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jahknob

Member since Jul 2012 • Last active Aug 2021
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    I'm looking for a single TRP Spyre Flat-Mount brake calliper, or maybe a pair of Flat-Mount HY-RD Hybrid brake callipers. If you have any going up for sale, please let me know.. (or Juin Tech?...)
    ta,
    j.

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    PM'ed for RD and a couple of freebie parts (grips, brake calliper).

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    Anyone got any surplus (preferably double) wheel bags up for sale? If so, get in touch.
    Ta,
    j.

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    Just added to the list:

    SRAM Rival 1x11 PF30 172.5mm compact chainset, brand new, no chainring £60ono

    SRAM Rival 22 PF30 170mm compact chainset, used, VGC, no chainrings £30

    Might be able to dig out some used but not too abused chainring(s) to throw in..
    Please PM for pics (or I'll get them listed here once uploaded)

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    Have the following, brand new and boxed, can be collected from N16 (or possible to meet central-ish London), otherwise postage at cost:

    Continental Sprinter Gatorskin 700x22mm tubular £28 (new, boxed)
    Hutchinson Reflex 700x21mm tubular £14 (new, packaged)
    31.6>27.2mm 80mm long alloy seatpost reducer shims £5ea (bagged, sealed)
    SRAM Force LH inner (shift) lever replacement £10 (bagged, sealed)
    Shimano 48t, 104mm BCD, 4-arm, outer 3x10 triple chainring, black £25 (bagged, sealed w/card)
    Shimano 36t, 104mm BCD, 4-arm, middle 3x9 triple chainring, silver £15 (bagged, sealed w/card)
    SRAM Team GXP Italian threaded road BB, champagne £20 (bagged, no box)
    Shimano BB60 Hollowtech II Italian threaded road BB, black £20 (bagged, no box)

    And, used but in good nick:

    Shimano BB UN72 107mm square taper, Italian threaded road BB, used (threads seem to be OK but bit worn down) £20

    And finally, from a different, rarified cycling world:

    CeramicSpeed PF30A SRAM DUB BB with coated bearings in black, for a 46mm BB diameter, 73mm shell. Brand new and boxed (box is a bit worse for wear) with all spacers and instructions, stickers and grease syringe. These retail for £270+, grab a bargain at £175, a fraction more than the non-coated version sells for...

    Any questions (or for more pics), please ask

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    This is a pair of lockdown projects that I undertook with my friendly local bike mechanic, to come up with a couple of high-spec, well-priced all-around bikes from a combination of parts in my spares box and parts sourced with the mechanic's help. Pretty much everything is as new or actually new.

    Both can be a high-spec tourer, urban bike, gravel bike, unsuspended/hardtail mountain bike or commuter bike, depending on how you set it up. One I would classify as a small, the other a medium size-wise. Both of these steel frames have been to the frame builder for a check (and the Kona modified for disc brakes), then resprayed, paired with the correct length rigid OS disc forks and put together as flat-bar triples. As priced, these are without pedals (but I can supply).

    While I fully realise that most of the people who frequent this forum could put something similar together for less money, given enough time, I'm hoping that the cost/spec might be appealing for someone you might know who's not such an expert, but on the lookout for a nice, affordable bike that's pretty much new, without having to wait for months. I can swap contact points to adjust the fit for anyone roughly in the size range, and have lots of other options available (mudguards, panniers, clipless or flat pedals - tools, pump, lights - pretty much anything a newbie could need apart from helmet and shoes).

    Based N. London, happy to answer any questions. More pics available on request.

    On-One Inbred Steel MTB, Medium, black - £700
    Specs:
    The frame has a 16" (40cm) seat tube and a 23" (58cm) virtual top tube with a 10.5cm head tube. It's been set up with the bars as high as possible, so there's plenty of scope for adjustment to get the fit right for someone between around 5'6" and 6'. The bike comes with 26" wheels, but there's ample clearance for 650B (27.5") and maybe even 29" wheels, with relatively narrow tyres (35mm?) would also work...
    Forks - Carbonworks/Xotic rigid carbon OS disc forks
    Headset - Cane Creek 40 (new)
    BB - Tange (new)
    Chainset/Chainrings - CPI 175mm polished silver triple (104mm BCD) with Shimano 42/32/22 rings (rings new)
    Front Derailleur - Shimano Deore
    Rear Derailleur - Shimano Deore
    Shifters - Deore 3x10 Trigger Shifters (new)
    Stem - Bontrager
    Handlebars - Scott 7075
    Grips - Token (new)
    Brakes - TRP Spyre disc callipers (new)
    Brake Levers - Shimano Sora 3-finger (convertible pull ratio)(new)
    Chain - Shimano (new)
    Cassette - 12-23 Shimano 10s (new)
    Seatpost - Control Tech
    Saddle - Selle San Marco Mantra
    Wheels - SRAM front/Shimano Rear, WTB Speed Disc 26" rims, 160mm disc rotors, stainless spokes (new)
    Tyres - Lifeline Essential Commuter 26" 1.75" (new)
    Rear Rack - Tortec Disc (new)

    Kona Fire Mountain Steel MTB Small, duck-egg blue - £700
    Specs:
    Based on a refurbished Kona Fire Mountain steel MTB frame (have pics of frame before if needed) that's had disc brake mounts added to the rear triangle plus new cable guides, then been powder coated in a textured, sparkly duck egg blue/grey - hard wearing and looks amazing.
    The frame has a 16" (40cm) seat tube and a 21" (53cm) virtual top tube with a 9cm head tube. There's plenty of scope within the existing set-up for fitting to someone between around 5'4" and 5'10. The bike comes with 26" wheels, but also appears to have enough clearance for larger size wheels if desired...
    Forks - Carbonworks/Xotic rigid alloy OS disc forks
    Headset - Cane Creek 40 (new)
    BB - Tange (new)
    Chainset/Chainrings - Deore LX 175mm polished silver triple (104mm BCD) with Shimano 48/36/22 rings (rings new)
    Front Derailleur - Shimano SLX
    Rear Derailleur - Shimano Deore XT
    Shifters - Deore 3x10 Trigger Shifters (new)
    Stem - 3TTT The Stem
    Handlebars - Kalloy 7075
    Grips - SixPack (new)
    Brakes - TRP Spyre disc callipers (new)
    Brake Levers - Shimano Sora 3-finger (convertible pull ratio)(new)
    Chain - KMC X10 (new)
    Cassette - 11-32 Shimano 10s (new)
    Seatpost - Salsa
    Saddle - Selle San Marco Monza
    Wheels - NukeProof Generator with WTB Speed Disc 26" rims, 160mm rotors, stainless spokes (new)
    Tyres - Continental Gatorskin 26" 28mm (new)
    Rear Rack - Tortec Disc (new)

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