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07-19-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By sch

Possibly when the freehub was replaced one or...

Possibly when the freehub was replaced one or more of the pawls/springs got mis-positioned and allows the freehub to slip.
Best you remove free hub and examine for this or any damage or out of...
07-18-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By sch

That is interesting but I note you are in...

That is interesting but I note you are in Switzerland. Just quoting my experience with the 8000 and then 7000 series Shimano groupsets
availability in the US and applying to the GRX. OTOH Shimano...
07-15-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By sch

Pacenti apparently only a 650b road tire, not...

Pacenti apparently only a 650b road tire, not 700c.

At least the Koolstop jack is small and light enough to go
into a reasonably sized under seat bag. All of my road tires have a tapered edge to...
07-15-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By sch

Gevenalle has a kludgy looking option, but...

Gevenalle has a kludgy looking option, but pricey, almost as much as a groupset just for a single brifter. Everything else seems
to be virtual at this point or 6-12 months out. Depends on the gravel...
07-10-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By sch

As I noted in another thread it is not hard to...

As I noted in another thread it is not hard to just drill a 1/16 or 3/32" hole in the end of the pedal
body and use a short self tapping flat head screw such as a #2...
07-10-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By sch

If you have this much trouble at home, just...

If you have this much trouble at home, just imagine the trouble you would have with a flat 20 miles away. If you can't mount the
tire with simple tools, consider returning it and trying some other...
07-08-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By sch

Pinch bolt threads buggered, may be fixable with...

Pinch bolt threads buggered, may be fixable with next larger bolt size and an undersized drill out of old threads and retapping.
Helicoil needs a much larger hole to be made for the insert.

As to...
07-05-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By sch

If Shimano is true to form, the GRX group stuff...

If Shimano is true to form, the GRX group stuff probably won't be available on the retail side until late fall,
maybe even early next spring. I got all hot and bothered about the Ultegra 8000,...
Forum: Southeast
07-05-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By sch

Smokey Mtn Cycle club or similar name is in...

Smokey Mtn Cycle club or similar name is in Knoxville. Also to get an idea of what local riders like to ride go
to https://www.strava.com/heatmap#8.38/-82.90548/35.20887/hot/all You can change the...
07-05-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,308
Posted By sch

46 miles and ~2000' on the recumbent along with a...

46 miles and ~2000' on the recumbent along with a tandem and two singles. We bagged the 2500' ride and did a parallel
less hilly one. Tandem pilot has been off his feed for awhile. Nice @70F at...
07-01-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By sch

Here is a current version of 'Nashbar':...

Here is a current version of 'Nashbar': https://thebikeshopstore.com/categories/components/drive-train/cranks/cranksets/mtb-cranksets
You can rummage around there for similar FD/RD as well. The...
06-30-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By sch

My experience is that it works just like the...

My experience is that it works just like the videos show. There is always a little leakage around the needle tip, but most flows
through the pedal and out around the axle. Try once more but lay...
06-29-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By sch

You need at least 15mm longer stem than rim depth...

You need at least 15mm longer stem than rim depth for the pump to reliably grab the presta valve stem. It helps to have the nut hold the stem

in place for these shorter stems but then you need a...
06-29-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By sch

My first pair of Frogs, cerca 2002, did not have...

My first pair of Frogs, cerca 2002, did not have a screw fitting for lube but the next 3 pair do. It was easy to drill a 1/16 or maybe 3/32"
hole in the plastic at the end of the pedal axle and fit...
06-29-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By sch

Original imron was some toxic stuff, even the...

Original imron was some toxic stuff, even the revised modern version is not exactly benign, hence fietsbob's suggestion of


professionally applied. Another consideration is a wrap. Wraps are...
06-29-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,585
Posted By sch

Formidable McGyvering skills there, not many with...

Formidable McGyvering skills there, not many with the tools and temperament to make such.

Steve H
06-28-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By sch

You would need a major upgrade to do this. You...

You would need a major upgrade to do this. You can certainly use your present levers
for a cable operated disc brake. However, disc brakes require specific mounts on the front
fork and the L rear...
06-20-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By sch

IF you do drill a hole, which I have done, make...

IF you do drill a hole, which I have done, make sure the screw does not impinge on the BB housing or shell.
You need a screw no more than 3/8" long. As noted the plastic guides are supplied with...
06-20-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By sch

Partly depends on whether the triple is 52/42/30...

Partly depends on whether the triple is 52/42/30 or 52/39/30. These require slightly different FDs because the
one that works for a 39t mid CW has a deeper vertical cage in the back than for the...
06-14-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,636
Posted By sch

curbtender: probably didn't hear half what you...

curbtender: probably didn't hear half what you said, or less and expected some expletive rather than advice. I never can make out what passing
cars are shouting out because my attention is always...
06-09-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By sch

Here is a pix courtesy ebay:...

Here is a pix courtesy ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/SHIMANO-C101-FRONT-DERAILLLEUR-BAG-C/293013324716?hash=item4438f483ac:g:xZcAAOSwE9hckCZz&frcectupt=true...
06-07-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By sch

Seems like Shimano Claris cranksets were common...

Seems like Shimano Claris cranksets were common on those, but they came in 5 and then 4 bolt patterns, older ones were also
available in triple or double CW. Look at yours to determine which and...
05-30-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By sch

Without doing any research, I suspect the BB you...

Without doing any research, I suspect the BB you mention is 73mm and comes with a few spacers for
use in 68mm BB shells. This is generally acceptable but the sensitive may notice the slightly...
05-29-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By sch

Best shot is Shingrix, given twice at 2-6 month...

Best shot is Shingrix, given twice at 2-6 month interval. If you are on medicare expect a co-pay of $75-160 per shot.
Availability is limited so best check your local pharmacy to get on the list. ...
05-29-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By sch

You can host the pix on a picture hosting website...

You can host the pix on a picture hosting website such as Google and then post the web address of
the picture as a work around.
05-29-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By sch

There was a thread recently about a stripped FD...

There was a thread recently about a stripped FD limit screw in the body of the Di2 FD, and it was M4.
M3 does seem more likely but the specified use of 2mm allen wrench makes M3 unlikely, not...
05-29-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By sch

Both the BB and headsets are long lasting moving...

Both the BB and headsets are long lasting moving parts of the bicycle and unless really worn out the bike will
not benefit from any upgrade. OTOH periodic maintenance especially with loose or caged...
05-29-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By sch

From Shimano's literature it is a factory applied...

From Shimano's literature it is a factory applied teflon like coating, mostly on the inside if the outer chain plate. It would be resistant to
degreasers but wear off mechanically over time.
05-27-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,094
Posted By sch

Our experience with chains was ~9-11k miles for...

Our experience with chains was ~9-11k miles for timing and ~2k miles for drive chains. Drive chains lasted at
most half what a singleton drive chain lasts. Consider changing your shifter cables more...
05-27-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By sch

Well there is this:...

Well there is this: https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-FD-R8000-4282B.pdf Doesn't give sizes but the allen head is 2mm and it looks
like a standard set screw, not a special, perhaps 6-8mm long.
...
05-27-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,949
Posted By sch

I recently resurrected a 2001 Lightspd that was...

I recently resurrected a 2001 Lightspd that was semi-retired when the OEM Ultegra triple R brifter began skipping the 25t cog on
an 11-28 cassette (10spd). Started looking at 48/32 double CW and the...
05-23-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By sch

Triple would have 5703 on it somewhere, but...

Triple would have 5703 on it somewhere, but probably just a glue on sticker so maybe lost over the years.
Trim is a 'semi-shift', cable only moves about half or less than a full click.
05-18-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By sch

Looks like the screw is M4 and 8mm long. Next...

Looks like the screw is M4 and 8mm long. Next size up is the odd ball M4.5 for which taps are available and
on ebay the machinist world uses M4.5 screws for nominal sums in 8 to 12mm lengths. The...
05-18-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,824
Posted By sch

I have ended up giving away or selling at fire...

I have ended up giving away or selling at fire sale prices items bought 'in excess' years ago. Thanks to some retro-fans a few yrs ago

on BF I was able to clear out 95% of my left over '70s era...
05-16-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By sch

Ladiga and Silver Comet are nice to do every now...

Ladiga and Silver Comet are nice to do every now and then. Silver Comet is much nicer since
all the overpasses were put in so very few road crossings now compared with 8-10 yrs ago.
The little...
05-16-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By sch

Structurally the hole is not likely to be a...

Structurally the hole is not likely to be a problem in ordinary riding. Now jumping off curbs or
higher.... I would just ride it. If something HAD to be done just for the sake of doing it,
maybe a...
05-16-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By sch

I had some experience with this. IME 9spd chain...

I had some experience with this. IME 9spd chain will work IF the cassette has no single tooth steps, ie 11->12 or 12->13. In this case the protruding
rivet will hang up on the next cog and try to...
05-16-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By sch

Agree with Andrew Stewart, JB Weld will fill the...

Agree with Andrew Stewart, JB Weld will fill the hole but do nothing for structural integrity. You should be aware that absent a
backer of some sort behind the hole the JB Weld will require 3-5x...
05-13-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,548
Posted By sch

Wish I had thought of that button head bolt idea...

Wish I had thought of that button head bolt idea back in the day, a lot easier than thinning the crank spider or making and
mounting small ramps!

The comment about the Gitane shipping with a...
05-11-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,548
Posted By sch

We had a similar problem with our tandem, a 10spd...

We had a similar problem with our tandem, a 10spd triple. I was able to machine down the width
of the mounting arm on the crank and that helped but it was a dicey thing gripping the crank in a...
05-11-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By sch

You can easily shorten a chain with a $10 chain...

You can easily shorten a chain with a $10 chain tool. Just make sure you are getting a chain with a 'quick link'
which fortunately are ubiquitous now. The timing chain (on the L side of the bike)...
05-11-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By sch

One thing I remember from my PX10 days, the...

One thing I remember from my PX10 days, the double CW spindle was slightly longer on one side than
the other, with the longer side meant to be on the drive side, but the difference was small, so...
05-09-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By sch

Two things I would do: 1) pull the cable out of...

Two things I would do: 1) pull the cable out of the shifter for several inches to be certain there is no frayed strand
in the shifter. 2) liberally spray WD40 or similar solvent into the shifter...
05-06-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By sch

The shifters send the same signals in 10 and 11...

The shifters send the same signals in 10 and 11 spd Di2, the RD moves a fixed distance with
each signalled shift, so a 6770 RD moves a tad more than a 6870 RD. The shifter will
work fine without an...
05-05-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By sch

Having recently dabbled with a sub-compact...

Having recently dabbled with a sub-compact conversion of triple to 48-32 FSA, I did not foresee the extra cost of the BB and
necessary BB tools in the conversion. All of your suggestions are...
05-03-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By sch

Looks like a joint line to me as well, from the...

Looks like a joint line to me as well, from the solid fork crown to the hollow CF fork tubes. Coin tap not likely to help because of
the abrupt change from solid to hollow. Strictly the crown...
05-03-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By sch

Rim heat with braking is REALLY noticeable on...

Rim heat with braking is REALLY noticeable on tandems. Ours routinely got too hot to touch with braking to a halt down a 1/4 mile
40' drop to my house. My solo bike rims get warm but never too...
05-01-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By sch

I have used 10spd SRAM 11-28 cassettes on a 9-10...

I have used 10spd SRAM 11-28 cassettes on a 9-10 Shimano hub without difficulties. This was on a bike originally 9spd 12-27 Shimano cassettes.
Shifting will be minimally affected by small cog...
04-30-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,483
Posted By sch

Realistically I think chain makers want you to...

Realistically I think chain makers want you to change the master link when you change the chain, not every time you R&R the chain. I keep a few used master links
for the rare occasion of a chain...
04-29-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By sch

No easy way to tell absent clear identity of the...

No easy way to tell absent clear identity of the chainwheel/crankset. However you can measure the BCD and rummage through
online catalogs for chainwheels in that BCD for an answer.

BCD:...
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