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01-26-23, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By dedhed

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/information/anti-co...

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/information/anti-counterfeit.html
04-27-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,537
Posted By smd4

Well, my reason for not wanting to say it is...

Well, my reason for not wanting to say it is because it sounds stupid.
04-01-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,377
Posted By paulocaputo

amazing job, congrats

amazing job, congrats
02-12-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 422,134
Posted By easyupbug

Great thread, I have done something similar on...

Great thread, I have done something similar on two bikes with the bottom bit of these hammer handle wedges, had to file some as they are not pecise to get a good fit, seemed to help:...
07-03-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,868
Posted By masi61

21 mm bead to bead might require 23 or even 24mm...

21 mm bead to bead might require 23 or even 24mm to account for the curvature of the well.
04-06-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,377
Posted By 75lechamp

That is one sweet Rossin, congrats!

That is one sweet Rossin, congrats!
04-06-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,377
Posted By Alejandro TwLe

Here you can find detailed photos: ...

Here you can find detailed photos:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CNVK-fqFN7r/


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1476x1476/2_997d3a7752a0ea94795c33b1a7452bc1bc04585a.jpg
02-03-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 422,134
Posted By jonkang

Saving this video, thank you!

Saving this video, thank you!
09-09-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,089
Posted By ScottRiqui

A quick update - I was running late this morning...

A quick update - I was running late this morning so only had time to check a few things. But after greasing the axles and re-torquing the headset, the creak was totally absent on today's ride, even...
08-27-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By cxwrench

Don't take it apart, you'll never get it back...

Don't take it apart, you'll never get it back together. According to Shimano they're NOT serviceable. Try the advice posted by headwind15. Or keep trying the WD40. It might take a few days.

And of...
07-20-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By sch

If the rim is looking like a potato chip or...

If the rim is looking like a potato chip or pringles chip, then it can frequently be straightened by taking it off the bike
and putting the low points (always at 180 points on the rim) on short...
07-01-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,966
Posted By Bigbus

I got my first Pringle yesterday doing something...

I got my first Pringle yesterday doing something stupid and found this post very relevant. Thank you,
06-24-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,331
Posted By blinky

Excellent video Le Mechanic , a great supplement...

Excellent video Le Mechanic , a great supplement to the video Eddy_G posted above - I went through a portion but need to go back and view it in it's entirety and then maybe I'll have the confidence...
06-14-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By jma1st3r

She shifts now! I guess I was asking too much,...

She shifts now! I guess I was asking too much, big ring to big ring shift seem to slop a little but if I want them to shift great the tension goes way up... so to get the right balance of tension and...
04-19-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,252
Posted By Rajflyboy

great YouTube channel 👍 thanks for posting...

great YouTube channel 👍

thanks for posting here because I did not know of this Chanel 👍
04-19-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,252
Posted By sdmc530

Your videos are good......I stumbled on your...

Your videos are good......I stumbled on your pallet rack bike storage video while bored on lockdown. I am going to do that system in my garage when I can get the items after the quarantine is over. ...
04-13-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,377
Posted By Tinkel

Nice project Have been building my own wheels...

Nice project
Have been building my own wheels too for a while and getting it right can be a true challenge i admitt
Keep up the good work
03-26-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,377
Posted By Gary Fountain

A worthy and worthwhile project. Already a nice...

A worthy and worthwhile project. Already a nice bike to own - best wishes.
03-21-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,377
Posted By sykerocker

Love to see it, especially as I own three,

Love to see it, especially as I own three,
12-15-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,145
Posted By dedhed

2 things to check first. Remove the cable -...

2 things to check first.
Remove the cable - often they get frayed at the head and hang up. Better yet just replace it anyway.

Clean & lube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzLxyrVQ_00
10-15-19, 01:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,095
Posted By cpach

I'm also a pro mechanic, though I've been working...

I'm also a pro mechanic, though I've been working less long than you, so I am genuinely interested in your points, but seriously there's no way I'm suffering through 20 minutes of staring at your...
10-14-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,095
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I bit and besides the very distracting nature of...

I bit and besides the very distracting nature of the image (I think he's riding a bike but could be a camel for that matter) understood all his points. Agreed with a few, don't care to ever mention a...
09-04-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By rumrunn6

nice highlight, close-up edits!

nice highlight, close-up edits!
09-04-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By SBinNYC

I've been a ride leader for my club for...

I've been a ride leader for my club for approximately 45 years. We give a "2 minute" safety talk/check that was originally required by our insurance company. It would cover several problems your...
09-04-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By 55murray

Pretty good, liked the bar tightness check, been...

Pretty good, liked the bar tightness check, been burned on that one before! One thing I sometimes do in addition is roll the wheels and made sure the brakes are not rubbing - I like zero play in the...
08-27-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,088
Posted By 2cam16

All the GCN's(English) All the GMBN's Seth ...

All the GCN's(English)
All the GMBN's
Seth
RJ
BKXC
Red Bull
AwesomeMTB
BCPOV
Vancan
ParkTools
08-13-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,124
Posted By PickleRick

Ahhhh, OK , the old story of "I'm forced to ride...

Ahhhh, OK , the old story of "I'm forced to ride the really cool bike that my employer imposes on me." Well sir, I would not stand for that, in fact, I would sit right down on that excellent bike and...
08-13-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,124
Posted By superdex

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of...

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of making it look inviting!
06-22-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,879
Posted By TimothyH

Efficiency of the heart and even longevity are...

Efficiency of the heart and even longevity are only part of life and too much of one thing is never any good.

As an example, cycling alone does nothing for bone density and has people who do no...
05-25-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,893
Posted By 2cam16

I've been watching your videos for a couple of...

I've been watching your videos for a couple of months now. Good stuff!
05-25-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,116
Posted By JohnDThompson

This is particularly a problem with new bikes,...

This is particularly a problem with new bikes, where the paint may not have had time to fully harden. Like you, I always clamp on the seat post or the Park ISC-1 internal seat tube clamp.
05-13-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,560
Posted By blakcloud

Great review! You certainly showed the...

Great review! You certainly showed the shortcomings of that tool. It isn't up to the usual standards of the Park Tool Company.
05-13-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,560
Posted By dedhed

Until that one you can't. That's not a 3/8...

Until that one you can't. That's not a 3/8 breaker bar

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/bb_remove_f88b8580a9e1ecbebee5fe11edc7a31fd59ae28e.jpg

Some are more...
05-10-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By xiaoman1

Impressive work! Best, Ben

Impressive work!
Best, Ben
05-10-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By noglider

Le Mechanic, I've done lots of wheel repairs, and...

Le Mechanic, I've done lots of wheel repairs, and your video is impressive. Thank you.
05-10-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By easyupbug

Nice job on the video and the wheel.

Nice job on the video and the wheel.
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