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Bicycle frame construction, selection, maintenance, and repair.

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into this sticker - if at all possible you should try both sizes and judge for yourself. Also, don't forget that different frames, with different geometries and tube angles, will also come into play. If …
answered Jan 1 '15 by PeteH
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There is a tool specifically for this. For example, by Park Tools. Might that help?
answered Jun 13 '16 by PeteH
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Some possible do's: keep looking until you find a shop that has a Secteur in 58. If you're in the northern hemisphere, remember that this is prime time of year for bike shops. You probably won't fin …
answered May 3 '14 by PeteH
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The one thing I always say to people in your situation is to remember that we have all been there. And the saving grace here is that by the time you get to buy your second bike, you will know exactly …
answered May 10 '15 by PeteH
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The word "compact" can be used in two contexts, both separate from each other. The first is to do with the geometry of the frame. This is basically where the top tube is sloped rather than level. As …
answered Jul 14 '13 by PeteH
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Nothing. If the manufacturer doesn't want to play ball, you're scuppered. There is no way you can prove your case one way or the other, so you're reliant on the goodwill of the manufacturer. In this c …
answered Jun 27 '16 by PeteH
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frame rather than a complete bike. But e.g. Bianchi offer frames on their site, so presumably someone, somewhere will sell you one! In my comment I mentioned a couple of bike shops who (I think) have brought in generic carbon frames and built and branded them. That route may also be an option. …
answered Aug 20 '14 by PeteH
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problem comfort-wise. And durability? Well, look at the warranty periods the manufacturers offer on their frames and that should give you an idea of what they think the odds are of failure. Hope this helps. …
answered Sep 20 '12 by PeteH
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I thought this was an interesting question, so first of all, +1. First off, the sloping tube (your second image) is known in cycling parlance as a compact frame. I found an article on the Giant web s …
answered Apr 19 '14 by PeteH