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08-21-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By wroomwroomoops

Hey guys, I fixed it! I finally got the part...

Hey guys, I fixed it! I finally got the part (from Hong Kong - may they have courage and persistence, the brave souls) and replaced the bent derailleur hanger with the new one. I didn't detach the...
08-02-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,428
Posted By wroomwroomoops

So now I got to repair a Broken rear derailleur

I've been riding strictly singlespeed for the best part of the last two decades, and one of the reasons is because I hated troubleshooting derailleurs. But now my son broke his 1x8 speed bike...
07-29-11, 05:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 37,524
Posted By wroomwroomoops

6061 aluminum is NOT like 7075 aluminum. They're not even ALMOST similar!

Dear you who are reading, please spread the word: aluminum 6061 is much softer than 7075. 6061 is much easier to machine with CNC, because of its softness, but the chainrings made from aluminum 6061...
08-27-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 392,263
Posted By wroomwroomoops

Oh, and related to chainring bolts: can't tension...

Oh, and related to chainring bolts: can't tension some of the bolts properly, because they are slipping? Clean with a degreaser or with alcohol the affected surfaces to remove any trace of grease or...
08-16-07, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,602
Posted By wroomwroomoops

I disagree: this is the first time I see someone...

I disagree: this is the first time I see someone asking for no-bull**** numbers/dimensions - and I, for one, welcome this novel idea of actually wanting to know the exact figures.

I can understand...
08-13-07, 06:51 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 392,263
Posted By wroomwroomoops

If you have a bike with a rear deraileur, or a...

If you have a bike with a rear deraileur, or a singlespeed with a chain tensioner (which basically looks a lot like a rear derailleur, or if you check this post...
07-03-07, 02:55 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 392,263
Posted By wroomwroomoops

Another tip: if you find yourself cycling in some...

Another tip: if you find yourself cycling in some place in Africa, Indonesia etc. temporarily without access to good lubricants for your bike components, be it chain or bearings, you can use coconut...
07-03-07, 02:37 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 392,263
Posted By wroomwroomoops

Hints and tricks thread

I thought it would be a good thing to have a thread where people post and discuss little tricks they came up, during the course of their cycling and bike-repair experience.

One trick I have: I...
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