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11-14-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 657
Posted By jimc101

The OP asked about WD-40 Bike Degreaser not...

The OP asked about WD-40 Bike Degreaser not WD-40, WD-40 is a brand/whole line of products today, yet people, as most above still seem to think that it is a single (the original) product. Foaming...
11-07-22, 01:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By jimc101

What shifters? Ultegra is just a model range...

What shifters? Ultegra is just a model range name, do you mean 6500, 6600, 6700 or 6800? as there are known issues with some of these designs which would help with answering a question like this
10-31-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By jimc101

The frame isn't the issue, as you can get...

The frame isn't the issue, as you can get Microspline(Shimano)/XD(SRAM) hubs/wheels in 135mm OLD.

For being worth it as an upgrade, that's up to the OP to decide, they can go upto 11 speed with no...
10-09-22, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By jimc101

Simplest answer it to go buy any other set of new...

Simplest answer it to go buy any other set of new brakes from another brand of brakes, Shimano, Tektro etc.

Juicy brakes were bad when new, the advice to anyone who had them when BITD was to go...
09-29-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By jimc101

Not really, having the disc on the seat stay as...

Not really, having the disc on the seat stay as the OP has, means the rack needs to be far wider than a non-disc/normal rack to clear the caliper, you may get away with bending/spacing out a steel...
09-28-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By jimc101

For a frame with the caliper mount on the...

For a frame with the caliper mount on the seatstay, this is the only real option, frame designs for anything which may take a rack have moved to inboard/chainstay mounting, which don't use a disc...
09-28-22, 02:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By jimc101

What ratios do you currently have? Getting a...

What ratios do you currently have? Getting a 9-speed cassette with just about any ratio should be easy, but not at Dura Ace level, as long as you can take a lower spec, it should be easy to find
09-25-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By jimc101

That's common on older anodized Shimano shifter...

That's common on older anodized Shimano shifter levers, often seen on the levers from the early 90 onwards, unfortunately
09-25-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By jimc101

From the question, was taking it that Ryan meant...

From the question, was taking it that Ryan meant using the current wheels (9 speed) with a new to be purchased 11 speed R7000 RD/Groupset, in this case, the 11-34 cassette should (according to the...
09-25-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By jimc101

Ryan_M states it has 5501, which puts it as late...

Ryan_M states it has 5501, which puts it as late 90's-early '00's (1996-2005), if it's been used, then it's probably worn out by now and mostly will need a refresh (probably hard to do as spares like...
08-19-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 206
Posted By jimc101

Looks like a standard Shimano cartridge type BB,...

Looks like a standard Shimano cartridge type BB, where is the lockring meant to thread on to?
08-19-22, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By jimc101

Surprised the frame didn't come with an axle, as...

Surprised the frame didn't come with an axle, as this is now part normally of the basic frame package when purchased, not the wheel

Also, if your building a current bike, effectively everything is...
08-18-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By jimc101

If you have an older bike (think pre thru axle,...

If you have an older bike (think pre thru axle, rim brake, dynamo hub or 26") the treking series still have part that are spec'd for these, where as the MTB series are going to be more for current...
08-07-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 595
Posted By jimc101

What is a Shimano 400 series brake? do you mean...

What is a Shimano 400 series brake? do you mean an MT400 or GRX400? you really need to be specific for questions like this as there will be different processes for each type. Same for the Tektro,...
08-02-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By jimc101

Can you get good 10 speed parts? 10 speed is old...

Can you get good 10 speed parts? 10 speed is old and pretty much the forgotten speed for road from all manufactures now, Campagnolo being no exception.

Not seen any mention of shifters, 8 speed...
07-30-22, 02:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 804
Posted By jimc101

Why? your assuming that the seller knew it was...

Why? your assuming that the seller knew it was there.

Being that the buyer said they needed to wash it to find it, would indicate that the bike was sold is a dirty condition, which would indicate...
07-28-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By jimc101

1st question, can you get a replacement freehub?...

1st question, can you get a replacement freehub? being a Joytech, would be surprised if you could have gotten on back int he 90's chances are for a 30is year old product today are going to be low to...
07-28-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By jimc101

None of the above give any useful info about what...

None of the above give any useful info about what you want to know from the original question.

Without knowing exactly what RD type/cassette speed combo you will be using (not are possibly...
07-18-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By jimc101

2005 is not vintage, just a bit old, and anything...

2005 is not vintage, just a bit old, and anything that is sold as 'vintage' is unlikely to fit (that goes for pretty much any part).

The 'Maillard ' brand is from the pre-freehub era, you may see...
07-17-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By jimc101

Upto a point, and comparing vintage hardware to...

Upto a point, and comparing vintage hardware to modern hardware isn't a great comparison, as anything pre-1990 will most likely be 7 speed or less, which will have less wear on components.

Have...
07-09-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By jimc101

You won't post a photo of what you actually have?...

You won't post a photo of what you actually have?

Did you read the specification? as no where does it say that there is an option for friction on the right, not sure why you don't think the...
07-07-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jimc101

As it's threaded, hopefully not. For the...

As it's threaded, hopefully not.

For the flipchip , although you haven't shown a picture of the complete crown/steerer, as it's threaded, this would indicate that it's a very early Judy...
07-01-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,027
Posted By jimc101

HT2 has been out for almost 20 years now and the...

HT2 has been out for almost 20 years now and the tool for the crank pre-load hasn't changed since it was introduced, could understand an issue if Shimano changed the spec every few years, but they...
06-21-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By jimc101

Local-ish, if on the wrong side of the Pennines ...

Local-ish, if on the wrong side of the Pennines

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06-20-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By jimc101

So what do you currently have? Take it its an MTB...

So what do you currently have? Take it its an MTB hub from what your saying, MTB 11 speed is the same spec freehub as 10/9/8 speed MTB, it only changes when you go to 12 speed and microspline

If...
06-19-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,358
Posted By jimc101

If you need a new chainring, which for a 2019...

If you need a new chainring, which for a 2019 bike would indicate your doing a lot of distance on it, then which one needs replacing can decide what is the cheaper option, if the inner, normally...
06-18-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By jimc101

105 is the name of the groupset, not the specific...

105 is the name of the groupset, not the specific models, and 105 as a line has been going for 40 years now, so the 2002 has nothing to do with a 2023 groupset, other than the name.

You need to...
06-10-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By jimc101

Would pop over to the BF Drop bar MTB conversion...

Would pop over to the BF Drop bar MTB conversion page first Show Your Vintage MTB Drop Bar Conversions - Page 295 - Bike Forums...
05-17-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By jimc101

If you're just replacing the shifter, cut the...

If you're just replacing the shifter, cut the cable (the new one should have one fitted?, if not, replacing a 30+ year old cable is probably a good idea) then install the replacement shifter
05-13-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By jimc101

? it's a sub-brand of SRAM, and are mid-high end...

? it's a sub-brand of SRAM, and are mid-high end components,
05-05-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By jimc101

What is easily available in your area? Shimano...

What is easily available in your area? Shimano are a safe choice, if you can get them, and will probably out last all the other brands you have noted for corrosion.

For the length question, there...
05-01-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,482
Posted By jimc101

Where is the bike kept? anywhere that is close to...

Where is the bike kept? anywhere that is close to any chemicals, pool cleaner or similar?, you say you clean it, what with?

Would be trying to identify what caused the issue, multiple links...
04-25-22, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By jimc101

IF it can be serviced, getting it serviced will...

IF it can be serviced, getting it serviced will be way cheaper (yes you can put a regular fork in, but you need to budget for the cost of that fork and adapters) than a good replacement conventional...
04-24-22, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By jimc101

The Headshok is the major issue you're going to...

The Headshok is the major issue you're going to have as per veganbikes first would be to find either a good LBS that sells and services Cannondale or specialist suspension shop who can work on them,...
04-18-22, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By jimc101

Why the whole crank? are the pedal threads or BB...

Why the whole crank? are the pedal threads or BB taper damaged?
04-18-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By jimc101

That should have bushing, not bearing, you maybe...

That should have bushing, not bearing, you maybe able to get away with just stripping, cleaning and re-greasing them, rather than replace.

The pulley wheels (the name you need to look for if...
04-17-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By jimc101

Open Pro's, which ones? going back 10-20 years,...

Open Pro's, which ones? going back 10-20 years, there was only one design, in SUP, CD and Ceramic, now the Open Pro has become a brand for Mavic (rather than just a single product), with multiple...
04-15-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By jimc101

This thread is a couple of years old, so don't...

This thread is a couple of years old, so don't expect a reply from the OP, would note, that no one seemed to have picked up that the age of the bike is totally wrong, the bike is at earliest a 1992,...
04-11-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By jimc101

For parts, you need new spec stuff, that is going...

For parts, you need new spec stuff, that is going to be full retail price, Shimano, Hope, Bitex/Novatec, take your pick on price/availability, Shimano do have the disadvantage of being cup and cone...
04-05-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By jimc101

Guess you found out why it was cheap! old bike...

Guess you found out why it was cheap! old bike with proprietary parts are problematic, you seem to have already found the solution, your decision not to go with it.

Looking at a kit, it seems have...
03-28-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By jimc101

Pretty much impossible to say, you need to take...

Pretty much impossible to say, you need to take into account what conditions you ride in (wet = more wear) maintenance , or lack of it, cassette & chain replacement; and how you ride, do you spend...
03-27-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By jimc101

Yes, no, maybe (but probably not). You need...

Yes, no, maybe (but probably not).

You need to ID the forks steerer tube diameter (for a 1980's MTB, that will most likely be 1") and the 700c frames spec.

You need to ID the headset type you...
03-23-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By jimc101

Depends on the RD, on the back (as you look at...

Depends on the RD, on the back (as you look at it, but which screw is which and does what will depend on the RD you have (you haven't given any useful info like what you have, so no point in trying...
03-20-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By jimc101

Regardless of what the issue is with the rim...

Regardless of what the issue is with the rim (looks like a mark rather than crack), good luck with ordering a new one, that's a proprietary rim from a company that hasn't existed for 20ish years.
...
03-16-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By jimc101

What do you expect from 'upgrading' the BB?...

What do you expect from 'upgrading' the BB? Unless it's worn out, replacing a BB is pretty pointless as an 'upgrade' in VFM terms.

For the 'manual' bikes in general don't have them, parts do, you...
02-20-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By jimc101

The Trek Fuel series has been made for years...

The Trek Fuel series has been made for years (over 15 from a little research), chances that they are all interchangeable are about zero. You would need to research the year yours is (key info not...
02-20-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By jimc101

One on the left, no not yet, one on the right,...

One on the left, no not yet, one on the right, yes, which on the basis they are from the same caliper indicates a centering/setup issue. As noted, as they are off, no point in not replacing them,...
02-15-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 419
Posted By jimc101

You buy a very high end premium product and then...

You buy a very high end premium product and then complain about service costs of that product? Should have bought a cheaper but just as functional one in the first place, as suggested FSA & Cane...
02-14-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By jimc101

You really need to post the exact specs of your...

You really need to post the exact specs of your bike.

You say you have a 10-36 cassette, this would indicate it's NOT Shimano Hyperglide (HG), which is 7-11 speed but a SRAM Eagle/Shimano...
02-06-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By jimc101

Would initially look at just replacing the...

Would initially look at just replacing the complete crank with NOS (if you can find one) as the cost of replacing 3 rings esp the outer may be more than the cost of the complete crank.

For brands,...
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