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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 8:19 am 
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All depends your definition of a long run. I will be on a SS and need to be not too knackered on Monday so not up for a full blown epic :roll:


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might be a yad to far, I will get some idea of distance today and let you know, might be more fun to blast round crawfurdland a couple of times anyway.


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Out today and the trails are very dry and just about perfect I would recommend a bit of bounce (helps out over the dry and hard roots and ruts ) and gears if it is as hot as today was, but your call really.


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Location: Falkirk! But I am a Fifer so that's OK...
Single speed and bounce is about the best I can do after I lost the plot with the seatpost shim on the Mary and reduced it to scrap with the aid of a large hammer and screwdriver :oops:

Ach well, wanted a new seatpost with a bit of layback for it anyway. Every cloud and all that...

Gazz, are your family prepared for your 'special internet biking friends' and their strange ways?


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what size post do you need, sure one of us will have something? And with your sizeable thighs SS should be a breeze anyway.

remember they have already seen kaiser so don't think anything can scare them now :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 4:53 pm 
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velomaniac wrote:
All depends your definition of a long run. I will be on a SS and need to be not too knackered on Monday so not up for a full blown epic :roll:


I estimate it to be about 25-28km round trip up to the farm and back, not really exciting mountain biking but a nice run up and some nice views? We can see how folks are feeling on the day.


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clockworkgazz wrote:
what size post do you need, sure one of us will have something? And with your sizeable thighs SS should be a breeze anyway.

Already sorted/bodged... The Mary has a weird non-standard internal diameter for the seat tube (something around 33mm), which means that a standard shim is no good - I've picked up a 27.2 -> 32.8 USE shim that fits pretty well, so that should do the trick.


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I'm ready to go, DB Topanga ready to roll, sorry Mark not going rigid afterall as still a few tweaks needed before Strathpuff :roll:

Hoping I'm travelling with RobMac but so far its gone quiet from his end, scoot can be quickly readied though if need be.

looks a good weekend for it :wink:


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Yep canny wait, see you in the morning lads any more for any more?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 7:00 pm 
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Still no fur me :cry: Have a good one lads and don't let any of Gazz's kids bite you.


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