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01-14-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By skieslord

haha, I think will be more expensive the shipping...

haha, I think will be more expensive the shipping from Mexico for wherever you are, lol. I think I will upgrade wife's bike. xD
01-11-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,938
Posted By skieslord

I tried to reply your message but i got error, I...

I tried to reply your message but i got error, I think I cannot send private messages.
Anyway, I quit with this suspension and I just orderer a new Manitou Minute Expert 100mm
it this a good...
01-04-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,938
Posted By skieslord

291729 there is the tower of the damper, this...

291729
there is the tower of the damper, this is the one I wonder I can be removed without messing with the inside of damper which contains nitrogen, oil, etc
01-04-13, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,938
Posted By skieslord

No, the suspension is unlocked at all the way....

No, the suspension is unlocked at all the way. When I put a Allen key to rotate inside the tower I feel it rotating and if I turn it harder toward locking position it actually locks rigid, but when I...
01-03-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,938
Posted By skieslord

Can the damper tower be removed at all? there is...

Can the damper tower be removed at all? there is a 5mm inner bolt inside that may be able to loosen up to remove the tower, is this even possible or I should not mess with this, the problem for not...
12-28-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,938
Posted By skieslord

I know it's a cheap for, itself is only around...

I know it's a cheap for, itself is only around 130 dollars, however for what I use it; it has been great so far since a bought, 3 years ago, and came in with an avalanche 2.0 2009. I live in Mexico...
12-28-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,938
Posted By skieslord

Suspension lockout not engaging

Hi Everyone,
I hope everyone has a great trials this new years.

I have a Suntour XCR-LO suspension fork that has failed to engage the lockout. It seems that the internal engaging is rotating...
02-07-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By skieslord

thanks everyone!

thanks everyone!
01-30-12, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By skieslord

hmm.. this guy stated that 8-speed chain would be...

hmm.. this guy stated that 8-speed chain would be slightly thinner so the chain does not try to jump up the next gear. so this is not true at all?
01-28-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By skieslord

I sent bike to a shop, they dished and true the...

I sent bike to a shop, they dished and true the wheel. also they did a complete tune up and service regarding another shifting problem I had. Also besides all the parts I changed also I needed to...
01-28-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By skieslord

well, the problem was actually the housing, they...

well, the problem was actually the housing, they were real bad. Also I have to replace the chain. Since I move from 7 speed to 8 I had to change chain.

Thanks to all of you, all were real helpfull.
01-27-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By skieslord

Yes I will. I hope the wheel is in good condition...

Yes I will. I hope the wheel is in good condition and it's not to old probably two years old, I put new tires around 4 weeks ago and inside looks fine.
01-27-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By skieslord

I will have a look on that, I havent pay...

I will have a look on that, I havent pay attention to that.
01-27-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By skieslord

I havent install new housing, I think your...

I havent install new housing, I think your assumption may be correct. I will have those replace today.
What i did replaced was:
New 8-speed cassete. front deraulliuer, and rear (all new all alivio)...
01-27-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By skieslord

I actually measured the dropouts before buying,...

I actually measured the dropouts before buying, it is actually 135mm, I did not want to espread the frame in any way. I had to replace the shifters anyway because the front one was not working...
01-26-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By skieslord

I see what you are saying. I will chage the...

I see what you are saying. I will chage the housing and follow that video. I will let you know as soonest I complete this tasks.
01-26-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By skieslord

I installed the cable tied last night when trying...

I installed the cable tied last night when trying to adjust it. The shifters are new, I installed last night as well and so the cable, I found that holding the cable that way it makes a better loop...
01-26-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By skieslord

Rear Dérailleur shifting problem

I have a bike with a Shimano Alivio RD-M410 rear derailleur. My problem is that I am having problems to adjust it. When shift up (from smallest ring to biggest) it will go two rings up insted of...
01-26-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By skieslord

You are right, I was watching some videos about...

You are right, I was watching some videos about truing a wheel. I tough it only could be a problem with the axle or something. Before replacing the cassete and the freehub I did not have this...
01-26-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By skieslord

Are those three diferent things? I need to do all...

Are those three diferent things? I need to do all or those are the options? thanks
01-26-12, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By skieslord

Complication of upgrading from 7 to 8-speed cassete

Hi,

I recently upgrade my old GT outpost from it's stock 7-speed cassete. I replace the following to:
Shifter Shimano ST-M410
Cassette Shimano Hyperglide CS-HG30
Front Derailleur Shimano...
12-12-11, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By skieslord

I know most of the chainrings have a short tooth...

I know most of the chainrings have a short tooth on the big ring, so you shift down better and you do not go any furder up, on the middle you still have to go up, will be this an disadvantage?
12-12-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By skieslord

Nevermind I see is BDC not BCD..

Nevermind I see is BDC not BCD..
12-12-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By skieslord

I tough BCD stands for "bolt circle...

I tough BCD stands for "bolt circle diameter"
12-12-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By skieslord

Yes, it has 32 teeth. I was thinking it could be...

Yes, it has 32 teeth. I was thinking it could be a gate, however I have never seen it before, and certanly I can see another two teeth chipped already. Also most chainring teeth are worn. The...
12-11-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By skieslord

Broken tooth on middle chainring, any problem?

I just noticed that one of the teeth on my middle chainring is broken, I can see an uneven surface and seems broken, can I still riding like this without any problem or its better to get a new one?
...
10-31-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,565
Posted By skieslord

I opened the EzFire Shimano Acera microshifter...

I opened the EzFire Shimano Acera microshifter and I release the cable from the derrailleur, I found that when I press the lever it clicks normally, however when I press the trigger to shift down it...
10-30-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By skieslord

I got it to work, I followed those steps closely...

I got it to work, I followed those steps closely and now everygear is coming smooth.. tnx a lot..
10-29-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By skieslord

Thanks for the repply... this afternoon I will...

Thanks for the repply... this afternoon I will work on it, there are few thing you mentioned that i did not considered such hanger aligmente and the flot in derailleur pulley. the guide at parktool...
10-29-11, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By skieslord

Shimano Acera Ez Fireplus 21speed - Can this be fixed or serviced?

I have this old school shifters on one of my bikes,
http://www.freeimagehosting.net/e3cdf
The rear derailleur moves two gears up or down when I shift, and I think it's the shifter since already...
10-27-11, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,565
Posted By skieslord

sure you are.... but we think that tleflon is...

sure you are.... but we think that tleflon is only found on pans. so we don't care... lol
10-27-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,025
Posted By skieslord

You don't even have to get sand paper, just get a...

You don't even have to get sand paper, just get a medium grade scotch brite to scuff it. clean the frame with some degreaser and alcohol, get a flat color close to the top one, and give couple of...
10-27-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,565
Posted By skieslord

I do not undestand how to use those things.....

I do not undestand how to use those things.. lol.. What exactly can do with those?
10-27-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,565
Posted By skieslord

I did replace the cable, and also I have put new...

I did replace the cable, and also I have put new derailleur (both back and front) but only the front one is hard to shift when shifting up.
10-26-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,565
Posted By skieslord

Hum, seems like sillicone lube could work, I can...

Hum, seems like sillicone lube could work, I can get those here in Mex, the reason I need lubricate is because my front derailleur (shimano alivio) is hard to shift up, I am thinking it my be the...
10-25-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,565
Posted By skieslord

What shoulda use to lube brake and shifter cable housing

Hi,
I wonder what kind of lube it's recommendable to lubricate the cables from brakes and shifter, I know teflon based lube are good, however Im in Mexico and it's difficult to find those.

Thanks
10-24-11, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By skieslord

My original problem seemed to be a long chain, I...

My original problem seemed to be a long chain, I removed two links out of it.
10-19-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By skieslord

And gets better when have friends working there.

And gets better when have friends working there.
10-19-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By skieslord

Cobba- Thanks for you tips. There are two...

Cobba-
Thanks for you tips.
There are two inch inside each side.
The metal piece was machined few mils wider so it get some pressure to fit.
Yes, we tapped threads and made set scrubs with red...
10-19-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By skieslord

hum.. I have the same issue and I ended repacing...

hum.. I have the same issue and I ended repacing the deraulier. Shoulda fix it.
10-19-11, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By skieslord

You can weld a nut on the top and then use a...

You can weld a nut on the top and then use a wrench.
10-18-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By skieslord

Well, here is how I fixed the steer tube. ...

Well,
here is how I fixed the steer tube.

I got a bar or metal and made the extension for about 1" with the external diameter, and shaved the bar with the internal diameter. That way i introduced...
10-14-11, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By skieslord

http://www.parktool.com/

http://www.parktool.com/
10-10-11, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By skieslord

I got a private message from a memeber that has...

I got a private message from a memeber that has an exceptiona idea how to extend the tube, I will try this and I will post some pictures in later time. I was unable to answer on that private message...
10-09-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By skieslord

I think all of you are right, it will weak the...

I think all of you are right, it will weak the tube and I may get into some serious problems. I don't really want to get rid of this fork it is really good. I think i can follow DEBAC's advise of...
10-08-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By skieslord

222021 Here is the image. The dotter area shows...

222021
Here is the image. The dotter area shows where the threads will be
10-08-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By skieslord

Old manitou three steer tube short

Hello Folks,
I just got an old suspension manitou three that I resusited, I bought some sprigs to replace the non-selling elastomers.
My problem is that the steer tube (threadless) is too short, I...
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