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  1. hy_tek

    How to stop brake pad squeeking?

    Any suggestions on how to stop brake pad squeeling on my Eagle Claw 2 brake pads. They were fine until recently but now squeel loudly when hard braking which is very annoying not to mention embarassing when you sound like and old dump truck coming to a stop. The pads are less than a year old and...
  2. hy_tek

    Hybrid tire recommendations please

    My older model hybrid bike uses 700X38C tires and I need replacements. My current tires are cracking on the sidewall and they are the OEM tires that came with the bike. I figure they are just cheap generic tires to begin with since there is not even a brand name on them. I know nothing about...
  3. hy_tek

    Clueless which new tires for my hybrid bike.

    I have a Giant Nutra cross/hybrid bike I think you call it. I need some new tires. I am overwhelmed at the sheer number of types and sizes available online. My current original OEM tire size is 700 X 38C. My riding is primarily on trips of no more than 30 miles. 90%+ of my riding is on asphalt...
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    Need tire pump recommendations

    I need a good tire pump to take with me on cross bike trips. I had a cheap pump and had a flat ten miles from home and ended up walking the bike back home the entire way. The pump wouldn't even fill the tires. You get what you pay for. I want something that is reliable and durable. Thanks for...
  5. hy_tek

    Help me select a basic bike computer please

    I am what I would describe as a recreational biker. I own a cross bike and do mainly 20-30 mile weekend trips with my wife on groomed paths. I want to get a basic bike computer that just has speed, distance, clock, and a the normal things. While I want the best bang for the buck unit...