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09-14-22, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Milton Keynes

All I can say for sure is that I don't know. But...

All I can say for sure is that I don't know. But I was thinking scratched paint before I read all the other posts suggesting the same thing.
09-14-22, 12:41 PM
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Views: 600
Posted By Leisesturm

Agree that the scratches look like exactly that....

Agree that the scratches look like exactly that. However, I have to scratch my head (swidt?) about the "hardly used" description of that 7200. There was a suspension fork there OEM. What happened to...
09-13-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Yep, looks like scratches due to rack mounting to...

Yep, looks like scratches due to rack mounting to me.
09-13-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By CliffordK

If it was a crack, it would be a single line...

If it was a crack, it would be a single line radiating out from a weak spot.

Scratched paint sounds plausible.
09-13-22, 01:02 PM
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Views: 600
Posted By fishboat

If I were to guess..and I am..I'd say someone was...

If I were to guess..and I am..I'd say someone was fiddling around trying to get a rack mounted at the fitting and scratched the paint.
06-28-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,562
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Several women in my riding group, including my...

Several women in my riding group, including my wife, ride a Selle Italia Diva.
03-10-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,417
Posted By KCT1986

Not a professional wheelbuilder, but have done...

Not a professional wheelbuilder, but have done quite a few builds and rebuilds over the years.

As for in/out orientation, opinions vary on the benefits or lack thereof. Since you have a disk hub,...
03-10-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,417
Posted By KCT1986

Since you are using the DT info and they require...

Since you are using the DT info and they require the washer, you would expect that the measurement would be accurate with the washer included.

DT measures ERD to the bottom of the screwdriver slot...
03-09-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,417
Posted By KCT1986

Just to confirm, the washers are for rim/nipple...

Just to confirm, the washers are for rim/nipple interface correct? If so, has this been factored in the ERD calculation? Not really sure exactly how your washer will effect the ERD or how the rim ERD...
02-28-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,417
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, the Sheldon article is the one. Have...

Yes, the Sheldon article is the one.

Have looked at the 2:1 pattern but never studied it enough to assess the possible benefits or challenges. All the rims I've worked with have normal staggered...
02-19-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,417
Posted By KCT1986

If you haven't already, you should at least read...

If you haven't already, you should at least read the Sheldon Brown article an Wheelbuilding, see the sticky on top of the Mechanics subforum and navigate to Wheels. This covers the basics of wheel...
02-16-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,417
Posted By Russ Roth

I'm going to toss in that there is absolutely no...

I'm going to toss in that there is absolutely no reason, with your intended purpose to go 28h, and I like building light, fast, sturdy wheels. 32h isn't a significant number of holes over 28 when it...
02-16-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,417
Posted By KCT1986

I don't know the specific rim options you...

I don't know the specific rim options you mentioned so can't comment on the difference in sturdiness of each. Will say that 32h 3 cross lacing has been the standard for many years, and properly...
02-16-22, 02:14 PM
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Views: 21,417
Posted By KCT1986

Rear hubs for 28H and 135mm OLD is not very...

Rear hubs for 28H and 135mm OLD is not very common and will need to be one of the 'exotic' brands or XTR for Shimano. As you have found, these are more expensive than necessary.

For your model...
04-01-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,805
Posted By cny-bikeman

My advise is often to upgrade a bike by upgrading...

My advise is often to upgrade a bike by upgrading to a different bike and selling the old one. Get what fits your needs and budget now. If you have a bike shop, co-op or knowledgeable friend who is...
04-01-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,805
Posted By linberl

Buy the best frame you can afford. What you will...

Buy the best frame you can afford. What you will replace are the components (derailleurs, cranks, cogset, chainrings, brakes and levers, shifter, etc.). Keep in mind that, should you sell later, you...
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