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by martin biggs
14 Oct 2020, 7:09am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike Stuff at Aldi This Sunday 27/9/20
Replies: 49
Views: 2554

Re: Bike Stuff at Aldi This Sunday 27/9/20

The description for the lights say ". Lights to be used in line with road vehicle lighting regulations" so I guess they're not K marked and so not sufficient to make you legally lit on their own. Shame. I wish they'd take a page from lidl's book. I have a couple of sets of these lights an...
by martin biggs
11 Oct 2020, 1:26pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: Airnimal Joey
Replies: 2
Views: 502

Re: Airnimal Joey

PeterO wrote:Airnimal Joey with Rohloff gear and dynamo hub. Good condition. Sale includes hard carry case. Brookes saddle not included.

How much and where are you based
by martin biggs
6 Oct 2020, 12:20pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Shimano mtb style shoes size 46 SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: Shimano mtb style shoes size 46

marvin wrote:These look vegan friendly, if they are can I take them please?


Looking on line the upper shell of the shoe contains breather able leather and mesh . So I presume not . Sorry
by martin biggs
6 Oct 2020, 7:32am
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Shimano mtb style shoes size 46 SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Shimano mtb style shoes size 46 SOLD

Pr of Shimano cycling shoes , only been used twice by previous owner . Size 11 model sh mt44l asking £25 collected nn8 Wellingborough Northamptonshire postcode or add £5 for my Hermes delivery IMG_20201003_174011238.jpg IMG_20201003_174026989.jpg IMG_20201003_174035787.jpg IMG_20201003_174103656.jpg...
by martin biggs
16 Sep 2020, 7:19am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Old Racer
Replies: 18
Views: 731

Re: Old Racer

Love the colour
by martin biggs
21 Jul 2020, 7:19am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Saddle (prostate) advice - not sure what to do.
Replies: 18
Views: 920

Re: Saddle (prostate) advice - not sure what to do.

Get in touch with Dilglove in the Uk They are the UK distributors for selle smp who have done loads of research into the same issue. They offer a trial period where if you don't get on with the test saddle you get your money back So measure your sit bones have a look on line how to do it and get in ...
by martin biggs
27 May 2020, 7:20am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Selle SMP saddles
Replies: 76
Views: 2188

Re: Selle SMP saddles

All of my regular use bike's have selle smp's either lite 209's or trk's great saddles and very comfortable
by martin biggs
12 Nov 2019, 8:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2779
Views: 386130

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Hi, I’ve found this in the back of my garden. Any idea if this is one of the better ones being aerospace and any idea how much this is worth. I realise only the frame is worth keeping.. thanks! That looks good , as long as the stem and seat post are free to move anywhere between £50 and upwards for...
by martin biggs
6 Sep 2019, 12:58pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2779
Views: 386130

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Very nice, looks like an Aerospace to me. Don’t know if it’s a Sport or a Pro. Looks like it has the original “Death Fork” as well. You’d do well to check which version of fork it is before you do too many miles on it. Version 3 is generally considered safest, but it’s up to you how much you want t...
by martin biggs
6 Sep 2019, 11:44am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2779
Views: 386130

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Just brought this back to the UK from France not totally sure what model as it's not a normal colour scheme

Hoping to get the first few miles on it over this weekend :D

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by martin biggs
25 Apr 2019, 8:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dawes 531 fork blade help
Replies: 21
Views: 981

Re: Dawes 531 fork blade help

Tomo2882 wrote:Thanks for your reply’s ,,, I did put gear cables into eBay

I’ll order right ones and fit them


Where are you based as there might be a forum member who is local and can help you or suggest a reliable local shop to use
by martin biggs
6 Feb 2019, 7:05pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Galaxy Steel Frame repair advice please
Replies: 32
Views: 3445

Re: Galay Steel Frame repair advice please

As others have said if original owner you might be able to claim under lifetime warranty

Or send it to who is just outside lee Cooper outside Coventry who can handle that frame repair easy enough for you at a fair and honest rate
by martin biggs
19 Dec 2018, 6:55am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Need a new bike.. again.
Replies: 71
Views: 3251

Re: Need a new bike.. again.

Oldjohnw wrote:Is the post a wind-up?

[ EDIT : Graham : Probably not, otherwise I would not let it continue. ]


It's on cycle chat [url="https://www.cyclechat.net/threads/need-a-new-bike-again.243487/"]Need a new bike.. again.[/url]
by martin biggs
16 Dec 2018, 8:59am
Forum: On the road
Topic: OS bagging
Replies: 89
Views: 8555

Re: OS bagging

Well you've got me at it now! https://www.flickr.com/photos/145133680@N06/albums There are approx 800 locations that I regularly cycle by :shock: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4845/32024623508_0406e10a2d_b.jpg That is a great picture no matter what And that post is only the second time i have seen...