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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:58 pm 
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as i rolled to a stop at my back gate.....after doing 18 miles......god must believe in me :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:42 pm 
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I'm guessing it's a squre taper crank?

If so... did you grease the tapered bottom bracket axle?

(runs away to hide from the shitstorm that may follow....) :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:44 pm 
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did you use the golden syrup method?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:46 pm 
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Whoever did your pre ride check needs a dry slap! ;)


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:20 pm 
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pre ride check???
no need.......god is my new mate :lol:
my square tapers stay solid. this was one of those new fandangled hollow affairs. first time fitting and not enough axle in the crank. i just removed some plastic spacers and took it out.....all good now!


tell me about big cheese and syrup? :shock:


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:22 pm 
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RTFM fail......


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:25 pm 
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You see. That will teach you to go all modern and leave square taper behind. Anyway, did you grease that hollowgigapipewhatdoyoucallem?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:26 pm 
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zetecmk2 wrote:
pre ride check???
no need.......god is my new mate :lol::

Yes, your BESTCOPA. I've caught a chain with one broken link, a cracked crank, and a cracked frame over the years. Old pilots and bold pilots, what!


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