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07-12-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By MudPie

Don't underestimate the importance of proper...

Don't underestimate the importance of proper torque when securing the lockring. It's probably 40 N-m, which is about 32 lb-ft of torque.
07-03-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By MudPie

See this site for torque values...

See this site for torque values https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/torque-specifications-and-concepts

Assuming you have square taper, the recommended range is "Crank bolt (including...
06-03-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By MudPie

I love that Park tool sells replacement parts. I...

I love that Park tool sells replacement parts. I have a Park floor pump (15+ years) and the head leaks and sometimes doesn't auto switch between Presta and Shrader. But for $2.99, I can get a...
05-26-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By MudPie

I just noticed the Shimano grease is made in...

I just noticed the Shimano grease is made in Germany.

https://www.jensonusa.com/globalassets/product-images---all-assets/shimano/cm228b00.jpg
05-26-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,357
Posted By MudPie

Very important detail!

Very important detail!
05-26-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,357
Posted By MudPie

You can also try a penetrating oil to loosen up...

You can also try a penetrating oil to loosen up the parts. It’s a cheap try.
05-23-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By MudPie

Seeing you donít have a barrel adjuster to remove...

Seeing you donít have a barrel adjuster to remove slack, Ttry this:
shift lever to small chain position.
loosen cable clamp.
remove chain from chainring and set on bottom bracket.
push...
05-23-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By MudPie

Here’s a short video on cleaning and relubing...

Here’s a short video on cleaning and relubing shifters. I’ve successfully used this method at least three times to make shifters good as new. However , I did not apply the grease as shown in the end....
05-16-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By MudPie

Try grabbing the chain, hand on each side of the...

Try grabbing the chain, hand on each side of the tight link and gently flex it back and forth, in the direction the chain does not normally bend. Hard to explain with words.

Let me try another...
05-15-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By MudPie

There are many tools offered to measure chain...

There are many tools offered to measure chain wear and this is one of them. https://www.parktool.com/product/chain-wear-indicator-cc-3-2 You can also use a tape measure. Chains don’t really...
05-09-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 918
Posted By MudPie

If you think he'd be mainly using it to tighten...

If you think he'd be mainly using it to tighten and check stems and seat posts, these preset ones might be fine: ...
05-05-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By MudPie

The chain you buy will probably be too long, so...

The chain you buy will probably be too long, so you will have to cut to length with the chain breaker.
Here's a good video on how to size a chain....
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