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by leftpoole
13 May 2007, 10:26am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Demoralising sustrans routes
Replies: 71
Views: 16059

Sustrans frustration

Hello, As a volunteer Ranger for my local area I can agree that the routes are not really suited to cycle touring in general but are to encourage people to get out on a bike for a ride. Or in some cases for a local ride with less traffic. My own view is that the routes are not designed but fitted in...
by leftpoole
11 May 2007, 8:01am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: To Rohloff or not to Rohloff?
Replies: 72
Views: 20813

Mercedes Gearbox was Rohloff

Hello,
I have owned a Thorn bike with Rohloff. No worries its great. Stop worrying and live your life. Mercedes gearbox failure-on my third Mercedes Automatic with no failures yet!
John
by leftpoole
23 Apr 2007, 12:08pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Computer settings for Brompton?
Replies: 4
Views: 2852

Computer

Hello,
This looks good as I just set the computer to.........0820!!
Thanks for the help.
John.
by leftpoole
23 Apr 2007, 11:05am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Computer settings for Brompton?
Replies: 4
Views: 2852

Brompton computer setting.

Thanks for the fast response. Not very helpful! Sorry. I know how to do all that you mentioned. However the circumferece is 133 cm which when multiplied by the computer setting notes comes out at 82! I am not mathematicaly inclinded. My 16 year old daughter is. She cannot make head nor tail of it ei...
by leftpoole
23 Apr 2007, 10:46am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Computer settings for Brompton?
Replies: 4
Views: 2852

Computer settings for Brompton?

HELP! I have a Brompton which has 16" (349) wheel size. I also have a new Sigma Computer which is fitted and is working very well. However it has not been correctly set up for the Brompton wheel size!. Please can someone tell me the correct input figure for this size wheel for the SIGMA compute...
by leftpoole
1 Apr 2007, 1:36pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rohloff
Replies: 21
Views: 7484

Rohloff

Hello, I have a Thorn Raven Tour. As far as I am aware this water ingress was on early hubs. The later hubs were upgraded I think to better seals. You should be happy with a Rohloff as even old ones are reliable, fault free and have no maintenance problems. They also will probably last anyones life...