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08-06-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By TiHabanero

I have two pairs of wheels with these hubs. One...

I have two pairs of wheels with these hubs. One pair from a 1984 Miyata Ridge Runner still runs as smooth as the day they were new. The other pair from around 1984 were running rough after 30 years...
08-06-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By TiHabanero

aggiegrads...

aggiegrads (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/aggiegrads-179784.html), that was my thought as well, and will be taking some measurements on Friday. Meanwhile I am waiting to hear from Giant. This...
08-05-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,129
Posted By TiHabanero

https://silca.cc/collections/frame-p...ooth-mini-p...

https://silca.cc/collections/frame-p...ooth-mini-pump (https://silca.cc/collections/frame-pumps-mini-pumps/products/tattico-bluetooth-mini-pump)

Yes, the discerning cyclist needs this. It is a...
08-04-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,313
Posted By TiHabanero

I do believe the use of stock OCLV frames came...

I do believe the use of stock OCLV frames came about from the cost of making one-offs for specific riders. With screwed and glued frames or steel frames the cost is significantly less especially if...
08-04-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By TiHabanero

Dropper post and seat post collar problem

Have an unusual one here. 2020 Giant Trance carbon frame with a two bolt seat post collar (seat post clamp) and the stock Giant dropper post. If both seat post collar clamp bolts are torqued to spec...
08-03-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By TiHabanero

In the day when I had good legs I had a weekly no...

In the day when I had good legs I had a weekly no rider left behind ride from the shop on Saturdays. There was a fella that showed up every week for many years that was always the last to finish, but...
08-02-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,002
Posted By TiHabanero

Sold off the collection

Been thinking about selling off the collection for several years and finally I have done it. Kept 3 out of the 12 bikes due to sentimental reasons. My first race bike, my brothers first race bike,...
08-02-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,352
Posted By TiHabanero

Place the burden on the consumer. They make the...

Place the burden on the consumer. They make the choice to be cheap and support foreign manufacturing. In 1971 with my paper route money I paid $100 for a sierra brown Schwinn Varsity. It was $104...
08-02-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By TiHabanero

5 years or so ago I experienced a high speed...

5 years or so ago I experienced a high speed shimmy for the first time. At 35mph it started and I had to clamp down on the binders to bring the speed down to settle down the bike. Inspected the...
07-25-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,395
Posted By TiHabanero

The first thing that popped up in the browser was...

The first thing that popped up in the browser was from this article in Brain;...
07-23-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,395
Posted By TiHabanero

""Sounds like a buy, pillage and abandon....

""Sounds like a buy, pillage and abandon. Standard equity fund practice, the hallmark of unrestrained capitalism."

Spoken from a position of pure ignorance. Best to research more deeply to get the...
07-19-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By TiHabanero

Bicycles with disc brakes is nothing new. JC...

Bicycles with disc brakes is nothing new. JC Penny had them on their bikes in the 70's.
07-19-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
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Views: 972
Posted By TiHabanero

Ray9, sounds as though you have a need to test...

Ray9, sounds as though you have a need to test yourself. I suggest a Wahoo Kickr trainer so you can train in the virtual world and pace yourself against other like minded individuals. It can be a...
07-18-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,596
Posted By TiHabanero

Last year I converted to indexed shifting on my...

Last year I converted to indexed shifting on my bike and went with Record 11 brifters, however they are coupled with Nuovo Record brakes from 1986. They work just fine and are definitely safe. I...
07-18-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By TiHabanero

Timely subject. Just wait until the calipers...

Timely subject. Just wait until the calipers won't release from the rotors. It is coming, I promise you. 4 fricking bikes this week with Sram hydro brakes with this problem. 4 of them! It is just...
07-18-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By TiHabanero

I, too, assembled a Team Miyata from a frameset....

I, too, assembled a Team Miyata from a frameset. 1986 model, same frameset albeit with a different paint job. No question the bike was a pure race bred machine. Stiffer than the Columbus SL frameset...
07-18-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,054
Posted By TiHabanero

Tubeless tire systems are not sold properly to...

Tubeless tire systems are not sold properly to the riding public. The sealant needs to be topped off every so often as it does dry out. What we have found at the shop is removal of the old sealant...
07-16-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By TiHabanero

As you noted the Record 12 speed rear der. can be...

As you noted the Record 12 speed rear der. can be used as direct mount or standard mount. Frames with a der hanger built in are standard mount and the 12 speed Record der will mount to that frame...
07-16-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By TiHabanero

noimagination...

noimagination (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/noimagination-449434.html), sorry to have offended you, or was your post a tease?

What we don't know does not hurt us as it is the way it is....
07-16-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By TiHabanero

I am one of those fiddly fit persons as well....

I am one of those fiddly fit persons as well. Back then I was not just like most riders. It is so bad now that I can barely stand to take a customer bike for a 1/2 mile test ride. As for shorts, I...
07-15-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By TiHabanero

We were young, we were strong

Reading a post about breaking in Brooks saddles and got to wondering how we got along back in the day, ie, 60's, 70's, 80's. Brooks B15n and I toured all over the Midwest in the 70's, Brooks...
07-14-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By TiHabanero

Yesterday worked on a Litespeed with etap 11...

Yesterday worked on a Litespeed with etap 11 running an Ultegra 10 crank on it. Worked perfectly.
07-14-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,772
Posted By TiHabanero

Not sure of the mistake the mechanic made, so...

Not sure of the mistake the mechanic made, so help me and others understand and explain the mistake. Thanks.
07-13-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By TiHabanero

The Ochsner frames we sold back in the 80's were...

The Ochsner frames we sold back in the 80's were blue or red and had the O name on the down tube as well. Yours is different from what I have witness before. Which model frame is this? The tubing is...
07-13-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 693
Posted By TiHabanero

In 2001 I was unimpressed with frame offerings by...

In 2001 I was unimpressed with frame offerings by the big 4 so I built my own frame and have built 4 more since then. Build your own and get exactly what you want and need. Oh, the cost is way less,...
07-12-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,462
Posted By TiHabanero

Always I forget that most participants on the...

Always I forget that most participants on the bike forum are enthusiasts. For the person that is into the sport or hobby there is no end to "performance" upgrades. For the average person that rides a...
07-11-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By TiHabanero

I am on Valsartin or the approved non-cancer type...

I am on Valsartin or the approved non-cancer type alternative. No question it does affect my ability to handle higher temps at high output so I just go slower and ride within my tolerance level.
07-11-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,462
Posted By TiHabanero

RAT is cool, neat and efficient. Horay! Now...

RAT is cool, neat and efficient. Horay!

Now the reality check. Another standard introduced to the industry that struggles with standards. Just what we need. Next year other makers will come out...
07-10-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,462
Posted By TiHabanero

"Why do I want disc brakes?" hahaha! to ensure...

"Why do I want disc brakes?" hahaha! to ensure the service department at your lbs stays busy! This week I have bled 5 hydro brakes, replaced 6 sets of pads, and replaced 4 brake sets due to the OEM...
07-09-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By TiHabanero

I honestly believe without a doubt that tire size...

I honestly believe without a doubt that tire size and pressure is more important than anything else when it comes to vibration and impacts. Played with tire size and pressure for many years to verify...
07-09-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,772
Posted By TiHabanero

I have used square drive screws for decks and...

I have used square drive screws for decks and cabinetry and can say they take some serious torque loads without rounding out of the head. I assume that is the reason for using them. The head can also...
07-09-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By TiHabanero

Cosmetic blem at worst, but take it to the dealer...

Cosmetic blem at worst, but take it to the dealer for evaluation.
07-09-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,760
Posted By TiHabanero

Last year I installed Chorus 11 derailleurs with...

Last year I installed Chorus 11 derailleurs with Record crank and brifters. No instructions of any sort were included with the boxed parts that came from QBP. Only thing in there was warranty info....
07-09-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,772
Posted By TiHabanero

What is the fascination with Torx?

Installed a G2R disc brake yesterday and everything was Torx fitted. This got me thinking what is this fascination with Torx fittings? The bleed ports, which are super low torque fittings and clamp...
07-09-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,894
Posted By TiHabanero

I have waxed chains using pure paraffin, paraffin...

I have waxed chains using pure paraffin, paraffin mixed with beeswax, paraffin mixed with bar chain oil, paraffin mixed with light oil, all producing the same results. Pure paraffin was the most...
07-06-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By TiHabanero

For as little as the cleats cost why not simply...

For as little as the cleats cost why not simply buy the off-brand and find out how well they do? I do know the off-brand Delta cleats don't last as long as the Look branded Delta cleats, but the Look...
07-04-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By TiHabanero

I never suspected the wheel as the source. One...

I never suspected the wheel as the source. One thing I did notice is that the Shimano rotor locking ring has a thin metal "spacer" between the locking ring and "teeth" on the hub, which may account...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By TiHabanero

Both steerers are straight without internal...

Both steerers are straight without internal taper. I always thought steerers were tapered to save weight, but apparently I thought wrong. Yes, the threads cut in about 1mm, but that is only 2 inches...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By TiHabanero

Threaded steerer wall vs. threadless wall

I have a Reynolds 531 threaded steerer tube and a 1" threadless steerer tube and compared the two for wall thickness. Why? Because the threaded tube weighs a whole lot more than the threadless and...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By TiHabanero

Take it to Doug Fattic. Excellence is his norm.

Take it to Doug Fattic. Excellence is his norm.
07-04-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By TiHabanero

We have multiple stores so I called around and...

We have multiple stores so I called around and found two other Diverge bikes with the same Force hydro brakes had the same issue. The resolution was replacing the rotor with a Shimano rotor....
07-02-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By TiHabanero

I run Continental Tour Ride 38mm tires with...

I run Continental Tour Ride 38mm tires with fenders on my 85 Miyata 1000. The calipers shows they are exactly 38mm in width.
07-02-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By TiHabanero

SRAM disk brakes harmonic vibration

Customer has a 2020 Diverge with Sram disk brakes. The front disk brake produces a harmonic vibration that is very loud and annoying. Brakes stop just fine, but produce a sound that can only be...
07-02-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By TiHabanero

Rim damage from mounting tire

Hey shop monkeys, any of you encounter something like this? No pics available, but I think I can describe it well enough. Customer came in the other day with a tubeless wheel and Schwalabe tire that...
07-02-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,792
Posted By TiHabanero

Been in the bike biz since 1982 and have seen...

Been in the bike biz since 1982 and have seen steel, aluminum, titanium, and carbon fiber frames fail. No failure outside of one titanium frame, happened on its own. All of them had come from outside...
07-02-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By TiHabanero

I have owned two carbon bikes and found the...

I have owned two carbon bikes and found the performance advantage was not apparent. Ride quality was only different in vibration damping at high frequencies, but bar fat took care of that on my steel...
06-28-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,488
Posted By TiHabanero

Most certainly the radial tires have value to...

Most certainly the radial tires have value to someone restoring to original spec a 610 or 1000. I the 85 1000 I have had original wheels I would be contacting you, but nope, original wheels are not,...
06-28-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By TiHabanero

Ubie, your friend got lucky. Both Cdale shops in...

Ubie, your friend got lucky. Both Cdale shops in town are out of anything close to 1000 bucks and are unable to get anything from Cdale. The shortage is real. Parts shortage is real.
06-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By TiHabanero

We are getting calls from customers asking if we...

We are getting calls from customers asking if we have tubes in stock. Apparently the other 6 shops in town are running out. We are getting low on popular sizes, but have yet to run out. Shift levers...
06-20-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By TiHabanero

The new FD design is frustrating at first, but...

The new FD design is frustrating at first, but with enough of them in the bag it begins to make sense. I have said it before that Shimano set out to solve a problem that did not exist, or perhaps...
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