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Is it cost-effective to upgrade an old-ish Giant Escape R3 commuter bike with entry-level branded parts (wheels, drivetrain)?

I'm currently using a 5 year-old Giant Escape R3 (2015)(https://www.giant.co.jp/giant15/bike_datail.php?p_id=00000060) hybrid bike that I bought used (down to $400 from $500 retail price) from a bike ...
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Sticking pedals problem [closed]

I have a Raleigh bicycle and am currently unable to rotate the pedals backwards while riding. The cassette gets stuck in the anti-clockwise direction. Could anyone tell me the solution?
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Switching from hybrid to road bicycle

For nearly 3 years now, I have been using a 21-inch hybrid bicycle (Fuji Absolute 1.9D). My use of the bike is primarily for aerobic exercise. I ride about 20 kilometres in the morning for about an ...
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what are the widest 700c available(with kevlar)? [closed]

Is it possible to put wider tires on the wheels I have? (original wheels on a Giant hybrid...GX-02 622 x 19) I have 700c x 38mm(Schwinn kevlar tires now). I would like something similar...TIA
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What kind of upgrades to a BMC AC02 hybrid?

I bought a hybrid bike about one month ago. It's a BMC Alpenchallenge AC02 Tiagra. Have been having a blast on it to the point of considering to eventually get into road bikes Full Specs can be seen ...
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What bike is recommended?

My car broke down 2 weeks ago so I bought a used bike off offer up so I can commute to work 8.30 miles there and another 8 back (50 min ride) I bought a used Avalon and it worked fine for 2 weeks. The ...
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slow hybrid bike 700cx35c

I'm using TRINX hybrid bike with stock 700cx35c tyres brand KENDA. Using Shimano SPD pedal with running shoe. stock groupset and wheelset. installed aero bars. I always can't catch up in group riding....
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How to make a derailleur work in opposite directions?

I am making a bike for a school project that can switch between upright and pseudo-prone position. It has two sets of crank assembly; one on one side of the rear gear set and one on the other; the ...
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Trek 7100 multitrack [closed]

I am looking to buy a used hybrid. Its a Trek 7100 multitrack. How can I find out what years trek made this bike? And how can I find the current value? Bicycle Blue Book doesn't list the Trek 7100 ...
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Hybrid bike for speed [closed]

I am looking for a speedy hybrid bike with skinny tires. I am 6 foot tall. Please suggest me some good bike under $800. I don't want road bike since I am not very much comfortable riding a road bike ...
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replacing wheels on a hybrid running on 700c

Using 700c wheels limits the choice of tyres and when touring tyres might be hard to find. Is there a problem in using 26 in wheels instead.
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I have a hybrid bike which the frame is too big, is there any modifications I can make to make it more comfortable?

I bought a hybrid bike from halfords around 6 months ago, however i have only recently had chance to ride it. I have found that the frame is too big, they wont exchange or give me a refund. I was ...
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Derailleur replacement recommendation

I have been experiencing some issues with my rear derailleur. I played around with it quite a bit to adjust it correctly. Finally after giving up, I took it to the shop and the guy showed me that the ...
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MTB levers on a road bike conversion

I've got a Raleigh Olympian road bike I use for commutes and my neck is killing me (congenital problem). So I want to put gull wing cruiser bars on this bike, with mountain bike levers in the center ...
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What kind of crankset to get for this bike?

I have a Schwinn Volare 1300, bought from here. So the pedal on my crank arm came off today, when I tried to screw it back on I noticed that the hole where the screw goes has become smooth and does ...
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Do I need a special rack for my Schwinn Ascension hybrid bike with disk brakes?

Do I need a special rear rack for my Schwinn Ascension Hybrid bike that has disc brakes? Or will the regular Schwinn bike rack work
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Raising the bars on a stock Giant Escape Hybrid

I have a stock Giant Escape 1 Hybrid which I would like to raise the handle bars on for a more upright position. I'm looking for comfort not speed on my commute. Am I right in thinking the easiest ...
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Road bike or hybrid for fitness (also including some commuting and loose gravel)?

I'm new to cycling and want to start riding regularly as a form of exercise. I'm mostly going to be riding on roads/pavement but may come into contact with the occasional gravel-isn road https://...
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Which component upgrades for longer rides

I have a Giant Escape 1 (2016) which I use for commuting to work and back. It is fitted with Altus level kit. I was considering taking my bike on holiday with me to get in some longer rides, perhaps ...