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07-29-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By trailangel

Maybe you bought a BB with the wrong taper. Or...

Maybe you bought a BB with the wrong taper. Or your crank spiker has been pushed on too many times... too far. Can you show a picture of the crank installed tightly torqued on the BB with the bolt...
07-29-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By trailangel

If those are new I would return them.

If those are new I would return them.
07-25-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By trailangel

Looking at it... my guess is that cable is on the...

Looking at it... my guess is that cable is on the wrong side of the pinch bolt.
07-11-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,784
Posted By trailangel

Yes, the larger the seat the more comfortable it...

Yes, the larger the seat the more comfortable it is....
but people that actually ride a bike will use a saddle, which is different from your wide seat... which is made for a wide, overweight person,...
07-07-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,081
Posted By trailangel

29 to 14 lbs.... you are dreaming.......

29 to 14 lbs.... you are dreaming.......
07-07-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By trailangel

Don't Mess With Texas

Don't Mess With Texas
07-02-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By trailangel

You might want to re-think your whole set-up.

You might want to re-think your whole set-up.
07-01-21, 04:34 PM
06-27-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 838
Posted By trailangel

Instead of starting at the parking area for the...

Instead of starting at the parking area for the Gabrielino trail.. I usually would come over the dam from the Rose Bowl.. through that tunnel (walking at this point) and then ride on the dirt road...
06-26-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 567
Posted By trailangel

Did you orientate the QL to the top of the drive...

Did you orientate the QL to the top of the drive and slam the crank forward?
06-26-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 838
Posted By trailangel

I don't believe they make 4 in. fat tires for 29...

I don't believe they make 4 in. fat tires for 29 inch wheel. Post a link with specs. to prove yourself.
06-25-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By trailangel

Push the robot over and see if it can get up by...

Push the robot over and see if it can get up by itself.
06-24-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,809
Posted By trailangel

I don't see anything and I don't hear...

I don't see anything and I don't hear anything....you call that tapping?
06-24-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 838
Posted By trailangel

Ya.. others from Pasadena have already chimed...

Ya.. others from Pasadena have already chimed in... we don't really have gravel roads here... we have rocky fireroads. I have seen a couple of gravel bikes, but it's mostly MTBs. I like the...
06-19-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By trailangel

If you are installing a rear on your bike, you...

If you are installing a rear on your bike, you should probably upgrade to grade 12.9 bolts.
06-14-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By trailangel

Ya, now I get it. I never occured to me to put...

Ya, now I get it. I never occured to me to put bikes on a rack and transport them.... I get on and ride right from home. Yakima calls it a "wheel tray" ...
Thule calls it a "wheel holder"... so my...
06-14-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By trailangel

What is a "wheel saddle?"

What is a "wheel saddle?"
06-14-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,276
Posted By trailangel

In your case, it was probably a small piece of...

In your case, it was probably a small piece of wire or shard of glass embedded in the tire you failed to locate and remove.
06-08-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By trailangel

No Soma Double Cross. I have one and it's a...

No Soma Double Cross.
I have one and it's a nice ride... light... but it's a QR dropout for rim brakes, which is fine.
Now they have the disc brake version still with QR dropout.
Consider QR only...
05-19-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 739
Posted By trailangel

You might post some pics of each side of frame...

You might post some pics of each side of frame dropout, what QR you have, etc.
05-13-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By trailangel

From the looks of it (tire brand, size model,...

From the looks of it (tire brand, size model, etc.) I'd say there is nothing to worry about.
04-27-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By trailangel

These are my favorites:...

These are my favorites:...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-14-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,091
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: 37
Views: 1,740
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: 1,137
Posted By trailangel

1988 Specialized Rockhopper ...

1988 Specialized Rockhopper

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04-06-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,289
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, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,192
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: 1,267
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...
04-02-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,036
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.
03-30-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,051
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, 09:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,257
Posted By trailangel

Probably made in Portland, OR

Probably made in Portland, OR
03-30-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,051
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, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
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, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 98,312
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, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,681
Posted By trailangel

Nose slightly up is level.

Nose slightly up is level.
03-28-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,790
Posted By trailangel

Get a XC 29r and be done with it

Get a XC 29r and be done with it
03-27-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By trailangel

Rquesting Moisture control

Rquesting Moisture control
Replies: 25
Views: 1,060
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.
03-25-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
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: 6,142
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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03-24-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By trailangel

Say no to plastic

Say no to plastic
03-19-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,176
Posted By trailangel

So.. carbon rims are not Clinchers? Is Clinchers...

So.. carbon rims are not Clinchers? Is Clinchers a brand name or something? Why is it capitalized? I am dazed and confused.
03-15-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 858
Posted By trailangel

Checking the presta valve tightness is part of...

Checking the presta valve tightness is part of prepping the new tube before installing. You failed to do this.
03-15-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,383
Posted By trailangel

So... nobody here (hear) has enough imagination...

So... nobody here (hear) has enough imagination to turn on the music in your head anytime you want it? No headphones required.
03-14-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By trailangel

Well make sure you can drill it out to larger...

Well make sure you can drill it out to larger diameter. Use a tapered tap, not a bottoming tap.
03-14-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,531
Posted By trailangel

Stop riding with a group. Or ride in the rear....

Stop riding with a group. Or ride in the rear. You are not safe.
03-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,056
Posted By trailangel

Phil Wood BBs cups actually come with blue...

Phil Wood BBs cups actually come with blue threadlocker. Red threadlocker is a no-no. IMHO... folks that ride in wet areas, or are riding a 'wet-bike', and might do a rebuild every year should use...
03-13-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By trailangel

Buy new Shimano front DR

Buy new Shimano front DR
03-13-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By trailangel

Do yourself a favor and buy the right product....

Do yourself a favor and buy the right product. Are the rims tubeless compatible, or are you trying to see if you can get non-tubeless rims to work?
Calvin Jones looks like he is using Gorilla tape:...
03-11-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 749
Posted By trailangel

Never heard of CNC brand before. I'd pack it back...

Never heard of CNC brand before. I'd pack it back up and return for a refund.
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