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12-18-12, 06:05 PM
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Posted By rider2501

securing bike lock to bike

I bought an Onguard Brute 5001 bike lock and the mount that comes with it is pretty flimsey, especailly considering what a heavy bike lock this is. For the most part, it stays attached to my bike...
08-28-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,329
Posted By rider2501

The formula looks good, but I'm still not sure...

The formula looks good, but I'm still not sure that I should inflate my tires beyond 65 PSI.
08-27-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,329
Posted By rider2501

Okay, I ordered the Lezyne Classic for $60.00...

Okay, I ordered the Lezyne Classic for $60.00 shipped from here (http://www.sportchalet.com/product/301970_43535.do). I got it today and it works great so far. The gauge says that the front tire is...
08-27-12, 05:03 PM
08-27-12, 06:02 AM
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Views: 973
Posted By rider2501

should I disconnect my brake cable when I put my bike on this car rack?

A friend of mine let me borrow his Yakima Joe Pro bike rack. When I went to mount my bike on it I noticed that my brake cable runs along the bottom of the frame of my bike. When I put my bike on...
08-20-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,329
Posted By rider2501

You're probably right, I've only had the bike for...

You're probably right, I've only had the bike for a week or so. Regarding Lezyne pumps, are the parts easy to order? I'd prefer a pump where I don't have to buy a new pump when something breaks.
08-20-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,329
Posted By rider2501

Based on what you guys said and on the fact that...

Based on what you guys said and on the fact that I'll probably ride my bike quite a bit, I'll probably have to buy a floor pump. Thank you all for bringing the various brands to my attention. I'm...
08-20-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,329
Posted By rider2501

do I need a floor pump? will a frame/mini pump suffice?

I was looking at getting a pump for my bike. I seems that the most popular floor pumps are the Joe Blow Pro/Sport or the Silca Pista. I was wondering if these are necessary. What's wrong with just...
08-14-12, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By rider2501

Was just thinking that the stem and seat could be...

Was just thinking that the stem and seat could be locked cheaply with a one way screw. Something like this....

http://www.nachi.org/images10/oneWayScrew.png

Only problems I can see with this...
08-13-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By rider2501

what security front/rear wheel skewers are recommended?

Anyone ever use the OnGuard 6100 skewers? Here is a link...

http://www.bicyclebuys.com/bikeparts/Hubs/1729966

I have the Giant Escape 2 and the bolt for the seat clamp does not look like it...
08-10-12, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,083
Posted By rider2501

Kryptonite Fahgettaboudit lock question

Not sure if this is the right forum to post this question in but here goes....

I am looking for a bike lock and I narrowed my choices down to the OnGuard Brute 5001 and the Kryptonite...
08-03-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,696
Posted By rider2501

I was hoping that was the case. At $390.00 the...

I was hoping that was the case. At $390.00 the Escape is the cheapest of the three. The Schwinn Sporterra Sport was $480.00 and the Trek 7000 was $400.00. I figured the Giant would be bottom in...
08-03-12, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,696
Posted By rider2501

front suspension fork question

Looking to purchase a hybrid bike. I've tried the Schwinn Sporterra Sport, Trek 7000, and Giant Escape 2. I like the Giant Escape 2 and I may purchase this bike. I was wondering if front...
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