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    Got to agree with this, I do a 22km commute 3-4...

    Got to agree with this, I do a 22km commute 3-4 times a week, and look for between 52 & 55 minutes, this is a mix of urban roads, with 6 sets of traffic lights, rural roads, segregated bike lanes &...
  2. 4650 Tiagra? uses the HT2 BB system

    4650 Tiagra? uses the HT2 BB system
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    Would suggest moving to a freehub from a...

    Would suggest moving to a freehub from a freewheel, they are stronger (unless you get a Phil Woods) and higher quality ones are more easily available.

    All SRAM/Shimano freehubs are 7 speed...
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    You will need to replace the bearing, not clean...

    You will need to replace the bearing, not clean out, it's amazing how quiet a FS bike is with new bearing.

    If what #HillRider suggest doesn't work, would suggest trying your local Giant dealer,...
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    Looking at Weightweenies, an XT 8 speed (11-28...

    Looking at Weightweenies, an XT 8 speed (11-28 or 11-30) come in around the 250g-255g range, not a lot, but you would notice this vs the 300g for the HG51
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    Agree with they didn't become worse in a shifting...

    Agree with they didn't become worse in a shifting sense, but if you are running a mid-high level setup, say LX/XT in mid 90's terms, changing to an Alivio level cassette today will be very noticeable...
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    8 speed may be just fine, but running it back in...

    8 speed may be just fine, but running it back in the 90's, as soon as 9 speed came out, the supply of XT cassettes dried up, almost forcing you to go 9 speed, today isn't as bad when speeds are...
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    The spacing for a 2015 triple MTB crank is the...

    The spacing for a 2015 triple MTB crank is the same as for a 1995 crank. The 8 speed chain should work fine 10 speed crankset and 8 speed drivetrain compatibility

    Hope your running Rapidfire Plus...
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    Measure it? You say you have done this already!,...

    Measure it? You say you have done this already!, it's going to be either a 68mm or 73mm shell + the spindle length, alternatively, if you are planning on doing the work yourself (sounds like it),...
  10. Marzocchi, probably XC300 or similar from the...

    Marzocchi, probably XC300 or similar from the early to mid 90's, they were basic/bottom of the line forks BITD, equivalent to RS Quadra 5's.

    Superseded by the Bomber series, which is still going...
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    What sort of discs? Hydraulic, or mechanical? ...

    What sort of discs? Hydraulic, or mechanical? Hydraulic brakes have a built in auto adjust, and have pistons on both sides, and shouldn't rub if correctly setup.

    Most mechanical (TRP Spyre being...
  12. Confused me to, in the case of a high end...

    Confused me to, in the case of a high end manufacture, it's often quickest to go to them for specific answers, if like CK do, they have a phone/on-line contact. For any hubs & 11 speed SRAM/Shimano...
  13. Why not call them and ask Tech | Chris King...

    Why not call them and ask Tech | Chris King Precision Components phone number is on the page
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    As a general rule, if swapping freehub's, you...

    As a general rule, if swapping freehub's, you need to keep to the same brand, and same model, generally freehubs are not cross compatible between manufactures, and within brands, you would need to...
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    Specs are there, under the Specs tab, then click...

    Specs are there, under the Specs tab, then click to expand the Detail Specs.

    For VFM, seem ok, would be going to look at them in person if looking to buy.
  16. As you haven't bought anything yet, it give more...

    As you haven't bought anything yet, it give more options, unless you are looking to keep the bike vintage, would look at an external BB (HT2) crank, no need to think about spindle length, as it's...
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    The problem come back to being an old fork, the...

    The problem come back to being an old fork, the Marzocchi you bought the fork from back in '98 no longer exists, in 2008 they were bought by Tenneco, and now all production is done in TW, getting...
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    The product looks fine, but how is rain going to...

    The product looks fine, but how is rain going to corrode them?
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    Would help if you gave some info as requested in...

    Would help if you gave some info as requested in the original post http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/998565-marzocchi-z-2-flex-fix.html

    You were the one who said move on, as in disposal...
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    Your seem to be asking one question, and wanting...

    Your seem to be asking one question, and wanting the answer for another.

    You have suggesting the disposal of the for, not what I said; what I did say, was time have moved on, your fork will be...
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    TF2 is a brand of bike lube from the UK, brand,...

    TF2 is a brand of bike lube from the UK, brand, as in there are lots of different products which all have TF2 in the title.

    For the OP, your question is a bit too vague, what fork, and which TF2...
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    Be realistic; you have a fork which is pushing 20...

    Be realistic; you have a fork which is pushing 20 years old, time have moved on, what was considered stiff back in '98 isn't now.

    If there was an issue with the bushing/bolt torque, you would...
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    Given 10 speed 105 (5700) is now effectively OOP,...

    Given 10 speed 105 (5700) is now effectively OOP, would question the long term viability of this plan, vs just getting a new wheel and going with 11 speed 5800. Add to that, 5800 can be picked up...
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    If the message that the OP got from the...

    If the message that the OP got from the manufacture is accurate, it's nothing like your portraying, it's just a statement of fact, not insulting.

    For the car analogy, you wouldn't buy a car with a...
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    2nd hand bike, 3-4 years old and you expect them...

    2nd hand bike, 3-4 years old and you expect them to support this? if the OP was the original purchaser, then there would be a case, but the OP really has an issue with the (eBay) seller of the bike,...
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