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  1. Sounds like an electric connection was felt by...

    Sounds like an electric connection was felt by one and all . . . . my humor is so bad.
  2. I would probably need to bribe a thief to steal...

    I would probably need to bribe a thief to steal my bikes but well then I may get a bit Grrrrrrr:twitchy::notamused::mad::troll:< pretty much how the situation would unfold.:thumb:

    On a complete...
  3. It is your bike . . . I would do it in a heart...

    It is your bike . . . I would do it in a heart beat. Who cares what anyone thinks?

    Bikes are customized, modified in all different ways, some one is sure to not like the changes . . . but well?(he...
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    Very nice, very nice action. The Canti - V...

    Very nice, very nice action.


    The Canti - V brake debate is a waste of time, they both have their own merits.

    Cantilever's set up properly are just as good as V Brakes if not better, why else...
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    I need help on Tyres

    I am building a couple of bikes up at the moment one 26" wheel and one 700c(both running hooked rims), both bikes will see mainly fire type roads maybe side excursions off the track no DH or anything...
  6. Wow?!:thumb: I only started it a few hours ago...

    Wow?!:thumb:

    I only started it a few hours ago . . . Thanks to one and all for the replies.

    I have a rear rack that can take 3 bikes but did bring 4 from Wellington to Auckland(650 odd kms 403...
  7. Bikes on cars . . how do you carry your bike

    So, a question for car owners(Trucks are obvious!!) How do you carry your bike, what rack set up are you using?.

    I have one that straps to the rear (Trunk?) door of my car, we call it a boot here...
  8. ColinL . . . doooh! yea I should have thought of...

    ColinL . . . doooh! yea I should have thought of Sheldons site. . . Thank you for reminding me of such an obvious solution. :o:o

    The spacer route is one I have used in the past but, I was...
  9. 7 speed to single speed conversion kit?

    Hey guys, pretty much as the title says "Is there a ready made kit to go from 7 to single while retaining the freehub body?"

    I am looking at converting an old(old, 94) Gary Fisher Marlin to...
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    Johnny Mullet . . .I always find it funny that...

    Johnny Mullet . . .I always find it funny that people have to put a monetary value to everything including someone else's spare time.

    For what you set out to get . . .I would call it, GOT.
    ...
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    Thanks for the replies, I know it is probably...

    Thanks for the replies, I know it is probably lower end but with my short legs the 16" Frame with the XC32 fork should work for stand over height.
    Pic 1 is when I got it with fork and wheels off...
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    The weirdos always seem to get...

    The weirdos always seem to get in!:roflmao2:(complete joke)
    Enough bikes?? Hmmph next people will start saying why do you need 4 of the exact same derailleur??
    These non OCD folks are a weird...
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    258 veiws and no one had anything to say?

    258 veiws and no one had anything to say?
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    I been getting bits together for while to build...

    I been getting bits together for while to build this up, Sora 3550 2 x 9 speed, I will possibly go down in large chain ring, 12 - 28 cassette, I have another wheel set to go on with Conti Town &...
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    Droool . . . . those brakes are awesome, how is...

    Droool . . . . those brakes are awesome, how is stopping power? A very sweet build.
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    I am with noglider . . . keep buying . . . man I...

    I am with noglider . . . keep buying . . . man I love my oh so patient wife.

    I am trying to get a (cough) single speed finished for my step sons friend, then finish my Velo Cheapos(more using the...
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    Hot(not boiling) water (not too hot)from tap into...

    Hot(not boiling) water (not too hot)from tap into a basin, let cans sit for about 4-5 mins,shake well, this will heat (gently enough) the contents of the can paint comes out thinner with a little...
  18. I would also install a new chain as you will most...

    I would also install a new chain as you will most probably need more links than your chain already has.

    I wonder if a 28 tooth may be possible with something like a 34 tooth chain ring(school me...
  19. 2 options for me would be either something like...

    2 options for me would be either something like 34-36/ 48-50 chain rings with existing freewheel, and see how that goes. Or buy a long cage rear der and the 14-28, and ride like nothing happened!
  20. [QUOTE=3speedslow;17427871]Bicycle Addict.......

    [QUOTE=3speedslow;17427871]Bicycle Addict.... Good luck with the Regina removal. They can be heartbreaking ! The slots that hold the prongs on the removal tool do not hold very well.[/QUOTE

    I have...
  21. My boss in the 70's-80's ran the Sturmey Archer...

    My boss in the 70's-80's ran the Sturmey Archer version of what you are looking at and said once sorted it was very reliable, used for commuting he stayed with it for about 8 years, no where near as...
  22. I am going over the bike now, lucky for me that I...

    I am going over the bike now, lucky for me that I did, I had some movement felt through the cranks going uphill, so I checked my BB adjustment which was fine . . .turns out the movement I could feel...
  23. So I sold my Claude Butler Majestic . . .

    I listed my Majestic on a auction site here in NZ at a reserve of $300 NZ for a very mint original bike.
    I log in to the site and glance at the auction that has gone from one bid of $300 to 7 bids...
  24. Very cool bike . . . way cooler wife though, your...

    Very cool bike . . . way cooler wife though, your lady deserves shoes, perfume or something. Awesome.
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    coming straight out of shifter rather than...

    coming straight out of shifter rather than following bar is less curves lessening friction probs.
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