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by Bigdummysteve
8 Jul 2017, 5:53pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Genesis Longitude
Replies: 6
Views: 933

Re: Genesis Longitude

Most 27.5+ frames can run standard 29" wheels due to the ID being similar, perhaps a second set of wheels?
by Bigdummysteve
7 Jul 2017, 4:10am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rohloff leak
Replies: 5
Views: 400

Re: Rohloff leak

Seem like I'll be ok for a while then, it was a fair amount of oil. It first happened in the really hot weather so I assumed it was pressure change but had continued, I think after my exmoor trip I will replace the shift box seals and see if it cures it. Although the hub might be fine it's killed a ...
by Bigdummysteve
6 Jul 2017, 8:58pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rohloff leak
Replies: 5
Views: 400

Rohloff leak

My rohloff hub appears to be leaking a little oil, it seems to be coming from the external shift box rather than the seal, any clues and is it a diy job? I'm planning a trip to exmoor soon so how much oil can I loose and still be safe riding it. If it needs to go back to Germany hopefully I can wait...
by Bigdummysteve
5 Jun 2017, 4:39pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Rim width/tyre choices
Replies: 11
Views: 10045

Re: Rim width/tyre choices

2.5" surly extraterrestrials would work well on those rims
by Bigdummysteve
2 Apr 2017, 10:21pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Reinventing the wheel - Cannondale AI
Replies: 36
Views: 2512

Re: Reinventing the wheel - Cannondale AI

Is all of this really needed? My ecr has 3" tires and plenty of clearance due to the chainstay yoke, the new tumbleweed prospector takes it even further and can run 26x3.8 fatbike tires using a 135mm hub and good old fashioned bb size. I can see some merit in through axels but personally I feel...
by Bigdummysteve
31 Mar 2017, 3:53pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Mike hall
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Mike hall

Not sure if this has been posted here but sadly British ultra endurance rider Mike hall was killed today while competing in the Indian-Pacific wheel race, a great loss to British cycling A crowd funding page has been set up to help his family in these difficult times https://www.justgiving.com/crowd...
by Bigdummysteve
30 Mar 2017, 8:30pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Bagman support
Replies: 9
Views: 873

Bagman support

I really need a Carradice Bagman 2, the one with the support struts but sadly they are discontinued. So failing that can anyone suggest some clamp on struts. My ecr has rack mounts so I just need a way of connecting them to the bagman.
by Bigdummysteve
17 Mar 2017, 10:17pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Pictures of your tents.
Replies: 562
Views: 64424

Re: Pictures of your tents.

ImageUntitled by steve norris

My new super light nordisk telemark 2 in wychwood forest
by Bigdummysteve
21 Feb 2017, 3:37pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Pictures of your tents.
Replies: 562
Views: 64424

Re: Pictures of your tents.

My new Nordisk telemark2 on a recent January outing in wychwood
by Bigdummysteve
7 Feb 2017, 7:35pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: SP Dyno Hubs Service Options from UK Distributor
Replies: 14
Views: 1147

Re: SP Dyno Hubs Service Options from UK Distributor

You could try here http://www.nabendynamo.de/english/ :wink: Seriously though, I done with this hub, although mine gave reasonable service before the bearings died and was a reasonable cost to repair the son is better value long term
by Bigdummysteve
13 Jan 2017, 4:28pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Three men & an electric fence
Replies: 54
Views: 4428

Re: Three men & an electric fence

:D :lol: :lol: :lol: Thank you, so funny
by Bigdummysteve
22 Dec 2016, 6:34pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: The Ridgeway (Western Section)
Replies: 17
Views: 3041

Re: The Ridgeway (Western Section)

I rode a section of it on the dummy fully loaded last year, some of the ruts were deeper than bb height. A good tip is to carry on to the Barge inn at honeystreet after avebury, good camp site and cracking pub. I'm planning to ride it end to end in the spring on the ecr, give me a shout if you want ...
by Bigdummysteve
18 Dec 2016, 10:35am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain tension on single speed bikes
Replies: 47
Views: 4241

Re: Chain tension on single speed bikes

Woolftooth make a narrow/wide stainless ring in 400 stainless
http://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/prod ... chainrings
by Bigdummysteve
6 Dec 2016, 7:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 18650 BATTERY PACK
Replies: 45
Views: 4631

Re: 18650 BATTERY PACK

Might be worth a look here
http://www.torchythebatteryboy.com/p/18 ... s.html?m=1

I use 18650's for ecigs and you do get what you pay for.
by Bigdummysteve
12 Nov 2016, 9:02pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Pictures of your tents.
Replies: 562
Views: 64424

Re: Pictures of your tents.

IMG_0074.jpg My Hilleburg nallo 2 ready for a recent night on Dunkery Beacon ( the highest point on Exmoor). Although ive spent many happy nights in this tent ive recently added a Nordisk telemark2 to the collection in an attempt to reduce my setup weight off-road, @ under a kilo hopefully it shoul...