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Where to find good bicycle maintenance info?

If there is a good book what would it be? I'm pretty sure I can find stuff on YouTube (any particular user?). Any blogs out there?
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Submitting road data to Google

I have really enjoyed Google Maps cycling directions but find it lacking a lot where I live. I really want to update the maps with new/better information but I don't know the what, how, or where. ...
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What is the carbon footprint of a new bike?

When you look at the complete journey from bauxite to bicycle via China, a big container ship and the bicycle showroom, there probably is quite a lot of CO2 emissions involved in making a new bicycle. ...
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What are the most effective methods of bicycling advocacy?

Are all the best efforts truly local, or are there good regional/national causes (for example, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy) that are worth supporting?
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Where are the Online Bike Databases?

I'm starting to look for a new bike, and have grown accustomed to shopping online (or at least, pricing online) for just about everything I buy. One feature that makes online shopping especially ...
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What are some major non-English technical works about bikes?

Of historical and present major technical works about bicycles, material that is intended to be higher level than everday DIY repair books sold to consumers, we have a number that are originally ...
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Where could i find the intended travel for my specific mtb suspension forks

I have a Akela forged CR-MO mtb suspension fork that im trying to find the specs for. I'm building a bicycle for the first time and need forks for it. I have a few forks laying around. I know the ...
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Is there a site which has a good collection of recumbent bikes, still for sale new, to compare?

I am ready for a new recumbent bike and I know what I want, I also know that I will not be able to get all features in one bike as they are contradictory. Searching internet shows me a lot of sites ...
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