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06-10-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By HillRider

Removing "riveted" pins from 8, 9 or 10-speed...

Removing "riveted" pins from 8, 9 or 10-speed chains using any decent chain tool is not difficult but you do have to be sure the chain tool pin is lined up properly with the chain's pin. If you had...
06-07-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By HillRider

+1 . You can spend a lot of time and effort...

+1 . You can spend a lot of time and effort trying to fix what is basically a worthless bike. An alternative is to scour your local Craigslist. There are usually dozens of cheap kids bikes for sale...
06-03-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By HillRider

The classic in the field is Jobst Brandt's "The...

The classic in the field is Jobst Brandt's "The Bicycle Wheel", first published in 1981. I believe it it out of print but easily available through used book sellers and Amazon.

This is a...
06-03-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By HillRider

Halfords said 1.5 and Tektro told you 1.0. When...

Halfords said 1.5 and Tektro told you 1.0. When you get the 1.5 pitch adjuster from Halfords, install it VERY carefully to see if it threads in easily. If it binds after a turn or two, you have the...
06-02-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By HillRider

The pitch matters. The most common M10 bolts...

The pitch matters. The most common M10 bolts have a thread pitch of 1.5 mm. Finer pitch M10 bolts are available in M10x1.25 and M10x1.0. You have to match the pitch.
06-01-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By HillRider

I've been buying 25' rolls of Jagwire shift and...

I've been buying 25' rolls of Jagwire shift and brake housing from Amazon.
05-20-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 841
Posted By HillRider

The threading for rear derailleur attaching bolts...

The threading for rear derailleur attaching bolts is M10x1.0 so you need a hole in the adapter of that dimension. Older and cheap bikes use a "claw" rear derailleur mount which is a bracket the rear...
05-14-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By HillRider

There are two major categories of "Stainless...

There are two major categories of "Stainless Steel" in common use:

The 300-series which are known generically as "18/8 chrome/nickel" and have a low carbon content. The most common grades are 303...
04-29-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By HillRider

Your problem is common with two chainrings of...

Your problem is common with two chainrings of significantly different size, particularly if the frame has short chainstays. The real solution is to not cross-chain. There is no reason to use the...
09-28-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,726
Posted By HillRider

This bike has decent Araya alloy rims so that...

This bike has decent Araya alloy rims so that isn't a problem. The OEM brakes might have enough adjustment (4 mm lower) to align with 700c rims but that will have to be determined. If they are...
03-22-06, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By HillRider

You should address the original question.

You should address the original question.
01-27-06, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 27,064
Posted By HillRider

I've been using Elmer's Rubber Cement with Rema...

I've been using Elmer's Rubber Cement with Rema patches (bought by the 100 patch box also) for years with excellent results.

As to the cement in the patch kits being "vulcanizing fluid", that...
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