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06-15-22, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 699
Posted By JoeTBM

They sell adapters for 1/4 to 3/8 drive changes,...

They sell adapters for 1/4 to 3/8 drive changes, This set from Harbor Freight covers everything from 1/4 to 3/8 to 1/2" drives...
06-04-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3alarmer

...a ruler or a steel tape measure is far and...

...a ruler or a steel tape measure is far and away the most accurate way to measure this, but the do make some chain checker tools that work a little better than the one you bought. The better ones...
06-01-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By dsbrantjr

The inner cables are different and, crucially,...

The inner cables are different and, crucially, the housings are of very different construction, shift housing being substantially weaker. Never use shift cable or housing for brake systems, ever.
05-11-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By fishboat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49lAdo_vUX4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49lAdo_vUX4
05-05-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,923
Posted By 10 Wheels

I keep patching till the valves go bad. ...

I keep patching till the valves go bad.
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05-05-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,923
Posted By JohnDThompson

A good quality patch (I prefer Rema, but there...

A good quality patch (I prefer Rema, but there are others) properly applied can last the life of the tube. A compelling reason to replace a tube would be a blow-out too large to patch, or a leak in...
05-04-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By capnjonny

I looked up the instructions for working on these...

I looked up the instructions for working on these wheels. What a crock. Give me an old school rim where I can easily true or replace spokes. These wheels seem to me to be just another example of...
04-27-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Al makes for a poor bearing surface. A spoke...

Al makes for a poor bearing surface. A spoke nipple that is intended to be able to be turned in the future is just a bearing that isn't yet being used. Al likes to gall when pressed hard and moved...
02-18-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By JohnDThompson

The late Jobst Brandt felt that a washer between...

The late Jobst Brandt felt that a washer between the pedal axle and crank arm could reduce fretting damage to the crank arm, which can lead to failure at the pedal eye. He did not think that a washer...
02-04-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Stormy85

So, I think I might have found the culprit. The...

So, I think I might have found the culprit. The inner circlip eyes were a little dent and when the bearing nested up against them they would prohibit the bearing from spinning freely. I turned it...
12-02-21, 01:40 PM
12-01-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Bikes as we know them really don't like pressure...

Bikes as we know them really don't like pressure sprays. The meager seals our components have don't do a good job with pressure washers or car washes. I think you'll find that a commercial washer has...
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