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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 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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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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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?