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I modified a shimano octalink bb driver by taking off the bevel edge on the bench grinder to be sure it wouldn't slip and damage the shallow splines in the hubcap face. Fitted it in. Lots of pressure to prevent a slip. Turn carefully. Hmm. Not coming off. Better go check ze manual.
Very glad I did. Twas a left hand thread.
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ironhanglider wrote:I'd ordered in some fancy new spokes (CX-rays) to rebuild a friend's wheels.
I also ordered a couple of spares which came taped together with sticky tape. All good so far...
Then I grabbed a rag to clean off the sticky residue from the tape, which happened to be my polishing rag and was co-located with the Brasso. Gee they look nice polished I say.
Now I'm going to have to spend ages polishing 80 of the them (tandem wheels).
Hint... buy another couple of spokes.
Sent from my iThingy...
...real cyclists don't have squeaky chains...
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1km out of the driveway and what lets go? The cable. FD to the small ring and I ride slowly home.
Had to take the car.
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