How To’s Category

FRAME: WELDING GUSSETTS FOR STRENGTH

Sep 11, 2007Comments off5 Views

Q. hey man! I have a norco wolverine and i dont do big stuff. i mostly do trail riding but i want to get into

CHAIN SKIPPING: SRAM CASSETTES

Sep 10, 2007Comments off5 Views

Recently I have developed a chain skipping issue. I had shifing problems before. New SRAM cassette, SRAM chain, and XT derailer. Also new shifter cable

FORK: ONE INCH STEERER UPGRADE

Sep 08, 2007Comments off7 Views

Q. I have a question about old school forks and new school headtubes. I have a fork with a 1 inch steerer and since my

CHAIN LUBE: WET OR DRY?

Sep 06, 2007Comments off7 Views

Q. What’s better for my chain? Dry lube like White Lightning or a wet lube? I used White Lightning at Sea Otter and it just

DISC BRAKE: POST MOUNT VS. INTERNATIONAL ST...

Sep 05, 2007Comments off8 Views

Q. Can you tell me the difference between an International Standard (IS) and Post Mount (PM) standard for disc brakes? I am lost and confused…thanksA.

HORST LINK: NOISY DERAILLEUR CONTACT

Sep 04, 2007Comments off19 Views

Q. How do I stop a 07 XTR rear derailleur from hitting the horst link on my Moto-lite. I saw Jimmie Mac’s custom Titus ML

DISC BRAKE: LARGER VS. SMALLER ROTOR

Sep 03, 2007Comments off9 Views

Q. I am a 220-pound guy who rides at least twice a week here in SoCal. My typical ride takes me up into the mountains

OVERSTEER VS. UNDERSTEER

Sep 02, 2007Comments off7 Views

Q:R.C.: You and MBA talk often about “oversteer” and “understeer” vis-a-vis how a bike handles turns, or if a bike “pushes” the front wheel, etc.

CHAIN: “CROSS-CHAINING”

Sep 01, 2007Comments off9 Views

Q. Is there really any difference between using the 1st chainring (22t) in a smaller rear cog (4th/5th), or the 2nd chainring (34t) in a

CHAIN: FIX OR REPLACE

Aug 30, 2007Comments off16 Views

My chain snapped on the trail after only 150 miles in total. This in itself was not a problem: I just removed a link, joined