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by cooldad
Sat Mar 16, 2019 18:48 pm
Forum: MTB General
Topic: GT85
Replies: 15
Views: 1798

Re: GT85

Actual chain lube.
by cooldad
Fri Mar 15, 2019 06:18 am
Forum: MTB Beginners
Topic: Adjusting the seat angle on my new bike
Replies: 8
Views: 1186

Re: Adjusting the seat angle on my new bike

Sometimes it's easier to take the seat post out, and then loosen the saddle, easier to get to the bolts.

Then put it back and adjust it.
by cooldad
Thu Mar 14, 2019 17:30 pm
Forum: MTB Workshop & Tech
Topic: Fox 32 fork dead?
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: Fox 32 fork dead?

Take them to bits and look. Just for fun.
by cooldad
Thu Mar 14, 2019 17:27 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: How the fark are you supposed to install an inner brake cable into a Sora shifter???
Replies: 37
Views: 1303

Re: How the fark are you supposed to install an inner brake cable into a Sora shifter???

Bungle73 wrote:I've been trying for bloody ages and I cannot get it in. It is a terrible design. You cannot see what you are doing. You're stabbbing around in the dark. It's ridiculous.


Turn a light on.
by cooldad
Thu Mar 14, 2019 08:32 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Clean new chain ready for squirt lube
Replies: 12
Views: 1157

Re: Clean new chain ready for squirt lube

Because it's applied when the chain is built, so gets into the rollers nicely, where it's actually needed.
by cooldad
Wed Mar 13, 2019 15:40 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: NRG Stem that keeps your devices powered up
Replies: 16
Views: 2140

Re: NRG Stem that keeps your devices powered up

Spammy...
by cooldad
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: MTB Beginners
Topic: New Bike Problem.
Replies: 19
Views: 1568

Re: New Bike Problem.

Bikes need cleaning, routine regular maintenance and TLC. Yours looks like it gets none of the above.
by cooldad
Tue Mar 12, 2019 21:21 pm
Forum: MTB Beginners
Topic: Shimano Alivio FD
Replies: 3
Views: 939

Re: Shimano Alivio FD

Yes as long as yours is a bottom swing like that one. Some are top swing like https://www.amazon.co.uk/Shimano-8-Speed-Top-Swing-Dual-Derailleur/dp/B006TXFET4/ref=pd_sbs_200_3/260-1650895-6537468?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B006TXFET4&pd_rd_r=60452933-450c-11e9-ab3e-6d5c0e271945&pd_rd_w=24jOZ...
by cooldad
Mon Mar 11, 2019 16:05 pm
Forum: MTB General
Topic: What does MTB actually mean?
Replies: 17
Views: 1747

Re: What does MTB actually mean?

Not a clue. Maybe it just sounds better than MB?
by cooldad
Mon Mar 11, 2019 15:55 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Adjustable Spanner.
Replies: 5
Views: 412

Re: Adjustable Spanner.

He has another thread on the same thing. Needs a set of spanners from CRC or similar for a few £s

viewtopic.php?f=40004&t=13103979&p=20493088#p20493088
by cooldad
Mon Mar 11, 2019 09:56 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Adjustable Spanner.
Replies: 20
Views: 1020

Re: Adjustable Spanner.

How can the same size spanner be too large and too small?
by cooldad
Fri Mar 08, 2019 18:13 pm
Forum: MTB Beginners
Topic: Remove crank arms?
Replies: 14
Views: 899

Re: Remove crank arms?

Cranksets will have a recommended BB length.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html
by cooldad
Thu Mar 07, 2019 19:15 pm
Forum: Road Beginners
Topic: Chatbot clothing advice accurate?
Replies: 14
Views: 1393

Re: Chatbot clothing advice accurate?

Look outside?

Spammy....
by cooldad
Thu Mar 07, 2019 19:02 pm
Forum: MTB Buying Advice
Topic: Buy 2018, Giant, Cube or Whyte?
Replies: 24
Views: 1952

Re: Buy 2018, Giant, Cube or Whyte?

Links help.
by cooldad
Wed Mar 06, 2019 19:38 pm
Forum: MTB Buying Advice
Topic: What Bike?
Replies: 16
Views: 1069

Re: What Bike?

Still won't make an XC bike a trail bike.
by cooldad
Tue Mar 05, 2019 21:17 pm
Forum: MTB Workshop & Tech
Topic: Fox dyad rt2 sag
Replies: 15
Views: 1029

Re: Fox dyad rt2 sag

So pump to what you need (subject to max), nor what you've read. And set up per the instructions.
by cooldad
Tue Mar 05, 2019 19:21 pm
Forum: MTB Workshop & Tech
Topic: Fox dyad rt2 sag
Replies: 15
Views: 1029

Re: Fox dyad rt2 sag

So what psi is in there, and what's the limit?

Sag is important.
by cooldad
Tue Mar 05, 2019 19:16 pm
Forum: MTB Workshop & Tech
Topic: Fox dyad rt2 sag
Replies: 15
Views: 1029

Re: Fox dyad rt2 sag

Add air.
by cooldad
Tue Mar 05, 2019 17:18 pm
Forum: MTB Buying Advice
Topic: What Bike?
Replies: 16
Views: 1069

Re: What Bike?

Buy one, then you can decide what you want to race. They are very different bikes...
by cooldad
Sun Mar 03, 2019 15:16 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Thru axle hard to tight in/out
Replies: 7
Views: 451

Re: Thru axle hard to tight in/out

Add some grease.

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