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Old 12-08-06, 12:34 AM   #1
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new bike bling

sorry, my cell phone doesn't have macro

it's the hollowtech II cap that isn't necessary but is WAY nicer than the plastic ones included from SHIMANO.

DIRECT FROM ENGLAND I PRESENT TO YOU...

THE GOLDTEC SHIMANO CRANK BOLT

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Nice! Glad to see you nailed down what you were after. Did you get to exchange e-mails directly with Rob? He's a great guy and creates some really quality products.
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Damn son you shinin'!
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Nice! Glad to see you nailed down what you were after. Did you get to exchange e-mails directly with Rob? He's a great guy and creates some really quality products.
No, that would have been cool. I more or less just went straight through the site, arrived quick. Had to sign for it.
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Yeah, I think he's gotten a bit more high-tech as his product line and sales volume has increased over the years.
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Old 12-08-06, 01:09 AM   #6
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the quality is top-notch. Thinking of maybe ordering some more from them. Depends on my needs
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Sorry I missed the original post regarding these.

How much were they? Did you buy the tool as well?
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That's cool. Try to get a matching lockring for your cassette.

And post up a link to the site you got it from.
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they are available from BETD, BETD Bicycle Components

and actually click on this one and scroll down a little bit

They ran me 9 british pounds plus 8 british pounds for shipping to the states. So it came out to thirty something dollars.

I originally ordered green to match my grips and CK headset I just got, but they were out so I had to get pewter
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they are available from BETD, BETD Bicycle Components

and actually click on this one and scroll down a little bit

They ran me 9 british pounds plus 8 british pounds for shipping to the states. So it came out to thirty something dollars.

I originally ordered green to match my grips and CK headset I just got, but they were out so I had to get pewter

Then you're in luck. Chris King makes a lockring in Al that looks pewter.


On a separate note, I noticed this thing and am intrigued by it. Coincidentally a guy from my club just posted up pictures of his. This replaces the star nut method.
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I have a 990 cassette with the red lockring and kind of liek that.

That headset compression thing intrigued me as well. Seems like a good idea
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and on a second note. if I was gonna get a CK lockring I'd get green to match my CK headset

then I'd have a christmas cassette, green lock ring and red spider
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and on a second note. if I was gonna get a CK lockring I'd get green to match my CK headset

then I'd have a christmas cassette, green lock ring and red spider
They don't make them in different colours. I asked.
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oh damn, hmmm.... maybe then go pewter if i get tired of my red SRAM lockring
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Here's the a pic of the compression thing the guy from my club uses. Different company and this one looks burlier.

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it's a cool idea. I almost like the idea better than that of a star nut
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looks like an azonic headlok.
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the quality is top-notch. Thinking of maybe ordering some more from them. Depends on my needs
Quality IS top-notch. Couple of picts below of the 6" link we'd oredered a few years back for my son's (now-long-gone) Enduro:



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Here's the a pic of the compression thing the guy from my club uses. Different company and this one looks burlier.

I found out who makes the compression bolt thing above. The item in the pic above is a Woodman Capsule Extrem. I think I saw them on BeyondBikes for about $20 or $30.

http://www.woodmancomponents.com/cat...ng=en&art=pre7
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