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02-04-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By mozad655

I have a one from a brand called Bike Attitude....

I have a one from a brand called Bike Attitude. Its a bit cheaper than Park Tool. Bought it 6 years ago and still works. Brushes and plastic are all intact. Can only imagine that park tool one must...
02-03-17, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By mozad655

Thank you all for the help. Problem solved....

Thank you all for the help. Problem solved. Solution was to test for sideplay AFTER tightening bolts. On youtube some videos say you should test for sideplay after preload and only move on to bolts...
02-02-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By mozad655

There is play in left arm after preload, but...

There is play in left arm after preload, but before pinch bolts. I have not done the pinch bolts yet since there is still play. Safety plate is in the hole when 1-2mm of splines on left arm continue...
02-02-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By mozad655

Problem with installing new crankset

I'm trying to install a brand new SHIMANO Deore FC-M590-L Hollowtech II crankset. I measured my bb shell to 68 mm and my old bb was also a 68 mm. The new bottom bracket is designed for 68-73 shells...
02-01-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By mozad655

Open bb axle on shimano hollowtech?

A year ago I bought a SHIMANO Deore FC-M590-L crankset and its only now that I need it. Upon installation I notice this big hole on the right side crank like the one below
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01-29-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By mozad655

So that tiny ring is everything that keeps the...

So that tiny ring is everything that keeps the sprocket locked to the hub? Is there no attachment mechanism behind the sprocket? How does that work?

And what could be broken on it? It seems like...
01-29-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By mozad655

Your right. Upon further inspection its not the...

Your right. Upon further inspection its not the chain slipping but the cog. Its as if the cog is not completely bound to the rear hub. When wheel is slowly pushed backwards while forward pressure is...
01-28-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By mozad655

No I think there's plenty of slack right now. I...

No I think there's plenty of slack right now. I just tightened it to the extreme to test if it would solve the issue and it didn't. After that I installed the wheel again normally and with slack.
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01-28-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By mozad655

I tightened the chain to the very extreme when...

I tightened the chain to the very extreme when there is only a couple mm movement and the bike is almost unrideable just to see if it removed the chain slipping. Put right foot on pedal and pushed...
01-25-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By mozad655

big noise from rear hub area when pushing bike backward

I'm working on a bike that has internal 7 speed hub, shimano nexus I think. When I push the bike slowly backwards with one foot while keeping my other foot on the pedal, the cranks eventually give in...
12-25-16, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By mozad655

Are left/right bar-end shifters interchangeable in friction-mode?

Could I use any left-side bar end shifter for rear shifting on a 9 speed? Or is the left-side shifter mechanically limited in its movement to only accomodate 2-3 gear changes despite being friction?
12-24-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By mozad655

Cross top brake pivot bolt?

Does anyone know a shop that sell them? I'm talking about the silver pivot for the lever itself, which has fallen out on mine because side-screw got loose.
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12-23-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,357
Posted By mozad655

That's fanstastic. Exactly what I was looking...

That's fanstastic. Exactly what I was looking for. Hadn't heard of them. Thank's buddy.
12-23-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,357
Posted By mozad655

And if the brakes they operate have no cable...

And if the brakes they operate have no cable adjuster as in V-brake?
12-23-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,357
Posted By mozad655

Drop bar levers and V-brakes

When I bought my cyclocross over 5 years ago they came with Shimano Tiagra ST-4501/00 (http://www.bikewagon.com/shimano-tiagra-st-4501-sti-dual-control-shift-brake-lever-set-9-x-2-speed) brake levers...
12-21-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,432
Posted By mozad655

Thanks alot. That's really helpful. Not sure...

Thanks alot. That's really helpful. Not sure about model in picture I posted. They look completely identical to shifters on my bike, although mine say shimano tiagra double. I don't think that will...
12-21-16, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,432
Posted By mozad655

Where do I find this road shifter spare part?

I'm talking about the whole plastic/metal/glass portion on top of each shifter. What are they even called? The metal frame is put into place and secured by two screws under the very tip of the rubber...
12-28-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,668
Posted By mozad655

Solution was use a vice grips to tighten valve as...

Solution was use a vice grips to tighten valve as much as possible. No more leaks. Leak was discovered in water after more thorough examination. A 1 mm bubble would form every minut or so.
Forum: Touring
12-23-15, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By mozad655

Will a tubus rack create enough heel clearance on my cross bike?

Here are the measurements for my frame:

Chainstay: 425mm
BB-drop: 70mm
Seat-angle: 73
Crank-arm: 170mm

Would it be possible to determine whether or not a tubus rack will fit a bike with...
12-23-15, 02:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,668
Posted By mozad655

I use my floorpump pressure display to measure...

I use my floorpump pressure display to measure the pressure. No air is lost when putting the gauge on but some air (3-5psi) is lost when I pull it off. I've kept this in mind. When I pumped it to 120...
12-22-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,668
Posted By mozad655

Replaced rear tube with one identical to front...

Replaced rear tube with one identical to front tube. I pumped it up to 115-120 psi. Put the wheel away and left untouched. A little over 24 hours later and its down to 100 psi. Is this normal?
12-21-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,668
Posted By mozad655

I keep losing air on rear tire

I'm using a set of 25mm Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires. Min pressure is 70 psi, max 115. The front one seems to hold air well and stays at around 90 psi for weeks which is perfect.

The back one on...
12-13-15, 09:48 PM
12-01-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By mozad655

I'm sure there's a good reason. Straight off the...

I'm sure there's a good reason. Straight off the back, I'd say to support the extra junk men have between their legs. If the saddle is too short then it might dangle over the end and lose blood...
11-26-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By mozad655

Maybe just get rid of it. Always an option. You...

Maybe just get rid of it. Always an option. You really don't need a front deralliuer. I had problems with mine too. I removed it 4 years ago and never looked back. Less worry. Stronger legs. Simple...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,461
Posted By mozad655

I have had similar relentless problems adjusting...

I have had similar relentless problems adjusting my STI shifters for 5 years, so STI's won't fix your problem. Friction shifters will. No more worry about adjusting gears. The trade off is that you...
11-11-15, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,609
Posted By mozad655

Its difficult with FSA. Mega Exo BB-4000 is...

Its difficult with FSA. Mega Exo BB-4000 is designed for 19mm spindles so the crank/spindle will be too small for regular external bb's that have 24mm holes.
11-11-15, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,609
Posted By mozad655

Even if its FSA mega exo BB? Reviews are...

Even if its FSA mega exo BB? Reviews are terrible, its far more expensive than competition and its not as widely available. What if the choice was between direct BB replacement or new shimano...
11-11-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,609
Posted By mozad655

So its not possible to buy a new fitting bottom...

So its not possible to buy a new fitting bottom bracket until I have the matching crank at hand to make measurements first? What would I make measurements on though if the new crankset cannot be...
11-11-15, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,609
Posted By mozad655

Any idea what spindle lenght I should go for?...

Any idea what spindle lenght I should go for? I've never used a square taper on this bike before so I can't compare it to previous or current measurements.
11-11-15, 03:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,609
Posted By mozad655

I already have a bike. It came with external mega...

I already have a bike. It came with external mega exo bb and is showing signs of wear. External bb are threaded aswell, so I believe a threaded internal like square taper will fit just perfectly (+...
11-11-15, 03:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,335
Posted By mozad655

If you watch the full programme you will see that...

If you watch the full programme you will see that he has completely destroyed his hips and body with all that cycling. He can barely walk. He has tremendous pain related to his cycling. But like some...
11-10-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,609
Posted By mozad655

So am I gettng this correctly that square taper...

So am I gettng this correctly that square taper bbs need different tools depending on the exact type? Or in other words that there is no single answer, hence my confusion. With external its very...
11-10-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,609
Posted By mozad655

How many tools do you need to open/repack square taper bb?

I'm looking at buying a new bb + cranks. I'm not sure if I should go for internal threaded like square taper or external bbs.

From reading online across forums, extrnal bb's seem to be...
11-09-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,335
Posted By mozad655

This would qualify as "too much" ...

This would qualify as "too much"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7dVO7xikZ4
11-09-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,502
Posted By mozad655

Can you show a picture of the road with google...

Can you show a picture of the road with google map? Maybe there was enough room for him to pass in which case you should be riding on the far side so you don't block the faster traffic behind you.
11-06-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By mozad655

What brass bushings exactly? You mean the allen...

What brass bushings exactly? You mean the allen key bolts that attach the arms to the frame?
11-06-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By mozad655

V-brakes get out of adjustment when it rains

Is there any particular reason why this happens? It seems to happen every time there is heavy rain. My wheel is true, brakes are perfectly adjusted. I go to to where I need to go, park the bike. When...
11-05-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By mozad655

I used to live in Slemani many years ago. My...

I used to live in Slemani many years ago. My family left in the 90's. I am determined to move back after I finish university. Maybe before? I don't know the details yet. We have already bought an...
11-04-15, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,523
Posted By mozad655

My external bb's are failing now after 4 years....

My external bb's are failing now after 4 years. For me that is just not good enough. Looking online I've found that this is normal and many people get even less time out of their external BB. I have...
11-04-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By mozad655

My brooks has been in very heavy rain for quite a...

My brooks has been in very heavy rain for quite a few hours on several occasions where I forgot to put on the saddle coat because I didn't expect it to rain. But it seems to dry very quickly and it...
11-03-15, 10:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By mozad655

Unfortunately I don't think I can find either one...

Unfortunately I don't think I can find either one in Europe where I am at right now.
11-03-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By mozad655

Althogh I have never seen one myself, I think...

Althogh I have never seen one myself, I think your right. I found this https://www.facebook.com/SlowRollSlemani. I never thoght I'd say it but thank god for hipsters.
11-01-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By mozad655

Did you see any locals on bicycles? As a white...

Did you see any locals on bicycles? As a white guy they will adore you and your bike no matter what you do, but different social rules apply if your a local trying to ride bikes.
11-01-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By mozad655

Northern Iraq. The number of cyclists there can...

Northern Iraq. The number of cyclists there can probably fit a tennis court. We're talking about a 5-7mil+ population. Bikes are seen as childrens' toys, almost everybody drive big 4 by fours or take...
11-01-15, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By mozad655

You getting a salute from me. Riding a bicycle in...

You getting a salute from me. Riding a bicycle in KRG is a huge achievement. People like you are the front runners for cyclists in your part of the world. People are probably looking at you like your...
10-31-15, 03:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By mozad655

This is also my understanding. The only downside...

This is also my understanding. The only downside with sealed BB is that its more complicated to open. On in other words you need more tools that I'm not familiar with. What about wheel hubs? Would...
10-31-15, 02:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By mozad655

I don't think I quite understand what you mean....

I don't think I quite understand what you mean. If cartridge failure in a hub is a diaster, then how is it desireable for my usage?
10-31-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By mozad655

Unfortunately part of being a developing country...

Unfortunately part of being a developing country is sometimes the underdeveloped mentality of bicycles being a poor man's thing.. In some places you will be become a social outcast just by riding a...
10-31-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By mozad655

Dry/dusty. Roads are surfaced but may not be...

Dry/dusty. Roads are surfaced but may not be maintained. Terrain is flat in cities, but the region as a whole is quite mountainious. There is easy acces to internet. Courier delivery to head offices...
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