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Re: push bike
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2017, 08:26:02 AM »
what your talking about which does translate to driving cars

Cars?....Cars?.....Who mentioned cars?.........I was referring to the prime mode of wheeled excitement to which nothing can compare, motorcycles. :P ::) ;D :)

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Re: push bike
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2017, 01:45:22 PM »
just put the other set of ebc pads in the back brake, the old resin pads were lacking somewhat, i found out that the old pads were seriously low, on this pad/caliper design the return spring is 2 wide u shaped thin spring metal joined at the closed end, the metal is less than .5 mm but the friction material was down to it :-[
i rubbed down the disk with coarse sand paper (in a circular motion to prevent groves) put a blob of copper slip on the back of the pads to prevent squeaking.
as for the front pads, 28 miles and 9 big hills the pads are now well bedded in (they seemed to bed in and give full braking after 6 miles and 2 big hills and heavy braking) sinterd pads have a reputation for taking an age to bed in but with these ebc pads they bedded in faster than the resin pads.
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Re: push bike
« Reply #22 on: June 27, 2017, 01:09:46 AM »
this is a pic of one part of one of the hills i have to get up

it does not show too well in the pic but that corner is like a step, there is 4 bollards between the 1st and the 4th is over 6 foot in height (google earth says its closer to 9 feet :o)
this is the S bend at sprotbrough falls from the bottom lay-by to the top lay-by is about 60m in a straight line but 10m in hight (32ft)
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Re: push bike
« Reply #23 on: June 27, 2017, 01:26:52 AM »
http://www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk/news/video-how-would-a-self-driving-car-cope-on-doncaster-s-roads-1-8191238
bottom pic is a better one of the S bend, Carr hill is another hill i have to peddle up when i go to the supermarket, (in the more news on the right there is a pic of a block of flats, i live in the shadow of this block which is now having part of the cladding removed (this is an old pic as its now got gray cladding which there removing)
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Re: push bike
« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2017, 09:29:11 AM »
Looks like a great 'knee down' bend that!

Do you get many motorcyclists playing on it?

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Re: push bike
« Reply #25 on: June 29, 2017, 01:08:41 PM »
Looks like a great 'knee down' bend that!

Do you get many motorcyclists playing on it?
not many as it too slow and usually has a steady stream of traffic on it.
going down is the hill is great tor getting the knee down if the weather is good but as there is a lot of tree cover that corner tends to stay damp, up hill you be too busy trying to keep balance and flicking down through the gears to get your knee down.
there is some better corners just past the entrance to the club but the problem with them is they are prone to ice even in late spring

from cadeby pub down hollow gate (if you dont show down or turn you will end up in a field or nearly decapitated on the clubs gate) on to pastures lane, you have to have your wits about you as its narrow and if your off line your in the gully or wrong side of the road.
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Re: push bike
« Reply #26 on: June 29, 2017, 03:19:30 PM »
Looks like you could kill 2 birds with one stone if you had a motorbike and a tdr  ;D
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Re: push bike
« Reply #27 on: June 30, 2017, 06:40:22 PM »
A tdr is a motorbike....and unlike the rifle, you even get a choice of colours!!! ::)




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Re: push bike
« Reply #28 on: July 10, 2017, 12:02:10 PM »
should chain connector links look like this?


good job it parted company on the way home after climbing the big hill.

these pics are from my photobucket account, so its still working at the moment.
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Re: push bike
« Reply #29 on: July 14, 2017, 03:40:35 PM »
Errrrrr, no. Chain adjusters shouldn't look like that Uggs. :-\