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08-01-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,464
Posted By Wressen

But there are these: VeloBase.com - Component:...

But there are these: VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo Record Exa-Drive 9-speed (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=863e6b89-3b61-450d-a081-90fd5e668d74&Enum=110)
and these which says...
08-01-17, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,464
Posted By Wressen

Ok. Thanks. But do you, or any one else know...

Ok. Thanks.

But do you, or any one else know how to tell the titanium version from the standard versions of the hubs?
08-01-17, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,464
Posted By Wressen

Which Campagnolo record hubs are these?

So I bought two bikes yesterday. And one comes with camagnolo record hubs. As always with campy stuff they donīt mark them with model nr like shimano does.

1. So im a bit curios about these hubs....
07-03-16, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By Wressen

600AX brake hoods? (any hoods that work ok?)

So I bought one of those "aero" bikes, that comes with aero shaped frame and Shimano 600AX. But of course the hoods has gotten eaten up by the process of nature. :)
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06-11-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Wressen

For any future interest, it was not a big problem...

For any future interest, it was not a big problem to remove them. The reason I asked here before, was that I know i'm the inpatient type, that can be a bit pragmatic with my bike mechanics. This was...
06-05-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Wressen

They where quite firmly on. But I didīnt try that...

They where quite firmly on. But I didīnt try that hard. Some times these parts goes on before the paint has hardened ands gets a bit stuck. But i don't think it's smart to just put a screwdriver...
06-05-16, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Wressen

Thats the ones I have. I didīnt try them. Thought...

Thats the ones I have. I didīnt try them. Thought it would be smart to ask here before.
06-05-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Wressen

Removing downtube shifters and putting cable stops problem

I bought a very nice old Swedish classic racing bike that I wanted to use as racing bike with a bit more modern components. (I know some of you might hate that, but I think the frame is so nice it...
06-02-16, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By Wressen

Using standard brake levers with v-brake?

Iīve ordered a VO crazy bar and I would like to have TT bar end brakes in the bull horn section. But there doesīnt seem to be any kind of those that works with v-brakes.

I will have good brake...
Forum: Touring
04-25-16, 04:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,305
Posted By Wressen

Then maybe you haven't used a fast tire. Those...

Then maybe you haven't used a fast tire. Those tires are the slowest tires iīve ever used. I once had a budget bike, with very cheap tires from a brand called something like "China tire factory",...
12-02-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By Wressen

Yes, clincher is both rigid and folding. But...

Yes, clincher is both rigid and folding. But never the less, the vittoria page states that the voyager hyper weighs 395g and my tires are labeled "hyper". And as far as I can see vittoria does not...
12-02-15, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By Wressen

No, only the folding one i supposed to be labeled...

No, only the folding one i supposed to be labeled as "Hyper". The other is just called voyager. Voyager - Vittoria.com (http://www.vittoria.com/tire/voyager/)


And by the way, planetx was of NO...
10-06-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Wressen

No, the thing is that 99% of the disc rims are...

No, the thing is that 99% of the disc rims are for MTB, so you can't compare it to rad rims.
10-05-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Wressen

I have disc brakes, rotors and all, only need a...

I have disc brakes, rotors and all, only need a new fork if I would like to go that way.

But the main thing is, why would one not choose the hub with disc option? The Shutter precision PD-8...
10-05-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Wressen

Buy disc compatible hub, just incase?

So I did not no where to post this, but here goes. Im about to build up a front wheel with a dynamo hub (shutter precision), the wheel is for a cross check bike, so no disc brakes. But I was thinking...
09-08-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By Wressen

Emailed planetX today. To ship the tires back...

Emailed planetX today. To ship the tires back from Sweden to England would probably cost as much as the tires costs. :(
09-08-15, 04:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By Wressen

They are bought at planetX bikes, so I doubt they...

They are bought at planetX bikes, so I doubt they are counterfeit.
09-07-15, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By Wressen

No folding version: Voyager Hyper - Vittoria.com...

No folding version: Voyager Hyper - Vittoria.com (http://www.vittoria.com/tire/voyager-hyper/)

I will contact vittoria to see what they say.
09-07-15, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By Wressen

475773475774 First with 2 tires, second...

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First with 2 tires, second with 3 tires. So no the scale is perfect. As I wrote in the first post, i tried this on a kitchen scale with same result.
09-07-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By Wressen

Vittoria hyper tires weigh a lot more than advertised?

So I have had Vittoria randonneur hyper before and bought some new ones under the voyager hyper label. Difference is that these are now clinchers instead of folding. But i looked on Vittorias...
Forum: Touring
08-29-15, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,510
Views: 2,258,675
Posted By Wressen

473933 Me and my GFīs charge plug 3 on a...

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Me and my GFīs charge plug 3 on a trip in northern Germany. (Lübeck-Rügen)


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Used as a drying rack while we where waiting for the boat back. :)
08-05-15, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Wressen

If nobody warns me about cutting them of within...

If nobody warns me about cutting them of within the hour, I'm grabbing the bolt cutter. :thumb:
08-05-15, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Wressen

Wont it be hard to replace them then?

Wont it be hard to replace them then?
08-05-15, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Wressen

BB7 brakes won't fit the fork

Bought a new fork to my bike. And the fork uses a different way to mount the brake, it's directly mounted, without any adapter. But the problem is that on of the arms of the brake pad touches the...
Forum: Touring
07-18-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,313
Posted By Wressen

I love my camelbak, I put it on top of my front...

I love my camelbak, I put it on top of my front rack and attach the drinking hose on the handlebar(I just have to lean over a bit to drink). And the isolation keeps the water cooler.
Forum: Touring
07-13-15, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By Wressen

I went with Thule tour rack on my bike without...

I went with Thule tour rack on my bike without eyelets. It very stable and works on all bikes, front or back. The Tubus solution probably works fine, but if you have disc brakes on your bike the...
Forum: Touring
07-10-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,238
Posted By Wressen

Itīs a lot cheaper to buy a lamp that has built...

Itīs a lot cheaper to buy a lamp that has built in USB charging. I went with the Axa Luxx 70 plus. The cheapest option if you want USB charging.
Forum: Touring
07-10-15, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,238
Posted By Wressen

I had Shimano LX dynamo it was very nice. Only...

I had Shimano LX dynamo it was very nice. Only reason I bought a SP dynamo was because I bought a new bike with disc brakes, and the SP dynamo was the about the same price on sale. You won't notice...
Forum: Touring
07-09-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,568
Posted By Wressen

I bought the Peak performance "Stark jacket" and...

I bought the Peak performance "Stark jacket" and "Stark Pants" last summer. Mainly because I wanted Gore Tex active and it was on sale. But it is a nice jacket, I really like that the hood is made to...
06-09-15, 06:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

Yes, I've checked that. Some photos. Not...

Yes, I've checked that.


Some photos. Not the best ones, but it might help?

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06-08-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

No, itīs a 9 speed cassette, 9-speed chain.

No, itīs a 9 speed cassette, 9-speed chain.
06-08-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

SRAM PC-971 if I'm remembering the number correct.

SRAM PC-971 if I'm remembering the number correct.
06-08-15, 04:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

Yes. I forgot to say that. That is my proof that...

Yes. I forgot to say that. That is my proof that itīs not a cable/housing problem. I could not index it then either.
06-07-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

Yes, I'm using the old one since the new one does...

Yes, I'm using the old one since the new one does not seem to work. But I have two bikes that needs a new derailleur.

But I think i might have an old piece of cable housing that I can use to test...
06-07-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

No itīs shimano gear cabel housing. ...

No itīs shimano gear cabel housing.



The routing is what it is, I did not want to cut the housing because the routing to the older deore derailleur need more housing.

And I don't really se...
06-07-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

So thatīs not the case then. The 10 speed looks...

So thatīs not the case then. The 10 speed looks quite different from what Iīve seen.


Whats up with the weird hanger for the derailleur. The older deore I have is directly screwed on to the...
06-07-15, 08:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

Are you sure? The guy i bought it from said it...

Are you sure? The guy i bought it from said it was this one: Shimano Deore M592 Shadow 9 Speed Rear Mech | Chain Reaction Cycles...
06-07-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

I think so: 456399

I think so:

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06-07-15, 07:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

I need one derailleur for my girlfriends bike as...

I need one derailleur for my girlfriends bike as well. And I have really tried all of that.


Could the chain length be wrong? (itīs on the 50t front chainring in the video)
06-07-15, 04:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,510
Posted By Wressen

Impossible Deore m592 derailleur

I have a charge plug 3 bike that I'm repurposing for touring. So I changed the cassette to a 11-36t and bought a m592 rear derailleur.

How ever I adjust it, it still has some kind of chain...
05-30-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By Wressen

So I got the fork and put it on the bike. Itīs a...

So I got the fork and put it on the bike. Itīs a standard fork so I had to change the headset(french bike). I have not gotten my nordlicht dynamo yet. But it looks like it will work.

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05-17-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By Wressen

Yes good prices indeed. Only thing I can't find...

Yes good prices indeed. Only thing I can't find at rose is a bottle dynamo holder(other then the v-brake one). :(

Are you a bike collector?
05-17-15, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By Wressen

Ok. As I thought. Itīs still on itīway to me by...

Ok. As I thought. Itīs still on itīway to me by post. So I thought that it might have been a weird angle on the photo.
Is it just stupid to try and us it as a bottle dynamo mount? Those mounts you...
05-17-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By Wressen

Is this a braze on for bottle dynamo?

I just bought a new fork mostly to get a bit more tyre clearence, but it also has some kind of braze on. But it seems to be a bit low for a dynamo braze on?
Maybe itīs only for mounting a light?
...
Forum: Touring
04-28-15, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Wressen

I have contacted the seller. They say that I can...

I have contacted the seller. They say that I can send it back but I they have no black versions left, only red. :( And I bought it from a German store, while I'm in Sweden(can't find them in any...
Forum: Touring
04-28-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Wressen

Faulty Ortlieb Ultimate 6 plus

Thought that I would upgrade handlebar bag from a very cheap one. So I went for the best (I thought).

When it arrived and I unpacked it, I noticed after a while that it only closes on the left...
Forum: Touring
03-31-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,575
Posted By Wressen

I use the Thule touring rack. Itīs more stable...

I use the Thule touring rack. Itīs more stable then any other front rack/low rider iīve tried. It fits on any thing, front or back.

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Forum: Touring
03-27-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Wressen

That seems to be too much work, especially when...

That seems to be too much work, especially when you live in an apartment. But if you do it, be sure to post some picīs.


Gel under the bar tape dose not do much difference for me. I was mostly...
Forum: Touring
03-26-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Wressen

Flatbar grips on drops?

So I just ordered the Nitto Noodle handlebar, and just wondered if anybody have experimented with flatbar grips on a drop handlebar? So that you get like a standard handlebar feel on the straight...
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