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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By cxwrench

Nope. Like Koyote posted you'd have a bunch of...

Nope. Like Koyote posted you'd have a bunch of other damage as well.

If anyone cares, this is how I've seen carbon frames produced (at more than 1 facility). The pre-preg carbon comes in large...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By cxwrench

I doubt this as well.

I doubt this as well.
09-27-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 91
Posted By cxwrench

Post in the proper section, which isn't GD....

Post in the proper section, which isn't GD. Bicycle mechanics is what you're looking for.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By cxwrench

I still don't think that was a random frame...

I still don't think that was a random frame failure either. And as Koyote posted I'd not take it as an admission of that. I have a pretty detailed knowledge of how carbon frames are made and it's so...
09-26-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By cxwrench

They're all 2* tapers, they just start and end at...

They're all 2* tapers, they just start and end at different dimensions. I can't remember off the top of my head but if you mess up your crank arm either goes on too far or not far enough. Too far and...
09-26-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By cxwrench

Something happened to get the hanger out of...

Something happened to get the hanger out of alignment, it's the only answer. The hanger is straight, the bike works fine and there is no drama. The hanger gets bent and what happens is exactly what...
09-25-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By cxwrench

I think you really should take it to a bike shop....

I think you really should take it to a bike shop. Sorry, but I doubt (see what I did there?) you're going to be able to fix this on your own. Maybe a co-op will teach you while they fix it. I agree...
09-25-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By cxwrench

You start by posting in the proper section, which...

You start by posting in the proper section, which is not GD. It's...bicycle mechanics. You've been a member for 8 years, you should be aware of the different forum sections. You should also be able...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 271
Posted By cxwrench

Never raced at Encino...it's bumpier than...

Never raced at Encino...it's bumpier than Hellyer?!? They repaved the apron at Hellyer a bunch of years ago and screwed up by a tiny little bit. The black line went from 333m to 335m. Makes for some...
09-25-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By cxwrench

ALL droppers have play. Some more than others. If...

ALL droppers have play. Some more than others. If you'd let us know what brand/model we might be able to advise on service, but...
09-25-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By cxwrench

Corrosion, nothing more, nothing less.

Corrosion, nothing more, nothing less.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 271
Posted By cxwrench

Dunno, maybe not a great TT position on your...

Dunno, maybe not a great TT position on your bike? Maybe you're not a great bike rider (nothing at all meant by that)? All I know is that every girl/woman I ever worked with used a rear disc at EVERY...
09-24-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By cxwrench

Your whole post...you're kidding, right? JB Weld?...

Your whole post...you're kidding, right? JB Weld? :wtf: Zero details about size of rim, drilling...nothing. No details about the axle either. How on earth can anyone help you?
09-24-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 312
Posted By cxwrench

This is a mechanical question and should be...

This is a mechanical question and should be posted in 'bicycle mechanics' not GD. The only way to get good at installing tires is to do it a few hundred times.
09-24-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By cxwrench

Damn, just google it and compare to what you...

Damn, just google it and compare to what you have. Way easier and faster than posting here.
09-24-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By cxwrench

Loosen the stem clamp bolts. And this is a...

Loosen the stem clamp bolts.
And this is a purely mechanical issue/question and should be posted in 'bicycle mechanics' not here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 271
Posted By cxwrench

Wrong. Read post 7.

Wrong. Read post 7.
09-24-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 299
Posted By cxwrench

Ok, so what you did was go the entire season...

Ok, so what you did was go the entire season without being able to adjust your bike as needed? You raced all summer and never asked anyone for help? I ONLY put the race wheels on when I got the race....
09-24-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 299
Posted By cxwrench

You're both right. Only front derailleurs have...

You're both right. Only front derailleurs have 'trim' positions but you can refer to adjusting the rear derailleur indexing as 'trimming' the derailleur. There are so many good videos on how adjust...
09-24-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 903
Posted By cxwrench

You'd be wrong. A mechanical brake can go from...

You'd be wrong. A mechanical brake can go from very strong to completely useless in less than half an inch of cable pull. You can trust me on this one, that arm has to start in the fully relaxed/back...
09-23-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 206
Posted By cxwrench

No way! I've never seen this before! Never!!! ...

No way! I've never seen this before! Never!!! !!!
!!! !!!
09-23-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,768
Posted By cxwrench

The plastic sleeve is 2 piece and overlaps in the...

The plastic sleeve is 2 piece and overlaps in the middle. Should be the same on both sides. Ideally you pull the bearing out with a tool that's made for that job. I used to use the Enduro...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 271
Posted By cxwrench

Always disc on back. If it was windy enough for...

Always disc on back. If it was windy enough for it to be dangerous they'd cancel the event. I worked for a women's pro team for a decade and they (even the smallest girls) ALWAYS used the rear disc....
09-23-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By cxwrench

ANY rotor that's the same size and attachment...

ANY rotor that's the same size and attachment method will work. You could use SRAM or whatever if that's all you could find.
09-23-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By cxwrench

That happens on tubular rims as well. Has nothing...

That happens on tubular rims as well. Has nothing to do w/ clincher or tubular.
09-23-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 299
Posted By cxwrench

So you trained all year on your race wheel?...

So you trained all year on your race wheel? What's the point of having training wheels?
09-23-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,768
Posted By cxwrench

If it's still tight in the frame, sure...leave it...

If it's still tight in the frame, sure...leave it alone.
09-23-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 156
Posted By cxwrench

A photo might help...

A photo might help...
09-22-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By cxwrench

It's a seal for a ferrule w/ the little tube...

It's a seal for a ferrule w/ the little tube sticking out. Supposed to keep the cable clean and dry inside the housing. I've never really used them.
09-22-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By cxwrench

No, it's not. It's 1 1/8".

No, it's not. It's 1 1/8".
09-22-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By cxwrench

Nice! I've ridden down there a little bit, very...

Nice! I've ridden down there a little bit, very cool spot.
09-22-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By cxwrench

Brake pads do a pretty good job of removing...

Brake pads do a pretty good job of removing anodizing. Or if only there was some kind of easily obtainable abrasive paper or fabric...
09-22-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By cxwrench

I can't tell anything from your photos,...

I can't tell anything from your photos, especially whether it's threaded or not as you haven't shown the stem or top of the headset. A quick (very quick) google search will show you the difference....
09-22-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By cxwrench

Hilly crit? Where is it?

Hilly crit? Where is it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,890
Posted By cxwrench

And where are you? Making yourself feel important...

And where are you? Making yourself feel important with the rest of us, yeah?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,890
Posted By cxwrench

And you shouldn't just reply for the hell of it....

And you shouldn't just reply for the hell of it. Check the date of the last post. The guy you're replying to hasn't been around for 10 years. Why even bother?
09-21-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By cxwrench

It says 'Nashbar' right on the pedal...

It says 'Nashbar' right on the pedal...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By cxwrench

I get that these posts are entertaining for some...

I get that these posts are entertaining for some but come on Larry...are you really that clueless?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,354
Posted By cxwrench

Yes. And the second isn't even close to being...

Yes.
And the second isn't even close to being true. There are many approved tires for hookless rims and you definitely don't have get the from the wheel maker.
09-21-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By cxwrench

How could any of us know that? Try and see for...

How could any of us know that? Try and see for yourself.
09-20-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 373
Posted By cxwrench

^This^ It's just a ridiculous thing to worry...

^This^ It's just a ridiculous thing to worry about. We hang electric assist mtbs by the saddle all day every day at the shop. Some with carbon rail saddles. Not one problem...ever.
09-20-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 903
Posted By cxwrench

I can't imagine not being able to work this out...

I can't imagine not being able to work this out in my head, but read post 29 from FB a few times.
09-20-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By cxwrench

There is no 'wear indicator screw'. The numbers?...

There is no 'wear indicator screw'. The numbers? Who knows.
09-20-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By cxwrench

Magic 8 ball.

Magic 8 ball.
09-20-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 903
Posted By cxwrench

Jesus H Christ...you asked for help diagnosing...

Jesus H Christ...you asked for help diagnosing and fixing your problem. I told you exactly what the problem is and how to fix it. If you don't like the answer because it's 'a pain' to do that's your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By cxwrench

Use the 'quote' function when replying to...

Use the 'quote' function when replying to specific posts.
09-20-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 506
Posted By cxwrench

Braking power is always limited by the available...

Braking power is always limited by the available traction. Think about that.
09-19-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 373
Posted By cxwrench

You're overthinking this. If those rails can...

You're overthinking this. If those rails can handle a 200lb rider on a not-perfectly-smooth road and survive a clamping force of 12-16nm you can surely hang a 20lb bike by them.
09-19-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 903
Posted By cxwrench

The OP listed all the things he'd done. I asked...

The OP listed all the things he'd done. I asked him if he used the barrel adjuster to 'tighten' the brake. He replied yes. He's killed the mechanical power of the brake by over tightening the cable...
09-19-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 903
Posted By cxwrench

No, no, and no. You don't know enough about...

No, no, and no. You don't know enough about mechanical/cable brakes to provide good advice.
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