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09-18-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By Crankycrank

Lighter Fluid also works well. It's basically...

Lighter Fluid also works well. It's basically just Naptha without having to buy a large amount.
09-18-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By MUDCOWS

As a general rule of thumb, if a manufacturer has...

As a general rule of thumb, if a manufacturer has put threadlocker on a bolt then yes it needs threadlock. Clean off the old stuff as best as you can, make sure it's nice and clean and reapply the...
05-28-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,699
Posted By squirtdad

Bluntly an really stupid idea, super cheap...

Bluntly an really stupid idea, super cheap parts, retrofit for something never designed for disk. basically throwing money away. hubs are quick release, there is a reason the standard for...
05-28-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,699
Posted By dabac

It seems like you missed the point entirely. ...

It seems like you missed the point entirely.
Iíll try again:
1) different levers make the cable move different amounts as the lever moves through its stroke
2) different calipers require different...
05-28-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,699
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Bad idea from the World Famous King of Bad Ideas...

Bad idea from the World Famous King of Bad Ideas and Pointless Questions.

Frames and forks made for disc brakes are engineered to handle disc brakes and the extra loads the apply to the middle of...
05-27-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,540
Posted By thook

lol....not much point in going back and forth on...

lol....not much point in going back and forth on this. i guarantee, though, if you worked in a shop for a bit, allen head would be the identifying term used.

shimano could do that. and, they do;...
05-24-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,540
Posted By cjenrick

the less speeds the better for a mountain bike,...

the less speeds the better for a mountain bike, because when you throw mud into the equation, you want as much distance between the cogs as possible, this makes it harder to clog up the cogs and...
05-22-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,877
Posted By dabac

The way it is usually described is that you...

The way it is usually described is that you center the rim between the locknuts. For assymmetrical hubs - disc brake fronts and derailer gear rears - this means the rim wonít be centered between the...
05-22-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,877
Posted By Dan Burkhart

If spoke tension is equal on both sides, the rim...

If spoke tension is equal on both sides, the rim will be centered between the flanges. If the flanges are offset due to a freehub, or disc brake mount, the rim heeds to be centered between the...
05-21-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By prj71

Department store bikes make a good boat anchor.

Department store bikes make a good boat anchor.
05-12-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By Trakhak

You're obviously talking about pressing down on a...

You're obviously talking about pressing down on a free-standing rim that hasn't been built into a tensioned wheel. Try that again with a fully tensioned built wheel. The spoke tension prevents any...
05-09-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By dedhed

There's a reason for that. ...

There's a reason for that.
​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/639453-downside-fenders-i-hadn-t-expected.html
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05-06-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 31,314
Posted By Trakhak

You're a bit behind in the "What's up with . . ....

You're a bit behind in the "What's up with . . . ?" schedule: a thread on precisely that topic in roughly the same words was reintroduced (as usual in the spring) a week ago and is percolating along...
05-06-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 31,314
Posted By fredlord

If you scroll down the General Cycling Discussion...

If you scroll down the General Cycling Discussion page a little you'll find a whole thread dedicated to just such a discussion.
05-06-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 31,314
Posted By Trakhak

It's called toasting: ...

It's called toasting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4O5voOCqAQ
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