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10-17-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By AnkleWork

How do you know it's coming out?

How do you know it's coming out?
10-17-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 31,589
Posted By AnkleWork

Sure, bibles are for sale everywhere! BTW...

Sure, bibles are for sale everywhere!

BTW Islam is not evangelical like the Pharisees.
10-16-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By AnkleWork

What is the thickness of each cassette in mm in...

What is the thickness of each cassette in mm in the splines?
What is the length of the freehub body in mm along the engagement area of the splines?
10-15-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,316
Posted By AnkleWork

I don't how you managed to get all that into only...

I don't how you managed to get all that into only twenty minutes.
10-14-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,316
Posted By AnkleWork

It shows a narrowband thought process. ...

It shows a narrowband thought process. Apparently they learned it from broadcast TV: talking heads reading short sentences, narrowband content in a broadband medium. They don't have much to say but...
10-13-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By AnkleWork

Too fuzzy (in more than one way).

Too fuzzy (in more than one way).
10-13-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,185
Posted By AnkleWork

No. The housing pushes so it's a "top push"...

No. The housing pushes so it's a "top push" which is the same as bottom pull, only with a cleaner cable run in this case.
10-13-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,185
Posted By AnkleWork

First make sure the existing derailleur is not...

First make sure the existing derailleur is not binding due to corrosion, dirt, etc. -- it's rare for modern FD springs to weaken.

There's a fourth & simpler solution for this setup:
Run...
10-10-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe www.treck,com ?

Maybe www.treck,com ?
10-09-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,968
Posted By AnkleWork

You should experiment but absolutely don't limit...

You should experiment but absolutely don't limit yourself to what's available from bike shops. Read the many chain lube threads here and try all the "alternatives" including water-based non toxic...
10-07-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By AnkleWork

Yes but they didn't have adult children with...

Yes but they didn't have adult children with lawyers to preserve their inheritance while looking for someone to pay for mom's/pop's nursing home/EOL care. It's the perfect scenario: let mom enjoy...
10-07-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 997
Posted By AnkleWork

Charcoal lighter fluid, lighter lighter fluid,...

Charcoal lighter fluid, lighter lighter fluid, paint thinner, WD-40...

The small yellow containers of lighter fluid are cheap, very handy, and leave hands odor free. Also great for removing...
10-07-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By AnkleWork

And load-up on liability insurance.

And load-up on liability insurance.
10-07-19, 06:41 PM
10-07-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,143
Posted By AnkleWork

Seems to turn right under acceleration +...

Seems to turn right under acceleration + freewheel(?) rear hub = check for a broken rear axle first.
10-07-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,143
Posted By AnkleWork

+1 Bearings don't do that suddenly. Look...

+1

Bearings don't do that suddenly. Look for something broken: axle, frame, fork, dropout, steerer, etc.

If you can't control the bike, don't ride it until you find something definitively...
10-04-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By AnkleWork

...And look for a tiny reset button on back or...

...And look for a tiny reset button on back or side AND/OR remove the battery and short the battery terminals in the Cateye with something metallic for a few seconds then reinstall the battery.
10-04-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By AnkleWork

Sounds like a forty dollar saddle on a ten dollar...

Sounds like a forty dollar saddle on a ten dollar horse.

Maybe convert to chain drive -- cheap, available, easy.
10-03-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By AnkleWork

Crank hitting shoelace end.

Crank hitting shoelace end.
10-03-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By AnkleWork

Glue, arc welding, massive steel flange -- it...

Glue, arc welding, massive steel flange -- it depends on the loads. Maybe use the freewheel sprocket as a flange, drill a few holes and bolt on a larger sprocket.
10-02-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By AnkleWork

What does "fully" mean? That bolt is an...

What does "fully" mean? That bolt is an adjuster, not a fastener.
10-02-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By AnkleWork

Riding season gets shorter every year.

Riding season gets shorter every year.
10-01-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By AnkleWork

There it is! There's the clue!

There it is! There's the clue!
10-01-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By AnkleWork

Play with any little knobs mounted on the...

Play with any little knobs mounted on the cable(s) randomly while riding along. Shifting will eventually improve, if that's even possible.
10-01-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By AnkleWork

Welcome to the Pop Psych Self Help Forum. ...

Welcome to the Pop Psych Self Help Forum.

You can choose one of two paths leading in opposite directions:
1. Return the hub as defective for replacement; repeat as necessary; post here all...
09-28-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By AnkleWork

Search for industrial suppliers of "Bowden" cable...

Search for industrial suppliers of "Bowden" cable housing -- more types to choose from and probably much cheaper than bike cable housing.
09-28-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By AnkleWork

If you're willing to swap hubs, you would be far...

If you're willing to swap hubs, you would be far ahead to assemble the wheels in the first place from the components you want.

I must continue to believe that you can find suitable complete...
09-25-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,580
Posted By AnkleWork

I've always wondered what those are but nobody...

I've always wondered what those are but nobody has ever given an objective definition. Funny how we never hear complaints of obscene losses.
09-23-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By AnkleWork

Can't you just turn the handlebar + fork sideways...

Can't you just turn the handlebar + fork sideways without loosening bolts?

Maybe check with the airline first. Or, rent a bike at your destination.
09-23-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By AnkleWork

Things don't necessarily break. Going forward,...

Things don't necessarily break. Going forward, maybe focus more on prevention.
09-22-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By AnkleWork

Maybe look at B & M's website for...

Maybe look at B & M's website for instructions?
09-21-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By AnkleWork

Best reason ever.

Best reason ever.
09-19-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By AnkleWork

Think about it a few more years and you'll figure...

Think about it a few more years and you'll figure out the contradictions.
09-19-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By AnkleWork

Or you could leave them lying around as novelties...

Or you could leave them lying around as novelties to impress your riding "buddies" -- just as useful.
09-19-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By AnkleWork

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09-19-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By AnkleWork

Latex inner tube? Latex has a much shorter...

Latex inner tube? Latex has a much shorter shelf-life than butyl, ect.
09-16-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By AnkleWork

Hmmm, lets see: 1. Has both tube and rim in...

Hmmm, lets see:
1. Has both tube and rim in hand but does not examine them closely -- check.
2. Posts vague description without photo -- check.
3. Asks anonymous internet jokers if they "seen this...
09-16-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By AnkleWork

Seems you have to pick which bodge you dislike...

Seems you have to pick which bodge you dislike the least.
09-16-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By AnkleWork

Chasing! First figure out what actually...

Chasing!

First figure out what actually fits. Then sell the bike you have as-is and buy a suitable whole bike after test riding several. By then maybe you won't have to guess about what tire...
09-15-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By AnkleWork

Easy fix: ride more, look less.

Easy fix: ride more, look less.
09-15-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By AnkleWork

Perfect BS. See...

Perfect BS.
See --https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKPcSs5Rl7s about 2:17 and 3:15 (among many sources).
09-15-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By AnkleWork

How does the weight of a small part matter while...

How does the weight of a small part matter while it is used on a trainer? Please advise.
09-14-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By AnkleWork

It's a real shame that even in the internet era...

It's a real shame that even in the internet era companies don't publish instructions to service their products online.
09-13-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By AnkleWork

OK, I take it back. Don't measure anything --...

OK, I take it back. Don't measure anything -- it's too difficult. Get a sturdy shipping crate with plenty of room for your fork plus padding. Pack it tightly with 50 quid notes (for protection in...
09-13-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By AnkleWork

Measure what you have then go shopping.

Measure what you have then go shopping.
09-12-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By AnkleWork

Someone will have to make some careful and...

Someone will have to make some careful and complete measurements of whatever you have. Until you do that or take your bike to a shop, etc, continuing to just ask for the correct bolt will do...
09-10-19, 02:02 PM
09-10-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By AnkleWork

Sorry, I can't hear 70dB so far away. Maybe just...

Sorry, I can't hear 70dB so far away. Maybe just ride it. If it gets worse you'll eventually find it easily.
09-10-19, 11:58 AM
09-10-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By AnkleWork

Just WOW! You should probably consider dynamic...

Just WOW! You should probably consider dynamic loads.
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