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comment How to build a wheel
I agree, and I have removed the link to the app for spoke tension measurement. There is no accurate method of measurement for spoke tension other than a deflection measurement chart and tool, in my opinion. I do appreciate that you've repaired the broken links.
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comment Equipment for a multi-day bike trip
Same answer, just without bullets, etc...
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comment How long should a well maintained chain last and what can I do to prolong its life?
@michael, again, no one here said that factory lube lasts forever. What we said was that cleaning too thoroughly and too often, in the initial factory lube period, will remove the factory lube, and increase your necessary maintenance.
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comment How long should a well maintained chain last and what can I do to prolong its life?
@Michael, feel free. I've seen thousands of chains, and never had one which needed lube in the first 3 months.
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comment How long should a well maintained chain last and what can I do to prolong its life?
@Michael: There are many lubes which can withstand pressurized spray, and the spray from the front tire is not exactly pressurized. In any case, I'm not trying to convince you I'm right. I've been cycling and working as a mechanic for 25 years, primarily in Seattle, but also all over the world. I know that my information is accurate. You can choose to believe what you like, of course.
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comment How long should a well maintained chain last and what can I do to prolong its life?
@Michael: I don't see anything in the answer or the comments which indicates a "magic" factory lube. What is said is that you can't replace the factory lube effectively once it is degreased as thoroughly as described by the OP. The reason this is true is that the factory lubes the chain with a fairly heavy, sticky lube before assembly. Once assembled, you can't get a lube which is as effective in to the interior of the chain. The factory lube does not last the life of the chain, but usually lasts 2 - 4 months, which is far longer than the lube applied at home. :)
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comment Campagnolo 11 speed crank with 10 speed running gear
Yes. Meant to say difference in chainring spacing, not chain.
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comment Campagnolo 11 speed crank with 10 speed running gear
@ojs - 9 speed and 10 speed are the same width chain on Campa. Not on Shimano, though. 10 and 11 on Campa are very different. Not sure what you mean re: my comments.
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comment What tools are required to begin building a frame?
@andy255, I ended up waiting to go to UBI. Built a couple of frames, had some fun, and then pretty much set it aside.
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comment Bike fitting experiences
Fixed. For future reference, best to just edit the link, rather than commenting on it.
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