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05-05-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Unknown Cyclist

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03-28-15, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Apologies, I mentioned the original (road) and am...

Apologies, I mentioned the original (road) and am comparing it to the STI version.

I'd just like to be able to angle it in without having to swing it in so far, a couple of times I've caught...
03-28-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

I just don't find it as easy to get a good view...

I just don't find it as easy to get a good view as with the original, with the angle adjust being above the lever I have to swing it in quite a lot or move my head out to get the best view.

This...
03-26-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Mirrycle Revisited - Adjustment ?

Hi,

I've had a mirrycle for a while now and just wondered how everyone else is getting on with setting them up ?

Particularly, has anyone had trouble getting a good rear view ?

TIA :thumb:
Forum: Recumbent
08-23-11, 08:44 AM
Forum: Recumbent
08-22-11, 12:51 PM
Forum: Recumbent
08-22-11, 03:58 AM
Forum: Recumbent
08-21-11, 05:41 PM
Forum: Recumbent
08-21-11, 07:46 AM
06-16-11, 07:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,653
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

I've just checked for you and it's definitely on...

I've just checked for you and it's definitely on the right side.....

:thumb:
06-15-11, 07:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,653
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Progress so far.... 206469 It's...

Progress so far....

206469

It's finally a complete bike and I've put some miles on it at last....

206470

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05-14-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,653
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

I've had a few shakedown rides and all seems to...

I've had a few shakedown rides and all seems to be well so far.

201867

The alloy carrier I've got is a lot narrower than the (135mm) dropouts, hence the custom spacers which also provide...
04-12-11, 03:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,653
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Ok, it's assembled, had a shakedown run today,...

Ok, it's assembled, had a shakedown run today, firstly the lightweight Rolls Due doesn't match my sit bones so it looks like something weightier is going to have to go on the Audax.

Secondly it's...
04-08-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,653
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Spring sprung on me and I realised it's no longer...

Spring sprung on me and I realised it's no longer winter bike weather.

So I got together all the parts I've collected and started putting the Audax together.

The Tiagra/chrina rear wheel was...
03-20-11, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

V brakes with drop levers ?

What's the widget called that let's you use V brakes with drop levers ?

Is there more than one type ?

TIA.
Replies: 12
Views: 3,983
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Ok, the fixie scare is officially over, I've...

Ok, the fixie scare is officially over, I've decided to convert one of my other cycles to fixed instead.

Both wheels are overhauled and ready to go, unfortunately pretty much all of the drivetrain...
02-11-11, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,793
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

I guess before and after photos of the chainring...

I guess before and after photos of the chainring clearance would be best, but I didn't take a before photo.

Here's the chainstay, it's not amazingly impressive, but there's a few mm clearance...
02-06-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,793
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

As always, thanks to everyone for their...

As always, thanks to everyone for their suggestions.

In the end I made support from 4x4 and supported the stay from underneath and both sides (to stop it spreading).

I taped a piece of bar...
02-05-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,793
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

I've been trying to do this. I can't find a...

I've been trying to do this.

I can't find a vice with jaws that will fit between the chainstays and allow any room for a wood block.....

It's quite a close clearance frame, the idea is fine in...
01-29-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,793
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

How do frame builders add chainring clearance to the R/H chainstay ?

I've got an oldish frame that was originally 14 spd (2 x 7) and I want to add a triple chainset.

I've fitted a narrow BB and a chainset - the cranks clear the chainstays by an equal distance and...
01-28-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Well, I'd go careful there. The hub doesn't...

Well, I'd go careful there.

The hub doesn't need much oil in it and an extra 10ml might be too much.

You don't need to put 25ml in for an oil change anyway.

TBH the whole point of an oil...
01-28-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

From the diagrams I've seen and the nifty Rohloff...

From the diagrams I've seen and the nifty Rohloff (tm) cutaway video I've seen the gears all appear to be constant mesh.

Constant mesh gears aren't likely to be banging into each other.....
01-27-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Just buy some low viscocity mineral oil ffs. ...

Just buy some low viscocity mineral oil ffs.

There's nothing special about "Rohloff all season oil" other than the price......
01-27-11, 02:23 PM
01-27-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Hi Fietsbob, That's very generous of you, PM...

Hi Fietsbob,

That's very generous of you, PM with my address on it's way.....

Can I at least cover the postage ?

:thumb:
01-26-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

There are no nuts in doughnuts.....

I'd like to thank everyone for their suggestions and respectfully point out that the title says '10mm x 1mm'.

Yes, I have tried a 10.5mm nut and it's far too loose to even tighten down.

A nut...
01-24-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Help !! Sachs Orbit 2 x 6 indicator chain side axle nut needed - 10mm x 1mm

Hi Everyone,

Does anyone know where I can get a 10mm x 1mm pitch nut - suitable for an indicator chain ?

The only ones I can find are imperial or 10.5mm.

I'm in the UK.

Any help...
01-13-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

NP. I'm glad the head's up was of use. ...

NP.

I'm glad the head's up was of use.

:D

It's what I've been waiting for too.

:thumb:
01-13-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Update - I just checked one of my original...

Update - I just checked one of my original Mirrycles and it does indeed require a 9/64" allen key - which I no longer have.

So I tried the allen keys supplied with the new Road Mirrycle and they...
01-13-11, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Me too, I think I've tried nearly all mirrors...

Me too, I think I've tried nearly all mirrors available. I have tried helmet mirrors but haven't got on with any of them.



I made a mount to support a rechargeable battery from aluminium, that...
Forum: Touring
01-11-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,349
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Interesting points, but I think you've misjudged...

Interesting points, but I think you've misjudged the MK3, it's an Audax bike.

I don't think it's a comfort bike (I'm not sure what a comfort bike is tbh) it's aimed at people that don't want more...
01-11-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

That sounds more like the Blackburn one I have -...

That sounds more like the Blackburn one I have - it's a larger mirror and is nice apart from being rendered nearly useless by vibration....

I was about to modify it with some carbon rod to make...
01-11-11, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

AFAIK It's made in America, hence the use...

AFAIK

It's made in America, hence the use of imperial bolt sizes (an out of date system that we discarded).

It can also be used on the wrong lever, for those of that drive (ride) on the wrong...
01-11-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Update: I discovered that the rear stays...

Update:

I discovered that the rear stays would need setting, so instead of setting them to 135mm, I decided that I'd rather set them to 145mm.

I've now bought a 145mm tandem rear hub which...
01-11-11, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

What levers are you using ?

What levers are you using ?
01-11-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Looks like this: 185670

Looks like this:

185670
01-11-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

All good points about the original - they got it...

All good points about the original - they got it right.

I also bought a couple of the originals to experiment with.

Bad news the bolts are still imperial (2 sizes), though the allen keys are...
01-11-11, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

It's a Mirrycle !!

Well, it's the new Mirrycle Road Mirror.

I don't know whether this is old news (it isn't to me) but today I got a Mirrycle Road Mirror.

If you are vintage you might remember the original...
01-09-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

I was hoping someone would tell me which saddle...

I was hoping someone would tell me which saddle to buy....

:(
01-09-11, 06:44 AM
01-08-11, 02:03 AM
01-07-11, 07:45 PM
Forum: Touring
01-07-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,349
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

I've discovered that the more cycles I have the...

I've discovered that the more cycles I have the less miles I actually do.

I've tried a lot of different styles and have discovered (to some extent) what I really don't want in a bicycle.

So it...
01-07-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

No, The nearest I have to that is buy on...

No,

The nearest I have to that is buy on ebay, try it, sell it on ebay.....
01-07-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,098
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

The ones I have are split down one side...

The ones I have are split down one side presumably to make fitting easier and are curved, it looks like they would fit better with the split on the outside ?
01-07-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Well, the Rolls is considered a safe bet - but...

Well, the Rolls is considered a safe bet - but that's no guarantee.

The SMP TRK offers a more technological solution - that may or may not be superior to the Rolls and the Sobdeal looks very...
01-07-11, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Sobdeall Swallow any thoughts anyone ?

Pretty much as the the title, I've been considering a San Marco Rolls or a SMP TRK, now I've found the Sobdeall.

The Sobdeall looks nice, but is heavier, which one should I go for ?
01-07-11, 02:31 AM
01-06-11, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,098
Posted By Unknown Cyclist

Kind of what I hoped to do, except I wanted to...

Kind of what I hoped to do, except I wanted to run a continuous inner from one end of the run to the other (opening up the stops if necessary).

That way there would be less opportunity for crud to...
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