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Can I replace Shimano Deodore SL-M511 with SL-M590 or SL-M510?

I am new to this and have purchased a bike that has damaged (broken) the left shifter. Can I replace this by purchasing a Shimano Deodore SL-M570 or SL-M510. Are these compatible?
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Specialized Ruby 2012 replacement Front Crank/Chainring/Hub

I would like to convert SRAM Power Spline with 50/34 POWERGLIDE chainrings to a 50/30 T combo. It has 110mm so will not accept 30T. What crank assembly/bottom bracket and chainrings should I use to ...
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Can I swap a gravel wheel with 1x10 cassette for a new road wheel with 1x12?

I'm thinking about buying new set of wheels for my Topstone 4. I'm currently using default wheels with changed tires and default 1x10 cassette and ideally I would want to put new road wheel with 1x12 ...
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Is a Shimano GRX FC-RX600 crankset compatible with Shimano Claris groupset?

I'm rehabilitating a cheap gravel bike. I'd like to alter a Shimano Claris 2400 groupset so I have at least a 1x1 lowest gear or preferably a bit better. I'm somewhat inexperienced, having replaced ...
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FSA B3155 bottom bracket compatible replacement

I have Orbea orca m35i with Shimano cranks (24mm). During bottom bracket bearings replacement, the cup got damaged. It says "FSA B3155" on the cup, FSA support said this would be a ...
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bottom bracket axle length, chainline and crank compatibility

TLDR: How much leeway there is, if any, in selecting the bottom bracket axle length for octalink or square taper cranks in order to reduce chainline? Background: I'm doing some minor modifications to ...
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Remove 7- or 8-speed chainrings from Shimano/SRAM/Sunrace crankset and use on 3x9 speed Samox/Shimano drivetrain?

I have 3x9 gearing on my touring bicycle. I've got a Shimano Acera friction shifting front derailleur and an Alivio rear derailleur. The rear cassette is a Shimano 11-36T. The front crankset appears ...
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Shimano 11/42 cassette, 11 speed derailleur compatibility

Existing trek domane SL6 (2021) with ultegra 11speed mechanical gruppo shifters r8020 fd r8000 with 2x 46/34 rd r8000 11spd 11/34 To get shorter gear inches, looking at changing to 11/42 ( or 11/46) ...
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Will a 10 speed chain perform adequately on a Shimano CUES 1x chairing?

Situation: 10 speed Shimano hybrid/mountain straight bar shifter, 10 speed Shimano mountain/hybrid derailleur and 10 speed Shimano chain. The person is looking for a 1x crank. Shimano CUES crank seem ...
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Sram/Avid brake hose compatiblity

I have Sram Rival AXS which I want to transfer from one bike to another. Unfortunately the new bike is bigger (M -> XL) so new brake hose is required. SRAM recommends SRAM Brake Hose Kit - Double ...
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Will a Shimano R7000 chainring fit my Ultegra 6800 crank?

Recently I almost had an accident while putting more power on the drivetrain and after replacing both casette and chain at home I noticed the chain did not settle on the chainring properly. Now I am ...
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Can I put 28" tires on 27,5" wheel?

My bike has 27,5" wheels and the rear tire is due for replacement. Will a 28" tire stay on a 27,5 MTB wheel once inflated to 30+ PSI? This is not a tubeless tire, it has inner tube. Has ...
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Wahoo Kickr cassette compatibility with Campagnolo

I've recently got a really good deal on a Wahoo Kickr V4. I'm trying to make sure that I can use it with my current bike. I currently have 10 speed Campagnolo Veloce, so have heard that I may need the ...
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Standard oil grease as Shimano Roller Brake grease short-term replacement

I am currently in the process of cleaning up the rear axle from dirt and excessive grease, legacy of the previous owner. I will be replacing a ball bearing and few other small components, but would ...
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Light crankset 50/34 road on Claris 8sp group [closed]

I want to build a light bike with a limited budget. I have a Claris group (without crankset) that is fine to me as it's a spare bike, so gearing is not too relevant. Weight is more relevant. I need a ...
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What size front derailleur do I need for a 11/32 cassette and medium rear derailleur?

Upgraded 11/32 cassette. looking for replacement front derailleur
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Replacing pulley wheels on a RD-m3100 with non original parts. Can I use other Shimano pulley wheels?

I need to replace the pulley wheels on my rd-m3100. The T-pulley is close to worn down (ninja-starry), even though the G-pulley still has some life left. Unfortunately the original replacement part, ...
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Wrong beltline with Gates S550 on Cannondale BadBoy

I need to rebuild the drivetrain on a secondhand BadBoy 1 with 8-speed Alfine and Gates belt I got last year. To move house I had to disassemble the crankset because the pedals had seized, and the ...
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Can I replace a 10 speed cassette with an 11 speed?

I currently have a focus road bike running on Ultegra group set. The rear wheel is currently 10SP. I’m looking at purchasing new wheels, and most of the second hand ones come with fitted 11SP. Can I ...
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Front (left) shifter M9100 (12s) on 11s crankset? Any reason this would not work?

Retromoding a bike with disc brake at the front. The lever is a Deore 6100 with I-spec EV attachment. The bike will get a crankset with a double Chainring and a 10 or 11 speed setup for the rear. I ...
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Is it possible to use flat bar shifter on a smart trainer that has Tiagra 4700

Specs: Tacx Smart Trainer Shimano 10sp cassette Shimano 10sp chain Tiagra Rear derailleur Just wondering, given the difference in price between STI and flat bar shifters, can I just use a flat bar ...
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Will a Shimano Deore 11 speed chain work on a SRAM NX 11 speed drivetrain?

I went to a bike shop today and got a complete service and new chain. When I looked at the tax invoice, it said it was a Shimano Deore 11 speed chain, however I have SRAM NX 11 speed drive train. I ...
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Can i put off-road tires on a road focused hybrid? [duplicate]

I have recently bough a Nishiki Comp race hybrid that's more road focused. I have been using MTBs my whole life so it's pretty weird. Is there any way to put off-road tires on it also, it has 28" ...
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Shimano rear derailleur compatibility with 13-32 cassette

I have a Freewheel cassette, 9-speed, 13/32T. Currently, I'm using a MicroNew 9-speed RD and a 9-speed shifter, but both of them aren't great, and I want to replace them. All I can find is the ...
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Will this replacement derailleur hanger fit my bike?

I have a Bixs Sportivo 2 from more than 10 years ago. Derailleur hanger is broken and I lost the broken piece. I would like to buy a replacement. Can you please look at these images and tell me if it ...
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Flatbar shifters for 11-speed GRX groupsets

I have a GRX RD-RX810 rear derailleur and I need a compatible (thumb) shift lever for flat bars. Any suggestions which shifters are compatible for my setup?
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Does a 3x to 1x conversion make sense for this bike?

My daughter was given a 26" hardtail with a slightly weird setup to use as a utility/commuting bike by a guy whose hobby was to build up bikes from old but unused parts... the crankset & ...
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Are there compatibility restrictions about remotes for dropper posts and suspension locks?

I consider adding an handle bar remote for a bike with a front-suspension fork. Given the bike has already a dropper post, I was thinking to add a dual "dropper/suspension" remote. I noticed ...
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Replacing SRAM Apex 1x with Shimano GRX 1x

I have a SCOTT GRAVEL Expert with SRAM APEX 1x10 crankset. The crank is similar to this bike. I've been looking for a GXP power meter but they are difficult to find in both the used market and new, ...
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Promax Headset Adapter 1", 1-1/8

I have a broken Cannondale 2007 Bad Boy Ultra, will the Promax Headset Adapter 1", 1-1/8" give me the opportunity to replace it with a non-shock standard fork.
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Shimano Drop Bar shift+brake lever for 12S Deore XT/SLX build?

Thinking of converting a flat bar hybrid bike (2023 Canyon Pathlite 6) to a drop bar. Looking for a Shimano drop bar shift / brake lever that will work with my current transmission and brakes. SLX 12S ...
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Can I use road shifters with Linkglide cassette?

We know that road shifters for CUES may be coming in the future. What's interesting is that CUES derailleurs feature a tension adjuster, which is meaningful. In general, it seems like the new groupset ...
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What is linkglide/cues and how do they differ from existing standards?

This question is intended to be a canonical question, meant to be referenced when appropriate. In 2021, Shimano launched two LinkGlide Deore and XT Drivetrains (shifter/derailleurs/cassettes, numbers ...
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Cassette Compatibility Issues (11 to 40 teeth)

I ride a 2021 Trek Emonda SLR 8 (lightweight, no electronics) with a R 9100 Group: 50/34 teeth in front and 11/30 teeth in back on my cassette. Would like to upgrade to an 11 - 40 teeth cassette (...
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SRAM Rival Crankset with Shimano Chain

I want to upgrade the crankset on my gravel bike. Currently I have square-taper Ty501-2 crankset with reduced axle length (123 -> 113mm) to give ~44mm chainline compatible with the road FD (...
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mountain double recommendations for a 36/24 170 - 172.5 cranks

I'm looking to convert a 1x10 Mtb of mine into to a 2x10. The gear ratio im intent on is 36/24 with an 11-40 cassette. I owned another bike years ago with this gearing and im looking to replicate it ...
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Altus 9-speed shifters&derailleur paired with a 10-speed road bike cassette

My family has a road bike, set with Altus 9-speed shifters and a rear derailleur, paired with a Shimano HG200-9 cassette. Recently, I replaced the cassette with a 10-speed road bike cassette, As a ...
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What is a safe weight for front rack + luggage for a steel race bike fork?

I frequently commute with a backpack on my '90s steel race bike, and encounter the usual issues of sweaty back and tired shoulders. The riding position is also not perfect for carrying a backpack on ...
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Can I put a 27 × 1 3/8 tyre on a 700×28c wheel?

I want to use a 37×630 tyre on a 700×28c (28-622) rim. Will they fit and be safe to ride?
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Shimano cassette/freehub compatibility

Can I use the following components together - Shimano's compatibility chart is not clear to me. Cassette: CS-HG200-9 (11-32T/11-34T) Freehub: FH-T610 I have an old bike with a Tourney groupset. The ...
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Can I upgrade my 11-28t cassette to 11-34t with Ultegra 6800 rear derailleur?

I think I am okay here but would be really good to triple check! My current cassette: Shimano 105 5800, 11-speed, 11-28t My front chain ring: 52-36t My rear/front derailleur: Shimano Ultegra 6800, 11-...
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Shimano and Sram compatibility on Wahoo Kickr

I have a 2017 Wahoo Kickr which doesn't allow for a Sram xdr driver...but I now have all Sram Red AXS eTap 12 speed. Since the Kickr will accommodate a Shimano spline, can I put on a 12 speed Shimano ...
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Rear derailleur can't reach the smallest gear (Shimano 10 Speed Road)

I recently assembled the following combination of parts: Shimano 10-speed STIs (non-series, between 105 and Ultegra, ca. 2003) MicroShift 10-speed cassette (11-28) Tiagra 10-speed rear derailleur (...
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Caffélatex Tubeless Rim Strips w/ Stan's Tire Sealant

The manufacturer (Effetto Mariposa) is telling me that if I run their Caffelatex tubeless rim strips with the regular white Stan's tire sealant, that after 1-2 years the strips will be damaged by the ...
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Can someone please give some advice to help find a new crankset?

I apologize in advance if I mix-up some lingo, I have almost no experience in fixing bicycle drivetrain. Previously I had Comet CKM-7159 as crankset (I managed to find this datasheet that seem to ...
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Does a 3x7 front derailleur works on a 3x9 setup

Will a 3 speed front derailleur meant for a a 3x7 setup work the same on a 3x9 setup?
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How do I find replacement parts for my 1988 Suntour drive train?

I am resurrecting my old commuter which was basically a hard-tail MTB c 1988 with a 3 x 7 Suntour system. What's the least painful method (leaving shifters and derailleur intact) to replace the worn ...
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Can I replace Shimano 105 FC-5501 crankset with Ultegra FC-R8000

I have an old Cervelo One from 2000 with Shimano 105 drivetrain including a FC-5501 crankset. I'm looking to add power metering to the bike and there is a Ultegra FC-R8000 available with a 4iiii power ...
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Can I exchange my 105 r7000 crankset for a r7100 crankset?

Currently running a full 105 r7000 group on my bike. I would like to swap my existing 172.5mm 105 r7000 crankarms for 165mm ones. They seem to be very hard to come by, especially the right one, so I ...
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Want replacement shifter hoods - how do I find the model of my shifters?

I'm looking for replacement shifter hoods for my bike - the current ones are original, and the bike's 13 years old. I know my bike's a 2010 Specialized Roubaix Expert. I've got the serial number. It'...
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