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03-18-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,725
Posted By AnkleWork

OK, it has to be said: ...

OK, it has to be said:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/193x298/1063259_title_thor_a26f062921696c284245e55fed417b95aee2e73f.jpg

Asphalt indeed!
03-11-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,019
Posted By AnkleWork

Impossible to say in general -- you'd have to...

Impossible to say in general -- you'd have to compare specific alloys & treatments. Most bicycle stainless bolts are Austenitic and not particularly brittle. Many black steel allen bolts are...
03-11-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,019
Posted By AnkleWork

The spacer causes bending loads in the bolt. The...

The spacer causes bending loads in the bolt. The bolt has much less fatigue resistance that way. Find a way to mount the rack stay flush with the frame. That will keep the bolt loaded mostly in...
03-09-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 910
Posted By AnkleWork

That's a really stupid thing to say.[/QUOTE] ...

That's a really stupid thing to say.[/QUOTE]

Actually, it's excellent advice.
03-05-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,477
Posted By AnkleWork

"When you find yourself at the bottom of a deep...

"When you find yourself at the bottom of a deep dark hole, drop the shovel."
03-05-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By AnkleWork

Your stem was grossly under-tightened, but it...

Your stem was grossly under-tightened, but it should not be over-tightened either. The stem should slip with a moderate impact to the wheel or fork. This will reduce impacts to the child.
...
02-28-20, 05:47 PM
02-27-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By AnkleWork

I've never seen a bike shop refuse money for...

I've never seen a bike shop refuse money for normal kinds of work.
02-19-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,795
Posted By AnkleWork

Just WOW! You left out spheroidal graphite iron.

Just WOW! You left out spheroidal graphite iron.
02-17-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By AnkleWork

What do you mean by "rebuild"? What problem...

What do you mean by "rebuild"?

What problem are you attempting to solve?
02-16-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,033
Posted By AnkleWork

Funny how that works, but not "ha-ha"...

Funny how that works, but not "ha-ha" funny.
02-16-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By AnkleWork

From e.g....

From e.g. https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/, the link to a thread's latest post frequently goes to the top of an intermediate page in the thread. Chromium on a Windows laptop.
02-14-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,662
Posted By AnkleWork

Properly prepared and properly applied epoxy is...

Properly prepared and properly applied epoxy is highly unlikely to fail in this case. Still, fitting the largest diameter seat post that fits makes a lot of sense; measure carefully. A narrower...
02-06-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By AnkleWork

I'd guess "triple crankset with the outer ring...

I'd guess "triple crankset with the outer ring removed."
02-03-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By AnkleWork

Probably you've removed the oily component with...

Probably you've removed the oily component with the detergent and the metal particles remain causing the stain. First re-suspend the particulate in another oily substance -- this time something...
01-30-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By AnkleWork

Plastic tubing on each individual spoke? Like...

Plastic tubing on each individual spoke? Like recycled drink straws maybe.
01-28-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,438
Posted By AnkleWork

+1 Some of the cheap NoNamo gadgets work best...

+1
Some of the cheap NoNamo gadgets work best and last long. I only use hands for bicycle tires, but once used the smooth handle of a butter knife to mount a trigonic motorcycle tire.
01-28-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,438
Posted By AnkleWork

Suckers. The OP is just spamming to drive...

Suckers. The OP is just spamming to drive traffic to their channel and make lots of pennies.
01-26-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe just look the bike over and inventory the...

Maybe just look the bike over and inventory the fasteners present and measure a few.
01-22-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,371
Posted By AnkleWork

There's the problem -- you're looking in the...

There's the problem -- you're looking in the wrong place.

Try:
https://www.worksmancycles.com/indbikes.html

https://www.worksmancycles.com/media/2014/ss_size1/INB.jpg
01-14-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,312
Posted By AnkleWork

This is the same philosophy that replaces a blown...

This is the same philosophy that replaces a blown fuse with a higher Amp rating because the fuse must be the problem.

FYI, the purpose of a replaceable hanger is to protect the frame. Thus you...
01-12-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By AnkleWork

Does the safety pin engage the hole in the...

Does the safety pin engage the hole in the spindle?
01-12-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By AnkleWork

Aluminum is specifically not steel.

Aluminum is specifically not steel.
01-12-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By AnkleWork

"...when i crash in a Race..."

"...when i crash in a Race..."
01-10-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By AnkleWork

Clue: Material "softness" is not material...

Clue: Material "softness" is not material strength and material strength is not structural strength. Unless you're prepared to re-engineer your bike from first principles, maybe pick a manufacturer...
01-06-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By AnkleWork

That's where it should have stayed.

That's where it should have stayed.
01-03-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Posted By AnkleWork

First and biggest effect: fit much larger tires...

First and biggest effect: fit much larger tires and run them at lower pressure. Cheap, easy, effective.
12-29-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By AnkleWork

I once saw a $19,000 aircraft windshield replaced...

I once saw a $19,000 aircraft windshield replaced because a fine white hair was trapped in the laminate from before it was new. Someone mistook it for a crack.

I hope the OP gets some ride time...
12-21-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By AnkleWork

Not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing,...

Not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing, but you will also notice abrasion on the tires where they touch the ground.
12-19-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,747
Posted By AnkleWork

I believe you.

I believe you.
12-19-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,747
Posted By AnkleWork

The OP sure learns fast. In 16 hours they went...

The OP sure learns fast. In 16 hours they went from:


to:

and
12-16-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By AnkleWork

I'd be more concerned about each wheel's...

I'd be more concerned about each wheel's interaction with the geomagnetic field, which is rapidly becoming chaotic. Just imagine how the OP's stability will be affected. And we don't need bike...
12-15-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,747
Posted By AnkleWork

A few answers here: ...

A few answers here:
https://www.google.com/search?&q=site%3Ahttps%3A%2F%2Fwww.bikeforums.net%2F+co-op
12-06-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By AnkleWork

Future thread: "Why is my modified crankset...

Future thread: "Why is my modified crankset creaking so much?"
12-01-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By AnkleWork

If you would post in your native language then...

If you would post in your native language then respondents could understand you better and you would receive more useful replies.
11-26-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By AnkleWork

Yes always tighten only...until it tacos. Then...

Yes always tighten only...until it tacos. Then loosen one-quarter turn.
11-25-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,585
Posted By AnkleWork

Any repair will not likely endure better than the...

Any repair will not likely endure better than the original and may void the warranty.
11-19-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,758
Posted By AnkleWork

<35mm is "modern, fat"? Can geometry make "fat"...

<35mm is "modern, fat"? Can geometry make "fat" fast?

Well since you are blindly all up in love with a bike you've never ridden, plunk down some cash and get married. Just pay someone to...
11-18-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,758
Posted By AnkleWork

That approach almost guarantees disappointment. ...

That approach almost guarantees disappointment. Guessing that you will like a certain geometry+material+build that you have never ridden is a great way to fail.

Spend a lot more time riding...
11-08-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,673
Posted By AnkleWork

Thank you for the leading zero.

Thank you for the leading zero.
11-08-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By AnkleWork

Shocker. In the end, first-hand experience...

Shocker. In the end, first-hand experience triumphs over anonymous remote guesswork yet again! [shakes head]
10-31-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 29,771
Posted By AnkleWork

Here's a small clue that is consistently ignored...

Here's a small clue that is consistently ignored by the ostriches who attempt to debate the spoke question: bike spokes have been replaced with strings and the wheel functioned as normal.

For...
10-31-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By AnkleWork

Welcome to the Psychic Bike Mechanic Network. As...

Welcome to the Psychic Bike Mechanic Network. As soon as one of our psychic bike mechanics can be contacted they will divine the nature and source of your problem and then post the solution here. ...
10-28-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By AnkleWork

Great to see this forum getting back in track...

Great to see this forum getting back in track rather than continued spinning into ever widening spirals of ridiculousness.
10-26-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,421
Posted By AnkleWork

Somebody is doing something wrong. Properly...

Somebody is doing something wrong. Properly tightened fasteners do not tend to loosen, especially QRs. Some of the other stuff you mentioned are adjustments and should never be randomly tightened.
10-26-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,421
Posted By AnkleWork

Keep reading and you will find that this forum is...

Keep reading and you will find that this forum is mostly for fake questions, non-conversations, ego posts, pontification, chat, pop psych self help, religious rituals, trolls and clickbait spammers. ...
10-13-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,048
Posted By AnkleWork

No. The housing pushes so it's a "top push"...

No. The housing pushes so it's a "top push" which is the same as bottom pull, only with a cleaner cable run in this case.
10-01-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,035
Posted By AnkleWork

Welcome to the Pop Psych Self Help Forum. ...

Welcome to the Pop Psych Self Help Forum.

You can choose one of two paths leading in opposite directions:
1. Return the hub as defective for replacement; repeat as necessary; post here all...
09-23-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By AnkleWork

Things don't necessarily break. Going forward,...

Things don't necessarily break. Going forward, maybe focus more on prevention.
09-09-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By AnkleWork

No doubt, manufacturers recommendations are not...

No doubt, manufacturers recommendations are not good enough. Search this forum's archives for many alternatives.
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