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Postby Mugglechops » Wed Oct 23, 2013 8:28 pm

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Re: I want a ...

Postby marinmomma » Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:12 pm

Ken Ho wrote:
marinmomma wrote:Healed collar bone and radius, strength back in my right arm ready to ride again and to have no loss of fitness....


Not wanting much really..... :roll:


Not you too ??!!??
What happened ?



Got taken out in a crit race nearly 8 weeks ago starting Physio now, may still require surgery on my radius if it's not healing.
I missed your injury, what and how?

We need a 'share your injury/recovery' sub section.
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Re: I want a ...

Postby Ken Ho » Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:33 pm

I crashed T teh Mackay Velodrome about a year ago, and landed a nice displaced mid-shaft left clavicle fracture, which I had plated, for a quick and excellent recovery. I had the plate removed a couple of months ago, as metal directly under the skin is uncomfortable, and metal does not flex with bone, leading to more discomfort when I do heavier exercise like push-ups, burpees or over head lifts.
It's pretty much done and dusted now, andmy strength is returning to normal. I had to take it easy for 6 weeks after removal, as the scr holes make for easy re-fracture. Back to doing 100 push-ups in a session without any discomfort.
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I want a ...

Postby geoffs » Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:18 am

I want to be fit enough to justify one of these
Only $11,185 for the frame so I'm sure it wont cost to much to build up :-) Weighs in at 10.2kg
http://www.paketabike.com/index.cfm?page=traveltandem
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Re: I want a ...

Postby briztoon » Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:27 pm

There's a Specialized Tarmac SL5?
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Re: I want a ...

Postby jasonc » Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:42 pm

briztoon wrote:There's a Specialized Tarmac SL5?


it's want, who cares if it doesn't exist
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Re: I want a ...

Postby BastardSheep » Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:43 pm

geoffs wrote:I want to be fit enough to justify one of these
Only $11,185 for the frame so I'm sure it wont cost to much to build up :-) Weighs in at 10.2kg
http://www.paketabike.com/index.cfm?page=traveltandem


This should be mandatory for Le Grand Tour. If you spend more than a certain percentage (say 90%) of all the climbs sucking the wheel of your domestique or rivals during a stage, you must ride on the second seat of this bike on the following stage.

Which rider do you think would earn it first? My money would be on Contador.
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Re: I want a ...

Postby theprophet » Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:24 pm

I want a comfortable bike fit on all my bikes so I can ride without having to constantly worry about my comfort.
oh and a nice cheap carbon bike (chinese is good) that I can race on and not risk my beautiful new bike
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Re: I want a ...

Postby casual_cyclist » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:59 pm

Ultegra 6600 series brakeset.
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Re: I want a ...

Postby jasonc » Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:26 pm

casual_cyclist wrote:Ultegra 6600 series brakeset.


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Shimano-Ulte ... 27da093014

now, you find me a cheap shimano 6650
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Re: I want a ...

Postby casual_cyclist » Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:56 am

jasonc wrote:
casual_cyclist wrote:Ultegra 6600 series brakeset.


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Shimano-Ulte ... 27da093014

now, you find me a cheap shimano 6650

Sorry, I've been renovating. 6650 brakeset?
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Re: I want a ...

Postby jasonc » Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:54 am

casual_cyclist wrote:
jasonc wrote:
casual_cyclist wrote:Ultegra 6600 series brakeset.


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Shimano-Ulte ... 27da093014

now, you find me a cheap shimano 6650

Sorry, I've been renovating. 6650 brakeset?


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Re: I want a ...

Postby jasonc » Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:56 pm

they are scarce at any price. would like one for less than $200. there is one used on ebay at the moment
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/111207767390 ... 1438.l2649
can't tell how used to think of a number to offer
and i'd really want to see pictures of the other side of the shaft
(got a 6750 for $197 recently, that seems fair)
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Re: I want a ...

Postby Lukeyboy » Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:20 pm

A decent set of brakes for the wet when on the fast bike :twisted: :twisted:
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Re: I want a ...

Postby ozdavo » Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:29 pm

casual_cyclist wrote:Ultegra 6600 series brakeset.

If your still looking PM me


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Re: I want a ...

Postby jasonc » Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:36 pm

Lukeyboy wrote:A decent set of brakes for the wet when on the fast bike :twisted: :twisted:

this would solve the problem luke - http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Carbon-Disc- ... 27d5d7c3e9
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Re: I want a ...

Postby Mulger bill » Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:44 pm

Lukeyboy wrote:A decent set of brakes for the wet when on the fast bike :twisted: :twisted:

Something like this should fix that for you
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Re: I want a ...

Postby Lukeyboy » Wed Nov 13, 2013 2:28 pm

Do I go down hills frequently and fast enough to warrant a bike with disc brakes.... Hmmmmmm :P
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Re: I want a ...

Postby casual_cyclist » Wed Nov 13, 2013 2:54 pm

Lukeyboy wrote:Do I go down hills frequently and fast enough to warrant a bike with disc brakes.... Hmmmmmm :P

Don't confuse "want" with "need"... :wink:
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Re: I want a ...

Postby velocopedant » Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:00 pm

Mugglechops wrote:Image

I've often wondered what one of these looked like with the gun turret and caterpillar tracks removed. Now I know.
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Re: I want a ...

Postby casual_cyclist » Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:35 pm

velocopedant wrote:I've often wondered what one of these looked like with the gun turret and caterpillar tracks removed. Now I know.

Looks awesome!
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Re: I want a ...

Postby Mulger bill » Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:43 pm

Lukeyboy wrote:Do I go down hills frequently and fast enough to warrant a bike with disc brakes.... Hmmmmmm :P

According to you...
Lukeyboy wrote:...for the wet...

...the answer is YES!
QED, now nip out scratch that itch :wink:
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Re: I want a ...

Postby jasonc » Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:10 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
Lukeyboy wrote:Do I go down hills frequently and fast enough to warrant a bike with disc brakes.... Hmmmmmm :P

According to you...
Lukeyboy wrote:...for the wet...

...the answer is YES!
QED, now nip out scratch that itch :wink:


actually, that'd work well for me - luke runs the same size frame as me
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- ultegra di2, 11 speed
hydro/mech disc is up to you
rims without a brake surface
135mm rear spacing
capable of running 25c marathon plus tyres (allowing for 28mm should cover it)
let me know when you're sick of it and you can keep it at my place
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Re: I want a ...

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