tips-tricks

tips and tricks

With this page we would like to provide you with tips and tricks out of the bike mechanical praxis. New topics will be added so please check this page frequently.


How to loose a classical stem.

How to loose a classical stem.

After frequent queries how to get these classical stems loose - here you will find the instruction.

How do I get these spline crank removed?

How do I get these spline crank removed?

Fixing the cranks with a spline has been common between 1960 and the middle of the 1980th. But today working on these cranks do frequently create some head scratching. Here you will find an instruction.

How do I open a classic bottom bracket?

How do I open a classic bottom bracket?

These classical, screwed bottom brackets have been standard for several decades. There have been multiple tread specs but the technologie used has been comparable.
Today this technolgie starts to be forgotten and working on this brackets cause frequent head scratching.
Here you will find some details and an instruction.

pro and con for disc brakes on road bikes

pro and con for disc brakes on road bikes

Disc brakes on road bikes are a hot topic in several newsgroups. When reading this discussions you will find a lot of gut feeling and hearsay but facts are rare.