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You need to check the parts of your bicycle. You can't tell what tools you need, if you don't know the bicycle in case. In some cases there are no over lapping tools between a modern road bicycle and a 70's road bicycle.


I have been recently looking into the question of measuring chain wear, and in particular, using a 12" steel rule, or ruler. The 12" ruler I have has markings at one tenth of an inch, so I found it easier to measure a 10 inch section of the chain, then the critical 1% wear equates to one tenth of an inch, (which is 1% of ten inches). When measuring the ...

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