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No apologies necessary, the ring was perfectly straight, just one tooth bent. Straightened it up, and gave it a lick of a file, good as new. They are indeed the doner cranks, and well they look too
https://www.metalpolishingsupplies.co.uk/aluminium-alloy-brass-steel-11pc-bench-grinder-metal-polishing-kit-6-x-1-2/ You'd need a bench grinder too
One step closer https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=519243&d=1594231365 https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=519244&d=1594231365
Theres a couple of different things it could be. There should be slack on the cable when on the smallest cog Video below goes through some trouble shooting ideas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5HP1poRjv0&t=38s
I've been drinking for a number of hours now, so it's possible that I'm speaking out of turn. If your refurbing this bike to not use it as a mountain bike, have you considered putting in a normal fork as opposed to a sus fork? A good example would be the early to mid '90's Rockhopper drop bar conve
GCN talking about compulsory helmet use https://youtu.be/Hr8mBKqiycQ Apologies for not embedding, on a mobile
I think I'm missing something here. Might be the wine, though
The third crank is the original. Had to apply heat to get the pedal off. I can assure you there's been no tomfoolery with the after photo :D
"What's the plan for tonight?" "Think I'll stay home and polish my crank"
Cleaned and polished the new (to me) cranks. Pedals are riveted together so will take a little more work. Before https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=519124&d=1594150526 After https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=519125&d=1594150526 I need to straigh
There's obviously an issue with the locking mechanism on that lever. I'd be looking to fix it. Are you hoping to put the quick release seat clamp in place of the black strap? If so, be aware that the quick release lever makes the clamp looser, but doesn't actually open the clamp fully to allow you
Emailed them on Friday evening. As it turns out, I got an email about 10 minutes after I posted here to say my order had been dispatched. Are they very slow to deliver? I'm away next week, and I was hoping to have the stuff before I left
Do you know what's not in the post? All the stuff above, because despite ordering it last week, Merlin still haven't shipped, the order is still "in picking"
Seat post clamp was my first thought too. I'm wondering why it's necessary, though. Have the handlebars always been loose, or is it a new issue. If you could take a picture it would help. Also, perhaps request to have this thread moved to the cycling forum, you might get more specific advice, as
Yeah, no. That shït all fell apart when we were discussing what constitutes a century