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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-25-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
a good pipe wrench will move allmost anything,if...

a good pipe wrench will move allmost anything,if that fails apply heat to nut,if that fails get out oxy torch haaaaa.are you sure you are turning that nut the right way?anyways sometimes a simple...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-25-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 669
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
you dont have many options,first you have small...

you dont have many options,first you have small budget so that only leave v-type brakes,nothing wrong with them i use them,just keep them adjusted properly.
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-25-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
gas kit is on the way so now i wont even have to...

gas kit is on the way so now i wont even have to catch the slow sydney third world trains,this gas bike will do 100 klms on one tank and its pretty quiet,cant get serious range on almost any of those...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-24-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
all elecric bike sold here in aussie lack serious...

all elecric bike sold here in aussie lack serious power and range,it do apply to all electric bikes here,and the bike makers are making their bikes so you cant convert them easily and if you do find...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-24-08, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
going petrol power

just been looking at a few 2 stroke type setups and think i will change over to one,reason being electric power lacks serious tourqe aqnd speed,i really need a bike that will do atleast 30klms for...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-21-08, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
most likely the bike may just get there faster...

most likely the bike may just get there faster than the car,it certainly is good to have your own gas station at home you cant really beat that
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-21-08, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
haaa same here water aint cheap thats for...

haaa same here water aint cheap thats for sure,alot a those currie ezips getting around here and i havnet seen not one hub type setup yet,i am getting used to my cheapy ezip from the kmarts,not too...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-21-08, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
i know you could also ask ya girlfreind to mind...

i know you could also ask ya girlfreind to mind the bike outside the shops while you go and spend all the money
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-21-08, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
ps,lubing cable will also attract alot of dirt...

ps,lubing cable will also attract alot of dirt and eventually stuff up,as far as i know these wire cables are meant to be lubed at all
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-21-08, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
i dont lube any cables reason being it only rots...

i dont lube any cables reason being it only rots plastic cover and sticks up your brakes,think about it all it is is one piece of wire running inside a plastic sheath,no need for any lube there,the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-21-08, 04:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,379
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
bearings for bikes are sealed for one very good...

bearings for bikes are sealed for one very good reasonthey wont drop out, when bearings wear or things come loose caged bearing are very handy,those loose bearings wear just a fracton and you will...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-21-08, 03:58 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 87,902
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
my bike is my main form of transport as sydney...

my bike is my main form of transport as sydney buses are immposible to catch most days and waiting time is too long,trains not too bad but still third world train system,i dont see gas cars lasting...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-21-08, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
find a dude who plays with bikes most are more...

find a dude who plays with bikes most are more than willing to give frames away,i would play wid an old frame firstas prototype then do it for real,that way you can weld and chop if you need to and...
Forum: Living Car Free 02-20-08, 07:42 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 200,244
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
definatly not buying another car until a good...

definatly not buying another car until a good electric one come on the market,but then again i really enjoy the bike and find it more relaxing then the car,also i get to see more chicky babes and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-20-08, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
haaa tell them they need to go get a life if...

haaa tell them they need to go get a life if thats all they got to complain about gee i feel very sorry for them
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-20-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
ps,you gotta start a process of elimination,it...

ps,you gotta start a process of elimination,it could even be as simple as a loose wire you wont know until you start testing so its hard to tell you what is really wrong until you do some test.could...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-20-08, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
i guess ya first step is go get a multimeter and...

i guess ya first step is go get a multimeter and charge batteries up again and see what it says,you can really tell whats going on until that is done
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-20-08, 07:24 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 87,902
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
you cant help but bend the road rules around the...

you cant help but bend the road rules around the city as if you stayed riding on the roads it only a matter of time before you get wiped out by those silly drivers,man they wont even stop for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-20-08, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
thanks guys yes they been sayin those d-lock ones...

thanks guys yes they been sayin those d-lock ones are best but you gotta be careful not to get the ones that can be picked by a ballpoint pen so they been saying,at the moment i just been taken bike...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-20-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,568
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
hooking another battery to ezip

i know how to connect batteries in series but the way they got the wires on the ezip is making it a little confusing,anyone know where is best spot to chop the wires so i can hook up a third 12 volt...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-20-08, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
which bike lock is best?

i been readin some post on da net and they advise to use a good D-lock as they also say most bikes are stolen simply by cutting those cable types or chain types,i also read where they say dont buy...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-08-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,401
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
i would not use loose ones reason being when they...

i would not use loose ones reason being when they wear they all drop down in frame,thats one reason they are made with that cage.
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-05-08, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,796
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
yes tom they are not bad for the money quiet...

yes tom they are not bad for the money quiet cheap and with some simple mods you can have a nice bike,they are taking off here in sydney they are filling a big need where our public transport is...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-02-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
ps just wath the picture tube and those big...

ps just wath the picture tube and those big capacitor in the sets i got a big kick once haaaa they still hold a good charge even when not pluged in lol it hurts
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-02-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By mike-on-da-bike
ill give ya a real good tip karma i do alot of...

ill give ya a real good tip karma i do alot of wire work and the wire you find in old tv set is the best man its made to handle high amps and it is usually tinned stranded copper wire that never...
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