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I've had the opposite pedal experience to Foxy, the V8's I have are still going strong after a year, but I hated the 50/50s, crap grip and seriously over priced.

Why spend big money on pedals when most only last 12-18 months?

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I've used DMR V8's before on my BMX's and a couple of my mountain bikes. Unless they've changed the formula recently, I've never had any problems with them at all!

I had a set of Red V8's on one BMX for over 2 years without any problems! I serviced them once after the first 12 months using the grease port and never touched them again after that!

I suppose everyone has different experiences.

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I wanna see a video of you doing a bit of green laning or off-roading in your Bora. ;)

The bora does less than a mile a week these days. Unless I'm visiting the parents.

Lend me a video cam and I'll see what I can go next time I'm back in Saddleworth.

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i'd like to see you beat me in a sprint on a london road on your hunk of metal!

let me fit a 46T front ring and lose half my bodyweight, then I'll kick your ass... lol

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Ive got a few bikes(6) so ill put a picture up of a few of mine.

This has started to look abit old man style, but with the amoutn of miles i did on it and in the weather it was so much nicer.

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This is my TT bike.

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This used to be my main ride, but things started to go wrong so it turned into my hack bike.

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This was the first thing to go wrong

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Track bike, not really a track around here, its got 4 courners but its classed as one. Not bad for a blast around every so often.

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And the thing with gears thats tucked away in the back of the shed

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Take it you need chainring, cranks, sprocket, brake cable outer and inner, tubes, tyres?

If you do, ive got a load of brake cable outer, got a length in black and a load of it in bright orange(the stuff used on my yellow fixed)and the orange stuff i doubt ill use on any other bike again.

Got a set of cranks with a 44t chainring on. Not a proper fixed one, its a downhill mountain bike one so 3/32, not the best to be honest. I upgraded when i got my new frame, the chainring might be slightly bent(ill have to take a look tomorrow, i had some real problems with my yellow bike and stripped it down and shoved this cranks away) To be honest the cranks and chainring is one of the things i recommend to splash out on and get something decent. Ive had cheaper cranksets and ive either bent them or had problems with them. May have a few chainring bolts aswell if you need any, abit rusty but they are fine. I only took them off to put shiny new ones on.

If you need tubes and dont mind repairing them i might have a few knocking about(will have to look, might have used them all to put on a chain). I get them for £1.20 a tube so dont bother to repair them, just put a new one in.

Depending what size sprocket you need i might have a spare one kicking around.

What bars you running on it? Ive got some Charge leather bar tape(just one roll) kicking about. Had bull bars with this on for a while but it wasnt my thing so took it off and put on my bright pink Oury grips on.

Not sure if i have a saddle about, ill take a look in the shed tomorrow.

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