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by martin biggs
7 Nov 2008, 9:18am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Info required Re. Sherpa bike
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Info required Re. Sherpa bike

ANYBODY EVER HEARD OF SHERPA BIKES MADE IN CANADA , JUST PURCHASED A VERY NICE SPEC SHERPA TOURING 2 , BUT WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THEM , HAVE TRIED GOOGLE. THANKS MARTIN
by martin biggs
10 Oct 2008, 4:15pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: how do i age a elswick city bike
Replies: 3
Views: 461

how do i age a elswick city bike

any body got any ideas how to age an elswick city bike , traditional style mans bike fitted with 3 sp sturmey archer on 26" chromed rims , havent got round to getting frame number , iwould geuss late 70's , will try and post picture . any ideas on age or anybody interested in this immaculate bi...
by martin biggs
11 Aug 2008, 7:29pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: VISCOUNT FRONT FORKS
Replies: 10
Views: 990

viscount forks

thanks for all the help just checked and they are good old magnetic steel items , so will be able to ride it once all running ok. thanks martin
by martin biggs
6 Aug 2008, 8:28am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: VISCOUNT FRONT FORKS
Replies: 10
Views: 990

VISCOUNT FRONT FORKS

help required can anyboby out there tell me if all viscount bike front forks were recomended to be replaced due to a fault in manufacturing ? or is it just certain frame numbers that are affected .
any other info would be helpfull as just picked one up , might use for daily commute or sell on .
by martin biggs
19 Jan 2008, 9:00am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: I have the coolest bike in the bike shed today
Replies: 20
Views: 3050

bell

same as gaz was given a smiley face bell at xmas so no matter how good it is you just have to have it mounted on your bike > :roll:
by martin biggs
8 Jan 2008, 12:44pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: this on TV tonite
Replies: 35
Views: 3933

on tv

we watched the programme last night if people are stupid enough to run red lights then they get what they deserve surely, because you wouldnt run red lights in a car would you ??

i commute daily via cycle path and the road through a housing estate and avoid main roads as much as poss .
by martin biggs
24 Dec 2007, 8:42am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Starting up with a tandem?
Replies: 14
Views: 1907

re tandem

my rear seat passenger only screams when we go round corners and when we try and slow down , no brakes for passenger , as we only use tandem once in a blue moon we brought one off good ol e bay make unknown as pedigree for what we use for its fine .
by martin biggs
6 Dec 2007, 10:41am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: hello all
Replies: 5
Views: 931

hello all

hello all just a quick introduction real name = martin actual age = 45 occupation = parts specialist bikes = marin bear valley for daily use , unknown make of tandem and just purchased an old falcon that i will either sell on or make it roadworthy for the ocassional commute run of 6 miles per day. p...
by martin biggs
4 Dec 2007, 11:37am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: help to identify old falcon mens cycle
Replies: 1
Views: 1072

help to identify old falcon mens cycle

help required please . just purchased an old falcon mens cycle with the frame no G27985 stamped on underside of bottom bracket , trying to find somebody who can help me identify it as only falcon wriitng and logo no model names , has the remains of a reynolds sticker on tubing, currentley set up wit...