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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:00 pm 
West Midlands AEC
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Ok so I have just picked up my first single speed frame its modern (Sanderson soloist thanks Rotwild 1 8) )

I am actually sat with just the frame at the moment , I have some wheels and hopefully promise of some brakes and have bars,stem seatpost etc but needing forks .... I cannot decide to go down the rigid route or have some bounce?

With my recent troubles with forks (x2 needing service :lol: ) I am temped by the fit and forget route but also on the other hand quite fancy the idea of some bounce as its sole use will being bashed around the forest of dean on the roots of hell !! :lol:

Your thoughts please? Also recommended chainsets would be good 8)

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daj


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:44 pm 
Gold Trader / rb Rider / Special
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Oh if its for trail duties id say bounce.

Maybe something with lockout?

The rock shox range seems to have something to cater to everyone right now.

Im a marz fan...


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:50 pm 
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What is your fork budget?


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:38 pm 
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Location: No brakes? Way to commit soldier.
Got the perfect chainset for you. Deore xt hollowtech2, complete with bb and spacers. comes with a gusset 32t ring and e13 bashguard.

35 quid to you, if you can collect :wink:


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:40 pm 
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Location: No brakes? Way to commit soldier.
Oh, and rigid.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:47 pm 
West Midlands AEC
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ooooooooowwww that sounds pretty good to me Mr Russell 8)

Any trades? Got some poohbahs in your size!! :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:53 pm 
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If its a winter rider go rigid and fit some big rims/tyres. What else have you got?


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 5:01 pm 
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what else have I got? :D


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To ride I mean!


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 5:10 pm 
West Midlands AEC
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:lol:

1993 Roberts Dogs (Retired for winter fully rigid)
1996 Roberts Genesis (Meant to be winter rider Out of action with forks )
2011 Cube Ltd race ( ready to go front bouncer modern its really other halfs so dont want to trash it :lol: )


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