All Blog Entries

  1. Newbie Wheel Building

    After finding some damaged spokes and worn bearing race I decided to have a go at rebuilding my rear wheel.

    Borrowed a truing stand of Nobby (thanks matey )
    Spokes and 1/4" bearings from Thattos I was all set.

    Quick You Tube training session (t'internet is ace) and I started.

    Dismantled the the wheel and proceeded to lace the new hub.

    First 16 spokes went a dream (easy peasy)

    Then I rotated the hub the ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  2. Project More Orange Complete :)

    From this

    Name:  stripped.JPG
Views: 2256
Size:  64.9 KB



    to This

    Name:  image-2095974239.png
Views: 5540
Size:  896.6 KB


    Couple of months wait, replacement frame as Orange found a crack so now have a shiny new neon 2011 5
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  3. Project SS

    Well, I have mentioned a few times about sorting out my old bike but always spending on the Five!

    Thought the other day "sod it, gonna do it" and got a basic SS kit from ebay for £22.50 inc, 15T cog, spacers, and tensioner.

    A few other things need a little attention on the bike to get it rolling again.

    Namely, loose headset, possible creaking BB, knackered pedals, mediocre brakes and maybe tyres.
    Got new brake shoes and ordered some ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  4. Mukluk Blog

    I WAS LIKE A KID on Christmas morning; either that or I was starting with a cold or manflu.

    It all started back in August with a lump of redundancy money and Salsa’s announcement of it’s first ever snow bike, the Mukluk. I read the marketing blurb, the forums that are into that sort of thing lit up with “why it’s so good” and “why it’s so bad”, but I put my deposit down nevertheless with a bike shop in the states.

    I waited and waited, the rumours said October deliveries ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  5. Making the Orange More Orangy........

    Part 3....

    Stripped and ready to go

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	photo.JPG 
Views:	200 
Size:	64.9 KB 
ID:	478

    Changed my mind again - its now going to Orange for Neon Orange...like....

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2806731410042626836S600x600Q85.jpg 
Views:	239 
Size:	90.0 KB 
ID:	479

    My pivots feel a bit rough and I cant be trusted to put the stickers and metal badge on right
    Categories
    Uncategorized
Page 5 of 6 FirstFirst 123456 LastLast