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How can I use my small flashlight as my bicycle's headlight?

How safely add my small flashlight to my foldable bicycle temporarily? I want use it as headlight. But I need take it off when I don't bike. My folding bicycle doesn't have basket, and I don't want ...
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What tube do I need to buy for a Cube SL Road Race Bike?

Sorry for such a newbie question but I truly am in need of some guidance to make sure I buy the right thing. I recently bought a Cube SL Road Race which I've been out on a few times, covering about ...
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Broken bearing cover near stem

I have a small issue with a bearing cover/seal (not sure how it's called properly) that I would like to fix. I'm attaching the picture for clarity. I imagine I should just replace the part but I have ...
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Increase teeth on cassette from 11-32t to 11-34t 9 speed

I have a new (to me) road bike with a 11-32t rear cassette and have Sora 9 speed derailleur. Even though I have been riding mountain bikes for some time I am struggling for a lower gear on the hills. ...
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Upgrading cheap "cruiser"-type bike for commuting

My current bike is this one: http://www.amazon.com/Avalon-26-Mens-Cruiser-Bike/dp/B00BF0DDRG To disclaim, I don't know very much about bikes, and I'm trying to get more into bikes for commuting and ...
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Why are cyclocross bikes stiff and what impact does it have on performance?

I bought my first cx bike at the beginning of the summer and started watching a few races on YouTube and such, not because I plan to race but just because it was interesting to me. All summer I've ...
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Campagnolo 2x11 Record with GRX derailleurs

I really don't like the Shimano 105 levers on my bike. I would like to switch them in favour of Campagnolo 2x11 Record, and would like to know if anyone tried to fit them with GRX system: Front ...
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Which gear combination is right for me?

I'm a 65-year-old male. And I have osteoarthritis in both my knee joints. I've Fuji Absolute 1.9D bike and I use it every day for one hour for my morning exercise. I don’t use it to go places. ...
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Rebuild Gary Fisher Mullet rear derailleur

I have a Gary Fisher Mullet from sometime between 2006 - 2008. I don't know anything about bike except the fact that I got one Hehe. My rear derailleur is in pretty bad shape. Well, I don't know for ...
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Glossary - types of riders [closed]

I'd like to create a terminology index for the types or categories of riders, similar to this question. By types of riders I mean the categories that pro racers are often identified as being part of ...
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Options for renewing drivetrain / upsizing crankset

I currently have a Shimano drive-train and am approaching replacement for the chain and cassette. All parts are Deore XT M780 Series except my cassette which is a HG500-10 11-25 I usually run a ...
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Wheel upgrade for a Trek Domane Al 2 [closed]

i'm wanting to put new rims on my TREK DOMANE AL 2 and i was wanting to know if these would work and if you have a recommendation please feel free to comment them https://www.amazon.com/ELITEWHEELS-...
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What is the best way to raise handle bars

I have bought a second hand 19 inch frame and I am normally used to a 20.5 inch. The bike rides OK but I would benefit from raising the handlebars. I have read about fork steerer tube extenders and ...
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Can I expend same or less effort riding a mountain bike than road bike?

I know nothing about engineering. I feel like I can expend the same or even less effort riding a mountain amd a road bike (if going slowly) but feeling is not reliable, so I hope to get some insight ...
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What is a fixie? [duplicate]

Is it a bicycle with no gear? Is it a bicycle with no free wheel? My bicycle has no gear. I removed that. However, I can rest my food and the bicycle and move forward. Do I own a fixie? If not what?
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