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11-26-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,823
Posted By zoom996

I ended up getting a business license and a...

I ended up getting a business license and a resell tax id.
08-07-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,645
Posted By zoom996

Fitting bike while standing on pedals

I work for Jimmy Johns as a delivery cyclist. I always move fast so I never sit down to pedal. My Specialized Rockhopper is an 18" frame all-stock from about 1990 with a rigid front fork and an Exage...
08-05-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,272
Posted By zoom996

I never did it.

I never did it.
11-16-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By zoom996

That's awesome Lou. Those brakes look like their...

That's awesome Lou. Those brakes look like their worth a million bucks.
11-02-16, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By zoom996

Thanks LouB and Meile Man, I decided to put...

Thanks LouB and Meile Man,

I decided to put aero levers on there. Still deciding which ones. I like the look of yours LouB. Hopefully they come in black. I want to know how those Campy brakes...
10-26-16, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By zoom996

Ok. Thanks.

Ok. Thanks.
10-25-16, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By zoom996

Leisestrum, it doesn't make it easier. It's...

Leisestrum, it doesn't make it easier. It's harder to put brifters on a bike like this. I hate that because I really like the frame and I want to have more fun riding it. I have the parts to...
10-24-16, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By zoom996

Yeah LouB, I may put integrated shifters on there...

Yeah LouB, I may put integrated shifters on there and make it super comfy and easier to use than the down tube shifters on there now. Trying to decide if it's worth the effort.
10-19-16, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By zoom996

I do stretching with yoga practice. I will add...

I do stretching with yoga practice. I will add more shoulder stretches to my sequence.

I thought about the problem more and realized the narrow handlebars feel better. I still get pain, but...
10-19-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By zoom996

Tightness in shoulders on road bikes

I've ridden 54cm, 55cm, and 56cm road bikes with 38cm width handlebars up to 44cm handle bars. I'm 5'9" and 175 lbs. The shoulders at the top of my shoulder blades gets painfully tight after 10...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,827
Posted By zoom996

http://i.imgur.com/5R2r83p.jpg That's a...

http://i.imgur.com/5R2r83p.jpg

That's a picture of the frame sticker.

I bought it for $800. I got a good deal so that I can my money out of it if I want to resale it in the future.
Replies: 5
Views: 2,827
Posted By zoom996

Serotta Concours

http://i.imgur.com/UBEZIGQ.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/QoShOSo.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/YsLgM8X.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/2DL0AzJ.jpg

I need an identification and value on this bike.
10-15-16, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By zoom996

Thanks. I will try the modern levers.

Thanks. I will try the modern levers.
10-15-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,272
Posted By zoom996

Thanks for the information guys. I will try the...

Thanks for the information guys. I will try the MKS caps and repack the bearings.
10-13-16, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,272
Posted By zoom996

Vintage bicycle pedal dust caps

http://i.imgur.com/0FewMe0.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sLxlX8H.jpg

Does anyone know where I can buy these japanese pedal dust caps for these pedals?

Thank you.
10-13-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By zoom996

Uncomfortable road bike brake levers

http://i.imgur.com/frBfys4.jpg

This is a picture of the brake levers. I want to put hoods on them but am unsure of the brand to find ones that fit properly. Does anyone have any idea of the...
09-05-16, 11:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,934
Posted By zoom996

Thanks for the info. I tried removing the ring...

Thanks for the info. I tried removing the ring and I broke my pin spanner. I bent two 6mm wrenches trying to release the crank arm. One side eventually came off but the other side is still stuck...
09-04-16, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,934
Posted By zoom996

Thanks Jeff. I'll throw them away.

Thanks Jeff. I'll throw them away.
09-04-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,934
Posted By zoom996

Anklework: Don't be a smart ass. If you want to...

Anklework: Don't be a smart ass. If you want to help, tell me the correct term without the extra attitude. What's the correct term for this style of bolt?
09-04-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,934
Posted By zoom996

Strange crank arm nuts - removal

http://i.imgur.com/r8nB9mn.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/IoPi70H.jpg

I'm trying to remove these nuts. A 6mm hex fits snugly but one side is rounding a little. I tried spraying penetrant on it but...
07-26-16, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By zoom996

I'll try the dime. I think you mean use a...

I'll try the dime. I think you mean use a regular crank arm puller and put a dime in front of it?
07-24-16, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By zoom996

That's what I needed. Thanks Skydog.

That's what I needed. Thanks Skydog.
07-24-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By zoom996

http://i.imgur.com/NZ25E8H.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/NZ25E8H.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/TwsF0ck.jpg

It's not the original bottom bracket. These are two more shots.

Thanks for the help guys.
07-24-16, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By zoom996

Another Bottom Bracket Identification

http://i.imgur.com/VjUNmaa.jpg

Another BB that I've never seen.

What is it and what tool do I need?

This is on a Ross Compact road bike from the late 80s.
07-24-16, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By zoom996

Identify this Bottom Bracket

http://i.imgur.com/wHDHDWa.jpg

This is a bottom bracket I've never seen. I'm trying to remove it but I'm familiar with only the square taper style of BB.

http://i.imgur.com/wwmYsn9.jpg
...
06-21-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By zoom996

It's a Manitou Axel 80mm. An 03 or 04 model. ...

It's a Manitou Axel 80mm. An 03 or 04 model. It's not original to the bike.
06-18-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By zoom996

It's in the shock then. I hoped it is coming...

It's in the shock then. I hoped it is coming from the headset because that would be so much easier than disassembling the shock to find the problem inside. I've never disassembled a shock to...
06-18-16, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By zoom996

Loose shock? or loose headset?

My 90's model Marin mountain bike is converted to a threadless headset by the previous owner. A new to the bike but used front shock is installed. Something jiggles over small/little bumps, but not...
05-15-16, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By zoom996

Time. I don't want to waste any if it looks like...

Time. I don't want to waste any if it looks like the saddle isn't salvageable.

Thank you for all of the replies everyone. The info is useful. I will restore the saddle.
05-15-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By zoom996

The saddle is old and has molded it's shape to...

The saddle is old and has molded it's shape to that of the previous owner. Since my butt shape is different, will I benefit from restoring the leather and using it myself? Will the saddle reshape...
05-15-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By zoom996

Can leather saddles reshape themselves to new butts?

http://i.imgur.com/doVLpTF.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/MJcu6iy.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6yF9TUJ.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/dBN9wyI.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/tzeErXA.jpg
05-15-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,759
Posted By zoom996

Awesome, thank you. I looked first at the...

Awesome, thank you.

I looked first at the park tool sight and only found the parts diagram. That's when I posted this question. I wanted to make sure it was simple as some equipment is...
05-15-16, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,759
Posted By zoom996

PRS-13 Repair Stand Info

This park tool stand has a rotating shaft that doesn't want to hold its adjustment anymore. My bikes front tire hits the ground after tightening the bolt. I found a parts diagram but no info on how...
05-09-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,782
Posted By zoom996

I like the idea of keeping the name in line with...

I like the idea of keeping the name in line with my objective of providing used commuter bikes because it keeps customers from wondering what the shop is about. They know up front what to expect. I...
05-09-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,782
Posted By zoom996

Talladega

Talladega
05-09-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,782
Posted By zoom996

Yes, that is my emphasis. I want to sell used...

Yes, that is my emphasis. I want to sell used commuter bikes to start.

I love Odyssey Cycles. That name kicks ass. It makes the top of my list now.
05-09-16, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By zoom996

Specialized...

Specialized (http://atlanta.craigslist.org/sat/bik/5548970370.html)

This is an example. If you don't see what you need, I have a few bikes for sale. Shoot me a pm and we'll talk about it.
05-09-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,782
Posted By zoom996

I like that your pick is #3...

I like that your pick is #3 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) because I came up with that on my own without help from googling bike shop names. I like the idea of...
05-09-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,782
Posted By zoom996

Pick a bike shop name

This is my bike shop name short list. Which do you think is best?

1. Revolution Cycles
2. Mt. Cheaha Bicycle Repair
3. Safe Journey Cycles
4. The Spokesman
5. The Bike Pit

Any advice...
04-16-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,632
Posted By zoom996

Thanks guys. My shop stocks the 1.5 that's why i...

Thanks guys. My shop stocks the 1.5 that's why i asked. I'll order one that's the correct size.
04-15-16, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,632
Posted By zoom996

Tube Size for 24 x 1 3/8

Will a 24x1.5-1.95 tube fit a tire size 24 x 1 3/8?
03-23-16, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,854
Posted By zoom996

I want a product to be used for its intended...

I want a product to be used for its intended purpose. In this case the newer model has plastic tips. So it should be used with plastic tips if the design is changed in such a way as to make it...
03-20-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,854
Posted By zoom996

I don't like the general idea of leaving the tips...

I don't like the general idea of leaving the tips off. I want to use the stand with both arms and be able to see the minor variation. I can use the TS-2 easily. The shop I work at uses this one. ...
03-18-16, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,854
Posted By zoom996

Opinion on new Park Tool TS-2.2p Truing Stand

I don't like the new replaceable plastic tips that are added to the 2.2p version of the truing stand. This looks like a money making design change so we have to buy new tips when they wear out. I...
03-17-16, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,823
Posted By zoom996

Fietsbob, thanks. That offer to a...

Fietsbob, thanks. That offer to a distributorship sounds like a winning deal.

VegasTriker, those are some awesome deals. That's what I was looking for from a website. Thanks.

I'm still...
03-14-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,823
Posted By zoom996

I like the idea of having a standard from the...

I like the idea of having a standard from the distributor perspective. I wouldn't want everyone to buy at wholesale prices. The retail storefront thing is bs. I say business license and resale tax...
03-13-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,823
Posted By zoom996

Source for buying tires in bulk

I started a flipping business out of my shed in the backyard. Since I don't have wholesaler distributors, I am finding it difficult to find tires for less than $15/tire. I found that on ebay and...
03-06-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,781
Posted By zoom996

Damn! That's a great idea. Thanks man.

Damn! That's a great idea. Thanks man.
01-10-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By zoom996

Thanks man. I will get a new seat post.

Thanks man. I will get a new seat post.
01-09-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By zoom996

Mountain Bike turned Commuter/Touring Bike

This is a mid-90s Diamondback Sorrento. It's a 16" frame size.

I am too tall by an 1" or two for the bike and added a new seat post and stem for make the bike fit.

The seat post is longer...
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