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Education We Like to Ride Bicycles

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 8 May 2008.

  1. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Multimodder

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    Well yeah, we're not archeologists :D

    Good to know HED are decent people and like to help.
     
  2. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    haha ! well TBH it's a very standard technology that they are still using today. Apparently they still refuse to use sealed bearings in all units too, swearing by the old loose ball tech.

    Which is what saved me. If that were sealed bearing? you can't get the ones they used on the same version of the wheel with sealed bearings. So it could have been a very expensive ornament, but instead is very cheap to repair. Now I need to get my head around using tubular tyres. I have a feeling that's going to piss me off a smidge. I would be worried about that, but I ride it on sunny days only on a beach path only. I've never ever had a puncture in the 6 years I have been riding it.
     
  3. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Multimodder

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    Now you've bloody gone and done it
     
  4. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Right? I will probably find every bit of glass and dog **** I can now :duh:

    I only ride the cycle lane on the beach path though. Which is meticulously cleaned every day. I suppose it would be lawsuit city if a kid got hurt.
     
  5. Vault-Tec

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    It only took me about four days to realise the disc brake would not longer work :D god I am such a dunky sometimes. I did buy a posh Campagnolo brake for the front about two years ago but never got around to fitting it. It's a black TT brake. Sadly it doesn't fit the rear, and I can not find a TT brake for the rear, only the front. Sooo, I got a new front brake for £25. Which I thought was decent, because it too is Campy.

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    It's certainly nice and chunky.

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