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06-26-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By davidad

With a 36 spoked wheel you would normally run...

With a 36 spoked wheel you would normally run about 100 to 110Kg of tension. I never worry about the NDS because it should be up to at least 60.
When the spokes loosened that may have raised the...
06-24-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By davidad

The rings are good to go. Throw away the chain...

The rings are good to go. Throw away the chain checker and buy a ruler or a Pedro's...
06-24-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By davidad

Hard to beat Velox tape.

Hard to beat Velox tape.
06-24-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By davidad

They need to go out of business again!

They need to go out of business again!
06-23-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By davidad

I have a road bike with 2 sets of wheels that...

I have a road bike with 2 sets of wheels that together have over 122000 miles on them. I overhaul the shimano hubs every 2500 miles or so and replace the radeial bearings on the Suntour fronts as...
06-19-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By davidad

I believe that the odd ball ten sp. cassette was...

I believe that the odd ball ten sp. cassette was the only one that would work. The splines on the body are taller.
06-19-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By davidad

Pick a standard, any standard. ...

Pick a standard, any standard. http://pardo.net/bike/pic/mobi/b.bottom-bracket-standards.html
06-17-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By davidad

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=shimano+105+caliper&hva...

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=shimano+105+caliper&hvadid=77790514767577&hvbmt=bb&hvdev=c&hvqmt=b&tag=mh0b-20&ref=pd_sl_2hulflvl6_b
06-17-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,360
Posted By davidad

They are used in air-conditioning units that have...

They are used in air-conditioning units that have a lot higher pressure and don't leak. Your problem is elsewhere.
06-17-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By davidad

I thought that the Conti tubes came with the...

I thought that the Conti tubes came with the removable Presta valve.
06-17-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By davidad

As far as I know you are out of luck. shimano...

As far as I know you are out of luck. shimano realized their mistake and discontinued the Al. freehub body. I don't know of any after market people that make cogs for that model.
06-15-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By davidad

Handy site:...

Handy site: https://www.bikeride.com/torque-specifications/

Proper torque and sequence are important. I know of at least two instances of the left arm coming off,
06-13-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By davidad

I've welded Al. and I would say no.

I've welded Al. and I would say no.
06-13-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By davidad

The 105 front der will not work with mountain...

The 105 front der will not work with mountain shifters because of the different cable pull.
06-10-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By davidad

A Mavic A-319 will work.

A Mavic A-319 will work.
06-09-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By davidad

Stretch a string from one rear drop out around...

Stretch a string from one rear drop out around the head tube back to the opposite drop out. Measure from the string to the seat tube to see if the drop outs are centered. If they are then it's the...
06-04-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By davidad

To minimize the waste in the recycle bin!

To minimize the waste in the recycle bin!
06-01-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By davidad

Chunk the chain gauge and get a ruller. Replaceat...

Chunk the chain gauge and get a ruller. Replaceat 1/16" wear (1/2 %).
06-01-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,217
Posted By davidad

You should be able to see if the cups are...

You should be able to see if the cups are pitted and need replacing. The freehub body shouldn't have any effect on the cassette freewheeling. How many balls did you install when you put the hub...
06-01-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By davidad

4 links equals 2 inches. Normally not a problem.

4 links equals 2 inches. Normally not a problem.
06-01-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,493
Posted By davidad

I had a friend had the problem and it turned out...

I had a friend had the problem and it turned out the front QR was not tight enough. The next thing to check is for looseness in the pedal bearings. They will usually click.
06-01-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,347
Posted By davidad

I have had wire inside the tire that did not show...

I have had wire inside the tire that did not show until the tire was inflated and ridden on. Usually the wire flats go down slowly. I forum one by inflating the tire to over 130PSI and submerged it...
06-01-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,570
Posted By davidad

To protect stupid people and manufacturers from...

To protect stupid people and manufacturers from their lawyers.
06-01-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By davidad

Chris King still makes a 1" threaded headset, but...

Chris King still makes a 1" threaded headset, but it costs 150 dollars. This is a good one. ...
06-01-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By davidad

Chris King has "an integrated grease injection...

Chris King has "an integrated grease injection system". For square taper BB's I find it hard to beat shimano.
I rode Phi Wood for years, but had to replace the bearings often. I made my own crude...
06-01-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By davidad

Either set a maintenance interval or replace when...

Either set a maintenance interval or replace when worn.
06-01-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By davidad

They don't wear well in my experience.

They don't wear well in my experience.
06-01-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,088
Posted By davidad

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-SAE-30-Bar-a...

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-SAE-30-Bar-and-Chain-Oil-1-Quart/16913789?sourceid=csebr0366d1810fb1354d04bff9880accbe2f90&wmlspartner=bizratecom&affcmpid=4010147882&tmode=0000&veh=cse&szredirec...
06-01-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By davidad

Nitto makes a stem that will raise your bars....

Nitto makes a stem that will raise your bars. https://www.rivbike.com/cart
06-01-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By davidad

Yes.

Yes.
06-01-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By davidad

There are only 4 accurate change checkers....

There are only 4 accurate change checkers. shimano makes 2 and the Pedros' Chain checker plus 2 and the cheapest is a good ruler. All of the others take in roller wear which has not effect of chain...
05-30-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By davidad

The reason I changed my DA Ti freehub body is...

The reason I changed my DA Ti freehub body is that it would occasionally skip. I replaced it with an Ultegra body and solved the problem The weight difference is about 13g.
05-29-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By davidad

The bearing model number is on the seals....

The bearing model number is on the seals. Hopefully they use a standard size,
I have radial bearings in my Suntour hubs that will get noisy when worn and still feel smooth off the bike.
05-28-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By davidad

You can get the bearings at a business that...

You can get the bearings at a business that sells them. https://www.enduroforkseals.com/products/berings-individual/radial-cartridge/chro-stl_abec5/
05-28-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,655
Posted By davidad

I use my Zefal on the road when I have a flat. I...

I use my Zefal on the road when I have a flat. I had it for over 20 years.
05-22-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By davidad

Why remove the factory lube? It's the best lube...

Why remove the factory lube? It's the best lube your chain will ever see.
05-19-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By davidad

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?LH_TitleDesc=1&LH_...

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?LH_TitleDesc=1&LH_BIN=1&_nkw=(hb-m650,hb-m650)(shimano,shimano)
05-18-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By davidad

I didn't say it would be easy.

I didn't say it would be easy.
05-18-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By davidad

I wouldn't buy a kit. I built a collection as I...

I wouldn't buy a kit. I built a collection as I needed a tool for a specific job. A good start is a set of metric Allen wrenches and Park cone wrenches that fit your hubs. I like the Park shop chain...
05-18-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By davidad

There is a spring inside the Der. where it bolts...

There is a spring inside the Der. where it bolts to the hanger that can become gummy and make it hard to pivot. You can try to flush it out with WD-40 or take apart and clean and grease it.
05-17-19, 11:15 PM
05-17-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By davidad

The right one is meant for steel Ashtabula cranks.

The right one is meant for steel Ashtabula cranks.
05-17-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By davidad

AN other problem is if you don't get the right...

AN other problem is if you don't get the right side tight enough progression will over tighten the bearings as you ride. I always work from the left side, front or rear.
05-15-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,752
Posted By davidad

Bearings ( balls and radial), cones, cables,...

Bearings ( balls and radial), cones, cables, housing, handle bar tape, pedals (SPD and toe clip), Sq. taper BB's, tubes, folding tires, cogs (I ride 7 and 8Sp.), one rim I bought at the HHH on sale...
05-15-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By davidad

I like his method for spoking a wheel. ...

I like his method for spoking a wheel. https://www.scribd.com/doc/26719057/Gerd-Schraner-The-Art-of-Wheel-Building
05-14-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By davidad

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=16558
05-14-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By davidad

Which rim and hub? Front wheel for a recumbent?

Which rim and hub? Front wheel for a recumbent?
05-14-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By davidad

When randonneuring there is usually no support...

When randonneuring there is usually no support like being on a tour. I would go for the higher spoke count even thinking about 36 double butted spokes.
05-12-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By davidad

Just a little more than snug will be fine....

Just a little more than snug will be fine. Progression will make them a little tighter.
05-12-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By davidad

The standard freehub is a better choice and only...

The standard freehub is a better choice and only cost a few insignificant grams. I swapped mine out years ago. I Just weighed them and the difference is 10 grams.
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