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  1. Front brake jittery

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    Hi all - In the middle of an epic trip two summers ago, my front brake started stuttering. I can't point to any particular moment or incident that might have caused it. It is chafing at a certain point in the rotation of the wheel. I notice it most when slowing to a stop. Chunk, chunk...
  2. Front wheel installation problem (picture inside)

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    Alright guys. I damaged my front rim and had to get a replacement off eBay. I left the wheel off for a month or two (life caught up to me) and now that I'm putting it back on something's not quite right. Hopefully the picture I attached works. What I can't figure out is why the rubber gasket on...
  3. Got into accident. Front wheel mis-aligned, or forks bent?

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    Ok, so trying to park my bike in someones yard I slipped on a root and took a rough spill. I thought my leg took most of it, but when I got on the bike to leave I realized I have a problem. I am not a mechanic by a long shot. Are my forks bent? Rim screwed? Can i get a professional opinion? i...
  4. Fender rubbing against the tire. Silvering 650GLI '83

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    Hey all, I am in the middle of rebuilding my brake calipers for the front wheel and I am almost done. I went to put the front wheel back on and spun it a few times just to make sure everything was fine. To my dismay, it wasn't. It turns out the front wheel is rubbing against the back of the...