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Vince

Member since Mar 2011 • Last active Sep 2020

Owner of a small Champagne vineyard located in the heart of the Marne Valley between Reims and Epernay.

I live in London and distribute our grower Champagne in the UK.

Instagram: ChampagneLasseaux
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Email: Vincent@Lasseaux.com

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  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    When I tried to sell my 2018 XSR700 motorbike, I listed it as the cheapest, lowest mileage in the country - to avoid tyre kickers.

    Still got people offering me 50% off my asking price and calling me (by text / gumtree messaging) a dickhead/arsehole when I politely declined.

    Forgot how painful it is to sell a motorised vehicle, it's even worst than selling a cheap bike on here!!

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    I concur!

    I've just started selling stuff at inflated prices on eBay so that way I get the price I would have got on LFGSS once all fees are paid.

    You can put a set of Campagnolo Delta brakes on here at £100, people would still offer you £50

  • in General
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    Interesting video about bike theft in Paris.

    Since 2019, only 17 bikes are reported stolen each day - which indicate that hardly anyone reports theft to the police.

    https://www.facebook.com/leparisien/vide­os/1763521807119082/

    The video follows a bike which has a tracker - it would appear that stolen bikes head to northern Africa pretty swiftly once they are stolen. This is all coordinated by export companies, which by the looks of it, well know what they are doing.

    "Le Bon Coin" (french Gumtree equivalent) is mentioned as the site used to "legally" purchase the bikes which are then exported, however it appear a cover, the bikes do not get listed at all but do help playing the innocent card if queried.

  • in Wanted Adverts
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    You're describing a brand new 2021 Specialized Sirrus 2.0

    Budget is on point, your friend can also save money via a Cycle2Work type of scheme.

    https://www.specializedconceptstore.co.u­k/product/17100/2021-sirrus-x-2-0-step-t­hrough/

    At a better price point, you also have the £329 "Frappe FSS 500" running the reliable 8 speed Shimano Claris:
    https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/FBFRPFSS50­0W/frappe-fss-500

  • in Wanted Adverts
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    Time will tell and Julian will report!

  • in Wanted Adverts
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    That I don't know - from my reading, it would seem that they are all intercompatible but that would be too good to be true.

    Regardless, feel free to pick it up to try it if you are in New Cross.

    No charge!

  • in Wanted Adverts
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    Sounds like the hub deserves a better quality freehub than the 3 pawls one I have in the parts box!

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    I have this in the parts box.

    What hub will you be fitting the freehub onto?

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    I have this for my motorbike and that works very well however I don't know how it would work in a cargo bike as the discs are not "beefy" enough

  • in Wanted Adverts
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    In case you're still looking.
    This is from my parts box

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