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 Post subject: My first road bike :)
PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:30 pm 
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Okay so i am new to this forum i want show my first ever road bike.. I recently got a job as a bike mechanic at Halfords and its quite a ride to my job i was riding my 2011 Carrera Banshee full sus and it got annoying so i went on the hunt for a old school Road bike project :) and i come across this bargain at a steal £10.. i went to collect the bike it needed big TLC so i started the work :)

when i got it home
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Eurghhh rusty wheeels worst nightmare!
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Done!!! Hard to do the nipples may replace them
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How she sits today :)
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:11 pm 
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What a bargain for a tenner, and a nice bit of resto work too.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:15 pm 
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Yes specially for my first road bike to :) im looking to be doing more projects


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:16 pm 
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Thats a £10 well spent 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:28 pm 
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thannks guys :) riding it to work tommorow to see what it rides like :)


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:33 am 
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Is that an Ultegra crank? If so that was worth the 10 pounds alone. (I don't know how tho make the pound sign with my American keyboard)


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:33 am 
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A tenner is like 15 bucks here in AUS now that's a bargain,paid more than that for brake pads.


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