14/15 3x rear, and for giggles did DT aerolite spokes radial laced front, brass nipples all the way around. that was 20,000...
09-17-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By Todd Richards

URL for Spoke Calc Asymmetric Fatbike wheels?

Anybody got a URL for a spoke calculation that includes an option for the asymmetric style rear rim on a fat bike?

The one I need to build happens to be a 135mm wide rear hub laced to a Sun...
08-20-16, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Todd Richards

https://tse1.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.M546ec752591940...

https://tse1.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.M546ec7525919400733f7671c9bbffa74o0&pid=15.1
08-20-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Todd Richards

um, i understand your statement, but honest, many...

um, i understand your statement, but honest, many fat-bikes are asymmetric spacing for the rear hub. not quite the same as just shorter spokes on the drive side as with all bikes with rear...
08-19-16, 04:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,145
Posted By Todd Richards

i've considered this for quite sometime as i love...

i've considered this for quite sometime as i love my existing 1x10 rigs. in the end i didn't do it on my road rig because i love my existing campy crank so much that i just can't stop using it, and...
08-19-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Todd Richards

fatbike carbon rims, 64 hole, will they fill with water?

I got a wonderful aluminum frame 1x10 fat-bike but with exceptionally heavy rims. i know i know, the whole thing is heavy why count grams? I'm really not but still I like building wheels so would...
08-17-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Todd Richards

i have the ultra torque crankset and absolutely...

i have the ultra torque crankset and absolutely love it BUT i ditched the wavy washer and added carefully measured spacers as described by rogue mechanic. many would argue against this, but i've had...
07-24-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,233
Posted By Todd Richards

like

like
07-24-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,233
Posted By Todd Richards

i have an older cervelo R2.5, (2003?) the seat...

i have an older cervelo R2.5, (2003?) the seat tube had a crack near the bottom bracket, so i got the frame for $300, but Calfee repaired it for $200, and since then i've put approx 40,000 miles on...
07-23-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Todd Richards

Thank you.

Thank you.
07-23-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,544
Posted By Todd Richards

i'm guessing the locking is for a 12t or even...

i'm guessing the locking is for a 12t or even 13t. if that's not it then the hanger is probably bent, not allowing the derailleur to come all the way out to the 11. if that's not it i'm guessing the...
07-23-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,605
Posted By Todd Richards

cut it. if alluvium use a hack saw. i don't think...

cut it. if alluvium use a hack saw. i don't think a pipe cutter will work as the post is probably to thick. after cutting i'd file the end so it is not sharp and thus does;t cut into the material on...
07-23-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By Todd Richards

+1

+1
07-23-16, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Todd Richards

what tweaking? i imagine i only have 2 options,...

what tweaking? i imagine i only have 2 options, mount the ring on the inner or outer.
07-22-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Todd Richards

ok, thanks, any idea if i'd have chain line...

ok, thanks, any idea if i'd have chain line problems?
07-22-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Todd Richards

i think folks might be reluctant for fear of...

i think folks might be reluctant for fear of catastrophic failure, but i'll take the risk. i think it depends on how much lacquer is missing, and if the fibers below are torn or not. it's also...
07-22-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Todd Richards

Campy 2x10 converted to 1x10 ?

I have a CAMPY ULTRA TORQUE 34/50 crankset with a 12/25 cassette. shifts wonderfully. i do about 3 to 4,000 miles per year, getting ready to replace both the chain and cassette.

while i'm at it,...
07-22-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,422
Posted By Todd Richards

ok this makes sense and i've done some more...

ok this makes sense and i've done some more research.

the 46 front with 11x28 campy cassette looks like the right combo. Sram new narrow/wide chainrings come in the 110 BCD and 46t, paired with...
06-19-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Todd Richards

Zipp 188 hub> spoke question

The Zipp 188 rear hub, does it use 'traditional' straight pull spokes? I've googled images and though I can see it has a hub shell flange designed for the straight pull spokes, I can't tell if it...
03-08-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,422
Posted By Todd Richards

campy 2x10 to 1x10 conversion, need long rear deraileur?

i have campy 1x10 12/25 in the back, 34/50 front.
rear derailleur in the standard campy road short cage, all works wonderfully. i replace the chain when necessary, and occasionally a cassette. it's...
02-02-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By Todd Richards

fatback wheel build... asymmetric rear wheel?

i have a Charge Cooker fatbike, alum frame, carbon fork, 1x10 drivetrain. i love it, but the wheels suck.

i wanna build up other a carbon rim wheelset or maybe sun single mule foot rim or other...
01-11-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,385
Posted By Todd Richards

it does work with he original clamp, a big burly...

it does work with he original clamp, a big burly steel one with, i think an m8 bolt. i've put that one back on for the time being, but hoping to change it. i know, i know, i'm a 'pretty bike *****' i...
01-11-16, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,385
Posted By Todd Richards

unweighting the bike with bumps etc might work...

unweighting the bike with bumps etc might work but it's not really the solution i'm looking for. the posts slips even when i do an easy road ride for maybe 10 miles. i weigh 180.
01-11-16, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,385
Posted By Todd Richards

everything seems to measure fine. the shim i made...

everything seems to measure fine. the shim i made was about 1/4 inch wide and 2 inches long, i placed it between the seat collar and the frame. it definitely made the collar 'grab' the frame better,...
01-11-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,385
Posted By Todd Richards

i believe all parts are sized correctly, have...

i believe all parts are sized correctly, have measure with a quality caliper and tried several 27.2 posts with the same result. i've heard of this grip paste before, could you respond with a URL link...
01-09-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,744
Posted By Todd Richards

my favorite bar happens to be the 25.4, a.k.a....

my favorite bar happens to be the 25.4, a.k.a. 26.o easton ec90 bars. found used on eBay for $30 to $50. they are 3k weave, and have a nice flat top. i've had 2 or 3 of them on several bikes, are...
01-09-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,385
Posted By Todd Richards

cut extra 'slot' in frame's seat tube so seat binder will pinch more?

i've a Cooker Max Fatbike (made by Charge, I believe UK), aluminum frame. seatpost is 27.2, the clamp is 31.8. I've measure both, accurate.

I put on a green alloy seatpost clamp as it looked...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Todd Richards

it turned out to be a worn g-spring. i opened and...

it turned out to be a worn g-spring. i opened and replaced and it was snot-on immediately after. thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,854,528
Posted By Todd Richards

Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By Todd Richards

looking for advice: want relatively sturdy skin/gum wall tubular (700) tires. WHO?

Looking for advice on nice looking skin or gum-wall 700c tubulars. i think my frame will handle a narrow 25 but i like 23 and even 22 size. i want the light canvas colored sidewall, the vittoria's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 769,088
Posted By Todd Richards

457248

457248
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-14, 07:18 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Todd Richards

i changed to a different shifter (also 10s) and...

i changed to a different shifter (also 10s) and it seemed to work fine. plus the shifter kinda went out slowly- bike not crashed etc with possible rear der hanger. i also checked the hanger for plum,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Todd Richards

my 10 s shifter s kinda all-over the place. over...

my 10 s shifter s kinda all-over the place. over shift, undershirt. i'ver replaced cables, hood etc... still just not quite 'on'. i've also replaced the g-springs. i might be able to get to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Todd Richards

yes, not the ones with the sharp hoods, but still...

yes, not the ones with the sharp hoods, but still small rounded ones. i also have a compatible 9 speed crank, so that's no worry. i imagine the 10s der, if anything, has a wider possible path than...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Todd Richards

will a campy 9 speed shifter and cogs work with a 10s derailleur?

i have a campy 9 speed (right) brifter. if I buy a new 9 speed campy chain and a 9 speed campy cogset, will they run ok with my existing campy chorus 10 speed (rear) derailleur?
11-20-13, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Todd Richards

um.... removing the valve after a flat on the...

um.... removing the valve after a flat on the road would require removing the tire from the rim, so no, this does not help. i don't want to put the sealant into the tire now, i want to do so only...
11-19-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Todd Richards

WTF- I can't use Stans with Vittoria's new intergrated valve on their stem.

I bought a new pair of Vittoria 700c and they come with the new proprietory stem- the red one. It has an intergrated core that is NON removable.

So I can't use them 'cause i want to bring Stans...
11-02-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Todd Richards

thnk you. that makes sence.

thnk you. that makes sence.
11-02-13, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Todd Richards

i don't disagree, but remain confused. if ENVE...

i don't disagree, but remain confused. if ENVE reports the ERD is (for example) 578 for their 38mm rim, do i look for a clincher rim that has that same ERD 578, or do i alter this number? The new...
11-02-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Todd Richards

wheelbuild advice: ENVE rim swap.

I have an ENVE 38mm (front) and 45 mm (rear) carbon tubular wheelset. The spokes and hubs are nothing special, so I'd like to re-use them, building them onto clincher rims. I'd then buy nicer...
10-16-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By Todd Richards

Valve extenders who makes one with threaded exterior?

I have many that are smooth on the outside- does anybody make them threaded on the outside so i can still use the little round tightener thingy that helps keep the stem from rattling on the rim? I'm...
09-12-13, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 977
Posted By Todd Richards

Who makes white bar tape that will STAY white?

I cant seem to get the tape to stay white. I'm fine if I forget to get the bike grease off my hands, but even if I wash my hands before every ride the area I contact seems to always get really dirty....
08-19-13, 05:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,950
Posted By Todd Richards

heah, but if i use the parlee campy adapters then...

heah, but if i use the parlee campy adapters then the width of the shell is fixed, so i have to go back to using the campy wavy washer= NO. plus i'm 'forever' dedicting the frame to this type of...
08-16-13, 05:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,950
Posted By Todd Richards

i googled sram pre-load ring, this looks good. do...

i googled sram pre-load ring, this looks good. do i understand correctly that this ring adjusts so there is no lateral movement of the crank? i hate the idea of a wavy washer as all that i have felt...
08-16-13, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,950
Posted By Todd Richards

can you describe the difference between a wavy...

can you describe the difference between a wavy washer and a pre-load spring?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,409
Posted By Todd Richards

um, no, you do, ******.

um, no, you do, ******.
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