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by stedlocks
8 Oct 2016, 9:26pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: "Clicking" pedal maybe?
Replies: 21
Views: 1163

Re: "Clicking" pedal maybe?

If you have a quick release axle, take it out, clean and grease it, put it back.....this happens on one of my bikes regularly, and it took ages and a lot of replaced parts, before I sussed it out!
by stedlocks
8 Oct 2016, 9:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mystery object
Replies: 14
Views: 634

Re: Mystery object

It reminds me of a clip for holding tablecloths in place.....?
by stedlocks
16 Nov 2015, 8:08am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring in Ireland
Replies: 64
Views: 4568

Re: Touring in Ireland

I had to sort out a bit of my father's business last year, and thought I'd take in a bit of the country by bike.....why not? :D I went via 'sail rail', which involves buying a one ticket does it all kind of affair....£42 one way. You can get a train from any station in the UK to Dublin. The only dod...
by stedlocks
15 Nov 2015, 6:12pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Autumn blast on a Fat bike
Replies: 4
Views: 1985

Re: Autumn blast on a Fat bike

Also consider 29+.... It's a great compromise! (Trek stache 5 or surly krampus) :wink:
by stedlocks
27 Oct 2012, 5:25pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Where can I test ride a 29er off road near North London?
Replies: 11
Views: 90654

Re: Where can I test ride a 29er off road near North London?

beacause everyone secretly wants one.....

its a bit like going out with a large lady.....its great fun till your friends find out!!
by stedlocks
27 May 2012, 3:37pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Do you want a DeLorean?
Replies: 7
Views: 6842

Re: Do you want a DeLorean?

About 15-20 years ago, I had a chance to buy a real one of those .... I chose my karmann cabrio beetle instead.

They were both £5000!

Which one do you
Think I should have bought? ( insert 'doh!' smiley here)
by stedlocks
24 May 2012, 9:03am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1640
Views: 471297

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

My Neil orrell tourer on a lovely spin around Essex yesterday....... http://i929.photobucket.com/albums/ad131/stedlocks/c04c12a2.jpg http://i929.photobucket.com/albums/ad131/stedlocks/c90cffd7.jpg Not sure about the honey brooks and fizic tape.....I might go back to black brooks and tape. It's origi...
by stedlocks
4 Oct 2010, 8:40pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1640
Views: 471297

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Coca cola is sometimes used to good effect.......try a liberal sloshing of WD40 or GT85 first............
by stedlocks
24 Sep 2010, 7:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1640
Views: 471297

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

And a bit of 'percussion therapy' on the top with a mallet.............!!
by stedlocks
24 Sep 2010, 8:11am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Anyone use football shoes for cycling?
Replies: 30
Views: 8557

Re: Anyone use football shoes for cycling?

Personally, I much prefer spd's and I couldn't imagine riding flats anymore............I think the key is to slacken the retention right off so you have a lot of lateral float and therefore your knees go where they want to. I, too, have knackered knees (the left one worse), and flats make mine hurt....
by stedlocks
24 Sep 2010, 6:49am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1640
Views: 471297

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

:0) Thanks, Colin.....I've been trying to perfect my stable for a while now, only relatively recently becoming hooked on road bikes! I've always wanted a hetchins, and stumbled across this one at my lbs by chance, then got the Hoban from eBay because it was a bargain, and added the orrell when it ca...
by stedlocks
23 Sep 2010, 9:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1640
Views: 471297

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Hi, I thought it was about time I posted up a few of mine :O) Airbourne Lancaster unknown year............XTR, Chris king (red now) bling bits :D http://i52.tinypic.com/2eoy2ia.jpg 1979 Neil Orrell Tourer http://i56.tinypic.com/2s0k70w.jpg 1979 Hetchins Magnum Bonum Scorpion in original paint with t...