...have you spent on your current bike so far. Got mine last year and didn't really think that I was going to upgrade/buy stuff for it much!!I'll start:Yukon - £300Rear Light - £8Brake and Gear cables X4 - £12Tora 302 Forks - £140Chain Splitter - £9Aztec 180mm Disc - £25Inner Tube - £4.50White Lightning Lube - £5Park Tool USA Poly Lube - £5Kenda Nevegal rear tyre - £15Total - £523.50 erm, alot!Good thing I have a job.
Candys £50Rear wheel £180Tyres £180Frt. wheel new rim build £502 lots of shock bushes £35Cassette and chain £70Carbon bar &67XTR Cables £20Tools £100Shoes £70Clothes £240Frt mech £20 Total £1082That's without petrol, accommodation and race entry fees....The hardtail Rohloff bike is starting to look attractive :¬/
hmhmh, let me think.XT cranks £90hope brakes £200Shifter pods around £60number of cables £xxPedals £55saddle £50Grips 2X£13rear shock serviced about £150Lefty service (twice) +parts £250 rear wheel built with Hope hub was about £150Tyres £180shock bushes about £30cassette, chains,new middle rings can't remember but fair bitEnduro ligths £280brake pads......some other bits...All that and just bought 2 new bikes....still cheaper than my old hobby
Not a lot really. Got a set of XT hubs with DT 4.2 rims and DT comp spokes, that would be about £200. A set of XTR shifters, that would be another £100.Lucky I work for a parts distributor, would never be able to actually afford to pay proper prices.
far too much i'd think i'd have a breakdown, in just over a year its been build dismantled rebuilt dismanteled resprayed and about to be rebuilt.bugger it i'm off to crc to work out an approximate cost to depress myself.
In the last 10 months..Reign - £1450Saddle - £45Tyres - £60Bars - £40EBC kit - £30Pedals - £30Gloves - 2*£25Shorts - £40Shoes - £20Knee guards - £50Fork spring - £25Carbon patches and chainstay thingy - £25Brake pads - £40SPOKE - £7and about £100 getting the commuter bike working..blimey : /oh and about £40 on tubes and lubes
My girlfriend's 14 year old daughter (who happens to be a serious athlete) has been pestering me to take her out. How do I teach a kid (who doesn't even have the right bike) how to mountain...