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06-28-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By trailflow1

Your Force crank is the 10spd version with the...

Your Force crank is the 10spd version with the shorter 90mm spindle. It sounds like you have too many spacers installed. Remove the spacer that was put on before the bearing shield.

All you need...
06-20-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By blamester

I think you are using the wrong term. Snapping...

I think you are using the wrong term.
Snapping a bb is very difficult.
Pics?
06-15-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,070
Posted By soonerrebel

All 2014 Cannondale SuperSix EVO's have a PF30...

All 2014 Cannondale SuperSix EVO's have a PF30 bottom bracket shell which requires a PF30 Bottom Bracket. The frame has a BB30 logo on it even thou its PF30, Cannondale has done this for years. ...
06-10-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,066
Posted By HillRider

If it still has the OEM Shimano hubs you will...

If it still has the OEM Shimano hubs you will need a 17 mm wrench for the lock nuts but it needn't be a cone wrench as any open end or box end will work. For the cones themselves, IIRC, you will...
06-10-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,066
Posted By dsbrantjr

This tool is sooo much better than an adjustable...

This tool is sooo much better than an adjustable wrench for the 2-flat type of fixed BB cup, if that is what you have: https://www.parktool.com/product/crank-and-bottom-bracket-wrench-hcw-4
04-05-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Too add to Dave's very good start of the...

Too add to Dave's very good start of the assessment process (know what you are actually checking, one part of the system at a time) try this. With the cable detatched hold the inner cable just as it...
04-05-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By HillRider

Locate the problem. Disconnect the shift cable at...

Locate the problem. Disconnect the shift cable at the rear derailleur and then turn the crank by hand and pushe the rear derailleur in by hand. If it goes all the way to the largest cog (or perhaps...
03-03-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,226
Posted By phughes

May I be the first to suggest a Brooks B17. Just...

May I be the first to suggest a Brooks B17. Just be sure you don't set it too high or you will feel pain. Adjusted correctly, it disappears underneath you. It is not forgiving of a too high seat...
02-29-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By cpach

I attended UBI (pro mechanic classes, wheel and...

I attended UBI (pro mechanic classes, wheel and suspension seminars, and steel framebuilding, am going to do the Fox class in a few months) and now am a professional mechanic. It was a useful...
02-26-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By bpcyclist

Similar sort of thing just happened to me today....

Similar sort of thing just happened to me today. Installed new Shimano cassette and chain. They're great. Now, I have a brand-new clicking sound with my left pedal stroke. Ha!!!! Two steps forward,...
02-23-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 19,047
Posted By tyrion

There are various kinds of BB misalignments and...

There are various kinds of BB misalignments and Hambini talks about their various friction costs. I'm not an engineer so I don't know how credible he is, but to me he sounds like he knows what he's...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By LAJ

There is no good roof rack.

There is no good roof rack.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,678
Posted By ingo

The latest versions of Shimano FDs have specific...

The latest versions of Shimano FDs have specific instructions to align for trim. Basically there are two marks which must line up on the cable adjuster when the chain is on the big chainring and the...
02-07-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By DrIsotope

If you're at all expecting any kind of warranty...

If you're at all expecting any kind of warranty interaction with Schwalbe, you're probably going to want to use either the Doc Blue or the identical Stan's.

If you're like me and would never...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,437
Posted By "Fred"

I disagree about saving money if you build your...

I disagree about saving money if you build your own bike. Most of the time you get better deal with factory built bikes. You do get the ability to customize your bike as well as the satisfaction of...
01-29-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,569
Posted By enock111

Just so you know the video has a whopping 45...

Just so you know the video has a whopping 45 views. Pennies are not being made here. I like to make tech videos and yes I would like to reach more people and get more opinions but money has nothing...
01-26-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By dsbrantjr

Yes.

Yes.
01-24-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

That is a common failure mode for bikes with rim...

That is a common failure mode for bikes with rim brakes and lots of all-weather use.
01-04-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By tomtomtom123

From the OP's photo, the o-ring appears to be...

From the OP's photo, the o-ring appears to be already on his crank arms. They don't interfere with the final Q-factor or the chainline, they fit into a recess into the crank arm to create a water...
01-03-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By lubloi

If you put on a new chain and the new chain...

If you put on a new chain and the new chain starts skipping under load, then the cassette is toast. I find it difficult to visually assess cassette wear, what I usually do is that I compare the shape...
01-01-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By August West

That is the lock ring from an Ultegra 11-34T...

That is the lock ring from an Ultegra 11-34T cassette. All of the Ultegra R8000 cassettes are labeled HG8000 except the 34T cassette is an HG800. The 11-34T HG800 also requires a 1.85mm spacer next...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,170
Posted By burnthesheep

Good lord, get rid of the hardshells and go...

Good lord, get rid of the hardshells and go go5000 and latex and gain 25w now! Thatís almost the slowest tire there is.

That will be about $100.

Then, get a meter with the other $400.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,170
Posted By jsigone

Wheelset around 1500-1550 grams wahoo bike...

Wheelset around 1500-1550 grams
wahoo bike computer also uses RWGPS
stages power meter

pick one and get the next with upgrade
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,097
Posted By bpcyclist

A bit of study suggests that insurance is perhaps...

A bit of study suggests that insurance is perhaps the most lucrative business every devised. They make and hold piles and piles of cash and assets. They did not get in that position by being kind....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,671
Posted By Ride_Fast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3n5rilk1jk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3n5rilk1jk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBEipbeKq1M
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,366
Posted By indyfabz

Glad you got rid of the dork disc. :thumb:

Glad you got rid of the dork disc. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,149
Posted By illdrag0n

If your using a Shimano/sram casette, you want a...

If your using a Shimano/sram casette, you want a matching freehub
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By noodle soup

that's everyday. It takes me 3 hours to prep...

that's everyday.

It takes me 3 hours to prep for a morning ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By MoAlpha

Unsatisfactory poop.

Unsatisfactory poop.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,112
Posted By banerjek

[/QUOTE] I don't like riding physically...

[/QUOTE]
I don't like riding physically separated lanes for reasons others have articulated, but the problem Carfree identifies is what I see the more serious one.

Instead of helping people see...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,787
Posted By datlas

Do you realize OP is from 15 years ago?

Do you realize OP is from 15 years ago?
06-26-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,420
Posted By jadocs

Complete opposite from my experience. I notice a...

Complete opposite from my experience. I notice a marked improvement in ride comfort between tubeless and tubes. I think in instances where people do not notice much of a difference is due to running...
06-13-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,420
Posted By DrIsotope

Well, I've put ~9,000 miles on 700x25 tubeless @...

Well, I've put ~9,000 miles on 700x25 tubeless @ 90psi, and I'm 210lbs. You pressure is either unnecessarily high, or you weigh like 270lbs.

In all those miles, I've never had a flat. Yes, I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By TrojanHorse

CAAD 4, "flight deck" tells me that's a pretty...

CAAD 4, "flight deck" tells me that's a pretty old ultegra. Probably worth just selling it intact and enjoying 105 on your new bike.
05-18-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By davidad

I didn't say it would be easy.

I didn't say it would be easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,037
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/img_4911_46debdb908ea72ed91580cfbfc167d76d61e7084.jpg
My son sent this. It does appear to be a 2006, and it looks in good shape from...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,381
Posted By Sy Reene

I think TL should net to be a little lighter...

I think TL should net to be a little lighter after tubes are considered. Generally add 30-50 grams though for a TL rim wheelset build vs. regular clincher, and add something for sealant, but then...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-04, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,787
Posted By Davet

A bike made of 853 is not automatically good. A...

A bike made of 853 is not automatically good. A bigger consideration is not what the bike is made of, but how it is made and the design.

The likelyhood of you keeping a bike to the end of its'...
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