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04-27-05, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Weasel

Nice one. Is that the oversized version?

Nice one. Is that the oversized version?
04-26-05, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Posted By Weasel

Hi Skippy, I must say the Cubes are a nice bike...

Hi Skippy, I must say the Cubes are a nice bike and are very popular here on the racing circuit. Many favour the hardtails, and I know 2 people who have won marathon races on Cubes. I ride a...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-05, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By Weasel

Cellotape* once or twice around the light once it...

Cellotape* once or twice around the light once it is attached. Takes seconds to do and does not affect the lights' performance. Just cut it off when you replace the batteries and re-apply tape. :)...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-05, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Weasel

I've been using the Marathons for a couple of...

I've been using the Marathons for a couple of years with plastic tyre liners in. I've never had a single puncture! The weight difference is minimal really - I can still cruise along on my hybrid...
04-22-05, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Weasel

Grease it. But not spoon fulls. :)

Grease it. But not spoon fulls. :)
04-22-05, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By Weasel

Nice. Also fairly light, but I very rarely stand...

Nice. Also fairly light, but I very rarely stand up out of the saddle and 'yank' up hills, so they were stuck on the bar doing nothing. They were better than Onza's which were on previously (horrible...
04-21-05, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By Weasel

Look into WCS bars first Phantomcow. I've heard...

Look into WCS bars first Phantomcow. I've heard of the WCS bar being crushed at the ends when people have put bar-ends on. Here's the MTBr link for them:WCS...
04-20-05, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Weasel

Cheers Phantom, I'll give it a try next week....

Cheers Phantom, I'll give it a try next week. Have my first race of the season on Sunday so I don't want to knacker anything beforehand! :D
04-20-05, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
Posted By Weasel

However......... I have just replaced my...

However.........

I have just replaced my very old XT crankset and bottom bracket with a new XTR hollowtech 2 crankset ( with integrated bottom bracket), and it is not only 300+ grams lighter, but...
04-20-05, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Weasel

Ey up Phantom, I've been using 240s for almost 3...

Ey up Phantom, I've been using 240s for almost 3 seasons of racing and they have been serviced just once. I took them to my LBS (where I bought them), because the rear hub was making a strange noise....
11-16-04, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,492
Posted By Weasel

Cheers khuon :) . One day I might give the...

Cheers khuon :) . One day I might give the Wippermanns a go. Do your models wear high heels and if so, how can they run? :D
11-15-04, 04:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 991
Posted By Weasel

You need help.

You need help.
11-15-04, 03:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,492
Posted By Weasel

I love Sram chains, they are far less hassle than...

I love Sram chains, they are far less hassle than Shimano ones and need no tools. Make sure that the chain is on the small rear and front middle cogs before attempting to open them as there is more...
09-17-04, 07:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,480
Posted By Weasel

Don't really have that problem here, as virtually...

Don't really have that problem here, as virtually everyone rides on bike paths next to the pavement. There are however, plenty of "thicko's" who ride on the said bike paths the wrong way. My way to...
09-13-04, 01:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,492
Posted By Weasel

Exactly. This is my pet hate, even though it is...

Exactly. This is my pet hate, even though it is an offence here, there are still thousands of drivers who carry on holding mobiles to their `thick`heads whilst trying hopelessly to control a 2ton...
09-10-04, 08:36 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 342,472
Posted By Weasel

No, sorry. Originally from Manchester, but stuck...

No, sorry. Originally from Manchester, but stuck in Berlin. :)

Hey Cabledonut, long time no hear!! Still in Blackpool? :eek:
Forum: Commuting
05-14-04, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,764
Posted By Weasel

What!! That's a bit extreme isn't it? :eek:

What!! That's a bit extreme isn't it? :eek:
11-28-03, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,648
Posted By Weasel

Thanks Willic, it's good to be back and recognize...

Thanks Willic, it's good to be back and recognize a few familiar "faces". A hell of a lot has changed though....... :)

Sorry to hijack your post Rich, I'll bugger off now. :)
11-28-03, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,648
Posted By Weasel

It sounds like you're on the mend. All the best. ...

It sounds like you're on the mend. All the best.
P.S. Have you had a good ribbing from collegues, friends etc yet? There must have been loads of "armless" jokes going around? :D Does it hurt when...
11-28-03, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By Weasel

I use a set of Chiba Drystar in the winter....

I use a set of Chiba Drystar in the winter. Excellent gloves, and waterproof too. :)
09-08-03, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Weasel

I think education has to be directed towards...

I think education has to be directed towards everyone - and from day 1. As soon as a child can walk it should be taught the Green Cross Code (how to cross the road safely, and the dangers of the...
07-30-03, 01:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,901
Posted By Weasel

All right, all right, I stand corrected :p

All right, all right, I stand corrected :p
07-29-03, 01:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,456
Posted By Weasel

<----------------------;) Hills are my...

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Hills are my favourite, I love 'em. I was blessed with a fast cadence which means I can spin up hills with no problem. But There are other things you can improve:

Like...
07-28-03, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Weasel

Spoilsports :mad:

Spoilsports :mad:
07-28-03, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By Weasel

Jan made this years Tour what it was. All the...

Jan made this years Tour what it was. All the pressure was on LA, Jan didn't HAVE to win, but he came close.

For all the guy's in Deutschland - do you remember however, when Jan fell from grace...
07-28-03, 02:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,901
Posted By Weasel

I think its a question of shopping around for the...

I think its a question of shopping around for the best LBS. If you know someone who knows a good LBS or even knows someone who works there, then at least you can pass on the name when you go to get...
07-16-03, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,310
Posted By Weasel

Before: skinny body After: skinny body,...

Before: skinny body

After: skinny body, great legs!


Before: no bikes.

After: 6 bikes.
07-16-03, 02:31 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,156
Posted By Weasel

You would be welcome to get in, but there's no...

You would be welcome to get in, but there's no room with me and my bike. ;)
07-07-03, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,344
Posted By Weasel

I can relate to all the stories. The best shift I...

I can relate to all the stories. The best shift I work is my early shift. Up at 3, out by 3.30, start work at 4.45.

DEAD calm, no people, no cars, just the odd bird or two chirping. No traffic...
09-16-02, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,008
Posted By Weasel

:thumbup: Hear, hear. The Float is the best...

:thumbup: Hear, hear. The Float is the best thing since sliced bread. Well worth the money.
08-20-02, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Weasel

959s are the best pedals I have ridden, though I...

959s are the best pedals I have ridden, though I can't comment on the Eggbeaters. I also reduced my choice down to the 959s and Eggbeaters when I was looking for a set of new pedals, probably because...
07-26-02, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 590
Posted By Weasel

Little 5, this has been posted in the road...

Little 5, this has been posted in the road cycling forum and is already getting some angry replies. The bloke is a jerk. :mad:
07-26-02, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,083
Posted By Weasel

Ha, good question. I spent so much money and time...

Ha, good question. I spent so much money and time upgrading my MTB into a sleek racing machine, that the only thing I have to upgrade now is.....

me. :D

Bike: Steppenwolf Tundra, Rond Quake CP,...
07-26-02, 04:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,198
Posted By Weasel

IMHO golfers should also pummel each other with...

IMHO golfers should also pummel each other with their clubs.

Is this guy a late April Fool joke or what? How can the blithering idiot actually write that LA is no athelete? I'm sorry, but these...
07-26-02, 03:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Weasel

He's probably too knackered from the TdF. :( ...

He's probably too knackered from the TdF. :( After 3 weeks or so of sitting in a saddle, the last thing I would want to do is get back on another. :D
07-25-02, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Weasel

:beer: Nice one. :)

:beer: Nice one. :)
07-24-02, 03:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Weasel

Hey lotek, just a note on the bearing press. Make...

Hey lotek, just a note on the bearing press. Make your own. Take a threaded steel rod about 3 or 4 foot long (available in any hardware store), insert a couple of large flat washers and screw a nut...
07-24-02, 03:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Weasel

Rich, you lucky so and so. Its a great area for...

Rich, you lucky so and so. Its a great area for mountainbiking, but if Manchester has anything to do with the weather, then I guess it could get muddy!

Hailing originally from that neck of the...
07-22-02, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Weasel

Yeah Moab, it ALMOST happened to me once. I was...

Yeah Moab, it ALMOST happened to me once. I was lying in about 5th place and on the tail of the rider in front. I knew I wasn't going to win but I was pacing myself to attack on the last round and...
07-12-02, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Weasel

Hi WorldIRC, My mate races XC with an old RS...

Hi WorldIRC,

My mate races XC with an old RS Quadra 5! It doesn't bother him as he says the less complex it is, the less chance it has of breaking.

As for LX shifters - they, in my opinion, are...
07-08-02, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Weasel

Amen. :angel:

Amen. :angel:
06-19-02, 04:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 997
Posted By Weasel

1. female genitals. 2. Used to describe someone...

1. female genitals.
2. Used to describe someone messing around. As in, "stop fannying about and get a move on".

P.S. Of course England will beat Brazil Rich, 3-1!! :)
06-19-02, 03:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,224
Posted By Weasel

Which is not very difficult, judging by your...

Which is not very difficult, judging by your average motorist. :D
05-31-02, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Weasel

You will probably get a whole range of replies...

You will probably get a whole range of replies for this one. It never fails to create a good argument. Personally, and this is only my opinion, I clean my chain on my MTB by wiping off old oil and...
05-29-02, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,686
Posted By Weasel

Hey Knifun have you seen the review of Spinskins...

Hey Knifun have you seen the review of Spinskins on mtbr.com?
They don't get a good write up. I bought some about 8 months ago and I have still not put them in. Are they really that good, or will...
Forum: Touring
05-29-02, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Weasel

Berlin to Prague

Well we managed it. Here's a link to the website, but it doesn't contain any actual cycling photos, only before and after shots. :rolleyes: I'll have the rest of my photos in the next few days.
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05-29-02, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,133
Posted By Weasel

My wife got me thinking the other night when she...

My wife got me thinking the other night when she asked "why do cars have horns". "To warn other cars", I replied.

"When do you need to warn other cars then?"

"I don't know, er, when a car pulls...
05-25-02, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Weasel

Cheers guys, I wasn't quite sure if anyone else...

Cheers guys, I wasn't quite sure if anyone else had really thought about using them.

I would only really use it during the rush-hour, especially when you can actually see the 'air' hanging around,...
05-24-02, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Weasel

Face masks

Does anyone wear, or is tempted to wear a face mask? Or would you not be seen dead wearing one?

I am considering it after riding through rush-hour traffic, behind busses/cars/lorries etc, and...
05-21-02, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By Weasel

Wow, there's some good advice on this thread....

Wow, there's some good advice on this thread. Like Dwagenheim said, I like to try a few tame jumps to get a bit of a "rush" just to build up a bit of confidence, then I pretend I'm the best biker out...
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