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you retry you'll get a bit loose, sometimes a little tight, never the in between perfection. For some bikes perfection is not possible. Like when working on a brand new or used box store bicycle or when working on a beat up bike and you don't have the parts you need right now.... If my only choice is between too tight and too loose it's best to be a little ...


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As loose as possible without play. Bearings are supposed to have some amount of preload, which is a fancy name for being a bit tight as opposed to being loose. There should never be play once adjusted and on the bike. For QR hubs, a good target amount of play off the bike is such that the play can be felt on the bike with the QR 50% closed but not 100%. Some ...


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