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by unclebaldie
3 Jan 2019, 1:43pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: other hobbies.
Replies: 116
Views: 10246

Re: other hobbies.

Patrickpioneer wrote:G0RBI, G4SDZ, G3YQW and myself GW0VMR, if we carry on like this we can have a net on here (HI OB)
take care
Pat
QRZ?


And G8HTW on the side, QTH Staffs.

73,
Phil
by unclebaldie
19 Jun 2009, 9:40pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Weight penalty of sus forks
Replies: 8
Views: 533

Re: Weight penalty of sus forks

Recall reading somewhere recently about how many potholes there are in UK. Think it was something like a pothole every 120 yards. So you might have a good point, glueman !

Boing-boing...... :D
by unclebaldie
18 Jun 2009, 2:35pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Weight penalty of sus forks
Replies: 8
Views: 533

Re: Weight penalty of sus forks

Sorry for taking so long to reply.... Thanks for the info, guys.... Guess I would definitely save some weight if I changed the forks, but I've decided frankly it's not worth the expense and hassle of changing the forks. I'll just be more careful when I buy my next bike....... :oops: Thanks for all y...
by unclebaldie
4 Jun 2009, 1:38pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Weight penalty of sus forks
Replies: 8
Views: 533

Re: Weight penalty of sus forks

Hi Chris,

Thanks for replying.
The bike is a Giant Sedona DX, so I guess at the lower end.
You're right on the weight. I did a bit more digging around. Looks like the forks add about 3-4kg to the weight, maybe more - a hell of a lot.
Won't make that mistake again, will I !!

Phil
by unclebaldie
4 Jun 2009, 1:19am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Weight penalty of sus forks
Replies: 8
Views: 533

Weight penalty of sus forks

Hi, Having bought a hybrid with sus forks (Suntour XCT), I was wondering just how much extra weight the sus forks add over rigid forks? The bike seems, to me, to be heavier than I expected (around 18kg). As I only do road/cycle path/light trail riding, would I be better off replacing them with rigid...