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06-28-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By LoriRose

Thanks! I've scoured the net, watched many videos...

Thanks! I've scoured the net, watched many videos - no hubs seem to resemble this one! I only have a few parts. shouldn't be that difficult! :foo:
06-28-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By LoriRose

Rear Hub re-assembly - Dust Cap Confusion!

Hey all! I'm fixing up a friend's 2009 rocky mountain strike, and while trying to reassemble the rear hub I've run into a little issue. I failed to keep track of which parts go where (stupid me!) and...
04-29-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,743
Posted By LoriRose

I once almost hit/got taken out by a small dog on...

I once almost hit/got taken out by a small dog on a leash who cut me off by running across the MUP right in front of me at the last moment. The owner was standing off to the side on the grass...
04-25-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,921
Posted By LoriRose

Well it took quite a few adjustments to get the...

Well it took quite a few adjustments to get the brake pad in an okay position due to the stripped thread (I had to remove a washer/spacer in order to get enough grab, and move the coiled pin up to...
04-25-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,921
Posted By LoriRose

Well I did it!! And it was actually pretty easy....

Well I did it!! And it was actually pretty easy. Just found the right size bolt, screwed it all the way in and used an adjustable wrench! Didn't take much force and I went slow. I just used the bars...
04-25-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,921
Posted By LoriRose

Thanks guys. I don't think I want to replace the...

Thanks guys. I don't think I want to replace the fork. It's not really in the budget and I want to get riding on the bike asap. My father worked in a steel factory for 35 years and has worked with...
04-24-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,921
Posted By LoriRose

Thanks for this! I never considered getting a new...

Thanks for this! I never considered getting a new fork! You say it's a cheap fork - it's a 1991 look mi70 (https://pyfrides.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/cat-1991-mtb.pdf) - not the cheapest but not...
04-24-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,921
Posted By LoriRose

Adjusting the brake pad has been quite difficult....

Adjusting the brake pad has been quite difficult. I could not get the brake to spring back normally like the other side (until I removed a washer from the front bolt), nor get the pad to line up...
04-24-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,921
Posted By LoriRose

Is my brake boss bent?

I was tuning up my bike and cleaning/adjusting the front brakes (cantis) and noticed that the boss is crooked. I compared to the other side, and while it too is not perfectly perpendicular to the...
04-13-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,247
Views: 226,576
Posted By LoriRose

18 km today, in the wind, so it felt like way...

18 km today, in the wind, so it felt like way more. This is the most I have done in over 2yrs! My last long ride was 200km from Ottawa to Montreal in Oct 2016. Seems that ride did me in and I needed...
08-09-16, 12:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,638
Posted By LoriRose

Thanks for the advice guys. I think the reason my...

Thanks for the advice guys. I think the reason my 70km ride was a breeze is because I have figured out that I need to stop more often for short breaks. Before I was trying to see how long I could go...
08-08-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,834
Posted By LoriRose

I've finally dismantled my first used bike, an...

I've finally dismantled my first used bike, an old rocky mountain, to give it a full cleaning, new bearings, etc., thinking it will be a breeze because it was in the best shape out of my 3 used...
08-08-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,638
Posted By LoriRose

Resurrecting this thread! I'll try and sum it up...

Resurrecting this thread! I'll try and sum it up and bring everyone up to date so you don't have to re-read the entire thread...

Last year I had just got back into biking and was doing...
07-12-16, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,178
Posted By LoriRose

Handlebars + Shifters

I'm looking to modify an old steel mtb for touring and am wondering what my options are for handlebars. I'm used to flatbars with thumb shifters and though my original intent was to have dropbars I...
06-04-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

I knocked the other side out with a hammer. That...

I knocked the other side out with a hammer. That did the trick. I'm just surprised no one else had encountered a stem like this before. I assumed it was going to be an open and shut case!
06-03-16, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

Yeah one comes out the other doesn't. I don't...

Yeah one comes out the other doesn't. I don't want to force it out if it's not meant to be removed. Plus I can't tell which way it comes out.
06-03-16, 06:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

There are two. The right side is removed and the...

There are two. The right side is removed and the left is not budging. And no other bolts to loosen.
06-02-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

What I did was completely remove the bolt and...

What I did was completely remove the bolt and notched washer (I don't know how to describe it really) then tried to adjust the angle. The nut seems as if it is somehow part of the body of the stem -...
06-02-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

Thanks! Any thoughts on the stem?

Thanks! Any thoughts on the stem?
06-02-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

It's a 1991 Mi70 - this one is mine :D. The one...

It's a 1991 Mi70 - this one is mine :D. The one attached to the silly stem I picked up for a friend.

**Edit** Yes I tried the bolt on the right side. No go.

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06-02-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r237/lolkandy/2...

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r237/lolkandy/20160602_181048.png

BAM!
06-02-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

Nope. It's a jpg file and keeps throwing me the...

Nope. It's a jpg file and keeps throwing me the error message "this PNG image had the wrong file extension" or something like that. SO FRUSTRATING!!! I've posted pics in here many times without...
06-02-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

Yeah it's not hosted anywhere - it's on my hard...

Yeah it's not hosted anywhere - it's on my hard drive. Keep getting format error messages even though it's the right format
06-02-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

Thanks sunshine! :D

Thanks sunshine! :D
06-02-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

It almost the same except for mine doesn't have...

It almost the same except for mine doesn't have the bolt underneath to adjust the angle. I've removed the axle bolt and even given the stem a few whacks and no movement...

still can't upload photos
06-02-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By LoriRose

Is this stem adjustable?

I would love to be able to upload a pic but having tech difficulties. Here's a link to a similar stem/same problem...

Can't adjust angle on adjustable quill stem - Bike Repair Forums...
05-27-16, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By LoriRose

^^^^:D Like I said, just would like to understand...

^^^^:D Like I said, just would like to understand what is happening.
05-26-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By LoriRose

Was just looking for some things to try/check...

Was just looking for some things to try/check out. Theories really. Anyways, I added a spacer and that solved the problem, but still wondering what could be causing the problem. It's a new to me old...
05-26-16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By LoriRose

Quick release causing crooked wheel

Hey guys,

When placing the wheel into the rear dropouts it sits fine, but when I close the quick release the non-drive side axle pops out a bit causing the wheel to be crooked.

Thoughts?
05-08-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 2,320,539
Posted By LoriRose

Picked her up today. :D 1991 model. Super light...

Picked her up today. :D 1991 model. Super light for her age and great ride.


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Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

Look who came home with me today! :D 1991...

Look who came home with me today! :D

1991 model. She fits like a glove, rides like a dream and is super light! She's not a show stopper and I payed a little too much for her but she's what I was...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

It's a '95. I've seen other examples of it built...

It's a '95. I've seen other examples of it built up as a touring bike so it seems to be a good candidate!


1995 Trek 830 - BikePedia...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

I absolutely intend on swapping out the...

I absolutely intend on swapping out the components. "Nuke proof" is what I want to hear! I'm already searching for a 7 speed deore XT or LX RD, though I have a STX RC one that I hear is nuke proof as...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

Alright, so this one is clearly in better...

Alright, so this one is clearly in better condition, and I like the colour...

Vélo trek 830 route/hybride/montagne | de route | Ville de Montréal | Kijiji...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

Found out it's a raleigh. Going to see it this...

Found out it's a raleigh. Going to see it this evening. There's so much crap out there right now. :( How can you tell it has been repainted?
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

Norco was in rough shape. The search continues......

Norco was in rough shape. The search continues...

Vélo blanc (http://montreal.craigslist.ca/bik/5557479314.html?lang=en&cc=us)

I don't know if this is a mtb bike but it has an ideal frame (I...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

I'm almost 5'8". Looking for 18" ideally. The...

I'm almost 5'8". Looking for 18" ideally. The norco is 19".
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

Norco Pinnacle? Velo de montagne NORCO...

Norco Pinnacle?

Velo de montagne NORCO Pinnacle - | de montagne | Laval / Rive-Nord | Kijiji...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

I think it does too, but I had my father go check...

I think it does too, but I had my father go check it out and it had quite a bit of rust, so I passed. I've been able to score two nice old mtbs so far by being patient and picky so I guess I'll just...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

what about this schwinn?? SCHWINN IMPACT...

what about this schwinn??

SCHWINN IMPACT bike. | mountain | St. Catharines | Kijiji...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

Very interesting! Thanks. I think I'll pass...

Very interesting! Thanks. I think I'll pass though and let someone who will appreciate its history have a chance at it.
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

Thanks for the advice. I don't really like the...

Thanks for the advice. I don't really like the colour of the bike, or the decals. I'd facilitate shipping for you if you really want it though!
Replies: 27
Views: 2,630
Posted By LoriRose

Touring bike

I'm looking for a rigid steel 90s mtb to use for a touring bike. I plan on rebuilding, repainting etc. to make it my own.

vélo de montagne LOOK | de montagne | Laval / Rive-Nord | Kijiji...
03-30-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,184
Posted By LoriRose

I just purchased. Thanks for the link.

I just purchased. Thanks for the link.
03-30-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,184
Posted By LoriRose

I've a mini-presta pump and now an old bike with...

I've a mini-presta pump and now an old bike with schrader valves. I don't want to have to buy another pump.
03-29-16, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,184
Posted By LoriRose

Schrader to presta valve adapter

I know they exist, but does anyone know where I can buy them online? Google is not cooperating. :(
02-21-16, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,172
Posted By LoriRose

Amazing. Thank you!

Amazing. Thank you!
02-11-16, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,172
Posted By LoriRose

Maybe I didn't stress enough that I am merely...

Maybe I didn't stress enough that I am merely looking to ride down some smaller hills at a somewhat leisurely pace. While it might be nice, I absolutely do not need a new $3000 downhill mountain bike...
02-01-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,172
Posted By LoriRose

Thanks for all your great advice ;)

Thanks for all your great advice ;)
02-01-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,172
Posted By LoriRose

Nope, just a few local DH trails. Like I said,...

Nope, just a few local DH trails. Like I said, nothing crazy. I'm just looking to make a few modifications to the bike, not buy a new one.
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