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by RRSODL
17 Apr 2012, 8:59am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: To Brooks or not to Brooks....
Replies: 75
Views: 7315

Re: To Brooks or not to Brooks....

Three flavours of big rivet Brooks in use here. B17 I do not like. It is very flat across the back and the sides flare . Only about 3 thousand miles on this saddle, it lives on the least used machine. Two Swifts. They get soft and saggy very quickly, fewer than 1000 miles. One lives on a little use...
by RRSODL
17 Apr 2012, 8:11am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: will i need a new chain
Replies: 4
Views: 600

Re: will i need a new chain

cols3064 wrote:a tooth as broke on my cassette,causing gear slip on that ring,will i need to put a new chain on when i replace the cassette,the chain as had not much weare


Only if the chain is worn - if you have a chain wear measuring tool you can check if that is the case. If not then you don't need a new chain.
by RRSODL
17 Apr 2012, 7:54am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Shimergo - sorry (!)
Replies: 22
Views: 1616

Re: Shimergo - sorry (!)

Pedalsheep the rear will index perfectly, it is the front that might give a problem. As your 105 mech is older then this might work but I found I could not get mine to do so (the mech was new). The amount of cable pulled by the Campag is a nearer match to Shimano MTB front mechs (not the expensive ...