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07-06-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By JoeTBM

Sounds like you got the wrong quick link, you...

Sounds like you got the wrong quick link, you should never sand or file links down, you are just weakening them.

BTW if you pushed out the rivet entirely, you will have a hell of a time trying to...
07-06-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By JoeTBM

Could you have a bend in a link?

Could you have a bend in a link?
07-01-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By JoeTBM

Make sure your chain is on the smallest gear when...

Make sure your chain is on the smallest gear when installing new cables and the shifters are on the smallest gear setting. I normally set all my fine adjustments in when installing a new cable and...
06-30-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,818
Posted By JoeTBM

use an old brake or shift wire to fish through...

use an old brake or shift wire to fish through frame, patience is key
06-28-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By JoeTBM

Did you try flipping around that BB guide?...

Did you try flipping around that BB guide? Sometimes there is a longer finger on one side

There are a few versions of this guide, here is a vendor that I have used and been very happy with their...
06-28-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,741
Posted By JoeTBM

Very true, didn't notice the date of the post.......

Very true, didn't notice the date of the post.... my bad:innocent:
06-27-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By JoeTBM

I greased the inside of the steel cone that the...

I greased the inside of the steel cone that the plastic one fits into, works much better as to release and rotate it.
06-26-19, 01:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,741
Posted By JoeTBM

You do have one in the lower right corner of the...

You do have one in the lower right corner of the post you want to "like"
:roflmao2:
06-24-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By JoeTBM

I have also been successful at re-fabricating a...

I have also been successful at re-fabricating a chain guard for a kids bike by taking and cutting a chain guard from an adult bike

or check out ebay, here is one
...
06-22-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By JoeTBM

You might be able to add a small metal strap to...

You might be able to add a small metal strap to repair the guard, I have been successful using a roll of perforated pipe hanger to extend the rear screw mounting in the past.
06-22-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By JoeTBM

Have you inspected the chain rings to see if they...

Have you inspected the chain rings to see if they are bent or out of line? IF ok I would check the limit screws and adjust as needed, they just may need a little tweeking.
06-22-19, 02:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,473
Posted By JoeTBM

25" Breaker Bar at Harbor Freight only about $13...

25" Breaker Bar at Harbor Freight only about $13 with coupon.... a must have
Forum: Introductions
06-22-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By JoeTBM

:lol::lol::lol: - Sorry, didn't mean to laugh:D

:lol::lol::lol: - Sorry, didn't mean to laugh:D
06-17-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By JoeTBM

Sounds like you have a slow leak in the tube. You...

Sounds like you have a slow leak in the tube. You may may to overfill the tube to see it in a bubble test. You may also have a small shard of glass, a thorn or a wire fragment in your tire causing...
06-16-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By JoeTBM

So you are either missing parts that fell off...

So you are either missing parts that fell off before you put the kickstand down or some broke off.

Solution.... buy a new kickstand

Here are a couple to choose from that look similar to yours
...
06-14-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By JoeTBM

I have also seen frozen links on the chain...

I have also seen frozen links on the chain causing the same feeling
06-08-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By JoeTBM

Are you sure you have the right chain to match up...

Are you sure you have the right chain to match up with the number of cogs on the cassette and crank? More details or a picture would get you better responses :) Check the width of the chain against...
06-06-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By JoeTBM

I'd wipe that chain down real good and re-lube,...

I'd wipe that chain down real good and re-lube, if you still have that amount of rust oozing from the rollers then repeat again.
06-06-19, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By JoeTBM

Have you tried contacting Huffy? ...

Have you tried contacting Huffy?

https://www.huffybikes.com/

https://www.huffybikes.com/parts/

800.872.2453
06-04-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By JoeTBM

True, but since you are fixing the flat on the...

True, but since you are fixing the flat on the road I presumed you carried something, maybe just a good multi tool.
06-03-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By JoeTBM

I normally just pull off one pad to get the wheel...

I normally just pull off one pad to get the wheel off.
06-01-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By JoeTBM

I buy 82' rolls (25 meters) of generic shift...

I buy 82' rolls (25 meters) of generic shift housing from an ebay vendor for the charity shop. Here is a link if your are interested, they also have brake housing as well in 82' rolls. Both are...
05-27-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By JoeTBM

If you were closer, i'd just give you one........

If you were closer, i'd just give you one..... but bloody hell you are almost half a world away
05-26-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By JoeTBM

Andrew, not trying to be a wiseguy here and have...

Andrew, not trying to be a wiseguy here and have always enjoyed your wisdom but if you are going to express pi (π) as a four digit decimal it is 3.1416. Also the op expressed that in posting #3...
05-26-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By JoeTBM

bobwysiwyg This lists a 27.2 if that...

bobwysiwyg


This lists a 27.2 if that helps

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/expedition-sport-low-entry/p/106321

and this is the same size post
...
05-26-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,712
Posted By JoeTBM

They just became a rag to wipe off other...

They just became a rag to wipe off other oil/grease, don't ask me how I know but my wife can tell you :D
05-25-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,149
Posted By JoeTBM

Interesting tool, too bad it is discontinued as...

Interesting tool, too bad it is discontinued as well as the ISC-4 :eek:.... hmm i wonder why?:foo:
05-25-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,149
Posted By JoeTBM

turn the tool tray to the back:innocent:

turn the tool tray to the back:innocent:
05-24-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By JoeTBM

For brakes, All adjusters to their minimum, I get...

For brakes, All adjusters to their minimum, I get it taught by hand, making sure all the housing ferrules are properly seated.

For derailleurs, control adjusters all the way in, rear derailleur...
05-23-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By JoeTBM

I use a carpenters crayon and mark the tire where...

I use a carpenters crayon and mark the tire where the valve stem is and direction of travel before I remove it from the rim, then I mark the tube with direction of travel. Blow the tube up after...
05-22-19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,366
Posted By JoeTBM

Maybe in case you want to "unlike" them...

Maybe in case you want to "unlike" them :foo::innocent:
05-19-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,212
Posted By JoeTBM

I try and salvage everything donated to our...

I try and salvage everything donated to our charity bike shop. Not all can be saved but we run a high percentage. All bike salvaged are donated via one of the charities we work for. If you can't fix...
05-17-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By JoeTBM

A double kickstand may be best for you, something...

A double kickstand may be best for you, something like this one, easliy adjustable
...
05-14-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By JoeTBM

Andrew, I agree with you that the spring could be...

Andrew, I agree with you that the spring could be re-bent to increase tension
05-14-19, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By JoeTBM

Typically that is due to cable binding from a...

Typically that is due to cable binding from a corroded housing or cable, the return spring in the handle might also be rusted or gone. Proper adjustment balancing will also help. Last, remove the...
05-12-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By JoeTBM

:crash: Murphy Laws at their finest, sorry you...

:crash: Murphy Laws at their finest, sorry you had to experience them.
05-12-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,034
Posted By JoeTBM

I'm not in Ormond but just north in Palm Coast

I'm not in Ormond but just north in Palm Coast
05-07-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By JoeTBM

All good advice, thanks

All good advice, thanks
05-07-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By JoeTBM

:thumb: Nice, but I need a more dense storage...

:thumb: Nice, but I need a more dense storage area, I'm thinking that by reversing every other bike (front wheel in first) that the space between bikes can be reduced.
05-06-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By JoeTBM

Great, I'll download it from home later, thank you

Great, I'll download it from home later, thank you
05-06-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks, that would be helpful.,😀

Thanks, that would be helpful.,😀
05-06-19, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By JoeTBM

:foo: Link to plans??? Not working

:foo: Link to plans??? Not working
Forum: Foo
05-05-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By JoeTBM

:mad: I think you missed the point of this...

:mad: I think you missed the point of this thread, thanks for derailing it
Forum: Foo
05-04-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By JoeTBM

Carry your light saber :beer:

Carry your light saber :beer:
Forum: Foo
05-04-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By JoeTBM

Happy Star Wars Day to all you fans

May the Fourth be with you :cheers:

https://www.starwars.com/star-wars-day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3Qu4A4kFt8
05-01-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,413
Posted By JoeTBM

I wanted R2D2 as I use that on other forums but...

I wanted R2D2 as I use that on other forums but it was taken including a few variants :foo:

In my Charity work everyone just called me Joe The Bike Man so we just shortened that :D

JoeTBM
04-28-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By JoeTBM

Hi, While I can understand your source of parts,...

Hi, While I can understand your source of parts, I would hope you can share any info on to get better delivery time frames. My experience has delays all over the map from days to weeks to over a...
04-27-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,306
Posted By JoeTBM

Linky no worky :( Do you mean this ...

Linky no worky :(

Do you mean this

https://www.nationalprecision.com/ball-bearings/6000-series/6000_extra_light/detail/6003-RS/
04-26-19, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By JoeTBM

Dave thank you for your insight. Even though we...

Dave thank you for your insight. Even though we are not a coop and do not sell parts, it was still helpful
04-18-19, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By JoeTBM

No.... but I did not try and create an account. ...

No.... but I did not try and create an account.

Why not just give them a call 718.316.6410 .... look like they are in Brooklyn, New York from the phone number
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