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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:35 pm 
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If your putting that on a mtb make sure you've got a rear mudguard or place a poly bag under the seat. Brooks dont do well with constant drenchings to the untreated underside of the leather. They do look good though especially with a Carradice saddlebag :D


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:52 pm 
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firedfromthecircus wrote:
My latest ebay purchase came through today. A nice little christmas present to myself.
A lovely NOS Brooks Conquest. 8)

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Very pleased as I have been looking for one for a while and got this for what I reckon is a decent price.

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love your saddle, my brooks rocks, just get the proof hide on it and get some bum action going :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:54 pm 
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clockworkgazz wrote:
love your saddle, my brooks rocks, just get the proof hide on it and get some bum action going :wink:


Cheers Gazz, but you do know how wrong that sounds, don't you? :shock:

:lol:

And yes velo, mudguards will be in full effect. :wink:

In fact, does anyone over 35 ever ride without mudguards on anything but the dryest of days? :?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:57 pm 
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have to say, can never put guards on a bike, just not cool- wet bums, .....cause you are worth it!


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:16 pm 
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Me too, don't like the look at all despite loving the warm dry feeling they provide.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:19 pm 
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I'll send you a bunch of grapes when you are in the infirmary getting your haemorrhoids done. :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:20 pm 
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:lol: :lol: :lol: ones with no pips I **** hate the pips!


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:27 pm 
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clockworkgazz wrote:
:lol: :lol: :lol: ones with no pips I **** hate the pips!


Spit the pips.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:32 pm 
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firedfromthecircus wrote:
I'll send you a bunch of grapes when you are in the infirmary getting your haemorrhoids done. :lol:


I always do my own mechanics - crochet hook, zip ties and cable cutters usually sort it :)


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:42 pm 
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....dont forget the steady hand and a mirror :wink:

loved quentin tarinteno is shit ffts :lol:


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