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pirat

Member since Apr 2008 • Last active Apr 2014
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  • in Complete bikes and frame & forks
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    Bike Sold
    Fort aluminium track frame with steel undrilled forks. Top tube measures 55.5 cm CTC, Seat tube 55cm CTC. Matt black powder coat (armourtex) very nice condition - no dents or dings, a few VERY minor marks commensurate with normal careful use.

    BBB Headset
    Shimano BB
    Sugino Uno/Condor Cranks (170mm)
    44t Sugino chainring
    15 & 13t sprockets
    New Pro Vibe 7s 40cm track bars with Charge grips
    San Marco leather saddle
    Kona seat post & stem
    2 handbuilt wheels - rear H+ Sons rim on 32 hole Formula hub (newly serviced with new bearings).
    Front Rigida rim (machined) on 32 hole Gran Compe hub - both in excellent condition.
    KMC Chain
    SPD compatible pedals

    Lightweight bike in excellent condition - lovingly maintained. Rides beautifully.

    Extra bits:
    Deda OS clamp aluminium Pursuit bars 40mm with carbon tape - SOLD
    Old-type steel track drops (25.6mm clamp) with threaded quill stem - £10
    New Genetic Bikes Black track grips - SOLD
    Sun MZ14 32 hole rim (machined) good condition - £10

    Collection from Peckham SE15

  • in Components, clothing and miscellany
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    WHEELS NOW GONE! THANKS

    A rather worn pair of road/cross wheels - Specialized 32 hole hubs and Alex ACE19 rims, Shimano 9/10 spd fitting.
    Bearings are pretty grindy, rims a bit out, though I have trued them up slightly. Might be of interest for a beater or cycling inspired sculpture...
    Thought I'd check before I chuck them out.

    Pick up from Peckham please. PM me if you want them.

  • in General
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    Just bought David Millar's autobiography.
    http://inrng.com/2011/06/book-review-rac­ing-through-the-dark-david-millar/

    What's Millar's book like? I bet there's a nice endorsement quote from Lance on the back!

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    Right by some good hills for post-pint TTing

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    Tom! Hope all is well, dude... x

    Shall we go to the pub now, Aram?

    Yeah going well thanks - you heading down for this drink later in the week?

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    I'm in Chadwick Road and know the guy who owns 'On Time Pizza'.
    He tells me that the chap who's renting it from him (to start the bike shop) already has one shop up in Norf London and this is his 'branching out' venture. Apparently he makes 'custom' bikes in the way of lowriders/choppers etc. so it may not suit everyone's taste.
    According to the leaflet he put through our door though he 'will not be beaten on service', and promises to supply all normal spares etc. so it may prove pretty useful, specially if he knows how to build/mend frames proper. I'm all for a really local LBS.

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