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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:50 pm 
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Would it me possible to ride a Paris-Roubaix inspired road bike (28c tyres on lots of spokes wheels whilst still using normal brake calipers) for this??


The soil is very clay rich so reckon you'd clog up very fast using road bike calipers, even deep drop ones.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:38 pm 
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ededwards wrote:
tarloone wrote:
Would it me possible to ride a Paris-Roubaix inspired road bike (28c tyres on lots of spokes wheels whilst still using normal brake calipers) for this??


The soil is very clay rich so reckon you'd clog up very fast using road bike calipers, even deep drop ones.


If you can get on a 54cm crosser I should be able to sort something for you to ride 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:33 pm 
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daj wrote:
ededwards wrote:
tarloone wrote:
Would it me possible to ride a Paris-Roubaix inspired road bike (28c tyres on lots of spokes wheels whilst still using normal brake calipers) for this??


The soil is very clay rich so reckon you'd clog up very fast using road bike calipers, even deep drop ones.


If you can get on a 54cm crosser I should be able to sort something for you to ride 8)


I could easily get on with a 54cm for a day...Also - would you happen to know where one could find a 52-53cm Bianchi? :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:41 pm 
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get on a 54cm crosser I should be able to sort something for you to ride 8)[/quote]

I could easily get on with a 54cm for a day...Also - would you happen to know where one could find a 52-53cm Bianchi? :lol:[/quote]

Hmmmmmm I am still grasping at straws !! :facepalm:


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:44 pm 
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daj wrote:
get on a 54cm crosser I should be able to sort something for you to ride 8)


I could easily get on with a 54cm for a day...Also - would you happen to know where one could find a 52-53cm Bianchi? :lol:[/quote]

Hmmmmmm I am still grasping at straws !! :facepalm:[/quote]

Well...good home for it here :wink:

Anyhow speak soon with regard to the 21st...be just like tracking round the fields on my Falcon Vitesse as a kid back in '87' haha!!


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:50 pm 
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ededwards wrote:
tarloone wrote:
Would it me possible to ride a Paris-Roubaix inspired road bike (28c tyres on lots of spokes wheels whilst still using normal brake calipers) for this??


The soil is very clay rich so reckon you'd clog up very fast using road bike calipers, even deep drop ones.


Discs ftw...


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:43 am 
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mrkawasaki wrote:
Discs ftw...


Just because the UCI allows discs on cross bikes doesn't mean that I do.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:12 pm 
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ededwards wrote:
mrkawasaki wrote:
Discs ftw...


Just because the UCI allows discs on cross bikes doesn't mean that I do.



:lol: :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:38 pm 
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Well me or Tarloone will be on disks.... :shock:

(I will let Tarloone have the wrath of Ed ha,ha :lol: )


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:42 pm 
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U brakes pass the scrutineering?


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