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Brazing
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Hello,A couple of days ago I managed to knock the skin off my knees and the gear lever off my bike's downtube. It needs to be brazed back on. I've been directed to Mercian cycles, who would certainly…Continue

Tags: repair, frame

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ellis Oct 10, 2017.

 

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Ellis replied to Dot Byrne's discussion Birmingham to Stratford towpath route
"Forgot to mention: though bits of the towpath in the area of Solihull were really horrible, it wasn't too bad further along in the Dickens Heath area - fairly broad and mainly earthen, without the rocks and ruts that had made it impossible…"
Wednesday
Ellis replied to Dot Byrne's discussion Birmingham to Stratford towpath route
"Done it, and reporting back in excessive detail: Got up at ten past six, and probably set off at around twenty to seven. Headed down the Birmingham/Worcester canal, then left along the Stratford canal. I cycled a short way a long it last year, and…"
Wednesday
Ellis replied to Dot Byrne's discussion Birmingham to Stratford towpath route
"Thanks everyone for your replies - they're really helpful. In view of the state of the towpath, I'm thinking at the moment that I'll follow the canal out of Birmingham, then switch to the roads until Wilmcote, where I'll rejoin…"
Jun 12
Ellis replied to Dot Byrne's discussion Birmingham to Stratford towpath route
"Bump. I'm planning to cycle from Birmingham to Stratford on Wednesday. Hesitating over how much to use the towpath - is it still very un-cycle-friendly for much of the way? Does anyone have any favoured alternate routes for getting to…"
Jun 11
Ellis replied to Ellis's discussion Brazing
"Update: I got the bike to Levon at Cyclechain, and now have a bike with two fully working gear levers again. Also took it to the Birmingham Bike Foundry for a service, and they did a great job too. It feels like a new bike. Remarkable, since…"
Oct 10, 2017

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What sort of riding do you do?
hobby/commuting
Where do you live?
Brum
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eighties steel hybrid

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