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06-09-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Birdbikes

Thanks. I only tightened it until I couldnt...

Thanks. I only tightened it until I couldnt anymore the first time (before I understood how it worked).

​​​​​​this time, I only tightened it until I couldnt turn the spacers with my hand anymore....
06-09-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Birdbikes

Need help with bike headset.

My bike is an ebike with a threadless headset.

I made a mistake by adding a stem riser without reading the proper tutorials (I just did quick google searches).

originally I put the riser on,...
05-01-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,949
Posted By Birdbikes

How to fix disc brakes rubbing?

I meant disc brakes in title, not sure how to fix.

My new bike has tektro aries mechanical disc brakes.

I noticed the outer brake pads were rubbing against the rotor on the front and back...
04-25-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By Birdbikes

Its not two broken bikes. It was one broken...

Its not two broken bikes.

It was one broken bike I had last year, and i'm trying to figure out the cause so I can avoid the same thing happening to the ebike I just ordered.
04-24-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By Birdbikes

Sorry, I'm looking to get an idea of what it was....

Sorry, I'm looking to get an idea of what it was. I know its not really possible to know for sure. I'm trying to avoid the same thing happening to my new ebike, so i'm trying to understand the causes...
04-24-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By Birdbikes

What caused my wheel to break?

About a year ago, I ordered a cheap ebike from walmart. I had to return it after the first day because my rim broke.


I ordered a more expensive ebike a few days ago, so i want to make sure the...
04-22-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By Birdbikes

Do I have long legs for my height?

I am about 70 1/2 inches tall, and my inseam without shoes is just under 33 1/2 inches.

​​​​​Do I have long legs for my height? Most people my height seem to have a 32 inch inseam, so i'm assuming...
04-20-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Birdbikes

I was told that since I have longer legs but...

I was told that since I have longer legs but shorter arms, I need a shorter reach once I put the seat up high enough for my legs. The handlebars are a bit closer on the mid-step and they are also...
04-20-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Birdbikes

I probably should have mentioned the bike is an...

I probably should have mentioned the bike is an ebike called the radmission. I went with the mid-step version.
04-20-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Birdbikes

Will I have enough seatpost for my bike?

I ordered an 18 inch bike because I read its better to go with a smaller one than a bigger one (i'm 5'10 with a 33.4-35 inch inseam 34.5-35 inch inseam with shoes on. 69 inch wingspan).

it says...
04-19-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Birdbikes

Does seat height determine how close your knees are to the handlebars?

If you have very long legs, but short arms for your height and you buy a smaller bike, would the seat going up higher make you not have to worry about your knees hitting the handlebars?


i'm 5'10...
04-14-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By Birdbikes

Am I making a mistake with getting a mid-step radmission?

I'm about 5'10 without shoes with an inseam around 34.5 inches with shoes on. I have a wingspan of 68.5 inches, so long legs and short arms.

after a lot of research, i've pretty much decided that...
04-12-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,175
Posted By Birdbikes

Which size giant escape 3?

I'm roughly 5'10 (about 5'10 1/2-5'11 with shoes) with an inseam around 33.5-34 inches (about 34.5-35 inches with shoes), and I have a wingspan around 68.5 inches.

The bike shop near me only has...
04-12-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By Birdbikes

Thanks. Can I ask what your inseam is? I mainly...

Thanks. Can I ask what your inseam is? I mainly worry about my legs being too long for full pedal extension, or my knees being too close to the handlebars.
04-12-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By Birdbikes

High-step vs mid-step radmission?

I'm roughly 5'10 (about 5'9 and 3/4 late in the day) with an inseam around a bit over 33.5 inches (about 34.5 inches with shoes on), and I have a wingspan around 68.5 inches. So long legs and short...
04-10-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,180
Posted By Birdbikes

How does leg size affect reach? Also question about long legs and short arms.

I have a 34-35 inch inseam while wearing shoes and a 68.5 inch wingspan (i'm roughly 177cm and 178 cm with shoes). how does that affect reach?


my understanding is, I will have to raise the seat...
04-10-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,180
Posted By Birdbikes

5'10 with a 34 inch inseam and a 68-69 inch wingspan. What size bike do I buy?

I'm 5'10 (5'10 1/2-5'11 with shoes) with a 34 inch inseam while wearing shoes, and a 68-69 inch wingspan.

i'm interested in buying an ebike called the radmission from radpowerbikes.


the...
04-07-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By Birdbikes

What size trek fx1 do I need?

I am 5'10.


​​​​​​i currently have an old 19 inch mountain bike that doesnt fit right. I measured it with a 22.5 inch top tube length (from the seat post to the head tube), 34 inch seat height...
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