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Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed How can you speed a road-bike up?
Dec
13
comment How can you speed a road-bike up?
Getting a new frame seems a little outside the scope of "getting more speed from an existing bike"
Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed Newer-model bike similar to Raleigh M50
Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed Bicycling apps for Android
Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed Removing Seat Post rusted into downtube
Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed Do glueless tube patches work as well as glue ones?
Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed What are advantages and disadvantages of CO2 inflators over frame pumps?
Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed Why do we rarely see recumbents and almost never see velomobiles?
Dec
13
awarded  Custodian
Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed Vegetable oil to oil a bike?
Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed Cyclometer interference from car detection loops?
Dec
10
comment What are some alternatives to fruitlessly ringing my bell at a motorist?
I guess I couldn't resist saying that some people shouldn't use horns. I should have assumed positive intent and just not commented, but hopefully we're all in agreement - sometimes you need a loud horn for safety. I actually wish operators on US roads used horns more freely to let someone know they are there - some foreign countries do this much better than we do. "toot toot" - i'm here can be very useful.
Dec
10
comment What are some alternatives to fruitlessly ringing my bell at a motorist?
Air powered horns are certainly the best way to make a racket on a bike, but you'll want to be sensitive to the situation - avoiding retaliation or use in anger. Even then, it's hard to see bikes ever making the same noise footprint as motor vehicles if a fleet of agro/militant pedalists all decided to air-horn up and let out some anger.
Oct
10
awarded  Commentator
Oct
10
answered Are Z-shaped cranks a good idea?
Oct
10
comment Are Z-shaped cranks a good idea?
The people that use these will have something different "tattooed" on their heads as they learn about reduced ground clearance when they crash their bikes by steering the front wheel into the longer crank and when the longer crank touches the ground on cornering or uneven terrain.
Sep
21
awarded  Custodian
Jul
31
revised Do higher speed crashes result in less serious injuries.
word this more affirmatively and less in a passive voice. Tried to maintain your word choice and phrasing as much as possible
Jul
31
suggested suggested edit on Do higher speed crashes result in less serious injuries.
Jul
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How many miles and/or commuting seasons will a modern internal geared hub last?