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8 votes
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the different chainset designs?

7 votes
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321 views

Why did Shimano change their rear derailleur design going from a torsion spring to a tension spring inside the parallelogram?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why does my vintage Shimano rear derailleur come with brake style cable housing?

5 votes
2 answers
454 views

Do forged alloy crank arms suffer from age-related fatigue?

5 votes
2 answers
582 views

Why are so many ramps on dropbars tilted downwards?

4 votes
3 answers
96 views

How to check and ensure parallelism of front derailer and chainrings?

4 votes
1 answer
288 views

How can I tell whether any crank is cold forged, hot forged or cast aluminium?

3 votes
1 answer
776 views

What are/were the differences between the various Shimano square taper cartridge bottom brackets?

3 votes
3 answers
557 views

How to measure and treat BSA bottom bracket housing misalignment?

3 votes
1 answer
94 views

What Sugino crank is this?

3 votes
4 answers
1k views

How to run full length cable housing to front mech on a frame without cable stops?

3 votes
2 answers
149 views

What are these markings on a Shimano FC-M770 crank?

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Is it possible to transplant the 5 arm spider of a Shimano XTR FC-M950 to a XT FC-M739?

2 votes
1 answer
211 views

Can I tell the inner diameter of my 1" head tube without removing the headset?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

8 speed drivetrain stronger than 9 speed?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is it possible to mount a derailleur on this bike?

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2 answers
1k views

Is centering axle by eye good enough?

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Differences between Shimano DH-T670 and DH-3N72 dynamo hub?

1 vote
2 answers
342 views

Which shifters are compatible with dura ace 740x?

1 vote
1 answer
67 views

Do indexed 3x downtube/barend front mech shifters exist?

1 vote
3 answers
187 views

Do specification sheets for older Shimano components exist?

1 vote
1 answer
99 views

Where can I find tech documents for Mavic 500 RD hubs?

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2 answers
296 views

Is the Shimano SL-M590 shifter compatible with XTR RD-M900 rear derailleur?

0 votes
1 answer
489 views

What thread does the b-screw on a shimano rd-6400/6401 have?

0 votes
1 answer
226 views

Which replacement pulley wheels fit a Shimano RD-6400/6401?

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0 answers
61 views

Is there a complete list of all Shimano bicycle components?

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1 answer
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Can I use a Shimano RD-M735 rear derailleur with road shifters like the SL-6400 (7s) or the SL-6401 (8s)?

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86 views

How critical is the position of the shifting aids (pins) on the front chainring?