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10-06-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By katyjcrow

Inturnal cables rattling? Considering the cost of...

Inturnal cables rattling? Considering the cost of a Project One bike, Iíd take it back to the shop where I bought it. They should bend over backwards to make sure you donít have a problem with a very...
10-04-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 883
Posted By katyjcrow

I donít think your wheels have DT hubs. DT...

I donít think your wheels have DT hubs. DT inturnals are only on the high end Aeolus and RXL wheels. Check with your Trek dealer
09-07-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By katyjcrow

Iíd check with your Trek Dealer, but I just...

Iíd check with your Trek Dealer, but I just replaced a Shimano BB 90 and donít remember any washers.
08-29-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By katyjcrow

VM&P Naptha. Available from Home Depot. Works...

VM&P Naptha. Available from Home Depot. Works better than anything Iíve tried beside heat gun and old table knife. Recommend by Lenard Zinn and local wheel builder PSIMET Wheels. They glue a lot CX...
08-18-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,922
Posted By katyjcrow

If you are going to ride indoor on a trainer, I...

If you are going to ride indoor on a trainer, I recommend you get Zwift or similar program. The investment in a smart trainer is considerable, but really ups the experience. ( Cycleops always has...
07-28-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,353
Posted By katyjcrow

Due to restrictions from Shimano, you can no...

Due to restrictions from Shimano, you can no longer get there products by mail from the U.K.
07-23-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By katyjcrow

A TT frame is not a good choice for a road bike....

A TT frame is not a good choice for a road bike. They donít handle all that well and are not very comfortable on a long ride. Due to their upright angles, getting a good road position might not be...
07-11-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By katyjcrow

A good shop who wants your business should be...

A good shop who wants your business should be able to call Sram to find out if they can order it. Sram spare parts are very expensive and might take some time to get. I’d try to get a good used...
07-10-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By katyjcrow

When you brake the connection on either the lever...

When you brake the connection on either the lever or the caliber you are going to have to bleed the brake. Lots of brake bleed videos for Sram and Shimano on YouTube. If selling the old brakes, the...
07-08-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By katyjcrow

Try Roguemechanic.com. He has all sort of Mavic...

Try Roguemechanic.com. He has all sort of Mavic spokes.
07-04-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By katyjcrow

As long as everything is 11 speed, it will work....

As long as everything is 11 speed, it will work. The campy short cage derailleur is rated at 29 teeth but by screwing in the B screw in should shift to the 30, especially with a compact crank.
06-30-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,093
Posted By katyjcrow

For Trek to warranty your carbon fork, you must...

For Trek to warranty your carbon fork, you must have a spacer above and below the stem. I have three Treks with carbon forks and they all have a minimum of 5 mm above the stem. The Boone has four...
06-29-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,556
Posted By katyjcrow

I started late at about age 12 or 13 on some old...

I started late at about age 12 or 13 on some old red bike with 20 in ? wheels. I got serious in 1973 as a senior in collage when I got a Raleigh Competition for $214.00 with a pump and extra sewup...
03-14-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,812
Posted By katyjcrow

Iím 67and ride 5000+ miles a year. I did 10 Time...

Iím 67and ride 5000+ miles a year. I did 10 Time Trials and 11 cyclocross races last year. I started cross 11 years ago and am looking foreward to next fall. There are still about 10-12 guys racing...
02-25-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,037
Posted By katyjcrow

I live in flat Chicagoland and am 67. I use a 53/...

I live in flat Chicagoland and am 67. I use a 53/ 39, 11-25 on my road bike, a 53/39, 11-23 on the TT bike, a 44/34, 11-32 on the CX bike and the mountain bike has two little rings on the front and a...
02-24-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By katyjcrow

You can see what your local library has. Ours has...

You can see what your local library has. Ours has the Zin manuals and a lot of older ones. At least you can see what ones fits your needs. For older bikes, the Barrett manual is great. Itís more for...
01-22-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By katyjcrow

Unless youíre a skilled machinic this is a major...

Unless youíre a skilled machinic this is a major operation. The cable casings in the Speed Concept are factory installed and if you need a different length, it could be a long frustrating day. I...
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