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About Brettoll

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  • Birthday July 15

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    High Wycombe

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    Ashton Justice, TNN, Middleburn, Hope Pro 4
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  1. Accurate bashing!
  2. Top tippage! Thank you. Yeah it is a weird time to be building a bike up.
  3. Thanks Mark, So to put it into language my brain will get today. 2.5 inside the BOTH cups to BB shell 4.5 between cup outer and crank drive side 0 between cup outer and crank non drive side Unfortunately, the Extension integrated doesn't have a spacer like that, managed to get a spacer set that should have 4.5 in it. Will have a double-check. I had to busk it as Tarty had no Inspired Integrated nor the spacer. Cheers! Brett
  4. Hello! I am intending to put a set of Truvativ Descendant cranks w/ integrated 22th Extension ring - bash on my Mark 1 King of Dunce, it has a 68 BB.. however no matter what spacer set up I go for, it seems super close! Does anyone have experience in what spacers work? As I have tried the FSA site and they seem to think 7.5 on the drive - however, they don't seem to exist? Cheers! Brett
  5. That is it.. modern is all tapered and non 26". Will mean rolling into RetroBike and PinkBike and taking a punt on something well looked after!
  6. Howdy! I have a 2003 Orange Patriot which I have built up as a mixed retro frame/modern(ish) parts and I am thinking of changing forks. As you can imagine of this age - it's 1/18, non tapered and 26" wheels. Toying with getting some Fox 34s, but wondering what else people have ridden and can suggest. I ride a mix of XC and Trail mainly. Cheers!
  7. 2nd black forks - the contrast will pay off (and it's not a mid-late 2000s all silver TGS machine)
  8. Building up a 24" and want to run discs front and rear. I haven't run discs on a trials bike in a very long time and back then in the traditional front-only position on a TGS bike (not all round on a bike). Want to get a pair with a decent rear for feel, power and minimal/no flex. Looking at Tarty there are a wealth of options from Magura's to Hopes. Wondering which people lean to really and why to get an idea? Cheers, Brett
  9. Thanks all! Invested in a set of Spank Spike 33's and some Danny Mac tyres.. now just to need to think about cranks
  10. Thanks Ali - expected them to be waaay more money than that! Will do some further reading Cheers Mark, Spank 24" are hard to come by though right?
  11. As the title says, looking to find out some opinions on the best 24" rims and tyres for a street bike. Will be running discs so not concerned about rim brake surface. TIA - Brett
  12. Enjoyed that! Nice to see the progression - the background noise and music was messing with my brain in some parts
  13. Yeah it was a short-lived play on this before I parted ways with the frame and got the Ashton Justice. The build ended up with a set of Inspireds forks, Mavic wheelset and a Maxxis Holy Roller just squeezed in. The front was so high as Leon states that you have to consider it a rear wheel machine only.. honestly it is a great nostalgia build if you can get the parts to suit, like a lot of nostalgia the rose tints will drop after riding it and remembering how different bikes were then.
  14. I have always been a fan of these! 2nd for a video on this one in action
  15. Maybe worth a thread on RetroBike and Pink Bike see if anyone has one collecting dust somewhere?