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04-13-24, 02:26 AM
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Posted By belacqua

"how I like" is my favorite kind of build. ...

"how I like" is my favorite kind of build.

curious what work was done on the Cyclone rd?
03-25-24, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Iride01

Are you looking at the dust cover? I think you...

Are you looking at the dust cover? I think you just use a hex key and remove the fixing bolt. Then pull on the free hub body and it should be off.

Shimano FH-6400 or FH-6401? Or is this some other...
02-11-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By grumpus

It's "RJ the bike guy". To remove those dust...

It's "RJ the bike guy". To remove those dust caps, easiest is to remove the axle first, then you can get a wide flat screwdriver under the inside edge. Rest something like a piece of wood on the hub...
02-11-24, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Rubber usually expands with heat, not contracts....

Rubber usually expands with heat, not contracts. But it also gets more pliable. I would try to leave the dust cap (I think that's what is in question) in place and clean around it best possible. Some...
02-11-24, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Iride01

Push it out from the other side. Is this the hub...

Push it out from the other side. Is this the hub body or on the non-drive side? On some you can use the axle to do that. If this is in the free hub body, then pull the free hub off first. Though...
02-11-24, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Crankycrank

You could pour some boiling water over the seal...

You could pour some boiling water over the seal and hope it helps but best to just leave it in place if it doesn't come out easily. If you're determined to remove the seal check and make sure you can...
02-11-24, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By mpetry912

do you absolutely need to remove it ? use...

do you absolutely need to remove it ?

use the widest prying tool that you can get in there. Kitchen butter knife maybe

/markp
01-26-24, 02:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,938
Posted By Piff

Well, here we are, I think this is where the bike...

Well, here we are, I think this is where the bike will stay for a good bit, except maybe swapping back to my other saddle. Not the best backdrop nor camera, but these will have to do until this...
12-31-23, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By mpetry912

that is a short and steep frame. It will have an...

that is a short and steep frame. It will have an "exciting" ride I'm sure.

Dont be put off by the comments of nay-sayers. interested in your comments after riding it.

These SBDUs were among...
12-07-23, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By oneclick

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12-06-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By TenGrainBread

I am measuring from the center of the post (at...

I am measuring from the center of the post (at the very top of the post) to the center of the saddle clamp in the furthest back setting. Keep in mind for Dura Ace that means the angle of the saddle...
10-22-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By JohnDThompson

The Delta top nut has a shoulder over which that...

The Delta top nut has a shoulder over which that washer sits. You can add a spacer to increase the stack if you need to, but you'll want to keep that original washer....
10-22-23, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By thinktubes

Yep ...

Yep

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10-21-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Chombi1

I suspdct thst the treaded portion of your...

I suspdct thst the treaded portion of your steerer tub is a bit too long. I don't see sny problems with using a taller spacer in lieu of stock, as long you make sure you still have full thread...
10-04-23, 03:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 32,619
Posted By KCT1986

Of the 3 74xx series bodies, only the 8 speed is...

Of the 3 74xx series bodies, only the 8 speed is designed for a Hyperglide style cassette, with a standard lockring. The older DA used a Uniglide style cassette, with an even less common sized...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-25-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By unterhausen

Torch and File has a lightweight Reynolds disc...

Torch and File has a lightweight Reynolds disc fork blade. Maybe ask your builder about using those. I hate their website so I didn't look to see if they have bent ones:...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-25-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By guy153

If you look in the Reynolds catalogue, the 631...

If you look in the Reynolds catalogue, the 631 and 853 curved fork blades that they say are "for disk" are 1.1mm wall compared to 1.0/0.6mm for rim brakes. Outer dimensions are 27.5/20mm oval. I...
11-02-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5,455
Views: 3,885,314
Posted By gesta

Great bikes in here! ...

Great bikes in here!

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Peugeot ex-PX50L
Hereís my...
11-01-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5,455
Views: 3,885,314
Posted By tFUnK

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Trek XO2 SRAM Rival 10 speed 46/34 - 12/40 Bontrager Paradigm Elite...
08-02-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5,455
Views: 3,885,314
Posted By motochick

This 1996 Torelli Cyclocross bike came from the...

This 1996 Torelli Cyclocross bike came from the collection of an old guy in my area that passed away. According to Chairman Bill, less than 100 of these were made. The frame is Colombus Brain and the...
05-03-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,431
Posted By DarKris

i measured 48.5 mm when I mounted them at 45 psi....

i measured 48.5 mm when I mounted them at 45 psi. I donít see it stretching past 50 mm long term.

The tread is stiff and has a very rounded profile. That probably wonít stretch too much either
08-24-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,114
Posted By T.W.O.

I say "Go for it!". I have a few years on you...

I say "Go for it!". I have a few years on you and I would do it. Over the years I have done a number of solo wilderness trips either backpacking or canoeing and found that the solo trips were some...
06-26-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,497
Posted By Champlaincycler

Similar to Oakman, my story involves a red tailed...

Similar to Oakman, my story involves a red tailed hawk.
Slight downhill, going 22-24 mph, must have spooked the hawk that rose up from a roadside ditch. Never saw him until it began to rise and beat...
06-26-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,497
Posted By kaos joe

There was an aggressive male pheasant living at a...

There was an aggressive male pheasant living at a popular mountain bike trail network nearby several years back. He would chase riders on the trail, usually pursuing them on foot. Became known as The...
06-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,497
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I had a small sparrow bounce off my helmet once....

I had a small sparrow bounce off my helmet once. I was going downhill, about 40 mph, and I think he just didn't realize how fast I was closing on him.
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