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by PaulE
Mon Jul 15, 2024 11:41 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Swap? Hope XD for HG
Replies: 2
Views: 599

Re: Swap? Hope XD for HG

Excellent question.... Think it's a pro4 but I'll double check when I'm home this afternoon
by PaulE
Sat Jul 13, 2024 5:56 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 5022
Views: 1303633

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

https://www.lidl.co.uk/p/crivit-bike-handlebar-bag-frame-bag-saddle-bag/p10015684?pageId=10050100&tabCode=Current_Sales_Week Ridiculously cheap frame/bar/seat packs at lidl from yesterday I bought some, but they're very crinkly/ unstructured material (not a surprise at that price!) so I think I...
by PaulE
Fri Jul 12, 2024 8:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Swap? Hope XD for HG
Replies: 2
Views: 599

Swap? Hope XD for HG

Hi, I've got a rear hope wheel with a SRAM driver, and want a Shimano one. Is anyone in the opposite position and want to swap free hub bodies?
by PaulE
Fri Jul 12, 2024 1:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 5022
Views: 1303633

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

https://www.lidl.co.uk/p/crivit-bike-ha ... Sales_Week

Ridiculously cheap frame/bar/seat packs at lidl from yesterday
by PaulE
Wed Jul 10, 2024 5:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wtd 135 rear hubs or 135 fat bike wheel set 👍
Replies: 11
Views: 698

Re: Wtd 135 rear hubs or 135 fat bike wheel set 👍

sqibjib wrote: Wed Jul 10, 2024 3:12 pm Cheers Paul

Can you pm me with a price 👍👍
Tenner posted?
by PaulE
Wed Jul 10, 2024 2:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wtd 135 rear hubs or 135 fat bike wheel set 👍
Replies: 11
Views: 698

Re: Wtd 135 rear hubs or 135 fat bike wheel set 👍

If not, I've got an unused deore centerlock rear hub
by PaulE
Wed Jul 10, 2024 12:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 5022
Views: 1303633

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

That does look very nice! And I quite like the cable guide... It could replace my London road and my omega ti road bike.... Oh dear! Poor wallet
by PaulE
Tue Jul 09, 2024 6:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 2024
Replies: 44
Views: 2092

Re: BB200 2024

Does that include breakfast? The giant fry up was marvellous last year!
by PaulE
Sat Jul 06, 2024 10:47 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 2024
Replies: 44
Views: 2092

Re: BB200 2024

. I decided I wasn’t ready for last year’s one Anyone who hit Strata Florida in the dark found out they weren't the hard way It's not a critique of Stu, more a reset of expectations of the scale of the challenge he sets "Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're ...
by PaulE
Fri Jul 05, 2024 7:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 4116
Views: 581461

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Very happy Friday here, activities day at school so I've ended up taking 14 lovely kids to the local bouldering wall. Some of them really took to it too, and one who's really shy and struggles at school was a total natural and beaming all the time 😁 Even got to do plenty of problems myself, and whil...
by PaulE
Thu Jul 04, 2024 4:15 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: DIY Frames and fixtures - Aluminium section joins and sliders
Replies: 8
Views: 635

Re: DIY Frames and fixtures - Aluminium section joins and sliders

Massively overkill, but have you looked at PVD http://www.peterverdone.com/ and the modular frame jigs he makes and uses?

Otherwise, you can definitely get screw in corners for use in large display boards (might be what you showed above)
by PaulE
Sun Jun 30, 2024 9:04 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 5022
Views: 1303633

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Dyffers wrote: Sun Jun 30, 2024 8:45 pm Not necessarily a bargain yet, but a Moloko bars cockpit setup on eBay (nothing to do with me):
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/126551823875
Are you going to bid on it? I'm half interested, but don't want to bump the price for a fellow BB resident!
by PaulE
Wed Jun 26, 2024 3:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 1599
Views: 298332

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Leading on from the bike build, I made a seatpost... https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/AP1GczP_dxbskISIi2Ab9N4U6hJzgaE-jMI5Rb0F3YNZw9F0UinicX1-Qr9RACxHoct8y2vxbsmgdfP2dJhkB6dybszlbh-TpZkE5gHcfajHpgLvRoT7b-lT=w2400 25.4mm mild steel tube, 3mm plate top and bottom of the rails, no angle adjustment ...
by PaulE
Tue Jun 25, 2024 4:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: wtd, 8 spd rear mech and a shifter. mtb version
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: wtd, 8 spd rear mech and a shifter. mtb version

I've got a shifter attached to a brake lever, and possibly one on its own
by PaulE
Sun Jun 23, 2024 5:22 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 1599
Views: 298332

Re: What you done t' your bike today

I went to the pump track on my BMX last week, and thought how much fun it would be on a 26" jump bike too... So had a rummage about in the garage and built one entirely from bits I was trying to clear out! Oops... Think I may have too much bike crap/treasure/priceless relics! https://lh3.google...
by PaulE
Sun Jun 23, 2024 3:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Road bike tyres
Replies: 14
Views: 478

Re: Road bike tyres

https://www.bananaindustries.co.uk/prod ... black-g2-0

Cheap price on 30c rubino tyres. Also got 28 and 25 I think
by PaulE
Thu Jun 20, 2024 5:12 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Something for the coffee snobs.
Replies: 235
Views: 65590

Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Having a play with my BB 12g stove and a bialetti...
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bit fiddly to control, but might be a nice camping addition!
by PaulE
Thu Jun 20, 2024 10:41 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Hub/cassete compatability query
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: Hub/cassete compatability query

Hg will take 12 speed just not a shimano 12 speed casette # more effing standards no one asked for I have 12 speed on an hope pro 2 for example and that is from 9 speed days Road.casetted and frehubs are a bit wider (1.> mm iirc) so you need a spacer for a mtb casette on road wheels and a road wont...
by PaulE
Wed Jun 19, 2024 2:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Hub/cassete compatability query
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: Hub/cassete compatability query

HG is the 8-11 speed, the 12 speed is called microspline.
by PaulE
Wed Jun 19, 2024 11:35 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Five Ten Impact Pro mid - size 10: Reduced 19/6/24
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: FS: Five Ten Impact Pro mid - size 10: Reduced 19/6/24

Yes please - that's an absolute bargain... message me how you'd like paying please
by PaulE
Wed Jun 12, 2024 1:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Free stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 848

Re: Free stuff

Added a few more bits that I found...
by PaulE
Wed Jun 12, 2024 1:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Two Pairs of Injinji Socks
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Two Pairs of Injinji Socks

Thanks,message on the way now
by PaulE
Wed Jun 12, 2024 12:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Two Pairs of Injinji Socks
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Two Pairs of Injinji Socks

Two pairs of Injinji Trail Mid-Weight Mini Crew Socks available for a donation to Feed the Bear and / or Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team. Both are size Large (44 - 47) and have been lightly worn. It turns out that due to my second toe being longer than my big toe and they make my toe nail fall off...
by PaulE
Sat Jun 08, 2024 10:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Technical Descending
Replies: 37
Views: 1317

Re: Technical Descending

My weight is well back, but my arms and legs are still well bent with centre of mass over the BB. Yep Phil, it was very steep - camera was a bit tilted as those trees are actually vertical! Pretty much in agreement with what's been said though, keep the weight between the wheels, elbows bent and gri...
by PaulE
Sat Jun 08, 2024 3:17 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 3341
Views: 692085

Re: Todays ride

More like "this week's rides", managed to do 2 days out of 4 commute on the roadie this week, including a hilly detour to drop off a trophy I made for a mate who lives on top of a chunky hill... commutes were about 115km and 2000m in total. Then at the opposite end of the spectrum, went to...