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06-19-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By marcw

I just bought wd40 degreaser, it remove the paint...

I just bought wd40 degreaser, it remove the paint off the item i was cleaning
...
05-26-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By marcw

My lezyne fell apart with nominal use, just...

My lezyne fell apart with nominal use, just raddled apart on the trails. Crack brothers clik is working nicely.
05-26-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,451
Posted By marcw

paint it black and double stick tape to the...

paint it black and double stick tape to the undersaddle
or
paint it black or close to bike color and double stick tape under the bottom bracket. Make it look like part of the bike. Are bike thief...
05-08-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,157
Posted By marcw

i am not not knocking anyone, just a post: I...

i am not not knocking anyone, just a post:

I live in a place where there is a lot of single track and due to the virus, many non MTB bikers are out trying the trails. Last night there was a...
05-02-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,157
Posted By marcw

it might be me, i do not like seeing skin tight...

it might be me, i do not like seeing skin tight clothing on the trails.
11-30-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By marcw

Reading glasses - for on trail fixes

I do not need a pair of glasses when i ride, but if i have an issue if I might need a pair of my reading glasses to fix the problem on the trail. I use a tool saddle bag and carry no tools in a...
05-28-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,080
Posted By marcw

is your rim tubeless ready?

is your rim tubeless ready?
05-20-18, 07:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,394
Posted By marcw

You were thinking of getting the park hacksaw and...

You were thinking of getting the park hacksaw and then you bought the lenox and tried out the reciprocating blade. What where you cutting on a bike that needs a reciprocating blade? :-)

Anyway,...
11-12-17, 08:30 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,676
Posted By marcw

I was riding with someone 2 weeks ago and his...

I was riding with someone 2 weeks ago and his through axle quick release came loose during the ride. Not sure how it was prior to the ride, but through axles and skewers both come apart. Maybe it...
11-06-17, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,081
Posted By marcw

did u try carefully prior it out. That is how my...

did u try carefully prior it out. That is how my ritches come apart.
09-19-17, 06:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,825
Posted By marcw

3 draw tool chest ...

3 draw tool chest
http://c.shld.net/rpx/i/s/i/spin/10007894/prod_1892204412?hei=499&wid=499&op_sharpen=1
09-07-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,515
Posted By marcw

On a local trail, which is steep, rocky, and...

On a local trail, which is steep, rocky, and plenty of wooden 1 foot steps, go up the hill my gps thinks I have stopped. But I am moving and having a hard but great work out. Speed does not count...
09-04-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By marcw

I have flats with pins and after a few shin...

I have flats with pins and after a few shin strikes and you grunt in pain, you learn, try not to do that again.

As for 5/10, I just bought a pair and I like them.I used to wear worn out sole...
07-13-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By marcw

I am not a racer or speed cadet, but does cadence...

I am not a racer or speed cadet, but does cadence sensors help when in going over rock gardens of other very slow obstacles. I know my gps will think i am not moving in some places, but I am working...
07-03-17, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By marcw

I keep my phone on my bars. I use it for music,...

I keep my phone on my bars. I use it for music, gps, and safety. It does get very muddy. The mud never hurt the phone(yet).

I use the mount from Welcome to SlipGripCarMounts - Innovation in...
06-17-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 38,861
Posted By marcw

gas destroyed my orings on my fork!

gas destroyed my orings on my fork!
06-12-17, 06:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,230
Posted By marcw

No one mention how a very wide tire sticks to mud...

No one mention how a very wide tire sticks to mud and is much harder to roll.
02-04-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,488
Posted By marcw

I must be the only one that thinks it clean well,...

I must be the only one that thinks it clean well, but is very messy.
01-29-17, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By marcw

2 ideas, put a tube in for a night to mold the...

2 ideas, put a tube in for a night to mold the tire little better or add another layer of rim tape to give the air less leakage when filling.
07-10-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,821
Posted By marcw

I like shrader valves, all pumps can handle them.

I like shrader valves, all pumps can handle them.
07-01-16, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,930
Posted By marcw

A reason I do not like a bells is that it is not...

A reason I do not like a bells is that it is not directional. When i am a walker and hear a bell, I can not pinpoint the direction as easy as a voice so I need to look where the noise came from and...
07-01-16, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,930
Posted By marcw

If coming from behind, how do you get a joggers...

If coming from behind, how do you get a joggers attention with out startling them? Last few times I came behind a jogger i tried "excuse me", rustle some leaves so they hear me or make some other...
06-30-16, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,667
Posted By marcw

I do not get it, people say Shimano does not put...

I do not get it, people say Shimano does not put enough grease in their hubs and need to add more grease. I have added also added extra grease to my new hubs, but I doubt shimano is trying to be...
06-15-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By marcw

Does anyone know if you do not stop in the grassy...

Does anyone know if you do not stop in the grassy sections, can you still get a tick? I would not think ticks just jump off of the grass and try to land on you?
06-07-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,933
Posted By marcw

Watch every youtube video you can find, then get...

Watch every youtube video you can find, then get the tools, and when dissembling, take pictures so you know how to put it together if you have issues. Very easy job if you have the tools. Crank...
06-02-16, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By marcw

Thanks, but I do not see the big gain I will get...

Thanks, but I do not see the big gain I will get from this fork compared to my fork. Similar spring, my fork has 100 more grams of weight.
05-31-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By marcw

I did the same thing with my 2011 Karakorum. The...

I did the same thing with my 2011 Karakorum. The only stock items are the forks,handle bars and frame. Everything else if xt quality from chain reaction or merlin. I am very happy with my bike. I...
05-24-16, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,789
Posted By marcw

Any reason for the larger bits? and tool? ...

Any reason for the larger bits? and tool?
Something like this but cheaper is what i like:
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/714eGsqQ2VL._SL1400_.jpg
05-08-16, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,989
Posted By marcw

A little clarity on these bolts where every one...

A little clarity on these bolts where every one say goes to your bike shop and get the proper bolt. These bolt does not extrude out of the crank and I say these bolts are slight better because the...
05-06-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,989
Posted By marcw

i am using these: ...

i am using these:
http://www.amazon.com/Motorcycle-Hardware-Socket-Allen-Bolts/dp/B005OUO4JY?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage
M6 x 1.0 x 20/Stainless Steel
02-14-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By marcw

I just upgraded my brakes and this peices was in...

I just upgraded my brakes and this peices was in the box too and i was wondering the same. it looks like it can fit the groves of the screw,but what for?
01-23-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,245
Posted By marcw

What do you guys think when you get a deal from...

What do you guys think when you get a deal from https://www.merlincycles.com/ ?
01-11-16, 02:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,152
Posted By marcw

I use both co2 and a pump, the pump will not fill...

I use both co2 and a pump, the pump will not fill a tubeless tire that came off the rim.
04-28-12, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By marcw

The reason i started the post was to see if it...

The reason i started the post was to see if it was my mistake. As I got my extra canisters today, and it works. The only reason i would contact Genuine Innovations was to make sure they know...
04-28-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By marcw

It does not look like there is any seal over the...

It does not look like there is any seal over the top.
04-28-12, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By marcw

That is what i think too. This is what i bought,...

That is what i think too. This is what i bought, http://www.amazon.com/Innovations-Air-Chuck-Elite-Inflator/dp/B003BMDI9E. I will call genuineinnovations on monday to see what they can do. I have...
04-28-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By marcw

air chuck elite w/co2 canister did not come with threads

I just bought an air chuck elite from amazon with a co2 canister. The canister has no threads. Is this the right canister? The package was sealed and looks legit.

The canister looks like a...
Forum: BMX
03-29-10, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By marcw

nope, different, thanks

nope, different, thanks
Forum: BMX
03-26-10, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By marcw

i did rig up something, but i liked the way this...

i did rig up something, but i liked the way this hanger had a pivot.
Forum: BMX
03-25-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By marcw

Zero hits on googling "DC Amplifier by The Oryg...

Zero hits on googling "DC Amplifier by The Oryg Company" I tried that weeks ago. that is when i started this thread. Thanks!!!
Forum: BMX
03-25-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By marcw

Have you ever google for the word orgy?

Have you ever google for the word orgy?
Forum: BMX
03-23-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By marcw

I give tekto a shot. He broke the old one, I...

I give tekto a shot. He broke the old one, I have a simple 2 cable hanger without the pivit in the meantime. thanks
Forum: BMX
03-23-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By marcw

I have gone to my lbs and many in NYC,dan's comp...

I have gone to my lbs and many in NYC,dan's comp and gt bikes. Gt bikes makes them but will not sell it to me. I must go though a dealer and the dealer does not have them. No one has this.

I do...
Forum: BMX
03-22-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By marcw

Where can i buy this hanger/triangle?

Where can i buy this hanger/triangle? I been looking all over for it.
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Forum: BMX
01-05-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 44,229
Posted By marcw

can you recommend a pair?

can you recommend a pair?
Forum: BMX
12-29-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 44,229
Posted By marcw

He is ten, but I could not lock up the brakes,...

He is ten, but I could not lock up the brakes, even after a calibration. Now we both can.
Forum: BMX
12-29-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 44,229
Posted By marcw

Thanks for the help, 2 points to make. 1. The...

Thanks for the help, 2 points to make.
1. The 2008 bike edition, there is a equalizer. So the engineers at GT thought the same as me. But I had to spend months to fix it.

2. Looking atthe...
Forum: BMX
12-22-08, 06:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 44,229
Posted By marcw

I never new threads expire.

I never new threads expire.
Forum: BMX
06-16-08, 08:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 44,229
Posted By marcw

I bought the bike at a (somewhat) real bike shop.

The problem was with the calibration for the brake and not the brake it self. 1 pad was to tight, so the other pad never touched the rim so the bike would not stop. I know it is easy to calibrate,...
Forum: BMX
06-16-08, 08:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 44,229
Posted By marcw

I bought the bike at a (somewhat) real bike shop.

The problem was with the calibration for the brake and not the brake it self. 1 pad was to tight, so the other pad never touched the rim so the bike would not stop. I know it is easy to calibrate,...
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