- B&Q Bike build fail…
I pray these don't come to visit us for 'tightening up' as it's described.
It makes me feel like a bad man when i tell people we need to charge them half what they have paid to make the bike look more like a bike and that things will just not quite work right cause they are made of tin or plastic. argh.Posted 7 years agosamuriMember
The fork thing is great though. We went camping once and saw a girl riding round on a bike set up like that. She fell off every ten yards or so whenever she tried to turn. My son had been playing with her so I called her over and whipped the forks around, job done.
Angry dad comes over later to complain, says they were fine, brilliantly framed by his daughter riding past without falling off, happier on the bike than she'd been since she got it.Posted 7 years agoBig MMember
I rode the Suffolk Sunrise 100 the other week, we were sorting our gear out and getting ready in the car park when a woman on a decent spec Trek complete with Rockshox fitted the wrong way round! My mate stops her and points out the problem, she just smiles and says 'they've always been like this and it's just been in for a service this week before my big ride' must have been serviced in Asda!Posted 7 years agoboriselbrusSubscriber
Did a bike ride with my local explorer scout unit on Friday. Five lads turned up, two of them on bikes less than a month old bought from Halfords. Both had the forks round the wrong way. I mean how hard is it FFS! I will be going in there tomorrow to have a "chat" with the manager…Posted 7 years agophiiiiilSubscriber
Id be more concerned with the warning sign on the box saying 19KG!
Every now and then I've had to move a bike shaped object on a train, or leaning up on a gate or somesuch; I'm always amazed at the sheer weight of the damn things! I thought my big burly coil-sprung bike was heavy, it doesn't come close…Posted 7 years ago
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