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Caution: Working on a bike, or riding one, in any way, may be dangerous. Take caution and do not exceed your own capabilities.

The information contained in this site is provided for your convenience and is to be used at your own risk. This site is for informational purposes only. Do not work on your bike if you are not capable. If you are not sure, take it to a qualified professional.

Any business or legal advice provided may not help you or may even be incorrect. Consult with an attorney or certified business professional when necessary. We are not lawyers, CPAs, etc. Just bike riders. You have been warned.

You may have noticed some fine print at the bottom of all health related articles. These articles are not supposed to replace proper medical advice from a physician. They are not evaluated by the FDA.

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