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Feb
12
answered Is the Park Tool Allen Wrench going to strip out bolts?
Feb
12
reviewed Reviewed Winter deraillers
Feb
12
comment Winter deraillers
Welcome to Bicycles SE. Unfortunately, an open-ended question like this is too broad for our Q&A format. Please see our help center or take our tour to find out more about what questions fit well within our framework.
Feb
12
reviewed No Action Needed Rattling of a Shimano Nexave roller brake
Feb
12
reviewed Leave Open Is it safe to use painted unmachine rims with rim brakes?
Feb
11
reviewed No Action Needed What is the most secure bike rack for long distance travel?
Feb
11
reviewed No Action Needed Road bike frame for offroad/cx wheels
Feb
10
comment Should I be able to 'manually' rotate the headset?
@Alexander Why are you asking about the hub?
Feb
10
reviewed Close What effect can I expect on my body by commuting with my bike?
Feb
10
comment What to prepare for a long distance ride (1600km)
From our help pages: "If you can imagine an entire book that answers your question, you’re asking too much." Not only can such a book be imagined, several exist. I personally found the Sierra Club's aptly titled "Bike Touring" to be very useful.
Feb
10
comment Should I be able to 'manually' rotate the headset?
If you can move anything, something is probably too loose. What that is depends on what's moving and what type of headset you have. If you don't know what kind of headset you have, or what the various parts are called, take a picture, label it with what's moving, and edit it into your post.
Feb
10
reviewed Reviewed New road bike comes with cryptic tag on the brake/shift lever
Feb
10
comment New road bike comes with cryptic tag on the brake/shift lever
Welcome to Bicycles SE. I've moved your indexing text to the image's alt tags. This is better for a number of reasons that I can't go into in such a confined space. I've also removed your "thank you" text. On all Stack Exchange sites, it is much preferred that you say "thank you" by by upvoting and accepting answers.
Feb
10
revised New road bike comes with cryptic tag on the brake/shift lever
moved image description to alt tag, removed signature line
Feb
7
reviewed No Action Needed Would a quality derailleur improve a cheap bike
Feb
7
reviewed Approve Would a quality derailleur improve a cheap bike
Feb
5
comment What can I do about a cracked frame?
Can it be repaired? Probably. Is it worth it? Probably not.
Feb
4
revised What can I do about a cracked frame?
removed duplicate word in title
Feb
3
comment What are the negative consequences of not bedding in disc brakes?
Honestly, yes. It sounds like it could be a "CYA" statement to me. My point is that the brakes on BSOs do manage to stop the bikes, which is what matters most with brakes at the end of the day. I'm not saying I want to skip bedding in new brakes. I'm just curious what the consequences are for those that are either too lazy or don't know any better. And without any real-world corroboration, I don't think a statement from overly cautious service manuals really addresses that question.
Feb
3
comment What are the negative consequences of not bedding in disc brakes?
Manufacturers may have different reasons for suggesting things, lawyers being a big one that comes to mind. For example, that same service manual says to wear safety glasses when servicing your brakes. And my point about BSO's is that they're by far the most common bicycle on the road and people aren't constantly crashing into cars, so even the lousy brakes that they have must be at least minimally functional without the bed-in procedure.