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    Nice one. Is that the oversized version?

    Nice one. Is that the oversized version?
  2. Thread: Foreign Bikes

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    Hi Skippy, I must say the Cubes are a nice bike...

    Hi Skippy, I must say the Cubes are a nice bike and are very popular here on the racing circuit. Many favour the hardtails, and I know 2 people who have won marathon races on Cubes. I ride a...
  3. Cellotape* once or twice around the light once it...

    Cellotape* once or twice around the light once it is attached. Takes seconds to do and does not affect the lights' performance. Just cut it off when you replace the batteries and re-apply tape. :)...
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    I've been using the Marathons for a couple of...

    I've been using the Marathons for a couple of years with plastic tyre liners in. I've never had a single puncture! The weight difference is minimal really - I can still cruise along on my hybrid...
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    Grease it. But not spoon fulls. :)

    Grease it. But not spoon fulls. :)
  6. Thread: handlebars...

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    Nice. Also fairly light, but I very rarely stand...

    Nice. Also fairly light, but I very rarely stand up out of the saddle and 'yank' up hills, so they were stuck on the bar doing nothing. They were better than Onza's which were on previously (horrible...
  7. Thread: handlebars...

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    Look into WCS bars first Phantomcow. I've heard...

    Look into WCS bars first Phantomcow. I've heard of the WCS bar being crushed at the ends when people have put bar-ends on. Here's the MTBr link for them:WCS

    I have the WCS stem though and until...
  8. Thread: 240's

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    Cheers Phantom, I'll give it a try next week....

    Cheers Phantom, I'll give it a try next week. Have my first race of the season on Sunday so I don't want to knacker anything beforehand! :D
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    However......... I have just replaced my very...

    However.........

    I have just replaced my very old XT crankset and bottom bracket with a new XTR hollowtech 2 crankset ( with integrated bottom bracket), and it is not only 300+ grams lighter, but...
  10. Thread: 240's

    by Weasel
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    Ey up Phantom, I've been using 240s for almost 3...

    Ey up Phantom, I've been using 240s for almost 3 seasons of racing and they have been serviced just once. I took them to my LBS (where I bought them), because the rear hub was making a strange noise....
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    Cheers khuon :) . One day I might give the...

    Cheers khuon :) . One day I might give the Wippermanns a go. Do your models wear high heels and if so, how can they run? :D
  12. Thread: Helmets

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    You need help.

    You need help.
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    I love Sram chains, they are far less hassle than...

    I love Sram chains, they are far less hassle than Shimano ones and need no tools. Make sure that the chain is on the small rear and front middle cogs before attempting to open them as there is more...
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    Don't really have that problem here, as virtually...

    Don't really have that problem here, as virtually everyone rides on bike paths next to the pavement. There are however, plenty of "thicko's" who ride on the said bike paths the wrong way. My way to...
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    Exactly. This is my pet hate, even though it is...

    Exactly. This is my pet hate, even though it is an offence here, there are still thousands of drivers who carry on holding mobiles to their `thick`heads whilst trying hopelessly to control a 2ton...
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    No, sorry. Originally from Manchester, but stuck...

    No, sorry. Originally from Manchester, but stuck in Berlin. :)

    Hey Cabledonut, long time no hear!! Still in Blackpool? :eek:
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    What!! That's a bit extreme isn't it? :eek:

    What!! That's a bit extreme isn't it? :eek:
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    Thanks Willic, it's good to be back and recognize...

    Thanks Willic, it's good to be back and recognize a few familiar "faces". A hell of a lot has changed though....... :)

    Sorry to hijack your post Rich, I'll bugger off now. :)
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    It sounds like you're on the mend. All the best....

    It sounds like you're on the mend. All the best.
    P.S. Have you had a good ribbing from collegues, friends etc yet? There must have been loads of "armless" jokes going around? :D Does it hurt when...
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    I use a set of Chiba Drystar in the winter....

    I use a set of Chiba Drystar in the winter. Excellent gloves, and waterproof too. :)
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    Poll: I think education has to be directed towards...

    I think education has to be directed towards everyone - and from day 1. As soon as a child can walk it should be taught the Green Cross Code (how to cross the road safely, and the dangers of the...
  22. All right, all right, I stand corrected :p

    All right, all right, I stand corrected :p
  23. Thread: I hate hills

    by Weasel
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    Hills are my favourite, I love 'em. I was blessed with a fast cadence which means I can spin up hills with no problem. But There are other things you can improve:

    Like...
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    Spoilsports :mad:

    Spoilsports :mad:
  25. Thread: Jan Ullrich

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    Jan made this years Tour what it was. All the...

    Jan made this years Tour what it was. All the pressure was on LA, Jan didn't HAVE to win, but he came close.

    For all the guy's in Deutschland - do you remember however, when Jan fell from grace...
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