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by foxychick
3 Aug 2018, 9:25am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dodgy Inner Tube
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Re: Dodgy Inner Tube

Schwalbe innertube £6.00 that is why i was a bit surprised.
by foxychick
2 Aug 2018, 8:22pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dodgy Inner Tube
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Dodgy Inner Tube

Is this tube ok to use only got a few psi and a big bulge appeared, tube is brand new.
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by foxychick
31 Jul 2018, 5:04pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Chain Reaction Cycles
Replies: 131
Views: 189960

Re: Chain Reaction Cycles

Ordered some tyres 11 days ago and they arrived today delivered by Hermes. Live 90 miles from the warehouse so really fast delivery, had email from Hermes on friday telling me the goods were being returned to chain reaction but they did not state why, had an email from chain reaction on monday telli...
by foxychick
29 Jul 2018, 6:49pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning
Replies: 33
Views: 1308

Re: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning

Thank you gattonero for the very detailed reply this is the information that i was looking for in the first place.
by foxychick
29 Jul 2018, 12:44pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning
Replies: 33
Views: 1308

Re: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning

40000 miles you must be fit as a butchers dog and have calfs of steel mick.
by foxychick
29 Jul 2018, 11:03am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning
Replies: 33
Views: 1308

Re: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning

Wow mick 40000 miles and still going strong what brand and model of chainset is that?
by foxychick
28 Jul 2018, 10:18am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning
Replies: 33
Views: 1308

Re: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning

I thought that after about about 1000 miles that fitting a new chain would also require new sprockets and chainrings as well because a new chain does not work with old sprockets and chainrings?
by foxychick
27 Jul 2018, 9:17pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning
Replies: 33
Views: 1308

Re: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning

According to the kmc website you should never use a degreaser or chain bath as it may damage the chain and make it prone to breaking, anyone had this happen to them or thoughts on this issue?
by foxychick
26 Jul 2018, 6:06pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning
Replies: 33
Views: 1308

Chain Bath Cleaner And Chain Cleaning

What is the best gear to be in when using one of these? I have 8 cogs at the rear and 3 chainrings at the front. According to the kmc website you should never use a degreaser or chain bath as it may damage the chain and make it prone to breaking, anyone had this happen to them or thoughts on this is...
by foxychick
23 Jul 2018, 10:45pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How to get identical Suntour forks for Cube E-bike ?
Replies: 12
Views: 984

Re: How to get identical Suntour forks for Cube E-bike ?

I suppose it does not matter too much if you want it for an electric bike.
by foxychick
23 Jul 2018, 10:15pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How to get identical Suntour forks for Cube E-bike ?
Replies: 12
Views: 984

Re: How to get identical Suntour forks for Cube E-bike ?

OMG 7.45 lbs for a suspension fork surely this must be a typo error on the suntour website?
by foxychick
23 Jul 2018, 9:57pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire Monsal Trail
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire Monsal Trail

Is the woo dale route offroad oggi? Thank you for your advice.
by foxychick
23 Jul 2018, 7:20pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How to get identical Suntour forks for Cube E-bike ?
Replies: 12
Views: 984

Re: How to get identical Suntour forks for Cube E-bike ?

You could get them brand new from amazon for £70. New SUNTOUR XCM HLO MTB Suspension Fork TK 29" 1-1/8" Travel:100mm Black by SR SUNTOUR 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review Price: £69.99 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Delivery Details Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). Want it delive...
by foxychick
23 Jul 2018, 7:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire Monsal Trail
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire Monsal Trail

I am thinking of cycling the monsal trail but it would mean cycling from buxton station to the trail start for 3.5 miles along the A6, does anyone know what this road is like for cycling on, is it very busy hilly etc, thank you for any replies in advance.
by foxychick
20 Jul 2018, 10:46pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Schwalbe Big Apple 28" x 2" Tyre - RaceGuard
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: Schwalbe Big Apple 28" x 2" Tyre - RaceGuard

Wow awesome thank you so much £60 of tyres for £16 bloody good price that amazing!