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Adapters convert one thing to another in a temporary or permanent way.

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How to adapt a 130 BCD Crankset to 110BCD for fitting a power meter?

I have a Cube road bike with a Shimano Ultegra R6703 crankset. In shopping for affordable power meters I have come to the realisation that there are none with a 130BCD 5-bolt pattern for fixing to the ...
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Tire inflation issue when using a Presta to Shrader adapter

I believe with the top Presta valve pressure release nut it should stay in the upwards position to allow the air chuck to depress the Shrader. After installing the Presta-to-Shrader adapter to the ...
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Rear dropout nut constantly slipping

I've had this issue with my Kalkhoff Agattu (now out of warranty) basically since day one. The nut on the drive side of the rear dropout doesn't hold the wheel tightly enough, and it gets gradually ...
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15mm thru-axle hub on 12mm axle: sleeve adapter vs endcaps

Background: I have a frameset with 12mm thru-axles front and rear (non-boost). I think bikes like that are now very common in road/gravel realm. I am building myself a second pair of wheels at the ...
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Fit a M3 metal screw into a M5 hole

I have a M5 threaded hole into which I need to fit a M3 screw to hold some accessory. I'm looking for the name of the piece I need to make that fit possible. The closest I found are these kind of ...
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Adaptative Pedal or crank for a handicap user

I encountered a person with a disability in one leg. They are unable to control their ankle/heel movement. They are unable to maintain their foot parallel to the floor at the top of the pedal stroke (...
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How do I install a quill stem extender?

I don’t understand how to install a quill stem extender. Photo included. I have my stem, the long screw and the wedge. The stem extender on the right has a stem, a long screw, and a wedge. The screws ...
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Adapter to use straight fork in tapered steerer semi-integrated?

A 1 1/8 straight fork tube going into a Trek Headset VP Zero Stack (Semi-Integrated) 1- 1/8+ Tapered to 1.5. I think i need some kind of adapter for the lower 1.5 inch end... do they make these and if ...
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Adapter for 15mm front fork to fit a 12mm front hub?

I have an On One - Bish Bash Bosh (Gravel Bike) and just built some nice road tyres for summer. The bike takes a 15mm thru axle front wheel and a 12mm thru axle rear wheel Sadly the wheels I built ...
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Presta to Schrader valve adapters that don't screw on the valve core

Do any exist? I want to easily use a gas station compressor without worrying about popping my valve core out when I unscrew the adapter after use. No, I don't want to "just use Schrader-valve ...
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