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Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Matt_Matt » Sat May 11, 2013 11:32 am

Seven months old and just over 6,000kms ...

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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Mulger bill » Sat May 11, 2013 11:36 am

:o What the Fred did you hit or get hit by?
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Matt_Matt » Sat May 11, 2013 11:43 am

Nope. I didn't hit (or get hit by) anything .... last ride I was pushing hard up a +13% climb though.


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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Mulger bill » Sat May 11, 2013 11:50 am

THAT was a JRA failure? :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

I'm off to the shed to check out my duallies wheels...
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby trailgumby » Sat May 11, 2013 11:58 am

High spoke tension.

I'd rather that than be truing them incessantly, though. Warranty replacement :)
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby find_bruce » Sat May 11, 2013 4:58 pm

Just waiting for someone to say that the rim is fixable, but you will need to "keep an eye" on the crack :roll:
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby toolonglegs » Sat May 11, 2013 5:39 pm

Welcome to my world :lol:
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Nobody » Sat May 11, 2013 5:44 pm

find_bruce wrote:Just waiting for someone to say that the rim is fixable, but you will need to "keep an eye" on the crack :roll:
The rim is fixable, but you will need to keep an eye on the crack. :mrgreen:



















(No, not really.)
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Matt_Matt » Sat May 11, 2013 6:02 pm

toolonglegs wrote:Welcome to my world :lol:


LBS had to file the freehub (DT Swiss) splines to remove the spacer ... :shock:
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby jules21 » Sun May 12, 2013 9:51 pm

trailgumby wrote:High spoke tension.

yeah, you'd have to think that's a possibility
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby InTheWoods » Mon May 13, 2013 1:25 pm

Matt_Matt wrote:
toolonglegs wrote:Welcome to my world :lol:


LBS had to file the freehub (DT Swiss) splines to remove the spacer ... :shock:


I'm not enough of a mechanic yet to understand why that would be necessary!??

I've got a pair of those wheels on my Defy. I'm presuming you're not a heavy rider either?
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Mulger bill » Mon May 13, 2013 7:27 pm

InTheWoods wrote:
Matt_Matt wrote:
toolonglegs wrote:Welcome to my world :lol:


LBS had to file the freehub (DT Swiss) splines to remove the spacer ... :shock:


I'm not enough of a mechanic yet to understand why that would be necessary!??


Al freehub syndrome...
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Matt_Matt » Thu May 30, 2013 9:03 pm

Warranty Replacement is in ...

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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Nobody » Thu May 30, 2013 10:11 pm

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Lining up the labels. Are you a WW by any chance? :P
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby trailgumby » Thu May 30, 2013 10:27 pm

I do it on me mtbs as well. :P

Makes it easier to ID where the cause of the puncture is hiding.
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Mulger bill » Thu May 30, 2013 11:27 pm

trailgumby wrote:I do it on me mtbs as well. :P

Makes it easier to ID where the cause of the puncture is hiding.

QFT!
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Postby toolonglegs » Thu May 30, 2013 11:31 pm

trailgumby wrote:I do it on me mtbs as well. :P

Makes it easier to ID where the cause of the puncture is hiding.


Mavic wheels come with tyres already fitted :D .
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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby Matt_Matt » Fri May 31, 2013 4:55 am

toolonglegs wrote:
trailgumby wrote:I do it on me mtbs as well. :P

Makes it easier to ID where the cause of the puncture is hiding.


Mavic wheels come with tyres already fitted :D .


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Re: Giant P-SL0 - that'll buff out ....

Postby alex » Fri May 31, 2013 5:33 pm

going into winter the best thing you can do is remove those mavic tyres as quickly as possible
if i get killed while out on my bike i dont want a 'memorial ride' by random punters i have never met.
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