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by asterix
12 Dec 2008, 9:03am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Onset of back problems after using new bike
Replies: 18
Views: 1616

On my Brompton I have to be careful not to get back pain if I haven't ridden it for a while. I think it's a matter of getting the muscles used to it again. Much prefer the riding position that dropped bars give.
by asterix
12 Dec 2008, 8:54am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Wahey! I am going to Mercian at last!
Replies: 202
Views: 33635

Are you not aware of the famous CTC forum echo?
by asterix
12 Dec 2008, 8:53am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Wahey! I am going to Mercian at last!
Replies: 202
Views: 33635

Are you not aware of the famous CTC forum echo?
by asterix
11 Dec 2008, 5:01pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Is 11 speed a good idea?
Replies: 95
Views: 5122

No, I am quite happy with just a few cogs at the back. It's very rare that I feel the need for smaller gaps between gears even cycling the N. Yorks Moors on a 12 speed! I'm no racer of course, just out for a jolly.
by asterix
11 Dec 2008, 4:56pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Wahey! I am going to Mercian at last!
Replies: 202
Views: 33635

Despite the up and downs experienced by the OP I too was pleased to read that so many still use UK framebuilders rather than buy the rather mundane(IMO) production-line imports. Even better to hear Ellis Briggs praised as I have their audax model on order and expect it early 2009:D I've used them on...
by asterix
11 Dec 2008, 4:54pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Wahey! I am going to Mercian at last!
Replies: 202
Views: 33635

Despite the up and downs experienced by the OP I too was pleased to read that so many still use UK framebuilders rather than buy the rather mundane(IMO) production-line imports. Even better to hear Ellis Briggs praised as I have their audax model on order and expect it early 2009:D I've used them on...