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05-29-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By bikeman715

127.5 mm bb is what is use with this crank .

127.5 mm bb is what is use with this crank .
05-16-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By bikeman715

they are both road levels parts , so they should...

they are both road levels parts , so they should work together .
05-16-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By bikeman715

they should work nicely together .

they should work nicely together .
04-04-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,789
Posted By bikeman715

As with glueless patches , and these you must...

As with glueless patches , and these you must place the tube back into the tire before you add air or they will not hold .
04-04-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,789
Posted By bikeman715

as the video above point out it best to put the...

as the video above point out it best to put the tube back into the tire before adding air . as with any glueless patch , with the tire holding the patch in place . if you add tire to the tube outside...
10-01-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By bikeman715

I find using auto wax on parts and the frame help...

I find using auto wax on parts and the frame help keep the salt air off thing .
09-27-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By bikeman715

+100000

+100000
07-07-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,477
Posted By bikeman715

instead using a small pump you should be using a...

instead using a small pump you should be using a floor pump . almost any brand will work better for you . no matter which one you get it will give you a workout and maybe in time it will help bring...
06-27-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By bikeman715

how much lower do you want to go ? with the 28...

how much lower do you want to go ? with the 28 -34 combo you should be able to climb anything . bio pace be fine for your type of riding .
06-25-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By bikeman715

Tire boots will also work on road tires . Yes...

Tire boots will also work on road tires . Yes they are only to get you home . Your tire is toast and does need replacing . A long lasting boot would be take a inter tube and cut and glue it inside of...
05-31-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By bikeman715

Check both cups and replace the retainers with...

Check both cups and replace the retainers with loss bearing minus one ball in each . Check the race for pitting , found mostly in the bottom cup / race .
05-21-18, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By bikeman715

I drought the problem is in your bottom bracket ,...

I drought the problem is in your bottom bracket , if anything there then the cups would need to be adjusted or overhaul . Since you stated the pedals move but nothing else does that would tell me the...
05-21-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By bikeman715

bikeman 18 , where do you live ? , if you give...

bikeman 18 , where do you live ? , if you give your location , then maybe someone in your area can help you out . from looking at your photos it does look like a 3 speeds . as I stated before it be a...
05-21-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By bikeman715

Is the trike a 3 speeds ? if it a 3 speeds it...

Is the trike a 3 speeds ? if it a 3 speeds it might be it need a cable adjustment anyway sounds like there a problem within the hub . The hub would be the can looking thing with a short chain...
05-18-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,871
Posted By bikeman715

You need to ask GT who made the frame and maybe...

You need to ask GT who made the frame and maybe get help from them .
05-17-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By bikeman715

to remove the cranks you need to use a 8 mm hex...

to remove the cranks you need to use a 8 mm hex key , to back it out , at this point it will remove the crank on it own , if not then you need a crank puller tool to remove them . as far the bb goes...
04-25-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By bikeman715

where the spring that goes into part 1 and over 5...

where the spring that goes into part 1 and over 5 ?
03-19-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,864
Posted By bikeman715

I agree , If someone have the time and willing to...

I agree , If someone have the time and willing to do so why not ? I haven't yet find one than I can not open up and repair .
03-18-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,864
Posted By bikeman715

+! , I do it all the time . Yes I know everyone...

+! , I do it all the time . Yes I know everyone said don't and replace , but it not as bad as they makes it out to be .
03-18-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,424
Posted By bikeman715

your derailleur's hanger could be bent , check to...

your derailleur's hanger could be bent , check to see if it is .
03-02-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By bikeman715

need more info , like what kind of crank set you...

need more info , like what kind of crank set you be using ? width of the BB ,is it 68 or 73 mm
02-22-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,444
Posted By bikeman715

there are people who do replace their cable and...

there are people who do replace their cable and housing every year , for different reasons , so the head doesn't get stuck in the shifter or the reason the cable fraying , amount others .
02-21-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,444
Posted By bikeman715

longer cables would help , so would longer...

longer cables would help , so would longer housing up front , I understand your reason for shorter ones due to the use of a basket . most people replace the cables and housing every year . I f the...
02-13-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By bikeman715

the question here would be does the stack of the...

the question here would be does the stack of the new headset match the stack of the old one ? if so the go ahead and buy it , if not then find one that does .
02-05-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,677
Posted By bikeman715

+1

+1
01-25-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,932
Posted By bikeman715

I use a mat under the bike . when done take it...

I use a mat under the bike . when done take it outside and hose it off , it save the floor .
01-25-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,442
Posted By bikeman715

bikehand tools are made by Parktools . they just...

bikehand tools are made by Parktools . they just a little cheaper .
01-22-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,273
Posted By bikeman715

If it a steel ,yes the LBS can do it . If it any...

If it a steel ,yes the LBS can do it . If it any other like carbon or alum . can not be done .
01-22-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,273
Posted By bikeman715

I would replace the rims ,spokes and reuse the...

I would replace the rims ,spokes and reuse the hubs . The other thing to do is get new wheels and the rear of the bike spread to the new width of the new wheels or adjust the axles of them to fit...
01-20-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By bikeman715

you can store if you feel there a need for it in...

you can store if you feel there a need for it in the future , or you can sell it and use the money for a upgrade later .
01-17-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By bikeman715

yes it should , it what the up grades were for...

yes it should , it what the up grades were for from the 1.5 model .
01-10-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,308
Posted By bikeman715

Use some thing like PB Blaster to clean out the...

Use some thing like PB Blaster to clean out the rust and once a month or so drip some lite oil ( like triflo ) into it and you should be fine .
01-09-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By bikeman715

I agree with the front derailleur need adjusting...

I agree with the front derailleur need adjusting and the cable too . If you can't do it yourself take it to your local shop . As far the chainrings and the right crank being bend it hard to say from...
01-01-18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,182
Posted By bikeman715

+1

+1
12-24-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By bikeman715

Mount the grips onto the handle bar , move until...

Mount the grips onto the handle bar , move until 1/4 " of bar end is showing pass the grip , put the end cap in to the bar and move the grip back to the edge of the bar or against the cap edge if...
12-24-17, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By bikeman715

Please do add me .

Please do add me .
12-19-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By bikeman715

+100

+100
12-19-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By bikeman715

Sound like you have a tight link somewhere on the...

Sound like you have a tight link somewhere on the chain , find the link(s) and loosen it with a chain tool or bent the frozen link with your hands unit iy move freely .
12-19-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By bikeman715

You need to get the rear wheel repair or replace...

You need to get the rear wheel repair or replace . Since you release the brakearm from it clamp , each time you use the brake it has unwind itself to the point of not having brakes and causing your...
12-18-17, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,336
Posted By bikeman715

Another tool that can be use is what they call a...

Another tool that can be use is what they call a pickle fork , you can fid it at any auto part store . IT what we mechanics would use back in the day when all else would fail at removing the crank .
12-16-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By bikeman715

If all you have is a silver ring on the cone(s)...

If all you have is a silver ring on the cone(s) then it is good , they are bad if you see and/or feel the pitting on them in that silver ring .
12-14-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,927
Posted By bikeman715

If the QR is not holding , try a Shimano QR or...

If the QR is not holding , try a Shimano QR or ruff up the dropout with a little sandpaper so the QR can "bite in " the dropout to hold the wheel in place . Another thing to try is a thinner tire in...
12-14-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,390
Posted By bikeman715

I own a shop and manage two others .

I own a shop and manage two others .
12-13-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,299
Posted By bikeman715

If your headset goes from too losses to too tight...

If your headset goes from too losses to too tight , I would check the bearings and make sure you have the right size and number of them in the cups . as far the slop in the top tube , it not the...
12-13-17, 12:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,298
Posted By bikeman715

For anyone info . the distance of the threads on...

For anyone info . the distance of the threads on a spoke is 10 MM . The Parktool 's ruler is a great one to use .
11-29-17, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By bikeman715

I am with Andrew on this one , sounds like the...

I am with Andrew on this one , sounds like the BB's axle is too long . Maybe it was replace sometime during the life of the bike .
11-26-17, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By bikeman715

Put the shifter into 1 , loosen the cable at the...

Put the shifter into 1 , loosen the cable at the derailleur , pull the cable so there no slack in the cable , tighten the hardware . No shift to 2 and the chain should move onto the middle gear ,...
11-26-17, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By bikeman715

it most likely a headset problem that need...

it most likely a headset problem that need adjustment , other thing could be the font hub is losses and or the wheel out of true .
11-20-17, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,189
Posted By bikeman715

I also vote for a headset problem too . I would...

I also vote for a headset problem too . I would take the headset apart and check the bearings and the cups and see what shape they are in .
11-19-17, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By bikeman715

+10

+10
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