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Sep
16
asked How much does number of gears matter for a front derailleur?
Sep
16
comment What advanced cycling skills are useful for a commuter or city rider?
Do those count as useful skills for quickly moving through the city?
Sep
15
comment What is the advantage of a reverse arch suspension fork?
Check out those guys: Lizard skins.
Sep
11
comment How did cyclists get over curbs before BMX era?
Jumping is so much more efficient than letting the rear wheel hit the curb and absorbing the ensuing impact
Sep
10
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
10
comment How can I tell if my wheels need replacing due to rim wear?
What is high pressure inflation? For some bikes, high pressure is 4 bar / 60 psi
Sep
10
comment Brake lever grips
Plastic levers are usually found on very low-end bikes. This is because at hard braking with 1 or 2 fingers, they flex and thus do not provide adequate feedback about the stopping force. Hence metal levers.
Sep
9
comment Will bending the seat post two inches forward cause any unforeseen structural issues?
The saddle is all the way forward? Different saddles have different length of rails. In particular, some expensive saddles have very short rails in order to save weight.
Sep
7
asked How to determine what FD is compatable with a hard-tail MTB frame?
Sep
5
comment What bike is better 2010 Trek FX 7.5 or 2015 Trek FX 7.2?
See this answer.
Sep
4
comment What are the downsides of a twisted wheel?
@Batman, I disagree, it's not that hard if one has patience and some understanding what they are doing. Besides, if every time one brings their bike to the shop, when will be that one first time?
Sep
3
revised Can double chainrings be used with a clutch-type rear derailleur?
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Sep
3
answered Can double chainrings be used with a clutch-type rear derailleur?
Sep
2
comment How to destroy a LOOK pedal as it won't come off anyway
The two pedals have opposite threads.
Sep
1
comment What are my options for replacing a Shimano Hollowtech II BB?
And do you know if they are interchangable i.e. can I put an XT BB or I need to get the exact same as the current Deore?
Sep
1
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What are my options for replacing a Shimano Hollowtech II BB?
Sep
1
asked What are my options for replacing a Shimano Hollowtech II BB?
Aug
29
awarded  Popular Question
Aug
28
comment New chain snaps after shop service
Note that 10sp & 11sp Links are POWERLOCK, they fit together but then are not designed to come apart again.
Aug
28
comment What's the quickest “boost food” whilst riding in a fast bunch?
when the finish line is in site speaking figurativevly, right? I feel that a chocolate bar provides energy for at least an hour.