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[wanted] 25mm buckle(ITW Nexus or similar). Buckle shop?
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Hi, I'm after the ITW Nexus WSR 25mm buckle or ITW Nexus…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom Aug 7, 2015.

Garmin Touring Plus found along the canal path...
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...if you've lost yours this weekend please stay in touch! Tom @ On Your BikeContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lee Jul 23, 2015.

What's the weirdest thing you've carried on your bike?
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Hi all,Humorous content - show us your pictures - what is the funniest / weirdest thing you have carried on your bike? A couple of months ago I had to collect this "little" Dinosaur" (without the kid…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim May 29.

For sale: Shimano Alfine SG-S501 36H 8speed hub black
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Hi, As per title, brand new never laced 36H Shimano Alfine 8 speed rear hub for centre lock rotors. It comes boxed, without the fittings or sprocket(I can help to trace these).Inspection and/or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dexey Apr 25, 2013.

 

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Kim replied to tom's discussion What's the weirdest thing you've carried on your bike?
"As someone who started out in my teens buying from Maplin, I reckon the rot set in soon afterwards.  By the end of the 1990s, the old beardy guy at the component counter who could have an intelligent conversation about your project and suggest…"
May 29
Robert replied to tom's discussion What's the weirdest thing you've carried on your bike?
"That's a nice in-depth article, orchib, but I thought the conclusion was bizarre.   Shopping in Toys 'R' Us was grim, and I can't believe I was the only person who avoided it for that reason, even before the rise of…"
May 29
ochib replied to tom's discussion What's the weirdest thing you've carried on your bike?
May 29
Robert replied to tom's discussion What's the weirdest thing you've carried on your bike?
"I carried home the end of an era: Maplin started out in the 1970s as a mail order company for electronics hobbyists, supplying electronics components and everything else one needed to build your own radio, computer, hi-fi, disco console, or whatever…"
May 28
tom replied to Jon the mechanic's discussion I can't be bothered to ride home....
"Stay at work. You wouldn't have the commute issues in the morning either... (;"
Sep 19, 2015
tom replied to tom's discussion [wanted] 25mm buckle(ITW Nexus or similar). Buckle shop?
"Hi LS, Apologies for late reply! Many thanks for your kind offer, unfortunately the strap measures only 25mm... I've managed to bodge it for now while I'm waiting for a replacement to be delivered.  Regards, T"
Aug 7, 2015
LS replied to tom's discussion [wanted] 25mm buckle(ITW Nexus or similar). Buckle shop?
"Hi Tom I could only find one and it's 30mm. The only 25mm I have are on panniers or bags that I use. You could  try charity shops if there's any near you and look on rucksacks, kids bags etc."
Aug 5, 2015
LS replied to tom's discussion [wanted] 25mm buckle(ITW Nexus or similar). Buckle shop?
"I'll have a look this evening as I had a few of these salvaged from a tent or rucksack. I gave some away to use on a baby carrier but might have a couple left. Can you wait until Friday?…"
Aug 4, 2015
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[wanted] 25mm buckle(ITW Nexus or similar). Buckle shop?

Hi, I'm after the ITW Nexus WSR 25mm buckle or ITW Nexus Airlock 25mm male part. I know there's a dealer in Telford but I'd rather get it from local shop as I'm in a bit of a rush.Plan B is to use a buckle with a cut for a strap as pictured below:…See More
Aug 4, 2015
tom replied to LS's discussion Spot the cyclist
"Ah, that's gotta be Mike! Ok, here's one:"
Jul 23, 2015
James Lee replied to tom's discussion Garmin Touring Plus found along the canal path...
"The owner might have thrown it and gone to buy something better."
Jul 23, 2015
Andrew W replied to tom's discussion Garmin Touring Plus found along the canal path...
"I don't have home logged in mine just a random spot on the local High St"
Jul 21, 2015
James Lee replied to tom's discussion Garmin Touring Plus found along the canal path...
"Where's 'Home' on the Waypoint list?"
Jul 21, 2015
Kim replied to tom's discussion Garmin Touring Plus found along the canal path...
"And if you haven't lost yours (yet), put your contact details on the boot screen message and fit a lanyard!"
Jul 21, 2015
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Garmin Touring Plus found along the canal path...

...if you've lost yours this weekend please stay in touch! Tom @ On Your BikeSee More
Jul 21, 2015
Bearded Cyclist replied to tom's discussion What's the weirdest thing you've carried on your bike?
"I once carried a rolled up rug."
Dec 24, 2014

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What sort of riding do you do?
Commuting, MTB, CX
Where do you live?
Edgbaston
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They're all steel and heavy!

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