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  1. The Charge stuff gives the look and plenty of the...

    The Charge stuff gives the look and plenty of the form and function for a fraction of the price of Brooks.

    http://chargebikes.com/parts/ubend/
  2. Many thanks Carleton, You preempted one of my...

    Many thanks Carleton,

    You preempted one of my main concerns actually, I’m measuring and weighing identically to your friend and was concerned about crushing the thing like a pop can ! I'm more...
  3. I've been considering one of the Precursa frames...

    I've been considering one of the Precursa frames myself to get me started on the track, in N.I we can get them direct from Dolan's ebay shop for a stupidly small amount of cash either as a frame or...
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    This is very helpful, thank you. Taking the...

    This is very helpful, thank you.

    Taking the plunge and going along to a local outdoor velodrome this thursday to have a chat to the track guys who meet there each week. It's something i've wanted...
  5. Hey, You can buy direct from Dolan via ebay...

    Hey,

    You can buy direct from Dolan via ebay and they ship internationally if asked nicely im told..

    http://stores.ebay.co.uk/dolanbikesuk


    Just if you have concerns about validity of...
  6. Why not convert an old road hack from gumtree for...

    Why not convert an old road hack from gumtree for about 50 notes , something in the 5,7 or 10 speed gas pipe raliegh range that has a suitable wheelset with a 42t chain ring , pop off the r/d, ...
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    Ditto ! Just what I was thinking, certainly...

    Ditto ! Just what I was thinking, certainly something to keep in mind, I think I have a set of the old anquetil cleats somewhere, if not these are a possiblity.
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    We have Bushmills about an hour from us in...

    We have Bushmills about an hour from us in Antrim, and the Cooley (Tyrconnell) about an hour and a half the other way in Dundalk and of course Jamesons about 2 hours away in Dublin...

    It's not...
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    Very good suggestion ! In respect of both...

    Very good suggestion !

    In respect of both materials and indeed Malt, i'm fortunate ebough to live near some decent distilleries, one of the perks of being an Irishman !

    Grateful to you. I'm...
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    Hi Rootboy, I value the advice thank you. ...

    Hi Rootboy,

    I value the advice thank you.

    And you are right of course, don't wish to come across as an ingrate , just wondering how old the Malt needs to be for the reciprocated gift :)
    ...
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    Uncleated Colnago "Master" shoes

    I have done a few detailed google searches and a trawl of this forum and cannot find much in the way of information to sate my curiosity over these :

    252300


    He was kind enough to purchase...
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    I have nothing to contribute other than to say...

    I have nothing to contribute other than to say that Bristol City is cockney rhyming slang for titty..

    Ere' get a butchers of the bristols on her..

    I watched this on a barge as part of bike...
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    Some very sweet 700cc's and track hubs from my...

    Some very sweet 700cc's and track hubs from my lbs on sale made by On One..the gold ones, I be pimpin' ..100 quid all in with some gatorskins and tubes to boot = bargain
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    I'd hit that, but not at , or anywhere near that...

    I'd hit that, but not at , or anywhere near that price.

    It looks like a pretty practical city bike.

    I'd not seen those new fangled s/a hubs till now, kickshift ! Pretty neat , wonder if it...
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    I find it fascinating that people get sandwiches...

    I find it fascinating that people get sandwiches delivered instead of just making one themselves or going to get one, but then again our ethos and attitude towards food and what not is somewhat...
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    Yip, a welcome side effect of bar wrapping the...

    Yip, a welcome side effect of bar wrapping the u-lock is that it looks even beefier and more of a deterrent to the uninitiated, in theory anyway.
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    I usually wrap my u-locks in old bar tape when it...

    I usually wrap my u-locks in old bar tape when it comes time to rewrap my bars with fresher stuff. Stops the frame taking a hiding, although i'm not all that bothered about scratches but it's a handy...
  18. I like the sound of hitting mine with a hammer to...

    I like the sound of hitting mine with a hammer to be honest, after all the trouble it's given me it deserves it..

    or is that the other way around :)

    Thanks a lot guys, such helpful people on...
  19. Wow ! I have to say, i'm tempted to try it....

    Wow !

    I have to say, i'm tempted to try it. I really do want to get better and more self sufficient at this sort of thing and I really don't mind breaking the odd thing , if in making a mistake...
  20. Thanks again RHM, you are very kind indeed. ...

    Thanks again RHM, you are very kind indeed.

    I figured that a temporary fixed or ss wouldnt work as I rather suspected the existing wheel would need replaced. I have wheels that would do the job...
  21. Thank you so much for the kind response RHM, I...

    Thank you so much for the kind response RHM, I really appreciate the input.

    I take your point entirely on standing up and mashing, i've always found that risky on fully functioning older SA hubs...
  22. I've tried all suggestions offered but I’m afraid...

    I've tried all suggestions offered but I’m afraid my lack of skill and dexterity has frustrated such good and sensible repair advice :(

    On further inspection the hub is stuck in the 3rd gear....
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    one would have thought they would have offered...

    one would have thought they would have offered these in the "ex girlfriend" cut , rather than the straight leg one to attract hipper types ?
    ...
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    Cool, thanks very much . I will do. I...

    Cool, thanks very much . I will do.

    I appreciate the response, have a good day man.
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    Oh ! Those look awesome, you also have...

    Oh ! Those look awesome, you also have super-cheap shipping to the UK. 9 bucks is a steal for shipping ! The favourable exchange rate also makes this a pretty darn good deal for me too.

    As soon...
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