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How do I gear up a bike for winter riding?

I live in NYC and would like to ride to work during the winter as well. What should one do to a mountain bike? a road bike? If you can also show products that you actually use that would be great.
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What hand signals work best for cyclists in the US?

I am looking for some guidance on what hand signals and strategies to keep me alive on the roads.
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Best place to shop for parts in Canada (used parts)

What is the best place to buy bike components that will ship to Canada? I would prefer a Canadian company or someone who ships within Canada to avoid large shipping costs and inport duty. I am ...
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What is a “Boris bike”?

They are black and blue, are not light, however what is one? Have you had any experience of using one?
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What's a good bike for daily use in New Orleans? A flat city with lots of potholes and bad roads

Something under $500 that is relatively unbranded.
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1answer
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Modern Retro-design (Peugout-mixte) bicycle for girlfriend

My girlfriend would like to buy a bicycle, though, she's marveled about these old Peugout Mixte bicycles. These seem to be very hard to find. So, I am wondering if there can be found any modern ...
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Useful and accurate mapping websites: United Kingdom

What are your favourite regional online websites or blogs relating to mapping or routing that you find useful and accurate. See also: What are the most useful or interesting cycling-related websites ...
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What are the rules about take a bike on London Dockland Light Railway (DLR)?

I know that the rules for the DLR are not the same as the Tube, but what are the rules?
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What are the accepted hand signals for cyclists in the UK?

see also "What are the accepted hand signals for cyclists in the US?"
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What are the rules about take a bike on the London Tube?

Can I take a bike on the Tube (underground) in London, if so how much does it cost?