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05-07-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,492
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: 839
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: 274
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: 393
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: 431
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: 431
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: 636
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: 431
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: 1,097
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.
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04-22-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9,703
Views: 1,518,626
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: 8,052
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: 8,052
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: 8,052
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: 8,052
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: 976
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: 730
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: 176
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: 12,264
Views: 2,644,627
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"
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03-28-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12,264
Views: 2,644,627
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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

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03-27-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
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: 328
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: 238
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: 238
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: 844
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: 390
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: 525
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: 29,600
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: 153
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: 441
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: 553
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: 795
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: 12,264
Views: 2,644,627
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: 215
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: 1,584
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...
01-05-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,584
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A band brake uses a right hand thread, A left...

A band brake uses a right hand thread, A left side chain will unscrew the cog.
01-04-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Dan Burkhart

A lot of hubs can be adapted by simply switching...

A lot of hubs can be adapted by simply switching end caps, but I couldn't tell ya if Shimano TA hubs can be converted.
01-02-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dan Burkhart

WD 40 almost always works for me, and when it...

WD 40 almost always works for me, and when it doesn't it's because something else is going on besides gummed up works. I do find that it sometimes takes patience though. Sometimes it takes hours or...
01-02-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Pretty much what I was going to suggest. I have...

Pretty much what I was going to suggest. I have seen the lobes on the cog worn to the point that they slip on the driver with any amount of applied force.
Forum: Foo
12-30-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12,264
Views: 2,644,627
Posted By Dan Burkhart

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-29-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,431
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I've been tracking a package that was shipped...

I've been tracking a package that was shipped Dec. 16 from Atlanta. It showed up at Carol Stream Il on the 19th and the next update was this morning in Rancho Dominguez Ca. Who can say if the next...
12-28-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,673
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I will often get customers in exactly that...

I will often get customers in exactly that position. A hub or hub set from a trashed set of wheels that they want rebuilt with new rims and spokes. Or, sometimes the rims are salvageable, but they...
12-28-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,673
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This is kind of what I do. My primary customers...

This is kind of what I do. My primary customers are bike shops (three of them) one of which directs a lot of customers directly to me. My largest client has their own branded line of bikes and...
Forum: Foo
12-21-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,634
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Drag racing without a license.

Drag racing without a license.
Forum: Foo
12-21-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9,703
Views: 1,518,626
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I know this is a fun topic to joke about, and I...

I know this is a fun topic to joke about, and I actually did this numerous times back when I owned and operated heavy trucks, but an acquaintance of mine was very badly injured doing this, and I...
Forum: Foo
12-18-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9,703
Views: 1,518,626
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Been there, done that. Didn't get my pants blown...

Been there, done that. Didn't get my pants blown off though.
12-17-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,437
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The fire in the frame. The Marinoni story....

The fire in the frame.
The Marinoni story. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4058750/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgmlcH3VUZg
Forum: Foo
12-09-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Oh gawd, that channel is a serious rabbit hole,...

Oh gawd, that channel is a serious rabbit hole, only with cats.
12-08-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, I have found that preload adjustment has an...

Well, I have found that preload adjustment has an extremely narrow sweet spot with these bearings. They are not exactly a radial bearing and not exactly angular contact.
The inner race is much like...
12-08-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Also possible that the 44mm is the profile, or...

Also possible that the 44mm is the profile, or depth of the rim if it is a carbon rim in which case that number will have no relation to the width of tire that can be mounted.
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