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comment Minimum tire width to avoid snake bite
@Carel - Tire width certainly figures into the equation, no?
57m
comment Minimum tire width to avoid snake bite
If you're getting snake bites either you're jumping too many curbs or your tire pressure is too low.
59m
comment Increasing cadence and stamina
The exercises for stamina and cadence are kind of at odds with each other.
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comment Can I swop my 29“ wheels on my boardman mx sport for 26”
If you have to ask, no.
11h
comment got a sears robuck three wheeler need axel
So is it kind of like this: i5.walmartimages.com/dfw/dce07b8c-b4f5/…
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comment got a sears robuck three wheeler need axel
Is it this bike: sears.com/schwinn-26-8221-meridian-3-wheel-bike/p-00611132000P ?
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comment got a sears robuck three wheeler need axel
The problem is that there are about ten different ways this bike may have been built. Without pictures or a more detailed/accurate description we can't offer much advice.
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comment got a sears robuck three wheeler need axel
Your description is inadequate for us to understand what the specific problem is. (Pictures would be very helpful.)
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comment My cycle's gears don't change properly
You adjust the derailer. The symptoms you describe suggest that the cable tension needs adjustment -- something that every semi-serious cyclist should know how to adjust.
1d
comment Electric bike rear wheel spokes breaking
Yeah, those spokes are so short that it's probably hard to find standard ones that length (and thickness) and if one did there would still be some problems lacing them. The scheme shown "should" work, but the devil is in the details -- making reliable spokes is a fine art.
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comment Bicycle crank is wobbly
There are several options. You basically need to know you want one for a "square taper" bottom bracket. CCP-22 is one of several that Park sells that will do the job.
2d
comment Replacement of sprocket
@zenbike -- 900-1000 miles for a cassette??? Maybe if you only ride on a sandy beach.
2d
revised Is it practical to wear motorcycle half helmet for road cycling?
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comment Replacement of sprocket
They should be replaced when they are worn out. Every serious cyclist should have a chain wear gauge. Your better bike shops have a wear gauge for sprockets, but a common test for the front is to see how far you can pull a relatively new chain off the sprocket. Generally chains are good for 2000-3000 miles, rear clusters about twice that, and front rings every 2-3 rear clusters. But a worn chain causes sprockets to wear much faster.
Apr
29
comment Rim brake pad interchangeability?
@Kibbee - See my update. On closer inspection the "threaded" canti pads I saw were very much similar to V-brake pads.
Apr
29
comment Rim brake pad interchangeability?
@Criggie - The guy who runs our outfit is super cheap and hardly buys anything other than tires and some cables -- everything else is salvaged. And bikes we can't repair are scrapped. I "sneak" some parts on my own money from time to time. (We do have a relationship of sorts with one bike shop in town in that they often give us trade-ins.)
Apr
29
revised Rim brake pad interchangeability?
Updated #1 canti and V-brake pad descriptions
Apr
28
comment What kind of bike is this
The cottered crank probably dates it before 1980. The brakes are very low quality. There's not really enough there to say much more.
Apr
28
revised Bicycle crank is wobbly
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Apr
27
answered Bicycle crank is wobbly