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09-12-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yup, you've pretty much got it. The primary...

Yup, you've pretty much got it. The primary difference between the Sachs mechanism and Sturmey Archer is that the ring gear pawls are taken out of action in first gear by moving the whole ring gear...
Forum: Foo
09-09-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9,705
Views: 1,290,347
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's using your noggin

That's using your noggin
09-07-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes, I went back and watched your video all the...

Yes, I went back and watched your video all the way through and realized the planet cage is a different design than I have seen before. Also, the keyed removeable sun gear is different, but...
09-05-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You do have the modern version. This video...

You do have the modern version. This video demonstrates the design changes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UyHVWsvzQs
09-02-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By Dan Burkhart

As noted above, the world wide supply chain is...

As noted above, the world wide supply chain is broken, but even in normal times, cycling is not the primary focus for Shimano in Canada. If it was, their Canadian headquarters would be in Quebec with...
08-20-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,447
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Here is another option from Bdop....

Here is another option from Bdop. https://bdopcycling.com/product/bdop-offset-brake-pad-holders-set-black/
I recently did a build with them, and they worked out great. Have placed a few orders with...
08-14-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've gone down the rabbit hole on this issue...

I've gone down the rabbit hole on this issue thanks to you. No really, thanks a bunch, because you alerted me to the fact that this will not be a simple plug and play. Lots has been written about...
08-13-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Thanks for that. Good to have a heads up going in.

Thanks for that. Good to have a heads up going in.
08-13-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By Dan Burkhart

What would be different about the Specialized? I...

What would be different about the Specialized? I assume the scs means short chain stay, which also means a slightly asymmetrical frame, but apart from dishing the wheel toward the non drive side,...
08-09-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have only dealt with one of these, and that was...

I have only dealt with one of these, and that was a while ago. If I remember right, the shift spring is in the fulcrum pulley, not in the hub, and should default to the third gear position.
It is...
08-08-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Common issue with straight pull spokes. These...

Common issue with straight pull spokes. These days, I build at least as many wheels with straight pulls as with J bend, and some way of holding the spoke from rotating is a must.
I use a twist...
08-07-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Ask around at local shops to see who has a Phil...

Ask around at local shops to see who has a Phil Wood or Morizumi spoke machine. My Morizumi is capable of shortening and rethreading spokes by as little as 2mm and down to whatever length the butting...
08-07-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Your answer may be within this document. under...

Your answer may be within this document. under installation. https://www.sturmey-archer.com/files/catalog/files/271/MANUAL%20-%20ROTARY%203%20SPEED%20HUBS.pdf
Forum: Introductions
08-04-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Howdy, and welcome from just next door in...

Howdy, and welcome from just next door in Oakville.
08-01-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Have you received the rim or is it still in...

Have you received the rim or is it still in transit? My experience has been that Dt rims ship with the appropriate washers.
Forum: Foo
07-13-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,472
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yup. Attended the same high school that my wife...

Yup. Attended the same high school that my wife did, but quite a few years apart.
07-13-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Dan Burkhart

NOS = New Old Stock. Means they are old, but...

NOS = New Old Stock. Means they are old, but still brand new.
The different color bands mean different ratios, but I can't tell ya what they are off the top of my head.
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11,848
Views: 2,501,767
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I wonder if a winning lottery ticket was...

I wonder if a winning lottery ticket was involved. Cue Johnny Paycheck.
07-11-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Actually, it's not unlikely at all.650B...

Actually, it's not unlikely at all.650B conversions on 26" wheel mountain bikes are often doable as long as disc brakes are involved. I have done one such conversion myself in the last six months.
A...
07-11-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Sapim Race are 14/15, not 14/16.. That said, I...

Sapim Race are 14/15, not 14/16.. That said, I did come across one bag of Race blanks that were 1.7 mm just like the Wheelsmiths. That was an anomaly however among the many thousands of them I have...
07-11-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Agreed. I have not built with nearly as many...

Agreed. I have not built with nearly as many Wheelsmith spokes as I have with DT or Sapim, but that is only because of supply issues, no prejudice against their products which I have had zero...
07-10-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have also done this. Worked OK, but I would not...

I have also done this. Worked OK, but I would not try it without a piloted tap set.
07-10-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,208
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm dredging up this old thread because I have a...

I'm dredging up this old thread because I have a client that wants a Roval hub built into a Zipp rim. The slots in the hub will only accommodate a 1.8mm spoke, so I am trying to find straight pull...
07-07-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Present yes, but reversed in the ball bearing...

Present yes, but reversed in the ball bearing type.
07-06-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Dan Burkhart

3 x will give you a spoke entry angle of over 8...

3 x will give you a spoke entry angle of over 8 degrees. Not horrible, but with a small rim like that, I would go 2x. Spoke angle will be around 6 degrees.
07-06-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Pedals with bushing type bearings are nothing new...

Pedals with bushing type bearings are nothing new Raleigh had them back in the late 60s early 70s.
The main issue is that the pedal eye threading direction is designed to counter the precession of...
07-05-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have never used anything other than the stock...

I have never used anything other than the stock twist shifters on any of the Rohloff builds I have done. There are a few products I would like to try out, but they all come at a significant upcharge...
06-25-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This was true until recently, but Shimano has...

This was true until recently, but Shimano has crossed to the dark side with some of their new offerings. The MT 410 and 401 hubs use cartridge bearings.
06-20-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'll second Bill's recommendation to lower the...

I'll second Bill's recommendation to lower the gearing. You are geared pretty tall for such a large heavy bike.
If you do decide to pursue the Nexus 7 route, I would have all the parts here to build...
06-19-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have seen, and used ,conversion kits that that...

I have seen, and used ,conversion kits that that match your description to convert an Ashtabula BB to square taper cranks.
06-17-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Congratulations. Glad I was able to help out.

Congratulations. Glad I was able to help out.
06-13-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Possibly. Don't know that particular hub, but...

Possibly. Don't know that particular hub, but some cartridge bearing hubs have an end cap that just pulls off. Like I said, this often requires a firm grip and a good pull.
06-13-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Is there a 5mm hex socket inside the non drive...

Is there a 5mm hex socket inside the non drive side axle end? If there is, that's your ticket. If not, it might just pull off. Might take a pretty good grip.
06-10-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,161
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A 100% markup equates to 50% margin. The smalls...

A 100% markup equates to 50% margin. The smalls will be well over that, the big stuff, considerably less. 35% margin on bikes was good when I ran my shop. If your business plan is not predicated on...
06-07-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Exactly right. I do a lot of wheel repairs for...

Exactly right. I do a lot of wheel repairs for three different bike shops and numerous individuals, and I always try to steer people towards wheels that use standard vendor components (spokes and...
06-06-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The 94-5 is year and month of manufacture. The...

The 94-5 is year and month of manufacture. The model should be etched prominently somewhere on the shell. Might have to clean off some crud to find it.
06-03-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Thanks, that's what I needed to know. The...

Thanks, that's what I needed to know. The transition on the butting, or swaging if you prefer, seems to vary even on the same brand spokes. I have older Competitions with a very pronounce transition,...
06-03-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's really good pricing in your link. ...

That's really good pricing in your link.
Question about the Alpine spokes. I've never used them, but I use lots of Competitions and they have enough 2.0 shaft that they can usually be shortened by...
06-02-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I might be able to help you out. I have tons of...

I might be able to help you out. I have tons of DT Swiss Competition (2.0/1.8/2.0 silver) in lengths up to 284 mm and can custom cut to your required length. For longer lengths, I have some Sapim...
06-01-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,863
Posted By Dan Burkhart

When peened pins with the ends nearly flush with...

When peened pins with the ends nearly flush with the outer plates appeared, that's when. If you are pushing pins in and out of modern chains, you are looking for trouble.
05-31-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, from watching the video, I couldn't be...

Yeah, from watching the video, I couldn't be sure, but it looked to be about 1/3 revolution between clicks.
05-31-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Dan Burkhart

And does it do this regardless of which gear is...

And does it do this regardless of which gear is selected?
The first step in diagnosis would be to remove the wheel, then remove the cassette joint and sprocket from the hub. Then inspect the splines...
05-30-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You make no mention of how old this bike is or...

You make no mention of how old this bike is or what sort of usage it has seen, but among the possibilities is worn splines on the cog. There are 3 and over time, they can wear down and cause the...
05-28-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,144
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, I think your diagnosis is correct. The 16mm...

Yeah, I think your diagnosis is correct. The 16mm bolt will probably resolve the issue.
05-27-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Just what every retailer needs, more SKUs in the...

Just what every retailer needs, more SKUs in the system. The answer of course is chain on a bulk roll. I keep a bulk roll for up to 8 speed,
05-26-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Dan Burkhart

28 hole can usually go either 2 or 3 cross...

28 hole can usually go either 2 or 3 cross depending on a couple of conditions. If we are talking about a 700c or 27" rim with a box section, ie. not deep profile, 3 cross should be fine with an AW...
05-23-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,021
Posted By Dan Burkhart

An oil change on the 11 speed Alfine is a drain...

An oil change on the 11 speed Alfine is a drain and fill procedure. Removal of the internals is not necessary.
I made the above video, however many years ago that was, in response to all the...
05-22-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If spoke tension is equal on both sides, the rim...

If spoke tension is equal on both sides, the rim will be centered between the flanges. If the flanges are offset due to a freehub, or disc brake mount, the rim heeds to be centered between the...
05-22-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
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Views: 785
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've lost track of the number of IGH conversions...

I've lost track of the number of IGH conversions I've done, but it is many dozens and covers everything from 2 speed to 14.
As long as dropout spacing and over locknut dimensions either are, or can...
05-18-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Check to see that the shift cable housing is...

Check to see that the shift cable housing is properly seated at both the shifter and cassette joint. It is very easy to have it come dislodged during the process of wheel removal and if it catches on...
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