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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:02 pm 
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I wonder which has worse brakes the Activator or the Mustang, you have metal brakes but wide chromed rims, I have plastic brakes but proper rims


Both out done by the maverick - chrome rims and caliper brakes :lol: I do have classy brown cable outers though :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:08 pm 
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Well I just shelled out £4.80 (ebay bid) on a very very unsuitable but very retro bike, I have a mean plan for it and it might just replace the activator for the ride. Will see once I've picked it up tomorrow. :)


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:18 pm 
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spike3 wrote:
Well I just shelled out £4.80 (ebay bid) on a very very unsuitable but very retro bike, I have a mean plan for it and it might just replace the activator for the ride. Will see once I've picked it up tomorrow. :)


My sister had something like that. I used to steal it on a Sunday to do my paper round!


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:09 pm 
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Was wondering about a pair of these, :twisted: http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=30198

I would be £1.78 over but would make it a real laugh, I'm just not sure I can bring myself to lug an activator around the FOD :( but a 3sp 20" shopper with offroad tyres :mrgreen:

And just realised that this is my 1000th post and it's about a £4.80 shopping bike :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:14 pm 
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spike3 wrote:
Was wondering about a pair of these, :twisted: http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=30198

I would be £1.78 over but would make it a real laugh, I'm just not sure I can bring myself to lug an activator around the FOD :( but a 3sp 20" shopper with offroad tyres :mrgreen:



Now that would be something I'd like to follow! :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:25 pm 
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Build thread is here, I will be keeping that rack if at all possible

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:04 pm 
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Right! I'm in the game now; just won a Raleigh Ogre Max on the bay.

I'm picking it up tomorrow evening, so lets hope it fits and is / can be made serviceable.

There was mention of cracked tyres, if they are not too bad, they stay, if they are too bad I'll just have to see what I have in stock from BITD.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:07 pm 
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I shall be seeing my brace in the morning !!!


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:08 pm 
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The ugly sisters!


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:13 pm 
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The ugly sisters!


they are going to be :facepalm: i can feel it


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