Full breakdown and rebuild

So, with the weather as it is, scuppering any riding, I decided todo a full strip and rebuild.

So each part taken off, checked and cleaned.

  • Remove seat post, clean and regrease post, collar and seat tube
  • Remove and clean saddle, and saddle clamp. Regrease if required.
  • Reinstall seat post and mount in work stand.
  • Remove front wheel.
  • Cut all break and gear cables
  • Remove handlebar tape
  • Remove all old cables and housing
  • Remove and clean bottom cable guide.
  • Mark handle bar position.
  • Remove handlebars, check shifter alignment and torque
  • Check derailleur alignment
  • Remove rear wheel
  • Remove all banjo nuts and clean threads regrease.
  • Break and remove chain
  • Remove rear derailleur and clean and check. Dismantle cage and clean jockeys.
  • Remove pedals, clean and regrease. Grease speedplay.
  • Remove cranks and chain rings. Remove chain rings, clean and regrease bolts.
  • Check and clean front derailleur
  • Check bottom bracket, remove clean and replace/regrease
  • Remove headset.
  • Check headset bearings and cups for wear.
  • Clean steerer and crown race
  • Check wheel bearings for play or bearing wear.
  • Remove rear cassette, check for wear
  • Check freehub for play, remove, regrease.
  • Grease quick release skewers.

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