Search found 5 matches

by motsetiaw
31 Jul 2020, 9:15pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Mercian KOM frameset
Replies: 0
Views: 256

Mercian KOM frameset

Moved.
by motsetiaw
31 Jul 2020, 12:15pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: 531st Raleigh type 8807 touring frame
Replies: 0
Views: 222

531st Raleigh type 8807 touring frame

Per title, full 531st on a touring geometry frameset, Braze ons include Cantilever bosses, twin bottle mounts, front lo-rider & 4 point rear carrier bosses, Shimano frame ends with twin eyes, takes a 700x32c tyre under mudguards, champagne with bronze decor, numerous scratches but no dents &...
by motsetiaw
17 May 2020, 6:37pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Brooks Saddle-too far gone?
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: Brooks Saddle-too far gone?

Haha... Nice one...
Thanks to all... No real attachment to the frame...
New saddle it is then.. Probably uneconomic(expensive) to recover in leather
by motsetiaw
17 May 2020, 5:52pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Brooks Saddle-too far gone?
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Brooks Saddle-too far gone?

So this is what happens when the leather dries out over winter & you jump on without carrying out a basic check....

Does anyone know whether it can be recovered successfully or would it be cheaper buying a new saddle?
by motsetiaw
27 Sep 2016, 9:55pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: We don't help ourselves sometimes
Replies: 21
Views: 1403

We don't help ourselves sometimes

19.30 hrs this evening.... dark rural road between Eaglesham & East Kilbride, male & female racing cyclists, look like expensive bikes being ridden but neither had any ****** lights displayed... I passed slowly in my car & felt like giving them a piece of my mind but then thought what's ...