archy67

Married, two kids, two dogs and a cat. I am the real life Stig of the Dump. Spend my time fixing up old bike parts pulled out of skips and tips or given by the local bike shop that have been taken off bikes for new parts. Every bit of my bike has been from one of these places and stripped down to it's bare components and lovingly restored to it's former glory...waste not want not....nuff said

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archy67 paulaston's article
Sep 29, 2015 at 14:33
Sep 29, 2015
First Ride: Nicolai Mojo GeoMetron
Too much conversation about the frame geometry, stack, reach, fit........blah. Question, is it good to ride? Does it perform? Will it snap like a twig when I hit some big descents, rocky trails or heavy landings? Coz it looks like it would with the skinny tubing. Is it butt ugly and would my mates take the piss out of me for riding what looks like a budget catalogue bike? These are the important questions we need answering.
archy67 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jul 27, 2015 at 11:16
Jul 27, 2015
Video: Chris Akrigg - The Water Cycle
Chris Akrigg = Legend....... Nuff said.
Jun 2, 2015 at 15:31
Jun 2, 2015
archy67 mikekazimer's article
Apr 7, 2015 at 13:00
Apr 7, 2015
Pinkbike Poll: Mountain Biking Injuries
I have nerve damage around my left hip due to a big fail, dislocating my hip. Can stick pins in it now without feeling a thing, great party trick as a human pin cushion.
archy67 pinkbikeaudience's article
Oct 12, 2014 at 12:49
Oct 12, 2014
2015 British Downhill Series Dates Announced
I would love to see an event in ENGLAND just like everyone else and Gisburn Forest would be an awesome place to do it. There are some good hardstands where the trucks could set up and some ass kicking runs through some heavy tech sections.
Added 10 photos to For-sale
Sep 22, 2014 at 1:28
Sep 22, 2014
Selling
Sep 22, 2014 at 1:26
Sep 22, 2014

XFusion Velvet 110-140mm

$350 GBP
These are brand new in box and never fitted set of XFusion Velvet 110-140mm travel forks, 15mm QR. Comes with the XFusion Shock pump. Selling due to buying the wrong fork and unable to return. Can be seen here. http://shop.upgradebikes.co.uk/Catalogue/Suspension/Suspension-Forks/X-Fusion-Velvet/DLA Features • The RL2 damper has rebound damping adjustment and uses an on-off switch for lockout. • LockX 15mm Axle • DLA (Down Low Adjust) for on the fly travel reduction • Brake housing guide Specifications • Travel:140mm • WT. LBS: (APR) 4 (9mm axle, 1 1/8th Steerer) • WT. Grams: 1814 (9mm axle, 1 1/8th Steerer) • Spring: Air • Steerer: 1 1/8, Tapered • Adjustments: Lockout, Rebound, Air, DLA • Stanchion: 32mm, Aluminum • Casting: Magnesium • Axle: LockX 15mm • Wheel: 26” • Colors: White / Black • Axle to Crown: 519mm @ 140mm • Max Rotor Size: 180mm £350 no offers. These are £420 from the shops.

Sep 2, 2014 at 15:17
Sep 2, 2014
Added 12 photos to For-sale
Apr 26, 2014 at 6:13
Apr 26, 2014
Selling
Apr 26, 2014 at 6:10
Apr 26, 2014

Merida Full sus

$250 GBP
Hi all, Selling my Merida full sus xc bike. The model is unknown as it was without decals when I got it. Recent respray with no scrapes or dents to the frame. The forks are raw metal, polished and coated. Xlite Xcountry alloy bars Ritchey Alloy stem Ritchey headset Ritchy Rims and hubs, Front Rock Comp, Rear OCR (off centre rim) Speed king 2.3 tyres (loads of grip, barely run) XTR Cassette XTR rear mech Deore front mech deore shifters Deore bottom bracket Alloy seat post Selle Italia seat Tektro hydraulic brakes (like new, recently removed from local police bike so well maintained) 180 rear and 203 front discs RST 80mm forks and RST shock Really smooth running, very light bike. £250 ono

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