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    Best kit for mostly off road commute

    I have been riding the BBS01B in all weathers on roads / cycle paths and here is my impressions. Pros Weight in middle Good hill climbing ability Spare parts easily available Cons Crank arms not that good quality, they work though (people recommend thread locking pedals in crank arms)...
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    Thread pitch of BBS02 locknuts

    Hi, does anybody know the pitch if the threads on the BBS02 Iocknuts i.e standard, fine, extra fine. Thanks
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    PLEASE help me decide - I'm going insane!!

    I don't align the year magnet on my BBS02 so the PAS does not work, I find this provides a much more natural feel. Lekkie do crank arms that help the Q factor. https://www.brightonebikes.co.uk/store/p83/Lekkie_Buzz_Bars_Offset_%28pair%29.html I have tried both rear hub and mid drive, I find mid...
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    How to measure bike chain (Cyclamatic Power Plus)

    Put a piece of masking tape around a link as a starting point and count the links, each faceplate is one link.
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    do expensive sunglasses make any difference to cheap ones.

    I find sunglasses useful as they stop fly's and pollen (hayfever sufferer) getting into your eyes. Are expensive sunglasses worth it? Probably not, most things aren't, fashion dictates some of its value.
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    If you were going to buy a bike to convert....

    The best bike is one that fits, I find that a women's version fits me better due to the shorter top tube.
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    What is the best conditioner for leather jackets?

    Sorry about text size, I copy and pasted details. Autoglym LCB500 Leather Care Balm
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    Panniers for grocery shopping.

    I use Altura Dryline panniers, they have survived all year use and numerous washes in the washing machine (delicate wash, no spin and drip dried on a clothes horse in the bath). I have also used them to take scrap to the scrapyard, my rear rack is Tortec expedition model
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    Elife La Grande 26" electric bike drive crank needs replacing

    Good to hear you got it sorted, sometimes it's hard to know if a component will fit exactly without seeing the bike. I suppose you will know for next time, Sunrace and Prowheel are other brands you could try.
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    Which bike....between 3

    Woosh Faro - £1239 https://wooshbikes.co.uk/cart/#/category/uid-all
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    Elife La Grande 26" electric bike drive crank needs replacing

    I had a look for your bike and there is not much detail. The only thing I can think of is that your chain line is affected. It might be worth trying to add a couple of washers to the crank bolt and then fully tighten again. Post some pictures of your bottom bracket and we might be able to tell...
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    Elife La Grande 26" electric bike drive crank needs replacing

    Your chain might be too short due to the amount of teeth on the biggest chainring causing tightness in the system. Take a photograph of your rear derailleur when you are feeling the tightness and post it on here. It is not advisable to use your biggest chainring and biggest gear on your rear...
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    Stealth bomber wheel wont fit fork

    Would this work 142mm OLN fitting / 174mm overall length, QR pivot to end of skewer's pin. https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/hub-spares/shimano-fhmt401b-quick-release-skewer-142mm-y3hw98010/
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    Adding fixings for battery packs to an alloy frame?

    I used this, you can get 3 slot versions. https://www.sigmasports.com/item/Wolf-Tooth-Components/B-RAD-Mounting-Base-4-Slot/HVBP
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    Elife La Grande 26" electric bike drive crank needs replacing

    Hi, glad to hear that it fits ok, this forum has members who are more than willing to share their knowledge.