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09-25-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Okay well whatever the real number is the...

Okay well whatever the real number is the southern tip of Canuckistan extends well south of 49.
09-25-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The source I am looking at says the California...

The source I am looking at says the California Oregon line is 43.8 something.
09-25-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yeah most people donít realize that we are on a...

Yeah most people donít realize that we are on a line of latitude south of the northern border of California.
09-23-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Yes. Still am. Oakville Ontario to be precise.

Yes. Still am. Oakville Ontario to be precise.
09-23-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By Dan Burkhart

EVO is the house brand of Cycles Lambert, also...

EVO is the house brand of Cycles Lambert, also known as HLC, one of Canadaís larger bike parts distributors.
What you are looking at is a very basic entry level wheel built with generic parts.
I...
09-22-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,902
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There are some things in this world that simply...

There are some things in this world that simply do not need to be high tech.
Truing stands fit that category in my opinion.
09-16-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 780
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Sounds like your builder is not familiar with the...

Sounds like your builder is not familiar with the triplet design. It is a sound system and addresses two issues. It puts two thirds of the spokes on the drive side, which on a radically dished wheel...
09-14-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 780
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I doubt it. A 2 to 1 (triplet) wheel has two...

I doubt it. A 2 to 1 (triplet) wheel has two thirds of its spokes on the drive side which carries most of the weight. You have 20 spokes on that side so it should be plenty strong.
09-14-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Velocity offers two widths of Velotape and lists...

Velocity offers two widths of Velotape and lists the rims each is suitable for on their website.
https://www.velocityusa.com/product/accessories/velotape1
09-14-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 780
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I would agree with the above that if the rim is...

I would agree with the above that if the rim is salvageable the best way forward is to rebuild with quality double butted spokes. If it turns out the rim has a terminal warp, you will need to assess...
09-13-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 780
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I see you are taking the OP at his word that he...

I see you are taking the OP at his word that he did not miss count the spokes in the rear wheel but it is entirely possible for a 30 spoke wheel to exist as Iím sure you know.
Some of the Chinese...
09-12-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 653
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I assume you work in a shop. It might be worth...

I assume you work in a shop. It might be worth your while to invest in something like this. https://steintool.com/portfolio-items/crank-extractor-system/
Not worth it for a one time use but mine has...
09-10-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not the skewers but the volute springs. If you...

Not the skewers but the volute springs. If you have them backwards the large end is toward the lock nut and it will interfere with inserting the axle in the dropouts.
Doesnít really have anything to...
Forum: Introductions
09-10-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Welcome neighbour from just west of you in...

Welcome neighbour from just west of you in Oakville
09-09-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Or you could do another calculation for 36 spokes...

Or you could do another calculation for 36 spokes and split the difference between that and 32. I think that would get you within the fudge factor.
09-08-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Look for a feature on whatever calculator you are...

Look for a feature on whatever calculator you are using to select between Normal ( J bend) straight pull, or triplet. You want triplet
Edit: So I just tried this on my mobile device which I have...
Forum: Introductions
08-31-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Hi there. Your username is my wifeís family...

Hi there. Your username is my wifeís family surname.
Where in the great white north are you?
08-30-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 717,812
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If rail trails are your thing you can ride the...

If rail trails are your thing you can ride the Lynn Valley trail from Simcoe in to Port Dover. We have done that a few times.
08-29-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,184
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Just curious to know if you availed yourself of...

Just curious to know if you availed yourself of any that were up for offer earlier in this thread or if you are still on the hunt.
08-29-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 554
Posted By Dan Burkhart

For anyone planning to buy blue Loctite I...

For anyone planning to buy blue Loctite I recommend 243 rather than 242. Same strength but it will tolerate a bit of oil or grease on the thread
08-28-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://carbonal.net/collections/fat-bike-carbon-r...

https://carbonal.net/collections/fat-bike-carbon-rims-wheels/products/26-inch-beadless-super-lightweight-85mm-wide-fatbike-carbon-rim
I have used a lot of rims from this company including fat bike...
08-27-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,173
Posted By Dan Burkhart

+100 to that. Glad to see you pop in Francis.

+100 to that. Glad to see you pop in Francis.
08-24-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The 7 speed does not have a direct one to one...

The 7 speed does not have a direct one to one gear. The eight speed is direct in fifth
08-17-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 717,812
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The pleasure was all mine.

The pleasure was all mine.
08-15-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By Dan Burkhart

That's brilliant! I made a cable pull measuring...

That's brilliant! I made a cable pull measuring tool years ago, but it does not work on the bike. The purpose of my tool was to compare cable pull ratios of various IGH shifters to determine cross...
08-14-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I am in Oakville if thatís close enough. You...

I am in Oakville if thatís close enough. You could try Bicycle Specialties 416 423 0456. They used to be a TA dealer perhaps still are.
if not I do have a puller. Not looking to sell it but you may...
08-13-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,256
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, the lock ring that takes a cassette tool...

Well, the lock ring that takes a cassette tool only works with 12mm thru axles. Once you step up to 15mm, you get the other type. The good news is you probably already have the tool for that as well...
08-11-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,256
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If your rim is still good, it is possible to...

If your rim is still good, it is possible to rebuild with a conventional 24 hole hub. I have done this, but it took a bit of calculating. What I did was to lace the drive side with the same length...
08-10-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 717,812
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Not a Caribbean resort. These are actual palm...

Not a Caribbean resort. These are actual palm trees in Port Dover Ontario where I met up with Biker395 during his amazing ride....
08-05-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 383
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I have a few of those and I never use them...

I have a few of those and I never use them anymore. For 60 mm and under rims I use Wheel Fanatyc nipple holder and the aforementioned kabob skewers for the deeper ones. I find it works better and...
08-05-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The best source for outdated Mavic parts is this...

The best source for outdated Mavic parts is this guy.https://www.mavicparts.com/
I have rebuilt mavic wheels with other rims and standard spokes.
Not sure if that particular hub fits standard...
08-05-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 383
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Kabob skewers work if you have a pencil sharpener...

Kabob skewers work if you have a pencil sharpener handy. I build with rims as deep as 88 mm and it works for me.
07-24-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Interesting. I agree with Andy that the marketing...

Interesting. I agree with Andy that the marketing claims as it applies to zero maintenance should be take with a grain of salt, but I see some things I like, or at least think have a place.
For the...
07-20-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Could be a case of garbage in, garbage out. Did...

Could be a case of garbage in, garbage out. Did you measure the hub and rim yourself, or rely on manufacturer's data? That can sometimes be way off in my experience. Case in point, just last week, I...
07-18-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By Dan Burkhart

One thought that occurs to me is that the 11...

One thought that occurs to me is that the 11 speed has helical gears on the low range drive. This creates end thrust which could and probably would wear on contact points over time.
Truth is, I...
07-14-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, it sounds like you have at least considered...

Well, it sounds like you have at least considered most of the possible external sources if not completely ruled them out.
I really donít have any thoughts on what could be an internal cause of your...
07-10-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I donít think the dropouts are the concern....

I donít think the dropouts are the concern. Sachs/SRAM 5 and 7 speed hubs had axle flats for anti rotation on one side only. However, the internal actuation mechanism was entirely different from that...
06-26-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 30,611
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: 155
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: 254
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: 254
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: 254
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: 115
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: 466
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: 254
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: 1,961
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: 181
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: 492
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: 492
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: 2,012
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...
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