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by martin biggs
11 Jun 2019, 11:26am
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: 57cm Koga Signature
Replies: 7
Views: 751

Re: 57cm Koga Signature SOLD

2005 - 2009 Koga Signature Ks - tr28 touring / expedition bike 7005 triple butted frame with some age related marks but overall good condition . I presume originally built for Paul Dickens as name is under the laquer . Its 57cm square sized frame with a slight slope on the top tube with a standover...
by martin biggs
10 Jun 2019, 6:32pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: 57cm Koga Signature
Replies: 7
Views: 751

Re: 57cm Koga Signature

Sorry sold , it might have just been about at the limit
by martin biggs
9 Jun 2019, 5:55pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: 57cm Koga Signature
Replies: 7
Views: 751

Re: 57cm Koga Signature

No troubles hope you enjoy it
by martin biggs
5 Jun 2019, 6:02pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: 57cm Koga Signature
Replies: 7
Views: 751

57cm Koga Signature

2005 - 2009 Koga Signature Ks - tr28 touring / expedition bike 7005 triple butted frame with some age related marks but overall good condition . I presume originally built for Paul Dickens as name is under the laquer . Its 57cm square sized frame with a slight slope on the top tube with a standover ...
by martin biggs
25 Apr 2019, 8:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dawes 531 fork blade help
Replies: 21
Views: 896

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: 3264

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: 2949

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: 5688

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: 1194

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: 1824

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: 5688

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: 979

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: 979

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

What are they like on dry tarmac ?
Any idea ?
by martin biggs
29 Oct 2018, 6:54am
Forum: On the road
Topic: OS bagging
Replies: 76
Views: 5688

Re: OS bagging

A benchmark on the side of the Post Office at Newburgh, Lancashire, nice to see it marked on a turn of the 19th/20th century map, the old hand measured maps have an impressive degree of accuracy when you compare them side to side with a modern aerial view. https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by-si...