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The Derailleur: the Key to Dating Your Vintage Bicycle

The Derailleur: the Key to Dating Your Vintage Bicycle

The Derailleur, the mechanism that is older than your great grandmother, yet it is the miracle drive system of bicycles worldwide. The first samples of a gear changing mechanism can be found as far back as the late 1800s. But first patent for the derailleur can be attributed to Paul De Vivie, a touring cyclist…
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Spongy Wonder: Bicycle Seat Design is Key to a Healthy Ride

(CCN) So you have been riding your bike for most of your life. You are now encroaching middle age, and you love to ride, but find yourself with a sore saddle. Worse, is that after you have ridden for fifteen to twenty minutes, your buttock gets numb. You find yourself wanting to stand up on…
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