Basically MTB and road bikes have different brand parts (like deore / XT; Sora / Utegra etc). What are the main differences between the 2 types, that will make it incompatible? Are there things ...
I need a low clamp 2x10 front derailleur. As it turns out to be a challenge to find locally, I begin to wonder How important is the rear gear specification? What is I get 2x9? How important is ...
I want to run 2x10 XT shifters on a flatbar but still want use the 10 speed 105 components of the road bike would there be any problems?
There's a part common to all bikes that resides by the right-hand pedal that holds the front sprockets upon which the chain grips? I'm aware that this part contains the sprocket or sprockets on to ...
I have a Trek 4500 with a Shimano FC-M330 crankset. I need to replace the crankset and was hoping that someone could tell me the current replacement. I believe that I have narrowed it down to the ...
I have seen competitive (amateur) cyclists with oval chainrings (front). What is the deal? Are they just for showing off, or is there a practical gain from it (different force transfer).
A few weeks ago, the derailer on my touring bike caught on the chain and ripped itself off the frame. (See the link below for more info on the incident.) The spoke protector was cracked in half by ...