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Which road bike to match turbo trainer?

Evening all, Looking for advice please. As a complete beginner, I'm unsure which type of road bike to match up with a Tacx Flux S Direct Drive Smart Trainer. It has a this specification: Compatibility:...
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Is the Shimano SL-M590 shifter compatible with XTR RD-M900 rear derailleur?

Shimano is known for making their high end components incompatible with their lower ranges (e.g. dura-ace 7400). How do they handle this on their mountain bike range? In my case, I'd like to run a RD-...
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What size chain for Shimano CS-M7771-10 (11-36T) cassette?

What width chain is compatible with this cassette? I've seen non-Shimano chains online claiming compatibility with all Shimano 10-speed cassettes but their stated widths (nominal? actual?) don't have ...
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Can I replace Shimano 105 5500 shifters and derailers with new Sora R3000 ones?

I have a 2000 Klein Quantum (this one, 2x9 speed: https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/value-guide/product/45657/) My shifters have been replaced once already with used 105 (also 5500), but now they have a ...
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Gears switch automatically on smart trainer

I need some help. I am a newbie when it comes to bikes, so feel free to ask me anything needed. I bought this bike half a year ago. I recently bought a smart trainer (Tacx Flux S Smart), and ...
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Upgrading cycle from single to multi-speed

I own a single speed MTB . I'm planning to upgrade it to multi speed. As I'm on a tight budget, should I just upgrade my rear to multi speed or upgrade both front and rear. Is it a good idea to ...
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How to repeat the success of Salsa Marakesh when mixing MTB and road components?

Salsa Marakesh https://salsacycles.com/bikes/marrakesh/2020_marrakesh_sora is based in part on road Sora components and MTB Alivio components. Let's focus on the front -- in my bike I have Sora ...
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Are all rear DI2 shifters / derailleurs / internal gear hubs interchangeable?

I'm specifically talking about rear shifters.... Can I mix and match any of Shimano's DI2 shifters with rear derailleurs and internal geared hubs? Shimano makes several DI2 shifters integrated ...
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I need to replace a cassette for CS-HG500-10 but want to go XT

My bike has a CS-HG500-10 cassette which has reached its EOL after 7400 km (I didn't think that changing the chain, unless absolutely necessary, was something good). It's the 11-34 version, I-...
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Pirelli Cinturato Velo on DT Swiss R500

Has anyone used Pirelli Cinturato velo tubeless setup on DT Swiss R500 rims (I'm thinking the 35C version)? Or maybe other DT rims with similar profile, and if so, how does it work? I'm a little ...
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Completely new to indoor cycling, is there a MUCH cheaper alternative to power meter that would be compatible with the RGT app?

I'm planning to get a cheap, not-smart mag trainer, to cycle inside. I'm currently a stay-at home mom and I would like the cheapest, yet enjoyable app-wise, set up for indoor training with virtual ...
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Compatibility of 38T chainrings to Deore crank

My bike (Canyon Pathlite 5) has an "FC-M5100-1, DEORE" crankset and a "Shimano Deore M5100 11s 11-51" cassette. Instead of the 32 teeth on the front chainring, I'd like to change ...
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Clarification needed on hydraulic disc caliper and lever compatibility

I have a Scott Solace road bike that uses Shimano BR-RS805 hydraulic disc calipers. The hose spec is BH 59. I want to change from drop handlebars to Jones H handlebars. I will need new brake levers. ...
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Which size SKS Bluemels will fit my frame - 35, 42, 45?

I'm thinking of getting full mudguards for my road bike, the Triban RC 520 , (details here) , and the manufacturer's page tells me that it comes with 700 x 28 tires and the frame is compatible with ...
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Removing the crank arm (square taper) on a Chinese (PooBoo D 577) stationary bicycle

In trying to remove the crank arm, I found that the threaded "business end" of the standard crank arm puller has a smaller diameter (1-2 mm) than the crank arm opening, so there is no way to ...
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11-speed cassette, freehub and wheel compatibility

I have two wheels and two 11 speeds cassettes. With one combination of cassettes and wheels, shifting is reliable. With the other combination, the position of the cassette relative to the derailleur ...
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30mm bottom bracket and 30mm spindle axle compatibility, should it go in by force?

I am not sure if this is a stupid question or not. Finding compatible parts is not so easy for MTB, after quite a search I found my bottom bracket shell is not so standard, PF107. I bought a Rotor ...
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Replacing 1x SRAM chainset with a Shimano chainset

I've just got a Genesis Datum 2019 bike on clearance. The spec wasn't exactly what I would want—for a start it has SRAM rather than the Shimano we have on other bikes in our household—but more ...
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SRAM X01 Eagle 12s RD adjustment to work with 11s cassette + shifter?

I want to buy: X01 eagle 12s rear derailleur Garbaruk 11s 10-50 cassette I have: GX 11 speed gripshift KMC 11 speed chain How do you adjust the 12s rear derailleur to the shifter and cassette? ...
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Is my front brake installed correctly?

I bought and installed Shimano MT200 brakes to my bike and now I'm wondering are they installed correctly. Seems like only small area of pad is touching the rotor. 160 mm rotor in the front. I had ...
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Compatibility of 41mm x 107mm bottom bracket shell

Hi I have spent several days looking for a bottom bracket and crank. At this point it seems that there is nothing but 1 traditional pressfit bottom bracket and 1 crank that fit this shell. However, I ...
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Cycling With Diabetes [closed]

I am 40 Years Old. I got diabetes at the age of 21. In that case how long can I cycling per day. Am I Compatible for long ride. Which type of bike and roads are compatible for me.
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Is possible to mount an existing freewheel on a fixie wheel?

Would it be possible to mount a freewheel from an existing wheel on thie following type of wheel made for fixies? Or do I need a different axis for the rear wheel such as the one below?
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Drivetrain problem!

I have had issues with the drivetrain on my bike. I believe I've pinned it down to two issues. The Shimano Deore XT SGS (long cage) 9 speed rear derailleur needs replacing. It was either damaged when ...
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Italian bottom brackets and modern cranksets - a compatibility guide?

I have an Italian frame (presumably a Moser) which I chose to repurpose as a single-speed/fixie with parts from another Single-speed/fixie of mine, with the exception of the bottom bracket and ...
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Straight 1⅛" steering tube is not actually straight?

I have a bike (~2016 year of manufacturing) with a fork which has what is called a straight 1⅛" steering tube, used with threadless headsets. I have always thought that, compared to tapered 1⅛ – ...
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Compatibility between 4700 Tiagra 10 speed shifters and GRX RX400 10 speed derailleur

I want to build myself a drop handle bar touring setup bike. GRX RX400 seems like a good budget option. Bikeradar mentioned this groupset to be on same level as Tiagra. Gearing range on this groupset ...
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Which shifters are compatible with dura ace 740x?

I've read that Shimano updated the cable pull ratio on their other series early on but not for Dura-Ace until 1997 with the 7700. Which downtube shifting levers are compatible with their 7400/7401/...
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Converted to drop bar and dual brake/shift levers and problems with front derailleur

Hoping someone can help out here. I had originally had a 2016 Kona Deluxe hybrid. Over the years I changed to bullhorn bars with the original shifters etc. I love this bike, but I wanted drop bars and ...
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Is the Shimano TX-505-8 rear hub compatible with 11-speed cassettes?

After recently changing my bike's entire transmission, I noticed that when on the smallest sprocket, the chain is rubbing against the rear derailleur (right next to where the derailleur is attached to ...
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Need replacement chainring for Shimano Ultegra FC-6503 42t chainring

The Shimano Ultegra FC-6503 42t chainring is "obsolete" but there must be some 42t 130 bcd chainring that would work. It is the middle of a triple. The mounting bolts pass thru the 52t to a ...
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Can I use a 3x10 or 2x11 front derailleur on a 3x11 drivetrain?

I recently started changing the drivetrain on my Trail 6 (2020) and I wanted to jump to 3x11 from the 2x9 mixed Altus/Alivio it came as stock. My mistake was not paying attention to the type of pull ...
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Resources for bicycle compatibility

I'm looking to build my own bicycle. The main thing I care about is compatibility. I've been researching around and have found various gold nuggets along the way: YouTube - How To Build A Bike From ...
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Tiagra Rear Derailleur Compatibility

I've just purchased a 2014 Wahoo Kickr with an 11-speed Shimano cassette on it and I'm having a bit of difficulty getting it to work properly with a Tiagra 10-speed rear-derailleur. Is this because ...
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Older Shimano Ultegra Shifter compatibility

I have an older Shimano Ultegra Shifter that broke, and I am wondering how I can know what shifters are compatible with the gear set as a replacement? My broken shifter is on the right side and is a ...
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Which road bike is better? [closed]

I am looking for a used road bike and came across two of comparable prices. Which is better and are they are good deals? Both have low mileage and both are in great shape. 2013 Trek Madone 5.1 or ...
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Replacing front chainring on my old bike

I have an old Giant Peloton Lite. Certainly considering its age, it's a very nice bike. The front chain ring is a bit worn out, however, and I'm looking to replace it. I have a few questions about ...
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Can 700x28c wheels and tires fit in my MTB frame?

I have an old Giant MTB frame. It's got typical oversized aluminum tubing but with roadbike-esque triangle shapes. It's disc-brake compatible and I want to turn it into a commuter bike. The rear end ...
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Can you interchange a FC7710 Octalink drive side crank arm with a FC7701 Octalink crank

I want to change to a 165 mm crank length on the drive side of my Dura Ace Octaplus FC7703 triple chain set. Can I use a drive side Dura Ace Octalink FC7710 track crank to do this? Are the two crank ...
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Compatible seatpost for Brooks C13 saddle with 7x9 oval carbon rails?

I just purchased a Brooks C13 saddle (7x9 oval carbon rails, the more recent version with no tape) and was hoping it would fit on my existing post (2016 Jamis Coda Sport - it's a top/bottom clamp with ...
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Which crankset standard will fit in my bottom bracket?

I have a bike with a press fit bottom bracket. Unfortunately, my existing crankset has too long of a spindle, and will not fit. Measurements of note: bottom bracket shell width: 62 mm. outside ...
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Doubts about Tire compatibility on my wheels? [duplicate]

I want to get a pair of 26 x 2.1 tires for my Bicycle. My wheels are compatible with these dimensions. A reputable store near me offers 26x1.95 tires. I am pretty sure that 1.95s are compatible with ...
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Friction shifting 9 speeds using an 11 speed rear derailleur

I am interested in running a 1 x 9 drivetrain using an 11-speed Shimano 105 R7000 rear derailleur. If I'm friction shifting 9 speeds, will using an 11-speed derailleur cause issues? Or is it as simple ...
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1994 Giant Iguana front sprocket

I have a 1994 Giant Iguana. The teeth on the front sprocket are significantly worn and the middle sprocket is cracked. Are there replacement sprockets for this bike?
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Huffy 24 Alpine mountain bike POWER shifter compatibility

I need a compatible front and rear shifters for a Huffy Alpine 24" mountain bike. It presently has POWER shift shifters.
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Broken Derailleur

I have the GT Palomar 2001 edition mountain bike and the derailleur broke last year. I am now looking to fix it but I do not know which one to get as i do not want to do anything to the chain. Please ...
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How do I use this style of hitch rack?

I recently got this rack for free. Someone down the street had left it outside with a “free” sign. How do I actually use it? Do I need to buy straps to hold the bikes down? Am I missing a part? It ...
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Shimano GRX parts compatibility with XT or XTR FD on Salsa Fargo. (BSA73)

I am building a bike on Salsa Fargo TI 2019 frameset (ordered). It has BSA73 bottom bracket. My current plan for the 2x11 drivetrain looks like this: Crankset: Race Face Turbine 26/36 (Boost) Bottom ...
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Tubeless tires and compatibility [duplicate]

Can 25mm tubeless tires fit on a wheel that previously had 22mm tubeless tires? I have a set of wheels that previously had 22mm tires on it. There is no description of tire compatibility listed on the ...
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Can my fork support disc brakes?

I want to put disc brakes on my bike but I do not know which type to put on

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