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Forum: Fitting Your Bike 11-11-13, 11:15 AM
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Posted By menelaos
Kienbock's disease and bicycle setup

Hello!
I have Kienbock's disease (a wrist thing) which I thought was quite rare, but as I see there others suffering from it. I have almost quit cycling because of it, but others seem to keep...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-11-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By menelaos
Kienbock's disease and cycling

Hello!
I have Kienbock's disease (a wrist thing) which I thought was quite rare, but as I see there others suffering from it. I have almost quit cycling because of it, but others seem to keep...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-15-11, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By menelaos
trembling front fork when braking under speed

Hi everyone!
I have recently bought a thorn sherpa which has a rigid front fork. Every time I have picked up speed and hit the brakes the front fork starts to tremble, which is quite scary. There...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-22-11, 03:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 731
Posted By menelaos
Thanks for the answer. Ok, but will I be able...

Thanks for the answer.
Ok, but will I be able to inflate the tires or will the spokes be in the way?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-22-11, 02:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 731
Posted By menelaos
wrong wheel lacing

Hi!
I'm trying to get my first wheel built. I have a 26'' rim and a 36x3 cross pattern. But I've made a mistake! The tube valve hole ended up being at the wrong place! It's not in the tightest spot,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-21-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By menelaos
alivio front derailleur with 9 cassette?

can I use an alivio front derailleur with a 9 deore cassette?
thank you!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By menelaos
help needed for thorn sherpa build

Hi
I want to do a thorn sherpa build for touring. I have compiled some stuff and need some help about the compatibility of the various parts. I've chosen


Shimano Alivio Chainset Square Taper...
Forum: Framebuilders 11-21-07, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By menelaos
well i think the problem here is that we are...

well i think the problem here is that we are trying to answer two questions that are implied in the original question.A)can the material return to its original state? B)can there be an alternative so...
Forum: Touring 09-12-05, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,546
Posted By menelaos
In greece you are not allowed to free camp...

In greece you are not allowed to free camp anywhere but it's unlikely to have a problem except for tourist-popular places where someone renting rooms may call the police.Other than that be friendly...
Forum: Introductions 08-23-05, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By menelaos
hi from patras,greece!!

hi
i'm menelaos and i'm a student of mechanic engineering at the university of patras.i'm 22 and relatively new at cycling but eager to learn!i am mostly intrested in touring and commuting.i own a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-23-05, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By menelaos
not sure about the brakes but i only have the...

not sure about the brakes but i only have the frame and wheels so the rest is on me
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-23-05, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By menelaos
swap 28" to 700' wheels?

is it possible to change the wheels from an on an old peugeot from 28 to700 without having to make changes to the brake bosses or some other major change?thanks
Forum: Touring 08-22-05, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By menelaos
i am greek and thought that butted is a welded...

i am greek and thought that butted is a welded but not lugged frame.using lugs with silver or brass is better because you can replace a tube e.g. when broken and also the heat applied for welding...
Forum: Touring 08-22-05, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By menelaos
trek 520:butted or lugged?

as i was browsing at ebay i saw some 520's whicw appeared to be lugged.at trek's website they say it's a butted frame.is it possible to have changed that over the years? i don't think that because a...
Forum: Touring 07-02-05, 11:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By menelaos
building your own bike

I saw that there are a couple of memebers who have build their own bikes.what equipment is needed for somethig like that?how do you know about the designs of the bike? :(
thanks
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-14-05, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By menelaos
is there a good book about bicycle mechanics in...

is there a good book about bicycle mechanics in amazon?i'm from greece and can't get any good books here!!
Forum: Touring 06-10-05, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By menelaos
3 questions from a newbie

hi
i'm a new tourer and i'd like to ask a couple of questions
a)why touring bikes don't (usually) come with suspended forks?
b)what are the pros and cons of sti,bar end,top tube shifters?
c)i...
Forum: Touring 04-21-05, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By menelaos
fuji touring vs blt bruce gordon

hi!
I know this is a price over quality question but is it really worth the double price(fuji 850$,blt 1610$)?
Thanks in advance for your help.
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