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03-22-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,359
Posted By LeMansGTi

Would any shimano shifter set work as long as its...

Would any shimano shifter set work as long as its a 3 and 7 speed?

Do the shimannos have a metal gear inside or plastic as the sram?
I would assume regardless of brand, all lower end models and...
03-22-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,359
Posted By LeMansGTi

What do you mean by "friction" front exactly? ...

What do you mean by "friction" front exactly?

Thank you
03-21-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,359
Posted By LeMansGTi

Thank you but a lot more then what I am willing...

Thank you but a lot more then what I am willing to spend.
03-21-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,359
Posted By LeMansGTi

Looking to upgrade thumb shifter's on 21 speed mtb!!

So, I have a 21 speed mtb and the plastic red interior gear piece broke.
Just like in this pic.
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It is a sram trx shifter, here is a picture.
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So, I was looking for something...
06-23-13, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,287
Posted By LeMansGTi

thank you very much!!

thank you very much!!
06-23-13, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,287
Posted By LeMansGTi

When I replaced it, I did not adjust any screws...

When I replaced it, I did not adjust any screws but I did ride the bike right after and for the rest of that summer without any issues. I guess it could of been a branch in there, I was riding down a...
06-23-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,287
Posted By LeMansGTi

sorry about that mistake it is shimano. the one...

sorry about that mistake it is shimano. the one you have pictured here is that a straight bolt on replacement?
06-23-13, 12:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,287
Posted By LeMansGTi

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06-22-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,287
Posted By LeMansGTi

324983 this is a pic of what it looks like...

324983

this is a pic of what it looks like when its not broken, haha

or did you want one of the broken pieces??
06-22-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,287
Posted By LeMansGTi

Broken sram tourney derailleur, need better replacement!!

So, this is the second sram tourney derailleur to break on me, now I could spend 15 bucks for another one but I am looking for a better one. So, I am looking for one that would be a straight bolt in...
09-27-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

indeed, which is no matter the question of issue...

indeed, which is no matter the question of issue I have with me bike, ill be on here asking!!

thanx again for the help guys!!
09-26-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

what bill?? I am doing everything myself!!

what bill?? I am doing everything myself!!
09-25-09, 11:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

wee, chain is on just need to make adjustments...

wee, chain is on just need to make adjustments and all will be well for the time being!!

thank ya guys for the help!!
09-24-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

I understand that it most likely is not 100%...

I understand that it most likely is not 100% straight, I have always worked on my own cars so I know how it is in doing something without the right tool. I will just see how it all is working when I...
09-22-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

well, to be honest I did google for pics but was...

well, to be honest I did google for pics but was doing it in a rush before the sun went down, and I didn't find any good ones.

so, therefore I came here and was looking for further insight.

as...
09-22-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

well the guy didn't mention that I would need a...

well the guy didn't mention that I would need a special tool, so my "special tool" (ie, the hammer) did a great job to be honest, few taps and its pretty damn straight!!

I would think that if he...
09-22-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

I already straightened it out, it was slightly...

I already straightened it out, it was slightly bent but the guy at the bike shop said it was possible to straighten it out and I did it.

what I have on there now is the new derailleur just need to...
09-22-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

no so much but def very dirty. I have not...

no so much but def very dirty.

I have not really maintained the bike at all since I bought it. Guess I should start doing a better job with it, which might of prevented the derailleur from...
09-22-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

care to elaborate??

care to elaborate??
09-21-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/2167/p1060385medi...

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09-21-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/2365/p1060375medi...

http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/2365/p1060375medium.th.jpg (http://img38.imageshack.us/my.php?image=p1060375medium.jpg)http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/2465/p1060376medium.th.jpg...
09-21-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeMansGTi

installed derailleur but chain is throwing me for a loop!!

ok, so yesterday my derailleur broke on me, and today I was installing a new one but the chain is throwing me for a loop. it seems like I have it in right but then again not really.

the derailleur...
06-21-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By LeMansGTi

the wheel is fine, I don't need to replace it. ...

the wheel is fine, I don't need to replace it.

and what do you mean a cassette type rear wheel? pro's and con's?

this is the first time I have broken a axle. and I do mtb once a week min.
06-20-09, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By LeMansGTi

so, I should just be able to pick one up at the...

so, I should just be able to pick one up at the LBS??

how about the bearings?
06-19-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By LeMansGTi

I wish I could say I had 2 squeaks!! granted I...

I wish I could say I had 2 squeaks!! granted I should maybe wash mine and some might go away!! hehe
06-19-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By LeMansGTi

Rear tire axle screw broken, how to fix?

so, at some point last sat when I was riding it broke!! not sure how, but I figure it might be from the abuse of mtb riding!

so, is it something that can be replaced easily?

included are some...
05-04-09, 02:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By LeMansGTi

biking shorts??

ok, so I see we don't have a clothing section here. so, i'll ask here.

I would like some bike shorts for mtn biking, something padded. something good, something not too expensive!!

any ideas,...
04-22-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By LeMansGTi

how about the valve stems? I know with cars,...

how about the valve stems?

I know with cars, this at times is a common small leak issue do to cold weather and being to physical when pumping air.

I find it weird how they can withstand a 2...
04-21-09, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By LeMansGTi

so it wouldn't have anything to do with the air...

so it wouldn't have anything to do with the air valve?

what is the problem with the tubes?
04-21-09, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By LeMansGTi

whats the culprit??

ok, so I have owned my bike for a few years now and haven't had any issues with the tires previously.

now, I usually store it in a shed outside as I have before.
so, when I pulled it out for the...
05-19-08, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By LeMansGTi

so, other then 10mm to 11mm and 4 sided to 6...

so, other then 10mm to 11mm and 4 sided to 6 sided they seem to be the same thing.


the other main question I have is about the length of chain, is 3ft enough for locking up the front wheel,...
Forum: Triathlon
05-19-08, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By LeMansGTi

sorry, but what are you reffering to when you...

sorry, but what are you reffering to when you mention "cadence"??

I am looking for a cyclometer, first one that is and would like something decent.
05-19-08, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By LeMansGTi

oh yeah and where is the best place online to buy...

oh yeah and where is the best place online to buy them, the amazon prices seem to be pretty good.
05-19-08, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By LeMansGTi

lock question

ok, I did a search and there are a few threads about them but what is one more.

I use my MTB for commuting to work at times, but I take it with me inside. so that is not a issue.
though, I would...
05-06-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By LeMansGTi

what do u exactly mean by a sleeve?

what do u exactly mean by a sleeve?
05-06-08, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By LeMansGTi

question about hydration packs and the bladders

ok, I did do a search and came about hydration threads but did not see one that would answer this question. maybe I missed it.

but anyways, I was wondering if a hydration pack can take any bladder...
Forum: Commuting
05-01-08, 01:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,087
Posted By LeMansGTi

what is a wicking shirt?

what is a wicking shirt?
Forum: Commuting
05-01-08, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By LeMansGTi

is it 7k or 7500 for each car you own or all of...

is it 7k or 7500 for each car you own or all of them combined?
Forum: Commuting
05-01-08, 12:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By LeMansGTi

that is something I dont think I can do. and...

that is something I dont think I can do. and well, since I really dont go getting drunk during the work week I dont have to worry about it.
Forum: Commuting
05-01-08, 12:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,152
Posted By LeMansGTi

well, tomorrow if weather permits I am going to...

well, tomorrow if weather permits I am going to start commuting to work via bike. 5.5 miles, and it should be fine I think. will be the first time I commute to work via bike and I am looking forward...
Forum: Commuting
05-01-08, 12:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,115
Posted By LeMansGTi

for a MTB, wouldnt mud guards be better then...

for a MTB, wouldnt mud guards be better then fenders?
05-01-08, 12:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 67,168
Posted By LeMansGTi

haha why, would it of made you laugh? I...

haha

why, would it of made you laugh?

I did try it for the hell of it and well, dish washing detergent with water did the trick along with a screw driver. piece of cake.

thanx for the help...
05-01-08, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 195,175
Posted By LeMansGTi

last summer I took a spill, went flying over the...

last summer I took a spill, went flying over the handle bars and landing on my dead and well if it was not for the helmet good chance I would of split my skull.

so, helmet on and I walked away...
04-17-08, 10:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 67,168
Posted By LeMansGTi

thanks for all the responses guys, I will try the...

thanks for all the responses guys, I will try the air one tomorrow. I dont have a compressor or foot pump but have a hand pump, maybe it will work.

I did think about the WD-40 before, but thought...
04-16-08, 04:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 67,168
Posted By LeMansGTi

um, why didnt I think of that. ah on another...

um, why didnt I think of that. ah

on another note, any idea of some good grips?
04-16-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 67,168
Posted By LeMansGTi

easiest way to remove handle bar grips?

ok, so I need to replace one of my shifters, so I only have to remove one of them thankfully. it doesnt seem want to move at all, so I am tempted to cut it off but then I would have to buy a new one....
11-21-07, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By LeMansGTi

I would say, CL, ebay, or even check out some car...

I would say, CL, ebay, or even check out some car forums actually. I'm more of a car enthusiast, and I have bought and sold my racks off ebay but mostly the car forum I visit more often. People on...
11-21-07, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By LeMansGTi

Well, I flipped over head first and the only...

Well, I flipped over head first and the only thing to be out of wack on the bike was the shifter lever on the right side due to all the weight being put on it, other wise I think it would of...
11-21-07, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By LeMansGTi

Good luck to you dude, all the best!!

Good luck to you dude, all the best!!
11-21-07, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By LeMansGTi

ok, thats funny. Right by the reservoir where I...

ok, thats funny. Right by the reservoir where I was riding, they told me that replacements werent sold. guess I'll just go to a different one then.

I would just need to tell them that its a SRAM...
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