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04-26-06, 09:58 PM
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Posted By patso

well i definitely fixed it some, it still looks...

well i definitely fixed it some, it still looks more slack than most peoples bikes on this forum. would a chain tensioner help? it may also be my eyes playing tricks on my with the chainrings.
04-26-06, 05:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,164
Posted By patso

But it looks so good!

But it looks so good!
04-26-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,164
Posted By patso

ahh i left that bolded part out! i still do it!...

ahh i left that bolded part out! i still do it! haha. i'm going to give it a few more shots after dinner. ill let you know how it goes. thanks for helping out so far though.
04-26-06, 05:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,164
Posted By patso

I guess I'm having trouble lining up the rim and...

I guess I'm having trouble lining up the rim and keeping it in place while I tighten the drive-side nut. After I tighten the drive side nut the chain is tight but the rim is still off center. When i...
04-26-06, 04:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,164
Posted By patso

so as i'm trying this i'm still getting about the...

so as i'm trying this i'm still getting about the same amount of slack. any thing you think i might be doing wrong?
04-26-06, 04:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,164
Posted By patso

that helps a lot! thanks so much.

that helps a lot! thanks so much.
04-26-06, 04:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,164
Posted By patso

with minimal bike tools, what's the best way to...

with minimal bike tools, what's the best way to fix the slack in a chain. this is what mine looks like (obviously droopy):

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v53/patso/IMG_2002.jpg

every few...
04-24-06, 05:10 PM
04-24-06, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,815
Posted By patso

Is the whole surface of the wheel or just the...

Is the whole surface of the wheel or just the part that the brake pads run along? here are mine:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v53/patso/IMG_2001.jpg...
04-24-06, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,815
Posted By patso

What is the difference between machined/non...

What is the difference between machined/non machined? i have an IRO wheelset but have no clue if it's machined or not.
08-08-05, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By patso

re: new kid converting to a fixie (help! again!)

Hi again, I posted a month or so ago about getting started on a fixed gear bike. i finally got a nice frame now and I am planning on converting it to a fixie this winter, but I need some help just...
06-25-05, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By patso

okay well. i went to every yardsale and...

okay well. i went to every yardsale and thriftstore in my town this morning looking for a good frame. i only came across two: one was a schwinn sprint that was too small for me (and pretty busted...
06-23-05, 09:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By patso

awesome. ill try and (hopefully) find the frame...

awesome. ill try and (hopefully) find the frame this weekend and come back with pictures and stuff and i guess i can go on from there. thanks for being so helpful.
06-23-05, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By patso

after i find a good frame, what should be the...

after i find a good frame, what should be the first things to pick up to get started on converting?
06-23-05, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By patso

unfortunately lynchburg kind of lacks both of...

unfortunately lynchburg kind of lacks both of those. we have some thrift stores but none have that great of a selection of bikes or anything. saturday should yield some results. finding a frame for...
06-23-05, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By patso

awesomeee.

awesomeee.
06-23-05, 06:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By patso

i'm in central va, and i'd be down for coming up...

i'm in central va, and i'd be down for coming up this weekend to go to that bikeswap..but my brother and his fiance are coming to visit from North Carolina, so I won't be able to get up there...
06-23-05, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By patso

awesome. this saturday i'll start hitting up the...

awesome. this saturday i'll start hitting up the flea markets and yardsales around town trying to find a good frame to convert. i'll come back here after i found one to ask for the next step:) thanks...
06-22-05, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By patso

question: where to start with fixies?

hi. i'm new to bikeforums.net, though i've been watching for a while, and very new to fixed gear bikes. i want to try it out and get a fixie but I have no clue where to start/what a good starting...
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