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  Topic: grips
Delboy

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PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:38 am   Subject: grips
had the chance to buy a 29er that had had a hard 6? month life, looked worse than my winter bike with more than 2 years on it, 20" frame but after doing some small repairs, truing up the front co ...
  Topic: grips
Delboy

Replies: 8
Views: 2862

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:43 pm   Subject: grips
'nothing we can do, not carpal tunnel, just age' I avoid going to the docs unless it is important, they do not want to help unless it means taking a pill and going away
  Topic: grips
Delboy

Replies: 8
Views: 2862

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:03 pm   Subject: grips
I have palm rest type grips on all the bikes, I have tried them at differing angles but still get the same result, I altered the height and reach forward of the bars and have tried moving the saddle a ...
  Topic: grips
Delboy

Replies: 8
Views: 2862

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:32 pm   Subject: grips
can anyone recommend some gel grips that are thicker than normal, due to age , nerve damage and blood supply to the hands I am still getting white finger when I ride, I have tried the old style mushro ...
  Topic: schrader valves
Delboy

Replies: 2
Views: 1448

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:13 pm   Subject: schrader valves
sorry mate I should have said 27.5 wheel, 650b
  Topic: schrader valves
Delboy

Replies: 2
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PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:29 pm   Subject: schrader valves
which tubes have a longer shchrader valve, my new wheels have a double wall and they are deep so only the thread and about 1/4" of the valve shaft protudes ,ok for now but I would like some with ...
  Topic: I am just to considerate
Delboy

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PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:08 pm   Subject: I am just to considerate
just a quickie re left or right, I was on a cyclepath/footpath alongside a main road coming up behind a runner who was running alongside a cyclist both blocking the path I called coming past please an ...
  Topic: Info wanted
Delboy

Replies: 6
Views: 2311

PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:14 pm   Subject: Info wanted
rode the cinder track today, started at whitby, no inclines more than a couple of degrees but as said long, mixed surfaces, mainly cinder, some balast mixed in, couple of short bits of brick, some cl ...
  Topic: chain 'jumping'
Delboy

Replies: 13
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 11:45 pm   Subject: chain 'jumping'
just did the google thimingybob, Embarassed are you just using it as an online log?
  Topic: Info wanted
Delboy

Replies: 6
Views: 2311

PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 11:28 pm   Subject: Info wanted
the bumf says from fylingdale village hall to whitby, then on the old railway track to scarborough back to ravenscar, up to stoupe brow (the mast) then rejoin the railway and return to the village hal ...
  Topic: chain 'jumping'
Delboy

Replies: 13
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:25 am   Subject: chain 'jumping'
Strava?
  Topic: chain 'jumping'
Delboy

Replies: 13
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:19 am   Subject: chain 'jumping'
new cassette and chain, job now sorted, thanks all for input
  Topic: Info wanted
Delboy

Replies: 6
Views: 2311

PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:19 pm   Subject: Info wanted
I am thinking of doing the North yorkshire moors coastal cycle challenge in october, has anyone done it, if so what is the incline up to stoupe brow like, I.e. steepness, track etc, any info appreciat ...
  Topic: chain 'jumping'
Delboy

Replies: 13
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:20 pm   Subject: chain 'jumping'
took it to the local shop their chain gauge showed the chain was very overstretched, put on a new chain, still jumping on no 6 cog so ordered a new cassette, thanks for help
  Topic: chain 'jumping'
Delboy

Replies: 13
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2016 11:15 pm   Subject: chain 'jumping'
been out twice today to put some miles in , both times the chain has jumped when I put weight on the pedals after almost coming to a stop, then going again without changing gear, cogs seem ok not worn ...
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