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Dual pivot rear brakes: Right pad in lowest position still too close to tire

There is a small grub screw on top of the brake, near/above the long pivot, that is supposed to be used for centring. It also changes the brake geometry. This adjustment requires a 2 or 2.5mm allen; ...
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How Can I Get A Troublesome Tubeless Tire to Inflate and Seat on the Bead?

I bought an adaptor for Presta valves to fit into Schrader chucks. With that adaptor I can use the compressed air lines at service stations (ie those places where drivers refuel cars). The compressed ...
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Vintage Eddy Merckx identification

One problem with identification is that you have photographed the bicycle from the wrong side. Some of the features that will make the bike more interesting and/or valuable are the tubing used for the ...
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Seat rail clamp does not lock in the angle of the saddle

This seems to be a style of clamp that is not specific to the VB-r-068, or even the company that makes them (VeloBuild?). Here is an example sold by Trek: It appears that the most likely sources of ...
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