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  1. Robin252

    Show me your single speeds!

    I just fitted the Schwalbe right run 26 x 7/8" wheelchair tyres on my Kilauea the other day. Picked up the inbred today, this will be my next project Been riding the Kilauea as a single speed since I bought the frame new and build her that way some 20 years ago now...
  2. Robin252

    The annoying sound of SQUEEKY (V) BRAKES!

    Does Kool Stop also make brake pad inserts?
  3. Robin252

    The annoying sound of SQUEEKY (V) BRAKES!

    Thanks so much for all the suggestions! I watched the RJ the bikeguy video about this as well earlier. The Hahanna squeeks alot less now after I: Toe out the pads - didn't make a difference Toe in the pads - didn't make a difference Again cleaned both brake surfaces and pads with everbuild...
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    The annoying sound of SQUEEKY (V) BRAKES!

    As I'm putting the finishing touches on a custom 1995 Kona Hahanna single speed city conversion I took her for a test ride last night and the sound of the brakes woke up the entire street. I guess it might be the orange ("razorblade") brake pads? The rim surface was clean (maybe too clean) and...
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    Mavic rims "made in France" vs "made in Romania"?

    Is there any difference in terms of strength and quality between the two? I just got a pair of XC117's and they were made in Romania as opposed to the usual, France. Haven't tested em yet as I have yet to lace em around my Hope XC hubs
  6. Robin252

    Wanted USE Alien 27.2mm aluminium seatpost 420mm long in black

    Nice! I'm gonna check again if the bike I'm putting together would be ok with a 350mm seatpost, thanks for the link!
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    Wanted USE Alien 27.2mm aluminium seatpost 420mm long in black

    Hoping tro find a USE Alien 27.2mm aluminium seatpost that's 420mm long in black or blue (but I don't think they made these in blue) for a price I can afford...
  8. Robin252

    Rim Matchmaker... Wanted/Swap/Buy/Sell

    Nice! Do you accept PayPal? Just to clarify is that £40 posted for the wheel or just for the rim?
  9. Robin252

    For Sale Selle SAN Italia SLR XP Saddle

    I just sent you a pm
  10. Robin252

    Rim Matchmaker... Wanted/Swap/Buy/Sell

    Wanted: Ambrosio CC22, 32 hole, blue (rim brake) - to match the one I just bought (or maybe someone has one and really needs this one) Mavic XC717, 32 hole, BLACK (rim brake) - Preferably 2 of these, but 1 will make my Kilauea happy again too :)
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    Wanted Ambrosio 32hole mtb rim in blue (559-15)

    I recently bought one on eBay, hoping to find another one and build a wheelset. Are there any other retro anodised blue 26" rims anyone can recommend for mostly riding through London traffic?
  12. Robin252

    Wanted Kona Project 2 forks for my 20" Fire Mountain (1996)

    Brilliant! Do you have a pic?
  13. Robin252

    For Sale WTS: 1998 Rock Shox SID with matching blue headset + misc parts

    I'm still interested in the blue RaceFace crankset, sent you a pm yesterday. If it's easier you can email me on punktours@gmail.com Cheers
  14. Robin252

    For Sale WTS: 1998 Rock Shox SID with matching blue headset + misc parts

    I'm interested in the blue RaceFace crankset, how much are you selling them for?
  15. Robin252

    Sold RIMS!! NOS and VGC Mavic...

    I'm interested in the XC717 pair of rims if they are still available?
  16. Robin252

    fake kona explosif?

    just came across this on fb marketplace 🤣 https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1061547674590757/
  17. Robin252

    For Sale Hope Screwon+Lightweight / xlite / Bullet bros

    Nice one, yep that's cool
  18. Robin252

    Joe Murray P2 forks, 160mm steerer - £20 (local pickup only - Chesterfield)

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/962317714333595/
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