Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, May 9, 2014

9 May
2014
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Beware of Cats

Then I said, “I don’t remember the exact behaviours of corrosion fatigue for aluminium alloys, but it is possible that something in cat pee might accelerate pitting or intergranular corrosion, leading to faster crack initiation which ultimately reduced the service life of the spoke once cyclical loads were reapplied during riding usage…but I just don’t remember if aluminium is vulnerable to concentrated ammonia.”

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Beware of Gloves

Really liked this post over on RKP about the Paris-Roubaix and Tom Boonen’s lack of gloves. Read it.

Beware of Dogs

Unless you can harness the power of dog. Then embrace the dog.

Stuck Freewheel?

I had this problem the other day. My hack? Stomp the wrench. It’s a hell-of-a-lot easier than this.

Lemond Emulates Armstrong

You know, by fixing a flat:

[via Urban Velo]

Drool:

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[Leather bike luggage from Detroit Cargo via Bike Rumor and Urban Velo]