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 Post subject: My New Summer Bike....
PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:18 pm 
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...ever the optimist, my new RSP250. Local ebay buy at 80 quid, sold on the wrong STX mechs and even more wrong brand new 3x7 shifters/levers (It was originally 27 speed, but the guy had fitted NOS 7 speed DX wheels/Mavic). I've fitted new XT mechs and 7 spd XT thumbies so that I can run 9 speed wheels. With lighter wheels and skinny slicks it will be my summer road bike!



I was going to buy a carbon race bike, but for my health and fitness it would really have been a wasted grand!

PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:29 pm 
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Looks good for the job.

PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:33 pm 
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exactly what Im going to do, get a basic rigid mountain bike and use that for road riding. I cant do stupid mileage so road bikes are too expensive for what they'd get used.

nice bike by the way, Im liking raleighs more and more lately

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