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by Holio cornolio
2 Feb 2017, 11:18am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Hostile reaction to cheery greeting - Is it just me?
Replies: 86
Views: 4138

Re: Is it just me?

Bonefishblues wrote:Take bell off bike.

Hold in hand whilst running.

You probably know the rest :D

This is genius. It's what I will do.
by Holio cornolio
2 Feb 2017, 11:11am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Hostile reaction to cheery greeting - Is it just me?
Replies: 86
Views: 4138

Hostile reaction to cheery greeting - Is it just me?

I'm used to being ignored by motorists when on my bike. You know, the type that feel that they don't need to give way to cyclists on roundabouts or whatever, but recently I had an experience which made me wonder what it is about cyclists that raises everybody's hackles... I'm a runner, and I regular...
by Holio cornolio
2 Feb 2017, 9:26am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Upgrading to 10 speed. What do I actually NEED?
Replies: 18
Views: 1888

Re: Upgrading to 10 speed. What do I actually NEED?

Thanks to all for the advice, which is useful. I have to say, I'd always assumed that all mechs had similar geometry and moved a set (identical regardless of groupset) distance according to cable pull set by the levers. What I gather from the advice (or at least assume) is that the geometry of the m...
by Holio cornolio
1 Feb 2017, 4:25pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Upgrading to 10 speed. What do I actually NEED?
Replies: 18
Views: 1888

Re: Upgrading to 10 speed. What do I actually NEED?

Thanks for the input. Yep, it's pretty bad. Sounds like a petty thing, but the routing of the gear cables just doesn't work for me. Other than that I'm very happy with Sora. I noticed new Sora has a new cable routing but bizarrely, shifters only are actually more pricey than 105 :shock: Is the conse...
by Holio cornolio
1 Feb 2017, 3:18pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Upgrading to 10 speed. What do I actually NEED?
Replies: 18
Views: 1888

Upgrading to 10 speed. What do I actually NEED?

HI All, I've been registered all of 5 minutes and posting a question already. I have used the search tool but not found the exact info that I'm looking for but I find it hard to believe it's not out there already. Here goes anyway - Basically I'm getting fed up with the gear cables of my sora shifte...