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01-09-24, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Bike Gremlin

Hydraulic brake fluid article feedback

There are many great experts on BikeForums.
High-quality feedback in this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1286586-bad-info-high-google-results.html) resulted in several positive...
12-23-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,518
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

For framebuilding my fav is my hand scraped cast...

For framebuilding my fav is my hand scraped cast iron flat surface.
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For bike...
10-12-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,097
Posted By SJX426

Is your real name Chuck or Charles?

Is your real name Chuck or Charles?
10-14-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Rolla

If you bought this set, your levers should be...

If you bought this set, your levers should be good:

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01-13-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By hokiefyd

Here's another plug for 8-of-9-on-7 approach. I...

Here's another plug for 8-of-9-on-7 approach. I recently upgraded my Trek 750 from an 11-28 7-speed to a 12-32 8-speed by dropping the 36t sprocket of a 12-36 9-speed cassette. I like the wheels...
11-27-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By dmark

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The cheap 8sp RM-30 is on the right; on left is a 7 eg LX or 105...
07-26-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

It's been common knowledge for a few decades that...

It's been common knowledge for a few decades that both fresh pads and Kool Stop's in particular improve braking performance. Andy
05-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By Dan Burkhart

The smallest wheel I have ever built with a...

The smallest wheel I have ever built with a Rohloff was a 406 and that one required 1 x to get it right, so a 349 would definitely need to be 1x. I would not worry about interlacing them either. You...
11-05-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,828
Posted By HTupolev

They don't all have a 34T max; the RD-RX812 has a...

They don't all have a 34T max; the RD-RX812 has a 42T max

The RD-RX812 is a 1x derailleur in two ways.

First, it's only designed to wrap enough chain to handle a 42-11 cassette, which is 42-11...
10-25-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,179
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

What many people don't know, or say, is that the...

What many people don't know, or say, is that the early DA 8 speed indexed system also was based around a thicker cable. As the thicker cables were the industry standard back then (and Campy gear...
05-18-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,716
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I would suggest a quality chain tool like a Park...

I would suggest a quality chain tool like a Park CT-5. Very common and likely the most common replacement pin if one should break. But I'll add a tip. Once the chain is positioned in the too, the pin...
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