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by peter236uk
20 May 2009, 4:52pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cyclo cross
Replies: 22
Views: 1970

Re: Cyclo cross

would be interested in the revolution cross bike if anyone has details
by peter236uk
20 May 2009, 4:49pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Wolverhampton
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: Wolverhampton

its ok I have found the canals so sorted
by peter236uk
20 May 2009, 4:31pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Wolverhampton
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Wolverhampton

I travel to Wolverhampton on business quite often and stay in the city centre area question I have are there any canal paths or anything to go for a ride along !!
by peter236uk
20 May 2009, 2:00pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cyclo cross
Replies: 22
Views: 1970

Re: Cyclo cross

I think the Endinburgh cycles cross bike looks a good buy and quite a good price !! would be interested if anyone has any experiance of them
by peter236uk
20 May 2009, 1:43pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: revolution cross
Replies: 1
Views: 335

revolution cross

Hi has anyone brought one of these bikes read an article that praises them and seems like it could be a cheapish commuter bike !!
by peter236uk
19 May 2009, 9:45am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Thorn
Replies: 17
Views: 3019

Re: Thorn

Hi I have looked into and to be honest the cost does not warrent it in my view as I have bikes that are suitable at home with space not an issue and I am doing alot more of my own repairs now so really does warrent a spend of £1700 when I have suitable bikes for most rides. Thanks for all the feedba...
by peter236uk
18 May 2009, 3:26pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New paint job
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: New paint job

Hi yes think that would be a good idea as its more of a workhorse than a show model still want it to look ok though thanks for that
by peter236uk
18 May 2009, 10:55am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New paint job
Replies: 4
Views: 410

New paint job

Hi I have a nice old specialized rockhopper that I have converted to single speed anyway the frame on it has quite a number of scratches etc and I would like to give it a revamp. Anyone know of a decent frame painter that I could contact to get it repainted, I live in Bedfordshire although guess I c...
by peter236uk
15 May 2009, 1:57pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: tied and soldered spokes
Replies: 66
Views: 2926

Re: tied and soldered spokes

Emotional not sure I am quite that bad however people say it makes no difference I think it does and in my case it has. I agree it could be that the guy built a really craking pair of wheels' I would say from an engineering point of view that it would add strength and will stick by that point It mig...
by peter236uk
15 May 2009, 10:17am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: tied and soldered spokes
Replies: 66
Views: 2926

Re: tied and soldered spokes

Hi to all the knockers I am almost at 4000 miles now and wheels still run true and for big guy that uses a bike for all uses including commuting the wheels still run true I think the rims will wear out before I get a buckle. I have spent alot of money on bikes in the past and this has been the best ...
by peter236uk
13 May 2009, 9:40am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Thorn
Replies: 17
Views: 3019

Thorn

I am thinking of getting and Thorn raven tour with rolloff hub has anyone brought one of these is it a genuine all rounder !! I am looking to reduce the number of bikes I have and have a bike I can use to commute on, the odd tour, ride some lanes and the odd footpath, go to shops etc etc. Any commen...
by peter236uk
12 May 2009, 11:31am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Not Fun... :-( Trying to be positive about my trip out today
Replies: 46
Views: 3732

Re: Not Fun... :-( Trying to be positive about my trip out today

I enjoy riding on my own most of the time I can please myself then either have a blast or just take my time and stop and look at things as I wish' the other day I went out as had day off work only did around 35 miles and took most of the morning but stoped for coffee had a look in couple of shops an...
by peter236uk
12 May 2009, 11:30am
Forum: On the road
Topic: 100 mile in a day - route suggestions.
Replies: 15
Views: 1388

Re: 100 mile in a day - route suggestions.

I enjoy riding on my own most of the time I can please myself then either have a blast or just take my time and stop and look at things as I wish' the other day I went out as had day off work only did around 35 miles and took most of the morning but stoped for coffee had a look in couple of shops an...
by peter236uk
6 May 2009, 11:15am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Santander tour
Replies: 6
Views: 369

Re: Santander tour

Guys
Many thanks seems like I have route now and can start to plan the trip

Cant wait
by peter236uk
5 May 2009, 4:21pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Schwalbe Marathon plus vs Conti Touring Plus
Replies: 93
Views: 23562

Re: Schwalbe Marathon plus vs Conti Touring Plus

I have used the normal marathon they are great in my view very very puncure resistant and very very tyre I have done around 500+ miles on the current set with out a punture famous last words but its the truth. The only problem with the ones before that they started to crack around the walls of the t...