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04-18-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Three things then: have someone ride behind you...

Three things then: have someone ride behind you and tell the person to watch/see for frame torquing while going up or better yet, record you while doing so. Is your frame sound; in good condition;...
04-16-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Juan el Boricua

"LBS"- Local Bike Shop; the brick-and-mortar/...

"LBS"- Local Bike Shop; the brick-and-mortar/ corner bicycle shop.

Quality wise, no difference between RD-TX35 and RD TY300, only difference is production timeline/vintage.

Since there can be...
04-14-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Lube the freewheel by oiling through the gap...

Lube the freewheel by oiling through the gap between freewheel cover and teeth ring, "run it backwards" with finger to help coating everything inside ( I would continue oiling 'til it runs from the...
04-13-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Relube chain, lube pedal threads with grease and...

Relube chain, lube pedal threads with grease and torque to spec, torque crank arms to spec, lube pedal clip mechanism, and ride to recheck.
04-12-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,347
Posted By Juan el Boricua

I'm wondering if it has ashtabula-type/one piece...

I'm wondering if it has ashtabula-type/one piece cranks, 'cause those are heavy...:foo:
04-06-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Iiam, if you can get a new freewheel, do so. The...

Iiam, if you can get a new freewheel, do so. The only concern would be if you had a vintage french,british, or italian bicycle as those had a different threading on their hubs but, most other comform...
04-01-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By Juan el Boricua

https://www.qbp.com/ QBP or, Quality Bicycle...

https://www.qbp.com/

QBP or, Quality Bicycle Parts, is a bicycle parts specialist/distributor that serves most of the USoA bicycle shops (I'm unaware if it serves internationally; hopefuly someone...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Here you go; can be helpful if you ever change...

Here you go; can be helpful if you ever change tire size and/or diameter:

https://www.cateyeamerica.com/tire-size-calculator/
03-31-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,798
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Sorry if I've been out of line here or anywhere...

Sorry if I've been out of line here or anywhere else, but it is uncomfortable to see people trying to help and an OP insisting on an answer that is both irresposible and dangerous; if he wants to...
03-31-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,798
Posted By Juan el Boricua

I'm the kind of person that, usually, let things...

I'm the kind of person that, usually, let things take its own course but this has become ludicrous; 5 pages of people being honest and judicious, thinking of the well being of a fellow person, and...
03-30-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Extra long toe clip strap for when working with...

Extra long toe clip strap for when working with headset/ 'bar/ frt brake, and DIY stabilizer from 1/4" round stock bend on a defunct frame seat tube for when needing to work with frt wheel free; it...
03-27-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Thanks for the info. and yes, a 2WD is ok too...

Thanks for the info. and yes, a 2WD is ok too (price and mechanical maintenance wise too!).:thumb::thumb:
03-26-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Juan el Boricua

thank you Sir, for the info. Love it, as I find...

thank you Sir, for the info. Love it, as I find more than a C&V, but more like a swiss army knife of the auto world; compact, useful, classy, practical (it can "swallow" lots of stuff, as you're...
03-26-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Off topic; what van is that, that has such a...

Off topic; what van is that, that has such a large and roomy interior, Sir!?!?
03-23-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Sounds like either the presta valve was not...

Sounds like either the presta valve was not opened/fully opened, or the chuck was not seated properly; to continue using it, just blew the check valve and pressurized the pump, causing it to revert...
03-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Have someone measure between the fork, seat, and...

Have someone measure between the fork, seat, and chainstays, substract 6-9mm from the narrowest measurement, and that should give you an idea as to how wide your new tires could be and order...
03-19-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By Juan el Boricua

I second Iride01's opinion on that the crankset...

I second Iride01's opinion on that the crankset has been exchanged, th8s making the chain "too long" for that gearset: front derailer too high (outer cage lip should form a gap of 2-3mm from the...
03-13-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Do as CX suggested, but check the tire for...

Do as CX suggested, but check the tire for delamination (when the tread separates from the casing, or threads from the casing break) as I find doubtful that a clump of sealant will move around in it,...
02-24-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,113
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Shelby, his bicycle photobombed the Triumph in...

Shelby, his bicycle photobombed the Triumph in reply #22! :D:lol::D:lol:
02-24-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Maybe because of the design but, and as also John...

Maybe because of the design but, and as also John pointed out about the Dualco, both the Dualco and Astro Pneumatic have a bottom cover; just looked at Park's catalog and they're shown without the...
Forum: BMX
02-22-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Juan el Boricua

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/11697...

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1169761-headset-bearing-angles-how-do-you-read-them.html

See if this helps if not, maybe call/write/email sebikes?
Forum: BMX
02-21-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Here are the specs for the 2019 model; might help...

Here are the specs for the 2019 model; might help a bit....
02-02-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 809
Posted By Juan el Boricua

I made my set of "wheel savers" because I had the...

I made my set of "wheel savers" because I had the materials and basic tooling BITD; a buck and a half is pretty inexpensive for something reusable, specialized (as it's only purpose), and seldom...
01-19-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Great job, Silos. Are you sure it will last just...

Great job, Silos. Are you sure it will last just until the restrictions are lifted!?!? If it were me, that'll be the end of it 'til it breaks again or the bike was sold!!!
Kudos to you for using a...
01-19-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Nice refurbishing job!!! Hopefully she'll have...

Nice refurbishing job!!! Hopefully she'll have once again a big smile rolling next to grandpa with her "new/improved" bike. :thumb::)
01-18-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Naaah; shouldn't take it like that; I think that...

Naaah; shouldn't take it like that; I think that because of what's going on in theUSA (and other nations/countries, etc), it is safer that we can all understand each other, and not many forumers are...
01-18-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Juan el Boricua

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/260x2000/screenshot_20210118_142301_chrome_fb6258847d25bd5ce1d28953f9f5e82636123c42.jpg
Hope that there's one close enough to help. Good luck.
01-18-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Sorry; just trying to be helpful.

Sorry; just trying to be helpful.
01-18-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Dependiendo de cuantos rayos faltan, no giraria...

Dependiendo de cuantos rayos faltan, no giraria mal, pero si tendria oscilaciones laterales que podrian hacer que la llanta/rueda/goma tocasen el freno o el marco, o en el peor de los casos, no le...
01-18-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,691
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Sorry for your lose, bill, but glad that she...

Sorry for your lose, bill, but glad that she somewhat shared your ideas and thoughts which I think helps with the grieving.
Back on topic, have you thought about those foam/rubber tiles use on kids'...
01-17-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Is there a bike coop nearby; LBS? See if they...

Is there a bike coop nearby; LBS? See if they have a bin of old canti brakes for you to scavenge a cable pinch bolt. If not, maybe try to find a regular or nylock nut that can work on the male...
01-11-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Also consider northroads or flat-type of...

Also consider northroads or flat-type of handlebar, as to maintain a more erect/upright posture and prevent further hip damage due to bending over. As long as the frame fits and the bike is in prper...
01-10-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Check here: ...

Check here:

https://www.bikecalc.com/gear_inches
01-09-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Sorry for my late response; the ones pictured is...

Sorry for my late response; the ones pictured is from the RaceFace'swebsite. The best best will be for you to call/write RaceFace and ask directly to them, as I'm unfamiliar with your specific model....
01-07-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Juan el Boricua

It is my understanding that both fron and rear...

It is my understanding that both fron and rear derailers are cable-operated on both groupsets; you'll only need brifters, calipers, hoses for front and rear brakes and clips/bands to hold the...
01-07-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Although a missing tooth is nothing that will...

Although a missing tooth is nothing that will hinder you to arrive to your destiny, it might derail the chain eventually. I'm more concerned on the wear that's apparently on the other teeth, as many...
01-07-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,432
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Here's mine! This thing is my...

Here's mine! This thing is my gone-shopping-without-worries bike; not a classic nor vintage but, I think it qualifies!...
01-01-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Denim, leather (from an upholstery shop or an old...

Denim, leather (from an upholstery shop or an old thrift shop jacket or bag), marine grade upholstery vinyl...just a couple of ideas. Good luck, and please post pictures when finished! :thumb:
11-27-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Warning

Although Simple Green might be safe, I'm sure that most lubricants and greases are not, and if you dip or rinse your brushes/sponges/rags in it, your're contaminating it. Also, prolonged/repeated...
11-27-20, 07:01 AM
11-27-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Gone!

The ad is off; either sold it, or took it out waiting for another opportunity another day ... wished I'd seen it earlier for the details....
11-25-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Could you file/grind on the spring the "thick"...

Could you file/grind on the spring the "thick" areas, or the spring perches, until it fits?
I also have on my Trek a set of mid '90's BR-A250's with RSX brifters and, although not latest/high...
11-23-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Ingegnoso, ottimo lavoro; molto bene!

Ingegnoso, ottimo lavoro; molto bene!
11-22-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Here's one of mine; the short nozzled one belongs...

Here's one of mine; the short nozzled one belongs in the toolbox. Both are Astro Pneumatic and have performed flawlessly since new (this one's three years old; the short nozzled one is eight)....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Juan el Boricua

If it is a new-from-dealer/shop bike,...

If it is a new-from-dealer/shop bike, warranty/service claim perhaps?
11-18-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Does the missing spacer/nut screws into the...

Does the missing spacer/nut screws into the crankarm's pedal threads? If not, maybe substitute the bolt and spacer with a SAE class 8-10 or an M10 (metric) bolt and nylock nut.
11-17-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Juan el Boricua

As many have said before, buy a ready made,...

As many have said before, buy a ready made, consumer grade type stand; it will be cheaper and be more than good for the purpose described. Although I have to say that my stand has withstood "the time...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-16-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,309
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Well done, my friend, the bike is really nice and...

Well done, my friend, the bike is really nice and it appears that "your little cyclist" approves it; loving the smile on the kid! May you all have many happy afternoons riding! :thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,309
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Coming on nicely; wish I had parents that could...

Coming on nicely; wish I had parents that could understood me like you have to your kid!
:thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-02-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,309
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Nice, and purple too! Please keep us (me) posted...

Nice, and purple too! Please keep us (me) posted on the build!:thumb::popcorn
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