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In my experience, a higher bike will be seen easier and sooner than a lower bike. I have had multiple riding events where I've been blocked or obscured by vehicles so another road user (driver) makes decisions based on what they know and what they can see. If you've not been seen, you're not part of their decision. Likewise, being lower provides a worse ...


To add to the sage advice aleady given, an untrue wheel at high speed will wobble causing increased risk of pinch flats, especially near the valve. I know because it had happened to me just recently.


Bike frame is the main part of the bike, this rusty bike frame can't ensure your riding security. Even if you replace other components, it also is a very dangerous thing whlie you riding this bike on the road.


I think the squeak is a combination of two factors: Rubber compound. Different compounds have different characteristics, and judging from the color, these are different from your previous tires Tread pattern. The new tires have tread that consists of separate blocks. When cornering, they flex a bit under load and return to shape when that part of tire loses ...


My guess is the squeak: Does not happen on all road surfaces Occurs while turning due to friction between the tire and the road generated during a turn. Is not related to tire width or frame geometry Going out on a limb... The squeak will go away as the "shine" is worn off your tires. You might be able to change or entirely get rid of the sound by changing ...


I like to share my solution for modifying the brakes on a bike for riders who were born with one hand/arm or are amputees. I was born missing four fingers on my left hand. For many years I was running two brake leavers on the right side. Even though it worked, I always found this solution somewhat inelegant from an engineering point of view. I recently got ...

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