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Squash

Member since Jul 2008 • Last active Jan 2021
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  • in Brighton
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    I figured spending a bit of cash on a fit might be worth it, interesting if nothing else.

    In fairness, I reached out to Tim a couple of months ago and the new frame is due to go on sale in January so who knows where the world will be at then.

    The warlock with 650b on should manage most things, at least those within my comfort zone.

    Of course there would ideally be n+1 but I don/wouldn't ride one bike often enough and the usual space/wife/kids/funds need to be taken into account. At the moment I ride a Surly Steamroller, I'm not fast on the single tracks but it is a lot of fun - shout if you ever spot one.
    Friston hadn't occured to me for some reason, I'll have to head over that way soon.

  • in Brighton
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    @Retro_bastard - Thanks for the tip and please!

    @Lewis_from_Lewes - I'm looking at the Warlock, a gravel bike from Fearless. Should satisfy some road riding, South Downs Way and a bit of fun in Stanmer Park.

    @cnnchi - Thanks!

    Aside from the Cargo bike and the Brompton (one size fits all) I'm currently riding a track bike (frame came out small for the size), a Surly (frame came out big). As daft as it sounds never quite felt like I got the hang of of translating frame measurements into what will fit me so before buying something new and kitting it out I figured I'd go chat with an expert. Not just for frame size but the likes of stem and crank lengths as well. Also Proper sell coffee and I'm a sucker for coffee.

    I feel a bit bad doing it with a lbs as I would be buying the frame directly from Fearless and he's a one-man band currently not doing anything face to face.

  • in Brighton
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    Does anyone do bike fitting in or near Brighton? I'm planning to buy/build my first new bike (not second hand from LFGSS for once) and I thought I should do it properly.

    Has anyone used http://www.propercycling.co.uk Google seems to think they are in Lewes but their website says Hassocks. It's not a million miles away and a nice ride, but anyone know any nearer?

  • in Components, clothing and miscellany
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    Gorgeous baby blue valve caps tho...

    Dibs if willing to split.

  • in Components, clothing and miscellany
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    I'd be up for giving it a go - PM sent.

  • in Brighton
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    It's not a single speed either - Sturmey Archer S2C. It's a two speed kickback hub & coaster brake.

    Just about enough difference for a low gear to make it up Brighton Hills while not too spinny for flats.

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