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rak500

Member since Jul 2010 • Last active Oct 2020
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  • in Photography
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    Hi Hp93!

    Thanks! That caught my eye on the way back from the docks/port photo (4th) as the light was really good and the red light were contrasting.

    The new camera is a Sony Alpha 7 III with a Sigma 24-70mm 2.8. That combo is awesome!
    I really like the DR and being able to take those without overthinking the settings too much...

    Anywyas, thanks!

    Edit: That thread is so very good. Content is on point and I really like this page, it is strong!

  • in Current Projects
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    I just bought some Juin Tech R1 (Hydro-Mech disc brakes) and they're much better than my Spyre-Cs as both pads move, not just one side as they did on the Spyre.
    Also, it's a very easy swap and both pads and tension adjustment are super simple. It took me less than 20 minutes to swap and set both brakes.
    So far, no issues, I'm genuinely chuffed with them. They're not too expensive on Amazon.

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    @Well_is_it Lovely set!

    I'm starting to enjoy my fairly new camera:

    _GDS5937

    _GDS5804

    _GDS6530

    _GDS6526

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    Is it possible to put cable stops on an internal touring bike to avoid running brake cable and and the housing?
    I'd like to run only the cable rather than cable + housing in my frame.

  • in Photography
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    Gare TGV Montpellier Sud

  • in Classifieds
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    Alright, that's because I'm in France then... I thought you had to set the postage option manually in the bay, but apparently that's changed...

  • in Classifieds
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    Look at postage... It was never 700 BIN, but postage is a bit extreme IMO at 200 pounds. Especially since he's shipping the Force for 30 quid and he seems to be sitting in bike box heaven...

  • in Classifieds
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    Found this yesterday:
    GT Edge 56cm NOS custom built by Henry James

    It was posted @ £350 with £30 postage, but I think the seller didn't know it was a HJ custom build. I think several questions were asked, and he then added the picture for the Drop-outs and thus raised the price to a whopping £700 for BIN and Postage... I'm gutted.

    It's a beauty though...

    Seller also has a 4130 GT Force in 52cm... I'm really tempted
    EDIT: New page fail, the Force has been posted a couple of days ago; same seller

  • in Current Projects
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    Little summer house bike!

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    I'll give the Lithium grease a go and hope it helps. I found a couple things online that I can try. Basically, they're just low viscosity greases that are specced to make freehub quieter amongst other. I'll test and report back.

    I don't think it's missing a seal, or at least hope not since I'm the first owner and haven't had to clean or service the freehub body yet...

    Thanks for all the suggestions!

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