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07-04-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 285
Posted By dedhed

My 1968 Raleigh probably weighs 40 pounds

My 1968 Raleigh probably weighs 40 pounds
07-04-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By dedhed

When I had a bike stolen insurance paid out the...

When I had a bike stolen insurance paid out the total of my receipts for the bike and all accessories I had on it. (fenders/rack/lights etc)
07-04-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By dedhed

My daughter hit one once when she was learning...

My daughter hit one once when she was learning her new "gear" bike. Low speed she was fine.
Around here (where they haven't been removed) they are only at street crossings where you should be...
07-02-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,549
Posted By dedhed

Trek 950 $30 ...

Trek 950 $30

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/milwaukee-trek-singletrack-needs-seat/7503037713.html
07-02-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By dedhed

What you'll spend upgrading that bike you can be...

What you'll spend upgrading that bike you can be in a good used name brand bike
07-02-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 446
Posted By dedhed

https://www.yokozunausa.com/about

https://www.yokozunausa.com/about
07-02-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By dedhed

https://www.halowheels.com/frame-spacing-hub-o-l-d...

https://www.halowheels.com/frame-spacing-hub-o-l-d-information/
07-02-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By dedhed

ABEC class and bearing ball grade are two...

ABEC class and bearing ball grade are two entirely different things that aren't comparable.
07-01-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By dedhed

Tell them it was a Raleigh Portage

Tell them it was a Raleigh Portage
07-01-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 832
Posted By dedhed

You need to come on a Fat Tire Tour ...

You need to come on a Fat Tire Tour

​​​​​​https://www.fattiretour.com/milwaukee2022/
07-01-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 989
Posted By dedhed

https://www.rei.com/product/184486/pearl-izumi-tra...

https://www.rei.com/product/184486/pearl-izumi-transfer-lite-headband?sku=1844860002&store=60&cm_mmc=PLA_Google%7C21700000001700551_1844860002%7C92700069171617565%7CNB%7C71700000074093013&gclid=Cj0KCQ...
07-01-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,283
Posted By dedhed

I scored a job so I don't have to dumpster dive

I scored a job so I don't have to dumpster dive
07-01-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By dedhed

You can buy the $25 one. ...

You can buy the $25 one.

​​​​​​https://www.abbeybiketools.com/products/shimano-crank-pre-load-tool?variant=8648382546037
Forum: Foo
07-01-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 405
Posted By dedhed

I'm in Wisconsin so it's a brandy old fashioned...

I'm in Wisconsin so it's a brandy old fashioned (sweet or sour) with your Friday fish fry or Saturday prime rib at the supper club.
...
06-30-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 639
Posted By dedhed

Go with the pink one next to it

Go with the pink one next to it
06-30-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,244
Posted By dedhed

https://www.homedepot.com/p/VELCRO-Brand-8-in-x-1-...

https://www.homedepot.com/p/VELCRO-Brand-8-in-x-1-2-in-Reusable-Ties-50-Pack-90924HD/202261940
06-30-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By dedhed

I've bought from BOCA, Amazon, my local bearing...

I've bought from BOCA, Amazon, my local bearing house.
06-30-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By dedhed

They're so cheap in bulk that there is no reason...

They're so cheap in bulk that there is no reason to run a lesser grade.
06-29-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By dedhed

I use a single edge razor blade to trim ribs.Way...

I use a single edge razor blade to trim ribs.Way faster than sanding them down
06-29-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By dedhed

Might touch it up with a little emery cloth to...

Might touch it up with a little emery cloth to knock the burrs down
06-29-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By dedhed

Measure the hub ID, cone OD and try to find a 3...

Measure the hub ID, cone OD and try to find a 3 or 4mm width. Lots of them are 5-7 mm wide. It doesn't have to seat in the hub completely, just clear the locknut etc to fit in the drop out and not...
06-28-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By dedhed

I've used oil seals to replace these at times. OD...

I've used oil seals to replace these at times. OD X ID x thickness
Something like this....
06-28-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By dedhed

They'll be fine on your rims. There are only a...

They'll be fine on your rims. There are only a few width sizes around for 27" (630) tires these days as it's basically an abandoned size with newer bikes being 700c (622) diameter
06-28-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,549
Posted By dedhed

Raleigh Portage ...

Raleigh Portage

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/519849536489179/?ref=search&referral_code=null&referral_story_type=post&tracking=browse_serp%3Af78e2a02-a8ac-4f1e-b739-500b41127c1d
06-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,455
Posted By dedhed

Opportunity for someone to cash in. ...

Opportunity for someone to cash in.
...
06-28-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 753
Posted By dedhed

How they did it on my 970 Trek. Special outer...

How they did it on my 970 Trek. Special outer housing on FD instead of clamp and inner clamped below. Housing moves the FD, not the inner
...
06-28-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By dedhed

Doesn't help in freezing temperatures.

Doesn't help in freezing temperatures.
06-26-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By dedhed

9 speed you're likely just fine

9 speed you're likely just fine
06-26-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By dedhed

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-HP-6400-0819D.pd...

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-HP-6400-0819D.pdf
06-26-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By dedhed

I believe it has to do with whether its SLR or...

I believe it has to do with whether its SLR or Super SLR

​​​​​​https://www.cyclabo.com/topics/hr6mzphvey/
06-26-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By dedhed

I put plug & play into my industrial stainless...

I put plug & play into my industrial stainless canted reflector fixtures. A little more expensive than ballast bypass but didn't feel like pulling those down to rewire.
I've bought a number of the...
06-25-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By dedhed

400 was discontinued around 1993, so unlikely.

400 was discontinued around 1993, so unlikely.
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 474
Posted By dedhed

Illinois tollway sends me an email when it...

Illinois tollway sends me an email when it replenishes and things like when my credit card it pulls from is expiring. I use it rarely, mostly for O'hare runs.
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 638
Posted By dedhed

I made a concession to safety the other day and...

I made a concession to safety the other day and swapped my sandals for work boots when I cut up a branch that came down with the chain saw. Left my shorts on though. Also used a sketchy ass old wood...
06-25-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By dedhed

30 feet of LED goodness. Somewhere around 40K...

30 feet of LED goodness. Somewhere around 40K lumens if you can believe the manufacturer claims.

...
06-25-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,823
Posted By dedhed

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/dscn0880_3461c6944ef90a9ca8973d1aeb7d3e905fc84fcd.jpg
06-25-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,214
Posted By dedhed

1968 Raleigh Sprite at the Mckinley marina Lake...

1968 Raleigh Sprite at the Mckinley marina Lake Michigan for 4th of July fireworks
...
06-25-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/technologies/...

​​​​​​https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/technologies/component/details/quick-link.html

​​​​​​https://www.campagnolo.com/US/en/Support/installing_the_ekar_13s_chain_with_clink_connecting_link
06-25-22, 04:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://www.orbitform.com/resources-news/for...

​​​​​​https://www.orbitform.com/resources-news/forming-solid-rivets-standard-vs-captured-peen-tools/
06-24-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By dedhed

Gear oil is a bit thick for freewheel pawls,...

Gear oil is a bit thick for freewheel pawls, especially if you live in or ride in cold weather. I personally flush with mineral spirits and break cleaner then lube with 10/30 synthetic motor oil
06-23-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By dedhed

FWIW the freewheel appears to be French threaded.

FWIW the freewheel appears to be French threaded.
06-22-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By dedhed

https://youtu.be/dpl_wlTBC8k

https://youtu.be/dpl_wlTBC8k
06-20-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By dedhed

99% chance they are 1/4" balls

99% chance they are 1/4" balls
06-20-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 756
Posted By dedhed

I use the tub of marine grease I have for my...

I use the tub of marine grease I have for my trailer
06-19-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By dedhed

2009 Jamis catalog says it came with a 68 x 113mm...

2009 Jamis catalog says it came with a 68 x 113mm FSA powerdrive bottom bracket.
non serviceable remove & replace cartridge unit. Get the proper tool to remove the crank and BB and drop a new BB in....
06-19-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,222
Posted By dedhed

How many miles on those components

How many miles on those components
06-15-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 605
Posted By dedhed

Save the old one for pulley wheels etc

Save the old one for pulley wheels etc
06-15-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By dedhed

You need to know the length of the spindle on...

You need to know the length of the spindle on your bottom bracket as different cranksets use different length spindles. or pick a crank and replace the BB with the one required by the replacement...
06-14-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By dedhed

A $150-200 professional service is never going to...

A $150-200 professional service is never going to get recovered in a sale of a used bike. Wash, wax, clean/lube chain, make sure everything works, shifts, stops, wheels true. Replace cables and brake...
06-14-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By dedhed

If it's just a barrel adjuster at the lever any...

If it's just a barrel adjuster at the lever any shop should have one. If you have a bicycle co-op in your area probably get one for 50 cents.
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