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03-18-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,118
Posted By AnkleWork

OK, it has to be said: ...

OK, it has to be said:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/193x298/1063259_title_thor_a26f062921696c284245e55fed417b95aee2e73f.jpg

Asphalt indeed!
03-11-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,939
Posted By AnkleWork

Impossible to say in general -- you'd have to...

Impossible to say in general -- you'd have to compare specific alloys & treatments. Most bicycle stainless bolts are Austenitic and not particularly brittle. Many black steel allen bolts are...
03-11-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,939
Posted By AnkleWork

The spacer causes bending loads in the bolt. The...

The spacer causes bending loads in the bolt. The bolt has much less fatigue resistance that way. Find a way to mount the rack stay flush with the frame. That will keep the bolt loaded mostly in...
03-09-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,414
Posted By AnkleWork

That's a really stupid thing to say.[/QUOTE] ...

That's a really stupid thing to say.[/QUOTE]

Actually, it's excellent advice.
03-05-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,890
Posted By AnkleWork

"When you find yourself at the bottom of a deep...

"When you find yourself at the bottom of a deep dark hole, drop the shovel."
03-05-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By AnkleWork

Your stem was grossly under-tightened, but it...

Your stem was grossly under-tightened, but it should not be over-tightened either. The stem should slip with a moderate impact to the wheel or fork. This will reduce impacts to the child.
...
02-28-20, 05:47 PM
02-27-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,504
Posted By AnkleWork

I've never seen a bike shop refuse money for...

I've never seen a bike shop refuse money for normal kinds of work.
02-19-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,316
Posted By AnkleWork

Just WOW! You left out spheroidal graphite iron.

Just WOW! You left out spheroidal graphite iron.
02-17-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By AnkleWork

What do you mean by "rebuild"? What problem...

What do you mean by "rebuild"?

What problem are you attempting to solve?
02-16-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,682
Posted By AnkleWork

Funny how that works, but not "ha-ha"...

Funny how that works, but not "ha-ha" funny.
02-16-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,583
Posted By AnkleWork

From e.g....

From e.g. https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/, the link to a thread's latest post frequently goes to the top of an intermediate page in the thread. Chromium on a Windows laptop.
02-14-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,429
Posted By AnkleWork

Properly prepared and properly applied epoxy is...

Properly prepared and properly applied epoxy is highly unlikely to fail in this case. Still, fitting the largest diameter seat post that fits makes a lot of sense; measure carefully. A narrower...
02-06-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By AnkleWork

I'd guess "triple crankset with the outer ring...

I'd guess "triple crankset with the outer ring removed."
02-03-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By AnkleWork

Probably you've removed the oily component with...

Probably you've removed the oily component with the detergent and the metal particles remain causing the stain. First re-suspend the particulate in another oily substance -- this time something...
01-30-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By AnkleWork

Plastic tubing on each individual spoke? Like...

Plastic tubing on each individual spoke? Like recycled drink straws maybe.
01-28-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,567
Posted By AnkleWork

+1 Some of the cheap NoNamo gadgets work best...

+1
Some of the cheap NoNamo gadgets work best and last long. I only use hands for bicycle tires, but once used the smooth handle of a butter knife to mount a trigonic motorcycle tire.
01-28-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,567
Posted By AnkleWork

Suckers. The OP is just spamming to drive...

Suckers. The OP is just spamming to drive traffic to their channel and make lots of pennies.
01-26-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe just look the bike over and inventory the...

Maybe just look the bike over and inventory the fasteners present and measure a few.
01-22-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,997
Posted By AnkleWork

There's the problem -- you're looking in the...

There's the problem -- you're looking in the wrong place.

Try:
https://www.worksmancycles.com/indbikes.html

https://www.worksmancycles.com/media/2014/ss_size1/INB.jpg
01-14-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,286
Posted By AnkleWork

This is the same philosophy that replaces a blown...

This is the same philosophy that replaces a blown fuse with a higher Amp rating because the fuse must be the problem.

FYI, the purpose of a replaceable hanger is to protect the frame. Thus you...
01-12-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,443
Posted By AnkleWork

Does the safety pin engage the hole in the...

Does the safety pin engage the hole in the spindle?
01-12-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,924
Posted By AnkleWork

Aluminum is specifically not steel.

Aluminum is specifically not steel.
01-12-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,078
Posted By AnkleWork

"...when i crash in a Race..."

"...when i crash in a Race..."
01-10-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,078
Posted By AnkleWork

Clue: Material "softness" is not material...

Clue: Material "softness" is not material strength and material strength is not structural strength. Unless you're prepared to re-engineer your bike from first principles, maybe pick a manufacturer...
01-06-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By AnkleWork

That's where it should have stayed.

That's where it should have stayed.
01-03-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By AnkleWork

First and biggest effect: fit much larger tires...

First and biggest effect: fit much larger tires and run them at lower pressure. Cheap, easy, effective.
12-29-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By AnkleWork

I once saw a $19,000 aircraft windshield replaced...

I once saw a $19,000 aircraft windshield replaced because a fine white hair was trapped in the laminate from before it was new. Someone mistook it for a crack.

I hope the OP gets some ride time...
12-21-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By AnkleWork

Not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing,...

Not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing, but you will also notice abrasion on the tires where they touch the ground.
12-19-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,110
Posted By AnkleWork

I believe you.

I believe you.
12-19-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,110
Posted By AnkleWork

The OP sure learns fast. In 16 hours they went...

The OP sure learns fast. In 16 hours they went from:


to:

and
12-16-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,704
Posted By AnkleWork

I'd be more concerned about each wheel's...

I'd be more concerned about each wheel's interaction with the geomagnetic field, which is rapidly becoming chaotic. Just imagine how the OP's stability will be affected. And we don't need bike...
12-15-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,110
Posted By AnkleWork

A few answers here: ...

A few answers here:
https://www.google.com/search?&q=site%3Ahttps%3A%2F%2Fwww.bikeforums.net%2F+co-op
12-06-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
Posted By AnkleWork

Future thread: "Why is my modified crankset...

Future thread: "Why is my modified crankset creaking so much?"
12-01-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,128
Posted By AnkleWork

If you would post in your native language then...

If you would post in your native language then respondents could understand you better and you would receive more useful replies.
11-26-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,983
Posted By AnkleWork

Yes always tighten only...until it tacos. Then...

Yes always tighten only...until it tacos. Then loosen one-quarter turn.
11-25-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,444
Posted By AnkleWork

Any repair will not likely endure better than the...

Any repair will not likely endure better than the original and may void the warranty.
11-19-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,528
Posted By AnkleWork

<35mm is "modern, fat"? Can geometry make "fat"...

<35mm is "modern, fat"? Can geometry make "fat" fast?

Well since you are blindly all up in love with a bike you've never ridden, plunk down some cash and get married. Just pay someone to...
11-18-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,528
Posted By AnkleWork

That approach almost guarantees disappointment. ...

That approach almost guarantees disappointment. Guessing that you will like a certain geometry+material+build that you have never ridden is a great way to fail.

Spend a lot more time riding...
11-08-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,734
Posted By AnkleWork

Thank you for the leading zero.

Thank you for the leading zero.
11-08-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,544
Posted By AnkleWork

Shocker. In the end, first-hand experience...

Shocker. In the end, first-hand experience triumphs over anonymous remote guesswork yet again! [shakes head]
10-31-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 43,668
Posted By AnkleWork

Here's a small clue that is consistently ignored...

Here's a small clue that is consistently ignored by the ostriches who attempt to debate the spoke question: bike spokes have been replaced with strings and the wheel functioned as normal.

For...
10-31-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By AnkleWork

Welcome to the Psychic Bike Mechanic Network. As...

Welcome to the Psychic Bike Mechanic Network. As soon as one of our psychic bike mechanics can be contacted they will divine the nature and source of your problem and then post the solution here. ...
10-28-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By AnkleWork

Great to see this forum getting back in track...

Great to see this forum getting back in track rather than continued spinning into ever widening spirals of ridiculousness.
10-26-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,674
Posted By AnkleWork

Somebody is doing something wrong. Properly...

Somebody is doing something wrong. Properly tightened fasteners do not tend to loosen, especially QRs. Some of the other stuff you mentioned are adjustments and should never be randomly tightened.
10-26-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,674
Posted By AnkleWork

Keep reading and you will find that this forum is...

Keep reading and you will find that this forum is mostly for fake questions, non-conversations, ego posts, pontification, chat, pop psych self help, religious rituals, trolls and clickbait spammers. ...
10-13-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,867
Posted By AnkleWork

No. The housing pushes so it's a "top push"...

No. The housing pushes so it's a "top push" which is the same as bottom pull, only with a cleaner cable run in this case.
10-01-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,224
Posted By AnkleWork

Welcome to the Pop Psych Self Help Forum. ...

Welcome to the Pop Psych Self Help Forum.

You can choose one of two paths leading in opposite directions:
1. Return the hub as defective for replacement; repeat as necessary; post here all...
09-23-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By AnkleWork

Things don't necessarily break. Going forward,...

Things don't necessarily break. Going forward, maybe focus more on prevention.
09-09-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By AnkleWork

No doubt, manufacturers recommendations are not...

No doubt, manufacturers recommendations are not good enough. Search this forum's archives for many alternatives.
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