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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby njee20 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 13:12 pm

IME the issue with Shimano cranks as is much on the ends and the sides than the actual face of the crank, I'd go back to helitape covering more of the crank.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby Chunkers1980 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 13:15 pm

EH_Rob wrote:
raceface gt wrote:Need the protection as the frames mint,
As for heli tape prob got over 1 lbs stuck to it


Protection from what?


Dust, you fool. :roll:
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby EH_Rob » Thu Nov 08, 2012 14:32 pm

Chunkers1980 wrote:
EH_Rob wrote:
raceface gt wrote:Need the protection as the frames mint,
As for heli tape prob got over 1 lbs stuck to it


Protection from what?


Dust, you fool. :roll:


You mean it isn't kept in a clean room?

This is an outrage.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby raceface gt » Thu Nov 08, 2012 22:42 pm

Chunkers1980 wrote:
EH_Rob wrote:
raceface gt wrote:Need the protection as the frames mint,
As for heli tape prob got over 1 lbs stuck to it


Protection from what?


Dust, you fool. :roll:


:roll: 8) Nowt wrong with a clean bike especially with a coat of dodo juice wax to protect the paint
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby EH_Rob » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:20 am

Nothing wrong with one that looks like it's been used either!
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby Chunkers1980 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:03 am

In fact, there's a lot more right with that.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby njee20 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:15 am

I like to keep my bikes looking nice, but I also like to use them, and they don't get unnecessarily pampered!
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby raceface gt » Fri Nov 09, 2012 21:15 pm

Always been that way with all the bikes I've owned, especially the price of parts nowadays...
Also ain't mentioned the bike weight.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby paul.skibum » Fri Nov 09, 2012 23:26 pm

raceface gt wrote:Always been that way with all the bikes I've owned, especially the price of parts nowadays...
Also ain't mentioned the bike weight.


The price of parts is a lot less if you dont buy new ones every five minutes. Here's what I do - buy a frame, buy a cheap deore groupset, attach it to frame, attach some other stuff. Ride bike until something breaks (3 years on nothing has). Replace if and when neccessary.

Worrying about keeping a crank in good nick with one piece of plastic instead of another is the sort of wacko ocd that will probably have you sat in a belltower taking pot shots at saturday shoppers before the end of the year.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby raceface gt » Sat Nov 10, 2012 17:41 pm

Nowt wrong with looking after your kit buddy,

As for getting a cheap crank fit and forget for 3 yrs I never kept the same bike for that long ;)
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby Briggo » Sun Nov 11, 2012 14:08 pm

SOME
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby raceface gt » Sun Nov 11, 2012 15:28 pm

Briggo wrote:SOME


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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby raceface gt » Mon Nov 19, 2012 22:09 pm

My fox forks may be for sale in favour of sum mint Sid teams carbon black box technology.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby Chunkers1980 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 22:14 pm

See point above.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby raceface gt » Mon Nov 19, 2012 22:34 pm

Chunkers1980 wrote:See point above.


Explain bud?
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby Myster101 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 01:26 am

Chunkers1980 wrote:See point above.


:lol:

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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby njee20 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:56 am

Sid teams carbon black box technology.


Don't exist. SID Teams are not carbon, they're either SID World Cups with a carbon CSU, or SID Teams with an alu CSU.

SID World Cups are lighter, but you lose a good chunk of that with the heavy steerer bung you need for a carbon steerer. If you get the XX ones they're heavier than a fork with MoCo and a crown mounted lockout.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby raceface gt » Wed Nov 21, 2012 22:13 pm

njee20 wrote:
Sid teams carbon black box technology.


Don't exist. SID Teams are not carbon, they're either SID World Cups with a carbon CSU, or SID Teams with an alu CSU.

SID World Cups are lighter, but you lose a good chunk of that with the heavy steerer bung you need for a carbon steerer. If you get the XX ones they're heavier than a fork with MoCo and a crown mounted lockout.


Your correct about the SIDS ended up getting sorted out by my lbs a straight swop as he was after a color change.

Will post pics later first impressions lighter than the Fox variant, however my old Rct 3 were lighter,
Also SIDS are defo the harder ride alot firmer than the Fox.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby njee20 » Wed Nov 21, 2012 22:17 pm

Take some air out then?

So they're not World Cups? Not sure I'd have changed, if nothing else the Fox are worth more.
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Re: The Red Rocket...Epic content

Postby raceface gt » Wed Nov 21, 2012 22:33 pm

njee20 wrote:Take some air out then?

So they're not World Cups? Not sure I'd have changed, if nothing else the Fox are worth more.


Will check the setting tomorrow and adjust according, tbh I prefer SIDS to Fox gutted my last set had a to short stearer tube, and there the 2010 Black box team in black with red / decal also got a few other colours.
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