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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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Aluminum Full suspension frame Shimano drive train with SRAM twist shifters Promax linear pull brakes Alloy 3 piece crank Alloy wheels

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The Tactic women's 26" is designed for peak performance for any type of riding. It offers an alloy frame with a full suspension, which adds a heavy duty shock [...]

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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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Mobo Shift Cruiser – 20″

On July 11, 2011 By

Fun and enjoyable to steer

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The Mobo Shift is the world’s first three wheeled cruiser equipped with a reverse function. This cruiser also boasts other unique features such as free-wheel maneuverability, a dual-joystick steering system and a reclining back seat with six angle settings to optimize back comfort and support. [...]

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Carbon Wheels also known as carbon cycle wheel similar to carbon rennrad is not just a competition but this is also an alternative for your full daily schedule at work. For this kind of activity you will need serious equipment and a strong bike. You can also buy only parts if you desire to.The bicycles [...]

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One way to significantly impact your bike's performance is to upgrade the wheels and tires. If you can drop the weight of the wheels and tires even slightly, you'll notice a definite difference when you bike.

Many options are available for upgrading your bike's wheels. Major wheel manufactures offer products with a variety of [...]

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Absolutely, these bikes are different, both in purpose and performance. Only because of the terrain that they must efficiently negotiate, they are geared up to take these additional challenges.

Gears had to be taken from the road bike technology until Shimano started to make equipment especially for mountain biking. This has now become a [...]

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Earliest unverifiable history

Unrideable replica made 1965-72 from the alleged 1493 Caprotti sketch.

There are several early but unverifiable claims for the invention of bicycle-like machines.

The earliest comes from an illustration found in a church window in Stoke Poges, installed in the 16th century, showing a naked angel on a bicycle-like [...]

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Is this a good bike ?

On June 18, 2011 By

theres a bike on sale at Canadian tire this week for half price heres the info

Raleigh Serengeti Bicycle

Sale: From $239.99
Reg: From $479.99

Product #71-1513-4

6061 Aluminum single pivot dual suspension one piece frame
RST Omni suspension fork
21-speed Shimano EZ-Fire shifters
Shimano front and rear derailleurs
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Types Of Mountain Biking

On June 14, 2011 By

1.  BMX BMX is a style where the bikes offer 20 inch wheels. These bikes are commonly used at skate parks or with dirt jumps.  Because of their smaller wheels and shorter wheel bases, BMX bikes are much easier to perform tricks and stunts with.

2.  Cross country This type of mountain biking involves [...]

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The most elementary and essential pieces of car services machines is the tire changer, also referred to as a "wheel changers machine" or just a "manual tire changer." Many people are familiar with spare tire installation. Maybe you might even keep a tire change set in your car or truck, however have you ever thought [...]

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Mountain bikes which are designed mainly for mountain biking. They are usually ridden on dirt trails and many other unpaved surfaces. When compared to road bicycles they are better and rugged enough for such unfriendly terrain.

It would not be easy just walking into a shop and selecting the bikes. Each bike in the store [...]

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BMX bike sales are growing faster than almost any other type of bicycle. BMX bikes can be seen on every street, sidewalk and even in their natural habitat, off-road. Even if you never leave your house you've certainly seen such bikes on TV. Sure, you probably know what a BMX bike is, but what you [...]

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Income of BMX bikes are acceleratory faster than most any separate write of ride. BMX bikes can be seen on every street, paseo and flatbottom in their unprocessed surround, off-road. Regularize if you never provide your refuge you've sure seen such bikes on TV. Reliable, you belike mate what a BMX cycle is, but what [...]

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This article covers short but very necessary basic techniques when you start mountain biking. Mountain biking is an exciting sport that can be enjoyed by anyone who knows how to ride a bike. Compared to the average bike ride, it does present some danger. Therefore, you should master these basic skills before you hit the [...]

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