Omar Bhimji

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The Flats I’ve Known

When a cyclist “gets a flat,” the tube develops a hole, the air escapes, and the tube deflates. Here’s a list and description of all the flats I’ve ever known, and how to avoid and/or repair them. more »

Mar 16, 2011 Columns

2010 Gear Issue: Comfort – BROOKS B-17

The workhorse of the Brooks' line of saddles; unassuming yet elegant. more »

Jan 1, 2010 Accessories

Frame Geometry Primer

The dimensions and design of a bicycle's frame fundamentally determine how it will ride. more »

May 1, 2008 Columns

Internally-Geared Hubs

A few years ago, during a dull stretch of bike touring, I tried to convince my riding partner of the merits of internally geared bicycles. more »

Apr 1, 2008 Columns (1 Comments)