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07-30-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 863
Posted By trailangel

Don't tailgate in the roundabout..... it's not a...

Don't tailgate in the roundabout..... it's not a raceway.
07-29-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 407
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...
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By trailangel

1988 17 inch frame.

1988 17 inch frame.
07-29-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By trailangel

If those are new I would return them.

If those are new I would return them.
07-26-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,092
Posted By trailangel

You are at 38 capacity... 5 over. Won't work....

You are at 38 capacity... 5 over. Won't work. Look for a long gage DR.
You are in danger of riping the rear DR off the bike.
07-25-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 276
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.
07-24-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By trailangel

Huh? What are you talking about? Looks great! ...

Huh? What are you talking about? Looks great!

ETA... I'm not sure of the rim orientation for a front asymmetrical rim, or if it's even necessary for a front disk wheel.
Somebody else?
07-22-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By trailangel

This one is good! ...

This one is good!
https://banjobrothers.com/collections/handlebar-bags/products/handlebar-bag-medium
07-14-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By trailangel

Well... I'll add my 2 cents. I don't believe that...

Well... I'll add my 2 cents. I don't believe that is the correct why to attach the cable to a Shimano DR as shown in the last video. I don't think it'll work if you wrap the cable around the pinch...
07-12-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By trailangel

I like Shimano cup and cone... they are easily...

I like Shimano cup and cone... they are easily serviceable.
07-12-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By trailangel

Find that stiff link... LUBE YOUR CHAIN! Did...

Find that stiff link... LUBE YOUR CHAIN!
Did you really put on a new cassette.. or was it new/used cassette.... from a friend?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,685
Posted By trailangel

Dropper post really will not go with that bike....

Dropper post really will not go with that bike. Forget about the idea for a dropper on this bike.
07-12-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,804
Posted By trailangel

I'll say it again. Seats are for sitting on. ...

I'll say it again.
Seats are for sitting on.
Saddles are for riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,685
Posted By trailangel

Show the 18lb bike with pedals on ... hanging...

Show the 18lb bike with pedals on ... hanging from a scale, and we'll go from there.....
07-11-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,804
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,...
07-11-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By trailangel

If it loosened in 20 miles, you didn't install it...

If it loosened in 20 miles, you didn't install it correctly. Not tight enough, and you didn't re-torque it after riding a couple of miles. The crank is toast now.
07-07-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,091
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: 1,109
Posted By trailangel

Don't Mess With Texas

Don't Mess With Texas
07-02-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By trailangel

I have no idea WTF you are talking about........

I have no idea WTF you are talking about..... maybe another Pro BM is a mind reader, but I am not.
07-02-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
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
07-01-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By trailangel

Are you sure it's the seatpost -frame that has...

Are you sure it's the seatpost -frame that has play.... or is it the top press fit part that your saddle mounts to?
Use carbon fiber assembly paste on the seatpost after cleaning it and the frame...
06-28-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By trailangel

Huh? ETA: I see Sram calls some of theirs 1x...

Huh?

ETA: I see Sram calls some of theirs 1x and 2x, but Shimano does not.

How would the bike know?
06-28-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,959
Posted By trailangel

Another reason to buy a Macargi bike

Another reason to buy a Macargi bike
06-27-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By trailangel

Chain not routed correctly between Jockey and...

Chain not routed correctly between Jockey and idler wheels....there is a tab between.. look and see.
06-27-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 849
Posted By trailangel

LOL WTF... you get some weird walkers there.

LOL WTF... you get some weird walkers there.
06-27-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By trailangel

Doesn't matter what gear you are in.... just so...

Doesn't matter what gear you are in.... just so you are not severely cross chained. You don't need to "Slam the Crank".. like I previously said (figure of speech)... there is so much leverage it pops...
06-27-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 849
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...
06-27-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 839
Posted By trailangel

I wouldn't buy that brand. But interesting non...

I wouldn't buy that brand. But interesting non the less. I can't find 4 in. 29r tires though.
06-26-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By trailangel

Just make sure it "clips in" on both...

Just make sure it "clips in" on both sides.
06-26-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
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, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By trailangel

Mid drive ride more like a bike... than a moped....

Mid drive ride more like a bike... than a moped. Mid drives much, much better climbers because you can gear the motor down with rear cassette.
06-26-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 839
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: 1,767
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.
06-25-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By trailangel

Bike doesn't need an ebike chain.. it's a hub...

Bike doesn't need an ebike chain.. it's a hub motor.
My guess is OP rode the bike all the time in the highest gear (smallest cog).. which is typical for ebike riders to do.
6,000 miles = worn out...
06-25-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 849
Posted By trailangel

^^^That is a bit of a rocky gravel trail right...

^^^That is a bit of a rocky gravel trail right there!^^^
06-24-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,817
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: 849
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.
06-18-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,629
Posted By trailangel

My mom really likes the 1x setup... she doesn't...

My mom really likes the 1x setup... she doesn't have to think about gearing... just shift.
06-18-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By trailangel

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

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=13103&category=199

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=13108&category=199

Plenty in stock. Use the...
06-18-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By trailangel

It's illegal to hunt mountain lion in CA so the...

It's illegal to hunt mountain lion in CA so the population is high.
06-16-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,285
Posted By trailangel

OP had an OE... Operator Error

OP had an OE... Operator Error
06-14-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
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: 538
Posted By trailangel

What is a "wheel saddle?"

What is a "wheel saddle?"
06-14-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,285
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.
06-13-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,285
Posted By trailangel

I am having trouble with visualization. TIRE...

I am having trouble with visualization. TIRE WON'T TAKE A LICK OF AIR. Did you lick the valve stem before putting the pump head on? Air won't go into the valve? Air goes into valve but leaks out of...
06-10-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 555
Posted By trailangel

That's probably right. I don't think the 55s are...

That's probably right. I don't think the 55s are available now.
06-10-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 555
Posted By trailangel

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/751x548/screen_shot_2021_06_10_at_12_52_56_pm_8d4623c81380c0ce1e10baa91b27d9263d642bb8.jpg
Taken from a Shimano manual. Mine release pulling up.
06-10-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 555
Posted By trailangel

I do believe that JGWilliams is correct... the...

I do believe that JGWilliams is correct... the standard road SH51 release to the side with a twisting action of your heel... you cannot just slide you foot to the side... you need leverage by...
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