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Bicycle components without which it's not a working bike: wheels, brakes, saddle/seat, bottom bracket, derailleur, stem, handlebars, bolts, etc. Also tag with specific part.

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Can't find a "friction screw" for a friction shifting system

I recently broke one of the two speed levers ajuster (friction screw) that adjust the pressure between the levers and the cable. It's made in plastic as shown in the picture below. I would like to ...
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What are the axle nut sizes on the brompton?

What are the exact specifications of the nuts used on the various axles of the Brompton bicycle? Specifically, I have a 2016 M6R black, but I would appreciate it if you listed the specifications for ...
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Look at my trike

About 21 days ago exactly I posted for help identifying some junk in a barn. Today i can show you what these parts were supposed to look like. I've figured out a bunch during the process. The lever ...
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Cable housing end cap for BR-M375

I replaced the no name brake calipers on an entry-level ebike for Shimano BR-M375. The cable housing for the rear caliper was a bit too long, so I cut off a few centimeters. Then, I put a new 5 mm end ...
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How are these rack and mudguard holders named?

How are these parts holding the rack and the mudguards named in English? There are some pictures on the web featuring "parts of the bicycle" but they are not depicted there with names. This ...
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Headset bearing dimensions

I've got some IS49/37 headset bearings on order to be used in a custom frame I'm trying to design, the problem is they take a month to arrive. I don't have a technical drawing of the bearings and can'...
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Packaging up and sending a bike from UK to Europe

I need to send my gravel bike (~11 kg) one way from the UK to Switzerland in a few weeks. As I am going by Eurostar part of the way, I was intending on using their Eurodespatch service, but this has ...
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Are Tacx turbo trainer frames the same across models?

All of Tacx' wheel-on turbo trainers look like they have the same frames (looking at current rather than older models). Can anyone tell me whether it's possible to upgrade from say a Flow to a Vortex, ...
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Shimano 9 Speed Cassette with Microshift Advent 9 Speed Road Shifter

I fancy setting up my old but amazing Cannondale F1000 with a dropbar and corresponding road shifters.The only affordable system I could find for that is the Microshift Advent 9 group. I'm happy with ...
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Why are my quill pedal cages "wobbling"?

The plates and connectors on my old quill pedals "move around" in relation to the pedal axle itself: In the photo below, I'm pushing the pedals to opposite sides to show how the pedal cage "distorts". ...
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Internal gear hub - missing parts

I've recently bought a wheel with Shimano Nexus SG-C3001-7R hub. There are some parts missing on it, including sprocket: I already have the compatible shifter (SL-7S50), but it ends with just bare ...
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Schwinn AC Performance Plus with Carbon Blue Pedal Exchange

I want to switch out the pedals on my Schwinn AC Performance Plus with Carbon Blue for the Venzo 3-in-1 pedals (I only use SPDs & don’t like the sneaker cages). On the Venzos, the part that ...
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Find Novatec hub model based on inscribed (serial) number

I bought a second-hand bike. My bike's rear hub has no sticker indicating what it is, but there is a number, namely T05100300014, written on it, maybe a serial number. Could I use this to find what ...
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What are my options - TA to QR conversion

I’ve just bought these wheels on gumtree and didn’t realise they were thru axle as I require quick release for my cx bike (BH RX team cross 2014 https://issuu.com/bhbikesusa/docs/bh_bikes_2014-...
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Carrera Virtuoso Road Pro 2008 Tyre identification

I don't suppose anyone knows the make and model of this tyre? These allegedly came as OEM on all Carrera Virtuoso Road Pro circa 2008, the Black and Blue Road Pro model. This has been bugging me as I ...
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