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Based on the photos you might not need any parts at all. The chain looks pretty awful, and is likely siezed up, but a good clean is required to see if it needs replacing. I've had some ugly chains that were perfectly functional. Brake pads is a common age item too - they get hard with age and braking performance suffers. But pad replacements are cheap and ...


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Most thru-axle front hubs have endcaps that pull straight off and are held in place with o-rings to gently create some friction. You can use the thru-axle to gently rock them back and forth to work them off if they're sticking. On yours, if you have the kind that pull off, poking something through those holes and pulling that way should also work. Some hubs ...


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The Velo Orange rear hub comes in 32 or 36 with the correct endcaps for 135 QR. You choose the freehub you want, 11speed road is an option. https://velo-orange.com/collections/hubs/products/disc-rear-hub-silver-and-noir?variant=31841972715657 Halo make an equivalent part (WL) but only a 28 drilling. A DT Swiss hub with the correct endcaps would work, as ...


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From https://easymountainbiking.com/can-you-fit-an-11-or-12-speed-cassette-on-10-speed-hub-on-a-mountain-bike/ "Standard Shimano freehubs are 33-34mm. Now, you may have some older mtb 11-speed cassette that needs a bigger freehub or you simply want to fit a road cassette on it. Believe it or not, gravel bikes are usually best with wider mtb hubs and ...


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Having them custom built for around $200 is possible if you reuse your rims and you use inexpensive hubs. Spokes will run about $60 for 100 DT Swiss champion 14g silver. I wouldn't re-use your old spokes anyway given that they're, well, old. Making the wheels yourself can get a bit involved in terms of know-how and tool$. If you're on a budget, look for ...


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You can add a 5mm spacer to the NDS of any non-disc 130mm QR road hub and dish for 135mm. I've done this a few times with 11s 105 and ultegra hubs. But then you'll have to give up the rear disc brake. is there a center mount for dual pivot rim brakes in the rear? There are clamp-on (😬) brake bosses to add posts for cantilever brakes but... As far as ...


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I had a similar problem with a Nexus 8 hub where it would shift ok to upper gears, but sometimes it had problems downshifting to lighter gears. I discovered that my gear cable has a small fray that added some friction when downshifting. As the bike is new, I would thoroughly check if the gear cable does not make tight turns, is well seated in the cable stops ...


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Pawl hubs are terrible.... anyone that torques their wheels and is heavy should refrain from pawls... i have a box of pawl style hubs to prove this... been riding my 4 sets of ringdrive hubs without any fail whatsoever on all mtbs and fatbikes including ebikes. periodic maintenance and one bearing replacement after 10 years on my king iso hubs.


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I suggest you keep complaining to your dealer. Those Shimano gear hubs can be finnicky and quality control is not great - sometimes there is just a subtle manufacturing defect which causes bad shifting. For reference, I had a much more expensive Shimano hub replaced on warranty twice before I got one that worked properly. But once correctly set up and if the ...


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I've had an Alfine hub, where the red/yellow lines weren't exactly right. I had to tighten the wire so it was just out of position, then shifting was much better. Don't assume the mark is perfect, you may need to twiddle it to get the best-sounding changes.


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It sounds a little like you are shifting while pedaling. That's the opposite of how internal hubs work and will tend to cause the shift to happen delayed or never, and if done habitually for long enough is bad for the hub. If you've got the yellow mark dialed and you're shifting only while coasting, and it's happening as you get into the slacker cable ...


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