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05-10-22, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Andrew R Stewart

As the OP's wheel has cartridge bearings and...

As the OP's wheel has cartridge bearings and doesn't have a threaded (thus adjustable preload) axle design I suspect the bearings are getting worn. A new (or in good condition) cartridge bearing will...
05-10-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By smd4

A lot of us take the front wheel off for the same...

A lot of us take the front wheel off for the same reason. When you are installing the quick release, it should start to tighten about half-way closed (when the QR lever is sticking straight out from...
05-10-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The two common reasons that fit your description...

The two common reasons that fit your description are: the wheel is rubbing on something (like a brake pad) and the axle bearings are being compressed beyond their preferred preload.

Wheels can...
04-25-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,933
Posted By PeteHski

Every time I think about getting my bike serviced...

Every time I think about getting my bike serviced at a bike shop I read about another crap bike mechanic! Accidents can happen of course. But clamping a tandem by the top tube is not an accident. ...
04-24-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Camilo

When we had a tandem, I used two repair stands....

When we had a tandem, I used two repair stands. One is an old style that supports the bike with the down tube and bottom bracket. The other I used on the rear seat post.

Another way I did it was...
04-24-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,933
Posted By rumrunn6

karma, huh?

karma, huh?
04-23-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Doug64

When Co-Motion fixes your bike, you will never be...

When Co-Motion fixes your bike, you will never be able to tell it was damaged.

My wife's Co-Motion touring bike was damaged shipping it home from a tour. We were supposed to start on another...
04-23-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,933
Posted By Sy Reene

For drivetrain work, and not just for tandems,...

For drivetrain work, and not just for tandems, wouldn't any wheel-on trainer be about perfect -- clamping in to a steel axle/QR? One of my past gripes is that shifting adjustments are oft made with...
04-23-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,933
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah unfortunately a lot of mechanics do...

Yeah unfortunately a lot of mechanics do sometimes think it is OK to clamp anywhere but the seatpost and the ones who at least know they really shouldn't will always say "well it is fine just for...
04-23-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,933
Posted By SurferRosa

Yet another reason to do all your own work.

Yet another reason to do all your own work.
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