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There isn't necessarily a standard: manufacturers should provide you with the specific torques for each of their components: Specialized should give you the torque for frame screws, Shimano for derailleur and shifters, Race Face for the cranks, Hope for the brakes, etc. It is also possible that the same component has different torque recommendations if ...


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Understand that there are several different types of torque wrenches -- simple "beam" units with a pointer indicator and a scale, "click" wrenches which emit a sound to indicate when the set torque has been achieved, "slipper" wrenches which slip when the torque has been achieved, and probably some other variations. Significant features/specs are mode of ...


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Increasingly, manufacturers have started labeling|stamping their parts with their recommended (or required for warranty) torque specifications on the part itself. You will see this as "10N·m" somewhere near the bolts usually. As far as your crank arm issue, it's unlikely that a torque wrench will fix the issue. Unless you were drastically under ...



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