Components

  • Derailleur Hanger 431 - VooDoo Bizango E 2018

    Posted in on 6th March 2019.

    What is the correct name for a derailleur hanger? Derailleur hangers can also be known as mech hangers, gear hangers, rear mech hangers, dropout hangers, mountain bike hangers, road bike hangers, gear mech hangers, cast hangers… there is no certain name for it. What is a derailleur hanger? Derailleur hangers are small pieces of metal that are designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike. They are usually attached to the rear or front...

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  • Derailleur hanger 430 - Boardman MHT 8.8 2018

    Posted in on 6th February 2019.

    What is the correct name for a derailleur hanger? Derailleur hangers can also be known as mech hangers, gear hangers, rear mech hangers, dropout hangers, mountain bike hangers, road bike hangers, gear mech hangers, cast hangers… the list is endless. What is a derailleur hanger? Derailleur hangers are small pieces of metal that are designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike and they are usually attached to the rear or front of the f...

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  • Carrying a Spare Derailleur Hanger

    Posted in on 30th January 2019.

    Carrying a spare derailleur hanger will help you when you’re at a loose end. You wouldn’t think a derailleur hanger would be such a crucial and essential part on a bike. Not many people know how important they actually are, but they help protect your bike frame from being damaged by snapping. Most bikes have a standard cast hanger fitted onto them, but these tend to break easily and quite quickly. Your premium derailleur hangers are usually m...

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  • How to Measure a Bearing for your Bike

    Posted in on 14th November 2018.

    What is a bearing? A bearing is used to reduce friction between two surfaces. You can find bearings in the front or rear hub in your wheels, inside the bottom bracket where the axle is connected to the cranks and in the frame where your headset sits. All these are applicable to either mountain bikes or road bikes. There are different types of bearings such as cartridge bearings, loose ball bearings, roller bearings and needle bearings: Cartrid...

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  • Gear Mech Hanger 429

    Posted in on 24th October 2018.

    What is a Derailleur Hanger? Derailleur hangers are also known as gear mech hangers, rear mech hangers, hanger dropouts, mountain bike hangers, road bike hangers, mech hangers and cast hangers. These bike components are small pieces of metal that are designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike. They are usually attached to the rear frame of a bike, near the derailleur. Carrying a spare mech hanger is always strongly recommended as the...

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  • Mech Hanger 428

    Posted in on 9th October 2018.

    What Is a Mech Hanger? A mech hanger is a small piece of metal that is designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike. Mech hangers are also known as derailleur hangers, rear mech hangers, hanger dropouts, mountain bike hangers, road bike hangers and cast hangers. They are usually attached to the rear derailleur. Carrying a spare hanger dropout is always strongly recommended as these can break at any given time, whether you are close to ...

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  • Derailleur Hanger Alignment

    Posted in on 4th October 2018.

    The aim of this blog post is to assist bike owners, home bike mechanics and shop bike mechanics on how to adjust their derailleur hangers. Didn’t know derailleur hanger alignment was a thing? Don’t worry, we’ll talk you through it step by step and let you know all the equipment you’ll need. A bent derailleur hanger will result in poor shifting performance. A bent derailleur hanger will be the result of the bike that has fallen over on the...

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  • Derailleur Hanger 427

    Posted in on 26th September 2018.

    What Is A Derailleur Hanger? A derailleur hanger is a small piece of metal that is designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike. Derailleur hangers are also known as mech hangers, rear mech hangers, hanger dropouts, mountain bike hangers and road bike hangers. They are usually attached to the rear frame of a bike, near the derailleur. Carrying a spare derailleur hanger is always strongly recommended as these can break at any given time...

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  • Derailleur Hanger 426

    Posted in on 12th September 2018.

    A derailleur hanger is a small piece of metal that is designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike. Derailleur hangers are also known as mech hangers, rear mech hangers, hanger dropouts, mountain bike hangers, road bike hangers and cast hangers. They are usually attached to the rear frame of a bike, near the derailleur. Carrying a spare cast hanger is always strongly recommended as these can break at any given time, whether you are c...

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  • Determining the best MTB crankset for you

    Posted in on 4th September 2018.

    Mountain bike cranksets, also known as chain sets, comprise of component parts – cranks, bottom brackets and chain rings and are a hugely important part of your bikes drivetrain. Crank sets need to be strong and durable but light. The best mountain bike chain set for you is not only determined by the type of bike you are riding – road, BMX, mountain but also the style of biking you enjoy. Mountain bikers often favour durable and lightweight...

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