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by tdm
9 Nov 2014, 12:17am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cantilever brake setup help
Replies: 6
Views: 1386

Cantilever brake setup help

I picked up a Pompino recently and it has a Tektro CR520 on the front. The braking power is awful and I can pretty much ride the bike with the front brake on. I've tried messing with the pad position and increasing the spring tension and it's still pretty bad. I'm a roadie so am not very competent w...
by tdm
18 Sep 2014, 7:32pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: FSA Orbit C40 headset alternatives
Replies: 2
Views: 1229

FSA Orbit C40 headset alternatives

I've got a Boardman Team Carbon frame which is missing the headset. After some googling I believe it takes a FSA Orbit C40 headset, which seems to cost ~£50 new. Being a poor student I was wondering if anyone knew if it was possible to use another headset? Or if anyone happened to have one for sale?...