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by foxychick
10 Oct 2019, 7:24pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Cyclestore
Replies: 1
Views: 348

Re: Cyclestore

Yes i have used them and they are very good.
by foxychick
7 Oct 2019, 6:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 3 in 1 Oil
Replies: 18
Views: 874

3 in 1 Oil

Has anyone used this on modern transmissions and if so how do you find it compared to modern far more expensive lubes?
by foxychick
3 Aug 2019, 5:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Signs of old age
Replies: 28
Views: 1918

Re: Signs of old age

Still riding at 81 i think you are bloody awesome and should be proud of your-self as i am proud of you. x
by foxychick
11 Jul 2019, 2:04pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Which Bike is best
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: Which Bike is best

Evans do free test rides with no obligation to purchase, you can take each bike out for 20 mins a time, try them out and find out which bike you feel most comfortable on then choose that bike. They also have a scheme where if you do not get on with the bike after a few weeks you can swap it for anot...
by foxychick
6 Jul 2019, 3:23pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Tubeless Tyres On Hybrid Bike
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Tubeless Tyres On Hybrid Bike

Anyone used these on a hybrid bike just wondered how folk have got on with this set up thanks.
by foxychick
6 Jul 2019, 10:27am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Winter or summer, which is worse?
Replies: 29
Views: 1595

Re: Winter or summer, which is worse?

Mid-summer 18 hours of daylight mid-winter 7 hours of daylight do the maths you know it makes sense.
by foxychick
24 Jun 2019, 11:41pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Canal towpaths from London to Manchester or Preston
Replies: 17
Views: 940

Re: Canals

I love cycling the canal towpaths they are awesome, done the preston to kendal canal, stretford in manchester to llangollen in wales, leeds to liverpool at 127 miles the longest canal in britain, the peak forest canal, the macclesfield canal, the sankey canal in warrington, rochdale to halifax, the ...
by foxychick
24 May 2019, 2:40pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Inner Tube Blow Outs
Replies: 7
Views: 451

Re: Inner Tube Blow Outs

Is it safe to use a 50mm tyre on a 19mm rim?
by foxychick
24 May 2019, 11:05am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Inner Tube Blow Outs
Replies: 7
Views: 451

Inner Tube Blow Outs

I have tried installing a 700 x 35/43mm inner tube into a schwalbe 700 x 50mm tire onto a 19mm wide rim twice and both tubes have fractured, one of them at the valve, any advice would be appreciated.
by foxychick
21 May 2019, 7:55am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: KONA STOLEN DENTON MANCHESTER
Replies: 8
Views: 16120

Re: KONA STOLEN DENTON MANCHESTER

This is a very old bike circa 1989 as it has thumbshifters on, where i wigan was it found?
by foxychick
16 Apr 2019, 3:01am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Stem Raiser To Raise The Handlebars
Replies: 13
Views: 666

Stem Raiser To Raise The Handlebars

Has anyone used one of these and what experience have you had? I am thinking of using one to raise the front end on a mountain bike which is being converted to a hybrid. How does it effect the steering? Thank you very much for any replies in advance.
by foxychick
15 Jan 2019, 4:38pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Disc Rotor Cleaning
Replies: 14
Views: 697

Disc Rotor Cleaning

Anyone used fairy liquid and hot water to clean disc rotors or are you better using a specific disc brake cleaner like fenwicks or muc-off?
by foxychick
17 Dec 2018, 1:08pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Weldtite Tyre Sealant
Replies: 9
Views: 623

Re: Weldtite Tyre Sealant

Thank you which instant patches do you normally use and are they reliable thanks.