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by Swislon
24 May 2016, 9:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Can someone recommend which North Yorkshire group I should try
Replies: 12
Views: 781

Re: Can someone recommend which North Yorkshire group I should try

Wheel Easy Harrogate as has been mentioned is very active and caters for all sorts of cyclists except perhaps racing.

http://wheel-easy.org.uk/about-wheel-easy.html

Very friendly and welcoming.
by Swislon
21 Dec 2012, 5:36pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Mud flaps
Replies: 32
Views: 7626

Re: Mud flaps

http://www.buddyflaps.com/fancy.htm

$14 delivered and only a week or so.

Brilliant piece of kit.
by Swislon
16 Oct 2012, 12:29pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 10 speed STi to bar end shifters
Replies: 9
Views: 1627

Re: 10 speed STi to bar end shifters

hi NUKe, Possibly would be ok. My fingers go white with the cold and take ages to warm up. Full mittens are the only thing I've found that help but I've never tried Lobster mitts. Gloves are useless when it gets below a certain temperature because each finger is isolated and seems to leak heat! I ma...
by Swislon
15 Oct 2012, 8:16pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 10 speed STi to bar end shifters
Replies: 9
Views: 1627

Re: 10 speed STi to bar end shifters

Thanks for answers guys? I was going to leave levers place for the brakes and then if I want to I can use in STi mode from spring onwards.

I never had a problem on my motorbike as I had a fairing or deflectors for my hands plus heated grips! Now there's a thought!

Steve
by Swislon
15 Oct 2012, 2:03pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 10 speed STi to bar end shifters
Replies: 9
Views: 1627

10 speed STi to bar end shifters

I currently run 10 speed Ultegra with STis. I suffer really badly from cold hands so have to wear mittens below about 13/14 degrees. STis are manageable but not brilliant. Is it relatively easy to convert to Bar end shifters for the winter. I was thinking I would need 10 speed bar end shifters, inne...
by Swislon
24 Sep 2010, 2:04pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Best Layback Seatpost for Brooks
Replies: 42
Views: 7279

Re: Best Layback Seatpost for Brooks

I have recently bought a Van Nicholas Yukon and have been looking for the elusive large layback seatpost for my Brooks. I need 8.5cm BB to front of saddle. I have tried the Nitto posts but they haven't quite got enough. The Velo Orange Gran Cru mentioned above fits the bill perfectly for me and stil...