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Dec
18
revised I want to start riding a road Bike. Is it a big difference if I buy a generic one?
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Dec
18
comment How to ride to work without sweating?
No parking lots in Manhattan :)
Dec
13
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Dec
9
comment 'Best' Gear inch to start with on a fixed gear? Moderatley hilly area
I used to ride a 75 (for over a year) in NYC. The main hill is the ~150 foot climb on the East River bridges. I now prefer a 70, though the bridges have a bit steeper slope than many natural hills.
Dec
9
comment Why do we rarely see recumbents and almost never see velomobiles?
Nevertheless, a lot more people buy road bikes than actually use them for racing.
Dec
5
answered How to position a bike for work without a stand
Dec
5
comment Conversion question
a comment from the Czech dude: '... Just a note from the "Czech dude" who built the retro-direct conversion mentioned above (and happened to find this thread:-): The durability is almost unlimited. The mechanism is so simple that there is hardly anything that could go wrong! I've been using my retro-direct bike for every-day commuting for about five years, without any need for adjustments or repairs, just providing basic maintenance. The gearing must have been submitted to over ten thousand kilometers of service by now! And even now I still consider the back-pedaling to be great fun;-)'
Nov
17
comment Medium size cargo solution for road-bike for commuting
Another way to get the size/weight down is a smaller coat and towel— do you have a camping towel & some sort of stuffable coat already? e.g. uniqlo.com/us/men/outerwear/ultra-light-down.html & rei.com/product/832935/…
Oct
30
comment What tire should I put on my road/commuter bike to prepare for a New York winter?
Be very careful with studded tires if you have a hardwood or polished concrete floor, as in many NYC apartments— the carbide studs will destroy the finish.
Oct
22
comment Axle flex under load normal for freewheel hub?
Frames flex under load as well.
Oct
10
answered I want to start riding a road Bike. Is it a big difference if I buy a generic one?
Oct
10
answered Camera alternatives for commuting (2014 version)
Sep
16
comment Reuse oversized hardtrail frame to build a commuter bike?
A lot of commuters (especially MTB-based ones) are also set up with flat or swept-back (e.g. Albatross/North Road) bars, and those would be good for a shorter rider on a bike with a long TT.
Sep
11
answered Breathable backpack
Sep
3
answered Single speed bike with child seat?
Aug
22
answered Which public transport networks allow you to transport a bike?
Aug
22
revised How to move a bicycle by bicycle
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Aug
21
answered How to move a bicycle by bicycle
Aug
21
answered Do rubber bike pedals or rubber pedal covers exist?
Aug
12
comment 90 mile round trip work commute
You're getting into RAAM-training distances. Maybe enter RAAM next year to stay motivated.