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Is a bit of disc brake rubbing normal? [duplicate]

I bought a new roadbike with shimano ultegra hydraulic disc brakes. After I rode a couple thousands km, my disc brake pads started to rub the rotor, but just a little bit (it barely touches it, I can ...
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Immense difficulties bleeding a shigura setup

I set up a shigura system with BL-M8000 levers, MT5 and MT4 Callipers and Magura hoses and shimano parts on the lever end. But I couldn't get even a decent bleed on them. I tried a couple of ...
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Is an Ultegra shimano left side FC-R8000 crank arm compatible with Older Ultegra FC-6600

I have the opportunity to purchase a left sided power meter for a decent price, that is a newer FC-R8000 arm, whereas my bike currently has Ultegra FC-6600 equipped. My assumption is that because it ...
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Can anyone identify this pedal a Jamis Nova road bike?

Can anyone identify this pedal on a Jamis Nova road bike? This is my first road bike and Im prepping to take it out for a spin. I know this is a MTB pedal, Im just wondering if is Shimano SPD? Whether ...
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Can I Mix a 105 Rear Derailleur with a Sora Groupset?

Update: It's a Sora road group set, so 9 speed on the back with 11-32t cassette, and double on the front (50-34 I think). And I do want to add more gears if possible, so 10 speed or more if possible. ...
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How do I find more reliable equipment for my Shimano CS-M4100, 11-42?

My girlfriend has a Raymon HardRay E-Nine 6.0 2020. She already rode 4000 km with it, basically she drives a lot and its not getting less. The bike reached the point where the chain is slipping all ...
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Did I mess up my front brake pressure?

My Bike: Ghost - HYBRIDE KATO 3 AL 29 The first problem was that my front brake disc grinded on the brake. I tried to adjust the brake -> didn't work Then I replaced the braking pads which also ...
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What Would Cause My Shimano Front Disc Brake to Leak after Replacement?

I noticed my Shimano BT M400 front brake caliper was missing the cap for the bleed nipple and the whole set up was covered in mineral oil. After speaking briefly to a mechanic I bought a replacement ...
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Swapping a 12 speed 11-30t to 11-34t cassette Ultegra

I currently have a 12 speed 11-30t cassette on the back and 35x52 crank upfront. If I change to a 11-34t cassette, do I need to adjust anything? (for example RD adjustment if so, what should I adjust. ...
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Shimano BR M8000 callipers leaking after bleed

A couple weeks ago I noticed that the brakes (BR-M8000) on this bike were quite spongy and since I didn't know when there last bled was, I decided to service them. Everything worked fine for about a ...
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Shimano GRX Hub + CS-M8000

I fitted a second (nearly identical) wheelset, and now my derailleur indexing is not working. Shifting into the last sprocket is not working, and there are a lot of gears over the range not working ...
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Shimano R8000 right crankset compatibility with 105-5800

I have a full 105 5800 group for my current drivetrain on my bike. I would like to replace the right crankset (chainring + crankarm) with an Ultegra R8000 right chainring/crankarm. Is there full ...
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What else do I need to change if I upgrade my Sora groupset?

I have a Specialized Allez 2019 or 2020 with Sora groupset, but the crankset is Praxis 50/32, and the brakes are Axis. I changed the rear derailleur to a RD 5700 and I'm looking forward to upgrading ...
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What replacement for Shimano 105 SM-FC5600 Bottom Bracket

I have a Specialized Tarmac Comp bike from 2010. It has a Shimano 105 SM-FC5600 Bottom Bracket that I want to replace. It makes clicking sounds, after 50.000km of use. I think I can use any shimano ...
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Can I use 8s Claris R2000 Rear Derailleur on a 10 Speed Cogs (11-28t) and 10s drop-bar brifters/sti?

A 8s claris roadbike derailleur on 10s cogs and Sensah Phi 10s drop-bar shifter.
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