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Removing and refitting chainsets

Removing and refitting chainsets

Why do you need to remove your chainset? There are several reasons. Either to fit a new one, to fit a new bottom bracket, to tighten your current bottom bracket in the frame, to fit new chainrings or to clean properly behind the chainset. ...

Transmission naming the parts

Transmission: naming the parts

You need to know what all the parts of your transmission are called before you can start fixing them; it makes going into bike shops and asking for replacement components a whole lot easier. The appearance of each mechanism may vary from bike to bike, but don’t worry too much about the detail for different components: all do the same jobs regardless of what they look like. All the parts here are dealt with in more detail later in this chapter. ...