Pictures of your bike(s)

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firestarter
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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby firestarter » 4 Aug 2016, 3:56pm

Yeah it's a stoater. I've only really ridden it on roads and bridleways tbh when loaded up. I've ridden it on my local mtb routes with 40mm tyres on it and it was very comfy compared to my old cx bike

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freiston
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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby freiston » 7 Aug 2016, 3:10pm

I never get round to posting a picture of my bike so today here's two mediocre pictures taken today on the Coventry city centre Sky Ride (click to open bigger picture in flickr):

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby blackbike » 7 Aug 2016, 7:45pm

Nice bike.

Bar end levers, steel frame. Just what I like.

I've just googled the make and model and I'm tempted.

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby freiston » 7 Aug 2016, 9:34pm

The current model has better mudguards that what mine came with (my originals were a bit too narrow and shallow) and so I replaced them with SKS longboards. I have a different rear rack (the original was damaged in transit). I swapped the pedals out for SPDs and the original seat for one off an old bike. I've added a dynamo hub and lights too. That sounds like a lot more change than it really is. I am very pleased with the bike; in my opinion it is a lovely bike for the money - very good value.
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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby TonyGol » 20 Aug 2016, 9:56pm

These 2 bikes I got for under £20. I use both for keeping fit.

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby Paulatic » 21 Aug 2016, 4:05pm

This one will certainly strengthen your legs. Are you training to be a jockey?
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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby TonyGol » 21 Aug 2016, 6:12pm

LOL Only 5ft 2in tall so it fits me well compared to the DB which is like a tank to ride.

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby freiston » 21 Aug 2016, 6:52pm

Don't you find the saddle a bit on the narrow side?

I'm a trendy consumer. Just look at my SM-G800F using hovercraft full of eels.
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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby TonyGol » 21 Aug 2016, 7:05pm

I nicked off it to try the DB out, not to impressed with DB bike. So the saddle will be going back on the other bike.

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 21 Aug 2016, 10:13pm

Hi,
Picked up one today similar to the top one, but a big rough, has trigger shifters not twist grip? £5

They are very clean, the bottom one has a Steel H/bar stem, which rusts the steerer tube something rotten, you had it off yet?
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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby TonyGol » 21 Aug 2016, 10:29pm

The top one is my daily ride, which I picked for free about 3 years ago. Been sat in the loft until 9 weeks ago, then I started getting fit. The bottom one I picked up for £20 last week off Ebay. Took it for a ride to day, I didn't like it one bit. It may be used for spares for a trike I am thinking off building next year.

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby BigFoz » 25 Aug 2016, 9:59pm

This is my mates Colnago,not sure of model/vintage.


Dream? Aluminium in Master profiled tubeset, Precisa forks and non-carbon rear triangle point to early 2000s. IIRC, was Columbus Airplane tubing.

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby gaz » 4 Sep 2016, 5:23pm

Latest n+1 :D . Always looking for the next one :wink: .
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Edit: 11/9 now tweaked with a general service, new cables throughout, Deore LX cantilevers, Schwalbe Land Cruiser tyres and a Spa Nidd.

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby LisaR » 12 Sep 2016, 8:22pm

TonyGol wrote:These 2 bikes I got for under £20. I use both for keeping fit.

Really? Under £20? you're so lucky! I like both)

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Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby TonyGol » 15 Sep 2016, 9:35pm

The Diamondback Mountain Bike is now being broken up for spares, Most of the bike will be used for a semi off road trike.