Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 2.52 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Homebrew01
Forum: Introductions 07-29-16, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By Homebrew01
Hi, you might also find the Mechanics forum...

Hi, you might also find the Mechanics forum useful
Bicycle Mechanics - Bike Forums (http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/)
Forum: Introductions 07-29-16, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Homebrew01
Welcome to BF. Sounds like you're off to a good...

Welcome to BF. Sounds like you're off to a good start.
Don"t take it personally when the "serious" cyclists don't say hello. Some are just focused on what they're doing, and not paying a lot of...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 363
Posted By Homebrew01
I am lazy these days. Oil, wipe, ride........then...

I am lazy these days. Oil, wipe, ride........then when I get around to it, oil, wipe, ride some more.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Homebrew01
Chain brand: KMC Speeds: 10 Surface: Road ...

Chain brand: KMC
Speeds: 10
Surface: Road
Bike + rider weight: 200 lbs
Lubricant: Mineral Spirits + Oil
Lube interval in miles: Every now & then
Remove chain to clean/wash? Y/N ...No
If yes,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By Homebrew01
Will it require a variety of spoke lengths ?

Will it require a variety of spoke lengths ?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By Homebrew01
Go for it. Gobs of thick grease is perfect in...

Go for it. Gobs of thick grease is perfect in this case.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 388
Posted By Homebrew01
The hub is the part with spokes and axle, that...

The hub is the part with spokes and axle, that the freewheel screws on to.

You just need a standard, old-school freewheel. After you remove the remains of the old, smear a bit of grease on the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Homebrew01
Welcome to Bike Forums. Have fun, ride, lift,...

Welcome to Bike Forums.
Have fun, ride, lift, work out etc .... Don't worry about little things.... we're all different shapes & sizes .... just the way it is.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Homebrew01
I agree with previous posts: Too big. You can...

I agree with previous posts: Too big.
You can search for online "fit calculators". They come up with a "best guess" based on various body measurements.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-28-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 339
Posted By Homebrew01
True. I'm very happy with my Garneau Ergo-Air I...

True. I'm very happy with my Garneau Ergo-Air I got at a local shop on closeout for $99. Comparing brands and sizes by trying them on is important to me.
5-6 years old and going strong.
Forum: Introductions 07-28-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 49
Posted By Homebrew01
Welcome. I am not a "Pinterest" member, so your...

Welcome. I am not a "Pinterest" member, so your pictures are obscured by a "Join/Login" screen that I can't seem to close.
Many people here use Photobucket or similar to host pictures, then post a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Homebrew01
Your wheels will not get damaged from any...

Your wheels will not get damaged from any particular tire.
It would be silly for AC to warn against a non-problem.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-27-16, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By Homebrew01
Welcome to BIKE FORUMS.

Welcome to BIKE FORUMS.
Forum: Introductions 07-27-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Homebrew01
Welcome, We have a "weird" bike forum: Alt Bike...

Welcome,
We have a "weird" bike forum: Alt Bike Culture - Bike Forums (http://www.bikeforums.net/alt-bike-culture/)
and a regular mechanic forum if you are interested:...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-27-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 556
Posted By Homebrew01
Any serial #?? Under the BB or chainstay ??

Any serial #?? Under the BB or chainstay ??
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 388
Posted By Homebrew01
Normal procedure is to remove the entire...

Normal procedure is to remove the entire freewheel as 1 unit with a matching remover tool.
You took apart the freewheel, so 1/2 is on your workbench, and the other half still on the bike.
You can...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-27-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Homebrew01
If the new axle is too long, you can grind or...

If the new axle is too long, you can grind or file it down.
Forum: Introductions 07-27-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Homebrew01
Welcome. Lots of different forums here, so browse...

Welcome. Lots of different forums here, so browse around.

You might like the "General" forum, and Tandem: http://www.bikeforums.net/tandem-cycling/

A little tip. It can be helpful to have your...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-27-16, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By Homebrew01
Sometimes I stretch a bit after a ride. Never...

Sometimes I stretch a bit after a ride. Never felt the need or urge before. Some claim pre-workout stretching does more harm than good.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By Homebrew01
Isn't OP using all 8 speed parts now ?? (I may...

Isn't OP using all 8 speed parts now ?? (I may be confused ... happens a lot these days !)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Homebrew01
The printed specs do not match the picture. The...

The printed specs do not match the picture. The picture shows a steel "one piece" crank with 1/2" pedals. I suspect your bike has 1/2", and there are not very many options for 1/2"... mainly low end...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By Homebrew01
If it is actually a freewheel, all I ever did was...

If it is actually a freewheel, all I ever did was dribble a little 10w-30 oil into the bearings & pawls.

How about a picture ?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By Homebrew01
Not sure what you mean. 8 speed shifters have 7...

Not sure what you mean. 8 speed shifters have 7 clicks, and each one should change a gear.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 948
Posted By Homebrew01
I bought very nice shoes on closeout from my...

I bought very nice shoes on closeout from my local shop at a good price
I prefer to pay a bit extra from a shop, and try on the various brands & sizes, and get the right ones, instead of ordering,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 948
Posted By Homebrew01
In case anyone missed it.

In case anyone missed it.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:11 AM.