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Reply to Brakes... 4/10/2013 11:50 AM

Hi bike guru here and about linear cables they were designed for dérailleur bikes to keep the outer casing from compressing so the shifting would be uniform and not change from the constant compaction of the housing like round wound casing from the old ... more »

Reply to Can someone please explain this- fork bolt. 4/10/2013 11:05 AM

Hi bike guru here and it looks like you are missing some parts the top cap should have a beveled split spacer between the top cap and the bottom nut when you tighten the top cap after it is place inside of the fork steerer tube the split spacer will ... more »

Reply to Bb size 4/10/2013 10:42 AM

Hi bike guru here a lot of times when you pedal backwards it indicates it is a freewheel issue not a bb if you have a freewheel and usually on a loose bb bikes it has a freewheel on the rear hub so get some wd40 and turn the bike on its side a spray ... more »

Reply to Cross lacing vs standard lacing 4/10/2013 10:19 AM

Hi bike guru here I'm master wheel builder and you can cross lace any wheel at any configuration straight lace or even 5 cross it has to do with the spoke tension and the weight of the person ridding if you are building a mini wheel set for 50 lb child ... more »

Reply to 6 Pawl converting to 4 pawl 4/10/2013 10:00 AM

Hi bike guru here the reason they use 6 paws is it will last longer with a 6 paws instead of a 4 paws the 6 paw has only 3 ingagement points at a time where a 4 paw might only have 1 or 2 ingagement point because of the spacing of the teeth to the relation ... more »

Reply to Sprocket/Alignment trouble 4/10/2013 9:45 AM

Hi bike guru here ck to see if your crank arm is flush with the outside of the sprocket and that the sprocket bolt hole in the crank arm is flush also. If not you might have to put a small or thin washer on the outside of the sprocket of the bolt hole ... more »

Reply to Back Wheel Shifts No Matter What 4/10/2013 9:27 AM

Hi bike guru here if you will but a spacer between the axle and the end of your frame gusset that should do the trick and what i mean by that is look at your frame thickness at the axle slot and measure the distance from the axle to the axle slot bottom ... more »

Reply to Decent 28 hole rims? 4/10/2013 9:08 AM

Velocity made a great park rim but they are usually a 36 or 48 hole rim 28 hole is for light or small BMX riders like jr or beginners at the race tracks and the 28 hole hubs you purchased wont work for the parks because the strength of the hub flange ... more »