Mix and match accessory hydro levers, stripped Camp crank bolts, and Campy front derailleurs.
This week, Lennard Zinn answers readers' questions about the size of cassettes and cranks, rubbing chains, and more
This week, Lennard Zinn answers multiple questions about cranks, bottom brackets, and oversized helmets
Nick Legan's third-to-last installment of Ask Nick looks at rice cakes and frame pumps, directors in team cars and Quarq 'cross crank
Are Shimano external bottom brackets interchangeable?
Can I put a 105 compact crank on my Dura-Ace bike?
Do cranks flex, or is it the bottom bracket and frame?
Dear readers;I get a lot of questions about cranks – crank lengths, non-standardcranks, compatibility, etc., so I thought I’d just combine a number ofthem here. --LennardDear Lennard;I would like to read your comments or opinions on a product calledPowerCranks (see at Powercranks.com). I would like to buy a pair to improvemy technique. Thanks for your help. --HeltonDear Helton;PowerCranks are cranks with a clutch bearing at the bottom-bracketconnection in order to only engage the bottom bracket in the forward direction.You can only keep them turning if you pull up and around the entire
VeloNews technical writer Lennard Zinn is a frame builder, a formerU.S. national team rider and author of several books on bikes and bikemantenance. This marks the beginning of Zinn's weekly VeloNews.com columndevoted to addressing readers' technical questions about bikes, their careand feeding and how we as riders can use them as comfortably and efficientlyas possible. Readers can send brief technical questions directlyto Zinn. We'll try to print a representative sample of questions eachThursday.Question: Do you have any advice for correcting leg lengthdiscrepancies? I have undergone an