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Oct
23
comment What are the reasons for and against wearing a bicycle helmet?
I am going to buy a ski helmet for this winter.
Oct
23
comment What tips do you have for making temporary “get me home” repairs?
I actually have zip ties in my emergency repair kit! Way more useful than tape because of their size/weight.
Oct
22
comment Oiling bike frame to keep it cleaner?
+1 because this is interesting! I wwonder if it works.
Oct
21
comment Cycling uphill on a road - sitting or standing on pedals?
can you explain how/why rocking your bike reduces your gear ratio?
Oct
21
comment Do cyclists warrant special consideration under traffic laws?
I without question agree with your first two points. Government needs to give incentives to promote behavior that is beneficial to the society.
Oct
20
comment Arguments for/against bike lanes?
+1 I love the link! I think that you should put this picture homepage.ntlworld.com/pete.meg/wcc/facility-of-the-month/… in your post.
Oct
19
comment How can bum / testicle / inner thigh pain from a saddle be prevented?
I think that in general it is a bad idea to move weight forward for comfort however, trying a different position could be beneficial.
Oct
19
awarded  Suffrage
Oct
17
comment What are the features that I should seek in cycling glasses?
What conditions are you riding in? Winter/Summer? rain/sun? temperature? Road/Mountain?
Oct
17
comment What do I clean disk brakes with?
@csadam; do you know why?
Oct
16
comment Submitting road data to Google
Wow! That is so sweeet! I didn't know google gave bike directions. They are not in Canada yet, but really excited the feature is on the way.
Oct
14
answered How do you carry a dog on a bike?
Oct
14
revised Upgrade my Globe Vienna for commuting and distance riding, or look for a new bike?
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Oct
14
answered Upgrade my Globe Vienna for commuting and distance riding, or look for a new bike?
Oct
13
comment I wish to get fit, therefore should I have a heavy bike?
I know when I switch from my mountain bike with studdy tires to my road bike with slicks I get way more than 2-3% increase in speed.
Oct
11
comment How can you recognise a quality steel frame?
I think that this question should be changed to: "How can you recognize a quality Steel frame?"
Oct
6
comment What tips do you have for making temporary “get me home” repairs?
+1 for blocking the derailer in place with the limit screw. I never thought about that before. Is the screw usually long enough to block it in a reasonably low gear?
Oct
5
comment How do I cycle up steep rocky ground?
I am not sure if the full suspension is a good idea while climbing. Won't that just sap some of your hard earned power?
Oct
2
answered Bike touring/camping tip(s)
Oct
2
answered Bike touring/camping tip(s)