HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 19 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Chris King R45 Issue
PostPosted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:10 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Nov 24, 2005 2:34 pm
Posts: 458
Location: New Zero Kanada 43° 40' 0" N, 79° 25' 0" W
What material is the dropout made from? (I didn't see it referenced in the original post.) If you're riding a ti bike with 6-4 drops, they are very hard and quick releases - particularly less effectve light ones with light materials less effective cam - tend not to grip well.

Regardless, the best solution is to use the best no BS QR, which is Dura Ace. The older Record comes next, and everything else trails.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Chris King R45 Issue
Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:10 am 


Top
  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:18 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:20 am
Posts: 325
.


Last edited by Causidicus on Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:37 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Chris King R45 Issue
PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:39 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 21, 2009 6:32 am
Posts: 13
Location: Cumming GA
I will throw my 2 cents in. It is possible that the R45 hub 9mm fork tip interface (that bit that sits in the drop outs) is a bit longer than the other hubs you mentioned. If so the skewer may be contacting the hub before the face of the drop outs. Some skewers have an internal dome shape anticipating this very issue. I only bring this up because you mentioned movement on the front wheel and even bad skewers will not allow you to move the wheel in the drops simply with your hand. As for noise it is either the movement between the hub and drop outs or the external cam on the skewer is dry and needs lube. Let me know if this helps.

_________________
"If the frame is the heart of the bicycle, the wheels are its soul". Richard Craig

www.prowheelbuilder.com


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Chris King R45 Issue
PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:01 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Mar 18, 2005 4:12 pm
Posts: 2323
Location: eh?
Threw in some Dura Ace QR and problem solved. Moved the Zipp QR's over to a wheelset with Dura Ace hubs and they seem to hold in that combination.

_________________
swinter wrote:
Mr.Gib got it right


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 19 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Chris King R45

in Everything wheels

Elrey

2

532

Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:26 pm

bm0p700f View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Chris King BB and Clavicula?

in Road

morrisond

6

543

Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:04 am

steve147505 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Chris King upgrades on SS EVO?

in Road

PuroScattista

5

499

Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:08 pm

mjduct View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Chris King headset - black

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

krzysiekmz

0

126

Sat Oct 18, 2014 6:06 pm

krzysiekmz View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. ENVE 6.7 SES, Clincher w. Chris King R45

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

CWDK

0

351

Fri Nov 21, 2014 2:27 pm

CWDK View the latest post


It is currently Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:33 am

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB