|Help with Bike!||Manuel Ramirez|
Nov 27, 2001 10:08 AM
I just bot a Pacific Silver duble shok bike that has bad breaks and sqeels bad when I use breaks. Any way to fix? The Shok also very bumpy. My fren sell me this and he say that it my falt it break because I ride in rain.
|Your fren ain't so frenly. Take it to a bike shop.||MB1|
Nov 27, 2001 10:20 AM
|It just needs adjustment and lubrication. A shop will probably be able to make it work better for less than $40.
|don't do that||gtx|
Nov 27, 2001 12:46 PM
|most good shops will refuse to work on department store bikes--they can't guarantee their work on a bike of that quality.|
Nov 27, 2001 1:55 PM
|refuse? maybe if it's way out of wack... the shop is where the money is made.|
Nov 27, 2001 2:08 PM
|I worked as a wrench at quite a few shops and they all had policies against working on department store bikes, though some would fix flat tires. If something goes back out of whack ten minutes after you adjust it, it makes you look like a jerk. Sometimes I'd take pitty on people and fix 'em for free--you can't complain about a free repair. I never did the books so I'm not sure if the shop was "where the money is made." A lot of the work I did was free work/tuneups on bikes the shop had sold. But I hope they were making some money on those $50 tuneups that took me fifteen minutes...|
|did they pay you more than $200/hr?||so|
Nov 27, 2001 2:17 PM
|I guess they made money, eh?
From what I can tell you are one of those guys that always has to have the last word, right?
|trabajo en tu bicicletta||Rusteo el McNastio|
Nov 27, 2001 12:14 PM
|Cuando dinero tu comprar el bici? Los frenos el excremento? No possible tu trabajo y repairar solamente?? Es tu estupido??
Tu no oprar la bici en el agua, idioto!!
Nov 27, 2001 12:27 PM
|trabajo en tu bicicletta||Manuel Ramirez|
Nov 27, 2001 12:54 PM
|Usted es realmente divertido! Mi amigo va a comprarme un poco de cerveza debido a el apuro con mi bicicleta.|
|trabajo en tu bicicletta||weiwentg|
Nov 27, 2001 5:47 PM
|what was all that in English, esp Rusty's post?
rusty, I know you're not an ass, but perhaps don't use terms like idiot so much ... that will shut the people who DO think you're an ass up.