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08-11-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By trailangel

IMO the tries should hold air without the...

IMO the tries should hold air without the sealant. When you can get this to work, then add the sealant.
Rims might be suspect. If aluminum, Alex rims are usually sleeved and pinned.... a soucre of a...
08-08-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By trailangel

Ya, that Clean Streak is good stuff. Brake...

Ya, that Clean Streak is good stuff. Brake Cleaner would work too, even WD40.... whatever you have on hand. I think in your area a wet lube would be good, but leave some on the chain, doesn't hurt...
08-08-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By trailangel

Wipe it off again and don't worry about it.

Wipe it off again and don't worry about it.
08-06-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 520
Posted By trailangel

I actually have no idea WTF you are talking about.

I actually have no idea WTF you are talking about.
08-03-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 793
Posted By trailangel

Incorrectly routed chain thru rear DR hanger...

Incorrectly routed chain thru rear DR hanger could be crunchy as well.
But we don't know if the crunchy is while coasting or pedaling, do we?
08-03-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By trailangel

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=13108&category=199
08-03-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By trailangel

I use Tubasti. Best thing to do is mount them...

I use Tubasti.
Best thing to do is mount them yourself, so when you flat out on the road you know how to deal with it.
When I use Tubasti I can change a flat tire myself faster than someone can put...
08-01-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By trailangel

Maybe when somebody repacked the wheelbearings...

Maybe when somebody repacked the wheelbearings with new grease they put the outer serrated locknuts on backwards so there isn't any bite on the dropouts.
07-25-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By trailangel

If you are sliding forward you need to tilt the...

If you are sliding forward you need to tilt the saddle more nose up. It should in fact be slightly nose higher than the rest of the saddle. Try it.
If you are 'hot crotched' get rid of the bibs with...
07-25-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 520
Posted By trailangel

There is slop in the fitment of the thru axle...

There is slop in the fitment of the thru axle thru the hub. That's why.
07-23-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,515
Posted By trailangel

Lots of BS here. Every car is a loaded weapon....

Lots of BS here. Every car is a loaded weapon. Any door on any car can open at any time. OP gives fixie couriers the bad rap they deserve when riding faster than traffic, coming up on cars and...
07-21-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By trailangel

One day, maybe you will tell us what rim this is...

One day, maybe you will tell us what rim this is and what custom bike you have.
07-21-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By trailangel

https://surlybikes.com/uploads/downloads/SURLY_201...

https://surlybikes.com/uploads/downloads/SURLY_2015_Catalog.pdf

Most likely you have a Cane Creek 40 headset. Nothing wrong with this....really good headset.
The CC 110 has a lifetime warranty,...
07-21-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By trailangel

I don't buy into "consistently chosen to use...

I don't buy into "consistently chosen to use inferior rims"..... it's the builder that is inferior.
07-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By trailangel

I am the same size and same short legs. I prefer...

I am the same size and same short legs. I prefer a 55, but would rather go to 56 than down to 54.... because longer torso needs the long top tube length.... stand over doesn't do a thing for you when...
Forum: Introductions
07-17-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By trailangel

There is a vinage ride first Sunday of the month,...

There is a vinage ride first Sunday of the month, starts at Brookside Park by the Rose Bowl. Not sure if it's still going on because of the virus....
07-16-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By trailangel

No problem using 11t instead of 12t..... but you...

No problem using 11t instead of 12t..... but you probably will need the lockring that goes with the 11t.... not the 12t lockring.
07-15-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By trailangel

No info about motor, battery, parts.... frame,...

No info about motor, battery, parts.... frame, fork... no nothing.
Price suggests direct from China
You get what you pay for.
07-14-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By trailangel

https://www.jensonusa.com/globalassets/product-ima...

https://www.jensonusa.com/globalassets/product-images---all-assets/vittoria/ti001078-antharacite.jpg
07-12-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By trailangel

If you want both shrader, drill out the presta...

If you want both shrader, drill out the presta valve hole.
07-02-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By trailangel

What ya got here...is a 29r drop bar XC bike. How...

What ya got here...is a 29r drop bar XC bike. How dare you put 2.25 inch tires on a gravel bike!!!!
07-01-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By trailangel

Well, when you order online it's expected for you...

Well, when you order online it's expected for you to setup the bike.
06-27-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By trailangel

Sounds like a lot of 'bench-racing' to me. You...

Sounds like a lot of 'bench-racing' to me.
You want a XC bike that also does DH.... with a lot of suspension....
Can't have it all. Buy the Top Fuel 9.9 XTR and ride the bike.
06-27-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By trailangel

I think you can do what you want.... just be...

I think you can do what you want.... just be aware.
06-27-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By trailangel

Well, 25mm inner width would be just right for...

Well, 25mm inner width would be just right for MTB 40-60mm tires. 32mm on those would change the profile of the tire too much IMO. Besides, I like to have narrower rims and a bigger tire so if I go...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,064
Posted By trailangel

Stick? Look at the chain.... possibly quicklink...

Stick? Look at the chain.... possibly quicklink was not put on correctly and came apart grabbing both derailleurs in the process. Full warranty.
06-25-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,315
Posted By trailangel

I don't know where the bridge is, but in many...

I don't know where the bridge is, but in many states it's illegal for a motor vehicle to pass another on a bridge. Sometimes bikes are considered motor vehicles per the law.
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By trailangel

It's your daughters bike. Let her ride...

It's your daughters bike. Let her ride it.....what is with you for thinking you are going to sell it so you can purchase a saddle for your dominating a$$?
Go out and buy your own saddle.
06-07-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,094
Posted By trailangel

"...his hat, his little bike shorts..."They got a...

"...his hat, his little bike shorts..."They got a search warrant and took his hat and little shorts.
Found the hat under his front porch.
He discarded the jersey.
Bike 4 blocks away locked behind...
06-05-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,094
Posted By trailangel

Someone will recognize him. Scumbag. But I...

Someone will recognize him. Scumbag.
But I gotta tell you... he's got some nice Hooters.....:lol:
06-04-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By trailangel

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=53489&category=71
06-02-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,100
Posted By trailangel

"Film a Bike Edit" WTF is that? You shoot.......

"Film a Bike Edit" WTF is that?
You shoot.... and then you edit.

People frequently do something because "they need to get the shot"... and somebody gets hurt.... that's why they have permits...
06-01-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By trailangel

I always buy Conti tubes. Never had a bad one.

I always buy Conti tubes. Never had a bad one.
06-01-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,270
Posted By trailangel

So much for the virus..... I guess it's long...

So much for the virus..... I guess it's long forgotten.
Looks like these could be "SuperSpreader" events.
05-30-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By trailangel

We don't know WTF you did either. New Cable...

We don't know WTF you did either.
New Cable housing? 5mm housing or 4mm housing.
Did you route the new cable correctly on the pinch bolt of the rear derailleur? ??
Rear Derailleur top jockey...
05-28-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 692
Posted By trailangel

IMO it is improper to turn the bike upside down....

IMO it is improper to turn the bike upside down. Why?
It scratches the saddle. Maybe this doesn't matter to some, but it'll ruin a good leather saddle.
If you ride classic brakes not wrapped under...
05-19-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By trailangel

Your next course of action is.......GF

Your next course of action is.......GF
05-14-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,059
Posted By trailangel

Why take it all off? Re-tape the bars and you...

Why take it all off? Re-tape the bars and you won't see it.
04-30-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By trailangel

That the chain off and then try.

That the chain off and then try.
04-28-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By trailangel

Better not ride the bike! It'll get dirty again. ...

Better not ride the bike! It'll get dirty again.
I have taken apart those SRAM cassettes..... I buy 2 different 8 speed cassettes and mix a couple of cogs to get the gears I want.
Don't notice any...
04-20-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 27,188
Posted By trailangel

^^ Isn't he sporting a Chinese made SKS chambered...

^^ Isn't he sporting a Chinese made SKS chambered in 7.62 x 39mm?
04-20-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By trailangel

What is chain twist? Neer heard this term before.

What is chain twist? Neer heard this term before.
04-20-20, 09:18 AM
04-13-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By trailangel

Acetone, an old dull screwdriver and a stiff wire...

Acetone, an old dull screwdriver and a stiff wire brush. There is no shortcut.
04-13-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 855
Posted By trailangel

YOu won't be transitioning that bike to disc...

YOu won't be transitioning that bike to disc brakes anytime later...
IMHO get a new bike/frame for disc brakes and 27.5 wheels.
04-10-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 27,188
Posted By trailangel

DIdn't Hitler do that to Jewish people? Mark the...

DIdn't Hitler do that to Jewish people? Mark the unclean.
04-09-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By trailangel

I am not an expert, but I play one while on the...

I am not an expert, but I play one while on the internet.
I would file that off, sand it with emery cloth, polish it and use it.
04-09-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,630
Posted By trailangel

3 pages and you haven't measured the shell? ...

3 pages and you haven't measured the shell?
Surely there is a ruler in your home.
04-06-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 824
Posted By trailangel

How about telling how much you weigh and how many...

How about telling how much you weigh and how many spokes on the rims that break.
04-03-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By trailangel

It's times like this that I use an open end...

It's times like this that I use an open end adjustable wrench (Cresent wrench) and a pair of pliers to do the final adjustment (Bend the cage).
I actually like the Front DR kicked out just a bit....
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