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  Topic: 2017 Plans?
petriodet

Replies: 22
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PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:56 pm   Subject: 2017 Plans?
My plans for this year is
Bike Park Wales ( already done it this year but will be going again when it is a bit warmer)
We have a 4 day off road bike ride planned in may.
And a 12 hour bike race in ...
  Topic: Bike Park Wales
petriodet

Replies: 16
Views: 5741

PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:48 pm   Subject: Bike Park Wales
Well we done it yesterday and it was an absolute blast, It was wet but only drizzling all day, I had eye protection but couldn't see halve the time, we stuck to the blues but I convinced them to do a ...
  Topic: Bike Park Wales
petriodet

Replies: 16
Views: 5741

PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 12:16 am   Subject: Bike Park Wales
Thanks guys, great advice and thanks for the videos,they give me confidence as i have ridden harder stuff (although it never looks to bad on video, i'm really looking forward to it now.
  Topic: Bike Park Wales
petriodet

Replies: 16
Views: 5741

PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 7:35 pm   Subject: Bike Park Wales
Have you got Up-lift tickets?
Yes we have uplift so we can cram as much in, tbh I'm just happy to get a taster as I will go in the the summer with my big bike, one of my group will probably be on his ...
  Topic: Bike Park Wales
petriodet

Replies: 16
Views: 5741

PostForum: Mountain Biking Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:36 pm   Subject: Bike Park Wales
Organising a trip to bpw , not really sure what to expect, the guys I ride with don't really do jumps so I think we'll probably stick to blue or could we do a red ?
Is it advisable to get a full fac ...
  Topic: Is my chain to short?
petriodet

Replies: 6
Views: 3170

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 3:59 pm   Subject: Is my chain to short?
Far too short!

The shifting problem is because although it touches the lower tension wheel there's not enough contact between upper jockey wheel and chain for the shifting process to work correctly ...
  Topic: Is my chain to short?
petriodet

Replies: 6
Views: 3170

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:23 am   Subject: Is my chain to short?
Try it with 2 more links,was your sram derailleur a short cage or medium cos that looks like a long cage.
They have the same length cage both medium,What is a little weird is that i done the normal w ...
  Topic: Is my chain to short?
petriodet

Replies: 6
Views: 3170

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 2016 1:05 pm   Subject: Is my chain to short?
I've just changed my dérailleur from a sram to a shimano, the chain length was good on the sram but it seems to tight on the shimano. i'm also having trouble indexing the gears but it may be due to t ...
  Topic: Can i remove this free hub?
petriodet

Replies: 5
Views: 2232

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 2:01 pm   Subject: Can i remove this free hub?
You're welcome. If that's the case then this is an old-style method of attaching the freehub to actual hub.

The new style just has the freehubs just popped onto the actual hub and it's all held ...
  Topic: Can i remove this free hub?
petriodet

Replies: 5
Views: 2232

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:50 pm   Subject: Can i remove this free hub?
Is there a 10mm or bigger Allen key ftting inside the freehub?
i've put the wheel away for the night but looking at the picture there is, i've had a look on youtube and found out how to do it now, th ...
  Topic: Can i remove this free hub?
petriodet

Replies: 5
Views: 2232

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:24 pm   Subject: Can i remove this free hub?
Hi,
How do you remove this free hub from the hub body?
The axle bearings are smooth as silk but when i spin the hub there is a grinding noise.
http://i633.photobucket.com/albums/uu59/petriodet/bik ...
  Topic: garmin
petriodet

Replies: 7
Views: 2546

PostForum: Road Bike Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 2:22 pm   Subject: garmin
i've got an 810 at the moment and has got me out of a few sticky situations but i would definitely go back to the 500 as a budget option it's a great little computer and the battery life is usually en ...
  Topic: Replacement Brake Pads for Shimano Deore XT M785
petriodet

Replies: 4
Views: 1917

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 10:38 pm   Subject: Replacement Brake Pads for Shimano Deore XT M785
uberbike or superstar, avoid sintered/semi metallic from both they arn't that good but the kevlar and organic are ace.
  Topic: Chewys Boardman Team HT 650B
petriodet

Replies: 14
Views: 21992

PostForum: Readers Rides   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:13 pm   Subject: Chewys Boardman Team HT 650B
Very nice. Wink
amen, always had a soft spot for boardmans.
  Topic: oops i've done it again, just bought another bike
petriodet

Replies: 14
Views: 7287

PostForum: Readers Rides   Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:47 pm   Subject: oops i've done it again, just bought another bike
It's here and alive, the cables need sorting the dropper cable is way to long and i fitted some xt brakes which the cables are to long.
http://i633.photobucket.com/albums/uu59/petriodet/bike/DSC_0017 ...
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