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Feb
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answered (V-)Brake pad lifespan
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Feb
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comment Front suspension or full suspension mountain bike
+1 - Good post. In your opinion what is the entry price point to not have a BSO.
Feb
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revised What are the pros and cons of panniers vs messenger bags?
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Jan
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comment Locking your bike in public areas
If you want to use something less messy than grease/vaseline you can use candle wax. You can get it out by melting the wax with a lighter or with a toothpick.
Jan
28
revised Safety Bike Tail Light with Directional Signals
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Jan
25
comment Why aren't Tour de France riders going any faster?
@tdc - It may be true that things like weather may average out over the course of 3 weeks and it could be expected that over a period of decades these may be similar. I don't think that things like this would necessarily apply for things like to things like course length, change in elevation, etc.
Jan
25
comment need cycling eyewear, but fogging is a big problem
If you are finding ski goggles too bulky get some downhill mountain bike goggles. They work great when you are wearing a helmet and they are much easier to find in clear than ski goggles. They also help to keep your face a bit warmer.
Jan
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revised need cycling eyewear, but fogging is a big problem
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Jan
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answered need cycling eyewear, but fogging is a big problem
Jan
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answered Safety Bike Tail Light with Directional Signals
Jan
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revised What type of brakes is least subject to failure in the winter?
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Jan
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comment Is it better to have mountain bike tyres for the winter?
The key to not carrying snow is not having your lugs too closely packed. You want lots of space between them.
Jan
17
answered What type of brakes is least subject to failure in the winter?
Jan
17
comment Equipping a commuter bike
I love my clipless (shoes that attach to pedals) in the city. The main advantage is that you can pedal backwards with a single foot while you other foot is on the pavement. If you get crankbrothers style pedals then they are easy to walk in too!
Jan
17
comment Where to mount a headlight if the handlebar is obscured by a basket
Another con is the weight.
Jan
17
comment Where to mount a headlight if the handlebar is obscured by a basket
@alex This may be an advantage. If people see you but are noticeably confused this may increase their caution.
Jan
16
revised What should I consider when looking at a recumbent trike for commuting and winter riding?
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Jan
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comment What should I consider when looking at a recumbent trike for commuting and winter riding?
@Kibbee, Excellent point. Do you think this is an important ability for winter cycling? Personally, I do. On artery roads it isn't critical but on unplowed and rutted streets I often throw my weight around on the bike to keep traction.
Jan
15
answered What should I consider when looking at a recumbent trike for commuting and winter riding?