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  • Posted in thread: Belt Driven Bikes on 02-07-2013 at 01:27 PM
    I would think that a belt drive would be especially good for a commuting in salty environments.
    I've trashed chains in a week of riding in slush, regardless of how much oil I glop on. A belt
    would be ...

  • Posted in thread: Belt Driven Bikes on 02-06-2013 at 01:31 PM
    They're big in cyclocross racing, as they shed mud. Some guy wrote a bit about them here.
    ;)Wow. That article really helped a lot! Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Belt Driven Bikes on 02-04-2013 at 07:17 PM
    As far as gearing goes, you need an internally geared hub. To me the main appeal is for easy
    upkeep. From what I gather its lower maintenance than even a single-speed.Well that's cool!
    Interesting stu...

  • Posted in thread: Belt Driven Bikes on 02-04-2013 at 07:16 PM
    not on motorcycles, they are not. nor in automotive engines. belt wear and break on you while
    chains just stretch and keep rolling. a belt, you have to keep changing ever so oftenHmm, I see
    what you m...

  • Posted in thread: Belt Driven Bikes on 02-04-2013 at 02:15 PM
    So I've seen some belt driven bikes on the Internet, but I don't know anything about them.
    Anybody have some input?They look cool, but are then only for fixed gear bike? What's their
    advantage(s)?

  • Posted in thread: Lets see your roadies. on 02-04-2013 at 03:15 AM
    Best investment of my life so far.9280

  • Posted in thread: Headphones while riding. on 02-01-2013 at 01:19 PM
    As much as I love music, I'd say no. Bikers are already vulnerable enough when we're on the
    road. I think we need to be as alert as possible.

  • Posted in thread: Bike racks? on 01-29-2013 at 01:08 PM
    Here's what the front fork mounts look like. They work super well. And you can still lock up
    your bikes with it.9201

  • Posted in thread: Late '80s Schwinn Super Sport on 01-29-2013 at 12:28 PM
    Thanks! I've been having a lot of fun doing the work on it, and I've learned a lot (this is the
    first bike I've done work to) and now I've been riding pretty regularly. It's still has some
    work I want...

  • Posted in thread: Bike racks? on 01-28-2013 at 01:43 PM
    I really like my Thule rack on the top of my car (I have a scion xb, it's a little taller, but
    same idea)If you can afford the bike rack to mount it up there, I'd say go for it, but if your
    looking fo...

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