- Bike Checks
Ten minutes of pure facepalm: And the refined version:
Nice. Glad you got it sorted.
Did you end up taking your bike in? I'm curious what was going on.
What body armor you choose to go with can really vary depending on where you live, how much protection you want and or need, and how much you're willing to spend. My best advice to you is take into consideration what you want and what you'll be riding, ... more »
To me, that sounds like your non-drive cone isn't quite tight enough. It might be worth checking with Nukeproof regarding the exact torque spec for that nut, as if you over tighten it there is a chance of stipping the threads or cracking it. But if you're ... more »
When you snug up the locking cone on the non-drive side to the axle, grab both cones (drive and non-drive) and see if you can replicate the play by hand. If so, tighten that non-drive cone down more. You basically want it to be as tight as possible without ... more »
Thank you UCI... That might be the first and last time I ever say that.
How does someone even get to that point? Pure evil.
I'm not super familiar with Nukeproof hubs having never worked on them personally, but from what I can see on their site the hub cones do have flats for a cone-wrench. Are you sure you're properly tightening down the cones? They should be snug enough ... more »
Screaming "You dropped your water bottle!" has always been a good one.
This just means your account is private and no one but your friends can view your rides. Your rankings are still recorded and listed on the leaders boards. To prevent that, you have to select the padlock (I think) after you finish every ride. This prevents ... more »
The salty disgruntled wrench is my favorite character by a long shot.
I've only seen one, a Hightower under a shop guy who works for a SC dealer. Pretty sure the managers there get a bike a year from the shop, so I don't know if he bought it or not.
We were too scared to try the spoke method... only two beers each to get those photos. Still a good excuse to have a couple before 5pm.
Stay tuned, we're currently testing a set and will have the article up sometime mid April.
Dude needs a stiffer setup, he can't even hold a line on asphalt.
Showing someone a MTB vid who's not into the sport vs. what those of us who're completely immersed into it, IMO, are two totally different things. Showing them that Motorhead edit of Brannigan they won't get how insane that riding is. They could watch ... more »