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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-12-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,815
Posted By mestizoracer310
Got a question about this...... I used anti sieze...

Got a question about this...... I used anti sieze on my wellgo pedals 2 years (possibly more) when I swapped the spd pedals my used bike came with. i put a thick stripe on each spindle and worked...
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-25-14, 10:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,657
Posted By mestizoracer310
I've heard of people using a dollar bill to boot...

I've heard of people using a dollar bill to boot their tire to get home.......and yes, I've ridden even miles on patched tubes (even MULTIPLE patched tubes) and never feel the patch w/in the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-25-14, 11:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,237
Posted By mestizoracer310
I just bought a pack of the Park GP-2 pre-glued...

I just bought a pack of the Park GP-2 pre-glued patches. Haven't used them yet, and I hope I won't have to.

On a side note, why in the hell do the tubes of glue in regular patch kits have to be...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-16-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,774
Posted By mestizoracer310
Made several pick ups since posting, with no...

Made several pick ups since posting, with no issues.... :)
Forum: Recreational & Family 12-13-13, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,905
Posted By mestizoracer310
My wife drops off our daughter in the morning. ...

My wife drops off our daughter in the morning. This usually happens on half day Fridays. I tow her bike TO the school then usually come back home still attached. 4 miles each way. I no longer...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-08-13, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,774
Posted By mestizoracer310
My "new to me" 70s KHS Gran Sport mixte

Picked up this 48cm frame mixte to use as a towing rig (I use a trail gator to tow my daughter's 20" wheeled bike) to replace the towing duties of my street tire equipped MTB. Got it for $40 from...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,994
Posted By mestizoracer310
My dad's in his mid 70's and has agility/range of...

My dad's in his mid 70's and has agility/range of motion issues... so he rides a schwinn voyageur 2 step through. so sometimes i ask myself when i see other people having bikes and not...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-02-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By mestizoracer310
had issues w/ the drivetrain. had too much...

had issues w/ the drivetrain. had too much resistance when trying to pedal with the three (out of 7 speeds) smallest cogs. plus i'm selling my fuji folder and found some mixte bikes for...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-02-13, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By mestizoracer310
I use a tow bar attachment for my mountain bike...

I use a tow bar attachment for my mountain bike and my daughter's full 20" wheeled bike. I know i'm not in the same exact situation as the OP but here's my solution. since i can't tow w/ my fixie...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-26-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By mestizoracer310
Were those directed to me, original poster or...

Were those directed to me, original poster or both of us?

If me, i'm using street tires to tow my daughter and her 20" wheeled bike. And I can run side pulls w/ the existing holes, or cantis if...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-26-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By mestizoracer310
i'm doing this on an old autobike (LOL) ...

i'm doing this on an old autobike (LOL)

here's the original bike's setup:
http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?year=1998&brand=AutoBike&model=Classic#.UpUyfcQ_vTp


... i'm using...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-05-13, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,251
Posted By mestizoracer310
Resurrecting another old thread... Since I...

Resurrecting another old thread...

Since I run double straps do both need the twist (on same pedal) or is one twist sufficient? and if one is enough, does it matter which one you twist?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-05-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By mestizoracer310
I run my GR9s with Soma quad gate (for double...

I run my GR9s with Soma quad gate (for double straps)...Origin 8 double straps.. no complaints. except I can only ride w/ Adidas Tuscanys...LOL or Vans SK8 Hi's...... debating on trying the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-05-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By mestizoracer310
if it'll work w/ the rear, why not the front? ...

if it'll work w/ the rear, why not the front? and the mtb has only 7 rear gears, so how would an 8 (or 9 spd) shifter work?
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-05-13, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By mestizoracer310
dminor...if i knew that was meant for something i...

dminor...if i knew that was meant for something i wouldn't be asking. i'm a roadie/ss/fg guy... but thanks for pointing it out....LOL

LesterofPuppets.... for the same price, i'd probably end up...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-04-13, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By mestizoracer310
Debating on trying out woodchipper type bars.....but

With this type of shifting, not STi's.....

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Anyone know what kind of attachment those are?
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-25-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By mestizoracer310
first of all, i'd like to THANK you all for your...

first of all, i'd like to THANK you all for your input. unfortunately, those micro wheel bikes would probably tire her out fast...most of them had one gear, tiny wheel. not a good combo for a 10...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-24-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By mestizoracer310
Sorry, forgot to include dimensions. My apologies...

Sorry, forgot to include dimensions. My apologies and thank you 87gerG
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-24-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By mestizoracer310
Folder that fits INTO a chrome metropolis bag?

Greetings! I normally surf the SS/FG and road forums...been on and off this site for a few years........

Anyway, I'm just curious if any of you have found a folding bike that fits into a chrome...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-24-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,252
Posted By mestizoracer310
Personally run MKS GR9s w/ Soma double strap...

Personally run MKS GR9s w/ Soma double strap cages (think it was called a FOUR gate cage)... and origin 8 straps....haven't had a problem w/ this setup...



PS, haven't heard anything that one...
Forum: Recreational & Family 10-24-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,984
Posted By mestizoracer310
my daughter is 10, and as smart as she is...i...

my daughter is 10, and as smart as she is...i don't allow her to ride on the street. ONLY street riding she gets to do is w/in our neighborhood. i live on a somewhat highly used road and she's...
Forum: Recreational & Family 10-24-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By mestizoracer310
I used a trail gator (tow bar for a full size kid...

I used a trail gator (tow bar for a full size kid bike) w/ my single speed (with high gear).....last friday. took me 30 minutes to ride 4 miles. i disconnected her bike and we rode separately home....
Forum: Recreational & Family 10-24-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By mestizoracer310
I've always disliked training wheels and actual...

I've always disliked training wheels and actual balance bikes. taking pedals off a bike that fits is the best option.

but anyway, my daughter rode for a while, but could never get her to ask...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-24-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,073
Posted By mestizoracer310
I wouldn't mind having one to ride on venice and...

I wouldn't mind having one to ride on venice and santa monica beaches, but i'm pretty sure they're "illegal to use" there...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-24-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 188,705
Posted By mestizoracer310
I'm almost there "number wise" (i'm 36) but I...

I'm almost there "number wise" (i'm 36) but I definitely feel as i'm over 40 because of injuries. Have a 2009 SE draft currently set up as SS, was fixed until my accident on my roadie in may of...
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