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12-31-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,333
Posted By DesmoDog

I have my set because of a VW also. 1.8t Jetta...

I have my set because of a VW also. 1.8t Jetta wagon. The the last VW I owned. The last one I'll ever own. I so learned to hate the brand because of that car... i"m still not over it.
12-30-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,333
Posted By DesmoDog

You got the correct answer in post 4. It does not...

You got the correct answer in post 4. It does not take a standard allen wrench. It's a good excuse to spend $20 on more tools.
12-30-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,094
Posted By DesmoDog

It's a slow night around here so I'll add a few...

It's a slow night around here so I'll add a few pics of the details I mentioned.

The chain tensioner. Forgive the red pulleys. It is what it is:
https://teamyikes.com/S7/IMG_4101.JPG

Rear...
02-15-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 35,737
Posted By DesmoDog

If you're talking about my earlier post, that was...

If you're talking about my earlier post, that was a '66 A code, triple black with a 4 speed. I sold it when I started downsizing in prep for retirement.
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11-25-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8,273
Views: 2,662,807
Posted By DesmoDog

I posted pics of this bike earlier in this...

I posted pics of this bike earlier in this thread, but it was in "street" configuration. I've got a cruiser for paved trails now, so I thought I'd put some off road tires back on this. Then I...
11-24-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 35,737
Posted By DesmoDog

That first picture is a couple years old now and...

That first picture is a couple years old now and all but one of those bikes have been sold. I'm nearing retirement and have been getting rid of things, including bikes. I sometimes regret selling the...
11-24-20, 01:12 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 35,737
Posted By DesmoDog

There are quite a few guitars around, I've also...

There are quite a few guitars around, I've also built a couple of those along with some tube amps but that stuff has been on the back burner for a couple years now. Mostly throughout the years it's...
11-21-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By DesmoDog

The repair stand is a Park Tools bench mount that...

The repair stand is a Park Tools bench mount that I mounted to a pole instead. The mount is made up out of stuff I had sitting around - a couple of exhaust clamps, a section of a Model A crossmember,...
11-21-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By DesmoDog

1988 Rock Hopper Comp Rebuild

I guess this is where this thread should go? I've had this bike since new so I'm a little disturbed a post about it would fit in the "Classic" section, but I've done the math a few times now and it...
11-21-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 222,222
Posted By DesmoDog

Here's a crappy picture of my 1988 Rockhopper...

Here's a crappy picture of my 1988 Rockhopper Comp.

http://teamyikes.com/RockHopper/IMG_0705.JPG

I bought it new back in my bike shop days. It's had non-stock wheels since day one - as I...
11-07-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,094
Posted By DesmoDog

I'll spare you the step by step and jump to the...

I'll spare you the step by step and jump to the (nearly) end.

Probably looks about the same here but a lot has changed.
http://teamyikes.com/S7/Side2_6083.jpg
Not sure what I was thinking with...
11-03-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,250
Posted By DesmoDog

Because the vast majority of them are not ridden...

Because the vast majority of them are not ridden on or near a beach.

Same could probably be said for "mountain bikes", but that term was used to describe a new style of bike. The term cruiser has...
11-01-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,094
Posted By DesmoDog

Yeah, the shifter cable routing was bothering me...

Yeah, the shifter cable routing was bothering me so I moved the mechanism another notch. I don't know how the shifter is supposed to be adjusted yet but I'm sure it can be compensated for to make...
11-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,094
Posted By DesmoDog

The basement isn't clean yet but I spent a little...

The basement isn't clean yet but I spent a little more time messing around with this. I did a trial fit of the new front brakes and found out they're probably too short. Oops....
10-15-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,094
Posted By DesmoDog

The hub and rims showed up today. oooohh.......

The hub and rims showed up today. oooohh.... ahhhhhh.....

And since I'm bored, a quick unboxing.

http://teamyikes.com/S7/Hub_6005.jpg

http://teamyikes.com/S7/Hub_6006.jpg
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