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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-26-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,114
Posted By mmm___
Yeah, this is a pet peeve of mine as a motorist...

Yeah, this is a pet peeve of mine as a motorist and to a lesser extent as a cyclist: other motorists who don't take into account the circumstances on the road when determining speed. Including...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-26-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,703
Posted By mmm___
I don't think this is even a cycling-specific...

I don't think this is even a cycling-specific issue. Anyone who's stupid enough to try to overtake on an unseparated road while going over a crest is just a dangerous driver and shouldn't be on the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-12-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By mmm___
I second the shift cable tension: it's probably...

I second the shift cable tension: it's probably just loosened up slightly as the bikes been ridden. You can adjust the cable tension at the derailleur and/or shifters.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-12-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By mmm___
I'll second the the axle ends idea mentioned...

I'll second the the axle ends idea mentioned previously.

It's also possible that you have a broken axle or loose wheel bearings. Grab the tire or rim of the rear wheel of the bike, and try moving...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-13, 08:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,013
Posted By mmm___
I have difficulty understanding the mindset of...

I have difficulty understanding the mindset of people who let dogs off leashes next to bike thoroughfares. If there's anything dogs like to do, it's go crazy at passing strange shiny whizzy objects.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-30-13, 11:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,196
Posted By mmm___
I assume you'd need to have special tire...

I assume you'd need to have special tire sidewalls: as others have noted, a rubbing brake pad can damage a tire sidewall relatively quickly. Tire sidewalls are also one part of the bike that you...
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