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Jun
1
awarded  Yearling
Mar
27
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
6
comment What are the pros and cons of internal gears?
thanks for the tip!
May
14
awarded  Notable Question
Oct
28
awarded  Commentator
Oct
15
comment Which bicycle do you recommend for a short daily city commute that can last for a solid 8-10 years?
examine crank arms for cracks too! I broke one off soon after buying a used bike. could have gone very badly for me.
Sep
7
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
25
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
15
awarded  Yearling
Apr
27
comment Why don't cyclists wear all-encompassing motorcycle-style helmets?
In your case, I'm with the media. Cowboy up, dude.
Apr
27
comment Why are battery-powered lights so popular?
all that needs to be said about Tire driven dynamos: youtube.com/watch?v=i7kgzgcqe5s
Apr
25
awarded  Editor
Apr
25
revised Bike is shifting on its own
edited body
Apr
25
comment Bike is shifting on its own
After shifting to the highest cog and adjusting the cable tension, I haven't had an auto-shift in 3 days! Thanks
Apr
25
accepted Bike is shifting on its own
Apr
21
awarded  Critic
Apr
21
comment What are important items for a touring first-aid kit?
I take it the saw chain is for field amputations?
Apr
20
asked Bike is shifting on its own
Apr
20
awarded  Necromancer
Apr
20
comment How to choose a Local Bike Shop
@Neil Fein: and one way to evaluate is to ask people for recommendations for one.