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twwoon
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PostSubject: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:20 am

hello team,

help me out here.. what do u want to learn about bicycle servicing? Gimme the top 5 items... I will work on this for a incoming ride. Promise.

From the team...
Items we want to know and learn
1.Drivetrain maintenance -- Chain wear, chain cleaning, break chain , install easy link, correct oiling, lube to use
2.Gear tuning -More specifically how to install and to correct the alignment/adjustment of the deraileurs
3.Brake tuning - Correct clearance and brake pad check/ replace
4.Changing of tyres - patch inner tube, what/where to buy patch kit and how to use.
5.Wheelset maintenance - check and maintain bearing, true spokes, check if rim is spin straight


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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Tue Feb 15, 2011 8:55 pm

Here is what i want to learn...
1.Drivetrain maintenance
2.Gear tuning
3.Brake tuning
4.Changing of tyres
5.Wheelset maintenance
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Tue Feb 15, 2011 9:22 pm

thanks war machine...
Clarify on item 5..what do u mean wheel set maintenance? Make the hub smooth and wheel spin true is it?
war_machine wrote:
Here is what i want to learn...
1.Drivetrain maintenance
2.Gear tuning
3.Brake tuning
4.Changing of tyres
5.Wheelset maintenance
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:22 pm

Oh,i meant on how to true the spokes,maintain the bearings
and how to prevent it from being dented and stuff like that...
Just want to make my bike last a real long-long time...
So must know all this! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:29 pm

war_machine wrote:
Here is what i want to learn...

2.Gear tuning

More specifically how to install and to correct the alignment/adjustment of the deraileurs
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:05 am

ok, I put it in...see if any one or other topic keeps coming up.. I will chose only the top 5 items
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war_machine wrote:
Here is what i want to learn...

2.Gear tuning

More specifically how to install and to correct the alignment/adjustment of the deraileurs
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:27 pm

Hey I can help by doing gear and brake adjustments.
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Thu Feb 17, 2011 6:11 am

Noted and Thanks Steve!
tylsteve wrote:
Hey I can help by doing gear and brake adjustments.
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:31 pm

hmm.

1. wheel building/truing
2. fork internal maintenance
3. emergency repairs - such as stuffing tire with leaves etc.. how to get out of a REAL fix...
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:10 am

I need to do how to clean bike... Wat can clean, wat can't clean...

My red riding hood yet to shower!!!! She's damn dirty n stink lor....
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:21 pm

Check out the ride on 3rd April, and I got the best of the best. Steve the Zng master to show how he does his bike check and service. Bring ur camera and come with questions. We also got the gurus like Mr Teo and KC who knows a thing or two about bike repairs....
Amy wrote:
I need to do how to clean bike... Wat can clean, wat can't clean...

My red riding hood yet to shower!!!! She's damn dirty n stink lor....
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:05 pm

boo wants to learn:
1. how to change tires
2. how to take out back wheel & putting it back without killing the rear d
3. how to maintain/clean/lube both Ds and chain

optional issues (for laughs)
4. how to make bike fly (like ET)
5. how to make myself taller so i can ride bigger bikes

haha :p
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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:31 pm

welcome back..
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4. how to make bike fly (like ET)
install GT wing..

5. how to make myself taller so i can ride bigger bikes
high heels..


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PostSubject: Re: What is the 5 most frequent bicycle service issue u want to learn?    Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:51 pm

2 and 4 for me Razz
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