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by countertony
8 May 2012, 8:29pm
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: Stolen Trek 1000SL - Mile End, London
Replies: 5
Views: 1944

Stolen Trek 1000SL - Mile End, London

Locked my bike to a Sheffield stand in a residence courtyard on the Mile End campus of Queen Mary, Univ. of London today - I last saw it at about 1 p.m. The one time I didn't use a D-lock (that was locking up a friend's bike, over at Waterloo) and some thieving...thief bolt-croppered the cable. I ca...
by countertony
5 May 2012, 10:58pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New pedals - lubrication
Replies: 7
Views: 1670

Re: New pedals - lubrication

Righto, that all sounds good to hear, with the caveat of the 'special tool'. When it comes to refreshing the grease I may well use CREPELLO's technique - I have access to needles and syringes at work (dental sciences laboratory) so the hole could probably be ridiculously small. I wonder if anyone's ...
by countertony
4 May 2012, 1:45pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1155
Views: 335035

Re: Introductions - tell us about yourself

Real Name : Tony Age : 28 Occupation : PhD student at Queen Mary, University of London Favourite colour : Green Bikes & Cycling : Trek 1000 with various replaced bits and bobs, bought during my final year as an undergraduate, but now used for commuting through London (just over a year of that s...
by countertony
4 May 2012, 1:14pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New pedals - lubrication
Replies: 7
Views: 1670

New pedals - lubrication

One of my old pedals broke, so I bought and fitted a new pair of Shimano PD-M324s (old pedals off, lithium grease on the new spindles, new pedals on.) I've not given it a shakedown ride yet (waiting for the weekend), but I noticed that the pedals don't turn as easily on the spindles as the old ones ...