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09-16-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,466
Posted By trailangel

DHL has always been weird IMO. I would never...

DHL has always been weird IMO. I would never order tires from overseas...... no reason too. Just order from what's in stock here.
09-14-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By trailangel

When you get a puncture and roll the bike on the...

When you get a puncture and roll the bike on the flat tire, the tube moves around and continues to get more holes from whatever is stuck in the tire.....which might fall out in the process.
09-08-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,089
Posted By trailangel

What tires do you have that you keep getting...

What tires do you have that you keep getting flats that you are no happy with?
09-08-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,181
Posted By trailangel

You can stand on it instead of spinning.

You can stand on it instead of spinning.
09-06-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,663
Posted By trailangel

What is the deal about never taking your hand off...

What is the deal about never taking your hand off the bars. You know how to ride a bike or not?
I have no problem taking my hand or hands off the bars for a wave!! Sometimes it's a two-handed wave!!...
09-06-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By trailangel

Sondors full suspension midrive coming in at 65...

Sondors full suspension midrive coming in at 65 pounds. 7 speed with grip shifter? No thankyou.
09-05-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 904
Posted By trailangel

No mention here of 11 speed or 12 speed. I'm...

No mention here of 11 speed or 12 speed. I'm guessing 11 speed. Hey, just put on a new cassette 11-46 or 11-50...... you are the one to see if it will work... rear DR can handle it.
Isn't SRAm eagle...
09-04-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By trailangel

Take the MTB next time.

Take the MTB next time.
09-03-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,033
Posted By trailangel

My mom always does my laundry

My mom always does my laundry
09-02-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,218
Posted By trailangel

My mom always buys my underwear and lays it out...

My mom always buys my underwear and lays it out for me
09-01-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By trailangel

For you, the cheapest rotors are the ones you...

For you, the cheapest rotors are the ones you should buy.
You will not be happy with the expensive rotors.
09-01-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By trailangel

Asking again..... HAVE yoU tIghtEN tHE LOCKRING...

Asking again..... HAVE yoU tIghtEN tHE LOCKRING TO 35nm....?
08-31-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,078
Posted By trailangel

Some of the "Hot Biker Babes" look like they...

Some of the "Hot Biker Babes" look like they could beat me up.
Besides..... we cannot say "Hot Biker Babes" in California anymore......Everyone is too sensitive here.....
08-31-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By trailangel

I like Stripes.......! ...

I like Stripes.......!

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08-31-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By trailangel

For the tires or the RockShox?

For the tires or the RockShox?
08-29-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,054
Posted By trailangel

Larger tire goes on the front.

Larger tire goes on the front.
08-29-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,054
Posted By trailangel

Puffier tire on the front

Puffier tire on the front
08-25-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,262
Posted By trailangel

I vote for a dislike button on BF

I vote for a dislike button on BF
08-24-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 642
Posted By trailangel

How many miles and what riding conditions???

How many miles and what riding conditions???
08-21-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By trailangel

I don't believe those rims can be run tubeless....

I don't believe those rims can be run tubeless. It's ok to put tubeless tires on those rims and put a tube in. Tubeless..... the rim probably won't seal.
08-19-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By trailangel

ChrisKing headsets make a kind of...

ChrisKing headsets make a kind of laughing-taunting sound while the bike is sitting...... you paid $150 for a $50 headset. You can hear it at night if you keep the bike in your home.
08-19-20, 08:28 AM
08-19-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By trailangel

If you went from 34 to 38, top gear would go rom...

If you went from 34 to 38, top gear would go rom 85 to 95 gear inches, and you would still have a less than 1-1 for low gearing. 25 inches. (Considering 700 wheel with 38mm tire.)
For me, if I can't...
08-18-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,283
Posted By trailangel

Thanks. Friend and father from High School had a...

Thanks. Friend and father from High School had a metal shop. Friend had BSA441 with extended swingarm. His Dad had BSA goldstar 500, and there was also a Matchless G80 there....all dirt bikes. I...
08-17-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By trailangel

Order from a company that shows your items are in...

Order from a company that shows your items are in stock....Like Universal Cycle in Oregon.
They show what is in stock at their 3 warehouses.
08-17-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,283
Posted By trailangel

I don't own this 1964 Triumph T100SC anymore. I...

I don't own this 1964 Triumph T100SC anymore. I should have kept it.... But it leaked Fork oil, Gear oil, Primary oil, Motor oil, Gas if you didn't turn the petcocks off.
We knew when to add oil.......
08-15-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,090
Posted By trailangel

Loosen the stem bolts. Tighten the to cap to take...

Loosen the stem bolts. Tighten the to cap to take the play out. Tighten the stem bolts to hold it.
Assuming you have threadless fork.
08-14-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By trailangel

I don't think your frame is too large. Looks good...

I don't think your frame is too large. Looks good to me. I'm not a fan of this trend toward smaller frames. Not everyone is training to race all cramped tight.... some want to enjoy the ride.
I...
08-13-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By trailangel

Read the directions for adjusting Shimano Rear DR...

Read the directions for adjusting Shimano Rear DR from Shimano.
Take note... adjust high limit screw so top pulley is just outside of smallest sprocket.
Attach the cable correctly to the DR......
08-12-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By trailangel

Bent DR hanger

Bent DR hanger
08-11-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 929
Posted By trailangel

IMO the tries should hold air without the...

IMO the tries should hold air without the sealant. When you can get this to work, then add the sealant.
Rims might be suspect. If aluminum, Alex rims are usually sleeved and pinned.... a soucre of a...
08-08-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By trailangel

Ya, that Clean Streak is good stuff. Brake...

Ya, that Clean Streak is good stuff. Brake Cleaner would work too, even WD40.... whatever you have on hand. I think in your area a wet lube would be good, but leave some on the chain, doesn't hurt...
08-08-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By trailangel

Wipe it off again and don't worry about it.

Wipe it off again and don't worry about it.
08-06-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 642
Posted By trailangel

I actually have no idea WTF you are talking about.

I actually have no idea WTF you are talking about.
08-03-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,322
Posted By trailangel

Incorrectly routed chain thru rear DR hanger...

Incorrectly routed chain thru rear DR hanger could be crunchy as well.
But we don't know if the crunchy is while coasting or pedaling, do we?
08-03-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 772
Posted By trailangel

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=13108&category=199
08-03-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By trailangel

I use Tubasti. Best thing to do is mount them...

I use Tubasti.
Best thing to do is mount them yourself, so when you flat out on the road you know how to deal with it.
When I use Tubasti I can change a flat tire myself faster than someone can put...
08-01-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By trailangel

Maybe when somebody repacked the wheelbearings...

Maybe when somebody repacked the wheelbearings with new grease they put the outer serrated locknuts on backwards so there isn't any bite on the dropouts.
07-25-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By trailangel

If you are sliding forward you need to tilt the...

If you are sliding forward you need to tilt the saddle more nose up. It should in fact be slightly nose higher than the rest of the saddle. Try it.
If you are 'hot crotched' get rid of the bibs with...
07-25-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 642
Posted By trailangel

There is slop in the fitment of the thru axle...

There is slop in the fitment of the thru axle thru the hub. That's why.
07-23-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,334
Posted By trailangel

Lots of BS here. Every car is a loaded weapon....

Lots of BS here. Every car is a loaded weapon. Any door on any car can open at any time. OP gives fixie couriers the bad rap they deserve when riding faster than traffic, coming up on cars and...
07-21-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By trailangel

One day, maybe you will tell us what rim this is...

One day, maybe you will tell us what rim this is and what custom bike you have.
07-21-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By trailangel

https://surlybikes.com/uploads/downloads/SURLY_201...

https://surlybikes.com/uploads/downloads/SURLY_2015_Catalog.pdf

Most likely you have a Cane Creek 40 headset. Nothing wrong with this....really good headset.
The CC 110 has a lifetime warranty,...
07-21-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By trailangel

I don't buy into "consistently chosen to use...

I don't buy into "consistently chosen to use inferior rims"..... it's the builder that is inferior.
07-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By trailangel

I am the same size and same short legs. I prefer...

I am the same size and same short legs. I prefer a 55, but would rather go to 56 than down to 54.... because longer torso needs the long top tube length.... stand over doesn't do a thing for you when...
Forum: Introductions
07-17-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By trailangel

There is a vinage ride first Sunday of the month,...

There is a vinage ride first Sunday of the month, starts at Brookside Park by the Rose Bowl. Not sure if it's still going on because of the virus....
07-16-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By trailangel

No problem using 11t instead of 12t..... but you...

No problem using 11t instead of 12t..... but you probably will need the lockring that goes with the 11t.... not the 12t lockring.
07-15-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By trailangel

No info about motor, battery, parts.... frame,...

No info about motor, battery, parts.... frame, fork... no nothing.
Price suggests direct from China
You get what you pay for.
07-14-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,097
Posted By trailangel

https://www.jensonusa.com/globalassets/product-ima...

https://www.jensonusa.com/globalassets/product-images---all-assets/vittoria/ti001078-antharacite.jpg
07-12-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By trailangel

If you want both shrader, drill out the presta...

If you want both shrader, drill out the presta valve hole.
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