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Disambiguate or combine tags for [city] and [urban-riding]

Most (but not all) of the questions tagged city are about urban-riding (and indeed some of them are cross-tagged). The exceptions seem to be: Some questions about city bikes (Not to be confused with ...
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The [advice] tag seems like a meta tag

Is there a single question where adding advice is helpful? Remove and block?
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Disambiguate the [learning] tag

The learning tag seems to fall in two (or three) categories: One about new riders, which should be retagged as the winner of the new-rider/beginner merge One about skills, which should be retagged as ...
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Disambiguate [theft] and [security]

The tag guidance for security specifically cites theft-prevention. Should theft be used only when a bicycle has actually been stolen? Or some other case? If so, we should add tag guidance (currently ...
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Merge on meta: [tags] and [tagging]

In making some other tag synonym requests, I've discovered that Bicycles.Meta.SE has a tag called tags and one called tagging. Are these substantively different? Presumably both cover what tags to use....
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Consider synonymizing [new-rider], [beginner], and [newbie]

I suspect that new-rider and beginner are used interchangeably. If so, they should be merged. Conceivably, one could be "beginning" things that are not "riding," but if that's the ...
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Are tag wiki edits put into the standard Suggested edits review queue?

I proposed 5 days ago an edit to a tag wiki that had no excerpt. I was curious to see if those kind of edits went to the Suggested edits review queue as normal question/answer edits so I looked at the ...
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Consider removing the chain-tool tag?

Bicycles Exchange already has a tag for "tools" with its wiki as follows: Tools you use for repairing, maintaining, building, etc. Pump, chain breaker, wrenches, spoke tool, repair stand etc....
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Would it make sense to have an [outdated] tag?

Some questions (such as this one about automatic shifting) primarily have answers which contain outdated information. I think this can be especially harmful, considering how these old questions are ...
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Do we need both the [children] and [kids] tags?

I noticed that on Bicycles.SE there is both a children tag and a kids tag. Neither has any usage guidance, and the are not synonyms. I don't see a good reason for there to be both, though, so I think ...
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Ordinary should be made a synonym of penny farthing or vice verse

The tag for ordinary should be made a synonym for penny farthing or vice verse. Technically, ordinary is the correct bike geek term but most people know them as penny farthings.
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Indexing Tag, Do we need one?

Bit surprised by this but we don't seem to have a tag for Indexing ? Possibly one of the most used words on here. I don't have the privilege to create tags so a question feels appropriate.
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Tag merge? [accident] and [crash]

I was trying to write up tag info for these two tags, and its hard to separate them. I've had a go but its not very good. https://bicycles.stackexchange.com/tags/accidents/info and https://bicycles....
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Learning to ride tag?

Is there a tag for learning to ride a bicycle? There is children, but not all children are learners and not all learners are children. There is training, but that doesn't really fit either.
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Do we need a Clydesdale/Athena tag

In cycling, we use the terms Clydesdale or Athena to identify riders who are a few sigmas above the mean in terms of weight. I’m surprised we don’t have these tags. There is a tag “heavy” but many ...
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Delete tag "mechanical"

The mechanical tag is pretty useless -- nearly the entire bike falls under this category, so using this tag doesn't really help anyone. There are a few electrical issues (which may go up as electronic ...
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Proposal to merge tags [commute] and [commuter]

Why is there a commute tag and a commuter tag and should these two be merged?
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Parts of parts tags – "spider" in this case

I'm wondering how to deal with a tag like "spider" in this question. It seems to me that the tag is redundant with the "crankset" and maybe the "chainring" tag that are also on the question. Right now ...
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Should we create a tag for skiing?

We have at least three questions involving bikes and skiing; see the first few in this search. Should we create a ski tag, or perhaps a tag for other outdoor activities? Also, this question has a ...
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Nutrition and Diet tags

Should the nutrition and diet tags be merged? They seem to be used interchangeably.
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Suggestion to merge shopping and price. Are they on-topic at all?

shopping and price are very related, don't have wikis.
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Suggestion to merge ergonomics and bike fit

ergonomics and bike-fit seem too similar, and one does not have a wiki. Should they be merged?
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Suggestion to merge cranks and crankset

crankset and cranks have similar number of questions, one does not have a wiki.
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What's the best use of the upgrade-vs-new tag

Should the upgrade-or-new-bike tag be used to tag questions in the vein of "Should I buy a new bike or upgrade this bike?" or "This question is about a new bike or a bike I just upgraded"? I happened ...
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Should we have a tag for polemic questions?

Sometimes we have questions with answers boiling down to a few, usually two, opposing points of view. Examples include using the chain for more than it's lifetime, using gearbox oil on chain, riding ...
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Should there be a distinction on the site regarding "long distance"?

On the site, there are questions where 30 (48km) miles is considered a long distance, and up to 50 (80km) miles also considered a long distance. Anyhow, a beginning, out of shape cyclist could ...
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Difference between "parts" tag and "equipment" tag?

I was looking at our most popular tags and I've noticed that we're somewhat inconsistent about parts and equipment. To my mind, a "part" is something so essential to the operation of a bicycle that ...
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[maintenance] and [repair] tags - is one or both of these superflous?

We currently have 120 questions tagged maintenance and 34 tagged repair. Is there any reason to keep these as separate tags? I'm inclined to think that [repair] should be turned into a synonym of [...
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Should we change the tag 'Water' to 'Hydration'?

The hydration tag already acts as a synonym for water. I think the water tag should be changed to hydration. Here are the main differences between the two words and why I consider hydration to be a ...
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Women's bikes/WSD tag

After seeing this question, I realized we've had a few questions about fitting and finding bikes for women. Have created a womens-bikes tag. Before we start applying this to older questions, can ...
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Banning dubious tags

Anyone know how to ban tags? I can't figure out how to so it, although the tagging interface is kinda hard to navigate. Can diamond mods do this or is this an action only SE employees can take? I ...
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What to do about questions likely to age badly?

Questions that ask for where to buy particular items (sometimes even in in particular locations) will likely get out of date eventually, as stores close and websites fall into disuse. It's easy to say ...
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"Stingy" tag and perhaps tags in general

I'm curious about the stingy tag. Most of the tags on bicycles.stackexchange are reasonably obvious. The stingy tag showed up when hhh joined the community. I'm not opposed to the stingy tag, but, ...
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Regional tag, can we eliminate it in some cases?

This question applies to Australia and New Zealand: Should I be concerned about new helmet laws? Unfortunately, there's no room to add a new-zealand tag, since we're limited to five tags. Do we ...
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Are we applying the regional tag to questions like this?

Outstanding Organized Rides Regional, yes, but not to any particular region. This has the potential to apply to "regions" all over the world, but not be limited to any particular one. At the same ...
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American vs British English in tags

When creating tags, should we be using the American or British word for the concept? We've already had some confusion over "public-transit" which seems to be an Americanism. There are other words ...
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Merge tags "road" and "road-bike"?

It looks to me like everything tagged road is actually about a road bike. Much of road-bike is also tagged "road", even... These tags look redundant to me, and it'd be nice to get everything that's ...
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Tagging: Tag on the question or on the question and answer as a unit?

Take a look at this question: How can I carry a tripod on my bike? The question itself is about how to haul [item x] around. The answers get into panniers, DIY stuff, and safety issues, all of ...
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How to manage duplicate tags

There are a couple of tags now for Lubricant lube lubricant lubericant (my spelling mistake). For starters, how can I delete the 'lubericant' tag. And how do we manage tags of different name but ...
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How do we indicate road/mtb/track specific questions?

Cycling is a broad topic with many sub-divisions. How are we going to indicate that a questions is MTB specific for example? Are tags the way to go for this?
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