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11-28-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 103
Posted By alcjphil

The bikes themselves don't matter. Once you...

The bikes themselves don't matter. Once you install the adapters all that matters is the spindle length requirement of the cranks you will use
11-28-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 103
Posted By alcjphil

Fine, What crank will you be using? That is what...

Fine, What crank will you be using? That is what will determine what spindle length you will need for the cartridge bottom bracket
11-27-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 232
Posted By alcjphil

As far as I know, GRX shifters are only available...

As far as I know, GRX shifters are only available for hydraulic disc brakes. Does your bike have disc brakes? However 105 11 speed shifters will work with a GRX rear derailleur. A GRX front...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 699
Posted By alcjphil

Well, even if you "only" get another 9000 km out...

Well, even if you "only" get another 9000 km out of the new chain you will be doing well. My last KMC chain didn't have anywhere near that sort of mileage. I changed it because one of the links was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By alcjphil

Depends on the wheel. I have been using...

Depends on the wheel. I have been using Campagnolo Shamal 2Way Fit wheel for almost 12 years. I have in that time had to once install an inner tube during a ride and one other time when a friend...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By alcjphil

Sadly, they are not all 2Way Fit. I have a 10...

Sadly, they are not all 2Way Fit. I have a 10 year old set of Shamal 2Way Fit wheels and they have been great. However, most Fulcrum wheels do not require rim tape since there are no spoke holes in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 699
Posted By alcjphil

I had been using KMC 10 speed chains for several...

I had been using KMC 10 speed chains for several years. Last year I installed a Wipperman chain on one of my road bikes. It is significantly quieter than the KMC chain was, and I didn't find the KMC...
11-22-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By alcjphil

Simply put, we don't know anything about your...

Simply put, we don't know anything about your son's bike or the wheels it has. You mention having flats at a pump track. Is it a BMX bike? Something else? Are the wheels tubeless ready? Or not?...
11-22-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 487
Posted By alcjphil

I agree with the others who think of your fork as...

I agree with the others who think of your fork as the primary cause of the problem. It could also be because of misalignment of the main triangle. Trying to fix this problem by changing stem and/or...
11-22-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,448
Posted By alcjphil

I have heard that Warren Buffet also drives an...

I have heard that Warren Buffet also drives an old car
11-22-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,448
Posted By alcjphil

I see that you live in Toronto. The Montreal...

I see that you live in Toronto. The Montreal experience is totally different. I was a Montreal bicycle commuter here for over 25 years and never was treated that way even though my commuting days...
11-19-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By alcjphil

The problem with multi sided spoke wrenches is...

The problem with multi sided spoke wrenches is that they are multi sided and you can easily use the wrong side and round off a nipple. I have a full set of Park spoke wrenches, all colours. The only...
11-19-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 877
Posted By alcjphil

This is probably true. I am one of those people...

This is probably true. I am one of those people who doesn't like a brake that engages with very little lever travel. I went from 700 x 25 to 700 x 28 tires on my Look 595 last year and noticed a big...
11-18-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,572
Posted By alcjphil

I probably have a couple of sets in my parts...

I probably have a couple of sets in my parts drawer, I hold onto them in case I need them for a future upgrade on an older bike
11-18-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,572
Posted By alcjphil

one thing to keep in mind is inflation. I bought...

one thing to keep in mind is inflation. I bought a Raleigh Professional in 1973 for about $500. a bike of similar quality today would cost 10 times as much. Keep that in mind when you worry about the...
11-18-22, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By alcjphil

Maybe split the difference and use an 11 speed...

Maybe split the difference and use an 11 speed chain?
In any case, 12 speed jockey wheels are larger in diameter than 10 speed and will probably not fit the derailleur cage
11-17-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By alcjphil

Serial number? Picture doesn't actually show much...

Serial number? Picture doesn't actually show much of it, just one or two numbers
11-17-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By alcjphil

OK thanks. I am no expert, I was asking on behalf...

OK thanks. I am no expert, I was asking on behalf of those who actually know this stuff, but in my inexpert opinion you are looking at generic lugs that could have been used on all kinds of low end...
11-17-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By alcjphil

Pictures?

Pictures?
11-17-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,554
Posted By alcjphil

Let's start out by me saying that I know that...

Let's start out by me saying that I know that this is a semi zombie thread. There is a reason for that. Ryffranck frames have elite status amongst Quebec cyclists. However they are not well known...
11-17-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By alcjphil

Very cool workaround, thanks for the hint

Very cool workaround, thanks for the hint
11-17-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By alcjphil

One little trick that I learned years ago is to...

One little trick that I learned years ago is to wrap a piece of paper towel over your toes before inserting them into your shoes, Sounds silly I know, but in temperatures where they would be freezing...
11-17-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By alcjphil

Interesting how your opinions can change when you...

Interesting how your opinions can change when you have done a bit of background research. Too bad about the colour of your wife's bike, but black isn't really all that unpleasant, perhaps some...
11-16-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By alcjphil

The fork in the picture needs a crown race so...

The fork in the picture needs a crown race so that the bearing will fit properly
11-16-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By alcjphil

Since I am not a subscriber, I cannot see the...

Since I am not a subscriber, I cannot see the article.
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By alcjphil

I looked up pictures of a Roadmaster Nimble...

I looked up pictures of a Roadmaster Nimble online. It appears to be a department store level 3 speed bicycle worth at most $100 if in showroom condition
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By alcjphil

Try this: ...

Try this:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1654706091426761/permalink/3335774356653251/?sale_post_id=3335774356653251
11-11-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,572
Posted By alcjphil

Campagnolo is still very much state of the art as...

Campagnolo is still very much state of the art as long as you are looking at their current offerings. If you are asking about the stuff made when your bike was new, then no
I must say that if you...
11-11-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By alcjphil

nope

nope
11-11-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By alcjphil

28" is the most ambiguous tire size after 26" in...

28" is the most ambiguous tire size after 26" in the bicycle universe. NEVER buy a bicycle tire unlesss they provide the ETRTO size and it corresponds the the ETRTO size on the tire on your bike...
11-11-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,154
Posted By alcjphil

My experience with frame materials: Steel frames,...

My experience with frame materials: Steel frames, the most comfortable and least comfortable frames were steel with several in between. Aluminum mountain bike frame: broke 2 main triangles and one...
11-11-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,111
Posted By alcjphil

Who knows whether this product is still available...

Who knows whether this product is still available 5 years later?
11-11-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By alcjphil

Wish that we knew one way or another Important...

Wish that we knew one way or another
Important information
11-11-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,768
Posted By alcjphil

Maybe pay a bit more attention when you search...

Maybe pay a bit more attention when you search for older posts. Lots of older posts receive updates on a regular basis. This one hadn't. makes me wish that there could be a way to alert people when...
11-07-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By alcjphil

I have actually been in the XXcycle store in...

I have actually been in the XXcycle store in Toulouse, and have bought from them online over the years
11-06-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,171
Posted By alcjphil

I have a set of Campagnolo Neutron wheels. The...

I have a set of Campagnolo Neutron wheels. The rear rim is offset
11-05-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By alcjphil

look carefully at the diagram in post #4. The...

look carefully at the diagram in post #4. The compression ring is very important as is the crown race. If either is missing you will never be able to adjust your headset properly
11-05-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By alcjphil

That darned autocorrect. Fixed it

That darned autocorrect. Fixed it
11-04-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,362
Posted By alcjphil

You are correct, but there have been cassette/...

You are correct, but there have been cassette/ freewheel cogs that have used aluminum alloy big cogs to save weight. The larger the big cog the slower it wears out considering how seldom it is used....
11-04-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By alcjphil

“Never argue with an idiot. He will only bring...

“Never argue with an idiot. He will only bring you down to his level and beat you with experience.”, George Carlin
One of my all time heroes. and, a reminder that if some inexpensive product cannot...
11-04-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,362
Posted By alcjphil

Cassettes on bikes that are used often as long as...

Cassettes on bikes that are used often as long as the chains are well lubricated almost never rust. The lube from the chain coats the cogs of the cassette inhibiting rust. Apart from that, more...
11-03-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 331
Posted By alcjphil

OK, but what if the OP actually ordered the...

OK, but what if the OP actually ordered the actual crank that they needed and wasn't sent that item?. I am advocating for the OP
11-03-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 331
Posted By alcjphil

Maybe, maybe not. To allow 11 speed cassettes on...

Maybe, maybe not. To allow 11 speed cassettes on what were previously 10 speed free hubs, Shimano did nothing to change the position of the smallest cog. Rather, they changed the design of the...
11-03-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By alcjphil

OK, so all you need is any Shimano compatible "9...

OK, so all you need is any Shimano compatible "9 speed" mountain bike derailleur that can handle the sort of cassette you want to buy. Oh, and the cassette and chain of course. Shimano and Microshift...
11-03-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 331
Posted By alcjphil

Are you able to check to see if what you received...

Are you able to check to see if what you received is what you actually ordered? Your cassette isn't the potential problem, the potential problem is if the space between the chainrings on the 10 speed...
11-02-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 727
Posted By alcjphil

Don't be surprised if your cassette also needs to...

Don't be surprised if your cassette also needs to be replaced
11-01-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 514
Posted By alcjphil

Campagnolo over the years has offered 52/39...

Campagnolo over the years has offered 52/39 chainrings often. I have an Ultra Torque 52/39 10 speed crank that I bought years ago as an upgrade. In fact, I bought 2 of them as Campagnolo was clearing...
10-30-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By alcjphil

Of course you cannot adjust the screw to move the...

Of course you cannot adjust the screw to move the derailleur cage inward. You have to adjust the cable length. If your cable length is too short, no amount of adjusting your limit screw will change...
10-30-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 706
Posted By alcjphil

[/list] I think that this is probably your...

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I think that this is probably your situation. Shimano in its wisdom decided to redesign its mechanical brakes a couple of generations ago. Their newer road brake levers pull more cable for a...
10-30-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 706
Posted By alcjphil

Read the first post again. The OP's fork cannot...

Read the first post again. The OP's fork cannot accommodate a larger rotor
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