Thanks to Grant from GC Performance YouTube channel for sending in his AbsoluteBLACK Hollowcage OSPW. This has now come in for review. You can find out some other attributes of the AbsoluteBLACK Hollowcage OSPW in the pre-review located here
Documents leaked by Durianrider indicate that Specialized is about to launch an extensive product recall on their S-Works Tarmac SL7 series of bikes owing to a potential failure of the steerer fork.
A high end bike shop in London decided it would be a good idea to fix a customer’s Parlee Z5 bike frame by using Epoxy to glue some Campagnolo bottom bracket cups in to the bike frame. What followed was a customer who was repeatedly going through bottom bracket cups – often in the space…
AbsoluteBLACK (real name LUCID IP SLU registered in Andorra) were destroyed on social media after their claims about ceramic bearings, power savings and watts were questioned. They systematically curated both their own social media accounts and comments on other accounts. They removed large numbers of comments that questioned their aerodynamic and power claims
This video shows you how to replace the bearings in a Farsports Ventoux wheelset. This covers the front hub, rear hub and rear freehub. A review of the wheelset is available here The replacement bearings are as follows NTN 6803 LLB, Quantity 5 NTN 6903 LLB, Quantity 1 Overaxle presses are as follows 6903 overaxle…
Fresh from YouTube is another Hambini Bottom bracket install. This time in a Yoeleo R12. This is a revision of the R11 bike Frame that The Unabiker had issues with and it highlights the problems of frame tolerances. The bottom bracket is made to much tighter tolerances than the frames they are pushed into.
Here is a video posted by The Unabiker on YouTube. In it he describes some of the problems he had with his Yoeleo frame and specifically trying to fit a Hambini Bottom Bracket into it. Yoeleo have historically had decent tolerances but it shows that nobody is immune. The check to get it fixed and…
Farsports are a chinese company that has been in the wheelset business for a number of years. Their products have been widely used amongst budget conscious riders wishing to get the best bang for their buck by buying directly from the far east.
Campagnolo cranksets have a reputation of being well engineered and robust but they are not without their problems and quirks. This post explains one of those in detail which surrounds the myths of the preload system, the “safety clip”, the system stiffness (or lack of it) and the involved nature of a bearing replacement. Campagnolo Ultra Torque is found on many of the upper range of Cranksets including the Super Record and Record.
StylishRiding, a viewer of the Hambini Channel videoed their installation of a Hambini BB30A to Shimano bottom bracket and uploaded it. You can view it below
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