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Oct
6
comment Mountain Bike on Paved Roads
Great call on the fenders. One of the most worthwhile additions to an urban commuting bike.
Oct
6
comment How to store bikes inside a house or unit with limited internal space?
This sounds like a reasonable solution, but I think the bikes may project into the room space a bit much, and I don't really want to be drilling holes in my wall. This storage is for the "pretty" bikes in my collection (the road bikes), not the rough and tumble commuting bikes (which live out the back ready for instant action)
Oct
6
answered How do I prevent the rear derailleur from slipping gears?
Oct
6
comment How to store bikes inside a house or unit with limited internal space?
I like the look of that stand, I think that could be pretty close to what we want.
Oct
6
comment Off road lights
Two things. First, you should edit the spelling mistake and change it to "head torch", not "head touch". Second, I heartily second the idea that having a combination of head torch and handlebar lights is a really good idea. The head torch allows you to see round corners on twisty trails but provides no depth perception as you cannot see the shadows cast by rocks. The handlebar lights provide the depth perception, but are limited for going around corners.
Oct
6
comment How do you adjust the set-up of road bike brakes for women with small hands
This may end up being the solution we need to go for, but I'm keen to see what other options there are. This would be a fairly expensive modification to the bike.
Oct
5
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5
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Oct
5
asked How do you adjust the set-up of road bike brakes for women with small hands
Oct
5
answered How can bum / testicle / inner thigh pain from a saddle be prevented?
Oct
5
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Oct
5
asked How to store bikes inside a house or unit with limited internal space?
Oct
5
answered When should cyclists use pedestrian facilities?
Oct
5
answered How long should a road tyre hold its pressure?
Oct
5
answered How do I cycle up steep rocky ground?
Sep
21
answered How to tighten a brake?
Sep
21
comment How to tighten a brake?
I'd note that this adjustment is only really useful for moving one pad closer while moving the other further away. You need to adjust the brake cable to move both pads closer or further away.
Sep
21
answered How often should I grease and repack my hubs and bottom bracket?
Sep
20
comment Frequent blow outs in the same location
You can usually get away with not using the nut at all, so you may want to try that.
Sep
19
answered Frequent blow outs in the same location