Last Activity:04-18-2014 7:01 PM
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Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 04-16-2014 at 02:00 PM
SRAM XX Grip Shift, Carver PryBar titanium handlebar, and Tektro FL750 brake levers. Cable
housings are longer than needed while I determine if a stem change is called
Posted in thread: When to change a chain? on 03-26-2014 at 04:30 AM
...The LBS said that changing the chain would help avoid abnormal wear on the cassette.
It’s cheaper to replace the chain than other drive train components...Those are true
statements, and sugge...
Posted in thread: Derailleur change on 03-25-2014 at 01:26 AM
In friction mode sprocket spacing is irrelevant for shifting, plus tooth profiles and
parallelogram angle don't matter much, a little, but not much. The chain width should match
Posted in thread: Derailleur change on 03-24-2014 at 08:40 PM
If the RD is also from the early 80s it would pre-date index shifting, which wouldn't be an
issue in friction mode. If it is the type of Shimano RD with integrated hanger, a hanger
adaptor or same typ...
Posted in thread: Planning for the future. Vassago Fisticuff? on 03-20-2014 at 08:07 PM
It would help to know the axle to crown & rake/offset of the Ridley fork, plus tire & frame
size, so we have a reference for planning "less twitchy" behavior. Handling is determined by
many factors, s...
Posted in thread: Upgrade Question on 01-30-2014 at 02:14 AM
...I, for one, would love to see the full statistical data that shows this percentage and know
the controls that they utilized to obtain the results...a graph that is going on 5 years old