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Before starting, your fork looks pretty nice. Are you sure you can't send it to FOX and rebuild it? Why do you say it is ruined? About the fork size, please check the cube FAQ: CAN I INSTALL FORKS WITH MORE TRAVEL AS PROVIDED IN THE STANDARD EQUIPMENT? NO. The installation of a fork with more travel will void the warranty. The bike geometry will be ...


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If you have a choice, go with the BB that has 2 metal sides. That plastic cup is a PITA. The notches in the plastic cup the tool fits in are pretty shallow, too shallow in my opinion. It is tricky to remove or install the plastic cup without using one hand to hold the tool in place. If you let the tool slip the metal tool will do big damage to the plastic ...


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You have done your homework correctly. You need a square drive bottom bracket with a shaft length as close to 125mm as you can get to fit a 68mm frame. I have taken out quite a few of the plastic cup units with no issues, but I prefer the metal one. But that is just personal choice. Take a look at the area of the chain stay (the tube from the rear axle to ...


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As LBS mechanic, I also would recommend to repair - the cost is sufficient. Your bike will be almost as new. So if it's a bike that worth repair (like mikes mentioned), and your tires and derailleurs are in good condition yet, go for it. If you know that you should replace tires or derailleurs soon, better is to buy a new one with all parts new and a ...



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