Art Gertner
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Why are male and female model bicycles different in the between-legs part?
15 votes

Just an opinion here. I always assumed this has nothing to do with bashing of sensitive parts against the frame as mentioned in some comments above. It has more to do with getting off and on the bike. ...

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Cleaning Disc Brakes
10 votes

Everytime you wash the bike First and foremost when cleaning the rest of the bike (drivetrain especially) avoid splashing lubricants, degreasers etc onto your brakes as much as it is reasonably ...

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SM-BB51 Replacment
6 votes

Hello and welcome to bicycles.stackexchange.com You will struggle to find components in stock anywhere right now given the global component shortage + covid. As to your question, compatible parts are.....

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Why is my handlebar wobbling like this?
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4 votes

Looks very much like a resonance. A video of this on a smoother road would help. If it really is resonance, then it does not necessarily mean a mechanical problem with any of your components. Though ...

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FSA crank + BB combination too tight
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4 votes

Ok, so I got this sorted! Thanks to everyone for input. Posting the solution here in case someone else is facing the same problem. The answer is inspired by @Nathan Knutson 's post. @Nathan mentioned ...

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Can I use a 2x10 rear derailleur with 3 front rings?
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Yes, it will work. Your front chainring / derailleur setup does not limit your rear derailleur options. Things to consider: Chain length. You might need a new chain. Chainline. Gear range. Choose it ...

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Rim tape size for 17mm rims(internal)
2 votes

This is a personal preference. You certainly need to go wider than inner rim width. This is to account for: The channel in the middle of the rim The tape stretch. Some tapes are "stretchier"...

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Remove glue residue after sticker removal
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If it is indeed a resedue from the sticker adhesive and none of the chemical products help, try heating it up with a hairdryer then rubbing/rolling it off with a rough cloth.

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Biking to the airport / leaving a bike for a week
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I have previously left my bike in Paris Beauvais airport (BVA) which is not equipped for bicycle parking at all. I only found out that there is no dedicated bicycle parking when I arrived. The ...

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