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10-14-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,409
Posted By dedhed

See above. You already have $500 into a $250...

See above.
You already have $500 into a $250 bike. Until you understand speeds, hyperglide, uniglide, chains, etc you are just spinning you wheels
...
10-14-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By dedhed

Well, you could try something like this. ...

Well, you could try something like this.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIY0e7wM4jg


Realistically though, the best solution is to replace the fork.
10-13-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By dedhed

It rides really weird because it should look...

It rides really weird because it should look something like this.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/trail80rake_148b1f4b9677306ae2f0375e84f0092c72d112f6.jpg
10-13-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By dedhed

Fork's bent

Fork's bent
10-13-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By dedhed

Don't know about your application but this stuff...

Don't know about your application but this stuff glues just about anything. ...
10-10-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By dedhed

https://shop.odysseybmx.com/products/odyssey-cable...

https://shop.odysseybmx.com/products/odyssey-cable-knarps
10-09-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 834
Posted By dedhed

I also had the issue once on a Koga-Miyata where...

I also had the issue once on a Koga-Miyata where the generator internal light wiring wouldn't let the new cartridge install properly.
Forum: Foo
10-09-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 424
Posted By dedhed

I was just talking about this subject to my buddy...

I was just talking about this subject to my buddy last weekend when I was up in the national forest. He is a driver for UPS in rural northern wisconsin.
We talked about getting something delivered...
10-08-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,969
Posted By dedhed

https://www.goldeagle.com/product/303-automotive-s...

https://www.goldeagle.com/product/303-automotive-spray-wax/
10-08-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 927
Posted By dedhed

Or emergency rations depending on who you were...

Or emergency rations depending on who you were with.
10-08-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,089
Posted By dedhed

This thread is 10+ years old. I'm pretty sure the...

This thread is 10+ years old. I'm pretty sure the Murray in question is long ago scrapped.
10-07-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 927
Posted By dedhed

Spend some of your wife's inheritance. ...

Spend some of your wife's inheritance.

https://cyclingwithoutage.org/trishaws-for-cycling-without-age/
10-07-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 757
Posted By dedhed

There is really no good substitute for petroleum...

There is really no good substitute for petroleum distillates.
Forum: Foo
09-30-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,441
Posted By dedhed

My box is aluminum. I've had to repair the...

My box is aluminum.
I've had to repair the frame - the old nut inserts rotted out . I used a length of all thread to tie it together. Should it need more I have angle iron and a welder :)
09-30-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 361
Posted By dedhed

The other option is to check bike coops in your...

The other option is to check bike coops in your area and sometimes you can buy the whole bike for $20-30 as these are usually on lower level bikes and have all the parts plus extra.
09-30-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 361
Posted By dedhed

Google Foo is an important skill to possess.

Google Foo is an important skill to possess.
09-29-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By dedhed

See 5.2 for the positron adjustment ...

See 5.2 for the positron adjustment

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/sutherland/CB-IGH-5-intro.pdf
09-29-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 765
Posted By dedhed

I know this much frame saver will do numerous...

I know this much frame saver will do numerous frames.

https://www.amazon.com/Weigles-Bicycle-Frame-Saver-Inhibitor/dp/B0012GO58Y
09-29-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 766
Posted By dedhed

Never assume. You need to find the dog. ...

Never assume. You need to find the dog.

https://www.oregonlive.com/pets/2014/09/pet_talk_a_look_at_what_happen.html

https://www.animallaw.info/statute/or-dog-consolidated-dog-laws#s433_345
09-29-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 361
Posted By dedhed

Stuff is out there yet. ...

Stuff is out there yet.

http://bikeretrogrouch.blogspot.com/2016/01/here-we-go-again-freewheeling-cranks.html
...
09-29-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,864
Posted By dedhed

Obviously Chicago was not a huge MTB site so...

Obviously Chicago was not a huge MTB site so pickings here are pretty slim. ;- )

I dunno, these were on the first page of your CL when I used "mountain" as a search.
...
Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,441
Posted By dedhed

Rebuilt my 20+ YO Weber gas grill this spring....

Rebuilt my 20+ YO Weber gas grill this spring. New burners (first ever) and grates. I had replaced the flavorizor bars in the past.
I was able to buy the parts at a local hardware store.
09-29-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,864
Posted By dedhed

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/milwaukee-g...

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/milwaukee-gary-fisher-hoo-koo-koo/6988830920.html

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/milwaukee-specialized-rock-hopper/6981750470.html



Did you say...
09-29-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,966
Posted By dedhed

No local politician wants their city to appear...

No local politician wants their city to appear dangerous.
09-29-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,966
Posted By dedhed

Vehicle hit. You can see the tire tracks on the...

Vehicle hit. You can see the tire tracks on the top of the rear rim.
Road signs are designed to fail to prevent injury
09-29-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,799
Posted By dedhed

"In general" without "reasonable suspicion", you...

"In general" without "reasonable suspicion", you are not required in the US to provide ID, just name. But... you should then be prepared to wait as long as it takes for them to verify your...
09-29-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,799
Posted By dedhed

It's a LE body cam video.

It's a LE body cam video.
09-28-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By dedhed

So you know this person's first language is...

So you know this person's first language is English?
09-28-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By dedhed

local market, condition, miles ridden,...

local market, condition, miles ridden, maintained, stored where? Just some of the many variables.
09-28-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 952
Posted By dedhed

If the hub fails you go to someplace like this...

If the hub fails you go to someplace like this and pick up a dime a dozen used SA 3 speed hub wheel and shifter and just replace it.

https://thespokefolks.org/
09-25-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,545
Posted By dedhed

Sewer & Water aren't going away and can't be...

Sewer & Water aren't going away and can't be offshored or onlined. Infrastructure construction and maintenance is pretty much a local, or at least regional, thing.
The ratepayers support my bike...
09-24-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,545
Posted By dedhed

I'd suspect the bulk of the cost is going to...

I'd suspect the bulk of the cost is going to Shimano with a % going to CRC/Merlin/etc. What % is my LBS making? Is it the same as the UK dealers or more? Any money I saved is going to be spread...
09-23-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 520
Posted By dedhed

Fork's bent, I wouldn't waste a minute or dollar...

Fork's bent, I wouldn't waste a minute or dollar on that one.
09-23-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,913
Posted By dedhed

https://shepherdexpress.com/news/happening-now/mil...

https://shepherdexpress.com/news/happening-now/milwaukee-strips-underwear-bike-ride/#/questions
09-23-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By dedhed

Pull the seatpost and turn upside down incase...

Pull the seatpost and turn upside down incase anything got in the seat tube.
09-22-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By dedhed

This it? ...

This it?
https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/d/lemond-tourmalet-in-excellent-condition/6968364841.html

Drive 90 miles and save...
09-22-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By dedhed

They also absolutely suck for a snowplow driver...

They also absolutely suck for a snowplow driver and the OP is in MN.

Seems to me the cheapest and easiest is signage.Something to the effect of "All bicycle traffic" with arrows directing you to...
09-22-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By dedhed

You're either buying loose balls from a bearing...

You're either buying loose balls from a bearing house or bike shop and replacing or the common method of measuring existing and replacing the old loose ball setup with a sealed cartridge unit.

...
09-22-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By dedhed

4700 shifters use 11 speed Shimano road RD pull...

4700 shifters use 11 speed Shimano road RD pull ratio and only are compatible with 4700 RD

https://www.celebrazio.net/bicycling/shimano/2019_compatibility.html#chartrear
09-22-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 489
Posted By dedhed

Not likely on that old of Shimano. Older...

Not likely on that old of Shimano.

Older Shimano DT index shifters are known for breaking index tabs.
...
09-22-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By dedhed

https://www.strongframes.com/tubing-information/

https://www.strongframes.com/tubing-information/
09-21-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,680
Posted By dedhed

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_dis...

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=VEH&sectionNum=22517

CHAPTER 9. Stopping, Standing, and Parking [22500 - 22526] ( Chapter 9 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch....
09-21-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,299
Posted By dedhed

This thread needs a Joeybike video

This thread needs a Joeybike video
09-17-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By dedhed

Personally if the cups (BB) are not the Raleigh...

Personally if the cups (BB) are not the Raleigh proprietary threading, which it shouldn't be, I'd throw in an equivalent Shimano UN-55 cartridge unit and be done with it. Sheldon's stuff should show...
09-17-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,476
Posted By dedhed

Worst was when top tube cracked. Decided it...

Worst was when top tube cracked. Decided it better to call for a ride. Some friends a mile away were home and picked me up.

RD cable broke. I jammed a stick in the parallelogram to get it in a...
09-16-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,476
Posted By dedhed

Only in certain areas, check with your local AAA

Only in certain areas, check with your local AAA
09-14-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By dedhed

Non conductive materials can be powder coated by...

Non conductive materials can be powder coated by preheating, but the material still needs to be able to take the high temperatures.

There is also UV cured powder coating that doesn't require heat...
09-14-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By dedhed

Especially given it's on a lead thread and there...

Especially given it's on a lead thread and there will be sufficient good threads when the tool is fully engaged.
09-14-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,453
Posted By dedhed

What they should do is return the feature they...

What they should do is return the feature they removed in the last (or previous to last?) software "upgrade" that showed the original date of the thread right on the title.
09-13-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By dedhed

105 and Ultegra are 2 different things

105 and Ultegra are 2 different things
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