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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:36 pm 
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yep she's coming on better than i expected, just wish i could get a leather brooks saddle for her.

will keep searching, but for now the avocet that was on her will do for now.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:33 pm 
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a hell of a difference from when i first brought her home.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:54 am 
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Your doing a brilliant job and a nice Brooks will be perfect.....

but.....

those wheels and skewers :facepalm:

Its crying out for large flange hubs and polished alloy rims :)

Just my two penneth :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:47 am 
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Robbied196 wrote:
but.....

those wheels and skewers :facepalm:

Its crying out for large flange hubs and polished alloy rims :)


I have to agree... :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:42 pm 
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these wheels are temporary.

The original ones are now stripped down and cleaned, unfortunately the rims are badly pitted, but the hubs and spokes are good, so i'm on the look out for a pair of 27 x 1 1/4 rims (cant remember if they are 32 or 36 hole).


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:01 am 
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I think I have a pair of Weinmann Alloy 27" x 1 1/4" if your interested, I'd have to check out how many holes :)


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definately interested, i'll check the hubs tomorrow after work and let you know the hole count :D


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:56 pm 
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very nice bike is there anywhere in the uk that can re-colour chrome.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:02 pm 
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ollyb83 wrote:
definately interested, i'll check the hubs tomorrow after work and let you know the hole count :D


Recovered them from the Shed of Dread :) I'll send you a PM


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speedthing wrote:
very nice bike is there anywhere in the uk that can re-colour chrome.



no-one i know of for now.


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