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12-07-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,072
Posted By Hondo6

They certainly no longer seem to exist in...

They certainly no longer seem to exist in Shimano's road and Gravel lineups. But they're still out there in Shimano's mountain RD offerings...
12-07-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 501
Posted By Hondo6

mrv : before lacing those hubs, make sure you...

mrv : before lacing those hubs, make sure you review this document. The DA 73XX hubs were somewhat unique in that they were designed to be laced differently than most hubs - e.g., all spokes were...
12-07-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 501
Posted By Hondo6

Yeah, the Shimano docs are definitely misleading...

Yeah, the Shimano docs are definitely misleading on length vs OD for that cone. In the EV, they certainly look longer than their OD.

Speculation: I'd guess - and this is only a guess, so I could...
12-06-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 523
Posted By Hondo6

top506 , sd5782 : I thought the only hand brazed...

top506 , sd5782 : I thought the only hand brazed frames Schwinn made in the US were the Paramounts. I guess I was wrong. Probably won't be the last time today. :)

Learn something every day....
12-06-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 523
Posted By Hondo6

Almost certainly Huret or Shimano, actually. ...

Almost certainly Huret or Shimano, actually.

In the 1970s, Schwinn used "Schwinn Approved" derailleurs manufactured by 3rd parties. Per Mike Sweatman's Disraeli Gears website, Huret and Shimano...
12-05-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 501
Posted By Hondo6

Assuming the OP in fact has HB-7370s (-F and -R),...

Assuming the OP in fact has HB-7370s (-F and -R), seals shouldn't be an issue. Unlike the 7400-series hubs, per Shimano's EVs the 7370-series front hub doesn't appear to have dust seals for the...
12-01-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Hondo6

4130 CroMo steel is typically between 0.8% and...

4130 CroMo steel is typically between 0.8% and 1.1% chromium and between 0.15% and 0.25% molybdenum. That amount of chromium in a steel alloy does effectively nada to provide corrosion resistance....
12-01-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Hondo6

The color of a spindle isn't a reliable indicator...

The color of a spindle isn't a reliable indicator of the type of steel from which it's made. Both Shimano and Hatta produced some CroMo spindles with a black finish. Here's one example, from Hatta:
...
12-01-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By Hondo6

Another option: NOS Shimano Exage-level hubs. ...

Another option: NOS Shimano Exage-level hubs. These are still available from a vendor in France on eBay. Hubsets are HB-RM50 front, FH-HG20 rear. Cost is around $45 including shipping to the US...
11-30-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 875
Posted By Hondo6

One of these might work. Hopefully Amazon...

One of these might work. Hopefully Amazon delivers to your location and any local taxes won't be a deal-breaker. You might also be able to find something similar locally.
...
11-30-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 875
Posted By Hondo6

Without a model number, what follows may not be...

Without a model number, what follows may not be correct. But here goes anyway.

The 9-speed Shimano XTR RDs appear to have been from the late 1990s/early 2000s, and appear to have had 950 or...
11-29-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By Hondo6

I think you're misreading the WTB chart. And you...

I think you're misreading the WTB chart. And you didn't include both WTB charts - they have a different chart for urban/hybrid/cyclocross/gravel/road plus/adventure tires.
...
11-29-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By Hondo6

Getting same error on several different threads...

Getting same error on several different threads this AM. Some are very short threads.
11-28-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 875
Posted By Hondo6

If the OP is sure that a 34T rear is big enough...

If the OP is sure that a 34T rear is big enough for the foreseeable future, the 11-speed 105 GS RD (RD-R7000-GS) would also be an option for mechanical shifting. They're still available, have 39T...
11-28-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By Hondo6

Sounds like you're using an older 126mm OLD...

Sounds like you're using an older 126mm OLD freewheel hub with (possibly) a longer-than-normal axle in a frame with 135mm rear dropouts. Is this correct?

Unless you put all the spacers on the...
11-27-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 552
Posted By Hondo6

Shouldn't that be Carbone paste? :)

Shouldn't that be Carbone paste? :)
11-25-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Hondo6

Did some further checking. The Trek doc...

Did some further checking.

The Trek doc above says the hubs are "Shimano Acera X Parallex". The only "Acera X Parallex" rear hub I could find reference to was the FH-M290. All versions of that...
11-25-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Hondo6

Good point. OP: if your current drivetrain...

Good point.

OP: if your current drivetrain is Shimano 7-speed rear, you want to check this. Quickest way to confirm is to pull the rear cassette and see if there's a spacer(s) of about 4 mm or so...
11-24-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 613
Posted By Hondo6

I posted links for the Shimano specifications for...

I posted links for the Shimano specifications for both GS and SGS models above. They're also listed in the 2019-2020 Shimano specification handbook.

Dunno if the OP has looked at them or not.
...
11-21-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 381
Posted By Hondo6

I was composing while you were posting, JDT. Bu...

I was composing while you were posting, JDT. Bu that might be just what the OP needs, provided his existing FD will work acceptably with a 44T largest chainring. And he may need it anyway if he...
11-20-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By Hondo6

Maybe not. His second doc says that the chainline...

Maybe not. His second doc says that the chainline tolerance is +/- 1.5mm - and the 3S and 3T only differ by 1.5mm.

But the difference in length for those two spindles is all on the drive side...
11-20-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,304
Posted By Hondo6

"Boris say . . . wrong squirrel! This squirrel...

"Boris say . . . wrong squirrel! This squirrel me and Natasha look for!"
...
11-20-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Hondo6

As some shepherd might put it: "That was a pretty...

As some shepherd might put it: "That was a pretty ba-a-a-a-a-a-d pun, Bianchigirll."

Wish I'd thought of it. :)
11-18-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,310
Posted By Hondo6

Bingo. Shimano defined the Hyperglide...

Bingo.

Shimano defined the Hyperglide freehub standard. If a 3rd party manufacturer wants to make and advertise a freehub as "Shimano compatible", it is that 3rd party manufacturer's...
11-18-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Hondo6

Update: levers arrived. Removed the pink hoods...

Update: levers arrived. Removed the pink hoods and ordered a pair of Dia Compe BL07 hoods.

IMO they fit even better than the SunTour hoods that came with them. Might need a bit of trimming at the...
11-17-22, 04:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 924
Posted By Hondo6

In case no one's said this before: welcome to...

In case no one's said this before: welcome to Bike Forums.

Interesting product; thanks for mentioning it. But I'm not sure if it's something that will fit the OP's needs.

OP indicated above...
11-16-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By Hondo6

From looking at the photos on this eBay listing...

From looking at the photos on this eBay listing for a SP-7410 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/255829624292) (they're much better than the SP-7410 photos on Velobase), it appears that the SP-7410 post...
11-16-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,610
Posted By Hondo6

I understand it has an impact on, well, pretty...

I understand it has an impact on, well, pretty much everyone. I was just pointing out what IMO is probably the major cause of the recent rise in shipping costs.

Fuel costs are a huge part of of...
11-16-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,464
Posted By Hondo6

I didn't know the man. But given what's...

I didn't know the man.

But given what's written here, I wish I had.

RIP, Scott Gabriel. "May ye have been in heaven half an hour before the devil knew ye were gone."
11-15-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,610
Posted By Hondo6

"E-bikes"? Don't you mean electric mopeds? ...

"E-bikes"? Don't you mean electric mopeds? :)
11-14-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,421
Views: 572,340
Posted By Hondo6

Oui - et ils sont franšais aussi !

Oui - et ils sont franšais aussi !
11-13-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Hondo6

Yep. Guess that explains the presence of a...

Yep. Guess that explains the presence of a lockring and adjustable cup.
11-13-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Hondo6

It's my understanding that generally they're...

It's my understanding that generally they're cartridge bearings installed in a single-unit that is designed to be disposable. But there may have been a few made that were in fact user-serviceable.
...
11-12-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,324
Posted By Hondo6

De nada. Mistakes happen - especially when it...

De nada. Mistakes happen - especially when it comes to omitted words or caracters. :)

Was kinda hoping you were being literal, though. Always like to see something novel - and that would have...
11-12-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Hondo6

I haven't. For around $20 or less for a...

I haven't. For around $20 or less for a replacement UN300, I don't consider it worth the time and trouble.

That said, I've thought about it. And if you're trying to keep a bike completely...
11-11-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,188
Posted By Hondo6

Thanks for the info. It's always good to learn...

Thanks for the info. It's always good to learn something new - and I just did.
11-11-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,188
Posted By Hondo6

I'd guess corrugated steel was used in aircraft...

I'd guess corrugated steel was used in aircraft work of that era because the corrugations make it stronger in one direction (the direction perpendicular to the corrugations) than an equivalent flat...
11-11-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,309
Posted By Hondo6

RTFAMOI - that stands for "read those freely...

RTFAMOI - that stands for "read those freely available manuals or instructions", right? :)
11-08-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 427
Posted By Hondo6

I did some further checking, and in theory it...

I did some further checking, and in theory it appears that the OP is correct in saying that his current configuration should work. Disclaimer: this assumes (1) that the info published about the...
11-08-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By Hondo6

Good point. OP: if you do indeed have a...

Good point.

OP: if you do indeed have a UH/HG hub (if it has threads over the last few mm of the freehub splines, then it's either UG or UG/HG), the 11-25 SRAM cassette I suggested may not work...
11-08-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By Hondo6

One vendor on Amazon has SRAM 11-26 PG950s for...

One vendor on Amazon has SRAM 11-26 PG950s for sale for $18.
...
11-07-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 799
Posted By Hondo6

If you're looking for 7-speed cassettes, you...

If you're looking for 7-speed cassettes, you might want to check Amazon:
...
11-06-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,791
Posted By Hondo6

According to this article (if accurate), Klein...

According to this article (if accurate), Klein was a consultant for Trek until 2012.

https://www.chronline.com/stories/the-cult-of-klein,81432

Not sure what he did after that, or what he did...
11-06-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 799
Posted By Hondo6

No issue. Just glad you didn't order before...

No issue. Just glad you didn't order before checking; if your bike uses a freewheel, a cassette wouldn't work.

The late Sheldon Brown's "Freewheel or Cassette?"...
11-06-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 799
Posted By Hondo6

7-speed cassettes designed to fit a Shimano...

7-speed cassettes designed to fit a Shimano freehub are essentially interchangeable. Any of them should work, including those made by other firms (e.g., Sunrace, MicroShift, SRAM).

I wish you good...
11-04-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,434
Posted By Hondo6

Actually, QR rear axles of approximately 130mm...

Actually, QR rear axles of approximately 130mm length were common at one time.

Given the photos you posted previously, your rear hub appears to be a freewheel hub; your freewheel appears to be a...
11-03-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,434
Posted By Hondo6

:foo:[/QUOTE] I think the "new" in McCycle's...

:foo:[/QUOTE]

I think the "new" in McCycle's quote here should read "not", SurferRosa.
11-03-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Hondo6

Shimano Exploded Views (EVs) for the RD-R8000-SS...

Shimano Exploded Views (EVs) for the RD-R8000-SS and RD-R8000-GS can be found here:

https://si.shimano.com/en/manual/search?model=RD-R8000

Best I can tell after examining both EVs, there are...
11-03-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,389
Posted By Hondo6

Bike grease recommendation? Use it. Regularly,...

Bike grease recommendation? Use it. Regularly, and wherever appropriate. :)

Seriously: bicycle loads and bearing RPMs are trivial compared to what most greases are designed to withstand. Unless...
11-03-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 799
Posted By Hondo6

Well, Park Tool recommends big/big. ...

Well, Park Tool recommends big/big.

https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help/chain-length-sizing

I believe Shimano does too, but I'm not going to search through their tech docs right...
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