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by Tom
25 Oct 2020, 4:40pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Giant Fast Road electric bike front wheel - removal ?
Replies: 4
Views: 274

Giant Fast Road electric bike front wheel - removal ?

Can anyone tell how to remove a Giant Fast Road electric bike front wheel, It looks like a quick release skewer but I have my doubts,

Regard's Tom
by Tom
30 Sep 2020, 10:53pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Front Mech
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Front Mech

thank you Brucey for your prompt reply
by Tom
30 Sep 2020, 10:42pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Front Mech
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Front Mech

A friend of mine said he was told by the bike shop that his Specialized Top of range Sirrus has trimm facility, I thought that the trimm facility was only on road bikes with drops?

Is he correct
Cheers Tom
by Tom
29 Sep 2020, 6:45pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rear Hanger
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Rear Hanger

Good evening all,

Is there an easier way (and cheaper way )to check alignment of rear mech hanger on steel framed bike when the hanger is part of the frame, than the special tools

thank you Tom
by Tom
29 Sep 2020, 2:33pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: derailleur securing situation
Replies: 2
Views: 208

derailleur securing situation

Can you assist please,

how can I check if straight the rear hanger on the rear mech of my bike, it has a steel frame therefore not replaceable, bike is a Mercian and the hanger is chromed.

Do I need special tool status.

Thank you Tom
by Tom
20 Sep 2020, 10:52am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rear derallier mech
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Re: Rear derallier mech

sorry,
have done all, except the gear hanger, how do you accomplish that please
by Tom
20 Sep 2020, 10:50am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rear derallier mech
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Re: Rear derallier mech

Thank you for a prompt and constructive reply,

Tom
by Tom
19 Sep 2020, 8:07pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rear derallier mech
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Rear derallier mech

Can any on assist please
I have been trying to set my nine speed rear mech.
How ever well I try to set my cassette up to change sprocket the chain does not change cleanly.
My mech is a Shimamo
RD 770 and has some little sideways wear, if it is time to replace it what is the modern equivalent.
by Tom
10 Sep 2020, 7:54pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: clothing
Replies: 18
Views: 873

clothing

Good evening folks,

Can somebody assist my search for riding tops, just good enough to take the wind chill away, but light enough to tuck away in a saddle bag.
It needs to used when autumn chills arrive.(Not riding a road bike but a touring bike (retired)

Cheers Tom
by Tom
9 Sep 2020, 8:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: chain compatability
Replies: 4
Views: 443

chain compatability

Could I have some assistance please,

I have a Shimano Hollow Tech XT 770 drive system fitted with XT 11/32 cassette.Front chainring XT Tripple.

I have been told that I should be only using Shimano chains,
I have been using Sram PC 951, can you assist please ,

Am I doing the wrong thing.
.
Regards Tom
by Tom
31 Aug 2020, 10:16am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: jockey wheels
Replies: 4
Views: 389

jockey wheels

Can anybody be of assistants please,

Requiring set of jockey wheels for Sram X7 10 Speed rear Mech, having looked at the cost of them compared with other makes,are any others compatible with the Sram ones,

Cheers Tom
by Tom
28 Aug 2020, 10:09am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: correct size chain
Replies: 2
Views: 201

correct size chain

Good morning all,

Can somebody assist please,

Wishing to fit new chain on my Pashley /Chreswell Foldit cycle, It is single chainring front, Nexus hub 7 speed rear, it has a shram chain at the moment which has been fine.

I have been told that it is a different size chain I/8 or 3/32 " can you advise please

Tom
by Tom
12 Aug 2020, 9:50pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Front Mech
Replies: 5
Views: 351

Re: Front Mech

Have found the model no of my Shimano front mech and rear.


Front mech FD LXM581

Rear Lx M580 sgs 9 speed
by Tom
12 Aug 2020, 9:10pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Front Mech
Replies: 5
Views: 351

Re: Front Mech

Thank you sir