HOW MUCH SHOULD I PUMP?
Q: A bike-shop mechanic just told me that I should pump my rear shock up to my bodyweight, and that’s all I need to do to tune my suspension, is that right?
—Trevor, who has a bad bike mechanic
BIG BOTTOM BRACKET QUESTION
Q: Is there a BB shell adapter that will let me use a BB30 crankset with a 68- millimeter threaded botton bracket?
—Eric, who wants to put a big bearing in a small hole
“Ask MBA” peeve of the month:
Seized bottom brackets. They’re the worst.
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