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Bicycle bicycle bicycle
I want to ride my bicycle bicycle bicycle
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride my bike
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride it where I like


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Jul
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on Does the term “domestique” have negative connotations?
Jul
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comment What's the difference between All-Mountain, Cross Country, Freeride, Downhill bikes?
The pictures are great (+1), but I disagree with your narrow definition of cross country. There are plenty of 26 inch wheel full suspension bikes that most would consider as being XC.
Jul
26
comment Why is wearing a skin suit in the Tour de France risky?
Most the high end kit is so thin now (for ventilation) that is no crash protection no matter the form factor.
Jul
25
comment What's the difference between All-Mountain, Cross Country, Freeride, Downhill bikes?
@mattnz Yes, price is a logical third dimension, but it wouldn't provide as much information to differentiate the different categories. There would be a lot of overlap on price, especially on the high-end, as you can find insanely expensive bikes in any of the categories. That said, the low end would be a better differentiator, with the cheapest being: cross country < all mountain < free ride < downhill. Finally, if I added another dimension I would have to create a dynamic widget to allow people could rotate the graph... too much work!
Jul
25
comment Does the term “domestique” have negative connotations?
The dichotomy is not that simple, it depends on how deep your talent pool is, team strategy, and egos. That said, when Mario Cipollini was in his day, everyone else on the team was essentially a domestique if through sheer force of will ;-)
Jul
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revised Does the term “domestique” have negative connotations?
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answered Does the term “domestique” have negative connotations?
Jul
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answered What's the difference between All-Mountain, Cross Country, Freeride, Downhill bikes?
Jul
24
comment Can Garmin Edge 500/510 and 800/810 be charged while riding?
I can confirm you can charge a Edge 800 while in use. In my case a Schmidt hub dyno + biologic ReeCharge on some long tours.
Jul
20
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
19
comment Am I going to get injured mountain biking if I don't have rear suspension?
@heltonbiker - Thanks! I realized I forgot to add hard tails have less maintenance (here is looking at you loose pivot).
Jul
19
revised Am I going to get injured mountain biking if I don't have rear suspension?
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answered Am I going to get injured mountain biking if I don't have rear suspension?
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Mar
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answered How can I repair a swollen tire allowing visibility on the inner tube (picture provided)?
Nov
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comment What's a good all purpose city commuting winter tire?
Note that no tire will work on black ice. I have studded snow tires, which works great on thick ice or compacted snow that has turned to ice. Black ice is too thin for the studs to effectively bite into. The best you can do is a softer sticker tier, which will give a little bit of traction. Vigilance and a light touch is about all you can do on black ice.