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I own a specialized sequoia bicycle and the wheels are 700 x 25c. Is it possible to put 700 x 32c wheels on this bike? I need a touring bike so i was wondering if the bike I own would be suitable if it had thicker tires.

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I ride a Jamis Aurora. The spokes on the back wheel keep breaking and I am purchasing a new wheel later today. Should I get a regular/cheap touring wheel? What kinds of things should I look for in a new wheel?

I suppose I could put a road tire on it since I ride on [...]

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hi i both this old road bike to make a fixie, but it didn't have any tires.
i went and also both some (700x23c) 23-622 continental ultra race road bike tires, but it does not seems to fit the bikes rims or wheels,
what size wheels (rims) do i need to buy to [...]

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I'm going to be riding coast to coast (USA) and need to buy a bike. Would a non-touring bike be ok for this if I'm using a trailer instead of panniers? Obviously a touring bike would be best (more sturdy, etc.) but due to the cost difference, would a road bike be adequate for this? [...]

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We've listed the road users below where a hi vis vest or jacket would help reduce the risk of accidents to them and other road users.

Drivers

Drivers should always be prepared for an emergency. Most drivers don't prepare for an accident and fail to include some real life-saving items within their vehicle. [...]

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For Road and Smooth trail. Long and fast Rolling, Long lasting, Commuting tire. Recommended Pressure: 45 - 75 psi Weight: 650 grams

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Roadster's evolution, new commuting tyre that it is at ease also on unpaved road. Main use for commuters needing an allround tyre going to work or moving and [...]

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How long do bike tires last?

On July 17, 2011 By

Ok, so I got my bike a few years ago. It's one of these hybrid types.. like an atb. Front and back suspension (springs). Mid-range quality bike, not the crud, not the best either.

Anyways, I'm wondering how long bike tires last? I've been riding on the original tires (Camel) for the past three years, [...]

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It is not known when humans began wearing clothes. Anthropologists logically presume that humans originally lived naked, without clothing, as their natural state. They postulate the adaptation of animal skins and vegetation into coverings to protect the wearer from cold, heat and rain, especially as humans migrated to new climates; alternatively, covering may have been [...]

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Fixed Gear Fever

On July 15, 2011 By

The New York City bicycle messengers have ridden fixed gear bicycles for years. The ultimate bike for them was a track bike; single speed "fixed" gear, no brakes. Movies have shown the messengers darting in and out of traffic, holding on to taxis and buses and portraying themselves as bicycle outlaws, if not scofflaws.

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Mountain Biking History

On July 13, 2011 By

Others say it was the Velo Cross Club of France that started mountain biking.  The club was comprised of 20 young bikers from Paris, who between 1951 and 1956 developed a sport that resembles present day Mountain Bike Frames.

It could have also been John Finley Scott, who was the first Mountain Bike Frames [...]

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Im wondering cause I want to use a touring bike for commuting everyday and I live on dirt roads. Would mud do anything bad to a touring bike?

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Mountain bike is particularly designed to be used for off-road biking that may include jumps, steep turn downs, dirt tracks, unpaved and logging roads etc. These are typically used to cope efficiently with the obstacles like rocks, stones or logs. Wheels that are inserted in these bikes have crooked tires that allow additional traction as [...]

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Outdoor activities are great fun and an important addition to any homeschool curriculum. Kids should be encouraged to spend time outside whenever possible to promote physical, emotional, and social health. One of the most popular outdoor activities is bike riding which is fun, exciting, and a pleasurable form of exercise. It is important, however, to [...]

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Fort Slick City ST Mountain Bike Tire. Built for speed, this slick tire will give you the ability to ride your mountain bike for extended periods on roads or paved trails without the noise and resistance of a knobby design. Whether for convenience, fitness or fun, the Fort Slick City [...]

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With the onset of environmental issues, more expensive gas, and the need for exercise, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of electric bikes that are purchased and used every day. The increase in sales of this product has caused many countries and states to look at their legislation in regards to the [...]

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