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by seph
5 Mar 2021, 3:23pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Creaky cranks
Replies: 18
Views: 404

Re: Creaky cranks

Only for the symbols not the names of the units, so N but newton, W but watt, Pa but pascal.

good point! :D
by seph
5 Mar 2021, 2:19pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Creaky cranks
Replies: 18
Views: 404

Re: Creaky cranks

Newton, from Isaac, so given a capital letter, same with Watt and Pascal amongst others...

No idea about the cranks though!
by seph
26 Feb 2021, 9:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Boring McBoring's guide to shimano cantilever brakes (including all the McVersions...)
Replies: 15
Views: 742

Re: Boring McBoring's guide to shimano cantilever brakes (including all the McVersions...)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoni_Gaud%C3%AD :D Quite a monument!

.. and strangely compelling. Think I’m using/ have used/still have mouldering in a box somewhere 3 or 4 from the first page..
Including those exage ones with the scalloped shape that was perfect for holding mud. :lol:

Keep going!
by seph
25 Feb 2021, 9:11pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Mid-range wheels - off the shelf brands or custom built?
Replies: 28
Views: 880

Re: Mid-range wheels - off the shelf brands or custom built?

If you are thinking about going a bit further with you audax rides (and be careful here.. one minute you're wondering if you can ride a 300, the next minute you're lining up for Paris-Brest-Paris.. :D ) A dynamo hub would be worth considering. SP make the lightest, SON make the ''gold standard' and ...
by seph
15 Feb 2021, 10:53pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Record attempt scheduled
Replies: 893
Views: 63709

Re: Record attempt scheduled

Thanks for that Mr B,
I’ll post it on the Derby Merc watts app :D
by seph
25 Jan 2021, 7:44pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is this turbo trainer thing too easy?
Replies: 11
Views: 592

Re: Is this turbo trainer thing too easy?

... and resistance is futile..
by seph
24 Jan 2021, 3:27pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Mudguard screws sheared off and embedded in frame
Replies: 76
Views: 2725

Re: Mudguard screws sheared off and embedded in frame

https://colwoodwheelworks.co.uk/bicycle-repair/
Vince at the above ( also in hailsham) may be able to help, or know someone who could...
by seph
5 Jan 2021, 11:04pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is this the ideal winter bike?
Replies: 18
Views: 1052

Re: Is this the ideal winter bike?

Great place to dry your gloves during the caf stop :D
by seph
17 Aug 2020, 2:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Tandem frame flex + sturmey
Replies: 13
Views: 515

Re: Tandem frame flex + sturmey

Vince https://colwoodwheelworks.co.uk/ is a mine of information, and spares, for all things Sturmey.
Worth a try
by seph
2 Aug 2020, 10:27am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Steel molecules - do they get tired?
Replies: 33
Views: 910

Re: Steel molecules - do they get tired?

I agree that the terms used are not important here. But.... ...At a general sort of a level... Metal molecules is incorrect because of the type of bonding present. Non metals bond covalently, by sharing electrons, in materials like carbon dioxide and water. These small entities are molecules and hav...
by seph
22 Jul 2020, 9:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Rebuilt sturmey archer hubs
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: Rebuilt sturmey archer hubs

...and sjsc have NOS hubs, it would be easy to swap the internal into a 40 hole shell...
https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/hubs-intern ... -hole-nos/
A brand new hub :D
by seph
22 Jul 2020, 9:21pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Rebuilt sturmey archer hubs
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: Rebuilt sturmey archer hubs

No personal experience, but you could ask this chap..
https://colwoodwheelworks.co.uk/courses ... er-course/
He certainly services/ fixes them. Could teach you how to as well :D
by seph
20 Jul 2020, 11:06pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Alan millyard bicycle
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Alan millyard bicycle

I’ve watched a few YouTube videos about mr millyards motorcycle creations, but I didn’t know he had built up any bikes... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUak9sqJmnM I love the clever concealed transmission! I’m sure there must be some downsides, but his ability to turn his imagination into reality ...
by seph
19 Jul 2020, 10:16pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Drum braked rear hub for fixed gear
Replies: 11
Views: 454

Re: Drum braked rear hub for fixed gear

required.

If you want this functionality, I suggest that you use a fixed/free rear hub, fitted with a screw-on drum brake, such as a Kuwahara.


Karasawa https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/brakes/kara ... aces-arai/ Interesting...