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decent mechanics in tokyo? & gear indexing

jackonaboardman

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Jul 2, 2012
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can anyone recommend a reliable mechanic in Shinjuku/Shibuya/Koenji/Asagaya?

I had an issue with my bike and took it to the y's that specializes in road bikes but they failed to fix the issues I had and I'm loathe to have a repeat performance from them.

As a side note can anyone give clear tips on indexing gears as I'm having a little issue with mine hopping about despite it being a new bike (bought from wiggle)so going back to the shop is out of the question.
 

joewein

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Oct 25, 2011
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Half-Fast Mike

Lanterne Rouge-et-vert
May 22, 2007
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GSAstuto

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Oct 11, 2009
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Note to self: Make a YT Video on how to adjust your deraillers. You're welcome to drop by lab anytime - I'll tweak any TCC or Wiggleator bike for a beer. New bikes usually suffer from a couple of obvious problems - all of which can be resolved within a beer or two of time.
 

joewein

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Oct 25, 2011
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Note to self: Make a YT Video on how to adjust your deraillers.

Those videos are clearly in demand. This one has had almost half a million views.

I'll tweak any TCC or Wiggleator bike for a beer. New bikes usually suffer from a couple of obvious problems - all of which can be resolved within a beer or two of time.

Does the "GS" in GSAstuto stand for "Gerstensaft"? :beer:
 

jackonaboardman

Speeding Up
Jul 2, 2012
64
7
Note to self: Make a YT Video on how to adjust your deraillers. You're welcome to drop by lab anytime - I'll tweak any TCC or Wiggleator bike for a beer. New bikes usually suffer from a couple of obvious problems - all of which can be resolved within a beer or two of time.

Yes please! that would be rad! I know of an excellent bottle shop that carries all sorts of stuff that will probably pique your interests too!

Where abouts are you based?
 
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