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08-03-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By cpach

Ideally you'd use a derailleur hanger alignment...

Ideally you'd use a derailleur hanger alignment tool, and for modern, higher end drivetrains it's pretty much necessary to get good shift performance, but on a kid's 1x8 you will likely get...
07-29-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By cpach

Sometimes relatively flimsy stands can wiggle a...

Sometimes relatively flimsy stands can wiggle a little when spinning the wheel initially, so you have to take a sec before assessing wheel rub. A professional quality stand does make work a little...
07-18-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,164
Posted By cpach

If the tire doesn't bulge, it's fine, but if it...

If the tire doesn't bulge, it's fine, but if it does no glue will repair the threads of the tire casing.
07-05-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By cpach

As a pro mechanic I pretty much never spray...

As a pro mechanic I pretty much never spray degreaser at anything on an assembled bike. If I really need to clean a cassette while it's on the freehub body I typically spray degreaser onto my brush, ...
07-03-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By cpach

Weight is the only difference. They are both...

Weight is the only difference. They are both forged with the same tooth shaping and steel quality. This is a great place to save a little money.
06-30-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,128
Posted By cpach

I'd be happy to, but I moved to Mt Shasta CA....

I'd be happy to, but I moved to Mt Shasta CA. Most shops should do a good job of it though, this comes up a lot.
06-30-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By cpach

You could just sell the tcr and buy parts that...

You could just sell the tcr and buy parts that make sense for the cannondale. Less of a hobby project, but easier for compatibility and almost certain to result in a better functioning bike.
06-30-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,128
Posted By cpach

Try guiding the cable using a strong magnet,...

Try guiding the cable using a strong magnet, aided by careful bike positioning.

Also it may be easier to insert a cable from the back of the bike, remove the fork and headset, and tape it to the...
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