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Jan
20
answered How to avoid turning the spokes while tuning the wheel
Jan
15
answered Reflective tape instead of rear reflector
Jan
10
revised Could rubber parts on bike rack damage the rear shock?
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Jan
10
answered Could rubber parts on bike rack damage the rear shock?
Jan
8
answered CB Roubaix upgrade to Shimano Tiagra - brake problems
Jan
5
answered Preventing rust in bolt heads
Jan
5
answered Trying to build a bike, confused about fork/headsets/compatability
Jan
3
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Jan
3
comment What are the differences between a mens and womens bike frame?
The difference between then and now is now you do it by choice
Jan
3
revised What are the differences between a mens and womens bike frame?
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Jan
3
answered What are the differences between a mens and womens bike frame?
Dec
28
comment Things to consider when upgrading crankset
Have you considered a cassette swap to something like a 11-28 tooth? Not as effective as a crank swap but cheaper and easier.
Dec
28
answered Recommended handlebar style for short daily commute?
Dec
28
comment What is the proper way to paint a bicycle?
In addition to @ Angelos comments, If you are going to sand use progressivly finer grits to minimize scratches. Use the same brand primer the paint directions call for. Use Rustoleum primer for Rustoleum paint etc. Rustoleum used to make products specifically for metal, if they are available use them.
Dec
26
answered Is there much of a difference between flatland and park/street frames?
Dec
25
answered Fixed (inside) front disk brake adjustment
Dec
25
comment Any experience about radially-laced hub flanges actually breaking?
For what it is worth I recently replaced a Mavic Open Pro wheel. It was about 5 years old has about 10,000 miles on it. It was radially laced. It hit car door while going about 22mph. The wheel folded like a taco. About half the spokes bent, 5 or 6 nipples pulled through the rim. Not one hub spoke hole was damaged. If that wasn't enough abuse to damage a hub I don't think anything else would.
Dec
24
comment How often should I change brake cables and housing?
Most aerosol dry lubes uses a liquid carrier that will flush then evaporate leaving the dry lube in the housing.
Dec
21
comment How often should I change brake cables and housing?
I prefer to use "dry" type lubes in muddy, dusty,gritty enviroments. Even a light oil tends to make the grit stick to the cables. The grit gets pulled into the housing over time.
Dec
21
comment Diamondback Sorrento for first starter bike?
While at your local shop ask about used bikes. Tell them what you"ve told us and they will point you in the right direction. If they keep pushing you to spend more than you are comfortable with try another shop. They should let you take it for a real test ride.