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Is Shimano the only company with a sealed ratchet mechanism in their freehubs?
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Do any other manufacturers use internal ratchets in their freehubs? Many other companies manufacture freehubs with internal ratchets, both clones that are Shimano compatible and variations of their ...

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Mixing 11 speed shifter with 10 speed front derailleur (Shimano)
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All signs point to yes. The differences between 10 speed chain width and 11 speed chain width are minimal (5.88mm vs 5.62mm) and although the spacing on the cassette is narrower for 11 speed the front ...

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Tightening bottom bracket prevents crank spindle from turning
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If everything is correct you should be able to tighten both sides to the specified torque without it having any impact on how hard it is to turn the cranks. From what you describe, it may be that ...

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Preload on Haro mountain bike fork not working
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Lockout Looking up the HL CH-389 fork shows that it can have a lockout lever, which will stop the fork being able to compress if it is on. I can't see a lockout lever in the specs or pictures of the ...

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Why are bicycle tires incapable of maintaining pressure over time, while car tyres seem to have less of a problem?
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Assuming we are talking about tubeless vehicle tyres against bicycles using inner tubes then I would think the biggest difference is mostly that it's a thick tubeless tyre designed to hold air vs a ...

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