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11-16-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By DOS

Forget what I said, do this.

Forget what I said, do this.
11-16-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By DOS

Take a pic of the rear derailleur.From I can see...

Take a pic of the rear derailleur.From I can see it looks its pivoted back and down so what should be the upper pulley is down. You have to pivot the body forward and up, catching the chain from the...
11-16-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 333
Posted By DOS

Maybe try putting the handle of the hex wrench in...

Maybe try putting the handle of the hex wrench in a vice then slide the hub on to the wrench and turn the hub with your hands (gloves for better grip) Kind of like opening a pickle jar.
11-16-19, 11:26 AM
11-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 333
Posted By DOS

What kind of hub? Different models require...

What kind of hub? Different models require different combinations of wrenches to remove but often you can use two wrenches to exert counterforce. I have never had a problem removing a freehub from an...
11-16-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By DOS

No idea. The listing for the ones I bought showed...

No idea. The listing for the ones I bought showed a pic of the standard packaging and the seemed to be a brick and mortar US bike shop with an online side business. So I was surprised by the...
11-16-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By DOS

Thats not normal for such a small order being...

Thats not normal for such a small order being sent via regular shipping. I donít mind paying shipping, but I could have taken those bearings to post office or UPS and shipped them for $3.00. Two day...
11-15-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By DOS

I was buying other stuff and the Enduro shipping...

I was buying other stuff and the Enduro shipping costs were high. Besides, Enduro bearings are available in lots of mostly reputable places at lots of prices, although generally within a few bucks...
11-15-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By DOS

Yeah, I went there first but $11.00 for shipping...

Yeah, I went there first but $11.00 for shipping seemed a tad absurd for a couple of bearings
11-15-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By DOS

Enduro Bearing Question

So kind of a silly question about packaging. I have over the years purchased Enduro bearings a few times from various online suppliers to include Amazon and Ebay sellers based in the US. Sometimes...
11-12-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By DOS

Wow, pedaling backward should have been the least...

Wow, pedaling backward should have been the least of your problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By DOS

I chewed through two sets of GP4000s in a year so...

I chewed through two sets of GP4000s in a year so never went back, although most everybody swears by them and raves are rolling in for the 5000s. . I havenít used the graphene version of the Rubino...
11-12-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By DOS

The cassette isn’t relevant, the internals of the...

The cassette isn’t relevant, the internals of the freehub, the part of the rear hub that the cassette slides on to, is the problem. I asked about the wheel because it may or may not be worth having...
11-12-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By DOS

Seems like freehub problem, like the pawls inside...

Seems like freehub problem, like the pawls inside the freehub body aren’t disengaging. What is the make of the wheel and hub? How does the wheel spin when not pedaling forward?
11-11-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By DOS

I see that. Seems like that might be easier to do...

I see that. Seems like that might be easier to do while pulling the slide hammer toward me than it would while banging away from me. But maybe not. In any event, I have been doing bearing work by...
11-11-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By DOS

Pulling BB30 bearing with blind hole puller

Is there a reason I shouldnít use a blind hole hammer puller to pull bb30 bearings? I have used one successfully on hub bearing and it was easy.

I have only ever used a Park BBT 30 tool to bang...
11-10-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By DOS

If you haven’t already done this, keep, the...

If you haven’t already done this, keep, the floor pump attached to the airshot when you open the valve then, after the first blast of air from the airshot, keep pumping air with the floor pump. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,226
Posted By DOS

Anyone who recommended merino anything in this...

Anyone who recommended merino anything in this thread is correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,892
Posted By DOS

Adding to my earlier post, any advice that OP...

Adding to my earlier post, any advice that OP start negotiation from anything but full retail replacement is bad advice. An insurance company offering you depreciated market value of your totaled car...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,226
Posted By DOS

40 degrees is a tough spot. Not cold but not warm...

40 degrees is a tough spot. Not cold but not warm either so easy to over or under dress. I go maybe a shell and knee warmers at most. But, dude, no riding if tempts are below 40? Where do you live? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,892
Posted By DOS

Wow, I have never seen an insurance company...

Wow, I have never seen an insurance company nickel and dime on bike property claim like that. Just paying retail replacement is going to be cheaper than whatever costs they incur even just to do the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 754
Posted By DOS

How much pressure are you putting in the tires? ...

How much pressure are you putting in the tires? For my road tubeless, which I run between 75 and 85 psi, when setting up a new tire, I sometimes have had to go a bit over optimal inflation, up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 754
Posted By DOS

I donít know how rare it is as my sample side is...

I donít know how rare it is as my sample side is small.I have seen it work a couple of times with gravel tire where my buddy was able to get a puncture to, seal after reinflating a couple of times....
11-08-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By DOS

I recall both sora and claris had gear windows at...

I recall both sora and claris had gear windows at various points. Look closely under the hood for some markings to determine the model.Often shimano model numbers are marked on the plastic. But I...
11-07-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 486
Posted By DOS

Borrow a truing stand. You can make minor lateral...

Borrow a truing stand. You can make minor lateral adjustments to an already built wheel using your method but to get the wheel round (radial true) and the rim centered relative to the hub (dish) a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 754
Posted By DOS

You can use CO2 once the leak is plugged but its...

You can use CO2 once the leak is plugged but its a temporary fix to get you home. You will need to replace the sealant once you get home.

Regarding bigger holes that donít seal right away so you...
11-07-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 486
Posted By DOS

The hard part isnít the lacing, you can find all...

The hard part isnít the lacing, you can find all manner of step by step diagrams for that. Getting the spokes tensioned correctly and the wheel true in all three directions can be a challenge.Do you...
11-06-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 486
Posted By DOS

You should be able to find Dyad for $60 or...

You should be able to find Dyad for $60 or so.Same with H Plus Son but I don't know what the erd difference would be. Also dt swiss has some affordable options.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By DOS

So you are asking for advice about replacing a...

So you are asking for advice about replacing a pair of shoes you have been wearing for 10 years?
11-03-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By DOS

No. I use regular Orange Seal, which is good down...

No. I use regular Orange Seal, which is good down to about 10 degrees and I dont often ride when its that cold. The endurance stuff is good into the negative temps, and some others, like Stans and...
11-03-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By DOS

gravity

gravity
11-03-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 921
Posted By DOS

Now I am going to have to go look at my bolts. So...

Now I am going to have to go look at my bolts. So far I have not had a problem.
11-03-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By DOS

This is how I do it as well. Makes way less mess,...

This is how I do it as well. Makes way less mess, particularly with skinnier road tires. I have never had a problem with the valve clogging. I set the wheel with the valve somewhat above the six...
11-03-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,376
Posted By DOS

But this is a bike mechanics forum and the...

But this is a bike mechanics forum and the discussion is at least in part about durability and people looking for help navigating hyped promises of better performance to get a quality product that...
11-02-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 921
Posted By DOS

Two bolts are far superior, no,doubt.

Two bolts are far superior, no,doubt.
11-02-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 921
Posted By DOS

Thomson Elite Setback or Veloorange grand cru.

Thomson Elite Setback or Veloorange grand cru.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By DOS

sorry yeah, 6001 is probably gonna be a front hun...

sorry yeah, 6001 is probably gonna be a front hun bearing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By DOS

Hmm. The RS just means rubber seal. If it says...

Hmm. The RS just means rubber seal. If it says 2RS it means you have seals on both side. RS mean seal on one side, no seal on the other. Radial bearing sizes are generally in the 6000s so I am not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By DOS

yep,you can diy a press.I have done that for a...

yep,you can diy a press.I have done that for a variety of things. Freehub bearings arenít in there super tight so the diy route probably would work. Just make sure the washers you use press only on...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By DOS

You might have more luck over on the mechanics...

You might have more luck over on the mechanics forum. Lots of experienced wrenches hang out over there. But you will need tools to extract the bearing..a bearing puller is often required but...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,694
Posted By DOS

Ok I get what you are saying and appreciate that...

Ok I get what you are saying and appreciate that you had bad experience with a used low-end wheel-set you bought online so are entitled to get what you want, but for general awareness and posterity...
10-31-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By DOS

A hard hit on a curb or other bump. Time for a...

A hard hit on a curb or other bump. Time for a new tire
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By DOS

Bolt supports turn by turn for routes created in...

Bolt supports turn by turn for routes created in RWGPS, the wahoo ap, and Komoot. Roam supports turn by turn for routes created in strava and others as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,694
Posted By DOS

But that they can be adjusted is what makes them...

But that they can be adjusted is what makes them superior is some respects. A well adjusted cup and cone hub will last a very very long time and roll better than a cartridge wheel.

Pitted cones...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,694
Posted By DOS

Just by way of counterpoint, Shimano hubs , 105...

Just by way of counterpoint, Shimano hubs , 105 or better, are simply among the best money can buy. And actually don’t require that much attention to maintenence, at least no more so than cartridge...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By DOS

Using speed sensor in auto mode is most accurate....

Using speed sensor in auto mode is most accurate. It uses gps reading over distance to calculate circumference then usees rhe speed sensor reading to deliver speed reading directly and without...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By DOS

FWIW, Bolt paired with ridewithgps routes works...

FWIW, Bolt paired with ridewithgps routes works great for turn by turn.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,694
Posted By DOS

Cup and cone is actually a good design that...

Cup and cone is actually a good design that usually lasts a long time. Its possible that you have damaged cups or cones in your hub, or just need new balls, but its also possible that it feels rough...
10-30-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,657
Posted By DOS

I believe Hollowgram cranks do use the wavy...

I believe Hollowgram cranks do use the wavy washer where spacers of various widths can be added to compress the washer to the appropriate degree.

Some SRAM cranks also use the wavy washer with...
10-30-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,657
Posted By DOS

Load is force applied to a part when in...

Load is force applied to a part when in operation.Preload is applying force before operation. In this context it is slight pressure applied to the bearing to remove play by pushing the races closer...
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