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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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What modern wheel and tire size could be replaced from 32-630 ( 27 x 1 ¼ ) wheels

Referring from the question, specifically, what is the closest modern wheel size for my old 32-630 ( 27 x 1 ¼ ) wheels. It's hard to find rims and tires for that size now a days. I'm looking for the ...
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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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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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Is Ultegra 6800 GS compatible with an HG800 11 speed 11-34 cassette?

I'm running Ultegra 6800 with a 52-34 chainring up front (not a typo: I replaced the 36 with a 34), and a 6800 GS (medium cage) derailleur at the back, and a 12-29 rear cassette. It works well. ...
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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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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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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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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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Can we use a 9 speed rear derailleur on a 8 speed bike?

I have a Rockrider 5.2 with a Shimano Altus 8 speed rear derailleur. After an accident it started to malfunction. I planned on replacing it with a Shimano Acera M3000 but then it is marketed as 9 ...
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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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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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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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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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Shimano 8/9/10 speed freehub conversion to 11 speed does not appear possible due to changed spline pattern

After remaining unchanged (with a few exceptions like FH-7801) for nearly 20 years the Shimano freehub body spline mount has changed along with the width. I had hoped I could refit a 8/9/10 speed ...
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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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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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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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“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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Compatible tyre widths for 622 × 17 rims?

I have 622 × 17 rims on my hybrid and currently have 700×40c tyres on (came with the bike). I need a new rear tyre but I am not sure what I can get. From what I can find I should be fitting fairly ...
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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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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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Can I use a SRAM 10-speed cassette on my Shimano 105 9 speed groupset?

I'm looking to get a separate wheel for my indoor trainer for easy swapping between indoor and outdoor. I found a used wheel + cassette that has a SRAM 10 speed cassette on it already. Will this work ...
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1x12 Crankset to my 9speed cassette/chainring

good day maam/sir, i would like to ask for some ideas if i can use the new Deore XT Crankset 1x12 (36t) to my 9 Speedchain + 9 speed cassette? If not, how about 10 speed chains + 11-42 10 speed ...
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Chainring compatible

i have a Alivio m3100 Cassette cs Hg400 (12-36T) and m3100 rd, can i installed a 2x crankset Gxp (28-38T) on my drivetrain alivio???
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What are my options for installing a FD compatible with Shimano Sora 3x9 STI brifters on a frame with top-pull cable routing?

I'm thinking about converting a 1994 Trek 820 to drop bars. I already have the bars, brifters, rear wheel equipped with 9-speed cassette, etc. lying around, and I can get some compatible brakes, so as ...
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Are there smaller chain rings available for Shimano Tiagra Triple?

I have a Shimano Tiagra Triple 30/39/50 and I want to find out what is compatible in terms of smaller chainrings for touring. Ideally, I’d like to be able to go down to a 26 or even a 24 for the ...
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Compatibility of Shimano Ultegra and Sora components

My road bike has an Ultegra groupset, but some parts need replacement (chainrings, chain, and cassette). The chain is worn out, the cassette is sliding with a new chain, and the chainset is also worn ...
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Disk brake and wheel is moving: is my fork too long?

In the links I gave below, the website is in French but you can change the language. Following this thread I bought new bike components to build my own bike. In particular I bought Surly Steamroller ...
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Can I make Shimano XTR Shadow 2008 work with road shifters and hydraulic disk brakes

I am getting a new bike (Giant Revolt Advanced 3) and because of GRX being completely out of stock I am not able to upgrade the GRX400 that comes with it. I will have to do it later. Since I have a ...
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Front derallieur compatiiblity

I am in need of a front derailleur and my previous one is a Shimano Altus 3x8, (triple chainset), (8 speed cassette). Would any other like a tourney or any others work?
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Does “speed” of a replacement chainring matter?

I'm looking to replace one of my three chainrings, and I'm having a hard time finding something that matches my bcd/bolt-pattern/tooth-count. I have found a few options, but they say they are for 10- ...
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Sora R3000 brifters with the M4000 rear derailleur

Is the pull ratio still the same ? I can only find info on the older gen sora shifters not the most updated ones..
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Is my fork suitable for my wheel

I bought this front wheel https://www.probikeshop.fr/roue-avant-mavic-aksium-ust-disc-a-pneus-center-lock-2-aa9/154559.html and this surly fork https://www.bike-components.de/fr/Surly/Fourche-Rigide-...
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Shimano 105 R7000 left crank compatible with Sora FC-3550?

Can I temporarily use my (power meter fitted) left crank Shimano 105 R7000 on my old bike that has Sora FC-3550 crankset? I assume that all Hollowtech 2 cranks should be interchangeable but I am not ...
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I'd like to fit a suspension seatpost but have only 9 cm between saddle and frame - is this enough?

I'm 5'3" tall and ride an XS size gravel bike. I have only 9 cm of seatpost between the saddle and the frame, and you can see there's no possibility of extending that! I find the aluminium frame ...
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Can I use an 11-32 cassette promoted for MTBs on my trekking bike with Shimano Acera rear derailleur?

I need to replace my cassette but assortment is restricted atm. Can I use the following cassette on my bike? https://www.sram.com/en/sram/models/cs-pg-950-a1 It's an SRAM PG-950, 9 speed, 11-32T. With ...
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Is it possible to change my bike standard headset to a internal headset?

Its a non tapered headtube fitted with a standard headset with a 30mmx30mm ball bearings
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How to lower gearing on Tiagra 4700

I have a bike with Tiagra 4700 hydraulic groupset and I want to lower the gearing from the present minimum 34/28. The one thing I'd not like to replace is the shifters: These ST-RS405, while truly ...
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New rear wheel compatibility with existing cassette

I need to replace my rear wheel and have a few questions on component compatibility before I make a purchase. My bike is a Specialized 2018 Rockhopper Pro; the link gives its stock components/spec. I ...

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