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A coder slowly learning the finer points of various things.


Sep
30
awarded  Enlightened
Sep
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
30
comment Can I leave headset spacers above and below the stem
And carbon steer tubes are supposed to have a spacer over the stem.
Sep
30
reviewed Looks OK Best brake pads for long distance travelling?
Sep
30
reviewed Looks OK Can I use an inner tube that's too narrow for the tyre?
Sep
29
answered Back Gears Clicking
Sep
29
answered Why are bike frames getting so much bigger
Sep
28
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
27
reviewed Reviewed What do you do to cure road rash more quickly after a crash?
Sep
27
reviewed Reviewed Aerobars on a hybrid
Sep
27
reviewed Reviewed Are there LED based dynamo powered lights suitable for night time MTB riding on singletrack?
Sep
27
reviewed Reviewed Toddler bike seat vs. bike trailer?
Sep
27
comment Front derailleur sticking, not shifting. Will soaking in solvent damage parts?
And if that doesn't work, you can light it on fire.
Sep
27
awarded  Custodian
Sep
27
reviewed Leave Open Can cars legally drive in the bike lane down the street?
Sep
27
answered Why would one ever buy a 12-25 cassette when an 11-25 is available?
Sep
25
answered Lock my bicycle on busy or quiet places?
Sep
24
reviewed Reviewed What's the difference between a Gran Fondo and an Étape?
Sep
24
reviewed Reviewed Why do cyclists prefer messenger bags over backpacks?
Sep
24
comment Rear dropout adjustment screws on fixed-gear conversion
This is actually not a great idea on a single speed bike that depends on axle position to maintain chain tension. Since you have to move the wheel back as the chain lengthens, you'd have to be adjusting these screws to do so.