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Generally, wide tires have lower rolling resistance than narrow ones, and they will be more comfortable due to cushioning. Hence, there's an argument you could go all the way up to a 45mm tire, the maximum I think your bike will clear. For performance-oriented road riders, aerodynamic considerations might come into play, but these are probably irrelevant ...


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I got a RAM mount and put my new iPhoneXR into it on my Honda VTX1300 (sorry not a pedal bike). Did about 600 miles through Colorado and Wyoming... and my optical stabilization was done. The phone has always been in a case since the day I bought it and was never dropped. But after the ride the front facing camera would focus in and out like 100x second.... ...


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Ultimately it comes down to balance, what you have to work out is whether you can balance easier while moving slowly or not. Watch a few track stand videos to see whether you think it's possible, if your sense of balance is good it's possible on any bike. All that's required is generally a few inches of movement while braking and leaning into the direction ...


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Some might consider this a bit on the extreme end, but I find myself needing to traverse stairsets all the time in the city. Granted, this is most relevant in a hilly place (I live in Bergen, Norway), but even in a flat city it can often come in handy for a short-cut. Most people will resort to pushing their bikes in that situation (when they can't avoid it),...


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The other answers assume your lenses are contaminated by external sources. A different alternative is that you're the source of the greasiness, from sweat or perhaps hair products or similar. Greasiness implies a biological source to me. Check your helmet's foam padding, and if its manky then remove it carefully and wash it. You can also try a headband ...


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There are cycling helmets with integrated detachable visor. The visor covers the eyes. Yet the helmet is open below. I see them frequently on my commutes on rainy days. Most are urban style helmets. Ventilation might be a little lacking for very high temps and high exertion. Here are two arbitrarily chosen examples:


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An ex-coworker of mine got a pair of goggles that he could put over his prescription glasses. In his case not so much because of dirt on the lenses, but because wind bothered his eyes. A lot of the ones you'll find are the high-durability ones for mountain bikers (with thick heavy frames), but it is possible to find lightweight (and not so ugly ones) like ...


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I can't think of a way to keep your glasses from getting dirty. It sounds like the dirt could be carried by the air. As you ride the air hits your glasses and gets them messy. If you get laser surgery so you don't need glasses then all the stuff you clean off your glasses will go straight into your eyes. You need something to protect your eyes and is easy ...


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There are a few pro's and con's to mountain bikes in the city. Pro You don't really care about potholes, uneven pavements, bad cycle lanes, tree roots etc. so much. The wide tires & suspension take care of those. You don't loose as much speed due to bad road conditions. Since your average tree root does not accelerate the entire bike including rider ...


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