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Help for a 169 mile bike ride

I am not a pro and I have never taken a long bike trip before, but I think I am up to it. The trip is not going to be one-go. I'll stop for rest. I am thinking that if I do 10 miles a day, I should be ...
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Which mountain bike resort has more built up trails for Enduro and DH: Morillon or Alpe D'Huez?

Looking for one that has a higher level of trail maintenance and conditions. I am familiar with Whistler, BC. Whistler bike park is a World Class terrain park, where employees place tons of time and ...
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Traveling road bikes that disassemble

I did a ride with a guy who had a bike like this http://www.sandsmachine.com/a_rod_r2.htm It was a regular road bike (Allow) that you could disassemble and fit in a case slightly larger than the ...
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What are the advantages of a custom frame for a touring bike?

I'm building a new bike for touring while traveling, so I want a break-apart frame with S&S couplers, like the Salsa Vaya Travel, or another steel touring frame retro fit with couplers. I want a ...
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How to find track/Keirin races when travelling?

I'm going to be in Japan for a few weeks in January and was wondering if there are any Keirin races I might be able to attend. Do they run year round? How would I go about finding a schedule?
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Amateur Bicycle Racing outside of the US

I'm interested in taking a trip to Europe (although perhaps this question can apply to other areas of the world) and do some bike racing at a really amateur level like the equivalent of Cat 4 or Cat 3 ...
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Outstanding Organized Rides

As an annual rite, I typically ride in one or more organized centuries and other organized rides. All of those rides usually have a name that exemplify the ride in some way. For example "The Chilly ...