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  • Does this chain lubing hack damage Shimano motors?
  • Premier Icon Mark
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    Sticking a Torx or Allen key into a chainring bolt and then backpedalling the cranks is a common method for oiling ebike chains. But have we been knac …

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    Premier Icon argee
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    I’d have hoped we’ve been using BLDC motors for long enough to understand that this wouldn’t cause an issue, unless Shimano had done something weird with their motor!

    Premier Icon thols2
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    Great clickbait headline. Here’s a spoiler for people who don’t want to read the article to find out.

    Spoiler:
    No.
    Premier Icon stingmered
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    Betteridge’s law applies

    Premier Icon joemgh
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    I can’t believe I just read all of that.

    Premier Icon northernremedy
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    That’s just not an article

    Premier Icon daveylad
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    We backpedalled our shimano motor. You wont BELIEVE what happens next..

    Premier Icon footflaps
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    One simple trick to back pedal a motor…..

    Premier Icon mashr
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    “aarrrggghhhh we’re struggling for content! What can we do?!?!”

    “put out and article saying everything is fine?”

    “splendid idea”

    Premier Icon DickBarton
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    In all fairness, they did check with Shimano to make sure it was ok…that was worth reporting!

    Definitely appears to be a very slow news day for that to appear as an article, but then as I don’t own an ebike, I’ve no idea how many ebike owners think about this as something to be concerned about…so this might be the news they’ve all been waiting for.

    Premier Icon desperatebicycle
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    Twenty **** quid. Muc Off certainly aren’t ones to miss a trick with parting fools from their money eh.

    Premier Icon desperatebicycle
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    Ooh is there no swear filter on “charged” ? I must shitting well apologise for that cock up 😀
    (uh, it’s starred it now. How confuzing)

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