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    On the 1st day do a lot less than you think you...

    On the 1st day do a lot less than you think you can.
    The next day, your legs will tell you what to do.
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    I'd reuse it with new bearings and grease....

    I'd reuse it with new bearings and grease.
    However- You might note the "code" on the spindle so that you can determine the "symmetrical equivalent" cartridge BB in case of future problems.
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    Gasoline

    Gasoline
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    It MIGHT be possible to use 559mm WHEELS. The...

    It MIGHT be possible to use 559mm WHEELS.
    The brake shoes would have to be adjustable enough to move 6mm closer to the axle.
    You might have problems with the rims being too wide for the brakes. IE...
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    I've always plotted my gears on a spreadsheet....

    I've always plotted my gears on a spreadsheet.
    In the end, I swap in the cogs my legs & lungs like.
    In cold weather where I'm bundled up and my conditioning is at its minimum, I use lower gears...
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    Nope. A 26x1.25 has a 559mm BSD. You have to keep...

    Nope. A 26x1.25 has a 559mm BSD. You have to keep to a 571mm BSD.
  7. Have you observed the one WIDE spline?

    Have you observed the one WIDE spline?
  8. Are you using a REMA patch kit?

    Are you using a REMA patch kit?
  9. You could respoke the wheel.

    You could respoke the wheel.
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    That's the cassette, not the hub.

    That's the cassette, not the hub.
  11. I'll stick to my TM-1. I look at the chart ONCE...

    I'll stick to my TM-1.
    I look at the chart ONCE and see the number I want.
    Having no musical ability or smart phone reinforces that
  12. You mean in this part? ".....As the thickness of...

    You mean in this part?
    ".....As the thickness of a wire increases, our formula for musical pitch becomes slightly inaccurate......"
  13. If it didn't matter why do they list for 2...

    If it didn't matter why do they list for 2 different types?
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    It's not the company, but the competency of the...

    It's not the company, but the competency of the employee-

    Or spend $2 for a couple bolts and a pack of washers.
  15. And what gauge spokes does that chart use?...

    And what gauge spokes does that chart use?
    Butted spokes can be 13/14, 14/15, 15/16, 14/17 etc.
    I doubt they sound identical.
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    Have you tried Kool Stop pads? looks like you...

    Have you tried Kool Stop pads?
    looks like you could shorten your straddle cable slightly.

    Another option is V brakes although you'd need a compatible lever.
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    I got a set of 3/8" drive hex sockets at Sears...

    I got a set of 3/8" drive hex sockets at Sears for cheap, just for these type of situations.
  18. You might look at how much clearance you have...

    You might look at how much clearance you have between the rings and chain stay.

    Personally, I'd remove the old one and see what it is instead of guessing.
    There may be a "non standard" length is...
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    The length of bolt you need depends on the length...

    The length of bolt you need depends on the length of your BB removal tool AND the length of your spindle.
    Since I work on bikes, I have a couple different length bolts and a stack of washers.
    I got...
  20. That bike appears to have 130mm spacing on the...

    That bike appears to have 130mm spacing on the rear, so use the shorter BB.
    IF it were 135, use the longer.
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    You have to determine the BCD and number of holes...

    You have to determine the BCD and number of holes your current crank has.
    Then use your favorite search engine-

    Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Crank/Chainring Bolt Circle Diameter Crib Sheet
    The center...
  22. Likely, your 3 smallest cogs are 13, 15 & 17,...

    Likely, your 3 smallest cogs are 13, 15 & 17,
    So, 42 divided by those equals-
    3.23
    2,80
    2.47
    knocks per revolution.
    See a trend?
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    You can probably make it "usable", but expect a...

    You can probably make it "usable", but expect a decrease in shifting quality.
    As you go to a larger big ring, you have to raise the FDER.
    That means it'll be higher than it should be for the 2...
  24. Can't find any specs for that except it appears...

    Can't find any specs for that except it appears to have a 42T middle ring.
    Divide 42 by the number of teeth of the cogs it knocks on.
    Does that equal the number of knocks per crank revolution?
  25. Look at the rim itself for any brand, markings...

    Look at the rim itself for any brand, markings etc.
    There's a good chance you won't be able to find an identical rim. without buying another identical bike.

    My LBS has "generic" front wheels for...
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