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It is impossible to drink a gallon of milk in an hour.

I have done so.

Therefore, I can do the impossible.


Jul
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
3
revised Why top touring bikes have no suspension forks?
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Jul
3
comment Why top touring bikes have no suspension forks?
@olee22 It's always about balance. Most of that stuff has such an incredible benefit in one way or another that it might be worth it to add a bit of complexity. For example, a fixie is as KISS as it gets, but there's a reason nobody tours on them. A suspension fork just doesn't add that much benefit compared to the number and magnitude of problems it potentially brings.
Jul
3
comment Why top touring bikes have no suspension forks?
@DanielRHicks Efficiency! I knew I was forgetting something. Although I personally think that durability and ease of repairs are much bigger concerns.
Jul
3
answered Why top touring bikes have no suspension forks?
Jul
3
revised Figures on accidents involving cyclists where motorists are using cell/mobile phones
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Jul
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comment Figures on accidents involving cyclists where motorists are using cell/mobile phones
When linking to your own site, you must declare that you are promoting yourself within the body of your post. bicycles.stackexchange.com/help/behavior
Jul
3
revised Figures on accidents involving cyclists where motorists are using cell/mobile phones
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Jul
3
revised Larger cassette options on a compact set up?
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Jul
3
revised Best brake pads for long distance travelling?
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Jul
3
revised V-Brake levers for drop handlebars?
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Jul
3
revised Can you attach front panniers to shocks?
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Jul
3
comment Frame differences between 700c and 29er?
You may have a hard time mounting 2" tires on a frame that's designed for 700c tires. They're often not designed with enough clearance for a tire that large.
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jul
2
reviewed Looks OK FSA Omega MegaEXO Press fit BB 19mm removal (non standard BB86)
Jun
30
comment Why has my ride changed?
Even if you can't change tires and adjust your tire pressure yourself, you should be able to specify your preferred pressure to the shop. Vittoria has a pretty good calculator. Also note that any calculator's suggestions are just that: suggestions. Look at it as a starting point and adjust your tire pressure to be higher or lower based on your preferences and riding conditions.
Jun
30
reviewed No Action Needed Why has my ride changed?
Jun
29
reviewed No Action Needed Can I use a Suntour Cyclone GT Rear Derailleur for a 10 speed Campagnolo cassette?
Jun
28
comment Need help for my wheel size
@Nui I think you may have misread Blam's comment as being mine.
Jun
28
reviewed Reviewed Need help for my wheel size