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07-08-09, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By Green_chili

rust and retouching

I ride a trek touring bike from the early 80s and it has some rust spots and other cosmetic issues. Three questions in one:


1. I am planning to retouch it this weekend using nail polish or auto...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
06-24-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8,100
Views: 551,673
Posted By Green_chili

city rider mostly found in the county

howdy... baltimore city rider here. i can be found city riding and also at glen ellen, avalon, sweet air, ncr, b&a, and robert e lee. always looking for new spots and rides.
06-23-09, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Green_chili

ah ha-- that makes a lot more sense. i am a...

ah ha-- that makes a lot more sense. i am a total newbie to doing my own repairs. thanks so much...
06-23-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Green_chili

old capiler brake problem

I am trying to put this old brake back on my road bike but am having a hard time getting it to really clamp down on the tire. At this point, it kind of slows you down.

Any advice? I have dealt...
Forum: Introductions
06-22-09, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By Green_chili

Greeting from BMORE

Hello-

I have started a number of threads the past week and gotten some great knowledge and advice. What a great community you have here.... I wanted to introduce myself because I plan to stick...
06-22-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,557
Posted By Green_chili

Thanks for everyone's help. It was a really fun...

Thanks for everyone's help. It was a really fun weekend. We ended up making the bike more wife (and city) friendly by putting on these awesome bars from Velo Orange right here in Maryland:
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06-19-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,557
Posted By Green_chili

What is the standard size for a road clamp? 26...

What is the standard size for a road clamp? 26 mm? How do all the fixed gear kids get this to work?
06-19-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,557
Posted By Green_chili

flat handlebars on a road bike

I bought a steel bianchi road bike circa 92 for my wife. She does not like the dropbars so I want to put on flat or riser bars for her. I have "suicide" levers from my cross bike to use as brakes,...
06-18-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Green_chili

chain size

I am not sure what size chain to buy. I see chains advertised as 6/7/8 speeds and also as 10 speed plus.

I have an old road bike. It has 2 chain rings in the front and the cassette has 8 cogs. ...
06-18-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By Green_chili

almost there...

I am having a difficult time measuring the width of the chain ring. Is there an easy way to tell?
06-17-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By Green_chili

Thanks for all of the great info. I am thinking...

Thanks for all of the great info. I am thinking about buying a salsa chain ring as a replacement. Why should I go 48? I have a 52 on my cross bike and am comfortable with it. Does anyone else...
06-16-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By Green_chili

re-converting my fixie

i have an early 80s trek road bike that I converted to a fixed gear a few years ago. Now I want to convert it back to a geared road bike. I have all of the original components except for the chain...
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