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08-03-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
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: 14
Views: 314
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, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 220
Posted By trailangel

Javascript Bicycle Chain Length Calculator...

Javascript Bicycle Chain Length Calculator (http://www.machinehead-software.co.uk/bike/chain_length/chainlengthcalc.html)
08-03-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
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...
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By trailangel

17 inch frame? They came in 17 and 19. Those...

17 inch frame? They came in 17 and 19. Those U-brakes worked good but dirt would built up there.
That's a nice ride!
08-02-20, 05:54 PM
08-02-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 1,479
Posted By trailangel

If you get hit by a car you won't need a phone.

If you get hit by a car you won't need a phone.
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By trailangel

Looks like somebody left a nice bike outside. Is...

Looks like somebody left a nice bike outside. Is this a re-paint? I've never seen a brown one before..... and no serial#... hmmmmmmm.....
08-02-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 163
Posted By trailangel

Hmm. When I search for this BB number it comes up...

Hmm. When I search for this BB number it comes up with a TH industries or FSA bottom bracket, not Tange.
...
08-02-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 163
Posted By trailangel

Tange is higher quality than the Shimano BBs. You...

Tange is higher quality than the Shimano BBs. You have something going on in there. Water got into your frame. You say 7 months old bike, but I have never seen a bike come with a Tange BB. Who put it...
08-01-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 223
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.
07-31-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 892
Posted By trailangel

Well, maximum speed would be the same as on...

Well, maximum speed would be the same as on earth, as the stunt players filmed this in 1969 in Area 51.
So not really much of a vision.
07-31-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By trailangel

There isn't any reasoning. It's scientific. The...

There isn't any reasoning. It's scientific. The weight of the bike pushes the wheel completely into the dropout.
You don't have to turn the bike upside down for any reason. If you cannot get the...
07-31-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By trailangel

Turn the bike right side up, reset the wheel in...

Turn the bike right side up, reset the wheel in the dropouts and adjust the DR.
Do not put the bike upside down.
07-31-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By trailangel

You should be considering how much shaking a 3...

You should be considering how much shaking a 3 year olds brain can take before causing brain damage. Apparently the boys mother also has brain damage.
07-30-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By trailangel

OK Richard, whatever you say.

OK Richard, whatever you say.
07-30-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By trailangel

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

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=44899&category=268
07-30-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By trailangel

A lot of home videos on Fail Factory, Top Ten...

A lot of home videos on Fail Factory, Top Ten Videos and Funniest Home Videos turned in by amateurs has the sound dubbed. That doesn't mean the picture part is staged, it just means the audio part...
07-30-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By trailangel

Chain not routed correctly thru rear derailleur...

Chain not routed correctly thru rear derailleur cage. Chain is on wrong side of tab between the idler wheels. Look at pic.
07-28-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By trailangel

Could be a real theft. The sound is overdubbed,...

Could be a real theft. The sound is overdubbed, especially the sound of the bike crash...... it's not real.
07-26-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By trailangel

Seems the Shimano PD EH500 is discontinued.

Seems the Shimano PD EH500 is discontinued.
07-25-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 617
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: 22
Views: 349
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.
07-25-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By trailangel

Seems like some confusion about what the lights...

Seems like some confusion about what the lights mean.
Ask here at this forum:
https://electricbikereview.com/forums/threads/2020-turbo-vado-3-battery-charging-problem.29467/
07-25-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By trailangel

Trek DS4 would be a good trail bike... or Cross...

Trek DS4 would be a good trail bike... or Cross Country type bike, or gravel/dirt road bike. Says on internet it comes with 40mm tires.
See if 2.1 or 2.25 inch 29r tires will clear the frame and...
07-25-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By trailangel

Read the manual

Read the manual
07-25-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By trailangel

Took 30 seconds: ...

Took 30 seconds:
https://www.bikeshopwrexham.co.uk/diamondback-heist-1.0
Are you sure it's 11 speed? Info above says 10 speed.
07-25-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 349
Posted By trailangel

Why do you need a hex wrench to tighten a Maxle...

Why do you need a hex wrench to tighten a Maxle thru axle? I'm not seeing it in my mind.
07-25-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By trailangel

I call them dropouts. Has nothing to do with...

I call them dropouts.
Has nothing to do with fork offset.
Keeps the wheel from coming out of the forkends when using a disk brake.
07-23-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By trailangel

Put the tires on and ride them

Put the tires on and ride them
07-23-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By trailangel

Well hell, pump it it up and stop guessing

Well hell, pump it it up and stop guessing
07-23-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,063
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...
07-22-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By trailangel

Save for a new bike.

Save for a new bike.
07-21-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
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: 153
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, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By trailangel

Believe what you want off the internet: ...

Believe what you want off the internet:
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/sealed-bearings.html
07-21-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
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.
07-20-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By trailangel

I don't think wheels are made by the bike...

I don't think wheels are made by the bike manufacture... could be they buy ready made, machine made wheels in bulk.
I have purchased machine made wheels at good prices, but the tension is all over...
07-20-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By trailangel

Ya, a new hanger would still need to be checked...

Ya, a new hanger would still need to be checked for alignment with the wheel and hanger on the bike.
If your hanger is really bent a lot, take it off and straighten in a vise or with crescent wrench...
07-20-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By trailangel

Check that the chainrings are on correctly, not...

Check that the chainrings are on correctly, not flipped. Looks like a wide spacing.
Also, clean it up, and as repechage says, shift with authority..... throw the lever all the way and let the spring...
07-20-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By trailangel

Standard procedure is straighten the hanger with...

Standard procedure is straighten the hanger with the rear wheel on the bike.... hanger on bike.
It's hard to align hanger when off the bike.
Without seeing your situation I cannot say for certain.
07-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
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...
07-18-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By trailangel

https://www.rei.com/product/116154/shimano-xt-pd-t...

https://www.rei.com/product/116154/shimano-xt-pd-t8000-spd-pedals
07-17-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 614
Posted By trailangel

What's backwards again?

What's backwards again?
Forum: Introductions
07-17-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
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....
07-17-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By trailangel

I don't watch or believe in immature movie making.

I don't watch or believe in immature movie making.
07-16-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By trailangel

Sealed bearings are sealed....not really... just...

Sealed bearings are sealed....not really... just water resistant. If you want to spray Smple green or WD-40 in there... go ahead. Degreaser will get into the bearings and wash the grease out.
07-16-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By trailangel

Noctilux95, you have the bike. You can measure it.

Noctilux95, you have the bike. You can measure it.
07-16-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
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, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By trailangel

Shimano T-8000...Yes!:thumb:

Shimano T-8000...Yes!:thumb:
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