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10-06-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Morimorimori

Good point. I'm kind of person that often gets...

Good point. I'm kind of person that often gets too impatient with things I want, and end up with bad deals, in the end. Though in my case, I have another bike with Alfine 8 speed IGH, which I've been...
10-05-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Morimorimori

According to this calculator provided by...

According to this calculator provided by @JonathanGennick , these are the parameters of drive train I need: front sprocket - 50 teeth; rear sprocket - 24 teeths (2,08 ratio); belt length - 120 teeth....
10-05-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Morimorimori

Yea, I can see how it may sound like this sure :)...

Yea, I can see how it may sound like this sure :) But belt drive was my long-standing fetish, and as I'm already started working towards it, I just can't calm down until I'll get what I want. Also,...
10-05-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Morimorimori

It's 4 arms, 104mm BCD Thanks a lot for the...

It's 4 arms, 104mm BCD

Thanks a lot for the tip, I'll check it out.
10-05-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Morimorimori

Yea, as I mentioned above, I was able to destroy...

Yea, as I mentioned above, I was able to destroy the rear sprocket on my 2nd ride - and I'm not even close to being a professional sportsman. Just a few quick sprints while standing on pedals - and...
10-05-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Morimorimori

Sorry for the delayed answers, guys. I had to...

Sorry for the delayed answers, guys. I had to retrieve the bike from workshop I left it at, and then I finally broke that stock flimsy belt drive train it has, the rear sprocket got deformed and...
10-03-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Morimorimori

Need guidance on selecting proper Gates belt drive components for my belt-ready frame

I have a very cheap, locally made bike with a belt drive installed on it (the frame is belt-ready). One more thing to note is that the bike is equipped with SG-3C41 IGH from Shimano.

The problem...
08-13-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Morimorimori

From the look of it, I don't think a shim like...

From the look of it, I don't think a shim like this could exist. That would be a very thin shim, with walls of 0.1 mm. Don't think it will be able to hold the pressure.

Can there be some durable...
08-13-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Morimorimori

Some easy way to attach 22.2mm bar ends to 22mm handlebar

Hi.

I believe 22.2 mm is considered a standard diameter of bike's handlebar's grip area, but I've got 2 different handlebars (which I overall like) from 2 different vendors - and both of them have...
07-08-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,335
Posted By Morimorimori

Hi, fuzzy_chainring . Thank you for the answer....

Hi, fuzzy_chainring . Thank you for the answer. Could you perhaps explain how exactly does the powerbank will work in conjunction with camera's own battery? Will it first deplete the latter, then...
07-08-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,335
Posted By Morimorimori

How to make my GoPro Hero 7 to work longer?

A question to owners of GoPro Hero 7, or 5th, or 6th (I hope for the answer from those who actually have tried the solution they are suggesting and have experience with those cameras).

My camera...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,609
Posted By Morimorimori

Oh, crap. I didn't check the date on it.. It's...

Oh, crap. I didn't check the date on it.. It's just I've had a similar kind of discussion recently, with somebody saying that it's not that bad to ride with knees not protected enough in a cold...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,609
Posted By Morimorimori

That's actually among the least useful, and the...

That's actually among the least useful, and the most harmful answers ever. Also said with such confident which borders total negligence. One's personal experience is nothing. The only thing that...
06-29-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,806
Posted By Morimorimori

Action camera that can automatically add data overlay (speed, cadence, pulse etc).

I mean that camera must add that overlay to video it records in real time. I wonder, is there such thing? I know that some cameras equipped with GPS tracker can use it to calculate your speed and...
06-29-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,660
Posted By Morimorimori

How much water should a regular rider drink?

Hope this is the right sub-forum for such question.

They say a proper hydration is especially important for cyclists - as drop of liquids in their body will substantially increase probability of...
05-14-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

To clarify this: the "dust cover / adapter"...

To clarify this: the "dust cover / adapter" thingy I constantly mention, though isn't shown on photos very well, is still very similar to the most right part on the photo in the first post here. I...
05-14-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

So, my understanding is that I need some kind of...

So, my understanding is that I need some kind of adapter which will be as wide as the old (alu) fork's crown, so it would server as a proper foundation for that dust cover thing needed to hold...
05-14-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

Here is the actual crown race of the alu fork,...

Here is the actual crown race of the alu fork, which has been hidden under that dust cover:
...
05-14-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

And this is what happens when I just take that...

And this is what happens when I just take that dust cover/adapter thing with the bearing and try to move it to the steel fork. The dust cover thingy has inner radius of 37mm, which is wider than the...
05-14-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

This is how the head tube looks like from below: ...

This is how the head tube looks like from below:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1218x1624/img_20190515_002518_1_fea3c808d571474139f51d6cbcbca82de5c15de6.jpg
05-14-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

Here are the photos. This is how original...

Here are the photos.

This is how original fork look like:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1218x1624/img_20190515_002417_1_c68de4fc229cc34ba450b2e576addd2ac441ac24.jpg
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05-14-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

I took out the lower bearing and measured it's...

I took out the lower bearing and measured it's outer dimater - it's 40mm exactly (see photos below)
05-14-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

Hi, everyone. Sorry for the delay. I've...

Hi, everyone.

Sorry for the delay. I've dropped the old fork again, to make some photos. First, I'll answer some questions.




Correct, steerers are the same.
05-13-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

Here are 3 pictures from my old topic, showing...

Here are 3 pictures from my old topic, showing how my new fork and my headtube look like:
...
05-13-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Morimorimori

Installing steel fork into alu headtube (Montague bike)

Hi, everyone.

I previously created a topic about searching for steel threadless fork which would suite my other aluminum frame. Here it is:...
05-13-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Morimorimori

@fietsbob...

@fietsbob (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/fietsbob-197614.html), thank you, it's an interesting option. May be I'll try it, if this one won't work for me. What is your riding stile? Have you put...
05-12-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Morimorimori

@Ironfish653...

@Ironfish653 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/ironfish653-424051.html), I see, thanks for the info.

@fietsbob (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/fietsbob-197614.html), should be just fine: I...
05-12-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Morimorimori

Well.. It's not like we have a lot of options...

Well.. It's not like we have a lot of options here. You, of course, can move only along a couple long enough bike lanes or along a very few streets city's officials deliberately decided to make...
05-12-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Morimorimori

It's designed by german engineer(s), but where...

It's designed by german engineer(s), but where it's made is a big question :) You can't tell this really well these days :)


I always thought the star nut is what fastens fork in the head tube,...
05-12-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Morimorimori

I'm not that sure about the drop bars, tbh. They...

I'm not that sure about the drop bars, tbh. They all feel too narrow for my taste. I prefer the idea of city/beach bike, where you run while sitting straight, or leaning forward a bit, and have a...
05-12-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Morimorimori

Adjustable steerer adapater (Speedlifter, Octagon etc) - how safe is it?

Hi, everyone.

I've been thinking of installing that device on my bike, to be able adjust my sitting posture during the ride, depending on my mood and other circumstances. The one I decided to try...
05-11-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Morimorimori

ok, I think I've figured it out. It was pretty...

ok, I think I've figured it out. It was pretty obvious, actually :)

So, basically, it's as sweeks stated: as you loose the cable, gear goes up (from 1 to 8). You actually won't be able to properly...
05-10-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,294
Posted By Morimorimori

I'm using White Spirit for this, and also some...

I'm using White Spirit for this, and also some substance similar in color and consistency to it, which name when translated to English would literally mean "De-greaser" - no idea what the later is...
05-10-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Morimorimori

Adjusting shifting cable for Shimano Alfine SG-S7001-8

Hi, everyone.

I've bought a wheel with Shimano Alfine SG-S7001-8 IGH and installed it myself. I also bought this shifter from Jtek: Jtek Engineering Bar End Shifter For Internal Hub Geared...
07-27-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Morimorimori

Holy crap. They may be good, but 100 euro for a...

Holy crap. They may be good, but 100 euro for a tiny thing like that..
07-27-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Morimorimori

Multi-shifting lever for Alfine 8 speed IGH

Hi, everybody.


What would be the best option for shifting multiple gears with Shimano Alfine SG-S7001-8 IGH?


I first thought I just need to order...
07-26-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Morimorimori

I'm kinda doubt our state has a developed...

I'm kinda doubt our state has a developed movement like that, even in much more developed Russia this trend is still in its infancy. But we have private workshops which accept orders for different...
07-24-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Morimorimori

That's when it gets complicated. I'm from...

That's when it gets complicated. I'm from Belarus, small state bordering Russia. We don't have Montague dealers here, I couldn't buy it anywhere in our state (it's a poor little state, we are of...
07-24-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Morimorimori

Thanks, cobba (and thank you a lot for your...

Thanks, cobba (and thank you a lot for your patience with my previous issue). Yes, I've seen this as well, and though I agree it's almost perfect match (except for this narrow crown issue, again), I...
07-24-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Morimorimori

Hi, nfmisso. I've actually reviewed the...

Hi, nfmisso.

I've actually reviewed the forks you mentioned, and reviews there reveal an issue with weight:


That's a bit too much, even for a steel a fork.

I'm more inclined to buy Soma...
07-24-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Morimorimori

Just for the reference, here is the bike's in...

Just for the reference, here is the bike's in question page: link (https://www.montaguebikes.com/product/urban/)

One thing that bothers me in particular when it comes to selecting a proper fork is...
07-24-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Morimorimori

Looking for a rigid fork with CrMo steerer tube which will fit my Montague Urban bike

Hi, everybody.

I'm an unfortunate owner of Montague Urban bike which didn't came with a fork equipped with clamps for disk brakes, despite this model has those in their advertisement materials...
07-22-18, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By Morimorimori

Yes, already ordered them. Short ones, as I...

Yes, already ordered them. Short ones, as I believe they are the ones intended to be used with regular road brakes (the other ones are advertised as compatible with V-brakes)
07-22-18, 02:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By Morimorimori

Yes, that guy's setup is what I would like to...

Yes, that guy's setup is what I would like to build. And yes, I would like to additionally install brake levers at drop bars as well, these ones:...
07-21-18, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By Morimorimori

It will have Shimano Alfine 8sp IGH after...

It will have Shimano Alfine 8sp IGH after upgrade, yes. Bullhorns I see in stores don't meet my requirements, though. They are at best ~500mm wide, and are intended for leaned-forward riding poster,...
07-21-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By Morimorimori

Actually, it seems I don't need to buy those new...

Actually, it seems I don't need to buy those new levers. From some other discussions, quotes:





So it seems like calipers are in the same "pull category" as other road brakes. That I believe...
07-21-18, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By Morimorimori

Thank you, both, you helped immensely. I would...

Thank you, both, you helped immensely. I would never noted my mistake until I would take it to the local shop for installing them.. So it seems to correct my mistake I just need to additionally order...
07-21-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By Morimorimori

One thing to clarify. Brakes my bike is using atm...

One thing to clarify. Brakes my bike is using atm is a variation of those: https://www.tektro.com/products.php?p=173
Sorry for the confusion, I'm not very knowledgeable about brake types, so I refer...
07-21-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By Morimorimori

Hm, I may need to review my setup then... What...

Hm, I may need to review my setup then... What bother me now is whether I can use a regular brake lever with the brakes I bought at all?
I mean something like this one (yes, I know this one is for...
07-21-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 618
Posted By Morimorimori

I believe I read before that V-brake levers can...

I believe I read before that V-brake levers can be used for mechanical disks brakes as well. What can be the problem, I wonder? It's still a cable which is pulled, why not?
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