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03-16-03, 04:24 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 75,668
Posted By dan the gimp

On-One Gimp in black. 3pc cranks, Hope,...

On-One Gimp in black.
3pc cranks, Hope, Planetx, Mavic, Kenda, Ultegra, XT, Titec, Snafu, WTB, Tioga, RockShox....
mint ;)
03-16-03, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,517
Posted By dan the gimp

it doesnt sound like its a gearing setup problem,...

it doesnt sound like its a gearing setup problem, but you need a new chain, after long amounts of use especially in stiff gears, it will stretch very slightly, most of the time adjusting your gears...
03-16-03, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,292
Posted By dan the gimp

i bought a new chain and the rain got to work on...

i bought a new chain and the rain got to work on it and after two days of rain it was orange with rust, my bike was making the noises you talk about, and i cleaned the chain and lubed it (not too...
03-16-03, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By dan the gimp

go for a 80-100 mate, slightly better still :P ...

go for a 80-100 mate, slightly better still :P
and a set of risers, cheap set will only cost you 15-20 and will be fine for normal use so long as you dont do the odd cliff jump!
03-16-03, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By dan the gimp

dont get XT's, or deore, LX ok, maguras suck a...

dont get XT's, or deore, LX ok, maguras suck a bit too selling mine this week. buying avids, theyre the way to go, i nerly bought a mini, but i dont really need it.

Avid 5's full kit is 55 from...
01-24-03, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By dan the gimp

On a road mech, you can get far better shifting. ...

On a road mech, you can get far better shifting. I just got mine, and after the first gear change i had a grin on my face. I have had gearing problems since i got a new frame, as it is intended for...
01-21-03, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By dan the gimp

hang it up on a hook, but dont hook up the front...

hang it up on a hook, but dont hook up the front wheel or your fork oil will travel right down to the top of the fork, can cause problems.
take off the wheels too if you need all the space you can...
01-21-03, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By dan the gimp

yep, its true, all round they are better. ive...

yep, its true, all round they are better.
ive got a super short caged version of the ultegra, this means that it will shift very fast, and have high quality jockey wheels, which means that if they...
01-21-03, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By dan the gimp

straighten the inner tube before you pump! ...

straighten the inner tube before you pump!

also, if your inner tube is a size or more too small for the tyre, then a friction build up will cause it to puncture.
When the two surfaces rub...
01-21-03, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By dan the gimp

You see 'Ed Holland' says the same as me! I...

You see 'Ed Holland' says the same as me!
I reckon thats what it is, check your cones, and push hard on your cranks, ask someone to look closely whilst you are doing it.
01-18-03, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By dan the gimp

what you mean?!

what you mean?!
01-17-03, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By dan the gimp

I'd say that it is something like.... when you...

I'd say that it is something like....
when you put pressure on your crank, it will pull your whole wheel to one side very slightly (depending on which pedal you are pushing on at the time will...
01-17-03, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By dan the gimp

I am sure he uses a road mech, as they offer...

I am sure he uses a road mech, as they offer something over the mtb shimano ones. i was wrong what i said earlier, it is shimano that Steve Peat uses, but a road mech/derailleur what ever u want to...
01-17-03, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By dan the gimp

There are loads of companys that do them. I...

There are loads of companys that do them. I thought that most bikers used them too!

Filthy
Azonic
Amoeba
Planet-X
DNA

They are all good, I have an Amoeba. Be sure not to overtighten it...
01-17-03, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By dan the gimp

Well, I ride mtb (dirt, street, messing about)...

Well, I ride mtb (dirt, street, messing about) and I bought one because they are so much better than a star nut.

I think the headlock was intended for bmx, however they can be used on any 1 1/8...
01-17-03, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By dan the gimp

Steve Peats Rear Mech

Does anyone know what rear mech steve peat uses, im about to order a rear mech, but i want quality! I know that its NOT Shimano. :confused:
01-17-03, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By dan the gimp

why? what do you mean, sounds like your being...

why? what do you mean, sounds like your being sarcastic! :D
01-17-03, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By dan the gimp

oh i see now 1/2 inch is for bmx cranks. oh...

oh i see now 1/2 inch is for bmx cranks.
oh well time to choose some others :)
01-17-03, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By dan the gimp

oh i see now 1/2 inch is for bmx cranks. oh...

oh i see now 1/2 inch is for bmx cranks.
oh well time to choose some others :)
01-17-03, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By dan the gimp

i have the standard fitting, that shimano cranks...

i have the standard fitting, that shimano cranks take.

so 1/2 inch wont fit then?
01-17-03, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By dan the gimp

A headlock is a fantastic part that only costs...

A headlock is a fantastic part that only costs about 10 from your LBS.
It is a long threaded rod that goes down your headtube and has a nut at the bottom (nicely shaped to fit into the underneath...
01-17-03, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By dan the gimp

URGENT! Snafu Concave Pedals - 1/2 Inch

Do you know if the Snafu Concave Pedals - 1/2 Inch will fit an On-ne ******* 3peice steel crank?

Generally if you dont kow about the pedals then do you know if 1/2 inch is the standard for pedals,...
01-16-03, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By dan the gimp

cheers Raymond! However I am unsure of how...

cheers Raymond!

However I am unsure of how to order from them, there info is unclear, and i dont want to be charged a bomb for delivery- i live in the UK.

If i can get something similar in...
01-14-03, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By dan the gimp

Shall i just buy a high quality gear outer and...

Shall i just buy a high quality gear outer and run it from shifter to derailleur? that will act as the 'stops' I need, right?

I am buying a XT rear mech on friday, and already have an XT shifter,...
01-14-03, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By dan the gimp

Pokey: Where did you get this clamp that...

Pokey:

Where did you get this clamp that you have that is rare?? If you knew that would be awesome!

RainmanP:

Happy Birthday! Thanks for the suggestion of having BB shell guides, but I live...
01-13-03, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By dan the gimp

Possible solution to the singlespeed Gimp bike!

Well one of you awesome guys posted a link to a site about friction gearing, I clicked it and browsed. Then to my disbelief I saw these little things!
...
12-25-02, 09:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,431
Posted By dan the gimp

hello, i am dan the gimp, but why did you want me...

hello, i am dan the gimp, but why did you want me to know especially?!!!
12-24-02, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By dan the gimp

eer, friction shifting? Yeah sure il try the...

eer, friction shifting?

Yeah sure il try the one big outer thing, thanks, is there anything else I should buy apart from the cable and avid rollamajic thing, apart from an XTR rear derailleur??!!...
12-24-02, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By dan the gimp

Thanks guy's for your help- I did think about one...

Thanks guy's for your help- I did think about one long peice of outer cable, but surely it wont work, otherwise surely all bike builders/manufacturers would do it this way? On geared bikes, why is...
12-21-02, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By dan the gimp

You mentioned QBP, LBS they are?? website address...

You mentioned QBP, LBS they are?? website address please??

Cheers :)
12-21-02, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By dan the gimp

well i meant (i thought it was quite obvious!)...

well i meant (i thought it was quite obvious!) the adhesive cable stops.
12-21-02, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By dan the gimp

WOW cheers for your help guys :) hopefully this...

WOW cheers for your help guys :)
hopefully this will answer most of your questions:

i do have a rear mech hanger fitted.

i bought the frame because it is kick ass, and i was told it could run...
12-19-02, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By dan the gimp

Thats the answer to my frame problem (On-One...

Thats the answer to my frame problem (On-One Gimp), i need to run gears on a singlespeed frame, its supposed to be able to take gears, but there are no cable mounts on the rear triangle.

How much...
12-19-02, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By dan the gimp

Thanks for replying to my question about the...

Thanks for replying to my question about the gimp.
You can check out what the frame looks like in the attachment. Or go to: http://www.teamplanetx.com/Pictures/On%20One/complete%20gimp%20tn.jpg
...
12-16-02, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By dan the gimp

singlespeed On-One gimp gearing

Someone help me please, anyway- does anyone know how to run gears on an On-One Gimp, it has the mounts on the top tube but not on the rear triangle which means I am currently using white zip ties,...
12-16-02, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By dan the gimp

Well personally I think Mavic D521 silver/CD are...

Well personally I think Mavic D521 silver/CD are the best money can buy. Even Steve Peat uses them over D321's. My brother has just replaced his with a Planet X BMF and he has buckled it slightly...
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