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04-18-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By DOS

Update. Its 10 speed and not upgradeable to 11...

Update. Its 10 speed and not upgradeable to 11 speed.
04-18-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By DOS

This was helpful. It at least confirms that the...

This was helpful. It at least confirms that the wheels are pre2012 because Zipp stopped making the silver shells in 2012. But I am thinking now that the 11 in the serial number etched in the shell...
04-18-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By DOS

LL Bean double soled bison slippers

LL Bean double soled bison slippers
04-18-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By DOS

I have. They are sending me new cores, which is...

I have. They are sending me new cores, which is nice of them. But I dont think that is going to solve the issue. I have replaced cores before anly to have the problem repeat.
04-18-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By DOS

Trouble with milkit vallves

I am running milkit valves on my road tubeless wheels. They work fine for the most part, and its nice to be able to remove valve cores without air escaping tires. But I have had persistent problem...
04-18-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By DOS

Dating Zipp Wheels

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01-16-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,593
Posted By DOS

I have had feedback elite from before it was...

I have had feedback elite from before it was feedback (it was Ultimate when I bought it). Its been a great stand and I like the auto release mechanism on the clamp. But I do agree with cyclcommute’s...
01-16-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By DOS

Update, problem seems to have been result of...

Update, problem seems to have been result of insufficiently tightened hub adjusting collar and end cap. I had an exchange with White during which I mentioned that the press in axle end cap seemed...
01-03-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By DOS

Yes. I swapped in a different wheel and the...

Yes. I swapped in a different wheel and the problem went away.
01-03-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By DOS

yes, but its happening on tne road, which is a...

yes, but its happening on tne road, which is a new thing.
01-03-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By DOS

This is what I am thinking. I amd going to try...

This is what I am thinking. I amd going to try replacing bearings ($30) before spending $160 on new free hub.
01-02-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By DOS

Intermittent ratcheting noise from rear hub

Hi and Happy New Year

I have a set of White T11 road hubs (48t ratchet) that are going on six years old. I am getting intermittent “ratcheting” noise like when coasting but while pedaling (or...
10-02-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By DOS

This brakes feel ok. This was the only way I...

This brakes feel ok. This was the only way I could get enough pull to fully engage the brakes.
10-02-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By DOS

Weird rear brake cable hanger. Did I do this right?

I am refurbing a 90s Trek step thru hybrid that has Shimano cantilever brakes. In my previous experience with step thru frames, the rear brake cable routes down the sloping TT then comes up the seat...
09-13-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,569
Posted By DOS

Was that price for titanium? Mine are cromo. Back...

Was that price for titanium? Mine are cromo. Back in 2018 when I started this thread, it was hard to find a replacement, and Look was no help. I was able to find a replacement for $45 on Walmart...
09-07-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By DOS

Ok fair enough. I just meant you left out part ...

Ok fair enough. I just meant you left out part where I say its annoying, granted that I didn't say why its annoying until a later post where I explain the occasional context where briefly riding...
09-06-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By DOS

Well, taken out of context. Generally, for...

Well, taken out of context. Generally, for extended periods, I find dropping to small ring to be the way to go. But, as I noted earlier, for the odd occasion to power over a short rise without down...
09-06-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By DOS

That would be annoying. I can understand why the...

That would be annoying. I can understand why the steep chain line I have on my double would cause chain to drop from big to small, but seems odd to have the problem from middle to small on a triple....
09-05-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By DOS

Agree. I ran 6800 on the bike in question for...

Agree. I ran 6800 on the bike in question for years and have it on another bike. Never experienced this problem with 50, 52, or 53t rings. My 6800 bike has 52/36 and works fine in all combinations...
09-05-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By DOS

Early indications point to the chain. The SRAM...

Early indications point to the chain. The SRAM Red22 chain I put on is much quieter and so far doesn’t drop to small ring. 50 mile ride tomorrow will be the true test. I am actually not anywhere near...
09-05-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By DOS

I think its good. I left it a few links longer...

I think its good. I left it a few links longer than what was on their previously to accomodate bigger rear cassette. Any more links and I think it would be too long, actually.
09-05-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By DOS

Yep, and thats generally my approach, which is...

Yep, and thats generally my approach, which is why I have lived with the situation for a year. But it happens enough where I want to just power over a short rise in the big ring with one shift up the...
09-05-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By DOS

Chain drops when crosschained

Picking upon this old thread, to seek additional advice.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1006500-possible-cause-chain-jump-smaller-chain-ring-when-cross-chain.html.

I have been...
07-20-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,078
Posted By DOS

Hi Resurrecting this old thread because I am...

Hi

Resurrecting this old thread because I am having this issue. My sense is it started when I installed a new chain and chose YBN rather than sticking with SRAM, which I had used previously...
03-05-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By DOS

Yes this is correct assuming you have any washers...

Yes this is correct assuming you have any washers and bushing for the lever correctly installed. The reason many levers have a d ring mounting screw is to make fine adjustments easy. You shouldn’t...
01-31-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By DOS

Superbe Pro IPC Shifters — Index vs. Friction

Hi

I just installed Superbe Pro Shifters and deraiileurs onto my Schwinn Paramount. The shifters are Index Power Control with settings for index shifting, index shifting with ultra freewheels,...
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By DOS

So am thinking of offering $150 for the...

So am thinking of offering $150 for the derailleurs and brakes in the pic (not including bars, which I don’t need). I will need to replace the hoods on the levers but I did a test and hoods from...
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By DOS

No wheelset as far as I know.

No wheelset as far as I know.
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By DOS

Suntour Superbe Pro 8 speed

A friend of mine recently put modern components on his 80s road bike and is offering me the superbe pro groupset he replaced. I would love to put the components on my Schwinn Paramount, replacing the...
11-08-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By DOS

4000 miles is not that much for a BB. Is your...

4000 miles is not that much for a BB. Is your frame pressfit or BSA? If latter, you may only need to grease threads. If former, pull cranks, clean everything and check to see if bearings still feel...
10-22-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By DOS

Does the shifter shift without pulling cable or...

Does the shifter shift without pulling cable or is it jammed? Could be the cable isn’t seated correctly inside the shifter or you connected the cable without the shifter in the neutral (shifted to...
10-16-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By DOS

Another vote for retaping. Also, regarding...

Another vote for retaping. Also, regarding jadocs mention of losing air around the valve, I have found some rims require pressing the valve in very hard from inside the rim while tightening the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,571
Posted By DOS

+1 on Orange seal

+1 on Orange seal
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,571
Posted By DOS

Surprised it didn’t seal. And a tiny slash on a...

Surprised it didn’t seal. And a tiny slash on a relatively new tire should mean the tire is still usable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,571
Posted By DOS

A slash without spray means sealant was dried or...

A slash without spray means sealant was dried or not enough put in in the first place. I have destroyed two schwalbe tires — one slashed by a rock the other punctured by a 2 inch screw, in each case...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,571
Posted By DOS

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to...

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to Hed Belgium + rims so both inflate wider than 25mm due to the wide rim (21mm internal). The addix inflate to about 27mm while the older tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,571
Posted By DOS

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3...

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3 years and have been generally pleased with ride and durability. I started with the original microskin version and recently replaced a worn rear tire...
10-06-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By DOS

I think you have probably already over done it....

I think you have probably already over done it. The proof hide isn’t going to fix the cracks or really restore the leather from being left to dry out, but it will protect it from further damage. But...
10-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By DOS

My airshot canister works great. Air Shot Ltd....

My airshot canister works great. Air Shot Ltd. (http://www.airshotltd.com/)
10-01-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,747
Posted By DOS

I too now use milkit valves.

I too now use milkit valves.
10-01-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,747
Posted By DOS

I have been running Pro Ones for over two years....

I have been running Pro Ones for over two years. I like them. set up is pretty easy and they roll nice. I recently wore out my rear tire, which was the original construction, so bought the newer...
07-21-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By DOS

Flip flop hubs.Single speed on one side, fixie on...

Flip flop hubs.Single speed on one side, fixie on the other?
07-20-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,430
Posted By DOS

I had this problem with an aluminum seatpost in a...

I had this problem with an aluminum seatpost in a steel frame where some corrosion at the bottom of the post causeD it to seize. The only thing that worked for me was brute force. I put a saddle I...
07-10-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By DOS

I expect its probably five or six cogs in the...

I expect its probably five or six cogs in the back and 27 inch tires, which you can find online at decent prices. You might also look under the bottom bracket shell and elsewhere on the frame for a...
07-07-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By DOS

BB depends on what cranks you want to use but...

BB depends on what cranks you want to use but shouldn’t be an issue as long as you match up BB and cranks. As for rear spacing, all depends on what the current spacing of the dropouts is. But steel...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,422
Posted By DOS

I haven’t ridden any Berthoud saddles, but I do...

I haven’t ridden any Berthoud saddles, but I do own two Brooks Professionals and a Selle Anatomica. Based onOPs description, the Galibier would be too narrow for me. I rode a Brooks Swift for a...
07-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By DOS

Not a shop rat either, but the only thing that...

Not a shop rat either, but the only thing that surprises me is that it was a Schwalbe tire. I have found them among the most easy to mount. What was the rim, out of curiosity?
07-01-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,752
Posted By DOS

I like my wheel mfg universal press. It was...

I like my wheel mfg universal press. It was around 50 bucks two years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By DOS

Yep. Sure way to tell if your cassette is shot is...

Yep. Sure way to tell if your cassette is shot is to put a new chain on it.
06-28-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,752
Posted By DOS

I think this is right. The other thing, when...

I think this is right. The other thing, when installing with wavy washer, it doesn’t need to be compressed all the way. As long as there is no play in the cranks and the wavy washer isn’t compressed...
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