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Can I use a 10 speed Campagnolo Crankset with a 10 speed Shimano drivetrain and chain?

I'm looking at rebuilding an older Cervelo R3 which had a Campy Record setup. Most of the gear is pretty old now and probably needs replacing, and I have a set of race wheels which are set up for ...
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Dropper Seat Post Compatibility - Kona Mahuna 2021

I have a medium Kona Mahuna 2021 (Seat tube length 420mm and seat post diameter 31.6mm) which I would like to fit a dropper post on. The bike is 'dropper ready' with internal routing. I've never had a ...
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Utilization of R8000 Ultegra 50/34 chainset on gravel frame with rear spacing of 142mm

I have an Ultegra 11 speed mech kit, R8000, with 50/34 chain-set mated to a 68mm BSA Kogel BB on a Strong TI frame. I'd like to use this kit on a new build; an all roads, or "gravel" if you ...
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Can I use an apex 1 crankset with a shimano mtb casette?

I'm building a mullet 1x11 gravel bike with ultegra shifters, slx rear derailleur and 11 speed 11-46t cassette and am now looking for a oneby crankset. The bike will be used in pretty flat terrain ...
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Can I use 3x sti on 2x crankset?

So my friend is going to upgrade his bike and he's giving his sti for free (Shimano Sora R3030 3x9 sti). My question is if I can use it on my 2x crankset. Will my chaib fall off if I accidentally ...
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Shimano tourney 3x fd with 9speed cogs

I'm planning to upgrade my rear cogs and Rd with a 9 speed Sora and I want to retain my 3x setup. I already found the r3030 which is 3x9 Sora shifter. My main concern is if the Tourney 3x FD ...
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Repairing the rear drivetrain of an old road bike (issues with 7 speed)

My 7-speed freewheel (13-21t) needs replacing as it is very worn, yet it won't come off the wheel (it's stuck, the bike shop could not get it off). Since the rear wheel is old, for tubular tyres, and ...
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Shimano Cassette Size Change

I recently purchased a wahoo kickr core and I picked up a Shimano Tiagra CS-HG500 11-32t cassette to put on it. Currently I am running an CS-HG500 11-34t cassette and GRX400 setup. Shimano's website ...
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SRAM Force eTap AXS 2x12 compatible with Shimano 11-speed crankset and Shimano rim brakes?

I wish to upgrade my bike with the "SRAM Force eTap AXS 2x12 Upgrade Set"; this set would include the derailleurs and levers. The thing is, my current Shimano Ultegra 11-speed crankset (FC-...
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Road tyres and tubes for a mountain bike

A few years ago, I was given a very cheap dual-suspension 18 speed disc-braked mountain bike. Neither the giver nor I were very knowlegeable about bikes. I use it primarily for riding on the road, ...
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GRX 815 STIs with XT 8120 4-piston caliper?

I want to use the XT 8120 4-piston caliper to my GRX 815 STIs to increase my braking power. After researching, I still haven't found a definite answer. I've also looked into the Hope RX4+ 4-piston ...
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FD interchangeability between Shimano 105 and Claris

I would like to ask if I can change my FD into a Shimano 105 and my crank will then be Shimano Claris? Will there be any problem with it? I was supposed to buy a 105 crank but then my FD broke, so I ...
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Using 9 speed Shimano road shifters with 10 speed rear derailleur

I am moving my 9 speed Tiagra brifters over to a new frame and need to purchase a new cassette and RD. Can I run, say, a 105 rd-5701 10 speed on the rear with a 10 speed cassette and get all 10 cogs? ...
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is Shimano GRX ST-RX810-R 11 speed shifter compatible with Shimano XT M8000 Shadow+ Rear Derailleur - 11 Speed - Medium Cage GS

is grx ST-RX810-R rear shifter compatible with xt rear derailleur, Shimano XT M8000 Shadow+ Rear Derailleur - 11 Speed - Medium Cage GS
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Cant find 1.90 inch tyres [duplicate]

I've bought a second hand bike recently but the back tyre is bald but I can't find the correct size tyre for the back wheel, I've tried everywhere, so my question is: Can I fit a 1.95 in tyre on my 1....
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Can I replace a broken Alivio M410 8speed rear derailleur with Acera T3000 9speed?

Damage to a bike resulted in a broken hanger and a damaged derailleur. I can't get hold of a like-for-like replacement derailleur (Alivio M410). Have seen others state that a 9speed derailleur will ...
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Campy cranks and pedals compatibility

I have a campy Super Record crank set from around the 1970’s stamped with 9/16x20F and campy pedals stamped with 9/16x20, but am met with lots of resistance when I try to install them. The cranks came ...
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Cassette lock ring compatibility

Currently I’m using a 36-11t H092 microshift cassette. If I were to purchase shimano hg400, will my fr5.2 tool be able to use it on this lockring?
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Using a mountain bike rear derailleur with road bike shifters

I am in the market for a new rear derailleur and was interested to find out if it is possible to use a mtb derailleur with road bike shifters and cassette and chain? Would it work without fault? Does ...
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Shimano Dura Ace 12 speed to 11 speed Di2 shifter compatibility

Let's say I have a 9170 Di2 11 speed group and want to update to 9200 12 speed keeping what I can. That means a new RD, battery and wires are a must. Shimano claims the old 11 speed Di2 time trial ...
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Shave 1.85mm off to get an 11s road cassette onto a 10s hub

Does anyone have experience removing material to get an 11s road cassette onto a 10s hub? As per the hub standards, the difference between the width of a 10s and 11s freehub body is 1.85mm. The back ...
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Upgrade path to use Stages Cycling power meter on Octalink

I've recently bought a used Scott Speedster 40, I would like to add a Stages Cycling power meter left crank arm (the 105 or ultegra with hollowtech II) to this, since the more data the better :) The ...
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Can I fit Shimano grx lever with deore xt rear derailleur?

I have a regular gravel equipped with Shimano GRX groupset using 1x crankset. This configuration allows me to have maximum (or maybe a minimum) a 40t crankset and 11/42t on the rear but I would like ...
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Is it possible to use imperial-sized steel coil with metric-sized shock?

I am looking to build a full-suspension bicycle with coil rear shock. Currently I am considering using a DVO Jade shock with 55 mm of stroke. The shock is sold without a steel coil, which has to be ...
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Chain and Freewheel compatibility with a narrow wide chainring

I wanted a smaller tooth chainring for an older road bike. I bought a new crankset with a single 34T chainring. The old chain doesn't work because the new chainring is a narrow wide configuration. I'm ...
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Can I go from MTB shifters to road shifters?

I am kinda a newbie, so excuse my terrible vocabulary. So I was thinking about getting a 1995 Trek 720 Multi-Track and switching out the bars for some road bars and new road shifters. Although, after ...
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Use Shimano 105 R7000 shifters for Disc brakes

I have 2 spare R7000 shifters which I used on my rim brake equipped road bike. I've upgraded to Ultegra some time ago. I also have a Tiagra gravel bike with mechanical disc brakes that uses Tiagra ...
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Fitting a front hub, 15mm through axle and 95mm width, to a 100mm fork

I've got a front hub, Crank Brothers Cobalt 1, with a 15mm through axle. I'm trying to fit it on my 100x15mm fork. Other 100mm wide wheels fit no problem. But for some reason the front hub on my Crank ...
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Compatibility question, upgrading 8sp to 9/10 sp (24sp to 27/30sp) MTB/Trekking bike

I need some advise on compatibility between the components my bicycle already has and the ones I want to upgrade to. My current cassette and chain are worn out so I will have to replace them. I need a ...
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Which cartridge bottom bracked to replace cup and cone bottom bracket?

I'm into a bit of historical research. I have a 1986 Panasonic DX-3000 bike with a loose bottom bracket. I haven't opened it up yet (I'll be ordering the required tools for the job while ordering the ...
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Are SPD-SL cleats compatible with old LOOK red delta pedals?

I'm wanting to put LOOK Delta pedals off my old bike onto a bike that doesn't have clip-ins. This is going to be a spare/trainer bike. But my regular cleats for my regular 5000 miles (8000 km) a year ...
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Upgrade drivetrain to allow faster top speed

I have a bicycle with a Shimano Altus 2x9 drivetrain. It has 36 and 22 tooth chainrings and a 11-34 tooth cassette. I am hoping to upgrade this to extend its high range (i.e. 36/11) without ...
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Acera Chain Ring alternatives

I have an Acera 3x9 mega9 setup (FC M391) on a 2015 Fuji flatbar. I am refurbing it for secondary use, trying to replace as little as possible. My first question is if any 104bcd 9-speed chain ring ...
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Tire and size recommendation [duplicate]

I'm resurrecting my 1995 Mongoose IBOC Zero G bike after several years in storage. I need to replace the tires and tubes. I will be riding almost exclusively on paved or groomed trails so I don't ...
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Upgrading gearing help, currently running a 1x9 with a 30t crankset and 11/36t cassette. Can I upgrade to a 11-42t cassette?

I have a 1x9 that I really dislike and want to upgrade. I was told to get a "Shimano Deore FC-M625 Double 2x10 Speed MTB Bike Crankset 38/24T" to upgrade my 1x. I additionally caught a ...
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What front derailer and shifter that can be used with a shimano cranket set FC-M610 (48-36-26 AL gears)?

I want to build an MTB and have this new FC-M610 crank. What front derailer and shifter that can be used with a Shimano crankset FC-M610 (48-36-26 AL gears)?
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Can I substitute a square taper BB with different shell width and spindle length?

I'm swapping out a worn BB and crankset from a late 90s hardtail. I already have a new triple crankset that specs 122.5mm spindle length for proper chainline. However, the frame has a 73mm BB shell ...
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Can I change out my 10-speed Ultegra 6600 group set with Mavic R-SYS wheels with a 12 speed?

I was thinking of replacing the group set on my Serotta Nove (2006) with a 12-speed Sensah Pro. I am not sure that is feasible. I am currently using the original Ultegra (I think 6600) which needs to ...
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Pirelli tires (mixing 700X23c and 70025c)

A bike shop (whom I trust) replaced my tires with new 700X25c Pirelli P Zero Zello 4S front and rear, the rear tire did not clear the fork/frame for some reason, they switched the rear 700X25c with ...
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Shimano RD M5120 and 10 / 11 speed compatibility

I thought the shimano mtb 10 speed is completely separate system and isnt compatible with anything else. However now there is a 10/11 speed RD - the RD-M5120 SGS. I was wondering how does this work. ...
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Can I use a front shifter designed for 3x10 speed setups on a 3x7 bike?

There are front shifters marketed for 2x10 or 3x10 speed setups. Why should they be only used in combination with a 10 speed rear shifter? Do they have any relevant influence on the rear sprockets, ...
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What wheel to use?

I am currently using the remedy 7 2020 and it is a great bike for the price, however recently my rear wheel broke and I have been struggling hard to find a new compatible one. I am new to biking but ...
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Can I mix shifter (deore m4100 10 speed) with my Rear Derailleur (deore m6000)?

Can I use deore m4100 10speed shifter with my RD deore m6000 10speed RD?
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24" MTB Crankset Truvativ E300 3.0, 42/32/22 Right arm replacement?

I just got a Marin 24" MtB the right crank arm is about 1/2 stripped from the pedal not being fully tightened before riding. I tried doing an internet search and I only see left crank arms. is ...
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Anyone know what a replacement Disc pads might be for Tektro HD-R290?

The brake pads say F10BS but they've been really hard to find (and unavailable on Tektro site). Does Shimano (or anyone else) offer a resin version of this brake pad as this one is metal-ceramic?
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"Old" vs new Shimano 9-speed compatibility?

I'm dusting off a 2002 mountain bike to use for commuting, and the existing old Deore LX 9-speed shifters are shot and need replacement. It looks like the current 9-speed Shimano options might be ...
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Options for a super-compact crankset for touring (replacing Shimano 105 crankset)

I plan to use my new Canyon Endurace AL (11-34, 52/36) for some touring and I'd like some slightly more pleasant gears as I'll be carrying some weight (I have a tailfin rack I'm using with it) up some ...
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Consequences of using smaller replacement pulley/jockey wheels in the rear derailleur

I have a new rear derailleur (Microshift Advent X) which uses somewhat oversized cog wheels with 12 and 14 teeth. I am known to wear these wheels during the winter season, so I am already planning for ...
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Bike build recommendation

Im planning to build a gravel bike and I already have the following: Flared Drop bar Tiagra STI R7000 10S Deore M4100 Sprocket 11-42 700c Rims Marin Alps Series Frame What other components should I ...
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Do bike manufacturers use stock/shelve components or do they have access to special parts?

I'm looking at upgrading a bike, and was looking at competing bikes to see what kind of components they are offering. The idea was to take a similar combination for my upgrade, if I found something ...

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