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by CharlieJohnson
4 Nov 2014, 1:56pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New disc brakes...
Replies: 21
Views: 2249

Re: New disc brakes...

Saw this, thanks 531colin. Not really sure what recourse I might have at this stage. Dawes seem to have washed their hands of it. I have adjusted the brakes so they're running normally again. If I have to adjust in another fortnight, I'll invest in a BB7 for the front wheel at least. Pretty frustrat...
by CharlieJohnson
3 Nov 2014, 2:26pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New disc brakes...
Replies: 21
Views: 2249

Re: New disc brakes...

Hi Al, the bike is almost a year old and ridden most days, strange that it should still be wearing in/stretching cables. Not coming up against the stops either. And I have tightened the the non-static pad all the way in and there's still too much travel in the lever for my liking. I agree that there...
by CharlieJohnson
3 Nov 2014, 9:59am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New disc brakes...
Replies: 21
Views: 2249

New disc brakes...

Hi all, I'm looking to replace the disc brakes on my Dawes Super Galaxy (2014). It came with Shimano BR-R517 mechanical disc brakes with 160mm rotors, which are pretty terrible. They require regular adjustment as the lever travel steadily increases over about two weeks until the levers are touching ...
by CharlieJohnson
8 Nov 2011, 5:19pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Expedition cycling documentary film
Replies: 2
Views: 753

Expedition cycling documentary film

Hi All, I'm currently making a film with a number of colleagues about expedition cyclists, their motivations and their experiences. I'd be really keen to hear from anyone who knows of someone who might like to feature in the film and would be prepared to have a conversation about their life as an ex...