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11-18-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By dsaul

To answer your questions, as you posed them. ...

To answer your questions, as you posed them.

1 - You can not use an 8 speed cassette with a 9 speed shifter. The amount that the 9 speed shifter will move the rear derailleur and the cassette...
11-17-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By dsaul

Maybe post a picture of the bars you are talking...

Maybe post a picture of the bars you are talking about. My searches show Mary bars are a type of flat bar. I can only find one person selling a drop bar referred to as a Mary style drop bar and...
11-14-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By dsaul

I am also interested in the reason why a 116 link...

I am also interested in the reason why a 116 link chain would be too short on that frame. At 425mm chainstay length, you should not have any problem using a 116 link chain.

My gravel bike has...
11-12-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By dsaul

There is no reason why you can't go with SRAM. ...

There is no reason why you can't go with SRAM. The SRAM Apex crankset with a GXP bottom bracket would be a relatively inexpensive option.

By the way, the 30 in PF30 and BB30 refers to the...
11-12-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By dsaul

You need a crankset with a 24mm spindle. All...

You need a crankset with a 24mm spindle. All Shimano Hollowtech II cranksets use 24mm spindles. SRAM GXP cranksets have a 24/22mm spindle. Whatever crankset you get, you'll need a matching bottom...
11-12-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By dsaul

Sounds like you have an "American" BMX bottom...

Sounds like you have an "American" BMX bottom bracket.
11-09-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By dsaul

It's a 1 hour drive for me to get to any decent...

It's a 1 hour drive for me to get to any decent gravel riding. For organized events, I will typically drive 2 to 4 hours to get to some nice hilly gravel routes.
11-08-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By dsaul

That is not a direct mount. It's just a frame...

That is not a direct mount. It's just a frame that's missing its derailleur hanger. It looks like the type of hanger that is attached with a chainring bolt.
11-05-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By dsaul

The current Rival 22 rear derailleur still uses...

The current Rival 22 rear derailleur still uses the same cable pull as the older 10 speed Rival rear derailleur. In fact, all of the SRAM 11 speed road rear derailleurs still use Exact Actuation and...
11-05-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By dsaul

It seems like it would make more sense to just...

It seems like it would make more sense to just get a new wheelset with the thru axle hubs, unless you have some really expensive rims.
11-04-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,285
Posted By dsaul

Again, Shadow has nothing to do with cable pull. ...

Again, Shadow has nothing to do with cable pull. Shimano has not changed the cable pull of 9 speed rear derailleurs. Shimano has never been a fan of mixing and matching parts and their standard...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-04-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By dsaul

I agree that the #5...

I agree that the #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) shade is too dark for brazing. I have a pair of these in the B3 version from Wale Apparatus...
11-01-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By dsaul

Yes.

Yes.
10-29-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By dsaul

All Shimano Hollowtech II cranksets use a 24mm...

All Shimano Hollowtech II cranksets use a 24mm spindle. As to whether it will fit your bike, that depends on a few other factors. If your bike is a road bike with a 68mm(width) bottom bracket, it...
10-27-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By dsaul

The method of holding the brake lever and...

The method of holding the brake lever and tightening the caliper bolts rarely works properly for me. The tightening of one bolt, while the other is loose, causes the caliper to twist from the...
10-24-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By dsaul

If you could go down to 28 spoke wheels, Hunt...

If you could go down to 28 spoke wheels, Hunt makes some very nice wheelsets for reasonable prices. I put a set of these on a gravel bike that I recently built for a friend. ...
10-23-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By dsaul

You'll need an adapter to put your current...

You'll need an adapter to put your current caliper in the correct location to work with the larger rotor. The actual adapter depends on the type of brake caliper(post mount or flat mount), the...
10-22-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By dsaul

If you don't need the gravel specific features of...

If you don't need the gravel specific features of the GRX stuff, Shimano makes a Hydraulic Tiagra 4700 groupset that is 2x10.
10-22-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By dsaul

What brand hub is the front wheel. The hub may...

What brand hub is the front wheel. The hub may have interchangeable end caps to make it work with different axle sizes. You'll have to see if the hub manufacturer offers 20mm end caps for the hub. ...
10-20-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,285
Posted By dsaul

If those are the actual model numbers of the...

If those are the actual model numbers of the shifter and rear derailleur, there should not be a compatibility issue. I'm not sure if it matters on Shadow RD's, but is the cable on the correct side...
10-20-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By dsaul

Shimano Bio Pace rings had the clocking of the...

Shimano Bio Pace rings had the clocking of the oval wrong and were not effective. I'm not sure what clocking Rotor uses, but Absolute Black seem to have it right. I have one of their oval rings on...
10-18-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By dsaul

I agree that its more economical to source a new...

I agree that its more economical to source a new crankset, but if you want new chainrings, they should be 64/104 BCD 4 arm chainrings. The small chainring will be a 64mm BCD(bolt circle diameter)...
10-18-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By dsaul

Sounds like a freehub problem. What hub is on...

Sounds like a freehub problem. What hub is on the rear wheel?
10-18-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By dsaul

The axle to crown length on the Soma is a bit too...

The axle to crown length on the Soma is a bit too long to replace a Mag 21 fork. The Carver is a more reasonable replacement. Its a steel fork, I don't know what kind of problems you could have...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By dsaul

Keep scrolling down on the Ceeway page. They...

Keep scrolling down on the Ceeway page. They have the exact same pieces as the TiCycles page in a braze on version. They are located just below the ones for carbon and aluminum.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By dsaul

1/4" mild steel would work fine, but its so much...

1/4" mild steel would work fine, but its so much easier to just buy one made from 1018. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By dsaul

It happens every time. Less with brazing than...

It happens every time. Less with brazing than with TIG, but I always wedge the bridge in tight and try to do the acute angle of the joint last, so the shrinking of the filler material pulls the...
10-15-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By dsaul

I don't know if the bearing angle is the same,...

I don't know if the bearing angle is the same, but this Cane Creek crown race would be better than not using one. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,522
Posted By dsaul

Those motorcycle fixture cones may seem like a...

Those motorcycle fixture cones may seem like a good choice, if you don't have access to a lathe, but they are difficult to mount and secure on a home built frame jig. It just creates a new problem...
10-14-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By dsaul

There are two listed on ebay. ...

There are two listed on ebay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-TL-FH10-Dura-Ace-free-hub-body-removal-tool-/372783486580?_trksid=p2349526.m4383.l4275.c20#viTabs_0
...
10-11-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By dsaul

The cable connects to the remote with a pinch...

The cable connects to the remote with a pinch bolt. Maybe try tightening the pinch bolt to keep the cable from slipping through it.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By dsaul

My local powder coater charges me between $100...

My local powder coater charges me between $100 and $150 for a frame, depending on the color and how many layers it requires. Some colors are translucent and require a base color of silver or chrome,...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,289
Posted By dsaul

If you search through Richard Sachs albums on...

If you search through Richard Sachs albums on Flickr, he has numerous pictures of the 3d printed samples of his lugs and other cast frame parts. Those 3d printed models(which appear to be PLA) were...
10-08-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By dsaul

It should have a knob like this on it....

It should have a knob like this on it. https://www.amaincycling.com/rockshox-knob-kit-compression-damper-motion-control-dna-20122016-sida-rl-r-11.4015.547.020/p347107

If it doesn't have a knob, it...
10-08-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By dsaul

Detaching the cable at the derailleur and...

Detaching the cable at the derailleur and re-installing it at the shifter would be the first thing I would try. You only need to push the cable out far enough to be able to re-seat the head in the...
10-08-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By dsaul

Looks very nice. I've been wanting to go check...

Looks very nice. I've been wanting to go check out the finger lakes region. I'm not sure about the bikepacking thing, but it would be a nice one day ride with some friends. TCX file saved
10-08-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By dsaul

There have been a few threads on this recently,...

There have been a few threads on this recently, but you are the first to admit shifting without pedaling and that is the key to the problem. SRAM road shifters don't seem to have a very deep recess...
10-07-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By dsaul

The only silver thing on that hub is the axle end...

The only silver thing on that hub is the axle end cap. It is not what I would refer to as a "ring". It is a threaded fastener. One of its jobs is to secure the freehub body onto the hub. I don't...
10-07-19, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By dsaul

There should be a knob on top of the right(drive...

There should be a knob on top of the right(drive side) fork leg with a small lever extending from it. That is used to turn the lockout off or on. The only other adjustment on that fork is rebound,...
10-06-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By dsaul

Loose headset? Put on the front brake and rock...

Loose headset? Put on the front brake and rock the bike forward and back to see of there is play in the headset.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By dsaul

When I was fillet brazing, I liked the Cycle...

When I was fillet brazing, I liked the Cycle Design rod with Gasflux Type B flux. I was not a fan of the Cycle Design flux. No matter where you source your filler material, you should always clean...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By dsaul

Its a well engineered tool, but bike specific in...

Its a well engineered tool, but bike specific in the amount of bend that is possible. It is well worth the price he is asking for it and I'd own one if I had the money to buy it. His braze on...
10-05-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By dsaul

It rained at Keystone Gravel this year. I would...

It rained at Keystone Gravel this year. I would have loved to have had at least a front fender to keep the mud out of my eyes on the long descents. Glasses didn't help much, because the mud found...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-04-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By dsaul

Even a cheap spray gun is way better than brush...

Even a cheap spray gun is way better than brush painting a frame. I've used one of these cheap Harbor Freight guns to paint several frames. ...
10-04-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By dsaul

Of the two, I would go with the GX components,...

Of the two, I would go with the GX components, simply because of the cable routing to the rear derailleur. The GX cable routing is more of a straight run into the rear derailleur vs. the traditional...
10-04-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By dsaul

The GX 11 speed shifter will not work with the...

The GX 11 speed shifter will not work with the Rival 1 rear derailleur. The GX uses X-Actuation and the Rival 1 uses Exact Actuation(different cable pull amounts)

The only flat bar shifter that...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-03-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By dsaul

I have that same mill, but mine has a Jet label...

I have that same mill, but mine has a Jet label on it. I have had a DRO on the wish list for a while, so I don't have to deal with the huge amount of backlash on the X axis. Otherwise, it has...
10-02-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By dsaul

I don't know what you consider low cost, but Hunt...

I don't know what you consider low cost, but Hunt has some nice wheelsets for the price.
https://www.huntbikewheels.cc/collections/mtb-wheels
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By dsaul

Reading Terminal Market is a block away, but its...

Reading Terminal Market is a block away, but its always a bit too crowded in there for me.

If you like German food and craft beer, Bru is just a few blocks away. BrĂ¼ Craft & Wurst -...
10-02-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,033
Posted By dsaul

Your first point about multi-shifts is valid, but...

Your first point about multi-shifts is valid, but the above quote is incorrect. The same lever will work against the spring in both cases, its just the direction that the RD moves that changes. ...
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