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by martin biggs
6 Oct 2019, 7:07pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: 700c steel forks. On One
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: 700c steel forks. On One

rjb wrote:Hi martin, i have edited the post to include the info you are seeking, :wink:


Thank you
by martin biggs
6 Oct 2019, 4:34pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: 700c steel forks. On One
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: 700c steel forks. On One

What is the length from bottom bearing race top of stearer please ?

They look drilled for calipers if so is it recessed type ?
by martin biggs
6 Sep 2019, 12:58pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2750
Views: 372838

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: 2750
Views: 372838

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: 943

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: 3315

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: 3053

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: 76
Views: 6037

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...
by martin biggs
7 Dec 2018, 8:21pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: ...What this is? (Motobecane)
Replies: 23
Views: 1274

Re: ...What this is? (Motobecane)

There is a chap locally who use to restore these machines , not seen him for a few years
by martin biggs
16 Nov 2018, 12:20pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Clevedon~Weston Super Mare
Replies: 20
Views: 1935

Re: Clevedon~Weston Super Mare

Reading this takes me back to my school days when we lived in Worle and use to ride those back lanes loads of times , sorry can't help just thought i would comment
by martin biggs
4 Nov 2018, 8:00am
Forum: On the road
Topic: OS bagging
Replies: 76
Views: 6037

Re: OS bagging

Two from this morning's ride.

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First one is on a little bridge going into the hamlet of Hardwick.

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Second one on the church in Little Harrowden .
by martin biggs
31 Oct 2018, 9:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Heads Up- 26" Winter Tyres @ reasonable price
Replies: 8
Views: 1002

Re: Heads Up- 26" Winter Tyres @ reasonable price

Slow. The Ice Spiker is an off road tyre. It's about the only thing that will cope with ice with an inch or two of snow on top, and will be better than anything else for freezing slush, but for dry tarmac with icy patches you would be better off with the Marathon Winter, or Winter (all Schwalbe) Th...
by martin biggs
31 Oct 2018, 4:43pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Heads Up- 26" Winter Tyres @ reasonable price
Replies: 8
Views: 1002

Re: Heads Up- 26" Winter Tyres @ reasonable price

What are they like on dry tarmac ?
Any idea ?