This mongoose wasn’t stopping and upon inspection of the front Promax brake caliper, it was immediately obvious that the caliper return spring had snapped in half. Checking the bike over as part of a Tune-up service showed that the chain and cassette also needed replacing. I replaced the broken caliper with a Clarks CMD-17, fitted Read more about Stop The Mongoose[…]
After a headset and wheel hub service, new cassette, cables and bar tape, and a good oil and clean this Peugot racer was fit as a fiddle. The only downside was the stripped threads on the crank arms. As it was spinning freely and no play was detected, rather than damage the bottom bracket or Read more about Peugeot All Spick ‘n’ Span[…]
Sometimes you look at a cassette and wonder …Are those teeth worn?… Other times it is a little more obvious that the shark fins are circling. Definitely time for a replacement.