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09-17-17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,489
Posted By xenologer

Seen plenty of dept store bikes with fake...

Seen plenty of dept store bikes with fake adjustment knobs on top. Just plastic caps with nothing underneath.

also to OP:
No, there is no adjustment on that fork.
08-18-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,370
Posted By xenologer

derailer gets knocked against something and bends...

derailer gets knocked against something and bends the hanger inwards -either in an actual crash, or bumped while parked

rider ignores telltale signs of misalignment: noisy chain, inaccurate...
04-04-17, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,796
Posted By xenologer

My old manager had the strategy: just use 10spd...

My old manager had the strategy:
just use 10spd chains on all his bikes.

they fit just fine on 6-7-8-9spd sprockets, since the narrowing of the higher speed drives is in chain plates and rivets,...
04-30-14, 01:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,906
Posted By xenologer

depends on context I don't like cheap...

depends on context

I don't like cheap suspension forks because they are heavy, ineffective, add slop to handling, etc
especially the case on hybrids that don't need it in the first place
...
02-13-14, 02:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,926
Posted By xenologer

aren't the races typically pressed into the hubs?...

aren't the races typically pressed into the hubs? try to knock them out
05-04-12, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,730
Posted By xenologer

Fun info: alpha-3000 6speed shifter (really any...

Fun info:
alpha-3000 6speed shifter (really any suntour 6speed accushift), will index a shimano 7speed cluster if it is connected to a shimano derailer. The index 'clicks' just happen to line up...
04-22-12, 05:21 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 60,619
Posted By xenologer

Durability, utility. why should the weaker...

Durability, utility.

why should the weaker frame that has no cargo or accessory capacity cost more? Its a wierd market.
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