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  Topic: Road Bike frame sizings
sonic

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PostForum: Road Bike Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:30 pm   Subject: Road Bike frame sizings
Hi guys, looking for a bit of advice on road bike sizings as I am cluless with them.

I'm 5"7 (just) and have been offered a 2nd hand bike, a 56 frame. When i sit on it with the seat at it's lo ...
  Topic: New MTB seat, any ideas?
sonic

Replies: 12
Views: 3720

PostForum: Biking Gear   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:40 pm   Subject: New MTB seat, any ideas?
thanks for the reply guys, like the look of the spoon, but have another question.

Other than price, what is the dofference between the

Charge Spoon Cromo rail at 22 (out of stock)

and the
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  Topic: New MTB seat, any ideas?
sonic

Replies: 12
Views: 3720

PostForum: Biking Gear   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:01 pm   Subject: New MTB seat, any ideas?
I am currently using my Trek with stock seat. It is ok but I have tried every adjustment I can think of, and got myself some padded shorts but still get pins and needles in places that they most defin ...
  Topic: Changing Juicy 5 pads.
sonic

Replies: 3
Views: 1623

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2009 5:05 pm   Subject: Changing Juicy 5 pads.
excellent, thanks for that. was hoping it was something simple!
  Topic: Changing Juicy 5 pads.
sonic

Replies: 3
Views: 1623

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:53 pm   Subject: Changing Juicy 5 pads.
hi guys, looking for a bit of advice. Thought i'd give changing pads a go to save a bit of .

Anyway, having never done it before, I took front wheel out and then fiddled with the pad, and managin ...
  Topic: Lubing gear cable/ adjusting front mech
sonic

Replies: 2
Views: 1250

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:11 pm   Subject: Lubing gear cable/ adjusting front mech
thnaks gunner, that look pretty useful
  Topic: Lubing gear cable/ adjusting front mech
sonic

Replies: 2
Views: 1250

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:15 pm   Subject: Lubing gear cable/ adjusting front mech
I'm looking for a bit of help, my rear cable seems to be sticking a bit, it's really hard to change and seems to be stiff in the sleeve. It has eased slightly. Thought i'd try lubing it to free it up ...
  Topic: Avid Juicy 5's
sonic

Replies: 7
Views: 1980

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2009 10:15 pm   Subject: Avid Juicy 5's
Laughing think i'll nuke these pads give them a bit of punishmet for the punishment they have put my ears through!!

thans for the sugestions, will try them out and see how i get on
  Topic: Avid Juicy 5's
sonic

Replies: 7
Views: 1980

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:18 pm   Subject: Avid Juicy 5's
I know the issue regarding disc brakes has been raised many times before but my 5's have developed a terrible squeal.

I have checked the disc which doesn't appear to be warped in anyway.

the pa ...
  Topic: Wheel Truing
sonic

Replies: 8
Views: 2437

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:10 pm   Subject: Wheel Truing
i have the same problem with the Bontrager tyres that came on my Trek. tried every tip there is to get them to seat and they will not go.

got so tired of wresting them on and off at the side of the ...
  Topic: Front Brake problem
sonic

Replies: 7
Views: 2105

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:17 pm   Subject: Front Brake problem
I had a similar problem with my 4.5 but thik i mis-directed the teflon lube straw onto the pad Embarassed

i used Muc-Off Disc brake cleaner on pads and discs which worked wonders
  Topic: Fork problems
sonic

Replies: 3
Views: 1988

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:41 pm   Subject: Fork problems
that's great, thanks. to be honest, i didn't think they should have lost air like they have. Only had it since Nov so may just have a word with the LBS and take it back to them to sort out.

thanks
  Topic: Fork problems
sonic

Replies: 3
Views: 1988

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:40 pm   Subject: Fork problems
that's great, thanks. to be honest, i didn't think they should have lost air like they have. Only had it since Nov so may just have a word with the LBS and take it back to them to sort out.

thanks
  Topic: Fork problems
sonic

Replies: 3
Views: 1988

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:59 pm   Subject: Fork problems
Don't know if this is a silly question or not but seeing as i'm not technically minded i thought i'd ask.

Went out yesterday on the local black route, front forks running on correct pressure for we ...
  Topic: Seating Tyres
sonic

Replies: 10
Views: 4007

PostForum: The Workshop   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:37 pm   Subject: Seating Tyres
lol I had something similar, all i needed was a clown costume and the image would have been complete!!
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