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06-16-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By cobba

The old Avid G3 Solid Sweep can still be found if...

The old Avid G3 Solid Sweep can still be found if you look....
06-09-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 886
Posted By cobba

https://bikeforums.net/g/picture/25261382 ...

https://bikeforums.net/g/picture/25261382
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11-21-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By cobba

One is a conventional/standard derailleur the...

One is a conventional/standard derailleur the other one is a direct mount derailleur.

The direct mount derailleur needs a b-link (bracket axle unit) to attach it to a standard derailleur hanger....
11-20-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By cobba

The hanger in the following link, looks to be the...

The hanger in the following link, looks to be the one that would fit on your bike, the derailleur that you bought, would fit on it without having to modify it or the hanger.

...
10-09-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By cobba

Your derailleur has the wrong type of attachment...

Your derailleur has the wrong type of attachment on it.

You have a derailleur with a dropout claw but you need a derailleur that attaches directly to the derailleur hanger.
...
09-26-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By cobba

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/545243 ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/545243
...
08-12-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By cobba

With the correct hardware you could connect it,...

With the correct hardware you could connect it, the old fitting would need to be cut off to attach the new fittings and the brakes would need bleeding afterwards.

Road an mountain levers use...
08-12-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By cobba

When you double stack those types of adapters,...

When you double stack those types of adapters, you won't have a straight hole going through both adapters.

...
08-12-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By cobba

With some adapters you're supposed to use those...

With some adapters you're supposed to use those spherical washers above the caliper.

+20mm adapter
https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/si/SI-8170A-001-ENG.pdf

+23mm adapter...
08-12-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By cobba

Spend a few $ and buy the correct adapter. ...

Spend a few $ and buy the correct adapter.

https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-F203PP-Disc-Brake-Adapter
08-05-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,348
Posted By cobba

Your photos are here..... ...

Your photos are here.....

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/22107142
07-22-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By cobba

Is the bracket axle unit / b-link attached to the...

Is the bracket axle unit / b-link attached to the derailleur hanger properly?

Yours looks like it's attached in a vertical position, it's supposed to be attached in more horizontal position.

...
06-01-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By cobba

The mounting surfaces on the 185mm post mount...

The mounting surfaces on the 185mm post mount adapter aren't even, this adapter is only made to be used with Avid CPS calipers which have the spherical washers below it and allow the it to be mounted...
04-26-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By cobba

It looks a bit chewed up now.

It looks a bit chewed up now.
04-14-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By cobba

Pull ratios: Science Behind the Magic |...

Pull ratios: Science Behind the Magic | Drivetrain Compatibility ? Art's SLO Cyclery (http://blog.artscyclery.com/science-behind-the-magic/science-behind-the-magic-drivetrain-compatibility/)
03-25-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,752
Posted By cobba

Those are cantilever brakes on the bike in the...

Those are cantilever brakes on the bike in the photo, did you remove them and put v-brakes on the bike?
03-02-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By cobba

I think there's a trick to seeing a new member's...

I think there's a trick to seeing a new member's album.

Change the 6 digit number in your user album to the 6 digit number at the end of Kpruu1014 profile.

Your album:...
02-16-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,161
Posted By cobba

Your fork serial number on the trailhead page...

Your fork serial number on the trailhead page should show what upgrades the fork can have.

https://trailhead.rockshox.com/en/

Spare parts catalog also shows parts.
...
12-20-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By cobba

Why those washers are used above the caliper with...

Why those washers are used above the caliper with that type of adapter...
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/519x522/p4pb15830280_77a86d20b89381144e7683cfbc148e9dacd84cbb.jpg
12-20-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By cobba

See how it is when the adapter is put on the...

See how it is when the adapter is put on the correct way around with the shorter bolt.

The 'up arrow' only points up when that adapter is on a fork, when that adapter is on a chain stay mount it...
12-12-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,516
Posted By cobba

Unlike standard disc brake calipers, the BB7 is a...

Unlike standard disc brake calipers, the BB7 is a CPS caliper that needs a 5mm stack of spherical washers beneath the caliper for proper spacing over the rotor.

If the Deore calipers were attached...
09-21-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By cobba

BB7's need the extra spacing that CPS washers...

BB7's need the extra spacing that CPS washers provide.

https://www.sram.com/en/sram/models/db-blbg-7m-a1
09-13-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By cobba

Previous thread:...

Previous thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1085991-5-side-allen-bolt-anti-theft-skewer-help.html
08-12-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,615
Posted By cobba

Keep the chain in a straighter line. Old...

Keep the chain in a straighter line.

Old worn chains can flex sideways easier then a new chain.

There's nothing to guide the chain when back pedalling


nothing to guide the chain + a chain...
08-12-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By cobba

It probably would of been built like that on...

It probably would of been built like that on purpose, I don't know if they're still making them but you could buy factory built wheels that were rim and disc brake compatible.



Yes as long as...
07-07-20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By cobba

What about the Microshift bar clamp shifers? ...

What about the Microshift bar clamp shifers?
https://www.microshift.com/en/product/sl-m10/


Not really, any Shimano 10 speed mountain shifters (Deore, SLX, XT) would work with those derailleurs....
07-04-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,554
Posted By cobba

The SM-MA-F203P/PM adapter that you bought is a...

The SM-MA-F203P/PM adapter that you bought is a 23mm adapter for using a 203mm rotor with 180mm post mounts

The SM-MA-F203P/P adapter is a 43mm adapter that lets you use a 203mm rotor with a 160mm...
06-17-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By cobba

You've got a sticky piston. ...

You've got a sticky piston.

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/tech-talks-fixing-sticky-pistons-park-tool--video.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQXFFgRButo
06-07-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,152
Posted By cobba

Looks like 2 x M3x8 Flat Head Screws are probably...

Looks like 2 x M3x8 Flat Head Screws are probably needed to attach the hanger.

https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hangers/manufacturers/brodie/derailleur-hanger-154.html
05-26-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By cobba

The SM-MA-R160D/D adapter is what you need. ...

The SM-MA-R160D/D adapter is what you need.

Tech diagram: https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-BR-R8070-4255D.pdf

https://si.shimano.com/ (https://si.shimano.com)
10-24-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,284
Posted By cobba

Sounds like the cable is incorrectly attached, it...

Sounds like the cable is incorrectly attached, it is supposed to be attached on the outboard side of the pinch bolt.

Attach it on the correct side and report back.
...
09-19-19, 02:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,297
Posted By cobba

Bracket axle unit installed in the horizontal...

Bracket axle unit installed in the horizontal position as it should be?

I've seen people incorrectly attach it in a vertical position, they had problems with shifting and chain tension.
...
07-31-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By cobba

Rim brake or disc brake? Might be hard...

Rim brake or disc brake?

Might be hard finding a rim brake fork with that A/C measurement.
07-31-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By cobba

Subtract the % of the 63mm of fork travel, not...

Subtract the % of the 63mm of fork travel, not off the A/C length.

Example:
A suspension fork with 500mm A/C measurement and 100mm travel.
If you ride with 20% sag, the axle to crown measurement...
07-24-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,363
Posted By cobba

Compressionless cable housing?

Compressionless cable housing?
07-09-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,634
Posted By cobba

This article says it's a bit of a cross between...

This article says it's a bit of a cross between internal and external.

https://bikerumor.com/2017/05/16/campagnolo-updates-scirocco-c17-aluminum-clincher-wheelset-qr/


External cam skewer on...
07-05-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By cobba

The brake adapter goes on the top side of the...

The brake adapter goes on the top side of the chain stay, the holes on the bottom side are for a stand.

The 2 holes above the dropout are for a rack or fender.
06-28-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,174
Posted By cobba

Some Tektro brakes use the same type of pad as...

Some Tektro brakes use the same type of pad as some Shimano brakes, you look to have the same shape pad as the Shimano B01S resin pads / E01S metal pads.


Resin = Organic.


Plenty of other...
06-04-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,736
Posted By cobba

Yes. ...

Yes.

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/disc-brake-rotor-removal-installation#article-section-3



Shimano makes lockrings that use a bottom bracket tools and cassette tools.

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09-07-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,008
Posted By cobba

RockShox Dart 1 = about 5.5 lb A better fork...

RockShox Dart 1 = about 5.5 lb

A better fork can be 2 lb lighter then your current fork.
03-13-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 30,105
Posted By cobba

Jandd makes this adapter for bikes with...

Jandd makes this adapter for bikes with 'wishbone' style seat stays:

http://www.jandd.com/ProdImages/RacksRackTrunks/monostayadapter/monostayadapter.jpg
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