trials hoe

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  1. Bumpdate with some low quality potato phone pics, treated the rawed bits to some autosol and elbow grease also failed miserably at an attempt at a ghetto tubeless on the rear Would have been happier with the clear trialtech hose if it hadn't turned beige Nothing I can do to get this pic the right way up either Currently 7.78kg. Chris.
  2. So after having no bike for a long while and being fairly I'll last year leaving me marginally better than housebound, decided I needed to do something to get some activity back and put this together. Apologies for the crappy phone pics I only have a crappy phone to take pics with...will sort some better/more when I get out on it. Weight is 8.3kg. I'm also still on the lookout for some tryall/rockman carbon forks if anyone has a set for sale Chris.
  3. Me and Craig should be out in the next few weeks, just waiting on a wheel build for Craig. It's been nearly 4 years since I last rode and most of the stuff we used to ride has gone now haha I wouldn't be worried about your skill level I had a SAH 2 years ago and I'm pretty limited by it but going to have a go and Craig dislocated his shoulder last time he rode haha. Where abouts did you move to? We're from near the dw stadium.
  4. Rear is an intense edge fro and the front is an intense system 1 both with the tread cut off steak knife style, rear was pretty grippy when I used it ages ago plus they were dirt cheap...they're both on the upgrade list haha.
  5. I'm from wigan and there isn't many of us here (at least when I last rode), of the 4 or 5 I used to ride with I'm only aware of one that still does (although I'm halfway there with half of a bike). Did bump into a lad on a mod a year or so ago but no idea if he is still riding, where abouts in Wigan are you moving to? Some parts are a proper shit hole haha
  6. About time someone made a carbon frame that doesn't look too weird, top tube looks a tad gash though could do with a toning down a tad imo. 24 with disc forks please! If they make carbon goodies for all aspects of the bike world why is building a front wheel such a challenge...
  7. Old but says it's ok there, unsure if it has changed since though other topics I've read through (elsewhere and more recent, link has credibility) say the same too. I'm guessing its illegal to ride it out of the mot place if it passes with no tax hahaha
  8. I had the same shouting at haha and for covering both levers all the time too...not sure why he was deeming that bad though. 1 for the clutch, 2 for the brake suits me, thought of hitting a moon-crater sized pothole while using all 4 fingers to brake should be a good enough reason not to haha
  9. Had the same thing with the echo 24 I had, put it down to overtightening the cranks (guessing the way the crank/bb spacers sit together against the bearings) I just loosened the crank bolt a tiny bit until I could feel it a bit/stand it without my cranks being loose haha was less noticeable with try-all expert cranks for some reason too, iirc the drag/tight spot feeling stort of felt like it was on the drive side of the bb though.
  10. Anyone know about these? Price isn't too bad Chris.
  11. For use as their intended purpose mate, hence why it's in chit chat...
  12. Had a pair of the neon 2012s on the echo 24 some time back, built into a solid feeling wheel for a single wall defo wasn't a floppy kipper. Can't comment on their ability to hold a grind though, I used them smooth. I'd own another pair if that helps, doubt they'd be suitable if you're a partucualy heavy rider Also agree with the eylet mention above, every eyleted wheel I've built just 'felt' better
  13. yeah, so here she is...might have gone a bit mad with the rattle can matt black, but I like it needs a few bits to finish it off, like painting the sl rim but didn't see the point as i'm after a pro 2 on the rear and going to give DD a go, and getting a new front rim too so it'll all be painted up once I get them bits. my fav bit is the pad backings, think they look shit hot matt black also they are some of the pads I made myself too if anyone knows how to get the tpa screw bit out that would be helpful, I couldn't figure it out and didn't want to break it so it didn't see any paint either...its on a bit of a wonky angle too as I filed the bit the contacts the lever body to get the lever further away from the bars. if anyone is interested in a spec I can stick one up, before I forget what parts are what with the logos being history haha enjoy people!
  14. Yup, 780g iirc strong as hell and porn to look at but almost twice the weight of the onza rim on now...
  15. Pics? Spec ect. Might be interested
  16. What for dude?
  17. 400 posted?
  18. So a dd mod is going to happen this time, is the long incarnation unsure of the geo other than it has 360cs and 615 reach (crude tape measure method) so I'm expecting a 1025 wb with a 45 bb iirc...uf anyone knows the accurate numbers that would be sweet if you could chime in with it Currently stands me at just under a ton, including some echo forks and Tt bars (paid for today so not pictured, cheers Connor fitch ) frame came from UKhippy *insert good seller props here* as did the tyres and the Tt rim. Xt 4 pot returns again front wheel will be built over the weekend. A shitty pic, will sort a better one out minus the resizerape. Will also be needing some more stuff to finnish so would be nice if this could serve as a wanted ad too...when I have some more pennies to spend on it ha. Chris
  19. 120 posted?
  20. Measure the erd of the rim you want to use, if it's the same as the one you're replacing happy days! If not a spoke calculator with the right numbers typed in will tell you the right length of spoke you need
  21. surely the whole of the steerer tube would be under 'compression' with a headlock vs the 'tension' of using a star nut no? not a whole lot obviously and I'd doubt it'd be enough to make anyrhing feel different, more likely it's the placebo effect of the thinking you front end can't fall apart should snappage happen I'm not a fan of starnuts, threaded steerer or headlocks are much preferable for me sorry Jake I'm so shit I've still not posted those forks
  22. Yes I'm serious, I've never posted a frame for less than a 10er in the UK...have had a set of bars from the Netherlands that cost nearly 8 quid and took 5 days, I'm not convinced it'd cost that little to post to you.
  23. Stop watching porn and eating doritos at the same time! Does look lovely though especially the funky tubing, with the exception of the pedals
  24. Think that's a better idea than the feedback rating system was, allows for a more in-depth 'review' than positive/negative and one line of typed opinion