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05-31-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By jezmellors

Well, that makes sense then. Thanks.

Well, that makes sense then. Thanks.
05-31-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By jezmellors

Sram etap app won't find components.

Hello all,
i bought a used bike yesterday with 2019 Sram Red Etap 11 speed on it, it all works fine and i downloaded the app onto my phone, set up a profile and tried to get the app to find my...
08-17-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By jezmellors

Thanks guys, i did mean length and you've put...

Thanks guys,
i did mean length and you've put into words what i instinctively felt but wasn't sure about. As far as stopping power is concerned it seems to me that a longer pad would have no...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By jezmellors

I think it's later than 1983 too. maybe 1987?

I think it's later than 1983 too. maybe 1987?
08-17-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By jezmellors

Reason for brake block width?

Hi all,
why do brake blocks for Cantis and V brakes come in different widths and am i wrong to think wider is better?
08-17-14, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By jezmellors

Someone must know.

Someone must know.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,818
Posted By jezmellors

Tyres are tested to about twice the stated max...

Tyres are tested to about twice the stated max psi so don't worry about over inflating but i always think it's a balancing between speed and comfort and i like to feel my tyres flexing under me and...
08-16-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By jezmellors

Did i read somwhere you can get cassettes with...

Did i read somwhere you can get cassettes with 42t now?
08-16-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By jezmellors

Brake block width

Hi all,
why do brake blocks for Cantis and V brakes come in different widths and am i wrong to think wider is better?
04-26-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By jezmellors

Ah, yes, of course, simple when someone's told...

Ah, yes, of course, simple when someone's told you the answer :)

Thanks very much, it is 104mm

Cheers
04-26-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By jezmellors

4 bolt Shimano BCD question

Hello guys,

a friend of mine has a 5 year old Trek 6300 and his middle chainring is shot, i said i would get one for him and change it, i've got the ring of and cleaned it up but i can't see what...
02-06-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,978
Posted By jezmellors

Spinning is better than mashing, this is a...

Spinning is better than mashing, this is a universal truth that you can relate to riding any bike. If you want to spin all the time then a fixed or Single speed bike is not the best way to achieve it...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By jezmellors

I tend to buy sheets (approx 15cm X 10cm) and cut...

I tend to buy sheets (approx 15cm X 10cm) and cut into the size i want but i usually use about 15mm square patches. I end up with 90deg. corners but i've never had a problem with that.
Forum: Foo
11-30-13, 05:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,399
Posted By jezmellors

The Intouchables. From this year i think,...

The Intouchables. From this year i think, fantastic feel-good movie.
11-30-13, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,198,861
Posted By jezmellors

My 1996 Proflex XP-X works. ...

My 1996 Proflex XP-X works.

http://i1095.photobucket.com/albums/i480/jezmellors/20130530_173053.jpg (http://s1095.photobucket.com/user/jezmellors/media/20130530_173053.jpg.html)

And my 1993 KHS...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,930
Posted By jezmellors

I think it's futile to endlessly discuss which...

I think it's futile to endlessly discuss which brand is better when there are too many differences, it is almost impossible to compare like with like and it's clearly a matter of personal preference....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-13, 05:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,930
Posted By jezmellors

I think of it like clothing, Americans dress in...

I think of it like clothing, Americans dress in denim jeans, tee shirts and baseball caps, Japanese people dress similarly, casual functional clothes, maybe brighter colours, comfortable sportswear....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-13, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By jezmellors

Nothing wrong with things from China but those...

Nothing wrong with things from China but those tyres just look really nasty. The only remarkable thing about them is that they are red?

On one usually have some tyre bargains, i'm sure you can do...
Forum: Foo
11-11-13, 05:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,272
Posted By jezmellors

Bikes.

Bikes.
10-26-13, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By jezmellors

Or chain too short?

Or chain too short?
10-26-13, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By jezmellors

Sram and Shimano are compatible, it sounds like...

Sram and Shimano are compatible, it sounds like an adjustment issue. Or cables?
10-26-13, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,125
Posted By jezmellors

Deffo Marathon.

Deffo Marathon.
10-26-13, 02:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,448
Posted By jezmellors

Or just ram a stick through the wheel

Or just ram a stick through the wheel
10-13-13, 02:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,349
Posted By jezmellors

I have a rack bag, a padded rectangular bag which...

I have a rack bag, a padded rectangular bag which fastens on top of the rear rack and is for carrying small items, you can also get small bags which fit on the handlebars. If i need to carry more i...
10-12-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,824
Posted By jezmellors

Sadly, he only lasted about six months, but when...

Sadly, he only lasted about six months, but when i first met him i shook him warmly by the hand and thanked him.
10-12-13, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,824
Posted By jezmellors

Welc. That was my intention.

Welc. That was my intention.
10-12-13, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,824
Posted By jezmellors

I got divorced about 12 years ago, she left me...

I got divorced about 12 years ago, she left me for a co-worker, it took me about 24 hours to get over it. I don't know if my bikes had anything to do with her decision.
10-12-13, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By jezmellors

Just got something from ebay, very similar and...

Just got something from ebay, very similar and complicated looking but it works very well. Item number - 181214149814
10-12-13, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,824
Posted By jezmellors

I haven't even got a wife :lol:

I haven't even got a wife :lol:
10-12-13, 04:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,824
Posted By jezmellors

Ha ha, that's what you get on the forums, good...

Ha ha, that's what you get on the forums, good straight forward solutions to your problems.
10-12-13, 03:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,824
Posted By jezmellors

My greatest fear

My greatest fear is that i will suffer a terrible accident, be laid up in hospital, and my wife will sell my bikes for what i told her i paid for them.
10-05-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,981
Posted By jezmellors

Found this. ...

Found this.

http://i1095.photobucket.com/albums/i480/jezmellors/1986de_07.jpg (http://s1095.photobucket.com/user/jezmellors/media/1986de_07.jpg.html)
09-05-13, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By jezmellors

Got all kinds of bikes and love them all, my...

Got all kinds of bikes and love them all, my 29ers in XL size suit my 6'3" body but i also have 3 26ers. Once saw a really short girl on a size small Whyte 29er and she was absolutely flying on it. I...
09-05-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By jezmellors

I think Sheldon did an article on chasing down...

I think Sheldon did an article on chasing down squeeks and creaks
09-05-13, 02:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By jezmellors

I have a bottle cage mounted at the base of my...

I have a bottle cage mounted at the base of my proflex seatpost at the back and my over riding impression is that it is covenient but it gets covered in mud and you have to use a bottle with a lid...
08-13-13, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,346
Posted By jezmellors

Thanks for the replies fellas, i'll experiment...

Thanks for the replies fellas, i'll experiment with it as is.
08-10-13, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,346
Posted By jezmellors

Spacing between chainrings?

Hello all,

i have a 3X8, MTB triple crankset with Shimano M730 cranks, 5 bolt spider with 48, 36, 26 rings. The large and middle rings are mounted directly onto the spider but the small ring has...
07-31-13, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By jezmellors

Thanks FB, lots of work ahead but there's nothing...

Thanks FB, lots of work ahead but there's nothing i'd rather be doing.:)
07-31-13, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By jezmellors

Thanks for the replies fellas, lots of food for...

Thanks for the replies fellas, lots of food for thought and i can see many happy hours ahead.
07-30-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By jezmellors

Any tips for improving dull scratched rusty frame?

Hi guys,

i'm refurbishing a '93 KHS Montana pro and the paintwork on the frame is very dull, scratched and rusty, i don't want to powder coat or re-paint but i would like to make it look better,...
07-30-13, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By jezmellors

refurbishing a dull scratched frame

Hello guys,

i'm cleaning up and refurbishing an old bike and it is very dull and scratched with lots of rust patches. It's an old '93 KHS Montana pro and i don't want to powder coat it or...
06-08-13, 02:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 774
Posted By jezmellors

She looks about 20 to 25 years old, nothing wrong...

She looks about 20 to 25 years old, nothing wrong with that though. I wouldn't change anything unless you do a lot of road riding and want to put thinner faster tyres on. A good clean up and polish...
06-08-13, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By jezmellors

All sorted, thanks guys. i used the Tacx assembly...

All sorted, thanks guys. i used the Tacx assembly paste and it's rock solid with a lot less tightening.
06-02-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By jezmellors

Thanks very much for the replies guys, i'd never...

Thanks very much for the replies guys, i'd never heard of assembly paste, that sounds like exactly what i need.

I just ordered some made by Tacx in a sachet, is there anything i should know about...
06-02-13, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By jezmellors

coke can shim with carbon

Hello all,

is it permissable to use a "coke-can" shim between a carbon steerer and a carbon stem, they both say they are the same size but it's a bit loose and i don't want to over-tighten the...
04-28-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,633
Posted By jezmellors

I have a german origin bike, it's a little bit...

I have a german origin bike, it's a little bit different. see thread link below.


http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/823820-My-first-classic-refurb-(pic)
04-28-13, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By jezmellors

Hello again, well how strange that two lads...

Hello again,

well how strange that two lads from Dony should come across each other on an american website, i live in Cantley. I love all aspects of biking but haven't really got into the retro...
04-28-13, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By jezmellors

Hello again, well how strange that two lads...

Hello again,

well how strange that two lads from Dony should come across each other on an american website, i live in Cantley. I love all aspects of biking but haven't really got into the retro...
04-20-13, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By jezmellors

Yes, i live in Doncaster. Usually ride Sherwood...

Yes, i live in Doncaster. Usually ride Sherwood pines.
01-17-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,157
Posted By jezmellors

I think it's great that Lance has finally got the...

I think it's great that Lance has finally got the ball to admit he doped.
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