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Jun
25
comment Group of Bikes: Is 3x1 an option?
Actually, IGH goes up to 11 gears. Shimano Alfine. There's even an electronic-shifting (Di2) version.
Jun
24
comment Group of Bikes: Is 3x1 an option?
If you want help with how to identify especially durable bikes, you should ask that as a separate question. Concentrate on what to look for in the bikes, not on specific brand/model recommendations.
Jun
24
comment Group of Bikes: Is 3x1 an option?
The "suggestions on brands/models" part of your question is off-topic for this site. Questions seeking product recommendations are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. Instead, describe your situation and the specific problem you're trying to solve.
Jun
15
comment High speed electric-assisted bicycles
Answer will vary from state to state, but here's the basics for California: dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/motorcycles/motorcycles -- basics are that if you go over 1,000 watts or 20mph, you're getting into territory where the vehicle must be registered and you must be licensed.
Jun
5
comment Campagnolo 11 speed crank with 10 speed running gear
Welcome to Bicycles Stack Exchange. Would you please consider breaking that up into paragraphs? The "wall of text" is a bit hard to follow.
Jun
3
comment How is Sir Bradley Wiggins 3D printing his titanium handlebars?
You can always edit your answer to add the essential details, and provide the video link for extended reference. Also, if you just put the youtube link on a line by itself, it should be viewable inline on the site.
May
14
comment Forearm pain during and after cycling
Sounds like that's something you should post as a new question.
May
14
comment When do I know the drum brake is at the end of life and needs replacement?
Welcome to Bicycles Stack Exchange! Could you maybe try to provide a little more explanation and details?
Apr
7
comment can you use a cycle path to bypass red lights?
That photo looks like a on-road bicycle lane to me, not a separated bicycle path/track... Does it change up at the intersection?
Mar
31
comment Front rack is not straight with fork, is this normal? And how can I fix it?
If it were me, I'd start with trying to figure out which thing is not straight. Measure the eyelet distances from dropouts and crown. Take the rack off and see if it sits level when on level ground. Rest front dropouts of bike on floor and use a level to see if the eyelets are level. Measure the distance of the fork arms at the eyelets from the wheel spokes.
Mar
31
comment Front rack is not straight with fork, is this normal? And how can I fix it?
I have that same rack, and it mounted quite straight.
Feb
13
comment What make and model is this MTB with no decal (pictured)?
Click "edit" and immediately above the editing area there's a row of different buttons. Click the rectangle picture button to add an image.
Feb
10
comment Is it possible to tune a hub gear?
There's also max torque issues with rear hubs. If you go too low, you can exceed the torque the IGH is designed for. Check the docs.
Feb
1
comment What type of shoes should I get with regular pedals
See also: bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/27402/…
Jan
5
comment What do I do if my bike won't pump with an air pump at all?
Does the pump quickly get harder to pump, or does it stay easy to pump?
Dec
8
comment Torn. Want to support LBS but they don't carry what I really want
I've found that often if I order something through the LBS, they'll do pretty well at matching the real online price, since they won't charge me for shipping. (it's just one more thing in a big order from one of their suppliers).
Dec
5
comment Is there any rule of thumb for comparing lights rated in lux and lumens?
Lux is relative to distance. That graph is based on lux at 2 meters from the light. What distance is the light in the question getting 35 lux at?
Dec
1
comment Is there any rule of thumb for comparing lights rated in lux and lumens?
For everybody else that isn't familiar with the units: lux is how brightly lit a surface is, candela is (usually) the brightness of the center of the beam, and lumens is the total light output. Candela can be converted to lux (and vice-versa) given a distance. Lumens can be converted to candela (and vice-versa) given degrees (how much of the sphere the light comes out), but most bike lights spread light unevenly.
Nov
16
comment Why are brake lights not common?
FYI, the magnic light has a bit of a "brake light" functionality, since it draws power from the rim moving past, it mounts on the brake, and it is pulled closer to the rim when you brake; so it flares brighter as you're braking. (but turns off once you're stopped)
Nov
5
comment Is there a cheap touring bike that is as light as a road bike
What do you want to mount on this bike? Racks? Fenders?