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01-21-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By subopolois

sugino messenger cranks

as a new season approaches i plan on a new part upgrade for my bike every year. this year i plan on a new crank/front chain ring set. ive been looking at the sugino sets and they seem pretty nice. of...
10-10-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By subopolois

*******

*******
10-10-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By subopolois

good cheap toestraps

can you name me some
09-30-09, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By subopolois

alright ive done the calculation. but what do the...

alright ive done the calculation. but what do the numbers 5.7 and 6.2 mean (those are what i got). i dont like reading, yes i am a lazy bastard
09-30-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By subopolois

alright cool. in the spring i swapped my rear cog...

alright cool. in the spring i swapped my rear cog (16T) for a 15T. if i add 4 more teeth to the front would i expect the resistance to be 4 times that of when i went from 15T to 15T?
09-30-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By subopolois

well, i just got a new rear cog and its 3/32",...

well, i just got a new rear cog and its 3/32", unless someone on here wants to swap me a used 3/32" 15 tooth phil wood cog for the same thing only 1/8".
09-30-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By subopolois

3/32" power coat white cranks/chainring

does anyone make 3/32" white cranksets? ive looked at sugino and origin8 (thyre the only ones i can think of) and from what ive seen they only have 1/8". any 3/32"?
09-21-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,566
Posted By subopolois

with a comment like that i expect that you are,...

with a comment like that i expect that you are, since kids are the only ones that make comments like that. by the way im a 21 year old grad student. *****
09-21-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,566
Posted By subopolois

ok, so with this bike ...

ok, so with this bike
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_bKCJvt8Bd9s/Ri7pACJ9reI/AAAAAAAAAN8/Tb8cvzqUOSA/s320/fixed%2Bgear%2Bbike.jpg
youre saying that it wont fit anyone because it doesnt have hoods?
09-21-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,566
Posted By subopolois

thanks for the help macgee, i was looking at the...

thanks for the help macgee, i was looking at the odyssey's too
09-21-09, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,566
Posted By subopolois

is that so. what youre saying here is there is...

is that so. what youre saying here is there is only one way to ride a bike and the rest of the drop bar is useless, then what is the rest for? looks?
09-21-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,566
Posted By subopolois

and its reasons like this why i had to start a...

and its reasons like this why i had to start a new thread. ******
09-21-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,566
Posted By subopolois

lets try this again- new brake lever

so yesterday i started a new thread asking for advice on a new brake lever, and i pretty much got nothing except for some guy telling be i should keep the hoods on my bars for bullhorn position. but...
09-20-09, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By subopolois

i guess its about preference. i feel that if...

i guess its about preference. i feel that if there is no brake on the back, there is no point in having a lever upfront, and if i take one off, i personally think it will look ****in stupid with only...
09-20-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By subopolois

new lever for my bike

suggestions for a new lever. i have drop handlebar levers on it now. im going to take the back brake off so i wont need the lever, and it will leave the front lever on, the problem is this will look...
09-15-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,289
Posted By subopolois

how do i determine the size of my chain

i bought a new bike and i dont know how to determine the size of the chain on it. i know there are two sizes 1/8 and 3/32 but i dont know how to measure or where to measure to determine which it is....
09-13-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By subopolois

alright my bad. how bout these ...

alright my bad. how bout these
http://www.dotbike.com/productsP3109.aspx
09-13-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By subopolois

will these work ...

will these work
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/BR409D02-Kool-Stop+Tectonic.aspx
09-13-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By subopolois

replacment cartridge brake pads for Tektro R538

what are some good replacment brake pads for the Tektro R538 brakes?
09-03-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,120
Posted By subopolois

steelwool bikes and parts- are they any good

theres this store that sells steelwool bikes near me, they look like a solid bike but are they any good? reputable? anyways i was looking at their hubs and wanted to know how they are too? or are...
09-03-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By subopolois

handlebar measurements- drop and reach?

what do drop and reach measure. i think drop is from the clamp to the bottom of the handlebar, but im not sure. can someone clarify what it is an what reach is?
08-29-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By subopolois

2009 Avid BB7 brakes for $39.99

so im getting a new set of mech brakes for my bike, ive heard that the avid BB7's are pretty good so i did some online shopping. i found a set of front or back for 39.99. heres the link...
08-24-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By subopolois

i wouldnt use wd40 on any bike part i own, its...

i wouldnt use wd40 on any bike part i own, its very corrosive. its so tight because when the other guy used it he probablly backpeadled alot instead of using breaks alot. since its a reverse thread,...
08-23-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By subopolois

shimano XT GS and XT SGS

whats the difference between these two is it just the short and long cage? is the sgs the short and the gs is the long cage?
08-22-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By subopolois

is it ok if there a bit of grease got into the freehub after i repacked the hub?

ive just repacked my hub and cleaned out the freehub using the method of flushing it out with a solvent. ive re installed and repacked everything and threw the wheel back onto my bike. when coasting...
08-22-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By subopolois

how do i properly set the preload adjustment on my rear hub

ive just finished cleaning and repacking my rear hub. ive put the axle back in and put the cone nut on. i know i dont tighten it down all the way or else the axle wont turn. so how do i do this...
08-21-09, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By subopolois

the derailleurs are going to be new too, deore XT...

the derailleurs are going to be new too, deore XT cassette and T front/rear derailleurs
08-21-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By subopolois

changing cassette from 11-32 to 11-34

i need to replace my cassette. my old one was a 11-32 tooth. ive found a almost new one on ebay for a really good price but its 11-34 tooth, will i be able to use the new one on my bike? i assume ill...
08-20-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By subopolois

how do i determine headtube size

looking at getting a new fork and i need the headtube size on my bike. is it the measured from the inside of the tube or the outside of the tube?
08-20-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By subopolois

when repacking a hub...

how much grease should i pack in. i know too much is better than not enough but how much should i put in like around the bearings and within the hub itself where the axle goes. do i want no air in it...
08-20-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By subopolois

cleaning out the rear freewheel hub, name me a good solvent

ive been told that the only thing i can really do is flush out the freewheel a couple times instead of getting in it, is there a particular solvent i should use or shouldnt use? what is a good one to...
08-19-09, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By subopolois

help with disassembly and repacking of rear hub

alright so i have more questions, im disassembling my rear hub for cleaning purposses and going to repack it. ive taken off the cassette nut/lockring and have the cassette off.
ive taken out the...
08-19-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By subopolois

which grease do i use to re-pack my rear hub?

i have and tube of each park tool poly lube 1000 and pedros syn grease. can i use either one to repack my rear hub?
08-18-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By subopolois

shimano xtr rear derailleurs long and short cage

whats the difference between the long and short cage preformance wise? i know one is short and the other is long, but whats the difference? if i have a long cage on my bike now can i swap it out for...
08-18-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By subopolois

hayes HFX- first hydraulic brakes?

im looking at upgrading my brakes to a hydraulic system. i found a set of calipers, levers and rotors of hayes HFX on ebay. how good are these? do they leak often or break? those of you who use them...
08-17-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By subopolois

well if you read the original post its one of the...

well if you read the original post its one of the things that need to be replaced so theres no point in wasing lube on something im going to throw out next week
08-17-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By subopolois

Using deore shifters with deore XT derailleurs

can i use my deore shifters with my deore XT derailleurs?
08-17-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By subopolois

sorry heres the pic

sorry heres the pic
08-17-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By subopolois

so would this be a bottom swing deraileur? ...

so would this be a bottom swing deraileur?


so if i had to replace it, this would be correct?...
08-17-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By subopolois

sorry, what do you mean by the right frond...

sorry, what do you mean by the right frond derailleur for my specific bike?
08-17-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By subopolois

XTR drivetrain parts

so i just got back from the bike store and they told me my front derailleur, cassette and chain have to be replaced, dont ask why its my fault and i feel like an idiot. anyways, im wondering since i...
03-29-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By subopolois

what do you crash into, a train?

what do you crash into, a train?
03-07-09, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By subopolois

lock ring and chain whip tools

what are the best tools for taking off a lock ring. and the best chain whip
03-06-09, 06:40 PM
03-06-09, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By subopolois

new rear cog and the chain line isnt straight (i dont think)

i just has a new cog put on my wheel, i put it on by bike and spun it and noticed there was a noise i hadnt noticed before. i checked the chainline and i noticed the rear cog seems to be a bit...
03-05-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By subopolois

loss in tire pressure

is it normal to have a loss in tire pressure overnight? my tire went from 130 psi to 116 psi overnight, is this normal? or do i have a small leak?
03-04-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By subopolois

help putting new tires on that have no wire bead

i just got new tires with no wire bead, folding tires. how the **** do i get these thiings on? anyone have any good successful methods?
03-01-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By subopolois

thyre a set of schwalbe blizzards

thyre a set of schwalbe blizzards
03-01-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By subopolois

tire width and rim size

i used to have 700x28 tires on my rims. i just got a new set of tires that are 700x23, will they fit? or will i have any problems?
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