Your rear derailleur moves your chain across cogs and maintains proper tension on the chain with every gear change. How? The chain runs around two jockey pulleys on the rear derailleur. When you shift to a larger chainring or cog, the shifter cable pulls the rear derailleur forward, causing the pulleys to push the chain onto the larger sprockets while keeping chain tension in check.
Brian Cookson has been head of the cycle sport’s governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), for 13 months now. Long enough to become established, long enough to make changes, and long enough to start assessing his impact on cycling’s governing body. On June 4, 2013 Cookson announced he would run for president of the UCI against the incumbent, Pat McQuaid. Previously, Cookson served as president of British Cycling from 1997 until 2013, a time of enormous change and sporting success.
Wild cycling is something I’ve long done by using bridleways, trails and tiny lanes to explore the countryside. Each ride in my new book is a suggestion, with further routes radiating from it: they are introductions to the wild cycling potential of mainland UK. I chose these routes because I know them. Some include short stretches of main road, but they are used only where necessary, to link things together.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".