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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-11-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,054
Posted By m00nset
Thanks for that info on the big+big+1 method. It...

Thanks for that info on the big+big+1 method. It confirmed that this chain is indeed too short. Looks like I need the 116 link.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-11-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,054
Posted By m00nset
I hadn't considered that the chain that came...

I hadn't considered that the chain that came stock could be too long. I will check the new chain based on your info, but could explain further what you mean by +1"<2". Appreciate it!

This is a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-11-16, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,054
Posted By m00nset
I was able to find out the chain that came stock...

I was able to find out the chain that came stock on this bike and it, indeed, is a 116 link chain. KMC X10 if you're interested. Looks like I'm headed back to the shop tomorrow.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-11-16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,054
Posted By m00nset
Checked for stretch, it was insignificant. Upon...

Checked for stretch, it was insignificant. Upon further inspection, the new chain is short by one full link. I do have a spare power-link, but I don't see that adding length unless I am mistaken.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-11-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,054
Posted By m00nset
Okay, good info, thanks guys. I did not account...

Okay, good info, thanks guys. I did not account for chain stretch, guess I didn't think it would be that significant. Will check again.

The new chain I purchased has 114 links. I'll check for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-11-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,054
Posted By m00nset
New chain size question

I have a quick question. Just bought a new chain and I am a bit perplexed. Hopefully you guys can help me out.

Just bought a new chain from my LBS. I have swapped chains a few times before on...
Forum: Commuting 08-18-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,807
Posted By m00nset
HAHA!!! exactly....

HAHA!!! exactly....
Forum: Commuting 08-16-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,807
Posted By m00nset
Thanks for the responses! Interesting to hear...

Thanks for the responses! Interesting to hear different perspectives. I think based on this individual situation, I am inclined to take it as a compliment rather than anything else.



OH GOD!...
Forum: Commuting 08-15-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,807
Posted By m00nset
Yes it was strange. It was definitely startling...

Yes it was strange. It was definitely startling to turn around the dude is RIGHT THERE haha!!
Forum: Commuting 08-15-15, 06:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,807
Posted By m00nset
Drafted by a stranger....is this common?

Hello BikeForums folks,

Today I was on my typical commute from work. Panniers on the back, casual clothing etc. I ride a road bike and commute regulary, I'd call myself a fairly casual commuter....
Forum: Commuting 01-06-12, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,681,814
Posted By m00nset
Hey, new to the forum. Thought I'd post my...

Hey, new to the forum. Thought I'd post my commuter bike. Love this thing, so comfortable and smooth. My first nice bike and have been commuting back and forth to school for the past semester. Felt...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-31-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By m00nset
Thanks a lot for the help guys I really...

Thanks a lot for the help guys I really appreciate it.

I understand your concern about the bike, but I have a good lock and had my other bike there last semester when I was living in a dorm and it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-31-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By m00nset
Thanks a lot for the replies! I would...

Thanks a lot for the replies!



I would like to check into this issue to make sure that it is okay on my bike, but I am pretty much a newb to bike terminology so would you mind explaining where...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-30-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By m00nset
First road bike - Fuji S-10-S

I recently acquired a '77 Fuji S-10-S 12-speed. It was my dads but it was just collecting dust in the cellar and I am going to take it to school with me this semester.

I'm pretty sure it's all...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-30-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By m00nset
First road bike - Fuji S-10-S

Hey all, this is my first post on the forums and also my first road bike.

I recently acquired a '77 Fuji S-10-S 12-speed. It was my dads but it was just collecting dust in the cellar and I am...
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