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by walexton
8 Sep 2020, 7:59am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cycling and laws
Replies: 38
Views: 1897

Re: Cycling and laws

In 2001 my niece who was 17 used to cycle her way home from the village pub 1 mile from home where she helped in the kitchen. She didn't have lights through summer as it was light enough and didn't really notice the incremental change to sunset times so didn't think about it. Everything was fine for...
by walexton
5 Sep 2020, 5:31pm
Forum: Family Cycling
Topic: Preston Guild Wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Preston Guild Wheel

This is my regular circuit. I must say the mention of the hellish bit through Brockholes made me laugh... It's like suddenly you're thrown into some kind of extreme mountain biking hell. Not pleasant on a more civilised variety of cycle, in fact impossible. I would recommend anyone do the wheel cloc...
by walexton
4 Sep 2020, 2:51pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Better wheelset, advice needed
Replies: 15
Views: 532

Re: Better wheelset, advice needed

But a) results in slightly less strong wheels, b) just costs money but the wheels will probably be better as well as lighter, c) saves virtually nothing and is for summertime use only, otherwise it turns into a horrible corrosion experiment, and d) results in hubs that just don't last as long; the ...
by walexton
4 Sep 2020, 1:27pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Better wheelset, advice needed
Replies: 15
Views: 532

Re: Better wheelset, advice needed

Thanks all, I recently put some Continental GP 4 seasons on these rims. I guess the best thing to do is get some sportier summer tyres and save my money.
by walexton
4 Sep 2020, 12:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Better wheelset, advice needed
Replies: 15
Views: 532

Better wheelset, advice needed

Hello there. I recently returned to cycling after 5 years off. I used to mostly ride a kona sutra around for running errands and touring, but this time I bought a used Felt Z85 2013 which I'm finding good fun for both riding and fettling to get it to perfect running order. Though I'm currently at th...