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03-29-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 302
Posted By csport

I run TRP Spyres on my bike. I can confirm what...

I run TRP Spyres on my bike. I can confirm what others said regarding compressionless: switching to Jagwire Road Pro made a huge difference for me. There are also very good Reaction cables/housing...
Forum: Northeast
03-19-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By csport

It may still be held at a later day:...

It may still be held at a later day: https://www.bike.nyc/blog/news/bike-new-york-statement-regarding-coronavirus-covid-19/
03-02-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By csport

Fuji Absolute. It is 9 speed and it has disc...

Fuji Absolute. It is 9 speed and it has disc brakes.
02-14-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By csport

Maybe you should compare the frames in terms of...

Maybe you should compare the frames in terms of stack and reach. Effective top tube will also depend on the seat tube angle. Also, if you build from a frame you can add some spacers above the...
02-11-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By csport

OK, I purchased a Microshift M46, it is almost...

OK, I purchased a Microshift M46, it is almost 1/2 the price of Shimano M591. Installed it and took it for a loop in the park. Shifts up and down with no sluggishness, easier to setup than Deore. The...
02-05-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By csport

Spoke profile for a heavy duty wheel

Hi

I know that similar questions are asked from time to time... I am rebuilding my rear wheel with a Velocity Chukker 700c rim and Shimano Deore M6000 rear hub with 36 spokes. I am 300#, and I may...
02-03-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,153
Posted By csport

I currently only own Double Cross Disc 2017,...

I currently only own Double Cross Disc 2017, built up from a frame with 3x9. Good for city riding, road, gravel, some touring (did C&O and GAP on it). Not made for technical MTB trails.

I do not...
02-03-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By csport

Welcome to Bike Forums! There is a dedicated...

Welcome to Bike Forums!
There is a dedicated thread for this: https://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/1113412-show-your-trek-multitrack.html
01-28-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By csport

Front should work in friction mode. No problem....

Front should work in friction mode. No problem. It will actually save you lots of pain related to adjusting it.

As people said, the rear will not work.

SL-BS64 Shimano (probably discontinued,...
01-28-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By csport

Also Midnight Special has thru axles. Surly...

Also Midnight Special has thru axles. Surly frames have reputation of being overbuilt but very durable. Nothing wrong with it.
There are many other ones which are less overbuilt. You can also build...
01-28-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,136
Posted By csport

The chain will be the same 7/8s chain. It may be...

The chain will be the same 7/8s chain. It may be a good practice to put a new chain when installing a new cassette or a new crank, but in terms of compatibility the chain you have is fine. It depends...
01-25-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,833
Posted By csport

Maybe Sigma 7.16 or 9.16, wired or wireless? ...

Maybe Sigma 7.16 or 9.16, wired or wireless?
https://www.sigmasport.com/en/produkte/fahrrad-computer

I cannot guarantee that it will work for you without problems, I only had a wired bc 16.12...
01-21-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By csport

Disastrous ride that happened in your dream

A winter thread :innocent:

What was the most disastrous ride that happened in your dream (uncontrolled dream during sleeping, not fantasies)?

I have previously ridden C&O and GAP myself IRL. In...
01-21-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By csport

I think I was the first to suggest M591 with 3500...

I think I was the first to suggest M591 with 3500 brifters. :innocent: I run it myself, and I have a similar problem with sluggish downshifting, but it only appears when the chain is not lubricated...
01-17-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By csport

It was the same (1.7 IIRC) between road and MTB...

It was the same (1.7 IIRC) between road and MTB up to 9 speed, except for some old Dura-Ace. When Shimano went 10 speed they had to make it smaller for MTB (a.k.a. Dyna-Sys), and they kept the old...
01-17-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By csport

You may be able to make it work with the current...

You may be able to make it work with the current RD. Otherwise any Shimano compatible 9 speed one, "mountain" will work. For example, Shimano Deore M591. I run Sora 3500 shifters with the M591 rear...
01-14-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By csport

No, but I have done a conversion on a Bianchi...

No, but I have done a conversion on a Bianchi hybrid using mini-v brakes: https://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/1106455-yet-another-drop-bar-conversion.html
You can also use TravelAgents.
Or...
01-14-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,275
Posted By csport

You can go 9 speed for the same money: ...

You can go 9 speed for the same money:

Right shifter/brake lever: $12, https://www.ebay.com/itm/Sunrace-STM930-9-S-Righthand-Bicyle-Trigger-Shifter-Brake-Lever/192357608331
Left shifter: $7,...
01-12-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,266
Posted By csport

Generally cassette hubs are stronger:...

Generally cassette hubs are stronger: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/free-k7.html
There are more cassettes with different gearing ratios (sequence of teeth of each cog - e.g.,...
Forum: Touring
01-10-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By csport

Many of them :) This one with thru axles:...

Many of them :)

This one with thru axles: https://blackmtncycles.com/frames/mcd-frames/ (also road+ frameset)
Double Cross (I have it), QR:...
01-10-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,266
Posted By csport

To add to what hokiefyd said, try looking for a...

To add to what hokiefyd said, try looking for a bike which has a cassette in the back, not a freewheel: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/free-k7.html
Ideally, 8 or more cogs in the back.
01-08-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By csport

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-RBSL001-03-ENG.p...

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-RBSL001-03-ENG.pdf
https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-ST-R3000-3975.pdf
Forum: Touring
01-07-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By csport

Saga Disc, size 56, 608 stack, 381 reach:...

Saga Disc, size 56, 608 stack, 381 reach: https://www.somafab.com/archives/product/saga-disc-frame-set-2 Tange Prestige front triangle, better tubing than New Albion.

LHT, size 56, 588 stack, 388...
01-04-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By csport

What HillRider says. I run Sora 3503 shifters...

What HillRider says. I run Sora 3503 shifters with FD-5504 in the front and Deore RD-M591 in the back and Deore M590 (48-36-22) crankset.
You can run the new ST-R3030 in this case. You may or may...
12-31-19, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By csport

FWIW, KhVZ is Kharkov Bicycle Factory, there are...

FWIW, KhVZ is Kharkov Bicycle Factory, there are Wikipedia pages in Russian and Ukrainian regarding this bike:...
12-23-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By csport

Shimano square taper crankset with the same...

Shimano square taper crankset with the same gearing: https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-Acera-M361-Square-Crankset It has bolted chainrings. Looks more classy than M171 to me. You can also get M311,...
12-23-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,562
Posted By csport

vol's quote from the Post explains it: probably...

vol's quote from the Post explains it: probably he was taking the lane. He entered the Transverse Rd at 96th street from CPW (maybe at the red light to get some odds against the traffic coming from...
12-22-19, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By csport

What about other tires from Schwalbe? Schwalbe...

What about other tires from Schwalbe? Schwalbe specifies rolling/puncture resistance/other features on a relative scale for each tire. For example,
Lugano:...
12-20-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,701
Posted By csport

The FAQ at the Somafab page says the response...

The FAQ at the Somafab page says the response time to e-mail is 3-5 days: https://www.somafab.com/faqs
Also, they suggest buying directly from them as the last option:
12-20-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By csport

For under $500 you can get Allegro/Allegro S3 or...

For under $500 you can get Allegro/Allegro S3 or Coda/Coda S3 according to Jamis web site. Both bikes will have a threaded headset.

Allegro is aluminum and Coda is chromoly steel. If you are...
12-20-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,701
Posted By csport

We do not know where the OP bought the frame...

We do not know where the OP bought the frame from: somafabshop.com (Merry Sales/Soma outlet) or some other retailer (Universal Cycles, Tree Fort, Velomine, ...). It looks like this frame in black...
12-13-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,701
Posted By csport

There is nothing formally wrong with requesting a...

There is nothing formally wrong with requesting a return. From the practical viewpoint I would probably just build the bike and ride it, especially with the discount you got.

Peter White has a...
12-07-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By csport

People may register their clones and open threads...

People may register their clones and open threads with common questions or threads with controversial topics: 1x vs 3x drivetrain, carbon vs aluminum vs other materials, Shimano vs Sram etc.
Isn't...
12-07-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By csport

The OP has not come back. BTW, the OP's profile...

The OP has not come back. BTW, the OP's profile has country of residence as US, not Germany. Maybe this is another one of those threads which come up in winter...
12-06-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By csport

Busch and Muller have many battery and dynamo...

Busch and Muller have many battery and dynamo powered lights. Another article by Jan Heine: https://www.renehersecycles.com/myth-14-more-lumens-make-a-better-light/ He highly regards B&M and Schmidt...
11-26-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By csport

The model names and specs changed from year to...

The model names and specs changed from year to year. Probably 7200 is a successor to 720, which in its turn was superseded by 7.2FX -- I may be wrong here. Some of the Trek specs/catalogs for the...
11-19-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By csport

Maybe it is a reflector? In this case it cannot...

Maybe it is a reflector? In this case it cannot be turned on.
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By csport

I have just done this loop. I took the night NE...

I have just done this loop. I took the night NE Regional from NYC to DC on Oct 13 and Pennsylvanian back from Pittsburgh to NYC on Oct 20. Was about to post about the bikes on Pennsylvanian when I...
10-21-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By csport

You need the "road" version of BB7.

You need the "road" version of BB7.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-13-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,171
Posted By csport

Thank you Marylander and jpescatore!...

Thank you Marylander and jpescatore! https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20191013_080443_ce972e07173e475d1bac4f4cdee9e24403f6a0f5.jpg
C&O mile 0
Starting now.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-10-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,171
Posted By csport

I will ask in this thread instead of starting a...

I will ask in this thread instead of starting a new one: I checked the data for the last few days on weather.com, and there was about 1.5" of rainfall in the last 2-3 days in towns along the trail...
10-10-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By csport

Another suggestion: Shimano's most recent R3000...

Another suggestion: Shimano's most recent R3000 (Sora) 9 speed brifters have hidden shifter cables, if that matters to you. The cables do not interfere with the handlebar bag then.
10-10-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By csport

Shimano 9 speed brifters (road) are compatible...

Shimano 9 speed brifters (road) are compatible with Shimano 9 speed mountain RD. I run Shimano Sora 3503 brifters with a 9 speed (non-shadow) Deore RD.

FD is Tiagra, it is a "road" model.

You...
10-10-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By csport

Old rear derailleur may work. ...

Old rear derailleur may work.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/speeds.html#chainrings - article on compatibility. I have run 7/8 speed SunRace crankset with a 9 speed chain.

Front derailleur will...
09-29-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By csport

Any bike will do. When I was in the graduate...

Any bike will do. When I was in the graduate school I had

Sears Free Spirit bike that a colleague (postdoc) gave me. Probably the chain was too short, and one day I shifted to the big-big gear....
09-29-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By csport

How many miles do you ride per month? How long is...

How many miles do you ride per month? How long is the commute you are bringing the bike for? I would say a bike to be parked on campus should cost less than $1000.
09-18-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By csport

What is the model of the RD? Is it M772 (shadow),...

What is the model of the RD? Is it M772 (shadow), M771 or something else?

I run Sora 3503 shifters with 11-34 cassette and Deore M591 in the rear. Before that I ran RD-5701, it was easier to...
09-17-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,046
Posted By csport

Twice. Lost MissingLink in Central Park. I...

Twice.

Lost MissingLink in Central Park. I put a new cassette, and it rubbed on the dork disc. This caused the chain/RD oscillate while coasting downhill. The link opened and the chain fell....
09-08-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By csport

No need to replace the wheel. You can do at least...

No need to replace the wheel. You can do at least two things:

Use a Schrader to Presta adaptor in the front wheel: https://wheelsmfg.com/pss-1.html Both tubes will be Presta.
Drill out the...
06-22-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By csport

Need help assessing fork damage

Hi

I was changing the stem/handlebars for a friend with the front wheel absent from aluminum fork. I placed for dropouts on a wooden box approximately 1' high. Accidentally the fork slipped and...
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