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comment Can disc brakes be considered safe for road group rides?
The discussion is currently around disc brakes being safe at all on road bikes. With what I have read, I would not be prepared to run discs on hills solo, let alone in a group.
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reviewed No Action Needed What is the maximum safe storage temperature for a bike?
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comment What is the maximum safe storage temperature for a bike?
Going from say 20C to 80C inside a hot car will increase tire pressure by about (60/300K) 20%. If left in direct sunlight, the surface temp can exceed 120C. Its not really the increase pressure that causes the tire to go, but the tire losing strength from the heat. As advised, let the tires down but also cover the bike. Once you take the bike out of the car and start riding, the tires will cool off quickly and loose a lot of pressure, so you may want to over inflate them a bit just before heading off, or check them after 10 minutes or so.
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reviewed No Action Needed Rat a Tat noises coming from my bottom bracket area. Please help!
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reviewed Looks OK Why are aero bars usually disallowed in gran fondos
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answered Is it a good idea to sand off the rotor when exchanging disc brake pads?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Can I replace my bicycle's dynamo with batteries?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Cycling position for commuting
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reviewed Close Quick-release seat slipping down
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answered I want to weld or braze the pedal to the crank arm, but what metals are they?
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reviewed Edit suggested edit on Please help me identify my bike
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revised Please help me identify my bike
made the quetion more specifc and less based on opinion to keep it On Topic.
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answered How to fix V-brakes
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reviewed Edit suggested edit on Hybrid bike change to road bike
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revised Hybrid bike change to road bike
To improve my question
Jul
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comment Annual technology gap of high end road bikes
Sales cost for product lies somewhere between what it costs to supply and what customers are prepared to pay. Its been a long time since the bicycle manufacturing industry worried about what it costs to build when working out sale price, especially for high end road bikes. I can buy a new car for the same as a new high end bicycle, because the new car is a cost plus sales model and the new high end bicycle is a value added pricing model. Any discussion on price dropping is pointless when patents protect monopolies and cashed up 50 yo execs are prepared to pay whatever is asked.
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answered Damaged (scraped) tire - what to do?
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reviewed Reviewed What does “LL” mean on BB spindle?
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reviewed No Action Needed How to inflate a tire with a Presta valve?
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reviewed No Action Needed How much of a difference will I notice going from a Mountain bike to a road bike?