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05-20-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,102
Posted By skoda2

The leg angle is easily adjusted!

The leg angle is easily adjusted!
05-01-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By skoda2

The name was Freehub Buddy

The name was Freehub Buddy
04-18-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By skoda2

If the freewheels are new, try replacing the...

If the freewheels are new, try replacing the drive chain. More info and or photos would be helpful.
04-15-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By skoda2

Testers model enamel works well for my bikes,...

Testers model enamel works well for my bikes, with many colours available, inexpensive as well.
03-28-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 701
Posted By skoda2

Gruss, aus Florida, ist Ketten, oder Riemen...

Gruss, aus Florida, ist Ketten, oder Riemen antrieb?
10-27-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By skoda2

Drill a tiny hole in the dust cap, with a needle...

Drill a tiny hole in the dust cap, with a needle grease gun (Dualco) inject your favorite grease till it exits the other end. Seal the hole with a small sheet metal screw. Good to go until the next...
07-18-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,649
Posted By skoda2

Greetings I suspect you mean Moly grease. ...

Greetings
I suspect you mean Moly grease.
Regards
07-10-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,801
Posted By skoda2

I agree, 6,7,and 8speed chains are cheaper than...

I agree, 6,7,and 8speed chains are cheaper than cassettes and/or chainwheels! Replace the chain when nearly worn, as I have been doing for 40+ years.
07-01-17, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By skoda2

They did; SunTour XC grease guard components.

They did; SunTour XC grease guard components.
06-25-17, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By skoda2

Replacing hubs/axles bring bike shops joy!

Replacing hubs/axles bring bike shops joy!
06-03-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,145
Posted By skoda2

+1, however the hub doesn't appear to be a Deore....

+1, however the hub doesn't appear to be a Deore. An 88 Stumpjumper hub would have a quick release.
05-31-17, 06:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,830
Posted By skoda2

^this^ I think it's the bigger wheels, more...

^this^ I think it's the bigger wheels, more gears, bigger bike, is a 'bigger is better' American fascination ! Often people come into the shop wanting bigger wheels, bigger bikes, and more gears!...
05-29-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By skoda2

It's plastic,Keep it cleaned,and lubed, don't...

It's plastic,Keep it cleaned,and lubed, don't worry about it.
05-27-17, 06:29 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,425
Posted By skoda2

+1, bike repair is not rocket science!!!!!

+1, bike repair is not rocket science!!!!!
05-26-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By skoda2

OMG, great find, and even greater cycle,...

OMG, great find, and even greater cycle, beautiful. You have hit the bicycle lotto!!!!!!!!!!!
05-26-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,425
Posted By skoda2

I agree, have been wrenching bikes for 40+ years,...

I agree, have been wrenching bikes for 40+ years, and always properly adjust hubs(no play), and don't worry about the QR compressing the axle. IMHO the thin QR will elongate before the hollow steel...
05-26-17, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By skoda2

+100 Bob, carbon frames have a finite lifespan!!

+100 Bob, carbon frames have a finite lifespan!!
05-21-17, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By skoda2

Repack with new loose balls

Repack with new loose balls
05-19-17, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,178
Posted By skoda2

It's called cross chaining: properly adjust your...

It's called cross chaining: properly adjust your derailleurs(Youtube),and avoid the big/big gears, and small/small gears.
05-16-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 912
Posted By skoda2

+100, It appears the pulley wheels need replacing...

+100, It appears the pulley wheels need replacing as well.
05-16-17, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,014
Posted By skoda2

Andy is right, I don't think your bike shop can...

Andy is right, I don't think your bike shop can give you a better answer. Remove the paint around the dent to determine if it is a crack, and if not, fill it in with Bondo, and touch up paint.
05-15-17, 07:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,479
Posted By skoda2

+100 Bob

+100 Bob
05-13-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By skoda2

Greetings Robbie, that's about all we do in the...

Greetings Robbie, that's about all we do in the shop, however we use silicone grease. Regards
05-13-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By skoda2

+100, we, in this area call them Dummy Nubs...

+100, we, in this area call them Dummy Nubs instead of Lawyer Lips, although I like Lawyer Lips better.
05-09-17, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By skoda2

Check the stem, if it can move. I suspect the...

Check the stem, if it can move. I suspect the stem may may be off, is should align with the front wheel when looking from above. YouTube is your friend, as you can learn from the how-to videos.
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05-08-17, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By skoda2

Perhaps saddle clamp and/or rails.

Perhaps saddle clamp and/or rails.
05-08-17, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By skoda2

Millennial's, 84% of them have no clue how to...

Millennial's, 84% of them have no clue how to check oil, or even open the hood of their cars. I suspect, however, they ALL know how to program their cell phones!
05-03-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,635
Posted By skoda2

Because it was 13 years ago!!😪

Because it was 13 years ago!!😪
05-02-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By skoda2

Greetings, That's what aluminum usually does;...

Greetings, That's what aluminum usually does; Break without much warning!
Regards
05-02-17, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By skoda2

Greetings, measured what diameters? Photo's will...

Greetings, measured what diameters? Photo's will help.
Regards
04-29-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By skoda2

Silicone Spray or silicone grease

Silicone Spray or silicone grease
04-26-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,264
Posted By skoda2

Aldi repair stand $39.29

If there's an Aldi Market nearby, these are in stores starting today. I've been wrenching bikes for over 40 yrs., and am impressed with the quality and adjustability of this work stand. An amazing...
04-19-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By skoda2

Greetings, purchased this Romic as a frameset in...

Greetings, purchased this Romic as a frameset in 1974, however had to wait until 1976 before I was able to afford 1st. Gen Dura Ace components. Pictured is the frame decal that was in the box with...
04-19-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By skoda2

Greetings, back in olden times, we lubed enclosed...

Greetings, back in olden times, we lubed enclosed chains with 90W gear oil, followed by a slathering of grease, to hold the oil in the chain, and help keep it quiet running. Today, I suggest Finish...
04-19-17, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By skoda2

I suspect it could be worn pulley wheels.

I suspect it could be worn pulley wheels.
04-14-17, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 747
Posted By skoda2

WHAT, Bikerbobbb a troll? Please tell me it's not...

WHAT, Bikerbobbb a troll? Please tell me it's not true! He always has such amusing posts.
04-12-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,901
Posted By skoda2

YouTube is your friend Bikerbobbb, check out...

YouTube is your friend Bikerbobbb, check out YouTube, how to video's, then perhaps you can work on your bike more often.
Regards
04-12-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,901
Posted By skoda2

Although the OP's posts are often amusing, he...

Although the OP's posts are often amusing, he seldom if ever takes anyone's advice or suggestions seriously. Try this suggestion: Buy a new bike with attached kickstand from a bike shop that has a...
04-12-17, 06:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,378
Posted By skoda2

+1, The two I have are every bit the equal of...

+1, The two I have are every bit the equal of Brooks Saddles. I also have two Brooks Professionals, and the Gyes saddles are just as good.
04-10-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,984
Posted By skoda2

I often see this problem in the shop, and after...

I often see this problem in the shop, and after determining the customer parks their bike in the garage near bags of pool chlorine!
04-07-17, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By skoda2

The Clark pads work just as well as any other...

The Clark pads work just as well as any other standard pads that you can buy at Wally World, Target,and Dick's. Hope my response was intelligent enough.
Regards
04-07-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,449
Posted By skoda2

An old towel works just as well: wipe down chain,...

An old towel works just as well: wipe down chain, lube then wipe down again.
04-07-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,968
Posted By skoda2

YouTube is your friend, watch some video's on how...

YouTube is your friend, watch some video's on how to install front wheels, and how to adjust BRAKES! Then, if you still have no clue how to do it, take your new Trek back to the Trek Store, and have...
04-06-17, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,968
Posted By skoda2

Greetings, take your Trek back to the Trek Store,...

Greetings, take your Trek back to the Trek Store, and have them adjust your BRAKES.
03-15-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By skoda2

The tyres appear to be HP clinchers, 27in....

The tyres appear to be HP clinchers, 27in. likely. It looks to be a really nice bike, in good nick. Overhaul all the bearings, and good luck with it. Regards
03-08-17, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By skoda2

Viner?

Viner?
03-07-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By skoda2

+1 on the cables. Use paraffin wax or silicone...

+1 on the cables. Use paraffin wax or silicone lube for the cables. Dust, and dirt will easily penetrate the SS spiral housing. Back in the day (early 70's) blocks of paraffin wax was the go to cable...
02-22-17, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By skoda2

You just can't beat this site for amusement, I...

You just can't beat this site for amusement, I love it!!!
01-23-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By skoda2

Loud squeek?

Loud squeek?
11-05-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 104,027
Posted By skoda2

Greetings, 86 Basso 'Lotto'. The frame was a...

Greetings, 86 Basso 'Lotto'. The frame was a nice present from my wife when she graduated college in Germany. Built it up with what I could afford on military pay: Some Campy, and some Zeus...
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