kifli
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hybrid bike ... too small? risks?
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First of all there are TONS of different types of hybrid bikes. You go from cross bikes all way down to coasters. Can you describe more what you have ? It is that easy as look what size of frame you ...

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Can you be ticketed for breaking the speed limit on a bike?
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In Spain max speed for bikes on town is 20 km/h. Sound like a joke right ? it is not. I believe you can be actually charged for overspeed but you can get away saying you don't know how fast you where ...

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Does carrying a chain lock around on the frame reduce a bicycle's performance?
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Yes your bike will be heavier but it the only performance reduction putting it into your back pack wont change it. Personally I carry mine in a back pack but it is because I cant find a place in my ...

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Would a backpack or cargo rack be better for commuting?
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I personally don't like to have racks. The extra weight is really noticeable because it affect bike's centre of gravity. I did both and I find it more comfortable to have a back pack. There are ...

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Choosing the right bike size
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There are a ton of info online! for example: http://www.ebicycles.com/bicycle-tools/frame-sizer Performance usually mean right size and also same comes for comfort. I don't know why you think that ...

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How to equip a bike to avoid parts being stolen
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I would highly advise to just get a cheap second hand bike and a good lock. A new bike is the main target for casual robbers which are the most and there isn't much you can do against professional ...

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Why does my bike constantly break/need servicing?
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lets cheek one by one: Bottom bracket worked loose twice (so it makes a clunking noise), once just 2 weeks after a service newer happened to me this is strange really. Only happens or really old ...

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Uncomfortable saddle position on road bike.
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You said you moved your seat slightly forward shouldn't be the opposite?. Also you can use another measure when your cranks are parallel to the ground your knee should be aligned whit your pedal.

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Uphills and downhills vs a flat
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In theory flat. Also if you think about it downhills are more for your bigger gears. It is best to not recover but catch speed as your goal is speed. At least for me climbs require a lot of effort and ...

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How useful/valuable is internal cabling?
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in addition to @RoboKaren's answer: Race drivers prefer them because it makes bikes more aerodynamic. For off road (and not) makes cables catch less dirt which makes them last longer and need less ...

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What are the advantages of having a aluminium frame?
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Well it is not depend of diameter of the wheels there is more variables to consider. Sames goes for the frame. There is high quality aluminium frames which are better that low quality "cheap" carbon (...

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Did I choose the wrong size bike?
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That is your size. I don't thing there is nothing wrong with that. How new are you in biking? 35 km is not a small distance for some one new. What kind of bikes did you ride before? Maybe you ...

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Should I go clipless?
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It is not that hard to use clipless, you just need to gain muscle memory to how to remove your feet from the pedal. It is takes about 15 min of practice. But as said above there isn't really a point. ...

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At what speed does Aerodynamics of a bike come into play?
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In my experience it is begin at about 30 kmh and at like 50 kmh you really feel how the wind is hitting you in the face I guess faster you goes stronger the effect is. But it is important at any speed ...

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