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Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 108,567
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Imagine having breakfast at Denny's and out of...

Imagine having breakfast at Denny's and out of the blue.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JWKXI8nEOQ
08-19-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's a shame. I have Louis Garneau stuff that...

That's a shame. I have Louis Garneau stuff that has held up for over 20 years, but of course, it was made in Canada.
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 108,567
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've been following the saga of 4014. It's proof...

I've been following the saga of 4014. It's proof that a corporation can be sentimental.
08-17-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,821
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Square taper is what many of us are making do...

Square taper is what many of us are making do with until something better comes along. Still waiting for that to happen.
Or to paraphrase a famous person from history, it's the absolute worst system...
08-16-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Oh I missed the part about how you have already...

Oh I missed the part about how you have already done an oil bath. I have had success treating engagement issues in different hubs this way, and function has always improved in any hub I have given...
08-16-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I would not advise mis-adjusting the alignment...

I would not advise mis-adjusting the alignment marks in an attempt to get the clutch to engage, because it could cause worse problems. The adjustment is most critical to ensure the pawls that couple...
08-14-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Between 4th and 5th gear the clutch transitions...

Between 4th and 5th gear the clutch transitions from being disengaged from the planet carrier, to engaged which bypasses the low range reduction unit. At the 9:40 point in the attached video is an...
08-14-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No. In 1st and 5th, it is the outer roller clutch...

No. In 1st and 5th, it is the outer roller clutch on the left side that drives the hub. This is because none of the sun gears in the planetary carrier are engaged, so no power is transmitted to the...
08-10-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I believe it's the other way around. They require...

I believe it's the other way around. They require different barbed inserts. One type is silver, the other brass coloured, but I don't remember off the top of my head which is what.
07-27-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah 30 Lux is Just enough to make you visible...

Yeah 30 Lux is Just enough to make you visible not to light your way. 75 and up is what you need. The dyno hub won’t have a problem powering a brighter light.
07-26-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Taya quick links AKA Sigma ,are actually pretty...

Taya quick links AKA Sigma ,are actually pretty good, and require no tools. They are opened by side flexing the chain at the connecting link until the pin can slide out of the widened part of the...
Forum: Foo
07-23-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8,031
Views: 729,501
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not many pear trees in a Boreal forest. Your true...

Not many pear trees in a Boreal forest. Your true love would have to send you the partridge in a spruce tree.
07-22-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,179
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's how the military would describe it if they...

That's how the military would describe it if they were looking for tenders. Then they would end up paying $35,000.00 for a $35.00 part.
Forum: Foo
07-22-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8,031
Views: 729,501
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Back to basics, hunting cave man style. I once...

Back to basics, hunting cave man style. I once saw a guy take down a partridge with a rock while I was following him into a logging camp on a bush road. He came to a screeching halt in front of me,...
07-21-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21,091
Views: 2,079,301
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Are you going to be tending a booth, or just...

Are you going to be tending a booth, or just wandering around like me?
07-21-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21,091
Views: 2,079,301
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm not seeing anything that says what time the...

I'm not seeing anything that says what time the show opens. I plan to take my bike on the Go train and ride up from Exhibition Station.
07-21-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,016
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It was quite a demotion, but wasn't bad for a big...

It was quite a demotion, but wasn't bad for a big box store MTB of the era. I bought one of them about that time. Picture I found on the web, but it looked like this. ...
07-21-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21,091
Views: 2,079,301
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not sure where, but I thought I read somewhere...

Not sure where, but I thought I read somewhere that the show was cancelled. Good to know it's back on. I may wander down for a look.
07-19-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Dan Burkhart

OK, so I think I know what it's for. The coaster...

OK, so I think I know what it's for. The coaster brake reaction arm in the background of the photo is a confirmation clue. 3 lobe cog snap ring tool?
07-19-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The finer thread pitch of the 5mm (.8mm) bolt...

The finer thread pitch of the 5mm (.8mm) bolt results in slightly more axial force for the torque applied vs a m6 x 1, but the difference is very small, and I would think within tolerance.
Forum: Introductions
07-17-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Welcome neighbour. I'm just down the road in...

Welcome neighbour. I'm just down the road in Oakville.
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,506
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I was 15 years old. We were visiting family in...

I was 15 years old. We were visiting family in Alberta, and watching on their ancient TV. I remember a long span of time between the landing and the first step.
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10,026
Views: 2,027,721
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Redneck ingenuity has no bounds.

Redneck ingenuity has no bounds.
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8,031
Views: 729,501
Posted By Dan Burkhart

She is so fired.

She is so fired.
07-14-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,294
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, I pulled my Bob trailer with it a few...

Yeah, I pulled my Bob trailer with it a few times. I did not use it regularly for utility hauls though.
07-14-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,294
Posted By Dan Burkhart

One thing I can say about the 8 speed Sturmey...

One thing I can say about the 8 speed Sturmey Archer is that from my experience and perception, it is the most free running, efficient multi speed gearhub I have or have had in my fleet. I seems to...
07-13-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Dan Burkhart

As long as it is in straight and your top cap...

As long as it is in straight and your top cap bolt is long enough to engage all the threads, you're good.
07-11-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Oh, I dunno. Could be useful as a paper weight.

Oh, I dunno. Could be useful as a paper weight.
07-11-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not enough info to really give you a helpful...

Not enough info to really give you a helpful answer. There are numerous types of brakes, from side pull calipers to cantilever, and linear pull. I suggest you do a youtube search for servicing those...
07-10-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Dan Burkhart

+1 on new pads. Dual pivot Tektros are pretty...

+1 on new pads. Dual pivot Tektros are pretty decent performing brakes in my experience.
07-07-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,892
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Threatening skies make for great photographs. Did...

Threatening skies make for great photographs. Did you get caught in the rain that day?
07-07-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,294
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Great stuff! Thanks for the update. :thumb: My SA...

Great stuff! Thanks for the update. :thumb: My SA 8 speed bike has been passed on to my grandson and it's working great for him.
07-07-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Dan Burkhart

OK, then it is not an RX series. The RC5 will...

OK, then it is not an RX series. The RC5 will have either an X or S in front designating the flange size. X for large flange, S for small.
If it has the (w) after the model number,it is the wide...
07-06-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,734
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Got my first bike in the summer of '63 at age 9....

Got my first bike in the summer of '63 at age 9. I turned 10 before the year was out. Little kids bikes weren't much of a thing then, at least not in our world.
07-06-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, if it has an indicator spindle as you...

Well, if it has an indicator spindle as you indicated in your post, it won't be an RX model. That is the new rotary shift type. The C in the model number indicates coaster brake.
Anyway, I recently...
07-06-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If it were a pawl issue, 2nd gear would be...

If it were a pawl issue, 2nd gear would be affected too. More likely a sun gear engagement issue. Can you tell me what the model number printed on the hub shell is? If the model number is something...
07-05-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Older versions of SA coaster brake hubs, (pre...

Older versions of SA coaster brake hubs, (pre NIG), were designed such that when third gear was engaged, the mechanical advantage of braking through the gear train in first and second was lost.
The...
07-05-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The axle threading on most SA hubs is 13/32 x 26....

The axle threading on most SA hubs is 13/32 x 26. I believe Sachs used that size as well, but not sure about the thread profile. The only SA hub that I know for sure uses 3/8 X 26 axles is the...
07-04-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, definitely has a Sachs look about it. I see...

Yeah, definitely has a Sachs look about it. I see a shift key on the left side of your picture, so it must have had an indicator rod.
Not familiar with Sachs 2 speed internals, but the ring gear...
07-03-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, I'm quite confident it is a two speed from...

Yeah, I'm quite confident it is a two speed from the look of it. The axle is solid, not hollow?
07-03-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm quite certain it's not a coaster brake unit....

I'm quite certain it's not a coaster brake unit. (The C in the nomenclature indicates coaster brake.) It does not look like a current production Sturmey Archer. Perhaps Sachs or Bendix.
The coaster...
07-02-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Please update us on how the RX series hub works...

Please update us on how the RX series hub works for you. Mine had an issue with losing engagement in first gear. I removed the internals and gave it an ATF lube job, and since then, has been working...
07-02-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,730
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, that is definitely not a spec I would...

Yeah, that is definitely not a spec I would expect to find on a bike at this price point. When I spoke to the guy, one of his stated goals is to source as many American made components as possible. I...
Forum: Foo
07-01-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10,026
Views: 2,027,721
Posted By Dan Burkhart

How many chickens do you have to milk to fill a...

How many chickens do you have to milk to fill a gallon jug?
07-01-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,730
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The bike shop itself doesn't really have much in...

The bike shop itself doesn't really have much in it. It is but one of several locations they ran the bike business out of, and the only building still standing in Dayton that they operated in. One of...
06-30-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 673,419
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Thanks. It cleaned up pretty good for a 1987...

Thanks. It cleaned up pretty good for a 1987 model.
06-30-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,730
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Revival of a long defunct marque.

Would you believe bicycles are once again being sold under the Wright Brothers brand?
I had the opportunity to tour the Wright Brothers bicycle shop in Dayton this past week, and the tour guide...
06-30-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 673,419
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A few shots from our rides around Springfield and...

A few shots from our rides around Springfield and Dayton Ohio this past week. They have a superb pathway system around there.
...
06-21-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,970
Posted By Dan Burkhart

While 7 and 8 speed are close enough that they...

While 7 and 8 speed are close enough that they can usually be made to work mixing speeds and shifters, 9 speed is substantially different. The overall width of a 9 speed is nearly identical to 8...
06-21-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If the cassette joint is properly seated, the...

If the cassette joint is properly seated, the cable anchor properly set, and cable ends fully seated, it should spring return to first gear. The cassette joint engages a toothed ring that rotates...
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