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Forum: Introductions
09-13-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums ! Check out all the...

Welcome to Bike Forums !
Check out all the subforums.
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By Homebrew01

$70 seems good, especially with tires & tubes.....

$70 seems good, especially with tires & tubes.. You could use a 6 speed freewheel. If you can find a Suntour Ultra-7 freewheel, it will probably work, but you will need a thinner chain.

99% of...
09-13-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 529
Posted By Homebrew01

If you keep it as a spare, grind 2 flats so you...

If you keep it as a spare, grind 2 flats so you can grip with "Channel lock" pliers next time.
09-09-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,934
Posted By Homebrew01

While riding, I am further away from other people...

While riding, I am further away from other people than at home, shopping work etc.
Safer to ride, no ?
09-04-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 993
Posted By Homebrew01

Another vote for lowering the saddle and inch or...

Another vote for lowering the saddle and inch or so.
09-02-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,464
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from "General" AND Several...

Moved from "General"

AND

Several Off-Topic bickering type posts have been removed.
09-01-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 924
Posted By Homebrew01

Get back on the bike !

Get back on the bike !
09-01-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,238
Posted By Homebrew01

What bikes parts need a torque wrench ?

What bikes parts need a torque wrench ?
08-30-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By Homebrew01

If your current fork is 1", you need a 1"...

If your current fork is 1", you need a 1" replacement.

I use a quill adapter on my vintage steel, and happy with the ability to use modern stems.
08-29-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Homebrew01

I have a bike set up that way. If I downshift...

I have a bike set up that way. If I downshift quickly it's ok. Only floats between rings if I nudge the chain down.
Also, I am mostly in the small ring, so don't shift the front much.
It's not...
08-29-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,204
Posted By Homebrew01

Closed. Not much "General Cycling" content...

Closed. Not much "General Cycling" content recently.
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By Homebrew01

There is no bottom piece. The pump with be shaped...

There is no bottom piece. The pump with be shaped to fit at the bottom bracket.
Replies: 42
Views: 1,249
Posted By Homebrew01

No junk posts please You can post in...

No junk posts please
You can post in "Introduction", and welcome others. And perhaps there are other threads of interest.

The 10 post requirement has been very effective at discouraging spammers...
Forum: Introductions
08-27-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By Homebrew01

This forum may be useful from time to time. ...

This forum may be useful from time to time.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/
08-21-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Homebrew01

Some Chainring and cassette teeth often look more...

Some Chainring and cassette teeth often look more worn than others, but are intentionally cut differently to aid in shifting. The smaller teeth help the chain grab during a shift.
08-21-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By Homebrew01

Low pressure also increases the risk of pinch...

Low pressure also increases the risk of pinch flats. That's the tube getting squeezed between the rim and edge of a pothole or other abrupt edge.
Forum: Introductions
08-19-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. Nice brother !

Welcome. Nice brother !
Forum: Introductions
08-19-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. Check the Touring forum.

Welcome. Check the Touring forum.
Forum: Introductions
08-19-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. You might find the Classic & Vintage...

Welcome. You might find the Classic & Vintage forum of interest.
Forum: Introductions
08-19-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. Many other bike addicts here.

Welcome. Many other bike addicts here.
Forum: Introductions
08-17-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By Homebrew01

This is C&V mentioned above. ...

This is C&V mentioned above.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
Forum: Introductions
08-17-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. I grew up in Rochester.

Welcome. I grew up in Rochester.
Forum: Introductions
08-17-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome ! Snappy looking bikes.

Welcome ! Snappy looking bikes.
08-16-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By Homebrew01

Perhaps the triple front derailleur will work as...

Perhaps the triple front derailleur will work as a double ?
08-16-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By Homebrew01

Use a Quick-Link of some kind. Messing with pins...

Use a Quick-Link of some kind. Messing with pins is obsolete.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Homebrew01

Huh ? New tires instead of $4 tube of glue ?

Huh ? New tires instead of $4 tube of glue ?
08-16-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,334
Posted By Homebrew01

Post 14 is A DIFFERENT FRAME, DIFFERENT SELLER

Post 14 is A DIFFERENT FRAME, DIFFERENT SELLER
Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome from Connecticut

Welcome from Connecticut
Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Homebrew01

I don't understand this part of your post: ...

I don't understand this part of your post: "...too many bikes..."
Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums !

Welcome to Bike Forums !
Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome. You can post more details about your...

Welcome. You can post more details about your bike problems in the "Bicycle mechanics" forum.
Be sure to give as much detail as possible about what's wrong, and who gave the estimate of $200 ?
...
Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums. There are many helpful...

Welcome to Bike Forums. There are many helpful people in this sub-forum who may have suggestions for you.

https://www.bikeforums.net/clydesdales-athenas-200-lb-91-kg/...
08-14-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,334
Posted By Homebrew01

Looks that way to me too. Refund, "Not as...

Looks that way to me too.
Refund, "Not as Described"
08-14-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By Homebrew01

I did that once....it was crunchy...ooops.

I did that once....it was crunchy...ooops.
08-14-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Homebrew01

Can you describe the problem more ?

Can you describe the problem more ?
08-14-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By Homebrew01

No need to get snippy. I was replying to Vince in...

No need to get snippy. I was replying to Vince in Seattle. Also, others may benefit from an on topic post in the discussion.
08-14-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By Homebrew01

Just jam a 130mm wheel in there, and then you can...

Just jam a 130mm wheel in there, and then you can use all sorts of 8, 9, 10 speed cassettes. I have several bikes set up that way. 2 with full 10 speed drivetrains (1980s Cannondale & a steel frame)...
08-13-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 621
Posted By Homebrew01

No wonder it doesn't work.

No wonder it doesn't work.
08-13-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 621
Posted By Homebrew01

Where is the spring for the pawl ?

Where is the spring for the pawl ?
08-13-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By Homebrew01

I have 2 bikes using Campy Chorus shifters, and...

I have 2 bikes using Campy Chorus shifters, and 1980 Campy Nuovo Record front derailleurs.
08-13-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By Homebrew01

They all should work when pedaling FORWARD. It's...

They all should work when pedaling FORWARD. It's unreasonable to expect backpedaling to work when cross chained.
08-10-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Homebrew01

If the bolt's stripped, it's easy to see. Inside...

If the bolt's stripped, it's easy to see. Inside the spinle is harder to see, but threading in a good bolt, you can feel if the threads are ok.
Is this a square taper crankset ?
08-10-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Homebrew01

It may be as simple as a burr or rough spot at...

It may be as simple as a burr or rough spot at one of the cable housing ends, causing extra cable friction.
08-10-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Homebrew01

I have a similar setup on 1 of my bikes, using an...

I have a similar setup on 1 of my bikes, using an old Suntour Cyclone RD. I could just barely reach the largest cog. To improve it, I filed down the "L" tab that the limit screw hits a little bit, to...
08-09-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By Homebrew01

Indexing has nothing to do with pedaling...

Indexing has nothing to do with pedaling backwards. The problem is "cross chaining". There is nothing to guide the chain when pedalling backwards. The chain is stressed sideways, and is pulled...
08-09-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,233
Posted By Homebrew01

Saddles are like shoes. Comfortable for 1 person,...

Saddles are like shoes. Comfortable for 1 person, horrible for another.
Perhaps a local shop will let you try a few, and then buy the "winner" ?

Also, slight adjustments by angling it up or down...
08-09-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,095
Posted By Homebrew01

I generally shift 1 at a time, harder or easier...

I generally shift 1 at a time, harder or easier as terrain changes.
The front chainrings are like "High" and "Low" range.
Lots of short hills near me, so I am in the small chainring most of the...
08-09-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Homebrew01

If it's steel, Drag some rare-earth magnets...

If it's steel, Drag some rare-earth magnets around the area.
08-09-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,724
Posted By Homebrew01

Another "worst"...Crank arm with 90 degree bends....

Another "worst"...Crank arm with 90 degree bends. To trick gullible cyclists into thinking it avoided dead spots. Just added weight & flex.
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