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The part of your bike that contains the axis the cranks arms spin 'round. (The crank arms are where the pedals attach.)
Hand control for actuating your bike's brakes.
Squealing, screeching, thumping, whatever... brakes should be pretty quiet. When they're not, use this tag.
The part of the brake that absorbs the friction during the braking action.
Disc/rim/drum/coaster brakes; braking technique, maintaining brakes, anything else about stopping a bike.
a popular brand of folding bicycle designed and manufactured in the UK.
BSO stands for Bicycle Shaped Object and refers to a cheaply produced but poor quality bicycle commonly sold in flat packs at big-box stores, mail-order, department stores and anywhere else but local …
Building a bike starting with a frame and adding components to it. If you're starting with tubes that's "framebuilding".
Bicycle brakes and shifters use Bowden cables to transmit braking/shifting forces from the hand controls to the appropriate place.
the number of revolutions of the crank per minute; roughly speaking, this is the rate at which a cyclist is pedalling/turning the pedals. Cadence is related t…
Brand-specific questions relating to Campagnolo groupsets and components.
Frames or components made from carbon fiber, possibly even about carbon accessories.
Carrying stuff with your bike, using racks, backpacks, trailers, etc.
Carrying your bike(s) on a car
A cluster of sprockets, commonly 5 to 11 of them, attached to a freehub on the rear wheel.
a bicycle ride of at least 100 miles (160.9 km).
Repairing, maintaining, or replacing the chain on your bike that connects the front of the drivetrain (cranks, chainrings) to the back (cogs, cassette).
for single-chainring bikes (1x or "one-by") and are used to keep the chain from falling off the single chain-ring.
The cogs (gears) at the front of your drive chain, connected to the cranks.