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06-27-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By nomadmax

I'd say that's a water intrusion seal more than...

I'd say that's a water intrusion seal more than anything else. ^^^^^^
06-25-22, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By dedhed

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

​​​​​​https://www.orbitform.com/resources-news/forming-solid-rivets-standard-vs-captured-peen-tools/
06-25-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By zacster

On older chains for 5/6/7 you could push the pin...

On older chains for 5/6/7 you could push the pin out fairly easily with the tool. With the new chains you have a hard time getting the pins out and it takes a good deal of force to get them out...
06-24-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By HillRider

"Peened" rivets (aka pins) are flared at the ends...

"Peened" rivets (aka pins) are flared at the ends to make a strong connection in thin chains like 9-speed and above. Pushing them out breaks off the flair and reams out the hole in the side plates...
06-24-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,640
Posted By cyclokitty

Why have I been awoken from my slumber?!?! ...

Why have I been awoken from my slumber?!?!

lol, yes. It was resolved. If I recall, my wheel needed truing because the brake pad was rubbing. Then, a few years later my bike had a complete overhaul...
06-20-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By bboy314

Without seeing it in person I’d guess this is the...

Without seeing it in person I’d guess this is the “juvenile” size 1 piece bottom bracket:

https://www.modernbike.com/sunlite-mini-hex-one-piece-bottom-bracket-cup-set
06-17-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,052
Posted By alcjphil

The OP only posted here once - 7 years ago

The OP only posted here once - 7 years ago
06-14-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 495
Posted By FrankDiscussion

The original heavy steel ones were very pitted...

The original heavy steel ones were very pitted with rust in the inside. I am considering replacing them with mew plastic ones but I don't really care so much about fenders since like I said the bike...
Forum: Foo
06-08-22, 04:00 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By chewybrian

Man bitten by gator he mistook for dog in...

Man bitten by gator he mistook for dog in Florida, deputies say...
06-07-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By jccaclimber

Rolla covered it well. If your derailer hanger...

Rolla covered it well. If your derailer hanger is bent, then even after replacing everything you listed, your shifting still won't work well. The amount a derailer hanger needs to be off by to...
06-07-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By SDHawk

Update: WD-40, Tri-flow, heat, and patience paid...

Update: WD-40, Tri-flow, heat, and patience paid off. I could feel it trying to engage after 2 treatments but it didn't click-in all the way. Then after a 3rd Tri-flow plus blowing a hairdryer on...
06-01-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 760
Posted By Bike Gremlin

If it's of any help, I wrote in some detail about...

If it's of any help, I wrote in some detail about the shifter, brake cable, and housing standards (https://bike.bikegremlin.com/8548/cable-housing-standards/) - with pics and all. :)
05-31-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By mattinkansas

Andrew -- Thank you for taking the time to...

Andrew -- Thank you for taking the time to respond, and so quickly too. This forum is such a great resource for somebody like me who is just in the early stages of learning about bikes. I will just...
05-31-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Mad Honk

Joe, Since you already have a cart from HF you...

Joe,
Since you already have a cart from HF you only need to make a small modification to it to have it functional. Here a re a couple of pics of my side shelf that is on my bigger roll around...
05-21-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By KerryIrons

I wouldn't use duct tape because of the gooey...

I wouldn't use duct tape because of the gooey residue it leaves and it wouldn't resist the pressure of the inner tube. Something like fiberglass reinforced packing tape would get my vote.
Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By Shimagnolo

OK, it is Florida Woman, but I think it still...

OK, it is Florida Woman, but I think it still belongs here:

Woman throws snake at Florida deputy after pursuit, sheriff’s office says...
05-19-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By cxwrench

I'm sorry but why on earth would you feel the...

I'm sorry but why on earth would you feel the need to post that here? What you do has absolutely no bearing on what the OP will do.
05-14-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By Bike Gremlin

If it's of any help, my height is 178 cm and...

If it's of any help, my height is 178 cm and these are the dimensions of my DIY repair stand (https://bike.bikegremlin.com/9838/bicycle-repair-stand-diy/#4).
It's not too high in case I need to use...
05-09-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,504
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

When I was riding sort of cross country I used...

When I was riding sort of cross country I used this method of hanging my bike a few times when servicing/cleaning it a few times. Too bad the attractive assistant didn't come with the tree:) Andy
05-09-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,504
Posted By Sonofamechanic

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/300x240/83368e7c_99cf_461e_9c04_d0b2cb98bac2_c0ec58dbd69975726ffa43f0189b9590e54bdeed.jpeg
LOL…does this help? 😊
05-06-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By delbiker1

IME, rarely can you change wheel sets without...

IME, rarely can you change wheel sets without some adjustments to the derailleur. Disc brakes add another adjustment that may need to be done. Neither is hard. This can be true even if replacing with...
05-05-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Rolla

BikeIndex (https://bikeindex.org/bikes/727944)...

BikeIndex (https://bikeindex.org/bikes/727944) says it's 27.2, but don't go by that. Pull the old post and look for the size stamp. The new one has to be exactly the same.
...
05-04-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 872
Posted By thumpism

Don't ride farther from home than you want to...

Don't ride farther from home than you want to walk back.
04-30-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By MudPie

You might want to send your query to Park Tool. ...

You might want to send your query to Park Tool. I've asked them technical questions such as yours and they've responded pretty quickly. Best to hear the answer directly from them.
04-24-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,470
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Wow! A flame from a 7 year old reply I made......

Wow! A flame from a 7 year old reply I made... That reply was directed at the OP and their seemingly to want the writing on the chain ring to face to the outside. I was trying to say that why should...
04-22-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 610
Posted By MyRedTrek

The pedals felt really stiff and crunchy when...

The pedals felt really stiff and crunchy when turned by hand. When I got the bottom bracket apart there was just a hint of some kind of lube like someone wiped a greasy finger once around the...
04-20-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By squirtdad

and for a bit of useless trivia the cable stop on...

and for a bit of useless trivia the cable stop on the stay with that shape is sometimes call a divers helmet stop

if you see one it is about 99.99% that you need a stepdown ferrule
04-20-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By KerryIrons

One method is to use dental floss and a vacuum...

One method is to use dental floss and a vacuum cleaner. Put the suction hose over the exit hole and thread the dental floss in. The vacuum will pull it out the exit hole and then you can tie the...
04-16-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By schwim

Do you lubricate the chain regularly? I've...

Do you lubricate the chain regularly? I've restored the flexibility of old chains just by putting some chain lube on them and spinning them while wiping off the excess.
04-14-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,032
Posted By Koyote

Or maybe the new poster is the OP. Came back to...

Or maybe the new poster is the OP. Came back to bf, forgot his username and created a new account, and thought, "Hey, I had this same problem 13 years ago! I can help this guy"
04-14-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,232
Posted By squirtdad

there is no good substitute and I have had no...

there is no good substitute and I have had no luck with soldering stainless even with flux

some things are not worth mucking around with
04-14-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By himespau

That's just the metal version of what I have in...

That's just the metal version of what I have in plastic. A bit more sturdy (and potentially more precise as I trust Stein more than some random injection mold maker in China), but still the same...
04-13-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 521
Posted By dedhed

Only remove nuts & cone from the NDS and leave...

Only remove nuts & cone from the NDS and leave the DS cones locked so all adjustment is from NDS that is accessible. On any hub I only remove one side so spacing the axle isn't an issue.
04-13-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By himespau

There are 2 other rods tucked inside for smaller...

There are 2 other rods tucked inside for smaller sizes down to 25.0 or lower if memory serves. I'd looked at the one you have, but was concerned that the sloping sides (instead of flat steps) would...
04-12-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By Camilo

I would not have argued the point if you'd...

I would not have argued the point if you'd mentioned that. In my experience, tadpoles as I described are much more common. But I don't doubt that those trikes, at those price points serve your...
04-10-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 489
Posted By cxwrench

Install the spoke. True the wheel, don't worry...

Install the spoke. True the wheel, don't worry about numbers at all. I'm sure you'd rather have a wheel that's true rather than one that has a new spoke at exactly 'xxx' tension that may or may not...
Forum: Foo
04-08-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By chewybrian

Florida is not just a place, but a state of...

Florida is not just a place, but a state of mind...

https://i.imgur.com/RaFkNuh.jpg

https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/lawn-chair-larry/
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By veganbikes

Yes but we don't know if he was arrested in AC he...

Yes but we don't know if he was arrested in AC he could have shot at a random seagull he thought was the one who stole his cake in AC while back home in Florida selling his meth scented bath salts.
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/tampa-ba...

https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/tampa-bay-area-man-gifts-63-million-of-his-estate-to-community-nonprofits/
...
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By DiabloScott

But the MAN looks like he's from Florida... you...

But the MAN looks like he's from Florida... you can just tell.
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By ahsposo

Well, it should be.

Well, it should be.
04-06-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,368
Posted By dedhed

You can try pounding a SAE 6 point socket on a...

You can try pounding a SAE 6 point socket on a rounded metric.
Either way you should be using a 6 point if you're not.
04-06-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

This thread's miss understandings and thus,...

This thread's miss understandings and thus, assumptions, only provide the reason to better describe what talk about. Ever heard the story about 3 blind men, each are about an elephant and describe...
04-06-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By maladroit

It is indeed two wheels in front. Here's a...

It is indeed two wheels in front. Here's a product photo (that is not me with the topbun/look of madness).
...
04-03-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The very first aspect I see is the rear wheel...

The very first aspect I see is the rear wheel sitting off center. It might just be a photo angle thing but if the wheel is that far off it will make centering the pads (to the rim) a bit more...
03-27-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Most all current (all that I have come across)...

Most all current (all that I have come across) modern spokes use 56TPI (and the diameter of the spoke as the base before the rolling of the threads slightly increases the final threaded diameter)....
03-18-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Check with this method on Big:Big. You want...

Check with this method on Big:Big.
You want 1-2" slack.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/444x356/chain_length_6828be03d6909ea6c86bac3cfd2fb0ee622197fc.jpg
03-18-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 813
Posted By Iride01

Well the bigger thought in what you replied to,...

Well the bigger thought in what you replied to, and I guess I should have spelled it out instead of beating around the bush, is.....

What do your bearing races look like? Are they in good shape or...
03-18-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 813
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

When I sell things like loose balls (or cable end...

When I sell things like loose balls (or cable end crimps) I generally add one for the god floor. Good choice to get as few extras. Andy
03-17-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 813
Posted By dedhed

Plenty of new BSO's with cup & cone BB. Check out...

Plenty of new BSO's with cup & cone BB. Check out any Walmart or kids bikes.
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