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  1. Pingouin

    Need suggestions for a waterproof backpack

    I use a normal backpack, and I keep water sensitive devices in an Aquapac: http://www.aquapac.net/
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    charging TomTom during ride - HOW?

    How about solar panels like that: http://cgi.ebay.com/2pcs-0-275w-5-5v-50mA-New-mini-solar-panel-module_W0QQitemZ290133555431QQihZ019QQcategoryZ41981QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem 5.5V, 50mA each. Put them in parallel (not serial) and you get 100mA at 5.5V.
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    Chain jumping on cassette gears

    Thanks! I contacted the shop in Wales from which I buy my parts, and he said that since my SACH cassette is so old (and since I can't recall what my hubs are off hand), he cannot guarantee that a Shimano cassette will actually fit (although he said that since my levers and rear gear is Shimano...
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    Chain jumping on cassette gears

    Loosening the cable housing didn't help, and it seems on closer inspection that the chain is indeed jumping OVER the gear, not from gear to gear! The person I bought the bike from told me to change the cassette as well. So I'll be ordering a Shimano HG50 today seeing that there's no way but to...
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    Chain jumping on cassette gears

    Thanks to both of you! My bike is my little sweetie (it probably costs more than my car!), and I'm desperate to get it back properly on the road. jhuskey: yes, actually, when I arrived at uni, I realised my cable housing was routed below the skewers instead of above it. I put it back above...
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    Chain jumping on cassette gears

    Augh, my budget is already gone, and I don't even have the tools to change the cassette myself. The missus is gonna kill me, check the obituary section in tomorrow's paper :o By the way, just to make sure: the chain jumps from gear to gear, it doesn't jump ABOVE the gear, if you see what I mean.
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    Chain jumping on cassette gears

    Hello! I'm new here. It's not like I never had any problems, but I always managed to solved them somehow... up to now. I've got a racing bike, a Campag Athena 2 chainring set, and a 8 speed cassette. My front gear shifter is Shimano 105, the rear one Shimano 600. The brake/gears levers are...