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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-12-15, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By HonestOne
Shifter or Derailleur? Rear Derailleur not shifting properly. How to tell?

What I have done so far:
1. Replaced cable and housing. - No change in performance
2. Hanger is aligned correctly.
3. Chain length is fine.

With that said, help! Is there a faster way to try...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-14, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By HonestOne
Finally have it up and running now! The hangar...

Finally have it up and running now! The hangar did not fit properly and I had to cut a few millimeters off of the mounting spot for it to work.
New problem (or not?), is this supposed to have some...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-22-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By HonestOne
So I got the bearings on, used a piece of wood...

So I got the bearings on, used a piece of wood and a mallet to press one side on, I then slipped it through the housing, placed a bearing on the side that I pressed the other bearing on to so that I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-03-14, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By HonestOne
To add complexity, the rear dropouts/chain stay...

To add complexity, the rear dropouts/chain stay part needs to be in place while pressing on the bearings. That is why the bearings were pulled. The parts do look new, it was in the bag from the LBS....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-03-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By HonestOne
This is the major problem I am having. I don't...

This is the major problem I am having. I don't have a press to put this bearing on, there is one that goes on the other side of the part as well. I tried freezing the metal and heating up the bearing...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-31-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By HonestOne
To start, I didn't know what bike I had. It was...

To start, I didn't know what bike I had. It was completely disassembled and the frame stripped of its paint and stickers. All I had was an old Police Report from the theft that said "Mongoose Pro"....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-31-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By HonestOne
1998 Mongoose NX 8.1 Assembly Instructions? Please Help.

Long story short, bike has been sitting in a box completely taken apart for about a decade. I started putting it back together recently and noticed some parts seem to be missing. I stopped by my LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-18-13, 11:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,161
Posted By HonestOne
hahaha

hahaha
Forum: Road Cycling 12-18-13, 11:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 927
Posted By HonestOne
I used the outside of an old 9V battery to make a...

I used the outside of an old 9V battery to make a seat shim and padded it with duct-tape to make it thicker. I never had a problem with it.
- Aaron
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-18-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,542
Posted By HonestOne
Geez... Seems the guy was a ****** to begin with,...

Geez... Seems the guy was a ****** to begin with, mixing alcohol into it makes him that much worse!
Forum: Foo 12-18-13, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By HonestOne
Wow! Some other guy stole an entire bridge???...

Wow! Some other guy stole an entire bridge??? Idiots...
- Aaron
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-18-13, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By HonestOne
Those bikes look sweet! How much you pay? -...

Those bikes look sweet! How much you pay?
- Aaron
Forum: Commuting 11-21-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By HonestOne
Buy the spokes and spoke wrench yourself, its...

Buy the spokes and spoke wrench yourself, its actually easier than you think to fix. I've been riding around with one spoke broken and it hasn't got any worse, I ride it pretty hard too, do little...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-14-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By HonestOne
Dang, I guess you guys are right. I've just been...

Dang, I guess you guys are right. I've just been scanning Craigs for a few months now looking for a 56C frame but I too was a little scared off by what looked like a lack of bicycle care.
Thanks for...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-13-13, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By HonestOne
Got a few more pictures from the guy. The...

Got a few more pictures from the guy. The sticker/carbon looks chipped on the "FUJI" sticker and the bar-tape needs replacing as it looks ratty.
Considering that, what would be a good price for me...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-13-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By HonestOne
2008 Fuji Team RC Road Bike value?

Local Craigslist ad, guy asking $1,300obo: http://santabarbara.craigslist.org/bik/4185018330.html

I used the Bicycle Blue Book and got the following figures seen here:
...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-07-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,924
Posted By HonestOne
I'm surprised i've read so much about locking...

I'm surprised i've read so much about locking bikes but I haven't seen anyone mention how important it is to lock your bike as high as possible. What I mean by that is have the lock up on the bike as...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-07-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,583
Posted By HonestOne
Ah ok, that makes sense. Why can't the lead...

Ah ok, that makes sense. Why can't the lead transfer onto my hand?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-07-13, 01:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,583
Posted By HonestOne
So I just want to be clear since I handle tubes a...

So I just want to be clear since I handle tubes a lot, if there is any lead its only on the valve correct? Not the rubber or that powder on the inside right? Thanks!
- Aaron
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-06-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,296
Posted By HonestOne
Just wondering, where can I read further on this?...

Just wondering, where can I read further on this? Want to trust you but also want to read for my self, thanks.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-05-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,924
Posted By HonestOne
Not exactly the same one but it took this guys 25...

Not exactly the same one but it took this guys 25 seconds to cut through it. Assume a thicker one will take a little while longer but not much more. Machine will always win and I think in under a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-05-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,296
Posted By HonestOne
You guys that use Old Tubes as bar tape, does the...

You guys that use Old Tubes as bar tape, does the lead content in the material not scare you? I always wash my hands after touching tubes as i've seen several of them marked with "low-lead" paint....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-05-13, 01:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,296
Posted By HonestOne
If you are in it to save money, can't beat Ebay!...

If you are in it to save money, can't beat Ebay! Under $3 shipped!
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_sacat=0&_from=R40&_sop=15&_nkw=bar+tape&LH_BIN=1
- Aaron
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-05-13, 12:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,924
Posted By HonestOne
Here you go, I spent quite a while reading it :D...

Here you go, I spent quite a while reading it :D At the end of the day, a U-Lock is your best bet. Smaller the better and with both ends that lock into the cylinder....
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-31-13, 04:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,728
Posted By HonestOne
Around here, speed limit is 25mph by schools...

Around here, speed limit is 25mph by schools "while kids are present" or something like that. What's annoying is that they don't tell you when they are or are not present, or what time they get out...
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