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10-14-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By Trevtassie

Some hubs need the Allen key inserting from the...

Some hubs need the Allen key inserting from the other side just to confuse the issue.
Forum: Touring
09-29-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,016
Posted By Trevtassie

The latest Troll has the Gnot boost drop outs....

The latest Troll has the Gnot boost drop outs. This means a couple of things... There are spacers needed for 135mm hubs, these are supplied with the frame, but taking the skewer out to remove the...
09-25-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By Trevtassie

Far out, must suck where you are.... Not quite...

Far out, must suck where you are....
Not quite the same, because I'm already a patient, but if I ring the doctors at 8.30am I can usually get an appointment that day!
Forum: Touring
09-12-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,097
Posted By Trevtassie

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ETs Nice to ride on but not very durable when heavily loaded...
09-09-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,401
Posted By Trevtassie

Calibrate it. I checked my Park gauge when I got...

Calibrate it. I checked my Park gauge when I got it. Figure out a way you can hang a spoke with weight hanging off it. Then measure and compare to the chart. In my case I hung my 90kg or so off a...
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Trevtassie

It's like a grandpa car. Old, nice condition,...

It's like a grandpa car. Old, nice condition, but not worth anything too much once it stops being a grandpa car by being used...
09-09-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,401
Posted By Trevtassie

Google your rims, find out the maximum tension,...

Google your rims, find out the maximum tension, use that for everything except the NDS, that'll be determined by the amount of dish.
08-22-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,062
Posted By Trevtassie

"read Sheldon Browns Wheel Building Page"...

"read Sheldon Browns Wheel Building Page" probably covers that, I figure if you are the kind of person who would do this on a store bought wheel, you're probably gonna check tensions anyway. And if...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,462
Posted By Trevtassie

Induction is not bad. The controlability of gas...

Induction is not bad. The controlability of gas and the ease cleaning of a flat cooktop.
08-20-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By Trevtassie

Go and see a doctor, there's a whole bunch of...

Go and see a doctor, there's a whole bunch of reasons ankles swell, none of them are good.
08-20-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,994
Posted By Trevtassie

Knees are a Buy Now, Pay Later situation....

Knees are a Buy Now, Pay Later situation....
08-20-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Trevtassie

Slime works great in tubes for things like...

Slime works great in tubes for things like thorns. Bigger stuff, not so much. One of the problems is if it doesn't work, it makes it hard to patch tubes because it wets the outside with, well,...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,870
Posted By Trevtassie

Where I am, once they put a foot on the cross...

Where I am, once they put a foot on the cross walk you have to yield. That why they have signs before them, so you know to slow down and and be ready to stop. Don't have to stop for bikes being...
08-19-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,272
Posted By Trevtassie

It does look like they went hard with spray putty...

It does look like they went hard with spray putty and paint, too thick, and that could explain the cracking, since there is cracking away from the lug, but then the main crack is right in a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,414
Posted By Trevtassie

Paratrooper? Heavy to carry in a Rinko bag...

Paratrooper?
Heavy to carry in a Rinko bag though.
Forum: Touring
08-18-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By Trevtassie

Ummmm, you mean like remote areas in South...

Ummmm, you mean like remote areas in South America, where a ripped up tire is a show stopper, until you can organise a decent new one? I get the impression the OP isn't going to be credit card...
Forum: Touring
08-18-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By Trevtassie

Or don't reinvent the wheel, 26 x 2 Marathon...

Or don't reinvent the wheel, 26 x 2 Marathon Mondials with tubes and a bit of Slime, if you can't get them to seal tubeless. I've run them down to 16-18psi on gravel with tubes, 90kg me and 45kg of...
08-17-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,234
Posted By Trevtassie

Looks to me like it was masked off so the skewer...

Looks to me like it was masked off so the skewer was seated on bare metal, and like any industrial process the cost of doing it so it looks like it was done carefully wasn't deemed appropriate.
08-17-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By Trevtassie

Darwin at his finest.... "oooh, think I'll try...

Darwin at his finest.... "oooh, think I'll try and squeeze between a truck and a car, pulling a wheelie, while one of my mates is distracting the driver, what could possibly go wrong?"
08-16-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,079
Posted By Trevtassie

Dot Matrix Label.... some kind of Reproduction as...

Dot Matrix Label.... some kind of Reproduction as mentioned above.
08-15-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By Trevtassie

For these: Welcome to ATS...

For these: Welcome to ATS (http://www.ats-speeddrive.com/tpl/all_sd_tc.html)
Not a bad jigger actually, so far after my first tour, apart from the #$%^ cranks coming loose constantly. Comes out...
08-15-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By Trevtassie

Ummm, because the washer was separate from the...

Ummm, because the washer was separate from the bolt and it dished so badly it damaged the crank? There's even a picture of one of the washers with the bolt head impression in it. Those bolts are...
08-15-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Trevtassie

Appearance is a fairly good indicator of wear,...

Appearance is a fairly good indicator of wear, when the teeth look noticeably non symmetrical after only 2500km, it suggests maybe the sprocket is pretty soft, especially for a single speed one. An...
08-14-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Trevtassie

Aftermarket Rohloff Sprockets

Anybody ever come across any aftermarket Rohloff Splined Sprockets? Google is not being helpful. I'm a bit over the softness of the OEM ones. 2500km and it's already looking very tired, I'll flip...
08-14-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By Trevtassie

I had a new one on my ATS Speed Drive... the...

I had a new one on my ATS Speed Drive... the washers under the bolt heads dished while I was on tour (I discovered when I got home). Cranks kept coming loose, tighten up, come loose. Fitted...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,288
Posted By Trevtassie

Rhynolite XL will do tubeless with rubber rim...

Rhynolite XL will do tubeless with rubber rim strips. And get yourself some rubber rim strips for your burping wheels. They fill the gap under the bead.
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,838
Posted By Trevtassie

Pretty well the same deal with mechanical...

Pretty well the same deal with mechanical Spyre/Spykes, You use the cable adjustment on the bars until you start to run out of travel. Back it off, then use a 3mm allen key to adjust the pad gaps....
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,346
Views: 808,530
Posted By Trevtassie

Even better that there is a track around it. ...

Even better that there is a track around it. Noddies only drive through it to show what legends they are.
08-13-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,280
Posted By Trevtassie

I think the idea of that tool is that you use the...

I think the idea of that tool is that you use the supplied puller in the new thread... so you don't need wedges.
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,838
Posted By Trevtassie

The only thing I can think of is that the steel...

The only thing I can think of is that the steel retaining C ring on the moving shoe of your caliper is worn/lost tension out so the shoe can drop out of the piston. It can't be pushed out by the...
08-13-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By Trevtassie

If you are rough, then why not crank up the pre...

If you are rough, then why not crank up the pre load on the forks and whack a set of slicks on the MTB, like some Big Apples or some such and then you have a fast rolling bike that can take some...
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,838
Posted By Trevtassie

Hmmmm, this is why I have mechanicals, so I...

Hmmmm, this is why I have mechanicals, so I don't have to worry about spacers, hoses or anything. The pad springs should keep the pads in place and if the piston(s) were in any danger of popping...
08-12-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,280
Posted By Trevtassie

Nice bit of gear! I'm a fan of good self...

Nice bit of gear! I'm a fan of good self extracting crank bolts anyway.
08-12-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,073
Posted By Trevtassie

Not much I suspect. You may be able to get a...

Not much I suspect. You may be able to get a 2.4A Micro USB cable and a decent power adapter than can put out 3A, generally they'll have a red USB outlet like this one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By Trevtassie

One of these, like a little motorcycle chain......

One of these, like a little motorcycle chain... https://www.bike-components.de/en/Connex/7R8-Singlespeed-Chain-p24919/
08-11-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,136
Posted By Trevtassie

Pretty simple, the person driving tried to kill...

Pretty simple, the person driving tried to kill someone. Should be in jail. No licence ever again. They DGAF about other humans.
08-11-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Trevtassie

No idea if there is a standard, but the ones on...

No idea if there is a standard, but the ones on my Surly are M10x1 . Take the fork to a bolt shop and see what screws in would be my advice....
08-11-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,062
Posted By Trevtassie

I dunno if their pictures on their website are...

I dunno if their pictures on their website are any indication, but those wheels don't have the outside spokes set. There is a distinct curve. No mention of stress relieving on their website, but...
08-11-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,062
Posted By Trevtassie

Yep, these, in the 36 hole should do the trick......

Yep, these, in the 36 hole should do the trick... maybe do a stress relieve and set the outside spokes when you get them- read Sheldon Browns wheel building page.
08-11-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,624
Posted By Trevtassie

I wouldn't....

I wouldn't....
08-11-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Trevtassie

Had to slightly shorten a 116 with 11-40 and...

Had to slightly shorten a 116 with 11-40 and 40-30-20 and 425mm with the wheel back 15mm in the drop outs. Reckon a 116 will do it.
08-10-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By Trevtassie

Go see a sports doctor or an orthopedic surgeon...

Go see a sports doctor or an orthopedic surgeon ASAP, you'll likely need a referral from your GP. If the separation showed up up an X Ray (ie quite large) likely the specialist will request an MRI...
08-10-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Trevtassie

Bike24.com. Bike-Discount.de bike-components.de...

Bike24.com. Bike-Discount.de bike-components.de all have plenty of square taper cranks

Hows this...
Forum: Touring
08-09-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,874
Posted By Trevtassie

Abus Frame lock with the accessory cable. Easy...

Abus Frame lock with the accessory cable. Easy to use for a casual dash into the shops and the cable for locking to trees or benches in campgrounds. Bike is never parked in the street overnight...
08-09-19, 02:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By Trevtassie

Dunno, I just used black plastic truck air line...

Dunno, I just used black plastic truck air line for the rear light wire. Comes in a bunch of diameters. The smallest one looks about the same as brake or gear outer, so it runs alongside those in...
Forum: Touring
07-19-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 133,926
Posted By Trevtassie

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Latvia done, here comes Lithuania
Forum: Touring
07-15-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 133,926
Posted By Trevtassie

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Latvia done, here comes Lithuania
Forum: Touring
07-03-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,226
Posted By Trevtassie

Roll up the flattened box. Get a big roll of...

Roll up the flattened box. Get a big roll of gaffer tape and a bit of string about 2 foot long. Carry the box to the airport. re tape the box. Install bike. Put 2 holes in each side of the box in...
Forum: Touring
07-03-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,628
Posted By Trevtassie

Shimano XM9 and Crocs Flip Flops (not the closed...

Shimano XM9 and Crocs Flip Flops (not the closed sandals) The XM9s cover riding, walking and hiking and evenings. Have a good Vibram sole. I wear boots everywhere anyway. The Crocs walking around...
Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,825
Posted By Trevtassie

A Frio or similar evaporative cooler bag is what...

A Frio or similar evaporative cooler bag is what we use.
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