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What is the purpose of the plastic disk between the cassette and the rear wheel?

The other reason for the guard is to help keep chain oil off the brake disc. Once the pads are fouled with oil the brake is useless. Sloppy oiling of the chain can cause a spray of oil droplets to ...
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Prescription eye glasses and shoulder checks

I've been wearing glasses since the age of single-digits. Initially, I could ride without glasses, but as my eyesight deteriorated, that was no longer possible. If you require corrective lenses to ...
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Prescription eye glasses and shoulder checks

Now I've had personal experience... I've a prescription for short- and long-distance -- when I bought them I figured that variable-distance, i.e. bifocal, are a compromise that might be best at ...
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Prescription eye glasses and shoulder checks

Human eyes focus at infinity at 6 meters. Everything a cyclist needs to care about is usually not much closer or at least large enough to be seen no problems anyway. So if you have focusing ...
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