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touring as a sport. Very long rides with a time limit.
The aft wheel(s) of a bicycle or tricycle. In most bicycle designs, the rear wheel is the drive wheel but this is not always the case especially with recumbents and tricycles.
a bicycle (or tricycle) that places the rider in a laid-back reclining position.
for questions that will be useful as references, or for questions about reference material.
Deprecated. Don't use this tag. Instead use tags for the continent, country, area within a larger country and/or major city as appropriate. E.g. "europe italy" or "us new-york".
Reliability (engineering) and also a branch of statistics, the ability of a system or component to perform its required functions under stated conditions for a specified period of time.
broken. REPAIR is not the same as MAINTENANCE, a separate tag. Repair is what one does only when something is broken. Maintenance is what one does on a regular ba…
Replacing parts, compatibility with existing or new equipment, finding suitable substitutes for old OEM parts, and so forth.
Questions referring to the braking system in which pressure is applied to a track on the rim of the bike tire.
The outer edge of a wheel, holding the tire.
Rim tape separates an inner tube from the spoke holes in a wheel's rim, protecting the tube from punctures on that side. Rim tape uses an adhesive to hold it onto the inner well (not the continuous fl…
Roads - defined linear sections of adjacent land designated for travel.
Bikes designed for road use only. Could be any road-only bike, but typically means bikes optimized for speed / racing / club rides with drop handlebars, narrow tires and a crouched-forward rider posit…
a type of cable-operated drum brake manufactured by Shimano. It is commonly found on their internal gear hubs.
designed to support most but not all of the rider's weight. The saddle's nose also assists in balancing and steering.
Riding safely, safety equipment, and safe places to ride.