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How long should one wear a backpack while cycling

This is an impossible question to answer without a physical examination by a medical expert, which I highly recommend. Enduring back pain and poor posture are not things you want to take lightly, as ...
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Accuracy of pedal-based power meters when used with pedal extenders / pedal spacers

I've emailed Favero about this, but this reddit thread features a fairly recent answer from their helpdesk (11 days ago when I initially wrote this). “As far as the Look version is concerned, we ...
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How long should one wear a backpack while cycling

If you use laptop heavily at work, your back problems may not be relevant to your cycling. You may just have the screen too low. Assuming a bearable trail, transporting the laptop in a bag on the ...
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How long should one wear a backpack while cycling

Can't really give an answer - health related matters vary too much between individuals. One consideration is your backpack itself - the common "cloth sack with straps" style is not ideal for ...
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How do I determine the correct position for my bicycle seat?

The other answers do allude to rules of thumb. Riders should think of them as shortcuts to get a starting position. Because individual physiology varies, many people may find that the rules of thumb ...
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How long should one wear a backpack while cycling

Most probably it's not the bike, nor your laptop, nor the backpack, not even your back, but your whole body, and what you do with it. If you can cycle 15km you should be able to carry a laptop in your ...
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How long should one wear a backpack while cycling

A backpack obscures your view over your shoulder, makes it harder to turn to look over your shoulder, and upsets the center of gravity and balance for safe cycling. Put the items in panniers or on a ...
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Would a Rockefeller custom-build a frame? (If money were no object, is a custom frame always preferable to stock)

While the height of the seat is adjustable in wide range, the horizontal distance between seat and handlebars can only be adjusted in the range of few cm for seats that can be moved aft and forward, ...
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