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06-26-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 29,370
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Great thread, and apropos for me right now. I am...

Great thread, and apropos for me right now. I am scheduled for a THR (right) in October about three weeks before my 69th birthday. Lots of encouraging words in this thread.
06-26-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You can go right to the source. I have had...

You can go right to the source. I have had occasion to contact Roval directly and a real person will answer the phone. 1 877 808 8154 https://rovalcomponents.com/collections/road
06-25-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It can be done. I have never done a video showing...

It can be done. I have never done a video showing the removal and replacement of the actuating arms and pawls, but I did do one showing how to get the shift spring assembly back together. ...
06-25-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You can go as far as removing the gear carrier...

You can go as far as removing the gear carrier from the axle without having to worry about phasing the planetaries.
Once you disassemble the carrier it becomes necessary
06-24-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Dan Burkhart

the purpose of that tool is to phase the...

the purpose of that tool is to phase the planetary gears. The Nexus/Alfine gear carrier sub assembly has the sun and planetary gears in constant mesh, so unless you disassemble the gear carrier that...
06-23-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes. The interface is the same.

Yes. The interface is the same.
06-14-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Thru axle limits choices for 36 hole hubs, but...

Thru axle limits choices for 36 hole hubs, but Velocity has a convertible hub available in 32, 36 and 40. https://www.velocityusa.com/product/hubs/atb-disc-rear-hub
06-07-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There are times when wheel size conversion is...

There are times when wheel size conversion is quite doable. I've done a few, mostly on disc brake bikes, but also one where replacing 406 20" wheels with 451s allowed me to replace the long reach...
06-07-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,783
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I know it was certainly worth it to me. I...

I know it was certainly worth it to me. I attended Barnett's 18 years ago at age 50. I was looking ahead to a career change as I did not see myself looking out of the windshield of a truck into my...
06-02-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If both ends have standard threading, anyone with...

If both ends have standard threading, anyone with a spoke cutter /threader should be able to make you one.
06-02-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, depends who you talk to. Some wheel...

Well, depends who you talk to. Some wheel manufacturers say the future is hidden nipples, which I have also been doing a lot of. That precludes a center channel with no spoke holes.
06-02-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Dan Burkhart

building without spoke holes in the inner wall is...

building without spoke holes in the inner wall is a bit more challenging but not too bad once you get the hang of it. A short piece of steel spoke t thread into the nipple and a strong magnet to...
05-27-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,633
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If that is a front wheel in the photo above, you...

If that is a front wheel in the photo above, you are taking the tension reading on the non disc, or low tension side. if this is correct, 100 KGF is likely way too high.
Take your tension readings...
Forum: Foo
05-22-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12,313
Views: 2,660,728
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The axe thrower was Ed Ames. ...

The axe thrower was Ed Ames.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L5QC9ZJkM8
05-22-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Nice, but I would think they would be more at...

Nice, but I would think they would be more at home in the Studebaker museum.
05-07-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,069
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There is one in Toronto next weekend. I am hoping...

There is one in Toronto next weekend. I am hoping to go check it out, but I won't have a table. Maybe I should have. I have a crap ton of wheels to get rid of....
05-04-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 872
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That would require new wheels and possibly new...

That would require new wheels and possibly new brakes. There are enough options out there in 27" tires to keep you rolling.
05-03-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Another possibility is that sometime in the...

Another possibility is that sometime in the history of the bike, the threads were pulled out and an oversize thread repair was done with a tool such as offered by Var or J.A.Stein. In that case, the...
05-02-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes, it was the Sachs Orbit. I recently built a...

Yes, it was the Sachs Orbit. I recently built a NOS Orbit into a bike.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oYzefP6dVU&t=188s
05-02-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Chain tensioners for rear facing dropouts are...

Chain tensioners for rear facing dropouts are nice to have, but not crucial. The anti rotation washers are .
05-02-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There sure is. The sun gears are reactionary...

There sure is. The sun gears are reactionary gears affixed to the axle. In underdrive gears, the torque will act on the axle in a rearward direction. In overdrive gears, the force is in a forward...
05-01-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By Dan Burkhart

With your current gearing, you are at about 21...

With your current gearing, you are at about 21 gear inches at the low end. A 22 tooth sprocket is as low as you can safely go without straying into the high torque warning range, and that would get...
05-01-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The brake arm does nothing to prevent the axle...

The brake arm does nothing to prevent the axle from rotating. It simply anchors the brake.
04-27-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,327
Posted By Dan Burkhart

IMHO belts are for pants. Airless tire technology...

IMHO belts are for pants. Airless tire technology is not yet where it needs to be, but I think it will probably get there.
Forum: Foo
04-22-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9,746
Views: 1,548,105
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I bet Flipper was having a good laugh.

I bet Flipper was having a good laugh.
04-20-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,443
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Wow. Never seen 30 spoke wheels before. I guess...

Wow. Never seen 30 spoke wheels before. I guess the only way that works is radial on the front and 2/1 (20/10) lacing on the rear.
04-15-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,443
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah, kinda what I was thinking.

Yeah, kinda what I was thinking.
04-15-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,443
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I should point out that if the wheel was for...

I should point out that if the wheel was for myself, I might have been willing to risk filing out the slots to accommodate a 2mm spoke.
04-15-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,443
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The hub I referenced above would not accept a 2mm...

The hub I referenced above would not accept a 2mm spoke in the slot. I was unable to source 1.8mm straight pull spokes, and because it was a front wheel, did not wish to accept the liability of...
04-15-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,021
Posted By Dan Burkhart

As others have said, it really depends on a lot...

As others have said, it really depends on a lot of factors. I can name some brands of bikes that are super easy and quick to to pull out of the box and prep for the floor and others that take much...
04-04-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Actually they do. The MT410 and MT 401 are...

Actually they do. The MT410 and MT 401 are cartridge bearing type.https://dassets.shimano.com/content/dam/global/cg1SHICCycling/final/ev/ev/EV-FH-MT410-4716.pdf
04-01-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Above all, replace the bar tape once in a while....

Above all, replace the bar tape once in a while. I've seen some nasty stuff under tape that was left on too long.
Forum: Foo
03-30-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12,313
Views: 2,660,728
Posted By Dan Burkhart

It would have been even funnier if the sign was...

It would have been even funnier if the sign was on a "tilt"
Forum: Foo
03-28-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12,313
Views: 2,660,728
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/828x908/no_pooping_f1888c336ba1b01d29c335ecde682481a8ce5596.jpg
03-27-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Doing some more searching, and looking closer,...

Doing some more searching, and looking closer, the Alpina 5.7 models I'm finding have some subtle differences from my frame. This example shows the top of the seat tube cut at an angle whereas mine...
03-27-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've installed a couple of YST threadless units....

I've installed a couple of YST threadless units. They seem to be OK, but the BB shell needs to be chamfered 45 degrees. I am equipped to do that, but not too many shops are these days....
03-27-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Thank you. Images I was able to find do support...

Thank you. Images I was able to find do support this. I should have mentioned the head tube is sized for 1 1/8"
03-27-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Can anyone identify this frame?

MTB frame with canti posts and rear cable hanger. 9 digit serial number with a gap after the first 5 digits. A lone S stamped above the sn.
Seat post pinch lugs on the front of the seat tube.
Sn#...
03-21-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The Marathon Plus is certainly one of the most...

The Marathon Plus is certainly one of the most puncture resistant tires on the market, but I wouldn't say they have low rolling resistance. I use them on most of my bikes, and I can't remember the...
03-09-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm wondering how that would be an issue given...

I'm wondering how that would be an issue given that Campy front shifters are not indexed.
02-04-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 607
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Roller clutches are sensitive to the film...

Roller clutches are sensitive to the film strength of the lubricant which is the reason Shimano formulates their own semi fluid grease. When someone experiences these issues, I suspect it is because...
02-02-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,090
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I generally agree with your point, but sometimes...

I generally agree with your point, but sometimes past discussions on a topic can be useful. Maybe starting a new thread and including a link to an old thread would be acceptable.
02-02-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Dan Burkhart

You did not mention spoke count, or rim size and...

You did not mention spoke count, or rim size and those would be determining factors. Generally, 26" or larger rims with 32 or 36 spokes are good with 3x on a hub with the dimensions that you...
02-02-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By Dan Burkhart

110 mm is the Boost standard. You need a boost...

110 mm is the Boost standard. You need a boost fork to accommodate it.
If 140mm of travel doesn't suit you, you probably should have gone full suspension.
01-31-22, 07:37 PM
01-27-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By Dan Burkhart

In your situation, I would round up for the rear....

In your situation, I would round up for the rear. The front could go either way, but my preference would be up. It's only a hair over a millimeter to 278.
01-10-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I am not as well versed on the ASC as I am on the...

I am not as well versed on the ASC as I am on the S3X, but the latter model's internals had more in common with the wide range 5 speed than they did with the 3 speed. The planet carrier and the...
Forum: Foo
01-10-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12,313
Views: 2,660,728
Posted By Dan Burkhart

And do you get to keep the milk? Or are they...

And do you get to keep the milk? Or are they paying you $3 to milk their cow?
01-08-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I think what Andrew described applies on this...

I think what Andrew described applies on this model shifter. Just be aware that you need to be shifted to the gear position that fully releases the cable to push the old cable out and the new one...
01-06-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,632
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Oh, ok, I did not realize you were looking for a...

Oh, ok, I did not realize you were looking for a reverse gear. In that case it would work. I guess I'm not up on this whole trials thing.
I don't know where you could get one. SJS Cycles, who...
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