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05-15-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By easyupbug

In our experience after flushing with WD the...

In our experience after flushing with WD the bearings have no grease and T-9 is a wax not a grease, which while fine for some time in an open chain is far from ideal for bearings and races over the...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,436
Posted By unterhausen

It's for sale because they tried to ride it...

It's for sale because they tried to ride it uphill.

I'm always curious why people undergo an elaborate project like that without looking at what anyone else has done. Afraid they might learn...
05-14-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By cpach

Yeah, sorry, missed the axle on that fulcrum...

Yeah, sorry, missed the axle on that fulcrum wheelset. What you want is a 135mm qr in the rear.

The original wheel died due to fatigue stress at the rim, possibly by excessive tension on that...
05-13-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By wesmamyke

We sold some of these because it was literally...

We sold some of these because it was literally the only 26" tire you could get for months. Didn't see these problems with any yet, fingers crossed I guess.
05-11-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By 70sSanO

And I was hoping it had something to do with...

And I was hoping it had something to do with baseball cards.

John
05-10-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By pdlamb

Jobst Brandt told the story about how he got...

Jobst Brandt told the story about how he got angry after replacing ANOTHER broken spoke. Grabbing the remaining spokes in pairs and squeezing as hard as he could, he lightly re-trued the wheel and...
05-09-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By dsbrantjr

If you must use a single bolt for a rack and a...

If you must use a single bolt for a rack and a fender, the rack should go to the inside (against the frame) to minimize the bending stress on the bolt.
05-09-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By Trakhak

1: If, as appears to be the case, you removed the...

1: If, as appears to be the case, you removed the axle and bearings before attempting to use the freewheel tool---don't. Correct use of the tool requires the tool to be centered precisely, which in...
05-07-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By cartesian

For sure. It's set up as a single speed. I'm too...

For sure. It's set up as a single speed. I'm too old to ride fixed.
Anyone who rides fixed in my town should be on suicide watch. :lol:
Forum: For Sale
05-05-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By oneclick

Custom spacer service

I've made a few spacers for various people recently and there might be others who would like some.

These are made on a chinese 7x10 lathe. I'm no pro but have been playing with lathes a long time;...
05-05-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 673
Posted By 70sSanO

Here is hopefully a more of a Reader's Digest...

Here is hopefully a more of a Reader's Digest response than War and Peace...

Everything depends on the dropout width of your bike. Is it 126mm or 130mm?

The Shimano 600 6400 freehub is Uniglide...
05-03-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,432
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Knows already everything - except how to mount a...

Knows already everything - except how to mount a tire.

Just grind it off and glue tubular tires on.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-03-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By Nessism

The aluminum bits on the busted clamp could be...

The aluminum bits on the busted clamp could be ground down with a dremel until you get down the pin, then it could be cut in half and pulled out with vice grips. Something to that effect anyway. No...
05-03-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By delbiker1

it's your bike, your life.

it's your bike, your life.
05-01-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By AeroGut

I would be surprised if Litespeed didn't use all...

I would be surprised if Litespeed didn't use all metric. If no one around here knows the answer, I recommend contacting Lynskey. They can probably tell you. Worst case tap it out a tiny bit larger...
05-01-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By JohnDThompson

Looks like a spring from a shift cable barrel...

Looks like a spring from a shift cable barrel adjuster.
04-27-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Bill Kapaun

They can, but your tire obviously has...

They can, but your tire obviously has "rot".
04-26-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By oldbobcat

Usually indicative of a hole somewhere. I've...

Usually indicative of a hole somewhere. I've either found it or fixed by adding a little sealant, inflating the tire, and flipping, bouncing, rotating the wheel to determine where the sealant was...
04-25-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By cxwrench

Famous mechanics quote: "If it ain't broke, fix...

Famous mechanics quote: "If it ain't broke, fix it til it is"
04-25-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By Retro Grouch

Two bikes, two broken rims. I suppose it could...

Two bikes, two broken rims. I suppose it could be a coincidence, but my bet is there is something goofy going on here that you haven't mentioned.
04-25-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By cpach

I'm pretty sure WTB states a 120kgf max for most...

I'm pretty sure WTB states a 120kgf max for most of their rims. Minimum is harder to state--when you deform a rim you are going to need to have uneven tension. Given this is a disc rim try to...
04-24-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Grinder. Good motor skills/vision. A thread...

Grinder.
Good motor skills/vision.
A thread file would be handy to dress off the burrs.
04-24-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By masi61

Check the clearance on your shim as you put it in...

Check the clearance on your shim as you put it in the seat tube first (before the Thomson). So long as the lip does not extend proud of the thickness of the seat tube, you should be fine and have no...
04-24-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,720
Posted By 79pmooney

It's been a while (and I didn't cheat and read...

It's been a while (and I didn't cheat and read any post other than the OP). That red patch? I believe it is the Velox tubular patch. That came in the the little orange metal box.
04-24-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,720
Posted By JoeTBM

In our volunteer shop, we typical change about...

In our volunteer shop, we typical change about 20-30 tubes a week.... patch parties are on every other Friday, beer included :thumb:
04-23-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By JohnDThompson

Headsets are not in constant rotation when in...

Headsets are not in constant rotation when in use, so a little roughness is seldom an issue, as long as it can rotate without "indexing." You've removed all the parts from the frame, so it's unlikely...
04-23-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By oldbobcat

Before going out an purchasing riser handlebars...

Before going out an purchasing riser handlebars and stem, try sliding your saddle back a centimeter or so. This moves your center of gravity away from the arms and shoulders and toward your hips and...
04-21-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By veganbikes

Wow people missed out on the 90s. It is a bar to...

Wow people missed out on the 90s. It is a bar to stiffen up the front end. Back when we rode on 25.4 bars they tended to be a bit flexy and so it was a way to make things stiffer and maybe a touch...
04-21-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By wesmamyke

I have seen after market bolt on braces, but it's...

I have seen after market bolt on braces, but it's generally something that came with the bar originally.

It's just an attempt to emulate moto stuff that looks similar, and probably does stiffen...
04-21-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By onsay99

Suntour hubs had a "microdrive" cassette hub body...

Suntour hubs had a "microdrive" cassette hub body for their cassettes, but
it was not compatible with any of the shimano hyperglide cassettes.
04-20-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,023
Posted By cyccommute

You are looking at this in the wrong way...just...

You are looking at this in the wrong way...just as Brandt and others have. The bottom spokes canít be compressed because there is no mechanism for that compression. Nothing can push up on the...
04-19-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Some people remove the cranks on little kids...

Some people remove the cranks on little kids bikes instead of training wheels for their children.
They let them coast around under push power and they seem to adapt quickly.
Maybe try a version of...
04-18-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By veganbikes

Wally-Mart and Billionaire Jeff Bezos' Amazon...

Wally-Mart and Billionaire Jeff Bezos' Amazon will of course be cheaper they can undercut anyone and violate MAP because who is going to stop them they are billionaires. However they can't work on...
04-18-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By AlmostTrick

When the best chain lube is none!

This chain was degreased and "installed" 6 months ago. It has never been lubed. Performance has not suffered one bit, in fact, I believe it looks better now! *
...
04-15-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By oldbobcat

My general guide for derailleur trouble shooting...

My general guide for derailleur trouble shooting goes like this. First disconnect the cable. Test the spring by pushing on the derailleur with your hand. If it pushes back, it's not the spring....
04-14-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By cxwrench

Undo the cable from the derailleur and see if it...

Undo the cable from the derailleur and see if it moves smoothly. Also check the cable, is there a bunch of drag when you press the 'downshift' paddle on the shifter? This is pretty simple stuff....
04-13-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I have seen persistent and annoying creaking...

I have seen persistent and annoying creaking noises from inside SS freewheels because of excessive play in the ratchet mechanism. THe solution is either a higher quality (+$$) freewheel, or...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-13-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By bulgie

Not quite; tempering means to try to get some...

Not quite; tempering means to try to get some toughness back after the quench leaves the steel in a hard but brittle state. Tempering weakens the steel but if done right leaves the steel still...
04-11-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By dsbrantjr

A noise every pedal revolution is unlikely to be...

A noise every pedal revolution is unlikely to be caused by the chain, more likely pedals, chainrings or other items which run at crank speed. Try swapping your pedals for a known-quiet pair,...
04-10-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Ross200

Mendon Cyclesmith is the place!

Mendon Cyclesmith is the place!
04-08-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By dsbrantjr

It is fairly easy to re-thread French 14mm x...

It is fairly easy to re-thread French 14mm x 1.25mm cranks to 9/16" x 20tpi. Of course you will need a left-handed tap for the left crank eye. People have suggested to just force pedals in but that...
04-07-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 541
Posted By cxwrench

I'm gonna be 58 this month, I'm hardly a 'child'....

I'm gonna be 58 this month, I'm hardly a 'child'. I haven't seen you offering much in the way of help either. Just calm down and let's move on.
04-07-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 541
Posted By Bigbus

I think all the bickering scared the OP off, but...

I think all the bickering scared the OP off, but if he's still reading this thread, I don't think he really needs to change anything on the bike. It's new and still in good working order as is. He...
04-07-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,006
Posted By imakecircles

In this pic, the chain link that's about to make...

In this pic, the chain link that's about to make contact with the chainring isn't fully seated. If you have a chain breaker tool, you may be able to reseat the link so it's fully together, or...
04-05-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,954
Posted By wgscott

Just out of curiosity, what year is it where you...

Just out of curiosity, what year is it where you live?
04-05-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,379
Posted By Iride01

Did I miss where you stated why you are flatting...

Did I miss where you stated why you are flatting so much? From something penetrating the tread and puncturing the tire and tube? A pinch flat which frequently but not always looks like two punctures...
04-04-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By 70sSanO

8 speed Shimano Sora shifters will work with 8...

8 speed Shimano Sora shifters will work with 8 speed cassette and Acera rear derailleur.

If there is a mtb front derailleur, it wonít work with the Sora shifters because the cable attach point...
04-03-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By dedhed

In what application? hubs? headset? bottom...

In what application? hubs? headset? bottom bracket?, pedals?

Not typically something that can be done, installing cartridge bearings in a cup & cone application.
04-03-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By dsbrantjr

I would think the if you want the best...

I would think the if you want the best self-leveling you would NOT want a gel, but a liquid. I agree with ForceD, get your own bottle of plain vanilla clear nail polish. Remover, too, for clean-up,...
04-03-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By oldbobcat

Is this fork for threaded or non-threaded...

Is this fork for threaded or non-threaded headsets? Does this extender clamp to the inside or the outside of the steerer tube? Or do you know?
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