Bibz
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Are there any sub $100 gps devices that can export a gpx file
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It's a little more than 100$, but you could have a Garmin Edge 20 for 130$. Maybe wait a little for a special or something*. According to the post it's a good little computer and I personnaly enjoy ...

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Website with bicycle only paths in Europe?
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Google Maps has a Bicycling overlay that can help you. It does have a few indication that states what type of road you have : Trails Bicycle-friendly roads Dedicated lanes Dirt/unpaved trails ...

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What is energy output in Strava application?
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From Strava's Help page : Energy Output Energy Output measures the amount of work you've done during a ride, expressed in kilojoules (KJ). It is a factor of how much you're pedaling, how ...

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Clipless pedals: Why clipping in so darn difficult?
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TL;DR : Having a quality pedal means that it will always be in the same position when you need to clip in and will make you life much easier when starting. Part of the problem might be the "...

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Food to keep in pannier long-term until it's needed?
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I really enjoy gummy type food (e.g. PowerBar Gel Blast or Cliff Blocks). They have multiple flavors and taste OK. It won't replace a full meal, but it does keep me fueled up for longer rides. These ...

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Why are foot-long pedals not widely used?
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One big difference is where the force is applied. In a conventional pedal, you press down using the ball of you foot. In a foot-long pedal you would have to center the axle so the pedal stays level, ...

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How to improve one's bike handling skills?
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One thing that can help is training on rollers. It's kind of dangerous at the begining, because the bike reacts a lot to little imbalances, but as you get more experience on them you will feel much ...

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What wheelset comes on this Trek?
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According to Trek's website : Wheels: Alloy hubs w/Bontrager Approved alloy rims And according to Bikeradar's website : Front Wheel Weight: 1370g Rear Wheel Weight: 1970g I fear that you won't be ...

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Alex CXD6 Wheelset Clincher or tubular?
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That wheelset includes clincher-style rims that are tubeless compatible. Be sure not to confuse tubular with tubeless. Tubeless looks similar to a clincher (beads on each side, open on the bottom), ...

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Descending without braking: where's the sweet spot?
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In almost every slope you will hit a speed "sweet spot" where the gravity pull and drag from the wind will cancel each other out, this can be at 70 km/h for a 8% slope in aero position or 15 km/h for ...

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Which Tern is suitable for a beginner commuter?
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If you can afford gears, buy them. Having an uphill section at the end you will want to shift up in order to make it easier. Going the oposite direction you will also like the ability to go to a ...

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Finding better routes than bicycle apps suggest
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Strava has the option of using "Popularity" to create a route. This means that if more people use Route 2, it should make you go that way. The problem if that if a lot of people are training using ...

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How do I tell the difference between bike brands
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You can try to find a serial number engraved somewhere on the bike. For road bike it is sometime under the bottom bracket, so you can try to look there first. Manufacturers might have different serial ...

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Why are so many technical aspects of cycling so subjective?
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The big thing is : you have a very subjective human riding the bicycle. Even if a study shows that for X leg length you need Y crank length, if the person riding the bike think that Z cranks feel ...

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Looking for a high resolution image of a 2004 Cannondale Scalpel 900 Black XC Bike
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Try Google Image search based on your image or based on the bike's name. Here is what I found : Lefty white and blue Lefty white and red Hi res lefty white, but suspension is different

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How to deal with motorist's road rage (after prevention has failed)
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I thankfully never was in that situation, but if the driver doesn't let you go or is getting out of the car, use the bike's advantages over the car : Go in the wrong direction in a one-way (using the ...

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Schwalbe Marathon Plus recurring puncture - options?
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If the hole is small you can continue to use the tire. Leaving the debris in caused your other flats. This can happen on the best tire. Sticking a patch was a good move, but generally you should ...

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Hamstring pain while cycling
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Have you been fitted on you bike ? It might be that your saddle is not a the appropriate height. More so if you have lower bike pain while cycling. Some websites will provide bike fit measurement ...

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Resurrecting an old style SRM Amateur power meter?
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Even if the error is 5%, it's still a power meter. I would get it fixed either to use personnaly or to sell it.

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Repaint over a pink bike
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One option would be to use PlastiDip or something similar. It's not paint it's some kind of rubber coating, but I hear that it's really easy to spray on, gives a good finish (with a few applications) ...

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Cycling without clipless pedals and groin weakness
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I don't think they are related and I don't think clip-less pedal will change anything. It's probably age or lack of running training that make it harder to run. Anecdotal evidence : my friend is ...

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Tubular tire on hooked rim
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I think you are confused between tubular and tubeless. Tubular tires are "all in one" tire where the inner tube is sewed inside the tire. Tubeless tires look like regular clincher tire and hooks in ...

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Rekey a Kryptonite lock outside North America
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Maybe you can use a shipping service from the US to re-ship the new keys to you, but I'm assuming that you have to send the lock in, and have them ship it back ? If that's the case, a new lock would ...

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How to stop dealing with flat tires?
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What type of flats do you suffer from ? Punctures ? How much do you ride ? How often do you have flats ? How much pressure do you have in your tire ? If it's too low it might be the cause of your ...

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