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Apr
21
revised Shimano FC-M521 middle chainring replacement
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Apr
20
revised Hollowtech 2 cranks and bb how good they are?
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Apr
17
comment Does anybody use an under the saddle bag for touring? (Not Pannier Bags)
Panniers on a snowbike could end up like being a giant snowplow. I can understand why they want the volume up high.
Apr
17
reviewed Approve Does anybody use an under the saddle bag for touring? (Not Pannier Bags)
Apr
17
answered Does anybody use an under the saddle bag for touring? (Not Pannier Bags)
Apr
17
answered Hydraulic disc brakes - total friction as a function of rotor size
Apr
14
comment Can a sora 9 speed Rear Derailleur short cage support a 12-36 cassette single chain ring 56T?
In my experience the B adjustment just doesn't matter all that much with the smaller gears.
Apr
13
revised Can a sora 9 speed Rear Derailleur short cage support a 12-36 cassette single chain ring 56T?
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Apr
13
comment Can a sora 9 speed Rear Derailleur short cage support a 12-36 cassette single chain ring 56T?
Actually in this case the cage size isn't important at all. A "short cage" Deore would work fine. What you need is the length of the parallelgram and available B adjustment to allow clearance on the large cog. There is no difference in these measurements between short/long cage versions of different derailleurs.
Apr
13
answered Can a sora 9 speed Rear Derailleur short cage support a 12-36 cassette single chain ring 56T?
Mar
28
comment Does riding a cyclo cross bike carry a large aerodynamic penalty when compared to a road bike?
How fast are you riding when this happens? What terrrain?
Mar
28
revised How Can A Faster Rider Aid A Slower Rider On A Long Ride?
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Mar
28
comment How Can A Faster Rider Aid A Slower Rider On A Long Ride?
Well, for one that's the rule for a drafting penalty in triathalons. triduo.com/articlesPage/draftingrules/drafting.htm It's also a common rule of thumb in sailing that you need to be 3 boat lengths behind to get clean air. The advantage at 3 bike lengths is of course much smaller, but it is still there. As you can see in this example grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/airplane/dragsphere.html, the zone of low pressure behind a blunt body is roughly 3x the body length.
Mar
27
answered How Can A Faster Rider Aid A Slower Rider On A Long Ride?
Mar
27
comment Changing to rigid fork on C-dale Killer V 900 w 1.5
Unless the motor is on the front wheel, the comment about steel forks and torque doesn't make a lot of sense to me. Where did this advice come from?
Mar
27
reviewed Approve Can I use a 9-speed shifter with a 8-speed cassette?
Mar
27
answered How to remove spoke twist
Mar
26
reviewed Approve Can I use a 9-speed shifter with a 8-speed cassette?
Mar
25
revised Replace chain at 0.5% wear, or 0.75% wear?
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Mar
25
answered Replace chain at 0.5% wear, or 0.75% wear?