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Why cars are not sustainable?

Why is the car not a sustainable mode of mass transport

I came across an article by chance, on a cycling website. The original article was printed in a French newspaper. Then copied and uploaded to be on-line by notanothercyclingforum.net. I think the article is very well written and should be preserved and shared, hence I’ve made a “local” copy on BikeGremlin as well. I generally … Read more Why cars are not sustainable?

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Posting questions, or comments

Questions and comments for bikegremlin.com website, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ profiles

Updated: 11/06/2020. This post explains some basic “rules” for posting questions and/or comments on the website (same goes for the BikeGremlin Youtube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter channels). 1. How to post a question? First try a website search – you can find the answers for most of the questions in one of the articles here. … Read more Posting questions, or comments

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A thank you note for donations and help

1$ Pay Pal donation

Updated: 08/11/2018. This fortnightly post will not deal with cycling riding technique or mechanics. It is time to say thanks to all the people that have, and still are helping to make and keep this site, as well as the whole Bike Gremlin “story” become and remain what it is – a place with good … Read more A thank you note for donations and help

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Theory vs practice

Theory, or practise - what is more important?

Updated: 08/11/2018. Theory is when everything is known, but nothing works. Practice is when everything works, but no one knows why. In Bike Gremlin garage, we combine theory and practice: nothing works and no one knows why!  🙂 This post gives my personal opinion on theory and practice in terms of (bicycle) mechanics and engineering. … Read more Theory vs practice

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White arrow – vintage road bike project

Restauration and assembly of a retro (vintage) road bicycle

Updated: 08/11/2018. A colleague asked me to find her a road bicycle for up to around 200 euros. Since small sized frame 2nd hand bikes offer was very poor, it was decided to find a frame and components and assemble a nice fast bike. 🙂   1. Sourcing parts and preparations Suitable frame was found. … Read more White arrow – vintage road bike project