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by NUKe
11 Dec 2019, 11:55am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Tightening spokes on one side of a wheel
Replies: 16
Views: 413

Re: Tightening spokes on one side of a wheel

You probably should use a jig, I moved one across the other week that had been centred on the flanges rather than across the whole hub (rear) . what I did was quarter of turn slacken on the non drive side then tightened the drive side, You just keep going round and round until the wheel is where you...
by NUKe
10 Dec 2019, 3:19pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sticky shifter
Replies: 6
Views: 280

Re: Sticky shifter

Don’t be too quick to dismiss the cable before pulling apart, did you replace outer as well as the inner cables, on one bike I had where the cable became sticky the problem was the cable guide under the bottom bracket had worn. New cables can fray as well.
by NUKe
10 Dec 2019, 3:04pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Two drums and a cymbal fall off a cliff
Replies: 7
Views: 551

Re: Microshift 9 speed mtb shifters

You might want to adjust your title
But do you mean these
https://www.bing.com/search?q=BS+-+T09& ... rsationid=
Shimano road and MTB are compatible up to 9 speed so yes you should be able to mix these (or any brifter) from Shimano with an MTB rear mech..
by NUKe
9 Dec 2019, 5:09pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Cyclist with road rage
Replies: 21
Views: 743

Re: Cyclist with road rage

Sorry but having watched the video, I don't see any road rage, Must add I don't think the cyclist is in the right, I think he is being a bit pedantic, but its not road rage. the lorry driver has stopped to let him through and that should be enough, but the Guy wants his one metre. remember this is o...
by NUKe
9 Dec 2019, 4:49pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Group Transport to Bayonne
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Re: Group Transport to Bayonne

http://www.bike-express.co.uk/
not quite what you are looking for but may be of use.
by NUKe
9 Dec 2019, 3:34pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: FILUMS ..to see.
Replies: 376
Views: 41833

Re: FILUMS ..to see.

Petrol heads film but all the same brilliant if you like motor racing (wrong forum I Know) Le Mans 66 Its about Fords attempt to steal the Le Mans crown from Ferrari in the 60s. Matt Damon plays Shelby and Christian Bale as Ken Miles there is some edge of the seat racing, against a backdrop of the A...
by NUKe
6 Dec 2019, 10:23am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Work as a teacher: Why?
Replies: 15
Views: 549

Re: Work as a teacher: Why?

Politicians bleat about 'education, education and education' but what is it like to be a teacher? I went to a good high school, memories are of chaos, some teachers could not control the class, others were nasty Must be hard to remember so many names, and teachers must know much more than their pup...
by NUKe
5 Dec 2019, 9:36am
Forum: On the road
Topic: New user + Advise on accident
Replies: 19
Views: 870

Re: New user + Advise on accident

“I was cycling down a London street in very slow-moving traffic, I was on the left-hand side of the road and I was moving faster than the traffic. As I was passing a side street a car that was on the other side of the road cut through the traffic to try and drive down the side street and went into t...
by NUKe
2 Dec 2019, 2:25pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Quick unclog of mudguards?
Replies: 26
Views: 882

Re: Quick unclog of mudguards?

Mobi pressure washer https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/mobi-v-15-portable-bike-pressure-washer/rp-prod34761 I know you said No pressure washer but this has its own power and water supply. I haven't purchased yet but it is on my wish list. Actually I would go for the Bigger size. But this is self c...
by NUKe
28 Nov 2019, 3:44pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Uk custom framebuilder thinking out of the box
Replies: 13
Views: 869

Re: Uk custom framebuilder thinking out of the box

what about Mike Burroughs sounds the sort of thing he would be happy to make.
http://www.thetimenow.com/united_kingdo ... td-2206910
he is frame builder that really does think out of the box
by NUKe
28 Nov 2019, 3:05pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What route planner?
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: What route planner?

For trialing routes I use Google Maps, For planning a gpx to transfer I use QMapShack.
by NUKe
27 Nov 2019, 9:47pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Repairing inner tube punctures
Replies: 57
Views: 2160

Re: Repairing inner tube punctures

Carry a spare tube then repair at home. The seam can easily be removed with a piece of emery cloth, but this best done in the comfort of your home.
by NUKe
26 Nov 2019, 3:26pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Has anyone else cycled every road in their town?
Replies: 28
Views: 899

Re: Has anyone else cycled every road in their town?

Ben Gummer MP vowed to cycle every road in Ipswich When he was elected. Not sure he did it though.
by NUKe
25 Nov 2019, 3:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: FILUMS ..to see.
Replies: 376
Views: 41833

Re: FILUMS ..to see.

The Aeronauts

Went to see it last night, great little film about a fictional character Amelia combined with a real life character James Glaisher, an attempt was made on the height record for a balloon.