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Questions tagged [road-bike]

Bikes designed for road use only. Could be any road-only bike, but typically means bikes optimized for speed / racing / club rides with drop handlebars, narrow tires and a crouched-forward rider position.

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Is this a real Concorde or just a replica?

I'm confused with this, the lugs in this bike look identical with another Concorde but the tubing sticker clearly says "Reynolds". (Concorde only uses Colombus, right?)
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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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Why are my quill pedal cages “wobbling”?

The plates and connectors on my old quill pedals "move around" in relation to the pedal axle itself: In the photo below, I'm pushing the pedals to opposite sides to show how the pedal cage "distorts". ...
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Did I purchase the correct brakes for my Huffy bike?

Did I purchase the correct bike brakes for my Huffy bicycle. I just put the back set on the back and no matter how hard I squeeze the brake it is not tight enough to stop bike. If anyone know please ...
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I can't push the Quick Release in - how do I fix it?

I have a Polygon bike at home and I have recently removed the rear wheel. I had reinstalled the wheel but the Quick Release (QR) (?) but I can't seem to push it back no matter how much strength I use....
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What is the origin country of the bicycle brand called Longhorn?

I recently brought a hybrid bicycle from a brand called Longhorn. I have never heard about it. However the quality is quite good. So I am quite curious to know from which country the brand originates ...
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What type of frame could this be?

Recently purchased this 1x11 rebuild. Decals have been removed and it has a fresh powder coat. The stripes are coloured electrical tape so don't go by that... I've heard it could be a Miyata or ...
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Can someone help me identify the bike frame?

I have had this frame for a while now and I would like to restore it to its original look. The person who sold it to me said that its a Sintezi, but that sounds wrong to me, all I know about it that ...
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Identify Brand of Bicycle

I am wondering what brand of bicycle this is? Thanks
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Ever heard of a snapped rear gear sprocket?

Has anyone come across a rear gear sprocket snapping before? A clean break straight across the diameter. Happened at bottom of hill but not excessive force by any means. Not new but not terribly old ...
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Help ID'ing early 90's Lemond

I was wondering if anyone could help me identify this bike, or point me to the resources I could use to get get a better idea about what it is. -- Pictures @ Imgur Cross-post on reddit "This seems ...
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Can anyone identify this second hand bike?

I am looking into getting a new (for me) road / TT bike and this came up but I think it isn't a Specialized Shiv... many thanks
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1970-80's Roadmaster bike makes a clicking noise when turning right

A 70's/80's Roadmaster Pursuit bike makes a clicking noise when turning right. It doesn't make any noise when riding straight or turning left. It doesn't seem to matter how close the turn is. I have ...
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Could somebody please identify this bicycle?

I have been looking into purchasing a second hand road bicycle for my daily commute. I went through many possibilities and would like to know if any of you have seen or can identify the attached. Do ...
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Low gearing setup for road bike with Shimano dual control

Question: What is my best bet for a crankset, given the following requirements for a road bike I am setting up: 68mm "English" thread bottom bracket Shimano STI "brifters", 2x10 (I already have ...
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What to upgrade on a Raleigh MV7? 20"

I am undecided to upgrade the BB and crank or change a wheelset. Any advice on what might help me spend less effort pedaling? I actually find a steel 26" MTB easier to pedal.
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TT levers for road bullhorns with 17mm inner diameter

I have bullhorns with inner diameter of 17mm on tops. I've bought Soma Pursuit Lever Set, 19.6-20.6mm, but they don't fit, as are too wide. Popular Cane Creek 200 TT Time Trial Levers, probably won'...
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SRAM Drop bar to MTB hydraulic brake interoperability

In a previous question I asked about compatibility of drop bar shifters with mountain bike derailleurs. Now I'm curious about drop bar hydraulic brake lever compatibility to mountain bike hydraulic ...
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Does anyone know the model of this Legnano bike?

Hi everyone, I've recently just bought this bike for a really good price with the intention to work on it (a new paint job etc..) yet, I can't seem to figure out the model of the bike. I've done ...
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Peugeot 24" road bike classification

I have in my possession from childhood, an elderly peugeot road bike. Unfortunately I have no photos, but the details I do have are this: 2x7 drivetrain, 24" wheels, yellow frame and bottle mount ...
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Frame manufacturer for IBEX road bike

Does anybody know anything about this manufacturer "Ibex". Vale is written on the top tube. I wonder who made it, which year, frame ? Under the BB there is no marks such as serial number.
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Hi can anyone identify this frame it’s not a Raleigh!

The downtube is oval and the seat post it doesn’t have any Raleigh numbers on it Thanks Chris
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It's possible to use a chain catcher with 34.9mm clamp on 35.4mm seat-tube?

I want to buy a chain catcher for my road bike, which does not have a braze on front derailleur, so I need a clamp style chain catcher. My frame has a 35.4mm seat-post, however I only found chain ...
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Fuji Rouibaix model?

I don't know the exact model and year of this racing bike (only Fuji Roubaix). It has a FC-990 carbon front fork and Shimano 105 components, 5600 groupset (which according to Wikipedia was released in ...