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09-29-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,912
Posted By Hondo6

Sounds that way to me too. Seems the OP wants...

Sounds that way to me too. Seems the OP wants someone to suggest a magic potion or ritual that will solve the problem for them using their existing hub and simply doesn't want to listen to, "What...
09-26-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Hondo6

Something like this, maybe? This is a...

Something like this, maybe? This is a representative sample only, not a specific recommendation. Many others seem available.
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09-25-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By Hondo6

Have you tried creating an album in your user...

Have you tried creating an album in your user profile here at BF and uploading the pic there? My understanding is that photos there should be viewable to all.
09-25-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,946
Posted By Hondo6

Was going to mention that one, but you beat me to...

Was going to mention that one, but you beat me to it. (smile)

Been a fan of lubes containing PTFE ever since giving Slick 50 a try back in 1983.
09-25-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,375
Posted By Hondo6

You're welcome. Wasn't much of a problem to do...

You're welcome. Wasn't much of a problem to do that - I'd looked at that particular headset for a current build-in-progress, so I thought I remembered that the diagram was available. All I had to do...
09-25-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By Hondo6

Excellent advice. Though applicable Shimano...

Excellent advice. Though applicable Shimano Service Instructions of that period do often cover how to install Biopace chainrings, not everyone is going to have that kind of documentation readily...
09-25-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,375
Posted By Hondo6

FSA has an exploded view available for their...

FSA has an exploded view available for their current Duron X1 1" threaded headset available for download on their website at this link:
...
09-25-21, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Hondo6

Another thing you might consider is finding the...

Another thing you might consider is finding the appropriate "Exploded Diagram" regarding your hubs, derailleurs, etc . . . and keeping a copy. Many manufacturers make these available for download.
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09-24-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Hondo6

From the looks of the frame (no downtube shifter...

From the looks of the frame (no downtube shifter boss mounts, no "L"-shaped cutout near rear dropout), seems to be a 1999 model.

Turned out very nice. Enjoy.
09-24-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By Hondo6

I think the Deore 11-51 cassette he's using is a...

I think the Deore 11-51 cassette he's using is a Shimano mountain cassette. This article indicates that the Shimano 11-speed mountain cassettes are the same width as 10-speed road cassettes (I...
09-24-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By Hondo6

The late Sheldon Brown was a big fan of Biopace...

The late Sheldon Brown was a big fan of Biopace rings. Per his website, seems that's to be expected - according to him, Biopace is "easier on your knees" and allows "healthy, efficient pedaling at...
09-24-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,225
Posted By Hondo6

Not sure I want anything to do with anything...

Not sure I want anything to do with anything called "ED". (smile)

Seriously, here's a brief (and rather marketing-oriented, IMO) web page that somewhat explains the process.
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09-24-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Hondo6

This source says the SRAM Gripshift 3.0 was...

This source says the SRAM Gripshift 3.0 was produced in two versions: a 1:1 version and a Shimano-compatible "2:1" version (SRAM's term; actual pull ratio is the Shimano 1.7:1 pull ratio).
...
09-24-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,882
Posted By Hondo6

Interesting. Didn't download the article because...

Interesting. Didn't download the article because I had no professional need and thus didn't have the subscription or the need to purchase for mere curiosity. Thanks.

Ran across these and thought...
09-23-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By Hondo6

We are. FWIW, I did say "generally" regarding v1...

We are. FWIW, I did say "generally" regarding v1 and road bikes. (smile) As you and another commenter pointed out, there are exceptions, so "generally" is accurate. I couldn't remember with certainty...
09-23-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

Yeah, you got me there. What you quoted by me in...

Yeah, you got me there. What you quoted by me in your last comment above is a prime example of one reason I often later edit - "wordsmith", if you like - my comments in any public forum that allows...
09-23-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,882
Posted By Hondo6

If you find anything interesting, please post...

If you find anything interesting, please post your results here if you don't mind. CF is newer material and has more complex behavior than most other common structural materials. Authoritative info...
09-23-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

Noted. I've had my say concerning the topic at...

Noted. I've had my say concerning the topic at hand (Ishiwata tubing frames) and I'm done with the subject. I see no need for further discussion via PM.
09-23-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,882
Posted By Hondo6

See the Zinn article I linked above from...

See the Zinn article I linked above from VeloNews. If you want something more technical, here's a diagram from an article from the International Journal of Fatigue titled "Fatigue strength of carbon...
09-23-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By Hondo6

v1 = "version 1". This is the first version of...

v1 = "version 1". This is the first version of Octalink Shimano released. It's generally used on road bikes.
v2 = "version 2". This was the second version and is generally used on mountain bikes....
09-23-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Hondo6

Thanks to all who responded. Input is greatly...

Thanks to all who responded. Input is greatly appreciated.
09-23-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

I debated posting what follows, but decided that...

I debated posting what follows, but decided that what the hell – I’d done the “homework”, so I’d post the results. Others might find it useful even if you don’t.

I added emphasis in your comment...
09-23-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,882
Posted By Hondo6

CF is indeed strong in tension. However, your...

CF is indeed strong in tension. However, your conceptually mixing apples and stones here.

"Fatigue limit" refers to an amount of stress below which a material apparently can be stressed an...
09-21-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

No worries. Great minds think alike and all that....

No worries. Great minds think alike and all that. And since only part of the URL shows in a link, I had to follow yours to make sure that it was the same one. (smile)
09-21-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Hondo6

Not sure I'd consider a pinned joint that's there...

Not sure I'd consider a pinned joint that's there by design (and presumably designed to be joined strong enough to hold throughout the design lifetime) and a crack - due possibly to excessive or...
09-21-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

I sometimes "wordsmith" my replies because I...

I sometimes "wordsmith" my replies because I prefer to be precise and correct when commenting in a public forum rather than appear foolish or ignorant. Some apparently don't care about that.

To...
09-21-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,530
Posted By Hondo6

Actually it does very slightly. Some metal is...

Actually it does very slightly. Some metal is worn away during routine use. This wear is what causes elongation.

The change is very small. But it isn't zero.
09-21-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

For some reason that link seems familiar . . . ....

For some reason that link seems familiar . . . . (smile)
09-21-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

Thanks for the "present". In turn, I have a...

Thanks for the "present". In turn, I have a suggestion for you:

https://www.udemy.com/topic/reading-comprehension/

If you have a problem with someone posting a photo of a "brifter"-equipped...
09-21-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

I don't seem to remember the OP asking about any...

I don't seem to remember the OP asking about any specific frame. The question was, quoting: "What frames were made with Ishiwata019?". The OP then went on to say they were looking for such a frame in...
09-21-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By Hondo6

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Thanks for posting the link. It should prove useful.

Believe me, I researched Tiagra 4700 and it's compatibility with 11-speed components fairly thoroughly during my last bike build. I was still...
09-21-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Hondo6

You did see the part where the OP says the wheel...

You did see the part where the OP says the wheel "might have a small crack", right?

Personally, I'd be hesitant to ride any wheel that had a visible crack in it before having it thoroughly checked...
09-21-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Hondo6

OK, got permission to share photos. Let's see if...

OK, got permission to share photos. Let's see if I can figure out how to post them.

...
09-21-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Hondo6

Yep. Photos posted don't really show the dent -...

Yep. Photos posted don't really show the dent - in those photos, it's barely visible on the downtube between the "h" and "i" in the Bianchi decal if you know where to look. Photos sent privately to...
09-21-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Hondo6

Bianchi Eros Frameset with Small "Dimple" Dent - Worth Considering?

Posting this here for input. Thanks in advance for any replies.

Ran across a Bianchi Eros frameset for sale online. It appears to be my size, and I might be able to get it for a decent price. Not...
09-21-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hondo6

According to this link, as far back as the 1970s....

According to this link, as far back as the 1970s.

https://bikeretrogrouch.blogspot.com/2014/01/classic-tubes-tange-and-ishiwata.html

IMO the discussion is perfectly apropos for C&V. The...
09-21-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By Hondo6

Depends on the shifter. But in most cases, no....

Depends on the shifter. But in most cases, no. Tiagra 4700 shifters will work with a 4700 RD (obviously), and as I recall reputedly one or two other Shimano 10-speed gravel shifters of new design...
09-21-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By Hondo6

The Tiagra 4700 is one of those 10-speed RDs that...

The Tiagra 4700 is one of those 10-speed RDs that use Shimano's 1.4 new road actuation ration. I believe there are one or two other Shimano 10-speed RDs that might also - one from the GRX series...
09-21-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By Hondo6

Same sentiment here. Metal (and carbon) can be...

Same sentiment here. Metal (and carbon) can be replaced or repaired; flesh and bone sometimes are never the same afterwards.

No expert on frame/fork repair here - but that fork looks pretty badly...
09-20-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By Hondo6

Summertime? I thought you folks in NH had...

Summertime? I thought you folks in NH had different seasons, called June, July, August, and Winter. (smile)

Seriously - congrats on retirement. I think you'll enjoy the GA coast. Summer will...
09-20-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By Hondo6

At least one source on Amazon seems to have that...

At least one source on Amazon seems to have that size Panaracer Pasela's in stock (wire bead) for $26 ea.
...
09-20-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By Hondo6

I think you might be misremembering it....

I think you might be misremembering it. Recommendations I've seen elsewhere say one should replace 5-10 speed chains at 0.75% elongation (Park Tool goes on to recommend replacement at 0.5% elongation...
09-20-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,205
Posted By Hondo6

T-Mar, I hope you long outlive me (and I hope to...

T-Mar, I hope you long outlive me (and I hope to live decades longer). You're a wonderful - and IMO, irreplaceable - resource for this forum.

Be careful out there, OK? (smile)
09-20-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Hondo6

Hanging them from attic rafters in hot weather...

Hanging them from attic rafters in hot weather should also work nicely. Attics get surprisingly hot - not as hot as a car's interior when the windows are up, but well above 120 F in many cases.
09-20-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By Hondo6

That's actually a pretty impressive statement...

That's actually a pretty impressive statement about just how strong the original chain really was. That's over 6 1/2% elongation - which means a helluva lot of metal had been worn away and it still...
09-20-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By Hondo6

If the tire is a 27" x 1 1/4" tire, that's a...

If the tire is a 27" x 1 1/4" tire, that's a problem - a 27" x 1 1/4" tire corresponds to an ISO 32-630 tire. If your rim is for a 700c, that tire has a bead seat diameter 8mm larger than your rim is...
09-20-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Hondo6

See csport's comment above. It addresses that...

See csport's comment above. It addresses that plus possible brake issues that I'd forgotten about.
09-20-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Hondo6

Thanks for pointing out the other possible issues...

Thanks for pointing out the other possible issues I didn't.

I've read that about front FDs multiple places, but I've never been able to find actual data on FD actuation ratios. Do you happen to...
09-20-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By Hondo6

Tiagra 4700 does use the 11-speed actuation...

Tiagra 4700 does use the 11-speed actuation ration for its RD. I'm using an R7000 RD with Tiagra 4700 shifters on one of my bikes. No issues with indexing whatsoever.
09-19-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Hondo6

I ride exclusively road, so take this for what...

I ride exclusively road, so take this for what it's worth. But if you haven't done much gravel biking, that might be a quick and inexpensive way to see if you liked that type of bike and riding.
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