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by D363
15 Feb 2015, 2:22pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rim/Spoke failure
Replies: 18
Views: 1176

Re: Rim/Spoke failure

I've found Butterworth's on Abbeydale Rd have always done a decent job, bit of a throwback and not high end but a nice place to use. Also the cycles in motion workshop near bramhall lane is worth considering. I think they also do mobile repairs. If you're in town often the shop at the station might ...
by D363
12 Jan 2015, 1:49pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Specialised Tricross 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1765

Re: Specialised Tricross 2013

Slick tyres maybe?
by D363
11 Jan 2015, 9:36pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: road bike with racks
Replies: 6
Views: 1224

Re: road bike with racks

It's probably as well to avoid the p clips on aluminium method.
by D363
11 Jan 2015, 9:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Schwalbe Marathon Plus tyre disintegrating
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Re: Schwalbe Marathon Plus tyre disintegrating

I've had the same thing happen with an armadillo tyre, for no obvious or apparent reason. I didn't make efforts to return it though I'm sure you could, just decided to use a different brand next time ... marathon plus probably.
by D363
11 Jan 2015, 11:35am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Responsive bike with clearance for fat tyres?
Replies: 42
Views: 3548

Re: Responsive bike with clearance for fat tyres?

Hubjub have (or did recently) a rawland frame that could be ok for what you're after.
by D363
28 Nov 2014, 3:46pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: news paper nutcase
Replies: 46
Views: 7016

Re: news paper nutcase

Can't see anything to be gained by responding to that tripe.
by D363
23 Nov 2014, 9:32pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: SKS Chromoplastic mudguards
Replies: 28
Views: 3069

Re: SKS Chromoplastic mudguards

Bending the bracket seems to be the intended idea and would at least save making holes in the guard. More of a faff to fit though.
by D363
19 Oct 2014, 8:41pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: new steel touring frame advice
Replies: 17
Views: 1458

Re: new steel touring frame advice

I think toe overlap could be pretty annoying on a touring bike.