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11-02-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,502
Posted By cny-bikeman

Whether or not the jack works for the original OP...

Whether or not the jack works for the original OP it seems odd that nobody mentioned some of the hints to help anyone in mounting tires.
1. Always start on the opposite side of the wheel from the...
04-01-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,697
Posted By cny-bikeman

My advise is often to upgrade a bike by upgrading...

My advise is often to upgrade a bike by upgrading to a different bike and selling the old one. Get what fits your needs and budget now. If you have a bike shop, co-op or knowledgeable friend who is...
03-18-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,625
Posted By cny-bikeman

Sounds good. BTW it may be a good idea to check...

Sounds good. BTW it may be a good idea to check dropout alignment (https://www.google.com/search?q=dropout+alignment&ie=&oe=) to make sure that's not affecting things.
12-03-17, 03:51 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 21,135
Posted By cny-bikeman

To clarify, If you have bolt-on hubs you should...

To clarify, If you have bolt-on hubs you should try for no play or as little as possible when the wheel is off the bike, as it will be the same when mounted. With a q/r you will need a small amount...
02-20-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 30,379
Posted By cny-bikeman

+1 For some reason many people think that...

+1 For some reason many people think that Detergent, Simple Green, etc. are "planet friendly" because they don't contain those terrible petrochemicals. Problem is that, instead of reusing mineral...
01-05-17, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,106
Posted By cny-bikeman

I have never seen nor heard of a failure on a...

I have never seen nor heard of a failure on a Helicoil repair. The typical aluminum crank arm has plenty of metal left, and the concern about removal of some of it ignores the fact that the removed...
11-26-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,502
Posted By cny-bikeman

Wow, sorry I missed all the entertainment on this...

Wow, sorry I missed all the entertainment on this thread! As with many things mechanical a little inspection and logic should make apparent both disassembly and adjjustment, but we all miss the...
09-17-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,125
Posted By cny-bikeman

I'm glad you got a clear answer - and to assure...

I'm glad you got a clear answer - and to assure you, your very first post included all the information needed - 2 in front, 5 in the rear. As indicated any 3/32 chain will work, don't spend a lot of...
01-09-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,226
Posted By cny-bikeman

1. Enough air in tube to hold some shape, insert...

1. Enough air in tube to hold some shape, insert tube into tire.
2. Put valve stem into hole (moisten to get through rim strip if nec) and mount one bead/side onto rim.
3. STARTING AT FURTHEST...
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