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04-29-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By 70sSanO

I have cranks with self extracting bolts. Pretty...

I have cranks with self extracting bolts. Pretty simple design.

Basically you are using an allen/hex head crank bolt with a wide shoulder. Torque the bolt and then thread in the dust/extractor...
04-19-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 443
Posted By cxwrench

You really did just post that...unbelievable. The...

You really did just post that...unbelievable. The HG 901 is the 11 speed D/A-XTR chain. It's always good to know what you're talking about when posting on the internet.
03-13-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By Prowler

PRO TIP: never actually discard any parts until...

PRO TIP: never actually discard any parts until the new stuff has arrived, been installed and test ridden. The old stuff does not take up much room and can be very helpful.

Pro tip 2: do not...
12-06-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I would suggest doing some research with...

I would suggest doing some research with Sutherland's Manual and Sheldon Brown's sites. Southerlands has charts of der specs that cover decades old examples. The better and older service focused...
11-19-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I no longer bother to learn new parts specs if I...

I no longer bother to learn new parts specs if I don't have to deal with them so I don't know the M360's specs. My quickie interweb search suggests this der has a 34T max cog and a 43 tooth chain...
11-19-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Pushing the cog size to it's limits will...

Pushing the cog size to it's limits will sometimes show issues that are not present if you keep away from that limit. Can you shorten the chain and still have it fit around the largest cog/ring...
08-16-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By Lazyass

A few years ago I bought a brand new bike. After...

A few years ago I bought a brand new bike. After riding it many miles and not being able to get it properly tuned I realized the hanger was slightly bent probably from shipping. I just eyeballed it...
08-05-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,241
Posted By cobba

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

Your photos are here.....

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/22107142
07-18-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Goldrush

Problem solved. The derailleur was gunked up. A...

Problem solved. The derailleur was gunked up. A couple of baths withTri-Flow and it's working fine.
06-09-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,887
Posted By alo

In my case it didn't. There were no pins sticking...

In my case it didn't. There were no pins sticking out. It was the leading edge of a link.
05-04-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,105
Posted By jesnow

Yes I know this trick. These particular tires...

Yes I know this trick. These particular tires (conti GP 5K) were mounted for several months on my track bike. Ridden many times at the velodrome at high pressure. Contis are known for being a little...
04-17-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By cyccommute

Yes, the nut is part of the wheel but it is in...

Yes, the nut is part of the wheel but it is in the wrong location. In the picture below, the nut (shown by green arrow) should be inside the dropout (see yellow arrow). The dropout should ride on the...
03-30-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Bblackburn1

Replacing bearing vs whole bracket

Giant TCR C3 2012(possible 2008)
truvativ elita gxp crank
Sleeve says BSA 43-05 (diameter/bearing mm?)
I'm learning how to service and repair my own bikes.
I've got a wobble in my bearing and I...
03-27-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,521
Posted By Symox

Half Radial lacing rear wheel

I got bit by the wheel lacing bug. I did a rim brake rear 28Hole with 3X lacing both sides and its great. Now I'm addicted to doing other patterns. I'm thinking of trying a radial non drive side...
03-13-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 801
Posted By Kapusta

For all the trashing of this no name stuff, it...

For all the trashing of this no name stuff, it turned out to be a hangar issues.

FWIW, I had to shim a SRAM X9 rd one time to get it to reach the lowest cog.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-05-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,191
Posted By azza_333

Thanks for the feedback, the frame builder is...

Thanks for the feedback, the frame builder is Waltly, from what I have read online, they make great stuff, but they will build what ever a customer asks for, and generally not recommend to much. Even...
11-27-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By cxwrench

I put the tool on every new bike I build. At...

I put the tool on every new bike I build. At least half need some adjustment. I find it amazing that the OP would try to adjust for "a few months" and not check the hanger. The very first thing I do...
10-21-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 914
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The ability to adjust cable "tension" (actually...

The ability to adjust cable "tension" (actually the casing length...) is essential to fine tune the shifter/rear der relationship. Having a back up or second device to do this isn't wrong. Those who...
10-21-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By cyccommute

Nope. There is not a patch out there that will...

Nope. There is not a patch out there that will stick worth a damn with “standard rubber cement”. Nor is making your own patches going to work all that well. Both aren’t even worth the time to try.
...
10-21-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By masi61

Rema TipTop come in 100 count boxes at a good...

Rema TipTop come in 100 count boxes at a good price. They work great. Which patches are you referring to that do not get great reviews?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,917
Posted By Psimet2001

I'm flabbergasted by it. This is beyond making...

I'm flabbergasted by it. This is beyond making sense.

Your BB is toast. You rode it until you destroyed the cartridge bearing and it came apart. Replace it. Because it's so torched you have to...
10-11-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,394
Posted By estebe

Pushing out a dent in steel frame from the inside?

So after taking a frame out of storage I was really pleased to find this ...
09-14-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By Iride01

Might could find a torx bit that doesn't quite...

Might could find a torx bit that doesn't quite fit and hammer it down in there. Might ruin your torx bit, but those are cheap now. Screw extractor is best bet.

I've gotten things like that out by...
08-15-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,649
Posted By Koyote

Thankfully, it sounds like OP did not suffer a...

Thankfully, it sounds like OP did not suffer a head injury. I think he or she is just looking for ammunition - wants to run back into the bike shop, hold out a cell phone, and say “look, everyone on...
07-20-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By Scubacollie

Hi Mate thanks for your reply. Im fine with...

Hi Mate thanks for your reply.
Im fine with the M30 tool, i know what to buy there, however im unsure what press type and size i need and type and size of cup removal tool i need?

​​​​​​Ive...
07-05-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By btppberk

Back brakes keep moving

My back rim brakes keep shifting out of alignment. I'll start the ride with them aligned, but end it with one end touching the wheel. I've tightened where the breaks and frame, but no luck. The wheel...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By 8aaron8

I sent you a pm.

I sent you a pm.
06-05-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By shelbyfv

I've found that the BBT-22 is prone to slip out...

I've found that the BBT-22 is prone to slip out of the BB. You have to be very careful to keep it straight, the splines could be deeper. You can secure it with a long bolt through the axle with nut...
12-12-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,993
Posted By Bill Kapaun

If you have a broken axle, you'll have a couple...

If you have a broken axle, you'll have a couple pieces of loose axle.
If not broken, rotate slowly and feel for roughness.

Don't you have ANY incentive to do SOME BASIC INSPECTION?
11-29-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,116
Posted By DOS

The explanation for the frame is probably that it...

The explanation for the frame is probably that it was the closest comparable frame to the one you had that they happened to have on hand. I had a similar situation with a Cannondale replacement where...
11-21-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,315
Posted By thinktubes

Probably trying to "impress" you. I always...

Probably trying to "impress" you.

I always tell the guys at Jiffy Lube that my wife changes the air and cabin filters on my car (true). That usually puts an end to the upselling.
10-26-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Clifford- Really? The differences between an...

Clifford- Really? The differences between an indexed guide and tension pulley is pretty basic service 101. The upper has a tooth profile that best hugs (or actually nestles into the) chain better to...
09-20-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,519
Posted By RGMN

Matte finish paint is notoriously difficult to...

Matte finish paint is notoriously difficult to keep looking matte. Greasy fingers can easily change the appearance. If it bothers you that badly (and it sounds like it does) take the bike back to the...
09-18-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,840
Posted By CliffordK

11-speed MTB cassettes work fine on 8/9/10 speed...

11-speed MTB cassettes work fine on 8/9/10 speed road wheels. 34T is getting pretty close to where Shimano made them compatible.

I'm not quite sure when the cutoff was, but probably 2009 will be...
Forum: Touring
09-15-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,295
Posted By robow

Thanks

Thanks
09-01-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,245
Posted By cudak888

If not Velox, how about Zefal? Or any sort of...

If not Velox, how about Zefal? Or any sort of weaved cotton tape? Disagreements in tech aside, perhaps we've all made the mistake of assuming your location and accessibility (especially as I haven't...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-08-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,702
Posted By Nessism

Lots of information about decal's in this...

Lots of information about decal's in this thread...https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/1157944-head-tube-badge-creation.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 18,146
Posted By Steve B.

Let’s think about that a bit. How exactly...

Let’s think about that a bit.

How exactly does the LBS inspect a carbon frame ?.

Customer A comes in and says “I had a small accident and want to know if the frame is OK to ride ?”. I...
10-13-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By Pops1959

Thank you for the reply, Andy.A new unit is...

Thank you for the reply, Andy.A new unit is expected tomorrow and I'm going to swap it out. The non-working one will either be returned, or perhaps dissected for educational purposes. lol I should...
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