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Beone Aspire 1.0 2007
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Hi everyone

Since I joined the forums and had some nice words with a few peeps I thought I'd take the time to show off my ride.
It's nothing special, I changed a few parts but I didn't do much to it since it was bought new about 2 years ago, but I love it and it certailny gets me around quite nicely!

Specs:

Frame: 6061 T6 Alloy
Fork: Tora 298
Front derailleur: Was Shimano Deore, Now Shimano LX
Rear derailleur: Shimano Deore
Brakelevers: Tektro ML330
Brakes: Tektro 837AL
Crankset: Shimano FCM341
Handlebar & Stem: Alloy
Pedal: Wellgo 951 (will be changed to Shimano SPD when I finally get the shoes!)
Seatpost: Alloy
Saddle: Beone (really needs changing!, OUCH!!)
Hubs: Shimano RM40
Rims: Alex Ace-17
Chain: Was KMC z-9000, Now Sram PC971
Cassette: Was Suntour SPF70, Now Sram PG970 9sp
Weight: 12.9kg
Frame: 21in

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#2
Nice ride.
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#3
I would love to take it for a test ride
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#4
I would definitely ride this one!!! Very nice bike bud! Smile

EDIT: Is that the Bell F20 speedometer?
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#5
Sweet Ride!
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#6
(04-16-2011, 12:42 PM)Bill Wrote:  I would definitely ride this one!!! Very nice bike bud! Smile

EDIT: Is that the Bell F20 speedomoter?

No Bill, in fact it is a "Tesco Value" local supermarket cheapo speedo bought for about £5, in fact I went out today and it wasn't working, it's done its job well for a year or so, maybe the battery has gone but I really should get a decent one!
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#7
Nice bike, enjoy.
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#8
Definately Dirt-worthy! Deore LX is one of my fave rear drlrs!

If I may ask, saucerer... I've seen guys run with the rear hub skewer on the drive-side before but, never thought to ask why. So - Why?
Is your caliper in a bad location for the skewer lever to not be exposed to snagging open?
Wheelies don't pop themselves. (from a QBP fortune cookie)
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(04-20-2011, 08:20 PM)RobAR Wrote:  Definately Dirt-worthy! Deore LX is one of my fave rear drlrs!

If I may ask, saucerer... I've seen guys run with the rear hub skewer on the drive-side before but, never thought to ask why. So - Why?
Is your caliper in a bad location for the skewer lever to not be exposed to snagging open?

I've always wondered this same thing. I just figured they put the skewer on the wrong way or something, but maybe there is some underlying meaning for it.
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(04-21-2011, 04:24 AM)nameused Wrote:  
(04-20-2011, 08:20 PM)RobAR Wrote:  Definately Dirt-worthy! Deore LX is one of my fave rear drlrs!

If I may ask, saucerer... I've seen guys run with the rear hub skewer on the drive-side before but, never thought to ask why. So - Why?
Is your caliper in a bad location for the skewer lever to not be exposed to snagging open?

I've always wondered this same thing. I just figured they put the skewer on the wrong way or something, but maybe there is some underlying meaning for it.

That's how the bike came to me when I bought it, do you think I would be better off changing them round?
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#11
Yes Sir. The lever should be on the Left side, both front and rear, unless there is a design issue.
To be honest, though... it's one of those "just because that's the way it's done" thingys. They're not less-effective if installed backwards.
Wheelies don't pop themselves. (from a QBP fortune cookie)
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#12
Ok, thanks for the heads up, I'll be sure to change it round Wink
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