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In almost all cases when servicing a hub the bearing DO need to be replaced. You may not be able to see it without the aid of a microscope, but the bearings will be slightly pitted after any appreciable period of use. As one user points out, high grade ballbearings in case hardened steel, even grade 25s are very cheap - why cut the corner? Case hardened ...


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I am continuously amazed at the overemphasis placed on the weight of bikes. Yes it is important, but relative to other factors in deciding which bike to buy it is not that significant. Lets compare a 20lb bike to a 24lb bike. If your budget is $1000 for a new bike, would you choose a 20lb bike with very good components and a so-so feel/fit, or a 24lb bike ...


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If you're measuring on downhills, the Revolt will roll better because it weighs more, not despite it. While objects of different mass will free-fall at the same rate (all else being equal), the mechanics of coasting are different due to the effect of air resistance. A great explanation is available here. There are better ways than roll to measure a bike's ...



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