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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:33 pm 
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M 737 blocks.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:49 pm 
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toaster999 wrote:
Farmer John's nephew tyres - or is that rose tinted spectacles?

Yes, it is - I remember them as being rubbish.....


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:54 pm 
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shogun wrote:
Simple, straight tube steel frames that aren't for 'all mountain' or a bazillion dollars


Still plenty of those around - Singular, Genesis, Cotic, Sanderson, On-One to name few.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:39 pm 
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Good V brakes and V brake rims, oh and 8sp XT cassettes


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:26 am 
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Andy R wrote:
shogun wrote:
Simple, straight tube steel frames that aren't for 'all mountain' or a bazillion dollars


Still plenty of those around - Singular, Genesis, Cotic, Sanderson, On-One to name few.


Singular, all 29ers. Genesis, all 29ers. Cotic, yes. Sanderson...have to go to their base model no-name Japanese tubed bike not to get a gimmicky EBB singlespeed frame. On-One..well I guess I didn't specify 'quality'.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:36 pm 
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Is on one crap?


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:45 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:43 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:19 pm 
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Not a component but the way I felt when I saved up for anything as I had no responsibilities, without sounding like a prick, now I just have the feeling of relaxed guilt!


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:56 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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The Ken wrote:
again Gloves - specialized mits with towelling right across the back - do modern cyclists sweat and snot less than they used to? A thumb sized patch of towelling is not enough for me.



+1 the grey suede palm'd ones with the blue towelling backs.


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