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    Probably the cheapest way to do this without the...

    Probably the cheapest way to do this without the expense of changing your transmission would be this.




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    Origin8 Pro-pulsion Road Ends - Drop Bar Bar Ends - 29.99
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    Personally, with that total weight I'd opt for an...

    Personally, with that total weight I'd opt for an Extra Wheel trailer. I've toured extensively over thousands of miles with this trailer and it's light (just under 8 lbs ) takes up no room, and the...
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    Well, when choosing a frame I would see it as...

    Well, when choosing a frame I would see it as important to know if I was going to use Drops or Flats as the Top Tube is usually longer on a frame designed for Flats bars. It is possible to fiddle...
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    Revolution bikes offer fair quality and...

    Revolution bikes offer fair quality and outstanding value and I know this as I've worked on a few, some friends in my cycling club have these and have a good opinion of them.

    For someone starting...
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    Never mind the beers. You are now nominated...

    Never mind the beers.

    You are now nominated for the "Ultimate in patience" award.
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    After applying penetrating oil for a few days...

    After applying penetrating oil for a few days with no results you may want to try removing the wheels and gripping the seat-post in a LARGE vise. Now use the frame as a lever to twist the seat-post...
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    In truth the thickness of the leather was very...

    In truth the thickness of the leather was very variable and I've found huge differences in thickness in the same model of saddle. I bought two Team Pros at the same time and found that one had double...
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    Applying too much Proofide to the underside of...

    Applying too much Proofide to the underside of the saddle will cause over-softening. Before Brooks was taken over by Selle this was never given as advice. Back then it was small quantities applied...
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    Bugger! You've done it again.:notamused:

    Bugger!

    You've done it again.:notamused:
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    You do know where coasting is going with this? ...

    You do know where coasting is going with this?

    Whatever you do keep him away from her.:eek:
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    I read that article as the Guardian has been my...

    I read that article as the Guardian has been my daily paper since the sixties.

    You must be really proud.
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    It's lucky for me that I'm an exceptionally brave...

    It's lucky for me that I'm an exceptionally brave person with superb control over my bottom lip.:rolleyes:

    To prove this I'm going to ask that they do my two hips at the same time.
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    That's what I was hoping for but I don't get to...

    That's what I was hoping for but I don't get to decide.
    I'm seventy-five in a couple of months and the waiting list tends to be around twelve weeks. I'm a supporter of the NHS having witnessed...
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    Now that's all very well but I'd be obliged if...

    Now that's all very well but I'd be obliged if you could in future omit all references to any pain or even discomfort in your posts.

    I require some sensitivity here in order to ensure my morale is...
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    I found that the "your life flashing before your...

    I found that the "your life flashing before your eyes" bit was perfectly true.
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    Let me tell you my friend that I've been a...

    Let me tell you my friend that I've been a paragon of virtue all of my life and am still a fine figure of a man.;)

    However all of this matters little if one falls head-first for forty feet before...
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    Well, mine were damaged in the service of my...

    Well, mine were damaged in the service of my country....and what's worse I suspect the Queen knows nothing about it.:mad:
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    When I reported to my Surgery with heavy chest...

    When I reported to my Surgery with heavy chest pains which were becoming worse, and told the GP that I'd already had a small stroke and that my family had a horrific history of cardiac problems, she...
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    After suffering painful knees for thirty-five...

    After suffering painful knees for thirty-five years I've now been referred for a double knee replacement.

    You have no idea how your posts are motivating me.:rolleyes:

    Just think....the...
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    Now I have the TSR in bits I find the assembly...

    Now I have the TSR in bits I find the assembly very poor. V brakes wrongly adjusted with both brakes binding, no grease used on front and back spindles, front hub (as usual with cones too tight for a...
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    I have to say that I don't quite get this. Why...

    I have to say that I don't quite get this. Why put bars with a long reach and the angle them upwards to this extent. It seems that all his weight would be on the saddle.

    Nice bike though.
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    I'm not sure I can offer him even that...

    I'm not sure I can offer him even that consolation really. The seller was someone unused to buying and selling bikes so his reluctance was unfortunate but understandable. Again I live ten minutes...
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    Many thanks for your comments. I already have a...

    Many thanks for your comments. I already have a Chameleon and have owned a Joey but the Moulton is another ball game I feel.

    I felt really sorry for the chap selling as he told me he had wanted a...
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    My very last bike...honest.

    In a desperate attempt to continue to cycle I've just bought a Moulton TSR 27.

    Old age and health problems have meant that after forty-odd years, cycling has become more and more difficult. Logic...
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    Berthoud stuff is all high quality so I doubt if...

    Berthoud stuff is all high quality so I doubt if you will find fault.

    These are made from heavy cotton material and leather. This is the same as Carradice and the Cotton Duck swells with the rain...
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