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bio website mattpotts.com
location England, United Kingdom
age 27
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Computer Science post grad from Lancaster University

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awarded  Editor
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revised Is it normal for the chain to slip in an 'extreme' gear?
Clarified one point. Simplified sentence structure elsewhere.
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comment Is it normal for the chain to slip in an 'extreme' gear?
I never use this gear, except for when testing that my service has been done properly. Updated the question to be more clear about that, thanks.
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asked Is it normal for the chain to slip in an 'extreme' gear?
Jul
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asked What can be done to fix a hub that has come apart?
Jul
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comment I want to weld or braze the pedal to the crank arm, but what metals are they?
I couldn't say for sure but from my experience that's an aluminium crank and a steel pedal shaft.
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Curious
Jun
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accepted What's the point in a freewheel/cassette with incrementally sized rings?
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asked What's the point in a freewheel/cassette with incrementally sized rings?
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awarded  Critic
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awarded  Yearling
Feb
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comment How can I stop my shifters slipping when climbing?
Is that the only adjustment for this? What's responsible for pulling the cable?
Feb
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asked How can I stop my shifters slipping when climbing?
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awarded  Nice Question
Jun
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comment What does an expensive wheel have over a cheap wheel?
I'm after 27" wheels for my old school road bike. The wheels I found on Wiggle were purely to demonstrate that even the cheapest option there was expensive! Thanks for the clarification of why that may be.
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asked What does an expensive wheel have over a cheap wheel?
Feb
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comment Why is it safer to bike with traffic, instead of facing oncoming cars?
I can't believe this is even being asked/debated.
Jan
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accepted What is a wireless crankset?
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asked What is a wireless crankset?