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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…
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a type of cable-operated drum brake manufactured by Shimano. It is commonly found on their internal gear hubs.
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designed to support most but not all of the rider's weight. The saddle's nose also assists in balancing and steering.
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Riding safely, safety equipment, and safe places to ride.
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Questions relating to tube sealants, like the products named Slime or Stan's.
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Questions referring to the part of a bike that extends upward from the seat tube on the frame to the saddle.
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Locking your bike and keeping it safe, especially from being stolen.
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Questions relating to Sensors on a bike, whether its cadence or wheel RPM, or a heart-rate monitor (HRM)
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Relating to bicycles, recumbents, or any HPV where the motive power is transmitted by a rotating shaft instead of a conventional roller chain or a belt drive.
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Questions about shifting between gears or the shifters themselves.
Questions relating to the act or mechanisms involved with moving the chain from one gear to another.
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Shimano brand bicycle components. (No need to use if Shimano is an incidental part of the question.)
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The types of shoes that you might wear while cycling -- from flip flops to clipless shoes. No shoes also count as shoes.
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For questions about shopping for bicycles or other equipment; please note that questions seeking product recommendations are off-topic, because they tend to become obsolete quickly.
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How road users communicate with each other: hand gestures, flashing lights, horns and bells. Not traffic signs that tell you what to do or where to go, nor markings on the road surface itself.
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a type of bicycle with a single gear ratio. These bicycles are without derailleur gears, hub gearing or other methods for varying the gear ratio of the bicycle.
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