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What advanced cycling skills are useful for a commuter or city rider?

54 votes

Why do we need air-filled tires?

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How to maintain the bicycle after a commute, when not home?

45 votes

What happened to riding with no hands?

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Why is carbon fiber inherently weak? Or is it?

39 votes

Should I buy this (gently) used, 15 year old, helmet?

28 votes

Which way do I orient my bike tire's tread direction? and why?

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Is it bad for the bike to pedal backwards?

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What does "claiming the lane" mean?

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Why the penny-farthing?

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Why aren't hub/drum/roller brakes suitable for touring?

22 votes

Drive side part of bottom bracket is impossible to remove and has destroyed tool fitting

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How deep does snow have to be before it becomes unrideable?

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When are studded tires necessary?

19 votes

Why would I use a trainer instead of riding outside?

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What is the difference between a “single-speed bike” and a “fixed-gear” bike?

17 votes

Good idea to commute with a road bike and keep it outside?

16 votes

Why don’t fixed gear bikes have brakes?

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How to remove a crank arm with stripped threads?

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How do bicycle brake manufacturers balance their products' physical limitations?

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1x, 2x, 3x chainring - does it matter?

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Why do men and women have different sporting capabilities, e.g. why is the women's hour record significantly shorter than the men's?

13 votes

Should I oil my seat post?

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Setting chain length

12 votes

Crank-arm fell off *after lube*

12 votes

Does it ever make sense to use clipless pedals with studded tyres?

12 votes

Should a competitive cyclist be concerned with CO2 tolerance?

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Remove lubricant from seat tube and seat post

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Repairing a bent bike frame, is it worth it?

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Does never using the easy front gear give a better workout?

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