Anatomy of a bicycle

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  1. Crazy Horse

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    Forum members here you can discuss & find what that part on your bike or frame is called.

    Maybe some of you would like to know more about your bicycles frame parts & components, here's a list or photo's of a Bicycle's Frame Parts & Components.

    In the second post I'll show pic's of the Bottom Bracket ie pedal crank's and more.


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    Hope some of this is info helpful.

    Peace Crazy Horse.
     
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    Re: Bicycle Anatomy What Part is This?

    Bicycle Anatomy Continued.


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    Here's the exploded view of the CB-110 Coaster Brake:
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    Here's the Extra Wide Pedal Crank:
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    Here's the Three Piece Pedal Crank:
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    What parts or components can you name & add to this builders resource thread, pic's please?

    Peace Crazy Horse.

    Notice!
    If you don't see your part here you can click on the Link below which will take you to my thread titled.
    Bicycle Anatomy What Part is This ?
    In the Pre-Motorized Bicycle Information Section.
    Here's the Link:

    http://motorbicycling.com/f31/bicycle-anatomy-what-part-23086.html


    If you are new to wrenching on bicycles checkout my thread about bicycle tools, it's titled Tools for Newbies:

    Here's the Link: http://motorbicycling.com/f36/tools-newbies-custom-builds-restorations-15395.html




    Lately Ive noticed a slight increase in new members joining our fine forum, many with questions about tools needed for a restoration or complete custom build, or maybe just for maintenance of their motorized bicycle(s).

    I'd like to suggest again that you don't need a bicycle shop or garage full of every bicycle tool ever invented, to get started wrenching on your bicycle(s).

    Here's a Basic Bicycle Tool List:
    REGULAR HAND TOOLS

    You may already have many of these tools, which are useful around the home/garage. If not, they're widely available in hardware stores, home centers, or LBS.

    Small and medium regular screwdrivers
    Small and medium Phillips screwdrivers
    Combination wrench set including 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17mm wrenches
    Regular pliers
    Needle-nose pliers
    Small and medium Vise-Grip pliers
    Plumbers' pliers
    Diagonal cutters
    6-inch adjustable wrench
    12-inch adjustable wrench
    Ball-peen hammer
    Plastic or rubber mallet
    Hacksaw
    Course and fine file (flat and half-round)
    Metal punches and chisels
    Outside/inside caliper
    Scratch Awl
    Knife

    Some of these tools listed above will have you well on your way to working on your bicycle(s)!

    One of the great things about bicycles is that they're relatively easy to maintain and repair. In most cases you can solve problems with the kit you carry on your bike, which should include a spare tube, tire levers, all-in-one tool and pump. This allows replacing the tube and handling minor issues, such as fine-tuning parts that loosen or go out of adjustment. As you master simple fixes, you may get interested in doing more involved repairs, such as replacing worn cables, cleaning the drive train, upgrading certain parts or even straightening wheel wobbles. These tasks and more are well within your capabilities if you have the right tools and a little know-how.

    For those of you who'd like to by a basic bicycle tool set Park Tool Co, has a nice setup from beginner to advance Too sets for bicycles, here's some info and a Link to Park Tool Home Mechanic Starter Tool Set:
    Park Tool Co. SK-1 : Home Mechanic Starter Kit : Tool Kits

    The set is a great way to start a tool collection! The perfect combination of tools to help the novice home mechanic clean, adjust, maintain and do some basic repairs on their bike. The SK-1 includes 14 genuine Park Tool products plus a custom Park Tool toolbox.

    Price: $99.95
    Item #PA-SK1: A great way to start a tool collection! The perfect combination of tools to help the novice home mechanic clean, adjust, maintain and do some basic repairs on their bike. The SK-1 includes eleven genuine Park Tool products plus a custom Park Tool toolbox.

    Here's a list of tools included in the Basic Home Mechanic Starter Tool Kit:
    Contents of the SK-1:

    AWS-10 Wrench Set, 2mm to 6mm
    CT-5 Mini Chain Brute Chain Tool
    DCW-1 Double Ended Cone Wrench 13mm & 14mm
    DCW-2 Double Ended Cone Wrench 15mm & 16mm
    DCW-3 Double Ended Cone Wrench 17mm & 18mm
    GSC-1 Gear Clean Brush
    FR-5 Cassette Lock ring Remover
    HCW-16 Pedal Wrench and Chain Whip
    SD-2 Shop Screwdriver #2 Phillips
    SD-3 Shop Screwdriver 3mm Straight Blade
    SW-7 Three-way Spoke Wrench
    TL-1 Tire Levers
    VP-1 Vulcanizing Patch Kit
    HR-8 Hex wrench

    For whatever your needs are in maintenance, restoration, a custom built bicycle whatever the case may be you'll always find someone here in the forum who knows how to do it, what tools are needed, where to purchase them etc etc...

    For those of you looking to start welding, try a cheap harbor freight mig welder then if you are finding yourself skilled enough then do some research on various types of welders arc, tig, mig etc etc...
    You can purchase a mig welder from harbor freight it's cheap and the quality is pretty much the same you get what you pay for, If you have experience welding and have the resources then I'd suggest a Lincoln mig.

    Here's a great website that has almost every bicycle tool ever invented and they are BikeToolsEtc they have 1,000's of bicycle related tools:
    Bike Tools Etc. - 1000's of bicycle tools and parts for the home mechanic!
     
    #2 Crazy Horse, Sep 8, 2010
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