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How To Maintain a Electric Bicycle?

It is mostly same as an ordinary bicycle and requires more or less the same maintenance (tires, brakes, chain, lights, etc same as usual). But E-bikes are often used more, bad weather including, and ...
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Cracks on tyres

Looks harmless. It could increase your risk for punctures slightly. If you have very bad luck a knob of the knobby tyre could break off. But it’s not like your tyre is suddenly going to explode. The ...
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Should I be worried about small cuts on a tubeless tire/tyre?

Its all cosmetic. The tiny cuts are not a problem, biggest issue is if something sharp hits exactly the right spot to go though the weakened tire, but would only add risk of puncture if the something ...
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Should I be worried about small cuts on a tubeless tire/tyre?

I wouldn't be to worried about these cuts, they look like some small defects on the top rubber. Before your tour you could check the inside just to make sure they don't penetrate the casing. If they ...
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Should I be worried about small cuts on a tubeless tire/tyre?

Those are tiny cuts which shouldn’t cause any problems. They are quite normal. It only really becomes a problem when they are bigger and go through the whole casing (i.e. through the rubber and ...
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would a sturmey archer trigger shifter work on an shimano 333 3 speed hub?

My understanding of Sheldon Brown's page on the subject is that the newer Nexus 3-speed shifters should work -- but will have the gear indicator in the wrong order (321=123). I think it would be ...
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Brake caliper not springing back all the way

Based on the text and your edits, the caliper doesn't have enough spring force to open itself up fully. When its connected to the lever on the handlebar, there's a bit more tension added via the inner ...
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How To Maintain a Electric Bicycle?

A lot of the maintenance items on any e-bike are identical to a non-motor assisted bike. At home, I'd recommend wiping your chain with a rag after every ride, and relubricating it weekly. An on-bike ...
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