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    Those push-button shifters are notorious for...

    Those push-button shifters are notorious for getting gunked up and no longer working. Super easy to fix, just pull the covers off and clean them, either in an ultrasonic cleaner or with copious...
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    Looks good from here!

    Looks good from here!
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    Brakes before fork? 1.Fork / HS. 2. BB 3....

    Brakes before fork?
    1.Fork / HS.
    2. BB
    3. Standard build
  4. Inexspensive replacement for RST Capa T8 24" fork

    Would appreciate any suggestions. Looking to flip a boy's Trek MT240, but need to replace front fork. Have seen it for around $70. Any others?
  5. Thanks for the info. Knowing that, I will skip...

    Thanks for the info. Knowing that, I will skip the paint, repack wheel bearings and crank, replace cables and brake pads, then give it to one of the neighborhood kids.
  6. Can anyone provide information on Hyper bike?

    I know a lot more about mtb and road bikes. Looking for basic info on this hyper bike like model, year, value? Serial # is DM10L0442653. Would appreciate any help. Thanks.
    367348367349367350367351...
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    The bell is a nice touch also. :)

    The bell is a nice touch also. :)
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    Yes, great deal for $1. Will make very nice ride.

    Yes, great deal for $1. Will make very nice ride.
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    Nice build. Looks like it was made for snow...

    Nice build. Looks like it was made for snow travel.
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    Nice job on the overhaul. Bet you may get a...

    Nice job on the overhaul. Bet you may get a little more than $30 - well worth the investment.
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    very nice.

    very nice.
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    Sticky: Who buys multiple bikes, bikes that are projects?...

    Who buys multiple bikes, bikes that are projects? People like me.

    I often buy pairs of bikes, or even larger groups. The reason? I get a nice discount. The last pair I bought were for sale for $75...
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    I have been lucky with 3-speeds also. Only thing...

    I have been lucky with 3-speeds also. Only thing is that it takes a little time for the right person to see them and come get them. i sold my next to last one last week. A college student bought it...
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    Sticky: Never heard that before - DKO - Now I know....

    Never heard that before - DKO - Now I know.
    Thanks.
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    That has to be one of the cleanest "second-hand...

    That has to be one of the cleanest "second-hand bikes" I have ever seen. Nice job,
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    Sticky: Bill, Two quick questions: 1) DKO style? 2)...

    Bill,
    Two quick questions: 1) DKO style? 2) Where can you get cables and housings in bulk? Internet?
    Thanks.
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    Regardless of whether you send $50 on tune-up,...

    Regardless of whether you send $50 on tune-up, would not suggest a mountain bike (using the term loosely) for a 60 mile ride. Touring or road bike much more suitable.
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    I would not cross over. But if I did, I would add...

    I would not cross over. But if I did, I would add cable housing to reduce friction. I think there will eventually be wear on the inner wire. JMHO.
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    What else you pulling out of there? Looks like...

    What else you pulling out of there? Looks like some type MTB with bent rim.
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    Top picture is correct way.

    Top picture is correct way.
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    I had a GT frame that had a dent about the size...

    I had a GT frame that had a dent about the size of a penny on the top tube. Took it to a friend who works at auto service department and one of his guys get the dent out.
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    ^^^^^ that and beat up Roadmasters that people...

    ^^^^^ that and beat up Roadmasters that people want $50 for.
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    No, unless you change shifters.

    No, unless you change shifters.
  24. Have to agree with everyone else. You can use it...

    Have to agree with everyone else. You can use it to learn basic bike mechanics, just remember that it is a cheap bike and keeping it adjusted will be a task in itself. It will be ok to learn on,...
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    You can soak them in 92% alcohol, then use...

    You can soak them in 92% alcohol, then use toothbrush to clean. Add grease, re-install and you are ready to go.
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