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08-04-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 342
Posted By dedhed

Pull the wheel and measure the dropout spacing....

Pull the wheel and measure the dropout spacing. Treks of that era were often spaced at 128 to allow both 6 and 7 speed drivetrains in the same frame.
I wouldn't be surprised if you find 128 and can...
08-04-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,619
Posted By aclinjury

this thread should be entitlted: "what's the...

this thread should be entitlted:
"what's the perfect UTILITARIAN wheelset"
08-04-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Kevin stafford

A good way to use a 10 speed Shimano clutch...

A good way to use a 10 speed Shimano clutch derailleur for a 9 speed cassette is to use it with a SRAM 9 speed shifter, I have this on one of my bikes running an 11-40 9 speed, shifts perfectly, no...
08-02-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Road & mountain FDER's/shifters don't match. As...

Road & mountain FDER's/shifters don't match.
As mentioned you can get the Claris FB shifters OR change the FDER to a mountain (Acera/Altus?) type if you are going to use mountain shifters.
Rear...
07-30-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,227
Posted By shelbyfv

My position on this hasn't changed since last...

My position on this hasn't changed since last week:thumb:
07-28-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Iride01

There are several common methods to let you gauge...

There are several common methods to let you gauge where to break the chain. Some better than others depending on what specific rear derailleur you have and whether 1x, 2x or 3x front.

I'd...
07-27-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,807
Posted By F308

As a 65 year old rider who has progressed from 23...

As a 65 year old rider who has progressed from 23 to 25 to 28 over the years, I might add safety as a reason for wider tires. Comfort, without a doubt, but on a lousy and/or wet road, I'm far happier...
07-27-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By fietsbob

Yea I hate that. but I'm 72 & lots of stuff...

Yea I hate that. but I'm 72 & lots of stuff hurts , by now..
07-26-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 413
Posted By JohnDThompson

That sounds to me like a lubrication issue...

That sounds to me like a lubrication issue causing the pawls to fail to engage. Flush the innards with solvent, drip or blow dry, and re-lubricate. Shimano 600 and Dura-Ace freewheels of that period...
07-22-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 749
Posted By dsbrantjr

You can use filament-reinforced packing tape...

You can use filament-reinforced packing tape instead of rim strip, or Kapton tape.
07-18-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By shelbyfv

I think replacements are about $20.

I think replacements are about $20.
07-12-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By MudPie

Don't underestimate the importance of proper...

Don't underestimate the importance of proper torque when securing the lockring. It's probably 40 N-m, which is about 32 lb-ft of torque.
07-11-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By Ghazmh

If I squint hard enough I think I see a container...

If I squint hard enough I think I see a container labeled Trek.
07-10-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,660
Posted By AlmostTrick

Slower cyclists are more dedicated... it takes...

Slower cyclists are more dedicated... it takes them longer to get there. :)
07-09-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By fietsbob

on a fixie?

on a fixie?
07-08-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By grubetown

A top swing will be a better replacement

A top swing will be a better replacement
07-08-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,735
Posted By Darth Lefty

I think its fantastic that you can reach into...

I think its fantastic that you can reach into your pocket and grab your phone and look up a manual for any part on any bike at any time.
07-06-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,696
Posted By JohnDThompson

You know what they say about "standards:" the...

You know what they say about "standards:" the best thing about them is that you have so many to choose from! :thumb:
07-06-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 831
Posted By bmcer

Have you thought of trying the Velocity Veloplugs...

Have you thought of trying the Velocity Veloplugs rim plugs? If it's a double walled rim, they work nicely.
https://www.amazon.com/Velocity-Veloplugs-Rim-Plugs-Bag/dp/B07BQBSDYF
07-02-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,435
Posted By TJtheWrecker

Hi guys! I've been training intervals for 2 weeks...

Hi guys! I've been training intervals for 2 weeks and here's the progress! 17.1 MPH over 1 hour!! Very pleased with the results.


...
07-01-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,876
Posted By badger1

Pffft. What you (op) are noticing is the...

Pffft. What you (op) are noticing is the difference between a $500 and a $5000 bike. That, and clipless 'peddles' (sic) vs. flat 'peddles'.

Oh, and 'Drop Bars' vs. 'Flat Bars' ... that too.
...
07-01-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By wgscott

There's always the fork crown: ...

There's always the fork crown:

https://dur-duweb.newscyclecloud.com/storyimage/DU/20190329/SPORTS01/190329557/EP/1/1/EP-190329557.jpg
07-01-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Mulberry20

When you go to the limit, which is what you are...

When you go to the limit, which is what you are suggesting based on Cervelo's guidance it will be a crap shoot. Some tires will size larger for a number of reasons and you will have a problem. In my...
06-27-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's just the pin that broke; the clamp and...

It's just the pin that broke; the clamp and derailleur body are intact? You shoukld be able to replace the pin with a piece of steel rod or even a nail. I used a finishing nail to replace the pin on...
06-25-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Litespud

when I open a new cassette I use a small file to...

when I open a new cassette I use a small file to notch the spacers, one notch for the first spacer, two for the next one etc etc. Reassembling the cassette is foolproof after that
06-25-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,107
Posted By Chr0m0ly

This has Cannondale written all over it. Tall...

This has Cannondale written all over it. Tall guy, big guy.

Id find any Cannondale frame he takes a liking to, the ST Tourers that I like came in big size jumps. I use a 23, Id suggest a 25 for...
06-25-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,435
Posted By TJtheWrecker

Thank you all for your responses -- what I really...

Thank you all for your responses -- what I really resonated with is the idea : if you want to go fast, practice going faster.

Instead of 20 mile rides slowly twice a week, and much longer on the...
06-23-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By Cougrrcj

Got the new wheelset today, will take pics of...

Got the new wheelset today, will take pics of both old and new tomorrow! Just for schitts and giggles, I weighed both new wheels on a scale that measures down to grams... Bare wheelset is Front 770g,...
06-19-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By GeezyRider

You could try this:...

You could try this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXbbb9hf6lE
06-17-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,349
Posted By Phil_gretz

It's not a "they", but rather a "we". I try to...

It's not a "they", but rather a "we". I try to defer to her needs. We ride in groups only a handful of times annually. So, at traffic lights or other natural stops...
06-17-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,775
Posted By Elbeinlaw

Interesting discussion, since this is where my...

Interesting discussion, since this is where my wife and I live at the moment. We are both in our nearly mid 60s, back to biking after a couple of decades not. We're both fit, by the way, and my...
06-13-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By HillRider

No, it's not odd. I mentioned above the FC-4603...

No, it's not odd. I mentioned above the FC-4603 is a 10-speed crank and can be used with an 8,9 or 10-speed cassette with no problem. Shimano road rear derailleurs from 7-speed up through 10-speed...
06-12-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By fietsbob

can you remove and reverse the piece underneath ?...

can you remove and reverse the piece underneath ? it looks asymmetrical and may be better the other way around.
06-10-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Novalite

I'm riding since months with arrows backwards in...

I'm riding since months with arrows backwards in order to wear the other side of the tyre. :p
06-05-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,960
Posted By Machka

If I'm a pedestrian on a Cycleway, just ride past...

If I'm a pedestrian on a Cycleway, just ride past me. It's a Cycleway. There are going to be bicycles. I know that.

If I'm a pedestrian on a footpath (sidewalk), ride past me on the road.
06-05-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,960
Posted By Eddy_G

I use a spur cycle bell, and slow way down before...

I use a spur cycle bell, and slow way down before overtaking a pedestrian. They all seem to appreciate the bell. It’s a loud, but polite sound. I also say thank you when I do pass. People like that...
05-31-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,001
Posted By nlerner

I thought they met on Boxing Day.

I thought they met on Boxing Day.
05-31-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Trakhak

Slow leak from a puncture on the road. Carefully...

Slow leak from a puncture on the road. Carefully check the inner surface of the tire; look for, e.g., a glass sliver or a whisker of steel from a car tire.

I'm always initially annoyed to discover...
05-22-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,014
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Yes. There's a debate in the community about...

Yes. There's a debate in the community about which foot goes down. Most roads have crown, and thus it's a shorter distance on the left and if you screw up, you fall right, good. OTOH, it's also...
03-27-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,897
Posted By 79pmooney

merziac, good work! Your vision, Andy's ideas,...

merziac, good work! Your vision, Andy's ideas, inspiration and love. Dave's excellant work.

Most of you know, I love working with Dave Levy. He is the framebuilder who will take on almost any...
02-07-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,810
Posted By andrewclaus

I've never seen an crank tool strip before the...

I've never seen an crank tool strip before the crank does.

It's not unusual for the internal threads on the crank to pull out.
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