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09-11-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Looks a bit like a repeating pattern, like it was...

Looks a bit like a repeating pattern, like it was designed that way.
09-11-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The most reliable way to diagnose a worn cassette...

The most reliable way to diagnose a worn cassette is to install a new chain and look for the symptoms as described in the OP. It has to be pretty far gone to be obvious visually in my experience.
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,890
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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08-27-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, internal routing can be lots of fun,...

Yeah, internal routing can be lots of fun, whether it's cables or hoses. My least favorite is the under the chainstay brakes on tri bikes with internal routing. Those are a real time sucker.
Forum: Foo
08-26-20, 08:40 PM
08-17-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Sounds like you may be over tensioning it. Try...

Sounds like you may be over tensioning it. Try backing off the tension to bring it true while keeping the tension as even as possible as verified by listening to the tone the spokes make when...
08-17-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Maybe it's one of those brain teaser puzzles.When...

Maybe it's one of those brain teaser puzzles.When the solution comes to you, you probably will have no idea how you did it....
08-16-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, he obviously dove straight into the deep...

Yeah, he obviously dove straight into the deep end without a life preserver. Couldn't start with the simple stuff.
08-16-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If that is to replace your hub from the other...

If that is to replace your hub from the other thread, it is not going to work unless there is a conversion kit to go from thru axle to quick release. I think there may such a kit for that hub, but I...
08-16-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I think you mean 27.5 (AKA 650 B). Whole...

I think you mean 27.5 (AKA 650 B). Whole different animal than 27" Welcome to the confusing world of bicycle wheel sizing where 27" is larger than 29"
Some bedtime reading for you....
08-16-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Except that many new carbon MTB tubeless rims are...

Except that many new carbon MTB tubeless rims are hookless, and meant to be run tubeless only. As long as the rim has bead hooks, you can use a tube.
Probably could get away with running a tube in a...
08-16-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Looks like you ar missing one of the pawls and...

Looks like you ar missing one of the pawls and the circular spring that holds them in place. Good luck finding replacement parts. DT moved on from that design years ago.They now use a star ratchet.
08-16-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If the bike has disc brakes, and enough frame...

If the bike has disc brakes, and enough frame clearance it could be done. The frame will be engineered so the bottom bracket height is correct with 26" wheels, so any increase in wheel diameter will...
08-14-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Exactly. If I can see that the hanger is bent...

Exactly. If I can see that the hanger is bent without the tool, it's really bent. I use the DAG tool on every service and adjustments are frequently necessary , but I would not be able to determine...
08-13-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Dan Burkhart

With the exception of a half link connector. In...

With the exception of a half link connector. In that case it connects inner plates to outer plates....
08-12-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Dan Burkhart

In the last shop I worked in, I would say the...

In the last shop I worked in, I would say the majority of the bikes we worked on were internal. We would use a length of plastic tube, about 1/8" OD and slip it over the cable inner before pulling it...
08-12-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yup. I have built several 1x wheels with hub...

Yup. I have built several 1x wheels with hub motors etc, and never interlace. You can go all heads in or heads out.
08-09-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The largest hub I have built into a 20" wheel was...

The largest hub I have built into a 20" wheel was a Rohloff, and I went 1x with that one. Mind you, that was 32 hole, not 36, so that makes a bit of difference.The flanges on the Nuvinci are somewhat...
07-25-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Most suspension forks do not get parts support...

Most suspension forks do not get parts support beyond a few years after production. There was a company called Hippy Tech that used to stock out of date parts and offered service to most makes of...
07-24-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The axle is different to accommodate the drum...

The axle is different to accommodate the drum brake but the mechanism is the same in every way otherwise.
http://www.sturmey-archer.com/files/catalog/files/309/PART%20LIST%20-%20AW%20SRF3.pdf...
07-23-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The mechanism in the X-RD3 and the S-RF3 are the...

The mechanism in the X-RD3 and the S-RF3 are the same. The difference is the former is a drum brake model.
You may indeed have a defective unit, but I can tell you from my own experience, this is...
07-22-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,805
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You do know Curtis Odom is a forum member. I have...

You do know Curtis Odom is a forum member. I have a few of those hub sets laying around.
07-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,805
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Beautiful high flange hubs. Looks like they could...

Beautiful high flange hubs. Looks like they could be Curtis Odom.
07-18-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well done. Your experience explains why the...

Well done. Your experience explains why the shifting function of these hubs often improves with use. These interfaces wear in over time and move more freely.
That said, the wide range version of the...
07-18-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I never had problems with threaded thru axles as...

I never had problems with threaded thru axles as a shop mechanic.
Focus came up with a non threaded design that uses a quarter turn lock tab that fits in a replaceable slot. The shop I was working...
Forum: Foo
07-13-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,890
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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07-11-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,931
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Only because Peter Robertson refused to give...

Only because Peter Robertson refused to give Henry Ford exclusive rights to the design.
07-10-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I just built a wheel today with a Dyad. Measured...

I just built a wheel today with a Dyad. Measured it at 597. But measure yours to be sure. I have seen variances.
Edit to add. Actually, my measurement confirms the spec from Velocity site....
06-30-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Depending on the model number on the hubs you...

Depending on the model number on the hubs you have the internal assemblies are probably interchangeable.
If the model number is SG-S500 it might not be compatible with newer modelís. If the S500...
06-20-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 389
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not trying to gross you out, but saliva is an...

Not trying to gross you out, but saliva is an excellent solution for this.
06-19-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Shortages at distributor warehouses are common...

Shortages at distributor warehouses are common once the heavy seasonal demand is over. It's at least as bad or worse with the current situation because of long shipping times for re stock.
I deal...
06-10-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I don't know for certain if the shifters are...

I don't know for certain if the shifters are compatible, but the most likely answer is that they are not.
06-10-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You have two choices, either of which would be...

You have two choices, either of which would be fine. A Sturmey Archer S-RC3 or a Shimano Nexus 3 speed with coaster brake.
05-30-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It's always like that at Portage and Main, isn't...

It's always like that at Portage and Main, isn't it?
Forum: Introductions
05-21-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not me but there is a guy in Kitchener with the...

Not me but there is a guy in Kitchener with the same name that played for the Rangers back in the 60s
05-21-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You could be excused for thinking that, given...

You could be excused for thinking that, given that the term dyno actually suggests direct current, and is a misnomer.
Forum: Introductions
05-20-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Welcome from a fellow Oakvillian

Welcome from a fellow Oakvillian
05-18-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By Dan Burkhart

"Aquila is the in house brand of Oakville and...

"Aquila is the in house brand of Oakville and Toronto based bike shop Racer Sportif. The company offers carbon road, triathlon and track bikes that have been ridden by Canadian development squad Team...
05-18-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm not ready to declare categorically that the...

I'm not ready to declare categorically that the hub is safe to rebuild. That would require a close up, hands on examination, but what I'm seeing here is not cause for concern. Builders have been...
05-18-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No. The V shape at the bottom of the hole is not...

No. The V shape at the bottom of the hole is not damage. The hub was made that way to accommodate the wide bladed spokes. Check out the daylight visible in one of the other spoke holes in his photo....
05-17-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm a fan of Stein tools generally, and I do own...

I'm a fan of Stein tools generally, and I do own a Stein axle vise, but I have found using my Hozan axle vise in the same manner works much better. I can pass the skewer through the vise and the...
05-16-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,118
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, it works pretty well on tubular glue. Does...

Well, it works pretty well on tubular glue. Does that stuff have a completely different chemical makeup from other adhesives?
05-15-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Dan Burkhart

One more thing on the band brake, and another...

One more thing on the band brake, and another reason it won't work on the right side. These brakes are designed to be self energizing. This means that when the band is brought in contact with the...
05-14-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have worked on trikes with band brakes, but...

I have worked on trikes with band brakes, but they were always mounted on the axle not the wheel hub itself. I'm assuming this is a delta style trike (2 wheels in back, one in front?)
If it is a...
05-14-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Band brakes use a right hand thread, same as a...

Band brakes use a right hand thread, same as a freewheel, so they mount on the left side so they do not loosen in use. If it is on the right side of the wheel, it will unscrew itself.
05-14-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You speak the truth, as usual. I have more...

You speak the truth, as usual.
I have more success extending the threads if I don't rush the job.
Thin wall material will heat very rapidly during any process of forming or cutting, and even when...
05-13-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Dan Burkhart

At 1/16" wall thickness, there is not much room...

At 1/16" wall thickness, there is not much room for error with a non precision cutting method. I would forgo the keyway rather than risk compromising the integrity of the tube that the stem quill...
05-13-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Dan Burkhart

No worries. Also, the keyway is not essential,...

No worries.
Also, the keyway is not essential, although it does help to hold the bearing adjustment. I have extended threads beyond the keyway and just filed the locking tab off the washer. The jam...
05-13-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I am in Canada, so two way postage would make...

I am in Canada, so two way postage would make this prohibitive, not to mention that with the current situation, there are long delays in the cross border postal service.
I would consider myself an...
05-13-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I don't have Velocity hubs on any of my bikes,...

I don't have Velocity hubs on any of my bikes, but I do have a dealer account with Velocity and have sold some of them. Everybody is happy so far, no failures, and no complaints. One of my customers...
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