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05-04-03, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Precision Pedal

Typical problem with those brakes. You can switch...

Typical problem with those brakes. You can switch to red Kool Stop pads, and get a brake booster, that should kill it.
03-20-03, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,452
Posted By Precision Pedal

Raiyn, The Sun Rhyno Lite's width is 24.5...

Raiyn,
The Sun Rhyno Lite's width is 24.5 another rim from Sun the Sub IV in which I have run bth 1.5" and 1" tires on is 27.5mm wide. Mavic rims by comparison from their website has a chart for the...
Forum: BMX
03-20-03, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 49,409
Posted By Precision Pedal

Three piece cranks are stronger than 1 piece...

Three piece cranks are stronger than 1 piece because of material usage amount of it, the spindles that accompany them are made stronger, as are the bearings and races. It is mainly about the material...
03-19-03, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,452
Posted By Precision Pedal

Your rim size is 26" You can put on them a 1" to...

Your rim size is 26" You can put on them a 1" to a 2.125" street tire quite easily. Depending on how much you want to spend you can obtain either a generic treet tire for say $8 to $10 each or spend...
03-19-03, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,156
Posted By Precision Pedal

Bearing info: ...

Bearing info:
http://www.howstuffworks.com/question513.htm
http://www.spirolox.com/iti/ballgradechart.htm
http://www.ntnamerica.com/Knowledge/Intro_Ball_Bearings/Ball_Brg_Materials.htm...
03-16-03, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Precision Pedal

going with a shorter stem will push you more...

going with a shorter stem will push you more upright. As far as steering goes you could run riser bars. If you already are then disregard that statement. Being more upright will not neccesarily make...
03-16-03, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Precision Pedal

You can always try to take a link out of the...

You can always try to take a link out of the chain.
03-15-03, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Precision Pedal

I do not reccomend it personally. A proper built...

I do not reccomend it personally. A proper built wheel without going through that process can be strong as the parts allow. However it has been my experience that it looks cool, but it provides no...
03-15-03, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Precision Pedal

Yes you need to make a "B" screw adjustment. This...

Yes you need to make a "B" screw adjustment. This is the screw that sets the pitch of the der. body on the der. hanger. Screw it in until the pulley no longer touches the cog.
Forum: BMX
03-11-03, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,196
Posted By Precision Pedal

I am a Hoffman dealer. The Prodigy lines if you...

I am a Hoffman dealer. The Prodigy lines if you are looking for a bike to take alot of abuse will not cut it. However the Team versions of the Hoffman lines are speced good enough to take it. I mean...
03-07-03, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By Precision Pedal

Alternate EM fields will screw up a cyclometer...

Alternate EM fields will screw up a cyclometer fast. I had a cateye Enduro2 get scorched bu microwve emmisions. I have never had problems in wet weather with Sigma Sports. I also notice that my...
03-07-03, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By Precision Pedal

Fubar, I am not trying to argue here but I am...

Fubar,
I am not trying to argue here but I am fully aware of what a FS bike is. However as a shop owner I see alot of various opinions and get a huge chance to see and test products that work and...
03-07-03, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By Precision Pedal

I would say that the amunt of fork travel is up...

I would say that the amunt of fork travel is up to the rider's preference. Remember some XC riders ride FS rigs. After all if oe can say that 80mm of travel for Xc is not neeeded then how about XC FS...
03-07-03, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Precision Pedal

No it is not weird to have a riser bar for XC...

No it is not weird to have a riser bar for XC riding. The choice between the two mentioned either stem or bar is up to you. Personally I would go with the bar but some like a high rise stem. If you...
03-06-03, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By Precision Pedal

Yes.

Yes.
02-27-03, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,468
Posted By Precision Pedal

http://www.parktool.com/repair_help/FAQindex.shtml

http://www.parktool.com/repair_help/FAQindex.shtml
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-03, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Precision Pedal

Thanks Slick for the info. I have a avenue for...

Thanks Slick for the info. I have a avenue for picking up Wilier frames and completes, but there is almost 0 market for road bikes here in this part of Tx. I do however appreciate the feedback on the...
Forum: Introductions
02-27-03, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By Precision Pedal

Welcome from yet another fellow Texan! I am glad...

Welcome from yet another fellow Texan! I am glad to read about another person getting into the sport. Congratulations I hope you stick with it!
02-22-03, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,209
Posted By Precision Pedal

Cable stretch will create slack in the cable that...

Cable stretch will create slack in the cable that can be taken up by the barrel adjuster if the rear der. will not stay put. However another cause for this could be that the housing had frayed and...
Forum: Touring
02-20-03, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Precision Pedal

I have a Dirt Research Kobruk frame and fork. it...

I have a Dirt Research Kobruk frame and fork. it is of course a MTB frame but it is Columbus steel. rack eyelets on frame and fork, would make a fantastic commutwer. I am thinking of listing it on...
02-06-03, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Precision Pedal

I reccomend upgrading since Rock Shox makes no...

I reccomend upgrading since Rock Shox makes no parts available for any fork older than 2000. Anyway XXX seals or shower caps should fit the 99 Judy XC.
01-24-03, 09:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,951
Posted By Precision Pedal

From B.R.A.I.N. ...

From B.R.A.I.N.
http://www.bicycleretailer.com/bicycleretailer/headlines/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1804453
01-24-03, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,011
Posted By Precision Pedal

Your steer tube length is determined by the stack...

Your steer tube length is determined by the stack height of your headset any spacers under the stem plus the stem clamp height minus about 1/4".
01-21-03, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Precision Pedal

Some early model Rock Shox such as the Mag series...

Some early model Rock Shox such as the Mag series and Judy's allowed one to switch crown/steerer combo's by unbolting them. Some Marzocchi's allowed you to replace the steerer only as well as the...
01-21-03, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Precision Pedal

I know of a frenchman named Christian Taillefer...

I know of a frenchman named Christian Taillefer who in 96 set a downhill speed record at 111 mph on a special built Peugot (sp?). I am nt knowing of a faster speed record though.
01-19-03, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By Precision Pedal

Most every current ATB and MTB made with the...

Most every current ATB and MTB made with the exception of some dept store rigs use 9 1/16" pedals. Bikes that use 1/2" are typically BMX also they are not just found on one oiece cranks. I jut bolted...
01-15-03, 11:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By Precision Pedal

I will assist you in any way I can so ask away.

I will assist you in any way I can so ask away.
01-04-03, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By Precision Pedal

Well to that I would say either a bent der....

Well to that I would say either a bent der. hanger, or too much cable tension.
01-04-03, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,065
Posted By Precision Pedal

Pokey, I would just like to say that I find...

Pokey,
I would just like to say that I find your attitude, unwarranted in the midst of fellow cyclist. From prior experience I have learned that when someone asks in a group advice it is out of...
01-04-03, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By Precision Pedal

The setup on the ESP stuff is pretty straight...

The setup on the ESP stuff is pretty straight forward. On the 9.0 rout the cables be sure that the loop at the derailleur is the correct length. Then set the H limit screw so that it is in correct...
01-04-03, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By Precision Pedal

Good pics of Lance and the rig: ...

Good pics of Lance and the rig:
http://www.lancearmstrong.com/lance/online2.nsf/html/dec02cross
01-04-03, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By Precision Pedal

I am 100% positive that Trek wuld build a cross...

I am 100% positive that Trek wuld build a cross bike for Lance in whatever configuration with whatever specs that he desired. I also doubt that it is a stock XO1. Probably rode the franeset the rest...
12-31-02, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Precision Pedal

Yes you can do it by switching to a longer axle...

Yes you can do it by switching to a longer axle and spacing it accordingly.

American Classic did manufacture a hub that allowed the use of 7 or 8 speed cassettes.
They had a extra endcap to allow...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-02, 08:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,072
Posted By Precision Pedal

It is always cool to have vintage stuff around. I...

It is always cool to have vintage stuff around. I actually have quite a bit on display in the store.
12-23-02, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Precision Pedal

I would hope very soon. I would especially like...

I would hope very soon. I would especially like to see a cut in Shimano prices. They are really expensive components to stock.
12-23-02, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Precision Pedal

BPSA Proposes To End Suspension Fork Duties

http://www.bicycleretailer.com/bicycleretailer/headlines/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1782164
12-23-02, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,772
Posted By Precision Pedal

Well the springs the judy series and the Quadra...

Well the springs the judy series and the Quadra 21R are the same length 7". however the inside diameter of the sliders are different. The Quadra and Indy forks are Mag series with differnt guts....
12-23-02, 07:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,431
Posted By Precision Pedal

Ok now I am confused.

Ok now I am confused.
12-23-02, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By Precision Pedal

I appreciate everyones view on suporting your...

I appreciate everyones view on suporting your LBS. It is real hard to compete with mail order on prices however we have them beat in service.
12-23-02, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,772
Posted By Precision Pedal

Rock Shox no longer produces parts for forks...

Rock Shox no longer produces parts for forks older than 2000. I can get a hold of Total Air cartridges for that fork, but some mail order companies:( can sell you a fork for less than the cartridges.
12-23-02, 03:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,431
Posted By Precision Pedal

OK. How are you able to address everyone here...

OK. How are you able to address everyone here about this?
11-25-02, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Precision Pedal

To remove use something smaller in diameter that...

To remove use something smaller in diameter that can expand againt the walls of what is left and pull it out. I never reccomend disassembly of a rapidfire shifter. With all of the peices and...
11-24-02, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Precision Pedal

Go to your LBS and ask them for the instruction...

Go to your LBS and ask them for the instruction paper.
11-18-02, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Precision Pedal

just keep up the air pressure. The ETA is a great...

just keep up the air pressure. The ETA is a great function. It is not a total lockout but climbing is alot easier. I put a MX Pro on my wifes new bike and she loves it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-02, 07:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,641
Posted By Precision Pedal

I will add this all three mentioned materials...

I will add this all three mentioned materials used in frame building hold various ride characteristics. Ti and steel are completely different alloys and therefore will have different ride...
Forum: BMX
10-17-02, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Precision Pedal

Well I am sorry to hear your bad LBS stories. The...

Well I am sorry to hear your bad LBS stories. The rest is cool no harm no foul. Now go grind in their parking lot.
Forum: BMX
10-17-02, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Precision Pedal

A headset press can be made for uner $5. Get a...

A headset press can be made for uner $5. Get a piece of threaded rod, some long nuts a few washers and a couple of blocks of wood. Drill joles in the blocks for the rod, place a block on the lower...
Forum: BMX
10-15-02, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Precision Pedal

The use of gyros and the compatability of them is...

The use of gyros and the compatability of them is determined on the headset. You may need to swap that out.
Forum: BMX
10-12-02, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 946
Posted By Precision Pedal

fbmrider, I do not believe he needs a new fork....

fbmrider,
I do not believe he needs a new fork. If his bike is running which by his post it is, he simply asked if his axles can be upgraded to 14mm like his shop suggested. I was responding to his ...
10-12-02, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,193
Posted By Precision Pedal

Brains, Our gun laws have absolutely ZERO to do...

Brains,
Our gun laws have absolutely ZERO to do with this situation. Also Waco was not a mass gun killing, instead the FBI with aid from the US Army released CS gas that was sparked and the place...
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