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Technical FAQ: Tires widths, cassettes, and coasting http://www.velonews.com/2018/06/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq/technical-faq-tires-widths-cassettes-coasting_468445 Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:24:20 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=468445 Lennard Zinn addresses a host of questions this week that range from tire widths to wide-range cassettes.

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Technical FAQ: Hydraulic hoses, eTap, Sagan’s wrenching http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-hydraulic-hoses-etap-sagans-wrenching_467737 Tue, 29 May 2018 13:00:13 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467737 This week, Lennard Zinn addresses reader questions about a host of issues.

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Technical FAQ: Weight, gravity, and coasting downhill http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-weight-gravity-coasting-downhill_467101 Tue, 22 May 2018 13:22:08 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467101 Lennard Zinn addressed a follow-up question regarding a recent column about coasting downhill and the forces that come into play.

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Technical FAQ: Di2’s fail-safe for short chain stays; more on hoop stress http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq/technical-faq-di2s-fail-safe-for-short-chainstays-more-on-hoop-stress_466173 Tue, 15 May 2018 19:41:30 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=466173 Lennard answers a reader's question about his Shimano Di2 shifting and explains why hoop stress can damage rims.

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Technical FAQ: Aero, synchro shifting, wheels, and frames http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-aero-synchro-shifting-wheels-frames_464760 Tue, 01 May 2018 13:47:35 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=464760 Lennard Zinn addresses questions relating to coasting vs. pedaling downhill and other topics.

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Tech FAQ: Lennard’s perspective on Roubaix heart failure http://www.velonews.com/2018/04/news/tech-faq-lennards-perspective-roubaix-heart-failure_464319 Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:08:16 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=464319 Lennard Zinn answers questions about Michael Goolaerts's fatal heart failure at Paris-Roubaix.

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Technical FAQ: Sagan wrenches on his bike during Paris-Roubaix http://www.velonews.com/2018/04/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq/technical-faq-sagan-wrenches-on-his-bike-during-paris-roubaix_462875 Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:03:49 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=462875 Television cameras caught Peter Sagan tightening the bolts of his stem while pedaling at high speeds during Paris-Roubaix.

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Technical FAQ: Gravel riding with rim brakes http://www.velonews.com/2018/04/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq/technical-faq-gravel-riding-rim-brakes_462101 Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:52:58 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=462101 This week, Lennard Zinn addresses questions about setups for gravel riding, tire pressure, and more.

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Technical FAQ: Converting Campy, rims vs. discs http://www.velonews.com/2018/03/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq/technical-faq-converting-campy-rims-vs-discs_461264 Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:51:53 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=461264 Among the questions posed to Lennard Zinn this week are inquiries about swapping out Campagnolo parts.

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Technical FAQ: Chains, stuck levers, and tires http://www.velonews.com/2018/03/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-chains-stuck-levers-tires_460208 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:07:00 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=460208 Lennard Zinn addresses a variety of questions in this week's column.

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Technical FAQ: Freehub noise and brake stiffness http://www.velonews.com/2018/03/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-freehub-noise-brake-stiffness_459626 Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:42:18 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=459626 This week, Lennard Zinn addresses questions about limiting freehub noise, brake stiffness, and using hand pumps.

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Technical FAQ: Crank length, saddle position, squeaky brakes http://www.velonews.com/2018/03/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-crank-length-saddle-position-squeaky-brakes_458783 Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:52:07 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=458783 This week, Lennard Zinn answers some follow-up questions to recent columns.

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Technical FAQ: Shimano, Garmin, and a new book http://www.velonews.com/2018/02/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-shimano-garmin-new-book_457626 Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:11:02 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=457626 Lennard Zinn addresses a question about using Shimano XTR Di2 and a Garmin, and then discusses the latest edition of one of his books.

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Tech FAQ: Seat height vs. crank length; cassette swaps, 10-speed shifters http://www.velonews.com/2018/02/bikes-and-tech/tech-faq-seat-height-vs-crank-length-cassette-swaps-10-speed-shifters_457148 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 22:24:24 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=457148 A reader switches to longer crank arms, so Lennard helps him dial in the saddle position to compensate for the change.

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Technical FAQ: No burning of my haywire heart http://www.velonews.com/2018/02/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq/technical-faq-no-burning-haywire-heart_456565 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:34:44 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=456565 Lennard Zinn explains a recent heart procedure he underwent and why it was not successful.

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Technical FAQ: Switching derailleur cages, brake pads, cranks, and forks http://www.velonews.com/2018/01/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-switching-derailleur-cages-brake-pads-cranks-and-forks_455899 Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:26:08 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=455899 Can you upgrade a Shimano derailleur with a long cage? Are all carbon pads equal? What does less fork rake do? Lennard has answers.

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Technical FAQ: All about tubulars http://www.velonews.com/2018/01/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-tubulars_455473 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:16:07 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=455473 This week, Lennard Zinn addresses questions about tubular tires for off-road riding and cyclocross racing.

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Technical FAQ: How much rest do older cyclists need? http://www.velonews.com/2018/01/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-how-much-rest-do-older-cyclists-need_454849 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:03:07 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=454849 This week, Lennard Zinn fields a question from a 74-year-old amateur cyclist regarding rest as it relates to the heart.

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Technical FAQ: Tips for cyclocross rookies http://www.velonews.com/2018/01/bikes-and-tech/technical-faq-tips-for-cyclocross-rookies_454290 Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:54:13 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=454290 This week, Lennard Zinn provides bike setup details for a cyclocross newbie.

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