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11-11-07, 05:47 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,339,692
Posted By dooley

TIMBER!

TIMBER!
Forum: BMX
11-11-07, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By dooley

the fit has more cred i spose, but the felt looks...

the fit has more cred i spose, but the felt looks like a much better deal
Forum: BMX
11-11-07, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By dooley

they came out because people wanted...

they came out because people wanted lighter/cleaner/easier fitting and euro wasn't up to the job (and it wasn't really much lighter) there are also advatages in that it gives a precise standard to...
Forum: BMX
11-11-07, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,805
Posted By dooley

http://www.danscomp.com/452008.php?cat=PARTS# ...

http://www.danscomp.com/452008.php?cat=PARTS#
would probably be ok. i like the macneil guard
10-24-07, 01:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,628
Posted By dooley

only in the special mystical world of cycling are...

only in the special mystical world of cycling are people prepared to put up with cup and cone hubs. maybe when shimano start providing dynamic load ratings for their hubs i'll pay attention, but...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-07, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By dooley

i'd definitely consider upping the rear spoke...

i'd definitely consider upping the rear spoke count. also think about wheel dish, maybe fit a 7 speed casette for less dish and one of those off centre rims.
10-19-07, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By dooley

i built up a 48h bullseye hub, 135mm spacing,...

i built up a 48h bullseye hub, 135mm spacing, HALO SAS rim with a 5 speed freewheel (zero dish) for this very reason. it might seem overkill, but i like to be sure
Forum: BMX
09-29-07, 04:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,864
Posted By dooley

blimey, this is old. by the by - sunday heat...

blimey, this is old. by the by - sunday heat treat their entire frames post welding.
09-23-07, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,339,692
Posted By dooley

make me

make me
09-23-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,339,692
Posted By dooley

i'd hoped to finish this today, oh well...

i'd hoped to finish this today, oh well...
Forum: BMX
09-16-07, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,223
Posted By dooley

by all means use some 3in1 after you've used wd40...

by all means use some 3in1 after you've used wd40 (wd40 is to freewheels as draino is to drains), but don't expect the freewheel to perform any better because of it.
Forum: BMX
09-14-07, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,223
Posted By dooley

theres a small gap in the freewheel, squirt loads...

theres a small gap in the freewheel, squirt loads of wd40 in there and spin the wheel. try not to get the wd40 on the hub bearings.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-02-07, 04:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,992
Posted By dooley

i'm not saying slicks are rubbish, just that...

i'm not saying slicks are rubbish, just that there's a possibility treaded tyres grip may grip better. as for the motorsport comparison, aquaplaning isn't really an issue at the severe lean angles,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-02-07, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,992
Posted By dooley

i'm stick my oar in on this one. firstly...

i'm stick my oar in on this one. firstly motorcycle racing wets do have tread. now i don't know the reason for sure, but i'm guessing it has something to do with the fact that most road surfaces...
08-01-07, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By dooley

the two most important factors in wheel strength...

the two most important factors in wheel strength are spoke count and wheel dish. i run a 48h rear wheel with a 5 speed freewheel and as a result have an almost indestructible rear wheel.
07-30-07, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,660
Posted By dooley

that's what i was talking about - those aren't...

that's what i was talking about - those aren't axial loads
07-30-07, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,660
Posted By dooley

i've never seen a hub that runs cartridge...

i've never seen a hub that runs cartridge bearings that doesn't have a spacer. if they really don't have a spacer/shoulders then they need headshotting
07-29-07, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,660
Posted By dooley

there's no real axial load on a hub, it's almost...

there's no real axial load on a hub, it's almost all radial
07-13-07, 02:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,407
Posted By dooley

^^^ use two fronts then

^^^ use two fronts then
Forum: BMX
07-08-07, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,444
Posted By dooley

trials riders do this sometimes. they normally...

trials riders do this sometimes. they normally take an anglegrinder to the rim

ps - the holes and slots aren't for cooling, they're for the other reasons you describe. the ventilation part is for...
07-08-07, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By dooley

not unless the hanger is flexing. nokon won't do...

not unless the hanger is flexing. nokon won't do much either.
check your cantis are set up properly, then think about getting salmon kools
Forum: BMX
06-28-07, 04:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,503
Posted By dooley

yeah, you might wanna go back to school for some...

yeah, you might wanna go back to school for some book learnin'. things don't become obsolete when one person decides he doesn't need em.

and fyi - last i heard bob was still running the og ones
Forum: BMX
06-24-07, 10:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,503
Posted By dooley

so because they're too much for you , that...

so because they're too much for you , that renders them obsolete>?
Forum: BMX
06-24-07, 04:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,503
Posted By dooley

what an absurd statement. for that to be true the...

what an absurd statement. for that to be true the bars would either have to be totally indestructible - ie capable of survivng a nuclear strike. or you would have to know every single detail about...
Forum: BMX
06-24-07, 03:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,503
Posted By dooley

nothing says ***** like lt bars. man up and get...

nothing says ***** like lt bars. man up and get the og bob bars.
06-24-07, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 901
Posted By dooley

i don't, mainly cos most spanners and wrenches...

i don't, mainly cos most spanners and wrenches come in sizes proportional to whatever fastener they're designed to work on. hence 17mm spanners being much longer than 8mm ones. the only place i might...
06-24-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,309
Posted By dooley

if the bolts are chrome that may have been the...

if the bolts are chrome that may have been the problem. that said i would never use a torque wrench on a bike.
06-24-07, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By dooley

everything is in order. it's almost like the...

everything is in order. it's almost like the brake is too powerful for the fork?!

the other thing that i wondered is whether the front rack could be causing the problem - as it mounts to the...
06-24-07, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By dooley

this is a legit way to set up a front brake if...

this is a legit way to set up a front brake if you run the cable through the fork steerer. it's so you can spin the bars without it getting tangled
06-24-07, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By dooley

front brake shudder

i've got a surly lht with a suntour xc pro front brake and kool stop salmon pads. when i brake with anything more than the gentlest pressure i get a crazy amount of shuddering. so much so i can see...
05-09-07, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By dooley

if you think that's tight, try building up a 48...

if you think that's tight, try building up a 48 bmx wheel.

pedros spoke wrenches are good for this btw
05-04-07, 12:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,852
Posted By dooley

i normally dissassemble the freewheel, tape an...

i normally dissassemble the freewheel, tape an allen bit into the recess for the pawl, then put it in a vice. the allen bit effectively gives the body a flat edge for the vice to grip so you don't...
05-04-07, 12:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,688
Posted By dooley

sheldon told me the derailleurs/shifters i had...

sheldon told me the derailleurs/shifters i had were incompatible, but i got them to work, sorta, sometimes, when it's not too damp. he also told me to get a bigger frame, again i ignored him. he told...
04-22-07, 04:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,302
Posted By dooley

i would put the lht at the expedition end of...

i would put the lht at the expedition end of touring bike - that sucker's built.
04-22-07, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By dooley

i run 2.2" dirt tyres with those mudguards and...

i run 2.2" dirt tyres with those mudguards and they fit fine, but i did make a custom mount for the rear one as the bridge rubbed the tyre
04-21-07, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By dooley

http://yarchive.net/bike/frame_rust.html

http://yarchive.net/bike/frame_rust.html
04-19-07, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By dooley

not really rated. it was probably fairly big by...

not really rated. it was probably fairly big by 10 years agos standards, but it's more than just regular size by todays.
04-13-07, 02:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,634
Posted By dooley

http://www.machinerylubrication.com/article_detail...

http://www.machinerylubrication.com/article_detail.asp?articleid=729&relatedbookgroup=Lubrication2
04-12-07, 12:54 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,634
Posted By dooley

and sheldon brown

and sheldon brown
04-11-07, 05:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,126
Posted By dooley

bmx hubs designed for peg use are generally 14mm...

bmx hubs designed for peg use are generally 14mm or bigger. also the frames have much shorter/stouter stays, and bigger dropouts for the peg to mount to. if it were just a cse of the axle going then...
04-11-07, 04:38 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,634
Posted By dooley

but apparently grinding paste deposits aren't an...

but apparently grinding paste deposits aren't an issue on motorcycle chains? i think this is a classic case of a company pandering to consumer prejudices.

by all means use wax if you like a clean...
04-11-07, 12:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,634
Posted By dooley

anyone who's used a scotoiler on their motorcycle...

anyone who's used a scotoiler on their motorcycle will tell you how effective oil is as a lube. the stuff about it becoming an abrasive cutting compound is balls
Forum: Commuting
04-10-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,522,609
Posted By dooley

updated pic as i cleaned it recently. dumped...

updated pic as i cleaned it recently.

dumped the moustache bars for these cheap steel risers. found a matching pair of xc pro cantis but on these the rear is pederson. cheap tortec ally rack,...
Forum: Touring
04-10-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,225
Posted By dooley

those tyres are awesome, i've just gone back to...

those tyres are awesome, i've just gone back to them after few months of using schwalbe big apples
04-10-07, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By dooley

total gear capacity - gearing advice

how important is it? my short cage is listed as having a tgc of 28, i woud ideally like to do 30
01-18-07, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,161
Posted By dooley

i'm using this...

i'm using this http://www.scottoiler.com/active.asp it seems pretty good
Forum: BMX
01-07-07, 01:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,090
Posted By dooley

shame you aren't in the uk, i have a 21.5"...

shame you aren't in the uk, i have a 21.5" pashley you could have had cheap.
01-07-07, 01:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,734
Posted By dooley

"taiwan made" aint some catch all phrase for...

"taiwan made" aint some catch all phrase for frames of a certain standard. there are lots of frame makers over there, all different and all doing different standards of work.
01-05-07, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By dooley

why not go for 48s?

why not go for 48s?
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