Nerd Alert podcast: Risks vs. rewards of internal cable routing

Plus a whole lot of Ask a Mechanic.

by Abby Mickey

photography by CyclingTips


After several weeks on the road, the Nerds are finally back in the studio!

We’ve got a lot to talk about this week, too, like why the same kinds of fork recalls seem to be happening over and over again, what Pon’s recent takeover of Dorel Sports means for consumers and retail, and a recap of the cool stuff James saw at the recent Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California.

We also start digging through the giant pile of Ask a Mechanic questions we’ve accumulated, like if you can run road tubeless tires without sealant, what chain lube to use if you’re lazy, and whether you should grease your freehub body before installing a cassette. Make sure to have some popcorn handy!


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