Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > > >

United Kingdom United Kingdom

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-13-11, 03:31 PM   #1
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Barracuda needs new cheapest front and rear gears HELP!!!

Here's my problem, I've had the barracuda snakebite for years and fallen in love with it, have a muddyfox road bike and loads of others but not as good as this one. The steering column is massive, like your driving a big lorry with the handles and the speedometer style gear counter is excellent. But, It needs a new front and rear derailleur and a new chain and I don't know how to buy these things and what to look in them.

It was a shimano rapid rise spiky thing, with a CI deck, megarange, superlow, logical shifting, comfort c050 technology.

jahangir99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-11, 06:49 AM   #2
it cant rain all the time
U.V.'s Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Hythe, Kent, England
Bikes: 1 mountain bike, 1 commuter bike, 1 road bike
Posts: 102
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
your best bet is to pop the bike into a halfords, ask for add advice, then, buy it all cheaper online
U.V. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-11, 11:00 AM   #3
Time for a change.
stapfam's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: 6 miles inland from the coast of Sussex, in the South East of England
Bikes: Dale MT2000. Bianchi FS920 Kona Explosif. Giant TCR C. Boreas Ignis. Pinarello Fp Uno.
Posts: 19,915
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Go to halfords and you will probably not get the right info. They are there to sell bikes- any bike to anyone and the stock and knowledge of parts is not good.

If you are not mechanically minded then find a local bike shop and see what they say. Providing they don't say "Scrap it"- then talk repair cost.
How long was I in the army? Five foot seven.

Spike Milligan
stapfam is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:40 PM.