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07-30-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By calvin17d

Correct, you should have known better, better...

Correct, you should have known better, better than to make yet another ignorant comment. The truth of the matter is (since you seem to want to test my justification for a riser bar like youre the...
07-29-09, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By calvin17d

1. Riser Bar Adjustability. True, you can achieve...

1. Riser Bar Adjustability. True, you can achieve an identical riding position with any given stem and flat-bar combo as with any stem and riser-bar combo. But dissenters are quick to dismiss the...
07-29-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By calvin17d

I got it!!!

So I figured it out. I was standing on the bike and forcing the tick pushing downward on the pedals. I bent over and started feeling the suspicious areas with my hand. Surprisingly the feeling was...
07-29-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By calvin17d

I just threw 435 in lbs. on both sides of the BB...

I just threw 435 in lbs. on both sides of the BB and im still getting screwed. I snugged the crap outta the small allens on the spindle too! the Chainring bolts have been wrenched on as well:(
07-29-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By calvin17d

Are you implying that the bearings are shot or...

Are you implying that the bearings are shot or that they arent torqued sufficiently to the shell?
07-29-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By calvin17d

When I stand on the the pedals with the arms...

When I stand on the the pedals with the arms parallel to the ground leaning against a wall with the brakes on, it creaks on both sides. Im convinced its the crank or BB also. The thing is, is that...
07-29-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By calvin17d

no zippies back there

no zippies back there
07-29-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By calvin17d

Not sure why i'd have a zip tie down there but I...

Not sure why i'd have a zip tie down there but I double checked;) I lubed the cable housings in every possible spot, but sadly that was not the issue. Im starting to think it may be some rubbing...
07-29-09, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By calvin17d

Thats very helpful info even if its not the case....

Thats very helpful info even if its not the case. That is a cause that I have not heard yet.....Thanks a ton even if its not the cause. Ill let ya know!:thumb:
07-29-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By calvin17d

tick tick tick

I just disassembled my bike in hopes of diagnosing a ticking that has been going on in what seems to be the crank drive side. When I had it apart I mean it was down to the frame and chainring bolts....
07-29-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By calvin17d

thanks for the clarification. I have seen...

thanks for the clarification. I have seen articles about proper positions and body angles while riding road bikes. I assume their are similar guide lines for MTB's. I realize that components play a...
07-29-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By calvin17d

Crown Height ???

Can I take the spacers from below my stem and put them on top of my stem on a threadless headset to lower the crown height or is that not a legit method?

The reason I ask is because I ve put a...
07-29-09, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By calvin17d

Question on my new Race Face Bars

so on both ends of the bars, their are measurements indicated by lines followed by a measurement in mm from what im guessing to be the bar end followed by a weight in grams below the measurement at...
07-27-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,016
Posted By calvin17d

Replacing Spokes w/out removing the cassette?

Is it possible? I have two broken spokes on the drive side of my rear wheel and need to get the new ones in behind the cassette. Can this be done, I dont really wanna spring for the tool.
07-25-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By calvin17d

Any Recommendation on the height of the hand...

Any Recommendation on the height of the hand position on the bars in relation to seat position? Or is that determined by the individual rider?
07-24-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By calvin17d

Upgrade Question!!!!

So its not so much of an upgrade rather just a change in the geometry on my bike. From my AM FR bike I just sold my EA50 XC Stem and handlebars. Im looking to bring my reach in from the 120 mm 6...
06-25-09, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By calvin17d

adjustable quill stems?

Anyone rocking one of these adjustables? how durable are they? any complaints? Im unsatisfied with my current geometry and wasnt wanting to run through trial and error with 5 separate stems till I...
06-23-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By calvin17d

The rubbing is intermittent. The rotors have...

The rubbing is intermittent. The rotors have rubbed this way since I purchased it new. Like I said. I have been able to reduce it slightly and minimize the amount of contact. I do notice that the...
06-23-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By calvin17d

My singing Rotor......grrrrr.....

Ive had an ongoing annoyance that I really am ready to get rid of. The hayes hydraulics on my Heckler came with 8" rotors. I noticed that my 8" rotors (Hayes) were not the typical size on many of my...
06-23-09, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,870
Posted By calvin17d

could it be a slight bit of play in your crank...

could it be a slight bit of play in your crank arms rubbing on the spindle. I had this problem, pulled the cups and greased em then lubed up the square taper before torquing down the crank arms....
06-23-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By calvin17d

Okay Im bringing this thread back because Ive had...

Okay Im bringing this thread back because Ive had an ongoing annoyance that I really am ready to get rid of. The hayes hydraulics on my Heckler came with 8" rotors. I noticed that my 8" rotors...
05-12-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By calvin17d

I just got a front and rear set from...

I just got a front and rear set from bicyclewheelwarehouse.com for 145 bucks after shipping. The wheels are Mavics CXP22 Threaded to formula hubs. Comes with a cog and lock ring installed on a...
05-03-09, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By calvin17d

Passed the test! I guess I had some dirt in the...

Passed the test! I guess I had some dirt in the pivot areas of the lever.
05-03-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By calvin17d

Bravo! Im stoked!

Bravo! Im stoked!
05-03-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By calvin17d

BWW is the way to go. They have all the options...

BWW is the way to go. They have all the options to customize your wheels. You can choose between nipple color, rim color, spoke color, and hub color. That was great! I went with the Mavic rims on...
05-03-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By calvin17d

Which of these 2 Wheelsets?

So at bens after shipping I can Get the Alex R450's with a cog and lock ring threaded to a no no name hub for 140 or at the BWW I can get the Mavic CXP 22 with cog and lockring threaded on Formula...
05-03-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By calvin17d

So at bens after shipping I can Get the Alex...

So at bens after shipping I can Get the Alex R450's with a cog and lock ring threaded to a no no name hub for 140 or at the BWW I can get the Mavic CXP 22 with cog and lockring threaded on Formula...
05-03-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By calvin17d

oops I was looking at bicyclewarehouse.com...

oops I was looking at bicyclewarehouse.com ................:innocent:thanks
05-03-09, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By calvin17d

Would you mind sending me that link. I just got...

Would you mind sending me that link. I just got done skowering the website with no luck:crash:
05-02-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By calvin17d

So I decided that I would post my wheels on...

So I decided that I would post my wheels on craigslist with my old freewheel and blue CTS tires for 60 bucks and If I could make the sale then I would upgrade my wheels. Turns out I had a call and...
05-02-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By calvin17d

Very useful info. I would love to own a set of...

Very useful info. I would love to own a set of track wheels, and I know the cost would run me at a minimum of 100 or so after shipping, but I would then also need to factor in new tires as I am...
05-02-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By calvin17d

I truly appreciate your help. How are spoke...

I truly appreciate your help. How are spoke lengths determined? Would it not be possible to use my existing spokes?
05-02-09, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By calvin17d

Converting my Vintage

I have been running my vintage schwinn as a single speed with a free hub. I recently had the desire to go fixed. I want to convert with minimal spending. The threading on the 5 spd hub on my old 27"...
05-02-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By calvin17d

It always felt like a lever issue but I didnt...

It always felt like a lever issue but I didnt want to rule anything out. I've had the heckler covered in mud from a couple of spring rides, and Im thinking it was just some sand/grime build up. I...
05-02-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By calvin17d

Cloud 9. Avg in size but feels like a pillow for...

Cloud 9. Avg in size but feels like a pillow for the butt. Almost too soft. Not alarming ugly either! Paid 25 Buckers for mine!
05-02-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By calvin17d

I removed the actual lever from the master...

I removed the actual lever from the master cylinder and cleaned and lubed all the pivoting areas. I noticed that there was some areas of wear on the pins. Im hoping I just had some gunk in there. Its...
05-02-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By calvin17d

I removed the actual lever from the master...

I removed the actual lever from the master cylinder and cleaned and lubed all the pivoting areas. I noticed that there was some areas of wear on the pins. Im hoping I just had some gunk in there. Its...
05-02-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By calvin17d

It really feels like restriction in the lever,...

It really feels like restriction in the lever, but I guess a piston being restricted would transfer up to the lever as well. Is there anyway to troubleshoot the plunger area without getting into...
05-02-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By calvin17d

so youre basically suggesting that pushing the...

so youre basically suggesting that pushing the pistons in reverse is the corrective action? Is this action based on an assumption that my pistons are sticking and that this is not a fluid problem?
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By calvin17d

I was just wondering if it would be worth it to...

I was just wondering if it would be worth it to try and get some money for them to put toward a new set of wheels but it appears it will only cover a single digit percentage!!! Thanks.
05-02-09, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By calvin17d

Hayes Hydraulic Brakes Problem?

I have a set of hydraulic Hayes brakes on my Heckler and they have been steller now for 2 solid years. Yesterday while bombing the young beast down a single track I noticed something quite different...
05-02-09, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By calvin17d

Troubleshooting my Hayes hydraulics?

I have a set of hydraulic Hayes brakes on my Heckler and they have been steller now for 2 solid years. Yesterday while bombing the young beast down a single track I noticed something quite different...
05-02-09, 12:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,354
Posted By calvin17d

Thanks guys, I went with the Campy bolts that I...

Thanks guys, I went with the Campy bolts that I have on my bike. Found some on ebay for 19.00 free shipping and they do fit nicely in the Pake cranks and thread into my JISO BB.
04-25-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,354
Posted By calvin17d

Quiet everyone! The absolute Opinion has been...

Quiet everyone! The absolute Opinion has been expressed:lol: Thanks for you personal opionon but this doesnt answer my question, nor does it correlate with my opinion. .......Try again:D
04-25-09, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,354
Posted By calvin17d

:thumb:There's an original idea:lol:

:thumb:There's an original idea:lol:
04-25-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,354
Posted By calvin17d

I knew the Pink was a stretch. My response was...

I knew the Pink was a stretch. My response was geared toward whether they(Pake) made a bottom bracket at all, which could have been a bit more realistic however I believe it to not be the...
04-25-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,354
Posted By calvin17d

Youre right I think silver is the correct...

Youre right I think silver is the correct alternative......Black((((((Yuck)))))....looks cheap. would be the only thing black on the bike.
04-25-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,354
Posted By calvin17d

I really like the Campy bolts that flush with the...

I really like the Campy bolts that flush with the outside of their cranks. I know this to be an ISO crank while the Pakes are JISO. Anyone know if the campy crank bolts will work with the JISO Taper...
04-25-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,354
Posted By calvin17d

You know, neither have I, but my girlfriend wants...

You know, neither have I, but my girlfriend wants it that way and Im trying to keep with a theme. I appreciate the 2 cents however I was actually looking for some input from individuals have a...
04-25-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,354
Posted By calvin17d

Mine has came assembled with the chainring bolts,...

Mine has came assembled with the chainring bolts, My concern is the crank bolts.
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