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This sounds like a problem shifting gears. Most bicycles have a gear that is so easy you can easily spin the pedals it up all but the most brutal of hills. However, this does not mean going up the hill at a steady pace will be easy just because the gear is easy. "Hard" Gears (High Gear): Your tires spin quite a bit with each revolution of the pedals. ...


Clean and dry (hair-dryer) the derailleur. Relube. Check. If necessary take out the cables, chase the water from the housings by pressing thin oil with a syringe. Put the cables back in or replace with new ones. It's always a good idea to change the cables before winter if you've been riding through rain in the good season. And change them again at the ...

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