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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 9:30 am 
r.B.o.T.M. & P.o.T.M. Winner
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daugs wrote:
disappointed after popping into 2 local bike shops, one suggested a threadless but didn't really understand the JIS vs ISO issue but did dig out set of cups (but of questionable quality) if wanted to fix in, the other just suggested fixing in a shimano UN55 and when I said about stronglight crank and ISO vs JIS they suggested that I didn't understand as despite being Japanese it had English threads..............both shops too new...........

does anyone know a good old fashioned bike shop that's been there forever where they've probably got old box of bits or understand the issue. Also need a headset fitting and not sure I trust either of the above shops to do properly............

Most modern bike shops are pretty clueless when it come to old style bike fittings and parts, Ive been looked at before when enquiring about a particular part as if I talk Chinese...

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