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Forum: Beach Cruisers 07-28-16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Chris Chicago
regular foot jam at 2:25 ...

regular foot jam at 2:25


https://youtu.be/JrMWRCEykGo?t=2m25s
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-07-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By Chris Chicago
there is a shop or two nearby I'm going to check...

there is a shop or two nearby I'm going to check with
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-07-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By Chris Chicago
is the one he linked to not the right shim?

is the one he linked to not the right shim?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-07-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By Chris Chicago
appreciate all the help, esp skydog for linking...

appreciate all the help, esp skydog for linking to one.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-06-16, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By Chris Chicago
Any way to use 1" stem with 1 1/8 fork

I have some bull moose bars I'm trying to put on an early 90s trek mtb. But the trek takes a 1 1/8 threaded stem and the bull moose have a 1" threaded.

Is this impossible? Thx
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-01-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By Chris Chicago
thank you! i did not know about that stuff. ...

thank you! i did not know about that stuff. what do you mean by peel of from the handle and recover?

alex, it is pissible that i am too lazy/cheap to install a new handle, lol
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-01-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By Chris Chicago
brake lever, repair pissible?

wondering if anyone can suggest an easy gerry rigged fix for this? all i have come up with is glue a pencil eraser onto it.
Forum: Southeast 06-30-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By Chris Chicago
ended up here and rented a cannondale for $25. ...

ended up here and rented a cannondale for $25. pretty fun. first time riding trails in years. very happy i didnt wreck once. (trails not to difficult)

meade's quarry
Meades Quarry Loop...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-23-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 491
Posted By Chris Chicago
this bike i ride in snow mostly. so salt too. ...

this bike i ride in snow mostly. so salt too.

thanks cycco for the detailed answer. I try to do the bare minimum on this bike bc it is a beater but sounds like i need to step up the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-23-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 491
Posted By Chris Chicago
i have a bunch of lubes. phil's, some triflow. ...

i have a bunch of lubes. phil's, some triflow. even Francis's magical potion. and a pint of bar chain that havent opened yet

probably dont use them enough. mostly when things look rusty or...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-23-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 491
Posted By Chris Chicago
i sprayed it with the pbb, and wiped it down. ...

i sprayed it with the pbb, and wiped it down. maybe skipped the lube step.

i've always ridden in winter but kept riding the bike year round. guess that and the lube it would require kept it...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-23-16, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 491
Posted By Chris Chicago
winter bike chain rusting stiff

two years ago i started using a dedicated snow bike (old 80s mtb). post winter it sits unused. i noticed last summer the chain had rusted stiff and replaced it. this year I noticed the same...
Forum: Southeast 06-08-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By Chris Chicago
Knoxville mountainbike trail advice

I'm in knoxville next week visiting kin. can anyone recommend a spot where I can rent a trail bike and do some riding? thanks!
Forum: Commuting 04-22-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,027
Posted By Chris Chicago
headwinds blow. usually if i have a headwind in...

headwinds blow.
usually if i have a headwind in the am i get a tailwind in the pm. but not always.
tailwinds are usually great though a few weeks ago I had a 60mph tailwind that had me coasting so...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-22-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5,170
Views: 969,942
Posted By Chris Chicago
those road cranks?

those road cranks?
Forum: Commuting 04-08-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,053
Posted By Chris Chicago
lol, maybe it means he's worried about ending up...

lol, maybe it means he's worried about ending up like Ned Beatty in deliverance
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-17-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Chris Chicago
That's a cool bike. Where are you located and...

That's a cool bike. Where are you located and what kind of shape is it in?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-16-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Chris Chicago
at first glance i thought it might be an early...

at first glance i thought it might be an early scrambler but the cranks are wrong as is the fork
http://bmxmuseum.com/image/scrambler3_lg.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-11-16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,312
Posted By Chris Chicago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0Su0OfO4RE&index=...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0Su0OfO4RE&index=6&list=LL8t53XQXf7a8SwVq6LI0RCA
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 913,727
Posted By Chris Chicago
really cool fork on this giant. havnt seen...

really cool fork on this giant. havnt seen something like that on a mid 90s mtb.
Forum: Commuting 03-07-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By Chris Chicago
The driver should be arrested. That said this...

The driver should be arrested. That said this happened in Austin, a high crime neighborhood. Probably not wise to call attention to yourself pedaling through.

Or wise to call and angry dude...
Forum: Commuting 03-06-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By Chris Chicago
Driver overreacts

Not sure if this has been posted. Pretty crazy

Watch: Cyclist chased, attacked after complaining of driver in bike lane - Chicago Tribune...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-16, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By Chris Chicago
Shimano plus campy ergo. ...

Shimano plus campy ergo. https://jefaisduvelo.wordpress.com/2013/04/10/shimergo-conversion-what-is-shimergo/

but that is getting even more complicated. If you're ok with Barends, microshift...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-05-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By Chris Chicago
He could go shimergo which would keep the fd on...

He could go shimergo which would keep the fd on friction, I've heard.

lot of coin though for a couple more gears. I'd put some nice 1 1/2in street tires on it like those inexpensive fortes from...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-05-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By Chris Chicago
Cool bike. Color Reminds me of surly

Cool bike. Color Reminds me of surly
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