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03-17-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By PeakBoy

Have had good experience with TRP Hy/Rd on my...

Have had good experience with TRP Hy/Rd on my winter half bike. As has been said, truly compressionless housing is very beneficial.
Also, it is worth noting that the Hy/Rd are designed for the...
07-24-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,811
Posted By PeakBoy

A fine effort by Luke Rowe, especially riding...

A fine effort by Luke Rowe, especially riding almost the whole tour with a broken rib.....
04-26-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By PeakBoy

Can vouch for the TRP Hy/Rd as a solution where...

Can vouch for the TRP Hy/Rd as a solution where changing to a full hydraulic set up is not economic.
The advantages of the Hy/Rd (and other equivalent cable to hydraulic brakes) are two-fold. Better...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-17, 03:08 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 34,043
Posted By PeakBoy

Hi Joe, Short pull arms installed and tested...

Hi Joe,
Short pull arms installed and tested this weekend. Very straightforward with the video instructions. I was able to change the levers with the brakes installed on the bike. All worked fine on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-17, 03:14 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 34,043
Posted By PeakBoy

A few photos of the cable routing. Apologies for...

A few photos of the cable routing. Apologies for photo quality - dark garage! My winter bike is a cyclocross frame, the cable routing over the top tube does tend to make things a bit congested. I may...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-17, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,619,694
Posted By PeakBoy

Hot, especially with the bath duck.

Hot, especially with the bath duck.
02-06-17, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,791
Posted By PeakBoy

I have had some good experience recently with...

I have had some good experience recently with Yokozuna compressionless housing and TRP Hy/Rd brakes on my single bike (upgrade from BB7s). Would now consider for our tandem too.
There is a known...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-17, 12:49 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,619,694
Posted By PeakBoy

Nice paint job, so it's a hot from me.

Nice paint job, so it's a hot from me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-17, 12:33 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 34,043
Posted By PeakBoy

The Yokozuna housings are quite stiff. I worked...

The Yokozuna housings are quite stiff. I worked with my LBS on this as they had some quality cable cutters. I have additional bar top levers as well as Shimano (sorry!) older 10 speed shifters....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-17, 03:27 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 34,043
Posted By PeakBoy

Thanks for the offer, but I don't think I'd trust...

Thanks for the offer, but I don't think I'd trust my ability to swap the parts over without doing some damage.
I would recommend some compressionless cable housings for best feel with these brakes....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-17, 09:34 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 34,043
Posted By PeakBoy

Nice job on the conversion, much neater than my...

Nice job on the conversion, much neater than my 2mm drilled hole. Excellent brakes when set up.
11-04-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,196
Posted By PeakBoy

Middleburn have gone out of business, but the...

Middleburn have gone out of business, but the designs have been bought by BETD Components (http://www.mountainbikecomponents.co.uk/)
BETD have commited to maintaining the Middleburn range.
As I...
08-28-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,104
Posted By PeakBoy

Sadly this option maybe short lived as it looks...

Sadly this option maybe short lived as it looks like Middleburn have gone out of business (I have posted the story separately on this forum). Retailers here in the UK don't seem to be showing any...
08-27-16, 02:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 742
Posted By PeakBoy

Middleburn closes down

Just seen this. Doesn't look like great news for tandem riders.
https://cyclingindustry.news/uk-cycling-brand-middleburn-components-closes-down/
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05-07-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By PeakBoy

Hi, I am looking at a similar tandem project....

Hi, I am looking at a similar tandem project. Reasonable availability with TRP here in the UK. Any experience out there with the TRP fork? Any other TA forks recommended (beyond Whisky and ENVE)? Thx...
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