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Why do we say we "ride" and not "drive" bicycles?

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Should cyclists on a bike path separated from the road overtake each other on the right or on the left?

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How does bike stay balanced when the gear is on the side not in the middle

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Can I govern an ebike down to a lower speed?

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Where to mount a bell on drop bar handlebars to make it accessible while braking?

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Do rotational-symmetric-looking front lights usually throw half their light into oncoming traffic? How To dinstiguish?

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Why would I use a trainer instead of riding outside?

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What actually causes the barrel adjuster to change tension in a cable?

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Are brake calipers directional?

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Dropout damage mystery, how to fix it? [Photos and videos]

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What can cause wheel spokes to snap in the middle?

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Bubbles in carcass/ casing of Schwalbe Pro One TLE

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Servicing Shimano Centeron Jockey Wheels

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Pinging sound on new radial front wheel

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How does biking speed correlate with the required effort?

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Making a 7 spd cassette or freewheel out of a 9 spd (need to save space to fit in dropouts!)

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Should I be worried about small cuts on a tubeless tire/tyre?

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When descending on paved roads - fork locked or open?

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New bike is making rattling noise

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What are the geometric differences between a bicycle with aerobars (aka tribars) set up for touring (or long-distance) and one set up for speed?

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Giant power meter left/right balance

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Can drum brakes make a bike harder to pedal with?

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Bike helmet expiration

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How to lock a saddle clamp to stop it from loosening during riding?

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Does a z-shaped cone wrench exist?

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Brake mounting points very close to the rim

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Would you be able to use mountain bike/straight bar cable brake levers as auxiliary/inline brake levers on drop bars?

5 votes
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560 views

Do mountain bike cantilever brakes have different pull than road bike cantilever brakes?

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Improving the Efficiency of a Derailleur: Enlarging the Cassette Sprockets to reduce Friction

3 votes
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Risk for road bike to gravel bike conversion

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Strange handle on the left side of Winora Youkatan 12 pro

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Will this modern road bike hub fit in my 1990's MTB (130mm restoration)

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Searching a new city tyre for Two old bikes, one has 26x1,90 tyre on it and another has 37-622(28x1 3/8x1 5/8)

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Replacing worn pads worsens need for bleeding

5 votes
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What Causes Tubeless Road Tires to Blister?

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Fat tires on a Rhoades Car quadricycle bike?

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Chain clanking whenever I start to pedal

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What happens if I shift beyond the maximum ranges?

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Why are my BMX brake pads not performing?

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What type of bikes have a steel frame with 135mm rear dropouts spacing?

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Replaced chain and cassette, now new chain slips in a specific gear

6 votes
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How to attach a shimano crank arm power meter on a low end bike with a square taper crankset?

5 votes
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How should I remove this crankset?

5 votes
1 answer
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Is it safe to ride on wheels with rusted spoke eyelets?

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Carbon fork - removed exapnder plug before loosening stem

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Replacing internally routed cable with no access holes

7 votes
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Why do hydraulic brake/shifter lines cross in front of the handlebars?

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Can I convert a WTB LaserDisc Lite hub to 15mm thru axle?


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