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03-27-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By uRabbit

Alright. Got the caliper and pads set nicely. Now...

Alright. Got the caliper and pads set nicely. Now the only issue is the lever not returning fully.

I checked the cable before pulling it through the caliper arm, and it moves well through the...
03-26-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By uRabbit

Turned it quickly, watched and listened, and...

Turned it quickly, watched and listened, and turned it slowly, watched and listened. Also, before installing, I laid it flat on a clean flat surface.

The rubbing is not intermittent, but...
03-26-17, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By uRabbit

This is actually my first time working with...

This is actually my first time working with compressionless housing, and installing an all new brake system. Tested them out today for the burn-in. Work great except for the rubbing. Got the softness...
03-25-17, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By uRabbit

How do I remove the adjuster knob? --- ...

How do I remove the adjuster knob?

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Also, is some rubbing at first normal? I cannot get them perfect no matter what. Been going since 11 AM. It's now 9:30 PM...
03-25-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By uRabbit

Soft BB7 levers on install

Installing all BB7 system and I've been working on this for three hours now. Not a happy camper. :foo:

First, I had issues with cutting the cable housing (Jagwire compressionless) because I don't...
02-20-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By uRabbit

Sounds like it's probably easier to just forego...

Sounds like it's probably easier to just forego then.
02-20-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By uRabbit

Yep. That being a safety feature, however, I...

Yep. That being a safety feature, however, I don't think I need it to operate properly. If so, looks like I've got lots of work to do hah.
02-19-17, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By uRabbit

Roger that! Since my rotors are still in good...

Roger that! Since my rotors are still in good shape, maybe I'll keep using them and replace them with the 160mm ones once I need to replace them.

Now, time to start studying how to install them....
02-19-17, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By uRabbit

I pulled the trigger on the "Yosa" BB-7 set on...

I pulled the trigger on the "Yosa" BB-7 set on Amazon. Got them, levers, and Jagwire for less than half what one would pay elsewhere. Feeling good.



Unfortunately, I don't think this is the...
02-19-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By uRabbit

Well, shoot. So I just discovered that there's a...

Well, shoot. So I just discovered that there's a difference in mounts for disc brakes. IS and Post. Looks like mine are IS.
edit: Click for image (http://i.imgur.com/TXRa3mJ.jpg). It's annoyingly...
02-18-17, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By uRabbit

We have two of these bikes, which we ride daily...

We have two of these bikes, which we ride daily ≥5 miles each, and each set lasts about six months, or more. We've had them for a year, and we've replaced each set once.

The Deore's rear hose is...
02-18-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By uRabbit

BB-7 mech vs Deore hydro

Hey, all!

Been running these two setups through my calculator and brain for a few days now. I'm really over my Tektro Dorado HD-E710's, because every time I change the pads, I have to burp and...
02-18-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,576
Posted By uRabbit

Believe it or not, this one from Amazon...

Believe it or not, this one from Amazon (https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00D9B7OKQ/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1) has done a fantastic job so far. I've had it for less than two...
12-29-16, 12:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

The "tire jack" ended up being too small. Doesn't...

The "tire jack" ended up being too small. Doesn't fit around the tire. :(

Also, anyone know the diameter for shifter cables? We have SRAM i3 internal hubs. Wife'a cable snapped today. Not sure...
12-29-16, 12:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

I have tubes that match the diameter. Anything...

I have tubes that match the diameter. Anything thicker and it would be even worse to install and remove - we had slime tubes before and they were a nightmare.
12-26-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

Oh, yes! I absolutely agree. This is applicable...

Oh, yes! I absolutely agree. This is applicable to so many things. I plan to do so.
12-26-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

I haven't blamed anyone but my own inability to...

I haven't blamed anyone but my own inability to get these tubes/tires/rims to work together in harmony... :foo:

I do regret "upgrading" to these larger tires that Juiced is putting on their newer...
12-26-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

Couldn't get a patch to work. My patches don't...

Couldn't get a patch to work. My patches don't like to come off the plastic, so the edges of the patch got marled.

Anyways, I've got a new tube in, got the tire on fairly easily. Current setup...
12-26-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

Definitely wishing I'd gotten the stuff to go...

Definitely wishing I'd gotten the stuff to go tubeless now...

The brand new tube is flat. I thought it was a broken valve core because the air was coming out the valve immediately upon pumping it...
12-25-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

It's definitely a "unique" bike. ;) ...

It's definitely a "unique" bike. ;)



Roger that. I was about to order one of those on Amazon, but wasn't sure it would work well, so I ordered Lezyne's flex-hose.



Roger. Giving it a go...
12-24-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

Oh, goodness! I am excited about that tool! I'm...

Oh, goodness! I am excited about that tool! I'm ordering right now.

This video looks like me. :lol:

Attached are photos of the head in the spokes, and of the attachment I tried to use that...
12-24-16, 12:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

Which would be? I don't have one. I...

Which would be?


I don't have one.

I did find a video of a gentleman using toe-straps to cinch the tire down, which holds some slack for later use when the bead gets super difficult to get in...
12-23-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

2015 Juiced ODK U500 midtail e cargo

2015 Juiced ODK U500 midtail e cargo
12-23-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By uRabbit

So many tire/tube issues...

I'm going on my sixth tube in less than a year between two bikes. You'd think I'd be really good at replacing tubes by now, but NOPE!

It's because this dang tire...
10-10-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,811
Posted By uRabbit

Hydraulic disc brakes - loss of line pressure after changing tire?

I just changed my front tire and tube last night. Went to ride it this morning and have zero front braking power. The same thing happened when I changed the pads. I had to send it to the LBS.

What...
10-09-16, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By uRabbit

Roger that.

Roger that.
10-09-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By uRabbit

Shouldn't I know what gear range I should start...

Shouldn't I know what gear range I should start with?

Yep! I have a set of Avid BB7's in my Amazon wishlist.
10-09-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By uRabbit

Thanks for the replies. Maybe I'm...

Thanks for the replies.

Maybe I'm frustrated because it seems to be that my skill set doesn't meet that required to properly maintain these bikes. Two tubes went bad right after I put them in....
10-09-16, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By uRabbit

Looking to replace current bicycles. Suggestions?

My wife and I have two Juiced Bikes ODK U500 (juicedriders.com). They're quite the pain to maintain, really. The tires are hard to get on and off the wheels, making tubes hard to do as well. The...
05-24-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,988
Posted By uRabbit

That list of instructions is what was given to me...

That list of instructions is what was given to me by the folks at Juiced. That's not all I did. I also did a full bleed, with a hose and bag at the top (bleed valve on lever assembly) and a syringe...
05-23-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,988
Posted By uRabbit

Yep, been using that, but as you can see the...

Yep, been using that, but as you can see the diagrams are horrible. I finally found it when someone from my bike's manufacturer got back to me. So I did a full bleed and that didn't work. I did a...
05-23-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,988
Posted By uRabbit

I can't find a bleed bolt on my HD-e710's... :( ...

I can't find a bleed bolt on my HD-e710's... :(

http://i.imgur.com/WTTEate.jpg

Obviously, if I loosen that bolt with the hose going to it, brake fluid will come out of there. But I certainly...
05-23-16, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,988
Posted By uRabbit

I tried burping the line but nothing came up. I...

I tried burping the line but nothing came up. I will bleed if my kit ever gets here.
05-22-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,988
Posted By uRabbit

Thinking so. I ended up only replacing one set of...

Thinking so. I ended up only replacing one set of pads because the others are fine. Now, however, that brake lever (the rear one) needs to be fully applied in order to engage the brakes. If you...
05-22-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,988
Posted By uRabbit

This worked best. Opened it up, gave it a push...

This worked best. Opened it up, gave it a push and heard a sort of pop. Closed it back up so as to not lose too much fluid, and was able to get both pistons back to flush.
05-20-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,988
Posted By uRabbit

Stuck brake pistons?

http://i.imgur.com/q1crEda.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/ydgVIcS.jpg
Tektro HD-E710 brakes.

As you can see, I'm changing the pads on our brakes. Unfortunately, I'm stuck on the first set. The piston...
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By uRabbit

Yes, but I cannot find any info on it, either on...

Yes, but I cannot find any info on it, either on bikepedia or bicyclebluebook. It doesn't seem as though these bicycles were made outside of the year 1996, and it appears this bicycle does not match...
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By uRabbit

Can we I.D. this DeBernardi?

CL: http://boise.craigslist.org/bik/3814146493.html

Email reply from seller:
It looks like the crank arms and hubs are Rival. The Derailleurs say Sachs Huret on them. The wheels are campagnolo...
06-03-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,930
Posted By uRabbit

I currently have this dinky setup...

I currently have this dinky setup (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002BUAO7Q/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1), but just ordered the large Avenir Big Mouth...
06-01-13, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By uRabbit

Just how quickly do you burn through that rear tire?

Obviously, if you're riding a fixie, chances are you're using the foot brake a lot, or exclusively. Being that I am considering building a fixie or changing out the setup on my rig, I'd like to know...
05-25-13, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 216,260
Posted By uRabbit

Convert or buy new?

Should I...

Convert my '81 Sekai (see sig) to ss/fixie, or buy a new complete bike from BD?

I don't understand 100% everything I would need, but I have a few parts I could sell/trade.
...
04-03-13, 11:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

My smile went away because I had plenty of time...

My smile went away because I had plenty of time to prepare for the shot, as this time around I had my daughter (two years old) hitting the shutter release cable button for me when I asked. :)

I...
04-03-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

Not sure? Roger that. I will try...

Not sure?



Roger that. I will try consciously getting my pelvis forward. Didn't realize it was a conscious thing.
04-03-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

Here we go. I am at an impasse. Not sure where to...

Here we go. I am at an impasse. Not sure where to go from here...

http://i.imgur.com/7uwruzJ.jpg

This is the original settings.

http://i.imgur.com/KwDM9Kc.jpg

Raised seat. It felt like my...
04-03-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

I wear shoes. :) I'll try to get this done...

I wear shoes. :)

I'll try to get this done this evening, and get pictures up.
04-02-13, 01:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

Oh, and the saddle is almost as far forward as it...

Oh, and the saddle is almost as far forward as it goes. But I will definitely give it a shot. ;)

Here is an image:

http://i.imgur.com/64ok9Qv.jpg
04-02-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

Not the shirt I wear, and under those shorts are...

Not the shirt I wear, and under those shorts are compression shorts. ;)



Don't be envious of my beardoir.

Under that blanket is a 70's floral-print sofa with a pull-out mattress. :D

Oh,...
04-02-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

Thanks so much, all! If anyone feels like...

Thanks so much, all! If anyone feels like something has been missed, or want to iterate some things, by all means, go ahead. I will make those adjustments and take some more pictures. :)
04-01-13, 10:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

I meant it. My wife asked me what I was chuckling...

I meant it. My wife asked me what I was chuckling over so much. Ha!



Roger![/COLOR]
04-01-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By uRabbit

I honestly could not have asked for better...

I honestly could not have asked for better replies!
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