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10-02-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
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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: 206
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: 5
Views: 2,916
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: 575
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: 575
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: 575
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: 575
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: 575
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: 575
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: 575
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: 575
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: 8,550
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: 438
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: 687
Posted By DOS

Superbe Pro IPC Shifters ó 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: 553
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 donít need). I will need to replace the hoods on the levers but I did a test and hoods from...
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By DOS

No wheelset as far as I know.

No wheelset as far as I know.
Replies: 5
Views: 553
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: 551
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: 753
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: 802
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: 2,641
Posted By DOS

+1 on Orange seal

+1 on Orange seal
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,641
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: 2,641
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 ó 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: 2,641
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: 2,641
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: 585
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: 1,176
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: 3,661
Posted By DOS

I too now use milkit valves.

I too now use milkit valves.
10-01-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,661
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: 932
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: 1,797
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: 832
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: 394
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: 2,769
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: 512
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: 1,177
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: 558
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: 1,177
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 doesnít need to be compressed all the way. As long as there is no play in the cranks and the wavy washer isnít compressed...
06-27-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By DOS

When you said you hadn’t mounted the rings I...

When you said you hadn’t mounted the rings I thought you meant you had a removeable spider and newer model with spindle attached to the NDS. My Reds have spindle on NDS. I think the models with...
06-27-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By DOS

I haven’t had an issue with BB30.Once pressed in...

I haven’t had an issue with BB30.Once pressed in correctly with a bit of retaining compound, my BB30 bearings have been quiet so I haven’t had any need for other BB options. But I miss threaded bb...
06-27-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By DOS

Not a diy job I would try. There is one Brooks...

Not a diy job I would try. There is one Brooks authorized service center in the States, https://www.transportcycle.com/frame-shop/brooks-saddle-repair/, which is where I sent mine to have leather...
06-27-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By DOS

To use a Shimano crank with that CAAD 10 frame,...

To use a Shimano crank with that CAAD 10 frame, you need a conversion BB that allows you to use a crankset with a 24mm spindle in a frame designed for 30mm spindles. Shimano doesnít make cranks with...
06-27-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By DOS

Oh, ok. I misunderstood. The PF30 crank should...

Oh, ok. I misunderstood. The PF30 crank should work with the CAAD10 and BB30 bearings. PF30 frames have 46mm shells to accommodate the PF30 cups. BB30 shells are 42mm, but becuase the bearings press...
06-27-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By DOS

What model token BB are you using? I think the...

What model token BB are you using? I think the ninja will work with a pf30 frame and BB30 cranks but not with a BB30 frame (which is what your CAAD 10 is) and BB30 cranks. This is because a pf30...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By DOS

A regular occurrence in my weekend group.It...

A regular occurrence in my weekend group.It started years ago as mostly social group but has gotten more intense as some guys have gotten into racing and training to hit personal goals at endurance...
06-20-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,149
Posted By DOS

I dont think that is going to work.It appears to...

I dont think that is going to work.It appears to be designed for a standard BB30 frame, which would have a 42mm interior diameter shell. Your PF30 frame has a 46mm shell to accommodate the pf30 cups....
06-20-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By DOS

Yes. And 8 year old bearings probably need...

Yes. And 8 year old bearings probably need replacing anyway.
06-20-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By DOS

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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So just by way of background, used to be That...
06-20-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By DOS

So what snapped?Doesn't that bike have a pressfit...

So what snapped?Doesn't that bike have a pressfit BB, which is just a set of cups and bearings? I am having trouble envisioning what would snap on those. If just the cups or bearings are damaged,...
06-18-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,149
Posted By DOS

That should work to remove the Pf30 cups as well....

That should work to remove the Pf30 cups as well.

Editing to add: You may need to spread the fingers a bit to ensure they contact the cups. I think that particular tool is designed for smaller...
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