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09-11-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 515
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The most reliable way to diagnose a worn cassette...

The most reliable way to diagnose a worn cassette is to install a new chain and look for the symptoms as described in the OP. It has to be pretty far gone to be obvious visually in my experience.
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,804
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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08-17-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Maybe it's one of those brain teaser puzzles.When...

Maybe it's one of those brain teaser puzzles.When the solution comes to you, you probably will have no idea how you did it....
08-14-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Exactly. If I can see that the hanger is bent...

Exactly. If I can see that the hanger is bent without the tool, it's really bent. I use the DAG tool on every service and adjustments are frequently necessary , but I would not be able to determine...
07-23-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The mechanism in the X-RD3 and the S-RF3 are the...

The mechanism in the X-RD3 and the S-RF3 are the same. The difference is the former is a drum brake model.
You may indeed have a defective unit, but I can tell you from my own experience, this is...
07-18-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well done. Your experience explains why the...

Well done. Your experience explains why the shifting function of these hubs often improves with use. These interfaces wear in over time and move more freely.
That said, the wide range version of the...
Forum: Foo
07-13-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,804
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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07-10-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I just built a wheel today with a Dyad. Measured...

I just built a wheel today with a Dyad. Measured it at 597. But measure yours to be sure. I have seen variances.
Edit to add. Actually, my measurement confirms the spec from Velocity site....
05-18-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No. The V shape at the bottom of the hole is not...

No. The V shape at the bottom of the hole is not damage. The hub was made that way to accommodate the wide bladed spokes. Check out the daylight visible in one of the other spoke holes in his photo....
05-13-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No worries. Also, the keyway is not essential,...

No worries.
Also, the keyway is not essential, although it does help to hold the bearing adjustment. I have extended threads beyond the keyway and just filed the locking tab off the washer. The jam...
Forum: Foo
05-11-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,365
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It's the tail propeller that put him over the top.

It's the tail propeller that put him over the top.
05-06-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By Dan Burkhart

In that case you may as well use red loctite and...

In that case you may as well use red loctite and then you really wont have to worry about it coming loose. Plus you can have a giggle just thinking about the poor schmuck that will be dealing with it...
05-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The smallest wheel I have ever built with a...

The smallest wheel I have ever built with a Rohloff was a 406 and that one required 1 x to get it right, so a 349 would definitely need to be 1x. I would not worry about interlacing them either. You...
04-01-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,153
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This is especially true of the newer models that...

This is especially true of the newer models that have a scallop shaped notch. The older style with the square cut notch are ok with a steel punch.
04-01-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 895
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It can be purchased directly from Jim Stein. The...

It can be purchased directly from Jim Stein. The guy is a real gentleman. Answers the phone himself and always willing to help.
I have one and it works great.
03-20-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,153
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You definitely want to unscrew the ball ring...

You definitely want to unscrew the ball ring before you cut the spokes. After that, no issues.
It can be done with a bare hub. I have done it numerous times, but it is way easier when it is still in...
03-11-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By Dan Burkhart

My guess is the shift rod may be hanging up due...

My guess is the shift rod may be hanging up due to dirt or dried out grease. The bell crank pushes the rod in to upshift and the spring pushes it out to downshift.
I suggest removing the bell crank...
03-05-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taking the stages off is pretty straight forward....

Taking the stages off is pretty straight forward. Once you remove the retaining ring, they lift right off. As long as you don't disassemble the sub assemblies, it will go back together the same way,...
03-02-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I do plan to go on Friday, but I'm more...

I do plan to go on Friday, but I'm more interested in looking at new products and talking to industry people than I am in looking for killer deals in the marketplace.
I don't know if it will be the...
Forum: Foo
02-24-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,365
Posted By Dan Burkhart

So, the truck identifies as a bicycle. Who are we...

So, the truck identifies as a bicycle. Who are we to judge?
02-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've had a couple of new internal assemblies sent...

I've had a couple of new internal assemblies sent to me from Sunrace, and was never asked to return the old ones. One of then was an 8 speed just like yours, and after receiving the new assembly,...
02-24-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A brass punch is better than steel if you have...

A brass punch is better than steel if you have one. It deforms a bit to help get better purchase on the scallop shaped notch. A brass punch is all I've ever used on these, and it works fine.
One...
02-24-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,669
Posted By Dan Burkhart

1964 Schwinn Twinn. I am the second owner. ...

1964 Schwinn Twinn. I am the second owner.

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Forum: Foo
02-20-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,365
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not as bad as it could have been if the air bag...

Not as bad as it could have been if the air bag had detonated.
02-17-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23,139
Views: 2,649,674
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There is one in Brantford on March 29th.

There is one in Brantford on March 29th.
Forum: Foo
02-12-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,365
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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Forum: Foo
02-06-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,804
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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02-04-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,804
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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01-28-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Looks like a pretty hefty rim bed for an alloy...

Looks like a pretty hefty rim bed for an alloy rim. The 12mm works, but I would opt for 14.
01-26-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Dan Burkhart

OK, how about some actual confirmation. Here I...

OK, how about some actual confirmation. Here I have a spoke taken from a bag of Sapim Race spokes marked as 268mm...
01-23-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,662
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Six. Four boys and two girls. Ages 2 to 15.

Six. Four boys and two girls. Ages 2 to 15.
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,365
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Don't think that's the way exchanges are supposed...

Don't think that's the way exchanges are supposed to work.
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,365
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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01-22-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,438
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I vote for the blue ones too, but not made by...

I vote for the blue ones too, but not made by Park.
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01-17-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,544
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The current generation of the Alfine is high...

The current generation of the Alfine is high normal, but previous models were low normal, same as Nexus hubs.
01-16-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Dan Burkhart

As far as I am aware, Shimano is the only one...

As far as I am aware, Shimano is the only one currently manufacturing a 7 speed IGH with or without brake.
01-10-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,380
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Unless you weigh north of 250 lb, a well built 32...

Unless you weigh north of 250 lb, a well built 32 spoke wheel, especially on the front will be fine. I weigh about that, and ride 32 spoke wheels all the time. Including my cargo bike....
12-31-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Actually that would be a Canadian conglomerate...

Actually that would be a Canadian conglomerate but the bikes likely come from China
12-28-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 908
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have mine bolted to a heavy truck brake drum....

I have mine bolted to a heavy truck brake drum. Nice and stable for all but the heaviest bike.
Easily obtainable at any heavy truck repair facility. A worn out drum works just fine. You might have...
12-28-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Iím guessing you never got Candid Camera either,...

Iím guessing you never got Candid Camera either, am I Right?
Geez, its a joke already, obviously lost on some.
12-28-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Why you should leave bike maintenance to the professionals.

Unless you know all the secrets like this one.

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12-20-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By Dan Burkhart

We likely won't be around to find out.

We likely won't be around to find out.
Forum: Foo
12-20-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,804
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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11-12-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,423
Posted By Dan Burkhart

They do, but the current version accepts 8/9/10...

They do, but the current version accepts 8/9/10 speed cassettes.
Sturmey-Archer | CS-RF3 Silver (http://www.sturmey-archer.com/en/products/detail/cs-rf3-silver)
11-11-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've had a few NOS Sturmey Archer hubs pass...

I've had a few NOS Sturmey Archer hubs pass through my hands, and all showed signs that they had been packaged with no lube in the internals.
This example is a 1983 model that showed enough...
10-31-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,447
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Got lots, but my all time favorite is the little...

Got lots, but my all time favorite is the little boy walking with his mother after seeing me ride by on my recumbent, "mommy, what's wrong with that man that he has to ride a bicycle like that?"
10-31-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,785
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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10-20-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,017
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The X8 .99 has both inner and outer silver...

The X8 .99 has both inner and outer silver plates. X8 .93 has silver outer plates and grey inner.
10-18-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,017
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This shows the evolution of KMC retail packaging...

This shows the evolution of KMC retail packaging over the last 15 years or so. These companies rarely stand still....
10-18-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,017
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This is the packaging that X8 chains come in from...

This is the packaging that X8 chains come in from my distributor
They switched to this type within the last year or so....
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