i have an Excelsior that looks just like that...like another poster stated, Schwinn bought the two companies (not at the same time)...they had the...
that IS really weird...we have the limes 2-for-1 right now...
thanks all! that's what i REALLY like about this site!
i lost my job at NAPA and after 6 months of not having a 'real' job (I don't count my bike...
it's been some time since i've been on the RR forums...just wanted to say hello to all the new members and the members that have been around for a...
you might have to search for a shop that has the tool for the older schwinn cassette...not everyone has one
yep...i know a guy (My best friend's sister's boyfriend's brother's girlfriend heard from this guy who knows this kid who's going with a girl) who...
you won't always get the same "pitch" on a trued wheel. there might be spokes that are tighter than others...this happens when you true them...
ok...so it's been some time since i posted...i tried the search, but 'cause i have LITTLE patience left, i gave up!!!!
on my Surly i've run 26 x 1.5" up to 26 x 2.5"...all on the same rim
i use Purple Power or Super Clean (soak overnight)
soak in Hydraulic Fluid (hour)
larger spokes and seat the spoke heads...one main cause of spoke failure at the hub is the heads are not seated properly and they move...
Xtracycles are cool...i love mine (but my Surly is hating life right now!)
looks like a Brooks or Wrights saddle frame...older B73-style
where the shoes contact the hub...is there grease?
put grease on the inside of the hub (if it wasn't there already)
here's the Crank Cotter Pin Press I purchased.
fixed-no-brake and you're not using clipless or toe straps???
yea, 160 cranks work good.
edit: saw the brake part...missed on my first read
1. remove the nut from the cotter pin
2. use a punch to TAP the pin out...from the threaded side
(i assume you don't have the pin press)
but it doesn't look like it fits the bike rack anymore! :wink:
that bumper is GREAT!!! :wink:
I like the bike, too
no master link?
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