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08-19-19, 03:10 PM
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Posted By sleutho

Technical Question: FSA chainrings with Sram Force Crank

Hello, I have a technical question regarding a cyclocross bike I am working on building up right now. I picked up the bike minus wheels and seat with a SRAM carbon compact crank, SRAM 10 speed Rival...
09-10-18, 10:47 AM
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Posted By sleutho

Thanks! I really wanted to build up a 650b Soma...

Thanks! I really wanted to build up a 650b Soma Wolverine, but I'm also trying to buy a house so this will have to hold me over...I think it probably cost about 5 to 10% of what the soma would.
09-10-18, 10:45 AM
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Posted By sleutho

Hmm strange...Was the front derailleur a road or...

Hmm strange...Was the front derailleur a road or mountain?

Also, some biopace 'rings on this thing would really pull it together. Unfortunately this generation STX doesn't use the normal changing...
09-04-18, 11:06 AM
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Posted By sleutho

No issues at all. The front shifts great through...

No issues at all. The front shifts great through the gears. I've heard that before, but I've used some mountain bike shifters with road derailleurs too, and not had any issues. I think there is a...
09-03-18, 07:51 PM
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Posted By sleutho

Just finished up a GT Tequestra drop bar...

Just finished up a GT Tequestra drop bar conversion with UK randonneur bars, RSX brifters and the stock 3x7 STX drivetrain. Running a V brake up front with a travel agent, double racks, and Ritchey...
09-11-17, 03:30 PM
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Posted By sleutho

Hmm, I guess you can't do that with Photobucket...

Hmm, I guess you can't do that with Photobucket anymore unless you pay
09-11-17, 12:29 PM
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Posted By sleutho

Hmm, I can see them. Had an issue uploading one...

Hmm, I can see them. Had an issue uploading one but the other hopefully works now
09-11-17, 08:00 AM
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Posted By sleutho

Built this up recently...mid to late 90's...

Built this up recently...mid to late 90's Cannondale MTB I picked up for $60. It was rough but cheap, so decided it would make a good drop bar conversion. Not as vintage-styled as some here but its a...
05-24-17, 02:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 39,571
Posted By sleutho

That's a cool Avalanche! I recently picked up a...

That's a cool Avalanche! I recently picked up a 97 Avalanche LE. Put a rigid fork on it for riding on the street.

http://i371.photobucket.com/albums/oo153/sleutho/20170524_145924.jpg...
05-08-17, 11:22 AM
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Views: 1,482
Posted By sleutho

That's it! Didn't realize they switched over to...

That's it! Didn't realize they switched over to 6061 on the avalanche during the later years. I had been looking through and saw that they were previously 7000 series. Look's like the switch-over...
05-08-17, 08:05 AM
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Views: 1,482
Posted By sleutho

Need help identifying an Aluminum GT MTB

Hopefully there are some vintage GT people on here...

I bought this bike off craigslist the other day. It was a good price, so I would have bought it either way, but I was hoping it was a zaskar,...
02-25-17, 01:33 PM
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Views: 496
Posted By sleutho

I'll get a pic on Monday (the BB is at work at...

I'll get a pic on Monday (the BB is at work at the moment). Cup is the right word. I am missing the threaded cup that goes on the non drive side that supports the BB from that side. I was hoping...
02-24-17, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By sleutho

Retaining Part of Octalink BB

I recently got a used Octalink BB from the local bike Co-op, but found out today that the retaining/removable section on the other end (not sure what that is called) is not the correct one. Are there...
01-11-17, 01:55 PM
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Views: 7,696
Posted By sleutho

Is there any issue with hydraulic brake...

Is there any issue with hydraulic brake maintenance in heavily salty conditions? I rode a BB7 equipped bike through the winter a couple of years ago and I had to completely disassemble them in the...
01-11-17, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,394
Posted By sleutho

I've been using Planet bike gloves (half-lobster...

I've been using Planet bike gloves (half-lobster style) for a while, and have found that they don't keep my hands warm below about 5 degrees. This year, I bought some cheap "waterproof" ski mittens...
06-27-16, 05:04 PM
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Views: 39,571
Posted By sleutho

Oops, the other pictures didn't attach ...

Oops, the other pictures didn't attach

http://i371.photobucket.com/albums/oo153/sleutho/Mobile%20Uploads/20160626_125411.jpg...
06-27-16, 04:32 PM
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Views: 39,571
Posted By sleutho

Here is the bike: ...

Here is the bike:
http://i371.photobucket.com/albums/oo153/sleutho/Mobile%20Uploads/20160626_125351.jpg (http://s371.photobucket.com/user/sleutho/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20160626_125351.jpg.html)
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06-26-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 39,571
Posted By sleutho

Could anyone post a close up picture of the cable...

Could anyone post a close up picture of the cable and housing routing of a triple triangle rear canti brake? I think I have mine set up wrong, which is adding a lot of friction and making the rear...
08-07-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By sleutho

Ok, definitely didnt realize that. I'll make...

Ok, definitely didnt realize that. I'll make sure to get both the washer and the fulcrum lever. Thanks for the help!
08-04-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By sleutho

The fulcrum lever I was looking at it is here: ...

The fulcrum lever I was looking at it is here:

http://www.amazon.com/Sturmey-Archer-Fulcrum-locating-washer/dp/B00BGDQVF8/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1438706901&sr=8-9&keywords=sturmey+fulcrum

Would...
08-04-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By sleutho

I think I will go ahead and get the fulcrum arm,...

I think I will go ahead and get the fulcrum arm, because it has an integral anti-rotation washer, so I will be getting 2 parts in one. Can I use the traditional 3spd trigger shifter on this hub? ...
08-03-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By sleutho

Sturmey Archer AWC II Question

Hello, I bought a wheel build with a sturmey archer ACW II hub off ebay a while ago and never got around to installing it until now, but I've realized that I might be missing a couple of parts. With...
07-25-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By sleutho

Help with Sturmey Archer AWC-II Wheel Installation

Hello, I bought a wheel with a sturmey archer AWC-II hub with coaster brake about a year or so ago, but never got around fitting it to a bike. I want to put it on a single speed I have, but I bought...
10-06-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By sleutho

My commute is from a close by neighborhood in the...

My commute is from a close by neighborhood in the city into downtown - all slushy mostly plowed and heavily salted roads, then a mile out in the burbs that includes a park path that is sometimes...
10-06-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By sleutho

I would definitely go for the Conti Winter II's...

I would definitely go for the Conti Winter II's but they come in 37mm as the smallest size. I am pretty sure those will not fit on my bike. I'm not sure why all of the best winter tires only come in...
10-06-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,288
Posted By sleutho

Just a quick update, I did end up buying the...

Just a quick update, I did end up buying the Urbana 28mm's and they came in quite small. They measured very slightly under 25mm for me. I'm sure they are still wider than most of the other 650C...
10-06-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By sleutho

Studless Winter Tires for Chicago Commuting

I've been reading through a bunch of threads on winter tires trying to figure out what would work best for me...the opinions seem to range from "studded tires or dead" to "it is impossible for bike...
08-20-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,288
Posted By sleutho

Hello, I will be following this thread because I...

Hello, I will be following this thread because I just bought my lady a 650c Cannondale as well. I have been eyeing them for a while because they are one of the only decent used bikes that would fit...
03-06-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By sleutho

In short: Is there a way to adjust the chainline...

In short: Is there a way to adjust the chainline 5mm outboard on a GXP road triple, or is the mtb crank the way to go?
03-02-14, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By sleutho

Need help with crank choice on SS disc build

Hello, I'm gathering parts for a SS disc commuter bike using an On One Pometamine frame. I recently bought a wheel set with a surly ss disc rear hub not realizing that the 53.5mm chain line could...
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