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Were older bikes generally longer?

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Two locknuts and a washer (want to be sorted out)

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7 or 8 speed cassette?

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Crank-based Power Meter for Shimano Sora

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Fixing oval rim?

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Crankset replacement and compatibility

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Old Bike with presta valve missing the cap and the plunger is gone

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Play and stiffness in threaded headset

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bike identification help to buy

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Rear derailleur compatibility for friction shifting

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How to apply speed control to bicycle

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Hydraulic Disc Brakes still Spongy after bleeding?

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Tire with lower rolling resistance

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