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12-05-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 280
Posted By Crankycrank

Also heating up the race in boiling water and if...

Also heating up the race in boiling water and if you have a large enough freezer, put the fork in there for a couple hours or put some ice around the race seat right before installing the race....
11-26-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Crankycrank

Not sure this site will provide the info you need...

Not sure this site will provide the info you need but take a look. Sheldon Brown's Bottom Bracket Size Database (https://sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html)
11-22-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 869
Posted By Crankycrank

Lots of YouTube videos about doing the repair...

Lots of YouTube videos about doing the repair yourself with carbon fiber kits/materials. Do a search for Carbon Fiber suppliers that ship to the Philippines and do some research on the best types to...
11-21-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Crankycrank

Those are reasonably common sealing washers...

Those are reasonably common sealing washers mostly used for applications where sealing a liquid is needed and can be found at various places including some auto parts stores if you wanted to get them...
11-20-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By Crankycrank

Not likely the front takes 1/4" balls but can't...

Not likely the front takes 1/4" balls but can't say for sure and I can't find any info on what the hubs are. Try contacting Felt directly as they should have that info.
11-19-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,164
Posted By Crankycrank

From looking at the photo it's hard to see if the...

From looking at the photo it's hard to see if the actual frame keyhole is too far compressed. It may be just the clamp is an ill fit to the outer seat tube dia. You may just need a different/better...
11-19-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Crankycrank

Giant sells spares. You can try your local bike...

Giant sells spares. You can try your local bike shop or search online for Giant Fastroad, (year?), (model?) seatclamp spares. Just giving you a heads-up, not trying to be snarky. There are a few...
11-19-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 373
Posted By Crankycrank

Are you sure the chain is routed through the rear...

Are you sure the chain is routed through the rear derailleur pulley cage properly.? Occasionally it will get routed on the outside of one of the "guide tabs" on the cage and can make a noise similar...
11-17-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 897
Posted By Crankycrank

Unfortunately, as mentioned in post #29 this...

Unfortunately, as mentioned in post #29 this model is a no-go for the OP. Here is a list of some of the specs and only offered in a med. cage with a 41t capacity and 1x crank only. Scroll to row #433...
11-16-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 565
Posted By Crankycrank

The shifting hardware should not be much, if any,...

The shifting hardware should not be much, if any, harder to operate in 40deg temps. If it gets around freezing moisture can freeze up in your cables/housing making it harder to shift. Is your bike...
11-16-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 697
Posted By Crankycrank

Drop the freewheel in a jar with Odorless Mineral...

Drop the freewheel in a jar with Odorless Mineral Spirits, let soak and take it out several times and give it a few good spins to dislodge the gunk. Save the dirty OMS as the gunk will settle to the...
11-09-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 704
Posted By Crankycrank

You fine tune your shifting while riding. Doing...

You fine tune your shifting while riding. Doing it while on the stand is good for ballpark tuning but you might get lucky, and it will work on the road too. Lots of reasons why it's different on the...
11-09-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,241
Posted By Crankycrank

After looking at the photo some more I still...

After looking at the photo some more I still think it would be worth a check to just remove the tabbed "spacer" as Shimano calls it although not really a spacer. Just bend the tabs back and remove it...
11-09-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By Crankycrank

Have you tried disassembling the DA freehub?...

Have you tried disassembling the DA freehub? Could just need some new bearings and/or lube. Sometimes a good flush and lube can solve some problems. Good generic Shimano FH videos here. Chain Goes...
11-07-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,241
Posted By Crankycrank

Try contacting Shimano and/or White Industries as...

Try contacting Shimano and/or White Industries as they may have the answer.
11-05-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,737
Posted By Crankycrank

Update: Well, my Alligator cable started fraying...

Update: Well, my Alligator cable started fraying at the shifter not long after this so roughly about 2/3 the mileage of the S or J brand cables. I've had the same bike, groupset, basically everything...
11-03-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,241
Posted By Crankycrank

Just looking at the 6600 lockring I have, don't...

Just looking at the 6600 lockring I have, don't have an HG800, I can see it has fewer threads and also the thin spacer with the tabs on it don't protrude as far onto the threads. Try taking off the...
11-03-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Crankycrank

If it were me, I would get a regular steep angled...

If it were me, I would get a regular steep angled stem and bar setup and sell the Canyon H36. I see the retail on those things is $399 so should get a fair chunk of that back if you decide to sell...
11-02-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 595
Posted By Crankycrank

According to the Shimano Tech documents they are...

According to the Shimano Tech documents they are not interchangeable but possibly someone has done the switch successfully and will chime in. Parts #10 & #12 are listed in the right column as not...
11-01-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,461
Posted By Crankycrank

I don't know if these brands are available in...

I don't know if these brands are available in Morocco but Dupli-Color and Rustoleum offer a peel off automotive coating that is easy to use and touch up or just change the color at some point. Not...
10-26-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Crankycrank

+1. And I find the ISO is the most precise...

+1. And I find the ISO is the most precise sizing. When looking at Sheldon's site notice how many different 26" tires there are but each has a different ISO size and they are often not...
10-26-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Crankycrank

You need a "step down ferrule". Example here but...

You need a "step down ferrule". Example here but there are various sizes so I recommend taking the bike to a shop who might have other sizes which you can test for fit on your bike. Universal Cycles...
10-24-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By Crankycrank

You can get special holders for the spokes for...

You can get special holders for the spokes for tensioning or just use an adjustable end wrench. The holders are a little less effort to use if you use them a lot and less likely to leave marks on...
10-19-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By Crankycrank

Do a search for the "Motobecane Sprint" and see...

Do a search for the "Motobecane Sprint" and see if you can find your bike. Here's a random example of one model which lists the compatible headset and size. Motobecane USA | Aluminum+ Bicycles |...
10-14-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,133
Posted By Crankycrank

Clamp will work on both sides of the frame but...

Clamp will work on both sides of the frame but non-drive side is what is considered the correct side. Make sure your QR springs have the narrow end against the dropout or they can get caught in the...
10-09-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By Crankycrank

I started using this Aligator 31-strand Superior...

I started using this Aligator 31-strand Superior Shine Slick Stainless Shimano/ Sram 1.1mm cable on my rear derailleur. ALLIGATOR 31-STRAND INNER CABLE (alligatorcables.com)...
10-09-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By Crankycrank

Could be that the frame is tweeked a bit but have...

Could be that the frame is tweeked a bit but have you checked if the wheel is dished properly? Flip the wheel around and check if it sits in the frame the same. This is an easy way to check the...
10-08-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By Crankycrank

I'll add that anytime you are shifting an indexed...

I'll add that anytime you are shifting an indexed shifter around, road or MTB, keep tension on the cable if it's loose or detached from the derailleur so it doesn't jam things up.
10-08-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By Crankycrank

Try firmly pulling on the cable while trying to...

Try firmly pulling on the cable while trying to shift in either direction and you are right not to force anything but give the cable pull a try.
10-07-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Crankycrank

+1 with post #6 and it looks like the rivets on...

+1 with post #6 and it looks like the rivets on the outer side already have a small hole that can be used as a drill guide. Should be easy.
10-07-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By Crankycrank

We need make/model/year of your forks. Can't give...

We need make/model/year of your forks. Can't give much help without that info. Most manufacturers have manuals on their websites that are very helpful as well.
10-06-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Crankycrank

Another vote for Odorless Mineral Spirits BUT,...

Another vote for Odorless Mineral Spirits BUT, I'm pretty sure but not positive, that all the plastic pieces in your cleaner will be OK so hopefully one of the resident chemists will chime in. OMS...
10-04-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Crankycrank

Shimano does make various proper flat pedals, but...

Shimano does make various proper flat pedals, but I have no idea if they are compatible with your Assioma's. Contact them to check if any of the Shimano flats will work. shimano flat pedals - Search...
10-01-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 739
Posted By Crankycrank

Good for you for keeping at it. It just takes...

Good for you for keeping at it. It just takes practice and most likely with more experience it will become second nature and not something you have to even think about when releasing your foot from...
09-29-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By Crankycrank

Most sealed bearings you can carefully pry off...

Most sealed bearings you can carefully pry off the seal with a thin blade of your choice to flush and re-lube the bearings extending their life for many, many more miles. No need to remove them from...
09-28-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By Crankycrank

Post a photo and maybe someone will recognize it.

Post a photo and maybe someone will recognize it.
09-28-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 358
Posted By Crankycrank

Easiest way to sand down seams is to fold the...

Easiest way to sand down seams is to fold the tube so the seam is on the edge of the fold and just sand away until it's gone. No chance of sanding too much of the area around the seam and much faster...
09-27-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Crankycrank

Shifters and derailleur have the same pull ratio....

Shifters and derailleur have the same pull ratio. Check this chart for more data. Row 203 for your derailleur. Bicycle Cassettes & Drivetrains - Google Sheets...
09-27-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 928
Posted By Crankycrank

As mentioned in post #4 Microshift makes a good...

As mentioned in post #4 Microshift makes a good solid replacement for 8sp triples. Can be had for under $25 delivered. Road 3x Front Derailleurs | microSHIFT...
09-25-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Crankycrank

What make and model post is this and if you know...

What make and model post is this and if you know have you looked at the mfrs. website for a manual? Maybe YouTube has vids for a diagnosis/rebuild as well.
09-24-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 368
Posted By Crankycrank

+1. Works for almost anything Asian made which...

+1. Works for almost anything Asian made which is........almost everything.
09-24-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Crankycrank

No issues. They were actually designed with the...

No issues. They were actually designed with the collar for just this purpose, and you actually only need one on the outside of the rim. As mentioned above you can order Schrader hole adapters for...
09-24-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By Crankycrank

Agree with all above suggestions and I would say...

Agree with all above suggestions and I would say learning to fix a flat is the most important and lubing your chain is essential. WARNING: Lots of "lively" debate on anything related to lubrication...
09-22-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Crankycrank

Size reference would help alot but I'm guessing...

Size reference would help alot but I'm guessing it a cable housing ferrule with the longer part being a dust/moisture guard. Probably a universal piece included with a cable kit which may or may not...
09-21-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 910
Posted By Crankycrank

Yellow Jersey in Arlington, WI. Bicycle Frame...

Yellow Jersey in Arlington, WI. Bicycle Frame Repair at Yellow Jersey (http://www.yellowjersey.org/zito.html) Website is a mess but very interesting to check out.
09-21-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 739
Posted By Crankycrank

Most people adapt fairly quickly but it does take...

Most people adapt fairly quickly but it does take a little practice and something you should do for your first attempts on some grass or a soft surface as tipping over at a full stop is one of the...
09-20-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By Crankycrank

Since you mentioned many tourers pass by your...

Since you mentioned many tourers pass by your house, try putting up a "Bike Repair" sign in front for now and see what type of repairs people are needing and just start out slow offering services...
09-19-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Crankycrank

No, according to Shimano. SI-6CW0B-001-ENG.pdf...

No, according to Shimano. SI-6CW0B-001-ENG.pdf (shimano.com) (https://si.shimano.com/en/pdfs/si/6CW0B/SI-6CW0B-001-ENG.pdf) Look where it says "SIS Operation" on the lower right side. Looks like all...
09-19-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Crankycrank

There's a chance your front derailleur just needs...

There's a chance your front derailleur just needs an adjustment since it could be the chain rubbing on it when you're putting down more power as the frame/cranks can flex slightly. Shift the...
09-19-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 411
Posted By Crankycrank

Totally agree with FBinNY. Just protect the CF...

Totally agree with FBinNY. Just protect the CF from scratches and chips and if it holds your weight, then it certainly can hold just the bike.
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