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04-13-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 452
Posted By dsbrantjr

The tube will be constrained within the tire,...

The tube will be constrained within the tire, which is what gives the strength to the assembly. The tube just serves to seal in the air. There will always be a thinner spot into which the air will...
04-12-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 452
Posted By krakhaus

Why would you pump a tube to 20 psI?

Why would you pump a tube to 20 psI?
04-11-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By dsbrantjr

A noise every pedal revolution is unlikely to be...

A noise every pedal revolution is unlikely to be caused by the chain, more likely pedals, chainrings or other items which run at crank speed. Try swapping your pedals for a known-quiet pair,...
04-10-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By HillRider

That's it exactly. FC-6500 was the first of the...

That's it exactly. FC-6500 was the first of the 9-speed groups and older 6/7/8-speed chainrings were indeed spaced a bit further apart and a 9-speed chain could slip between them. Any 9 or...
04-10-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By dsbrantjr

Another problem might be that if you buy...

Another problem might be that if you buy chainrings from someone else Shimano won't make any money.
04-10-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By dedhed

I personally would just be reusing that one. ...

I personally would just be reusing that one.
...
04-09-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By Koyote

I always smoke while inspecting my front hub, so...

I always smoke while inspecting my front hub, so I can totally see how that would happen.
04-08-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By dsbrantjr

It is fairly easy to re-thread French 14mm x...

It is fairly easy to re-thread French 14mm x 1.25mm cranks to 9/16" x 20tpi. Of course you will need a left-handed tap for the left crank eye. People have suggested to just force pedals in but that...
04-07-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Until they suffer too much wear or even their...

Until they suffer too much wear or even their better seals let too much water in them and the lube "breaks down". Maintenance free is the marketing term for disposable. Andy
04-03-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Many have wondered about this swap out. Few have...

Many have wondered about this swap out. Few have accomplished it. For one the cartridge bearings fit onto the axle is quite different, so plan on a different axle to start with. Then there's the...
03-30-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,568
Posted By trailangel

Nobody wants to answer, because we might be slow....

Nobody wants to answer, because we might be slow. When I was 20 my neighbor and I would do a 40 miler 3 times a week, in 2 hours. Now..... with all this technology...even though my top speed is over...
03-29-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 654
Posted By dsbrantjr

Re: Airplane, if you took the tire into the...

Re: Airplane, if you took the tire into the vacuum of space (the worst case altitude) the differential pressure would increase 14.7psi.
03-29-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By JaccoW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1y95ztSY5U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1y95ztSY5U
03-23-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,751
Posted By GlennR

16 years ago, my 14 year old son knocked his bike...

16 years ago, my 14 year old son knocked his bike over and it hit my car. he pulled the car cover up and this is what he found.
https://i.imgur.com/yTLBjx5.jpg

When i got home he was waiting for...
03-23-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,751
Posted By GlennR

Nice.... I see a career in politics in your...

Nice....

I see a career in politics in your future.
03-23-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,751
Posted By Koyote

From his posts, I'm guessing the OP might be <14...

From his posts, I'm guessing the OP might be <14 years old.
03-22-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,751
Posted By Koyote

Dude, we are helping you. Donít whine. Put...

Dude, we are helping you. Donít whine.

Put some photos on a third-party site and post a link. Or grow up, tell your dad that you crashed his bike, and the two of you can figure it out together....
03-18-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By unterhausen

A sidewall dyno is very inefficient and the...

A sidewall dyno is very inefficient and the chargers cost a lot. I have dynohubs on all of my bikes and I just carry battery packs to charge things with. They don't weigh much for a very large...
03-18-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Tourist in MSN

These are quieter and a bit more trouble free. ...

These are quieter and a bit more trouble free.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/922x691/20imgp0792_40091b59e9af712a80e99b961710427ccebd7609.jpg

That is simply an...
03-18-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 971
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

There is no one answer to this question. There is...

There is no one answer to this question. There is no industry accepted/standard "tune up". Every bike has it's own issues and areas of greater or lesser needs. Yesterday's work showed this quite...
03-17-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 971
Posted By Bill Kapaun

The thread title states "Professional". If you...

The thread title states "Professional". If you work for a shop, your job is to make them $.
I'm so slow, the shop could pay me 1/2 minimum wage and struggle to justify me.
I do it as a hobby. I...
03-13-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Iride01

This is going to sound snarky, but I'd recommend...

This is going to sound snarky, but I'd recommend you send it back and then get a CatEye. There are CatEye users everywhere.
03-13-21, 01:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 26,806
Posted By JoeTBM

You are asking for a response from a 5 year old...

You are asking for a response from a 5 year old post by a person that only had 1 post...... I think you will be waiting for a long time to hear from him.
03-10-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The limit screws only do one thing, limit cage...

The limit screws only do one thing, limit cage travel in the screws' direction. Any chain rub on other then the lowest gear and inside cage plate or largest gear and outer plate is due to cable...
03-08-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,943
Posted By noglider

I didn't do a whole lot of riding this winter,...

I didn't do a whole lot of riding this winter, but I've been doing some. Today I rode on the road for nine miles in 23ļF. I got some new winter cycling boots with SPD cleats. Yay. I live on this...
03-06-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I always felt that the tension gages were about...

I always felt that the tension gages were about getting a general range of consistent spoke tensions then any one amount on any one spoke. Like using a dial indicator to true rims, it's not how many...
03-06-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

These seat stay located chain pegs are often bent...

These seat stay located chain pegs are often bent and/or really scrapped up as many forget to remove the chain from the peg before trying to ride off.

The chain stay located versions are...
03-05-21, 11:34 PM
Forum: Commuting
03-04-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,194
Posted By DiabloScott

What brings you here Billon?

What brings you here Billon?
03-03-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,010
Posted By Trakhak

Paging cyccommute Others can tell you in...

Paging cyccommute

Others can tell you in detail why petrol can be used as a degreaser and why doing so is very dangerous and a bad idea. Counter-arguments boil down to "I've used petrol/gasoline...
03-02-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,947
Posted By Reynolds

I do it all myself - but my bikes are old and...

I do it all myself - but my bikes are old and simple, no CF, no electronics, no hydraulics, no suspension...
03-02-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By Reynolds

Redishing should correct that easily.

Redishing should correct that easily.
03-02-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, the actual lacing of the wheel would not be...

Well, the actual lacing of the wheel would not be much more difficult than lacing a rim that has no nipple holes in the inner wall of the rim such as some models of Fulcrum and some others. On those,...
03-01-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By squirtdad

I think OP nailed it with the first line....good...

I think OP nailed it with the first line....good luck
02-28-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,690
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Zombie thread for sure, but it was fun to read...

Zombie thread for sure, but it was fun to read through and see responses from long gone members like Sydney And Sheldon, RIP.
02-28-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,077
Posted By scottfsmith

I recently got some Rapha Deep Winter socks...

I recently got some Rapha Deep Winter socks (https://www.rapha.cc/us/en_US/shop/deep-winter-socks/product/DWS02XX), and have not put on my overshoes since. I have not yet figured out the temp where I...
02-27-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By Papa Tom

:lol:

:lol:
02-26-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Barry2

Sorry.... Have to ask. Are you installing...

Sorry.... Have to ask.
Are you installing Presta tubes in a Schrader rim ?

Barry
02-26-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,917
Posted By Dan Burkhart

I'm not sure what that exact model you have looks...

I'm not sure what that exact model you have looks like or if the internal assembly is threaded in like the one in this video, but here is a demo showing how I removed the internals from a hub. I...
02-21-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By xyz

With studs the ice is easy, the wet snow is the...

With studs the ice is easy, the wet snow is the hard part.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Papa Tom

I never liked those gel covers. They always...

I never liked those gel covers. They always manage to squish their way to parts of your legs and butt that wouldn't normally have pressure on them during a ride on a hard saddle.
02-20-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By veganbikes

Mine also works just fine and have yet to have...

Mine also works just fine and have yet to have issues with it. Shimano TL-FC21 is my go to and it always has done the job. It also works great on my T.A.Extractor Bolts for my square taper cranks.
02-20-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By cxwrench

Funny, I don't seem to have problems w/ them.

Funny, I don't seem to have problems w/ them.
02-19-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By dsbrantjr

They also make those thin-but-strong mailing...

They also make those thin-but-strong mailing envelopes from Tyvekģ.
02-19-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By gkamieneski

Try using Shoe Goo to fill the hole completely...

Try using Shoe Goo to fill the hole completely from inside and outside the tire. Then cut a 1in diameter piece of Dupont Tyvek (housing underlayment) and glue it on with a light layer of Shoe Goo...
02-18-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By veganbikes

Of the 43% of people who enjoy the taste of red...

Of the 43% of people who enjoy the taste of red wine but don't like UB40 but do enjoy Neil Diamond if they are in the right mood. Know your math.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,276
Posted By Darth Lefty

Easy answer: yes change it Medium answer:...

Easy answer: yes change it

Medium answer: get a chain checker

Long answer: oh man are you even ready for how hard we can nerd out about this
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Winfried

What's the diff, you ask? ...

What's the diff, you ask?

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/776x1538/tern_carryon_popcover_7d202d9a437a913ff6cb9b409753f2a0f19db4db.png

I would get the CarryOn, as I used...
02-15-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By gate28

Ah this is a great answer. If you see the...

Ah this is a great answer. If you see the original question I posted for this thread, it was a question about compatibility - the original alfine hub had the CJ-8S40, the replacement nexus the 8S20 -...
02-15-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By Winfried

I read the brakes are the same, although the bike...

I read the brakes are the same, although the bike is heavier (→ braking isn't too good in the rain).



What about those?
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001397867505.html

Dahon and other...
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