Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: forresto2
Showing results 1 to 40 of 40
Search took 0.02 seconds.
05-28-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By forresto2

Definitely on the road.

Definitely on the road.
05-28-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,119
Posted By forresto2

By themselves neither side of this spoke argument...

By themselves neither side of this spoke argument is funny but put those 2 sides together in a bike store and it would leave me with a smile on my face.
05-28-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By forresto2

stretched chain? worn rear sprockets/cassette?

stretched chain?
worn rear sprockets/cassette?
05-28-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,119
Posted By forresto2

How about "tighten bolts and much as you can...

How about "tighten bolts and much as you can without stripping them?"
05-28-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,119
Posted By forresto2

:crash: The funniest WD-40 advice was a guy...

:crash:

The funniest WD-40 advice was a guy on youtube saying using WD-40 to wipe down their Polyprop kayak after each use would keep it looking brand new and restore the plastic to like new.
...
05-27-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,213
Posted By forresto2

later year I had a creaking crank sound. ...

later year I had a creaking crank sound. Couldn't figure it out Seat bolts were tight, crank was tight, chain was good.
Turned out to be a spring in the seat. What I am saying is make sure it is...
05-27-17, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,091
Posted By forresto2

They put them on all the rental bikes here and...

They put them on all the rental bikes here and those heavy bikes can go at a pace. Aside from my current mystery the thing that bugs me about them is the amount of grease they eat, it does not seem...
05-27-17, 10:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,119
Posted By forresto2

WD-40 shouldn't be withing 10 feet of your bike...

WD-40 shouldn't be withing 10 feet of your bike at any time, not even your chain. In the short term it looks like it works but in the long run you are screwed. If you happen to get any on your bike...
05-26-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,091
Posted By forresto2

Not on my front or rear or any of the vids I saw....

Not on my front or rear or any of the vids I saw. Maybe on some older versions?
No tabs a person had to bend that I saw. The tabs I did see I did not have to bend and were totally normal for...
05-25-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,119
Posted By forresto2

wd-40 restores brake pads.

wd-40 restores brake pads.
05-25-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,091
Posted By forresto2

thanks. The stuff is expensive and I recall...

thanks.
The stuff is expensive and I recall that pea-size amount quote, like you I don't believe it either. The instructions say 5 grams but I didn't measure every 6 months.
I have modulation and...
05-25-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,920
Posted By forresto2

What is causing your stuff to rust? I only get...

What is causing your stuff to rust?
I only get stuff rusting if I abuse it.

Are you torquing your bolts?
Those torque numbers are for bolts without grease on them.
lock-tite is for stuff that...
05-25-17, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,091
Posted By forresto2

? Before it was taken apart is was making...

?
Before it was taken apart is was making noise.
1) I added more lube and it still made noise.
2) I added even more lube and it still made noise.
3) I took it apart, clean stuff out and took off...
05-25-17, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,091
Posted By forresto2

Roller Brake grease - how much?

I wish I knew how much roller brake grease I have already put into this thing. It seems like I put in a lot already.
I did a rebuild and put a light layer of grease on everything and then put 2...
05-24-17, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By forresto2

Still no luck. I lightly pre-greased all the...

Still no luck.
I lightly pre-greased all the areas and then filled with grease after it was assembled. It is assembled right.
In fact is a slightly noiser now. Not offensively noise but it sounds...
05-23-17, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By forresto2

I think I am done

If I got any of this wrong please please please give me a heads up.


Opened the front brakes, smooth side up! In this video for the IM41 is appears there are ridges on the shoes but I don't...
05-23-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By forresto2

Took off the cover of the front. Smooth side up...

Took off the cover of the front. Smooth side up (facing away from hub).
I also found heavy grease build up just underneath the hole for the grease. The same hole I could not get the grease nozzle...
05-23-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By forresto2

Thanks for the posts. I think I have seen just...

Thanks for the posts. I think I have seen just about every video and blog on this item. I see all but something for an IM-50.
I see which way the shoes are going (ridge up) in those videos but...
05-22-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By forresto2

dismantled BR IM50 roller brakes - Almost done

I couldn't help myself and took them apart, cleaned and inspected them. They were making some light drum noise noise on hard braking. Worked fine after grease for a couple of hard pulls but the...
05-22-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By forresto2

please delete

please delete
05-22-17, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By forresto2

Everything on the bike has to be checked for the...

Everything on the bike has to be checked for the right adjustment. That includes cranks, brake handles and wheel bearings. if it has a screw, nut or bolt check it for tightness and looseness. Most...
05-22-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By forresto2

You know the bike is too big and you will always...

You know the bike is too big and you will always be reminded of it.
Get a bike that is comfortable and doesn't risk swishing your privates, you will be happier.
05-21-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By forresto2

I changed my mind do that thing above first, I...

I changed my mind do that thing above first, I assumed your load was balanced. Assuming is wrong.
05-21-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By forresto2

Forget the physiotherapist and the bike fit guy. ...

Forget the physiotherapist and the bike fit guy. They don't have the education to deal with what your body is going through.
As a long shot but instant self assessment change your seat out for a...
05-21-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 26,249
Posted By forresto2

buy a chain case and forget about it.

buy a chain case and forget about it.
Forum: Commuting
05-21-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,267
Posted By forresto2

I agree. The "think of the children" argument...

I agree.
The "think of the children" argument would be a good weapon. I think that it is kids much more so than adults that would benefit from the requirement. Capitalism is a powerful force that...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,267
Posted By forresto2

I can think of a few reasons that are likely. ...

I can think of a few reasons that are likely.

1) The war against Communism: Yes, don't laugh. The government tell us what to do even if it is good for us? Never! If legislation like that was...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-17, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,034
Posted By forresto2

Thanks. How did you come by that information? ...

Thanks. How did you come by that information?

If I put it facing forward I am definitely going to add my own to the side, seems silly have all that reflection going to the back and none to the...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,502
Posted By forresto2

The only solution for stable loading and...

The only solution for stable loading and unloading and not being too commuter like. Double leg kickstand that folds up like a single. $30.
05-20-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By forresto2

Plain white light during the day does nothing,...

Plain white light during the day does nothing, too small to notice. A flashing white light in the day makes a big difference when I come across one while driving.

So I agree with the above...
05-20-17, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By forresto2

What makes you think I don't have the Shimano...

What makes you think I don't have the Shimano grease?
05-20-17, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By forresto2

Thank you for clearing it up. It makes sense and...

Thank you for clearing it up. It makes sense and I didn't know about the heavy rain thing, I happened to just the heavy rain thing.:thumb:
05-20-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By forresto2

Yes, I tried that captain obvious.

Yes, I tried that captain obvious.
05-19-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By forresto2

Roller brake grease

Running IM-50 brakes.
the front and back do not sound the same when braking. The front is silent, the back sounds a little abrasive during hard braking.

I got the roller brake grease and went to...
05-19-17, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,670
Posted By forresto2

2 issues....extreme chain ring difference. ...

2 issues....extreme chain ring difference. Nothing I can say about that except don't do it.

The other issue. OK don't grill me for stating the obvious:
-clean out your chain and oil it.
-it...
05-15-17, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,996
Posted By forresto2

Thanks for the clarification on the back and...

Thanks for the clarification on the back and forth play.

I am sure most know of sheldobrown.com but here is a quick link to the roller brake section (I don't have enough posts so this text is...
05-15-17, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,996
Posted By forresto2

Shimano Roller brakes play

I purchased a used bike with roller brakes.
It has the BR-IM45 brakes on the front and I supposed on the rear too.
While stopped and braking there is play in both the front and rear brakes.
When...
05-15-17, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,115
Posted By forresto2

could it be the shifter?

could it be the shifter?
04-30-17, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,997
Posted By forresto2

Thank you for the great replies. I have had and...

Thank you for the great replies.
I have had and still have Sturmey-Archer 3-speed hubs from the 70s and will keep the same style but slightly more aggressive.
04-27-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,997
Posted By forresto2

Shimano Nexus 7 - can I shift under load?

I just received a gently used bike with a Nexus internal 7 hub.
the bike has not been used for sometime.
I have not had more than 5 minutes on it.

Is it OK to shift under load? How much load?...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 40


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.