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Classic lightweights
'Proper' bikes
The Moulton bicycle Is it a bicycle or a religious cult? See for your self.
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Fixed gear gallery 2000+ fixed gear bikes can't be wrong (esp. no's 1611 & 1612) Do helmets more besides keeping your head warm (answer: not as much as you would expect!)
U.C.I Utter & Complete Idiots? Fasten your seatbelts, read the technical regulations and form your own conclusions


Wobbly tyre ?

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Fitting tyres without a wobble can be time consuming.  Especially the tougher Schwalbe Marathons often need some persuasion to get the reflection line to align with the rim. In some cases it is enough to deflate the tyre and to squeeze and bend the tyre at the low spots. In sterner cases I grab the squeeze bottle with water and washing up liquid. Wet the area between bead and rimwall and re-inflate firmly. With a bit of luck and patience you'll hear a satisfying pop of the bead settling in it's proper place.

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