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  • 10 Speed Chain on 11 Speed Cassette: Gear Up Smartly!

    A 10-speed chain is generally too wide to fit an 11-speed cassette properly. The mismatch can cause shifting issues and accelerated wear. Understanding the compatibility between different bike components is crucial for optimal performance and longevity. Bicycle drivetrains are designed with precise specifications, and using a 10-speed chain on an 11-speed cassette is not recommended.…

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  • Uturuncu – The Highest Road in the World By Bicycle!

    Uturuncu – The Highest Road in the World By Bicycle!

    Reaching 5800 m.a.s.l. (meters above sea level) by Bicycle! After almost 600 days on the road, cycling around the world, we felt pretty confident that there was little left that could really intimidate us. But that opinion quickly changed when we decided to undertake our greatest adventure yet, cycling up one of the highest roads…

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  • Transcontinental – Cycling from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean

    Transcontinental – Cycling from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean

    Cycling from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean is a challenging and rewarding adventure that spans thousands of miles and takes riders through diverse landscapes, from the rugged Appalachian mountains and the rolling hills of the midwest to the expansive great plains and the towering Rockies, ultimately culminating in the stunning beauty of the Pacific…

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  • From Poland to Pakistan: Breaking Limits By Nomada W Drodze

    From Poland to Pakistan: Breaking Limits By Nomada W Drodze

    Introduction and Background From Poland to Pakistan… It was a perfect time. Half a year, exactly 163 days on the road. My, bicycle ( Trek old, metal frame) and my home – tent. During that period of time, I slept more than 140 nights in 100-star – hotels, wild camping, mosques, Pakistanis jail, and Greek,…

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