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**Maintenance

Suspension - It used to be easy

Years ago, full suspension, indexed gears and V brakes didn't exist and bike set-up was a doddle. Buy a bike and ride it.

Suspension - It used to be easy
**Maintenance

Top tips for Hope disc users

Hope discs get very hot. Don't touch them to see how hot they are, get your mates to touch them instead, it's much safer!

Top tips for Hope disc users
**Maintenance

Build a "Single Speed" from the Reject Pile

Wanna try a single speed? Don’t got an extra $2000 for a full blown, deluxe, custom "bro built" unit? No fear, there’s another way. With a little...

Build a "Single Speed" from the Reject Pile
**Maintenance

Dodgy disc brakes

The lever seems to be working fine, it stops about halfway back from the bar but the bike just kind of slows down. Are disc...

Dodgy disc brakes
**Maintenance

SID fork adjustment

The 99 SID forks are adjustable in six ways. Most adjustments can be made externally

SID fork adjustment
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What tyres?

A tyres rubber quality makes more of a difference than most people think, which is why a £35 tyre will behave differently to a £10...

What tyres?
**Maintenance

Creaky cranks?

Cranks have a tapered, square hole which mates onto a matching square taper on the bottom bracket axle.

Creaky cranks?
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Sitting Comfortably?

"My bum hurts!" is probably the number one complaint of new cyclists

Sitting Comfortably?
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