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c.b

Member since May 2015 • Last active Feb 2017
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Born in Lewisham
Then Lived in Surrey
Then Lambeth
Then White City
Then Stokey
Then NYC
Now full circle to SE in Bermondsey

Design Strategist at Gensler

Post recent bike theft I am fixed-less

In case you are wondering c.b stands for cunty bollocks it was the only name left...

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  • in Components, clothing and miscellany
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    BUMP and final price drop on the wheel before going to the bay

  • in Components, clothing and miscellany
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    All pick-up from Bermondsey (Home) or Aldgate (Work).

    Posting the wheel will be a pain and I would rather not, other components at cost of postage.

    Rear Wheel - 140

    Phil Wood Low Flange 32 Hole Double Fixed
    Laced 2 Cross to
    H+ Son SL42 42mm deep
    with well used 25c Gatorskin Hard Shell
    with inner tube (you're welcome)

    Very new build by King Kog in Brooklyn (a sorta BLB type equivalent in NYC).
    Rest of bike was stolen 2 weeks after build hence the sale.

    Rim has anodized braking surface (never seen a brake). Rim was new for the build.

    Tyre is pretty squared off but could be ridden for a little while longer, removing the tyre will not change the price.

    Hub has seen a good few miles and was not new with the build. It is Phil Wood though so still butter smooth and has sealed cartridge bearings that can be replaced if required in the future.

    Wheel is true with good tension but would recommend taking into bike shop for a quick check of spoke tension after a few weeks riding. This is standard procedure for any any new wheel build (testament to how new this build is).

    17t Cog 5 gbp SOLD

    Steel. Good quality CNC'd cog but seen some miles, wouldn't want to use with brand new chain. Better to use with ridden-in set-up. Threads are good.

    15t Cog 5 gbp
    Steel. Basic track cog only ridden on occasional track day, have ridden with brand new chain and works great. Threads good.

    Phil Lock Ring 10 gbp
    Steel. Good threads. Seen some use and is pitted from removal etc. Still vey high-quality lock-ring.

    More photos:
    goo.gl/photos/g4JXARxi8XxjgMCo9

  • in Rides & Races
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    @6pt just seeing this now. By Jan I would hope to be there. Hopefully my legs haven't gone to total shit by that time.

  • in General
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    Guy in a full face of riding a cinelli mash. Me on a boris asking about your base bars.

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    Let's see if the flames come but I would think here:
    https://www.lfgss.com/conversations/1723­74

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    I get what you are saying ... but I don't think that belongs here...

  • in Rides & Races
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    Thanks @6pt and @T-V not sure I am in the same shape as I was when I left. NYC took its weighty, fatty, boozy toll.

    Also recent bike theft has left me fixed-less and my only other bike right now is a Merckx Corsa Extra upon which the rear wheel slips if I put too much power down - fine for long rides terrible in the city and in the park.

    I am in the process of obtaining a new fixed park racer (see here) but it will be a little bit until it is all together. Glad to know there is something of a crew still getting together.

    Might join the Thursday night rides as well.

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