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  1. I think I misread the location of your spring...

    I think I misread the location of your spring bosses as Airburst said. Mines seems to be the inside ones. Anyhow, this is what mines looks like. Easier to explain when looking at the pictures. ...
  2. CharlieFree....I did end up putting on a set of...

    CharlieFree....I did end up putting on a set of V-Brakes in my 1990 or 1991 Raleigh Chill Mountain Bike with no problem. For the front, I have some Answer Pro Forx shocks and the V-brakes went on...
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    +1. That's the easiest way. But for comfort, only...

    +1. That's the easiest way. But for comfort, only you can tell with the micro seat adjustments and grip position. Just a little tweak will make a whole lot of difference when riding.
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    I have my grips positioned slightly higher than...

    I have my grips positioned slightly higher than level. It took some adjusting as I rode to get the comfortable sweet spot. I bought the Ergon Biokork grips and they are easy to adjust as you ride. ...
  5. Sounds great. Actually the reverse way gives me...

    Sounds great. Actually the reverse way gives me better chainring to bashguard clearance. The gap looks between 1/8" to 1/4". Just enough to fit a chain on there without any rubbing. The normal way...
  6. Can the Shimano 42t Saint Chainring be installed backwards as a single?

    I was wondering if I can install the Shimano 42T Saint single chainring backwards when used a single upfront? The reason I ask is that when used with the Saint Raisin bashguard, with my Acera crank...
  7. I ride my hybrid Cannondale Quick 5 about...

    I ride my hybrid Cannondale Quick 5 about 20-25miles 3 times a wekk for exercise. So far I lost 18lb in 4 months. Started out at 194, now I'm at 176. I can feel the wind pushing against me when...
  8. Rather than waiting for chain pin marks or...

    Rather than waiting for chain pin marks or noises, I rather add washers if needed ahead of time. I think I'll measure my other bike triple with a chainguard and use the same mm gap between the...
  9. Minimum distance between chainring and bashguard on a single?

    What is the minimum distance or gap between the chainring and a bashguard on a single crankset? Can you flip the chainring over to the other side which would allow a slightly larger gap or should...
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    Just use some Mother's Aluminum Polish and a...

    Just use some Mother's Aluminum Polish and a micro fiber rag. You can find that in the automotive section at stores like WalMart or automotive shops like O Rileys. I buffed mines till it became...
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    The Blackburn cloudburst look great. I check the...

    The Blackburn cloudburst look great. I check the specs and it says for 700x35c. I just put on 700x37c when I had my new rims laced today at the bike shop. I also just bought a set of the Civio...
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    I appreciate all the replies and thanks for the...

    I appreciate all the replies and thanks for the reassurance on fenders. I just ordered the Civio Brownie 700c 50mm online and they should be arriving by mail by next week. My new rims with Nuvinci...
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    Thanks for the info.

    Thanks for the info.
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    Thanks for all the positive replies about...

    Thanks for all the positive replies about fenders. I am looking to buy the Civio brownie 700c 50mm on Amazon or something similar to fit my 37mm tires. Does the wheel have to be removed when...
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    I really like the way fenders can keep me and my...

    I really like the way fenders can keep me and my bike clean during the rain and dusty days. I read about the safety issues here and also a feedback on Amazon.com on a riders review on one of the...
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    Are bike fenders safe?

    I was thinking of installing theses Civia Brownie 700c 50mm bike fenders on my Cannondale Quick 5. I read stories of riders flying over the bars when something gets stuck in between the fenders and...
  17. Thanks...I was wondering how they would get the...

    Thanks...I was wondering how they would get the belt through the frame. I seen some pics and now know what you are talking about. Anyhow, no biggie. I will be using a chain and a tensioner which I...
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    I wanted to go 40mm but if the tire is true to...

    I wanted to go 40mm but if the tire is true to size, it will be too tight a fit for my frame. I want to allow some space in case a small branch or something flips up in that area. I think the 37mm...
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    I ended buying the Alexrims Adventure with Deore...

    I ended buying the Alexrims Adventure with Deore XT hub and Continental Tour Ride Urban Tires 700x37c. Still awaiting the mailman to deliver so I can get this project going?
  20. Thanks for the tip. I'll check at WalMart next...

    Thanks for the tip. I'll check at WalMart next time I go .Maukaman...
  21. Someone mentioned earlier that my Cannondale...

    Someone mentioned earlier that my Cannondale Quick 5 frame cannot add disc brakes because their are no disc brake mounts on the frame. Are there adapters that will allow disc brakes and are they any...
  22. I clean it after every ride, but that black marks...

    I clean it after every ride, but that black marks are really stuck on there. I use a micro fiber cloths igh water and sometimes 90% alcohol. I don't get squeals or anything like that, it is just...
  23. That is what I wanted to hear. So red pads,...

    That is what I wanted to hear. So red pads, salmon pads, black pads, clear pads all can leave a black residue skid marks due to some dirt or brakes material getting imbedded onto the rim surface. ...
  24. If you have a salmon colored crayon and a black...

    If you have a salmon colored crayon and a black colored crayon and write on a white piece of paper, what color will you get? None, Salmon or black? That's how I got the idea. Because my brand new...
  25. Aluminum oxide is a corrosion when aluminum is...

    Aluminum oxide is a corrosion when aluminum is exposed to air and a white crusty oxidation matter forms. The black marks came soom after installing new black pads on day one after my ride. Looks...
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