Jim’s Tech Talk By Jim Langley Back in August in this space, the subject was speed wobble, which if you aren’t familiar with the term is the tendency of a bike usually traveling downhill to suddenly start shaking violently. The front end (front wheel and handlebars) start swinging side to side and may do so faster and faster. Worse, with some speed wobbles (also called … [Read more...] about New Headset Promises to Stop Speed Wobble
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A Panaracer tire set up road tubeless. QUESTION: Should I go road tubeless? Tubeless has been a game changer on my mountain bike, but I'm hearing conflicting information from other road cyclists about it. Some love it, some hate it. - William N RBR REPLIES: I think the reason why you're getting conflicting information is because there are a lot of different opinions … [Read more...] about Should I ride road tubeless bike tires?
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This tip comes to us from RBR reader Tom Pennello, among the many of you who have read and offered comments/tips to Jim Langley Tech Talk Your Tips on Preventing Home Bicycle Thefts links to the first one) about how to keep your bikes stored safely at home, and out of the reach of thieves. Here's what Tom wrote: In Your Tips on Preventing Home Bicycle Thefts, … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Set Up a Privacy Zone on Strava