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08-06-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,996
Posted By davidad

isn't this a waste of time? The companies who...

isn't this a waste of time? The companies who manufacture the greases do the testing and follow guide lines in the industry.
08-06-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 380
Posted By davidad

I agree with Moe.

I agree with Moe.
08-03-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By davidad

I gave up on mine years ago and first used...

I gave up on mine years ago and first used mineral spirits in an old Ragu plastic jar and shook it. Then rinsed it a few times with water, dried it and lubed the chain on the bike. Now I have an...
08-03-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By davidad

All of shimano"s cranks have a 24 mm axle. They...

All of shimano"s cranks have a 24 mm axle. They usually have a 25mm bearing with an insert for the final fit.
08-03-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By davidad

Just ride it and keep an eye on the suspect...

Just ride it and keep an eye on the suspect areas. Nothing looks like a serious stress riser.
08-03-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By davidad

I am guessing that the crank is a shimano. After...

I am guessing that the crank is a shimano. After you remove the plastic cap from the nondrive side take off the two allen screws and the arm will come off. Then pull the drive side out.
07-31-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By davidad

Did you find the right size?

Did you find the right size?
07-31-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 481
Posted By davidad

They should replace it. 2K miles is no where long...

They should replace it. 2K miles is no where long enough life for that BB.
07-25-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By davidad

Normally low spoke tension results in broken...

Normally low spoke tension results in broken spokes from fatigue. I would guess that you are looking at too much tension or a poor quality rim.
A tensiometer would help with a build, but once the...
07-25-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 709
Posted By davidad

Try wrapping the pedal in a plastic bag filled...

Try wrapping the pedal in a plastic bag filled with crushed ice. I had a friend's crank arm with a stuck pedal and couldn't get it to move even with leverage and my trusty 4 pound maul. I found the...
07-22-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By davidad

This is the best I have found....

This is the best I have found. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/spocalc.htm He didn't have that hub, but I think I have found the dimensions at shimano's site. 38mm for the bolt circle and 35.8...
07-21-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By davidad

This is anecdotal, but I gave up on waxing my...

This is anecdotal, but I gave up on waxing my chain about 20 years ago. I needed to do it every 300 miles and after riding in the rain.
Now I remove the chain, clean it in an ultrasonic cleaner,...
07-21-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By davidad

I use carpet tape on the bar end when I start my...

I use carpet tape on the bar end when I start my wrap. It's thin and double sided and really sticks....
07-21-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By davidad

Either an 11 or 12mm allen key depending on which...

Either an 11 or 12mm allen key depending on which Chinese hub you have.
07-21-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By davidad

The front won't work because of the different...

The front won't work because of the different size axle (9mm). The der. bolt is 10mm.
07-20-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By davidad

Chain saw bar oil. Fuch makes the lube on new...

Chain saw bar oil. Fuch makes the lube on new chains if you can find it.
07-20-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By davidad

Heavy anodizing is a brittle fracture waiting to...

Heavy anodizing is a brittle fracture waiting to happen.
07-20-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By davidad

I have that to be so.

I have that to be so.
07-20-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 652
Posted By davidad

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/stuck-stem.htm...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/stuck-stem.html
07-20-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By davidad

If you don't have the tool you can realign the...

If you don't have the tool you can realign the hanger with a spare wheel if you have one. Remove the der. and thread the spare back wheel into the hanger and use it to bend and check the alignment of...
07-13-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By davidad

Only a guess. There are only about 480 different...

Only a guess. There are only about 480 different hangers available.
https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hangers/manufacturers/gt/derailleur-hanger-266.html
07-11-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By davidad

If the balls still have their mirror finish you...

If the balls still have their mirror finish you can reuse them. I use a 7/16" on the right side of the hub axle with the QR closed to make the final adjustment. There should be a slight amount of...
07-10-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By davidad

Rinard's Spokecalc shows 596. I have used his...

Rinard's Spokecalc shows 596. I have used his charts with no problems.
07-09-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By davidad

Lower spoke count wheels are a boon to big...

Lower spoke count wheels are a boon to big manufacturers and some light weight racers. For the companies the bean counters are happy with the savings.
For a wheel that will last long enough to need...
07-06-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By davidad

http://www.jbarrm.com/cycal/cycal.htmlhttp:

http://www.jbarrm.com/cycal/cycal.htmlhttp:
07-06-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By davidad

https://www.harriscyclery.net/itemdetails.cfm?ID=1...

https://www.harriscyclery.net/itemdetails.cfm?ID=1676...
07-05-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By davidad

Mount the tire and inflate the tire to at least...

Mount the tire and inflate the tire to at least 50% Above the max pressure on the side wall and submerge the tire. I have used this method and found a thin wire that acted as a plug and deflated the...
07-03-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By davidad

Sorry about the screwup. I didn't have the...

Sorry about the screwup. I didn't have the problem when I went to the site.

The Bicycle Museum of Bad IdeasWhy a museum of bad ideas? One reason is we learn from our mistakes. Failures tell us...
07-02-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By davidad

Bike bad ideas

http://pardo.net/bike/pic/mobi/index.html
06-29-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By davidad

Chuck it.

Chuck it.
06-28-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By davidad

https://www.amazon.com/Alta-Spoke-Protector-Freewh...

https://www.amazon.com/Alta-Spoke-Protector-Freewheel-Chrome/dp/B079QN8CMH/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=bike+spoke+protector&qid=1593361540&sr=8-3
06-28-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By davidad

I replaced the Open Pro with an Open Sport and...

I replaced the Open Pro with an Open Sport and haven't had problems. I have built wheels for some friends with the Sport and they have held up. One rider was about 250 lbs.
06-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By davidad

I had a Mavic Open Pro front wheel crack around...

I had a Mavic Open Pro front wheel crack around some of the eyelets. I replaced it before it could fail. Thick anodizing makes a hard surface that can start a crack in the softer Al.
06-27-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By davidad

Never Used them and have had no problems.

Never Used them and have had no problems.
06-26-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By davidad

http://pardo.net/bike/pic/mobi/on.notist.cloud/sli...

http://pardo.net/bike/pic/mobi/on.notist.cloud/slides/deck170/large-5.jpg
06-24-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By davidad

Get a better tire mounting tool....

Get a better tire mounting tool. https://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi?id=332447725801&d=single&c=Tools&sc=Tire-and-Tube&tc=Tire-Levers&item_id=KS-TJ
06-24-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By davidad

Velox tape is the best I've used.

Velox tape is the best I've used.
06-23-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By davidad

The seat stays on a bike don't see high loads so...

The seat stays on a bike don't see high loads so that design may be okay. They have to have something new and improved to market.
06-23-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By davidad

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/chain-care.htm...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/chain-care.html All you really need to know.
06-22-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By davidad

I think this is a very good way to spoke a wheel;...

I think this is a very good way to spoke a wheel; http://pdf.zlibcdn.com/dtoken/3cb670a0c0ff8d1a28b8de6aa1454d0c/Art_of_Wheelbuilding_by_Gerd_Schraner)_651751_(z-lib.org).pdf
06-22-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 980
Posted By davidad

You can use a Pedro's and get an accurate...

You can use a Pedro's and get an accurate measurement t's a copy of the $70 shimano. https://pedros.com/products/tools/cassette-and-chain/chain-checker-plus-ii/
06-22-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 980
Posted By davidad

Roller wear is not important. There is a little...

Roller wear is not important. There is a little play in the rollers in a new chain.
06-22-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 980
Posted By davidad

You were not getting all of the crud out of the...

You were not getting all of the crud out of the innards of the chain. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/chain-care.html
06-19-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By davidad

You are out of sync on one set of spokes. You may...

You are out of sync on one set of spokes. You may be able to just remove the nds spokes and start over. I use the Gerd Schtraner method. ...
06-19-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By davidad

I would go for the 105 version.

I would go for the 105 version.
06-19-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By davidad

Take the o-ring to a hardware store and replace...

Take the o-ring to a hardware store and replace it. They do wear and lose their shape.
06-19-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By davidad

Take it apart and after you clean the cups, cones...

Take it apart and after you clean the cups, cones and balls inspect them for pitting. The balls should still have their mirror finish. If all is ok grease the cups, put in the bearings and install...
06-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By davidad

https://tech.mavic.com/tech-mavic/technical_manual...

https://tech.mavic.com/tech-mavic/technical_manual/data/docs/catalogues/mavic-technical-manual-2018_2_1.pdf

This may have your hubs. ...
06-16-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By davidad

Bingo!

Bingo!
06-15-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By davidad

Replace the chain at 1/16" wear. Depending on how...

Replace the chain at 1/16" wear. Depending on how you clean the chain the smaller cogs should last through three or four chains.
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/chain-care.html
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