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Ultegra FC-R8000 Chainring Bolt Fatigue

I’ve sheared off 5 now on my ultegra 6800 send Duraace 9100 at 13NM. Took spec recommended by Shimano seems way too high. Just called Shimano. They said the torque setting is correct and are sending ...
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Bent shift lever on Shimano Deore MTB shifter

It is not necessary to look for a metal pipe of the required diameter. Any glass bottle with a standard narrow neck will do (For example, a beer bottle). Its neck is strong enough and has the required ...
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Can we use a 9 speed rear derailleur on a 8 speed bike?

I originally thought 'no'. But given that the derailleur shift distance is governed by the the shifter, (taking this as said above to be true - which it probably is), then effectively there is no such ...
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Replacing pivot bolt on Shimano Sora caliper brakes

Presumably this is a BR-3400. The little screw is a set screw that indeed keeps the pivot bolt from being able to come out. I don't know that I've messed with one on this particular brake, but a lot ...
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Wahoo Kickr cassette compatibility with Campagnolo

Agree with the above comment. Shimano cassette (Which I have) just does not make the ride pleasant. The chain keeps jumping and skipping when changing gears. I looking to change both to the same and ...
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Shimano clipless pedals and cleats

What pedals, genuine Shimano or other 'SPD compatible' brand. I have a set of pedals that sound the same - they are very hard (bordering on dangerous) to unclip with one Shimano cleat and work ...
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Wahoo Kickr cassette compatibility with Campagnolo

An S10 cassette will not shift well with a C10 drivetrain, and it would be unacceptable as a permanent solution if it were my bike. That said, the OP stated an intent to get a different bike. It's ...
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Rusty bolts/screws on Shimano Claris brake calipers

Below you'll find an Exploded View diagram of a BR-R2000, the Claris caliper brake. Note that the bolts, numbered 1, 8, 9 and 12 are pertinent to the caliper itself, while number 11 is a bolt for the ...
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Rusty bolts/screws on Shimano Claris brake calipers

Surface rust is generally not an issue, it is merely a visual blemish. If the rust was deeper than a light surface dusting then that can be an issue for safety. To clean surface rust you can try ...
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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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Which brake arms of Shimano XTR M900 go in front?

I presume you have two sets of two, and the picture shows one of each? In that case the pair marked F would be front-brake. The longer brake arm gives you more mechanical advantage on the wheel where ...
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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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In the Shimamo Square Type BB UN300 what do 68mm and 127mm refer to?

Yes, you need to specify both parameters. In this case 68mm is the shell width and 127mm the axle length. The diameter and thread type must match, but they are often the same BSA standard. The letters ...
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Can I replace hood covers on Shimano ST-2300 brake/gear levers?

I found these online that I’m going to try, only place I can find them AliExpress. Check it out! AU$31.99 | Road bike ST-2300 ST-3400 Dual Control Lever parts bracket cover 2300 3400 Bracket Covers ...
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Can I swap an SGS cage on a Shimano RD-M8100 having a GS cage?¹

In the meantime, Shimano released a 12-speed version of their Gravel groupset, the 1x version of it uses the MTB 12-speed cassettes (10-45 and 10-51). Two interesting observations for this groupset: ...
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