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shimano 105(3 posts)

shimano 105ross
Dec 16, 2001 1:02 PM
Now many miles can I put on shimano 105 before I need replaces things. like the b.b,hubs,chain?? I have 3500 miles on them now. thanks
re: shimano 105jtolleson
Dec 16, 2001 1:27 PM
This varies a lot based on how well maintained (and clean) you keep it.

Chain wear is best determined by measuring, but at 3,500 miles, I'll go out on a limb and say do it NOW. Wear on cogs and casette can be minimized by timely replacing your chain.

You'll be able to tell how your cassette is doing by seeing if you are skipping gears after you've got a new chain. Chances are, that shouldn't even remotely be an issue at 3,500 miles.

I can't answer your question about a BB. I've only replaced one once, and it was 'cause the shop told me to. I'm clueless.
If it aint broke. . .allervite
Dec 17, 2001 2:08 PM
Exactly the amount of miles something breaks or starts getting sloppy. If you have to continually retune say the rear deraileur than you need a new one