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08-07-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By jimc101

What is a Shimano 400 series brake? do you mean...

What is a Shimano 400 series brake? do you mean an MT400 or GRX400? you really need to be specific for questions like this as there will be different processes for each type. Same for the Tektro,...
08-02-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By jimc101

Can you get good 10 speed parts? 10 speed is old...

Can you get good 10 speed parts? 10 speed is old and pretty much the forgotten speed for road from all manufactures now, Campagnolo being no exception.

Not seen any mention of shifters, 8 speed...
07-30-22, 02:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 746
Posted By jimc101

Why? your assuming that the seller knew it was...

Why? your assuming that the seller knew it was there.

Being that the buyer said they needed to wash it to find it, would indicate that the bike was sold is a dirty condition, which would indicate...
07-28-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By jimc101

1st question, can you get a replacement freehub?...

1st question, can you get a replacement freehub? being a Joytech, would be surprised if you could have gotten on back int he 90's chances are for a 30is year old product today are going to be low to...
07-28-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By jimc101

None of the above give any useful info about what...

None of the above give any useful info about what you want to know from the original question.

Without knowing exactly what RD type/cassette speed combo you will be using (not are possibly...
07-18-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 293
Posted By jimc101

2005 is not vintage, just a bit old, and anything...

2005 is not vintage, just a bit old, and anything that is sold as 'vintage' is unlikely to fit (that goes for pretty much any part).

The 'Maillard ' brand is from the pre-freehub era, you may see...
07-17-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By jimc101

Upto a point, and comparing vintage hardware to...

Upto a point, and comparing vintage hardware to modern hardware isn't a great comparison, as anything pre-1990 will most likely be 7 speed or less, which will have less wear on components.

Have...
07-09-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By jimc101

You won't post a photo of what you actually have?...

You won't post a photo of what you actually have?

Did you read the specification? as no where does it say that there is an option for friction on the right, not sure why you don't think the...
07-07-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By jimc101

As it's threaded, hopefully not. For the...

As it's threaded, hopefully not.

For the flipchip , although you haven't shown a picture of the complete crown/steerer, as it's threaded, this would indicate that it's a very early Judy...
07-01-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By jimc101

HT2 has been out for almost 20 years now and the...

HT2 has been out for almost 20 years now and the tool for the crank pre-load hasn't changed since it was introduced, could understand an issue if Shimano changed the spec every few years, but they...
06-21-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By jimc101

Local-ish, if on the wrong side of the Pennines ...

Local-ish, if on the wrong side of the Pennines

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06-20-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By jimc101

So what do you currently have? Take it its an MTB...

So what do you currently have? Take it its an MTB hub from what your saying, MTB 11 speed is the same spec freehub as 10/9/8 speed MTB, it only changes when you go to 12 speed and microspline

If...
06-19-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,304
Posted By jimc101

If you need a new chainring, which for a 2019...

If you need a new chainring, which for a 2019 bike would indicate your doing a lot of distance on it, then which one needs replacing can decide what is the cheaper option, if the inner, normally...
06-18-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By jimc101

105 is the name of the groupset, not the specific...

105 is the name of the groupset, not the specific models, and 105 as a line has been going for 40 years now, so the 2002 has nothing to do with a 2023 groupset, other than the name.

You need to...
06-10-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By jimc101

Would pop over to the BF Drop bar MTB conversion...

Would pop over to the BF Drop bar MTB conversion page first Show Your Vintage MTB Drop Bar Conversions - Page 295 - Bike Forums...
05-17-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By jimc101

If you're just replacing the shifter, cut the...

If you're just replacing the shifter, cut the cable (the new one should have one fitted?, if not, replacing a 30+ year old cable is probably a good idea) then install the replacement shifter
05-13-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By jimc101

? it's a sub-brand of SRAM, and are mid-high end...

? it's a sub-brand of SRAM, and are mid-high end components,
05-05-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By jimc101

What is easily available in your area? Shimano...

What is easily available in your area? Shimano are a safe choice, if you can get them, and will probably out last all the other brands you have noted for corrosion.

For the length question, there...
05-01-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,441
Posted By jimc101

Where is the bike kept? anywhere that is close to...

Where is the bike kept? anywhere that is close to any chemicals, pool cleaner or similar?, you say you clean it, what with?

Would be trying to identify what caused the issue, multiple links...
04-25-22, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By jimc101

IF it can be serviced, getting it serviced will...

IF it can be serviced, getting it serviced will be way cheaper (yes you can put a regular fork in, but you need to budget for the cost of that fork and adapters) than a good replacement conventional...
04-24-22, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By jimc101

The Headshok is the major issue you're going to...

The Headshok is the major issue you're going to have as per veganbikes first would be to find either a good LBS that sells and services Cannondale or specialist suspension shop who can work on them,...
04-18-22, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By jimc101

Why the whole crank? are the pedal threads or BB...

Why the whole crank? are the pedal threads or BB taper damaged?
04-18-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By jimc101

That should have bushing, not bearing, you maybe...

That should have bushing, not bearing, you maybe able to get away with just stripping, cleaning and re-greasing them, rather than replace.

The pulley wheels (the name you need to look for if...
04-17-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By jimc101

Open Pro's, which ones? going back 10-20 years,...

Open Pro's, which ones? going back 10-20 years, there was only one design, in SUP, CD and Ceramic, now the Open Pro has become a brand for Mavic (rather than just a single product), with multiple...
04-15-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,681
Posted By jimc101

This thread is a couple of years old, so don't...

This thread is a couple of years old, so don't expect a reply from the OP, would note, that no one seemed to have picked up that the age of the bike is totally wrong, the bike is at earliest a 1992,...
04-11-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By jimc101

For parts, you need new spec stuff, that is going...

For parts, you need new spec stuff, that is going to be full retail price, Shimano, Hope, Bitex/Novatec, take your pick on price/availability, Shimano do have the disadvantage of being cup and cone...
04-05-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By jimc101

Guess you found out why it was cheap! old bike...

Guess you found out why it was cheap! old bike with proprietary parts are problematic, you seem to have already found the solution, your decision not to go with it.

Looking at a kit, it seems have...
03-28-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By jimc101

Pretty much impossible to say, you need to take...

Pretty much impossible to say, you need to take into account what conditions you ride in (wet = more wear) maintenance , or lack of it, cassette & chain replacement; and how you ride, do you spend...
03-27-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By jimc101

Yes, no, maybe (but probably not). You need...

Yes, no, maybe (but probably not).

You need to ID the forks steerer tube diameter (for a 1980's MTB, that will most likely be 1") and the 700c frames spec.

You need to ID the headset type you...
03-23-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By jimc101

Depends on the RD, on the back (as you look at...

Depends on the RD, on the back (as you look at it, but which screw is which and does what will depend on the RD you have (you haven't given any useful info like what you have, so no point in trying...
03-20-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By jimc101

Regardless of what the issue is with the rim...

Regardless of what the issue is with the rim (looks like a mark rather than crack), good luck with ordering a new one, that's a proprietary rim from a company that hasn't existed for 20ish years.
...
03-16-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By jimc101

What do you expect from 'upgrading' the BB?...

What do you expect from 'upgrading' the BB? Unless it's worn out, replacing a BB is pretty pointless as an 'upgrade' in VFM terms.

For the 'manual' bikes in general don't have them, parts do, you...
02-20-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By jimc101

The Trek Fuel series has been made for years...

The Trek Fuel series has been made for years (over 15 from a little research), chances that they are all interchangeable are about zero. You would need to research the year yours is (key info not...
02-20-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By jimc101

One on the left, no not yet, one on the right,...

One on the left, no not yet, one on the right, yes, which on the basis they are from the same caliper indicates a centering/setup issue. As noted, as they are off, no point in not replacing them,...
02-15-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By jimc101

You buy a very high end premium product and then...

You buy a very high end premium product and then complain about service costs of that product? Should have bought a cheaper but just as functional one in the first place, as suggested FSA & Cane...
02-14-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By jimc101

You really need to post the exact specs of your...

You really need to post the exact specs of your bike.

You say you have a 10-36 cassette, this would indicate it's NOT Shimano Hyperglide (HG), which is 7-11 speed but a SRAM Eagle/Shimano...
02-06-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By jimc101

Would initially look at just replacing the...

Would initially look at just replacing the complete crank with NOS (if you can find one) as the cost of replacing 3 rings esp the outer may be more than the cost of the complete crank.

For brands,...
02-04-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By jimc101

Nothing wrong with MT200's, but they are lower...

Nothing wrong with MT200's, but they are lower end brakes, what your proposing is to stick high end calipers on them, yes they will work, but are 3 finger vs higher end 2 finger brakes, and have no...
01-11-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By jimc101

For the 5700/6700 (and also the 7900) these were...

For the 5700/6700 (and also the 7900) these were the first under bar gear cable shifters from Shimano, and it was defiantly a learning groupset from them, For the 6700, did a lot of distance on that...
01-11-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By jimc101

I your bike only works 75% of the time, would be...

I your bike only works 75% of the time, would be working out why, and fixing and replacing as necessary.

For 5700 vs R7000, not seeing how you can compare these too much today, 5700 is 10+ years...
01-10-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By jimc101

Would it even have a barrel adjuster? yes you can...

Would it even have a barrel adjuster? yes you can get them (or rather inline adjusters) for F & R derailleurs, but unless your building yourself, most bikes (with road/STI shifters) don't come with...
01-07-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By jimc101

There is probabbly a reason why they were cheap,...

There is probabbly a reason why they were cheap, as there are some dead end standards out there for thru xles, or standards with little to no up/changeability.

For using these with a 135mm QR...
01-04-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By jimc101

It's a cassette, 10 speed and doesn't care what...

It's a cassette, 10 speed and doesn't care what the RD or shifters are, as long as the RD capacity is good, the cassette will work. The issue you seem to be confusing this with, is shifter/RD...
01-03-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By jimc101

What exactly is wrong with them? They look...

What exactly is wrong with them?
They look used, but far from worn out. Would be using them for a long time, the 53t will probably out last an inner replacement when this needs to be replaced (which...
12-21-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By jimc101

Shimano Ultegra ST-R8020 Name Plate & Fixing...

Shimano Ultegra ST-R8020 Name Plate & Fixing Screw (sjscycles.co.uk) (https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/gear-spares/shimano-ultegra-str8020-name-plate-fixing-screw-left-y0e198010/)

It will cost for...
12-21-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By jimc101

Measure? 135mm has been the standard for a long...

Measure? 135mm has been the standard for a long time till thru axles came along, effectively from when hyperglide cassette hubs came along, which were common by the late 80's, the age of your bike...
12-12-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By jimc101

Powder coating plastic!

Powder coating plastic!
12-12-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By jimc101

Long OOP brakes, no one is going to make...

Long OOP brakes, no one is going to make accessories for them now, as suggested above, painting is not only the cheapest and easier, it's also the only real option, as these were only offered in a...
12-05-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By jimc101

Re-looking at the photos, not quite sure what is...

Re-looking at the photos, not quite sure what is going on, the dissembled parts look to be 'loose' bearing type, the first image is of a sealed bearing back in the late 90's/early 00's (and even...
12-04-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By jimc101

Chances are all you need is a standard 1 1/8" EC...

Chances are all you need is a standard 1 1/8" EC cup headset.

The photos/info don't help too much, a side view of the headtube, rather than top would be more useful, and the date range of the bike...
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