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Cycling Glossary - Word of the Day

elastomer

(Say: ee - last - oh - mer) - A type of spring used for bicycle suspensions. It's usually cylindrical and elastic. Elastomers are lighter than coil springs and offer some built-in damping (suspension control), too.

Today's Tip

Women: We Can Fine Tune Your Braking And Shifting - Women typically have smaller hands than men, which makes it difficult to squeeze the brakes and operate the shifters. Fortunately, many modern levers now have reach adjustments that allow fine tuning to maximize your control and comfort. We're experts in bike fit and would be happy to take a look at your bicycle and get the reach just right.

 
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