Ian MacDonald
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Belt drive, rear sprocket can move sideways
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I do not have a wide breadth of knowledge, but as far as I know, the sprocket itself should be fixed in place and not move on its own in any direction. From the pictures I found on the internet of a ...

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How can I remind myself to lock a rental bicycle at the end of the ride?
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A coil tether or retractable lanyard could work (provided that you remember to attach it in the first place). Attach one end to your backpack (or belt loop) and the other to the seat post of the bike. ...

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Commuter bike for better performance: less weight, or internal gear-hub?
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I have an Alfine 8 with the Gates belt as pictured on that Cube. I use it for commuting, and carry about 5kg of stuff in my rear panier, bringing the total weight up around 15kg. I haven't ridden on a ...

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Would a swivel wheel trailer work with a bicycle?
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Would it work? Sure, technically. You'd have to fashion one yourself (or have it made for you). If you want the frame to stay fixed and just the wheels to swivel, unlike a chariot, then you'll likely ...

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Can I install a back bike rack without attachment to the rear part of the frame?
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Yes, you can do this by attaching it to your seat post. I have an extra collar installed around my seat post. There are also often collars that would replace the existing one so that you don't have ...

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Learning to bunny hop on a MTB
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I used to do this in my younger days on a decidedly not mountain bike without pedal clips of any kind. It took a lot of practice, and I don't remember being able to do it from a standstill, but with ...

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How can I cycle in winter while not being able to change work clothes?
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I used to change in bathroom stalls in these scenarios. Sweat (because of no shower) can sometimes cause small issues, but generally speaking, this is a workable solution. However, I might also ...

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