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Forum: Foo
06-19-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,006
Posted By dedhed

When my boy was 19 he and a buddy went on their...

When my boy was 19 he and a buddy went on their "epic" climbing trip Squamish. Hit a deer in MT and totalled the car. Figured I'd be driving to MT to pick them up.
Nope, they figured it out. Sold...
06-17-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By dedhed

Besides "410" has more cachet than "The cheap...

Besides "410" has more cachet than "The cheap heavy stuff"
06-17-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By dedhed

Most of the old Raleigh 3 speeds were 1020, 2030,...

Most of the old Raleigh 3 speeds were 1020, 2030, and possibly 1040 steel.

1020 is a low carbon (0.20%), low nickel steel. The 20xx series are higher nickel alloys with more carbon (0.30% for...
06-13-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/sram-and-shiman...

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/sram-and-shimano-front-derailleur-types-and-mounts-explained/
06-08-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By dedhed

Stainless and grease are cheap insurance for down...

Stainless and grease are cheap insurance for down the road.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/675657-braze-rear-rack-broke-fixable.html
06-03-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,689
Posted By dedhed

Meh, We grew up cleaning stuff with carbon tet...

Meh, We grew up cleaning stuff with carbon tet and playing in a superfund river.

https://cumulis.epa.gov/supercpad/SiteProfiles/index.cfm?fuseaction=second.Cleanup&id=0505024#bkground
06-03-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By dedhed

That's what leads me to believe they are mostly...

That's what leads me to believe they are mostly the same. You could contact the seller and ask, take your chances and just buy some, or maybe check a local shop instead of on line..
06-02-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By dedhed

Not seeing anything listed beyond diameter I'd...

Not seeing anything listed beyond diameter I'd assume they mostly use the same pitch in a given diameter.

Everyone I've replaced I just dug around in my can of small parts and said, "this one...
06-01-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By dedhed

Really any decent bike shop should have these. ...

Really any decent bike shop should have these.

https://www.tredz.co.uk/.Raleigh-Brake-Lever-Adjuster-10mm_54701.htm
...
06-01-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By dedhed

The X 1.0 matters. ...

The X 1.0 matters.

https://www.engineersedge.com/hardware/metric-external-thread-sizes1.htm
06-01-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By dedhed

These are typically fairly generic and I pull...

These are typically fairly generic and I pull them off off old bikes.
05-28-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,255
Posted By dedhed

Never lean a bike toward the derailleur side.

Never lean a bike toward the derailleur side.
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By dedhed

https://www.allstays.com/Campgrounds/Michigan-am-t...

https://www.allstays.com/Campgrounds/Michigan-am-tentsallowed.htm
05-27-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,320
Posted By dedhed

And the rental company has another car to get...

And the rental company has another car to get their butt to work the next day. They also make you pay insurance up front and raises the rates to cover the insurance increase. They also have lawyers...
05-27-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,320
Posted By dedhed

Yeah, I'm just going to leave my $20-$50K...

Yeah, I'm just going to leave my $20-$50K investment that I insure, maintain, and use in the hands of joe blow to drive and leave unsecured at the crack house he drove to.
After he used it rob a...
05-26-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By dedhed

Dang, If I had known that's a diaper, I'd make a...

Dang, If I had known that's a diaper, I'd make a lot less stops.
Forum: Commuting
05-21-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By dedhed

Treat every door as if it was loaded.

Treat every door as if it was loaded.
05-19-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By dedhed

He's using the adjustable wrench to hold the...

He's using the adjustable wrench to hold the crank arm, not remove the pedal (at least according to the picture). OP never says what he's using for the pedal.
05-13-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By dedhed

Until that one you can't. That's not a 3/8...

Until that one you can't. That's not a 3/8 breaker bar

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/bb_remove_f88b8580a9e1ecbebee5fe11edc7a31fd59ae28e.jpg

Some are more...
05-13-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,841
Posted By dedhed

Cleared cache, rebooted, checked version of...

Cleared cache, rebooted, checked version of Firefox

Working now, Thanks
05-12-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,280
Posted By dedhed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Iz7ZMALaCY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Iz7ZMALaCY
05-12-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,407
Posted By dedhed

Faster, more comfortable, and flexible forms of...

Faster, more comfortable, and flexible forms of transportation came along and were embraced by the populace.
05-12-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,626
Posted By dedhed

With a $50K budget I could have all the tools I...

With a $50K budget I could have all the tools I need to work on bikes, plus a decent small machine shop with milling machine, lathe, drill press etc.
Forum: Foo
05-11-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,152
Posted By dedhed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJpS0-5JQgU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJpS0-5JQgU
05-08-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By dedhed

That was the worst one I've ever seen. Guys...

That was the worst one I've ever seen. Guys winter bike and he rode every day, never maintained anything.

The bearings were literally falling out. I was actually able to remove the axle before...
05-08-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By dedhed

BBt-22 (or equal like UN-74) 20 spline tool...

BBt-22 (or equal like UN-74) 20 spline tool should be the correct tool.

Italian thread tells you which way to turn it. I suggest you research Italian thread BB to get familiar with which way...
05-08-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By dedhed

That tool won't adapt anything on a cartridge...

That tool won't adapt anything on a cartridge square taper BB. It's used on external bearing HT II BB's to adapt the smaller OD newer cups to a larger OD older tool. It often comes with the new BB.
05-04-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By dedhed

If it's a cartridge BB there are no reasonably...

If it's a cartridge BB there are no reasonably user serviceable parts inside. Toss the old and drop in a new UN 55 of the correct length.

If it's loose ball, usually 1/4" balls
05-02-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By dedhed

These people aren't trying to sell bikes. ...

These people aren't trying to sell bikes.
They're trolling for email addresses, phone #'s, contact information for scamming and spamming.
They download pictures from other legitimate ads and use...
05-01-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By dedhed

YOu don't even see Carl Sagan on one. ...

YOu don't even see Carl Sagan on one.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x379/i36ghrlhyrpy_d9df118e0f9b802fbed143f9a9b6a87518cecd6f.jpg
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