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Apr
30
accepted Can you buy bulk shifting/brake cable for road bikes?
Apr
30
asked Can you buy bulk shifting/brake cable for road bikes?
Apr
26
comment Can a rear derailleur be used for either a 9 speed cassette or 10 speed cassette?
So it looks like I have a black Shimano 105 RD-5500, which Shimano lists as a 10 speed derailleur. So does this mean I can safely go from my 9 speed cassette to a 10 speed cassette?
Apr
25
asked Can a rear derailleur be used for either a 9 speed cassette or 10 speed cassette?
Apr
25
asked Do cassettes and chains need to be replaced at the same time?
Apr
19
answered Best sources for inexpensive cycling clothing
Apr
11
comment Bike Assembly - What all needs lubrication?
So even the bolts that attach the brakes to the frame should be greased? Also, where do you find information on torque requirements for different parts of the bike when using a torque wrench?
Apr
11
asked Bike Assembly - What all needs lubrication?
Apr
8
asked Swap Bottom Bracket bearings or replace entire bottom bracket?
Apr
8
comment Are there advantages of dedicated bike computer instead of smartphone apps?
The reason a bike computer has sharper, more accurate GPS is because they usually contain an altimeter. If the elevation is already known then the GPS system only has to determine the long and lat. So it's much quicker and ends up being more accurate.
Apr
8
comment Are there advantages of dedicated bike computer instead of smartphone apps?
I've finally come to the same conclusion. Bike computers like a Garmin Edge 500 also have more accurate GPS I've found because they contain a built-in altimeter. Apparently with GPS, if one of the three parameters (long, lat, elevation) is already known (in this case, the elevation is known due to the altimeter) then the GPS is able to determine the long and lat very very quickly compared to a phone that has to determine the long, lat and elevation. So faster GPS lookups = more accurate GPS.
Apr
8
accepted Are there advantages of dedicated bike computer instead of smartphone apps?
Apr
5
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Mar
12
answered What is the best method to teach a young child to ride?
Mar
9
awarded  Scholar
Mar
9
accepted Should mileage on a trainer be considered mileage on the bike?
Mar
9
answered What should I look for in an indoor cycle trainer?
Mar
9
revised Should mileage on a trainer be considered mileage on the bike?
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Mar
9
comment Should mileage on a trainer be considered mileage on the bike?
Because they are upgrading?
Mar
9
asked Should mileage on a trainer be considered mileage on the bike?