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Apr
1
revised Can I use pin-held V-Brake inserts in (cantilever) screw-held Shimano M Type brake pad holders?
Added background research.
Apr
1
asked Can I use pin-held V-Brake inserts in (cantilever) screw-held Shimano M Type brake pad holders?
Mar
20
comment Different kinds of Handlebars
These remind me of a road "drop" style handlebar that took this shape natively. It was called Scott Drop-in handlebars. Basically, they are road bars with a lower horizontal grip area, parallel to the top.
Mar
17
revised Why do some triathlon seatposts go straight up and down instead of at an angle?
Added text to clarify question. Added the "adjustment" tag.
Mar
17
comment Why do some triathlon seatposts go straight up and down instead of at an angle?
I suspect that the long rails on the originally posted triathlon bike's saddle is to compensate for the only-vertically-adjustable height. If the adjustment axis was at an angle, then long saddle fore/aft adjustment would not be as necessary.
Mar
17
comment Why do some triathlon seatposts go straight up and down instead of at an angle?
My interest is in the angle of the adjustment axis. I realize that the resulting geometric angle made by bottom bracket to saddle to handlebars is different for Triathlon / TT bikes. Good point about the overall geometric angle though, thank you!
Mar
17
comment Why do some triathlon seatposts go straight up and down instead of at an angle?
@R.Chung, I will take a look a the link(s) and accept an answer or summarize my own findings. Thanks for the pointers!
Mar
16
awarded  Yearling
Mar
15
asked Why do some triathlon seatposts go straight up and down instead of at an angle?
Mar
4
awarded  Caucus
Feb
6
comment Alfine 11 chain guard
I think any chainguard designed for a single front chainwheel with a single rear cog should work for you. That is to say, most any standard aftermarket chainguard should work for you.
Dec
12
revised How do I separate disc brake pads after accidentally pulling the front brake while the wheel is off?
Added "disc" in title.
Dec
11
suggested suggested edit on How do I separate disc brake pads after accidentally pulling the front brake while the wheel is off?
Nov
22
comment Reverse center pull cantilever brakes (how to set up and issues)
@WTHarper Update: I removed the cable anchor bolt from an old aluminum saddle cable hanger. I bent the bolt hole towards the side with the curled lips that hold the saddle cable, to a 90 deg angle. I inserted a noodle's tip into that to create the lower pull point as discussed above. However, the noodle bend bumps into the hanger causing the cable to emerge from the noodle at a slight angle instead of straight out. This made it rub against the noodle's sharp tip edge. So I abandon that approach until I find a piece/way to attach the hanger further down to leave clearance for the noodle.
Nov
22
comment New headset cups loose against the frame
@mikes, good point. Note also that headset vs. frame materials is addressed in another question, and also it seems alloy headsets are common in online stores. Would there be a difference between using an aluminum shim and an aluminum headset?
Nov
6
revised Reverse center pull cantilever brakes (how to set up and issues)
Added image to show original build. Added my goals for question/answer.
Nov
6
comment Reverse center pull cantilever brakes (how to set up and issues)
@WTHarper: Yeah! Exactly my original improvised plan. I am going to try the noodle attached to the transverse cable yoke, and run the bare cable up to a standard cable hanger at the seattube clamp where it will have a little cable clamp to hold it fixed. There is the issue of clearance as lantius mentioned: between yoke and tire, but also considering the metal reflector bracket that sits between tire and yoke.
Nov
4
comment Should I fear cows?
How would one tell the difference between meat or dairy cows while out on the trail alone?
Nov
1
comment Reverse center pull cantilever brakes (how to set up and issues)
@WTHarper, I added the route of the original build into the question. I hope that helps, thanks!
Nov
1
revised Reverse center pull cantilever brakes (how to set up and issues)
Responded to request for original build setup.