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Shop replaced my chain, bike had less than 400 miles

This past spring brought Canyon Endurace8 with just under 400 miles on it in for a tune up to get it good to go for a bike fit and to fix anything I may have not done properly when I assembled it, ...
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Pulley wheel and washers - Rear derailleur

I bought a 2nd hand read derailleur (Shimano M340) and now I've realized that pulleys wheel have not the metallic cover plates(washers) that Shimano derailleurs pulley wheels always have. What should ...
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How are bike mechanics trained and recruited?

Sorry if this question isn't sufficiently bicycle specific, however I thought this board could lend some insight! I'm recruiting at a community bicycle shop, and I'm increasingly curious as to how ...
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