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All Weather Cyclist Frame builder, mountain bike pioneer, component, wheel and tyre designer, consultant with Trek Bicycle and a hell of a cook, Keith Bontrager has been at the pointy end of the bike industry for over 30 years. A former motocross racer who also tuned engines, Bontrager started building road frames in the late 1970s. He then made some of the earliest mountain bike frames before he sold his company to Trek in 1995, who also hired him as a parts designer and consultant. But Bontrager, now an absurdly youthful looking 59-year-old with a range of experience that is unique in the bike industry, actually started out as a physicist, gaining a degree in the subject from the University of Santa Cruz. “You can look at things, at explanations and say, ‘No, that’s not right.’ You can’t always explain precisely what’s happening but it gives you a solid start point and you can refine it from there. Keith Bontrager racing the three peaks So what about the future?

Creaks, Clicks & Clunks Search and Creaks, Clicks & Clunks... ...and things that go "bump" on your bike. Powered by Translate Does your bike make strange noises when you ride it? This article will try to help you make it shut up! Aside from the whoosh of the tires on the road, and the clicking of the freewheel, a bicycle should be silent. If your bike makes other noises, it is a sign of a problem. ...Once every time the wheels go around Click Here ...Once every time the pedals go around Click Here ...Once every time the chain goes around (every 3-4 pedal revolutions) Click Here ...When you use the brakes Click Here ...When you pull on the handlebars Click Here Wheel-related noises, occurring once per wheel revolution: While Braking: See the section of this article on brake-related noises. While Coasting: Lift up each end of the bike in turn, and spin each wheel forward, looking, listening and feeling to find where it is rubbing. Tire rub Never ride a bike while the tire is rubbing!

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The Inner Ring — news, comment, analysis, chat OUTLIER Tailored Performance Clothing for a Life in Motion The Recumbent & HPV Information Center OpenStreetMap Glasgow Glasgow is a great place to cycle, and now there are even more opportunities to get out and about on your bike in the area. Find out more about rides coming up in Glasgow here, and see the tabs below for other cycling opportunities. Buddy bike rides Rides organised by our social network for cyclists Steven has rated the ride "Glasgow Elim Christian cycle grou... Find this ride now30 days ago Find this ride now30 days ago Find this ride now30 days ago Find this ride now30 days ago Find this ride now30 days ago Find this ride now30 days ago Steven has joined the group "Glasgow Elim Cycle Group" Find a group now11 days ago Find this ride now11 days ago Find this ride now11 days ago Find this ride now11 days ago Find this ride now11 days ago Find a group now30 days ago Pause Facilities Glasgow Mountain Bike Circuit Located in Pollok Country Park, this circuit gives you a real mountain biking experience within Glasgow; there are routes to suit cyclists of all skills and experience. Cathkin Braes Country Park

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WILD MOTION Glasgow Cycle routes Click on a pointer above to find more details about a Glasgow cycle route Scotland Cycle Routes > GlasgowGlasgow it's self is very built up and urban. However this does not take away the fact that there are lots and lots of great shortcuts through town, and routes that start in Glasgow and head to many different locations. For example, starting on the Forth and Clyde Canal Path there is a route going to places such as Loch Lomond, Dumbarton, and Kirkintilloch. Recently added Glasgow Cycle Routes All Glasgow Cycle Routes Latest posts in Glasgow forum

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