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comment How can I avoid getting chain grease on my trouser leg
The veclro straps don't slip down for me, but they do open up and fall off. I haven't tried gaiters.
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answered How can I avoid getting chain grease on my trouser leg
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comment For a slightly warped wheel, is it worth getting it repaired?
" tighten the spokes on the opposite side where the brake pad rubs" is bad advice, and I don't want to see anyone copy it. There's no room here for a tutorial on truing, but the basic problem is that you're adding tension as you go; you need to release tension to keep the wheel balanced, and you need to avoid twisting spokes as you go.
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comment For a slightly warped wheel, is it worth getting it repaired?
This would harm wheel tension and round.
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comment Can you shift both the front and back gears simultanously?
Note that I shift the front to a larger & the rear to a smaller (or vice versa). I am not creating slack at both ends at the same time. I am not cross-training.
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comment Can you shift both the front and back gears simultanously?
You use the word "often" but I have never had this problem. I realize I'm only one person, not enough data to be conclusive.
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comment Back wheel skidding out
How fat are your tires? I like to ride the biggest tires I can (but not knobbies!)
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answered Adjusting rear derailleur - shifts to lower gear, but not to higher
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comment Cheap energy sources for electronics during touring with low amount of sun energy?
I'd probably go with a smartphone. Very low power, low voltage, small, includes internet, GPS, etc.
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answered Where can I get some rags?