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09-15-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 322
Posted By ifixbikes

Is 26" The Same As 650? i SHOULD Know This?!?!

Howdy folks... I recently picked up a Softride TT7 Rocket and the marked tire size says 26". I'm familiar with the MTB 26" tire as well as the 26 x 1 3/8" cruiser style tires but I'm struggling to...
07-18-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By ifixbikes

Hybrid 3x (flat bar) conversion to Road 3x (brifter) has me stumped

Howdy folks. Today I was asked to convert a 3x Hybrid to a Road 3x and I thought it would be a no-brainer but I just couldn't get the Road 3x Front Derailleur to work perfectly.

Opus bike,...
06-29-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By ifixbikes

How to determine original fork? Rigid or Susp? 90's era bike.

Howdy folks. I've stumbled across a rather well built frame, (Land Gear ???? Any info? House brand? Overseas bike?) Land Gear is the brand (I'll get the model #) and there is not a lot of info online...
06-23-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 66,890
Posted By ifixbikes

Any thoughts on covering saddles without removing...

Any thoughts on covering saddles without removing the existing cover? I have so many cheapo seats that I've been thinking of giving them some character by using colourful marine vinyl and just gluing...
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By ifixbikes

26.4 on two different calipers. Close though....

26.4 on two different calipers. Close though. This one has a tapered rise toward the middle.
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By ifixbikes

Seeking Identification Of Quill Road stem, Not Value.

Howdy folks. I recently purchased a really nice Frankenbike and I'm trying to figure out the stem.

All of this madness came on a Sarroni Tipo Sprint:

Campagnolo Record Downtube Shifters...
06-11-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By ifixbikes

DIY Options for Downtube Cable Stop? BMX Gyro Tabs?

I know there are a dozen options for DT Shifter Covers that convert nicely to cable stops... But I'm cheap and I only need them for the right side rear derailleur.

I'm building a few 1 x 7 - 1 x...
06-11-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By ifixbikes

Thank you all for valuable input... And so I'll...

Thank you all for valuable input... And so I'll pass.
06-10-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By ifixbikes

So, therefore, I can't frame block roll it out.

So, therefore, I can't frame block roll it out.
06-10-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By ifixbikes

Salsa Chili Con Crosso Scandium - Dented Top Tube

Just like the title says... the frame will get built for resale. Currently asking $150 CAD ($115 USD?).

Is it still usable? I know little about Scandium but I know I can't re-bend re-shape alloy....
06-09-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By ifixbikes

Apparently even the name I'm having issues with....

Apparently even the name I'm having issues with. Lifelong problem. Plus, I'm glad you added 'brake' and didn't write 'your'...



Better explained by dedhed as "Thread a bolt of the proper size...
06-08-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By ifixbikes

Recessed brake bolts... kinda deeper than I think they should be.

Hi all. Bringing a KHS Flite 300 back from the dead and I've encountered some stubborn recessed brake bolts. Both rear (alloy frame) and front (carbon fork) required me to spin out the brake calipers...
Forum: Introductions
06-08-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By ifixbikes

Hello and welcome! My 2Cents... Check into...

Hello and welcome! My 2Cents... Check into Ergonomic Grips... What an excellent investment IMO. Also, if it's a traditional bike rack you're likely to need an adapter for your frame due to design......
06-05-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 42,641
Posted By ifixbikes

I've had a dozen Miele over the years. I'll dig...

I've had a dozen Miele over the years. I'll dig up some pics soon to kick this thread alive again.
06-05-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 533,300
Posted By ifixbikes

Had an old alloy Cherry Red Sirrus. Best riding...

Had an old alloy Cherry Red Sirrus. Best riding and fitting bike ever for me. Still looking in the Toronto area for a similar replacement.
Replies: 9
Views: 4,757
Posted By ifixbikes

11+ years later and I'm just about to list a...

11+ years later and I'm just about to list a 'Little Brother / Little Sister' to the OP. 52cm frame, same specs, same goofy seat nose... and it's back into the $500 range here in Toronto.
05-26-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By ifixbikes

Unless I missed it, isnít the real point of this...

Unless I missed it, isnít the real point of this question to ensure that your shifter matches your rear cassette?

No matter how much you finesse it a six speed shifter will (almost) never work...
05-26-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By ifixbikes

Thank you both for valid responses. I am a...

Thank you both for valid responses.

I am a bike flipper so aesthetics are number one for me. I know that should be the opposite, in which comfort should outweigh aesthetics, but when I send a bike...
05-24-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By ifixbikes

Repair vacuum moulded foam seat???

Howdy folks. Just wondering if anyone has any tips on how to repair a vacuum moulded foam seat. Iíve got a ďSR royal vacuum lightĒ seat with a big chunk out of the nose. Iím wondering if anyone has...
Forum: Introductions
05-24-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By ifixbikes

Mike from Toronto here @ifixbikes

Howdy BikeForums. Thanks for the inclusion and I look forward to being a part of a fun, lively and informative group.

Lifelong bike mechanic who started tweaking his own BMX bikes in the early...
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