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Forum: Touring
05-08-11, 02:23 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 282,289
Posted By kipibenkipod

Uhoo, Worth to keep 1000 eyes on. After you...

Uhoo,
Worth to keep 1000 eyes on.
After you buy, start gradually to configure your bike as you want it.
I would keep an eye on double eyelets on the back. That shows it is a proper tourer that...
04-08-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,471
Posted By kipibenkipod

I found also the "Giro LX gloves". They seem...

I found also the "Giro LX gloves".
They seem very nice from the picture.

Regards,
Kfir
03-29-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By kipibenkipod

Thanks Jeff, This is what I needed. ...

Thanks Jeff,
This is what I needed.

Regards,
Kfir
03-28-11, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By kipibenkipod

Can you provide a link for reading how to service...

Can you provide a link for reading how to service this bottom bracket? Or maybe a search term in Google?

Thanks,
Kfir
03-28-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By kipibenkipod

I have just ordered this spanner and the green...

I have just ordered this spanner and the green spanner. Hope it will suffice.
03-28-11, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By kipibenkipod

Ok, Looking again at the park website I found...

Ok,
Looking again at the park website I found the green pin spanner.
http://www.parktool.com/product/pin-spanner-green
The bottom bracket in the picture seems like my case.
Do I need another...
03-28-11, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By kipibenkipod

Lady Centurion Bike BB removal tool

Hi,
I would like to dissasemble this BB, to service it.
What tool do I need to buy to do this job?
I did search the Park Tool site, but didn't find this 6 notches tool.
I do have the crank arm...
Forum: Touring
10-21-10, 05:25 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 282,289
Posted By kipibenkipod

Hehe, I had 2 STI levers in my...

Hehe,
I had 2 STI levers in my touring/commuting/everything bike ;-)
We had a 4 month tour with no problems.
When we returned I tried to make adjustments to the front dérailleur, and broke the...
Forum: Touring
10-18-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By kipibenkipod

Thanks, I found it! And it does need to...

Thanks,
I found it!
And it does need to become sticky again.

Kfir
Forum: Touring
10-18-10, 10:20 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 333,239
Posted By kipibenkipod

Moving your loaded bicycle on the sand. This is...

Moving your loaded bicycle on the sand.
This is a very hard task when done alone.
If you have a partner, then the best way is to leave one bike to rest, and use the old 4x4 method ;-)
One is...
Forum: Touring
10-18-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By kipibenkipod

Where is the touring tips thread?

Hi all,
I have searched for the tips thread but didn't find it.
I remember it was sticky?!
Can someone please refer me to this thread?

Thanks,
Kfir
05-30-10, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 669,007
Posted By kipibenkipod

Wow, what a find. Enjoy the ride, Kfir

Wow, what a find.
Enjoy the ride,
Kfir
05-30-10, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 669,007
Posted By kipibenkipod

So beautiful. Thumbs up for you. Enjoy the...

So beautiful. Thumbs up for you.
Enjoy the ride,
Kfir
04-20-10, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By kipibenkipod

Thanks all for your replays. I will keep all...

Thanks all for your replays.
I will keep all your good tips in mind.

Regards,
Kfir
04-19-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By kipibenkipod

I guess I will just buy whatever I find and...

I guess I will just buy whatever I find and experiment with it.

Thanks for your reply,
Kfir
04-19-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By kipibenkipod

What files for working with metals?

Hi,
Is there special brand that I need to look for when buying set of files for metalworking?

Thanks,
Kfir
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By kipibenkipod

Recommendations for File/Rasp set

Hi,
I'm looking to buy a files set for metalworking.
What should I be looking for?
I went to small store near my home, and they had a 3 part set, which seemed very un professional. It was 6$.
...
04-15-10, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By kipibenkipod

So I guess I'm in the right way. How do I know...

So I guess I'm in the right way.
How do I know what rubber hoods will fit?
Also, do you cut just once (taking off the lever and thats it), or you cut around the rivet, so it becomes like a shim? ...
04-15-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By kipibenkipod

So you are the tourist everyone is talking about...

So you are the tourist everyone is talking about here ;-)

Regars,
Kfir
04-15-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By kipibenkipod

+1

+1
04-15-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By kipibenkipod

Wet lube is oil and usualy will attract more grit...

Wet lube is oil and usualy will attract more grit to the chain.
If you are in a dry area, then dry lube, which is wax based can be used, and will stay cleaner then wet lube.
You need to apply dry...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,098
Posted By kipibenkipod

You are very creative. I really liked the...

You are very creative.
I really liked the chain guard made from wood. Beautiful!
04-15-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By kipibenkipod

If I loose the rivet, I will need a new bolt...

If I loose the rivet, I will need a new bolt witha hole in the middle. Something I'm not sure I can find.
This is why I cut the lever, so it still shimming the middle bolt.
I don't have a drill...
04-15-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By kipibenkipod

How to cut off suicide brake levers - Weinmann

Hi,
I have a Weinmann suicide brake levers.
I couldn't open the main bolt, because it is closed. I think you say riveted.
I saw the lever off, but it is still ugly.
Can someone refer me to a...
04-15-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kipibenkipod

hehe, yes I always have problem spelling french...

hehe, yes I always have problem spelling french words ;-)
04-15-10, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kipibenkipod

Ok, Seems that all fine. I have installed...

Ok,
Seems that all fine.
I have installed the chain on a big gear and small front ring. Seems to work fine.
The winemann brakes are hard to setup.
I'm now thinking of cutting the bar to bull...
04-15-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kipibenkipod

I went ahead and just shortened the chain. It...

I went ahead and just shortened the chain. It seems ok. I'm now setting up the front brake. When finish, I'll take it for a ride. and then figure out if the chain line is correct.
Sometimes you...
04-15-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kipibenkipod

I didn't got your last sentence. Can you explain...

I didn't got your last sentence. Can you explain how can I change gears?
What I'm asking is: Will the chain be enough for gear change? I can move the rear axel 2 cm.
04-15-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kipibenkipod

Hehe, this is a cheap bike for houling in Tel...

Hehe, this is a cheap bike for houling in Tel Aviv.
I will keep for now the wheels and will not change anything. I don't have the money for it now.
So again, can I just pick the gears and cut the...
04-15-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kipibenkipod

Hey, thanks. I will post some photos. I asked a...

Hey, thanks. I will post some photos.
I asked a question. I think you didn't read my post completely. I want to know if I can just pick gear in the back and ring in the front, without a problem?...
04-15-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By kipibenkipod

Turning Peugeot to singlespeed using the freewheel (cassette)

Hi all,
I have an old Peugeot:
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x202/kipibenkipod/Peugeot%20Carbolite%20103/20100405-111403-PeugeotCarbolite103.jpg
I have cleaned and de rusted everything. Now...
04-08-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

What can I show you from the bike that will...

What can I show you from the bike that will identify the model?

Kfir
04-08-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

Ok, I understand now what is channel locks. When...

Ok, I understand now what is channel locks. When I tried the park tools at the LBS, one of the workers tried to use channel locks, and I was reluctant so he will not ruin the lock ring. I now...
04-07-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

Can you explain what is channel locks? ...

Can you explain what is channel locks?

Thanks,
Kfir
04-07-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

I think you mean this tool: Park HCW-5...

I think you mean this tool: Park HCW-5 (http://www.parktool.com/products/detail.asp?cat=25&item=HCW-5)

Kfir
04-07-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

Thanks, I'll wait for your post. Bottom...

Thanks, I'll wait for your post.
Bottom bracket tools on park website (http://www.parktool.com/products/category.asp?cat=25)

Thanks,
Kfir
04-07-10, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

Is there a way to pray out the freewheel. If I'll...

Is there a way to pray out the freewheel. If I'll take it out, I'll make this bike a fixie. If not, I will use it with the gears.

Kfir
04-07-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

What wrench is the park? I tried all the wrenches...

What wrench is the park? I tried all the wrenches in my LBS. If you will provide me with the wrench type, I'll go tomorrow to try again.

Thanks,
Kfir
04-07-10, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

bikeman715, thanks for your reply. My problem...

bikeman715, thanks for your reply.
My problem is that I tried all the BB wrenches of Park at my LBS, and nothing fit.
Can you give me an example of such tools?

I found the Bicycle Research CT-3...
04-07-10, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,795
Posted By kipibenkipod

How to open Peugeot Carbolite 103 freewheel and BB

Hi all,
I got this Peugeot Carbolite 103.
would like to open the freewheel and the BB.
What tools I need to use?
I have looked on Park Tools website, but didn't find tool that will fit the BB...
03-31-10, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By kipibenkipod

Yes, this is an improvement, but the nexus or the...

Yes, this is an improvement, but the nexus or the alfine don't have the range I need. Rohllofe does, but it is very expensive.

Kfir
03-31-10, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By kipibenkipod

Yes, I think you right. A long mudflap will help....

Yes, I think you right. A long mudflap will help. I have big SKS fenders, bug the flap at the end is small.
I don't think this will solve the problem. Again, closed system will be better.

Kfir
03-31-10, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By kipibenkipod

~1200$ for rohloff is just insane! It should...

~1200$ for rohloff is just insane!
It should cost more in the 200$ range IMO.

Kfir
03-31-10, 12:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By kipibenkipod

Yes, I was asking that because I don't want to...

Yes,
I was asking that because I don't want to clean the drive chain any more! I'm like a slave of my bike ;-)
Internal gears are very pricey. This is why I'm looking for a closed box for the...
03-30-10, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By kipibenkipod

Its odd. It should be very practical. The Dutch...

Its odd. It should be very practical. The Dutch like this stuff. Maybe I'm missing something?!

Kfir
03-30-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By kipibenkipod

Closed chain guard

Hi,
Is there a closed box for keeping all the drive system closed?
I'm talking about keeping all the moving part inside the box. This will keep them clean.
I saw something like this for single...
03-18-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 669,007
Posted By kipibenkipod

It looks like new! Is this a paintjob from a...

It looks like new!
Is this a paintjob from a spray paint?

Enjoy touring,
Kfir
Forum: Touring
02-21-10, 05:05 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 282,289
Posted By kipibenkipod

Hi Max, You will not have problems, part of the...

Hi Max,
You will not have problems, part of the usual stuff. I guess maybe breaking spokes. Take with you few spokes with you and a tool to remove the cassette.
If as you say the wheel is true and...
Forum: Touring
02-08-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 291,539
Posted By kipibenkipod

Your saddle is up there, hehe. Isn't the bike...

Your saddle is up there, hehe. Isn't the bike small for you?
Really nice conversion.

Kfir
01-17-10, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,655
Posted By kipibenkipod

Replace Mavic T221 rim with Mavic A719

Hi,
I have a back wheel that the rim started breaking in our 4 months bicycle trip.
I would like to know if I can replace the Mavic T221 with Mavic A719.

Thanks,
Kfir
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