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Profile’s Tech Tip #10: Headset, Fork, and Stem Installation.

Below crank Installation, headset, fork and stem installation seems to be the second most tedious process of putting a new bike together. Instead of running through a pictorial “How to”, we got Gus Lanzilotta on the floor to run you through a proper install. At Profile, we use Deco FuForks […]

March 10, 2017

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Profile Tech Tip #8: Stem Installation

In the era of 9 and 10 inch tall bars and the leverage they create against your stem, proper stem cap on bar installation has never been more imperative. The three most important tips: 1. Make sure your bolts are greased (to create optimum and even thread bite, and to […]

February 24, 2017

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Profile’s Tech Tip #6: On Guard!

Which Profile or Madera hub guard will work for you? We here at Profile/Madera make quite a few hub guards. Basically, we’ve tried to create an option that works for everyone riding our hubs. Some riders would rather have plastic (to avoid the potential snagging that can occur when using […]

February 10, 2017

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