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by steve browne
14 Sep 2010, 9:52pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: togglechaintour bikes
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

heading for the real ale shop.jpg

Heading for the real ale shop (pace noticeably quickened for this section of the ride)
by steve browne
14 Sep 2010, 8:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: togglechaintour bikes
Replies: 4848
Views: 213352

Re: togglechaintour bikes

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Tim's kettle 1.jpg

Here's a couple of pics from my mobile. Thanks Tim & Tim for the pictures you've posted - I was photographically disorganised for this trip so am really appreciating the shared pictures.
by steve browne
13 Sep 2010, 4:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: togglechaintour bikes
Replies: 4848
Views: 213352

Re: togglechaintour bikes

AMC wrote: we're pretty smug here in the knowledge that it's too hilly in mid Wales for us to have to organise anything!


Am I also living in a safe zone with regard to organisational responsibilities? (Devon)
by steve browne
13 Sep 2010, 2:31pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: togglechaintour bikes
Replies: 4848
Views: 213352

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Thanks for making it happen Graham. It was your farting dog on Youtube that got me hooked. The weekend was brilliant and I am looking forwards to the pictures appearing. I am now recuperating in a flatter part of Norfolk.
by steve browne
28 Aug 2010, 9:46pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: togglechaintour bikes
Replies: 4848
Views: 213352

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hubgearfreak wrote:i'd happily go for a pint or two :mrgreen:


Me too! I aim to arrive late afternoon/early evening. I have no local knowledge - Is there a recommended pub to aim for?

Steve
by steve browne
2 Jul 2010, 6:07pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: togglechaintour bikes
Replies: 4848
Views: 213352

Re: togglechaintour bikes

cracked fork 2.jpg Thanks for the suggestions, and frame offer -much appreciated. This photo shows the shape of the fork crown (the side which isn't visible has an upward protruding lump where the steering lock pin resides -ideally I'm after one of these so I can still use the lock [novelty feature...
by steve browne
2 Jul 2010, 9:01am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: togglechaintour bikes
Replies: 4848
Views: 213352

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broken fork.jpg Hello, and apologies for this rather sad first appearance by me. A fork blade on my TCT bike has broken and I am hoping to meet up with a replacement pair of forks in time for September. The bike is a 1958 Raleigh Superbe with 28" wheels, frame size 24", steering column ap...
by steve browne
9 May 2010, 7:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 3 Speed Hub Gear With a Triple?
Replies: 46
Views: 2360

Re: 3 Speed Hub Gear With a Triple?

Re: Breaking a Sturmey Archer hub gear from using too much torque/too low a gear. Whilst riding up a steep hill in bottom gear of a S5/2 hub there was sudden and complete failure due to the hub locking. Dismantling revealed two faults 1) One of the two low gear pawls was misaligned due to one end of...
by steve browne
9 May 2010, 7:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 3 Speed Hub Gear With a Triple?
Replies: 46
Views: 2360

Re: 3 Speed Hub Gear With a Triple?

Re: Breaking a Sturmey Archer hub gear from using too much torque/too low a gear. Whilst riding up a steep hill in bottom gear of a S5/2 hub there was sudden and complete failure due to the hub locking. Dismantling revealed two faults 1) One of the two low gear pawls was misaligned due to one end of...