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    Hi Jef. Come back! we miss you.

    Hi Jef. Come back! we miss you.
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    Aha! A 7-Speed!

    Aha! A 7-Speed!
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    La Gondola! Ah, I remember it. Most...

    La Gondola!

    Ah, I remember it. Most unsalubrious! More abbatoir than abatour.

    Let me know what (all) bits you need for your Mouton and I'll bring what I have. I@m awash with parts for...
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    Well, shall we a go-go to Battersea Park, for a...

    Well, shall we a go-go to Battersea Park, for a change of lukewarm, flavourless coffee and the usual fly-blown buns? Where is the Caff, Nigel?
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    Which part of the crankset is 'visibly flexing'?

    Which part of the crankset is 'visibly flexing'?
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    Don't buy new stuff, just fix them up. All the...

    Don't buy new stuff, just fix them up. All the tech in those bikes can be fixed with home tools and an oil can. Take pix, post them here, and ask questions, read Sheldon Brown.

    Next, buy a spoke...
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    Update City: The Mezzo went to a neighbour...

    Update City:

    The Mezzo went to a neighbour with a Volvo.
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    "tire weight is virtually irrelevant." ...

    "tire weight is virtually irrelevant."

    Unless you have to carry the bike. :-)

    Whoa! Isn't that a bit like going up hill? Do we get the extra half a kilo up there without an increase in...
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    'Its just Dahon owners that seem a sad bunch.' ...

    'Its just Dahon owners that seem a sad bunch.'

    Y'know, most of us just can't be bothered with another time-wasting Brompton nerd boasting about riding a piece of over-priced rusting luggage.
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    ^^^ Yes, I appeared to have erred somewhat....

    ^^^ Yes, I appeared to have erred somewhat. Moreover my Mezzo was pink. How utterly wrong was THAT?

    The new bike is a funny shade of red. This too, make be a mistake. But I didn't want a British...
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    ^^^ Yes, cannot disagree with that. Though some...

    ^^^ Yes, cannot disagree with that. Though some say that these John Deere tyres need to be crow-bar 'd in under the fenders.

    Anyway, its no good asking me any 'serious' rider stuff. My main...
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    ^^^ I was almost called a weight-weenie by a...

    ^^^

    I was almost called a weight-weenie by a chum at the weekend for riding my bike without rack or mudguards. 'Makes it lighter' I said. The real reason is that the stays get bent chucking the...
  13. Don't they all ride those big heavy fiets over...

    Don't they all ride those big heavy fiets over there? Show us your holiday pics, do.
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    Mass is mass. Sometimes mass is good; on...

    Mass is mass. Sometimes mass is good; on gravity-powered vehicles like downhill MTB's. Sometimes it's bad; on human-powered city bikes which stop and start every 500 metres. Unsprung rotating mass...
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    3. Schwalbe Big Apples are not heavy: They're...

    3. Schwalbe Big Apples are not heavy:

    They're not 'light', either:

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    Durano 20": 195 grams

    Kojak 20": 230 grams
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    I haven't a clue, I'm afraid. I haven't ridden...

    I haven't a clue, I'm afraid. I haven't ridden either. I have had the previous Matrix which was a blast, and currently a Dahon Jack, same frame as old Matrix no suspension. With two sets of wheels....
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    This ritzy Dahon Matrix ...

    This ritzy Dahon Matrix is for you, Mr de Cipher:
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    ^^^ Yes, this quite true. There is no point...

    ^^^ Yes, this quite true. There is no point owning anything unless one cannot afford it.

    One of my otherwise unassuming buddies admits to owning a titanium Brompton. 'It never goes out' he says,...
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    Interesting cliché about 'small aircaft owners'. I fly and most UK VFR light pilots won't put a spare pair of sunnies in the plane as more weight = less range, slower climb rates and longer...
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    This is useful: 'too many cyclists.
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    Ya 'Rapid rise.' Does anyone sell a 'slow rise'?...

    Ya 'Rapid rise.' Does anyone sell a 'slow rise'?

    I put an MTB Deore-like Acera on the DownTube bike of a chum.With 20" wheels the mech looks dangerously low, but the bike never goes near logs,...
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    You're welcome. I am a Neos nerd. The Neos is a...

    You're welcome. I am a Neos nerd. The Neos is a 'high normal' in that if the cable or shift selector breaks, the mech jumps to the largest sproggit to get you home, so that is where we start.
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    The cable inners stretch and the cable outers...

    The cable inners stretch and the cable outers compress on all new bikes in the first few hours on the road. On all bikes. This throws the gear indexing out. There's a user adjuster on the rear...
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    You'll be horrified to note that our 'clubhouse'...

    You'll be horrified to note that our 'clubhouse' by the lake, once a fine place to dawdle, has become even more shambolic than ever.
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    A good turn out today.

    A good turn out today.
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