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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,862
Posted By time bandit

I'm the one who broke the frame in the video. To...

I'm the one who broke the frame in the video. To the guy crying about "carbon dust", you're an idiot. How do you think I cut integrated carbon seat-masts at the shop? LOL.

Also, Colnago forced us...
01-29-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By time bandit

Should work fine.

Should work fine.
12-14-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,436
Posted By time bandit

they'll be fine for road riding, if built...

they'll be fine for road riding, if built correctly.
11-02-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 43,794
Posted By time bandit

That's an interesting opinion...

That's an interesting opinion...
11-02-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 43,794
Posted By time bandit

Hey, that's me! Thank you very much! Glad to see...

Hey, that's me! Thank you very much! Glad to see it comes in under 20lbs. That's awesome!

I miss the frame already... Shame that it was a tad too long for me. I hope you get many years of...
09-06-11, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By time bandit

Thats fine if it's a cup and cone bottom bracket,...

Thats fine if it's a cup and cone bottom bracket, which i doubt it is.

Replace the bottom bracket right away. If the crank arms are independently loose on the spindle, replace them as well. If...
08-28-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,001
Posted By time bandit

Yeah, those are fine.

Yeah, those are fine.
07-22-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By time bandit

The high limit screw should be adjusted so the...

The high limit screw should be adjusted so the top der pully is slightly right of the smallest cog...
07-22-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By time bandit

you have the right idea. tighten the loose ones...

you have the right idea. tighten the loose ones till they feel similar to the others and then true it up.
07-22-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By time bandit

loosen the high limit screw a half turn or so.

loosen the high limit screw a half turn or so.
07-22-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By time bandit

Call bells bike shop. they'll hook you up with...

Call bells bike shop. they'll hook you up with some zaffiros for 14.99 shipped.
07-22-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By time bandit

Lol, just wipe off the grease with a rag and...

Lol, just wipe off the grease with a rag and apply new grease. Easy. All this other nonsense is very unnecessary
07-18-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By time bandit

or grab one of these......

or grab one of these......
07-18-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By time bandit

It might be as simple as bolting the new RD...

It might be as simple as bolting the new RD hanger on and then remounting the RD itself. Most likely, you'll need to align the hanger. You may want your LBS to take care of this task.
07-17-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,624
Posted By time bandit

It'll be fine. To remove just put the wheel...

It'll be fine. To remove just put the wheel between two sawhorses, cassette side down and just lightly tap the cogs loose from behind through the spokes.
07-17-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,868
Posted By time bandit

get a new wife/bike/flooring. total overhaul.

get a new wife/bike/flooring. total overhaul.
05-01-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By time bandit

The hub is probably not under warranty anymore...

The hub is probably not under warranty anymore anyway. I doubt you are going to have any sort of catastrophic failure due to it being used as a radially laced wheel, but it for sure was not intended...
04-13-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By time bandit

go for it.

go for it.
04-13-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,117
Posted By time bandit

I remember trying to fix my own flat when I was...

I remember trying to fix my own flat when I was 10 with a screwdriver, a cheap air pump and a crescent wrench. I bent my rim, ripped a hole in my new tube as i used the screwdriver to lever my tire...
04-11-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By time bandit

theres no "upgrade" replacement part, just buy a...

theres no "upgrade" replacement part, just buy a few to keep on hand...
04-08-11, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By time bandit

because i said so.

because i said so.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 07:44 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,647
Posted By time bandit

Do you even know how SRAM started?

Do you even know how SRAM started?
03-30-11, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By time bandit

first of all they are a carbon fiber mold around...

first of all they are a carbon fiber mold around a velocity aerohead rim, not all alloy like you seem to think.
03-28-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By time bandit

You'll need to get new single-speed chainring...

You'll need to get new single-speed chainring bolts, disassemble the crankset, and use the shorter chainring bolts to re-attach the small ring. make sure your rear hub is spaced correctly (probably...
03-28-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,758
Posted By time bandit

sure can

sure can
03-27-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By time bandit

are the bolts that clamp the stem to the steerer...

are the bolts that clamp the stem to the steerer loose while you are adjusting the bearing preload? they need to be.

also, the topcap mgiht be sitting on the expander plug after snugging up to the...
03-25-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By time bandit

probably your local bike shop

probably your local bike shop
03-24-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By time bandit

seriously? no one has tried this?

seriously? no one has tried this?
03-24-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,955
Posted By time bandit

I like my Sixsixone filters for rides <10 miles....

I like my Sixsixone filters for rides <10 miles. google it yourself. it looks like a modern skate shoe.
03-24-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By time bandit

Converting SRAM I-motion 9 coaster brake to standard.

Hey, I can get a real good deal on I-motion 9 coaster brake hub. I'd rather have it just be a freewheeling hub. If i disassemble the hub, remove the coaster arm, and replace with a spacer of equal...
02-28-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 9,238
Posted By time bandit

out

out
02-27-11, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By time bandit

looks like an older 1" headtube fuji...

looks like an older 1" headtube fuji track/motobecane messenger... they had the rear brake braze-ons a few years back.
02-25-11, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,485
Posted By time bandit

yeah, it's fine. sometimes it slides right in, no...

yeah, it's fine. sometimes it slides right in, no problem... sometimes I have to take the rubber mallet to the driveside crank to seat it all the way in. ymmv, but it's very hard to mess this up...
02-24-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By time bandit

You can ride a pake on the track just fine.

You can ride a pake on the track just fine.
02-24-11, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,485
Posted By time bandit

sounds like business as usual. enjoy

sounds like business as usual. enjoy
02-22-11, 10:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,016
Posted By time bandit

Cool video. A+ Would watch again.

Cool video. A+ Would watch again.
02-22-11, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,177
Posted By time bandit

Brake and shifter ferrules are cheap and I use...

Brake and shifter ferrules are cheap and I use them unless it's physically impossible to on every component...
02-13-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 610,692
Posted By time bandit

http://arrestedmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/...

http://arrestedmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/bd-velo-cuir-jaune-dp-pw-06.jpg On my $27,000 fixie, i'd prefer my $25 vittoria rubinos to be at least mounted in the correct direction...
02-12-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,289
Posted By time bandit

maybe cut a few mm of the fd guide off of the end?

maybe cut a few mm of the fd guide off of the end?
02-12-11, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By time bandit

That is an expander plug . usually there are...

That is an expander plug . usually there are smaller hex flats w/in the 5 or 6mm hex flat in the plug and that will expand the plug in the steerer. then use it as a star-nut.
02-11-11, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,722
Posted By time bandit

The ones with a "couple bends before the drops"...

The ones with a "couple bends before the drops" are known as "Ergonomic drops" while the older "standard" bars you talk about are just known as drops".

Putting these bars on upside down are known...
02-08-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By time bandit

burton is right. tap the nds with a rubber mallet...

burton is right. tap the nds with a rubber mallet and the ds cone should push the center section of the ds out.
02-08-11, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By time bandit

The spokes are 21 years old, there are dents in...

The spokes are 21 years old, there are dents in the rim, and you're not replacing with the exact same rim?

just get a measurement and use brand new, correct length spokes. Seriously. do it. it's...
02-08-11, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,850
Posted By time bandit

red and tacky is fine.

red and tacky is fine.
02-07-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By time bandit

Probably not, the Sram shifters are made to work...

Probably not, the Sram shifters are made to work with a 1:1 actuation ratio derailer, which is probably not what the suntour derailer is using.
02-05-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By time bandit

at work, i build a lot of custom track wheels,...

at work, i build a lot of custom track wheels, and can get them really close to correct just by feel becasue I am consistently using the same hub and rim combos. When something different comes along,...
02-04-11, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,633
Posted By time bandit

there is a flat inbetween the brake caliper and...

there is a flat inbetween the brake caliper and the fork. you need a special spanner to center the brakes with that flat...
02-03-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,312
Posted By time bandit

no. just no.

no. just no.
02-03-11, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,761
Posted By time bandit

Best way to mount double straps to your SPD pedals?

I've seen this around the web lately, so of course, some fixie kids have been coming into the shop asking about it. any of you do it? should i be asking in the track section? Does anyone else agree...
02-03-11, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By time bandit

same old ****. a bunch of kids with more money...

same old ****. a bunch of kids with more money than sense and a bunch of sarcasm and kilo tt recomendations...
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