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    Dawes Mean street 21" Collection only B'ham 531 XT £20 start

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/124956908250?mkevt=1&mkpid=0&emsid=e11021.m43.l3160&mkcid=7&ch=osgood&euid=311836c885e24ac3b695be93704c458d&bu=43039782461&ut=RU&exe=99323&ext=234174&osub=-1%7E1&crd=20211017042042&segname=11021&sojTags=ch%3Dch%2Cbu%3Dbu%2Cut%3Dut%2Cnqt%3Dnqt%2Cnqc%3Dnqc%2Cmdbreftime%3D...
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    Rick Powell (?) / Giant Cyclocross

    Thanks Old Ned for the history info. Lots of things got in the way of this bike but finally getting some time to build it up. Wheel build is nearly finished. I was going to go with a 1x8 drivetrain using the bar end shifters but have recently been doing more day rides mixing up road and...
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    danbe Feedback

    Bought a job lot of grips, all arrived as described, good price too.
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    For Sale Job lots of components

    Have you still got the grips?
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    Bunch of vintage / old frames - collect Stonehouse, Glos

    Some of these don't look too bad. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/154429487577?hash=item23f4b6f9d9%3Ag%3A0pcAAOSw57hghvjg&LH_Auction=1
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    Overbury Pioneer Hertfordshire

    Modded parts but paint looks lovely: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274741962593?ul_noapp=true
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    Dia-compe V brake set £10- sold

    Re: Dia-compe V brake set £10 Are these still available? If so can you PM me an email address to contact. Thanks
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    Work bikes

    Re: '94 Marin Pine Mountain. Anyone else found the fork trail on these to be too high? I've calculated it at 78mm. I'm sort of used to it now but I used to find it would steer tighter and tighter into corners at lowish speeds.
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    Work bikes

    Re: '97 (I think) Fire Mountain.
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    Late 90's Hand built Argos Racer 59cm *SOLD* £300

    Re: Possibly interested, just a few questions: 1. Are the wheels tubular or clincher? 2. What is the crank length (should be stamped on the inside face of the crank, 170mm etc.) 3. What is the length of the toptube measured from the centreline of the seattube to the centreline of the headtube...
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    Collection of Components Part1

    3. SR Quill stem 60mm £8 What is the length from the min insert mark to the centreline of the horizontal part. Thanks
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    Rick Powell (?) / Giant Cyclocross

    Re: Thanks for the replies. Good to see the frame number style matches. The Schwalbe CX Pro looks useful for narrow clearance frames although I'm hoping to run tubeless to be able to run low pressures (for racing). I've picked up some Vittoria Terreno Wet TNT 700x31C tyres which measure...
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    Rick Powell (?) / Giant Cyclocross

    Re: I spoke to Dave Marsh on the phone who said it probably was a Rick Powell based on the serial number. I've seen a few photos of similar frames with similar paint jobs being described as riden by a Giant cyclocross team, but nothing other than that. Perhaps the SBDU similarity makes sense...
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    Rick Powell (?) / Giant Cyclocross

    Re: Decided to get it enameled at Argos Cycles. Turns out the chainstays were rusted from the inside and needed replacing. On the plus side this allowed them to rebuild it with more tyre clearance!
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    crantinope Feedback

    Cantilever brake set £30 Great communication, item as described, and very well packaged. Thanks!
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    SOLD - Shimano Br-M732 Canti set

    Re: Shimano Br-M732 Canti set PM sent
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    Rick Powell (?) / Giant Cyclocross

    Woops - hope the photos work now. I was surprised by 75 degree too - perhaps I should re-measure. Note I think the front tyre was inflated when I measured.
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    Rick Powell (?) / Giant Cyclocross

    Recently picked up a cyclocross bike badged as a Giant, however frame number (DD556) suggests it was built by Rick Powell of DD Enterprises based on previous topics (see here). Rear dropout is stamped Reynolds. Takes a well-fitting 27.2 mm seatpost, which along with the fork weight suggests to...
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    Gumtree Bristol: Raleigh Triathlon 23.5'' C-T 1987 £160 ono

    Mine for sale in Bristol, £160 ono. Largely original, recently rebuilt. Photos here: https://www.gumtree.com/p/bicycles/rale ... 1308086151 Raleigh Triathlon 1987, hand built at the Raleigh Lightweights Division Recently stripped and re-built. Mostly original (see last photo for catalogue)...
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    Gumtree Bristol: Saracen Protrax 19'' Large '96 SOLD

    SOLD Mine for sale in Bristol, £110 ono, see photos here: https://www.gumtree.com/p/bicycles/sara ... 1308079014 Saracen Protrax, 1996 Good condition, nearly original. Fast and lightweight mountain bike. Frame: 19''; (Large) Tange MTB chromoly (steel) double-butted frame. Effective top...
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