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02-25-21, 12:20 AM
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Posted By y0x8

Get rid of the eights for good. Glue or solder...

Get rid of the eights for good.
Glue or solder the crosses!
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02-25-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By rsbob

Sorry no pictures of us mtn biking together (mine...

Sorry no pictures of us mtn biking together (mine doesn’t do the heater shelter thing and sticks right with me). People do a double take when they see a white doodle out in the woods running trails...
02-23-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,904
Posted By y0x8

Start rolling rigid, single, and fixed gear. ...

Start rolling rigid, single, and fixed gear.
Only then will you truly understand the bike.
Starting to ride a bike with a free ride, multi-gears, shock-absorbing suspensions, the bike simply does...
02-19-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By Bald Paul

I truly wish they would outlaw those 'leashes'....

I truly wish they would outlaw those 'leashes'. I've seen people walking and jogging get tripped up by them. And yes, if you were to snag one with your bike, not only the dog but YOU could be...
02-17-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By AlmostTrick

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Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By xiaoman1

Perhaps a bit of a misconception, low-end...

Perhaps a bit of a misconception, low-end high-end, who determines this and more importantly why should we care? There's nothing at all wrong with the bike.....if you want it to remain in pristine...
09-19-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,645
Posted By bmwjoe

I live in SE PA and there are hills here. There...

I live in SE PA and there are hills here. There are only 3 in Montgomery county that I can't climb. I ride 48x18 (70 GI) and I in can do short grades of 10%. A 5% grade I can do all day and...
09-13-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By Davet

Your derailleur has the model number cast on the...

Your derailleur has the model number cast on the inside of the derailleur. Whatever one it is, it is an SGS (the long-cage versión).
09-13-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By aggiegrads

Fortunately, with 9 speeds, it will be difficult...

Fortunately, with 9 speeds, it will be difficult to buy the wrong rear derailleur. Any 9 speed road or mountain long cage will be interchangeable. With a new hangar, the new RD should bolt one and...
09-13-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By fietsbob

At least the replaceable derailleur hanger gave...

At least the replaceable derailleur hanger gave way..


open the chain @ the quick link & take it off.. (?)
09-13-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By alcjphil

They will then cancel each other out. Would be...

They will then cancel each other out. Would be easier if you removed the pulley wheels from the broken derailleur since it won't be reused.
09-13-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By aggiegrads

If the chain has no bent links (you should...

If the chain has no bent links (you should inspect very carefully), you can work out the knot. The left-hand knot/loop right at the idler pulley needs to “converge” with the right-hand knot that you...
09-13-20, 10:13 AM
09-13-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By aggiegrads

OP said that the chain “had a knot”. This tells...

OP said that the chain “had a knot”. This tells me that there is likely damage and it will need to be replaced.
09-13-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By alcjphil

You don't even need a chain tool. Derailleur...

You don't even need a chain tool. Derailleur pulleys can be removed and replaced to install the chain
09-13-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By aggiegrads

The repair is not terribly hard and does not...

The repair is not terribly hard and does not require special tools other than a chain tool. Where is PNW are you? The Community Cycling Center in Portland has a pretty good collection of RD...
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