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Cupcakes

Member since Jul 2008 • Last active Aug 2019

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    So glad to hear it was well attended. I'm thinking of you all.

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    I know nothing of BMX but the Colnago is looking lovely.

    Condolences for your loss. I hope the bike building is helping you process things. I can't imagine what it would be like but having projects to get on with sounds like it must be a help.

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    I'm thinking of you all. Please raise a glass on my behalf to Rowhan and to SE beers of old.

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    I hadn't seen Andy in years having moved away from London, but had mostly kept up with his journey via social media. I'm sorry to say I wasn't one to engage with him about it, but I was always rooting for him and happy to see each bit of positive news. He was so strong and even when struggling seemed to be putting so much effort into helping others, too. Like many I always believed he would pull though despite what seemed at times to be awful luck.

    Ride in peace Andy.

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    Mega hailstorm at Tignes but it's stopped now. Might be dry for the final climb.

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    Tenements are great, but if you're getting a 'proper' house then you're perhaps at an advantage for noise and such.

    Yup I'm in Edinburgh, give me a shout when you're here if you want to join some informal gravel rides.

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    Storage in Edinburgh is the boxroom. Or hang the bike on the wall high up (floor-to-ceiling will be around 3m in a tenement).

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    I never ran the crosscheck fixed but it's supposed to be decent. Keen to see how your build turns out.

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    I mean you're right in a way, they will be a bit much, but I say use the nice stuff on this bike unless you have an alternative project in the works.

    I've done some bikepacking on my single speed pompetamine. But I would say fixed bike packing has got to be the way, just ask @mostly_by_bike

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    I'm fairly sure you would need a subcompact crank for chainrings that small...

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