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by andrewk
6 Jun 2011, 7:38pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cromoplastic mudguards
Replies: 16
Views: 938

Re: Cromoplastic mudguards

Using a bolt cutter is easier and a lot less work than using a hack saw.
by andrewk
5 Jun 2011, 12:22pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Reccomend me cheap loose fit shirt pref with back pockets
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: Reccomend me cheap loose fit shirt pref with back pocket

Decathlon do short sleeve jerseys for 7.99, for loose fit just get the next size up.
by andrewk
4 Jun 2011, 8:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tyre Choice Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 649

Re: Tyre Choice Advice

A 700x35c tyre would give a more comfortable ride than your current 700x32c. I can recommend Vittoria Randonneur (double shielding) 700x35c as a comfortable and puncture resistant tyre that rolls well. Having no experience of the better known Schwalbe Marathon or Continental equivalents I can't prov...
by andrewk
4 Jun 2011, 8:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: restore or the skip?
Replies: 12
Views: 1051

Re: restore or the skip?

Its a part of our British engineering heritage and as such shouldn't suffer the indignity of being scrapped or exiled to the third world. Advertise it on here either for sale or free to an enthusiastic restorer.
by andrewk
25 May 2011, 9:25pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dawes Galaxy Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1570

Re: Dawes Galaxy Help

Sizing charts merely indicate the appropriate frame size for Mr. Average. Since few of us are that standardised and have our own favoured riding positions there is no substitute for actually trying out a couple of frame sizes.
by andrewk
20 May 2011, 4:30pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1092
Views: 308082

Re: Introductions - tell us about yourself

Hi, Real name - Andrew Age - 51 Location - SW London Work - Unemployed, used to work as a finance director. Bikes - Specialized XC FSR mtb, Specialized Sirrus, Globe Carmel, Dawes Kalahari. The dawes is the worst quality but the most comfortable. Used to ride a lot as a teenager then a long break. S...