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Replace / Repair Diamondback bike stem

I have a Diamondback Edgewood 26" hybrid bike. I believe it is a 2008 model. Mostly it's a great bike and it certainly serves my needs right now. However, the stem has become loose so the ...
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B-screw adjustment in a derailleur with a spring in the upper pivot (Shimano RD-5800)

I have tried to follow ParkTool adjustment tips for the B-screw of the rear derailleur (other company's tips are similar) , but I fail to detect the condition "the upper pulley rubs the largest cog". ...
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Rear derailleur low limit adjustment changes under load

I have a hybrid bike, which, when I am sat on the bike, shifts and remains into the largest cog on the rear cassette with no problems. However, if I take my weight off the bike, then when I start ...
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Can you have too many in line barrel adjusters?

Just replacing the shifters on my bike. It had STI shifters and I'm putting thumb shifters on, the shifters have built in barrel adjusters. The bike also came with barrel adjusters on the down tube, ...
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Misadjusted B-screw: symptoms?

What are the typical symptoms of incorrectly adjusted B-screw in the rear derailleur? How does it manifest itself when shifting? Obviously, if the cage pulley interferes with the cog, the problem is ...
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derailleur P-screw/B-screw does absolutely nothing

I know dérailleur adjustments are frustrating, but this is the 4th day i'm working on this... i stop working just before the rage kicks in and leave everything to continue another day :) The problem ...
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Tightening torque: 5Nm, 40Nm… how do I tell?

I have wonderful new manuals everywhere, of brakes, wheels... In these manuals I see "tighten up to 5Nm", "tighten up to 40Nm". There must probably be tools with such measurements on them, but I don'...
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Where is the Tricross Sora front derailleur barrel adjuster

It's supposed to be on the outer casing (according to the shimano manual) but the Tricross has internal cable routing. Anyone know where it is? I really don't see it but I might be being a bit simple....
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Rear dropout adjustment screws on fixed-gear conversion

I have a Surly Cross-check that I absolutely love and adore to pieces. I've also converted it from a geared bike to a fixie and am wondering if I still need the adjustment screws (see picture, in case ...