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by hubgearfreak
13 Jan 2007, 8:53pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: How much should you spend?
Replies: 24
Views: 2661

My LBS says that if he gets any complaints about STI's it's always the high end stuff that fails,so it seems your right. i'm guessing that of the range that any shop sells, then it's the more expensive bikes get used most. some or many of the £200-£300 bikes will get bought with the idea of being u...
by hubgearfreak
13 Jan 2007, 8:43pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: I'm Building a Wheel
Replies: 14
Views: 2308

yes, it's great :D i bought mine from there, no problem. you can read it in english, not a perfect translation, by cutting and pasting into here. http://www.freetranslation.com/ mine has a coaster brake, which so far has proved highly effective :D the one in the link also has a brake, i'm guessing, ...
by hubgearfreak
13 Jan 2007, 7:10pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: I'm Building a Wheel
Replies: 14
Views: 2308

Mick F wrote:My next task is to save the money up to buy the rear hub. Wiggle do an 8sp for £98.99 with no fittings, but Bonthronebikes do a 7sp complete with all fittings for £87.35. I'm undecided as yet.


mick - check this item in ebay 230076924375 & it's not shimmerno :wink:
by hubgearfreak
11 Jan 2007, 11:48pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: I'm Building a Wheel
Replies: 14
Views: 2308

Mick, did you use a book to guide your wheelbuilding, have you been on a course, did your dad teach you, or you just got stuck in? what happened? it's always been a mystery to me, but since getting a couple of books and having a go (i've made two that have stayed true for months) i really enjoy it h...
by hubgearfreak
10 Jan 2007, 8:48pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Silly signs
Replies: 45
Views: 9448

not from a bike ride, but priceless, none the less :lol:
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by hubgearfreak
7 Jan 2007, 8:13pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bike type
Replies: 67
Views: 19661

what sort of thing is included in the title, town bike?

i have a 531 cyclocross, with 7 speed sram hub & electric change, with moustache bars. i built it for fun, but can't really work out which of your catergories to put it in. :D
by hubgearfreak
7 Jan 2007, 8:07pm
Forum: Using the Forum - request help : report difficulties
Topic: That box to the left..
Replies: 2
Views: 1783

good call :D
by hubgearfreak
7 Jan 2007, 4:43pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Slipping Seat Post
Replies: 5
Views: 1182

do not clean off the grease :wink:
you'll end up regretting it if you do :shock: