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57-584 tire and (50,60,62)-584 tube

I have a tube (fits 27.5", 28" and 29"), and a 27,5" tire with the dimensions 57-584 (27.5/2.25, 650B). But the package of the tube only shows suitability for the dimensions (27.5"): 50-584 27.5 x ...
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How to read the traffic light at this German intersection?

There is an intersection in my city in Germany where the lights and signs puzzle me. (click through for a larger image) I usually want to turn left there. What I suppose should be relevant for me ...
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Where is my Record Luxus Racer bicycle from?

I just bought a bicycle on a classified ads platform in France. I don't know anything about the brand and I couldn't find much information yet. It is a Record Luxus Racer, as shown on the pictures ...
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Is it safe to cut off from the inside of my helmet?

Having a rather "pointy" head (think of something like Patrick Stewart's head), all bicycle helmets I've every tried on tend to have contact with only one point at the top of my head. Now my idea was ...
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Buy second-hand bike in or near Frankfurt [closed]

I'm travelling to Frankfurt, Germany in the next month and I'll be staying there for three months, because my trip is related to work, I'm trying to know how to get a bike that I can use to commute, (...
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Are handlebar-mounted child seats illegal in Germany?

I was told that handlebar-mounted child seats such as the Yepp Mini and the Bobike Mini are illegal in Germany. People say a lot of things about what is and what isn't legal while biking in Germany. ...
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Which traffic light do I have to follow?

There is one situation in Bonn, Germany, where the buses have their own lane (right one) and the cars are separate (left lane). The cars have a regular traffic light (red, yellow, green) and the buses ...
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What do the numbers on the mantle mean? [duplicate]

I've just removed the mantle of my back tire as it has a hole (probably cut by glass). I wanted to look for a new one, but then I realized that I'm not even certain which size it is. So I looked on ...
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Where to purchase a simple single-speed? [duplicate]

I would like to purchase a cheap (maybe around 200-300€) and spartanic single-speed racer-like bike. I don't need fancy extras - just wheels, a frame, and brakes (but please no backpadel-brake and ...
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Cheap german bikes and online shopping

What you guys think about bike-discount.de Has anyone had experience with this website and Radon bikes?
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What bike do I have?

I have recently purchased a bicycle from a second hand shop. It seems to have all sorts of different parts. The frame however has a badge and markings of 'Kontroll' made in West Germany. Doing some ...
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Cycling communities organized rides in Leipzig , Germany

in my country Dudes usually gather and make some Cycling groups , they usually organize rides during weekends periodically. i'm planning to spend some time in Leipzig, Germany this summer and i know ...
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Size of Pedal Threading on old German Glockenlager?

I removed the pedals of a Göricke bike from 1934 or 1935 (according to the bike number). It has a Glockenlager (What is that in English? Bell shaped bottom bracket?) as seen in the picture. The crank ...
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What is the cheapest way to send a bike from Australia to Germany?

I would like to know of any cheap ways to get a bicycle from Australia to Germany. So far, I have looked at UPS, TNT and other larger logistics companies. They all seem to be 500 AUD and above for a ...
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Cycling traffic signs and rules in Germany

I'm over 30 and have just started cycling in real traffic, my first experience, as I have only ever ridden as a child in parks and such. I live in a university town in the state of Baden-Württemberg ...
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Should I ring my bell before going around corners?

I'm in a town in Bavaria, Germany and the local custom with the more dangerous corners is to honk a horn or ring a bell. Will this actually make me safer? Currently I am cycling in a half-urban ...
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Where to buy a used bicycle in Germany? [closed]

I would like to buy a cheap bicycle in Germany. Is there any place to search for a used bicycle (like a market or an internet site)? I don't speak German so places where people might speak English are ...
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Bike Repair Information in Germany

I have been riding a bike for many years now, but I am embarrassed to tell you all that I am an novice when it comes to repairing and maintaining bikes. I have always had a problem with repairing ...