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11-30-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By pckopa

http://sheldonbrown.com/fixed-conversion.html#tens...

http://sheldonbrown.com/fixed-conversion.html#tension
11-22-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By pckopa

Hey man... I don't know if you still need a bike...

Hey man... I don't know if you still need a bike for a project (winter comes soon) but check out one of the following: The Bike Cage (where I volunteer) at 444 Burnell St., The Bike Dump at 631 Main,...
11-20-09, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,746
Posted By pckopa

Psh... lucky.

Psh... lucky.
11-20-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By pckopa

Just a thought, but was there sufficient...

Just a thought, but was there sufficient lubricant on the threads when tightening the nut on? Without proper lubrication the likelihood of them unthreading significantly increases. See the last...
11-20-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,716
Posted By pckopa

5-10psi overnight? Holy cow. I'd be questioning...

5-10psi overnight? Holy cow. I'd be questioning the quality of my valves if I were losing that much in 8 hours.
11-18-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,690
Posted By pckopa

I can't believe the members of a bicycle...

I can't believe the members of a bicycle mechanics forum are actually telling someone not to take something apart and then try to put it back together again. People, this is how we learn how things...
11-14-09, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By pckopa

I help to run a community bike shop and must say...

I help to run a community bike shop and must say that if it weren't from dumpstered parts (from bike shops or otherwise) we simply couldn't operate. A network of community shops in Winnipeg actually...
08-27-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,032
Posted By pckopa

Skidding is fun, but don't let it give you...

Skidding is fun, but don't let it give you tendinitis. Tendinitis sucks. Lay off for a while and, when you feel like you've regained full strength, pay very close attention to what the musculature...
08-27-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By pckopa

"Stiff Link? If you have a regular,...

"Stiff Link?
If you have a regular, repeating skip or hitch every 3 or 4 turns of the pedals, you may have a stiff chain link. This is commonly the link where the chain was joined when it was...
08-27-09, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By pckopa

Umm... did you read this thread? Lockring. ...

Umm... did you read this thread? Lockring. Tighten that sucker! Get ye to a Hozan!
08-25-09, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,039
Posted By pckopa

Here, Here. Once you get it, it will shock you...

Here, Here. Once you get it, it will shock you how easy it is under almost all circumstances. You simply need to concentrate.

When you start making the shift to standing at lights... try and...
08-05-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,657
Posted By pckopa

+1

+1
07-24-09, 12:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,936
Posted By pckopa

I ride with home-made power grips every winter......

I ride with home-made power grips every winter... love it. Skidding isn't a problem (although in the winter it never is.) I highly recommend fashioning your own. I used leather straps and some...
07-16-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,726
Posted By pckopa

Hah!

Hah!
06-08-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By pckopa

A little while ago I had the same issue... it...

A little while ago I had the same issue... it would vary depending on the humidity. Try removing your pedals and greasing the heck out of the threads. If that doesn't do it.. maybe it's your pedal...
05-19-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By pckopa

One thing you may be able to try is securing the...

One thing you may be able to try is securing the bb tool into the splines by bolting it to the axle (if it's long enough to permit this). You can then secure the bb tool in a bench vise and use the...
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