Thursday, March 4, 2010
Vista - Cottered Crank - Head-Set - Stem
Above: Cups cleaned,polished and replaced
Above: Top head-set bearings greased and in place
Above: Lower head-set bearings greased and inplace
Above: A little grease on the fork race
Above: Head-set reassembled with cleaned-up reflector mount
Above: Chain-rings and Arms reassembled and installed
Above: Shown with polished Stem and new micro-adjust Post
Hello and Welcome, Well the pictures pretty much tell the story. Except the part about putting the drive-side arm on backwards..lol Or the part about damaging the cotter-key when taking it back off. Oh yeah, And the part about me tearing the shop/garage apart looking for spare cotter-pins.(just kidding) Seriously, I just took some off an up-coming project bike.
Off track for a sec.I went to high-school hockey game last night. The team I went to see lost soooooo bad that they had to "put the mercy-rule into effect".That basically means when the score hit 8 to ZIP The game was over.(literally) Thank God I got to listen to the Red-Wings loose on the radio on the way home. Yes it was a sad night in Hockey-Town USA.
But Today is a NEW DAY! And there are Wheels to refurbish! And Chains to buy! And Parts to order! No rest for the Wicked. Now I must get off my sorry a## and go get some work done. I should have much more to add real soon.(about the bicycle) Hey did I mention that when I got home last night, They were re-running the Gold Medal Hockey game. You know the one that ended with Canada winning the Gold. Some days a Hockey-Fan just can`t get a break! Sorry for wandering off topic this morning, but if you have been here before, You know it`s gonna happen from time to time :)
In the mean time Ride Safe. And WEAR A HELMET (there is nothing cool about Head Trauma) And Please remember to RESCUE,RESTORE and RECYCLE.