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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-13-17, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By IthaDan
Grind the burr off the end of the chain pin. ...

Grind the burr off the end of the chain pin.

I'm somewhat surprised the pin is getting left behind, I would have though the grossly different thread pitches (very fine for t-handle, very coarse...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-09-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By IthaDan
Are you suggesting that cantilever brakes moved...

Are you suggesting that cantilever brakes moved the mounting posts... from where they were for u-brakes or roller cams?

Cantilever brakes are a LOT older than you are giving them credit for.
...
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 05-08-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By IthaDan
Rule #2 dude...

Rule #2 dude (http://www.bikeforums.net/13666799-post1.html)

If you want to auction your bike off, pay ebay to do it for you.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-08-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By IthaDan
What bike do you have? A driveside picture would...

What bike do you have? A driveside picture would work fine.

Here's what I know:
* Shimano uses different cable pulls for mountain and road front derailleurs. This means you kind of have to use...
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 05-08-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By IthaDan
That's a whole lot of fluffy details without...

That's a whole lot of fluffy details without covering the basics:

What size?
How old?
How much?
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 05-08-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By IthaDan
$$$$?

$$$$?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-03-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By IthaDan
The stem or the fork steerer? I think...

The stem or the fork steerer?

I think you're on the right track with the screws to be honest. You can't really file that much off the business end of a pop rivet before it gives up riveting and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-03-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By IthaDan
Moustache bars. Keep the shifters you've...

Moustache bars.

Keep the shifters you've got. Though it might be tricky to hit the cable release thumb button 'stache bars.

Edit:

Alternately, these should do it. You'd still have to...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-03-17, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By IthaDan
Go nuts: Manufacturer, Retailer, Survey and...

Go nuts:

Manufacturer, Retailer, Survey and Consumer Feedback - Bike Forums (http://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/)
Forum: Road Cycling 05-03-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By IthaDan
Can you clip into your old pedals with the same...

Can you clip into your old pedals with the same shoes you're having trouble with on the DA pedals?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-03-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By IthaDan
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-03-17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 64,864
Posted By IthaDan
Like 559 BSD mountain bike wheels? Or......

Like 559 BSD mountain bike wheels?

Or... something like 26" x 1 3/8" (590 BSD) three speed sized wheels?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-02-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By IthaDan
Wouldn't it be great if sellers didn't delete...

Wouldn't it be great if sellers didn't delete their asking prices after something sold?

OP: not trying to single you out. It's a fluid market, seems worth keeping as many data points as possible.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-02-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 64,864
Posted By IthaDan
Can't you just take the pedals apart and put a...

Can't you just take the pedals apart and put a new nut in? IIRC, the pedal body is sealed with silicone or RTV or something, but that's no biggie.

http://i.imgur.com/xVgXpTkm.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-02-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By IthaDan
http://i.imgur.com/9rh39AR.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/9rh39AR.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/GuqReIb.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-02-17, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By IthaDan
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-02-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By IthaDan
I've had DECENT luck with pitted hubs by either...

I've had DECENT luck with pitted hubs by either adding or deleting a single ball (or removing the cage and using the same number of balls the cage called for) from the bearing assembly of the pitted...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-02-17, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By IthaDan
To add to this, the park dishing tool comes to a...

To add to this, the park dishing tool comes to a "V" that fits in the axle locating vee of their truing stands so you can touch the locknut with the dish tool to check dish without having to take the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-02-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By IthaDan
Seller- How much were you asking for it?

Seller- How much were you asking for it?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By IthaDan
What's the thread on these? The usual m5x.8? If...

What's the thread on these? The usual m5x.8? If that's the case it'd be VERY easy to fabricobble one of these by cutting the head off a partially threaded longer bolt, and then chucking up the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-13-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 613
Posted By IthaDan
I can't unpack what you're talking about, numbers...

I can't unpack what you're talking about, numbers for specific cogs vary between manufacturers.

Here's the deal: Avoid cross chaining- big ring, big cog; small ring, small cog. This adds a lot of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-07-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By IthaDan
Save for a junior cassette- which I think is like...

Save for a junior cassette- which I think is like 13-25, your options are making your own, or emailing Harris about their "century" cassettes.

Bicycle Cassette Gear Clusters from Harris Cyclery...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-12-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By IthaDan
Was era of LX was around '93. Happy...

Was era of LX was around '93.

Happy hunting!

E: looks like a 1993 rockhopper comp to me.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-17-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By IthaDan
B bolt and chain length (too little of the former...

B bolt and chain length (too little of the former and too much of the latter) can make a RD reluctant to drop to the smallest cog.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 09-16-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By IthaDan
Can I ask what you sold the grammo for? I have a...

Can I ask what you sold the grammo for? I have a threadless one I've been thinking of passing along, but I haven't been paying attention to the price on them for a while.

For that matter, is...
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