Author Topic: Members' bikes  (Read 1444112 times)

Re: Member's bikes
« Reply #50 on: April 05, 2008, 12:55:38 am »
Drake, the planet X kaffenback.



Don't ask.

border-rider

5 wheels on my wagon
« Reply #51 on: April 05, 2008, 04:54:11 pm »


It handles lot better with a bag of compost in the trailer - I took it to the hardware shop to collect one this afternoon


Re: 5 wheels on my wagon
« Reply #52 on: April 05, 2008, 05:03:48 pm »
I suppose a pair of BoB Yaks are a bit overkill!

Blah

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Re: 5 wheels on my wagon
« Reply #53 on: April 05, 2008, 09:05:56 pm »


[shock horror]It's got gears![/shock horror]

Re: Member's bikes
« Reply #54 on: April 05, 2008, 11:11:36 pm »
That looks like so much fun, you could sell tickets....  :)
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Re: Member's bikes
« Reply #55 on: April 06, 2008, 10:01:14 am »
My Christmas present to myself...

(also got a Scott Vail and a ye olde worlde Rapide roadbike from the Freewheel catalogue ca. 1989 from when I was a stoodent... both in fully working order, but no pics)


AndyM

Re: Member's bikes
« Reply #56 on: April 06, 2008, 10:29:52 am »
My Christmas present to myself...

(also got a Scott Vail and a ye olde worlde Rapide roadbike from the Freewheel catalogue ca. 1989 from when I was a stoodent... both in fully working order, but no pics)





Very very nice!   I always fancied an orange one, but that looks really good in black

Dave

Re: Member's bikes
« Reply #57 on: April 06, 2008, 11:11:11 am »
My Christmas present to myself...

(also got a Scott Vail and a ye olde worlde Rapide roadbike from the Freewheel catalogue ca. 1989 from when I was a stoodent... both in fully working order, but no pics)




Mmmmmmmm. Lovely. ;D

I've got one of those  :thumbsup:

I've had Rohloff/SS dropouts fitted to it, but I don't use it much since I got my Nicolai.

How are you finding the Magura forks? They 130s? I've got RS Revelations on the Nic, but I'm not sure whether I like them...

blackpuddinonnabike

Re: Member's bikes
« Reply #58 on: April 06, 2008, 06:40:22 pm »
The Peacemaker is all-white again! Barber Pole tape is gone, and the mismatched red and black tyres have been replaced.






border-rider

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #59 on: April 06, 2008, 07:30:23 pm »

[shock horror]It's got gears![/shock horror]

Yes, and several of them

The trike itself is fix-able (Ian H assures me that it needs double-jointed knees) and that's a possible future project.  I used to tow the trailer on 59" fixed OK, but I have an eye to the practicality of load-hauling in the Wye Valley area...

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #60 on: April 07, 2008, 08:35:50 pm »

[shock horror]It's got gears![/shock horror]

Yes, and several of them

The trike itself is fix-able (Ian H assures me that it needs double-jointed knees) and that's a possible future project.  I used to tow the trailer on 59" fixed OK, but I have an eye to the practicality of load-hauling in the Wye Valley area...

How do you fix a trike?  Diff, one-wheel drive or two-wheel drive?

border-rider

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #61 on: April 07, 2008, 08:41:52 pm »
One-wheel drive. Just replace the freewheel carrier with a fixed one.

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #62 on: April 07, 2008, 08:57:58 pm »
I thought that would be it.  Wonder what a two-wheel drive fixed trike would be like?

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #63 on: April 10, 2008, 11:10:12 pm »
There's a whole website of my bikes - and that doesn't even show my road bikes  :-\

But I thought I'd share a photo of my Tandem with you as I recently had it out.

It's a 1937 Raleigh

[img height=480 width=640]http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y252/wobblyjohn/tandem4.jpg[/img]
If it ain't broke, fix it 'til it is...

woollypigs

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Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #64 on: April 10, 2008, 11:16:45 pm »
Now that is a mighty fine tandem. I just love the look of old bicycles, motor bikes and cars, though I would never own one as I'm too lazy to hunt down all the bits and keep it nice and clean :)

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #65 on: April 10, 2008, 11:28:11 pm »
It was a wreck when I got it, but it was fun finding all the bits at cycle jumbles etc. (before the days of t'internet!) and trying to rebuild it up to original condition. There's more about it on my webpage
If it ain't broke, fix it 'til it is...

clarion

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Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #66 on: April 10, 2008, 11:31:00 pm »
Lovely lovely lovely.
Getting there...

richie_b

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #67 on: April 10, 2008, 11:43:23 pm »
Here's mine up in the Campsies on Xmas day enjoying a rest...

gonzo

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #68 on: April 11, 2008, 10:52:24 am »
Got most of my new bike today. Here's a teaser:

Gus

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Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #69 on: April 11, 2008, 10:57:05 am »

I've just got a visit from the mail(wo)man. :


She also brought me these :





I will be out the rest of the day  :thumbsup:

G

alan

Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #70 on: April 11, 2008, 12:06:38 pm »
I suspect that what you see is more a case of lovinglly restored & maintained

woollypigs

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Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #71 on: April 11, 2008, 02:05:48 pm »

I will be out the rest of the day  :thumbsup:

G

sweet I know where you live , and with you out and about all day , it's a great chance to pick up a new bike :)

Though a trip over the pond and back it a bit costly at this short notice LOL

Doing the DunRun on it this year ? As then we can get to see it up close.


Gus

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Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #72 on: April 11, 2008, 07:21:34 pm »
Woollypigs, you know it's to small for you, Though Peli might be just as short as me  :-\
Dunrun are still in my planes  :thumbsup:

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Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #73 on: April 11, 2008, 11:34:31 pm »
Actually it'd be a bit big for her :P
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Re: Members' bikes
« Reply #74 on: April 12, 2008, 12:54:18 am »
Over Christmas. A very good and very wet couple of days out.