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11-29-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By 70sSanO

I have not seen a pump mounted on a fork, but I...

I have not seen a pump mounted on a fork, but I have seen pumps mounted on a seat stay. I don’t consider either ideal, because of the potential for the pump bumping loose, especially on rough...
11-28-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,163
Posted By 70sSanO

IIRC, in the early 90ís when mtbs became popular,...

IIRC, in the early 90ís when mtbs became popular, a large number of them were only used on pavement. There has been, and always will be, a large segment of the cycling world that will want flat bars....
11-27-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 468
Posted By 70sSanO

I think Miele Man is referring to which side of...

I think Miele Man is referring to which side of the anchor bolt, not which end. If you mount the cable on the wrong side, it will still be under the washer, but it changes the actuation ratio of the...
11-26-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 266
Posted By 70sSanO

That 12-30 is a really nice cassette with very...

That 12-30 is a really nice cassette with very good gapping. If you like it, Amazon has the CS-6700 for $63 on their CS Saturday sale.
...
11-26-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 468
Posted By 70sSanO

Did you attach the cable to the correct side of...

Did you attach the cable to the correct side of the attach bolt?

John
11-25-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 468
Posted By 70sSanO

Did it work before you started the setup or were...

Did it work before you started the setup or were there problems?

John
11-25-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 266
Posted By 70sSanO

Shimano has traditionally been conservative with...

Shimano has traditionally been conservative with their ďmaxĒ numbers. This means that you have a decent chance to run a 32t max cog.

John
11-25-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By 70sSanO

If they are NOS, then wealth is a good...

If they are NOS, then wealth is a good descriptor.

John
11-25-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 645
Posted By 70sSanO

Nice pic. I was referring to comparing individual...

Nice pic. I was referring to comparing individual cogs of different mfg’s.

In my experience, I have not found any issue with using an 18t from a cassette paired with a 15t preceding it and using a...
11-24-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 645
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ve never used individual Miche cogs. Individual...

I’ve never used individual Miche cogs. Individual cogs used to be pretty easy, and cheap, to get on eBay.

But I have used 7, 8, 9 & 10 speed cogs from Shimano, SRAM, and Sunrace; although...
11-23-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 645
Posted By 70sSanO

There are a ton of knock-offs. It is probably as...

There are a ton of knock-offs. It is probably as low tech as you can get. Hopefully you can find one in your area.

John
11-23-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 645
Posted By 70sSanO

This may be the rare case where an extended...

This may be the rare case where an extended derailleur hanger, Wolftooth RoadLink, is necessary to improve the “smaller” (21t-24t-26t) cog shifting.

John
11-23-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 645
Posted By 70sSanO

If you don’t want to use the 11t, just block it...

If you don’t want to use the 11t, just block it out with the high (H) limit screw to align under the 21t.

Then just release the cable, 1st position on shifter, and set up to shift 7 cogs with an 8...
11-22-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 645
Posted By 70sSanO

I think this a an addendum to the lowest gear...

I think this a an addendum to the lowest gear thread.

Your 2t cog gaps in your 24-26-28-30-32-34 really stink for actual riding.

What cassettes are available in your area?

Can you get any...
11-21-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 70sSanO

Smart to go to 9 speed. Generally you can push...

Smart to go to 9 speed. Generally you can push beyond max cog, and a longer B screw can help.

Max cog and capacity are not related. Capacity is really about the small-small as it is the amount...
11-20-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By 70sSanO

My response is that as a hobbyist, no it isn’t to...

My response is that as a hobbyist, no it isn’t to much effort to find parts.

But from someone in business, yes it is too much effort. I buy most of my parts on eBay. There is always a risk that...
11-20-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By 70sSanO

There are typically different approaches when...

There are typically different approaches when doing a drivetrain upgrade. It is really up to you to figure out how to approach it.

If you need to keep the bike in use, the easiest approach is to...
11-19-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By 70sSanO

If you have been a mechanic for 13 years I’m...

If you have been a mechanic for 13 years I’m guessing you’re well versed on current components and work-arounds.

The tough part is the older stuff. I’m not in the industry, but I don’t see a good...
11-19-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By 70sSanO

I don’t know the Scott Scale models, but your...

I don’t know the Scott Scale models, but your 24RC chainstay is a very respectable 415mm considering the 24” wheels; especially when comparing this to 29er models the 925 (425mm) and 965 (440mm). I...
11-19-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By 70sSanO

If you can identify the RD model, you’ll get a...

If you can identify the RD model, you’ll get a better answer.

My guess is if the RD is designed to go to 42t max cog, then yes. There is no other cassette option than an 11-42, or maybe 12-42.
...
11-19-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,964
Posted By 70sSanO

He’s a long time Cannondale rider and wants to...

He’s a long time Cannondale rider and wants to Make Aluminum Great Again.

John
11-19-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By 70sSanO

You can always check the calibration with a...

You can always check the calibration with a digital luggage scale. It is pretty simple to do and there are Youtube videos.

Some micrometer/click wrenches can be calibrated by the individual and...
11-19-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,964
Posted By 70sSanO

Iíll let you go ahead of me. Maybe the Mods...

Iíll let you go ahead of me.

Maybe the Mods can swap post positions.

John
11-19-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,172
Posted By 70sSanO

I’m not familiar with White Industries hubs,...

I’m not familiar with White Industries hubs, other than they are very high quality.

My wife has a set of Fulcrums and I had an issue with the cassette lockring not engaging enough. Even though...
11-18-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,964
Posted By 70sSanO

Only if we hurry to get to four. John

Only if we hurry to get to four.

John
11-18-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,172
Posted By 70sSanO

Agreed. But if it is just a lockring swap, and...

Agreed. But if it is just a lockring swap, and it might be more than that. Swap it and move on with life.

John
11-18-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By 70sSanO

Park, CDI, and others make adjustable T handle...

Park, CDI, and others make adjustable T handle torque wrenches. I have an older Proto micrometer 1/4” drive wrench, but would probably go with CDI.

Most have plastic handles, but people spend $10...
11-18-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,581
Posted By 70sSanO

My only comment in buying older well used index...

My only comment in buying older well used index DT/Stem/Bar End is that once they are used enough they wear out and are no better than friction. I think you can swap out the shifting cartridge(?),...
11-18-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,172
Posted By 70sSanO

This ^ ​​​​​The OP states he doesnít want to...

This ^

​​​​​The OP states he doesnít want to use a different lockring that might work because everything is supposed to work with the supplied cassette lockring.

I agree that it should work. ...
11-17-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By 70sSanO

I wouldn't attempt to use a 7700 cone and...

I wouldn't attempt to use a 7700 cone and potentially destroy a really hard part to find. The seal diameter on both is 19.1mm OD. I'm not sure if the seal can be used with a different cone. I buy a...
11-17-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By 70sSanO

Well I don't know what to say. Since I put a...

Well I don't know what to say.

Since I put a Sora 3300 (same as 105-5500) freehub body on an M950 hub I measured the M950 body and the 7700 body and they were the same (within .2mm/.008").
...
11-16-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,355
Posted By 70sSanO

Except the 7's. I think SRAM discontinued them...

Except the 7's. I think SRAM discontinued them after the recall. Good brakes. The 5's are decent, but I never liked the 3's, which are the cheap ones on eBay.

I guess the T4000 is Shimano only...
11-16-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,986
Posted By 70sSanO

I pretty much figured that. Then again it would...

I pretty much figured that. Then again it would be funny if Puerto Rico became the 51st state and Liberty the 52nd state. Would you like some salt with that wound?

Neither of which will happen....
11-16-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,986
Posted By 70sSanO

It is not quite as bleak as initially indicated....

It is not quite as bleak as initially indicated. It is one of 3 proposed sites, plus a possible expansion to an existing airport.

It is opposed by local Olympia officials, which I would hope have...
11-16-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,986
Posted By 70sSanO

LOL! Go retrieve your beach chair and await the...

LOL! Go retrieve your beach chair and await the next departure.

John
11-16-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,986
Posted By 70sSanO

Integrating pedestrians with aircraft has been...

Integrating pedestrians with aircraft has been tried and the results are not good.
...
11-15-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,986
Posted By 70sSanO

I donít have an exact roadmap, but there was a...

I donít have an exact roadmap, but there was a successful defense of stopping the EL Toro MCAS from turning into a 24 hr international airport.

In a nutshell it was really a county issue. Beyond...
11-15-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ll pull out my 7700 and M950 freehub bodies and...

I’ll pull out my 7700 and M950 freehub bodies and compare them. I thought they have the same thick flange style. IIRC there were no issues putting the 3300 body on the M950 hub. I have another...
11-14-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 70sSanO

Not time to eat crow. I just happened to have...

Not time to eat crow. I just happened to have done what the OP is planning. Will my setup be better than using a 9 speed cassette? No way. A 9 speed 12-36 is better than what I did everytime.

For...
11-14-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 70sSanO

I just used the link in your post. I didn’t...

I just used the link in your post.

I didn’t break apart cassettes until an old 7 speed trigger shifter broke a while back and I replaced it with an 8 speed shifter and respaced the cassette.

I...
11-14-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 70sSanO

Not the one I'm holding in my hand. The EV...

Not the one I'm holding in my hand.

The EV shows the riveted block of full cogs.

John
11-14-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 70sSanO

If you "can't" go to 9 speed shifters, which is...

If you "can't" go to 9 speed shifters, which is the best solution, this is your solution. I think the HG400 cogs are full length and not on a carrier/spider but you will need to confirm. If you can...
11-13-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 70sSanO

Without knowing the crank and chainrings, it is...

Without knowing the crank and chainrings, it is tough to make recommendations.

My brother built a road triple with a older XT crank and 22-34-44 chainrings. He used an 11-32 cassette.

The 44-11...
11-13-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 70sSanO

I realize the chainstay length doesnít change on...

I realize the chainstay length doesnít change on the same bike.

It is a bike to bike difference. Some people with the same RD can push past the max capacity spec and some canít.

The chain is...
11-13-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 70sSanO

Generally Shimano's RD capacity is conservative....

Generally Shimano's RD capacity is conservative. Exceeding the max capacity, and by how much, is also a bit of luck.

In addition to the actual tooth count, the chainstay length does impact how...
11-13-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,474
Posted By 70sSanO

I've swapped freehub bodies on a FH-5700 hub. I...

I've swapped freehub bodies on a FH-5700 hub. I would tread carefully on this one.

Shimano made freehub body swapping pretty easy since the attach splines are the same on most of the freehubs. But...
11-13-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,282
Posted By 70sSanO

And then there are all the parts for those bikes;...

And then there are all the parts for those bikes; especially older out of production.

John
11-13-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,948
Posted By 70sSanO

Salsa offered a Fargo Tiagra with a Deore FD and...

Salsa offered a Fargo Tiagra with a Deore FD and an M6000 36/26 crank; Tiagra 4700 RD and shifters.

Shimano changed the 2x FD design/pull and it appears to work with MTB FD.

John
11-13-22, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By 70sSanO

Welcome to BF. Hopefully someone will come along...

Welcome to BF. Hopefully someone will come along that is familiar with Boken. From a quick search it looks to be UK based.

Nothing wrong in buying a road frame that will last decades and allow...
11-12-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 404
Posted By 70sSanO

Of course a 10 road RD will work with a 9 speed...

Of course a 10 road RD will work with a 9 speed drivetrain. The RD actuation ratio is 1.7:1 for 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 speed SIS RDs; Tiagra 4700 and the inverted 7400 DA excepted… funny how those groups...
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