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09-21-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By 70sSanO

Thanks! Yeah, I've used the cones and and...

Thanks!

Yeah, I've used the cones and and seals that are associated with the hub/freehub body. But, one day I am going to see if I can mix-n-match DS cones and substitute a shorter one to...
09-21-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 109
Posted By 70sSanO

I've dreamed about the same thing. I already...

I've dreamed about the same thing. I already have Campagnolo 10 speed shifters, but I haven't made the switch since I went to a triple. So I am interested if all 10 speed Campy will work with a...
09-21-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By 70sSanO

1) I've heard IRD makes good freewheels....

1) I've heard IRD makes good freewheels. Personally I like older Sachs Aris LY9x 7 speeds that will index with Shimano. NOS gets a bit pricey.

2) 7 speed Shimano SIS shifters will work with...
09-21-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By 70sSanO

Shimano Hubs - Freehub Bodies

I'm sure someone has posted this information before, but I thought it might be useful to someone.

I recently had a couple of projects I had been pondering. One was replacing a free hub on a 7...
09-21-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By 70sSanO

Campy is the only one that uses small-small, the...

Campy is the only one that uses small-small, the rest of the world uses big-big. Yes, you really don’t want to fold a derailleur cage back on itself, but it is not the end of the world if you...
09-21-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By 70sSanO

Depends. Over time I’ve use a lube and not...

Depends.

Over time I’ve use a lube and not used one at other times.

I’ve stopped using a lube on my mountain bikes as dust goes everywhere. I’ll clean my housings with WD-40 and leave it at...
09-19-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By 70sSanO

Don’t all road bars sweep forward? So no one...

Don’t all road bars sweep forward?

So no one rides on the hoods?

...or in the drops?

genejockey pretty much hit it on the head.

John
09-19-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 545
Posted By 70sSanO

Congrats on getting the bike to work. My son...

Congrats on getting the bike to work.

My son had an aluminum frame mountain bike and the dropout was just slightly off, maybe 1mm. I ended up modifying the inside (attach) surface of the hanger...
09-19-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,839
Posted By 70sSanO

I would like to see programmable electronic...

I would like to see programmable electronic shifting, through an app. It would be nice to be able to shift any drive train setup, 1x to 3x / 6 to 12, with all the automatic trimming. But...
09-19-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,839
Posted By 70sSanO

When I read this the first thing I thought of was...

When I read this the first thing I thought of was Shimano SIS.

Today, few people would dismiss its impact.

John
09-19-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By 70sSanO

I have 600mm bars on my mountain bikes. I cut...

I have 600mm bars on my mountain bikes. I cut about a half inch off each of my ESI grips to give me just a skosh more width. I use a hose clamp as a guide for cutting the grip accurate and...
09-18-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,839
Posted By 70sSanO

I would think a lot of the appeal is...

I would think a lot of the appeal is generational. The appeal of a lot of vintage items breaks along generational lines where they peak as that generation looks back with more disposable income and...
09-18-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By 70sSanO

Additional: That shift ratio was 1.7. ...

Additional:

That shift ratio was 1.7.

For example:
If the shifter pulled 1mm of cable, the derailleur would move over 1.7mm.

2mm of cable would move the derailleur over 3.4mm.

3mm of...
09-18-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By 70sSanO

Starting around 1986 (non-Dura Ace), and for the...

Starting around 1986 (non-Dura Ace), and for the next 25 years Shimano SIS rear derailleurs all moved the same ratio based on how much cable the Shimano index shifter would pull.

Every cassette...
09-18-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,529
Posted By 70sSanO

I clean off the "stuff" that KMC puts on their...

I clean off the "stuff" that KMC puts on their chain and use a dry lube on my mountain bikes. I have no doubt that the stuff is best for the chain when it is sitting on the shelf, and maybe even...
09-18-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By 70sSanO

The ST-EF51 shifters that have been noted above...

The ST-EF51 shifters that have been noted above are your best bet for ease of replacement, especially since they will work with your cantilever brakes.

The only other option would be to buy...
09-17-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 545
Posted By 70sSanO

So you can move the derailleur under, and past,...

So you can move the derailleur under, and past, the first position cog by hand. It is a correct statement that the return spring can’t move it there?

John
09-17-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By 70sSanO

So, what threading would the French use for a...

So, what threading would the French use for a binder bolt?

Is there unique French threading on the entire bike?

That is probably a type of C&V question, as few people will know the exact size,...
09-17-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 372
Posted By 70sSanO

If the wall thickness is consistent and you have...

If the wall thickness is consistent and you have a shorter threaded bolt to fit the new length, then it should work. If not, you’ll end up with an usable stem and as already noted will be buying a...
09-17-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By 70sSanO

According to Mombat, Shimano came out with their...

According to Mombat, Shimano came out with their endless clamp/band in 1987 and They continued for 4/5 years. I have seen the Suntour version, but not the Shimano.

You probably should just replace...
09-17-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 545
Posted By 70sSanO

If you disconnect the cable and remove the chain,...

If you disconnect the cable and remove the chain, can you manually reach both ends of the cassette?

You need to figure out if it is a shifter issue, cable pull, or not. To be honest, I’ve never...
09-16-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By 70sSanO

Good job! John

Good job!

John
09-16-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,567
Posted By 70sSanO

As someone mentioned there is no gravel in...

As someone mentioned there is no gravel in Newport Beach. Actually, I know of no real gravel anywhere in SoCal west of the mountains. Donít know what is happening in high/low deserts.

If you are...
09-16-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ve found the cranks have better backward...

I’ve found the cranks have better backward compatibility than forward. The exception might be a single speed change 7 crank to 8, or 8 crank to 9.

I’ve been able to go the other way without issue;...
09-15-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By 70sSanO

I have no experience with the Trykit, but they...

I have no experience with the Trykit, but they may work. Personally Iím a little leery of an upright tricycle and cornering, especially at speed, but it may work.

Downside is not being able to...
09-15-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 405
Posted By 70sSanO

My advice is to really research the setup you...

My advice is to really research the setup you want. The biggest difference now are the wider gear ranges that help to offset climbing.

The important part is to focus on what a bike can do; take...
09-14-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,567
Posted By 70sSanO

Since you are riding a single speed now, just get...

Since you are riding a single speed now, just get with the 1x. If you are able to spin out the 40t then get a bigger chainring. You’re going to have an 11-42 cassette. It’s not like you won’t be...
09-14-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By 70sSanO

Yep. I like their cassettes, but their shifters...

Yep. I like their cassettes, but their shifters are about the worst.

John
09-14-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 549
Posted By 70sSanO

Edit. I just read you rode trails 25 years ago. ...

Edit. I just read you rode trails 25 years ago.

John
09-14-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 961
Posted By 70sSanO

eBay. Sugino. John

eBay.

Sugino.

John
09-14-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 809
Posted By 70sSanO

If you get good on that 26er, you’ll be a better...

If you get good on that 26er, you’ll be a better rider in the long run when you go to a newer bike.

John
09-13-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,567
Posted By 70sSanO

So what is your single speed setup and how fast...

So what is your single speed setup and how fast do you go with it?

John
09-13-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 665
Posted By 70sSanO

Need to change search engines. Then again,...

Need to change search engines.

Then again, itís not like your life is depending on your work at 80mph.

John
09-13-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By 70sSanO

If you are going to use the same rear derailleur...

If you are going to use the same rear derailleur and same freewheel you are currently using, you don't need to adjust the derailleur; other than normal index adjustments (if it high-low stops are set...
09-13-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 365
Posted By 70sSanO

In re-reading this, do you want to go to drop...

In re-reading this, do you want to go to drop bars to get more hand positions, go faster, and easier over the 30-50 miles?

50 miles with a flat bar would be pretty tough.

If this is the case...
09-13-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 365
Posted By 70sSanO

So you are converting a flat bar to a road drop...

So you are converting a flat bar to a road drop bar.

I've done road to flat and have had great results. Since your headtube angle is probably much shallower on your hybrid, I'm not sure what your...
09-13-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By 70sSanO

It looks like the CAD2 R200 was first produced in...

It looks like the CAD2 R200 was first produced in 1997. The dropouts most likely will accommodate a 130mm even though the R200 has a 7 speed cassette. Your first step is to take out the rear wheel...
09-12-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By 70sSanO

Actually Dia-Compe makes hand rests that would...

Actually Dia-Compe makes hand rests that would probably work. I figured someone had probably tried something like this before.
...
09-12-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By 70sSanO

Sure. You just have to make sure to route the...

Sure. You just have to make sure to route the cable housing through the mock brake and not clamp down on the cable housing.

You will need to plan out the location of the functioning brakes...
09-12-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By 70sSanO

I have a 2x6 and lag screws as my freewheel vise....

I have a 2x6 and lag screws as my freewheel vise. The toughest cogs to break are those threaded onto another cog, like the Sachs Aris 1st/2nd position.

John
09-11-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By 70sSanO

Congrats! It is fun, and after a while things...

Congrats! It is fun, and after a while things get easier.

John
09-11-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By 70sSanO

Thanks! I might order one and check it out. ...

Thanks!

I might order one and check it out. Not that I don't already have too much stuff I'll never use in the parts bins and bins.

John
09-11-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 520
Posted By 70sSanO

I have a problem derailleur with a weak b-spring....

I have a problem derailleur with a weak b-spring. Rated at 34t max cog but now struggles even with 32t. I used a longer b screw, but like you, longer can create an issue with the hanger ear. I...
09-11-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By 70sSanO

Probably will look no more goofy than 6” of Nitto...

Probably will look no more goofy than 6” of Nitto quill stem sticking out of a threaded headset. Or better yet, reversed road bars.

Height of bars for riding comfort, especially back, has zero to...
09-11-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By 70sSanO

So if I understand this correctly... You...

So if I understand this correctly...

You remove the cap and there is a hex bolt inside to adjust the wedge tight against the ID of the threadless steerer. That hex bolt head has internal threads...
09-11-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By 70sSanO

Since it appears you have separate shifters and...

Since it appears you have separate shifters and brake levers, you can go with a thumb or trigger. If you want trigger shifters, buy an Altus M315 and be done with it.

You should replace the...
09-10-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 520
Posted By 70sSanO

Okay. I have a couple of 90’s mountain bikes. ...

Okay. I have a couple of 90’s mountain bikes. One is XTR. I am 68 and have decided to install a RoadLink to give me a 24/40 which shifts great for me and is sure nice up some climbs.

Your...
09-10-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 520
Posted By 70sSanO

The problem comes in when you have to follow...

The problem comes in when you have to follow Shimano Tech Docs, which to my knowledge don’t reference the use of a 9 speed mtb rear derailleur for 10 speed road systems. I believe the max cog for...
09-10-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By 70sSanO

You say you are going to do research and that is...

You say you are going to do research and that is the best thing you can do. Iíd start with the bike you have now. Since you bought your first bike in 15 years a few months ago and how you want to...
09-10-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 520
Posted By 70sSanO

The problem with picking up older Ultegra and XT...

The problem with picking up older Ultegra and XT is they have become a lot harder to find and much more expensive these days. Every now and then Iíd search eBay for older components and was floored...
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