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08-15-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Jer81B

Cheers, I bought my 2012 GT aggressor from them...

Cheers, I bought my 2012 GT aggressor from them so I will drop by and ask them :thumb:

Also can I use any chain I want or do I have to get one made for a 7 speed bike? Id like to get something...
08-15-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Jer81B

Cassette question

Hi Guys

I have a 7 speed cassette on my bike and was just wondering when its time to replace it are they still easy to get? I don't see a lot of them listed on some of the online retailers? I...
08-15-12, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks guys, yeah I did get some from the bike...

Thanks guys, yeah I did get some from the bike shop.

Also Looigi, Canadian tire is a store here. Its a big box hardware store and automotive parts and supplies.
08-15-12, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Jer81B

Cheers for clearing that up Lord Chaos ...

Cheers for clearing that up Lord Chaos

Another question, I don't know if I asked ( I have asked alot,lol )

I find when it goes from the middle chain ring to the largest chain ring in the front...
08-14-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Jer81B

Still getting that noise, Could it just be...

Still getting that noise,

Could it just be cross chaining being in the small cog in the front and the smaller cogs in the back?
08-14-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks mystolenbikes, should I just give it a few...

Thanks mystolenbikes, should I just give it a few spins away from me or towards me?
08-14-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Jer81B

Front derailleur noise

Hi Guys

I have noticed that my chain seems to run on the front derailleur cage when in the first gear on the front chain rings and 5-7 gears on the rear cassette? Is there anything I can do fix...
08-13-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Jer81B

Should tires be cared for any other ways, like to...

Should tires be cared for any other ways, like to apply something to the rubber to keep it soft and from drying out and cracking?
08-13-12, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,850
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks 3speed I tried that this morning and they...

Thanks 3speed I tried that this morning and they are tubed ( great tip :thumb: ) and theextremist04 like you were saying not alot of bikes come tubeless. Thanks fellas.
08-13-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Jer81B

Cheers Sknhgy, I appreciate it

Cheers Sknhgy, I appreciate it
08-12-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,850
Posted By Jer81B

Cheers theextremist04 Thats what I thought...

Cheers theextremist04

Thats what I thought too, I was looking in the manula for the bike and there was no mention of the tires being tubeless. So I guess it just assumes there are tubes :)
...
08-12-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,850
Posted By Jer81B

Thats what I mean, I dont know how to check them?...

Thats what I mean, I dont know how to check them? Im still new at this and cant tell. The specs on the site dont say.
08-12-12, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks guys, yeah sorry prathmann I meant in the...

Thanks guys, yeah sorry prathmann I meant in the tubes :P

I never thought about going that way sknhgy what type of glue would I need? just a normal rubber cement?
08-12-12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,850
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks skycomag, The tires I have dont say...

Thanks skycomag,

The tires I have dont say anything like kenda on the sidewall
08-12-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Jer81B

Patch question

Hi Guys

Would something like this be okay to use to patch small punctures in tires?
...
08-12-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,850
Posted By Jer81B

Gt Aggressor tires

Hi Guys

I was just sitting here wondering if my gt aggresor tires are tube or tubeless, I assume that they are tube tires. Would anybody know off the top of there heads. Here is a link to my bike...
08-11-12, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks Jonathan, Yeah my tires on the...

Thanks Jonathan,

Yeah my tires on the sidewall say 26 X 2.0 and I figured the tube would fit. Just thought I'd ask first :)
08-11-12, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Jer81B

Tire tubes

Hi Guys, tire tube question.

The tubes I bought say they fit

x1.75 x1.90 x1.95 x 2.00 X 2.10 x2.125 size tires

The tire on my tubes say 2.0, so these should work right?

Thanks
08-10-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Jer81B

Well I used this stuff today and am pretty happy...

Well I used this stuff today and am pretty happy with the results. I found the chain didn't pick up as much dust as the bike shop lube and when I got home and ran the chain through a rag is cleaned...
08-09-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,511
Posted By Jer81B

Wow thanks for the link Asi and thanks for...

Wow thanks for the link Asi and thanks for explaining that HillRider.

Looks like I bought a tool for nothing when I could have just used a ruler :rolleyes:
08-09-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,511
Posted By Jer81B

That is the one I got, this one ...

That is the one I got, this one

http://www.parktool.com/product/chain-wear-indicator-CC-3-2

I never thought about using a ruler, I guess I went this way because I dont know how to remove my...
08-09-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,511
Posted By Jer81B

Afraid I don't follow mate? I got the gauge just...

Afraid I don't follow mate? I got the gauge just am stumped to read it correctly :p
08-09-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,511
Posted By Jer81B

Park tool chain checker

Hi Guys

I am still learning alot about mountain bikes and read that picking up a chain checker is a good idea to check to see if the chain is wearing, so I purchased the park tool CC-3 chain...
08-08-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Jer81B

Chain Questions

Hi Guys,

I have had my bike now for close to 3 weeks and have been out on it 6 or 7 times. I have some questions about chains that I hope you guys might be able to help with

1) I have noticed...
08-08-12, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Jer81B

Hi Guys, I was just wondering if this might...

Hi Guys,

I was just wondering if this might also work as a chain lube?
...
08-06-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,596
Posted By Jer81B

I thought about wax also but I didn't know how...

I thought about wax also but I didn't know how messy it might be
08-06-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,596
Posted By Jer81B

Perfect, thanks guys :thumb:

Perfect, thanks guys :thumb:
08-06-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,596
Posted By Jer81B

Lemon pledge on frame

Hi Guys

I was just wondering if anybody has used pledge furniture polish on there bikes frames before to stop some of the dust and dirt sticking? I don't know if this would work?

Thanks :thumb:...
07-31-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Jer81B

Yeah I think that would be good to make sure im...

Yeah I think that would be good to make sure im wearing my helmet.

I was wearing some gym shorts and a black shirt also so Im sure I looked like I was trying to hide,lol
07-31-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Jer81B

It was great to see him looking out for stolen...

It was great to see him looking out for stolen bikes, just didnt think Id be stopped and asked if it was my bike. But then again if the theft of the bike had just happen then he would be on the look...
07-31-12, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Jer81B

lol, Its like the third time I have been out on...

lol, Its like the third time I have been out on this bike and am getting questioned :)
07-31-12, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Jer81B

anybody ever run into something like this?

So I wake up this morning and its nice and warm out so I figure its perfect for a ride. Well about a hour into the ride around the neighborhood I see a car slowing down beside me and notice its a...
07-30-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Jer81B

Cheers, thanks for the pics :thumb:

Cheers, thanks for the pics :thumb:
07-30-12, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Jer81B

Yeah it is I have used it before on other things....

Yeah it is I have used it before on other things. I just put a small bit and spread it around with a paper towel leaving a thin film on the post.

A think a thin film is fine right?
07-30-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Jer81B

I did have some anti sieze though. It would be...

I did have some anti sieze though. It would be fine to use that though right?
07-30-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Jer81B

another question. I know that you should put a...

another question. I know that you should put a thin layer of silver anti sieze on your seat post, it doesnt matter what brand of silver anti sieze does it? the stuff at the hardware store would be...
07-30-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Jer81B

Sounds like a good idea guys. Would you have...

Sounds like a good idea guys.

Would you have a pic of that Canada Panda? also what province are you in? Im in Ontario
07-30-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Jer81B

Light Question

Hi Guys,

I like to ride early in the mornings when I can, and it's fine around the neighborhood here because there is plenty of lighting but I want to head to the walking trails ( which are also...
07-29-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By Jer81B

Bike Weight

Hi Fellas,

Since I got my GT aggressor a few weeks ago a friend of mine also wants to get one but he is concerned about how much weight it can hold, he is about 6'2 and weighs close to 260 pounds...
07-29-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks PabloSnazzy, I appreciate it. Jeremy

Thanks PabloSnazzy, I appreciate it.

Jeremy
07-29-12, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Jer81B

seat post clamp

Hi Guys

I have a question about the seat post clamp. When closing it tight to lock the seat post should it be somewhat hard to clamp? I assume it should be a bit to ensure the seat post cant move...
07-29-12, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Jer81B

Cheers DX-Man

Cheers DX-Man
07-28-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Jer81B

I went and read the fine print on the dupont wax...

I went and read the fine print on the dupont wax stuff and it says Engineered in the USA MFG in Canada by Finish Line Inc. Arent they the ones that make the bike lube?
07-28-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Jer81B

Lube questions

Hi Guys

I have picked up a few maintenance books this week and have been learning more and more in the last couple weeks. I have a question on lube though. I have my chain lube that was recomended...
07-28-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks for the tips guys, I might have a...

Thanks for the tips guys,

I might have a look to see if I can find one of those Reebok shirts, I have seen some of the under armor ones as well. I guess any of those that have the moisture wicking...
07-27-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Jer81B

Mountain Bike apparel

Hi Guys

Being new to mountain biking I was just wondering what you guys where when biking? At the moment I'm just wearing some loose fitting Nike basketball shorts and a loose fitting tee with...
07-26-12, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,027
Posted By Jer81B

Thanks for the tips DCB0. Yeah the only thing I...

Thanks for the tips DCB0. Yeah the only thing I dont like with the bike so far are the pedals. I find my feet slip on the plastic easy.
07-25-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,027
Posted By Jer81B

Cheers Sebb I might get more then a few...

Cheers Sebb

I might get more then a few rides from me before I take it in. All I have done is just taken it around the neighborhood a few times casually :p
07-24-12, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,027
Posted By Jer81B

I see you say you go biking in Markham, are you...

I see you say you go biking in Markham, are you in Toronto?

Also have you had to make any adjustments to your bike at all? I see in the manual its says about having to adjust some things after a...
07-24-12, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Jer81B

Online bike retailers

Hi Guys

I was just wondering what are some good online retailers? being new to bikes I dont know which are good ones and ones that should be avoided? any help would be great. Is anybody aware of...
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