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08-16-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By AnkleWork

Not sure what you really want. If you really...

Not sure what you really want. If you really want to know if it's a crack you could examine the steerer closely, maybe non-destructively test it, maybe destructively test the piece you cut off. If...
08-15-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By AnkleWork

https://www.sram.com/en/company/contact

https://www.sram.com/en/company/contact
08-13-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By AnkleWork

How much play, in mm?

How much play, in mm?
08-13-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By AnkleWork

You should just measure (unless you prefer...

You should just measure (unless you prefer anonymous wild guesses).
08-13-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,851
Posted By AnkleWork

It's difficult to receive a useful answer to a...

It's difficult to receive a useful answer to a black-or-white question. Maybe ask "to what degree is it unsafe?" And the answer is something like "it depends..."
08-04-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,478
Posted By AnkleWork

Holy quadruple zombie!

Holy quadruple zombie!
08-04-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,983
Posted By AnkleWork

Does anybody care about the tensile strength of a...

Does anybody care about the tensile strength of a spoke at breaking? It's the usual shuck and jive attempt to cover up erroneous pontifications. Modulus of elasticity, yield strength, and fatigue...
08-04-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By AnkleWork

Clue: glue is not strong in joints subject to...

Clue: glue is not strong in joints subject to bending.
08-03-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,983
Posted By AnkleWork

That's a little mixed up. Construct free body...

That's a little mixed up. Construct free body diagrams for golf shafts and bike spokes, and you'll begin to see the differences.
08-03-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,983
Posted By AnkleWork

Fatigue life and modulus of elasticity are rather...

Fatigue life and modulus of elasticity are rather more important than UTS.
08-03-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,983
Posted By AnkleWork

Perform a careful experiment and you will have...

Perform a careful experiment and you will have your proof. Then write a report and you will be published.
08-01-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By AnkleWork

Until you specify a specific, actual spoke it's...

Until you specify a specific, actual spoke it's just hypothetical chat. Considering the tiny investment of money/effort/time needed to build a wheel, saving a few pennies is paramount for the...
08-01-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By AnkleWork

How strong are you?

How strong are you?
08-01-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By AnkleWork

Welcome to the Personal Shopping Service Forum.

Welcome to the Personal Shopping Service Forum.
07-31-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By AnkleWork

Suckers.

Suckers.
07-28-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By AnkleWork

Good thought -- apparently is does have full...

Good thought -- apparently is does have full suspension so maybe a bolt on swing arm is available.
07-28-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By AnkleWork

...with a whole new frame attached. Or, maybe...

...with a whole new frame attached. Or, maybe ship your frame back to the factory in China to get a new stay welded in.
07-27-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By AnkleWork

30 Lux is a measure of maximum brightness at a...

30 Lux is a measure of maximum brightness at a point, not over an area. Lumens measure total light emitted as perceived by humans, regardless of the distribution or concentration of the light. ...
07-25-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By AnkleWork

Skid mark.

Skid mark.
07-23-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By AnkleWork

Why stack the cards against yourself before even...

Why stack the cards against yourself before even buying the parts?
07-23-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,234
Posted By AnkleWork

The correct answer is: look at the one frame you...

The correct answer is: look at the one frame you receive to determine how to proceed.
07-22-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By AnkleWork

Yes, a warranty issue is happening.

Yes, a warranty issue is happening.
07-21-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,230
Posted By AnkleWork

That's a decent bike. If five miles is torture,...

That's a decent bike. If five miles is torture, then look for other problems. Does the bike fit you?
07-21-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By AnkleWork

Unfortunately, I read your posts. They are...

Unfortunately, I read your posts. They are contradictory and nonsensical. Please try again.
07-20-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By AnkleWork

Not even a BSO.

Not even a BSO.
07-18-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,626
Posted By AnkleWork

Managing volunteers is tricky. Most volunteers...

Managing volunteers is tricky. Most volunteers buy-into the organization's agenda when they join; most do not like other outside agendas pushed on them.
07-17-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By AnkleWork

Who will you trust? Post the contact info for...

Who will you trust? Post the contact info for your lbs so someone in this forum can ask them your questions for you.
07-16-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By AnkleWork

Twenty-three year relationships frequently end in...

Twenty-three year relationships frequently end in tragedy.
07-16-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By AnkleWork

It's not a problem on the TdF. That's just the...

It's not a problem on the TdF. That's just the sound of progress. And the frequent deep maintenance, that's progress too. Just ask Campy.
07-15-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,975
Posted By AnkleWork

Over seven years, a used frame accrues wear and...

Over seven years, a used frame accrues wear and tear.
07-13-19, 05:20 PM
07-13-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By AnkleWork

Chain rubbing where? What kind of shifters? ...

Chain rubbing where?
What kind of shifters?
Were gears shifted on the bike while stopped?
Was the bike knocked over onto the drive side?
07-11-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe carefully un-bend the cog.

Maybe carefully un-bend the cog.
07-11-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By AnkleWork

Which side of which wheel?

Which side of which wheel?
07-11-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By AnkleWork

You'll never get back the time spent, so I hope...

You'll never get back the time spent, so I hope it was worth it.
07-09-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By AnkleWork

A tiny bit of diagnosis would make this into a...

A tiny bit of diagnosis would make this into a very different thread.
07-08-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By AnkleWork

It's worth a try. BTW, what thread pitch are you...

It's worth a try. BTW, what thread pitch are you dealing with, before/after?
07-08-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By AnkleWork

No idea. Maybe figure out what ratios you use...

No idea. Maybe figure out what ratios you use and under what circumstances and work from there.
07-07-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,229
Posted By AnkleWork

Reinstall the original "very smooth" cones and...

Reinstall the original "very smooth" cones and adjust. Done.
07-06-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By AnkleWork

How rapidly the symptom onset would be a valuable...

How rapidly the symptom onset would be a valuable clue. Maybe check for a frayed cable or excess cable friction.
Those shifters can last many hundreds of thousands of shifts.
07-05-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By AnkleWork

How big is it, in mm?

How big is it, in mm?
07-05-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe watch the video in a mirror.

Maybe watch the video in a mirror.
07-02-19, 11:23 PM
07-02-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By AnkleWork

"Pull."

"Pull."
07-01-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By AnkleWork

Which fuzzy pixel is the pin? Maybe glue it in...

Which fuzzy pixel is the pin? Maybe glue it in place.
06-28-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By AnkleWork

Odd that you seek out anonymous internet opinions...

Odd that you seek out anonymous internet opinions while ignoring the bulk of your own first-hand experience.
06-28-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,157
Posted By AnkleWork

Deductive logic: 1. No dimension like...

Deductive logic:
1. No dimension like "perfectly straight handlebars" can exist in space-time.
2. So a tolerance on the misalignment will have to be specified.
3. The tolerance will have to...
06-27-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By AnkleWork

That light was assembled from parts (probably by...

That light was assembled from parts (probably by a child) so it can be taken apart. Someone will have to examine it closely and figure it out; chatting won't get it done.
06-26-19, 11:06 AM
06-25-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By AnkleWork

Don't borrow trouble; this is not a mechanical...

Don't borrow trouble; this is not a mechanical problem with your bike.

Getting out to ride IS the fix.
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