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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-17-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jezmellors
Thanks guys, i did mean length and you've put...

Thanks guys,
i did mean length and you've put into words what i instinctively felt but wasn't sure about. As far as stopping power is concerned it seems to me that a longer pad would have no...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-17-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By jezmellors
I think it's later than 1983 too. maybe 1987?

I think it's later than 1983 too. maybe 1987?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-17-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By jezmellors
Reason for brake block width?

Hi all,
why do brake blocks for Cantis and V brakes come in different widths and am i wrong to think wider is better?
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-17-14, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By jezmellors
Someone must know.

Someone must know.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,238
Posted By jezmellors
Tyres are tested to about twice the stated max...

Tyres are tested to about twice the stated max psi so don't worry about over inflating but i always think it's a balancing between speed and comfort and i like to feel my tyres flexing under me and...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-16-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By jezmellors
Did i read somwhere you can get cassettes with...

Did i read somwhere you can get cassettes with 42t now?
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-16-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By jezmellors
Brake block width

Hi all,
why do brake blocks for Cantis and V brakes come in different widths and am i wrong to think wider is better?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By jezmellors
Ah, yes, of course, simple when someone's told...

Ah, yes, of course, simple when someone's told you the answer :)

Thanks very much, it is 104mm

Cheers
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By jezmellors
4 bolt Shimano BCD question

Hello guys,

a friend of mine has a 5 year old Trek 6300 and his middle chainring is shot, i said i would get one for him and change it, i've got the ring of and cleaned it up but i can't see what...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-06-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,341
Posted By jezmellors
Spinning is better than mashing, this is a...

Spinning is better than mashing, this is a universal truth that you can relate to riding any bike. If you want to spin all the time then a fixed or Single speed bike is not the best way to achieve it...
Forum: Commuting 01-08-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,114
Posted By jezmellors
I tend to buy sheets (approx 15cm X 10cm) and cut...

I tend to buy sheets (approx 15cm X 10cm) and cut into the size i want but i usually use about 15mm square patches. I end up with 90deg. corners but i've never had a problem with that.
Forum: Foo 11-30-13, 05:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,726
Posted By jezmellors
The Intouchables. From this year i think,...

The Intouchables. From this year i think, fantastic feel-good movie.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-13, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 912,310
Posted By jezmellors
My 1996 Proflex XP-X works. ...

My 1996 Proflex XP-X works.

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And my 1993 KHS...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-18-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,112
Posted By jezmellors
I think it's futile to endlessly discuss which...

I think it's futile to endlessly discuss which brand is better when there are too many differences, it is almost impossible to compare like with like and it's clearly a matter of personal preference....
Forum: Road Cycling 11-17-13, 05:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,112
Posted By jezmellors
I think of it like clothing, Americans dress in...

I think of it like clothing, Americans dress in denim jeans, tee shirts and baseball caps, Japanese people dress similarly, casual functional clothes, maybe brighter colours, comfortable sportswear....
Forum: Road Cycling 11-11-13, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By jezmellors
Nothing wrong with things from China but those...

Nothing wrong with things from China but those tyres just look really nasty. The only remarkable thing about them is that they are red?

On one usually have some tyre bargains, i'm sure you can do...
Forum: Foo 11-11-13, 05:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 914
Posted By jezmellors
Bikes.

Bikes.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-26-13, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By jezmellors
Or chain too short?

Or chain too short?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-26-13, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By jezmellors
Sram and Shimano are compatible, it sounds like...

Sram and Shimano are compatible, it sounds like an adjustment issue. Or cables?
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 10-26-13, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By jezmellors
Deffo Marathon.

Deffo Marathon.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-26-13, 02:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,196
Posted By jezmellors
Or just ram a stick through the wheel

Or just ram a stick through the wheel
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-13-13, 02:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,628
Posted By jezmellors
I have a rack bag, a padded rectangular bag which...

I have a rack bag, a padded rectangular bag which fastens on top of the rear rack and is for carrying small items, you can also get small bags which fit on the handlebars. If i need to carry more i...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-12-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,969
Posted By jezmellors
Sadly, he only lasted about six months, but when...

Sadly, he only lasted about six months, but when i first met him i shook him warmly by the hand and thanked him.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-12-13, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,969
Posted By jezmellors
Welc. That was my intention.

Welc. That was my intention.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-12-13, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,969
Posted By jezmellors
I got divorced about 12 years ago, she left me...

I got divorced about 12 years ago, she left me for a co-worker, it took me about 24 hours to get over it. I don't know if my bikes had anything to do with her decision.
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