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04-04-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By eusebio

Rubber Cement is not an effective tube patcher. I...

Rubber Cement is not an effective tube patcher. I used Elmer's Rubber Cement on all of my tubes and it didn't work. Bought some MASTER Quick Drying Rubber Solvent Cement Self Vulcanizing No.540C off...
06-29-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,495
Posted By eusebio

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000CPJMY8/ref=o...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000CPJMY8/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
06-29-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By eusebio

Porkchop BMX Old School BMX Parts and Accessories...

Porkchop BMX Old School BMX Parts and Accessories | Porkchop BMX (http://porkchopbmx.com/)
05-12-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By eusebio

Literature: Sheldon Brown-Bicycle Technical...

Literature: Sheldon Brown-Bicycle Technical Information (http://sheldonbrown.com/)

I don't know how many employees your LBS has but if it is a normal sized shop and summer is right around the...
05-11-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,467
Posted By eusebio

This is possible - I agree. Although the...

This is possible - I agree. Although the non-drive crank arm hole is distorted - it has not started splitting due to the distortion. The crank is an Unknown Bike Co. Machina Crankset and I seem to...
05-09-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,467
Posted By eusebio

This happens to me as well. Haven't been able to...

This happens to me as well. Haven't been able to pinpoint the exact reasons. These two reasons are possible:

1. The crank came loose before noticing and the crank has warped a little bit from the...
07-22-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By eusebio

I have the BikeHand BB tool. I spent about...

I have the BikeHand BB tool.

I spent about 1 week getting the original BB off my Bridgestone 400 road bike. After I finally got it off I used the BikeHand BB tool to put on my Shimano UN55 BB...
06-10-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,423
Posted By eusebio

I use degreaser from my workplace. Heavy duty...

I use degreaser from my workplace. Heavy duty solvents make the chore of cleaning cassettes a lot quicker. Also I keep all my old toothbrushes as well to be used mainly for the cassette for a less...
06-09-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,683
Posted By eusebio

+1 on measuring the dropouts of the frame. I ride...

+1 on measuring the dropouts of the frame. I ride a 48t/24t (a smaller ratio) on a "supposed" 7/8 speed chain that is too small for my set-up. I am using a 5 speed freewheeler atm. I think the number...
06-09-15, 03:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,683
Posted By eusebio

I go through freewheels pretty quickly. The DNP...

I go through freewheels pretty quickly. The DNP EPOCH 5 Speed Index Freewheel Bike 14-24 is cheap and sturdy. It'll also fit your hub and frame perfectly. I agree SunRace wasn't my favorite...
06-04-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,610
Posted By eusebio

She's a beaut. Noice.

She's a beaut. Noice.
06-03-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,417
Posted By eusebio

Only smoke when am drunk so Friday and/or...

Only smoke when am drunk so Friday and/or Saturday night.
Forum: Commuting
06-01-15, 03:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,946
Posted By eusebio

Helmet, front and rear lights. For the most...

Helmet, front and rear lights.

For the most part cars go around you. You'll get a handful of cars each day who will zoom by you less than a foot away. It can be pretty unnerving especially when...
06-01-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By eusebio

I've ridden tires until I could see the rubber...

I've ridden tires until I could see the rubber tube. They would finally pop from a combination of rear braking and skidding. Haven't gotten to that point in years though because I only ride with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By eusebio

I surfed Sheldon Brown's website for awhile and...

I surfed Sheldon Brown's website for awhile and my Bridgestone 400 has a 27mm diameter seatpost. I was joking about it taking 3 days haha. It takes about 1 minute for me to get the 300mm seatpost all...
05-31-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By eusebio

I love the chain hanger on my bike but always...

I love the chain hanger on my bike but always forget to actually use it when doing bike maintenance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 03:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,382
Posted By eusebio

The jokes on this thread are priceless haha.

The jokes on this thread are priceless haha.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By eusebio

I rode a vintage Sakae/Ringyo CT P5E Alloy for...

I rode a vintage Sakae/Ringyo CT P5E Alloy for five years measured at 180mm long (measurement not from max height line). I bought a 300mm post a couple weeks ago and it takes like 3 DAYS for me to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,632
Posted By eusebio

One bike. The rain hasn't done any noticeable...

One bike. The rain hasn't done any noticeable damage to my 4130 chromoly frame. I keep replacing my lights even after I set them in rice all night. Kinda annoying. I should try and tip my bike upside...
05-31-15, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By eusebio

Agreed. 10mm will show more results.

Agreed. 10mm will show more results.
05-31-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,631
Posted By eusebio

CRC SL3121 Marine Boat Trailer and 4 x 4 Wheel...

CRC SL3121 Marine Boat Trailer and 4 x 4 Wheel Bearing Grease. On Amazon. I have had to torch my seat post twice now. Must be something more common with vintage bikes like mine?

Anyways Marine...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By eusebio

Whoa dog whistles are a great idea. Got bit a...

Whoa dog whistles are a great idea. Got bit a couple months ago. I was more surprised that the little guy got me than I was hurt.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,404
Posted By eusebio

Doesn't matter if it's a nice car, beater car,...

Doesn't matter if it's a nice car, beater car, female or male they'll pass me because they can and they won't die if they try and be smart about it.

Cars pass me all day every day and most the...
05-29-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,598
Posted By eusebio

Craigslist>Bikes>By Owner Only>mi$: 280 max $:...

Craigslist>Bikes>By Owner Only>mi$: 280 max $: 350>search>survey>repeat every day until you score a bike or die.
05-29-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,439
Posted By eusebio

Does the state you live in use a lot of salt?...

Does the state you live in use a lot of salt? Suspension would be a bad idea. I never rode suspension and lived in a very pothole heavy community. The ride was jolty or whatever but I mean it's a...
05-29-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By eusebio

For seven years I would switch between some basic...

For seven years I would switch between some basic black leather gloves and my holy grail depending on how wet they got: Military Sniper Gloves. I got them off the Army surplus store. They have two...
05-29-15, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By eusebio

I respect Shimano's decision to only work with...

I respect Shimano's decision to only work with "Brick & Mortar" businesses. One method (probably not the best) to start your own small business is to work for an LBS and slowly build a workshop...
05-29-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By eusebio

Austin, TX would be a good idea. Having...

Austin, TX would be a good idea. Having experience/resume will help get a job as is the case with npenitenti. Austin has A LOT of bike enthusiasts trying to get their foot in the door. Another factor...
05-29-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By eusebio

Yup. I have had people knock over my bike when I...

Yup. I have had people knock over my bike when I was inside the bank causing my Kryptonite U-lock to straight up knock my whole chain off the chainring. I often lock the rear wheel and downtube...
05-29-15, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By eusebio

I rode with a kickstand for a long time. Every...

I rode with a kickstand for a long time. Every major crack I went over on the road made the kickstand bounce and rebound. Started to annoy me over the years. Just dismount to the left and lay the...
08-07-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By eusebio

All my friends have had sandblast and powder coat...

All my friends have had sandblast and powder coat service done to their bikes. I just finished painting my bike. I did everything myself. I sandpapered the frame down to the 4130 Chromoly myself...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,991
Posted By eusebio

I like how he says that his last name is Teufel,...

I like how he says that his last name is Teufel, which is German for Lucifer haha. Also that cop is just an asshat considering you were going pretty fast and hardly holding up traffic.
07-19-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,348
Posted By eusebio

Every time I have crashed on my bike I always see...

Every time I have crashed on my bike I always see the accident coming. My body kinda shuts down for a second and then I gain back consciousness with a black eye or road rash, etc. I think that's why...
07-17-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,998
Posted By eusebio

I've started using short cage RDs since this...

I've started using short cage RDs since this spring after finding long arms to affect my chain tension. I think if the chain coming out of the arm toward the chainring has to travel upwards (even...
07-17-13, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,534
Posted By eusebio

Okay I just made the order: ...

Okay I just made the order:

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l31/FisshStixx42/FinalBB_zpsfe447eef.jpg (http://s92.photobucket.com/user/FisshStixx42/media/FinalBB_zpsfe447eef.jpg.html)

Thanks...
07-17-13, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,534
Posted By eusebio

I am keeping the original crank and pedals, so...

I am keeping the original crank and pedals, so the Q factor (which is a bit out of my league) should not be noticeably affected. Also I switched from a double to a single (no front derailleur) so I...
07-16-13, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,534
Posted By eusebio

Bridgestone 400 Bottom Bracket

After searching Bikeforums.net and Sheldon Brown's website I have concluded that my Bridgestone 400 has a cup-and-cone bottom bracket with an English threading (1.375" x 24 tpi), shell width 68 mm. I...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,906
Posted By eusebio

I've heard that robbers have a harder time...

I've heard that robbers have a harder time getting a crowbar in there if they want to steal it. Plus small locks are lighter.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,629
Posted By eusebio

I totally agree, my friends never agree with me...

I totally agree, my friends never agree with me and some of them continue to ride on the sidewalk despite my preaching.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By eusebio

Haha, if he wasn't a fellow commuter he probably...

Haha, if he wasn't a fellow commuter he probably would have been extremely bitter about it.
05-31-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By eusebio

Yeah they are fixed to the hub.

Yeah they are fixed to the hub.
05-31-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By eusebio

Lockring Trouble

Hello, I am having trouble getting the cassette off of a wheel that I recently acquired. I am not using a chain whip, I have seen people get cassettes off without them. Specifically, I am having...
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