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by raymondo
24 Oct 2010, 6:41pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Squeaky SPD Shoe
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Re: Squeaky SPD Shoe

quite often with SPD shoes the sole part adjacent to the cleat rubs on the aluminium of the pedal. If you observe on the rubber sole where the pressure from the pedal is being applied then with a sharp stanley knife or similar cut that section out. Do not take too much away just sufficient to stop t...
by raymondo
29 Jul 2007, 11:27pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: shimano STI
Replies: 4
Views: 819

shimano STI

What is the average life in miles of Shimano 105 9 speed changers. I have had two sets wear out after about 12000 miles each set. Is this normal. Having installed a new set I have started lubricating which I did not do before. the first one to give up I stripped out and it will never go back again i...
by raymondo
2 Apr 2007, 10:53pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Sardinia info please!
Replies: 4
Views: 1323

sardinia info

I am doing same with singles from 18th april. Use the web there are many hotels and routes. Sherpa expeditions, saddle skedaddle, sardinia by bike,just pump thos titles into google you get some info
by raymondo
2 Apr 2007, 10:32pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Integrated headsets
Replies: 88
Views: 14261

hidden headsets

I dont think Chris has any profound reason to object. The design is good it uses preloaded bearings far better than any ball bearing types. The fit in the frame is far easier and more reliable than fitting the bearing seats into a frame as generally unless like me one has a lathe to achieve a suitab...