Category: Technical FAQ

Technical FAQ: A tubeless tire blowout in the Pyrénées

After a reader suffers a tubeless blowout on a Pyrénées descent, Lennard digs into the potential causes for the catastrophe.

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Technical FAQ: Tubular patching, tubeless rolling resistance, crashed carbon

Lennard Zinn addresses questions on tubular patching, tubeless rolling resistance, and inspecting crashed carbon for this week’s edition of Technical FAQ.

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Technical FAQ: When the carbon-fiber ‘coin test’ comes up short

After a crash, Lennard performs the coin test on his carbon fork, and the component sounds OK; it isn’t until later that Lennard discovers the full extent of the damage.

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Tech FAQ: Hooked vs. hookless rims, tire choice, and pressure recommendations

Lennard Zinn addresses questions on hooked vs. hookless rim profiles for this week’s edition of Technical FAQ.

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Technical FAQ: Tubeless road tires, glove loops, e-bike power

A reader writes in after an unfortunate crash on tubeless tires; Lennard gets more feedback on his lightning column

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Technical FAQ: Feedback on lightning strikes and junior gears

Lennard receives ample feedback from his recent column about lightning strikes and frame material, plus some insight into proper junior gearing

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Technica FAQ: Will an oval chainring violate junior gear restrictions?

In this week’s column, Lennard fields questions about junior gearing, bent derrailleurs, and whether a bike can zap you in a lightning storm.

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Technical FAQ: Ensuring that your front and rear wheels are parallel

In this week’s column, Lennard discusses how to make sure that your front and rear wheels are aligned in the same plane

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Technical FAQ: Checking crashed carbon, cleat position, derailleur storage

Lennard gives advice on how to check a crashed carbon frame for damage; plus, advice on how to store your Shimano Di2 bike

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Technical FAQ: Drivetrain friction test, steerer-damping headsets

Lennard fields a question about chain articulation from his 1X vs. 2X drivetrain test; plus a question on steering damping

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