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Old 10-01-04, 01:32 PM   #1
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I'm down on fixed, predetermined overhaul intervals

I used to do periodic (annual) maintenance where you strip the bike down all the way, but these days I'm down on that method.

Reason - I've pulled apart my bike several times and found hubs that were perfectly fine, needed no overhaul. Also, you can get water invasion into a hub and it will "go bad" very prematurely. There's no predictibility as to when it needs work.

So now I like to do frequent, close, functional inspections, like every 15 - 30 days. I catch more problems before they get big, and don't waste so much time fixing things that aren't broken.
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Old 10-01-04, 01:52 PM   #2
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So now I like to do frequent, close, functional inspections, like every 15 - 30 days. I catch more problems before they get big, and don't waste so much time fixing things that aren't broken.
Well.., you can always fix till it is broke.
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Not even inspections......I don't fix it til it's broke......yep.
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