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by Jurassic2
19 Oct 2018, 10:27pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: squealing cantilever brakes
Replies: 23
Views: 993

Re: squealing cantilever brakes

Not ordered the uphanger yet, but swapped the pads again with some 60mm rather than the 72mm and seems to have reduced the squealing by 90%
So going to commute next week on it and see how it goes.
by Jurassic2
14 Oct 2018, 3:49pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: squealing cantilever brakes
Replies: 23
Views: 993

Re: squealing cantilever brakes

Hopefully image attached:
by Jurassic2
13 Oct 2018, 10:07pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: squealing cantilever brakes
Replies: 23
Views: 993

Re: squealing cantilever brakes

Thanks PH, looks like it's worth trying at £6 + a bit of p&p guess if it's mounted to the fork it reduces the cable length and may be the flex
by Jurassic2
13 Oct 2018, 12:51pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: squealing cantilever brakes
Replies: 23
Views: 993

squealing cantilever brakes

Anyone able to offer any advice on "squealing cantilever brakes" so far tried two different sets of pads, cleaned and degreased the rims (several times) and toed in as well. This is on the front brake only, but net result, still squealing was hoping to use this bike (Galaxy) as my winter c...
by Jurassic2
12 Oct 2018, 9:06pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 993

Re: Bike mirror

Hadn't thought about a down tube option
by Jurassic2
10 Oct 2018, 12:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 993

Re: Bike mirror

Thanks, Debs I have used those before, but i'm riding a Galaxy with bar end levers so not possible to use those:
by Jurassic2
8 Oct 2018, 10:23am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 993

Re: Bike mirror

Many, thanks a couple of good alternatives to look at.
by Jurassic2
7 Oct 2018, 1:19pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 993

Bike mirror

Does anyone know if there is a suitable mirror i can use on my Dawes Galaxy with bar end levers, not been able to find anything suitable, appreciate any help.
by Jurassic2
5 Dec 2017, 12:50pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: About the River Nene (Northampton to the coast)
Replies: 23
Views: 1335

Re: About the River Nene (Northampton to the coast)

Some great rides in Northamptonshire https://eastnorthantscycling.weebly.com a few on here.
by Jurassic2
13 Oct 2017, 2:04pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Suggestions for Road (commute) and gravel / Trail tyre
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Suggestions for Road (commute) and gravel / Trail tyre

And suggestions for a tyre suitable for both weekday road commute and weekends gravel / trails, 32-37mm x 700c ideally with some "P fairy" protection