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Cantilever Brake Service

This article will begin by discussing the brake lever, inner wire fitting at the lever, and brake housing. Caliper attachment to the frame, pad adjustment to the rim, and pad centering and clearance are then reviewed.

Chainring Spider Removal

This article will discuss the use of the BBT-18 (or older BBT-8) to remove some crankset spider lockrings.

Freehub Service

This article will discuss the service of freehubs. Shimano, American Classic, Campagnolo, and Bontrager freehub removal will be reviewed

Sidepull Brake Service

Properly adjusted brake systems require attention to small details. This article will discuss sidepull caliper arm adjustment, pad adjustment to the rim, pad centering, and pad clearance.

BMX Three Piece Crank Service

This article will discuss the installation and service of the BMX three piece crankset using the 48 spindle spindle. These models of cranksets use cartridge bearing cups, a spindle with 48 small splines, a chainring and two arms.

Bar End Shifter Service

This article will discuss bar end shifters. These are derailleur shift levers mounted to the ends of time trial or triathlon handlebars. They are also found on drop style handlebars.

Fork Steering Column Length and Sizing

This article will discuss cutting and sizing of bicycle forks.

Ceramic Bearings

This article will discuss the specifications and proper servicing of ceramic bearings.

100-4X, 100-15X & 100-6X, and PRS-15 Service

This article will discuss the service of the 100-4X and 100-15X Extreme Range Clamps.

Dura-Ace 7800 Rear Hub Service

This article will discuss the service of the Shimano Dura-Ace 7800 rear hub.

Hayes® Hydraulic Brake Service

This article will discuss the service and adjustment of Hayes hydraulic disc brake systems.