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Feb
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answered Options for fully lined bulk cable housing
Jan
31
answered Effectiveness of disc brakes with brifters
Jan
30
comment Bottom Bracket - Drive Side is Stuck, what to do please?
If the frame is aluminum try soaking the cup with ammonia. While penetrating oils work well on steel, they aren't as effective breaking down the aluminum oxide that forms. You may also find it easier to lay the bike on the floor. I have seen the cup stuck so bad it required a pipe wrench to get enough leverage.
Jan
30
answered Why is there a gap between my crank and bottom bracket?
Jan
27
answered How does a RD (rear derailleur) handle variable tooth gaps?
Jan
23
answered How do I remove the front axle from a sealed bearing hub?
Jan
22
comment Can I run Aluminum Backed organic brake pads with Elixir Avid 5 Hydraulic system?
I am not sure if the Elixir is of the type of caliper that contains a magnet to position the pads? If it is, my guess is aluminum pads are not compatible.
Jan
20
comment Shimano integrated shifter/brake: Cantilever compatible with V-Brake?
Clarification: Find a non integrated shifter ( shifter and brake lever are separate components) and use the cantilever brake lever that came with the bike, Use the integrated shifter and upgrade the brakes to "V" brakes.
Jan
18
answered Shimano integrated shifter/brake: Cantilever compatible with V-Brake?
Jan
11
answered Trek 26" mtb disc, how to change up crank set /gear size?
Jan
2
comment Cannondale CAAD12 headset proprietary or replaceable?
The factory spec sheet states caad12 headset. Photos of the headtube show what appears to be a standard integrated headset.
Dec
31
comment Does the BB axle (spindle) lengths 1:1 compare for square taper and octalink?
There can be a difference between cranks even of the same type of interface. Place a straight edge across the inside of the smallest gear and measure to the edge of the hole. Do this to both cranks, the difference in length, be it shorter or longer is your new spindle length requirement..
Dec
20
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Dec
11
answered How do you tell what brand/make/model of bike I have?
Dec
7
answered Are 29“ and 26” bikes come with different size frames?
Nov
20
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Nov
19
answered Why is this ring used near the Crankset?
Nov
11
answered Is my pump faulty or my tyre?
Nov
7
comment My bike brakes are lethal, help!
I clean the rims when installing new pads or if I suspect road (oil, asphalt sealer, paint etc. ) contamination. I have seen old pads leave streaks of rubber residue on the rims ,especially on old steel rims. In these cases it does make a difference.
Nov
3
comment What is the weight difference between frame sizes?
Weight Weenies in an independent site that has a data base of the actual weight members have submitted and compares this to the manufacturers published weights for frames, components and complete bikes.