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05-08-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By shine2000

Yeah i just noticed it but the picture I think is...

Yeah i just noticed it but the picture I think is the angle is taken
05-08-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By shine2000

Thanks I'll try that!

Thanks I'll try that!
05-08-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By shine2000

Dust cap on hub

I noticed when I was adjusting my freewheel hub the dust cap made my wheel stiffer when moving...is this an issue or just me?...
05-03-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By shine2000

Grease the quick release skewers is one of many...

Grease the quick release skewers is one of many solutions
05-02-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By shine2000

I figured out how to losen the cone nut nearest...

I figured out how to losen the cone nut nearest one to the bearings...the wheel spins longer and doesn't feel as stiff before....still side to side play will try to figure that out maybe tighen a...
05-01-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By shine2000

they were standard quick release skewers on a...

they were standard quick release skewers on a trek 2017 hybrid
05-01-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By shine2000

Ok got cone wrenches from bike shop so hope I can...

Ok got cone wrenches from bike shop so hope I can figure it out myself now.will post later on to see if it helps!
04-30-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By shine2000

I use finish line dry lube works great

I use finish line dry lube works great
04-30-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By shine2000

Bike rear wheel question

So I got the hubs adjusted on my wheels at bike shop but noticed the rear wheel spins for maybe 5 seconds then stops.it uses rim brakes and they were not rubbing at all.the front wheel spins freely...
04-21-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By shine2000

Wheel true question

i noticed that on my wheel there is 1 spoke that is loose compare to the other spokes....it is on the left side of the hub or wheel also but i also know that if you tighten it or loosen it you have...
04-08-20, 01:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,788
Posted By shine2000

Do you get your bike cleaned at shop?

I'm asking this because I use my bike alot and I know how to wash and clean and lube it but..i waste alot of water in process and time.. how much do they charge?
04-02-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By shine2000

Fender mount issue

on the bike fender mount hole,i use a mounting screw but it gets loose when all the way in the mount.it doesnt matter what kind of screw i use it still gets loose too.


this is the mounting hole...
03-01-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,986
Posted By shine2000

park tool pedal remover.i was hearing some noise...

park tool pedal remover.i was hearing some noise near my drivertrain and i could feel one pedal moving every pedal upwards and make click noise.i used this on it and took off and greased the pedal...
01-22-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,374
Posted By shine2000

any huffy bike

any huffy bike
01-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
Posted By shine2000

Thanks for suggestions.i just went to rei and...

Thanks for suggestions.i just went to rei and bought the pw3 Park tool wrench and worked like champ.
01-21-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,353
Posted By shine2000

I just bought pw3 Park tool.little expensive but...

I just bought pw3 Park tool.little expensive but a must have makes everything Easy.
01-19-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
Posted By shine2000

What tool do I need for bike pedals?

My pedal sizes are 9/16 but confused what tool to get to remove them.
12-26-19, 12:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,562
Posted By shine2000

for me its just in case one of my rims is rubbing...

for me its just in case one of my rims is rubbing my vbrakes
self defense maybe?
12-21-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By shine2000

V brakepad gets dirty easy

My v brakepad gets dirty fast.i use a file tool and alcohol to clean.in the photo below i cleaned it and tested my brakes but noticed the pads got dirty and shiny in the middle mostly.
i even...
12-21-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By shine2000

I just cleaned them and tested the brakes and...

I just cleaned them and tested the brakes and this picture is after i tested them.
12-21-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By shine2000

Rim brake area has scratch mark

The area where my v brakepads use to stop my rims i noticed has a scratch marks all around the rim.i also noticed the brakepads always have a scratch marking too in the middle of the pads.i use a...
12-20-19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By shine2000

V brakepad keeps sliding down

Im trying to use my allen key to lock the brakepad fixing bolt during toe in but the backside of the pad slides halfway down...
09-26-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,230
Posted By shine2000

you could try what kobe bryant did was Prp...

you could try what kobe bryant did was Prp therapy for his knee i think its experimental
09-22-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By shine2000

well i think i had a easy fix to my problem after...

well i think i had a easy fix to my problem after all.i used bike grease on the fittings of the frame such a easy fix!
09-22-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By shine2000

Thats a good idea i have to try

Thats a good idea i have to try
09-22-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By shine2000

V brake problem

iam having a problem with these v brakes right here
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...
06-11-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By shine2000

I greased the bolt where the nuts and washers...

I greased the bolt where the nuts and washers where and rearranged them in a diagram i saw online and it worked!...
06-10-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By shine2000

V brake toe in problem

I have been trying to toe in my v brakes to hit the front side of the brakes to the rim first but every time they end up hitting the back side first.i have tried using a card and penny and by hand to...
06-07-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By shine2000

Welp that was the fix lol.i guess i got a little...

Welp that was the fix lol.i guess i got a little lazy putting the rear wheel on and taking my time.thanks thanks
06-06-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By shine2000

V brakepad is too high

So i have a issue with my v brakes.they are fairly new.but the problem is on the rear wheel on the right side of the brakes its too high.the left side i can adjust and move great but the right side...
02-18-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By shine2000

RD highest gear wont shift up

the rd on my 7 gear bike hybrid is on the highest gear it doesnt want to shift up to the 2nd highest gear when i try to change the gear up 1 but it will just go halfway before it stops and stays.the...
12-10-18, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By shine2000

So it turns out nothing was actually wrong with...

So it turns out nothing was actually wrong with my brake pads other than greaseing the mounting bolts and I notice that I had the wrong side of the brakepad toed in.and then another issue I had was...
12-09-18, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By shine2000

Toe in V brakes

There is a problem going on when I'm adjusting the toe in of my v brake pad.i use a card and and brake the lever and to level the brake pad with rim so it's even.but after I tighten the bolt of the...
12-06-18, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By shine2000

Lube or grease?

So right now on my brakepads I'm not sure if I should do any lube or grease?...
12-02-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By shine2000

Very helpful thanks!

Very helpful thanks!
12-02-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By shine2000

The louder the better.but keep watching videos on...

The louder the better.but keep watching videos on it! Or take lessons from bike shops.
12-02-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By shine2000

Rear derailleur barrel adjuster

I don't know if I messed up my barrel adjuster or not.i was adjusting it trying to fix my gears and I don't know if I tighten it or loosen when it came off.it comes back on but it seems like it is...
12-02-18, 01:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,161
Posted By shine2000

wash the whole bike and clean and lube everything.

wash the whole bike and clean and lube everything.
11-20-18, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By shine2000

yes the spacers are correct to my knowledge.also...

yes the spacers are correct to my knowledge.also i just put some dry lube on the brake noddle in the upper part of it on the edge and it solved half my problem of now it could just be i need new...
11-18-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By shine2000

V brakes making spongey/squeal sound

the brake pads are v brakes,this pair
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the are fairly new about 2...
11-08-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By shine2000

using dry lube in wet weather

so lately its been raining alot lately off and on and i use dry lube and wondering how bad does that affect the chain?
11-04-18, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By shine2000

there v brakes basic jagwire pads.

there v brakes basic jagwire pads.
10-29-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By shine2000

Are rim brakes like this?

so on a hybrid bike i have i have been trying to adjust the brakepads,the pads are clean and rims are true,but i notice when i brake slightly, the side without the quick release goes about 1 or 2 mm...
10-23-18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By shine2000

Rim help

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rim has vertical scratch in the middle


so i was wondering what...
10-02-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By shine2000

Front gear shifter question

i was just cleaning up my garage and saw my old bike i used along time that is a 7 speeder.i was wondering why is there 8 shifts/clicks on the front gears if there is just 3 gears?
Forum: Commuting
09-08-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By shine2000

Suitable wheels for rough roads?

the tires on my trek fx arent realy good at handling all the rough pavement and small cracks in the road.the wheel size is 700c x 35.
09-07-18, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By shine2000

V brakepad sticking out too far

i keep adjusting my brakepads on one side by using toe in on one side with a business card but after i make sure everything is tight it seems to stick out to far.​​​​​any solutions to make the one...
09-04-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,128
Posted By shine2000

cant go wrong with walmart

cant go wrong with walmart
08-17-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,631
Posted By shine2000

Best liquid to stay hydrated when its hot?

so i have a job i do on my bike and it gets realy hot this time of year but wondering whats the best drinK? i drink Gatorade and water right now on rides.
08-14-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,684
Posted By shine2000

not a bad idea!

not a bad idea!
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