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Mar
20
comment Cyclist vs Van. Who is wrong in this scenario?
To be clear: I'm not saying that the legality of such situations is off-topic here. I'm saying that questions on this kind of topic need to be handled very carefully.
Mar
20
comment Cyclist vs Van. Who is wrong in this scenario?
I put this on hold, because (1) it seems likely to be more of an argument than a question and answer and (2) there's really not enough information to answer properly. The animation shows the van travelling in a straight line and the cyclist in front of them all the time, such that the cyclist's diagonal movement is irrelevant. Did the cyclist move diagonally within a lane both were already in? There's just so many little details that could matter, especially the legal jurisdiction where it happened.
Mar
16
comment How do you decide your route to commute to work?
@jcbrou Good suggestion! Added to post. Wasn't available back when I first posted this.
Jan
9
comment Does the National Bike Registry work?
I went ahead and created a very basic Bike Index ad: meta.bicycles.stackexchange.com/a/1079
Dec
26
comment Should I be wearing sunblock?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's not about bicycles.
Oct
4
comment does lycra turn cyclists into douchebags?
Welcome to Bicycles Stack Exchange! This question appears to be an attempt to incite an argument or start a discussion, and not a genuine question. If you'd like it re-opened, please rephrase with less offensive (and non-sexist) language, and make it clearer what constructive and answerable question you have. Reading these pages may help: bicycles.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic bicycles.stackexchange.com/help/dont-ask bicycles.stackexchange.com/help/closed-questions
Aug
15
comment Bike won't shift into 2 largest rear cogs (lowest gears)
@NareshMG: I don't think Pacific Cycles watched your video. They're probably right that the adjustment screws are off, but I think the bigger problem is that the hanger is bent. You'll want to straighten the hanger before trying to do any other adjustments.
Aug
15
comment Bike won't shift into 2 largest rear cogs (lowest gears)
I edited the gist of the question in the video into the question, with some of the terms. If you don't know the right terms, that's fine; just try to describe the thing or what it does. Questions like that will be found by others in the future having the same trouble describing their similar problem.
Aug
10
comment Is there a way to rest at an intersection without (partially) dismounting the bike?
Could you please provide a bit of detail about how track stands work, how one does a track stand, etc?
Aug
3
comment Do 16g CO2 cartridges have a shelf life?
I happen to have an empty and a full of the same brand of 16g CO2 cartridge and a kitchen scale. I got 42 grams for the empty and 57 grams for the full.
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.
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.