How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby brynpoeth » 22 Jun 2018, 8:42pm

CliveyT wrote:I'm going to be @home between 11-18 every weekend in July being sociable :evil: to visitors to Mrs T's open studio (=back garden!)

To give me something to do I've bought a nice new SON 28 dynamo (in quite a fetching shade of green to match the bike), 3 new rims (I've had a 2 hubs sitting around for some time) spokes etc. With new lights to go with the dynamo that's the best part of £500 gone.
I've also bought two new flat-pack beehives to give me something to hit when I get bored of twanging spokes.

Anyone want to buy a wheel? I'll throw in a couple of pounds of honey to sweeten the deal......

Plus One, demonstrations of traditional crafts: beekeeping and wheelbuilding
Will there be refreshments for visitors?
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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby The utility cyclist » 23 Jun 2018, 3:45am

I think I won last years :mrgreen: I haven't spent anything close to that this year.

Some tools, a couple of jerseys, a nice jacket, couple of pairs of pedals, various bits n bobs, a pair of very lightweight panniers (800g/pair.get in!) new £400 wheels I bagged for £150 from Wiggle outlet, Ultegra build for my 'gravel' bike build including carbon post/bars and a new pair of shoes to match the bike :D comes to a measly £800-£850, deffo a cheap year :lol: 8)

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby JakobW » 23 Jun 2018, 5:25pm

Probably about £200 - about £40-50 on consumables (of which I've used about half), and the rest was a rack, new Camper Longflap, and various other bits and bobs. Can't see myself needing to spend any more (though I wouldn't mind a Brompton if the planets align...)

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby thelawnet » 25 Jun 2018, 3:49pm

Just in the process of upgrading one of my MTBs.

It cost originally 6,500,000 IDR (exchange rate is £1 = 19,000, but dividing by 20,000 works well enough)

New Deore M6000 brakes = 1,000,000rp

New Deore XT M786 r/d = 800,000rp

New Saint rear shifter = 500,000rp

New Deathgrip grips (from England) = £16

(FWIW the price difference to the next bike spec above is 3,000,000rp, which gets you the same coil fork with remote lockout (bad idea, fragile rubbish), 15mm thru axles, the M786 r/d, basically the same brakes that I am replacing, but with aluminium levers - so I'm quids in by upgrading)

I've been trying to source some new Schwalbe tyres (they are all made in Indonesia, but the range at retail here is very limited and mostly the lower end ones). I just placed an order online on some G-One's that looked like they were factory rejects for about half presumed retail (£15 ish), but it looks like they had already been sold, as they've refunded me.

I've been wanting a new fork for some time but may make do with a Suntour Epixon, which is around 2,100,000rp, rather than a Rockshox Reba or Recon (around £150-£250?) .

Have just ordered a JIS screwdriver from Japan and a new torque wrench. Need to find a work stand.

Some new Btwin MTB short-sleeved tops (£18 each, not bad at all).

Probably going to buy a new bike next week for my daughter (around another 6.5 million rp). Only problem now is that it's now very hard to find a triple (as there's essentially only one brand available here that's not either rubbish or imported and relatively expensive), and the marketing idiots who decided that a double chainset was a good idea for Indonesia (although perhaps they have an eye on overseas market). I may have to buy an old model.

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby brynpoeth » 25 Dec 2019, 7:41am

brynpoeth wrote:€2,49 front lamp bracket, nothing else
Cycled more than 2 000 km so far
Year is not over yet, mind

That was 2017 :?

2019 I upgraded to fixed, the wheel cost €90*, spent €73 on tyres, not much else
* cheapest of three offers

Whatabout costs of accessing these fora, that must be cycling expense too, and buying cycling books/journals?
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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby eileithyia » 25 Dec 2019, 8:24am

Define spent, x2 trips to Mallorca, x1 trip to New Forest week, several weekends away in caravan but cycling related.
That's before I start adding in race entries and buying kit and clothing.

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby dim » 25 Dec 2019, 8:58am

for my touring bike .... close to £3000 and I'm not done yet ... but that includes the £580 I paid for the bike:oops:

(still have to buy the Tubus stainless steel front rack, Ortlieb front and rear pannier bags and new Dynamo lights)

I paid £1195.00 for the rims/wheels hubs and tyres

My other bike is insured with Wiggle for £5149.00 (Dura Ace Di2, powermeter etc etc)

In a couple of months time, I will be done with spending and will have 2 really good bikes

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby francovendee » 25 Dec 2019, 9:17am

£45 , for an ultrasonic cleaning tank and £15 for a bike lock. Yearly mileage much reduced in 2019 so less wear and tear.

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby Grandad » 25 Dec 2019, 4:11pm

Virtually nothing until I bought an electric bike :D

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby yakdiver » 25 Dec 2019, 4:55pm

£187.16p
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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby Audax67 » 25 Dec 2019, 5:27pm

Maybe 500€: new back wheel, chain ring, new truing stand, cassette, chain. Don't think I got any clothes.
Have we got time for another cuppa?

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby De Sisti » 25 Dec 2019, 8:44pm

I was thinking about it today, but decided not to worry about it. It's a lot less than the watch I bought
and less than the furniture I purchased.

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby gaz » 26 Dec 2019, 9:49am

About £300, mostly pre-loved kit. Clothing, tyres, lighting, bits and bobs. A fair amount was on topping up the spares pile, a few indulgent luxuries.

Was I supposed to include cake?

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby hondated » 30 Dec 2019, 11:02am

2 bikes Koga Miyata £550 Ebay Brilliant bike but unfortunately contrary to advertisement I just couldn't get it to fit me.
Sold it on for £350 and my loss was compensated by a young lad buying it who more or less went straight off on it to tour Europe for two months. Brilliant.
Boardman Adventure bike £650 discounted from £900 as one of my grandsons works part time at Halfords.
MTB front wheel £30 as grandson bent his one.
£30 2 X Cheap cycling tops
£20 Over shoes
£50 Front light.
All money well spent imo. :)

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Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Postby mercalia » 30 Dec 2019, 11:21am

A set of new brakes and a few pairs of brake pads ( being discontinued) Since I built my ceramic coated rims I just couldnt get rid of the sqealing and poor brak performance from the old brakes. So got some basic Deore T510 V's ( I think) with Shimano S70C pads. Really good and I think not bad wet performance ( dont go out in the rain much these days) where as the others were lethal. About £60 incl the extra pads
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