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What Do Size Markings On Bicycle Tires Mean?

What do size markings on bicycle tires mean?700x50C, 50-622, 29×2.00, ETRTO, ISO, 26, 28 inches… confusing, isn’t it? Here is an article that might help you to understand what different tire sizes mean. [Read more…]

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Schwalbe Compounds And Puncture Protection Systems Revealed!

Schwalbe Compounds and Puncture Protection Systems Schwalbe is continuously improving the performance of their tires by utilizing the most high tech technologies and engineering processes to create the best compounds, and the best puncture protection systems on the market. Over the years Schwalbe has developed some amazing technologies, and it can be difficult to understand which one offers the best protection and performance, or to compare the technology behind it. [Read more…]

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Do I Need A mirror While Bicycle Touring?

Do I need a mirror while bicycle touring?Why do I need a mirror on a bicycle tour, and which one should I choose? You rarely see mirrors on bicycles, because most bicycles are either road bikes (whose riders tend to cut down on weight as much as possible) or mountain bikes (whose riders don’t really need mirrors). But the needs and priorities of a bicycle tourist are different, and we highly recommend that such cyclists have a mirror (or two) on his or her touring bike.

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Difference Between the Ortlieb Quick-Lock Systems QL1, QL2, QL2.1, QL3

Difference Between the Ortlieb Quick-Lock Systems QL1, QL2, QL2.1, QL3This page is explaining the difference between the  different types of mounting systems on Ortlieb bags and panniers, called the Quick-Lock System or QL system. QL1 and QL2 had been around for ever, while the QL3 came out on some Ortlieb gear in 2012, and the QL2.1 came out in 2015. Before 2015, the Ql1 system was found on the “CLASSIC” line, the QL2 on the “PLUS” line, and the QL3 system was designed for some panniers and bags usually used for commuting. Since 2015, the QL1 and QL2 system are no longer used, and all panniers “travel” use the QL2.1 system. [Read more…]

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Review: POWER GRIPS vs. STD vs. Toe Clip Pedals (FREE)

Review: POWER GRIPS vs. STD vs. Toe Clip Pedals (FREE)Review of POWER GRIPS vs. STD vs. Toe Clip Pedals.

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