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bio website aiz.miga.lv
location Latvia
age 30
visits member for 3 years, 10 months
seen Jul 25 at 8:20

Everyday commuter since 2007, racing MTB and road since 2009. Doing most of his own bike maintainance.


Jul
23
comment 2,600km on an 8 speed bike?
Alfine 8 would be unservicable on roadside. Choose something with external gears.
Jun
9
comment The difference between a junkie bike and a racing bike?
You should look up some informationa about material fatigue, especially if the frame is aluminium
Jun
6
answered Is hydroformed tubing good?
Jun
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What kind of flat is this?
May
28
reviewed Approve suggested edit on gears slipping after a chain change
May
28
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How can I get started riding without spending a fortune (too much)?
May
20
comment 29" wheels - what advantage do they provide over smaller wheels?
@MrBoJangles it must be custom made
May
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is it rude to take the lane, then filter when encountering congestion?
May
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on I broke my rear axle, apparently it's an old style. Is it easily replaceable?
May
7
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why do my disc brakes squeal when wet?
Apr
28
revised Rotating 2 chains on one cassete
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Apr
28
answered Rotating 2 chains on one cassete
Apr
16
comment Where can I ride Paris-Roubaix style cobbles in the UK?
Be warned: riding full speed on cobbles can shorten life of your equipment quite dramatically. On TV they are riding their team bikes :)
Apr
16
comment How can I mount a 25.4 mm seat-post on a frame that needs a 27.2 mm seat-post
Try eBay search on "seat post shim", saw a lot of options.
Apr
15
revised Should I avoid sitting on top tube on my carbon bike?
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Apr
14
comment Should I avoid sitting on top tube on my carbon bike?
This might not be entirely true. Carbon fiber is strong in certain directions.
Apr
11
revised Should I avoid sitting on top tube on my carbon bike?
edited body
Apr
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How bad is this fire damaged alloy frame?
Apr
11
asked Should I avoid sitting on top tube on my carbon bike?
Mar
26
revised Disc brake producing noise after a crash
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