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Forum: BMX
12-04-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By astrobiker

This is the way. Proceed with caution though. Or...

This is the way. Proceed with caution though. Or you could always take it to your local shop man
Forum: BMX
11-15-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,006
Posted By JVME

Thanks for the info. I ended up getting a Cult...

Thanks for the info. I ended up getting a Cult Crew Devotion. 21" TT with a 13.5" CS. It definitely sits lower than the Huffy BMX I had when I was a kid. I don't really recall much about the size of...
Forum: BMX
10-01-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New 24" BMX bike

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New BMX.
S&M ATF 24" frame.
Snafu forks
Odyssey headset
Shadow...
08-05-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By GlennR

Ask for his car keys.

Ask for his car keys.
06-15-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,211
Posted By Rolla

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06-11-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,419
Posted By fettsvenska

That was my first thought as well. I hope that...

That was my first thought as well. I hope that they Sheldon's website will be maintained as it contains such a wealth of knowledge about bikes.
06-08-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,222
Posted By dedhed

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06-08-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,222
Posted By JohnDThompson

A stuck stem will continue to perform its...

A stuck stem will continue to perform its function. It's only if you want to remove it that it becomes an issue.
05-26-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,283
Posted By cb400bill

My first bike was a single speed Schwinn Sting...

My first bike was a single speed Schwinn Sting Ray Deluxe. We rode our bikes on the roads, we rode our bikes on the trails. We rode our bikes everywhere. We made ramps and jumped our bikes.

I...
05-26-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,283
Posted By curbtender

Stripped down Stingrays were our BMX bikes.

Stripped down Stingrays were our BMX bikes.
05-25-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,300
Posted By tcs

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05-25-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,300
Posted By Gresp15C

Indeed, when I moved to Madison, I lived on top...

Indeed, when I moved to Madison, I lived on top of a steep hill with a tight turn and busy intersection at the bottom, and my coaster brake faded on that descent. First I thought the hub just needed...
05-19-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By Barry2

Sorry to be a downer... Cost of Liability...

Sorry to be a downer...
Cost of Liability Insurance?
05-18-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,728
Posted By wolfchild

That almost sounds like pawls in the freehub or a...

That almost sounds like pawls in the freehub or a freewheel are sticking and not engaging...If that happens the freehub or the freewheel needs to be cleaned up and lubed.
05-17-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,667
Posted By bicyforev

The peg is on the head tube is for a pump. The...

The peg is on the head tube is for a pump. The lugs look like those of a 3 Rensho (pronounced San Rensho). Certainly not a color I recognize.
05-17-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,404
Posted By Clyde1820

Maybe. Depends on what the cause of the aches...

Maybe. Depends on what the cause of the aches are. Hard muscle use can cause such aches, independent of hydration. Though, as you suggest, hydration's a big part of the body's normal repair and...
05-17-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 162,129
Posted By Sekine1974

There is also a small Champion decal on the seat...

There is also a small Champion decal on the seat post tube that will indicate Chro-Mo Steel - If it is still intact. Mine is full Chro-Mo and I will try to get a picture here for your reference ...
05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-13-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,497
Posted By victorm

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05-12-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,667
Posted By bikingshearer

Yes, that's a pump peg. I've seen a few like it...

Yes, that's a pump peg. I've seen a few like it over the years.
05-12-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,699
Posted By LV2TNDM

Still got one! I probably ordered it right...

Still got one! I probably ordered it right before Bull Shot stopped producing it. Or perhaps even a bit thereafter. Stuff's so silky smooth. So what's in the big tub I have is dwindling, so I...
05-12-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,667
Posted By jdawginsc

It is a pump peg I think. Usually they are more...

It is a pump peg I think. Usually they are more pointed though? Very elegant.
05-12-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,072
Posted By Rolla

No, but calling it an "epidemic" and laying blame...

No, but calling it an "epidemic" and laying blame at the feet of specific age groups while calling them "homies" makes you sound less than rational. Your post reminds me a lot of the meetings I used...
Forum: BMX
05-12-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Viich

Wilbur76 - don't bother with the gyro, it...

Wilbur76 - don't bother with the gyro, it wouldn't work with canti brakes anyway.

This stem from BMX Guru is exactly what you're looking for, I think.
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05-06-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,914
Posted By Trakhak

See post no. 15 above. The video shows exactly...

See post no. 15 above. The video shows exactly how to fix a rivnut that "spins in place, you can neither loosen or tighten it." (To clarify: in your bike, it's the rivnut that's spinning in the...
05-05-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,396
Posted By big chainring

Cotter pin removal... Too easy!

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Well that was easy. Removed cotter pins, serviced bottom bracket,...
05-04-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By dedhed

The catalogs of Japanese vintage bicycle...

The catalogs of Japanese vintage bicycle (http://cyclespeugeot.web.fc2.com/reminiscence/kofu.htm)
...
05-04-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,423
Posted By cxwrench

You've definitely been unpleasant and thrown the...

You've definitely been unpleasant and thrown the 'know it all' bit a bunch. You had to know it was coming despite what you requested in post #1. I see the 'I know how to put tires on, I've been...
05-04-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,704
Posted By Kapusta

Both times I tried that, the second wheelset grew...

Both times I tried that, the second wheelset grew into a second bike.
05-04-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By steelbikeguy

Like a lot of cases where a new technology is...

Like a lot of cases where a new technology is introduced, it can take a while to figure out the limits of the technology and the processes needed to manufacture it. There is an urge to get the...
05-04-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By steelbikeguy

by chance, I've got a great article from Bicycle...

by chance, I've got a great article from Bicycle Guide magazine that delved into the history and lore of the frame....

https://live.staticflickr.com/4804/45487138465_452a88e8af_b_d.jpg
high...
05-04-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 36,083
Posted By tyler_fred

More pics of the process..

More pics of the process..
05-03-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 16,771
Posted By MRT2

You didn't answer the question. Would you pay...

You didn't answer the question. Would you pay $700 for a 7 speed bike with a freewheel?
05-03-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 16,771
Posted By MRT2

Knock off the ad hominem attacks. You have the...

Knock off the ad hominem attacks. You have the right to your opinion, but when you get into the realm of personal attacks, keep it to yourself.
Shifting gears, so to speak would you buy 7 speed...
04-30-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By a_d_a_m

I hadn't even seen that. That at least satisfies...

I hadn't even seen that. That at least satisfies my curiosity of why the videos seemed to abruptly end.
04-29-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,716
Posted By Ironfish653

It's not Fuji, but here's my '76 Bridgestone...

It's not Fuji, but here's my '76 Bridgestone rebuild:This was about $170 worth of parts; tires and tubes were the biggest single item at $50; going with gumwalls will probably be closer to $75, for...
04-29-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,716
Posted By Murray Missile

Here's mine before: ...

Here's mine before:

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During:...
04-27-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,116
Posted By Viich

Use paint stripper. Also - use abrasives to...

Use paint stripper. Also - use abrasives to polish, finish it off with automotive wheel polish....
04-24-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By Sluggo

Can you turn the chainring over and use the...

Can you turn the chainring over and use the unworn side?
04-24-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,704
Posted By ofajen

Uhh, well I have five wheels for my vintage 26er...

Uhh, well I have five wheels for my vintage 26er MTB: a wheelset with Race King knobby tires for messy conditions, a wheelset with smooth Contact Speed tires for dry conditions and an extra rear...
04-23-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,564
Posted By jimmuller

Not necessarily. It was "thing" back then, so I...

Not necessarily. It was "thing" back then, so I understand. Jobst Brandt's book talks about various spoke patterns and IIRC he says that tying/soldering the crossovers doesn't make much difference....
04-21-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By veganbikes

Wow people missed out on the 90s. It is a bar to...

Wow people missed out on the 90s. It is a bar to stiffen up the front end. Back when we rode on 25.4 bars they tended to be a bit flexy and so it was a way to make things stiffer and maybe a touch...
04-21-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By noobinsf

There are a lot of threads on this forum that...

There are a lot of threads on this forum that discuss how to prep a frame for paint, so I won't go into that, but I will say that it's worth a shot to try DIY -- mask off the top tube and paint that...
04-21-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By Hudson308

You can't blend powdercoat with original paint....

You can't blend powdercoat with original paint. The powdercoat process involves baking the frame in a 400 degree oven, which would ruin the original paint and graphics.
With that said, you can...
04-21-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By SurferRosa

Sand down the top tube, mask it off, and take it...

Sand down the top tube, mask it off, and take it (the frame only without the fork) to an auto body shop for paint.
04-19-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,704
Posted By Happy Feet

I have a 700c / 650b bike. Changing wheels takes...

I have a 700c / 650b bike. Changing wheels takes a minute.

700c 28mm road

http://i.imgur.com/wvTGSb9l.jpg (https://imgur.com/wvTGSb9)

650b 42mm gravel

http://i.imgur.com/rej1xi7l.jpg...
04-16-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,375
Posted By jamesdak

Thanks and yep. I'm just getting to mad now as I...

Thanks and yep. I'm just getting to mad now as I work on them due to a health issue so it's time to focus more on just riding and being content with what I have. Good times!
04-12-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,636
Posted By iab

You will likely not rechrome. A simple...

You will likely not rechrome.

A simple cleaning and application of car wax can stop rust from reoccurring.
04-12-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By berkleydriskill

After 6+ months of work, she's finally done. A...

After 6+ months of work, she's finally done.
A full list of photos can be found here Roberts Bike | Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/190747398@N06/sets/72157718908220628/)
...
04-09-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,899
Posted By BobbyG

Toe clips turn almost any shoe into a biking shoe.

Toe clips turn almost any shoe into a biking shoe.
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