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by roleypoley
21 May 2019, 10:46pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Brompton wide range hub without derailleur
Replies: 2
Views: 192

Re: Brompton wide range hub without derailleur

don't put a rear cog on of more than 15 teeth as it catches on the frame I know cause I tried with a newly bought 16 tooth today now ordered a 15 tooth from sjs hay ho ongoing projects
by roleypoley
17 Apr 2017, 12:17am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: How were they stolen?
Replies: 49
Views: 53406

Re: How were they stolen?

if you find yourself in Leeds city centre lock up at CYCLE POINT opposite the train station £1.50 day ticket monitored by bike mechanics who give out a ticket to reclaim. they even can lend you a lock if you forget yours .CCTV watched . Smile nicely at them and talk while he staples the ticket stub ...
by roleypoley
2 Apr 2017, 10:47pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Keeping cable ends tidy and prevent fraying
Replies: 60
Views: 2986

Re: Keeping cable ends tidy and prevent fraying

A spoke nipple crimped on gently undo a few for later from any old bust wheel
by roleypoley
19 Mar 2017, 11:39pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Glasses, Contact Lenses, Cycling etc
Replies: 68
Views: 2648

Re: Glasses, Contact Lenses, Cycling etc

the protection given by glasses over your eyes prevents twigs-flies-dust etc.entering one of the most sensitive and vital areas of your body. I would not wear contact lenses as the things I have had bump into at speed face first without a windscreen would have caused problems