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12-10-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,170
Posted By 70sSanO

Now we are getting somewhere. Aside from the...

Now we are getting somewhere.

Aside from the wider tires, and newer tech, how would the Giant fit and ride compared with the Jamis.

You have to figure out what is lacking, or desired...
12-09-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By 70sSanO

I think I understand why you want this setup....

I think I understand why you want this setup. When I setup my mtb's, I approached it as two 1x drivetrains. Of course I was running a 2x7 (24/34) with a small cog of 13t so my extremes were less...
12-09-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By 70sSanO

Good job! Keep your eyes open for a backup...

Good job!

Keep your eyes open for a backup set of 4600’s and if you are set on Rapid Rise, look for a backup.

Of the ones I’ve used, the M760 has been the best. In some ways better than an...
12-08-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By 70sSanO

I think tabbed washers started in the 90’s, maybe...

I think tabbed washers started in the 90’s, maybe late 80’s. My guess is the tab prevents the washer on the clamping bolt from turning when the bolt is tightened.

The entire alternate tuning is...
12-07-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By 70sSanO

Congrats! Building a bike is so much fun. Expect...

Congrats! Building a bike is so much fun. Expect a few bumps in compatibility/fit for a first build along the way. But if you have chosen components wisely, they will be at a minimum and not show...
12-05-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,353
Posted By 70sSanO

Things are relative. Back in my 50ís Iíd go out...

Things are relative. Back in my 50ís Iíd go out on dawn patrol with our teenage sons and their friends. There would be frost on the roofs.

Those days are gone, but it was so weird for the water,...
12-04-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By 70sSanO

Since the time Shimano decided that the first...

Since the time Shimano decided that the first modern index system should have a different pull/actuation ratio (Dura Ace 74xx), and Campagnolo released one of the best early shifters in their Ergo,...
12-04-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By 70sSanO

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12-02-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By 70sSanO

That is interesting to know that the 4700...

That is interesting to know that the 4700 shifters work with 9 speed traditional 1.7:1 actuation ratio RDs.

It was my understanding that the new road (10, 11 speed) RD actuation ratio was 1.4:1. ...
12-02-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,067
Posted By 70sSanO

That could be solved if hospitals offered their...

That could be solved if hospitals offered their own cash back cards.

0.5% cash back for all visits.
1% cash back on all sutures.
2% cash back on all transplants.
Plus unlimited miles for all...
12-02-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,067
Posted By 70sSanO

I would think if someone walks into an emergency...

I would think if someone walks into an emergency room with chest pains, they would run some tests to determine if there was an issue. If it were serious, you would most likely get admitted, or a...
12-01-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By 70sSanO

The SRAM is the only one I would consider since...

The SRAM is the only one I would consider since it is for a 2x10 and 104mm BCD is not a road size.

The Deckas is a narrow-wide.

Have no idea if the steel Truative will work. Generally steel is...
12-01-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,067
Posted By 70sSanO

My wife was getting chest pain when riding. After...

My wife was getting chest pain when riding. After some tests, she had heart valve replacement and is fine.

It is not the obsession, it is the reluctance to seek medical care/diagnosis when an...
12-01-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By 70sSanO

You are kind of in no man's land. Any mtb 2x will...

You are kind of in no man's land. Any mtb 2x will probably be an issue if you want to swap the outer 2x ring with an outer 3x ring.

The SRAM X9 would probably work since it is a 42t and it is...
11-30-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By 70sSanO

My initial thought would be yes, but if you look...

My initial thought would be yes, but if you look at the Tech Doc I don't think so.

The mounting surface for the triple is different than the double. You would have to buy the parts and see if the...
11-28-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,402
Posted By 70sSanO

IIRC, in the early 90ís when mtbs became popular,...

IIRC, in the early 90ís when mtbs became popular, a large number of them were only used on pavement. There has been, and always will be, a large segment of the cycling world that will want flat bars....
11-26-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By 70sSanO

Did you attach the cable to the correct side of...

Did you attach the cable to the correct side of the attach bolt?

John
11-25-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By 70sSanO

Did it work before you started the setup or were...

Did it work before you started the setup or were there problems?

John
11-25-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By 70sSanO

Shimano has traditionally been conservative with...

Shimano has traditionally been conservative with their ďmaxĒ numbers. This means that you have a decent chance to run a 32t max cog.

John
11-25-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By 70sSanO

If they are NOS, then wealth is a good...

If they are NOS, then wealth is a good descriptor.

John
11-22-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 827
Posted By 70sSanO

I think this a an addendum to the lowest gear...

I think this a an addendum to the lowest gear thread.

Your 2t cog gaps in your 24-26-28-30-32-34 really stink for actual riding.

What cassettes are available in your area?

Can you get any...
11-20-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By 70sSanO

There are typically different approaches when...

There are typically different approaches when doing a drivetrain upgrade. It is really up to you to figure out how to approach it.

If you need to keep the bike in use, the easiest approach is to...
11-19-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By 70sSanO

If you have been a mechanic for 13 years I’m...

If you have been a mechanic for 13 years I’m guessing you’re well versed on current components and work-arounds.

The tough part is the older stuff. I’m not in the industry, but I don’t see a good...
11-19-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,081
Posted By 70sSanO

He’s a long time Cannondale rider and wants to...

He’s a long time Cannondale rider and wants to Make Aluminum Great Again.

John
11-19-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,081
Posted By 70sSanO

Iíll let you go ahead of me. Maybe the Mods...

Iíll let you go ahead of me.

Maybe the Mods can swap post positions.

John
11-18-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,081
Posted By 70sSanO

Only if we hurry to get to four. John

Only if we hurry to get to four.

John
11-17-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By 70sSanO

I wouldn't attempt to use a 7700 cone and...

I wouldn't attempt to use a 7700 cone and potentially destroy a really hard part to find. The seal diameter on both is 19.1mm OD. I'm not sure if the seal can be used with a different cone. I buy a...
11-17-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By 70sSanO

Well I don't know what to say. Since I put a...

Well I don't know what to say.

Since I put a Sora 3300 (same as 105-5500) freehub body on an M950 hub I measured the M950 body and the 7700 body and they were the same (within .2mm/.008").
...
11-13-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,550
Posted By 70sSanO

I've swapped freehub bodies on a FH-5700 hub. I...

I've swapped freehub bodies on a FH-5700 hub. I would tread carefully on this one.

Shimano made freehub body swapping pretty easy since the attach splines are the same on most of the freehubs. But...
11-11-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,758
Posted By 70sSanO

The big difference between bikes and cars is that...

The big difference between bikes and cars is that you can take that collector car out on the road on a nice Sunday afternoon and the world will drool over it as you cruise along.

Take that...
11-11-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By 70sSanO

Thatís where I get my stuff. But I donít have a...

Thatís where I get my stuff. But I donít have a saved search. A lot depends on when you bought it. In the last year or so, you did really good. Five or six years ago, and that was probably...
11-11-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By 70sSanO

One last thing, “generally” you can transfer the...

One last thing, “generally” you can transfer the dust seal, washer/spacer, and locknut over.

It is best to measure the from the outer locknut surface of the original hub to the edge of the freehub...
11-11-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By 70sSanO

I looked up the FH-3300 freehub body and the...

I looked up the FH-3300 freehub body and the number is Y32X98040. It is also used on the WH-R540, FH-4400.

Interestingly that it is the same freehub body that is used on the FH-5500 which you said...
11-10-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,261
Posted By 70sSanO

A neighbor surprised his wife with a lower end...

A neighbor surprised his wife with a lower end mountain bike. She likes green but the one he got was a pretty bad shade of green. He thought it was the perfect surprise. It has never left the...
11-10-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,583
Posted By 70sSanO

It was hypothetical, but probably not that far...

It was hypothetical, but probably not that far off for an inexpensive cassette. I honestly donít know the differences in material properties of lower vs higher end offerings.

Iím guessing this...
11-10-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,605
Posted By 70sSanO

Will you buy the one with the most votes? ...

Will you buy the one with the most votes?

John
11-10-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,865
Posted By 70sSanO

I donít think any of you read the description...

I donít think any of you read the description before you passed on it. At $9 it is a pretty compelling case for a heat resisting flywheel with mud draining holes.

ďHigh quality:Made of high...
11-09-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By 70sSanO

There is something to be said for consistency. ...

There is something to be said for consistency.

John
11-09-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,869
Posted By 70sSanO

I hear there may be ďBrifterĒ subforum. Posting...

I hear there may be ďBrifterĒ subforum. Posting Ergo and STI will get someone banned.

John
11-09-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,277
Posted By 70sSanO

This is a good plan, especially since we are a...

This is a good plan, especially since we are a month and a half from Christmas and the weather in Delaware right now is probably not prime for riding. It gives you plenty of time to research the...
11-08-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By 70sSanO

Usually when dealing with vintage stuff from...

Usually when dealing with vintage stuff from various eras it is more like Over Locknut Dilemma.

John
11-08-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,583
Posted By 70sSanO

I’m sure companies run tests and have internal...

I’m sure companies run tests and have internal data. I’m skeptical that there are external studies because you have no actual coating/plating specs, just descriptions.

The irony of this is that...
11-08-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By 70sSanO

The one issue with a Shimano 600 Ultegra hub is...

The one issue with a Shimano 600 Ultegra hub is that it is most likely an FH-6402 and has a UG/HG 8 speed freehub body.

This doesn’t prevent using a 9 speed cassette, but it does limit the...
11-07-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By 70sSanO

If your 8 speed cassette has full cogs, no...

If your 8 speed cassette has full cogs, no carrier/spider, just open it up and sand the plastic spacers from 3.00mm to 2.56mm (technically 2.54 because the 8 speed cogs are .02mm thicker… in theory)....
11-01-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By 70sSanO

I would get a socket. But since you asked, I...

I would get a socket.

But since you asked, I think you can “technically” get close with a digital scale on a box wrench; maybe an adjustable. There are a number of gyrations involved, but it is...
10-28-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,412
Posted By 70sSanO

Winter? John

Winter?

John
10-28-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,393
Posted By 70sSanO

I remembered that Loose Screws also sells on...

I remembered that Loose Screws also sells on ebay. After you determine if it is 10mm or 3/8", here is the listing...
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10-28-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,393
Posted By 70sSanO

The Loose Screws axles are supposedly NOS 5...

The Loose Screws axles are supposedly NOS 5 speed, and you can see the length of the slot, although faint, in the picture.

John
10-28-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,393
Posted By 70sSanO

Did you select "REMEMBER ME" when logging in. ...

Did you select "REMEMBER ME" when logging in.

Not sure that will fix it.

John
10-28-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,393
Posted By 70sSanO

Here you go... ...

Here you go...

https://www.loosescrews.com/product/shimano-5-speed-quick-release-axle-10x1x131mm/

John

Edit added: Or if you prefer ebay.....
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