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09-22-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By jzsoup

How does an Alfine hub compare to a cassette for ratios????

Someone please educate me. Iím looking at a handcycle (Iím paralyzed) with the option of an Alfine 8 or 11 hub. I currently run a 1x10 on a 10 speed cassette. My high gear is 36x11. The bike Iím...
06-07-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By jzsoup

[QUOTE=Bill Kapaun;21497993]If it worked "fine"...

[QUOTE=Bill Kapaun;21497993]If it worked "fine" before, I'd think you have a cable/housing friction issue.

I finally pulled the cable and housing. The housing end that goes in the derail was...
05-26-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By jzsoup

I should have boiled it down and asked more...

I should have boiled it down and asked more directly.

Will using a 12 speed system be more reliable than 10 speed (with similar gearing) with a roadlink?
05-26-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By jzsoup

Advantages of 12 speed over 10 speed with Wolf Tooth????

I'm paralyzed and ride a handcycle. I converted it to 1x10 with a sunrace cassette with 50 tooth low gear and added a Wolf Tooth Roadlink. For a while it worked just fine; after a summer I replaced...
Replies: 73
Views: 27,044
Posted By jzsoup

Paralyzed guy riding a handcycle. I'm looking at...

Paralyzed guy riding a handcycle. I'm looking at 20mm sets on Amazon...any reason I can't/shouldn't link 3 of these together per pedal, to get the length I need?
09-17-19, 07:43 AM
09-11-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By jzsoup

I did not know that! Thank you for the answer!!!!...

I did not know that! Thank you for the answer!!!! Now I want to ask you what it would take to make my current wheel work with a 12 speed cassette??? I'm on a handbike cause I like to make things...
09-10-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By jzsoup

I gave too much detail last time.....12 speed rear deraill on 10 speed gear?

Will a 12 speed SRAM GX rear derailleur work with a 10 speed GX cassette, chain, and shifter?

I'm thinking of going 1x12 eventually but I'll have to save up some more pennies and need a new...
09-10-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By jzsoup

The nylock nut is a good idea! Now I need to get...

The nylock nut is a good idea! Now I need to get to home depot...….
09-09-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By jzsoup

The b-screw doesnít push on the hanger now. I had...

The b-screw doesnít push on the hanger now. I had to add a nut to the end of the screw so it will push against the wolf tooth at all. Iím thinking that eventually that nut is gonna vibrate out of...
09-09-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By jzsoup

12 speed rear derail on 10 speed cassette/shifter?

I'm paralyzed and on a handcycle that came with 3x10 drivetrain. The front shifting didn't work well (mostly due to my hand) so I converted it to 1x10 (bike came with SRAM GX). Then I needed a lower...
07-02-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By jzsoup

Would new shift cable/housing improve chainring pickup of chain?

A friends mountain bike chainrings are kind of sporadic. Youíre never quite sure if it will shift from middle to large ring. It usually does, but is a more sure thing if the chain is in a high...
06-23-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By jzsoup

I just asked him. I thought newer but apparently...

I just asked him. I thought newer but apparently that really means he estimates heís got about 4,000 miles on it. So I think thatíll be the next move.
06-23-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By jzsoup

Chain pops on cassette

I'm trying to help a buddy on this one. He has an older 29er hardtail. Heís a big guy (250ish) and puts a bunch of road miles on every year. He has a new chain, newer cassette, & rear derail looks...
03-05-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,660
Posted By jzsoup

That's what I'm after. I didn't know about...

That's what I'm after. I didn't know about these, thanks. I'd still like to see about fitting a mtn crank if possible.
03-05-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,660
Posted By jzsoup

I hadn't thought to try ******. Good call. ...

I hadn't thought to try ******. Good call. Yeah, the goal is to get lower, much lower. We have an event in Wyoming in June....last year I rode it on an old hardtail with a triple, and had to get...
03-05-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,660
Posted By jzsoup

It's rubbing the aluminum shell outside the BB. ...

It's rubbing the aluminum shell outside the BB. It's like the BB just needs a spacer installed and viola! But I don't see anyway you could add a spacer. That's a good link, thanks for sharing. ...
03-04-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,660
Posted By jzsoup

Nashbar Alloy 105 Cyclocross Bike - Bike Nashbar...

Nashbar Alloy 105 Cyclocross Bike - Bike Nashbar (http://www.bikenashbar.com/cycling/nashbar-alloy-105-cyclocross-bike-nb-alcx)


This is what I bought. I'm not necessarily set on slx/xt, it's...
03-04-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,660
Posted By jzsoup

Mtb crank on gravel bike...what do I need to know?

I bought a Nashbar gravel bike with FSA Gossamer 50/34 crank and bb86. I need lower gearing and was thinking of putting a double slx or xt crank (or similar). I tried putting my older xt triple...
01-22-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,240
Posted By jzsoup

This one: Diamondback Bicycles - Bikes -...

This one:


Diamondback Bicycles - Bikes - Road - Alternative Road - Haanjo - Haanjo Trail Carbon (http://www.diamondback.com/shop/bikes/road-bikes/alternative-road/haanjo/haanjo-trail-carbon)
01-16-17, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,240
Posted By jzsoup

[QUOTE=Barrettscv;19317078]A gravel bike will...

[QUOTE=Barrettscv;19317078]A gravel bike will maintain a fast pace, but you will incur a minor speed penalty compared to a regular road bike. A good road bike tire makes a big difference.

I'm...
01-16-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,240
Posted By jzsoup

[QUOTE=bcpriess;19317074]If you don't mind my...

[QUOTE=bcpriess;19317074]If you don't mind my asking, why are you interested in a gravel bike if you don't plan to do gravel riding? Is there a particular benefit you are trying to achieve by...
01-16-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,240
Posted By jzsoup

25-28c road tires on gravel bike?

Thinking of replacing old road bike with a gravel bike. But still would do paved only rides with the buddies. Anyone run regular road tires on their gravel bike? (The wheels I'm looking at will go...
09-05-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By jzsoup

Thanks Rocco, I'll see what I can find out there....

Thanks Rocco, I'll see what I can find out there. V-brake isn't a problem. It is funny how you can't just change one thing though.....one change sets in motion a whole list of other to make it work.
09-04-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By jzsoup

Looking for a 1" suspension fork with about 80mm travel....any suggestions?

So far the only thing I've found is the RST Capa. It looks low-end, but not a problem for this particular bike. Do you guys know of any others?

Current headset is threaded, but I could change...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,815
Posted By jzsoup

Change the BB already!!! The suspense is killing...

Change the BB already!!! The suspense is killing us.....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,815
Posted By jzsoup

My guess would be time to replace BB.

My guess would be time to replace BB.
07-21-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By jzsoup

I do see those numbers marked on the driveside...

I do see those numbers marked on the driveside cap. But does that mean a 68? Thanks
07-21-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By jzsoup

Miyata 312 BB diameter?

Hello everybody,

I picked up a 1988 Miyata 312 and want to put a MTB crank on it so I can pull the kids in the trailer. I don't have the tools to remove the old BB yet, so I don't know the...
06-02-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By jzsoup

So I pulled the headset apart today. I had...

So I pulled the headset apart today. I had installed the top sealed bearing upside down in the cup. It looks to me like the resulting rocking back and forth "ovalized" the cup, as RetroGrouch was...
06-01-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By jzsoup

Need advice on threadless headset that keeps coming loose

I've got an 1 1/8" Cane Creek headset on a mountain bike that has been switched over several times to other frames over the past 10 years or so. I just used it on a parts bin bike I put together and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,831
Posted By jzsoup

I would get the Giant. But I bet you'd be happy...

I would get the Giant. But I bet you'd be happy with any of them.
01-15-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By jzsoup

Did you get it together yet? How is the ride?

Did you get it together yet? How is the ride?
11-10-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,333
Posted By jzsoup

I pray to have the same problem when I'm 70.

I pray to have the same problem when I'm 70.
11-04-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By jzsoup

A new cassette, chain, brake pads, and...

A new cassette, chain, brake pads, and cables/housing would make most any bike feel fresh. Add some tires and grips just because. You'll still be several hundreds of dollars under the cost of a new...
11-04-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By jzsoup

Switching a set of cross wheels to disc...

Switching a set of cross wheels to disc compatible. I would use the same rims and spokes, would just need to replace the hubs.
11-03-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By jzsoup

Is there such a thing as 6 bolt hubs with 45mm flange?

Was thinking of picking some up (if they exist) and mixing with some leftover parts in the garage. Does this exist?

thanks
11-03-12, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By jzsoup

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,764
Posted By jzsoup

Says the guy who must not have anything else on...

Says the guy who must not have anything else on his mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By jzsoup

Built is more expensive.

Built is more expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,378
Posted By jzsoup

I've bought 4 bikes from them, including a 29er...

I've bought 4 bikes from them, including a 29er that just arrived Friday. Took me 30 minutes to get it together. The shifting didn't need any adjustment. Headset, hubs, and cranks were tight. ...
09-03-12, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By jzsoup

Thanks for input everybody. Hopefully this next...

Thanks for input everybody. Hopefully this next weekend I'll have some time to get on it.
09-02-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By jzsoup

How to size chain for a 1 x 7?

I'm putting together a neighborhood cruiser with left over parts. I've never really thought about how to size the chain....do I just go around the ring and largest cog? It seems like it would be...
03-10-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By jzsoup

I took a closer look and they do just need the...

I took a closer look and they do just need the cone wrenches. I got distracted by the outer dust cap with the little holes. Thanks for the help everyone.
03-10-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By jzsoup

What is the tool to adjust XTR 900 rear hub?

It's got 4 small holes I assume for some sort of pin tool...somewhat like a Mavic hub? Anyway, does anyone know where to get such an old school tool? And does the hub only adjust from the non-drive...
09-12-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,106
Posted By jzsoup

Have you been looking through my garage?

Have you been looking through my garage?
09-12-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,563
Posted By jzsoup

FWIW, every time I see a bike with badly...

FWIW, every time I see a bike with badly mismatched components for sale, I think "STO-LEN."[/QUOTE]

I always think "nice work"
09-10-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,864
Posted By jzsoup

What to look for in switching from square taper to octalink....?

Got a low end cross bike w/30/39/50 tooth crank and square taper BB. I want to switch to an Alivio mtn crank with octalink BB that I have lying around. Do I just make sure the width of the octalink...
09-10-11, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,106
Posted By jzsoup

I've tried what you're thinking of. It didn't...

I've tried what you're thinking of. It didn't work out so well for me. The handling was not good, I couldn't find a comfortable position, etc etc. Making road shifters work with mtn front...
07-21-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By jzsoup

Pricey indeed. thanks for the help

Pricey indeed. thanks for the help
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