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    Your Sora shifters will work just fine with the...

    Your Sora shifters will work just fine with the xt system . I had the same setup with a Cannondale T700 and never had a problem . The left shifter should say triple on the top of it .
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    A drop of oil on every nipple once a month and/or...

    A drop of oil on every nipple once a month and/or any adjustments are done to the wheel . When rebuilding the wheel replace the nibbles with brass ones .
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    Poll: I would do number 3 .

    I would do number 3 .
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    You might try overhauling the pedals , sound like...

    You might try overhauling the pedals , sound like the bearing are dry after 20 yrs of service . If you don't want to or can't for some reason then yes replacement is in order . See if this will...
  5. 1 . It a shimano freehub . 2 . You need a 7...

    1 . It a shimano freehub .
    2 . You need a 7 speed chain . Any brand will work as long it said " for narrow chain " .
    3 . For tools you need Parktools FR-5 and a chainwhip to remove the locking ring...
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    Check for one or both cups to be loose in the hub...

    Check for one or both cups to be loose in the hub . If so then the hub need to be replace . With a loose cup (S) you never will get the adjustment right , it just keep moving .
  7. Yes , that what I saying .

    Yes , that what I saying .
  8. The drive side ( the right side ) of the hub...

    The drive side ( the right side ) of the hub should be the one "glued in place " as you stated . You right about your thinking but it should be the cassette side of the wheel . With the cassette...
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    This might help , Park Tool Co. ParkTool Blog Hub Overhaul and Adjustment .
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    You can use the carbon paste if you want , if the...

    You can use the carbon paste if you want , if the post is moving down on you ? if not then your grease is fine . You can cut it if you want , you need a special blade to cut it . if it was me I...
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    your seat post should be re-grease at least one a...

    your seat post should be re-grease at least one a year . just remove it and replace the grease and replace .
  12. They want everything done for them .

    They want everything done for them .
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    I don't see any photos , but with most Brooks '...

    I don't see any photos , but with most Brooks ' saddles are made to fit one rider after it broken in . No two people are the same , the saddle took on the shape of the last owner . Also no one know...
  14. why not use a treaded headset ? which would look...

    why not use a treaded headset ? which would look & work better for the bike . If the steering post is still too long then cut it .
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    To much tighten on the cable . Check the hanger...

    To much tighten on the cable . Check the hanger with the tool ( parktool 's DH-2 ) most shop have the tool and only take a few mins . to check . It doesn't take much to be out of adjustment with...
  17. "Having hands on the tops reduces the control...

    "Having hands on the tops reduces the control over the steering " by Andrew , This isn't true , having your hands on the top near the stem give you more control of the bike , when you are riding one...
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    I agree with nfmisso , your hanger is bent , it...

    I agree with nfmisso , your hanger is bent , it need to be adjusted .
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    The low gear is the smallest gear ( chain ring )...

    The low gear is the smallest gear ( chain ring ) in the front and the largest in the back (freewheel / cassette ) . The high gear is the Largest in front and the smallest in the back .
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    You can change parts on it but it not going to be...

    You can change parts on it but it not going to be cheap . Like if you want more than 6 gears in the back you have to get a new wheel or at lease a new freehub . If you go with more gears then you...
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    Epoxy may be the best thing to use here . If you...

    Epoxy may be the best thing to use here . If you use superglue it will loosen up when it get wet .
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    Today it refer to the rear , 10 spds mean 10...

    Today it refer to the rear , 10 spds mean 10 gears on the rear wheel , 9 ,8 ,and so on . Back in the day it met 5 in the back and 2 in the front . 5 x 2 = 10 . A 15 was 5 in the back and 3 in the...
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    you be surprise at how well the drivetrain will...

    you be surprise at how well the drivetrain will work ,once it clean up . Including the derailleur . oil the moving parts .
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    check the crankarms make sure they tight to the...

    check the crankarms make sure they tight to the axle . there should be no play in them . Also check the bottom bracket for any play if so adjust it . if it a seal unit replace it .
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