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06-27-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By masi61

What product did you use to clean before you...

What product did you use to clean before you re-lubed?

Also what cable housing and style of cable are you using - bare stainless or the polymer coated type.
06-26-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By masi61

Yes, it should work. I would definitely try it....

Yes, it should work. I would definitely try it. Not sure about the exact axle length differences between the older Dura Ace and the (still old) newer 7400. Could be a slightly different chainline but...
06-26-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By masi61

. So the search begins! There is a Japanese...

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So the search begins! There is a Japanese bike shop with "Banana" in the name that sells grey market Shimano stuff in the US, I may check with them.
06-26-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By masi61

Cool. If you run with a 7 speed Winner or Winner...

Cool. If you run with a 7 speed Winner or Winner Pro (with the "4 prong" freewheel body) these are Accushift compatible and should index quite well on your 6/7 speed 126mm spaced frame.
06-25-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By masi61

So the elephant in the room is this unanswered...

So the elephant in the room is this unanswered question : which retailer has these available for sale & in stock?
06-25-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By masi61

Looks like a fun project. Suntour Superbe stuff...

Looks like a fun project. Suntour Superbe stuff on this period correct bike should be fun. Just curious: are there known issues with the components why you want to do such a thorough tear down and...
06-25-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,553
Posted By masi61

The answer is "it depends" (I would think) -...

The answer is "it depends" (I would think) - depending on what type of rims you are using, what type of rim tape they use, how good of a tape job it is, etc.. and how the tightly the Pirelli...
06-18-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 700
Posted By masi61

+1 on teh "Strutz" from WalMart - someone at my...

+1 on teh "Strutz" from WalMart - someone at my work gave me a set and they are helping a lot.

I would also like to say that pedaling style can help or hinder hotspots as well. Pulling up,...
Forum: For Sale
06-18-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By masi61

What is the spoke drilling on the hubs?

What is the spoke drilling on the hubs?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 346
Posted By masi61

IRD has some carbon forks at good prices. I have...

IRD has some carbon forks at good prices. I have had good experience with the IRD branded parts which I believe are mostly Taiwanese. But on second thought, the IRD fork I'm thinking of my be 1-1/8"...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 758
Posted By masi61

Just curious: what is aggressive camber?

Just curious: what is aggressive camber?
06-14-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 794
Posted By masi61

sounds like a good product to know about....

sounds like a good product to know about. Yesterday I was watching a few You Tube videos about changing out automotive wheel bearings and in 2 different videos the mechanic sprayed something called...
06-08-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By masi61

What is your theory as to why the powder coating...

What is your theory as to why the powder coating is making the quick release skewers lose their grip? Are you using internal cam or external cam skewers? If the external type are slipping get some...
06-07-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 681
Posted By masi61

The rim sidewalls in the 1st photo look beyond...

The rim sidewalls in the 1st photo look beyond dirty into more of deep gouges. I would purchase that Schwalbe eraser pictured or even use some silicon carbide wet/dry sandpaper on a block of wood and...
06-05-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By masi61

A stockpile of 7700 & 7800 (9 speed & 10 speed)...

A stockpile of 7700 & 7800 (9 speed & 10 speed) NOS chains.
Forum: Introductions
06-02-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By masi61

Welcome from down the bike trail outside...

Welcome from down the bike trail outside Bellbrook!
05-31-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By masi61

If you are trying to re-use that pin that has...

If you are trying to re-use that pin that has been pushed all the way out, good luck. The normal practice is to leave the pin protruding on the outside link, then use your chain tool drive pin to...
05-30-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By masi61

The old Dura Ace Dyna Drive (DD) or ďAXĒ pedals...

The old Dura Ace Dyna Drive (DD) or ďAXĒ pedals were a special axle-less design where the top of the rear cage crossed the centerline of what would be the axle.
This requires the matching crank arms...
05-30-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By masi61

I had the spokes making those noises at the...

I had the spokes making those noises at the crossings on the initial build and after my LBS wheelbuilder tried multiple x's to tension and stress relieve the 3x DT Revolution spokes, they just kept...
05-30-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By masi61

Update: Problem solved - the axle system had...

Update: Problem solved - the axle system had worked itself loose. My LBS mechanic had it tightened back up in less than 5 minutes. Kind of embarrassing since I thought I detected no play in the...
05-30-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By masi61

also "monotone mileage"? I think I know what that...

also "monotone mileage"? I think I know what that might be for me but I'm curious what they had to say about it.
05-30-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By masi61

It is hard to tell from the photo provided. That...

It is hard to tell from the photo provided. That Zipp stem has rounded contours whereas the spacers are squared off. The angle on the stem looks like it is beyond horizontal making it look like a...
05-28-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By masi61

Just replacing the mech hanger is not sufficient....

Just replacing the mech hanger is not sufficient. You now have to have the new mech hanger checked for alignment since it could still be mis-aligned.
05-24-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By masi61

My weekend riding friend has a Synapse disc in a...

My weekend riding friend has a Synapse disc in a 58 from that time period. His has Ultegra Di2 shifting which has worked well for him. This era disc wheels were quick release, not through axle but I...
05-21-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By masi61

cyccommute - thanks for the encouragement! I’m...

cyccommute - thanks for the encouragement! I’m going to try it. I’d love it if I don’t lose too much time head scratching on this. But I’m quite motivated to hopefully be able to visualize as well as...
05-20-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By masi61

Chris King NoThreadSet bearing service

I have a 1990's titanium Veritas road bike that has a pretty silver Chris King 1-1/8" Nothreadset that is acting funny. I get a faint "index" or "brinnelled" feeling when I turn the handlebars...
05-20-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By masi61

pennpaul - the top strap on Sidi's can be offset...

pennpaul - the top strap on Sidi's can be offset a little by playing around with the plastic clicks where it inserts into the shoe. Maybe if that could be offset slightly the tongue pressure on your...
05-18-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,941
Posted By masi61

It was in the mail. I might have gotten other...

It was in the mail. I might have gotten other bills from them earlier but newer opened the envelope thinking it was junk mail.
05-18-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,941
Posted By masi61

FedX sent me a bill for a duty

They say I owe like $145 duty on some 6 pound shipment from Europe in March. I just found out about this bill. It is very odd. I did place and order from Bike24.com in Germany maybe back in March but...
05-16-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By masi61

Thanks for the detailed response. I have bold...

Thanks for the detailed response. I have bold faced and italicized the segment about wheels since my spider-sense is pointing the blame in this direction.
05-16-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By masi61

, mysteries like this do motivate me to...

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mysteries like this do motivate me to continue to look for the source. When I find it, I will without a doubt update the forum readers here...
05-16-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By masi61

I tend to agree but that only leaves the wheel...

I tend to agree but that only leaves the wheel re-build itself as the culprit for the noise. I plan to take the wheel in for a re-tension/stress relief on Thursday then re- test ride the bike again....
05-16-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By masi61

Intermittent clunky sound Dura Ace FH-7800

It will happen continuously while the rear wheel is rolling whether I am pedaling or not. I have never re-packed the bearings on the FH-7800 Dura Ace hub but the wheel spins freely with no play...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 965
Posted By masi61

Since you are playing music via the digital...

Since you are playing music via the digital output can you share what headphone amp or DAC are using and what kind of digital cable it requires?

Just curious.
05-08-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By masi61

tubeless or tubed? Also, speaking of the...

tubeless or tubed?

Also, speaking of the post covid supply chain shortage world - have you checked the prices for a used Dura Ace 7803 RD lately?
05-08-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By masi61

Sorry if your thread you started got off on a...

Sorry if your thread you started got off on a tangent.

Could you update us in what beneficial tips you have learned +/or reiterate again what inflation related techniques you still are seeking to...
05-08-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By masi61

Very nice! What tires & tubes are you...

Very nice!

What tires & tubes are you running with the Pacenti Brevet rims?
05-07-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By masi61

You are much more hard core than most of us. Are...

You are much more hard core than most of us. Are you running butyl or latex innertubes in those Veloflex tires? I used to enjoy the Avocet FasGrip tires as well. Panaracer Race A tires have a similar...
05-07-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By masi61

smd4 - just curious: what are your favorite...

smd4 - just curious: what are your favorite tires? Also, can you comment on the road surfaces you typically ride?

edit: I just did some quick research and see where you are running Velomax Master...
05-07-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By masi61

Racing bikes are plenty fast when set up with...

Racing bikes are plenty fast when set up with much lower pressures than the old standard 23mm tires inflated to 115 psi. If you run lightweight tubeless tires or lightweight clinchers with latex...
05-07-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By masi61

Hey leob1 Could you give us an update on what the...

Hey leob1 Could you give us an update on what the surgeon said?
05-03-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By masi61

78mm = ~ 3”. Klein press fit sealed bearing...

78mm = ~ 3”.

Klein press fit sealed bearing bottom brackets were also 3” wide. I don’t know how this bit of trivia will help your quest for a proper bottom bracket, but 3” width just sort of...
05-03-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,265
Posted By masi61

The Profile one isn't horrible but if it were...

The Profile one isn't horrible but if it were horizontal instead of upward rising that might look less dorky and more racer. Syncros made some stems like that that were chunky and cool. Since you...
05-03-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By masi61

yet another freehub noise thread (Dura Ace 7800)

My Dura Ace 7800 freehub was built into a wheelset about 5,000 miles ago. The clicks are distinct and I have never oiled it. I have noticed more of a hard pawl engagement slamming type noise when...
05-03-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By masi61

+1 to this. I would think that with all the...

+1 to this.

I would think that with all the variables of 1) quality of tape job 2) how tight the bead to rim interface is, 3) how good of a seal your valve makes, & 4) random additional unique...
05-03-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By masi61

How many spokes are your current wheels? Have you...

How many spokes are your current wheels? Have you broken any spokes on your rear wheel? Are there any cracks visible around the spoke nipples?

It is possible that a good bike shop could check out...
04-28-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By masi61

Iíll give this a shot, thanks!

Iíll give this a shot, thanks!
04-28-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By masi61

Just curious: which complete Accushift set did...

Just curious: which complete Accushift set did you pick up? I would imagine it would work for your Schwinn High Sierra which I presume is 3 x 7 gearing. As far as I know the rear derailleur “swing”...
04-28-22, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By masi61

Gummy latex sealant rim shelf residue (road tubeless)

Iím re-doing my tape job (again) on my DT-Swiss road tubeless wheelset. I used a fine brass brush, and a spiral gun brush to try to get as much of the old rubberized, dried latex sealant residue off....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,622
Posted By masi61

Front loader doors should always be left open!...

Front loader doors should always be left open! Technical apparel that has been washed in mildew conditions might be devoid of the smell for a minute but as soon as you start sweating the foul odor...
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