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Which component upgrades for longer rides
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If your goal is comfort over speed, I would emphasize in three upgrades which don't break your bank: Find a comfortable saddle. Go to your LBS and ask their opinions. A lot of people suggest leather ...

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How to stop dealing with flat tires?
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You are asking about converting inner tubes to tubeless. As far as I know, tubeless system isn't 100% puncture proof, if you get a nail on the road, it's impossible to fix right away and you need to ...

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Topography aware route planning
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Yes, use strava map builder, and turn on the min elevation option: The only bad thing about the app builder is the app itself is sluggish over time (something wrong with my browser?), but it's no a ...

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How to align a chain on a single speed
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Based on my experience, determining the chainline based on specifications of the components (BB and Crankset) and a simple math calculation is the best approach. I was having a hard time ballparking ...

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Group of Bikes: Is 3x1 an option?
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I've known something like this: http://www.cycleexif.com/surly-dual-speed but I don't know this will work for casual bikes. I also agree with @reiheit, internal geared hub is much more nicer idea. ...

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How can I protect cables in inclement weather?
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Since brake cables don't rust, I think the problem is that the cable housing gets dirty with mud or any other substances. The grit inside your housing will increase the friction so the brakes become ...

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What model/year is this bike?
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(I've never owned a cannondale bike) judging from the parts : a triple crankset bar end shifters cantilever brakes the rims seem wider than typical road bike rims. a long cage dérailleur to ...

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Toe overlap on mountain bike
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I have a 46cm gravel bike with 170mm crank arms (it's a Surly Cross Check, it's approximately equivalent to a 50cm road bike ). Although it isn't a MTB, it's still a 29er (700c = 29er with narrower ...

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Commuting on flat terrain/handle bar
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Drop bars are possible, but you need to measure the effective top tube of your frame and the "reach" of a new drop bar you want to purchase. You didn't tell what hybrid bike you have but I assume the ...

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Endomondo without autopause
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Technically, it's highly possible, since you can export your routes to .gpx files and manipulate the timestamps. A .gpx file is actually an xml file which is similar to html files with tags. Each ...

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Help for a 169 mile bike ride
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There's a specific term for this: Bicycle Touring. I suggest you to get some information from online forums such as r/bicycletouring on reddit. Normally, a bike tourist rides about 70-100km on the ...

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Cyclocross Bike On the Road
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Clement X'PLOR USH 35mm Clement X'PLOR MSO 40mm Surly Knard 41mm I own Clement X'PLOR USH 35mm tires and Surly Knard 41mm tires. USH tires are faster than Knards, they are pretty good on gravel but ...

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