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06-17-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By utoner34

Sqealing Tiagra 4700 shifter

I have got a sqeal on left shifter, (front), which appears when I release the handle. Shifting otherwise works fine. Maybe I should loob something?

You can see the video here...
06-14-22, 02:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By utoner34

No, it has 28 spokes, and a thru axle. My...

No, it has 28 spokes, and a thru axle.

My wheels already have custom DT Swiss Alpine 3 spokes (with a standard rim and hub that came with a bike), and I dont use this bike for heavy touring. 100kg...
06-13-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By utoner34

Sorry, forgot to mention in the first post, I am...

Sorry, forgot to mention in the first post, I am using my bike for touring, carrying up to 25+ kg of weight plus me being a big person ads up on wheel.

I guess I will try 32 hole when the time...
06-12-22, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By utoner34

36 rear hub road bike possible

Currently own this bike: https://99spokes.com/en-EU/bikes/cube/2021/nuroad-pro

Tiagra 10 speed, 11-34 cassette, 12x142 axle with disk brakes. 28 spoke wheels.

I would like to make my (next)...
06-02-22, 01:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By utoner34

I cannot find the end cap, is it possible if it...

I cannot find the end cap, is it possible if it snap near the end, for an end cap to stay inside somehow, causing further issues?
06-01-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By utoner34

Yes, but threading it through my bike frame is a...

Yes, but threading it through my bike frame is a nightmare
06-01-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By utoner34

Update: yes, the cable was broken, but...

Update:

yes, the cable was broken, but havent noticed at the time of writing.
I will buy a new cable tomorrow, hopefully I will not need to buy a new housing.
06-01-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By utoner34

Inline barrel adjuster broken

Ability to change rear gears lost on my bike. I can pull cable housing out od adjuster on bith sides, please look at the pictures. When i try to push them back in and rotate the adjuster, it seems it...
04-26-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By utoner34

Finally went on purchasing this bike. I must...

Finally went on purchasing this bike.

I must say its a rather light (~13kg), that is definitely not heavy like most touring bikes (~15kg). I know its not a touring bike, but I hope it will handle...
Forum: Touring
04-15-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By utoner34

Its not 2 months. Its 4 - 6 months. I am not...

Its not 2 months. Its 4 - 6 months. I am not Jonas Deichmann.
Forum: Touring
04-15-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By utoner34

Reading the reviews it appears tire has no feel...

Reading the reviews it appears tire has no feel at all but I havent tried it personally. I only use gp 5000 and gp four season in the last years. Even gp four season compared to gp5000 you can feel...
Forum: Touring
04-15-22, 04:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By utoner34

Yes, I do use gp 5000 in 32 mm width. Tire...

Yes, I do use gp 5000 in 32 mm width. Tire indicators on my current tires have not gone, but I will see how much I can ride them before something happens :D It hard to say how many miles I have done...
Forum: Touring
04-13-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By utoner34

I used those ties years ago when I started...

I used those ties years ago when I started touring. They were the most slowest, most uncomfortable and the heaviest ties I have ever seen. In the end of the day I still got a puncture after a while....
Forum: Touring
04-12-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By utoner34

Which tire for touring on mostly road surface

This summer I will be touring Europe again for a few months, and I am looking for a fast and reliable tires. I ride mostly roads, so I don't need off-road grip 99% of the time.

I love gp 5000 and...
04-08-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By utoner34

I guess I am going to stay on tectro then. I...

I guess I am going to stay on tectro then. I already own them on one bike but I will bee needing them for my another bike.
04-07-22, 03:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By utoner34

Tectro Spyre vs Avid BB7

Anybody owned both of these brakes can provide first person experiences?

Mainly I am interested in which one are more powerful?

Spyre is dual piston so one would think this is the clue but is...
04-05-22, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By utoner34

I am asking about the hub itself.

I am asking about the hub itself.
04-02-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By utoner34

e - thru hub axle

I will need to upgrade my rear wheel soon and I am looking for a hub replacement, something in the line of: https://www.rosebikes.ie/shimano-grx-fh-rs470-disc-12x142-rear-wheel-hub-2679050

My...
03-30-22, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By utoner34

My lbs says this rubber o ring cannot be ordered....

My lbs says this rubber o ring cannot be ordered. Where to buy alternative?
03-29-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By utoner34

1. Sorry if I was not clear, I am not asking...

1. Sorry if I was not clear, I am not asking about the actual axle which holds the wheel into the fork, obviously it has only one direction and the fork dictates that. I am asking about the...
03-28-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By utoner34

Front disk hub axle direction

I disassembled the front hub, to clean cones and bearings. Of course I forgot to remember the direction of the axle when I pulled it out. Now I am not sure is there a direction? Cones and screw nuts...
02-08-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By utoner34

Actually I just looked and its quite the way out.

Actually I just looked and its quite the way out.
02-06-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By utoner34

Looking at my current 11-34 cassette when...

Looking at my current 11-34 cassette when derailleur is in top position, it already quite close:
...
02-05-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By utoner34

you mean this part will be too close together? ...

you mean this part will be too close together?

https://www.parktool.com/assets/img/repairhelp/RDAdjust_008.jpg
02-05-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By utoner34

I start indexing as usual from the bottom...

I start indexing as usual from the bottom (smallest cog)? And the issue will be getting largest cog to work or the issue might be in general though all the cogs?
02-04-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By utoner34

I already have the cassette because I bought it...

I already have the cassette because I bought it before for my previous bike.

If It doesn't work I wont be able to sell it because it will be used :(
02-04-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By utoner34

Shimano Tiagra RD-4700GS, 10-Speed I...

Shimano Tiagra RD-4700GS, 10-Speed



I will add new chain so this is not an issue.




Thats a new version, I have last year version with Shimano Tiagra RD-4700GS, 10-Speed
02-03-22, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By utoner34

Putting 11-36 10 speed cassette (before 11-34)

As a title says , I have this cassette on my bike (Cube Nuroad Pro):

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/grx-10-speed/CS-HG500-10.html

Now I would like to put this if possible:
...
01-19-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By utoner34

Sorry to hijack the thread, but I wanted to ask: ...

Sorry to hijack the thread, but I wanted to ask:

what mount (post or flat) TRP HYRD brakes use on Radar Expert?

I am considering purchase but planning on changing brake calipers to mechanical...
12-22-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By utoner34

I have just oiled all 28 spoke nipples and the...

I have just oiled all 28 spoke nipples and the noise is gone. I have check several rotations of the wheel. I havent worked so much in a long time. I need to take a rest now.
12-22-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By utoner34

But the sound happens even with brakes applied so...

But the sound happens even with brakes applied so this cannot be the answer.
12-21-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By utoner34

Noise happen with or without breaks applied.

Noise happen with or without breaks applied.
12-21-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By utoner34

I mean squeak noise. Only appears when I rotate...

I mean squeak noise. Only appears when I rotate the wheel at one specific point (notice how the squeak exist on start, then I rotate wheel slightly, squeak is gone, then I rotate wheel back at that...
12-20-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By utoner34

Wheel creaking under tension

About a month ago making my bike started making weird noises when I was pedaling uphill standing, thus making high torque on the frame.

I have managed to replicate this sound off the bike, you can...
Forum: Touring
12-06-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,032
Posted By utoner34

Kona Sutra looks like much more "sporty" bike to...

Kona Sutra looks like much more "sporty" bike to me (I might be wrong). Its hard to find something more sporty (with steel frame and fork) than a regular touring bike.
Forum: Touring
11-29-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,032
Posted By utoner34

Which frame size is that? Are HY/RD mushy?

Which frame size is that?

Are HY/RD mushy?
Forum: Touring
11-23-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,032
Posted By utoner34

I know its closed system, but don't hydro brakes...

I know its closed system, but don't hydro brakes need maintenance?



Well, I want a steel bike for when I finally persuade myself to go long way from home (across Asia etc...).
Forum: Touring
11-23-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,032
Posted By utoner34

What if you need to bleed the brakes in Namibia?

What if you need to bleed the brakes in Namibia?
Forum: Touring
11-19-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,032
Posted By utoner34

Breezer Radar Expert

I am looking for me next touring bike. What are your opinion on this bike? Good / bad points? Personally I am thinking of changing HYRD brakes calipers with sypre since I dont need hydraulic.
...
Forum: Touring
10-27-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By utoner34

I will look at Kona, but according to their...

I will look at Kona, but according to their webpage, largest frame is 58 (not sure why Kona's have gotten so small over time). Last time I had Kona was long time ago.
Forum: Touring
10-23-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By utoner34

There might be but bikes have gotten quite...

There might be but bikes have gotten quite expensive these days. Finding an all out touring bike for ~ 1000 usd / eur is not what it used to be. I am from EU.

Few examples:
...
Forum: Touring
10-22-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By utoner34

Marin Four Corners 2021

I used to own Four Corners 2018 model, size XL: https://www.marinbikes.com/ww/bikes/2018-four-corners

Anybody owns latest version and can do some comparison if anything has drastically changed ?...
08-02-21, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By utoner34

I saw them but I think they have a strange shape...

I saw them but I think they have a strange shape maybe affecting the rim in an awkward way.
08-01-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By utoner34

I have already received it. I havent got washers....

I have already received it. I havent got washers. Not sure where did you get this info. Maybe it just applies to certain rims.
08-01-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By utoner34

Which nipple washers

I bought this rim: https://www.dtswiss.com/en/components/rims-road/gravel/g-540 and DT Swiss Alpine 3 spokes.

I would like to use nipple washers on my next build. I dont have issues with spoke...
Forum: Touring
07-21-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By utoner34

Painting stainless steel bike rack

I want to buy this rack (steel version) but its only available in silver and I would like to have it black. Do you think this could be painted easily?
...
06-26-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By utoner34

Rim recommendations

I weight about ~100kg. I ride mostly road and occasionally travel with some luggage (10-15kg). My current bike is Cube Nuroad Pro 2021 which is a gravel bike.

Some of my last rims (on different...
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By utoner34

I never drink while I ride, but this is just a...

I never drink while I ride, but this is just a personal preference. I dont race so I dont see a reason to do that. I just stop while touring and enjoy the view while drinking water.

I dont know...
Forum: Touring
05-31-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By utoner34

Yes, straps cant be rotated and I dont want to...

Yes, straps cant be rotated and I dont want to attach them to aerobars.

I found here nice list of some harness: https://cycletraveloverload.com/13-best-bikepacking-handlebar-harness-and-mounts/ ...
Forum: Touring
05-29-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By utoner34

I cant and dont want to mount to aerobars because...

I cant and dont want to mount to aerobars because sometimes I carry up to 5kg on the front.



No, thanks, thats another thing to break, squeak or what not.

I would like to find some harness...
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