Old 07-14-18, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by toast3d View Post
I have tested it! I recently repacked the hubs on my road bike. That's why I think it's bull****. I expect to have to tighten the hubs later once the bearings have been worn down enough. Either that or I will just replace them again. It depends on how lazy I am am feeling at the time.
Well, that's that, then. I guess I must have been mistaken during my entire 20 year career.

What you don't understand is that this is not some obscure theory, but simple observation. I would bet that many on this forum discovered this accidentally, and only later understood the reason the adjustment changes when the q/re is clamped.
There's no such thing as a routine repair.

Don't tell me what "should" be - either it is, it isn't, or do something about it.

If you think I'm being blunt take it as a compliment - if I thought you were too weak to handle the truth or a strong opinion I would not bother.

Please respect others by taking the time to post clearly so we can answer quickly. All lowercase and multiple typos makes for a hard read. Thanks!
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