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Are 29ers Faster? | #AskGMBNTech Ep. 89

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Published on Oct 7, 2019

Are 29 inch mountain bikes actually faster? Why won't my quick release stay tight? Are creaks from the bottom bracket common? Find out in this weeks Ask GMBN Tech 🔧

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0:27 - Quick release never wants to stay tight. The wheel is constantly loose. Is it the axel itself or the hub, or something else?
2:22 - Are 29 wheels actually faster?
5:10 - I crashed and need a new wheel for a Cannondale Lefty. Is it possible to just buy normal wheels and switch the hub?
6:36 - are bottom bracket creaks and noises common? 
7:25 - How can I stop internal cable routing from making noise?
8:58 - Remote lockout is broken. How to convert it to the fork itself?
9:56 - Converting fork lowers from QR to Thru axle. What is fork offset?

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