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Offline Midschoolfool

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Re: Today I bought, or it got delivered, or I fitted...
« Reply #3900 on: March 20, 2024, 07:11 PM »
This is for the above bike.





Not only is it 22mm (check) but it is also 1-1/8 (check) and weighs half of the orange Social Bikes stem I had on it. Winner winner chicken dinner.

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« Reply #3901 on: March 22, 2024, 01:34 PM »
Stem got.



And then everything needed for the single speed. The first thing I needed was this, to rob the threaded bearing ends from.



Then a shopping spree.









Thankfully you can get the hed doctor top cap without spending another 20 quid on the assembly itself.



This will need to be taken apart. I have a hanger, so I need to separate that from the bolt and spring and lower assembly.





In red. Again red.







I bought two of these. Not because of chain slap (but that may be an issue) but because I battered the stays on my PK getting it back up after a ride. The stair wells are pretty narrow.



Then a expensive treat.





And then an 80s acidic vinegary ketchup bottle  :LolLolLolLol: It never dawned on me until after, but I thought it was funny AF so it is staying  :LolLolLolLol:



I bought the cheapest axle I could find. I don't need the axle itself, I just need the spacers. The wheel was originally 130mm but came with no axle, so I bought a Shimano one and cut down the spacers to make it fit the frame. IIRC that was 110mm, but it could be 120 IDR. Either way I need to put it back, but all I need is the spacers.



Then I got this. I didn't specifically need to, but it saves me bringing mine over from mum's and mine is a bit battered (I used it to tap a bolt and the rubber handle fell off, and now it falls off every time you use the bloody thing).



And finally, the cherry on top. Monday's Child herself.


Offline Chilli Rinse

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« Reply #3902 on: March 27, 2024, 10:03 PM »
First BMX purchase for a while. I'll catch up on what I've missed soon  fistblump

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Low end French does it for me ! 😂

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« Reply #3903 on: March 28, 2024, 10:34 AM »
He's alive !

I was worried about you and was about to stalk you and find your bmx museum account to pm you there lol. All OK dude?

Get ready for the Jane off mofo  :LolLolLolLol:

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« Reply #3904 on: March 29, 2024, 08:43 PM »
He's alive !

I was worried about you and was about to stalk you and find your bmx museum account to pm you there lol. All OK dude?

Get ready for the Jane off mofo  :LolLolLolLol:

I'm good thanks, just took a little break. Mum gave us a scare recently and she was my priority.

Jane off  :LolLolLolLol: yours will be an immaculate custom build, when I get around to mine it will be nothing of the sort  :LolLolLolLol: I'm still thinking a rider rat is the way to go for me, even with the goodies you donated. Unless you want to refinish my frame  :LolLolLolLol:
« Last Edit: March 29, 2024, 08:54 PM by Chilli Rinse »
Low end French does it for me ! 😂

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« Reply #3905 on: March 29, 2024, 08:52 PM »
haha. Mine will mostly be leftover parts. The only really sweet thing will be the cranks. That and a 10 quid paint job  :LolLolLolLol:

Glad all is good. My mum gives me scares every bloody day now at her age ffs  :LolLolLolLol:

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« Reply #3906 on: April 02, 2024, 06:58 PM »
This has been shipped today, nos road bike take off. Nice find which will go on my MX113, should look the part too.

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Low end French does it for me ! 😂

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