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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-14-11, 06:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,079
Posted By bikex10
Well you do have a point. We used nose oil to...

Well you do have a point. We used nose oil to lube the joints on breakdown fishing poles. However I like a good head on my beer so------keep your finger out of my beer!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-11-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,079
Posted By bikex10
I use snot, save it up during fall and winter in...

I use snot, save it up during fall and winter in a jar. It tends to thicken over time to the right viscosity, plus it's made of all natural ingredients such as pollen, dust, pet dander and some times...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-21-11, 06:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,216
Posted By bikex10
I have several bikes that have all the latest and...

I have several bikes that have all the latest and greatest components and cost accordingly. However the bike that has got more attention and comments is a $5.00 garage sale Giant Kronos that I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-13-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,906
Posted By bikex10
So how would you be able to get the chain around...

So how would you be able to get the chain around the chainstay without taking it apart?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-23-11, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By bikex10
Helmets

Is anyone wearing a snowboard/BMX helmet for road riding? Are they vented enough so as not get to hot? It seems that the helmet mfg's are getting wilder with their designs. They are begining to look...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-29-11, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By bikex10
Thanks for the reply's. All make valid points

Thanks for the reply's. All make valid points
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-28-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By bikex10
belt drive hub

I am exploring building a belt drive single speed touring bike. Would like to set it up with a flip/flop hub and run two different cogged gears so as to be able to change gears when the need arises. ...
Forum: Touring 07-26-11, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By bikex10
Single speed

Anyone touring on a single speed? In my bucket list when I retire is a unsupported ride from Kansas to Alaska on a single speed.
I currently ride both Road and Mountain single speeds and have done...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-28-11, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,021
Posted By bikex10
Just did 510 mile Bike Across Kansas with 39x16....

Just did 510 mile Bike Across Kansas with 39x16. One day with 40mph south wind and 106deg. Have done this ride twice on this setup.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-11-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By bikex10
I'm not saying not to check the pedals I check...

I'm not saying not to check the pedals I check the pedals on all my bikes form time to time. However I have never found the pedals loose on our mountain tandem.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-11-11, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By bikex10
I agree. Have a Mountain Tandem set up this way...

I agree. Have a Mountain Tandem set up this way and have never had any problems with the pedals loosing up.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-09-11, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By bikex10
I highly recommend Bike Across Kansas, June 4...

I highly recommend Bike Across Kansas, June 4 through June 11. A very well run ride that average's about 65 to 70 miles per day. Have rode it the past 3 years and is always a highlight of the year....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-18-10, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By bikex10
Flat bar road bike comversion

One of my winter projects is to convert my wife's C-Dale R-1000 to a Flat bar.
My question is, are there any twistgrip shifters that will work with Ultegra F&R derailleurs. Would prefer to use this...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 12-14-10, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 644
Posted By bikex10
Our weekend weather in Kansas was 15deg. with...

Our weekend weather in Kansas was 15deg. with wind gusts to 50mph. I always say that the wind here in Kansas is my training buddy, but I opted out this weekend.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-27-10, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By bikex10
Flat Bar road bike

Wanting to convert my wifes road bike to a flat bar. Have been thinking about sram attack twist shift. Will this be compatable with Ultegra F/R deraileurs?
Thanks
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-30-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,762
Posted By bikex10
Nice bike, but where did you get the air...

Nice bike, but where did you get the air conditioner cover?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-02-09, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By bikex10
Thanks for the reply's. The sugestions got the...

Thanks for the reply's. The sugestions got the range back. However it will index all of the gears eccept # 7 but "clicks" #8.
Probably some issues internaly?
Thanks
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-01-09, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By bikex10
Barend shifter problems

I am in the process of changing aerobars on one of my bikes and changed my 8spd barend shifters to the new bars. However the rear shifter has now lost some of it's range for some reason. It will not...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-19-08, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By bikex10
Front derailleur woe's

I friend asked for some help with a front shifting problem on his tandem. He could not get it to shift to the middle ring, but would skip it and go to the small. I adjusted it and got it to where it...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-09-08, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By bikex10
Tandem Cranks

I am having a hard time finding some black tandem cranks for our mountain tandem without breaking the bank. I have been kicking around the idea of just buying 2 single cranks and converting to same...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-04-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By bikex10
135mm to 145mm hub

I am thinking about upgrading our mountain tandem frame to a lighter one with a 145mm rear spacing. I would really like to continue to use the same wheels that we are now using which have a 135mm...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-04-08, 05:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,754
Posted By bikex10
We crash once and that faith is gone forever. ...

We crash once and that faith is gone forever.
We ride both road and mountain tandems. If you have never crashed while riding on single track, then you still have that to look forward to::D
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-03-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,902
Posted By bikex10
TG: That is correct, also.......my bad...... on...

TG:
That is correct, also.......my bad...... on the model #, they are 575's which are the dual purpose wheel.
I realize that if we got crazy with them it might be a different story.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-03-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,902
Posted By bikex10
We have been running Shimano's 16 spoke 135mm,...

We have been running Shimano's 16 spoke 135mm, 475's on our 45lb MTandem for 3 plus years. We are not a heavy team, around 325lb. But have never had any problems with them yet and are as true as the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-21-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By bikex10
Skraxel threads?

Can anyone tell me the thread pitch or threads per inch if it is not metric ( it seems to fall some where in the 25 tpi if it is SAE) on a Specialized Skraxel that goes with their Stout hub. I am in...
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