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Stupid MTB vs. Road Bike frame sizing question by Mark Hickey
Bob wrote: Stupid question: In general, if you are building an MTB/rough surface bike where you will be sitting in a more upright...
August 11th 05 05:07 PM
by Duke Robillard Go to last post
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Small lange vs. large flange hubs by [email protected]
You are overlooking the rims. Todays rims are heat treated, heavier, mostly aero shaped. All make the rims & wheels stiffer. The older rims were soft and...
August 11th 05 02:57 PM
by Lee Go to last post
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Old School Manitou EFC's by db
Have recently bought a set of Manitou EFC's (96). My mate has a set and they are pretty good for there age. I have a yeti ultimate with an anodised red setup...
August 11th 05 01:31 PM
by db Go to last post
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Bike shop owners, wheel gurus: truing questions by Pat Lamb
John Schubert defended a previously reviewed bike in last month's "Adventure Cycling" against accusations it had poor wheels, and his defense raised some...
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August 11th 05 07:35 AM
by Blair P. Houghton Go to last post
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GPS Recommendations by Jason Settles
Does anyone use a GPS while cycling? I'm looking for recommendations/suggestions for usage. I would like something small that will upload/download to a...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
August 11th 05 05:34 AM
by Eric Go to last post
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"Strange" object attached to downtube by V-Mook
Check out: http://tinyurl.com/cd5pr What is that cylindrical object attached to the downtube of Bobet's bike? I've seen these in other pix from the 1950's...
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August 11th 05 04:18 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dumb drivetrain questions by RonSonic
Is there any reason to not use a Shimano road cassette on an off-road drivetrain? Either 8 speed or 9 speed? The cassettes I see offered for mountain bikes...
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August 11th 05 02:00 AM
by Jasper Janssen Go to last post
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Riding glasses secret revealed by Bruce W.1
I always wear glasses while riding to keep bugs out of my eyes. If someone came up with a way to keep me from inhaling bugs then I'd be all set. The best...
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August 11th 05 01:57 AM
by Jasper Janssen Go to last post
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DIY chain guard? by [email protected]
throwing quotes into the mix is popular. a google phrase search soon evolves into a novel. amazing here i apply the well known quote-"exasperation is the...
August 11th 05 01:37 AM
by Bill Sornson Go to last post
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Crank Removal tool for later cranks ? by Sheldon Brown
A Bob wrote: For later model Stronglight cranks (i.e. 105, 99 ) and Japanese cranks such as S/R, Sugino, etc... do these all use the same puller (22mm) ...
August 11th 05 12:54 AM
by Sheldon Brown Go to last post
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Help: Loose Headset with Thomson Stem by C.H. Luu
Hi Guys: I'm having difficulty keeping my headset in the adjustment I had set it. I adjusted the headset where there is no banging within the head tube. ...
August 10th 05 11:38 PM
by Llatikcuf Go to last post
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27 x 1-1/8 tubes OK for 27 x 1-1/4 tires? by OughtFour
Can I use tubes labeled 27 x 1-1/8" in tires labeled 27 x 1-1/4"? Any disadvantage? Thanks! Please reply to the list.
August 10th 05 10:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Newbie wheelbuilding questions by Dan Lenski
Last night I attempted to build my third wheel, a 32 spoke zero-dish fixed gear wheel. I wanted to reuse the spokes and rim, since they appeared to be in very...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 10th 05 10:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Crank Removal tool for later cranks ? by Donald Gillies
Bob writes: For later model Stronglight cranks (i.e. 105, 99 ) and Japanese cranks such as S/R, Sugino, etc... do these all use the...
August 10th 05 09:44 PM
by Donald Gillies Go to last post
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EggBeater Failure by Zoot Katz
Like most sealed bearing pedals, the Crank Brothers' EggBeaters use a bushing and O-ring on the inboard end of the pedal body and a sealed bearing at the...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 10th 05 07:48 PM
by Michael Press Go to last post
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Small lange vs. large flange hubs by Sheldon Brown
Bob wrote: OK... fill me on philosophy on this. Back in the good old days, we all rode large flange... ....and wore bell bottoms. I predict that bell...
August 10th 05 06:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Small lange vs. large flange hubs by [email protected]
shimano hubs tend to maintain the same hub diameters-most shim hubs, i write most caws i'm not LBS, are poured from the same mold then machined differently. so...
August 10th 05 06:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Spoke washers by Mike Yankee
I'd appreciate any recommendations and insight from experienced wheel builders on this subject. A couple of years ago I built up a new rear wheel on a...
August 10th 05 06:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Strange Drivetrain Noise--road bike by [email protected]
about two weeks ago i noticed and intermittent noise from somewhere in the drivetrain...almost like a binding or craking type noise...i hear it but i don't...
August 10th 05 06:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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durability of Mavic MA3s? by Jay S. Hill
I've just found that a Mavic MA3 rim on one of my bikes has had a spoke tear the rim. I've done a bit of Googling and it looks like the MA3s of my vintage...
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August 10th 05 05:31 PM
by Hank Wirtz Go to last post
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