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Increasing the 'tongue' weight of the trailer (by moving the wheels to the rear, or only loading forward of the trailer wheels) does not increase the stability of the trailer or towing bike (or vehicle). Up to a point, it doesn't matter. This is true for all trailers, bike or auto. Trailers with extra tongue weight are more likely to cause the tire to '...


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In the end, you generally get a better workout when you have a faster bike. This is because you usually end up riding more often/longer distances than you would otherwise. Also, riding fast is fun. And when you're having fun you don't notice the pain nearly as much. Just enjoy it and feed your speed addiction. You won't lose fitness. More likely you'll be ...


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Bike weight and performance is only one factor. Your average speed and whether or not you have inclines would also factor in, of course. You can have a light bike with skinny wheels and burn as many calories by averaging 18mph, or a heavy bike and burn the same calories at a lower speed, etc... Coincidentally, this month's Bicycling Magazine has a brief ...



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