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by mmcnay
5 Jul 2018, 9:26pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: My first Century
Replies: 30
Views: 1587

Re: My first Century

I did my first one a couple of months ago. From home to Hunstanton and back. 105 miles. Took me 12 hours. I was really done in for the last twenty miles. I came to a long slow hill and had to stop. (This is Norfolk btw, so not a hill as most of you will know it.) As I was having a drink of water a t...
by mmcnay
27 Jun 2018, 8:01pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Ergon gp1 grips slipping
Replies: 3
Views: 275

Re: Ergon gp1 grips slipping

I've got those grips. When I've had them off and put them back on they slide on almost all the way and you think they're right on when they aren't quite. The last few mills are where the collar is, so if they aren't all the way on they might slide around becasue they're not actually gripping the han...
by mmcnay
15 Mar 2018, 9:31am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rear Derailler Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 755

Re: Rear Derailler Problem

Thanks for all the replies, and sorry for the delay in updating.
I bought fresh cables (inner and outer), and the BB cable guide. Then installed with some oil down the cable outers. And everything is clicking along nicely now.
by mmcnay
17 Jan 2018, 3:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rear Derailler Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 755

Re: Rear Derailler Problem

Thanks for all your helpful replies. I've just gone out and pulled it about, and it does have a bit of play. I'll now research repairing, or getting a new one.
Cheers!
by mmcnay
17 Jan 2018, 9:49am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rear Derailler Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 755

Rear Derailler Problem

Hello, This is my first proper post. Love this site. So useful. I learned to index my deraillers using the Park Tool videos. Very good resource. My old bike has great gear changes which are slick and lovely. XT derailler with Deore shifters. My new (to me) bike has Veloce shifters and a campag derai...