From a post by Will at Rivendell Bicycle Works – 28 May 2021 One of the main advantages of friction shifters used to be that they work with basically any set up – any derailleur, any crank and any cassette, allowing riders to ignore almost all of the overly complicated compatibility rules that goes along…
When I started randonneuring I quickly realised that there had to be a better experience than suffering saddle sores and neck pain, not to mention nerve damage resulting in lingering finger numbness.
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A recumbent bicycle places the rider in a laid-back reclining position. Recumbents come in many different sizes and configurations usually with either two or threes wheels. Most recumbents are rear-wheel-drive but there are many FWD models available. A well designed recumbent is far more comfortable than an upright bike; the rider’s weight is distributed comfortably over a…
Compared to the earliest bikes, today’s road bikes represent a quantum leap in both design and engineering. How much room is there for improvement? CTech editor Matt Wikstrom investigates.
This link shows one way of using a dynohub to power lights and charge a phone for navigation, along with an illuminated cue sheet holder. Read all about it