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Seatpost clamp arrow and too wide saddle rails

I have two questions in one: :) The first would be what direction does this arrow on the seatpost's top clamp indicate? Is it towards the front or rear of the bike? Second would be what should I do if ...
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Mountain bike saddle rails extension

Please give me the benefit of your expertise. I'm 6'3" (190 cm) tall and, though I have the largest sized-mountain bike available I'm bent over as I cycle because I can't push back my saddle any more ...
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Do studded tires make less than ideal railroad crossings worse?

I'm considering getting studded tires, but I'm concerned about a portion of my commute. I go down this road both directions: 39° 40.468', -84° 14.340'. This 2 lane narrow road has 2 railroad ...
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Double vs. single saddle rails?

Looking into buying myself a Brooks saddle, and have found two models that primarily differ in having what the descriptions call "single" or "double" rails. What in the world is the difference, and ...
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Saddle Rail Failure?

I've been running a non-brand name full carbon saddle for less than a year. It lasted through a couple of crashes and 'cross season. But when my usual ride stopped for coffee, I found out both rails ...
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