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Mar
13
comment CycleOps Mag Trainer skewer doesn't fit
It won't affect the shifting.
Mar
13
comment Pressure mapping a Brooks saddle
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the required knowledge to answer it is very specific, and not likely available to anyone outside of the Brooks or GebioMized companies. I would suggest directing questions about the data availability to Michael Fuhrmeister at GebioMized. The company was started as a research division of the Sports University at Freiburg in Germany, so I'm sure they would be interested in furthering the research in this matter. It also has no long term benefit as an answer for future users of this site, in my opinion.
Mar
13
comment Pressure mapping a Brooks saddle
While GebioMized is an excellent system for this purpose, I'm not sure this question is a good fit for the Bicycles.SE site. It requires specialized knowledge, and if answered will not benefit anyone on the site other than the OP. That said, I do think the research itself would be useful.
Mar
13
revised Can shimano di2 be programmed to be automatically readjust shifting for different hub/wheel types?
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Mar
13
revised Can shimano di2 be programmed to be automatically readjust shifting for different hub/wheel types?
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Mar
13
answered Can shimano di2 be programmed to be automatically readjust shifting for different hub/wheel types?
Mar
8
awarded  Pundit
Mar
1
comment Why bother changing a chain?
There are a number of questions on the site which answer this question. bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/9122/…
Mar
1
answered Can any MTB rear derailleur be mounted to a Scott type 1 MTB derailleur hanger?
Feb
20
comment When truing a wheel, is it enough to only use a tension meter, and not a truing stand?
Add to this that a basic truing stand is usually cheaper than a decent tensiometer. I think that there is something missing in the premise here.
Feb
18
comment When registering keys, which number is the Kryptonite key#?
@Caitlin joan leavitt: Your answer has been converted to a comment, as it does not answer the question. Please refrain form using the answer forms for conversational purposes.
Feb
18
comment Determining front & rear derailleur compatibility
They still claim a 2:1 pull ratio. However, as I said previously, I don't know the exact reason for why they say that 9 speed and 10 speed MTB are incompatible on the derailleur side. Only that they do say so. And the same with 11 speed and 10 speed MTB. Although, as yet, that is still very uncommon in the real world.
Feb
16
comment Determining front & rear derailleur compatibility
Actually, this answer is out of date. There is conflicting information regarding 10 speed MTB derailleurs backwards compatibility with 9 speed. Shimano says no way, although they don't really specify the reason. It apparently has something to do with the shape of the curve the derailleur cage takes as it climbs through to the larger cogs. Some users say it still works, but I tend to stick with what they who designed it tells me. :)
Feb
10
accepted Exact dimensions for Wheelsmith Rim Rods?
Feb
9
reviewed Leave Open New bike advice - Singlespeed/fixed, mountain, or road
Feb
9
revised Special hub requirements for an 11-speed group
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Feb
5
comment Is reversing the stem (pointing it backwards) a safe way to reduce reach length?
@bdsl - Yes, I have ridden bikes set up in this manner. I don't recommend it. The leverage for the steering is wrong. It reacts in a twitchy and unstable manner. As I said already. There really isn't anything else to say. You are welcome to try it yourself, or to take my word. No skin off my back either way.
Jan
18
awarded  Custodian
Jan
18
reviewed Close Which sites in the UK are available for selling older / vintage bike components?
Jan
18
reviewed Leave Open Best bike with foot brake