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09-10-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,320
Posted By jbucky1

1. Post photos 2. There shouldn't be paint...

1. Post photos
2. There shouldn't be paint where the crown race sits
3. Get the right tools to set the crown race, it should be a non moving super tight fit (interference like others said)
4. Dont...
09-10-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By jbucky1

So, just to give you an update. I have patched my...

So, just to give you an update. I have patched my Latex inner tube twice now, using the same method and its held up and ridden really well.
I have 350miles total and 200miles on it since my last...
08-15-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By jbucky1

I glued one up last night using a scrap of old...

I glued one up last night using a scrap of old latex tube as the patch and regular vulcanising cement. So I will see how that holds. I applied the patch "wet" ish and used a little clamp. Can only...
08-14-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By jbucky1

I agree, I can tell the difference, especially...

I agree, I can tell the difference, especially when using supple tires, currently Corsa Controls
Forum: Commuting
01-30-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,370
Posted By jbucky1

I just put this Halo review together ...

I just put this Halo review together
https://buckyrides.com/headband/

- james
01-29-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,188
Posted By jbucky1

I dont / never have used grease on them and its...

I dont / never have used grease on them and its fine. I remember reading an mtb thread where pretty much no one did and that was the consensus, so I went with that. Been fine on all the hydro stuff I...
01-26-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,188
Posted By jbucky1

Are you talking about this with regard to pushing...

Are you talking about this with regard to pushing barbs / using olives?
01-20-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,258
Posted By jbucky1

its all about the surface you are riding on and...

its all about the surface you are riding on and the suppleness of your tire. Like the above poster said.

if you are riding on rougher surface, then yes a lower tire pressure can be more efficient...
01-18-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By jbucky1

How about tool in vice and rotate the wheel?

How about tool in vice and rotate the wheel?
01-17-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,223
Posted By jbucky1

-99% of time the freehubbody is specific to a...

-99% of time the freehubbody is specific to a particular manufacturer or model. ie a DT Swiss hub needs a DT Swiss FHB.

-The FHB is removable from the hub. The method varies between manufacturer...
01-16-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By jbucky1

Cool Tips for wrapping bars

Anyone have any cool tips for wrapping bars?

here is mine.
#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) When using stiff tape, wrap the bars without exposing the...
01-16-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By jbucky1

the most awful way to wash a bike bucket,...

the most awful way to wash a bike

bucket, soap, soft brush and a rag preferred


- james
www.buckyrides.com (http://​​​​​​​www.buckyrides.com)
01-16-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By jbucky1

This might also be of interest to you ...

This might also be of interest to you

https://buckyrides.com/bikerack/
01-16-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By jbucky1

Italians are very lazy huh. Good luck with that...

Italians are very lazy huh. Good luck with that one buddy.
01-05-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,100
Posted By jbucky1

​​​​bpcyclist hey there, so most bike shops have...

​​​​bpcyclist hey there, so most bike shops have a dishing tool which measures each side of the hub and rim and they should be able to check and show you what is going on with your wheel.

One...
01-01-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By jbucky1

Honestly and not to be too much of a bummer, I...

Honestly and not to be too much of a bummer, I feel like those brakes might be the worst to adjust. I have done quite a few.
1) Take the arm off the post.
2) Unclip the spring if needed.
3) Screw...
12-31-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By jbucky1

130 disc was a flash in the pan for a lot of...

130 disc was a flash in the pan for a lot of reasons, became 135 disc which worked for a while and is still in production on some bikes now, industry is going 142x12 disc for sure
12-31-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,092
Posted By jbucky1

I would expect that if you rode indoors and your...

I would expect that if you rode indoors and your other components were clean you could go long long time.. 5000miles. It would be noisy though and you would trash your other components.

If you...
12-30-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,852
Posted By jbucky1

If the chain is very worn, then it is probably...

If the chain is very worn, then it is probably (highly likely but not 100% certain) going to make things worse if you just replace the chain.

here is an article I wrote that might assist you in...
12-21-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,685
Posted By jbucky1

New Chains are the best! Shimano

Just replaced mine with a shimano cn 701, better shifting and nicer sound! thank goodnesss.... and dropped some knowledge here

https://buckyrides.com/chain-life-the-lies-the-truth/
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