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A list of the last 100 comments (mostly questions and answers) on this website:

  1. Hi, I’m planning to convert my very old Giant OCR2 – Shimano Tiagra 3×9 – road bike with drop bars…

  2. I really think chain lubrication it’s a matter of preference. Some people have a wicked obcession about having a clean…

  3. Hi Relja, “did you completely clean and degrease the chain” Yes, in a multi-step process. The chain was clean and…

  4. Thank you! This was really helpful. I’m building myself a Trike and needed to figure out what to use for…

  5. I tried wax and wax based lubes. They don’t wear that long, they still require cleaning and I don’t think…

  6. Relja, Thank you for detailed answer. Oil paint tinner The most common one (here in Hungary) consists of linseed oil…

  7. > I use Total LHM Plus for Shimano hydraulic brakes, but it costs several times more than chainsaw bar oil,…

  8. Hi Jojo, The optimal chain length depends both on the chainring sizes, and on the chainstay length. I have never…

  9. Good afternoon! I am using a 1X set up. My crank is 34T and my cogs 11T-50T. My chain is…

  10. I think findig the ultimate chain lubricant is almost like finding the Holy Grail. I read your 3 articles on…

  11. ฤ†ao Ivice, Samo molba da se pitanja na naลกem jeziku postavljaju na verziji sajta na naลกem jeziku. Ovo je link…

  12. Pozz Relja; nasao sam jeftino treking biciklo sa manje ostecenja. Treba zamjeniti zadnju felgu i cijeli srednji pogon zajedno sa…

  13. Thanks for taking the time with all the details, Relja. I hear you about gravity! I am going to try…

  14. Thanks for the article, it is very informative. I am inexperienced but thought I’d give a try to fix an…

  15. Good day Relja. The mysteries of Campagnolo Exa-drive cassettes keep coming up. I received the cassette that I ordered, but…

  16. I’m sticking with the old-school 53-42 cranks, but at the back, I’ve switched to a 13-34 cassette years ago. Gravity…

  17. Thank you Relja. I decided to go for a Campagnolo 8 speed knowing it will fit. Had hoped to get…

  18. Hi Ian, For all I know, Miche makes both Shimano, and Campagnolo compatible cassettes. “Primato 8 SH” is Shimano compatible,…

  19. Thanks for explaining Campagnolo Exa-Drive , old and current. I do have a question, now that I know the type…

  20. I have an 8-speed 232-link chain still new-in-bag from y2006. I can’t see whether it came with a “pop-link”/”snap-link”. I’m…

  21. To better explain the adjustment: with an 11-speed KMC/SRAM/Shimano chain (5.65mm) on a Campagnolo cassette, you have to readjust the…

  22. Nice article, compliments … but one thing I want to add: in the instructions (PDF viewable at Campagnolo) are the…

  23. I’ve messured the rear chainline and find 54mm. In the Shimano A070 crank’s manual recomend the front chain line in…

  24. Check the clearance between each chainring and it’s nearest point to the frame in mm. Take the crank off and…

  25. Hi everybody, I have a road bike 2×7 speed that uses Shimano A070 cranks model. The original square taper bottom…

  26. I have reasonable success with the following combination: Sunrace 11-40 8 speed cassette SRAM X5 8 speed shifter Shimano Deore…

  27. presta vs schrader valve,if you do not like running presta valve tubes in your bicycle rims you can drill these…

  28. Hi Reija I bought a Shimano 12 speed rear to upgrade from a 3×9 Shimano Deore group, I’m using the…

  29. It should fit. An 11-speed road cassette won’t, but an 11-speed MTB cassette will. 11-speed MTB cassettes are designed so…

  30. Thanks very much for your response, that’s good to know. Do you have any idea about the 11-speed MTB cassette…

  31. Hi Relja, Thanks so much for all this valuable information! I’m currently replacing my road bike’s (Giant SCR3) 8-speed components…

  32. I have a spain 14mm nipple in hand, the problem you describe does not happen, the spoke does go in…

  33. you will see alot of bicycle part makers including specs on most parts,these specs are a guide only but they…

  34. Hi Zan, KMC states that their 12-speed chains are compatible, but I haven’t put that to the test. I would…