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08-10-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By mtnbiker4791

j&b importers still sells them not at the shop...

j&b importers still sells them not at the shop so cant pull up prices right now but you LBS should be able to order them for ya but alloy cranks are much stronger than an inexpensive steel...
08-10-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,933
Posted By mtnbiker4791

j&b importers still sells them not at the shop...

j&b importers still sells them not at the shop so cant pull up prices right now but you LBS should be able to order them for ya
...
08-03-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By mtnbiker4791

check out nuvinci's developer kit ...

check out nuvinci's developer kit http://www.fallbrooktech.com/08_DeveloperKit.asp has electronic shifting setup that is programable and only about $600
08-03-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Jacksonville, Fl

Looking for info on pay in Jax for mechanics and or service managers. also about riding on roads for coummuting. I live in Colorado now and am looking to move to Jax because my sis and the kids...
03-17-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By mtnbiker4791

One thing to know and remember is that almost all...

One thing to know and remember is that almost all manufacturers now will not honor the warrenty's on the frame if it has been painted. Some manufacturers will do a repaint for you and you keep the...
10-17-08, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Shimanos dura ace chain for 2009 has a quick link...

Shimanos dura ace chain for 2009 has a quick link so shimano must not think to badly of the quick links
09-14-08, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,976
Posted By mtnbiker4791

I believe there are rubber seals on the outside...

I believe there are rubber seals on the outside of the hub covering the cones. pull those off or back alittle and lube or grease them abit. The dry rubber is contacting the dry metal making the...
08-10-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Shimano makes what you are looking for. Shimano...

Shimano makes what you are looking for. Shimano cable housing junction ferrel. they are about 2 bucks a piece.
07-29-08, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Another option is to get the burley classic...

Another option is to get the burley classic hitch. it is the on that fits to the chain and seat stays
07-04-08, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Think of your knees as bearings the more pressure...

Think of your knees as bearings the more pressure on them the less efficient and the faster the wear. A lightly loaaded faster spining bearing will run longer than a heaviely loaded slower moving...
07-04-08, 07:30 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,607
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Finnally got around to snapping some pics of...

Finnally got around to snapping some pics of mine. Albeit not great pics

First is my Klien Stage SS conv. with glow in the dark h-bar tape...
06-24-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,812
Posted By mtnbiker4791

I'd love to find a park ts-3 stand or one that...

I'd love to find a park ts-3 stand or one that trek sold for a bit that was a very well built one also. ehh I'd take both:D
06-24-08, 10:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,812
Posted By mtnbiker4791

That looks like a good cotterpin press but the...

That looks like a good cotterpin press but the best for getting out the really stubbor ones is got to be the old var one
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/var/pages/var0012.html

And another good tool...
06-21-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By mtnbiker4791

a 4 foot breaker bar or pipe that will fit over...

a 4 foot breaker bar or pipe that will fit over your wrench works wonders. Barley have to push on it to break it loose. used htis method on many bikes with no problems
06-20-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,696
Posted By mtnbiker4791

http://www.crumplerbags.com/ has some good...

http://www.crumplerbags.com/ has some good messenger style camera bags and also backpacks thatare very well padded with plenty of stuff for equipment. All kinds of sizes of bags too
06-15-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Did you LBS call to check availability of the...

Did you LBS call to check availability of the 54cm. Cannondales dealer site call on availability which means as of the last update which was friday morning they still had one to ten left
06-14-08, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By mtnbiker4791

LBS can order for you from J&B importers

LBS can order for you from J&B importers
06-12-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,324
Posted By mtnbiker4791

You can disassemble the mrx shifters. on the...

You can disassemble the mrx shifters. on the stem side of the shifter (flat side nearest the brake lever) there is a small hole opisite the grey plastic cover on the grip side. there is a small...
06-11-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,991
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Was looking at getting the ltd version for myself...

Was looking at getting the ltd version for myself but found a sweet deal on a Samson that I am building up now. Other wise I would have gotten this.
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06-08-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By mtnbiker4791

heres a link to a program that will help you...

heres a link to a program that will help you figure it out. http://www.rpcsoftware.co.uk/Cyculator/Fixed.htm
06-08-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By mtnbiker4791

one wat to do it is like what sun trikes do. ...

one wat to do it is like what sun trikes do. They weld a plate to the axle that has 3 pins that line up with three holes in the hub flange. The hub slides on and is held in blace buy a nut treaded...
06-06-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,639
Posted By mtnbiker4791

wow this is an old thread. didnt realize it was...

wow this is an old thread. didnt realize it was a 4 y/o thread. :twitchy:
06-06-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,639
Posted By mtnbiker4791

I used to build up twisted spoked wheels for mtn...

I used to build up twisted spoked wheels for mtn bikes for cross country. Still riding a set that are 15 years old with no problems. I am building up a fixie now and am planning on doing a twisted...
06-06-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Yes Shimanos new Dura ace will have a replacable...

Yes Shimanos new Dura ace will have a replacable qwick ling for their chains. Seems like Sram is scaring shimano abit more as they have done that and the new DA brifter is running the der and brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-08, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,490
Posted By mtnbiker4791

It a rear keirin brake mount so when they train...

It a rear keirin brake mount so when they train on the roads they can have brakes
05-26-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Ladies Ride wednesdays in Aurora

Ladies ride out of Treads in Aurora Wednesdays at 6pm
05-26-08, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Good luck with Denver Bumper. I have worked in...

Good luck with Denver Bumper. I have worked in shops for along time and have seen alot of denver bumpers paint jobs some are good some look like hell and a few trashed frames. One that looks like...
05-26-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Cherry Creek resevoir would be good as its low...

Cherry Creek resevoir would be good as its low traffic. They do time trials down there once a week during the summer
05-26-08, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,991
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Heres a pic of the coaster brake conversion, I...

Heres a pic of the coaster brake conversion, I can not find a pic of the nexus 3 spd conversion but its a simular set up.
http://74.8.32.132/product-images//x400/6702230.jpg
05-25-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,991
Posted By mtnbiker4791

The other option is to go to your lbs and see...

The other option is to go to your lbs and see about getting a sun bicycles trike 3 speed conversion hub as it will work with what you have. The only problem is that J&B importers that is the one...
05-13-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By mtnbiker4791

bmx 3 piece do not need an adapter as they are...

bmx 3 piece do not need an adapter as they are made to fit the american bb shell. whatever 3 piece bmx cranks you get nake sure you order ones for american bb. Bmx 3 piece cranks can come in many...
05-02-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Another thing with the gxp set up is that the...

Another thing with the gxp set up is that the drive side bearing floats on the spindle and the spindle has a step on it to butt up against the non drive bb bearing. So sometimes on first install you...
04-30-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By mtnbiker4791

After working in shops for many years and working...

After working in shops for many years and working with mechanics that went to a school then became a mechanic I would say become a mechanic first then after a year or two of working under a good...
04-25-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By mtnbiker4791

What you need is a quill to threadless stem...

What you need is a quill to threadless stem adapter. Quill stems have gotten harder to get in the past few years as most bikes have gone to 1 1/8 threadless.
...
04-20-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Shimano's road front der amd mtn front shifters...

Shimano's road front der amd mtn front shifters are not compatible, There is a difference in cable pull.
04-20-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Those rims are not ceramic coated rims. Mavics...

Those rims are not ceramic coated rims. Mavics ceramic is black braking surface. Those pads are not going to stop very well as they are a harder material so that they last longer with a ceramic...
04-18-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,897
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Is it a 2007 model year because trek shaved about...

Is it a 2007 model year because trek shaved about 4 or 5 punds off hte 2008 220. the biggest place where you can shave wieght without getting rid of the fork is the bottom bracket and cranks. It...
04-14-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,853
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Well bellweatherman below are pics of the Trek...

Well bellweatherman below are pics of the Trek Madones seat mast. If you still think that trek doesnt have a seatmast system you might want to go look at an 08' Madone 5.1 or higher
...
04-14-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By mtnbiker4791

a small cresent wrench works well as a rotor...

a small cresent wrench works well as a rotor straightening tool. Hydralic braked do self adjust but te only self adj for brake pad wear not for rotors getting knocked out of whack
04-14-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 51,524
Posted By mtnbiker4791

The instep trailer is better suited for the...

The instep trailer is better suited for the pacifics that wallmart sells as its meant to use on a nutted axle. with a road bike you can stick a mtn skewer in there to get the extra length you need,...
04-13-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,853
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Go look at the trek Madone 5.1 or higher and they...

Go look at the trek Madone 5.1 or higher and they have a seat mast.
04-13-08, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By mtnbiker4791

one option I just thught of is that burley...

one option I just thught of is that burley trailer wheels would probably work. they use a qr and an expansion nut setup to lock into the hole in the trailer
04-13-08, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By mtnbiker4791

go to your local auto parts store and get some of...

go to your local auto parts store and get some of the disc brake anti squeal. put it on the back of the pads and give it a try. Had a few bikes its worked wonders on.

Just dont get it anywhere...
04-12-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,853
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Trek has 6 different seat masts. 2 lengths in...

Trek has 6 different seat masts. 2 lengths in each of the seatbacks of 20mm, 5mm and a tribike 10mm set forward. MSRP is about 120 bucks
04-12-08, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Do you know what brand of trailer it is. Or post...

Do you know what brand of trailer it is. Or post a pic of the trailer to see if we can figure out the manufacturer. That would be the first place I would start
04-08-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By mtnbiker4791

The other thing about the topeak head is that it...

The other thing about the topeak head is that it is a alloy lever. I have used these in shops for years some still in use after years of use and the only thing I have had go wrong with them is the...
04-08-08, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Some people have gotten it to work ok for them...

Some people have gotten it to work ok for them with some slop, but if you want it to work well and right no it wont. Srams road is exact actuation which is true 1:1 ratio. The mountain is 1:1...
04-08-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By mtnbiker4791

I believe this is a floor pump. If it is you can...

I believe this is a floor pump. If it is you can get replacement heads. My fav is the topeak smart head upgrade about 20-25 bucks which gives you the fittings to fit most all pumps and a nice long...
04-08-08, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By mtnbiker4791

The older shimano shifters gummed up inside alot....

The older shimano shifters gummed up inside alot. What happens and they fixed it now is that the dust and dirt would get into the levers through the cable routing hole and gumm up the grease. Now...
04-08-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By mtnbiker4791

Most manufacturers put regular cheap brake cable...

Most manufacturers put regular cheap brake cable housing on the road disc brakes which compress quite a bit. Switching out to something like avid flack jacket housing or anothr compresionless...
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