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  1. chambo34

    7 speed indexing problems???

    I'm having issues getting into the largest sprocket(28t) on the rear whilst using the smallest front ring (triple). All the others are going in fine, it's a new cable, a new casette and chain. The rear derailleur is an old but virtually unused long cage Exage 500 LX. The shifters all work fine...
  2. chambo34

    2009 Trek 1.7 issues

    Recently got back into road riding after a few years off. I've a 2009 Trek 1.7 ,it's fitted with an 11/25 rear which coupled with a 34/50 front makes for hard going on some Derbyshire hills. So short of it what's the capacity for the 105 short cage rear deraillieur, is it 27 or 28t?
  3. chambo34

    Winter riding?

    Winter cycling!!! anyone have any winter cycling recommendations around Chesterfield, Derbyshire? I've been taking the son in law out for a few months along the Chesterfield canal to Rother Valley mainly to get his fitness up and to lose him a bit of weight. He's done really well and knocked a...
  4. chambo34

    26" to 27.5" wheel swap?

    apologies if it's already been discussed but has anyone managed to put 27.5" wheels into an older 26" wheel frame?
  5. chambo34

    Wanted Shimano/Mavic 7 speed rear wheel needed.

    has anyone got a good/true 26" /559 Shimano Deore or similar 7 speed rear wheel (11-28 or similar)laced to a Mavic 238 with stainless spokes in...Chesterfield/Sheffield area ish, can collect.
  6. chambo34

    Wanted SAKAE SX non drive side crank arm needed.

    Does anyone have a non drive side 170mm Sakae SX crank arm, obviously the threads will need to be good as will the tapers, the odd scuff is OK as I'll be polishing it all anyway. I've attached a pic to show what the markings are like, it is the non drive side that is needed.
  7. chambo34

    New (to me) bike

    I've not posted in a while mainly as I'm always busy with it and tbh I haven't bought any new bikes or bits for ages... So the other day I saw this Raleigh Montage for £15, completely original and rideable, it just needs a 'new' Sakae left side crank arm oh and it needs a damn good clean and polish.
  8. chambo34

    vintage style cycling jackets

    I moved this here as it's more likely of interest to folk in here, ok a heads up for any interested parties, this British company has started making some repro cycling jackets, I've had some of their 30's style polo shirts and they're very nice so I know quality is good, they do look fantastic...
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    vintage style cycling jackets

    a heads up for any interested parties, this British company has started making some repro cycling jackets, I've had some of their 30's style polo shirts and they're very nice so I know quality is good, they do look fantastic. https://simonjamescathcart.com/collecti ... ing-jacket
  10. chambo34

    Urgently needed 26x 1 3/8" 3 spd SA rod braked rear whe

    Urgently needed 26x 1 3/8" 3 spd SA rod braked rear wheel, has anyone in and around NE Derbyshire got one they can sell or better still loan for a week or so... my rear wheel has all gone wrong on my 30's Raleigh rod braked racer and I have a 'tweed run' on the 6th!
  11. chambo34

    Urgently needed 26x 1 3/8" 3 spd SA rod braked rear whe

    Urgently needed 26x 1 3/8" 3 spd SA rod braked rear wheel, has anyone in and around NE Derbyshire got one they can sell or better still loan for a week or so... my rear wheel has all gone wrong on my 30's Raleigh rod braked racer and I have a 'tweed run' on the 6th!
  12. chambo34

    Replacing threaded drivers on early Sturmey 3 speed hubs

    Does anyone know how involved it is to replace the threaded driver on early Sturmey type hubs.........I have a K32( 1932) that the sprocket is junk, given that they are difficult and expensive-ish to source can I install a 3 spline 'standard' driver from a later 3 speed? I seem to recall...
  13. chambo34

    Kings Lynn

    Ladies & Gentlemen, the good lady has an urge to visit the coast next week( I admit to being partial too) she/we like the East Coast and are in striking distance of Skegvegas/ Sutton on Sea which we've been to loads of times, also like Whitby, Ravenscar, Robin Hoods Bay et al....anyway she wants...
  14. chambo34

    Fitting euro adaptors to 06 scenic

    has anyone got a link or photo on how euro adaptors/beam benders should be fitted to an 06 Renault scenic? I am off to Spain next week and the last time I fitted them using the instructions in France I got 'flashed' a couple of times!
  15. chambo34

    straightening axles

    I recently got two rear wheels both 1950's, one is a small flange BH Airlite with a solid axle and the other a Powell large flange again with a solid? axle but with a Tecalmit grease nipple fitted to one end of the axle..........both the axles are a little bit bent/out of true...is it possible...
  16. chambo34

    Vintage 6 button wool waistcoat VGC

    Ideal for the Tweed run etc this vintage British made 6 button mid green wool waistcoat in VGC,three VERY small marks to rear which I didn't even notice and one VERY small hole near the Lambournes tag where some fool put a tag through!.......... none of your modern rubbish this is a proper job...
  17. chambo34

    Raleigh Dynatech?

    Hi all I got this today, a few questions is it a Dynatech? is it all original, what should the spec be, and will it still be ok to ride?
  18. chambo34

    Wanted ladies drop or mixte frame

    Has anyone got a ladies dropped or mixte style frame/forks preferably in a small size for a 5'4" lady(the wife) I've tried allsorts to get her cycling and to be honest as she's getting older she's doing less(exercise wise) her BP's a little bit up and docs advised some exercise I want something...
  19. chambo34

    Rechroming cranks etc

    I need an old pair of BSA cottered cranks replating and a custom made steel extension redoing, has anyone got any genuine good experiences of and contacts for platers in the UK preferably but not essentially local?
  20. chambo34

    Another E G Bates c1964

    Seeing the other EG Bates thread prompted me to get this out of the back of the shed where it's been languishing for far too long;
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