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07-22-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By dsaul

My Schwalbe Pro One 28mm tubeless tires are...

My Schwalbe Pro One 28mm tubeless tires are clearly labeled 60-95psi
07-22-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By dsaul

The ARC 30 is an MTB rim, so they probably are...

The ARC 30 is an MTB rim, so they probably are not road tires.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-21-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By dsaul

I wouldn't try to weld that, because the filler...

I wouldn't try to weld that, because the filler metal(brass/silver) will mix with the weld puddle and make a mess. If it were mine, I would grind the cracked area back to clean metal and lay a brass...
07-19-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By dsaul

I have GXP bottom brackets in all 6 of my bikes...

I have GXP bottom brackets in all 6 of my bikes and they definitely come with grease from the factory. At 2 years old, its probably time to replace it. My off road bikes usually see some water...
07-19-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By dsaul

A regular inner tube patch on the inside of the...

A regular inner tube patch on the inside of the tire should work for a screw hole. I regularly patch holes in my tubeless tires with Rema patches. These are holes that required a plug or two to get...
07-18-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By dsaul

I'm pretty sure all of the Fox air shocks are...

I'm pretty sure all of the Fox air shocks are considered "Float" shocks. The air cans are all the same diameter, so the seals should be the same.
07-18-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By dsaul

I'm far from an expert, but I put some values...

I'm far from an expert, but I put some values into an online bolt torque calculator. It seems that if the torque spec on the 5mm bolt was 5nm, You would need to increase to 6nm on the 6mm bolt to...
07-17-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By dsaul

You should be able to get an air seal rebuild kit...

You should be able to get an air seal rebuild kit for that for around $15.
07-15-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By dsaul

Internal cable routing? If the rear cable and...

Internal cable routing? If the rear cable and front cable cross each other inside the frame, the front cable puts additional tension on the rear cable when the front is in the big ring. You can...
07-14-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By dsaul

Check that your valve stem is tight. They need...

Check that your valve stem is tight. They need to be really tight to seal. If air is leaking into the rim cavity, it is almost always from the valve stem seal, unless you did a really bad job of...
07-13-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,572
Posted By dsaul

I like flared bars so much that I put them on my...

I like flared bars so much that I put them on my road bike too. I use the FSA Adventure bars which have a 12 degree flare. I tried some bars with more flare and didn't like them. I prefer the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-12-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By dsaul

Nova doesn't provide any info on their tubes...

Nova doesn't provide any info on their tubes other than to identify them as CroMo. I know they are asian sourced tubes and at the very least they are 4130. They may or may not have some other...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,273
Posted By dsaul

I've never used it, but I've seen some impressive...

I've never used it, but I've seen some impressive results with Spray Bike rattlecan paint.

https://spraybike.us/
07-09-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,626
Posted By dsaul

I'm watching it for free on NBCSN with Comcast. ...

I'm watching it for free on NBCSN with Comcast. Yesterday was 5 hrs and today is around 4 hrs. I don't know how much more coverage you can get or want.
07-09-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By dsaul

Does it happen when standing or just sitting? If...

Does it happen when standing or just sitting? If it only happens when sitting, it could be the seat post or saddle rails.
07-07-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By dsaul

Quote from the surly website. "Ultra New...

Quote from the surly website.

"Ultra New hubs look much like their predecessors. In fact, the hub shells have not changed at all"

You're welcome
Forum: Framebuilders
07-07-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By dsaul

Nova is the cheapest you will find for main...

Nova is the cheapest you will find for main tubes. They are good tubes and I've built several frames with them. I've found that straight gauge 4130 tubes cost the same or more than the butted Nova...
07-07-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,664
Posted By dsaul

If the wheel doesn't click on another bike, its...

If the wheel doesn't click on another bike, its not the wheel. Do you have a magnet for a speedometer on this wheel? The click increasing with speed makes it seem like something on the wheel is...
07-07-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By dsaul

The impressive upshifts would tell me that I'm...

The impressive upshifts would tell me that I'm slightly overshifting in that direction and I'd add a little cable tension to improve shifting in the other direction.
07-07-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By dsaul

I like the kevlar pads from this company. ...

I like the kevlar pads from this company. https://www.discobrakes.com/

They greatly improved the performance of the SRAM hydro disc brakes on my gravel bike. The Kevlar compound is similar to a...
07-05-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By dsaul

I've never seen a flat mount bracket bolted on...

I've never seen a flat mount bracket bolted on like the one on the Secan. In reality, its no different than the millions of ISO to post mount adapters bolted onto frames. I see nothing to worry...
07-05-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By dsaul

It goes on the inside of the stay, so that rim...

It goes on the inside of the stay, so that rim won't effect it.
07-04-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By dsaul

Everything you need to do spoke length...

Everything you need to do spoke length calculations can be found at these locations. It wasn't that hard to find.

https://allcitycycles.com/parts/go_devil/go_devil_front_disc...
07-04-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By dsaul

There is no market for them. People buy hybrid...

There is no market for them. People buy hybrid bikes as a complete bike. Nobody is building up their own hybrid bike from a frame. A CX frame is going to have similar geometry, but a shorter head...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By dsaul

Its definitely broken. If it were mine, I'd weld...

Its definitely broken. If it were mine, I'd weld it and keep riding it until it eventually failed. It would be a difficult repair to do correctly, since there is no way to clean the inside and Ti...
07-02-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By dsaul

I find that the method of holding the brakes and...

I find that the method of holding the brakes and tightening the caliper doesn't work very well unless you are really careful in tightening the bolts in small increments. Tightening one, while the...
07-02-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By dsaul

Semi integrated means that it has bearing cups...

Semi integrated means that it has bearing cups that press into the frame with a small lip that rests on the top and bottom of the head tube, the cups do not protrude like a normal external cup...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By dsaul

No. The ZS44/30 is for an 1 1/8" steerer. The...

No. The ZS44/30 is for an 1 1/8" steerer. The last number is the steerer crown race seat measurement(rounded off in some instances)

Anything over an 1 1/8" steerer requires an external(EC) cup...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By dsaul

You need an EC44/33 for the lower on an 1 1/4"...

You need an EC44/33 for the lower on an 1 1/4" fork. EC44/40 is for an 1 1/2"
06-30-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By dsaul

Any SRAM 2 x 10 MTB rear derailleur(x5,x7,x9,GX)...

Any SRAM 2 x 10 MTB rear derailleur(x5,x7,x9,GX) will work with your Force 10 speed shifters. That will allow you to run at least an 11/36 cassette.
06-29-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By dsaul

It depends on how high the spacer extends above...

It depends on how high the spacer extends above the stem. Carbon steerer tubes need to be fully supported by the expander, in the area where the stem clamps the steerer. If the steerer extends far...
06-28-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By dsaul

Do you know how to weld or braze? Converting...

Do you know how to weld or braze? Converting that frame is going to require disc brake mounts to be welded or brazed onto the frame and fork. It is also going to require you to buy a new wheelset...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,026
Posted By dsaul

That looks very similar to my 650b gravel bike. ...

That looks very similar to my 650b gravel bike. I have a 71 degree HTA and 50mm of rake for about 65mm of trail with 47mm tires. I went with a longer front center and a 50mm stem with a bit less...
06-25-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By dsaul

Parts are not available, so replacement is the...

Parts are not available, so replacement is the only option. If the lever is not bent too badly, I'd probably just live with it.
06-24-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By dsaul

The cable may not be completely broken, but it...

The cable may not be completely broken, but it sounds like a few strands are broken inside the shifter. You should probably take it to the shop and hope they can fish out the cable without leaving...
06-24-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By dsaul

Do a google search for "cable fixing plate" ...

Do a google search for "cable fixing plate" Amazon has dozens of them listed. Find one that looks like yours.
06-23-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By dsaul

It just won't have the ground clearance that...

It just won't have the ground clearance that Surly intended. Theoretically, the outer diameter of a 29 x 2.2 tire is 733mm and the outer diameter of a 27.5 x 47 tire is 678mm, so the bottom bracket...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By dsaul

You can find the SRAM info here...

You can find the SRAM info here https://www.servicearchive.sram.com/service
You'll have to look under the SRAM box and click to find a manual for MTB components. On the next page, scroll down the...
06-18-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By dsaul

More info is needed on the actual crankset and...

More info is needed on the actual crankset and bottom bracket on your bike. Internet specs show that bike having a "wide axle" version of the Rival crankset. Depending on the bottom bracket, you...
06-18-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By dsaul

Yes. Praxis makes Direct Mount chainrings that...

Yes. Praxis makes Direct Mount chainrings that will bolt onto that crankset. The interface looks like a standard direct mount, so other DM chainrings should work as well.
06-17-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By dsaul

Start here -...

Start here - https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/front-derailleur-adjustment
06-17-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By dsaul

You will need a cassette tool or an external...

You will need a cassette tool or an external bottom bracket tool, or both depending on the type of lockrings on your hubs.

Instructions here -...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-14-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,287
Posted By dsaul

Only 50mm of the seat post is supported and the...

Only 50mm of the seat post is supported and the lower part of your top tube/seat tube joint will be on the thin part of the tube. How big of an issue will depend on how far the seat post extends out...
06-13-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,422
Posted By dsaul

I tried that Hutchinson kit once and had the same...

I tried that Hutchinson kit once and had the same results. I have since patched many tires using plain old Rema tube patches with Rema glue or Slime glue.
06-13-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By dsaul

If its leaking air from the spoke holes, it is...

If its leaking air from the spoke holes, it is most likely to be from the valve stem. They need to be really tight to seal. If you can easily loosen it with your fingers, its not nearly tight...
06-12-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By dsaul

Universal Cycles has them ...

Universal Cycles has them https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=36409
06-12-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,727
Posted By dsaul

Obviously, you have never tried to ride a road...

Obviously, you have never tried to ride a road bike while wearing a ballistic vest and a belt with 20lbs of gear on it.
06-08-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By dsaul

What kind of help do you need? A new crankset? ...

What kind of help do you need? A new crankset? Just get an 11 speed crankset. It will work fine with your 10 speed group.
06-08-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By dsaul

I'll take a guess and say the new cassette is not...

I'll take a guess and say the new cassette is not in exactly the same position as the old one and the rear derailleur needs to be adjusted. Manufacturing tolerances and differences between brands...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,298
Posted By dsaul

I saw your other thread and I'd say getting 5mm...

I saw your other thread and I'd say getting 5mm per side from an oval chainstay is going to be a big dimple. My experience with dimpling chainstays has been that the stay also bends at the point of...
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