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01-24-20, 12:24 PM
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Posted By AnkleWork

Can you post a source for that?

Can you post a source for that?
01-22-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,199
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
01-18-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By AnkleWork

Longer ones work better. Pics here: ...

Longer ones work better. Pics here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/1155333-bar-ends-fitness-bikes.html
01-16-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By AnkleWork

As advised first check the derailleur hanger...

As advised first check the derailleur hanger alignment and cables. You're not going to find better shifters -- yours probably only need thorough cleaning and lube. Then maybe replace the chain and...
01-15-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By AnkleWork

No idea what that means or how you might apply...

No idea what that means or how you might apply it.

In the case mentioned, the independent variable is 'change in circumference.' -- HTH
01-15-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By AnkleWork

Baseline: change in diameter = change in...

Baseline: change in diameter = change in circumference / pi
01-15-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By AnkleWork

Pedal strikes.

Pedal strikes.
01-15-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By AnkleWork

That wheel will not last long.

That wheel will not last long.
01-14-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,055
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...
01-13-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By AnkleWork

Best: take it all apart and measure. Good: read...

Best: take it all apart and measure.
Good: read everything marked/stamped on the BB and crankset and pump it all through an internet search engine. Read the results carefully.
Not so good: rely...
01-13-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By AnkleWork

Nope.[/QUOTE] Then the shell is too wide, or...

Nope.[/QUOTE]

Then the shell is too wide, or the cups are not fully seated, or something else is wrong.

Have you measured the shell?
01-12-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,199
Posted By AnkleWork

It appears that your problem stems from a lack of...

It appears that your problem stems from a lack of preventative maintenance and a failure to realize that some things wear-out with use. Excess weight will not solve that.
01-12-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,199
Posted By AnkleWork

Clue: nothing is indestructible. And what kind...

Clue: nothing is indestructible. And what kind of rider needs an "indestructible" bike? Do you crash frequently? Probably the bike isn't your problem.

[Please use your own hand.]
01-12-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
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: 281
Posted By AnkleWork

Aluminum is specifically not steel.

Aluminum is specifically not steel.
01-12-20, 12:07 AM
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Views: 404
Posted By AnkleWork

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

"...when i crash in a Race..."
01-11-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By AnkleWork

Was your year and model bike recalled?

Was your year and model bike recalled?
01-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By AnkleWork

You're asking the wrong question. Anything and...

You're asking the wrong question. Anything and everything used in racing is expendable from the first moment.
01-10-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
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...
01-08-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 816
Posted By AnkleWork

Or with blocks of wood or any number of ways. ...

Or with blocks of wood or any number of ways.




What a bizarre logic you have in your tiny universe: "Everything not specifically excluded is included and everything not specifically...
01-08-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 816
Posted By AnkleWork

The Pope can't (or won't) see that there is more...

The Pope can't (or won't) see that there is more than one way -- his way. Of course the axle can be safely clamped with sufficient thread protection such as soft vice jaw faces.
01-08-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By AnkleWork

+1 And if you learn to use the front brake...

+1
And if you learn to use the front brake predominantly then you may never need to replace the rear rim.
01-06-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By AnkleWork

That's where it should have stayed.

That's where it should have stayed.
01-06-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By AnkleWork

Try a belt sander with fresh abrasives. Hold it...

Try a belt sander with fresh abrasives. Hold it at an angle to the wheel rotation and it will stay even all around.
01-05-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe make an extender from a buckle and strap of...

Maybe make an extender from a buckle and strap of an old helmet. Airliners use seatbelt extenders similar in concept.
01-05-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By AnkleWork

Ever heard of Craig's list or ebay?

Ever heard of Craig's list or ebay?
01-03-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By AnkleWork

Your assumptions and labels dictate reality!?! -...

Your assumptions and labels dictate reality!?! - that's really cool!
01-03-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
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.
01-01-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe post a photo of the whole lock ring.

Maybe post a photo of the whole lock ring.
01-01-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By AnkleWork

First bolt the spline tool to the BB spindle. ...

First bolt the spline tool to the BB spindle. Also, consider applying heat to the shell with an electric heat gun.
12-31-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 543
Posted By AnkleWork

Answer: Trivial.

Answer: Trivial.
12-31-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,075
Posted By AnkleWork

Pontification first, reading some other time:

Pontification first, reading some other time:
12-30-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 325
Posted By AnkleWork

Is that frame & fork made for disc brakes?

Is that frame & fork made for disc brakes?
12-29-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
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...
12-29-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By AnkleWork

A "top push" setup with a length of housing is a...

A "top push" setup with a length of housing is a better way to convert a bottom-pull FD -- simpler, less friction, less fouling.
12-28-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By AnkleWork

Obviously staged but what do you expect from...

Obviously staged but what do you expect from "tru" TV? If it were true, they'd call it True TV. Re: "political correctness" and every other qualified deceit.
12-27-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By AnkleWork

That's not the first time that invitation has...

That's not the first time that invitation has been offered.
12-23-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By AnkleWork

That's the scale where the OP should begin. ...

That's the scale where the OP should begin. "What is a co-op?" LOL.
12-22-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe check your spokes for excess magnetism.

Maybe check your spokes for excess magnetism.
12-21-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
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.
12-21-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By AnkleWork

Where exactly is the play/wobble? What is...

Where exactly is the play/wobble?

What is moving relative to what? How much play/wobble in mm? What orientation is the motion?

What exactly are you "cranking down"?
12-19-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By AnkleWork

I believe you.

I believe you.
12-19-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By AnkleWork

How did you try to remove it? Un-screw it maybe?

How did you try to remove it? Un-screw it maybe?
12-19-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
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
12-18-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,203
Posted By AnkleWork

"first-hand" -- sorry to have to explain it to...

"first-hand" -- sorry to have to explain it to you.
12-18-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By AnkleWork

Yet again first-hand experience and direct...

Yet again first-hand experience and direct confrontation triumph over fear.
12-18-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,203
Posted By AnkleWork

Nobody in this thread wants first-hand experience...

Nobody in this thread wants first-hand experience (such as a careful inspection) which would reveal exactly what this is. Thus we have this third-, fourth-, fifth-hand "discussion" full of absolutes...
12-18-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By AnkleWork

It's impossible to measure.

It's impossible to measure.
12-17-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,654
Posted By AnkleWork

A few ideas: ...

A few ideas:
https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1186589-safety-checks-new-bikes.html
12-17-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By AnkleWork

There's the clue. Going forward, just change the...

There's the clue. Going forward, just change the oil frequently enough to soothe your fears.
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