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10-20-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By JoeTBM

Before you grease or oil, remove the cable from...

Before you grease or oil, remove the cable from the DERs out of the housings (do not remove from the controls yet), then blow out the housings first to demove fine debris and examine the cable itself...
10-19-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By JoeTBM

Does the cable move freely through all control...

Does the cable move freely through all control points if you release it from the DER. If it does then check the limit screws for proper alignment. If not then possibly a new cable and/or housing is...
10-19-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By JoeTBM

How short is the question but I have been using...

How short is the question but I have been using with success, 1/4" T-50 Stainless-Steel Staples purchased from Home Depot in an Arrow T-50 staple gun. I chose the stainless so they do not rust out...
10-14-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,263
Posted By JoeTBM

One more option for your pulley if you go that...

One more option for your pulley if you go that way.
...
10-14-19, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By JoeTBM

If you use them prepare for trouble, I'd toss them

If you use them prepare for trouble, I'd toss them
10-10-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By JoeTBM

What is it you are trying to do?

What is it you are trying to do?
10-10-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By JoeTBM

Local co-op or even check the junk/scrap yards,...

Local co-op or even check the junk/scrap yards, may have a wheel for you there that is not in too bad shape.

Where are you, no location in your profile.
10-09-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By JoeTBM

We get a lot of donated bikes in that have...

We get a lot of donated bikes in that have magnets left on the spokes from old bike computers, etc. How big is the gauge of the spoke you are trying to attach to. A local bike shop or bike coop might...
10-09-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By JoeTBM

Or you could try one of these. I just installed...

Or you could try one of these. I just installed one on a friend's bike and he was very happy with the additional height.
...
10-08-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By JoeTBM

The part number you supplied means nothing to me...

The part number you supplied means nothing to me and searches for come up nil. Typically all the 410 chains I have seen from KMC are 1/2"x1/8", 112 links long, and suitable for single sprocket rear...
10-08-19, 02:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By JoeTBM

It looks a little gummy in there, I'm thinking...

It looks a little gummy in there, I'm thinking that the ratcheting mechanism has a stuck/sluggish spring in there.

Try spraying some light oil, WD-40 or even PB blaster in there to soften up the...
10-05-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By JoeTBM

A LBS or bike coop should have plenty of those...

A LBS or bike coop should have plenty of those from removed broken DERs.

Here is one on ebay with a new nut to go with it

https://www.ebay.com/itm/132499253144
...
10-05-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By JoeTBM

Why are you using too different names on BF? I...

Why are you using too different names on BF? I just listened to your video, almost sounds like the tire is rubbing when coasting. Too much camera movement to verify that.

Check the cones on the...
09-30-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By JoeTBM

I would try a very fine stone dremel bit like...

I would try a very fine stone dremel bit like this
Take your time and work...
09-27-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By JoeTBM

Qmavam - a big shout out to you. You are a...

Qmavam - a big shout out to you.

You are a stand-up guy. I truly hope the part I sent you helped you and was were able to resolve the issue with the rear DER.

Thank you for the donation to my...
09-25-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By JoeTBM

How about a picture of the Shimano v-brakes that...

How about a picture of the Shimano v-brakes that you want to install or a web site link to them.

The nib of spring that is on the back side of the pivot arms must engage a tab on the inside of the...
09-21-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By JoeTBM

dontmindme0 Still have not heard from you, did...

dontmindme0 Still have not heard from you, did you get it sorted out?
09-15-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By JoeTBM

Good catch, it does look like it is a left handed...

Good catch, it does look like it is a left handed thread unless that is just a burr left over from manufacturing, it should be a R/H thread.


Here is a Park Tool video clearing showing that at...
09-15-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By JoeTBM

un-thread the center of the tool and install the...

un-thread the center of the tool and install the wider section first, watch for cross threading. Once the base bottoms out then thread in the handle. The idea here if the larger section of the tool...
09-15-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By JoeTBM

Did you get the parts we mailed to you? Did...

Did you get the parts we mailed to you?

Did it fit?
Forum: Foo
09-14-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,697
Posted By JoeTBM

He parked the golf cart on a green???? penalty -...

He parked the golf cart on a green???? penalty - 2 strokes:lol:
09-14-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By JoeTBM

Where are you located?

Where are you located?
09-14-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks for the suggestion, just ordered one for...

Thanks for the suggestion, just ordered one for myself :)
09-14-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By JoeTBM

you might be able to repair that damaged thread...

you might be able to repair that damaged thread with a fine small triangle file, work it slowly
09-14-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By JoeTBM

Not really, I use a generic beauty shop supply...

Not really, I use a generic beauty shop supply brand in "Firm Hold" :D

We go through a lot of grips because we take in so many used bikes, that is why we like the large 11 OZ cans, Your local drug...
09-13-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By JoeTBM

We pull off and reuse grip frequently I keep...

We pull off and reuse grip frequently

I keep a can of hair spray with us on all our road repair trips and there is another in the shop.

Use hair pray that contains alcohol and clean the bar and...
09-09-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 970
Posted By JoeTBM

Not sure if "inexpensive" for a set of wheels for...

Not sure if "inexpensive" for a set of wheels for a 50# trailer + 2 Adults works

Not sure what the bearings would be in the ones you listed, watch your axle diameters too, you have 3 different...
09-07-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By JoeTBM

Because of your post count, you cannot...

Because of your post count, you cannot participate in Private Messaging but need to know your location. Please email me at JoeTheBikeManFlagler@gmail.com, I may be able to help you.
09-06-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,264
Posted By JoeTBM

The tools needed to tighten your headset are not...

The tools needed to tighten your headset are not bike specific, Large adjustable wrench for the lock nut and maybe a large pair of channel lock pliers for the threaded race (knurled nut).
Here is a...
09-05-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By JoeTBM

I understand completely and work on many client...

I understand completely and work on many client and donated bikes that come in with that symptom. This is typical for bike that have been not properly stored over a long period of time.

But to...
09-05-19, 12:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,265
Posted By JoeTBM

Lol :thumb:

Lol :thumb:
09-04-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,265
Posted By JoeTBM

You do realize that this thread is 5-1/2 years...

You do realize that this thread is 5-1/2 years old?
09-04-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By JoeTBM

https://uc09c967f211f297f9ab6755c34e.previews.drop...

https://uc09c967f211f297f9ab6755c34e.previews.dropboxusercontent.com/p/thumb/AAgh83s9S-pxNMj3n-eoHdZmcgAGbT9DkcVTkdvFNqEn0Fw8C9S7RPt7hl3pwGYMPj6uwV7DrkBMYD8mRF2k0yp-8DTVv81kVwSfDSdSs9YI515P8EInSsu_bbz...
09-03-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By JoeTBM

It was me that sent the PM but your email can't...

It was me that sent the PM but your email can't be sent, got an "Address not found" error and I used copy|paste to retrieve it.

Try my email

JoeTheBikeManFlagler@gmail.com
09-02-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,746
Posted By JoeTBM

Wanted R2D2 as that was my lifelong nickname but...

Wanted R2D2 as that was my lifelong nickname but already taken and several variations of it,

The folks around here call me Joe The Bike Man so I shortened it to JoeTBM

Cheers
09-02-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By JoeTBM

I presumed that since he was ordering a missing...

I presumed that since he was ordering a missing sprocket (pulley) that it was that bolt, I have several spares that I salvaged off old (bad) ders from donated bikes.
09-02-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By JoeTBM

I hope you are not in a rush, that part is coming...

I hope you are not in a rush, that part is coming from china.

PM me your address and I'll send you a bolt that should work
09-01-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks for the advise but it is steel not...

Thanks for the advise but it is steel not carbon.:)
09-01-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By JoeTBM

I appreciate the suggestion, thanks

I appreciate the suggestion, thanks
08-31-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By JoeTBM

cyccommute Thank You

cyccommute Thank You
08-29-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By JoeTBM

Threadless steerer tube extender??

Anyone try this product or something similar to raise up handlebars for a threadless headset?
...
08-27-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By JoeTBM

If you traditionally post long messages, maybe...

If you traditionally post long messages, maybe you should type them in a text editor and then use copy|paste to add it to a thread.
08-26-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,051
Posted By JoeTBM

A well as many others, Home Depot, Harbor Freight...

A well as many others, Home Depot, Harbor Freight

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Scott-Shop-Towels-3-Rolls-Pack-75143/202519693
...
08-25-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 955
Posted By JoeTBM

I have been following this thread with most...

I have been following this thread with most earnest but it seems to have gone overboard.

I can tell you that I have purchased no less then 4 general combo ratcheting wrench sets in metric sizes...
08-25-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks for catching this and pointing out the...

Thanks for catching this and pointing out the difference. :)
08-24-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By JoeTBM

:love: If you have too many parts, you can send...

:love: If you have too many parts, you can send them my way :D
08-23-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By JoeTBM

It looks to me like the fork may be turned an...

It looks to me like the fork may be turned an extra 360 degrees, turn it in the other direction 360 degrees so the housing unwind from the steerer tube.

Housing routing should be smooth without...
08-23-19, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By JoeTBM

Sorry but.... You may get better responses with a...

Sorry but.... You may get better responses with a picture, I see no part that is called an "outer receiver unit"

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-SG-S7001-8-4111A.pdf
...
08-22-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By JoeTBM

I see what you mean....his edit yesterday... My...

I see what you mean....his edit yesterday... My bad:crash:
08-22-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By JoeTBM

Wow.. not cheap at all:cry: and I believe the op...

Wow.. not cheap at all:cry: and I believe the op said it's not a Shimano.
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