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Feb
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revised New bike advice - Singlespeed/fixed, mountain, or road
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Feb
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answered New bike advice - Singlespeed/fixed, mountain, or road
Feb
7
comment Is it possible/worth it to replace just shifters and derailleurs on an older MTB?
I found a reference to the Skykomish brand here so it is probably worth searching the web some more. If the comments in the link are anything to go by, the frame is nothing special, so if I were in your position I'd be leaning toward a new bike. Have you priced up the cost of the components versus the cost of a new bike of acceptable quality? That strikes me as the first thing you should do.
Feb
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revised Would a quality derailleur improve a cheap bike
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Feb
7
comment Will 40km E-Bike trip in Texel Island(Holland) be hard for untrained people?
If you have not been there, and you have good weather, then I would definitely recommend a visit to Vuurtoren lighthouse. Unfortunately it is right at the other end of the island from the ferry!
Feb
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Feb
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comment why are my disc brakes shuddering
When you say "just", would you say they should have had time to bed-in? There was a question on here just a couple of days ago about the consequences of not bedding in brakes, this may be one of them. Otherwise, what condition is the rotor in?
Feb
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revised Will 40km E-Bike trip in Texel Island(Holland) be hard for untrained people?
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Feb
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answered Will 40km E-Bike trip in Texel Island(Holland) be hard for untrained people?
Feb
5
comment Cycling Computers for seamlessly uploading to Strava?
Interesting. You say it will upload when you save the ride. Does the ride save automatically periodically? I don't have one of these devices but would have thought that the ride would only be saved when you hit the "stop" button (at the end of the ride). Yet reading the blurb on the device, I thought they updated realtime?
Feb
5
comment Cycling Computers for seamlessly uploading to Strava?
changed the title to make this good question sound less subjective, hope you don't mind, you can roll back if you wish
Feb
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revised Cycling Computers for seamlessly uploading to Strava?
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Feb
4
comment Is 11- 34 rear cassette necessary?
Sorry, but the only person who would know whether such a cassette is worthwhile is...you! There are plenty of questions on here that go into cassette ranges etc, but seriously we all cycle different terrains at different levels of ability, so you're really the only person who can answer this
Feb
4
comment What can I do about a cracked frame?
Yeah, I agree. Would also be worth taking it to your local shop. Once upon a time this would have been standard fare for a bike mechanic, but even if your shop doesn't do welding, I reckon they'll know someone who does. Definitely agree not to ride it in the meantime, though, just think if it gave out under you.
Feb
3
comment Is This Bike Worth 7K
Easy @andy256, didn't you see it comes with gears???
Feb
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comment What are the negative consequences of not bedding in disc brakes?
It might also be worth saying that because of this pad-to-rotor transfer process, eyeballing the rotor is a smart way of spotting contaminated pads, since the contamination will transfer to the rotor and cause discolouration.
Feb
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reviewed Approve Is my bike getting ruined?
Feb
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revised What are the negative consequences of not bedding in disc brakes?
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Feb
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revised What are the negative consequences of not bedding in disc brakes?
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