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Crank arrives.

11°C, sunny and Spring like. Those eBay cranks have arrived. the BB bolts are missing but at least they are in excellent condition. There is barely a blemish on the polish anywhere. Oh, I managed to get a ride in … Continue reading

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Cross thread.

11°C light rain under grey sky. It should have been a simple job. For a few weeks a cracking noise came from the Arrow’s bottom bracket. This has happened before when warm weather started. It’s as if the warmer, expanded … Continue reading

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It wasn’t supposed to take this long

10°C, heavy showers & sun Nearly four hours fixing the bike. Changed the rear wheel bearing cones (and balls); new chain and new freehub. The rear axle still runs with a sticky spot- perhaps the axle itself is bent slightly. … Continue reading

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