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Posted in thread: New Wheel Set on 07-25-2014 at 02:35 PM
My mechanic recommended these....Hawk Racing Talon Series wheels...What do you think?...It
would help to know your weight. Each of the models in that series has a different weight
limit.The bearings i...
Posted in thread: My chain needs repair on 07-15-2014 at 02:21 PM
I prefer this calculator created by Mike Sherman. The link is for one of my files. You can
alter my file, or start from the beginning with a generic. like there may be one or more
mechanical issues ...
Posted in thread: Freewheel on 07-09-2014 at 09:41 PM
Most likely it is a Shimano Tiagra hub. I suggest contacting the dealer purchased from, because
Tiagra level hubs are warrantied for two years, and I don't know if Shimano pawls can be user
Posted in thread: Freewheel on 07-09-2014 at 04:19 PM
Sorry, the image (or my display) is not clear enough for me to see what's going on there.That's
a freehub for cassette sprockets, not a freewheel. Normally at this point in disassembly the
Posted in thread: Freewheel on 07-08-2014 at 07:57 PM
It would help for you to provide the model and year of your freewheel. Examples: mine is a
SunTour Winner Pro made after 1986, which requires the FR-3 etc. freewheels FR-1 style
Posted in thread: Lets see your roadies. on 07-06-2014 at 04:49 AM
The latest iteration of my
Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 07-03-2014 at 05:08 AM
A segment of today's ride, 300 vertical feet, 11% grade average, 22% max, 100F ambient on the
sunny side of the hill. The descent is always scary.
Posted in thread: need advice on saddle issue on 06-26-2014 at 07:24 PM
...SMP Dynamic saddle...The shape of the saddle made it easy for me to settle into a
comfortable pelvis forward position, both in the drops and on the hoods...That's a great
Posted in thread: Tips and Tricks on getting that pesky wheel to set up tubeless. on 06-25-2014 at 05:53 PM
As I understand it, a loose tire has a greater risk of walking off the rim if burped or
deflated. I think the recommendation is to add tape or rim strip to build-up the bead shelf.