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Mostly I ride a commuter bike short distances as an environmentally friendly, cheap and healthy mode of transport.

Occasionally I ride off road on a hard-tail mountain bike.


Jul
6
comment Why are bicycles considered vehicles and not “walking aid”?
If you push it you're not riding it, but with one foot on a pedal you are - cyclecraft.co.uk/digest/pushing.html
Jul
6
answered Why are bicycles considered vehicles and not “walking aid”?
Jun
29
comment How to fit a Storage Options bike cam helmet mount
A diagram or photograph would be useful.
Jun
27
answered What is the hand gesture for “I'm sorry”?
Jun
24
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
9
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
8
awarded  Constituent
Jun
8
awarded  Caucus
Jun
7
comment How many miles of riding require the same effort as one mile of running?
related - bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/5020/…
May
19
awarded  Yearling
Apr
23
answered what is the most secure bicycle combination lock?
Apr
20
awarded  Good Answer
Apr
16
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
16
answered Why is it safer to bike with traffic, instead of facing oncoming cars?
Apr
10
answered Unconventional, pretty bicycle helmets
Mar
30
answered How often should I change road bike tyres?
Mar
16
comment How can I safely go downhill on an antique penny-farthing bike?
There's a video showing that technique here - youtube.com/watch?v=iUbrh0Ac29M
Feb
29
answered How do I deal with a dog chasing me when I'm touring?
Feb
27
comment How to calculate width of 28“ tire to 26” with constant damping factor?
Maybe I'm missing something in your question, but surely you just adjust the tire pressure to get the dampening factor you want?
Feb
22
answered Why don't bikes by auto manufacturers make it into bike shops or onto the streets?