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08-13-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6
Posted By trailangel

Read the directions for adjusting Shimano Rear DR...

Read the directions for adjusting Shimano Rear DR from Shimano.
Take note... adjust high limit screw so top pulley is just outside of smallest sprocket.
Attach the cable correctly to the DR......
08-13-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By trailangel

https://www.jensonusa.com/Vittoria-Mezcal-III-G20-...

https://www.jensonusa.com/Vittoria-Mezcal-III-G20-29-Tire

The Anchracite sidewalls, not the race gumwall colored ones.
Weighs about 100gm more that the Race king, no sidewall weeping, sidewall...
08-13-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,194
Posted By trailangel

Big Toys For Big Boys OR The Reason British...

Big Toys For Big Boys
OR
The Reason British Are Limited To 15 MPH Ebikes

This is really an Emotorcycle in disguise. Only reason it has pedals is to call it an Ebike... but it's illegal except on...
08-12-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By trailangel

Bent DR hanger

Bent DR hanger
08-11-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By trailangel

IMO the tries should hold air without the...

IMO the tries should hold air without the sealant. When you can get this to work, then add the sealant.
Rims might be suspect. If aluminum, Alex rims are usually sleeved and pinned.... a soucre of a...
08-10-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By trailangel

You could get a new tire and go back to tubeless ...

You could get a new tire and go back to tubeless
Or you can keep riding it with the tube in it.
You can ride it at the same PSI that you have.
Or you can lower or raise the PSI.

OK... there the...
08-10-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 617
Posted By trailangel

Maybe if you learned on a motorcycle a long time...

Maybe if you learned on a motorcycle a long time ago.... Back brake was on the left, gear shifter on the right. Front brake on the right.
Panic stop... go to the left, Clutch, back brake. ...
08-08-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By trailangel

Ya, that Clean Streak is good stuff. Brake...

Ya, that Clean Streak is good stuff. Brake Cleaner would work too, even WD40.... whatever you have on hand. I think in your area a wet lube would be good, but leave some on the chain, doesn't hurt...
08-08-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,904
Posted By trailangel

Get an orange dayglow vest and socks to complete...

Get an orange dayglow vest and socks to complete the look.
08-08-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By trailangel

Try flipping the adaptor around and see if it...

Try flipping the adaptor around and see if it makes a difference.
08-08-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By trailangel

Wipe it off again and don't worry about it.

Wipe it off again and don't worry about it.
08-08-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,993
Posted By trailangel

I always do Top-Down, as the 3 bikes I purchased...

I always do Top-Down, as the 3 bikes I purchased in the 70s came wrapped this way.... I use Front -to-Back..... as my grip tightens the tape this way.
Usually takes a bottle of wine to complete...
08-07-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By trailangel

Wait a minute.... a 4.7 oz bottle is $145.50 USD!...

Wait a minute.... a 4.7 oz bottle is $145.50 USD!
Better get the sample size .47 oz for $14.95.
08-06-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By trailangel

A 11-36 cassette would have been cheaper and same...

A 11-36 cassette would have been cheaper and same 25 inch low gear.
08-06-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 522
Posted By trailangel

I actually have no idea WTF you are talking about.

I actually have no idea WTF you are talking about.
08-05-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By trailangel

Hmm. Can't see the 2 bolt clamp, but is one of...

Hmm. Can't see the 2 bolt clamp, but is one of them a bolt for tightening a shim because the post is not the same diameter as the seat tube?
If it started happening after customer pushed the...
08-04-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 909
Posted By trailangel

Looks flat to me

Looks flat to me
08-03-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 810
Posted By trailangel

Incorrectly routed chain thru rear DR hanger...

Incorrectly routed chain thru rear DR hanger could be crunchy as well.
But we don't know if the crunchy is while coasting or pedaling, do we?
08-03-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By trailangel

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=13108&category=199
08-03-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By trailangel

Javascript Bicycle Chain Length Calculator...

Javascript Bicycle Chain Length Calculator (http://www.machinehead-software.co.uk/bike/chain_length/chainlengthcalc.html)
08-03-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By trailangel

I use Tubasti. Best thing to do is mount them...

I use Tubasti.
Best thing to do is mount them yourself, so when you flat out on the road you know how to deal with it.
When I use Tubasti I can change a flat tire myself faster than someone can put...
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By trailangel

17 inch frame? They came in 17 and 19. Those...

17 inch frame? They came in 17 and 19. Those U-brakes worked good but dirt would built up there.
That's a nice ride!
08-02-20, 05:54 PM
08-02-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,808
Posted By trailangel

If you get hit by a car you won't need a phone.

If you get hit by a car you won't need a phone.
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By trailangel

Looks like somebody left a nice bike outside. Is...

Looks like somebody left a nice bike outside. Is this a re-paint? I've never seen a brown one before..... and no serial#... hmmmmmmm.....
08-02-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By trailangel

Hmm. When I search for this BB number it comes up...

Hmm. When I search for this BB number it comes up with a TH industries or FSA bottom bracket, not Tange.
...
08-02-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By trailangel

Tange is higher quality than the Shimano BBs. You...

Tange is higher quality than the Shimano BBs. You have something going on in there. Water got into your frame. You say 7 months old bike, but I have never seen a bike come with a Tange BB. Who put it...
08-01-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By trailangel

Maybe when somebody repacked the wheelbearings...

Maybe when somebody repacked the wheelbearings with new grease they put the outer serrated locknuts on backwards so there isn't any bite on the dropouts.
07-31-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,024
Posted By trailangel

Well, maximum speed would be the same as on...

Well, maximum speed would be the same as on earth, as the stunt players filmed this in 1969 in Area 51.
So not really much of a vision.
07-31-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By trailangel

There isn't any reasoning. It's scientific. The...

There isn't any reasoning. It's scientific. The weight of the bike pushes the wheel completely into the dropout.
You don't have to turn the bike upside down for any reason. If you cannot get the...
07-31-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By trailangel

Turn the bike right side up, reset the wheel in...

Turn the bike right side up, reset the wheel in the dropouts and adjust the DR.
Do not put the bike upside down.
07-31-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By trailangel

You should be considering how much shaking a 3...

You should be considering how much shaking a 3 year olds brain can take before causing brain damage. Apparently the boys mother also has brain damage.
07-30-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By trailangel

OK Richard, whatever you say.

OK Richard, whatever you say.
07-30-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By trailangel

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=44899&category=268
07-30-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By trailangel

A lot of home videos on Fail Factory, Top Ten...

A lot of home videos on Fail Factory, Top Ten Videos and Funniest Home Videos turned in by amateurs has the sound dubbed. That doesn't mean the picture part is staged, it just means the audio part...
07-30-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By trailangel

Chain not routed correctly thru rear derailleur...

Chain not routed correctly thru rear derailleur cage. Chain is on wrong side of tab between the idler wheels. Look at pic.
07-28-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By trailangel

Could be a real theft. The sound is overdubbed,...

Could be a real theft. The sound is overdubbed, especially the sound of the bike crash...... it's not real.
07-26-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 864
Posted By trailangel

Seems the Shimano PD EH500 is discontinued.

Seems the Shimano PD EH500 is discontinued.
07-25-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By trailangel

If you are sliding forward you need to tilt the...

If you are sliding forward you need to tilt the saddle more nose up. It should in fact be slightly nose higher than the rest of the saddle. Try it.
If you are 'hot crotched' get rid of the bibs with...
07-25-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 522
Posted By trailangel

There is slop in the fitment of the thru axle...

There is slop in the fitment of the thru axle thru the hub. That's why.
07-25-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By trailangel

Seems like some confusion about what the lights...

Seems like some confusion about what the lights mean.
Ask here at this forum:
https://electricbikereview.com/forums/threads/2020-turbo-vado-3-battery-charging-problem.29467/
07-25-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By trailangel

Trek DS4 would be a good trail bike... or Cross...

Trek DS4 would be a good trail bike... or Cross Country type bike, or gravel/dirt road bike. Says on internet it comes with 40mm tires.
See if 2.1 or 2.25 inch 29r tires will clear the frame and...
07-25-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By trailangel

Read the manual

Read the manual
07-25-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By trailangel

Took 30 seconds: ...

Took 30 seconds:
https://www.bikeshopwrexham.co.uk/diamondback-heist-1.0
Are you sure it's 11 speed? Info above says 10 speed.
07-25-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 522
Posted By trailangel

Why do you need a hex wrench to tighten a Maxle...

Why do you need a hex wrench to tighten a Maxle thru axle? I'm not seeing it in my mind.
07-25-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By trailangel

I call them dropouts. Has nothing to do with...

I call them dropouts.
Has nothing to do with fork offset.
Keeps the wheel from coming out of the forkends when using a disk brake.
07-23-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By trailangel

Put the tires on and ride them

Put the tires on and ride them
07-23-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By trailangel

Well hell, pump it it up and stop guessing

Well hell, pump it it up and stop guessing
07-23-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,522
Posted By trailangel

Lots of BS here. Every car is a loaded weapon....

Lots of BS here. Every car is a loaded weapon. Any door on any car can open at any time. OP gives fixie couriers the bad rap they deserve when riding faster than traffic, coming up on cars and...
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