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by gerrymcm
6 Nov 2016, 10:36pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: alfine 11 hub shell replacment?
Replies: 34
Views: 1960

Re: alfine 11 hub shell replacment?

Microshift do shifters for the Shimano 7 and 8 IGHs
http://www.microshift.com.tw/city_internal_gear.html
by gerrymcm
4 Nov 2016, 8:05am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How long should an 18650 battery last
Replies: 13
Views: 934

Re: How long should an 18650 battery last

have you had a look on http://www.torchythebatteryboy.com/
There are some tests on this site and maybe you can extrapolate from one that's similar to your own setup.
by gerrymcm
27 Oct 2016, 8:46am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Loctite advice please
Replies: 62
Views: 4533

Re: Loctite advice please

Samuel D, thanks for those links I'll have a read.
Gerry
by gerrymcm
21 Oct 2016, 11:46pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup
Replies: 18
Views: 904

Re: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup

Cheers Brucey, a picture is a good idea. I have my half link the wrong way then according to this snap so I'll flip it over tomorrow before I run a few errands and see if it makes things better. When I get chance I'll dig out my spare chainrings and see if I have 40, which will be two teth larger th...
by gerrymcm
21 Oct 2016, 10:44pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup
Replies: 18
Views: 904

Re: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup

Thanks breaksellmz I'll have another a look in the morning and see which its facing.
by gerrymcm
21 Oct 2016, 4:46pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup
Replies: 18
Views: 904

Re: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup

Sorted folks so thanks very much for the input.
I've replaced the half link and removed the split link (which I forgot about) and the noise is gone.

Also interesting re snagging of the split and half, that's something I forgot to change as I ran out of time.

Thanks
Gerry
by gerrymcm
20 Oct 2016, 8:54pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup
Replies: 18
Views: 904

Re: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup

Thanks again folks for the input, I'll have tweak as per the advice (thanks Brucey) tomorrowhopefully. I popped into my LBS tonight, which I dont do often and the chap in there mentioned that I had the chain facing the "wrong way". Apaprently half links are normally fitted with larger/exte...
by gerrymcm
20 Oct 2016, 8:45pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Kindernay 14 spd hub gear
Replies: 39
Views: 3448

Re: Kindernay 14 spd hub gear

bl**dy hell it's only taken me two years to get my Rohloff hub based bike together and now this comes out!!!
by gerrymcm
20 Oct 2016, 12:16pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup
Replies: 18
Views: 904

Re: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup

thanks guys very helpful info and website. I "think" my EBB has quite a lot of movement but I tried to set it up so I had maximum adjustability for the future to accommodate "stretch" ( as per Brucey's 2nd point above) but maybe in retrospect I should have simply accepted adding ...
by gerrymcm
19 Oct 2016, 10:30pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain half link removal on an IGH setup
Replies: 18
Views: 904

Chain half link removal on an IGH setup

I have a half link in my chain setup, which I had to use due to my chainring/sprocket combination. I would like to remove it as I think it's making my chain noisy and 'clickey' which is irritating. I tension my chain via eccentric bottom bracket (EBB) but I can't simply remove the half link as it wo...
by gerrymcm
18 Oct 2016, 7:50pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sturmey Archer SRF3 Gearing
Replies: 4
Views: 844

Re: Sturmey Archer SRF3 Gearing

I think this will fit but please wait for confirmation from more knowledgable folk here. https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/sprockets/16-sram-sprocket-flat-for-internal-gear-hubs-332/ I have Paddywagon and like it a lot but knees are playing up so can't SS any longer, I'm interested in how you get on. good...
by gerrymcm
16 Oct 2016, 9:23pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Stripping thread on threadless handlebar stem
Replies: 13
Views: 951

Re: Stripping thread on threadless handlebar stem

Does the old star nut need to be removed? Can the new one simply not be installed on top without the old one being removed?

I've also seen double star nuts
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bike-Headset- ... Swr41XIGtq
by gerrymcm
15 Oct 2016, 7:36pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Loctite advice please
Replies: 62
Views: 4533

Re: Loctite advice please

Wow! I find this stuff fascinating, there's so many "switched on" folk use this forum.

Thanks guys for the info and I'll stick to copper grease.
by gerrymcm
15 Oct 2016, 5:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Loctite advice please
Replies: 62
Views: 4533

Re: Loctite advice please

Landsurfer, "Loctite is banned" is it seen as a bodge? I'm no engineer but wouldn't loctite and the correct torque be better then correct torque alone?
by gerrymcm
15 Oct 2016, 10:44am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Loctite advice please
Replies: 62
Views: 4533

Re: Loctite advice please

Hmmmmm I thought this would be a simple one :) I tend to agree with Mick F "If the manufacturers put it on, it must be a Good Thing" but also realise that manufacturers need to "cover" themselves against potential issues so maybe it's simply them being cautious. I've never used l...