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10-01-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By 70sSanO

Nope. No slippery slope for me. My point was...

Nope. No slippery slope for me.

My point was if you can bury a freehub body by setting it deeper in the hub you can reduce the OLD a bit, or at least reduce the DS hub to lock nut distance for...
10-01-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By 70sSanO

The idea of a 6 speed Uniglide hub is good. I’d...

The idea of a 6 speed Uniglide hub is good. I’d go a bit farther and find a 7 speed Uniglide/Hyperglide freehub body with a thin flange and mount it to a deep flange hub. I’ve done this with a...
10-01-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,419
Posted By 70sSanO

Years down the road someone will stumble on this...

Years down the road someone will stumble on this thread and say, “How stupid. Nobody steals bikes that you have to pedal.”

John
09-30-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By 70sSanO

I wonder if someone painted their bike to look...

I wonder if someone painted their bike to look like a rusty beater the city wouldn’t take it.

John
09-29-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By 70sSanO

Even if he wants to tool around at 20mg with a...

Even if he wants to tool around at 20mg with a cadence in the 60’s, it doesn’t matter. 4:1 was a common top ratio for a lot of years for non-racers.

I think early XTR was 48-38-28 with a 12-28/32....
09-29-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By 70sSanO

JohnDThompson provided that info on the grooves...

JohnDThompson provided that info on the grooves and the pics.

Since I referenced John, hopefully he will respond.

John
09-29-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By 70sSanO

You can always set it up as a flat bar and then...

You can always set it up as a flat bar and then convert it back to drops. It isn’t that tough.

Basically a stem and flat handlebar and whatever gets mounted on the bar. You can get cantilever...
09-29-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ve done road bike conversions to flat bar and...

I’ve done road bike conversions to flat bar and they are sportier to ride. Extra leverage seems to make steering feel quicker but still stable. Not sure if I’d be happy as my only bike, but I find...
09-29-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By 70sSanO

You can use an 8 speed chain with a 12 speed...

You can use an 8 speed chain with a 12 speed spec’d, well technically it is one speed, chainring.

I have not measured the inner width of different speed chains but it is really the inner width you...
09-28-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,419
Posted By 70sSanO

This does explain a lot. Iíve worked with...

This does explain a lot.

Iíve worked with engineers for many years and have a similar tendencies.

I donít think Iíd deface a bike, but part of the logic behind this is doing something no one...
09-28-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By 70sSanO

A 44/11 is a 4:1 ratio. Even entry level 80ís...

A 44/11 is a 4:1 ratio. Even entry level 80ís road bikes ran 52/13. Not much of a feat to spin them to 30mph.

John
09-28-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By 70sSanO

There seems to be a number of them on Google,...

There seems to be a number of them on Google, including REI. Maybe I’m missing something.

John
09-28-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 661
Posted By 70sSanO

You realize that he may have not made the frame....

You realize that he may have not made the frame. It would not surprise me if due to health reasons someone else made it.

It is quite common in the surfboard industry to have ghost shapers....
09-27-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,419
Posted By 70sSanO

I think ďtheyĒ is a non-binary pronoun that...

I think ďtheyĒ is a non-binary pronoun that refers to a person, place, or thing.

John
09-27-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,419
Posted By 70sSanO

Unfortunately the name may have changed but the...

Unfortunately the name may have changed but the trolls are the sameÖ

What is the Best Way to Carry Bolt Cutters on Someone Elseís Bike?

John
09-27-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,419
Posted By 70sSanO

Canít beat a duct tape wrapped saddle. ...

Canít beat a duct tape wrapped saddle.

Mis-matched front wheel screams that the original was stolen but the bike was left.

John
09-27-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,419
Posted By 70sSanO

I think this speaks volumes. I would not leave a...

I think this speaks volumes. I would not leave a bike I did not want to lose unattended, even locked. Years ago, I had no problem removing the front wheel and using a U-lock to keep my bike safe;...
09-26-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,204
Posted By 70sSanO

Ebay John

Ebay

John
09-26-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,419
Posted By 70sSanO

If you just want to make it look like a low...

If you just want to make it look like a low budget ugly bike, just buy some rattle cans and paint it fully assembled. And donít use masking tape.

Pick a color, or two, you really like and use...
09-26-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By 70sSanO

I mis-read Sora 3X to represent a model number...

I mis-read Sora 3X to represent a model number not a triple FD.

Yes any Sora triple FD should work with a 9 or even an 8 speed Shimano triple STI shifter. It shouldn’t matter if it is 8 or 9 FD...
09-25-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By 70sSanO

Since Shimano never made a Sora 3X model, an...

Since Shimano never made a Sora 3X model, an FD-R3000 is not the next generation.

Shimano went from 3300 to 3400 to 3500 to R3000. The FD-R3000 double is not compatible with any 7, 8, 9, or...
09-24-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 675
Posted By 70sSanO

Since it doesn’t appear to matter, just sell the...

Since it doesn’t appear to matter, just sell the one that you can get the most money.

John
09-24-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 600
Posted By 70sSanO

Others will chime in with Campy specific options....

Others will chime in with Campy specific options.

The most important aspect is whether you are making the change for the present or future. Many people chase lower gears with a few teeth here and...
09-23-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By 70sSanO

I would think you talking to your doc and...

I would think you talking to your doc and physical therapist would be more important.

If you have, hopefully they’ve given you a timeline and exercises. If nothing else they can determine the...
09-23-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 191
Posted By 70sSanO

I have no clue about a washer behind the...

I have no clue about a washer behind the freewheel or if it even plays a part in any of this, but I found this thread on your brand of e-bike...
...
09-22-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 675
Posted By 70sSanO

Probably a major consideration is component...

Probably a major consideration is component condition and your ability. The Specialized should have 10 speed Dura Ace 7900. If the components are in great shape and the gearing works for you, (you...
09-21-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By 70sSanO

The solution is simple. 3D print replacement...

The solution is simple. 3D print replacement hoods for 90’s STI shifters and you’ll get a ton of support.

I think the proof is going beyond the talking.

John
09-21-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,979
Posted By 70sSanO

Yep, doesn't even have to be cheap. Ground a...

Yep, doesn't even have to be cheap. Ground a Craftsman spark plug socket to get a plug out.

John
09-21-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,331
Posted By 70sSanO

In light of the actual measurement of a micron,...

In light of the actual measurement of a micron, yes I agree the OP can certainly remove a “few” of them from anywhere on a rim.

John
09-20-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,404
Posted By 70sSanO

Same back to you. I have learned a lot about e...

Same back to you. I have learned a lot about e and e-assist bikes.

John
09-20-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,404
Posted By 70sSanO

Thanks! John

Thanks!

John
09-20-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 626
Posted By 70sSanO

Bikes sizes are traditionally measured “from” the...

Bikes sizes are traditionally measured “from” the center of the bottom bracket. The “where” has differed from center of top tube or top of top tube; with some using top of seat tube.

I use the top...
09-20-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By 70sSanO

Here’s my take. I did a quick look at your hybrid...

Here’s my take. I did a quick look at your hybrid city bike. The basic geometry is not that far off from a 10-12 year old 29er, except the chainstays are probably too long. I’m not saying it is...
09-20-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,404
Posted By 70sSanO

Just so I understand. When someone stops...

Just so I understand.

When someone stops pedaling an e-assist bike the assist stops at the same time?

It is not like a hand crank generator with a power bank that provides power after the...
09-20-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By 70sSanO

Good quality cup/cone quill pedals can last a...

Good quality cup/cone quill pedals can last a long time. But they are just like hubs in that they need to be maintained and properly adjusted.

The typical MKS road model is the Sylvan. Cup/cone...
09-19-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 642
Posted By 70sSanO

I'm not in the business, and you're in Italy and...

I'm not in the business, and you're in Italy and I'm in Southern California, but there is a local bike garage, not a co-op, that seems to be the perfect setup. It is called Orange County Bike...
09-19-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By 70sSanO

[QUOTE=brsboarder;22651949]Trying to figure out...

[QUOTE=brsboarder;22651949]Trying to figure out what its worth, its advertised as a 2017 vs 2018 Trek Madone 56cm.[QUOTE]

The issue(s) with that bike, beyond the funky cable routing and condition,...
09-19-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,862
Posted By 70sSanO

If you find that the shifting is not as good with...

If you find that the shifting is not as good with the threaded UG track cog, it is “possible” to run a normal 17t HG cog on a UG/HG freehub body that is theaded to the edge.

The caveat is that you...
09-19-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By 70sSanO

Not to argue, but if the seller can convince an...

Not to argue, but if the seller can convince an unsuspecting buyer the bike is a 2017 or 2018 instead of a 2013, the seller can get more for it.

It is not uncommon to see a seller exaggerated the...
09-19-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By 70sSanO

Maybe a bit OT, but the best inexpensive Shimano...

Maybe a bit OT, but the best inexpensive Shimano friction lever, in my experience, is/was the SL-L422.

They are spring loaded, with a micro ratchet ring, that can be removed if desired.

The...
09-18-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By 70sSanO

The rule of thumb I’ve used is to run oil through...

The rule of thumb I’ve used is to run oil through the freewheel body until it quiets down.

That said, there’s no hub bearings in a freewheel so there is no effect on pedaling whatsoever. As long...
09-18-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,862
Posted By 70sSanO

Good for you. Were you able to find a...

Good for you.

Were you able to find a threaded 17t cog for the first position, or just run a splined UG cog with a HG lockring?

John
09-18-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By 70sSanO

I agree that a 12t 5 speed freewheel would be...

I agree that a 12t 5 speed freewheel would be rare, or even non-existent.

Iím not even sure about 12t 6 speed freewheel although Sachs might have made one since the 1st position cog threads onto...
09-18-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By 70sSanO

As others have said there is too much going on to...

As others have said there is too much going on to know the exact cause, other than the Trek dealer's response; which may or may not have analyzed the situation.

If I understand the latest...
09-17-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 575
Posted By 70sSanO

My blind guess of the 2 squares with ears might...

My blind guess of the 2 squares with ears might be downtube shifter stops.

John
09-17-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By 70sSanO

Quick is really in the eye of the beholder. If...

Quick is really in the eye of the beholder. If you have nothing then being able to get some information might be quick.

Shimano docs has an archive section that provides a lot of what you want....
09-17-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By 70sSanO

The skipping has been addressed by others. I...

The skipping has been addressed by others. I would think the new freewheel will address that, along with a new chain.

As for the gearing, I’m pretty sure the OP has a true 10 speed bike, as in a 5...
09-17-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By 70sSanO

I imagine the “girl’s bike” stigma may one day...

I imagine the “girl’s bike” stigma may one day evolve into the “old man’s bike” stigma.

Regardless, you just need to find a comfortable bike that you are able to shift. If you can rent a bike for...
09-17-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,222
Posted By 70sSanO

Well… probably not. Although I do like the...

Well… probably not.

Although I do like the shallower drop of the 64’s, I imagine modern bars would be more of an improvement. I’m anticipating that my back will weigh in on future considerations....
09-16-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,222
Posted By 70sSanO

Funny, my Ortho only recommends Cinelli 64-40. ...

Funny, my Ortho only recommends Cinelli 64-40.

John
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