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06-17-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 943
Posted By JoeTBM

Sounds like you have a slow leak in the tube. You...

Sounds like you have a slow leak in the tube. You may may to overfill the tube to see it in a bubble test. You may also have a small shard of glass, a thorn or a wire fragment in your tire causing...
06-16-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By JoeTBM

So you are either missing parts that fell off...

So you are either missing parts that fell off before you put the kickstand down or some broke off.

Solution.... buy a new kickstand

Here are a couple to choose from that look similar to yours
...
06-14-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By JoeTBM

I have also seen frozen links on the chain...

I have also seen frozen links on the chain causing the same feeling
06-08-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By JoeTBM

Are you sure you have the right chain to match up...

Are you sure you have the right chain to match up with the number of cogs on the cassette and crank? More details or a picture would get you better responses :) Check the width of the chain against...
06-06-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By JoeTBM

I'd wipe that chain down real good and re-lube,...

I'd wipe that chain down real good and re-lube, if you still have that amount of rust oozing from the rollers then repeat again.
06-06-19, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By JoeTBM

Have you tried contacting Huffy? ...

Have you tried contacting Huffy?

https://www.huffybikes.com/

https://www.huffybikes.com/parts/

800.872.2453
06-04-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By JoeTBM

True, but since you are fixing the flat on the...

True, but since you are fixing the flat on the road I presumed you carried something, maybe just a good multi tool.
06-03-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By JoeTBM

I normally just pull off one pad to get the wheel...

I normally just pull off one pad to get the wheel off.
06-01-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By JoeTBM

I buy 82' rolls (25 meters) of generic shift...

I buy 82' rolls (25 meters) of generic shift housing from an ebay vendor for the charity shop. Here is a link if your are interested, they also have brake housing as well in 82' rolls. Both are...
05-27-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By JoeTBM

If you were closer, i'd just give you one........

If you were closer, i'd just give you one..... but bloody hell you are almost half a world away
05-26-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By JoeTBM

Andrew, not trying to be a wiseguy here and have...

Andrew, not trying to be a wiseguy here and have always enjoyed your wisdom but if you are going to express pi (π) as a four digit decimal it is 3.1416. Also the op expressed that in posting #3...
05-26-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By JoeTBM

bobwysiwyg This lists a 27.2 if that...

bobwysiwyg


This lists a 27.2 if that helps

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/expedition-sport-low-entry/p/106321

and this is the same size post
...
05-26-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeTBM

They just became a rag to wipe off other...

They just became a rag to wipe off other oil/grease, don't ask me how I know but my wife can tell you :D
05-25-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,600
Posted By JoeTBM

Interesting tool, too bad it is discontinued as...

Interesting tool, too bad it is discontinued as well as the ISC-4 :eek:.... hmm i wonder why?:foo:
05-25-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,600
Posted By JoeTBM

turn the tool tray to the back:innocent:

turn the tool tray to the back:innocent:
05-24-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By JoeTBM

For brakes, All adjusters to their minimum, I get...

For brakes, All adjusters to their minimum, I get it taught by hand, making sure all the housing ferrules are properly seated.

For derailleurs, control adjusters all the way in, rear derailleur...
05-23-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By JoeTBM

I use a carpenters crayon and mark the tire where...

I use a carpenters crayon and mark the tire where the valve stem is and direction of travel before I remove it from the rim, then I mark the tube with direction of travel. Blow the tube up after...
05-22-19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,081
Posted By JoeTBM

Maybe in case you want to "unlike" them...

Maybe in case you want to "unlike" them :foo::innocent:
05-19-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13,375
Views: 2,654,632
Posted By JoeTBM

I try and salvage everything donated to our...

I try and salvage everything donated to our charity bike shop. Not all can be saved but we run a high percentage. All bike salvaged are donated via one of the charities we work for. If you can't fix...
05-17-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By JoeTBM

A double kickstand may be best for you, something...

A double kickstand may be best for you, something like this one, easliy adjustable
...
05-14-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By JoeTBM

Andrew, I agree with you that the spring could be...

Andrew, I agree with you that the spring could be re-bent to increase tension
05-14-19, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By JoeTBM

Typically that is due to cable binding from a...

Typically that is due to cable binding from a corroded housing or cable, the return spring in the handle might also be rusted or gone. Proper adjustment balancing will also help. Last, remove the...
05-12-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By JoeTBM

:crash: Murphy Laws at their finest, sorry you...

:crash: Murphy Laws at their finest, sorry you had to experience them.
05-12-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,912
Posted By JoeTBM

I'm not in Ormond but just north in Palm Coast

I'm not in Ormond but just north in Palm Coast
05-07-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By JoeTBM

All good advice, thanks

All good advice, thanks
05-07-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By JoeTBM

:thumb: Nice, but I need a more dense storage...

:thumb: Nice, but I need a more dense storage area, I'm thinking that by reversing every other bike (front wheel in first) that the space between bikes can be reduced.
05-06-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By JoeTBM

Great, I'll download it from home later, thank you

Great, I'll download it from home later, thank you
05-06-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks, that would be helpful.,😀

Thanks, that would be helpful.,😀
05-06-19, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By JoeTBM

:foo: Link to plans??? Not working

:foo: Link to plans??? Not working
Forum: Foo
05-05-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By JoeTBM

:mad: I think you missed the point of this...

:mad: I think you missed the point of this thread, thanks for derailing it
Forum: Foo
05-04-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By JoeTBM

Carry your light saber :beer:

Carry your light saber :beer:
Forum: Foo
05-04-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By JoeTBM

Happy Star Wars Day to all you fans

May the Fourth be with you :cheers:

https://www.starwars.com/star-wars-day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3Qu4A4kFt8
05-01-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,316
Posted By JoeTBM

I wanted R2D2 as I use that on other forums but...

I wanted R2D2 as I use that on other forums but it was taken including a few variants :foo:

In my Charity work everyone just called me Joe The Bike Man so we just shortened that :D

JoeTBM
04-28-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By JoeTBM

Hi, While I can understand your source of parts,...

Hi, While I can understand your source of parts, I would hope you can share any info on to get better delivery time frames. My experience has delays all over the map from days to weeks to over a...
04-27-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,188
Posted By JoeTBM

Linky no worky :( Do you mean this ...

Linky no worky :(

Do you mean this

https://www.nationalprecision.com/ball-bearings/6000-series/6000_extra_light/detail/6003-RS/
04-26-19, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By JoeTBM

Dave thank you for your insight. Even though we...

Dave thank you for your insight. Even though we are not a coop and do not sell parts, it was still helpful
04-18-19, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By JoeTBM

No.... but I did not try and create an account. ...

No.... but I did not try and create an account.

Why not just give them a call 718.316.6410 .... look like they are in Brooklyn, New York from the phone number
04-15-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By JoeTBM

I can follow your logic if I was selling these...

I can follow your logic if I was selling these bikes but all ours are serviced and freely distributed at no cost to the end client. Yes we do evaluate bikes that are donated to determine if they are...
04-15-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By JoeTBM

Thank you all for your help and replies. It is...

Thank you all for your help and replies. It is informative.:thumb:
04-15-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By JoeTBM

:D I had saved this (model AW) from another...

:D I had saved this (model AW) from another poster a while ago, never worked on ripping one down but kept the file just in case Not sure but I can find no direct reference for a Classic 30 model even...
04-14-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By JoeTBM

Disk brake varieties

:giver: At our charity bike shop and during regular maintenance for these organizations we rarely see bikes with disk brakes however they do appear once in a while. We do see a lot of big box store...
04-12-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By JoeTBM

Glad you didn't get hurt....lesson learned.

Glad you didn't get hurt....lesson learned.
Forum: Foo
04-12-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By JoeTBM

Yes I do, I use the smart unlock to detect that I...

Yes I do, I use the smart unlock to detect that I am in my car or in my home so no need to put pin in.
04-09-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By JoeTBM

:thumb::lol:

:thumb::lol:
04-09-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By JoeTBM

What is the point of getting them off in one...

What is the point of getting them off in one piece, they are toast, unless you are creating some type of abstract art exhibit.

A good bolt cutter makes short work of those fully rusted chains:)
04-09-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By JoeTBM

Not unusual in our neck of the woods. We accept...

Not unusual in our neck of the woods. We accept all used bikes for donation, rebuilding and distribution. Some even looked worse then that :D:eek:

Some we can get going others are scrapped for...
04-07-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By JoeTBM

Depending on the nature of the repair and parts...

Depending on the nature of the repair and parts needed it could be a week or so. Most LBS only order parts once a week. If it just needs standard parts I would think 4-5 days would be acceptable.
04-07-19, 02:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By JoeTBM

Looks like he will need the notched washer in...

Looks like he will need the notched washer in addition to the locknut
04-06-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By JoeTBM

:thumb::thumb::thumb:

:thumb::thumb::thumb:
04-04-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By JoeTBM

Check with an Ace Hardware better selection then...

Check with an Ace Hardware better selection then home Depot or Lowe's for that type of part.
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