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I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
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i have a Scott SUB 10.; it's an IGH/disc brake hybrid that uses an eccentric bottom bracket (EBB) for chain tension. it's an external clamp style EBB w/ two pinch bolts.the EBB on my bike…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Allison 14.5 mi May 23.

New member intro + an IGH question
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Hello all, I'm a daily bike commuter here in Chicago, from my home in the West Loop up to my job in downtown Evanston (woo-hoo reverse commuter!).  My dedicated foul-weather/winter bike (Scott SUB…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Bullis 5.5-6.5 miles Dec 17, 2012.

 

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Dan Allison 14.5 mi replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"^ nice, i live in the west loop, bridgeport is not even a hop, skip and a jump away, and also, coincidentally, a neighborhood my wife and i are considering a move to. i'll shoot you an email and will take it from there. thanks again!"
May 23
Legacy Frameworks replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"My workshop is in Bridgeport - 1048 W 37th street. Send me an email levi at legacyframeworks.com and lets setup a time that you can come out.  Levi"
May 23
Dan Allison 14.5 mi replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"^ thanks for your reply Levi! since there don't seem to be any other better options being offered, i'm inclined to let you have a look at my EBB and offer suggestions/attempt to repair it (fairly compensated, of courses). are you located…"
May 23
Legacy Frameworks replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"I wouldn't consider myself an expert in all things EBB, but all of the bike I have built in the last 2 years have had EBBs. I used the Easton style (yours) last year on a handful of bikes, but recently switched to the Bushnell. The former uses…"
May 23
dan brown replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"that's why his name is notorious... "
May 22
notoriousDUG replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"Or I could just check the forum each morning... "
May 22
notoriousDUG replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"There are a couple of potential fixes for it, the easiest one being carbon paste.  "
May 22
Skip Montanaro 12mi replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"Chainlink handle: NotoriousDUG. Local expert bike mechanic. "
May 22
Dan Allison 14.5 mi replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"^ who's dug? an EBB expert? "
May 22
dan brown replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"get dug here. he will figure it out."
May 21
Skip Montanaro 12mi replied to Dan Allison 14.5 mi's discussion I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist
"Aren't eccentric bottom brackets used on tandems? I'd try and find a shop that specializes in selling/maintaining tandems. "
May 21
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I'm looking for chicago's most experienced EBB specialist

i have a Scott SUB 10.; it's an IGH/disc brake hybrid that uses an eccentric bottom bracket (EBB) for chain tension. it's an external clamp style EBB w/ two pinch bolts.the EBB on my bike S--U--C--K--S. it's constaqntly slipping out of position, no matter how hard it's tightened down. i've taken it to several different bike shops around town (including where i originally purchased the bike) and given their mechanics a go at trying to get the damn thing to stay put. no avail, loosey goosey (as i…See More
May 21
Dan Allison 14.5 mi replied to jeremy d herzog's discussion Wicker Park to Northbrook??
"maybe elston to milwaukee to harlem to shermer? you'll have to do some curly-q side street stuff to get through the "the glen" on shermer, but if you're adamant about staying off of waukegan (i would be too), then shermer looks…"
Sep 10, 2013
Dan Allison 14.5 mi replied to hamh's discussion Any folding bike riders here?
"I've got 1.5 folders in my stable. 2007 Dahon Speed P8: 2012 Dahon Mu frame waiting to be built. My Speed P8 pictured above has a small seat tube crack (not serious yet, but will likely end up killing the frame), and this frame was a…"
Aug 5, 2013
Dan Allison 14.5 mi replied to Madeline's discussion Electric Bikes?
"at this point in my life i'm way too deep into appreciating the mechanical bicycle as one of the last 100% purely mechanical 19th century machines common in our daily 21st century experience. and because absolutely nobody asked, i thought…"
May 24, 2013
Dan Allison 14.5 mi replied to Jamais716's discussion Fixing a flat on a wheel with an internal hub
"yeah, a chain tensioner can complicate the issue. that's why most bikes designed to take an IGH use either horizontal drop-outs, sliding vertical drop-outs, or an EBB for chain tension. "
May 22, 2013

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Road, Hybrid, Folding Bike
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Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town

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