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How can I increase the friction between the ferrules and the inline barrel adjuster?

The ferrule caps the cable before insertion into the inline barrel adjuster. The inline barrel adjuster arrives already with a hint of light grease on its threads. For good measure, I add yet another ...
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Can't remove bleed screw SRAM shifter

I'm trying to bleed my SRAM Force D2 brakes, but I can't remove the bleed screw underneath the shifter cover: When I try to remove the torx screw, the round part underneath (with the 111... numbers) ...
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Why have my rim brakes started making a scraping noise?

I bought a bike about 7 months ago, and I've noticed over the last few weeks that it's started making an unpleasant scraping noise when I brake. Does anyone know what might be causing this and how to ...
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Where does the squeaking sound come from?

Seems like there is a squeaking sound from the front wheel, around the caliper perhaps? I added a video, please try to ignore the rear hub sound - you can clearly hear the squeaking. What I was trying ...
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Warped MTB Tyres

I recently bought a used Canyon Spectral, which came with Maxxis minion and highroller 27.5 x 2.3 TR tyres. Both tyres appear to be warped. The rims are fine and I’ve tried installing with several ...
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GRX disc brake caliper confusion

Trying to sort a rubbing issue and keep reading things like "push BOTH pistons back in, squeeze lever to center pistonS" but it looks to me like there is only one piston? When I squeeze the ...
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What are the disadvantages of cheap hitch mounted bike racks?

I'm looking at hitch mounted platform bike racks for my car and they vary greatly in price, from $70 to over $1,300! (by platform I mean the racks that support the bikes' tires rather than hanging ...
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Is bicycle decathlon st100 suitable for long rides?

I have a MTB Cycle. I wish to take this cycle for long distance as it was suggested to not go for longer rides. I am not sure to look for a good bike with reasonable option in India. If anyone could ...
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Will Sram Dub Pressfit BB92 fit a Sram Apex Crankset?

I would love your help. Will this Sram Dub Pressfit BB92: Fit the Sram Apex Crankset:
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Grinding noise from freewheel after changing the chain

I have Elops 100 city bike: I changed the chain on it because it had not been changed in years. I used 1/2 x 1/8 inch chain: I can pedal, but when I pedal there is a terrible noise when I apply ...
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Motor makes a very strong grinding noise under specific conditions

I recently bought an EUENI FXH009, very affordable chinese ebike. I'm very happy with it, it's very nice for the price but there seems to be some kind of problem with the motor. When accelerating ...
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Kickr Thru axle compatibility

I have a 2018 Wahoo Kickr V4, which is currently set up for Quick-Release. I've just ordered a second-hand Orro Venturi (think it is a 2023 model?). Will I need to buy the thru-axle adapter kit to get ...
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Shimano Dynamo DH-3N31-NH broken lead wire

The lead wire broke between the coil and the connector. The repair joint must fit into the axle groove. I have failed X2 to mend it. Can the lead be repaired at the coil?
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Help with this sel number WBD145L1001P

It's an SE bike! It's a big one so I'm guessing it's a 29in/27.5 maybe can anyone please help identifying this please
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Shimano Ultegra 9500 set rear mech skips 8th gear

I'm riding a stock Schwinn fastback road bike from around 2004 that came with a Shimano Ultegra 9500 set, with 2x9 speeds. I have never messed with the derailleurs as they've always worked fine. The ...
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How can I make my vintage sturmey Archer AW hub take a 3 speed cassette? (Minimal metal work, none if possible)

So to make answering my question easier, I'll start with the goals, I wish to be able to attach a 3 speed cassette and tensioner (relatively low cost) to my vintage Sturmey Archer AW hub so i can have ...
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Help me identify Italy frame

The frame has a Campagnolo carriage. The continuation of the upper pipe is also characteristic. I would be grateful for any advice. The text on the frame is extraneous, ignore it.
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Newbie biking question: Tacx flow smart trainer compatibility with Decathlon Triban RC 100/120

Complete newbie to biking and indoor biking. I'm looking to buy the Decathlon Triban RC 100 or 120 model. I can't seem to gauge the compatibility with the Tacx flow smart trainer (wheels on). On the ...
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ghetto lowrider beach cruiser bicycle

I was given this bicycle, and it has a 20 inch back tire and a 29 inch front tire. Does the difference in size effect how it rides when pedaling? Would it be more efficient to have a bigger tire on ...
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7 speed hub whistles

My 7 speed Nexus internal axle begins to whistle as speed increases, but noise stops when I slow down. Has nothing to do with the pedal crank.
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Identify this Haro bmx

Can anyone identify this Haro serial number please on the bottom of the bike it has ×2 HADA0701995
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SRAM Rival Hydraulic Brake - Bleeding issues

After 5000km of perfect performance my rear brake started to fade so I decided to bleed it. I have bled many hydraulic systems before (mostly MTB) with no issues. However the SRAM Rival setup has been ...
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Shimano Alifine 8 IGH yellow dots will NOT line up

With shifter in 4th gear, per instructions, the upper yellow dot is about 3/16" ahead (clockwise) of the lower yellow dot. Whether I adjust the barrel connector (at the shifter) to one extreme or ...
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Rear wheel resistance but moves freely when not biking?

Hi all I'm at a bit of loss trying to trouble shoot my Surly Long Haul Trucker.I recently bought it used about 3 months ago and then had a new chain and cassette installed. Commuting back from work ...
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Trouble finding frame hanger Daymak to Shimano RD-R3000

Having a really tough time finding the following part: Frame hanger 3/4inch 1.9mm width screw holes. Frame # DMK17PR000000004 Derailer # RD-R3000 I've ordered a few, but there is always something ...
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Installed new rim and hubs. Disc rotor is now rubbing against disc brake mount

The new hubs spacing seemed to be too small for the fork that it now rubs against the disc brake mount. In the picture, I can't even squeeze it in between the mounting point and the rotor. Looking for ...
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how to bulk export bryton .fit files?

I have a Bryton Rider410 GPS. I periodically connect it to my linux computer with USB and download the .FIT files before emptying the device (otherwise the android app gets really slow). I have just ...
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Why does my rotor not fit my mechanical disc brakes suddenly

I have a 2021 GT Aggressor with mechanical disc brakes. I bought this brand new from Dicks Sporting Goods so I know it's all original parts. I know that my rear rotor is bent and I purchased the rotor ...
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Changing gear usage of Rohloff gears

I have a R&M Homage with Rohloff e-14 gears. I find I really just use gears 7 - 14. Can sprockets be changed so I would mainly use gears 4 - 11??
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JIS or ISO standard on Merlin Road 92 Titanium bottom bracket spindle?

My early 90s Merlin road frame got that titanium spindle and I wonder whether it is JIS or ISO square tapered. According to the catalogue the name of the bottom bracket is "Beta-C"
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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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Hydraulic road levers bleeding not working

a long time reader here that was usually able to find an answer, but not on this one. I've done some basic and slightly more advanced fixes and part replacements on bicycles, but I've never installed ...
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NCN 9 between Halden and Vestmarka routing alternatives

Between Halden (Østfold) and Vestmarka (Eidskog, Innlandet) in Norway, Norwegian National Cycling Route 9 (Villmarksveien) has a main route following County Road 21 via Fjell, Aremark, Ørje, and ...
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Have I chosen wrong spoke size?

My MTB has 26" wheels. The rear wheel rim was bent and the hub was also not in a good condition so I ordered a new rim, new hub and spokes. The dimensions of the new and old hub are exactly the ...
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How to properly adjust front derailleur height when it can sway significantly once the clamp bolt is loosened up?

I'm trying to adjust derailleurs myself, for the first time .) the model is DEORE XT following the how-to https://www.wikihow.com/Adjust-a-Shimano-Front-Derailleur the very first step - adjusting its ...
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I'm trying to identify a bicycle I have

The bicycle has a logo on the front that I'm not familiar with and it says waterlanderson on the rear. It is a single speed but looks like a 10 speed frame
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Does anyone know how to find the year and model for a bmx frame?

I'm buying a bike from someone. It's a fit for sure but I can't find the model for it. Does anyone know how to look it up? Downtube has an embossed stamp that says FIT on the underside where the ...
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Surface scratch on carbon steerer

Following my previous post, I managed to find an identical new fork replacement from a reseller since the communication with the company was absolutely terrible... When I unpacked the fork though, I ...
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Lubricate between spoke nipples and carbon rim?

When building wheels, nipples should be lubricated so they can still turn easily under tension, towards the end of the build. When building a wheel using carbon rims, do you also lubricate the contact ...
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Electrical Assistance Control Unit Malfunctioning After Accident

Recently, I was involved in an accident while riding an o2feel electric bike. Since then, I've been experiencing some issues with the bike's electrical system. When I pedal forward, the bike emits ...
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Is it possible to add the hardwired Garmin eRTL615 to the Specialized Turbo Vado 4.0?

I have a Specialized Turbo Vado 4.0 Step-Thru. I'd like to add a Garmin rear radar unit to it. While the battery-powered RTL515 should work no problem, the ebike-specific, hardwired Garmin eRTL615 ...
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How do you put a usable brake on a bike trailer?

How are you able to brake when on a bike trailer? I am making a bike trailer and need some tips on how to make it.
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Help identifying this Freeagent bike?

so I’m considering the purchase of this bike but all the information about it provided is that it is a Freeagent bike. There are asking $150 and depending on the model/year that may or may not be a ...
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Square taper with 15.5mm end?

I got a Star Trac NXT for £15 for some indoor fitness but it's missing its left crank arm. I thought to myself oh I'll just throw on a standard steel crank arm and I'll be good to go BUT it doesn't ...
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Standards in e-bike electrics

The research I've undertaken seems to lead to this statement, "There are no standards in e-bike controller wiring", it's a free for all! My question is: Is there any organization pushing for ...
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How to tighten security screw with H pattern on bike seat?

My bike seat has a bolt connecting it to the seatpost, which has come loose. The bolt on the underside of the seat is standard and can be turned with a hex wrench, but it's connected to what I believe ...
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Where to find all Brompton literature (Manual, Schematics, etc)?

Where can I find the online library where I can download all of the public literature published for the Brompton bicycle? Yet again, something unscrewed and fell off my Brompton bicycle when on a tour ...
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Confused about tire leakage, valve not attached

I’ve gotten a second hand mountain bicycle (felt brand), now the back tire is leaking air and is unusable. First, I thought that the tube was burst and would need replacing. But now I am just confused ...
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Searching for vintage piece

I'm trying to repair my vintage gazelle impala bike and I'm missing just one piece :( Does anyone know where I can find the piece seen in the photo? It's part of the brake cable anchor bolt. Thank you!...
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Carbon seatpost stuck due to damaged grub screw

I have an Orbea Orca 2024 with Di2 and the grub screw for adjusting seat height has potential thread damage and it won't come out. The bike mechanic explained that the reason the grub screw went so ...
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