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06-16-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By fietsbob

more DIY

self fusing silicone tape can be formed like putty , as can blu tack, kneaded rubber...
06-16-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By fietsbob

functionally, on the repair stand, the back...

functionally, on the repair stand, the back location lets me see what the adjustment changes..
06-16-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By fietsbob

I have several 1 by IGH bikes they're fine with...

I have several 1 by IGH bikes they're fine with simple flat old style chainrings ..


you may feel you need it, then I'm not going to talk you out of it ..
06-16-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By fietsbob

' At Present time the Sturmey Archer...

'

At Present time the Sturmey Archer manufacturing has mover To Taiwan. A division of Sun Race/ Microshift.

and the new company has expanded the offerings of Drum Brakes a 90 and a...
06-16-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By fietsbob

same as any other cantilever brakes use.. 2...

same as any other cantilever brakes use..

2 kinds up and over a carrier https://www.universalcycles.com/images//products/medium/6693.jpg



or a link wire ...
06-16-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By fietsbob

my 40 year old friction shifted driver trains ...

my 40 year old friction shifted driver trains continue to be so.. :50:


but you wanted your bike to have the latest parts , namely an 11 speed drivetrain ..
06-16-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By fietsbob

Odds are it's the cable . friction is resisting...

Odds are it's the cable . friction is resisting the return spring ... unhook the cable to confirm..

Of course Indexing works from an aligned frame hanger as a foundation..
06-16-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 822
Posted By fietsbob

Mechanic's perspective; speeds is spacing (7...

Mechanic's perspective; speeds is spacing
(7 thinner to fit in place of 6, 8 added wider to the stack of 7)

after 8, the spacing got tighter .. and chains thinner..

so the clicks on the lever...
06-16-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 731
Posted By fietsbob

Its a 'spoke protector' unless you feel superior,...

Its a 'spoke protector' unless you feel superior, to your mates , then its a 'dork disk'..
06-16-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By fietsbob

thousands of miles of wire goes into making...

thousands of miles of wire goes into making spokes some flaws are inevitable ...

ever thought you would like a dynamo hub front wheel, for lights in the dark seasons ?

this might be the...
06-16-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By fietsbob

No ..

No ..
06-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By fietsbob

No narrower than the outside width of the rim , ...

No narrower than the outside width of the rim , at that point side wall is D profiled ..
06-16-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By fietsbob

Voodoo doughnuts...

Voodoo doughnuts (https://www.voodoodoughnut.com/)?
06-16-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 987
Posted By fietsbob

I'm drinking coffee for the energy to sit here.. ...

I'm drinking coffee for the energy to sit here.. at 8am ..
06-16-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By fietsbob

Try a Bicycle shop for Personalized Service,...

Try a Bicycle shop for Personalized Service, mechanical skills and knowledge..

you need tools to remove what you have, and different to put on the r eplacement....


ready ro spend over $200 on...
06-16-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By fietsbob

Bike like Dad's

Change the boy's front wheel axle to a QR axle AND teach him how to make sure it's Always Tight ! ;)








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06-15-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By fietsbob

good luck ... you get the plastic ones with the...

good luck ... you get the plastic ones with the cranks.. not worth the cost to import them separately..
?

its a cheap crank any how ... riveted together.. break open that wallet buy a whole...
06-15-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By fietsbob

So .. not in Canada where you can ask a Dr ...

So .. not in Canada where you can ask a Dr Without big insurance co pays .. ready to vote for a change?
06-15-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
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: 11
Views: 542
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: 1,229
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: 2
Views: 201
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: 38
Views: 1,489
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: 23
Views: 854
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: 19
Views: 519
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: 742
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: 332
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: 467
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: 13
Views: 346
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: 407
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: 289
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: 2,331
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: 19
Views: 483
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: 303
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: 21
Views: 746
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: 8
Views: 454
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: 347
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: 276
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: 334
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: 289
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: 19
Views: 483
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: 33
Views: 987
Posted By fietsbob

As a young Navy Sailor , Nuclear power...

As a young Navy Sailor , Nuclear power...
06-15-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,086
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: 345
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: 1,486
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: 24
Views: 748
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: 345
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: 7
Views: 345
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: 452
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: 626
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...
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