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How brake pad dust/residue affect braking and rim life?
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Cleaning the wheels regularly will probably help the life if the brakes, but most likely only modestly. The most important reason to clean the wheels is to remove the road dirt/grime that builds up ...

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triathlon handlebars for ultegra di2
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As you stated, It is not possible to have shifters both in the road style handlebars (brifters) as well as at the bar end of the aero bars. The only option for this is the Shimano Dura Ace Di2 ...

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Bicycle Computer Mount for Small Diameter Handlebars
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Most computer mounts come with plastic spacers that can be placed between the hard plastic mount and the handlebar. If yours didn't come with that, I have used Athletic tape to build up the bars to ...

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Is it okay to use mismatching tires?
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Certain manufacturers sell different tires for front and back and I have run different tires on front and back on multiple bikes when one tire is worn or punctured and needed to be replaced, but the ...

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Safe saddles for men's health
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ISM makes saddles that reduce pressure on the perineum and according to their Marketing Material is better for riding and having adequate blood flow. All of their models have no nose to the saddle, ...

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Tri-bars/Aerobars on Mountain Bikes
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I see a few potential problems with mounting aero bars on a mtn bike. The biggest concern I would have would be maintaining control of the bike. Aero-bars are great for straight, flat and smooth paved ...

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Bike Shorts and Metal Eyelets
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The eyelets look like they are just for show. I can't really think of any reason to have them except for styling as you wouldn't be hanging anything off your shorts while riding.

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how to fix gear ring that over-jumps
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Your issue sounds like a worn chain/cassette. Take the bike to your LBS (Local Bike Shop) and have them look at it. You can also check yourself to see if the rear cassette teeth look like sharks ...

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How do you evaluate a chamois (padding in shorts) before buying?
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The only way to truly evaluate padding is by wearing the short/bibs for a few rides. Once you find a brand that you like the chamois in, stick with them. In regards to evaluating the chamois in the ...

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Cost of maintenance of a roadbike
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In my experience of maintaining multiple bikes the costs will come down to these major factors. yearly: Replacement of Chain/Cassette: Medium Yearly: Replacement of Tires: High Yearly: Tune Up of ...

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Why did I feel like crap after racing against a car?
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Breathing in the cold air probably didn't help, but what you describe happens to most people after doing hard intervals and only goes away with recovering. As far as preventing it in the future, the ...

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Does never using the easy front gear give a better workout?
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It sounds like you're going for cross chaining when doing the 36/12 combo (Small in front and small in back) which is generally a really bad idea and should be avoided. Also big in front and big in ...

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Is a Racing-Bike making creaking noises a sign of equipment damage?
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I had a similar issue and spend 2 months trying to pinpoint the issue. The main places I would suggest checking are your cleats (assuming you are using them since you mentioned it was a race bike), ...

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