I was looking at the latest edition of Cycling (CTC magazine) and noticed so many of the bikes in it had front mudguards that ended way above the riders shoes.
This seems to be the latest fad, even the Francis Barnett ebike, a traditional style cycle has a short front mudguard.
Yet a quick look...
At present I am suffering from an aching thumb joint thanks to my Shimano 'thumb' gear changer.
It seems to me that from an ergonomic point of view, the system where you have to push the lever away from you against the spring is all wrong. The reason is that except for your hand gripping the...
Never heard of this before, but twice in the last 4 weeks I have found my front wheel loose.
I tightened up the nut and lever both times and am now keeping a watch on it.
I am certain that the bike has not been tampered with, the rear wheel and saddle clamp are as firm as ever.
Any ideas anyone?
Strange that we have not heard any more about this motor.
I got very excited years ago when d8veh reported on one that he bought and anticipated that our ebike shops would soon be offering it.
Just broke 2 more after years of no problems because I regularly ping, I suspect that it is metal fatigue, both spokes as usual, went at the J bend.
I hear that it can be helpful to oil the bend so that the spoke can make minute movements.
But because of the need to remove the tyre etc. to...
Apologies for the political nature of this demonstration in the USA, but I thought that members might be very interested to see just how many Seattle Police are using bikes and the way that they line them up to make a moving barricade.
Many cycle pannier racks including both of my own have a very strong spring device looking like a large trap for rats.
How is this supposed to work?
Other than a newspaper or something thin, I cannot see how else it operates.