I've been after a new project for a while now but couldn't decide between a Stumpjumper, Exposif, Zaskar or a P7.
Then this really neglected 2004 P7 popped up on Gumtree for a steal at £80, project decided!! At least I think it's the 2004, any ideas?
It's in a bad way, rear mech is in...
Managed to pick up some Hope Pro 2 wheels over the weekend and am in the process of converting the hubs to QR.
As I'm going QR, the through axle adapter caps are now for sale, they are:
Front is HUB420 for a 20mm through axle (also fits Pro 2 EVO and Pro 4) complete with the Circlips. As new...
For sale is my used Hope Enduro headset.
It's for a 1 and 1/8th straight steerer.
Bearings in great condition, they're the angled roller bearings.
£40 including postage within mainland UK only sorry
Hi All, I'm looking for a scan of a review of the above bike which I think appeared in MBUK or likewise in 1998 I think. I bought one of these after reading the review and loved every minute of having it.
I'm also after any Merlin Cycles adverts from the same period that featured the RL 853 if...
My beautiful GT XCR-5 I-Drive mountain bike.
18 inch (medium) frame.
I built this bike at the start of the last lockdown (May 2020) but have hardly used it as can't get the time to go on it, plus had a new bike last October (2020).
Bike has done less that 50 miles since being...
Few bits and pieces for sale that have been taken off my bikes and replaced.
Shimano XT M8000 11 Speed rear derailleur, great condition - £50 SOLD
Truvativ Husselfelt Downhill Stem, 40mm length for a 31.8mm handlebar - £20 - SOLD
Specialized rises Stem, 70mm length for a 31.8mm handlebar -...
Went out to the shed yesterday after not using my bike for about a month, been using my other one.
Take a look at the pics, noticed a build up of this gunk around the pivot point on the levers.
Can't understand why there would be gunk build up, it's a slightly crystallised...
So picked this up yesterday, can't decide what to do so thoughts guys....
Do I go full strip, paint and rebuild or just new cables, fork service and ride?
Paint in very good condition and all parts seem clean and tidy, just needs a grease and tune.
Full on rebuild?
Specialized Hardrock Mountain bike
17" frame to suit someone 5'6 to 6"
This bike has been literally stripped to bare frame with every part rebuilt (see pic)
Its been cleaned, regreased and rebuilt with brand new cables for gears and brakes with everything tuned in ready to go...
I've just spent 4 days here and there rebuilding my dream machine and I'm over the moon with the results.
I started with an 853 in 1998, purchasing from Merlin Cycles, best bike I ever owned and hated selling it in 2008 to raise money for a motorbike.
Anyway, fast forward to 2015 and I bought...
Im after a replacement for my beloved Rock Lobster TIG 853 that I stupidly sold a few years back to buy a motorbike (worst mistake I ever made).
If anyone has or knows of one for sale, either a frame or a complete bike, please get back to me.
I have cash waiting and need to get back...
I'm after a retro Rock Lobster 17" circa late 90s, early 00s.
Either Tig 853 or Sl is fine.
I'm after either the frame or a complete bike.
Had one of these a few years back and sold it to fund a motorbike, what's wrong with me!! Miss it like hell and want another one.