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53 votes
9 answers
105k views

Is it really going to damage a bike to wash it with a hose?

26 votes
2 answers
17k views

Why don't Tour de France riders always ride their TT bikes?

23 votes
4 answers
19k views

Why is BMX gearing so low

19 votes
3 answers
7k views

What are the most significant factors affecting downhill cruising speed?

19 votes
7 answers
104k views

How tight should a fixie's chain be?

15 votes
7 answers
3k views

How do I keep sweat out of my eyes?

15 votes
12 answers
67k views

Front wheel "shudder" or "pulse" when braking

14 votes
5 answers
17k views

Why not place the cleats further back on the foot?

14 votes
2 answers
19k views

How do I fix movement in headset

13 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why is wearing a skin suit in the Tour de France risky?

13 votes
4 answers
4k views

What would cause variable air resistance on a day with no wind?

13 votes
10 answers
35k views

How long should a well-maintained chain last on a fixie and what can I do to prolong its life?

12 votes
3 answers
27k views

Do cyclocross/interrupter/touring brake levers reduce brake performance?

11 votes
3 answers
13k views

What is the impact of changing to a smaller chainring?

10 votes
3 answers
12k views

Brake callipers not long enough to allow adjustment of pads

8 votes
3 answers
62k views

How do I measure a bottom bracket?

8 votes
2 answers
407 views

What do I do when I don't trust my LBS to repair a problem they caused?

8 votes
3 answers
2k views

Should I wait for clear views of the sky before turning on my Garmin Edge GPS?

7 votes
4 answers
28k views

Is there any problem with running tubeless on non-tubeless rims?

7 votes
3 answers
311 views

Compression clothing

7 votes
4 answers
7k views

What's the best way to lift a bike onto a storage hook?

7 votes
4 answers
17k views

How do I stop my clipless shoes and pedals from squeaking?

6 votes
1 answer
5k views

How hard is it to disassemble and reassemble a bottom bracket?

6 votes
3 answers
4k views

How do you evaluate a wheelset?

6 votes
3 answers
3k views

Can I buy handlebar tape in bulk

6 votes
3 answers
6k views

How do I remove these crank bolt plugs

6 votes
2 answers
251 views

In what sense are UCI Pro teams 'national' teams?

5 votes
3 answers
18k views

Are modern forks compatible with older style bikes?

5 votes
2 answers
9k views

How do I measure a fork for suitability?

5 votes
7 answers
9k views

Do mudguards/fenders help? If so, what are the best for a fixie commuter?