Last Activity:11-01-2013 5:28 PM
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Posted in thread: A home made 52 teeth rear cog. on 11-05-2013 at 08:07 PM
OK this is a fail. My previous attempt to shift from a 34 tooth to a 48 tooth rear cog failed
because stock megarange Shimano will only handle a 10 tooth jump. At the time I estimated the
old style ...
Posted in thread: Questionnaire for puncture-free tyre development on 11-01-2013 at 11:28 PM
Take a knife and run it across your tire. Then remove the tire cut out a square section and
glue it to a table with latex glue. Run your knife across this square and you will notice there
is much less...
Posted in thread: Freehub rebuild on 10-30-2013 at 02:20 AM
balls are cheap a rear hub will take 18 1/4 inch balls. The freehub does not come apart it
has 50 1/8 balls in it. Run some light oil into the freehub ratchet but keep the thick grease
out of it it ...
Posted in thread: How do you ward off dogs? on 10-30-2013 at 01:58 AM
I've never been bitten in 100000 miles. However it is important to realize pack behaviour takes
over with 3 or more dogs. This is true even with highly trained police dogs. This is why I had
Posted in thread: Locking up your bike - Just how paranoid are you? on 07-19-2013 at 07:28 PM
I took apart my first combination lock using a piece of sandpaper and a spoon. It was obvious
there were 3 ways to open them hitting it with a rock to spring the pawl jamming a piece of
Posted in thread: I'm here. on 07-12-2013 at 12:57 AM
I'm in Evansville and will be traveling to Bloomington then Columbus Moors Hill and south not
yet determined. It looks like highway 57 at the interstate is going to be a problem I would
like to talk t...
Posted in thread: A guide to bearings. on 07-12-2013 at 12:39 AM
OK I finally got a failure shortly after this photo a ball failed. I can't figure which one
it is but I think it failed with a chip coming off just like the process of making flint
Posted in thread: How many century rides? on 04-26-2013 at 10:16 PM
Did a 150 mile on a tour last year. I ran into a police officer named Delgasky in Linton North
Dakota who was high and admitted he was stressed because it was prom night. After an illegal
police stop ...
Posted in thread: How to use dead cans of fix a flat. on 01-28-2013 at 12:53 AM
These will be near hoses at gas stations. Generally they have half a ounce of latex left. Fill
up your tire with air then connect the fix a flat this pressurizes the can. Deflate your tire
and attach ...
Posted in thread: A guide to bearings. on 01-24-2013 at 03:09 PM
Most of this information came from the NASA technical servers. Some of it will be inaccurate
simply because it is out of date. Never the less there is enough information here to get you
started. Your ...