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Software engineer. Interests include Python, Ubuntu, Cycling, Badminton, Sailing, Philosophy.


Jan
10
answered Discouraging motorists from stopping at an intersection when they have the right-of-way
Jan
6
comment Weight of wheels vs. weight of tyres
The short answer is that weight loss is probably not responsible for the improved the performance you noticed: bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/7133/…
Jan
6
revised Weight of wheels vs. weight of tyres
edited tags
Dec
19
comment Will I have problems maintaining a bike from the UK in the US?
Adding the make/model would make the question easier to answer (although less general).
Dec
18
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why does the rear hub (cassette) moves on the axle when I pedal?
Dec
18
comment Should I apply pressure on the saddle during downhill on a rigid frame
To be fair, you didn't ask why. :-) Give cherouvim the points it's a great answer.
Dec
17
comment Why can't the gear ratio be something like 100:1? Is it practically possible?
Penny-farthing and exceptionally long legs?
Dec
17
comment Should I apply pressure on the saddle during downhill on a rigid frame
Obviously you should attach some calipers or one of those steel rulers to your saddle. Be sure to record the results as you're barrelling down the mountain and update the question. This kind of sloppy vagueness makes it very difficult to answer! ;-)
Dec
16
revised Do glueless tube patches work as well as glue ones?
Typo fix
Dec
15
revised Building a 36er bike
Added link
Dec
13
answered Building a 36er bike
Dec
5
revised How can I evaluate a used road bike i intend to buy?
added 158 characters in body
Dec
5
comment How can I evaluate a used road bike i intend to buy?
Additional ideas/edits welcome.
Dec
5
answered How can I evaluate a used road bike i intend to buy?
Dec
5
revised How can I evaluate a used road bike i intend to buy?
Removed unnecessary word from title
Nov
28
comment Is cornering in snow any different?
Could you put on some protective gear and find a place with no traffic to practice?
Nov
27
comment Extra power needed uphill for weight increase
...and helps you by slowing deceleration.
Nov
27
comment Extra power needed uphill for weight increase
Surely "mass" not "ass". ;)
Nov
22
answered How to ride to work without sweating?
Nov
18
comment What tire should I put on my road/commuter bike to prepare for a New York winter?
Could you expand on what it means for the studs to be "inset"?