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24 votes
8 answers
59k views

Putting pin(s) back into chain

13 votes
7 answers
1k views

Minimalist setup for a "travelling bike mechanic"?

12 votes
5 answers
990 views

Rekindling a love for cycling after an accident

11 votes
4 answers
575 views

I don't want to be the next Eddy Merckx; Is competitive cycling right for me?

10 votes
6 answers
875 views

Repair service specifically for bike commuters?

9 votes
2 answers
12k views

How to carry a step-through/mixte bike

8 votes
3 answers
5k views

Why doesn't my (battery-powered) light work in the cold?

7 votes
6 answers
1k views

Tips for dexterously handling bike lights with winter gloves

7 votes
4 answers
1k views

How to deal with motorist's road rage (after prevention has failed)

7 votes
2 answers
5k views

How good are '80s Raleigh rod brakes?

7 votes
3 answers
4k views

Why/how did flat bars take over?

6 votes
4 answers
7k views

Ease of servicing disc vs. rim brakes

6 votes
1 answer
742 views

How to assemble '70s-era center-pull brake

5 votes
3 answers
233 views

Preventing staining of clothes when carrying bike

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Is there a "conventional" configuration for mounted accessories?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

Were the 1970s bikes from Motoconfort the same as those from Motobecane?

5 votes
6 answers
863 views

Re-learning how to corner aggressively at speed after bad experiences

4 votes
1 answer
119 views

Tying tether on old luggage rack

4 votes
1 answer
429 views

Identifying small, moped-like bike

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

Diagnose grinding sound from single rear cog

4 votes
2 answers
19k views

Clear coat on top of old paint in order to preserve it/frame?

4 votes
2 answers
5k views

How to remove old kickstand

4 votes
4 answers
2k views

Are all vintage bikes difficult to work on?

3 votes
4 answers
807 views

How to fix folding lock holder

3 votes
1 answer
3k views

Correct setup of Huret rear derailleur

3 votes
1 answer
4k views

How to re-shape a bent steel fender

3 votes
4 answers
875 views

Ease of servicing brifters

3 votes
2 answers
429 views

How to "shop" for bikes via mail order

3 votes
2 answers
8k views

How to install rear rack & fenders on a vintage road bike

3 votes
1 answer
17k views

How to properly thread (textile) pedal straps