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Bike hub bearings

Dave Kirkpatrick

Bike hub bearings

As we get out of the rank nastiness of winter and into the rank nastiness of early spring, your bearings might start being the "squeaky wheel" in your bike's life. Instead of just giving them some grease (doesn't work), here's what you need to know.

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Knight 29 Race Carbon rims: What's to love?

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We thought it would be nice to get a bit granular on why we've specifically selected some of the carbon rims we're building with now, so here is what we like about the Knight 29 Race rim and what uses to which it's best suited.

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Spokes, spokes and more spokes

Dave Kirkpatrick

Though most will see this post on Friday, here is an update to an older post about spokes for throwback Thursday.

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Spoke nipples - alloy versus brass

Dave Kirkpatrick

Spoke nipples - alloy versus brass

Why would you have your wheels built with brass versus alloy nipples, or vice versa? This one's a bit long, but we wrote it so we think it's worth a read.

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Wider is better, until it isn't

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Wider is better, until it isn't

Matching tire and rim width is an evergreen topic. Here is a broad-ish overview. We might split up into "breakout sessions" (if you're wondering, I use that term as ironically as is possible) with later posts, but this gets the conversation started.

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