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07-20-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,103
Posted By DOS

Hi Resurrecting this old thread because I am...

Hi

Resurrecting this old thread because I am having this issue. My sense is it started when I installed a new chain and chose YBN rather than sticking with SRAM, which I had used previously...
03-05-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By DOS

Yes this is correct assuming you have any washers...

Yes this is correct assuming you have any washers and bushing for the lever correctly installed. The reason many levers have a d ring mounting screw is to make fine adjustments easy. You shouldn’t...
01-31-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By DOS

Superbe Pro IPC Shifters — Index vs. Friction

Hi

I just installed Superbe Pro Shifters and deraiileurs onto my Schwinn Paramount. The shifters are Index Power Control with settings for index shifting, index shifting with ultra freewheels,...
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By DOS

So am thinking of offering $150 for the...

So am thinking of offering $150 for the derailleurs and brakes in the pic (not including bars, which I don’t need). I will need to replace the hoods on the levers but I did a test and hoods from...
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By DOS

No wheelset as far as I know.

No wheelset as far as I know.
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By DOS

Suntour Superbe Pro 8 speed

A friend of mine recently put modern components on his 80s road bike and is offering me the superbe pro groupset he replaced. I would love to put the components on my Schwinn Paramount, replacing the...
11-08-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By DOS

4000 miles is not that much for a BB. Is your...

4000 miles is not that much for a BB. Is your frame pressfit or BSA? If latter, you may only need to grease threads. If former, pull cranks, clean everything and check to see if bearings still feel...
10-22-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By DOS

Does the shifter shift without pulling cable or...

Does the shifter shift without pulling cable or is it jammed? Could be the cable isn’t seated correctly inside the shifter or you connected the cable without the shifter in the neutral (shifted to...
10-16-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By DOS

Another vote for retaping. Also, regarding...

Another vote for retaping. Also, regarding jadocs mention of losing air around the valve, I have found some rims require pressing the valve in very hard from inside the rim while tightening the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By DOS

+1 on Orange seal

+1 on Orange seal
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By DOS

Surprised it didn’t seal. And a tiny slash on a...

Surprised it didn’t seal. And a tiny slash on a relatively new tire should mean the tire is still usable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By DOS

A slash without spray means sealant was dried or...

A slash without spray means sealant was dried or not enough put in in the first place. I have destroyed two schwalbe tires — one slashed by a rock the other punctured by a 2 inch screw, in each case...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By DOS

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to...

The Addix are narrower, but I have 25s mounted to Hed Belgium + rims so both inflate wider than 25mm due to the wide rim (21mm internal). The addix inflate to about 27mm while the older tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By DOS

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3...

I have been riding Schwalbe Pro Ones for almost 3 years and have been generally pleased with ride and durability. I started with the original microskin version and recently replaced a worn rear tire...
10-06-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By DOS

I think you have probably already over done it....

I think you have probably already over done it. The proof hide isn’t going to fix the cracks or really restore the leather from being left to dry out, but it will protect it from further damage. But...
10-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By DOS

My airshot canister works great. Air Shot Ltd....

My airshot canister works great. Air Shot Ltd. (http://www.airshotltd.com/)
10-01-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,367
Posted By DOS

I too now use milkit valves.

I too now use milkit valves.
10-01-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,367
Posted By DOS

I have been running Pro Ones for over two years....

I have been running Pro Ones for over two years. I like them. set up is pretty easy and they roll nice. I recently wore out my rear tire, which was the original construction, so bought the newer...
07-21-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By DOS

Flip flop hubs.Single speed on one side, fixie on...

Flip flop hubs.Single speed on one side, fixie on the other?
07-20-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,514
Posted By DOS

I had this problem with an aluminum seatpost in a...

I had this problem with an aluminum seatpost in a steel frame where some corrosion at the bottom of the post causeD it to seize. The only thing that worked for me was brute force. I put a saddle I...
07-10-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By DOS

I expect its probably five or six cogs in the...

I expect its probably five or six cogs in the back and 27 inch tires, which you can find online at decent prices. You might also look under the bottom bracket shell and elsewhere on the frame for a...
07-07-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By DOS

BB depends on what cranks you want to use but...

BB depends on what cranks you want to use but shouldn’t be an issue as long as you match up BB and cranks. As for rear spacing, all depends on what the current spacing of the dropouts is. But steel...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,283
Posted By DOS

I haven’t ridden any Berthoud saddles, but I do...

I haven’t ridden any Berthoud saddles, but I do own two Brooks Professionals and a Selle Anatomica. Based onOPs description, the Galibier would be too narrow for me. I rode a Brooks Swift for a...
07-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By DOS

Not a shop rat either, but the only thing that...

Not a shop rat either, but the only thing that surprises me is that it was a Schwalbe tire. I have found them among the most easy to mount. What was the rim, out of curiosity?
07-01-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By DOS

I like my wheel mfg universal press. It was...

I like my wheel mfg universal press. It was around 50 bucks two years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By DOS

Yep. Sure way to tell if your cassette is shot is...

Yep. Sure way to tell if your cassette is shot is to put a new chain on it.
06-28-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By DOS

I think this is right. The other thing, when...

I think this is right. The other thing, when installing with wavy washer, it doesn’t need to be compressed all the way. As long as there is no play in the cranks and the wavy washer isn’t compressed...
06-27-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By DOS

When you said you hadn’t mounted the rings I...

When you said you hadn’t mounted the rings I thought you meant you had a removeable spider and newer model with spindle attached to the NDS. My Reds have spindle on NDS. I think the models with...
06-27-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By DOS

I haven’t had an issue with BB30.Once pressed in...

I haven’t had an issue with BB30.Once pressed in correctly with a bit of retaining compound, my BB30 bearings have been quiet so I haven’t had any need for other BB options. But I miss threaded bb...
06-27-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By DOS

Not a diy job I would try. There is one Brooks...

Not a diy job I would try. There is one Brooks authorized service center in the States, https://www.transportcycle.com/frame-shop/brooks-saddle-repair/, which is where I sent mine to have leather...
06-27-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By DOS

To use a Shimano crank with that CAAD 10 frame,...

To use a Shimano crank with that CAAD 10 frame, you need a conversion BB that allows you to use a crankset with a 24mm spindle in a frame designed for 30mm spindles. Shimano doesn’t make cranks with...
06-27-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By DOS

Oh, ok. I misunderstood. The PF30 crank should...

Oh, ok. I misunderstood. The PF30 crank should work with the CAAD10 and BB30 bearings. PF30 frames have 46mm shells to accommodate the PF30 cups. BB30 shells are 42mm, but becuase the bearings press...
06-27-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By DOS

What model token BB are you using? I think the...

What model token BB are you using? I think the ninja will work with a pf30 frame and BB30 cranks but not with a BB30 frame (which is what your CAAD 10 is) and BB30 cranks. This is because a pf30...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,624
Posted By DOS

A regular occurrence in my weekend group.It...

A regular occurrence in my weekend group.It started years ago as mostly social group but has gotten more intense as some guys have gotten into racing and training to hit personal goals at endurance...
06-20-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By DOS

I dont think that is going to work.It appears to...

I dont think that is going to work.It appears to be designed for a standard BB30 frame, which would have a 42mm interior diameter shell. Your PF30 frame has a 46mm shell to accommodate the pf30 cups....
06-20-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
Posted By DOS

Yes. And 8 year old bearings probably need...

Yes. And 8 year old bearings probably need replacing anyway.
06-20-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
Posted By DOS

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So just by way of background, used to be That...
06-20-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
Posted By DOS

So what snapped?Doesn't that bike have a pressfit...

So what snapped?Doesn't that bike have a pressfit BB, which is just a set of cups and bearings? I am having trouble envisioning what would snap on those. If just the cups or bearings are damaged,...
06-18-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By DOS

That should work to remove the Pf30 cups as well....

That should work to remove the Pf30 cups as well.

Editing to add: You may need to spread the fingers a bit to ensure they contact the cups. I think that particular tool is designed for smaller...
06-17-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By DOS

PF30 cups. You could bang those out and replace...

PF30 cups. You could bang those out and replace with a whole new pf30 or just press in bb30 bearings. Curious, what did you use to pull out the bearings?
06-17-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By DOS

Thats a pretty old bike so you might need 27 inch...

Thats a pretty old bike so you might need 27 inch tires rather than the more typical 700c. I would be inclined to install new cables and housings but as zacaster notes, if brake and shifter cables...
06-16-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By DOS

What kind of bike, stem, and headset?

What kind of bike, stem, and headset?
06-15-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By DOS

Good question. I think in recent yesrs, C’dale...

Good question. I think in recent yesrs, C’dale alu frames use BB30 or BB30A (C clips) while on carbon frames, they use pf30or pf30A.
06-15-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By DOS

Well the bearings in a PF30 would be same as BB30...

Well the bearings in a PF30 would be same as BB30 so the markings aren’t necessarily indicative, and I am not aware that Cannondale had used machined stops in their BB shells (Trek does). You might...
06-14-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By DOS

I think the supersix evo line used PF30 bbs,...

I think the supersix evo line used PF30 bbs, which have bearings pressed into cups that are pressed into the shell, rather than bearings pressed directly into the shell with snap-rings.
06-12-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,148
Posted By DOS

Not very for bottom brackets. I have never had a...

Not very for bottom brackets. I have never had a problem where you the issue is getting things, like BB cups, that need to be tight, tight enough. When the issue is making sure you don’t get things...
06-10-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By DOS

For the bottom bracket, what tools you need will...

For the bottom bracket, what tools you need will depend on the type. I suspect in 1987 you would have still had a 3 piece adjustable cup and cone BB, but am not sure about that. If you still have...
05-19-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By DOS

I find some air loss is common after first...

I find some air loss is common after first setting up, but it dissipates after a ride or two as the sealant has an opportunity through riding to distribute.I wouldn’t worry about three pounds, you...
04-22-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By DOS

^ Point of emphasis here. The top clamp bolt...

^ Point of emphasis here. The top clamp bolt needs to be below the top of the steerer so the clamp is fully clamped around the steerer.
04-20-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By DOS

Everything Le Mechanic says is true if you have a...

Everything Le Mechanic says is true if you have a carbon steerer tube. However its also possible you have an aluminum tube, which wouldn’t have an expansion plug. It would have a star nut wedged down...
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