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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By martinarlaw
Yeah I'll just pay Halfords 9.00 to re-Adjust...

Yeah I'll just pay Halfords 9.00 to re-Adjust them properly instead of messing my bike up. Thanks for the instructions I will have to learn on my girlfriends bike hahaha
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By martinarlaw
thanks

thanks
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By martinarlaw
How to tune gears

Can someone give me a detailed explanation on how to tune my front and rear derailers ? I already understand that all the limiter (hi-low) screws do Is control how far (Up) and how far (down) the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
to go with this ( for example) ? ...

to go with this ( for example) ? ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
What do you think ...

What do you think http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tranz-X-Stem-Adapter-Converts-Quill-Stem-Threadless-1-1-1-8-New-/110768772509?pt=UK_sportsleisure_cycling_bikeparts_SR&hash=item19ca55559d#ht_500wt_1054
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
it will be fine

it will be fine
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
The hopes are from my friends kona shred but has...

The hopes are from my friends kona shred but has some shimano saints now so they are just sitting there doing nothing he can probably get more they are about 4 years old and work pretty well :)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
Yeah I am not planning to spend to much money on...

Yeah I am not planning to spend to much money on this one I am hoping for a kona stinky sometime in the future. This bike gets me from A2B. I am gonna go ahead with the stem adapter Then get a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
Why will it fail I'm not gonna go hard on it ?

Why will it fail I'm not gonna go hard on it ?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
Hmm yeah good point jimc101 I can buy a pair of...

Hmm yeah good point jimc101 I can buy a pair of hope discs (the whole set) for 40 so thats not a problem as I allready have mechanical discs. And yes I understand that all it does is allow me to put...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
Yeah I was thinking about going with the 2nd...

Yeah I was thinking about going with the 2nd option but its not worth me spending tons on forks considering I wont be able to use them on a new frame in the future is there ?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
Thankyou so much :) The reason for this is...

Thankyou so much :) The reason for this is because I don't feel safe with a quill stem and it generally don't look good. This bike is all I can afford at the moment so I am going to upgrade to parts...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-12-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 79,326
Posted By martinarlaw
I would love a car but given the fuel and...

I would love a car but given the fuel and insurance prices in the u.k it's not going to happen just yet :( I use my bike to travel everywhere if its too far I take it on the train I ride day/night....
Forum: Introductions 04-12-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By martinarlaw
Hello- does anyone need help ?????

Hi everyone My name is Martin nice to meet you :) I'm 21 and have been riding since I was very small. I have a vast knowledge of bicycle repair and maintain my own bike. If you need any help feell...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,585
Posted By martinarlaw
How to change from a quill stem to a thread-less ?

Hello everyone I'm new here :-) I have been trying to figure out how to do this for ages Basically I have Silverfox f525 with a quill stem (one that goes into the forks) I would like to change this...
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