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My toolkit, such that it is, is a mish-mash of old bits from the Wifes toolbox (ex car mechanic) and some specific bits I've collected alon…

Started by Ian BulmerLatest Reply

Chain Slipping

About 2 months ago my Trek 1.2 road bike had a major service & other work (New brake & gear cables, new bottom bracket, new back wh…

Started by Michael DunningLatest Reply

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Service for your bike

What hourly rate would you expect to pay to get your bike serviced at an independent cycling store? I paid £30 per hour. Any feedback welco…

Started by Aled Morris Evans

9 Apr 1
Reply by Corinne Black

Local Independent Cycle Technician ...

Hi everyone out there in Wheelsucker world. I felt it was time to give my bike an early Christmas present, and so, after carrying me over 2…

Started by Chris Webb

3 Mar 3
Reply by Aled Morris Evans

Shimano Tiagra 4600 v 4700 compatibility ...

Here's a very quick question for someone out there who has hopefully implemented the change I'd like to make. Is it compatible and a straig…

Started by Chris Webb

5 Jul 20, 2016
Reply by Chris Webb

Chain Slipping

About 2 months ago my Trek 1.2 road bike had a major service & other work (New brake & gear cables, new bottom bracket, new back wh…

Started by Michael Dunning

9 May 15, 2016
Reply by Trevor hall

Drive problem

My winter bike has developed a problem with losing the drive. One minute I'm going along just fine and the next it's just like spinning the…

Started by Derek Russell

6 Feb 18, 2016
Reply by Rob Metcalf


Following on from  my previous posts I have just taken delivery of wheels from Baldwin Cycles. Clincher rims(Weinmann) double walled, q/r a…

Started by djk3816

0 Dec 1, 2015


I have decided to use my 1960's A S GILLOTT as my winter bike unless anyone is seriously  interested in buying it ! (see Ebay and Gumtree).…

Started by djk3816

2 Nov 25, 2015
Reply by djk3816

Changing Groupset Components ...

Hi, In my role of "new to cycling with no idea", would someone out there in Wheelsucker World please advise me on the following. I currentl…

Started by Chris Webb

3 Oct 21, 2015
Reply by EZPC

Rock n Roll gold Chain Lube ...

Hi, can anyone help? I've been using "Rock n Roll Gold" chain lube very successfully for the past few months, and my stocks are now running…

Started by Chris Webb

6 Aug 12, 2015
Reply by Chris Webb

Performance Road Bike Servicing

Hi all, I'm looking for a reputable shop or individual who can service and repair performance road bikes.  I've got a Canyon CF SLX with Di…

Started by Mark

8 Jul 29, 2015
Reply by Mike the Bike


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