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by zaskar rider
30 Oct 2012, 7:48pm
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: A useful site !
Replies: 2
Views: 1153

Re: A useful site !

I will.... need people to like on FB and follow on twitter.

the more who know the better :)

Even people from outside the York area.. as we know some cycles are moved around the counrty
by zaskar rider
30 Oct 2012, 7:47am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: Surly long Haul trucker in blue stolen, Bradford
Replies: 1
Views: 1295

Re: Surly long Haul trucker in blue stolen, Bradford

Hi Bob
Ive posted your bike details on Facebook page stolen cycles York
and on our Twitter @StolenYork
Do you have any photo's and a frame number

Good luck ;)
by zaskar rider
29 Oct 2012, 6:48am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: A useful site !
Replies: 2
Views: 1153

A useful site !

This could grow to be a useful page https://www.facebook.com/StolenRideYork I know there are many other sites for reporting the theft of a cycle, such as http://www.immobilise.com/ But this Facebook page is great for a local community of cyclists (or at least it could be as more people view it and l...
by zaskar rider
8 May 2011, 10:29am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 1-1/8 headset loose
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: 1-1/8 headset loose

Hi all

Ive got it sorted... the whole setup came with a couple of thinner spacers which were placed at the top under the adjustment cap, so i placed them under the cup at the top end and this has put the pressure on the split bearing thingy and allowed adjustment... sweet

many thanks
by zaskar rider
8 May 2011, 7:05am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 1-1/8 headset loose
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: 1-1/8 headset loose

HI folks

thanks for the tips.... it is the headset no the front brake... so i think i'll check the size of the ball race.
Its so close with just a little rocking/knocking

thanks again
by zaskar rider
7 May 2011, 8:32am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 1-1/8 headset loose
Replies: 6
Views: 439

1-1/8 headset loose

Hi All, Ive just got a Giant scr3, i have stripped the headset to make sure it was packed with grease and because it was loose (bit of wobble when the front brake is on and the bike is rocked back and forth ) So all put back together and i tighten it up... but when i do it either goes too tight so t...
by zaskar rider
27 Feb 2011, 4:58pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: carbon rear stays help needed
Replies: 9
Views: 493

Re: carbon rear stays help needed

aahhh thanks sleeping menace i'll have a squidge the next time im at my garage.. fingers crossed :roll:
by zaskar rider
26 Feb 2011, 3:18pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: carbon rear stays help needed
Replies: 9
Views: 493

Re: carbon rear stays help needed

thanks sleeping menace i'll have a close look

what should i be looking for ?
by zaskar rider
25 Feb 2011, 7:43pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: carbon rear stays help needed
Replies: 9
Views: 493

Re: carbon rear stays help needed

Hi all

great advice... thank you so much

cycleruk...it isnt a newish frame,i dont know how old it is or how long the racelight frames have been made for but it looks nice so i wanted to get it back to its former glory.

thanks again
chris
by zaskar rider
25 Feb 2011, 7:37am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: carbon rear stays help needed
Replies: 9
Views: 493

carbon rear stays help needed

Hi All,

Ive just picked up a Kinesis racelight frame and the coating on the carbon rear stays is flaking off due to a harsh salty winter.... i can peel it back to solid with my fingernail... but what should i re-coat with and how should i do it ?

any advice would be great...thanks

chris
by zaskar rider
14 Jan 2011, 3:43pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Bike lights at £50, £100.... really?
Replies: 82
Views: 6141

Re: Bike lights at £50, £100.... really?

thanks for all the tips, mudguards do sound a good option but i have five bikes and dont really like them,never have, i just find them an extra item to clean on and off road. plus the price of them are mad !! and at £30 each set of guards i could buy a hell of a god set of lights... has anyone used ...
by zaskar rider
14 Jan 2011, 8:12am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Bike lights at £50, £100.... really?
Replies: 82
Views: 6141

Re: Bike lights at £50, £100.... really?

ive been looking at the exposure range of lights,as one of the main problems i have with the cheeper ones are the rear light just doesnt last long with the spray from the rear wheel,ive gone through three cateyes in the last two weeks and when you pay £15 to £20 for a rear light you would think it w...
by zaskar rider
9 Jan 2011, 8:02am
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: light review please
Replies: 12
Views: 2391

Re: light review please

thanks to you all for helping me not throw money away !!!
im saving now for a set of exposure toro mk2's ive seen the reviews and this system looks the job and with a decent run time.

thanks again
by zaskar rider
20 Dec 2010, 7:35am
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: light review please
Replies: 12
Views: 2391

Re: light review please

thanks for your help folks.

i think i will wait and save more money for a better model :D
by zaskar rider
19 Dec 2010, 7:12am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Snow watch
Replies: 270
Views: 14334

Re: Snow watch

no snow here in the york area...
just nice fresh rides :D