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

  1. Hi Oliver, Chains snap from lateral motion, when they are stuck against a chainring (happens more commonly on the front,…

  2. Hi Relja, Great article thanks Question. Was originally running a 1 x 12 speed, now I am running 1 x…

  3. Hi, Relja, great article thanks a lot! Between marketing “technologies” and reality it’s easy to get lost. I’m still a…

  4. Hi Relja, great article. I’m looking at replacing my old Sora 8 speed brifters with the latest gen Claris as…

  5. Hello and great information you offer here. I recently purchased a Shimano SLX compact M672 40-30-22 crankset to install on…

  6. Your article is confusing, because of some obvious errors. First, “Picture 1” is not labeled, and nowhere do your explain…

  7. Measuring the circumference of the post and dividing by Pi is a good method. There are even circumference tape measures…

  8. First thing I do is try to find the make and model – if they are printed anywhere on the…

  9. After removing my road bike’s axels for maintenance and I found pitted cones :(, so they are due for replacement.…

  10. Hi I have the latest M6100 Deore brakes. they work great BUT when riding in very muddy conditions there is…

  11. Yes Size of freehub : (From kstoerz website) 7s freehub – 30.9 mm 8-9-10s (and 11s MTB) freehub – 34.95…

  12. Since the Shimano 11 road and 4700 10-speed shifters pull about the same amount of cable as the old Campagnolo…

  13. “At the cost of sounding too melodramatic…” Every time I read someone’s thoughts about Sheldon Brown and his legacy, It…

  14. Hey, Excellent article ! So useful !!! Will also be super useful to have a measurement of freehub. I am…

  15. Thanks for the fast reply Relja Would the Tiagra 4600 shifter work with the claris r2000 fd? Thanks Regards Nabiel

  16. Relja, Yikes!, I am reading it again your article above. Online store leads me to this – > Chainring for…

  17. Hi Marcea, It depends. Some single speed chainrings are designed for single speed chains – so multi speed chains, that…

  18. Hi there Relja, I am wondering if an MTB 8 speed to 12 speed chains will work on a bmx…

  19. The section on derailleur mounting angle is confusing, as written. In English, (American English, at least) steeper implies more vertical…

  20. More food for thought here: https://forum.cyclinguk.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=121287 The guy seems to have very thorough knowledge about mechanics and chemistry, so I’d…

  21. Hey Relja, Thanks for your additional helpful info! You’ve given me a lot of great tips, and as a result,…

  22. Shorter cranks generally do make higher cadences a bit easier. But that’s not the whole story. There are a few…

  23. Hi Relja, Thank you so much for your very informative and helpful reply! I probably spend 80% of my time…

  24. Hello Mitch, Brief answer: Any road cranks, including 10, and 11 speed 50-34 ones (probably even better 46-30 – to…

  25. Hi Relja, Thank you for the excellent and informative article! I’m looking for a little help on how I can…

  26. While I agree that “Dropping Point”, a proxy for max working temp of a grease, is largely irrelevant, hubs, especially…

  27. Hello Eduard, It will be OK. I’m not sure whether the shifting will be just acceptable or perfect, though. Anyway,…

  28. Thank you for all of your good information! I am trying to make an old 5-speed ride-able for my wife,…

  29. Tiagra 4700 (newest, 10-speed) shifters pull a lot more cable than the other, pre Tiagra, and most MTB front shifters.…

  30. Can you help? Thanks. I have a new Tiagra triple front rapid fire shifter and an existing Shimao ALTUS front…