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  Topic: Shimano Saint Flat's
lloydie63

Replies: 11
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PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:22 pm   Subject: Shimano Saint Flat's
I have saint pedals for over a year now and they have been through the S**T as well as shine i've never touched them and the pedals are as good as new.

Pins are really grippy too.
  Topic: XT shifter lever operation
lloydie63

Replies: 4
Views: 2394

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:14 pm   Subject: XT shifter lever operation
Thanks just ordered a 9 speed XT Mech.
  Topic: XT shifter lever operation
lloydie63

Replies: 4
Views: 2394

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:05 pm   Subject: XT shifter lever operation
Ok thanks, I thought my current XT rear mech would be OK, It was operated by SHIMANO DEORE LX ST-M585 HYDRAULIC BRAKE/GEAR lever combo, Any recommendations for a rapid rise rear mech?
  Topic: XT shifter lever operation
lloydie63

Replies: 4
Views: 2394

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:35 pm   Subject: XT shifter lever operation
Hi all
I have just bought some used Shimano XT shifters off Ebay. All is well with them except on the right hand shifter I want the thumb lever to shift up the gears and finger lever down, I understa ...
  Topic: Giant NRS 1 rear shock.
lloydie63

Replies: 3
Views: 1933

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:58 pm   Subject: Giant NRS 1 rear shock.
Thats what I was thinking, just wondered if there was a more modern alternative.

Thanks
  Topic: Giant NRS 1 rear shock.
lloydie63

Replies: 3
Views: 1933

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:11 pm   Subject: Giant NRS 1 rear shock.
I have a 2005 giant NRS 1 which I use for back roads dry single track and fire trails. I love the bike and intend to keep it however I think the rear shock (branded giant ) has an oil leak after a rid ...
  Topic: Semi Road tyres?
lloydie63

Replies: 4
Views: 2318

PostForum: Biking Gear   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:12 am   Subject: Semi Road tyres?
I use these for back roads, firetrails & dry single track,

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/continental-race-king-mtb-tyre/rp-p rod30196

I use them with slime innertubes and have never yet ...
  Topic: Grips.
lloydie63

Replies: 17
Views: 6868

PostForum: Biking Gear   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:48 pm   Subject: Grips.
Thanks all, I'll put some chunky's on my shopping list.
  Topic: Grips.
lloydie63

Replies: 17
Views: 6868

PostForum: Biking Gear   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 3:38 pm   Subject: Grips.
ESI chunky

Hi, just a quick question about the ESI chunky grips, how much bigger or how big is the outside diameter of the grip.
Many years ago An accident has left me with very restrictive movem ...
  Topic: Which headset?
lloydie63

Replies: 2
Views: 893

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat May 31, 2014 10:17 am   Subject: Which headset?
this:
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/fsa-orbit-1-5-zs-headset-no-57-/rp- prod80063

Many Thanks
  Topic: Which headset?
lloydie63

Replies: 2
Views: 893

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat May 31, 2014 7:54 am   Subject: Which headset?
I need to replace the woeful headset cage bearings on my Norco sight 3 SE but not sure which ones I require.

The spec sheet on the Norco states that this is the headset

FSA 57B (tapered intern ...
  Topic: Please support us!
lloydie63

Replies: 17
Views: 19062

PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 6:05 pm   Subject: Please support us!
just spent dosh via the link.
  Topic: Combined brake gear lever, change
lloydie63

Replies: 2
Views: 727

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:35 pm   Subject: Combined brake gear lever, change
The brake lever and shifter is one unit on the Giant, shifting is done by moving the brake lever up or down, I was hoping it would be as simple as just buying brake lever and shifters and fitting.
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  Topic: Combined brake gear lever, change
lloydie63

Replies: 2
Views: 727

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:17 pm   Subject: Combined brake gear lever, change
Hi all,
I have a Giant NRS-1 which I use for XC, fire-trails etc I also have a Norco sight 3 SE. My problem is that the Giant has a brake/shifter lever combined and occasionally when I've used the Gi ...
  Topic: Breathing
lloydie63

Replies: 17
Views: 11396

PostForum: The Cardio Room   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:21 pm   Subject: Breathing
I too have this breathing problem. My GP said I may have scarring on my lungs due to taking inhalers for asthma (powders, sprays nebulisers) for 45 years thus restricting my lung expansion. I have a ...
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