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09-28-19, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Davet

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09-27-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Davet

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What youíre looking for is called Ďcable linerí...
09-14-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By Davet

If the Shimano part numbers are the same, yes...

If the Shimano part numbers are the same, yes they will fit. If the part numbers are different, no.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,855
Posted By Davet

Your Dura Ace rear derailleur will not clear a...

Your Dura Ace rear derailleur will not clear a 32t rear cog in its stock configuration.
08-27-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,293
Posted By Davet

Itís gotta be pretty rough getting into fights...

Itís gotta be pretty rough getting into fights over the internet on purpose. Iím truly sorry you are the way you are.
08-27-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,293
Posted By Davet

Regardless of what others will advise you about...

Regardless of what others will advise you about your potential fix for your problem, youíll never know if it will actually work or not until you try your proposal and see if it really works, or not.
08-27-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,293
Posted By Davet

Note to self; bring the popcorn

Note to self; bring the popcorn
08-17-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Davet

SRAM and Shimano cassettes are fully...

SRAM and Shimano cassettes are fully interchangeable, youíre not stuck using one brand or the other.

Likewise 9-speed chains are interchangeable. Any brand you like will do.
08-01-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Davet

Yes, along with Grainger, Fasteners Inc and...

Yes, along with Grainger, Fasteners Inc and Fastenall.
08-01-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Davet

Ace Hardware seems to have the best selection of...

Ace Hardware seems to have the best selection of stainless metric fasteners of hardware stores. Barring that, google Ďfastenersí and see if thereís a fastener supplier in your area. Thatís the most...
07-28-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By Davet

6800 skewers are dark grey....

6800 skewers are dark grey. https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-Ultegra-6800-Quick-Release
07-14-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Davet

You must be in a Spokane. Buying from Cool Water?...

You must be in a Spokane. Buying from Cool Water?

A 10-speed cassette will fit on your hub. Far better than the 9-speed.
07-14-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Davet

That approach wonít work properly as each Ďclickí...

That approach wonít work properly as each Ďclickí of the shifter pulls a different amount of cable than a proper 9-speed shifter does. It will work sorta OK but it will grumble and make noises.

If...
07-10-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By Davet

You might put just a dab of lube on the pivot and...

You might put just a dab of lube on the pivot and where the handle slides against the plate. That usually smooths things nicely.
07-08-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Davet

The OP isnít asking about using Campy shifters,...

The OP isnít asking about using Campy shifters, only a Campy crankset.
07-07-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Davet

Any good 9-speed chain. I prefer KMC.

Any good 9-speed chain. I prefer KMC.
07-07-19, 09:51 AM
07-05-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Davet

Wheel is out of true due to cracks in the rim.

Wheel is out of true due to cracks in the rim.
07-03-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Davet

Serotta has a 68mm bottom bracket shell width and...

Serotta has a 68mm bottom bracket shell width and is standard British threaded.

As stated above, the crankset will determine which bottom bracket you’ll use.
06-01-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By Davet

Yes, it will shift the 14t difference just fine....

Yes, it will shift the 14t difference just fine. Look at the 50/34 chainrings that are so common now.
05-10-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Davet

Iíve been stashing Salsa Shafts away for years....

Iíve been stashing Salsa Shafts away for years. Iíll never run out.
05-08-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Davet

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Ace Hardware stores generally carry the best...
04-26-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Davet

You can peel the hoods back, spray WD40 liberally...

You can peel the hoods back, spray WD40 liberally on the shifter bits, blow out with compressed air then some good lube like TriFlow applied. It will be messy while you’re doing all this but this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By Davet

The size of the pulleys has nothing to do with...

The size of the pulleys has nothing to do with gear ratios. The Ďgear ratiosí are determined by the size of your chainrings and cassette cogs.
03-06-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,716
Posted By Davet

No it didnít. The pull ratios for Shimano...

No it didnít. The pull ratios for Shimano 5600/6600/7800//5700/6700/7900 (rear)10-speed shifters are the same.
03-02-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Davet

The limiting factor may be tire/brake caliper...

The limiting factor may be tire/brake caliper clearance. Some calipers are better than others. Can you borrow a set of wheels with the tires you’re looking at to install for a clearance check?
02-23-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Davet

I like and use the Park Tool Repair manual. Very...

I like and use the Park Tool Repair manual. Very well written, laid out and easy to read and follow.
02-10-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Davet

I run 6800 brakes on several of my 10-speed...

I run 6800 brakes on several of my 10-speed bikes, they work reall well. The 6800 brakes are excellent brakes and are even better with Kool Stop salmon pads.
02-09-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By Davet

The bolded part in Andyīs post is really...

The bolded part in Andyīs post is really important. Make sure your skewer springs are as shown in the pic....
02-08-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By Davet

Sometimes cheap/cheesy skewer nuts will partially...

Sometimes cheap/cheesy skewer nuts will partially strip out their threads allowing the skewer to loosen. It’s happened to me twice with ‘those’ skewers.
01-29-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By Davet

If you peel the outside rear of the hood forward,...

If you peel the outside rear of the hood forward, the model number of the shifter is embossed on the plastic shifter body.
11-21-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Davet

I use the Praxis PF30 converter, itís absolutely...

I use the Praxis PF30 converter, itís absolutely bulletproof and offers an elegant solution to PF30 BB shell sloppiness and creaking. I love it!
11-14-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Davet

It’s pretty common during the cold season, the...

It’s pretty common during the cold season, the lubricants inside of your shifter and in your cables get thicker when the temp falls causing the sluggishness in the operation of the mechanicals that...
Forum: Touring
11-03-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By Davet

Depending on where you are in Baja, temps can...

Depending on where you are in Baja, temps can approach nearly 100. Another factor can be high humidity.

In the length of Baja, thereís an awful lot of nothing, often little respite from the sun...
Forum: Touring
11-02-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 27,893
Posted By Davet

Kite boarding in Los Barriles in January?

Kite boarding in Los Barriles in January?
10-18-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Davet

A Scotchbrite green pad and alcohol gets the...

A Scotchbrite green pad and alcohol gets the nasties off the rim. Then I wipe down with a rag and a bit of alcohol.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,047
Posted By Davet

Google Earth show their address as a vacant lot.

Google Earth show their address as a vacant lot.
08-26-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,042
Posted By Davet

TACX makes pulleys for Shimano derailleurs that...

TACX makes pulleys for Shimano derailleurs that have sealed bearings. My wife uses those on her touring bike.
08-21-18, 11:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,042
Posted By Davet

Big/big is going to be noisy. It’s worst possible...

Big/big is going to be noisy. It’s worst possible cross-chain you can do, lots of chain tension top and bottom, derailleur trying to keep the chain straight. The worst if all worlds. Don’t do it.
08-21-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,042
Posted By Davet

I use a dab of heavy oil on both bushings.

I use a dab of heavy oil on both bushings.
08-21-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,707
Posted By Davet

I’ll posit a cable/housing change will restore...

I’ll posit a cable/housing change will restore your shifting.
08-21-18, 11:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,042
Posted By Davet

The D/A pulleys are a direct replacement for what...

The D/A pulleys are a direct replacement for what you have now. Both the top and bottom pulleys have sealed bearings which means they should last far longer than other pulleys.

Make sure you...
08-20-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,042
Posted By Davet

Ultegra, Dura Ace and Tacx pulleys are all...

Ultegra, Dura Ace and Tacx pulleys are all worthwhile, fairly inexpensive and for me, quiet.
08-12-18, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By Davet

Properly installed cranks of either type are...

Properly installed cranks of either type are solidly fastened together so there will be no power “loss”. I think the difference you feel lies in the bikes themselves, older vs newer.
08-11-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 617
Posted By Davet

Appropriate threadless headset.

Appropriate threadless headset.
08-05-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By Davet

Can you find the model number of your front...

Can you find the model number of your front derailleur? (Generally it’s stamped on the outside of the left part of the cage.) If so, post the number and perhaps some can take a quick pic to help you.
08-01-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Davet

Park Tools has their wonderful repair manual...

Park Tools has their wonderful repair manual on-line https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help Easy to read and understand, it will get you well on your way to being competent in taking care of your...
07-25-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Davet

Contact White directly, they’re very responsive.

Contact White directly, they’re very responsive.
07-22-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By Davet

Is the new cable you’re trying to install have...

Is the new cable you’re trying to install have the intact ‘spot’ welded end, in other words not cut? If the end you’re trying to insert has been cut, perhaps there’s a rough edge catching on...
07-21-18, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 716
Posted By Davet

Iíd suggest that your next step would be to...

Iíd suggest that your next step would be to install a new gear cable and housing.
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