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07-12-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 239
Posted By trailangel

If you want both shrader, drill out the presta...

If you want both shrader, drill out the presta valve hole.
07-11-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By trailangel

I don't get the death wobble until over 70mph.

I don't get the death wobble until over 70mph.
07-10-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 577
Posted By trailangel

It is legal in CA to cross the double yellow to...

It is legal in CA to cross the double yellow to pass a slow moving vehicle. A bike is considered a slow moving vehicle.
07-10-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By trailangel

BB width is not measured with bearing installed.

BB width is not measured with bearing installed.
07-09-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By trailangel

Hint....Hint... OMG... KMC does not make 9 sp Z...

Hint....Hint... OMG... KMC does not make 9 sp Z chains. Hint.... Hint.
07-09-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By trailangel

Were you riding the bike, or was it attached to...

Were you riding the bike, or was it attached to your vehicle?
07-09-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By trailangel

I have plugged in you data into my...

I have plugged in you data into my service/maintenance program and will have a solution soon. Stay be this thread.
07-08-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By trailangel

Take the chain off and then spin the crank

Take the chain off and then spin the crank
07-08-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By trailangel

IMO you should have absolutely zero play...

IMO you should have absolutely zero play concerning the rotors Same with the cassette...zero play. Maybe your bearings are too loose.
Play or wobble.... which is it?
07-07-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By trailangel

That's about a $300 fork, and it's not...

That's about a $300 fork, and it's not bad....Solo Air right?
Do you have the shock pump, and/or tried adjusting the rebound damper?
100mm travel is typical for a trail or crosscountry bike.
IMO...
07-04-20, 10:03 PM
07-03-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By trailangel

Those are not hydraulic brakes BTW

Those are not hydraulic brakes BTW
07-03-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By trailangel

Next time you need advice or service, refer to...

Next time you need advice or service, refer to the mechanic as a monkey and see what happens.
07-02-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By trailangel

What air pressure are you riding with those tires...

What air pressure are you riding with those tires on gravel road? I'm thinking 30 PSI
07-02-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By trailangel

What ya got here...is a 29r drop bar XC bike. How...

What ya got here...is a 29r drop bar XC bike. How dare you put 2.25 inch tires on a gravel bike!!!!
07-01-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By trailangel

Well, when you order online it's expected for you...

Well, when you order online it's expected for you to setup the bike.
07-01-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By trailangel

TRP Spyre pads

TRP Spyre pads
06-27-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By trailangel

Sounds like a lot of 'bench-racing' to me. You...

Sounds like a lot of 'bench-racing' to me.
You want a XC bike that also does DH.... with a lot of suspension....
Can't have it all. Buy the Top Fuel 9.9 XTR and ride the bike.
06-27-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By trailangel

I think you can do what you want.... just be...

I think you can do what you want.... just be aware.
06-27-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By trailangel

Here is my opinion. Some tires weep on the...

Here is my opinion. Some tires weep on the sidewalls. Period. They require sealant to stop this weeping. Finishline is not the right product for your tires. Stans or Orange Seal with latex would be...
06-27-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By trailangel

Well, 25mm inner width would be just right for...

Well, 25mm inner width would be just right for MTB 40-60mm tires. 32mm on those would change the profile of the tire too much IMO. Besides, I like to have narrower rims and a bigger tire so if I go...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,614
Posted By trailangel

Stick? Look at the chain.... possibly quicklink...

Stick? Look at the chain.... possibly quicklink was not put on correctly and came apart grabbing both derailleurs in the process. Full warranty.
06-25-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,522
Posted By trailangel

I don't know where the bridge is, but in many...

I don't know where the bridge is, but in many states it's illegal for a motor vehicle to pass another on a bridge. Sometimes bikes are considered motor vehicles per the law.
06-25-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 788
Posted By trailangel

Short legs, long torso, size up to the 56 for the...

Short legs, long torso, size up to the 56 for the longer reach.
52....? don't be ridiculous
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By trailangel

It's your daughters bike. Let her ride...

It's your daughters bike. Let her ride it.....what is with you for thinking you are going to sell it so you can purchase a saddle for your dominating a$$?
Go out and buy your own saddle.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,410
Posted By trailangel

I think you could get $200 for that saddle.........

I think you could get $200 for that saddle...... it's in really good shape, and the bike looks like it was stored inside and barely ridden. You got a deal.
Ask the seller if they have the Mafac tool...
06-07-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By trailangel

Not really enough info, like the year and exact...

Not really enough info, like the year and exact model of each bike.

!. Rear cage looks bent, or hanger is bent, need better picture, and even good picture you cannot tell for sure.
2. Are you...
06-07-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By trailangel

Just ride the bike. There is nothing wrong with...

Just ride the bike. There is nothing wrong with it. You will gain nothing except lighter wallet.

For instance..... Cane Creek 40 is a quality headset. 40 stands for 40 years. Anything else is...
06-07-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,515
Posted By trailangel

"...his hat, his little bike shorts..."They got a...

"...his hat, his little bike shorts..."They got a search warrant and took his hat and little shorts.
Found the hat under his front porch.
He discarded the jersey.
Bike 4 blocks away locked behind...
06-05-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,515
Posted By trailangel

Someone will recognize him. Scumbag. But I...

Someone will recognize him. Scumbag.
But I gotta tell you... he's got some nice Hooters.....:lol:
06-04-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By trailangel

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

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=53489&category=71
06-02-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 984
Posted By trailangel

"Film a Bike Edit" WTF is that? You shoot.......

"Film a Bike Edit" WTF is that?
You shoot.... and then you edit.

People frequently do something because "they need to get the shot"... and somebody gets hurt.... that's why they have permits...
06-02-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By trailangel

I use 88 potatoes in a series to get 44 volts to...

I use 88 potatoes in a series to get 44 volts to charge my 36 volt battery.
06-01-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By trailangel

I don't like the replaceable pins. Would rather...

I don't like the replaceable pins. Would rather have a pin that stays in the tool. Nothing like having to use a chain tool by the side of the road and the pin falls out!
06-01-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By trailangel

I always buy Conti tubes. Never had a bad one.

I always buy Conti tubes. Never had a bad one.
06-01-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By trailangel

So much for the virus..... I guess it's long...

So much for the virus..... I guess it's long forgotten.
Looks like these could be "SuperSpreader" events.
05-30-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By trailangel

Freewheel or Freehub? Does it really shift to a...

Freewheel or Freehub? Does it really shift to a different gear or is it just slipping??

How do you know it's the chain slipping. Maybe you need to flush your Freewheel or Freehub with some...
05-30-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 893
Posted By trailangel

We don't know WTF you did either. New Cable...

We don't know WTF you did either.
New Cable housing? 5mm housing or 4mm housing.
Did you route the new cable correctly on the pinch bolt of the rear derailleur? ??
Rear Derailleur top jockey...
05-29-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By trailangel

I wouldn't file it. I would take it to the best...

I wouldn't file it. I would take it to the best mechanic I know that has the proper die cutter and installation tools.
It's worth a couple of bucks. Do it right the first time. Don't be a hacker.
05-29-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By trailangel

Can't believe a rider cannot hold the bike with...

Can't believe a rider cannot hold the bike with one hand and remove a wheel with the other!
Rubber side down only please.
05-28-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By trailangel

IMO it is improper to turn the bike upside down....

IMO it is improper to turn the bike upside down. Why?
It scratches the saddle. Maybe this doesn't matter to some, but it'll ruin a good leather saddle.
If you ride classic brakes not wrapped under...
05-28-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By trailangel

mountain Bike with drop bars. Just doesn't look...

mountain Bike with drop bars.
Just doesn't look right.
05-27-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By trailangel

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/159x159/hand_fff083256ce6733c206b00ae0ccb3d091e0551d4.jpeg
05-27-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By trailangel

I've heard of grease disappearing from hubs......

I've heard of grease disappearing from hubs... usually from carrying the bike on the outside of your vehicle at 70 miles an hour... maybe the wind did it.
I personally had Phil W grease disappear...
05-27-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By trailangel

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/159x159/hand_a237376d7013717e05e0bff301d8879e6e65b748.jpeg
05-25-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,031
Posted By trailangel

Why you ride like that? You are throwing the bike...

Why you ride like that? You are throwing the bike left and right all over your lane.
05-24-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By trailangel

The 'thru-axle' comes with the fork. Go to the...

The 'thru-axle' comes with the fork.
Go to the fork manufacture and get the proper replacement for your specific fork.
05-24-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By trailangel

You refer to pedals as flats but also to shoes as...

You refer to pedals as flats but also to shoes as flats.
Get proper MTB shoes, and maybe good MTB pedals.
Or a combo of both:...
05-21-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By trailangel

I bought a pair of peddles with those set...

I bought a pair of peddles with those set screws......came with 2 different lengths. I assumed that you screwed them in all the way..... why would one expect them to stay put when not screwed down...
05-19-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By trailangel

Your next course of action is.......GF

Your next course of action is.......GF
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