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For commuting with panniers and/or a toddler seat, I've settled on the front fork for the D-lock, mainly because little else fits there and I'm restricted by cables and tube diameters elsewhere. Having that 1.5kg forwards also helps the handling with a heavy back load. Don't forget that a heavy lock is only around 2% of a rider's weight - it has to be a long ...


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Answer: As with everything in cycling, it depends. You need to put stuff where it suits you, and your bike. Having weight lower down helps generally Weight forward helps on climbs Weight aft helps on descents but the rear wheel already more than half the weight of the bike. Carrying something you don't ever need? Leave it at home, that helps all the time. ...


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Answer: Yes - anything on your helmet may affect its ability to function. Remember the skiing accident that gave Michael Schumacher brain damage? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/motorsport/formulaone/michael-schumacher/10640839/Michael-Schumacher-skiing-crash-did-helmet-camera-cause-head-injuries.html That was not cycling, but he managed to run his ...



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