Ask Pinkbike: Adjusting B-Stress, Reducing Forks, Making a Full-Suspension Inflexible, & Quieting Loud Hubs
Adjusting SRAM B Hole With out Device
Query: @yeahwhy asks within the Mechanics’ Lounge: I used to be questioning how ought to I arrange the B hole on my drivetrain with out the software and the place I must be measuring the 15mm distinction. I additionally noticed someplace that 15mm is an excessive amount of and I ought to run much less, is it 15mm so it really works higher in sag?
Reducing Steerer Tubes
Query: @Pauley asks within the Bikes, Parts, and Gear Forum: I’m at the moment constructing a customized Ragley…I’m going to get a motorcycle store to chop the steerer for the fork as I’m not desirous to mess it up. My query is I’ve no clue what peak to chop my steerer to or what peak my stem must be. Each bike I’ve owned has been purchased full and I’ve by no means anxious about that. All I do know is typically on the climbs I’d get a sore decrease again with bikes so I assume I used to be overreaching barely. Any ideas or assist can be appreciated!
Depart room for issues to tighten up however do not minimize it too quick…
Making a Full-Suspension a Hardtail
Bikes are designed to deal with exhausting forces at full compression, not at top-out.
Quieting Down a Loud Hub
Query: @Brendanpedalpusher29 asks within the Mechanics’ Lounge Forum: I’ve a fats bike with Borealis home hubs and once I coast it appears like a carnival spinning wheel. It’s so distracting I can’t hear the individuals I’m driving with. Wanting changing the hub, any concepts of a quieter hub?
Some individuals like to show their hub quantity as much as 11. Many choose nature. A barely heavier oil or freehub grease will go an extended methods in quieting issues down.