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General Category => The Knowledge => Topic started by: Biggsy on July 18, 2011, 04:46:01 pm

Title: Links to some useful topics
Post by: Biggsy on July 18, 2011, 04:46:01 pm
PRODUCT RECALLS (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=13430.0) - save your bacon.


WORK IN PROGRESS

Note. Some topic titles have been renamed here for clarity, alphabetisation or duplication-prevention.  Some links are to Knowledgy topics in boards other than The Knowledge.

BOTTLES & HYDRATION
Fuel bottle in a standard bottle cage (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=29814) - includes informative discussion of fuel bottles in general.
Ortlieb water carrier as a hydration solution (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=36358.0)

BOTTOM BRACKETS
Spindle lengths and Campy triple chainsets (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=93661.0)

BRAKES
Blocks - replacements (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=44562.0)
Disc brakes - how to chose and fit? (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=50468.0) - Avid BB7
V-brakes - comparing models (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61024.0)

CHAINS
Chain lubricant - an experiment (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=75394.0)
Campag 10-speed chain questions (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=79139.0)

CLOTHING
What cycling cap? (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=56086.0)

CRANKS & CHAINRINGS
Chainring tightening (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=49036.0)

CYCLE COMPUTERS
GPS BOARD (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?board=63.0)
What computer? (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=2169.0)

FRAMES
Cold setting (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=9138.0) - bending to take a different hub width.
Frame building pictures (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=58864) - from a Dave Yates course.
Help with frame related questions (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=48975.0) - from Dave Yates.
Respraying tips (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=6197.0)

LIGHTING
Axa bottle dynamo (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=57920.msg1200842#msg1200842) - instant review, in thread about speccing up a commuting/touring bike.
Bottle dynamo question (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=55901.0) - left or right handed mounting?
'College' bike lights (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61295.0) - Recommendations for cheap, low-maintenance, 'be seen' lighting.
Dynamos: smart looking connectors for hub dynamo (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=50187) - and tidy dynamo light cabling.
Ixon IQ battery bodge (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=54173.0) - opening the case and bypassing the unreliable contacts.
Lights, Please - Bicycle Lighting Options Overview (Oct 2013) (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=76333.0)
Rear lights to fit on a rack (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=37973)
Sturmey Archer Hub Dynamo (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=59640.0) - Modern lights with vintage dynamo.

LUBRICATION
Can someone explain grease to me? (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=87735.0)
Chain lubricant - an experiment (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=75394.0)
Grease for bolts and nuts (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=51373.0)

MIRRORS
Bar-end mirrors (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=10996.0)
Bike Eye (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=2660.0) - head-tube mounted mirror
Mirrors on bikes (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=20329.0)

Recumbent-oriented (but still worth a read if you're choosing a mirror for an upright):
'bent mirror (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=36065.0)
Mirrors (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=48359.0)
Mirrors. Show us yours (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=46589.0)

MUDGUARDS
Stays - cutting (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=56199.0)

PANNIERS
Choosing panniers (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=48942.0)
Ortlieb - crash damaged (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=51131.0)
Ortlieb panniers - which to take? (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61491.0) - The merits of various types of Ortlieb pannier, also compared to Carradice etc.
Pannier bags (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61203.0) - Bike fit and security (mostly Ortlieb)

PUMPS
Pump recommendations (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=45779.0)
Zéfal HPX fettling (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=58411.0)
Zéfal HPX - repair handle? (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=48855.0)

SEATPOSTS
Removing a stuck seatpin (steel frame) (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=49321.0) - particularly with caustic soda.

TOOLS
Chainring tightening (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=49036.0)
Torque wrench, what (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=6331)

TRAINS, PLANES and AUTOMOBILES
Bikes on Planes (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=75231.0)
Bikes on Trains: 3 easy questions (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61406.0) - Luggage, locking, booking.
Trikes on Planes (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=54731.0)
Trikes on Trains (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=55752.0)

BIKE CARRIERS:
Advice? (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=35285.0) - Roof vs rear mounted.
Best that won't damage a hatchback (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=54234.0)
Rear-mounted rack for a hatchback car (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=49851.0)
Roof-mounted? (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=6503.0) - That clamps to seat tube.
Roof rack security (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=39737.0)
Tow bar and cycle carrier (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=38020.0) - Recommendations.

TRAILERS
Boxes for Carry Freedom Y-Frame trailer (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=36088.0) - For transporting garden waste and similar loads.  Includes discussion of the Y-frame in general.
Potential cargo trailer question (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61188.0) - Transporting a bulky object by trailer and other creative methods.

TYRES and INNER TUBES
20" Tires (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61488.0) - For recumbent trike.
25c vs 28c tyres (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=55994.0)
Commuting tyres (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=47835.0)
Difficult tyres - how to fit (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=8063.0)
Difficult tyres - re tyre and rim diameters (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=53372.0)
Inner tubes - use for old ones (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=32616)
Inner tubes - 18-23 tube in a 25 tyre? (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61362.0)[/url]
Marathon Plus - fitting (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=8063.0)
Tubeless for Dummies  (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=87521.0)
Winter studded tyres (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=39122.0)

VARIOUS
Skip Bike and Bodge It BOARD (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?board=56.0)
Useful Bodges To Cycling Problems (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=50533.msg1017078)

WHEELS
8 to 9 speed cassettes (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=54757)
32 versus 36 spokes (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=53820)
Alfine 11 hub gear servicing (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=53344)
Rim, how to fit a new one (http://audaxing.wordpress.com/2012/03/26/rim-swaps-made-easy/)
Skewers: cam vs hex (https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=61387.0)
Truing trike wheels (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=56266.0) - thru-axle adaptors to make trike hubs fit properly in a truing stand.
Wheelbuilding myths debunked (http://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=51471)


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