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06-18-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By AnkleWork

As noted above, Shimano now specifies a torque...

As noted above, Shimano now specifies a torque range for the preload because too much torque opened the BB seals of some models. Be circumspect.
06-17-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By AnkleWork

Clue: water is not good for chains. ...

Clue: water is not good for chains.





And what will you use to remove the water you applied with the diluted alcohol? WD40? [Haw!]
06-17-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 943
Posted By AnkleWork

+1 And 4,000 psi hydraulic systems.

+1
And 4,000 psi hydraulic systems.
06-17-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 943
Posted By AnkleWork

Top quality Schrader cores are available from...

Top quality Schrader cores are available from aircraft supply sources -- precisely made with teflon seals and strong springs. Good luck.
06-17-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 943
Posted By AnkleWork

How do you know the valves are leaking?

How do you know the valves are leaking?
06-15-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By AnkleWork

Consider total procurement cost in...

Consider total procurement cost in time/effort/money (zero salvage value) versus return-on-investment of a few seconds. Money can be made again; time not so much.
06-14-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By AnkleWork

Black/white thinking. Nothing is perfectly rigid,...

Black/white thinking. Nothing is perfectly rigid, not even a UN55. Everything is both rigid and deformable by degrees. Eg: a thickwall BB shell may be more rigid than a thin-wall light weight...
06-14-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By AnkleWork

Cartridge BBs have been known to bind due to poor...

Cartridge BBs have been known to bind due to poor facing; contemporary external BBs more so.
06-14-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By AnkleWork

Regardless of legend, there's no alcohol in WD40...

Regardless of legend, there's no alcohol in WD40 according to the MSDS, also no reason to remove it from a chain according to the indicated uses.
06-14-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By AnkleWork

Looks like the shell needs to be faced before...

Looks like the shell needs to be faced before worrying about the flange.
06-14-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By AnkleWork

I would.

I would.
06-14-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By AnkleWork

Alcohol is not "like" WD40 and there's no need...

Alcohol is not "like" WD40 and there's no need for it (or drying). Just get everything as clean as you want with the WD or petroleum solvent, the[n] lube as normal.
06-13-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By AnkleWork

Every Conti tube I ever bought came with a yellow...

Every Conti tube I ever bought came with a yellow valve cap.
06-12-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By AnkleWork

On the seat post with hose clamps?

On the seat post with hose clamps?
06-12-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By AnkleWork

You didn't need the special wrench to remove the...

You didn't need the special wrench to remove the guard/chainring?

What's a "three piece thing"?

Never mind, I would offer no guesses based on that description.

[+1 on the law of arithmetic.]
06-12-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,136
Posted By AnkleWork

Unfortunately, it already contaminates all lakes,...

Unfortunately, it already contaminates all lakes, rivers, and oceans in high concentrations.

At least it's listed by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS no. 7732-18-5) so there must be pending...
06-12-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By AnkleWork

Welcome to the Bicycle Mechanics and Pop-Psych...

Welcome to the Bicycle Mechanics and Pop-Psych Self Help Forum.
06-12-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By AnkleWork

And the beat goes on!

And the beat goes on!
06-12-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By AnkleWork

Just get over it already. Measure what you have...

Just get over it already. Measure what you have then you'll know so you can go shopping or adapt something else, or do you prefer anonymous guesses? I hope you get more ride time soon.
06-12-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By AnkleWork

So,what's the question? Maybe just keep riding...

So,what's the question? Maybe just keep riding it.
06-11-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By AnkleWork

Safe for metal?!? Sure, why not. Anything is...

Safe for metal?!? Sure, why not. Anything is better than actual bike chain lube, right? You are in the right forum.

So we have "intimate" lube instead of chain oil,
Dirt instead of hand cleaner,...
06-11-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,136
Posted By AnkleWork

Careful! Don't denigrate the forum culture:...

Careful! Don't denigrate the forum culture: "legend, guess, desire, anecdote are all better than truth."

[PS, also remember toxic mold.]
06-10-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,419
Posted By AnkleWork

That's not theoretical; it's empirical. You'll...

That's not theoretical; it's empirical. You'll have to measure it.
06-10-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,419
Posted By AnkleWork

Not sure what you mean. Even 100mm tires would...

Not sure what you mean. Even 100mm tires would also be wider "only to some extent."

Anyway, consider using the widest practical tires. They tend to have lower rolling resistance and aerodynamics...
06-09-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,352
Posted By AnkleWork

>sigh< Parody is so poorly understood.

>sigh< Parody is so poorly understood.
06-09-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By AnkleWork

A few cents worth of PTFE spaghetti tubing from...

A few cents worth of PTFE spaghetti tubing from an electronics supplier can be a permanent fix.
06-09-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By AnkleWork

Yes, they would be. Maybe just...

Yes, they would be.




Maybe just upgrade the whole bike and get away from PF30 altogether.
06-08-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,352
Posted By AnkleWork

+1 +1 Or public pud pulling? [NOT attractive.]

+1
+1
Or public pud pulling? [NOT attractive.]
06-08-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By AnkleWork

I'm going to say "maybe" since sufficient...

I'm going to say "maybe" since sufficient time/effort/money will usually accomplish things like that. But, do you really think it's a good idea motorize a $98 full suspension pedal...
06-07-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By AnkleWork

Looking for a "problem" to solve? If the offset...

Looking for a "problem" to solve? If the offset is toward the NDS, then re-dishing will not likely improve anything. Rather, it will somewhat weaken the wheel and it's very easy to ruin the trueness....
06-06-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By AnkleWork

Not sure if this is a real thread or just idle...

Not sure if this is a real thread or just idle chat -- did you read and understand the above replies? How can anybody know where to buy a frame when you don't know which frame you want?

Anyway,...
06-06-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By AnkleWork

I hope the OP gets more ride time soon.

I hope the OP gets more ride time soon.
06-06-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,056
Posted By AnkleWork

You want to know why something that didn't...

You want to know why something that didn't happen, did happen?! I just have no idea at all.

Your photos are empirical evidence; the three smallest cogs show no wear. Whatever assumed hypothetical...
06-05-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,056
Posted By AnkleWork

Has that really been established? Your photos...

Has that really been established? Your photos don't show any obvious wear.
06-05-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By AnkleWork

How much are they bent?

How much are they bent?
06-05-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,056
Posted By AnkleWork

Forgive me while I let the OP speak for themself...

Forgive me while I let the OP speak for themself in response to some reasonable questions, rather than extrapolate and guess.




It's premature of you to advocate that without knowing the terms...
06-05-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By AnkleWork

Until you have to stop facing up-hill.

Until you have to stop facing up-hill.
06-05-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,056
Posted By AnkleWork

Why is a bike with only 400 miles on it back in...

Why is a bike with only 400 miles on it back in the shop? What problem are you trying to solve?
06-05-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,455
Posted By AnkleWork

Clue: zombie.

Clue: zombie.
06-04-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By AnkleWork

It appears that you don't use the top four gears...

It appears that you don't use the top four gears much, or at all. Maybe consider switching to a seven or eight speed setup -- they last much longer.
06-03-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,701
Posted By AnkleWork

Pick your battles [better].

Pick your battles [better].
06-03-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,701
Posted By AnkleWork

Install tubes.

Install tubes.
06-03-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By AnkleWork

Excellent double blind experiment design with...

Excellent double blind experiment design with metrics.
06-02-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By AnkleWork

Education: ...

Education:

https://www.google.com/search?q=site:https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/+tire+size+width&source=lnt&tbs=li:1&sa=X...
05-31-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe when the new cassette arrives fit it to the...

Maybe when the new cassette arrives fit it to the other stuff you have and test ride, then you'll know.
05-30-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,256
Posted By AnkleWork

Crazy idea: start with a description of the...

Crazy idea: start with a description of the noise. Then, search this forum for suggested solutions -- many hundred have already been posted. Good luck.
05-30-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,193
Posted By AnkleWork

Thanks anyway, but not for me. You sure do...

Thanks anyway, but not for me.

You sure do know a lot about history. Seems the existing solutions are more than adequate, as the vast majority of cyclists never bend a hanger in their lifetimes.
05-30-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By AnkleWork

Alternate cable routing at the RD anchor may...

Alternate cable routing at the RD anchor may help, as it will slightly alter the total actuation.
...
05-27-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By AnkleWork

Why perceive rudeness where there is none? Isn't...

Why perceive rudeness where there is none? Isn't it clear that the OP's problem can't be solved by tires, tubes, tape, compressors, etc., that the solution lies elsewhere? Can't you help others...
05-27-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By AnkleWork

Seems all your alternatives are very stressful. ...

Seems all your alternatives are very stressful. Maybe find the true source of the stress. Good luck.
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