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Vintage 3 Speed Shimano Shifter

I fixed an old three speed bike and I have an old 3 speed Shimano shifter. The cable was rusted and I thought if I open up the shifter I can clean the cable and make it work. Unfortunately I unscrewed ...
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No movement between two lowest shifter settings

I bought a new derailleur, cassette, and hanger after a decent wreck. Shimano 105 set, 11 speed, 11-34 cassette. I've tried adjusting the shift cable barrel, H/L limit screws, and the screw that sets ...
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Can someone help me identify this old Shimano derailleur?

I want to poke around online a bit and see if I can find anything out about it. It's a long cage, on an old 18 speed Univega MTB. Thanks.
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Is it normal for a new Shimano hub to feel rough?

I have recently purchased a brand new Shimano HB-M7110-B front hub. When I unpacked it and started rotating it with my fingers (as you always must) I noticed that it actually felt quite rough, almost ...
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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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Internal friction in new Alfine 11 S7001-11

I just bought a new rear wheel with an Alfine S7001-11 internal-gear hub. Before installing it, I realized that it apparently has heavy internal friction. When the wheel is set in motion, it comes to ...
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Change Shimano Ultegra R8000 crankset

I'm considering getting a Canyon Endurace which use a 52/36 Shimano Ultegra R8000 crankset. As I plan using the bike for long, multi-days ride it would make sense for me to have an easier ratio. Is it ...
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Change Shimano GRX 1x to 2x

This may be a stupid and uncommon (definitely seems so) question. Also forgive me for potential etiquette violations, as this is my first one on bike stackexchange. I'm thinking about buying a gravel ...
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Which Shimano freehub body fits Campagnolo Calima?

I have a Campagnolo Calima C17 wheel set with currently a Campagnolo freehub body (FH-BU015) on it. Does anyone know which type of Shimano freehub body fits on this wheel hub? I searched but I cant ...
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Clicking front hub after overhaul

I repacked a front hub I haven't worked on before and can't get rid of the clicking. (It wasn't clicking before I repacked it, just sluggish and overdue for an overhaul.) Bike is a 2016 Kona Sutra; ...
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Shimano inner cage plate replacement

I have a broken inner cage plate on my Shimano Ultegra RD-6700 GS rear derailleur. This replacement part # is Y5VG09300, and I can't find this part anywhere. I'd really hate to throw out a perfectly ...
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Acera M360 upgrade

My 7-speed Shimano Acera M360 rear derailleur fell apart and I now need to replace it. I could simply just buy the same but honestly I never liked it very much and would appreciate something with a ...
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Can I swap in a 2x Shimano 600 FC-6400 crankset to replace a 3x RX-100 crankset?

I have a 2x Shimano 600 FC-6400 crankset. Can I just replace the 3x RX-100 crankset? Will I need a new BB? thanks in advance!
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Should I replace my disk brake calipers?

I have a pair of Shimano Deore BR-M615s on my mountain bike with about 3,000 miles and 5 years on them. Lately I've noticed that both brakes have too long of "pull" before providing braking. ...
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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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Front Derailleur 10T Capacity (XT FD-M8025)

I'd like to move from a 1x11 crankset to a 2x11 crankset to extend both my high and low gear range. Shimano has indicated that their XT M8025 Front Derailler has a 10T capacity. It means that I could ...
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What's a good replacement for a Deore LX 3x10 front derailleur?

I recently acquired a Novara Randonee 2014 that came with a Deore LX 44-32-22 crankset, a 10-speed 11-32 cassette, and a Deore LX front derailleur with a stuck and stripped H screw. I broke that screw ...
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Which bolts and nuts to use to install Osymetric chainrings to replace Shimano Ultegra R8000 chainrings?

I would like to install 52-38 Osymetric chainrings instead of my 52-36 Shimano Ultegra R8000 ones. I've bought the Osymetric chainrings and tried to install them, but I realised I need bolts and nuts ...
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Upgrading my bike

I'm very new to the world of bicycles, so apologies in advance. I have a second hand road bike built (by a professional) with spare parts of different components. The rear derailleur is Shimano Acera, ...
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Identify a replacement shimano rear derailleur

I have managed to bend the rear derailleur on my gt palomar, the gear was not clicking through so I moved it through the gears set off and heard it crunch. The whole arm is bent. It appears to be a ...
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Ultegra 6800 chainrings and Claris r2000

Does claris R2000 crank arms can fit ultegra 6800 chainrings?
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Replace vintage barrel nipple Shimano shifter cable

My West German bike has an old friction shifter. The shifting cable snapped and I discovered the nipple is barrel shaped but horizontal, much like a MTB brake cable, but smaller. I can't figure out ...
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Can I change my derailleur without changing my shifter?

I have Shimano V-Brake 8-speed shifters on my bike. These have the brakes and the shifter in one component. I'd like to change my derailleur can I put in a newer 8 speed Shimano derailleur that will ...
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Shimano model number abbreviations

Shimano uses abbreviations in their model numbers. For example, the Shimano Deore Hollowtech II MTB Crankset 3x10-speed has model number FC-M6000-3. Is there a table somewhere that defines all the ...
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Mix SRAM eTap with GRX Group

I have a GRX810 2x groupset and thinking about changing the shifting system to eTap but stick to the braking system and the crankset. I tried to get any information for the GRX group but could not ...
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My shifter shifts only one gear up and down

I just was on a ride and all of a sudden I could only shift one gear up and down (in this case it was the 10th and 11th respectively the 21th and 22th). If I try to move the shifter further up (so up ...
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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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How can I know if a crankset is compatible with my bike without physically seeing it?

I'm using Shimano Tourney TX right now and would like to upgrade. I can only shop online and can't visit physical bike shops. I'm leaning towards SORA R3000 but I'm not sure if it has the same BB size ...
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Shimano shifter neither reaching top nor bottom gear

So, I have the Shimano shifter, depicted below that selects from the 7 rear-wheel sprockets. To my surprise it no longer reaches highest nor lowest gear. At first I thought the cable could have lost ...
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Does changing the clipless pedal float change the speed of disengaging?

A couple of weeks ago I had a crash that resulted in a broken ankle and quite a bit of soft tissue damage. I hit a large, immovable object. I was clipped in at the time of the crash with Shimano SPD-...
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Two broken teeth in Shimano 105 crankset

I have just received my new 105 7000 cranksets from a reputable seller in Aliexpress and I believe there are two broken teeth perhaps cause by mishandling of the shipment company or poor wrapping of ...
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What bolt size are Shimano brake caliper bolts?

A front caliper bolt on a shimano disc brake caliper came out while riding, and went lost, while the remaining bolt, which was a little bit longer and thus protruded a little was completely bent. ...
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Hollowtech II BB alternative for stripped frame threads [duplicate]

I removed the BB (Shimano BB-93) from my Canondale Trail and found the drive side thread is stripped on BB and frame. See and What are the options for me to replace the BB? Is there an alternative ...
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Frayed cable inside front derailleur

I noticed today that my the cable controlling my front derailleur is beginning to fray. Hoping to get this great group's thoughts on the situation. It's a Shimano 105 2x11. Bike has about 150 miles on ...
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105 R7000 rear shifter malfunction

Disclarimer: sorry for the wall of text and for my English: I tried to describe the problem as best as I could and English is not my native language. Hello. I have a following problem with my Shimano ...
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Chain touches plate between pulleys

I've replaced chain and dropout hanger. The rear derailleur is Shimano Claris. When I'm turning pedals chain (Shimano hg-71) is touching small plate (marked with red arrow) between high (closer to ...
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Direct mount vs. hanger derailleur

Currently repairing a bike that I got off the road for free years ago. Around three years ago, a stuck link caused a chain jam while pedaling at high speed, causing the metal around the b-knuckle on ...
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8 speed Quando rear hub rotating in both directions

The 8 speed Quando rear hub of bike rotates in both the direction. can it be repaired or needs to be replaced? Please advise what's the issue.
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Are Shimano R7000 chainrings (50 and 34T) compatible with Ultegra R8000 crank?

I need new chainrings due to slipping chain and decided to replace them. I currently have an Ultegra R8000 Chainset and don't want to replace the crank arms (as it is really expensive). Ultegra is ...
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Reach Adjust on Shimano hydraulic brake levers for MTB flat bar

I am thinking to install Shimano BL-MT200 (or the BL-M315 depending on availability) on my son's bike (my son is 7 years old). The bike currently has short reach brake levers for the current ...
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Can I use Shimano 105 rear derailleur from 11-speed bike with 10-speed Tiagra shifters?

I have a 10-speed 2013 Specialized Allez Elite with Tiagra componentry (and an 11/28 105 cassette) and would like to install my old Shimano 105 rear derailleur in the back to replace the Tiagra one. ...
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Reynolds freehub body with indents [duplicate]

I have a Reynolds AR62 wheel on my road bike. When I took off the Shimano CS-R7000 11-28 cassette, I noticed some indents on the freehub body (see image below). The indents are only present at the ...
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How do I figure out what the model number is of my Shimano rear derailleur?

Here are pictures of my current derailleur I need to replace.
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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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Replacing crank rings 26/36/48 on XT T8000 with 22/30/40 SLX M7000

Are the crankrings interchangeable, will XT front derailleur work? Bike set up all XT components. Want to improve gear inches. XT is not offering smaller crank rings. The bike is all T8000 components....
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Upgrading 3x9 to 1x12 Shimano

I have an old 26" hardtail that I want to convert to Shimano SLX 1x12 (M7100) from its current 3x9 drivetrain. As the new 1x12 uses a micro spline hub, I am thinking of changing my rear hub from ...
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I have a customized Salsa Journeyman Claris. How small can I go for my small chainring? I'm not sure how to verify compatibility

It's a Salsa Journeyman Claris drop bar 650b converted to flat. The flat and drop frames are the same, but the drop comes with road bike components. I have already upgraded a Sunrace 11-40t cassette ...
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Shimano R7000 front derailleur height adjustment

I’ve been getting a little bit of chain rub on the extreme opposites but that’s to be expected, however when looking at the front derailleur this morning after a quick clean, it appears it may be ...
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Shimano Deore 2x10 derailleur M6025-L with 3x Alivio M4050 crank

Will my Shimano Deore front derailleur M6025 2x10 work with Shimano Alivio 3x crankset? I'm confused because my front derailleur is not 3x design.
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Low sprocket exceeds derailleur max teeth but total capacity within range of derailleur

I plan on keeping a 2x10 drivetrain on a couple of bikes, and I've come across a sale on 10s cassettes. One of the cassettes is a Shimano HG-500 with 11-42t count. The front drive will be either 34-24 ...

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