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by Tinpotflowers
16 Aug 2019, 5:32pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Council limiting modes of transport to a cycling cafe
Replies: 95
Views: 7683

Re: Council limiting modes of transport to a cycling cafe

If a group of cycle club mate went to the café dressed in cycling garb advertised a walk on the club website to start, end or to act as lunch stop would they be breaking the injunction?
by Tinpotflowers
14 Aug 2019, 3:54pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What type and length of rivets?
Replies: 16
Views: 749

Re: What type and length of rivets?

tatanab wrote:Reverse the screws. The nuts go on the outside because they are the tallest, and the shallow screw head goes inside.

Done even thought the srcew head were only say 2mm thinner that the nuts but point taken.
by Tinpotflowers
14 Aug 2019, 3:29pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What type and length of rivets?
Replies: 16
Views: 749

Re: What type and length of rivets?

Given the comments made I decided to use screws and nuts with a mudguard support bracket to strength.

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by Tinpotflowers
14 Aug 2019, 2:31pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What type and length of rivets?
Replies: 16
Views: 749

Re: What type and length of rivets?

that'll be a 6mm aluminium pop rivet you need then. The thing is that you may struggle to find them short enough, and if you do, you may be forced to buy dozens rather than just a few. If you are pernickety about the amount of rivet showing on the inside, you are better off taking the pin out the r...
by Tinpotflowers
14 Aug 2019, 12:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What type and length of rivets?
Replies: 16
Views: 749

What type and length of rivets?

A friend of mine was daydreaming and rode into a protruding kerb he went over the handlebar and brock his wrist. Consequently, the SKS front mudguard was knock and become disengaged from the bracket that hold it onto the brake bolt. I have files of and removed the rivet in the mudguard and need to r...
by Tinpotflowers
5 Aug 2019, 2:07pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: WhatPub
Replies: 20
Views: 1128

WhatPub

To the moderators If this considered the incorrect location or inappropriate, please move or delete. This website has come to my attention, it may be of use for organiser of rides. https://whatpub.com/ it has no connection with any other site. I have no financial or cultural interested in this websi...
by Tinpotflowers
27 Jun 2019, 1:00pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Cycle trailer for gardening tools
Replies: 9
Views: 766

Cycle trailer for gardening tools

Help needed

I seeking a cycle trailers to carry my gardening tools to my allotment. I see there is wide range of prices .

It needs to be able connect by rear axle.

I am on a budget can anybody help?
by Tinpotflowers
25 Jun 2019, 9:59pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How to connect chain pusher on Brompton
Replies: 7
Views: 547

Re: How to connect chain pusher on Brompton

Problem solved , I am missing a grub screw
by Tinpotflowers
25 Jun 2019, 6:03pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How to connect chain pusher on Brompton
Replies: 7
Views: 547

Re: How to connect chain pusher on Brompton



NO my Brompton is the newer version.

I still cant see how the connector works
by Tinpotflowers
25 Jun 2019, 5:41pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How to connect chain pusher on Brompton
Replies: 7
Views: 547

Re: How to connect chain pusher on Brompton

Brucey wrote:is not (in the immortal words of Haynes manuals) 'reassembly the reverse of the disassembly procedure' ?

cheers



Yes but my error was not to take mental note.

To be human is to err
by Tinpotflowers
25 Jun 2019, 5:26pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How to connect chain pusher on Brompton
Replies: 7
Views: 547

How to connect chain pusher on Brompton

Brompton M Type 6 Speed under bar shifters I Replace failed left hand gear lever with new one and insert new cable Replace Spring Set and Cable Stop for Gear Trigger https://www.rutlandcycling.com/components/gears-drivetrain/brompton-spring-set-and-cable-stop-for-gear-trigger_376186?currency=GBP&...
by Tinpotflowers
17 Jun 2019, 4:43pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Twisting v brakes
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Twisting v brakes

If due to error the handlebars of a bike with v brakes are twisted 180 degrees and the retaining slot for the nodule is forced open and is unable retain the nodule is it safe to pinch the retaining slot with pillars or is better to in addition use a zip tie to prevent the nodule from slipping out? D...