What did you do with your bike(s) today?

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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby munga » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:56 pm

Got a matching lezyne blinky for le velo
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby NhiTrac » Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:31 pm

bychosis wrote:
NhiTrac wrote:Fitted a second Supernova Airstream 2 to to this mount :twisted:

Night riding has never been better!


Do they come in carbon?


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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby Lizzy » Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:55 am

Gave her a bath on the weekend! It seemed at the time like the exercise was mainly just making me filthy but to my pleasant surprise she is actually shifting quite a bit happier now :)
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby rheicel » Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:46 pm

Bike #16 is now being built.
1. Installed Internal Di2 Cables including Grommets.
2. Now fixing the Front Brake Cable.
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby lobstermash » Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:56 pm

I managed to drag my better half almost 30km up and down hills, in the rain. I think this belongs in the 'I can't believe it' thread...
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby duds2u » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:45 pm

I broke a spoke in the front wheel on Saturdays ride.

My LBS in Tewantin has loaned me a DT Swiss wheel to keep me on the road until it is repaired.

These guys provide a great service as it's not the first time I've been on loaner wheels from them.
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby rheicel » Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:39 pm

Bike #16: Did a home brew mod using hope expander inside the modded Ti Saddle holder (shortened seat post). I'm so happy with the result :D
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby find_bruce » Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:03 am

rheicel wrote:Bike #16: Did a home brew mod using hope expander inside the modded Ti Saddle holder (shortened seat post). I'm so happy with the result :D
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Looks all very odd to me, but mmmmmm shiny
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby rheicel » Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:22 am

find_bruce wrote:Looks all very odd to me, but mmmmmm shiny
+1, not the usual cup of tea but hopefully there'll be no more seat post slippage.
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What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby rheicel » Sat Mar 29, 2014 8:25 am

Used fork installed on bike#16
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby isabella24 » Sat Mar 29, 2014 4:26 pm

Fitted a mirror to the commuter. No more cars sneaking up on me now I hope!
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby rheicel » Fri Apr 04, 2014 5:48 pm

Make some adjustment in the seat post for the 4th time

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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby Bentnose » Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:29 pm

Fitted a front mudguard a Zefel Paragon C40, found the bolts they supplied weren't long enough to fit on an oversized fork crown, had to put a nut in through the steerer tube that I was just able to reach with long nose pliers. Why couldn't they just supply longer bolts. Funny thing is the instructions show how to fit the mudguard to the bridge on a suspension fork, I have never seen a suspension fork with hole to fit mudguards to, maybe the bolts they supplied only fit that specific fork. I'll fit the rear mudguard eventually. Oh and I rode it today.
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby rheicel » Sat Apr 05, 2014 8:10 pm

Rode bike #16 today. Two flats in one ride, uh M7. Looks like a good excuse to buy GP 4000s II :)
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby trailgumby » Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:33 pm

Serviced the freehub on my roadie today, regreased with Royal Purple grease. Now it's super quiet. O freehub buzz.

Perfect for sneaking up on unsuspecting pedestrians on shared paths ;)
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby Dragster1 » Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:43 pm

I went for a ride got home, sat by it, admired it and thought what can I buy next for it
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby Dragster1 » Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:46 pm

rheicel wrote:Make some adjustment in the seat post for the 4th time

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that bike does look sexy :wink: nothing better than bike porn
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby rheicel » Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:54 am

^ Wow, thanks.
Rode bike #14 today to Bobbin Head! Sluggish but this time no puncture!
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby trailgumby » Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:41 pm

Rode to Duffy's Forest. The sun threatened to break through the clouds a couple of times, but it was wet and windy for most of the 65km. Brakes sounded awful by the end: "scrape scrape scrape scrape scrape..."

I've had my dose of cement for the day :lol:

BIke's nice and clean again. :D
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby munga » Sun Apr 06, 2014 1:23 pm

sold some.
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby mitchy_ » Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:35 pm

rheicel wrote:Make some adjustment in the seat post for the 4th time

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nice... love the integrated seat post, makes the frame look very sleek.
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby rheicel » Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:45 pm

Thanks mitchy, I did a mistake putting the Di2 battery at the back of the seat post. It is not too bad, thought it may have been ideal to have it just under the seat stay, unusable space that is best fitted for the battery. Well, this can be well considered on my next custom frame :lol:

I washed bike #14 this arvo after the wet morning Bobbin Head Ride. The rain is nothing but a dirt srpay to the all the bike there this morning.
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby g-boaf » Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:52 pm

I washed the Giant yesterday, rode it this morning - and had to wash it again. :roll: I got caught in a sudden rain shower.

I also swapped the Fizik Arione R3 saddle off the bike for a Selle Lite 209 which I tested yesterday for the final 40km of yesterday's ride. After the 105km this morning, I was totally convinced so headed straight back to the bike shop to swap the test saddle off and get a brand new one.

I don't care that it is slightly heavier than the old one - this one is so much better for comfort.
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby Duck! » Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:56 pm

Rode the MTB today. Ride punctuated by continual rattle. Turns out front derailleur has worn out its pivots & is loose & chattery over little bumps (so pretty much all the time). Pretty sure I've got one at work I can liberate during the week. :-)
I had a thought, but it got run over as it crossed my mind.
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Re: What did you do with your bike(s) today?

Postby mitchy_ » Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:44 pm

rheicel wrote:Thanks mitchy, I did a mistake putting the Di2 battery at the back of the seat post. It is not too bad, thought it may have been ideal to have it just under the seat stay, unusable space that is best fitted for the battery. Well, this can be well considered on my next custom frame :lol:

I washed bike #14 this arvo after the wet morning Bobbin Head Ride. The rain is nothing but a dirt srpay to the all the bike there this morning.


in that case, i'll take it off your hands cheap. :lol:
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