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Mar
17
answered Long sleeves for safety?
Mar
16
comment How to attach and mount wheels onto a cargo trailer?
I hadn't considered using a 20mm bolt in place of a through axle for a single-sided trailer. That's pretty ingenious. I also wonder if Surly will start selling their "custom" hubs they designed for their Bill & Ted trailers: surlybikes.com/frames/surly_trailer
Mar
16
answered How to make a cargo trailer?
Mar
16
comment Recumbent, diamond-frame or trailer to move heavy things?
This recent edit seems strange, because it's now asking pretty specifically about postal bikes, while the accepted answer from a month ago is about trailers, long johns, and other cargo bikes.
Mar
16
revised How to attach and mount wheels onto a cargo trailer?
Added some rim information.
Mar
16
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Mar
16
revised How to attach and mount wheels onto a cargo trailer?
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Mar
16
answered How to attach and mount wheels onto a cargo trailer?
Mar
15
comment What are the benefits of external bottom brackets?
Are the balls in external BB bearings appreciably smaller than those in internal cartridge systems? Traditional is 1/4" (6.4mm), the SKF uses 4.5mm, and Jan cites a normal cartridge as being 2.8mm. The one dissasembly I found of a Race Face Type-X outboard bearing claimed 1/8" bearings, which would be 3.2mm. FWIW, I'd still run a cartridge bottom bracket over three-piece.
Mar
15
answered What are the benefits of external bottom brackets?
Mar
7
comment I keep breaking my road frames - why?
What happens to the power you use to flex the frame, given that the frame does not deform?
Mar
6
answered When to change derailleur pulleys?
Mar
6
comment Is a “run-bike” equivalent to a bmx bike with no drivetrain?
I don't understand the popularity of this answer; 12" wheeled kids bikes are basically the same as the things suggested in the question, relatively ubiquitous, and the cranks and pedals are almost certainly American one-piece (Ashtabula) - easily removed with household tools.
Mar
6
answered Looking for recommendations for a folding tricycle
Mar
5
answered Fixie/Single speed frame information for beginner
Mar
5
comment What types of mountain bike handle bar grips are available and how to they affect comfort and handling?
Perhaps ironically, one relevant issue is the type of MTB handlebar you need grips for. The common MTB flat bar or riser is what I expect you're referring to, but swept bars like the Origin8 Space Bar and mountain drop bars are going to have different needs. FWIW I've been enjoying riding the Space Bar + Ergon grip and I'm looking at switching to a set of mountain drops to try them out.
Mar
5
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Mar
5
comment What types of mountain bike handle bar grips are available and how to they affect comfort and handling?
Screw on grips are most commonly known as "locking grips". They're probably the simplest and best upgrade you can make for MTB grips.
Mar
5
answered Tandem for limited space?
Mar
4
answered Replace Brompton folding pedal - what tool is needed?