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Jul
17
comment Why are so many technical aspects of cycling so subjective?
Please remember - comments aren't meant for long back-and-forth discussions, and these exchanges are often better suited for chat.
Jul
15
comment Which Tern is suitable for a beginner commuter?
Product recommendation questions are generally a poor fit for a Q&A site since the answers quickly become out of date. There are a number of previous posts that will help you know what to look for when buying a new/first road bike, commuter bike and mountain bike.
Jul
15
comment Best road bike under £350
Product recommendation questions are generally a poor fit for a Q&A site since the answers quickly become out of date. There are a number of previous posts that will help you know what to look for when buying a new/first road bike, commuter bike and mountain bike.
Jul
1
comment Alex CXD6 Wheelset Clincher or tubular?
Welcome to Bicycles.SE! Your answer has been flagged for review. This site doesn't work like a typical forum where each thread can include a wide range of information. It should instead be a Q/A format with each answer providing a clear answer to the original question. I've edited your answer for clarity and formatting. Please see the Tour for an overview of how this and other Stack Exchange sites work.
Jul
1
comment Alex CXD6 Wheelset Clincher or tubular?
Looks like you have either mistyped, or have confused "Tubular" - a tire with the tube sewn into the tire and glued onto the rim; and "Tubeless". These wheels are tubless compatible clincher rims. You may want to edit or delete this answer to avoid downvotes.
Jun
24
comment Bike for college campus
Product recommendation questions are generally a poor fit for a Q&A site since the answers quickly become out of date. There are a number of previous posts that will help you know what to look for when buying a new/first road bike, commuter bike and mountain bike.
Jun
16
comment Campagnolo 11 speed crank with 10 speed running gear
Check out the formatting options available using the icons above the answer box. Formatting can make what you write much easier for others to read. I'll make an attempt at editing you answer; check it out as a guide, and make sure I have retained your meaning.
Jun
7
comment How to choose the right Citi Bike?
The components on a "citibike" vary somewhat by system and not all have drum brakes. The ABC Quick Check is a quick guide to verify that any bike you get on, whether your own, a loaner from a friend, or a rental, is in safe working order. If you can't see something or the bike doesn't have a particular component, skip that step... Please refer to the existing edit above.
May
6
comment “Footprint” of the Park Tool PCS 9 stand
For the real math geeks, you can use geometry to skip the second set of calculations. If you have a isosceles right triangle A-A-H and you bisect the hypotenuse, the A side become the hypotenuse of the two smaller right triangles and the length of both smaller sides is equal to 1/2 H.
Mar
31
comment How to deal with lock that keeps jamming?
Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference.
Mar
31
comment Novatec D041SB and D142SBT Hub Quality
I think it is unlikely that this will be reopened for several reasons. 1) Quality is frequently a subjective judgement, and often relies on other factors like price (which changes over time) and what you are comparing it too. 2) Usefulness of this question decreases over time as dealers move to newer stock and this item becomes unavailable for purchase new.
Mar
30
comment 1st road bike; wary of no-name parts?
Product recommendation questions are generally a poor fit for a Q&A site since the answers quickly become out of date. There are a number of previous posts that will help you know what to look for when buying a new/first road bike, commuter bike and mountain bike.
Mar
19
comment New to bicycles; Bad setup, bad bike, or too heavy?
Welcome to Bicycles. I understand your frustration with the account problem. You can have that fixed by following the instructions for Merging an Account. Please see the Tour for an overview of how this and other Stack Exchange sites work.
Feb
24
comment What do I do wrong to get hip aches after biking?
Check out the formatting options available using the icons above the answer box. Formatting can make what you write much easier for others to read. I'll make an attempt at editing you answer; check it out as a guide, and make sure I have retained your meaning.
Feb
23
comment Can I replace the 32 mm tires on a Trek 7.3 with 35 mm tires?
Welcome to Bicycles! This is really a comment, not an answer, and while this type of answer is welcomed and expected on a forum, it's not in line with our goals as a Q/A site. Much better would be an answer that includes details on why it worked, and why it might not. Please see the Tour for an overview of how this and other Stack Exchange sites work.
Feb
20
comment Best Gear Shifters
Product recommendation questions are generally a poor fit for a Q&A site since the answers quickly become out of date. There are a number of previous posts that will help you know what to look for when buying a new/first road bike, commuter bike and mountain bike.
Feb
13
comment What make and model is this MTB with no decal (pictured)?
If there is a decal or badge on the headtube a picture or description of that would be the most useful in identifying the make of your frame.
Dec
16
comment Fluid trainer for an intermediate rider
This question was flagged for review as off-topic. It's not a bad question but "shopping" or product recommendation questions are generally a poor fit for a Q&A site like this because the answers frequently become out of date as manufacturers change their product lines. See Q&A is Hard, Let's Go Shopping.
Nov
5
comment Commuting: How to carry office clothing so it doesn't get crushed?
Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. How and why is this a good solution? Otherwise this post will likely be downvoted or flagged as spam.
Oct
28
comment Disc brake clicking noise
This is really a comment, not an answer. It would be better if you explained what you did to fix it (changed alignment, bought shorter bolts, etc.) While this type of answer is welcomed and expected on a traditional forum, it's not in line with our goals as a Q/A site. Please see the Tour for an overview of how this and other Stack Exchange sites work.