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Standard oil grease as Shimano Roller Brake grease short-term replacement

Non-Shimano grease will very likely degrade braking power, possibly to the point of being dangerous (speaking from experience). In principle, the Shimano roller brakes are pretty robust and unless the ...
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Standard oil grease as Shimano Roller Brake grease short-term replacement

The Shimano roller brake design is pretty robust, but I think replacing the grease with any kind of oil would be a good first step to making things actually go wrong with one. The consistency of the ...
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