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I have the 2012 Metrix 20, which is the first model year of the bike. The 2012 is a little heavier than later models due to disc brakes, triple crankset, and aluminum forks. In general, the previous advice to replace things as they break given that your bike is reasonably well equipped is good guidance. However, I got a case of "upgrade-itis". Here is my ...


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If you have a modern bicycle, it's a cassette in English. And the tools are a chain whip and a lockout ring remover or cassette remover. With Chain Reaction and Wiggle it is possible to choose French for the language, even if you are in England (I do the opposite in France ;-) )


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We have a terminology index here that should help you with the more common names. Please feel free to suggest anything that is missing (we do try to keep adding things that are missing) Unfortunately it doesn't currently have the things you're asking about. The part you've shown is a freewheel, and the tool is called a freewheel remover. You also need a ...


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I went to take pictures of the BB installation as @Batman suggested. After removing the crank arm, I actually noticed an offset of 1-2 mm on the drive side, like @mattnz anticipated. However, I also noticed that there was a gap of about 1 mm between the frame and the BB lid: After this observation I googled a little bit, and learned from this forum thread ...


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It's called a chain ring and, yes, it can be changed to whatever you want it. The dirt bike above has cranks which seem to use chainrings of type 104mm bcd 4-bolt. So any 104 bcd chainring will do the job. E.g: if it is small then that means you have to pedal a lot more to go faster That is correct, but usually those bikes have a very small cog at ...



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