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What is the lightest bicycle?

"The lightest bike you can buy is 9.o49499105 lbs. This bike is not sold complete, you must buy all separate parts and build it from scratch , Forks: Odyssey s2 director forks (MORE)

Why are bicycles called bicycles?

"Bi" means two, and "cycle" means a full-circle or revolution -  as in the wheels. Thus, the contraption with 2 wheels going around  was termed"bi-cycle"!
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What are the advantages of a bicycle?

If you hit a descent you can coast, which is more energy efficient than walking downhill. If you need to transport gear you can hang it on the bike instead of carrying it. A b (MORE)

What does a bicycle do?

A bicycle provides a method of human powered transportation so a person can travel on wheels. The person must learn to balance on the device, steer, and work the pedals. It ha (MORE)

Where was the bicycle invented?

The earliest bicycle was a wooden scooter-like contraption  called a celerifere; it was invented about 1790 by Comte Mede de  Sivrac of France.   In 1816, Baron Karl von (MORE)

How do bicycles work?

A bicycle is one of the most efficient forms of transport. It works  with pedals, which are connected via a chain to the back wheel. The  rotation of the pedals moves the ch (MORE)

How do you convert a bicycle to a stationary bicycle?

  You can buy something called a "trainer", which attaches to the rear wheel and lifts it off the ground. With that, and a phone book under the front wheel to get the bike (MORE)

How have bicycles improved?

They've gotten lighter, better brakes, better bearings, more gears. They can have suspension in them for a comfier ride. Overall materials have been improved for better perfor (MORE)

How do you pump a bicycle?

You'll have to start with determining which kind of valve you've got. For the US there are basically two options:Schraeder valve, the same as on a carPresta valve, which is na (MORE)