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02-05-23, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 76
Posted By jimc101

From the picture, there is a lot that needs...

From the picture, there is a lot that needs replacing.

Your chain is probably the biggest issue, it's long worn out, which can clearly be seen as it doesn't sit on the outer chainring correctly...
01-25-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By jimc101

How did you do this? was it user error, or a...

How did you do this? was it user error, or a defect that would/maybe be covered under warranty (you get lifetime as the original owner if a defect)

Would look at the cost of a replacement fork vs...
01-20-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By jimc101

No, what your asking for is compressionless brake...

No, what your asking for is compressionless brake housing, Jagwire (and probably others, you will need to research that), the Jagwire model / name for it is KEB-SL

Pro Compressionless Brake...
11-07-22, 01:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
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
10-09-22, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
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: 359
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, 02:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
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
08-19-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
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: 448
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...
07-18-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
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...
07-01-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,064
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: 276
Posted By jimc101

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

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

Stuck Seatpost? Seized bicycle seatpost removal by The Seatpost Man. (https://theseatpostman.com/)
06-20-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
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...
06-18-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
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...
05-17-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
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: 280
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,
04-24-22, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
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,...
04-11-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
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: 204
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...
02-20-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
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...
02-15-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
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...
02-06-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
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,...
01-11-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,341
Posted By jimc101

For the 5700/6700 (and also the 7900) these were...

For the 5700/6700 (and also the 7900) these were the first under bar gear cable shifters from Shimano, and it was defiantly a learning groupset from them, For the 6700, did a lot of distance on that...
01-11-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,341
Posted By jimc101

I your bike only works 75% of the time, would be...

I your bike only works 75% of the time, would be working out why, and fixing and replacing as necessary.

For 5700 vs R7000, not seeing how you can compare these too much today, 5700 is 10+ years...
01-04-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By jimc101

It's a cassette, 10 speed and doesn't care what...

It's a cassette, 10 speed and doesn't care what the RD or shifters are, as long as the RD capacity is good, the cassette will work. The issue you seem to be confusing this with, is shifter/RD...
01-03-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By jimc101

What exactly is wrong with them? They look...

What exactly is wrong with them?
They look used, but far from worn out. Would be using them for a long time, the 53t will probably out last an inner replacement when this needs to be replaced (which...
12-21-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By jimc101

Shimano Ultegra ST-R8020 Name Plate & Fixing...

Shimano Ultegra ST-R8020 Name Plate & Fixing Screw (sjscycles.co.uk) (https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/gear-spares/shimano-ultegra-str8020-name-plate-fixing-screw-left-y0e198010/)

It will cost for...
12-04-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By jimc101

Chances are all you need is a standard 1 1/8" EC...

Chances are all you need is a standard 1 1/8" EC cup headset.

The photos/info don't help too much, a side view of the headtube, rather than top would be more useful, and the date range of the bike...
10-17-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By jimc101

Photos would be really useful here. If the...

Photos would be really useful here.

If the riveted hanger has failed, then you have a potentially scrap frame, as getting it repaired could be cost prohibitive. Have you been to a good LBS to ask...
09-24-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,463
Posted By jimc101

I get the feeling that this is not the bike you...

I get the feeling that this is not the bike you were really after in function, but it is in looks.

The Orge is advertised as a All Season Commuter, not tourer, that is in the product info, but...
09-15-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,361
Posted By jimc101

Good idea pre covid, not the greatest idea today...

Good idea pre covid, not the greatest idea today with shortages of parts/long lead times. For discs, even pre-covid, it was often cheaper just to buy a bike with them fitted if you were planning...
09-02-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By jimc101

Unlikely, M785's came out in 2012, so almost 10...

Unlikely, M785's came out in 2012, so almost 10 years old now, the rotors look pretty worn out (hard to tell from the photo how worn), maybe time for replacement, no images of the pads, so they...
08-26-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By jimc101

No info on where they were ridden, or what was...

No info on where they were ridden, or what was also stored in the garage (pool chemicals?), as this could be key, also, from where you located, suspect inside the garage is quite hot? .

No info on...
08-17-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By jimc101

If you can afford to buy a DI2 equipped bike, you...

If you can afford to buy a DI2 equipped bike, you should be able to afford the chargers etc that go with it.

Just buy the OEM stuff
07-29-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By jimc101

The doesn't take returns bit is BS as you could...

The doesn't take returns bit is BS as you could go through buyer protection to get a refund, if the item is received damaged, they should replace/resolve. However, you said you ordered them a while...
07-18-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By jimc101

Pictures? If your struggling to do this, thinking...

Pictures? If your struggling to do this, thinking that taking it to a good LBS is the best option as getting this and everything else right is quite important.
07-17-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,193
Posted By jimc101

For a Cannondale of that age, suspect that the...

For a Cannondale of that age, suspect that the frame/components will be better than anything of a similar price today so worth saving.

For replacing the drivetrain, pre C-19 this was super easy,...
06-27-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,214
Posted By jimc101

Why have you got kinks in the cable??? you want...

Why have you got kinks in the cable??? you want as smooth as routing as possible, thinking start again with new outer, possibly new inner as well.
06-11-21, 03:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,647
Posted By jimc101

Weight, strength, cost (the light, strong, cheap...

Weight, strength, cost (the light, strong, cheap argument is key here) Different rims different purposes (MTB, tour, aero, general etc), Carbon rims are normally much more expensive than Alu,...
05-30-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,817
Posted By jimc101

Why? if a rim can do rim brakes, it can do discs...

Why? if a rim can do rim brakes, it can do discs as well, only the hub is specific, back when discs started to be come more common, a lot of 'disc' rims were just rim brake rims without the braking...
05-15-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
Posted By jimc101

Cane Creek do separates, something like a Cane...

Cane Creek do separates, something like a Cane Creek zs44/28.6/h15 if you can find one, you would need to replace the whole of the top assembly, your bottom one can be left undisturbed.
05-14-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By jimc101

Would be looking for any other issues as well, if...

Would be looking for any other issues as well, if the rim has failed, there are probably more issue the bike has, the bike isn't that old, but old enough for it to be worn out, and not economically...
04-20-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,339
Posted By jimc101

Yes with the rims (any rims can be made tubeless...

Yes with the rims (any rims can be made tubeless with the appropriate conversion kit)

No with those tires, you will need tubeless specific ones
04-18-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By jimc101

leave it, it wont make any difference to anything

leave it, it wont make any difference to anything
04-09-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By jimc101

If looking to service, would also look at the...

If looking to service, would also look at the cost of replacement with lower end Shimano, say MT200, to see if there is any price difference,

In general hydro brakes at the caliper have little in...
04-06-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,659
Posted By jimc101

Shimano? DM-RAFC001-03-ENG.pdf (shimano.com)...

Shimano?

DM-RAFC001-03-ENG.pdf (shimano.com) (https://si.shimano.com/api/publish/storage/pdf/en/dm/RAFC001/DM-RAFC001-03-ENG.pdf)
03-26-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By jimc101

Just get yourself some decent rotors, i.e....

Just get yourself some decent rotors, i.e. Shimano Deore level and above (nothing that says resin pads only like the RT56 which are junk)

If you were going to look at floating rotors , thinking...
02-28-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By jimc101

If it's coming loose weekly, what damage has been...

If it's coming loose weekly, what damage has been done? maybe worth inspecting the cones/races before doing it up tightly?
02-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,424
Posted By jimc101

I could understand this if it was something that...

I could understand this if it was something that you did at home, but the OP has a 2020 bike, so effectively new, and the the work was done at a bike shop, which appears to have messed up big time,...
02-20-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,424
Posted By jimc101

If the BB shell was un-marked before the install,...

If the BB shell was un-marked before the install, would be wanting a new frame, or at minimum a factory re-paint, as that is messed up, the BB condition is the last of the issues with that, for such...
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