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Especially the guy at the end who removed his whole headset pretty much.
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I had just watched that and was away to post
Aye, the guy at the end, nutter and a bit OCD about weight saving. I understand some of it, but drilling the seat for a few grams and taking out the headset
Also, anyone care to guess what this is and how the hell its held together??
posted by Gkam84 [8680 posts] 2nd November 2012 - 23:03
I was half expecting one of them to do stuff like remove every other spoke, or drill their frames...
How on EARTH is that chainring ^ held on?
posted by Raleigh [1728 posts] 2nd November 2012 - 23:15
Oh, and BTW, 5000 posts coming up, a milestone worth celebrating surely?
I really want to know how that is held together, I don't even know if its a chain ring or a cassette ring, but there were some weird ass set up's
posted by Gkam84 [8680 posts] 2nd November 2012 - 23:30
It's bolted to the granny ring mounting holes isn't it? I maybe wrong!
posted by Amos [41 posts] 3rd November 2012 - 8:36
It's a 105 triple crankset with the two outer rings removed and the smallest ring left on - or even a lower MTB granny ring used, but looks just like the normal inner (smallest) ring left on.
Might have been a good idea to cut down the rest of the larger ring mounting 'spokes' to the granny ring mounts - must be like a chainsaw racing round there.
Where's my cycle clips?
Grunt, puff, pant and groan goes the old man - but he gets there in the end. ;o)
posted by trikeman [348 posts] 3rd November 2012 - 9:23
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