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Forum: Framebuilders
04-14-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,705
Posted By trailangel

Wow.. just started reading this. What a nice...

Wow.. just started reading this. What a nice build......6 months start to wrecking the bike! Sounds like you dropped off the wrong side of a trail. Very lucky. Stay with us....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 519
Posted By trailangel

Photo and product description do not match. Says...

Photo and product description do not match. Says fixie frame, but photo shows rear derailleur dropouts.
Just say "no" to this website.
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By trailangel

1988 Specialized Rockhopper ...

1988 Specialized Rockhopper

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04-09-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By trailangel

Where are you getting these 5 sp chains?

Where are you getting these 5 sp chains?
04-09-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,690
Posted By trailangel

https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1227320-r...

https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1227320-riding-while-high.html
Replies: 33
Views: 760
Posted By trailangel

No, take them apart. The wheels are not built...

No, take them apart. The wheels are not built correctly. Who would want them built like that?
04-09-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,541
Posted By trailangel

You don't need a helmet when riding a Dutch bike,...

You don't need a helmet when riding a Dutch bike, as the top speed is 4 miles an hour!
04-06-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 761
Posted By trailangel

Ya, not. Fix it. Put a new chain on for god's...

Ya, not. Fix it. Put a new chain on for god's sakes.
04-06-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 761
Posted By trailangel

Well, fix it or put it back in the dumpster.

Well, fix it or put it back in the dumpster.
04-06-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 761
Posted By trailangel

How many miles on the chain. It doesn't sit in...

How many miles on the chain. It doesn't sit in the chainring. Worn out chain. Clean bike. Adjust deraileur.
04-06-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 761
Posted By trailangel

Chain hitting the chainguard?

Chain hitting the chainguard?
04-06-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By trailangel

Ya, I go to my bike shop, and the owner yells...

Ya, I go to my bike shop, and the owner yells out, "Brooks.. good to see you standing!....did you bring the IPAs?"
Replies: 33
Views: 760
Posted By trailangel

I say.... never cut the spokes, that's something...

I say.... never cut the spokes, that's something hackers do. Undo them. You didn't say if you had a freewheel still on the hub? Once in a while someone comes here and asks how to get a freewheel off...
04-05-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By trailangel

Nice!

Nice!
04-05-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By trailangel

You didn't notice the bent axle when adjusting...

You didn't notice the bent axle when adjusting the bearings?
04-02-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By trailangel

70s steel 27 inch rims.. tires were 1 1/4 inch....

70s steel 27 inch rims.. tires were 1 1/4 inch. 60-70 pounds was high pressure. Nobody had a Schrader pump that went that high.
03-31-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,565
Posted By trailangel

Oh my! Or should I say... Oh my, what a mofo! ...

Oh my!
Or should I say... Oh my, what a mofo!
Happy Easter Richard
03-30-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,565
Posted By trailangel

I just did. If you don't want to answer... then...

I just did. If you don't want to answer... then don't.
03-30-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,126
Posted By trailangel

Charliekeet... not married? My wife isn't a...

Charliekeet... not married?
My wife isn't a good rider. If someone tries to play games.. I will put a stop to it immediately.
03-30-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 871
Posted By trailangel

Probably made in Portland, OR

Probably made in Portland, OR
03-30-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,565
Posted By trailangel

Again?

Again?
03-30-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,565
Posted By trailangel

Nobody wants to answer, because we might be slow....

Nobody wants to answer, because we might be slow. When I was 20 my neighbor and I would do a 40 miler 3 times a week, in 2 hours. Now..... with all this technology...even though my top speed is over...
03-30-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,126
Posted By trailangel

If someone did that to my wife I'd get pissed...

If someone did that to my wife I'd get pissed right away. Tell him to back off. If he doesn't, cut in just ahead of him so your back wheel rides across his front wheel..... end of ride for him. I've...
03-30-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By trailangel

Specs for that bike say it's boost spacing which...

Specs for that bike say it's boost spacing which is 148mm. How did you get 142mm? Or is the frame spacing not correct, or squished somehow.... if I am reading your post correctly.
03-30-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 474
Posted By trailangel

10 sp? 9 Sp? 8sp? 11sp? Who would know? What...

10 sp? 9 Sp? 8sp? 11sp? Who would know? What about the cassette? What chain exactly did you put on? Chain ring spacing the same as before? Small chainring flipped?
Small chainring might need to be...
03-29-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By trailangel

I'd say spoke tension wasn't the problem, but we...

I'd say spoke tension wasn't the problem, but we don't know what the tension is. Most likely a crappy Chinese rim.... I'd call it a Bontrager rim.
03-29-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 78,996
Posted By trailangel

^^ That looks like a route I used to take with...

^^ That looks like a route I used to take with Dennis from Performance Bike on Sat morning.....until they bit the dust. I also used to ride out Longden and get on the Rio Hondo bike trail down to...
03-28-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By trailangel

I don't know if critical, but if it was my frame...

I don't know if critical, but if it was my frame I would fill it with epoxy. This is a typical place where some damage occurs from chain drop, so they must make it stronger there.......I would...
03-28-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By trailangel

There is a crack? But not a hairline crack? All I...

There is a crack? But not a hairline crack? All I see is a chipping from dropping the chain. Could you circle the crack in red or something?
03-28-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,401
Posted By trailangel

Nose slightly up is level.

Nose slightly up is level.
03-28-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,836
Posted By trailangel

Could be for us (me) on the west coast. But there...

Could be for us (me) on the west coast. But there are a lot of bikes that seem to come in on the east coast and then are ordered and delivered to the west.. Probably will affect Europe first. I don't...
03-28-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,812
Posted By trailangel

Get a XC 29r and be done with it

Get a XC 29r and be done with it
03-28-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,095
Posted By trailangel

You are putting too much weight on your saddle......

You are putting too much weight on your saddle... because stem is too short. It shows in the videos. it's not a bike seat, it's a saddle. Their is a difference. You are sitting on the bike, peddaling...
03-28-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By trailangel

Show the crack. I cannot see a crack. Lighting...

Show the crack. I cannot see a crack. Lighting and focus can improve your photag skills.
03-27-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By trailangel

Might want to rethink that setup.

Might want to rethink that setup.
03-27-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By trailangel

Rquesting Moisture control

Rquesting Moisture control
Replies: 25
Views: 688
Posted By trailangel

Not PX10s . Didn't have shifters on the stem, and...

Not PX10s . Didn't have shifters on the stem, and didn't have "Hooks" on the downtube.
03-26-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By trailangel

Everything everyone else has said... plus more...

Everything everyone else has said... plus more air. How about inflating to the max it says on the tire?
03-26-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,089
Posted By trailangel

Why no pics of the problem??? ...

Why no pics of the problem???

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03-26-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,836
Posted By trailangel

Coffee...Oil... Bicycles....If they don't get...

Coffee...Oil... Bicycles....If they don't get that unstuck soon... nobody will get their bikes. Prices will go up regardless of what happens.
Forum: Southeast
03-26-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By trailangel

So... what happened?

So... what happened?
03-25-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,683
Posted By trailangel

Good thing you were inside with beer handy for...

Good thing you were inside with beer handy for the post crash talk. Any pics of the crash site?
03-25-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,747
Posted By trailangel

Time to end this right here . Go buy a new bike. ...

Time to end this right here . Go buy a new bike.

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03-25-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By trailangel

Seems like it's always the homemade ones that...

Seems like it's always the homemade ones that burn.
03-24-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By trailangel

Say no to plastic

Say no to plastic
03-24-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,521
Posted By trailangel

I think this is him: ...

I think this is him:

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03-24-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,521
Posted By trailangel

I need some new tires and sealant.. bike season...

I need some new tires and sealant.. bike season is a-coming and I am a little short on funds right now. I usually run Vittoria 2.25... MTB 29r tires. I'm a senior on limited income and just got out...
03-22-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 481
Posted By trailangel

That doesn't look like brake housing to me.

That doesn't look like brake housing to me.
03-22-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,521
Posted By trailangel

Just steel a MTB. No need to purchase one.

Just steel a MTB. No need to purchase one.
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