Author Archives: Ryszard

Banff Mountain Film Festival From the promoter: I hope you don’t mind me contacting you. This is just a quick email to see if you and/or some of your mountain bike group might be interested in coming along to an event we’re holding … Continue reading

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I’ve been wanting to learn how to build wheels for years, eying up Edinburgh Bike Co-op’s course and reading various bits and pieces. While I can replace spokes and true battered hoops, putting one together from scratch seemed a black … Continue reading

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Cut-price bleed kits

These guys have just been in touch with me: They do their own Avid bleed kits for £13, I’ve seen genuine Avid kits for £40 now, and if your bike is cursed with Avid brakes, you need a bleed … Continue reading

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Graeme Obree book signings this weekend

Graeme Obree will be attending signings for his new book, The Obree Way, this weekend in Edinburgh and Glasgow: Saturday 17th December 2011. 1230 – 1400 The Tri Centre, South Clerk Street Edinburgh EH8 9PP 1430 – 1600 Alpine Bikes, … Continue reading

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Hall vote

Don’t forget that voting closes at midnight on Wednesday. Everybody that has paid their subscription for 2011 is entitled to vote, so please do so.

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Irvine AC Cyclists v Harriers XC race

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For sale

John has asked me to pass on the following: Stuff for sale, don’t want to put it on ebay just yet. Rather someone from the club got a chance first. Genesis Altitude titanium frame 19″ brand new, decided to go … Continue reading

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WTD: m525 rear hub for spares

Does anybody have an old M525 rear hub kicking about surplus to requirements?  It doesn’t even need to be functioning, I only need the axle (threads must be OK).  Name your price if so.

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AGM, Wednesday 30 November

As you’re hopefully all aware, the AGM is scheduled for Wednesday 30 November, 7:45pm at the hall.  The constitution (available here) states that “Items for inclusion on the Agenda of any General Meeting shall reach the Secretary at least fourteen … Continue reading

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Hear Mark Beaumont talk about the World Cycle Challenge

In November Mark Beaumont will be giving a series of talks in Edinburgh, Birmingham and London about his world record breaking cycle around the world and letting you know how you could become part of the World Cycle Challenge. Places … Continue reading

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