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06-15-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By fietsbob

a new hanger must be aligned.. if 0 on ruler...

a new hanger must be aligned..

if 0 on ruler is on a pin center on the far end the chain is done

new chain pin centers are 1/2" and in 12" it would fall on the 12" line,,

'stretch' is sum of...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By fietsbob

front top of the wheel pannier rack , stretch net...

front top of the wheel pannier rack , stretch net to D rings on the bags , I'm good to go..

take & bake is on my way home ..
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By fietsbob

UJB made in the 80s.. 90s or so..

UJB made in the 80s.. 90s or so..
Forum: Commuting
06-15-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By fietsbob

Have a bike you like modified to open the rear...

Have a bike you like modified to open the rear right triangle for the belt to pass through..

Koga in NL?

Bike friday in Oregon ships globally NWT Silk is a folding to travel bike..

made as...
Forum: Touring
06-15-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By fietsbob

maybe go for your tours in someplace other than...

maybe go for your tours in someplace other than Texas :innocent:
06-15-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By fietsbob

one of the 46-30 doubles? several out there..

one of the 46-30 doubles? several out there..
06-15-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By fietsbob

Here , US 30 splits into 2_2 lane one ways...

Here , US 30 splits into 2_2 lane one ways through town and that , a 4 lane highway
is a half block from my house..


Californians need the law clearly stated..
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By fietsbob

So more be seen than see by? on your head won't...

So more be seen than see by? on your head won't light the road much ,

your petzel was for walking speed after all . but they are handy for fixing your bike at night...


...
06-15-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By fietsbob

Brooks leather ring grips? the rings are...

Brooks leather ring grips? the rings are secured by 3 spokes between the aluminum ends
so you might buy more leather rings and re thread 3 more spokes. so custom width.....
06-15-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By fietsbob

I have more .. And a custom machined lube/flush ...

I have more .. And a custom machined lube/flush tool for new winner pro , with labyrinth seals ..

that lube hole is only seen when freewheel off the hub.. ...
06-15-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By fietsbob

My Guess : its a solid axle fitted with nuts...

My Guess : its a solid axle fitted with nuts right ?

you have a through axle front hub?

get another mount for the truck bed with a QR ..

The QR stays in the mount,

you use a...
06-15-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By fietsbob

the LBS does go through several boxes of tubes...

the LBS does go through several boxes of tubes , this time of year...

Want a special brand named tube, like Conti or Schwalbe, ast to order some resrock at wholesale lrvers are ptrtty...
06-15-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By fietsbob

As the LBS (http://bikesandbeyond.com/) has done...

As the LBS (http://bikesandbeyond.com/) has done Mid drive conversions , they have removed a few wide BB shell BB and cranks ,

but not selling the QBP bikes * much , mostly Framed...
Forum: Foo
06-15-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,289
Posted By fietsbob

24 hours of LeMans is running , now.. It looks...

24 hours of LeMans is running , now.. It looks more like a closed race course,

than a temporary closure of public roads, as in past years ..


'91 I found my self riding my bicycle...
06-15-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By fietsbob

Bike Shop has a long stroke, tall tube Bontrager...

Bike Shop has a long stroke, tall tube Bontrager , so high compression factor, for 100 psi tires..

with less strokes..
Forum: Touring
06-15-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By fietsbob

wsdot bike maps...

wsdot bike maps (https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/travel/commute-choices/bike/state-map)
Forum: Touring
06-15-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By fietsbob

Its the Health Insurance .. if in the US .. ...

Its the Health Insurance .. if in the US .. I was on a long tour on my 50th year..

then, Glaucoma kicked in and so I have to stay in one place,

so VA medical can keep the Prescriptions...
06-15-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By fietsbob

as you pump them up, mounted on the rim, they get...

as you pump them up, mounted on the rim, they get smaller and press the wet glue out..



700C/622 bead seat, wheels is a made to be usable on bikes with glued to the rim race sew up tires on...
06-15-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By fietsbob

Key stock is available by the foot at an auto...

Key stock is available by the foot at an auto parts store.. to replace what fell out..
06-15-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By fietsbob

Merry Sales, Yokozuna brand Motoko disc brakes ;...

Merry Sales, Yokozuna brand Motoko disc brakes ; Yokozuna Premium Cables, Housing and Brake Pads (http://www.yokozunausa.com/morodibr.html) are a closed system ..

But you are the pad adjuster, it...
06-15-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By fietsbob

a plastic cap does the side preload.. do buy...

a plastic cap does the side preload.. do buy the tool ... the 2 bolts in the crank arm hold the adjustment,

So in that... somewhat like your threadless headset..

you read the...
06-15-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By fietsbob

at least you can buy a new left without buying...

at least you can buy a new left without buying both..

talk to your LBS with a QBP account to order one..

Bene Sugg:
more pre ride bolt tightening checks on your schedule ...
06-15-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By fietsbob

I bought 2 pumps 30+ years ago, a Medai for...

I bought 2 pumps 30+ years ago, a Medai for schrader , & a Silca Track Pump for Presta..

both use Leather cups, which get boot grease occasionally , to keep the leather soft..


[ I have a...
06-15-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 650
Posted By fietsbob

As a young Navy Sailor , Nuclear power...

As a young Navy Sailor , Nuclear power...
06-15-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By fietsbob

keeping a road/tour bike I don't ride much...

keeping a road/tour bike I don't ride much anymore..... because I built it's frame, myself ?

so won't have a brand name to tout..
06-15-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By fietsbob

Again which one? they have many pads.. ...

Again which one? they have many pads.. continental eagle claw dura 1 or 2
the pads they mold for magura or the ones they make and dont ship in bulk to germany?

I contacted company got ...
06-14-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By fietsbob

Good history of cycling item, just .. fastest...

Good history of cycling item, just .. fastest is now 183ish mph and record holder is named Denise...
06-14-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By fietsbob

I celebrated my 50th birthday on a pleasant ...

I celebrated my 50th birthday on a pleasant bike tour , when in Scotland, in 1997..
06-14-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By fietsbob

specifics? which pad?

Ask them yourself ... Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977 (http://www.koolstop.com/)
06-14-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By fietsbob

cable slipping perhaps ... as usual :1st...

cable slipping perhaps ...

as usual :1st have bike shop check hanger alignment..

it's the foundation of indexed shifting..
06-14-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 396
Posted By fietsbob

Here you go .....

Here you go .. https://www.rivbike.com/collections/bottom-brackets/products/sd16klsej-lkangkn

get out that Benjamin $C
06-14-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By fietsbob

Not rear and not quite radial but does use...

Not rear and not quite radial but does use straight pull spokes..
for Bromptons and other 16" folding bikes with a dynamo hub..

20 spoke... a 28, using a regularly drilled rim is also...
06-14-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By fietsbob

a good idea..

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/62519357_2504947892858108_3742292175661039616_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_oc=AQnYcB6DFwri41rpkpIHamJcLqOQYGehVUkdo6H2aWgbA-yhLtn7X842X3vugHblivs&_nc_ht=scontent...
06-14-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By fietsbob

Ask @ the TRP brakes website?...

Ask @ the TRP brakes website? https://trpcycling.com/contact/

generally the expansion tank has a sealing bladder .. unlike the one on the car firewall ...
06-14-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 750
Posted By fietsbob

Stated his plan was putting an electric motor...

Stated his plan was putting an electric motor wheel in .. Only by fitting a mid drive motor conversion
in place of the crankset & BB

can a fancy hub without a motor be substituted..
06-14-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By fietsbob

I managed skin hygiene with surgeon's scrub and...

I managed skin hygiene with surgeon's scrub and washing 1 of my 3 pair of bike shorts in rotation
starting every day a clean pair. on my several month's long bike tour..

1 dab of...
06-14-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By fietsbob

Schwalbe has them too .... centers the stem in a...

Schwalbe has them too .... centers the stem in a schrader sized rim hole...
06-14-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By fietsbob

My R'off grip shifter, would not even fit over ...

My R'off grip shifter, would not even fit over 22.5mm,

the added thickness .3mm of powder coat, had to come off..
06-14-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By fietsbob

grip shifters need 22.2 tube to slip over .. ...

grip shifters need 22.2 tube to slip over .. 23.8 will be a no go not fit..
06-14-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 396
Posted By fietsbob

It's because its Aluminum .. they used a thicker...

It's because its Aluminum .. they used a thicker tube wall shell ..

the look bothers you? apply black touch up paint..

must be a folding bike , seat tube is passing behind the BB, for seat post...
Forum: BMX
06-14-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By fietsbob

even the seat is optional .. ...

even the seat is optional ..
...
Forum: BMX
06-14-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By fietsbob

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_bike_trials...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_bike_trials a big wheel , and strong brakes to lock up the wheel
...
06-14-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By fietsbob

I'd guess its a multi speed freewheel , , the...

I'd guess its a multi speed freewheel , , the bike shop can take it off clean and re oil or replace..

Unless you have all the tools in your house to do it ... freewheel remover is...
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By fietsbob

I had long ago thought best application was...

I had long ago thought best application was inside an enclosure like a chain case ..

case would keep debris out and only the small bit of dust would get in..

Utility bikes with...
06-14-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By fietsbob

With flat bars you can change to figure 8 bend...

With flat bars you can change to figure 8 bend trekking bars , and gain more hand grip options..

while retaining all your shifters and brake levers..

or adding Ergon grip-bar ends, a broad palm...
06-14-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By fietsbob

.... and expect you need to replace all the...

.... and expect you need to replace all the cables to reach that more comfortable upright position..

time consuming , but not difficult with right tools ....
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By fietsbob

Yup ..

And recent years the bar mast height /M/H handle bar shapes have changed.. & P is being discontinued, I read.
06-14-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By fietsbob

Rubber trees don't grow well in the northern...

Rubber trees don't grow well in the northern climates , they are tropical plants..
06-14-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By fietsbob

My only 24 spoke is on a 16" 349 rim rear laced 2...

My only 24 spoke is on a 16" 349 rim rear laced 2 cross, both sides ..

but I don't follow the trendy builds that are now fashionable ..


seen: wheels built , spoked in groups of 3, 2 drive...
06-14-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By fietsbob

You got your DT swiss feedback.. older...

You got your DT swiss feedback..

older shimano... road was less sealed, so lower friction from seal drag, than MTB..
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