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09-16-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Posting the actual hub model# can be useful to...

Posting the actual hub model# can be useful to point you to an exploded view of such hub.
09-14-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Bill Kapaun

https://www.allorings.com/o-ring-size-charts-index

https://www.allorings.com/o-ring-size-charts-index
09-14-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Since 11T lock rings are different than >11T lock...

Since 11T lock rings are different than >11T lock rings, what could possibly go wrong?

What if you have slightly less thread engagement and strip one/both threads?

Your friend needs new...
09-10-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I've got a bunch laying on the bottom of the...

I've got a bunch laying on the bottom of the ocean(s).
Sea Tech Transmisometers & Fluorometers. (the old ones)
09-10-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I'm pretty sure there are 9 speed RDER's that...

I'm pretty sure there are 9 speed RDER's that will fit the bill.
I'm curious what the other 5 cogs are??
09-10-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Bill Kapaun

How much power are YOU going to put out when it's...

How much power are YOU going to put out when it's 122F?
The only thing that would possibly concern me temperature wise, is if you had a motor assist to that hub and rode it for somewhat "extended"...
09-09-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Yes, this one - movement side to side where rear...

Yes, this one - movement side to side where rear triangle is connected to the main frame. I assume that there is some bearings or spacers which sandwiches rear triangle between main frame to avoid...
09-09-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Ambient air temp is probably your greatest...

Ambient air temp is probably your greatest factor.
If it's WAAAAY below freezing, the hub probably won't get very warm.
Curious as to the why of the question.
09-06-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF very desperate, you could use a "mountain" hub...

IF very desperate, you could use a "mountain" hub and amputate 5mm of axle & NDS spacer.
09-02-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Whatever you did to the font makes it near...

Whatever you did to the font makes it near invisible.
Ignore List for you-
08-27-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Bill Kapaun

.2mm is only .008"

.2mm is only .008"
08-15-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By Bill Kapaun

So, you're expecting motorcycle performance from...

So, you're expecting motorcycle performance from bicycle wheels?
Ever try a panic stop from those potential speeds?
08-14-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Go by the 622. Do not go by what you think you...

Go by the 622.
Do not go by what you think you are reading.
https://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html
08-10-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By Bill Kapaun

It'll "look better" when you have spoke tension...

It'll "look better" when you have spoke tension seating things.
Sticking a 16 ga. spoke in a 2.6mm hole looks much worse.
08-06-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Bill Kapaun

3x9

3x9
08-05-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Spoke threads are rolled, not cut. Take your...

Spoke threads are rolled, not cut.
Take your micrometer and measure across the threads and again on the unthreaded section.
Threaded part is a greater dia.
08-05-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Is the chain long enough?

Is the chain long enough?
08-04-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Go look at a bike you haven't messed with.

Go look at a bike you haven't messed with.
08-04-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Just flip the wheel in the DO's to check dish....

Just flip the wheel in the DO's to check dish. The rim should be the same distance from the brake pads if the dish is correct.

The Free Wheel shouldn't have anything to do with "fitting between...
08-04-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By Bill Kapaun

What is spaced at 126mm and what isn't? IF your...

What is spaced at 126mm and what isn't?
IF your hub is too wide, for the DO's, you remove spacers from the NDS to match.
Wheel will then have to be redished by mostly loosening NDS spokes and...
08-04-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF your "wow" is gentle, it could probably be...

IF your "wow" is gentle, it could probably be done with spoke tension without getting too far out of wack (tension wise)
IF the metal has stretched, spoke tension won't do it without having a...
08-03-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Bill Kapaun

What "standard" spokes are we comparing...

What "standard" spokes are we comparing to?
08-02-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Why did they design this? ...

Why did they design this?
https://www.lowes.com/pd/American-Forge-Foundry-Seal-Off-Dispenser-for-Hand-Operated-Grease-Guns-Only/5000040601
07-31-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Compared to who? If you've only met one person...

Compared to who?
If you've only met one person in your life, you know who your best friend/enemy is.
07-31-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By Bill Kapaun

WD-40 works kind of good for a lot of stuff, but...

WD-40 works kind of good for a lot of stuff, but is seldom the best for a specific task.
Get a genuine penetrating oil such as PB Blaster, Kroil, Liquid Wrench etc.
Let soak a bit and then take a...
07-30-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Just the brief research in trying to figure out...

Just the brief research in trying to figure out which SRAM shifters were Shimano compatible, I got the impression SRAM wasn't self compatible in the upper tier.
Look up some of their shifters/der's,...
07-30-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Your Deore shifters are compatible.

Your Deore shifters are compatible.
07-30-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Here's a couple examples- MRX is OK 3.0 is...

Here's a couple examples-
MRX is OK
3.0 is NOT.
https://www.performancebike.com/sram-mrx-comp-grip-shifter-set-black-00.0000.200.645/p-fthcs4hcquqrgqhe...
07-30-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Some SRAM shifters are Shimano compatible and...

Some SRAM shifters are Shimano compatible and some aren't.
IF you give the model of the shifter, someone can tell you if that's the problem.
I can't remember how their system works. Some have a...
07-29-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I think you'll find an 11T is a bigger chunk than...

I think you'll find an 11T is a bigger chunk than you can chew.
WIND DRAG becomes a very noticeable factor at higher speeds. Double your speed and you have 8X the drag.
Do you have brakes capable...
07-29-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Likely designed to work with adjacent cogs of a...

Likely designed to work with adjacent cogs of a different size. Shift ramps and all that....
You "probably" wouldn't notice a diff.
I've mixed cogs on various 9 speed cassettes and didn't notice...
07-29-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF it's a 14-28, there's a good chance it's a...

IF it's a 14-28, there's a good chance it's a FREE WHEEL and NOT a cassette.
You need a 7 speed Shimano compatible "cog device" with a smallest cog smaller than what you have.
Freewheel or...
07-29-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Aren't these somewhat "standard"? ...

Aren't these somewhat "standard"?
https://www.amazon.com/SRAM-GXP-Team-Bottom-Bracket/dp/B07C15ZRRX
07-28-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Side play in the wheel bearings. I'm not into...

Side play in the wheel bearings.
I'm not into disc brakes, but a "bit" of side play allows the rotor to "knock" the pads into a slightly "more retracted" position.
07-28-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Do you have an indexed or friction front shifter?...

Do you have an indexed or friction front shifter?
Suntour may have indexing issues with a Shimano shifter????

Is anything else different that you didn't tell us like you changed the crank or BB?...
07-28-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Maybe contact Co Motion and see what they...

Maybe contact Co Motion and see what they recommend.
07-27-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Try getting out of the saddle and lean the bike...

Try getting out of the saddle and lean the bike to each side for a couple wheel revs and see if it goes away "quickly".
07-26-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Bill Kapaun

3mm per this- Just above "here's a video...........

3mm per this- Just above "here's a video........
https://www.velocityusa.com/product/rims/a23-oc-650b
07-26-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Expect the length to change about 10% of the...

Expect the length to change about 10% of the offset.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/spocalc.htm
has a cell to enter offset.
07-24-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Instead of taking a chance to break it while...

Instead of taking a chance to break it while "driving it home", I seat it first and then drive the metal cup home.
Pity the person that tries to remove the NDS cup first. For that reason, I always...
07-24-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Bill Kapaun

With the PO applied, tap the cog with a small box...

With the PO applied, tap the cog with a small box wrench or similar.
You want to "ring" it so the vibes help suck in the oil by capillary action.
No whacking hard!

Are you trying to orient the...
07-23-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Exactly![/b] I can't believe all the lemmings...

Exactly![/b]
I can't believe all the lemmings that think a test on a 20" diameter drum is going to have a contact patch resembling that of a flat surface.
The drum is obviously going to favor the...
07-23-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I picked up one of these a couple years ago. ...

I picked up one of these a couple years ago.
You start finding a lot of other things it's handy for-
https://www.harborfreight.com/3-in-high-speed-electric-cut-off-tool-63023.html
07-22-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Teach me to assume they worked both ways. Good...

Teach me to assume they worked both ways.
Good to know-
07-22-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Some SRAM shifters/DER's are compatible with...

Some SRAM shifters/DER's are compatible with Shimano and some aren't.
07-21-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Not all are symmetrical, so it could right on to...

Not all are symmetrical, so it could right on to NOT!
IF the FDER will move in that much, you "should" be good.
You may have to loosen the cable to allow that much inner travel.
Edit: add
Just...
07-21-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Bill Kapaun

There's a very good chance you may only need a...

There's a very good chance you may only need a click or 3 on the barrel adjuster.
07-20-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By Bill Kapaun

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/437x395/bb_tool1_d2376e6f70d76c579605d5af7f094821921207bc.jpg

...
07-20-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Is this a cup & cone BB? Removing the NDS cup &...

Is this a cup & cone BB?
Removing the NDS cup & spindle is the way to go if that's the case.
I use Liquid Wrench in a can.
Non aerosol, so I can fill a small hypodermic syringe and squirt a bit on...
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